The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 20 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Permanent jobs citing TDD 40 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.28% 10.00% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 12.96% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 301 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 82.10% 77.18% 73.46%
Number of salaries quoted 443 256 341
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,782
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
TDD
Northamptonshire

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 18 April 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 55 (71.43%) Scrum
2 49 (63.64%) C#
3 43 (55.84%) .NET
4 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
5 37 (48.05%) Java
6 35 (45.45%) OOD
7 34 (44.16%) OOP
8 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET
9 32 (41.56%) SQL
10 31 (40.26%) Spring
10 31 (40.26%) Software Engineering
11 29 (37.66%) Pair Programming
12 27 (35.06%) J2EE
12 27 (35.06%) OO
13 26 (33.77%) Selenium
14 25 (32.47%) FitNesse
14 25 (32.47%) Mathematics
14 25 (32.47%) hybris
15 24 (31.17%) MVC
16 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (27.27%) MVVM
17 21 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
17 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (27.27%) WCF
17 21 (27.27%) WPF
18 20 (25.97%) Kanban
18 20 (25.97%) Moq
18 20 (25.97%) Dependency Injection
18 20 (25.97%) Inversion of Control

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Selenium
2 25 (32.47%) FitNesse
3 21 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 20 (25.97%) Moq
4 20 (25.97%) MSTest
4 20 (25.97%) NUnit
5 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (6.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) Software Engineer
3 22 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 17 (22.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (16.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Development Team Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.60%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.30%) Analyst
10 1 (1.30%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.30%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.84%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 31 (40.26%) Spring
4 27 (35.06%) J2EE
5 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (27.27%) WCF
6 21 (27.27%) WPF
7 20 (25.97%) Spring.NET
7 20 (25.97%) Castle Windsor
7 20 (25.97%) Ninject
7 20 (25.97%) Razor View Engine
7 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 20 (25.97%) Unity DI Container
7 20 (25.97%) WinForms
8 13 (16.88%) CSS
8 13 (16.88%) HTML
9 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 9 (11.69%) XHTML
10 9 (11.69%) XML
11 7 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Mathematics
2 20 (25.97%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (12.99%) N-Tier
4 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Physics
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (71.43%) Scrum
2 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (45.45%) OOD
4 34 (44.16%) OOP
5 31 (40.26%) Software Engineering
6 29 (37.66%) Pair Programming
7 27 (35.06%) OO
8 24 (31.17%) MVC
9 21 (27.27%) MVVM
9 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (25.97%) Kanban
10 20 (25.97%) Dependency Injection
10 20 (25.97%) Web Application Development
11 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
11 9 (11.69%) UML
11 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
11 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.49%) ITIL
13 2 (2.60%) Web Development
14 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) C#
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 32 (41.56%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) C
4 8 (10.39%) C++
5 4 (5.19%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (11.69%) MCP
1 9 (11.69%) MCAD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) hybris
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft