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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 71 70 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -50
Permanent jobs citing TDD 34 31 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.86% 2.43% 7.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.85% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 76
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1042 1088 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.56% 85.33% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 779 877 649
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Chelmsford +7 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Basildon -11 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Harlow +7 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Colchester -14 3 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Southend-on-Sea +5 2 £53,750 +34.37%
Braintree - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £40,000 - 1
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 73 (73.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (58.00%) SQL Server
3 55 (55.00%) Java
3 55 (55.00%) Web Services
4 45 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (43.00%) JUnit
5 43 (43.00%) Spring
6 42 (42.00%) Java EE
7 40 (40.00%) SOA
8 39 (39.00%) SC Cleared
8 39 (39.00%) Security Cleared
9 34 (34.00%) OO
10 32 (32.00%) Hibernate
10 32 (32.00%) Maven
11 31 (31.00%) Software Engineering
12 29 (29.00%) MVC
13 28 (28.00%) JMS
13 28 (28.00%) JBoss
13 28 (28.00%) Swing
13 28 (28.00%) UML
13 28 (28.00%) Google
13 28 (28.00%) Apache Flex
13 28 (28.00%) TeamCity
13 28 (28.00%) GWT
13 28 (28.00%) Loose Coupling
14 22 (22.00%) .NET
14 22 (22.00%) C
14 22 (22.00%) C#
15 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
15 19 (19.00%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (28.00%) JBoss
2 3 (3.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (11.00%) QlikView
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.00%) MySQL
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.00%) Big Data
5 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.00%) Neo4j
5 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (43.00%) JUnit
2 32 (32.00%) Maven
3 28 (28.00%) TeamCity
4 13 (13.00%) DbUnit
5 12 (12.00%) SoapUI
6 10 (10.00%) MSTest
6 10 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (7.00%) Moq
8 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (6.00%) NUnit
9 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.00%) FxCop
9 2 (2.00%) JIRA
9 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.00%) StyleCop
9 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.00%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.00%) jMock
10 1 (1.00%) Mockito
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Automotive
3 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.00%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (70.00%) Developer
2 39 (39.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.00%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) Test Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Programmer
8 7 (7.00%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Dashboard Developer
9 6 (6.00%) QlikView Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Report Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 5 (5.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.00%) Web Services
2 43 (43.00%) Spring
3 42 (42.00%) Java EE
4 32 (32.00%) Hibernate
5 28 (28.00%) Apache Flex
5 28 (28.00%) GWT
5 28 (28.00%) JMS
5 28 (28.00%) Swing
6 22 (22.00%) .NET
7 19 (19.00%) XML
8 18 (18.00%) AngularJS
8 18 (18.00%) REST
8 18 (18.00%) SOAP
9 15 (15.00%) WCF
10 14 (14.00%) J2EE
10 14 (14.00%) RESTful
11 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
12 12 (12.00%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.00%) Entity Framework
12 12 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) DataPower
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) iPhone
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Android
2 1 (1.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (73.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (40.00%) SOA
4 34 (34.00%) OO
5 31 (31.00%) Software Engineering
6 29 (29.00%) MVC
7 28 (28.00%) Loose Coupling
7 28 (28.00%) UML
8 14 (14.00%) Scrum
9 13 (13.00%) Unit Testing
10 12 (12.00%) OOP
11 11 (11.00%) Dashboard Development
11 11 (11.00%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (9.00%) BDD
13 9 (9.00%) Web Application Development
14 8 (8.00%) Web Development
15 7 (7.00%) Kanban
15 7 (7.00%) System Testing
15 7 (7.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.00%) Java
2 22 (22.00%) C
2 22 (22.00%) C#
3 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.00%) SQL
5 9 (9.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.00%) Groovy
7 7 (7.00%) XAML
8 4 (4.00%) PHP
8 4 (4.00%) Scala
9 2 (2.00%) VBScript
10 1 (1.00%) VB
10 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (39.00%) SC Cleared
1 39 (39.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) CITP
3 1 (1.00%) MCAD
3 1 (1.00%) MCP
3 1 (1.00%) MCSD
3 1 (1.00%) MCTS
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (28.00%) Google
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + Pension, 25 days, training and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago