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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 21 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs citing TDD 46 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.14% 7.31% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.54% 9.16% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
482 382 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 85.31% 79.75% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 463 341 369
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £50,000 £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 26 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 78 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (71.43%) C#
3 53 (58.24%) .NET
4 46 (50.55%) SQL Server
5 45 (49.45%) ASP.NET
6 40 (43.96%) MVC
7 38 (41.76%) WCF
8 35 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (38.46%) Scrum
9 29 (31.87%) Ruby
10 28 (30.77%) Java
10 28 (30.77%) BDD
11 26 (28.57%) Mathematics
11 26 (28.57%) Pair Programming
12 24 (26.37%) Software Engineering
12 24 (26.37%) VB.NET
12 24 (26.37%) OOD
13 23 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (25.27%) VB
13 23 (25.27%) Spring
13 23 (25.27%) Git (software)
13 23 (25.27%) Web Application Development
13 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (25.27%) RESTful
13 23 (25.27%) NoSQL
13 23 (25.27%) Node.js
14 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (24.18%) J2EE
15 20 (21.98%) SQL
15 20 (21.98%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (25.27%) Node.js
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (50.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.27%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.19%) CruiseControl
3 8 (8.79%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.59%) Firebug
4 6 (6.59%) Fiddler
5 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.49%) Calabash
6 4 (4.40%) Selenium
7 3 (3.30%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.10%) NUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Subversion
8 1 (1.10%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (6.59%) Games
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
2 5 (5.49%) Retail Banking
2 5 (5.49%) Back Office
3 2 (2.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) Developer
2 25 (27.47%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.88%) Senior Developer
4 14 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (6.59%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (2.20%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (58.24%) .NET
2 45 (49.45%) ASP.NET
3 38 (41.76%) WCF
4 35 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (25.27%) RESTful
5 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (25.27%) Spring
6 22 (24.18%) J2EE
7 16 (17.58%) Java EE
8 15 (16.48%) .NET Framework
9 10 (10.99%) jQuery
10 9 (9.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (8.79%) NHibernate
11 8 (8.79%) HTML
11 8 (8.79%) CSS
12 6 (6.59%) XML
12 6 (6.59%) XHTML
12 6 (6.59%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (6.59%) LINQ
13 1 (1.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 14 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 8 (8.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) iSeries
7 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Android
2 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.96%) MVC
3 35 (38.46%) Scrum
4 28 (30.77%) BDD
5 26 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 24 (26.37%) Software Engineering
6 24 (26.37%) OOD
7 23 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (25.27%) Web Application Development
8 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (21.98%) OOP
10 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
11 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.99%) User Stories
13 8 (8.79%) Kanban
13 8 (8.79%) Web Development
14 6 (6.59%) Refactoring
14 6 (6.59%) Compatibility Testing
14 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (71.43%) C#
2 29 (31.87%) Ruby
3 28 (30.77%) Java
4 24 (26.37%) VB.NET
5 23 (25.27%) VB
6 20 (21.98%) SQL
7 18 (19.78%) C++
8 16 (17.58%) C
9 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.10%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) hybris
2 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
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