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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing TDD 48 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.19% 10.26% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 13.15% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 30
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
562 327 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.13% 78.04% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 546 293 429
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £62,500
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 19 December 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (88.51%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (68.97%) C#
3 49 (56.32%) .NET
4 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET
4 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
5 36 (41.38%) MVC
6 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (37.93%) WCF
8 29 (33.33%) Ruby
8 29 (33.33%) BDD
9 27 (31.03%) Scrum
10 26 (29.89%) Pair Programming
10 26 (29.89%) VB.NET
11 24 (27.59%) Web Application Development
11 24 (27.59%) VB
11 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
11 24 (27.59%) NoSQL
11 24 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (27.59%) Node.js
11 24 (27.59%) Git (software)
11 24 (27.59%) RESTful
12 23 (26.44%) Mathematics
12 23 (26.44%) OOD
13 22 (25.29%) Java
13 22 (25.29%) Spring
14 21 (24.14%) J2EE
15 17 (19.54%) OOP
15 17 (19.54%) hybris
15 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (27.59%) Node.js
2 2 (2.30%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.59%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (6.90%) CruiseControl
3 6 (6.90%) Firebug
3 6 (6.90%) Fiddler
4 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.75%) Calabash
5 3 (3.45%) Selenium
5 3 (3.45%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.15%) NUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Subversion
6 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (6.90%) Games
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
2 5 (5.75%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.64%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Graduate
8 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) IT Graduate
9 3 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (56.32%) .NET
2 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET
3 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (37.93%) WCF
5 24 (27.59%) RESTful
5 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (25.29%) Spring
7 21 (24.14%) J2EE
8 13 (14.94%) Java EE
9 12 (13.79%) .NET Framework
10 11 (12.64%) jQuery
11 9 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (10.34%) HTML
11 9 (10.34%) CSS
12 8 (9.20%) NHibernate
13 6 (6.90%) XML
13 6 (6.90%) XHTML
14 5 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails
15 3 (3.45%) LINQ
16 2 (2.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Mathematics
2 14 (16.09%) N-Tier
3 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) iSeries
7 1 (1.15%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Android
2 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (88.51%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) MVC
3 29 (33.33%) BDD
4 27 (31.03%) Scrum
5 26 (29.89%) Pair Programming
6 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 24 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (27.59%) Web Application Development
7 23 (26.44%) OOD
8 17 (19.54%) OOP
8 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
10 11 (12.64%) User Stories
11 10 (11.49%) Kanban
12 8 (9.20%) Web Development
13 6 (6.90%) OO
13 6 (6.90%) Mobile Commerce
13 6 (6.90%) Validation
13 6 (6.90%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.97%) C#
2 29 (33.33%) Ruby
3 26 (29.89%) VB.NET
4 24 (27.59%) VB
5 22 (25.29%) Java
6 16 (18.39%) SQL
7 15 (17.24%) C++
8 13 (14.94%) C
9 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.30%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) hybris
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.30%) IBM
Northampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago