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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 41 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.74% 5.17% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 6.45% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 56 43
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
820 884 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.82% 80.15% 72.18%
Number of salaries quoted 621 694 618
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Wickford - 14 £47,500 - 1
Basildon -12 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Colchester 0 2 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Saffron Walden - 2 £38,750 -
Harlow +7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 90 (90.91%) C#
2 88 (88.89%) .NET
3 87 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (77.78%) ASP.NET
5 68 (68.69%) SQL Server
5 68 (68.69%) MVC
6 49 (49.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (40.40%) HTML
8 36 (36.36%) SQL
9 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
9 35 (35.35%) OO
9 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
10 32 (32.32%) CSS
10 32 (32.32%) WCF
11 31 (31.31%) Web Application Development
12 27 (27.27%) Scrum
13 26 (26.26%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (25.25%) Ninject
15 21 (21.21%) WPF
15 21 (21.21%) Windows
16 20 (20.20%) NUnit
16 20 (20.20%) Node.js
17 19 (19.19%) Inversion of Control
18 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (16.16%) MSTest
20 15 (15.15%) Unit Testing
20 15 (15.15%) Android
20 15 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
20 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
20 15 (15.15%) T-SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (20.20%) Node.js
2 6 (6.06%) CMS
2 6 (6.06%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.04%) Immediacy CMS
3 4 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.04%) Kentico
3 4 (4.04%) DNN
3 4 (4.04%) Sitefinity
4 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (68.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) OLTP
5 1 (1.01%) QlikView
5 1 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) NUnit
2 16 (16.16%) MSTest
3 14 (14.14%) Moq
4 13 (13.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.04%) Selenium
9 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.02%) Mocha
9 2 (2.02%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.02%) Grunt
10 1 (1.01%) Hudson
10 1 (1.01%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.01%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.01%) Firebug
10 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Marketing
3 9 (9.09%) Games
4 3 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (88.89%) Developer
2 64 (64.65%) .NET Developer
3 27 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 24 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Applications Developer
6 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
7 11 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Programmer
8 10 (10.10%) C# Application Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Software Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
10 8 (8.08%) .NET Programmer
11 7 (7.07%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (7.07%) C# Programmer
12 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
13 4 (4.04%) Tester
13 4 (4.04%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (4.04%) Agile C# Developer
14 3 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (88.89%) .NET
2 77 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 49 (49.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (40.40%) HTML
5 32 (32.32%) CSS
5 32 (32.32%) WCF
6 25 (25.25%) Ninject
7 21 (21.21%) WPF
8 15 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (14.14%) WinForms
10 13 (13.13%) Unity DI Container
11 12 (12.12%) Castle Windsor
11 12 (12.12%) Spring.NET
12 10 (10.10%) Ajax
12 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (9.09%) XML
14 8 (8.08%) XHTML
15 7 (7.07%) RESTful
15 7 (7.07%) LINQ
16 6 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (14.14%) Mobile App
3 12 (12.12%) iPhone
4 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.06%) Social Network
6 5 (5.05%) BBC
6 5 (5.05%) Social Media
7 4 (4.04%) Streaming Music
7 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.03%) User Experience
9 2 (2.02%) iPad
9 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.01%) Tandem
10 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Windows
2 15 (15.15%) Android
3 6 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (68.69%) MVC
3 35 (35.35%) OO
4 31 (31.31%) Web Application Development
5 27 (27.27%) Scrum
6 26 (26.26%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (15.15%) Unit Testing
8 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 14 (14.14%) MVVM
10 13 (13.13%) BDD
10 13 (13.13%) Kanban
10 13 (13.13%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (12.12%) OOP
12 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.05%) Multithreading
13 4 (4.04%) Web Development
13 4 (4.04%) Content Management
13 4 (4.04%) Image Processing
14 3 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (90.91%) C#
2 36 (36.36%) SQL
3 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.08%) Ruby
6 7 (7.07%) F#
7 6 (6.06%) Java
8 5 (5.05%) C++
9 2 (2.02%) Python
9 2 (2.02%) PHP
9 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.01%) VC++
10 1 (1.01%) XAML
10 1 (1.01%) Groovy
10 1 (1.01%) Perl
10 1 (1.01%) VB
10 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.05%) MCTS
2 5 (5.05%) MCP
2 5 (5.05%) MCAD
2 5 (5.05%) MCSD
3 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) Google
3 11 (11.11%) Facebook
4 6 (6.06%) Twitter
5 5 (5.05%) Yahoo!
5 5 (5.05%) Apple
5 5 (5.05%) Sony
6 4 (4.04%) Alterian
6 4 (4.04%) EPiServer
6 4 (4.04%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.04%) Ektron
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle
8 2 (2.02%) Adobe
8 2 (2.02%) Dell
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