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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing TDD 65 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.18% 4.03% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 5.40% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 64 51 55
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1035 963 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.40% 74.59% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 778 800 693
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Colchester +14 13 £25,000 -41.17%
Southend-on-Sea -7 6 £40,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 6 £43,750 - 1
Harlow 0 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Purfleet - 2 £35,000 -
Brentwood -9 1 £45,000 +12.50%
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 101 (93.52%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (75.00%) MVC
2 81 (75.00%) C#
2 81 (75.00%) .NET
3 73 (67.59%) ASP.NET
4 60 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 59 (54.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (51.85%) Scrum
7 51 (47.22%) JavaScript
8 39 (36.11%) KnockoutJS
9 38 (35.19%) SQL
10 37 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (33.33%) HTML
11 36 (33.33%) Web Application Development
12 34 (31.48%) AngularJS
13 31 (28.70%) Dependency Injection
14 28 (25.93%) BDD
15 25 (23.15%) jQuery
15 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
16 22 (20.37%) WCF
17 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
18 20 (18.52%) CSS
18 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
18 20 (18.52%) TeamCity
19 19 (17.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 18 (16.67%) Node.js
20 18 (16.67%) RESTful
20 18 (16.67%) Finance
21 17 (15.74%) Ninject
22 16 (14.81%) SOA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (16.67%) Node.js
2 12 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.41%) MySQL
4 4 (3.70%) RavenDB
4 4 (3.70%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (18.52%) TeamCity
2 14 (12.96%) NUnit
2 14 (12.96%) MSTest
3 10 (9.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (9.26%) Moq
4 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.56%) Grunt
6 5 (4.63%) Mockito
6 5 (4.63%) JUnit
6 5 (4.63%) jMock
7 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.78%) Selenium
9 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Music Industry
3 13 (12.04%) Back Office
4 10 (9.26%) Banking
5 7 (6.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (93.52%) Developer
2 41 (37.96%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Architect
5 13 (12.04%) Programmer
6 12 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.19%) .NET Programmer
8 10 (9.26%) Lead Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Graduate
10 8 (7.41%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Graduate Software Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Software Programmer
11 7 (6.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) Graduate Programmer
11 7 (6.48%) Applications Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (75.00%) .NET
2 73 (67.59%) ASP.NET
3 59 (54.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (36.11%) KnockoutJS
5 36 (33.33%) HTML
6 34 (31.48%) AngularJS
7 25 (23.15%) jQuery
8 22 (20.37%) WCF
9 20 (18.52%) CSS
9 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 19 (17.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (16.67%) RESTful
12 17 (15.74%) Ninject
13 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (12.04%) WinForms
15 12 (11.11%) Spring
15 12 (11.11%) Spring MVC
16 11 (10.19%) JSON
16 11 (10.19%) Struts
17 10 (9.26%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (6.48%) Streaming Music
3 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.63%) User Experience
4 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Social Network
6 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (93.52%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (75.00%) MVC
3 56 (51.85%) Scrum
4 37 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 31 (28.70%) Dependency Injection
7 28 (25.93%) BDD
8 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
9 16 (14.81%) SOA
10 11 (10.19%) Kanban
11 8 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (6.48%) Web Development
12 7 (6.48%) Feature Driven Development
13 6 (5.56%) MVVM
13 6 (5.56%) Refactoring
13 6 (5.56%) OOP
13 6 (5.56%) OO
13 6 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.56%) Mobile First
14 5 (4.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 81 (75.00%) C#
2 51 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 38 (35.19%) SQL
4 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.11%) Java
6 11 (10.19%) PHP
7 5 (4.63%) PHP5
8 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.70%) MCTS
2 4 (3.70%) MCSD
2 4 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle
3 2 (1.85%) Facebook
3 2 (1.85%) Twitter
4 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care a
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago