The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 75 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.79% 7.12% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.18% 8.38% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74 36 44
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
671 489 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.60% 84.90% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 578 403 496
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

TDD
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

TDD Salary Trend in Sheffield

TDD
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Sheffield

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

1 101 (77.69%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (40.77%) MVC
4 50 (38.46%) Java
5 47 (36.15%) C#
5 47 (36.15%) .NET
6 42 (32.31%) ASP.NET
7 41 (31.54%) SQL Server
8 40 (30.77%) Unit Testing
9 38 (29.23%) Git (software)
10 34 (26.15%) Software Engineering
11 32 (24.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (23.85%) JavaScript
13 29 (22.31%) HTML
14 28 (21.54%) WCF
15 27 (20.77%) PHP
16 25 (19.23%) RESTful
17 23 (17.69%) MySQL
17 23 (17.69%) CSS
17 23 (17.69%) Web Application Development
18 22 (16.92%) .NET Framework
19 21 (16.15%) Linux
19 21 (16.15%) Scrum
20 20 (15.38%) Ruby
21 19 (14.62%) OO
21 19 (14.62%) Microsoft
21 19 (14.62%) Hibernate
21 19 (14.62%) Subversion
21 19 (14.62%) BDD
22 17 (13.08%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (9.23%) Node.js
2 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.31%) JBoss
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.54%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.54%) Confluence
3 2 (1.54%) CMS
3 2 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) HTTP
2 2 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.77%) Broadband
3 1 (0.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.69%) MySQL
3 13 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.38%) Big Data
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.77%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.77%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 38 (29.23%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.62%) Subversion
3 13 (10.00%) Maven
3 13 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 11 (8.46%) NUnit
4 11 (8.46%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (8.46%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.92%) Liquibase
5 9 (6.92%) JUnit
6 8 (6.15%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.15%) RSpec
6 8 (6.15%) Selenium
7 7 (5.38%) WebDriver
8 6 (4.62%) Ant
9 5 (3.85%) JIRA
9 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.31%) Xcode
11 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.77%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Banking
3 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (83.08%) Developer
2 38 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 33 (25.38%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.08%) PHP Developer
5 15 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.46%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 8 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Performance Tester
11 4 (3.08%) Tester
12 3 (2.31%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (2.31%) CRM Developer
12 3 (2.31%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (36.15%) .NET
2 42 (32.31%) ASP.NET
3 32 (24.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (22.31%) HTML
5 28 (21.54%) WCF
6 25 (19.23%) RESTful
7 23 (17.69%) CSS
8 22 (16.92%) .NET Framework
9 19 (14.62%) Hibernate
10 17 (13.08%) Spring
10 17 (13.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (12.31%) Web Services
12 14 (10.77%) XML
13 12 (9.23%) J2EE
13 12 (9.23%) JSON
13 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (8.46%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (8.46%) LAMP
14 11 (8.46%) NHibernate
14 11 (8.46%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.46%) Tandem
3 7 (5.38%) Open Source
3 7 (5.38%) Replication
4 6 (4.62%) User Experience
5 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.85%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.31%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.77%) Physics
8 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.15%) Linux
2 11 (8.46%) UNIX
3 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (77.69%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (40.77%) MVC
4 40 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 34 (26.15%) Software Engineering
6 23 (17.69%) Web Application Development
7 21 (16.15%) Scrum
8 19 (14.62%) OO
8 19 (14.62%) BDD
9 16 (12.31%) OOP
10 10 (7.69%) Web Development
11 9 (6.92%) DevOps
12 8 (6.15%) Refactoring
13 7 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.38%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.38%) Test Planning
14 5 (3.85%) CRM
14 5 (3.85%) Integration Testing
15 4 (3.08%) Performance Testing
15 4 (3.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 50 (38.46%) Java
2 47 (36.15%) C#
3 31 (23.85%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.77%) PHP
5 20 (15.38%) Ruby
6 17 (13.08%) SQL
7 7 (5.38%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (5.38%) RubyMotion
8 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.31%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.54%) VB6
10 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.54%) VB
11 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.77%) Puppet
3 7 (5.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.77%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.38%) Facebook
2 7 (5.38%) Twitter
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle
4 2 (1.54%) Tieto
5 1 (0.77%) Sybase
5 1 (0.77%) Apple
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