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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 246 174 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.89% 4.64% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.33% 5.67% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 149 103 91
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2638 3070 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.66% 81.93% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 2003 1385
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 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 30 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 +8 136 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Edinburgh +30 90 £40,000 - 12
Stirling -6 5 - - 1
Dundee +1 3 £35,000 -9.09%
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,000 -
Aberdeen +12 1 - -
Highlands +1 1 £45,000 +9.09%
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 396 (84.08%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (52.87%) JavaScript
3 201 (42.68%) .NET
4 191 (40.55%) C#
5 182 (38.64%) Java
6 172 (36.52%) HTML
7 167 (35.46%) MVC
8 152 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
9 143 (30.36%) Relational Database
10 141 (29.94%) SQL Server
10 141 (29.94%) ASP.NET
11 139 (29.51%) CSS
12 137 (29.09%) Scrum
13 122 (25.90%) Finance
14 113 (23.99%) jQuery
15 112 (23.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 112 (23.78%) Degree
16 105 (22.29%) Linux
17 94 (19.96%) Python
18 90 (19.11%) Oracle
19 85 (18.05%) SQL
20 82 (17.41%) Banking
21 81 (17.20%) NHibernate
22 78 (16.56%) Software Engineering
23 77 (16.35%) Web Services
24 71 (15.07%) OO
24 71 (15.07%) Spring
25 69 (14.65%) Computer Science
26 67 (14.23%) .NET Framework
27 63 (13.38%) Telecoms

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 27 (5.73%) Node.js
2 24 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.82%) CMS
4 16 (3.40%) Drupal
5 14 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.12%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.91%) JBoss
9 7 (1.49%) Apache
10 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.64%) Liferay
11 3 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.42%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.21%) GemFire
13 1 (0.21%) Moodle
13 1 (0.21%) Confluence
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.21%) Mule
13 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.49%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.64%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.85%) SaaS
5 3 (0.64%) GitHub
5 3 (0.64%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.61%) Ethernet
2 7 (1.49%) Intranet
3 4 (0.85%) Internet
4 3 (0.64%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) NAS
5 2 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (30.36%) Relational Database
2 141 (29.94%) SQL Server
3 44 (9.34%) RDBMS
4 35 (7.43%) NoSQL
5 30 (6.37%) MongoDB
6 28 (5.94%) MySQL
7 25 (5.31%) Oracle Database
8 22 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (3.18%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (2.55%) RavenDB
13 9 (1.91%) Datomic
14 8 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.70%) DataStage
14 8 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.55%) Subversion
3 41 (8.70%) JUnit
4 33 (7.01%) Visual Studio
5 32 (6.79%) Selenium
6 28 (5.94%) Maven
7 27 (5.73%) Jenkins
8 20 (4.25%) Ant
9 19 (4.03%) Cucumber
10 15 (3.18%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.97%) Mockito
11 14 (2.97%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.34%) RSpec
13 10 (2.12%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.12%) Gradle
13 10 (2.12%) JIRA
14 9 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (1.91%) NCrunch
15 8 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (1.49%) TestNG
General
1 122 (25.90%) Finance
2 82 (17.41%) Banking
3 63 (13.38%) Telecoms
4 55 (11.68%) Games
5 17 (3.61%) Electronics
5 17 (3.61%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.34%) Front Office
7 8 (1.70%) Marketing
8 7 (1.49%) Retail
9 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.85%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (67.09%) Developer
2 105 (22.29%) Java Developer
3 98 (20.81%) Senior Developer
4 56 (11.89%) Software Engineer
5 37 (7.86%) .NET Developer
6 35 (7.43%) Software Developer
7 34 (7.22%) Python Developer
8 33 (7.01%) Web Developer
9 28 (5.94%) QA Engineer
9 28 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
10 21 (4.46%) C# Developer
11 19 (4.03%) Senior Software Developer
12 16 (3.40%) .NET Software Engineer
13 14 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
14 13 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
15 12 (2.55%) Senior Software Engineer
15 12 (2.55%) Programmer
16 10 (2.12%) Architect
16 10 (2.12%) Senior Web Developer
16 10 (2.12%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (42.68%) .NET
2 172 (36.52%) HTML
3 141 (29.94%) ASP.NET
4 139 (29.51%) CSS
5 113 (23.99%) jQuery
6 112 (23.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 81 (17.20%) NHibernate
8 77 (16.35%) Web Services
9 71 (15.07%) Spring
10 67 (14.23%) .NET Framework
11 59 (12.53%) AngularJS
12 58 (12.31%) WCF
13 53 (11.25%) Spring.NET
14 51 (10.83%) HTML5
15 48 (10.19%) RESTful
15 48 (10.19%) Hibernate
16 43 (9.13%) Entity Framework
16 43 (9.13%) Castle Windsor
17 38 (8.07%) WPF
18 34 (7.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 58 (12.31%) Open Source
3 49 (10.40%) User Experience
4 34 (7.22%) Mathematics
5 27 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.61%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.61%) CUDA
8 13 (2.76%) Social Media
8 13 (2.76%) BBC
9 11 (2.34%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.34%) Physics
10 10 (2.12%) Xbox
11 9 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (1.91%) Semantic Web
12 6 (1.27%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.06%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.85%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.85%) iPad
15 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (22.29%) Linux
2 39 (8.28%) UNIX
3 35 (7.43%) Windows
4 15 (3.18%) Android
5 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.64%) CentOS
7 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (84.08%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (35.46%) MVC
3 152 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
4 137 (29.09%) Scrum
5 78 (16.56%) Software Engineering
6 71 (15.07%) OO
7 56 (11.89%) Unit Testing
7 56 (11.89%) Dependency Injection
8 52 (11.04%) BDD
9 47 (9.98%) Multithreading
10 39 (8.28%) OOP
11 31 (6.58%) UX Design
11 31 (6.58%) AOP
12 30 (6.37%) Software Architecture
13 29 (6.16%) OOD
14 27 (5.73%) Test Scripting
15 25 (5.31%) Waterfall
15 25 (5.31%) Regression Testing
15 25 (5.31%) Black-Box Testing
16 24 (5.10%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 249 (52.87%) JavaScript
2 191 (40.55%) C#
3 182 (38.64%) Java
4 94 (19.96%) Python
5 85 (18.05%) SQL
6 54 (11.46%) PHP
7 46 (9.77%) Ruby
8 27 (5.73%) C++
9 17 (3.61%) C
9 17 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.61%) VC++
10 16 (3.40%) VB.NET
11 14 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.55%) VB
12 12 (2.55%) VB6
13 11 (2.34%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (1.91%) Clojure
15 8 (1.70%) F#
16 6 (1.27%) Scala
17 5 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 112 (23.78%) Degree
2 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.21%) PMP
3 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.85%) Docker
2 3 (0.64%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (3.61%) Puppet
2 11 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.49%) Capistrano
4 6 (1.27%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.85%) Ansible
7 1 (0.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 90 (19.11%) Oracle
2 52 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.88%) Google
4 22 (4.67%) Apple
5 16 (3.40%) IBM
6 13 (2.76%) Yahoo!
6 13 (2.76%) Sony
6 13 (2.76%) Facebook
6 13 (2.76%) Sybase
7 7 (1.49%) Informatica
8 3 (0.64%) Adobe
8 3 (0.64%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.64%) Talend
9 2 (0.42%) HP
9 2 (0.42%) Twitter
9 2 (0.42%) Hyland
10 1 (0.21%) Telerik
10 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
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