The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 9 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs citing TDD 4 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.74% 14.55% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 17.78% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
TDD
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 90 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.82% 81.82% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 88 55 112
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

TDD
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

TDD Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

TDD
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
County Antrim -16 4 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
4 3 (37.50%) OLTP
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) iBATIS
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 3 (37.50%) OLTP
3 2 (25.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Redis
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (25.00%) JBehave
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Mockito
1 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Java Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) EclipseLink
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) iBATIS
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (25.00%) LESS
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle