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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing TDD 24 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.06% 4.24% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 4.97% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 20
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
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
349 382 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 88.13% 85.27% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 298 342 224
Average salary £43,401 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Leicester

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 51 (73.91%) C#
1 51 (73.91%) .NET
2 50 (72.46%) MVC
3 44 (63.77%) ASP.NET
4 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (56.52%) SQL Server
5 39 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 37 (53.62%) CSS
7 32 (46.38%) jQuery
8 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (40.58%) RESTful
10 24 (34.78%) .NET Framework
10 24 (34.78%) Web Application Development
11 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (33.33%) HTML
12 21 (30.43%) Internet
12 21 (30.43%) BDD
13 20 (28.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 19 (27.54%) Node.js
14 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (27.54%) SQL
15 18 (26.09%) SOAP
16 17 (24.64%) Ruby
16 17 (24.64%) Dependency Injection
16 17 (24.64%) REST
17 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
17 16 (23.19%) NoSQL
17 16 (23.19%) WCF
17 16 (23.19%) VB.NET
18 15 (21.74%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 19 (27.54%) Node.js
2 4 (5.80%) Jetty
2 4 (5.80%) JBoss
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) Internet
2 6 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.04%) MySQL
4 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) NUnit
2 5 (7.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (7.25%) Moq
2 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.25%) MSTest
General
1 3 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (1.45%) Automotive
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (100.00%) Developer
2 44 (63.77%) .NET Developer
3 23 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Senior C# Developer
4 13 (18.84%) C# Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Perl Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Programmer
10 1 (1.45%) Senior Programmer
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (73.91%) .NET
2 44 (63.77%) ASP.NET
3 37 (53.62%) CSS
4 32 (46.38%) jQuery
5 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (40.58%) RESTful
7 24 (34.78%) .NET Framework
8 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (33.33%) HTML
9 20 (28.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (26.09%) SOAP
11 17 (24.64%) REST
12 16 (23.19%) WCF
13 15 (21.74%) JSON
14 13 (18.84%) WPF
14 13 (18.84%) HTML5
15 12 (17.39%) CSS3
15 12 (17.39%) Razor View Engine
16 8 (11.59%) J2EE
16 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (7.25%) User Experience
1 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) iPhone
2 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (72.46%) MVC
2 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Web Application Development
4 21 (30.43%) BDD
5 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (24.64%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (15.94%) Scrum
8 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.25%) OO
10 5 (7.25%) Kanban
11 4 (5.80%) Web Development
11 4 (5.80%) OOD
12 3 (4.35%) RUP
12 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.35%) OO PHP
13 2 (2.90%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (2.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (73.91%) C#
2 39 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.54%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) Ruby
5 16 (23.19%) VB.NET
6 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 12 (17.39%) Java
7 5 (7.25%) PHP
8 3 (4.35%) VB
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
10 1 (1.45%) PowerHouse
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Google
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Zend
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