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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 65 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +23
Permanent jobs citing TDD 28 70 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.22% 7.40% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 8.71% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 69 38
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
1057 804 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.82% 84.99% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 830 620 584
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Chelmsford -5 11 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Basildon +1 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Harlow - 2 £45,000 - 1
Colchester -19 1 £22,500 -52.63% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £40,000 - 1
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (79.69%) .NET
3 50 (78.13%) MVC
4 49 (76.56%) C#
5 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
5 41 (64.06%) ASP.NET
6 39 (60.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (46.88%) WCF
8 29 (45.31%) Dependency Injection
8 29 (45.31%) Scrum
9 28 (43.75%) Web Application Development
10 26 (40.63%) SQL
11 25 (39.06%) WPF
12 24 (37.50%) Finance
13 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (34.38%) Ninject
14 20 (31.25%) NUnit
14 20 (31.25%) Windows
14 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
15 17 (26.56%) MSTest
16 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 15 (23.44%) MVVM
17 15 (23.44%) Unity DI Container
18 14 (21.88%) Rhino Mocks
19 13 (20.31%) Moq
19 13 (20.31%) Inversion of Control
19 13 (20.31%) Kanban
19 13 (20.31%) Spring.NET
19 13 (20.31%) Mobile App
19 13 (20.31%) Castle Windsor

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (14.06%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) IPv4
1 4 (6.25%) IPv6
1 4 (6.25%) SAN
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
1 4 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL CLR
5 1 (1.56%) OLAP
5 1 (1.56%) OLTP
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQLite
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) NUnit
2 17 (26.56%) MSTest
3 14 (21.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (20.31%) Moq
5 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (9.38%) Mockito
6 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (7.81%) JUnit
7 5 (7.81%) jMock
8 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.56%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.56%) Firebug
10 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.56%) Selenium
10 1 (1.56%) Hudson
10 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.56%) Robolectric
10 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Games
4 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.81%) Automotive
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Local Government
6 1 (1.56%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Developer
2 35 (54.69%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Junior
6 5 (7.81%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (79.69%) .NET
2 41 (64.06%) ASP.NET
3 39 (60.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (46.88%) WCF
5 25 (39.06%) WPF
6 22 (34.38%) Ninject
7 15 (23.44%) Unity DI Container
8 13 (20.31%) Castle Windsor
8 13 (20.31%) Spring.NET
8 13 (20.31%) WinForms
9 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
10 10 (15.63%) HTML
10 10 (15.63%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (12.50%) LINQ
12 7 (10.94%) Web Services
13 6 (9.38%) CSS
13 6 (9.38%) jQuery
14 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
14 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
14 5 (7.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Inversion of Control
1 13 (20.31%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (14.06%) Social Network
4 8 (12.50%) iPhone
5 6 (9.38%) Open Source
6 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.13%) Streaming Music
8 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (78.13%) MVC
3 29 (45.31%) Scrum
3 29 (45.31%) Dependency Injection
4 28 (43.75%) Web Application Development
5 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (23.44%) MVVM
7 13 (20.31%) Kanban
8 11 (17.19%) OO
8 11 (17.19%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (14.06%) Web Development
10 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.38%) OOP
11 6 (9.38%) DevOps
11 6 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (9.38%) BDD
12 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
12 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.81%) Refactoring
12 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (76.56%) C#
2 26 (40.63%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.19%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) XAML
6 2 (3.13%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) Groovy
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) VC++
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Facebook
2 9 (14.06%) Twitter
3 7 (10.94%) Google
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) Dell
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago