The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 68 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 29 59 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.88% 4.52% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 5.22% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 58 54
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
TDD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
839 1130 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.32% 86.59% 78.53%
Number of salaries quoted 642 919 901
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TDD
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region.

TDD Salary Trend in Essex

TDD
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Essex

TDD
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +13 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Basildon +5 7 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Witham +3 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Loughton - 2 £37,500 -
Brentwood +7 1 - - 1
Colchester -1 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Wickford - 1 £35,000 - 1
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 41 (65.08%) .NET
2 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (58.73%) C#
4 32 (50.79%) SQL
5 31 (49.21%) WCF
6 28 (44.44%) MVC
6 28 (44.44%) AngularJS
7 26 (41.27%) .NET Framework
8 25 (39.68%) Entity Framework
9 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
9 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
9 22 (34.92%) Web Services
10 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 20 (31.75%) Java
12 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 18 (28.57%) Spring
12 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
13 17 (26.98%) Rhino Mocks
14 16 (25.40%) Moq
14 16 (25.40%) Web Development
14 16 (25.40%) Scrum
14 16 (25.40%) HTML
14 16 (25.40%) CSS
15 15 (23.81%) NUnit
15 15 (23.81%) WPF
15 15 (23.81%) MSTest
16 14 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
16 14 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
16 14 (22.22%) jQuery
16 14 (22.22%) Finance

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.70%) JBoss
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (25.40%) Moq
3 15 (23.81%) MSTest
3 15 (23.81%) NUnit
4 12 (19.05%) Maven
5 9 (14.29%) JUnit
5 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (12.70%) Selenium
6 8 (12.70%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
8 4 (6.35%) JIRA
9 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.17%) FxCop
9 2 (3.17%) Gerrit
9 2 (3.17%) JMeter
9 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.17%) ReSharper
9 2 (3.17%) StyleCop
9 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Automotive
3 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 46 (73.02%) Developer
2 22 (34.92%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 16 (25.40%) Java Developer
5 13 (20.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (15.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Analyst
7 9 (14.29%) Web Developer
8 8 (12.70%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (12.70%) C# Web Developer
8 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
9 7 (11.11%) QA Engineer
9 7 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) .NET
2 31 (49.21%) WCF
3 28 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 26 (41.27%) .NET Framework
5 25 (39.68%) Entity Framework
6 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
6 22 (34.92%) Web Services
7 18 (28.57%) Spring
8 16 (25.40%) CSS
8 16 (25.40%) HTML
9 15 (23.81%) WPF
10 14 (22.22%) jQuery
10 14 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
11 13 (20.63%) XML
12 11 (17.46%) Ajax
12 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
12 11 (17.46%) Silverlight
13 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (15.87%) J2EE
14 9 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) DataPower
3 3 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.76%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) MVC
3 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 16 (25.40%) Scrum
4 16 (25.40%) Web Development
5 14 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (19.05%) OOP
6 12 (19.05%) SOA
6 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.87%) Web Application Development
8 9 (14.29%) OO
9 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
9 8 (12.70%) BDD
9 8 (12.70%) Loose Coupling
9 8 (12.70%) Refactoring
9 8 (12.70%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) UML
10 7 (11.11%) System Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) C#
2 32 (50.79%) SQL
3 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 20 (31.75%) Java
5 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.46%) XAML
7 5 (7.94%) C
8 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.76%) Groovy
9 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 3 (4.76%) Scala
9 3 (4.76%) VB
10 2 (3.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCAD
2 1 (1.59%) MCP
2 1 (1.59%) MCSD
2 1 (1.59%) MCTS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Google
3 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £56500.00 - £71500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago