The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 88 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 68 106 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.64% 4.19% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 5.35% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 97 102
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2044 1981 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.44% 78.36% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1495 1288
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

TDD
Salary Trend in Reading

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

TDD Salary Trend in Reading

TDD
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Reading

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 114 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (70.34%) Scrum
3 74 (62.71%) Java
3 74 (62.71%) JavaScript
3 74 (62.71%) BDD
4 67 (56.78%) CSS
5 65 (55.08%) HTML
6 63 (53.39%) jQuery
7 61 (51.69%) Git (software)
8 57 (48.31%) Spring
8 57 (48.31%) SQL
9 54 (45.76%) Web Services
10 51 (43.22%) Mentoring
11 50 (42.37%) Finance
12 48 (40.68%) Degree
13 47 (39.83%) MySQL
14 46 (38.98%) Unit Testing
15 45 (38.14%) J2EE
16 44 (37.29%) SOA
16 44 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
17 43 (36.44%) Linux
18 42 (35.59%) XML
18 42 (35.59%) JSP
19 41 (34.75%) SAP
19 41 (34.75%) .NET
19 41 (34.75%) C#
19 41 (34.75%) E-Commerce
19 41 (34.75%) MVC
19 41 (34.75%) Computer Science
19 41 (34.75%) Java EE

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 39 (33.05%) Apache
1 39 (33.05%) Tomcat
2 37 (31.36%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.69%) Mule
5 1 (0.85%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (31.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (39.83%) MySQL
2 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.24%) RavenDB
4 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.24%) CouchDB
4 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.39%) SAP BW
5 4 (3.39%) DataStage
5 4 (3.39%) SQLPlus
6 3 (2.54%) DB2
7 2 (1.69%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 61 (51.69%) Git (software)
2 40 (33.90%) Selenium
3 37 (31.36%) Mockito
4 13 (11.02%) NUnit
5 12 (10.17%) Subversion
6 8 (6.78%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (5.08%) Moq
7 6 (5.08%) Maven
8 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.39%) eggPlant
9 4 (3.39%) LoadUI
9 4 (3.39%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.39%) Toad
10 3 (2.54%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.69%) Ant
11 2 (1.69%) JUnit
11 2 (1.69%) AnthillPro
General
1 50 (42.37%) Finance
2 40 (33.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Advertising
4 4 (3.39%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 74 (62.71%) Developer
2 37 (31.36%) Consultant
2 37 (31.36%) Java Consultant
3 32 (27.12%) Java Developer
4 28 (23.73%) .NET Developer
5 25 (21.19%) Architect
6 18 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (15.25%) Java Architect
6 18 (15.25%) Solutions Consultant
6 18 (15.25%) Java Solutions Architect
7 15 (12.71%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (8.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.08%) Junior
12 5 (4.24%) Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (56.78%) CSS
2 65 (55.08%) HTML
3 63 (53.39%) jQuery
4 57 (48.31%) Spring
5 54 (45.76%) Web Services
6 45 (38.14%) J2EE
7 42 (35.59%) JSP
7 42 (35.59%) XML
8 41 (34.75%) .NET
8 41 (34.75%) Java EE
9 37 (31.36%) XSLT
9 37 (31.36%) XHTML
10 35 (29.66%) ASP.NET
11 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (16.95%) .NET Framework
12 20 (16.95%) WCF
13 17 (14.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (12.71%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (12.71%) Ajax
15 12 (10.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (34.75%) Computer Science
3 37 (31.36%) Client/Server
3 37 (31.36%) iPad
4 6 (5.08%) Streaming Music
5 4 (3.39%) Open Source
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 43 (36.44%) Linux
2 7 (5.93%) Windows
3 6 (5.08%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) VMS
5 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (70.34%) Scrum
3 74 (62.71%) BDD
4 51 (43.22%) Mentoring
5 46 (38.98%) Unit Testing
6 44 (37.29%) SOA
7 41 (34.75%) MVC
7 41 (34.75%) E-Commerce
8 39 (33.05%) DSDM
9 38 (32.20%) Extreme Programming
10 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (14.41%) Kanban
12 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
13 13 (11.02%) Web Development
14 12 (10.17%) OO
15 10 (8.47%) Waterfall
16 8 (6.78%) Web Application Development
16 8 (6.78%) User Stories
16 8 (6.78%) DevOps
17 7 (5.93%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (62.71%) Java
1 74 (62.71%) JavaScript
2 57 (48.31%) SQL
3 41 (34.75%) C#
4 10 (8.47%) Perl
5 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.24%) PHP
7 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.39%) Python
7 4 (3.39%) Ruby
8 3 (2.54%) PHP5
9 2 (1.69%) Groovy
9 2 (1.69%) Scala
9 2 (1.69%) XQuery
9 2 (1.69%) VBScript
9 2 (1.69%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (40.68%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) CSSLP
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (34.75%) SAP
2 37 (31.36%) hybris
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle
4 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe
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