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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 39 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.96% 8.49% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 11.68% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 30
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
532 274 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.35% 72.68% 78.17%
Number of salaries quoted 489 259 314
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 57 (72.15%) C#
2 33 (41.77%) .NET
3 31 (39.24%) SQL Server
3 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
4 30 (37.97%) Scrum
5 27 (34.18%) Software Engineering
6 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (31.65%) Pair Programming
6 25 (31.65%) OOD
7 23 (29.11%) J2EE
8 21 (26.58%) Java
8 21 (26.58%) MVC
8 21 (26.58%) Spring
9 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
10 19 (24.05%) E-Commerce
11 18 (22.78%) OOP
12 17 (21.52%) C++
12 17 (21.52%) SQL
12 17 (21.52%) C
12 17 (21.52%) Java EE
12 17 (21.52%) hybris
12 17 (21.52%) Kanban
13 15 (18.99%) BDD
13 15 (18.99%) WCF
13 15 (18.99%) Web Application Development
14 14 (17.72%) HTML
14 14 (17.72%) CSS
15 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
16 12 (15.19%) N-Tier

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (10.13%) Node.js
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
1 8 (10.13%) MSTest
2 7 (8.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (8.86%) Moq
2 7 (8.86%) NUnit
3 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.06%) Calabash
4 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.80%) Selenium
5 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.53%) Sahi
5 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.53%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.53%) WATIR
6 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.27%) Firebug
6 1 (1.27%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (5.06%) Games
1 4 (5.06%) Banking
1 4 (5.06%) Retail
1 4 (5.06%) Retail Banking
2 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Graduate
5 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) IT Graduate
7 5 (6.33%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.53%) QA Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Development Team Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Software Manager
10 2 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) .NET
2 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
3 23 (29.11%) J2EE
4 21 (26.58%) Spring
5 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (21.52%) Java EE
7 15 (18.99%) WCF
8 14 (17.72%) HTML
8 14 (17.72%) CSS
9 10 (12.66%) XML
9 10 (12.66%) XHTML
9 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.13%) WPF
10 8 (10.13%) RESTful
10 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (8.86%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (8.86%) Unity DI Container
11 7 (8.86%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (8.86%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
2 12 (15.19%) N-Tier
3 10 (12.66%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.86%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) Blog
6 2 (2.53%) iSeries
6 2 (2.53%) Physics
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) AS400
7 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Android
2 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Scrum
2 27 (34.18%) Software Engineering
3 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.65%) Pair Programming
3 25 (31.65%) OOD
4 21 (26.58%) MVC
5 19 (24.05%) E-Commerce
6 18 (22.78%) OOP
7 17 (21.52%) Kanban
8 15 (18.99%) BDD
8 15 (18.99%) Web Application Development
9 11 (13.92%) UML
9 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.92%) Data Modelling
10 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.13%) DevOps
11 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.86%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (8.86%) MVVM
13 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (72.15%) C#
2 21 (26.58%) Java
3 17 (21.52%) C++
3 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 17 (21.52%) C
4 10 (12.66%) Ruby
4 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
5 8 (10.13%) VB
6 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.53%) RPG
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) F#
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) MCP
1 11 (13.92%) MCAD
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.66%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) hybris
2 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) IBM
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