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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.88% 1.21% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.67% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -36.66%
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
168 120 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.77% 72.73% 61.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89 85 80
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £27,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram 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 29 August 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 -3 4 £42,500 +49.12% 3
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Italian Language
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Games
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) KANA
5 1 (10.00%) JSF
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Lucene
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
1 2 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Lucene
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) JSF
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Java SE
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Grails
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (10.00%) JPA
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Sybase
1 1 (10.00%) KANA
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago