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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 68 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.07% 6.10% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.47% 7.19% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 32 35
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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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
593 556 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.85% 84.76% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 526 510 279
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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

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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 3 July 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 119 (95.20%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (60.80%) Scrum
3 70 (56.00%) BDD
4 66 (52.80%) MVC
5 62 (49.60%) Git (software)
6 58 (46.40%) Software Engineering
7 57 (45.60%) C#
8 56 (44.80%) SQL
9 55 (44.00%) Java
10 49 (39.20%) Mentoring
11 48 (38.40%) SDLC
12 47 (37.60%) Web Services
13 44 (35.20%) User Stories
14 38 (30.40%) J2EE
14 38 (30.40%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (28.80%) .NET
16 35 (28.00%) SQL Server
17 34 (27.20%) UNIX
17 34 (27.20%) WCF
17 34 (27.20%) Procedural Programming
18 33 (26.40%) Apache Hive
18 33 (26.40%) Spring
18 33 (26.40%) Retail
18 33 (26.40%) OOP
19 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET
20 29 (23.20%) ASP.NET MVC
21 28 (22.40%) OOD
22 27 (21.60%) MySQL
23 26 (20.80%) MongoDB
23 26 (20.80%) REST

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (19.20%) Node.js
2 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.40%) JBoss
2 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (26.40%) Apache Hive
3 27 (21.60%) MySQL
4 26 (20.80%) MongoDB
5 24 (19.20%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (49.60%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.40%) JUnit
3 10 (8.00%) CruiseControl
3 10 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.00%) Selenium
4 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.80%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 33 (26.40%) Retail
2 17 (13.60%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (42.40%) Developer
2 46 (36.80%) Software Engineer
3 24 (19.20%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Tester
6 10 (8.00%) Automated Tester
7 8 (6.40%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.80%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (4.80%) Test Leader
9 6 (4.80%) Web Tester
9 6 (4.80%) Lead Tester
10 5 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.60%) Web Services
2 38 (30.40%) J2EE
3 36 (28.80%) .NET
4 34 (27.20%) WCF
5 33 (26.40%) Spring
6 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET
7 29 (23.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (20.80%) REST
9 25 (20.00%) Spring MVC
9 25 (20.00%) RESTful
10 24 (19.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (16.80%) JSON
12 16 (12.80%) Java EE
13 5 (4.00%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.00%) CSS
13 5 (4.00%) SOAP
13 5 (4.00%) HTML
13 5 (4.00%) CSS3
13 5 (4.00%) Laravel
13 5 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.80%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.20%) UNIX
2 10 (8.00%) Android
3 4 (3.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (95.20%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (60.80%) Scrum
3 70 (56.00%) BDD
4 66 (52.80%) MVC
5 58 (46.40%) Software Engineering
6 49 (39.20%) Mentoring
7 48 (38.40%) SDLC
8 44 (35.20%) User Stories
9 38 (30.40%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (27.20%) Procedural Programming
11 33 (26.40%) OOP
12 28 (22.40%) OOD
13 24 (19.20%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (19.20%) Web Application Development
14 21 (16.80%) OO
15 17 (13.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (10.40%) Automated Testing
17 10 (8.00%) Pair Programming
17 10 (8.00%) Test Strategy
17 10 (8.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.60%) C#
2 56 (44.80%) SQL
3 55 (44.00%) Java
4 26 (20.80%) Ruby
5 24 (19.20%) VB
5 24 (19.20%) VB.NET
6 16 (12.80%) COBOL
7 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.80%) C
8 6 (4.80%) C++
9 5 (4.00%) PHP
9 5 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) ISEB
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (5.60%) Oracle
1 7 (5.60%) hybris
2 5 (4.00%) Xamarin
2 5 (4.00%) Zend
3 4 (3.20%) Sybase
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago