The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 31 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs citing TDD 52 75 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.44% 7.10% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 8.62% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 48 68 22
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,146
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £31,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
936 870 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.00% 82.39% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 807 748 699
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

TDD
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

TDD Salary Trend in South Wales

TDD
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in South Wales

TDD
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cardiff -18 22 £37,000 -8.64% 1
Torfaen -12 8 £37,000 +2.77% 1
Newport -16 7 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £26,000 -
Caerphilly - 2 £35,000 -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (83.70%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (69.57%) Scrum
3 51 (55.43%) C#
4 47 (51.09%) Java
4 47 (51.09%) .NET
5 38 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (40.22%) BDD
7 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
8 35 (38.04%) HTML
9 34 (36.96%) ASP.NET
10 33 (35.87%) SQL Server
11 31 (33.70%) MVC
12 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
13 29 (31.52%) Linux
14 28 (30.43%) Perl
15 27 (29.35%) WCF
16 25 (27.17%) User Experience
17 24 (26.09%) Jenkins
18 23 (25.00%) JUnit
19 21 (22.83%) Cucumber
19 21 (22.83%) Bash Shell
20 20 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (21.74%) NUnit
21 19 (20.65%) Korn
21 19 (20.65%) Client/Server
22 18 (19.57%) SQL
22 18 (19.57%) JIRA
22 18 (19.57%) Confluence
22 18 (19.57%) Product Management
23 17 (18.48%) Rhino Mocks

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 18 (19.57%) Confluence
2 8 (8.70%) Node.js
3 5 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.26%) CMS
4 3 (3.26%) IIS
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.09%) Mule
6 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) GitHub
3 2 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.96%) DVB
3 7 (7.61%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.26%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.26%) Big Data
5 3 (3.26%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 23 (25.00%) JUnit
3 21 (22.83%) Cucumber
4 20 (21.74%) NUnit
5 18 (19.57%) JIRA
6 17 (18.48%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (13.04%) MSTest
9 11 (11.96%) TestLink
10 9 (9.78%) Moq
11 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
11 7 (7.61%) JMeter
12 5 (5.43%) Selenium
13 4 (4.35%) Maven
13 4 (4.35%) Xcode
13 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
14 3 (3.26%) Hudson
14 3 (3.26%) NetBeans
15 2 (2.17%) Subversion
15 2 (2.17%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Games
3 2 (2.17%) Law
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (65.22%) Developer
2 28 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.96%) Software Developer
3 11 (11.96%) Test Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Tester
7 4 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (4.35%) CRM Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.09%) .NET
2 35 (38.04%) HTML
3 34 (36.96%) ASP.NET
4 27 (29.35%) WCF
5 20 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (18.48%) Castle Windsor
6 17 (18.48%) Web Services
7 16 (17.39%) CSS
8 12 (13.04%) jQuery
9 11 (11.96%) XML
10 10 (10.87%) NHibernate
11 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
11 9 (9.78%) MonoRail
12 8 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
12 8 (8.70%) Spring.NET
12 8 (8.70%) RESTful
12 8 (8.70%) HTML5
12 8 (8.70%) Ninject
13 7 (7.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) User Experience
2 19 (20.65%) Client/Server
3 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.96%) Statistics
5 10 (10.87%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (9.78%) Tandem
7 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.35%) DTV
8 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.26%) Replication
9 3 (3.26%) Social Network
10 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
11 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 13 (14.13%) CentOS
2 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.70%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.52%) Android
5 3 (3.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (83.70%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (69.57%) Scrum
3 38 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (40.22%) BDD
5 31 (33.70%) MVC
6 18 (19.57%) Product Management
7 15 (16.30%) OO
7 15 (16.30%) Web Application Development
8 13 (14.13%) OOP
9 12 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 12 (13.04%) Test Scripting
10 11 (11.96%) Test Management
10 11 (11.96%) User Stories
10 11 (11.96%) Bug Management
11 9 (9.78%) Kanban
12 8 (8.70%) OOD
12 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (7.61%) MVVM
13 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) C#
2 47 (51.09%) Java
3 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 28 (30.43%) Perl
5 21 (22.83%) Bash Shell
6 19 (20.65%) Korn
7 18 (19.57%) SQL
8 17 (18.48%) Objective-C
9 13 (14.13%) C++
10 10 (10.87%) Python
11 8 (8.70%) Ruby
12 7 (7.61%) PHP
13 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
13 6 (6.52%) Scala
14 3 (3.26%) XAML
14 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
14 3 (3.26%) VB
15 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
15 2 (2.17%) Erlang
16 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.96%) Perforce
4 6 (6.52%) TOWER Software
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle
6 3 (3.26%) LexisNexis
6 3 (3.26%) Facebook
6 3 (3.26%) Twitter
7 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £38k - 41k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago