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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Permanent jobs citing TDD 39 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.05% 7.84% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.21% 9.68% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
97 124 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.20% 81.05% 57.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 97 115
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014. 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 +25 39 £47,500 +16.56%
TDD
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 53 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (90.91%) Java
3 48 (87.27%) Software Engineering
4 47 (85.45%) Degree
4 47 (85.45%) Computer Science
5 46 (83.64%) Java EE
5 46 (83.64%) OO
6 45 (81.82%) Multithreading
6 45 (81.82%) UNIX
6 45 (81.82%) Linux
6 45 (81.82%) Subversion
6 45 (81.82%) Git (software)
7 14 (25.45%) JSF
7 14 (25.45%) PrimeFaces
7 14 (25.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) BDD
8 4 (7.27%) QA
9 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (5.45%) ISEB
9 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
9 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Games
9 3 (5.45%) Italian Language
9 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.82%) Firmware
10 1 (1.82%) Advertising
10 1 (1.82%) SaaS
10 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (81.82%) Subversion
1 45 (81.82%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.45%) Games
1 3 (5.45%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Java Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Tester
3 3 (5.45%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) QA Tester
3 3 (5.45%) QA Engineer
4 1 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Java Developer
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
4 1 (1.82%) Developer
4 1 (1.82%) Software Architect
4 1 (1.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (83.64%) Java EE
2 14 (25.45%) JSF
2 14 (25.45%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 47 (85.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (81.82%) UNIX
1 45 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (87.27%) Software Engineering
3 46 (83.64%) OO
4 45 (81.82%) Multithreading
5 14 (25.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) BDD
7 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.82%) Project Management
8 1 (1.82%) Scrum
8 1 (1.82%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (1.82%) Product Management
8 1 (1.82%) Analytics
8 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (85.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.45%) ISEB
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.82%) KANA