The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.69% 14.43% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 14.74% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 14
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 95 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 65.38% 97.94% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 63 90 150
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

TDD
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Gatwick region.

TDD Salary Trend in Gatwick

TDD
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Gatwick

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) nginx
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (25.00%) Behat
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) OO PHP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Behat
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebLOAD
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Robot
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft