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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 61 46 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 38 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.21% 4.81% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 5.92% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,875 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £55,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
935 743 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.10% 81.20% 71.90%
Number of salaries quoted 835 648 575
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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
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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 -21 18 £35,000 - 4
Torfaen -1 11 £35,000 -19.54% 1
Monmouthshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (67.06%) C#
3 52 (61.18%) Scrum
4 43 (50.59%) .NET
5 41 (48.24%) HTML
6 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
7 34 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 31 (36.47%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (35.29%) WCF
9 30 (35.29%) Java
10 29 (34.12%) JavaScript
11 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET
11 28 (32.94%) BDD
12 26 (30.59%) MVC
13 24 (28.24%) C++
14 23 (27.06%) Linux
15 22 (25.88%) OO
16 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
17 20 (23.53%) CSS
17 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
18 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
19 18 (21.18%) Python
20 17 (20.00%) NUnit
20 17 (20.00%) HTML5
21 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET Web API
22 15 (17.65%) MSTest
22 15 (17.65%) Ruby
22 15 (17.65%) Perl
22 15 (17.65%) PHP
22 15 (17.65%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (16.47%) Node.js
2 11 (12.94%) Confluence
3 10 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.88%) CMS
4 5 (5.88%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.71%) IIS
6 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) PaaS
3 4 (4.71%) IaaS
4 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.76%) HTTP
3 6 (7.06%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.35%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
3 10 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.59%) MySQL
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
5 7 (8.24%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 17 (20.00%) NUnit
3 15 (17.65%) MSTest
4 13 (15.29%) JUnit
5 11 (12.94%) JIRA
6 10 (11.76%) Moq
6 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (10.59%) TestLink
8 7 (8.24%) Spock
8 7 (8.24%) Apache Ivy
8 7 (8.24%) Gradle
8 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
8 7 (8.24%) Mockito
9 6 (7.06%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (7.06%) Fiddler
9 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
9 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.53%) Selenium
10 3 (3.53%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.35%) Xcode
General
1 4 (4.71%) Multimedia
2 3 (3.53%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (69.41%) Developer
2 31 (36.47%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Software Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Software Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.71%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.71%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Head of Development
8 2 (2.35%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Head of Software Development
8 2 (2.35%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Graduate
8 2 (2.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.59%) .NET
2 41 (48.24%) HTML
3 30 (35.29%) WCF
4 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET
5 20 (23.53%) CSS
5 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 17 (20.00%) HTML5
7 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (15.29%) Web Services
9 11 (12.94%) XML
9 11 (12.94%) jQuery
10 10 (11.76%) REST
11 8 (9.41%) WinForms
11 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (8.24%) D3.js
12 7 (8.24%) Apache Cordova
12 7 (8.24%) Spring
12 7 (8.24%) Yii
12 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) DTV
2 7 (8.24%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (7.06%) User Experience
3 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.71%) Physics
5 4 (4.71%) GIS
6 3 (3.53%) Replication
7 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.35%) Statistics
7 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Linux
2 11 (12.94%) CentOS
3 9 (10.59%) Windows
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.06%) UNIX
6 1 (1.18%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (61.18%) Scrum
3 31 (36.47%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (32.94%) BDD
5 26 (30.59%) MVC
6 22 (25.88%) OO
7 14 (16.47%) Regression Testing
8 13 (15.29%) OOP
9 12 (14.12%) Product Management
10 11 (12.94%) Bug Management
11 10 (11.76%) OOD
11 10 (11.76%) Web Development
12 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.59%) Test Management
13 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
14 7 (8.24%) Release Management
14 7 (8.24%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (8.24%) Microservices
15 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
15 6 (7.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) C#
2 30 (35.29%) Java
3 29 (34.12%) JavaScript
4 24 (28.24%) C++
5 18 (21.18%) Python
6 15 (17.65%) Ruby
6 15 (17.65%) Perl
6 15 (17.65%) PHP
6 15 (17.65%) SQL
7 14 (16.47%) Korn
7 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
8 9 (10.59%) Groovy
9 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
10 6 (7.06%) C
11 4 (4.71%) VC++
12 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.53%) Scala
12 3 (3.53%) XAML
12 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
1 3 (3.53%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.24%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.53%) Perforce
4 3 (3.53%) LexisNexis
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.18%) Sony
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chepstow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago