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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing TDD 277 177 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.75% 4.81% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.90% 5.74% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 144 111 131
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2798 3082 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.38% 83.80% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2049 1746
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +13 131 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Edinburgh +13 93 £40,000 - 12
Stirling - 23 £30,250 -
Dundee - 20 £42,500 - 1
West Lothian - 5 £46,250 -
Moray - 2 - -
Aberdeen +16 1 - -
North Lanarkshire +9 1 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 398 (78.66%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (49.60%) JavaScript
3 200 (39.53%) C#
4 194 (38.34%) Java
5 192 (37.94%) .NET
6 191 (37.75%) HTML
7 179 (35.38%) MVC
8 154 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 146 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
10 144 (28.46%) Relational Database
11 141 (27.87%) Finance
12 138 (27.27%) CSS
13 136 (26.88%) ASP.NET
14 124 (24.51%) Linux
15 112 (22.13%) Spring
16 101 (19.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 99 (19.57%) Banking
18 93 (18.38%) Scrum
19 89 (17.59%) SQL
20 88 (17.39%) Degree
21 86 (17.00%) AngularJS
22 83 (16.40%) Hibernate
23 82 (16.21%) SDLC
23 82 (16.21%) Open Source
24 80 (15.81%) Microsoft
24 80 (15.81%) OO
25 79 (15.61%) Git (software)
26 77 (15.22%) Unit Testing
26 77 (15.22%) Telecoms
27 76 (15.02%) BDD

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (7.91%) Node.js
2 31 (6.13%) Tomcat
3 26 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.14%) JBoss
4 20 (3.95%) Apache
5 11 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.98%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.98%) Mule
7 9 (1.78%) IIS
7 9 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.99%) CMS
8 5 (0.99%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.59%) Drupal
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Moodle
10 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Magento
2 3 (0.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.17%) Office 365
5 3 (0.59%) GitHub
6 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.40%) SaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.36%) Ethernet
2 6 (1.19%) HTTP
3 3 (0.59%) LDAP
3 3 (0.59%) Wireless
4 2 (0.40%) UPnP
4 2 (0.40%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.40%) DLNA
4 2 (0.40%) DHCP
4 2 (0.40%) ICMP
4 2 (0.40%) Firewall
4 2 (0.40%) SNMP
4 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 144 (28.46%) Relational Database
3 42 (8.30%) MySQL
4 40 (7.91%) RDBMS
5 36 (7.11%) NoSQL
6 27 (5.34%) MongoDB
7 22 (4.35%) Big Data
8 20 (3.95%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.57%) OLAP
11 12 (2.37%) RavenDB
12 11 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
16 5 (0.99%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.99%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 79 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 61 (12.06%) Maven
3 48 (9.49%) Subversion
4 43 (8.50%) JUnit
5 42 (8.30%) Jenkins
6 31 (6.13%) Selenium
7 29 (5.73%) Ant
8 27 (5.34%) TeamCity
9 25 (4.94%) Visual Studio
10 24 (4.74%) Eclipse
11 17 (3.36%) Mockito
12 15 (2.96%) Cucumber
13 11 (2.17%) Gradle
13 11 (2.17%) TestNG
14 10 (1.98%) IntelliJ
15 8 (1.58%) NUnit
15 8 (1.58%) EasyMock
15 8 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (1.58%) Jasmine
16 7 (1.38%) Moq
General
1 141 (27.87%) Finance
2 99 (19.57%) Banking
3 77 (15.22%) Telecoms
4 65 (12.85%) Games
5 20 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.75%) Electronics
7 12 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.78%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Retail
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 335 (66.21%) Developer
2 112 (22.13%) Java Developer
3 89 (17.59%) Senior Developer
4 61 (12.06%) .NET Developer
5 49 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 38 (7.51%) Software Developer
7 30 (5.93%) Python Developer
8 24 (4.74%) Web Developer
9 23 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (3.56%) Architect
11 18 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (3.16%) Lead Developer
13 15 (2.96%) Senior Software Developer
13 15 (2.96%) QA Engineer
14 13 (2.57%) Applications Developer
14 13 (2.57%) Front-End Developer
15 12 (2.37%) Test Architect
16 11 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
17 10 (1.98%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (37.94%) .NET
2 191 (37.75%) HTML
3 138 (27.27%) CSS
4 136 (26.88%) ASP.NET
5 112 (22.13%) Spring
6 101 (19.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (17.00%) AngularJS
8 83 (16.40%) Hibernate
9 70 (13.83%) jQuery
10 68 (13.44%) HTML5
11 67 (13.24%) NHibernate
12 66 (13.04%) RESTful
13 63 (12.45%) .NET Framework
14 62 (12.25%) Spring.NET
15 57 (11.26%) Web Services
16 52 (10.28%) Castle Windsor
17 45 (8.89%) Entity Framework
18 41 (8.10%) WCF
19 37 (7.31%) J2EE
19 37 (7.31%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 42 (8.30%) User Experience
3 37 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (6.52%) Mathematics
5 23 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 22 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.36%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.37%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (2.17%) Social Media
9 11 (2.17%) BBC
10 10 (1.98%) Physics
11 9 (1.78%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.78%) CUDA
12 8 (1.58%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.99%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
14 3 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
15 2 (0.40%) E-Learning
15 2 (0.40%) iSeries
15 2 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 124 (24.51%) Linux
2 44 (8.70%) UNIX
3 41 (8.10%) Windows
4 14 (2.77%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.77%) Android
5 2 (0.40%) CentOS
5 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (78.66%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (35.38%) MVC
3 146 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (18.38%) Scrum
5 82 (16.21%) Open Source
5 82 (16.21%) SDLC
6 80 (15.81%) OO
7 77 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 76 (15.02%) BDD
9 65 (12.85%) Software Engineering
10 49 (9.68%) Waterfall
11 39 (7.71%) Multithreading
12 37 (7.31%) Mentoring
13 33 (6.52%) Web Application Development
13 33 (6.52%) UX Design
14 31 (6.13%) OOP
15 29 (5.73%) Software Architecture
16 27 (5.34%) OOD
17 24 (4.74%) Project Management
17 24 (4.74%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 251 (49.60%) JavaScript
2 200 (39.53%) C#
3 194 (38.34%) Java
4 89 (17.59%) SQL
5 75 (14.82%) Python
6 54 (10.67%) PHP
7 44 (8.70%) Ruby
8 38 (7.51%) C++
9 19 (3.75%) C
10 17 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.36%) VC++
11 15 (2.96%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.17%) VB
12 11 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.17%) VB6
13 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.19%) Perl
14 6 (1.19%) XPath
15 5 (0.99%) Scala
16 4 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 88 (17.39%) Degree
2 22 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 19 (3.75%) ISEB
4 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) LXC
3 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (3.56%) Puppet
2 12 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.19%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.79%) Ansible
5 2 (0.40%) Iperf
5 2 (0.40%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 80 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 64 (12.65%) Oracle
3 21 (4.15%) Sybase
4 15 (2.96%) Google
5 14 (2.77%) Apple
6 11 (2.17%) Sony
6 11 (2.17%) Yahoo!
6 11 (2.17%) DevExpress
6 11 (2.17%) Facebook
7 8 (1.58%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.19%) Informatica
9 5 (0.99%) IBM
9 5 (0.99%) Telerik
10 4 (0.79%) Cognos
10 4 (0.79%) Talend
11 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.40%) Alterian
11 2 (0.40%) Hyland
12 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
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