The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing TDD 66 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.12% 5.74% 9.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.49% 6.97% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 34
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
Northamptonshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
629 545 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 86.88% 82.33% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 579 503 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

TDD
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

TDD Salary Trend in Northampton

TDD
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

1 124 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (65.87%) BDD
3 70 (55.56%) Scrum
4 65 (51.59%) Git (software)
5 64 (50.79%) MVC
6 62 (49.21%) Software Engineering
7 60 (47.62%) Java
7 60 (47.62%) Mentoring
8 57 (45.24%) Web Services
9 56 (44.44%) SQL
10 50 (39.68%) SDLC
11 49 (38.89%) User Stories
11 49 (38.89%) C#
12 42 (33.33%) J2EE
13 40 (31.75%) UNIX
14 37 (29.37%) Procedural Programming
15 36 (28.57%) Retail
15 36 (28.57%) Apache Hive
16 35 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
17 33 (26.19%) Spring
18 31 (24.60%) MySQL
18 31 (24.60%) .NET
18 31 (24.60%) ASP.NET
19 30 (23.81%) OOP
19 30 (23.81%) Spring MVC
20 29 (23.02%) REST
20 29 (23.02%) WCF
21 28 (22.22%) MongoDB
22 27 (21.43%) OOD

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 24 (19.05%) Node.js
2 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.38%) JBoss
2 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 31 (24.60%) MySQL
4 28 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 24 (19.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 65 (51.59%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.67%) JUnit
3 14 (11.11%) Selenium
4 13 (10.32%) Cucumber
5 10 (7.94%) WebDriver
6 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.38%) Subversion
9 1 (0.79%) NUnit
General
1 36 (28.57%) Retail
2 14 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (43.65%) Developer
2 50 (39.68%) Software Engineer
3 29 (23.02%) .NET Developer
4 18 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 17 (13.49%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (9.52%) Junior
7 9 (7.14%) Tester
7 9 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Web Tester
7 9 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 9 (7.14%) Lead Tester
7 9 (7.14%) Automated Tester
7 9 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (45.24%) Web Services
2 42 (33.33%) J2EE
3 33 (26.19%) Spring
4 31 (24.60%) ASP.NET
4 31 (24.60%) .NET
5 30 (23.81%) Spring MVC
6 29 (23.02%) WCF
6 29 (23.02%) REST
7 26 (20.63%) JSON
8 25 (19.84%) RESTful
9 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (11.11%) Java EE
11 7 (5.56%) WPF
12 5 (3.97%) LINQ
12 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (3.17%) JPA
14 3 (2.38%) CSS3
14 3 (2.38%) Laravel
14 3 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
2 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.75%) UNIX
2 5 (3.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (65.87%) BDD
3 70 (55.56%) Scrum
4 64 (50.79%) MVC
5 62 (49.21%) Software Engineering
6 60 (47.62%) Mentoring
7 50 (39.68%) SDLC
8 49 (38.89%) User Stories
9 37 (29.37%) Procedural Programming
10 35 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (23.81%) OOP
12 27 (21.43%) OOD
13 24 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (19.05%) Web Application Development
14 23 (18.25%) OO
15 21 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (9.52%) Automated Testing
17 9 (7.14%) Pair Programming
17 9 (7.14%) Test Strategy
17 9 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (47.62%) Java
2 56 (44.44%) SQL
3 49 (38.89%) C#
4 25 (19.84%) Ruby
5 24 (19.05%) VB
5 24 (19.05%) VB.NET
6 16 (12.70%) COBOL
7 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) ISEB
3 4 (3.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (5.56%) Oracle
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.17%) Sybase
3 3 (2.38%) Zend
4 2 (1.59%) hybris
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