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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 59 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 42 74 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.32% 5.74% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 7.39% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 36
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1043 1001 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.45% 77.60% 74.30%
Number of salaries quoted 839 793 583
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £40,000 - 1
Harlow +3 7 £45,000 -12.19%
Chelmsford +2 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Basildon -5 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Purfleet - 2 £35,000 - 1
Colchester -7 1 £22,500 -51.35%
Brentwood -13 1 - -
Witham - 1 £37,500 -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (82.35%) MVC
3 55 (80.88%) .NET
4 51 (75.00%) C#
5 49 (72.06%) ASP.NET
5 49 (72.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
7 35 (51.47%) Scrum
8 32 (47.06%) Dependency Injection
8 32 (47.06%) Web Application Development
9 28 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (38.24%) WCF
11 23 (33.82%) SQL
12 20 (29.41%) Finance
13 19 (27.94%) Windows
13 19 (27.94%) Ninject
14 17 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (25.00%) MSTest
14 17 (25.00%) WPF
15 16 (23.53%) NUnit
15 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
15 16 (23.53%) BDD
16 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
17 13 (19.12%) Rhino Mocks
17 13 (19.12%) Unity DI Container
18 12 (17.65%) Moq
18 12 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
18 12 (17.65%) RESTful
18 12 (17.65%) Kanban
18 12 (17.65%) Spring.NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (13.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) IPv4
1 4 (5.88%) IPv6
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
1 4 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.88%) RavenDB
2 4 (5.88%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL CLR
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) MSTest
2 16 (23.53%) NUnit
3 13 (19.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (17.65%) Moq
5 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
6 10 (14.71%) TeamCity
7 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.35%) jMock
8 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.35%) JUnit
8 5 (7.35%) Mockito
9 4 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Music Industry
4 5 (7.35%) Automotive
4 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Local Government
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (82.35%) Developer
2 39 (57.35%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Senior Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Agile .NET Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Junior
7 4 (5.88%) Programmer
7 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (80.88%) .NET
2 49 (72.06%) ASP.NET
2 49 (72.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (38.24%) WCF
4 19 (27.94%) Ninject
5 17 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 17 (25.00%) WPF
6 13 (19.12%) Unity DI Container
7 12 (17.65%) Spring.NET
7 12 (17.65%) RESTful
7 12 (17.65%) Castle Windsor
8 11 (16.18%) CSS
8 11 (16.18%) HTML
8 11 (16.18%) Web Services
8 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
9 10 (14.71%) WinForms
10 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.29%) jQuery
12 6 (8.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.29%) Streaming Music
3 6 (8.82%) Open Source
4 5 (7.35%) Social Network
4 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.47%) AS400
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (82.35%) MVC
3 35 (51.47%) Scrum
4 32 (47.06%) Dependency Injection
4 32 (47.06%) Web Application Development
5 28 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (23.53%) BDD
7 12 (17.65%) MVVM
7 12 (17.65%) Kanban
7 12 (17.65%) OO
8 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.71%) OOP
9 10 (14.71%) SOA
10 9 (13.24%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (7.35%) Manual Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (7.35%) Web Development
11 5 (7.35%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) C#
2 23 (33.82%) SQL
3 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.94%) Groovy
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) XAML
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) COBOL
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) MCSD
1 4 (5.88%) MCSE
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.88%) MCTS
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Facebook
2 5 (7.35%) Twitter
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
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