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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 48 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 48 41 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.02% 3.43% 5.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 4.71% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 60
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 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
948 870 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 79.40% 72.80% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 698 725 742
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 31 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
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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
Colchester +16 16 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Chelmsford - 7 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -6 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Harlow +2 3 £55,000 -2.22%
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 - 1
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 102 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (73.87%) MVC
3 79 (71.17%) C#
3 79 (71.17%) .NET
4 71 (63.96%) ASP.NET
5 59 (53.15%) JavaScript
6 58 (52.25%) SQL Server
7 53 (47.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (46.85%) Scrum
9 43 (38.74%) SQL
10 41 (36.94%) KnockoutJS
11 38 (34.23%) AngularJS
12 35 (31.53%) BDD
13 34 (30.63%) HTML
14 33 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
16 26 (23.42%) .NET Framework
16 26 (23.42%) Web Application Development
17 25 (22.52%) jQuery
18 24 (21.62%) Dependency Injection
19 23 (20.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 21 (18.92%) Finance
20 21 (18.92%) CSS
21 20 (18.02%) TeamCity
22 17 (15.32%) RESTful
22 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
22 17 (15.32%) Back Office
22 17 (15.32%) WCF
23 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Integration Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (14.41%) IIS
1 16 (14.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (52.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.71%) MySQL
4 4 (3.60%) RavenDB
4 4 (3.60%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) TeamCity
2 10 (9.01%) NUnit
2 10 (9.01%) MSTest
3 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (5.41%) Moq
5 6 (5.41%) Grunt
6 4 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.70%) Selenium
8 2 (1.80%) jMock
8 2 (1.80%) JUnit
8 2 (1.80%) JIRA
8 2 (1.80%) Mockito
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Back Office
3 14 (12.61%) Banking
4 13 (11.71%) Music Industry
5 8 (7.21%) Automotive
6 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Avionics
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (93.69%) Developer
2 35 (31.53%) .NET Developer
3 30 (27.03%) Senior Developer
4 15 (13.51%) Architect
5 13 (11.71%) Programmer
6 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Web Developer
7 11 (9.91%) .NET Programmer
8 10 (9.01%) Lead Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Software Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) PHP Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Graduate
10 8 (7.21%) Graduate Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Graduate Software Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Software Programmer
11 7 (6.31%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Graduate Programmer
11 7 (6.31%) Applications Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (71.17%) .NET
2 71 (63.96%) ASP.NET
3 53 (47.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (36.94%) KnockoutJS
5 38 (34.23%) AngularJS
6 34 (30.63%) HTML
7 26 (23.42%) .NET Framework
8 25 (22.52%) jQuery
9 23 (20.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (18.92%) CSS
11 17 (15.32%) WCF
11 17 (15.32%) RESTful
12 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (11.71%) WinForms
14 12 (10.81%) Spring
14 12 (10.81%) Spring MVC
15 11 (9.91%) Ninject
15 11 (9.91%) JSON
15 11 (9.91%) Struts
16 9 (8.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) User Experience
2 5 (4.50%) Streaming Music
3 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Social Network
5 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.90%) FMCG
5 1 (0.90%) Robotics
5 1 (0.90%) AS400
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (73.87%) MVC
3 52 (46.85%) Scrum
4 35 (31.53%) BDD
5 33 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
7 26 (23.42%) Web Application Development
8 24 (21.62%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (14.41%) SOA
10 11 (9.91%) OOP
10 11 (9.91%) Feature Driven Development
11 9 (8.11%) OO
12 7 (6.31%) Kanban
13 6 (5.41%) Refactoring
13 6 (5.41%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.41%) Mobile First
14 5 (4.50%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (4.50%) OO PHP
14 5 (4.50%) Validation
14 5 (4.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (71.17%) C#
2 59 (53.15%) JavaScript
3 43 (38.74%) SQL
4 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
5 16 (14.41%) PHP
6 12 (10.81%) Java
7 5 (4.50%) PHP5
8 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.90%) C++
9 1 (0.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.60%) MCTS
2 4 (3.60%) MCSD
2 4 (3.60%) MCSE
3 2 (1.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (0.90%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.90%) Facebook
3 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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