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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing TDD 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.89% 2.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.68% 3.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
71 156 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 78.02% 78.39% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 98 55
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,418 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,650 £50,000
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 27 February 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
County Armagh 0 5 - -
County Antrim +21 3 £38,000 -24.00% 3
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (87.93%) Computer Science
3 50 (86.21%) Software Engineering
4 48 (82.76%) Subversion
4 48 (82.76%) Git (software)
4 48 (82.76%) Java
5 46 (79.31%) Degree
6 45 (77.59%) Java EE
6 45 (77.59%) Multithreading
6 45 (77.59%) UNIX
6 45 (77.59%) Linux
6 45 (77.59%) OO
7 14 (24.14%) JSF
7 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (24.14%) PrimeFaces
8 8 (13.79%) Oracle
9 5 (8.62%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (8.62%) JDeveloper
9 5 (8.62%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (8.62%) SQL
9 5 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.62%) Network Security
9 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
10 4 (6.90%) Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) BDD
11 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (5.17%) Scrum
11 3 (5.17%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (82.76%) Subversion
1 48 (82.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (8.62%) JDeveloper
3 3 (5.17%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.72%) Games
1 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 47 (81.03%) Java Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Senior Java Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Applications Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) QA Tester
6 1 (1.72%) QA Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (1.72%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) DSP Software Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Tester
6 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (77.59%) Java EE
2 14 (24.14%) JSF
2 14 (24.14%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.17%) HTML5
3 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (87.93%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) UNIX
1 45 (77.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (86.21%) Software Engineering
3 45 (77.59%) OO
3 45 (77.59%) Multithreading
4 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.90%) Project Management
6 4 (6.90%) BDD
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) MVC
7 3 (5.17%) Scrum
7 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.72%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Analytics
8 1 (1.72%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (1.72%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 48 (82.76%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.17%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
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