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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing TDD 57 45 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.10% 3.92% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 5.20% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,250 £40,000
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
819 866 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 73.32% 75.50% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 744 773 579
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,096 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -6 26 £36,500 +4.28% 4
Newport +15 10 £34,000 +17.24%
Torfaen +5 10 £35,000 +10.23% 1
Bridgend +4 1 - -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 65 (49.24%) C#
2 64 (48.48%) .NET
3 58 (43.94%) Scrum
4 53 (40.15%) HTML
5 51 (38.64%) OO
6 50 (37.88%) Java
6 50 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 48 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
8 45 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (32.58%) ASP.NET
10 41 (31.06%) MVC
11 40 (30.30%) Web Services
11 40 (30.30%) NUnit
12 37 (28.03%) XML
13 36 (27.27%) WCF
14 34 (25.76%) Jenkins
15 33 (25.00%) BDD
16 32 (24.24%) Groovy
17 30 (22.73%) SQL
17 30 (22.73%) CSS
17 30 (22.73%) SOA
18 29 (21.97%) MS Excel
19 26 (19.70%) SOAP
19 26 (19.70%) Windows
19 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
20 24 (18.18%) Subversion
20 24 (18.18%) Maven
20 24 (18.18%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 17 (12.88%) Confluence
2 12 (9.09%) FileNet
3 11 (8.33%) LiveCycle
4 6 (4.55%) Node.js
5 4 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.27%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) CMS
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (21.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.82%) PaaS
2 9 (6.82%) IaaS
3 4 (3.03%) Trello
3 4 (3.03%) Basecamp
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) HTTP
2 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.03%) Internet
3 3 (2.27%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.52%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (10.61%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.03%) MySQL
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.27%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.76%) Big Data
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (30.30%) NUnit
2 34 (25.76%) Jenkins
3 24 (18.18%) Subversion
3 24 (18.18%) Maven
4 22 (16.67%) JIRA
5 21 (15.91%) Selenium
6 20 (15.15%) SoapUI
6 20 (15.15%) MSTest
6 20 (15.15%) Moq
7 18 (13.64%) JUnit
8 16 (12.12%) Hudson
9 12 (9.09%) WebDriver
9 12 (9.09%) Ant
9 12 (9.09%) Git (software)
10 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
11 9 (6.82%) eggPlant
11 9 (6.82%) Robotium
11 9 (6.82%) Calabash
11 9 (6.82%) JBehave
11 9 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Advertising
2 4 (3.03%) Banking
2 4 (3.03%) Retail
3 3 (2.27%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.52%) Games
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (66.67%) Developer
2 46 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.67%) Analyst
4 20 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.36%) Test Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) Test Analyst
6 13 (9.85%) Programmer
7 9 (6.82%) Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Java Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) Java Programmer
8 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.79%) Technical Test Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Perl Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.48%) .NET
2 53 (40.15%) HTML
3 43 (32.58%) ASP.NET
4 40 (30.30%) Web Services
5 37 (28.03%) XML
6 36 (27.27%) WCF
7 30 (22.73%) CSS
8 26 (19.70%) SOAP
9 23 (17.42%) Spring
10 22 (16.67%) WinForms
11 20 (15.15%) HTML5
12 19 (14.39%) J2EE
13 17 (12.88%) Ajax
14 16 (12.12%) .NET Framework
14 16 (12.12%) jQuery
14 16 (12.12%) REST
15 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (11.36%) XSLT
15 15 (11.36%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Open Source
2 11 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) DTV
6 2 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.70%) Windows
2 17 (12.88%) Android
3 16 (12.12%) Apple iOS
4 13 (9.85%) Linux
5 9 (6.82%) UNIX
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.27%) CentOS
7 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (43.94%) Scrum
2 51 (38.64%) OO
3 50 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (31.06%) MVC
6 33 (25.00%) BDD
7 30 (22.73%) SOA
8 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
9 22 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 22 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 19 (14.39%) Release Management
11 18 (13.64%) OOD
12 17 (12.88%) Pair Programming
12 17 (12.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (12.88%) Test Automation
12 17 (12.88%) Waterfall
13 16 (12.12%) DevOps
13 16 (12.12%) RUP
13 16 (12.12%) DSDM
13 16 (12.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (49.24%) C#
2 50 (37.88%) Java
3 48 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 32 (24.24%) Groovy
5 30 (22.73%) SQL
6 19 (14.39%) Scala
7 14 (10.61%) Clojure
8 11 (8.33%) C++
8 11 (8.33%) Perl
8 11 (8.33%) PHP
9 9 (6.82%) Korn
9 9 (6.82%) Bash Shell
10 8 (6.06%) VB.NET
11 7 (5.30%) Python
11 7 (5.30%) Ruby
12 6 (4.55%) VB
13 5 (3.79%) XAML
14 4 (3.03%) C
15 2 (1.52%) XQuery
15 2 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) ISEB
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle
2 14 (10.61%) Twitter
3 13 (9.85%) IBM
4 11 (8.33%) Adobe
5 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.79%) Xamarin
7 4 (3.03%) Perforce
7 4 (3.03%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software
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