The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Permanent jobs citing TDD 200 143 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.73% 3.74% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.73% 4.55% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 113 86 133
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2587 3144 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.08% 82.33% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 2084 1541
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TDD
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

TDD Salary Trend in Scotland

TDD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Scotland

TDD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Glasgow +15 119 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Edinburgh +5 53 £40,000 - 18
Dundee +13 14 £43,750 +8.69% 2
Stirling - 7 £32,500 -
Aberdeen +26 3 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 361 (80.22%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (51.56%) JavaScript
3 184 (40.89%) .NET
4 181 (40.22%) C#
5 175 (38.89%) HTML
6 170 (37.78%) Java
7 165 (36.67%) MVC
8 139 (30.89%) SQL Server
9 134 (29.78%) ASP.NET
10 124 (27.56%) CSS
10 124 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
11 123 (27.33%) Relational Database
12 107 (23.78%) Finance
13 106 (23.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 103 (22.89%) Linux
15 102 (22.67%) Degree
16 101 (22.44%) Scrum
17 84 (18.67%) jQuery
18 82 (18.22%) Python
19 80 (17.78%) Spring
20 79 (17.56%) SQL
21 75 (16.67%) Open Source
22 74 (16.44%) SDLC
22 74 (16.44%) NHibernate
23 70 (15.56%) Banking
24 69 (15.33%) AngularJS
25 66 (14.67%) Software Engineering
25 66 (14.67%) Microsoft
26 65 (14.44%) Telecoms
27 64 (14.22%) Computer Science

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (8.00%) Node.js
2 22 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.78%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.33%) CMS
5 13 (2.89%) JBoss
6 12 (2.67%) Umbraco
6 12 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.22%) Drupal
8 9 (2.00%) Apache
9 4 (0.89%) Mule
9 4 (0.89%) IIS
9 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.67%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 39 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.56%) Office 365
5 3 (0.67%) GitHub
5 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.67%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.78%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.67%) Firewall
3 2 (0.44%) Intranet
3 2 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (30.89%) SQL Server
2 123 (27.33%) Relational Database
3 43 (9.56%) NoSQL
4 38 (8.44%) MySQL
5 32 (7.11%) RDBMS
6 27 (6.00%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.78%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.67%) RavenDB
9 12 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.22%) Big Data
10 10 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.33%) Datomic
11 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.33%) DataStage
11 6 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.89%) Pentaho
14 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 58 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 43 (9.56%) Maven
3 33 (7.33%) Subversion
3 33 (7.33%) JUnit
4 32 (7.11%) Selenium
5 27 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 22 (4.89%) Ant
7 21 (4.67%) Visual Studio
8 20 (4.44%) Eclipse
9 15 (3.33%) Mockito
10 14 (3.11%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.67%) Gradle
12 10 (2.22%) TestNG
13 9 (2.00%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.33%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.33%) JIRA
15 5 (1.11%) RSpec
16 4 (0.89%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 107 (23.78%) Finance
2 70 (15.56%) Banking
3 65 (14.44%) Telecoms
4 53 (11.78%) Games
5 17 (3.78%) Electronics
6 9 (2.00%) Marketing
7 5 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.89%) Front Office
8 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 301 (66.89%) Developer
2 98 (21.78%) Java Developer
3 83 (18.44%) Senior Developer
4 52 (11.56%) Software Engineer
5 44 (9.78%) .NET Developer
6 35 (7.78%) Software Developer
7 28 (6.22%) Python Developer
8 27 (6.00%) Web Developer
9 23 (5.11%) QA Engineer
10 22 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (3.78%) Architect
12 14 (3.11%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (2.89%) Front-End Developer
14 12 (2.67%) C# Developer
15 10 (2.22%) .NET Software Engineer
16 9 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
16 9 (2.00%) Lead Developer
16 9 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
17 8 (1.78%) Front-End Web Developer
17 8 (1.78%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (40.89%) .NET
2 175 (38.89%) HTML
3 134 (29.78%) ASP.NET
4 124 (27.56%) CSS
5 106 (23.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 84 (18.67%) jQuery
7 80 (17.78%) Spring
8 74 (16.44%) NHibernate
9 69 (15.33%) AngularJS
10 63 (14.00%) .NET Framework
10 63 (14.00%) Spring.NET
11 61 (13.56%) RESTful
11 61 (13.56%) HTML5
12 60 (13.33%) Hibernate
13 56 (12.44%) Web Services
14 51 (11.33%) Castle Windsor
14 51 (11.33%) WCF
15 45 (10.00%) Entity Framework
16 30 (6.67%) LESS
17 28 (6.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.22%) Computer Science
2 48 (10.67%) User Experience
3 34 (7.56%) Mathematics
4 18 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.78%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.33%) CUDA
8 14 (3.11%) Social Media
8 14 (3.11%) BBC
9 12 (2.67%) Physics
10 6 (1.33%) Semantic Web
11 5 (1.11%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.67%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.67%) GIS
13 3 (0.67%) Xbox
14 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 103 (22.89%) Linux
2 40 (8.89%) UNIX
3 28 (6.22%) Windows
4 13 (2.89%) Android
5 6 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.67%) CentOS
6 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (80.22%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (36.67%) MVC
3 124 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
4 101 (22.44%) Scrum
5 75 (16.67%) Open Source
6 74 (16.44%) SDLC
7 66 (14.67%) Software Engineering
8 62 (13.78%) Unit Testing
9 59 (13.11%) OO
10 52 (11.56%) BDD
11 39 (8.67%) Multithreading
12 37 (8.22%) UX Design
13 36 (8.00%) Waterfall
14 33 (7.33%) Web Application Development
14 33 (7.33%) Software Architecture
15 29 (6.44%) Dependency Injection
16 28 (6.22%) Mentoring
17 27 (6.00%) OOP
18 26 (5.78%) AOP
19 22 (4.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 232 (51.56%) JavaScript
2 181 (40.22%) C#
3 170 (37.78%) Java
4 82 (18.22%) Python
5 79 (17.56%) SQL
6 54 (12.00%) PHP
7 48 (10.67%) Ruby
8 29 (6.44%) C++
9 17 (3.78%) VC++
9 17 (3.78%) C
10 15 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.89%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.67%) VB
13 12 (2.67%) VB6
14 7 (1.56%) XPath
15 6 (1.33%) Clojure
15 6 (1.33%) Scala
16 5 (1.11%) CoffeeScript
17 3 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (22.67%) Degree
2 13 (2.89%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.44%) ISEB
4 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PMP
5 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.89%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 16 (3.56%) Puppet
2 9 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.56%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.33%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.67%) Ansible
6 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.78%) Oracle
3 23 (5.11%) Apple
4 21 (4.67%) Google
5 14 (3.11%) Facebook
5 14 (3.11%) Sony
5 14 (3.11%) Yahoo!
6 11 (2.44%) Sybase
7 8 (1.78%) IBM
8 6 (1.33%) Informatica
9 4 (0.89%) Talend
9 4 (0.89%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.44%) HP
10 2 (0.44%) Adobe
10 2 (0.44%) Alterian
11 1 (0.22%) Hyland
11 1 (0.22%) Telerik
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.22%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
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