The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 41 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 17 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.09% 6.73% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 7.88% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
TDD
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
362 419 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 87.02% 85.51% 76.11%
Number of salaries quoted 319 342 239
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

TDD
Salary Trend in Luton

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

TDD Salary Trend in Luton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 37 (97.37%) Scrum
2 36 (94.74%) MVC
2 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 36 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (92.11%) JavaScript
4 34 (89.47%) C#
5 31 (81.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (73.68%) HTML
7 23 (60.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (57.89%) BDD
9 21 (55.26%) E-Commerce
10 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
11 17 (44.74%) TeamCity
12 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
12 16 (42.11%) Kanban
12 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (39.47%) COM
14 13 (34.21%) Web Services
14 13 (34.21%) WCF
14 13 (34.21%) jQuery
15 11 (28.95%) Web Development
16 10 (26.32%) JIRA
16 10 (26.32%) NUnit
16 10 (26.32%) Log4Net
16 10 (26.32%) Ruby
16 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
16 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 10 (26.32%) NServiceBus
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) TeamCity
2 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (26.32%) Log4Net
3 10 (26.32%) NUnit
3 10 (26.32%) JIRA
3 10 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (26.32%) FinalBuilder
3 10 (26.32%) SpecFlow
3 10 (26.32%) Jasmine
3 10 (26.32%) NSubstitute
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) Web Developer
3 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
1 36 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 31 (81.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (73.68%) HTML
4 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (39.47%) COM
6 13 (34.21%) Web Services
6 13 (34.21%) WCF
6 13 (34.21%) jQuery
7 10 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (26.32%) HTML5
7 10 (26.32%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (7.89%) REST
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) XML
8 3 (7.89%) XSLT
8 3 (7.89%) WSDL
8 3 (7.89%) Ajax
8 3 (7.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Scrum
2 36 (94.74%) MVC
2 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) BDD
4 21 (55.26%) E-Commerce
5 16 (42.11%) Kanban
6 11 (28.95%) Web Development
7 10 (26.32%) OOP
7 10 (26.32%) OO
8 8 (21.05%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.79%) DevOps
10 5 (13.16%) Analytics
10 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
10 5 (13.16%) SEO
11 4 (10.53%) SDLC
12 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
13 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
13 2 (5.26%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 34 (89.47%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) Ruby
3 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft