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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 14 6 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.19% 5.61% 38.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 6.06% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Median salary £37,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
157 99 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.81% 92.52% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 114 78 50
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +4 12 £41,250 -
County Londonderry - 2 £34,000 -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for TDD.

1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) User Stories
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) ATDD
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
7 3 (21.43%) Front Office
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Front Office
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior QA Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripter
2 3 (21.43%) Test Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Drools
4 1 (7.14%) GWT
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) jBPM
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) ATDD
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle