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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 248 160 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.18% 4.69% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% 5.71% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 170 101 69
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £32,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £50,250
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2539 2801 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.80% 82.09% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1834 1396
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +15 139 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Edinburgh +29 89 £40,000 - 11
Dundee +2 3 £35,000 -9.09%
Stirling -8 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Highlands - 1 £45,000 - 2
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 389 (81.55%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (53.25%) JavaScript
3 202 (42.35%) .NET
4 190 (39.83%) C#
5 189 (39.62%) Java
6 178 (37.32%) MVC
7 177 (37.11%) HTML
8 153 (32.08%) CSS
9 152 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
10 149 (31.24%) SQL Server
11 144 (30.19%) ASP.NET
12 142 (29.77%) Scrum
13 141 (29.56%) Relational Database
14 128 (26.83%) Finance
15 127 (26.62%) jQuery
16 114 (23.90%) Degree
17 107 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 103 (21.59%) Linux
19 95 (19.92%) Oracle
20 94 (19.71%) Python
21 93 (19.50%) SQL
22 85 (17.82%) OO
23 79 (16.56%) Software Engineering
24 77 (16.14%) Banking
25 76 (15.93%) Spring
25 76 (15.93%) Web Services
26 74 (15.51%) NHibernate
27 69 (14.47%) Computer Science
28 67 (14.05%) .NET Framework
29 64 (13.42%) BDD

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 31 (6.50%) Tomcat
2 26 (5.45%) Node.js
3 20 (4.19%) CMS
4 18 (3.77%) Drupal
5 14 (2.94%) Umbraco
6 12 (2.52%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.68%) JBoss
8 8 (1.68%) Apache
9 5 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.84%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.63%) Liferay
11 3 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) IIS
12 1 (0.21%) Mule
12 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.47%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
2 32 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.05%) SaaS
5 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.42%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.56%) Ethernet
2 7 (1.47%) Intranet
3 4 (0.84%) Internet
4 3 (0.63%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) NAS
5 2 (0.42%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (31.24%) SQL Server
2 141 (29.56%) Relational Database
3 49 (10.27%) RDBMS
4 34 (7.13%) NoSQL
4 34 (7.13%) MySQL
5 28 (5.87%) MongoDB
6 25 (5.24%) Oracle Database
7 21 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (3.14%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.10%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.89%) Datomic
13 8 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.47%) DataStage
14 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 49 (10.27%) Subversion
3 45 (9.43%) JUnit
4 37 (7.76%) Visual Studio
5 33 (6.92%) Maven
6 29 (6.08%) Selenium
7 27 (5.66%) Cucumber
8 25 (5.24%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.98%) Jasmine
10 18 (3.77%) Ant
11 16 (3.35%) RSpec
12 15 (3.14%) Eclipse
13 14 (2.94%) Mockito
14 12 (2.52%) JIRA
15 11 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (2.10%) Gradle
16 10 (2.10%) TeamCity
16 10 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
17 9 (1.89%) NCrunch
18 7 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 128 (26.83%) Finance
2 77 (16.14%) Banking
3 57 (11.95%) Games
4 55 (11.53%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.56%) Electronics
7 16 (3.35%) Front Office
8 9 (1.89%) Retail
9 8 (1.68%) Marketing
10 4 (0.84%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 323 (67.71%) Developer
2 104 (21.80%) Java Developer
3 91 (19.08%) Senior Developer
4 55 (11.53%) Software Engineer
5 43 (9.01%) .NET Developer
6 37 (7.76%) Python Developer
7 34 (7.13%) Software Developer
8 33 (6.92%) Web Developer
9 28 (5.87%) Senior Java Developer
10 25 (5.24%) QA Engineer
11 24 (5.03%) C# Developer
12 16 (3.35%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (3.14%) Senior Software Developer
13 15 (3.14%) Programmer
14 14 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (2.73%) Ruby Developer
16 12 (2.52%) Front-End Developer
16 12 (2.52%) C# Software Developer
16 12 (2.52%) Lead Developer
17 11 (2.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (42.35%) .NET
2 177 (37.11%) HTML
3 153 (32.08%) CSS
4 144 (30.19%) ASP.NET
5 127 (26.62%) jQuery
6 107 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 76 (15.93%) Spring
7 76 (15.93%) Web Services
8 74 (15.51%) NHibernate
9 67 (14.05%) .NET Framework
10 62 (13.00%) WCF
11 54 (11.32%) HTML5
12 53 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 48 (10.06%) Hibernate
14 47 (9.85%) RESTful
15 43 (9.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 41 (8.60%) Spring.NET
17 37 (7.76%) WPF
18 35 (7.34%) Castle Windsor
19 31 (6.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 49 (10.27%) Open Source
3 39 (8.18%) User Experience
4 31 (6.50%) Mathematics
5 29 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.56%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.56%) CUDA
7 16 (3.35%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.94%) Social Media
8 14 (2.94%) BBC
9 11 (2.31%) N-Tier
10 10 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.10%) Xbox
11 9 (1.89%) Semantic Web
12 8 (1.68%) Physics
13 7 (1.47%) Cryptography
14 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.05%) Derivative
15 4 (0.84%) iPad
16 3 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.59%) Linux
2 41 (8.60%) UNIX
3 38 (7.97%) Windows
4 15 (3.14%) Android
5 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.63%) CentOS
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (81.55%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (37.32%) MVC
3 152 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
4 142 (29.77%) Scrum
5 85 (17.82%) OO
6 79 (16.56%) Software Engineering
7 64 (13.42%) BDD
8 56 (11.74%) Unit Testing
8 56 (11.74%) Dependency Injection
9 43 (9.01%) Multithreading
10 41 (8.60%) OOP
11 36 (7.55%) OOD
12 29 (6.08%) AOP
12 29 (6.08%) Analytics
13 27 (5.66%) Software Architecture
14 26 (5.45%) Waterfall
15 25 (5.24%) Test Scripting
16 24 (5.03%) Regression Testing
17 23 (4.82%) Black-Box Testing
17 23 (4.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 254 (53.25%) JavaScript
2 190 (39.83%) C#
3 189 (39.62%) Java
4 94 (19.71%) Python
5 93 (19.50%) SQL
6 53 (11.11%) Ruby
7 52 (10.90%) PHP
8 30 (6.29%) C++
9 20 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.56%) C
10 17 (3.56%) VC++
11 16 (3.35%) CoffeeScript
12 13 (2.73%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.10%) VB
14 10 (2.10%) VB6
15 9 (1.89%) Clojure
16 8 (1.68%) F#
17 7 (1.47%) Scala
18 2 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 114 (23.90%) Degree
2 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.84%) VCP4
4 1 (0.21%) PhD
4 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.63%) LXC
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.14%) Puppet
2 9 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.47%) Capistrano
4 6 (1.26%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.84%) Ansible
7 1 (0.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 95 (19.92%) Oracle
2 47 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.03%) Google
4 23 (4.82%) Apple
5 20 (4.19%) IBM
6 17 (3.56%) Sybase
7 14 (2.94%) Facebook
7 14 (2.94%) Sony
7 14 (2.94%) Yahoo!
8 6 (1.26%) Informatica
9 4 (0.84%) Twitter
9 4 (0.84%) Alterian
10 3 (0.63%) Adobe
10 3 (0.63%) Talend
11 2 (0.42%) HP
11 2 (0.42%) Hyland
11 2 (0.42%) Telerik
12 1 (0.21%) Cognos
12 1 (0.21%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
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