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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Permanent jobs citing TDD 43 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.97% 12.86% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 17.14% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 42
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
609 315 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.58% 75.00% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 586 290 365
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) C#
3 30 (38.46%) .NET
3 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 29 (37.18%) SQL Server
4 29 (37.18%) Software Engineering
5 28 (35.90%) OOD
6 26 (33.33%) J2EE
7 25 (32.05%) Pair Programming
8 24 (30.77%) Spring
8 24 (30.77%) Scrum
8 24 (30.77%) BDD
9 22 (28.21%) MVC
10 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (25.64%) Java
12 19 (24.36%) VB.NET
13 18 (23.08%) Ruby
13 18 (23.08%) OOP
14 17 (21.79%) E-Commerce
14 17 (21.79%) hybris
14 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
14 17 (21.79%) WCF
15 16 (20.51%) NoSQL
15 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
15 16 (20.51%) RESTful
15 16 (20.51%) Node.js
15 16 (20.51%) Web Application Development
15 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (20.51%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (20.51%) Node.js
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) Selenium
2 6 (7.69%) Firebug
2 6 (7.69%) Fiddler
3 5 (6.41%) Calabash
3 5 (6.41%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.13%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.56%) Sahi
5 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.56%) WATIR
5 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.28%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.28%) MSTest
6 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (6.41%) Retail Banking
1 5 (6.41%) Banking
1 5 (6.41%) Retail
1 5 (6.41%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Graduate
6 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) IT Graduate
6 6 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) .NET
1 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 26 (33.33%) J2EE
3 24 (30.77%) Spring
4 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (21.79%) WCF
6 16 (20.51%) RESTful
6 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (19.23%) Java EE
8 10 (12.82%) HTML
8 10 (12.82%) CSS
9 7 (8.97%) XHTML
9 7 (8.97%) XML
10 6 (7.69%) jQuery
11 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (3.85%) Ajax
13 2 (2.56%) NHibernate
14 1 (1.28%) WPF
14 1 (1.28%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
2 11 (14.10%) N-Tier
3 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.85%) iSeries
6 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.56%) Open Source
7 2 (2.56%) Blog
8 1 (1.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Android
1 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) Software Engineering
3 28 (35.90%) OOD
4 25 (32.05%) Pair Programming
5 24 (30.77%) Scrum
5 24 (30.77%) BDD
6 22 (28.21%) MVC
7 18 (23.08%) OOP
8 17 (21.79%) E-Commerce
9 16 (20.51%) Web Application Development
9 16 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (15.38%) Kanban
10 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 9 (11.54%) OO
12 8 (10.26%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (10.26%) DevOps
12 8 (10.26%) User Stories
13 6 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
13 6 (7.69%) Validation
13 6 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (61.54%) C#
2 20 (25.64%) Java
3 19 (24.36%) VB.NET
4 18 (23.08%) Ruby
5 16 (20.51%) SQL
5 16 (20.51%) VB
6 15 (19.23%) C
6 15 (19.23%) C++
7 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) RPG
9 2 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.85%) MCP
2 3 (3.85%) MCAD
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) hybris
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
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