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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing TDD 39 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.51% 10.50% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 13.64% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 35
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
589 308 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.19% 77.00% 80.99%
Number of salaries quoted 560 290 357
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 £27,500 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (69.51%) C#
3 32 (39.02%) Software Engineering
4 31 (37.80%) .NET
4 31 (37.80%) Scrum
5 30 (36.59%) OOD
6 29 (35.37%) ASP.NET
6 29 (35.37%) Pair Programming
7 28 (34.15%) J2EE
7 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
8 26 (31.71%) Spring
9 25 (30.49%) Java
10 22 (26.83%) OOP
10 22 (26.83%) MVC
10 22 (26.83%) Mathematics
11 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (25.61%) hybris
12 20 (24.39%) BDD
12 20 (24.39%) Java EE
12 20 (24.39%) C++
12 20 (24.39%) C
13 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
14 15 (18.29%) VB.NET
14 15 (18.29%) SQL
14 15 (18.29%) WCF
14 15 (18.29%) Web Application Development
15 14 (17.07%) Ruby
15 14 (17.07%) Kanban
16 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
16 12 (14.63%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (14.63%) Node.js
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.10%) Calabash
3 4 (4.88%) MSTest
3 4 (4.88%) Selenium
4 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.66%) NUnit
4 3 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.66%) Moq
5 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) Sahi
5 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.44%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.44%) Firebug
5 2 (2.44%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.44%) WATIR
6 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (6.10%) Games
1 5 (6.10%) Banking
1 5 (6.10%) Retail
1 5 (6.10%) Retail Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Graduate
5 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.32%) IT Graduate
5 6 (7.32%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (6.10%) Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Development Team Manager
8 2 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.80%) .NET
2 29 (35.37%) ASP.NET
3 28 (34.15%) J2EE
4 26 (31.71%) Spring
5 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (24.39%) Java EE
7 15 (18.29%) WCF
8 12 (14.63%) RESTful
8 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (13.41%) HTML
9 11 (13.41%) CSS
10 7 (8.54%) XML
10 7 (8.54%) XHTML
11 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.88%) jQuery
12 4 (4.88%) WPF
13 3 (3.66%) Spring.NET
13 3 (3.66%) WinForms
13 3 (3.66%) Ajax
13 3 (3.66%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Mathematics
2 9 (10.98%) N-Tier
3 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) iSeries
5 3 (3.66%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.44%) Blog
6 2 (2.44%) Physics
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) AS400
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Android
1 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) Software Engineering
3 31 (37.80%) Scrum
4 30 (36.59%) OOD
5 29 (35.37%) Pair Programming
6 22 (26.83%) MVC
6 22 (26.83%) OOP
7 20 (24.39%) BDD
8 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
9 15 (18.29%) Web Application Development
10 14 (17.07%) Kanban
11 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.76%) DevOps
13 7 (8.54%) UML
13 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.54%) Data Modelling
14 6 (7.32%) OO
14 6 (7.32%) Mobile Commerce
14 6 (7.32%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 57 (69.51%) C#
2 25 (30.49%) Java
3 20 (24.39%) C++
3 20 (24.39%) C
4 15 (18.29%) SQL
4 15 (18.29%) VB.NET
5 14 (17.07%) Ruby
6 12 (14.63%) VB
7 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.66%) RPG
9 2 (2.44%) Python
9 2 (2.44%) F#
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) MCP
2 7 (8.54%) MCAD
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) hybris
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) IBM
4 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
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