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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 5 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.48% 4.81% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 5.73% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
298 349 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 88.17% 83.89% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 256 262 248
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 21 (91.30%) MVC
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
2 21 (91.30%) C#
3 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (69.57%) HTML
5 15 (65.22%) Kanban
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (43.48%) BDD
8 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
10 7 (30.43%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) Web Services
10 7 (30.43%) WCF
10 7 (30.43%) jQuery
11 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
11 6 (26.09%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 5 (21.74%) Web Development
12 5 (21.74%) COM
12 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
12 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (21.74%) DevOps
13 4 (17.39%) logstash
13 4 (17.39%) NSubstitute

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (17.39%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) Log4Net
2 4 (17.39%) NUnit
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (17.39%) FinalBuilder
2 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
2 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
2 4 (17.39%) NSubstitute
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Web Developer
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
1 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
2 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (69.57%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (30.43%) WCF
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) COM
7 4 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (13.04%) REST
8 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) XSLT
8 3 (13.04%) WSDL
8 3 (13.04%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 21 (91.30%) MVC
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Kanban
4 10 (43.48%) BDD
5 6 (26.09%) Extreme Programming
5 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) OO
8 3 (13.04%) SDLC
9 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
10 1 (4.35%) SEO
10 1 (4.35%) Analytics
10 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
1 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Ruby
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft