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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 36 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.25% 5.83% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 7.60% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
600 566 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.46% 76.69% 83.63%
Number of salaries quoted 543 455 370
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Sheffield

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 77 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.84%) C#
3 40 (40.82%) MVC
4 38 (38.78%) Java
5 37 (37.76%) ASP.NET
6 36 (36.73%) .NET
7 34 (34.69%) SQL Server
8 33 (33.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (31.63%) BDD
10 30 (30.61%) RESTful
11 29 (29.59%) Git (software)
12 27 (27.55%) Unit Testing
12 27 (27.55%) SQL
13 26 (26.53%) Web Application Development
14 25 (25.51%) .NET Framework
15 24 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (23.47%) Entity Framework
16 23 (23.47%) Node.js
16 23 (23.47%) NoSQL
16 23 (23.47%) WCF
16 23 (23.47%) Ruby
17 22 (22.45%) PHP
18 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
18 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (16.33%) Scrum
20 15 (15.31%) Hibernate
20 15 (15.31%) Spring
20 15 (15.31%) Oracle
21 14 (14.29%) HTML
22 12 (12.24%) CSS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (23.47%) Node.js
2 6 (6.12%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.02%) Force.com
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.47%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.14%) MySQL
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (29.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.22%) Maven
3 6 (6.12%) Ant
4 4 (4.08%) JUnit
4 4 (4.08%) JIRA
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.06%) Mockito
5 3 (3.06%) Gradle
5 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.02%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) TestNG
General
1 8 (8.16%) Banking
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (75.51%) Developer
2 30 (30.61%) .NET Developer
3 27 (27.55%) Java Developer
4 17 (17.35%) Analyst
5 15 (15.31%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Junior
9 7 (7.14%) Test Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Automated Test Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Graduate Business Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Junior Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Graduate
11 5 (5.10%) Junior Business Analyst
12 3 (3.06%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.76%) ASP.NET
2 36 (36.73%) .NET
3 33 (33.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (30.61%) RESTful
5 25 (25.51%) .NET Framework
6 24 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (23.47%) WCF
7 23 (23.47%) Entity Framework
8 15 (15.31%) Hibernate
8 15 (15.31%) Spring
9 14 (14.29%) HTML
10 12 (12.24%) CSS
11 9 (9.18%) Web Services
12 8 (8.16%) J2EE
12 8 (8.16%) jQuery
13 6 (6.12%) FreeMarker
13 6 (6.12%) Spring Web Flow
13 6 (6.12%) JSP
13 6 (6.12%) J2SE
13 6 (6.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (2.04%) User Experience
2 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Android
1 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.82%) MVC
3 31 (31.63%) BDD
4 27 (27.55%) Unit Testing
5 26 (26.53%) Web Application Development
6 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (16.33%) Scrum
8 12 (12.24%) UML
9 8 (8.16%) RUP
9 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.14%) SOA
10 7 (7.14%) Web Development
11 6 (6.12%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.12%) Load Testing
11 6 (6.12%) Security Testing
11 6 (6.12%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.12%) OO
12 5 (5.10%) OOP
12 5 (5.10%) Android Development
12 5 (5.10%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) C#
2 38 (38.78%) Java
3 27 (27.55%) SQL
4 23 (23.47%) Ruby
5 22 (22.45%) PHP
6 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.16%) COBOL
7 8 (8.16%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.10%) Python
9 3 (3.06%) Groovy
9 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 5 (5.10%) Sybase
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.06%) Tieto
4 2 (2.04%) BEA
5 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.02%) HP
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