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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing TDD 227 166 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.17% 4.11% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 5.05% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 135 106 107
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2701 3285 2438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.37% 81.25% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 2157 1392
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +15 140 £43,913 +9.78% 20
Edinburgh +11 68 £40,000 +1.26% 10
Dundee +2 6 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Stirling -1 5 - -
Aberdeen +19 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,000 -
Highlands +2 1 £45,000 +9.09%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 399 (83.47%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (51.46%) JavaScript
3 201 (42.05%) .NET
4 197 (41.21%) C#
5 186 (38.91%) Java
6 176 (36.82%) HTML
7 169 (35.36%) MVC
8 149 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
9 144 (30.13%) SQL Server
10 142 (29.71%) ASP.NET
11 141 (29.50%) Relational Database
12 133 (27.82%) CSS
13 130 (27.20%) Scrum
14 118 (24.69%) Finance
15 115 (24.06%) Degree
16 114 (23.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 106 (22.18%) Linux
18 102 (21.34%) jQuery
19 94 (19.67%) Python
20 82 (17.15%) Banking
21 80 (16.74%) Software Engineering
21 80 (16.74%) NHibernate
22 79 (16.53%) SQL
23 77 (16.11%) Oracle
24 75 (15.69%) Web Services
24 75 (15.69%) Spring
24 75 (15.69%) Computer Science
25 73 (15.27%) OO
26 71 (14.85%) Open Source
27 68 (14.23%) Amazon AWS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 32 (6.69%) Node.js
2 19 (3.97%) Tomcat
2 19 (3.97%) CMS
3 17 (3.56%) Drupal
4 15 (3.14%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.30%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.09%) JBoss
8 8 (1.67%) Apache
9 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.63%) Liferay
9 3 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.21%) GemFire
11 1 (0.21%) Moodle
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.21%) Mule
11 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
Applications
1 38 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.84%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 68 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.69%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.63%) SaaS
4 3 (0.63%) GitHub
4 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.97%) Ethernet
2 6 (1.26%) Intranet
3 4 (0.84%) Internet
4 3 (0.63%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) NAS
5 2 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (30.13%) SQL Server
2 141 (29.50%) Relational Database
3 41 (8.58%) NoSQL
3 41 (8.58%) RDBMS
4 32 (6.69%) MySQL
5 31 (6.49%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.72%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.51%) RavenDB
10 10 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.88%) DataStage
11 9 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.88%) Datomic
12 6 (1.26%) Big Data
13 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 57 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.41%) Subversion
3 42 (8.79%) JUnit
4 36 (7.53%) Selenium
5 31 (6.49%) Maven
6 30 (6.28%) Visual Studio
7 26 (5.44%) Jenkins
8 19 (3.97%) Ant
9 15 (3.14%) Mockito
9 15 (3.14%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.93%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.30%) Jasmine
11 11 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.09%) Gradle
12 10 (2.09%) JIRA
13 8 (1.67%) TestNG
14 7 (1.46%) RSpec
14 7 (1.46%) NCrunch
15 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 118 (24.69%) Finance
2 82 (17.15%) Banking
3 65 (13.60%) Telecoms
4 55 (11.51%) Games
5 19 (3.97%) Electronics
6 15 (3.14%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.88%) Front Office
8 8 (1.67%) Marketing
9 5 (1.05%) Retail
9 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.84%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 318 (66.53%) Developer
2 108 (22.59%) Java Developer
3 101 (21.13%) Senior Developer
4 56 (11.72%) Software Engineer
5 41 (8.58%) .NET Developer
6 36 (7.53%) Web Developer
7 32 (6.69%) Software Developer
7 32 (6.69%) Python Developer
8 28 (5.86%) QA Engineer
8 28 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 17 (3.56%) Senior Software Developer
11 16 (3.35%) Architect
12 14 (2.93%) .NET Software Engineer
13 12 (2.51%) Senior Web Developer
13 12 (2.51%) Front-End Developer
13 12 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (1.88%) Front-End Web Developer
14 9 (1.88%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (1.88%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (42.05%) .NET
2 176 (36.82%) HTML
3 142 (29.71%) ASP.NET
4 133 (27.82%) CSS
5 114 (23.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 102 (21.34%) jQuery
7 80 (16.74%) NHibernate
8 75 (15.69%) Spring
8 75 (15.69%) Web Services
9 68 (14.23%) AngularJS
10 61 (12.76%) .NET Framework
11 58 (12.13%) WCF
11 58 (12.13%) Spring.NET
12 55 (11.51%) HTML5
13 54 (11.30%) RESTful
14 51 (10.67%) Hibernate
15 46 (9.62%) Castle Windsor
16 41 (8.58%) Entity Framework
17 37 (7.74%) WPF
18 32 (6.69%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 71 (14.85%) Open Source
3 53 (11.09%) User Experience
4 35 (7.32%) Mathematics
5 27 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (4.60%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.97%) Visualisation
7 19 (3.97%) CUDA
8 16 (3.35%) Social Media
8 16 (3.35%) BBC
9 12 (2.51%) Physics
10 11 (2.30%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.88%) Semantic Web
11 9 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (1.67%) Xbox
13 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.84%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.84%) iPad
14 4 (0.84%) Cryptography
15 3 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 106 (22.18%) Linux
2 37 (7.74%) UNIX
3 32 (6.69%) Windows
4 16 (3.35%) Android
5 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.63%) CentOS
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (83.47%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (35.36%) MVC
3 149 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
4 130 (27.20%) Scrum
5 80 (16.74%) Software Engineering
6 73 (15.27%) OO
7 58 (12.13%) Unit Testing
8 55 (11.51%) BDD
9 51 (10.67%) Dependency Injection
10 48 (10.04%) Multithreading
11 40 (8.37%) OOP
12 35 (7.32%) UX Design
12 35 (7.32%) Software Architecture
13 29 (6.07%) Waterfall
13 29 (6.07%) AOP
14 26 (5.44%) Test Scripting
14 26 (5.44%) OOD
15 24 (5.02%) Regression Testing
15 24 (5.02%) Web Application Development
15 24 (5.02%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (51.46%) JavaScript
2 197 (41.21%) C#
3 186 (38.91%) Java
4 94 (19.67%) Python
5 79 (16.53%) SQL
6 57 (11.92%) PHP
7 48 (10.04%) Ruby
8 31 (6.49%) C++
9 19 (3.97%) C
9 19 (3.97%) VC++
10 16 (3.35%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.14%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.93%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.51%) VB
13 12 (2.51%) VB6
14 9 (1.88%) Clojure
15 8 (1.67%) F#
16 7 (1.46%) XPath
16 7 (1.46%) CoffeeScript
17 6 (1.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (24.06%) Degree
2 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.05%) ISEB
3 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.21%) PMP
4 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Docker
1 3 (0.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (3.14%) Puppet
2 9 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.26%) Capistrano
3 6 (1.26%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.63%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 77 (16.11%) Oracle
2 56 (11.72%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.44%) Google
4 25 (5.23%) Apple
5 16 (3.35%) Facebook
5 16 (3.35%) Sony
5 16 (3.35%) Yahoo!
6 15 (3.14%) IBM
7 11 (2.30%) Sybase
8 8 (1.67%) Informatica
9 3 (0.63%) Adobe
9 3 (0.63%) Talend
9 3 (0.63%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.42%) Hyland
10 2 (0.42%) HP
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.21%) Alterian
11 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
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