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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 55 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.60% 6.04% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.14% 7.61% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
453 447 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.28% 79.40% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 418 388 228
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 84 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (68.37%) C#
3 55 (56.12%) .NET
4 46 (46.94%) SQL Server
5 45 (45.92%) ASP.NET
5 45 (45.92%) MVC
6 42 (42.86%) WCF
7 38 (38.78%) Scrum
7 38 (38.78%) Java
8 36 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (29.59%) Ruby
10 26 (26.53%) Pair Programming
10 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (25.51%) Git (software)
11 25 (25.51%) Mathematics
11 25 (25.51%) Software Engineering
12 24 (24.49%) VB.NET
13 23 (23.47%) VB
13 23 (23.47%) SQL
13 23 (23.47%) OOD
13 23 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (23.47%) RESTful
13 23 (23.47%) BDD
13 23 (23.47%) NoSQL
13 23 (23.47%) Node.js
13 23 (23.47%) Web Application Development
13 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (22.45%) Spring
14 22 (22.45%) OOP
15 20 (20.41%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 23 (23.47%) Node.js
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.47%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.31%) CruiseControl
3 8 (8.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (7.14%) Selenium
5 5 (5.10%) Firebug
5 5 (5.10%) Fiddler
6 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.06%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.06%) Subversion
8 1 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 7 (7.14%) Back Office
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 23 (23.47%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.31%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Tester
10 4 (4.08%) Automated Tester
10 4 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.12%) .NET
2 45 (45.92%) ASP.NET
3 42 (42.86%) WCF
4 36 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (23.47%) RESTful
5 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (22.45%) Spring
7 20 (20.41%) J2EE
8 16 (16.33%) .NET Framework
9 15 (15.31%) Java EE
10 9 (9.18%) jQuery
10 9 (9.18%) CSS
10 9 (9.18%) HTML
11 8 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (8.16%) NHibernate
12 7 (7.14%) LINQ
13 6 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (5.10%) XHTML
14 5 (5.10%) XML
15 2 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Mathematics
2 13 (13.27%) N-Tier
3 9 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) iSeries
5 1 (1.02%) Open Source
5 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.92%) MVC
3 38 (38.78%) Scrum
4 26 (26.53%) Pair Programming
4 26 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (25.51%) Software Engineering
6 23 (23.47%) OOD
6 23 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (23.47%) BDD
6 23 (23.47%) Web Application Development
7 22 (22.45%) OOP
8 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.18%) User Stories
10 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.16%) Web Development
11 7 (7.14%) Android Development
12 6 (6.12%) OO
12 6 (6.12%) Refactoring
13 5 (5.10%) Compatibility Testing
13 5 (5.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (68.37%) C#
2 38 (38.78%) Java
3 29 (29.59%) Ruby
4 24 (24.49%) VB.NET
5 23 (23.47%) VB
5 23 (23.47%) SQL
6 17 (17.35%) C++
7 15 (15.31%) C
8 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
9 8 (8.16%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.04%) PHP
11 1 (1.02%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) ISEB
3 3 (3.06%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) hybris
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.14%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.04%) Zend
4 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
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