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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 51 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.04% 3.63% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 4.96% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 58
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
985 806 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.11% 73.07% 81.85%
Number of salaries quoted 727 630 713
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 +10 12 £47,500 - 2
Chelmsford - 6 £42,500 -
Harlow - 6 £52,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £51,459 -
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 - 1
Braintree - 1 £40,000 -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (87.83%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (63.48%) MVC
3 65 (56.52%) C#
3 65 (56.52%) .NET
4 63 (54.78%) JavaScript
5 57 (49.57%) ASP.NET
6 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
7 50 (43.48%) Scrum
8 39 (33.91%) SQL
8 39 (33.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (33.04%) AngularJS
10 35 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (29.57%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (28.70%) BDD
12 33 (28.70%) HTML
13 31 (26.96%) Software Engineering
14 25 (21.74%) .NET Framework
14 25 (21.74%) jQuery
15 24 (20.87%) SOA
16 23 (20.00%) TeamCity
16 23 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (17.39%) Java
17 20 (17.39%) PHP
18 19 (16.52%) CSS
19 18 (15.65%) Spring
20 17 (14.78%) Finance
20 17 (14.78%) Back Office
20 17 (14.78%) T-SQL
20 17 (14.78%) MySQL
21 16 (13.91%) IIS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (13.91%) IIS
2 11 (9.57%) Node.js
3 5 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.78%) MySQL
3 16 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.74%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.74%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.74%) QlikView
5 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.57%) JUnit
3 6 (5.22%) NUnit
3 6 (5.22%) MSTest
3 6 (5.22%) Grunt
4 5 (4.35%) Maven
4 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (3.48%) Moq
6 3 (2.61%) DbUnit
6 3 (2.61%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.61%) Selenium
7 2 (1.74%) jMock
7 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.74%) JIRA
7 2 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.74%) Mockito
General
1 17 (14.78%) Back Office
1 17 (14.78%) Finance
2 14 (12.17%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Music Industry
4 8 (6.96%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Avionics
6 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (87.83%) Developer
2 30 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 21 (18.26%) .NET Developer
4 19 (16.52%) Architect
5 14 (12.17%) Java Developer
5 14 (12.17%) PHP Developer
6 13 (11.30%) Programmer
6 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
7 12 (10.43%) Web Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Lead Developer
9 9 (7.83%) Software Developer
9 9 (7.83%) .NET Programmer
10 8 (6.96%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Graduate
11 7 (6.09%) Graduate Software Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Lead Architect
11 7 (6.09%) Software Programmer
11 7 (6.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Graduate Programmer
11 7 (6.09%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (56.52%) .NET
2 57 (49.57%) ASP.NET
3 39 (33.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (33.04%) AngularJS
5 34 (29.57%) KnockoutJS
6 33 (28.70%) HTML
7 25 (21.74%) jQuery
7 25 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 23 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (16.52%) CSS
10 18 (15.65%) Spring
11 14 (12.17%) RESTful
12 13 (11.30%) Spring MVC
13 12 (10.43%) Web Services
14 11 (9.57%) Struts
14 11 (9.57%) WinForms
14 11 (9.57%) JSON
14 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (8.70%) WCF
15 10 (8.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) User Experience
1 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.87%) FMCG
4 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.87%) Robotics
4 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.48%) Linux
2 3 (2.61%) Windows
3 2 (1.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (87.83%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (63.48%) MVC
3 50 (43.48%) Scrum
4 35 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (28.70%) BDD
6 31 (26.96%) Software Engineering
7 24 (20.87%) SOA
8 15 (13.04%) OO
8 15 (13.04%) Web Application Development
9 13 (11.30%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (10.43%) OOP
11 11 (9.57%) Feature Driven Development
12 9 (7.83%) Kanban
13 8 (6.96%) TOGAF
14 6 (5.22%) Refactoring
14 6 (5.22%) Mobile First
15 5 (4.35%) OO PHP
15 5 (4.35%) Loose Coupling
15 5 (4.35%) Analytics
15 5 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) C#
2 63 (54.78%) JavaScript
3 39 (33.91%) SQL
4 20 (17.39%) PHP
4 20 (17.39%) Java
5 17 (14.78%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.35%) PHP5
6 5 (4.35%) C
7 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) CITP
4 2 (1.74%) MCTS
4 2 (1.74%) MCSD
4 2 (1.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Google
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle
4 1 (0.87%) EPiServer
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