The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 58 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.51% 5.50% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 6.84% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 23
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
662 570 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.75% 80.39% 83.98%
Number of salaries quoted 615 504 496
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

TDD
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Northamptonshire region.

TDD Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

TDD
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

TDD
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 46 £40,000 - 6
Kettering - 3 £40,000 -
TDD
East Midlands

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 95 (85.59%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (72.07%) C#
3 68 (61.26%) .NET
4 59 (53.15%) SQL Server
5 54 (48.65%) ASP.NET
6 51 (45.95%) MVC
7 47 (42.34%) WCF
8 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (38.74%) Scrum
10 32 (28.83%) Pair Programming
11 29 (26.13%) Java
11 29 (26.13%) Ruby
11 29 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (25.23%) VB.NET
12 28 (25.23%) BDD
12 28 (25.23%) Web Application Development
13 27 (24.32%) SQL
13 27 (24.32%) Software Engineering
13 27 (24.32%) Mathematics
14 26 (23.42%) OOD
15 25 (22.52%) VB
16 24 (21.62%) Spring
16 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
17 23 (20.72%) J2EE
17 23 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (20.72%) RESTful
17 23 (20.72%) NoSQL
17 23 (20.72%) Node.js
17 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (19.82%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (20.72%) Node.js
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (53.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.72%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.61%) CruiseControl
3 13 (11.71%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (5.41%) NUnit
4 6 (5.41%) Firebug
4 6 (5.41%) Fiddler
5 5 (4.50%) MSTest
5 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.50%) Moq
5 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.60%) Calabash
6 4 (3.60%) Subversion
6 4 (3.60%) Selenium
7 3 (2.70%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (5.41%) Retail
2 5 (4.50%) Games
2 5 (4.50%) Back Office
3 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (62.16%) Developer
2 31 (27.93%) .NET Developer
3 21 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 15 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Pick Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (2.70%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (61.26%) .NET
2 54 (48.65%) ASP.NET
3 47 (42.34%) WCF
4 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (21.62%) Spring
6 23 (20.72%) J2EE
6 23 (20.72%) RESTful
6 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (16.22%) .NET Framework
8 17 (15.32%) Java EE
9 15 (13.51%) jQuery
10 13 (11.71%) CSS
10 13 (11.71%) HTML
11 9 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (7.21%) NHibernate
13 7 (6.31%) XML
14 6 (5.41%) XHTML
14 6 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (5.41%) LINQ
15 5 (4.50%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Mathematics
2 16 (14.41%) N-Tier
3 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.50%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.90%) iSeries
8 1 (0.90%) Social Network
8 1 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Android
2 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (85.59%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.95%) MVC
3 43 (38.74%) Scrum
4 32 (28.83%) Pair Programming
5 29 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (25.23%) BDD
6 28 (25.23%) Web Application Development
7 27 (24.32%) Software Engineering
8 26 (23.42%) OOD
9 23 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (19.82%) OOP
11 16 (14.41%) E-Commerce
12 12 (10.81%) Kanban
13 10 (9.01%) Test Automation
13 10 (9.01%) User Stories
14 9 (8.11%) Web Development
15 8 (7.21%) OO
15 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
16 6 (5.41%) Validation
16 6 (5.41%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.07%) C#
2 29 (26.13%) Java
2 29 (26.13%) Ruby
3 28 (25.23%) VB.NET
4 27 (24.32%) SQL
5 25 (22.52%) VB
6 19 (17.12%) C++
7 17 (15.32%) C
8 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.90%) PHP5
10 1 (0.90%) PHP4
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) hybris
2 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.90%) Zend
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) Facebook
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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