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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 66 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.22% 6.55% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 7.85% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 42
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,150 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
547 535 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.67% 83.46% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 477 463 270
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 104 (92.04%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.98%) C#
2 61 (53.98%) Scrum
3 57 (50.44%) MVC
4 50 (44.25%) Java
5 43 (38.05%) .NET
5 43 (38.05%) BDD
6 41 (36.28%) Git (software)
7 39 (34.51%) WCF
7 39 (34.51%) SQL Server
8 38 (33.63%) Software Engineering
9 36 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (30.97%) SQL
11 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET
12 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (24.78%) Ruby
13 28 (24.78%) OOP
13 28 (24.78%) J2EE
14 27 (23.89%) Spring
15 26 (23.01%) User Stories
15 26 (23.01%) Mentoring
16 24 (21.24%) Web Services
17 23 (20.35%) OOD
17 23 (20.35%) RESTful
18 22 (19.47%) NoSQL
18 22 (19.47%) Node.js
18 22 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (19.47%) VB
18 22 (19.47%) VB.NET
18 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET Web API

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 22 (19.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.47%) NoSQL
3 17 (15.04%) Apache Hive
4 15 (13.27%) MySQL
5 10 (8.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (36.28%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.27%) CruiseControl
3 10 (8.85%) JUnit
4 7 (6.19%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.19%) Selenium
5 6 (5.31%) Subversion
6 4 (3.54%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 17 (15.04%) Retail
2 14 (12.39%) Finance
3 7 (6.19%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) Developer
2 22 (19.47%) Senior Developer
2 22 (19.47%) .NET Developer
3 21 (18.58%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.73%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.73%) C# Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Software Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Automated Tester
6 7 (6.19%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Tester
6 7 (6.19%) Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.42%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.05%) .NET
2 39 (34.51%) WCF
3 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET
4 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (24.78%) J2EE
6 27 (23.89%) Spring
7 24 (21.24%) Web Services
8 23 (20.35%) RESTful
9 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (15.04%) Java EE
11 15 (13.27%) REST
12 14 (12.39%) Spring MVC
13 12 (10.62%) .NET Framework
14 10 (8.85%) JSON
15 7 (6.19%) LINQ
16 6 (5.31%) Ruby on Rails
17 5 (4.42%) HTML
17 5 (4.42%) CSS
17 5 (4.42%) SOAP
17 5 (4.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Mathematics
2 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) UNIX
2 14 (12.39%) Android
3 4 (3.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (92.04%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.98%) Scrum
3 57 (50.44%) MVC
4 43 (38.05%) BDD
5 38 (33.63%) Software Engineering
6 36 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (24.78%) OOP
8 26 (23.01%) User Stories
8 26 (23.01%) Mentoring
9 23 (20.35%) OOD
10 22 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (19.47%) Web Application Development
11 19 (16.81%) Pair Programming
12 14 (12.39%) Procedural Programming
13 11 (9.73%) Automated Testing
13 11 (9.73%) OO
14 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
15 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
15 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
15 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.98%) C#
2 50 (44.25%) Java
3 35 (30.97%) SQL
4 28 (24.78%) Ruby
5 22 (19.47%) VB
5 22 (19.47%) VB.NET
6 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.62%) C++
8 10 (8.85%) C
9 8 (7.08%) COBOL
9 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) hybris
2 7 (6.19%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) Zend
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle
4 4 (3.54%) Sybase
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago