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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 63 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.62% 5.56% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.99% 6.64% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 23
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £38,350 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
573 542 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.48% 83.64% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 522 503 247
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 128 (97.71%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (61.07%) BDD
3 76 (58.02%) Scrum
4 66 (50.38%) Git (software)
5 65 (49.62%) MVC
6 63 (48.09%) Java
6 63 (48.09%) Software Engineering
7 57 (43.51%) SQL
8 56 (42.75%) Mentoring
9 53 (40.46%) Web Services
10 52 (39.69%) SDLC
11 51 (38.93%) C#
12 48 (36.64%) User Stories
13 40 (30.53%) J2EE
14 38 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (28.24%) UNIX
15 37 (28.24%) Procedural Programming
16 36 (27.48%) Apache Hive
16 36 (27.48%) Retail
17 34 (25.95%) Spring
17 34 (25.95%) OOP
18 33 (25.19%) SQL Server
19 32 (24.43%) MySQL
20 31 (23.66%) .NET
21 30 (22.90%) REST
22 29 (22.14%) OOD
22 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET
22 29 (22.14%) Spring MVC
22 29 (22.14%) WCF
23 28 (21.37%) MongoDB

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (18.32%) Node.js
2 3 (2.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.29%) JBoss
2 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.48%) Apache Hive
2 33 (25.19%) SQL Server
3 32 (24.43%) MySQL
4 28 (21.37%) MongoDB
5 24 (18.32%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 66 (50.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.03%) JUnit
3 12 (9.16%) Selenium
4 11 (8.40%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.34%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.82%) Subversion
8 4 (3.05%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 36 (27.48%) Retail
2 17 (12.98%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (41.98%) Developer
2 52 (39.69%) Software Engineer
3 25 (19.08%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.98%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (10.69%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Tester
6 9 (6.87%) Automated Tester
7 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Junior
8 7 (5.34%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Web Tester
9 6 (4.58%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (4.58%) Lead Tester
9 6 (4.58%) Test Leader
9 6 (4.58%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.46%) Web Services
2 40 (30.53%) J2EE
3 34 (25.95%) Spring
4 31 (23.66%) .NET
5 30 (22.90%) REST
6 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET
6 29 (22.14%) Spring MVC
6 29 (22.14%) WCF
7 26 (19.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (19.08%) RESTful
8 25 (19.08%) JSON
9 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (9.92%) Java EE
11 5 (3.82%) CSS
11 5 (3.82%) SOAP
11 5 (3.82%) HTML
11 5 (3.82%) CSS3
11 5 (3.82%) Laravel
11 5 (3.82%) HTML5
11 5 (3.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.24%) UNIX
2 5 (3.82%) Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (97.71%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (61.07%) BDD
3 76 (58.02%) Scrum
4 65 (49.62%) MVC
5 63 (48.09%) Software Engineering
6 56 (42.75%) Mentoring
7 52 (39.69%) SDLC
8 48 (36.64%) User Stories
9 38 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (28.24%) Procedural Programming
11 34 (25.95%) OOP
12 29 (22.14%) OOD
13 24 (18.32%) OO
13 24 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (18.32%) Web Application Development
14 20 (15.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (9.16%) Automated Testing
16 9 (6.87%) Test Strategy
16 9 (6.87%) Agile Testing
16 9 (6.87%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.09%) Java
2 57 (43.51%) SQL
3 51 (38.93%) C#
4 25 (19.08%) Ruby
5 24 (18.32%) VB
5 24 (18.32%) VB.NET
6 16 (12.21%) COBOL
7 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.82%) PHP
9 3 (2.29%) C
9 3 (2.29%) C++
10 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) ISEB
2 5 (3.82%) Degree
3 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle
2 5 (3.82%) Zend
3 4 (3.05%) hybris
3 4 (3.05%) Sybase
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.53%) Xamarin
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