The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 30 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.61% 3.56% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 4.35% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
295 437 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 74.87% 81.84% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 244 357 275
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,776
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

TDD
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

TDD Salary Trend in Leicester

TDD
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Leicester

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 42 (80.77%) C#
1 42 (80.77%) .NET
2 41 (78.85%) ASP.NET
2 41 (78.85%) MVC
3 38 (73.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (61.54%) RESTful
4 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 29 (55.77%) BDD
6 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
7 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
8 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
9 23 (44.23%) jQuery
9 23 (44.23%) Ruby
9 23 (44.23%) CSS
10 22 (42.31%) Internet
10 22 (42.31%) NoSQL
10 22 (42.31%) Node.js
10 22 (42.31%) Web Application Development
11 12 (23.08%) MySQL
11 12 (23.08%) JSON
11 12 (23.08%) REST
12 11 (21.15%) WCF
12 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (21.15%) SOAP
13 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
13 10 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (17.31%) OO
15 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
15 8 (15.38%) Dependency Injection

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 22 (42.31%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (42.31%) NoSQL
3 12 (23.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Xcode
2 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
2 2 (3.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (1.92%) Marketing
1 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (98.08%) Developer
2 35 (67.31%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.46%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Automated Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (80.77%) .NET
2 41 (78.85%) ASP.NET
3 38 (73.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (61.54%) RESTful
4 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (44.23%) jQuery
5 23 (44.23%) CSS
6 12 (23.08%) JSON
6 12 (23.08%) REST
7 11 (21.15%) WCF
7 11 (21.15%) SOAP
8 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 10 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (13.46%) HTML
11 3 (5.77%) HTML5
12 2 (3.85%) Cocoa
12 2 (3.85%) Web Services
12 2 (3.85%) XML
12 2 (3.85%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) iPad
2 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Android
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) MVC
2 29 (55.77%) BDD
3 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (42.31%) Web Application Development
5 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (17.31%) OO
7 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (13.46%) OO PHP
8 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (9.62%) Refactoring
11 3 (5.77%) Scrum
12 2 (3.85%) OOP
12 2 (3.85%) Web Development
12 2 (3.85%) Android Development
12 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
13 1 (1.92%) V-Model
13 1 (1.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 23 (44.23%) Ruby
4 7 (13.46%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Apple
2 1 (1.92%) Zend
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