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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 47 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.27% 2.60% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 3.20% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 7
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
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
841 1001 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.45% 81.25% 72.19%
Number of salaries quoted 718 894 667
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,571 £28,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -1 23 £35,000 -20.00% 6
Torfaen +11 11 £34,000 -8.10% 1
Newport +19 3 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Glamorgan - 2 £44,250 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £35,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £19,000 -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 100 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (56.45%) C#
3 60 (48.39%) .NET
4 52 (41.94%) HTML
5 51 (41.13%) Scrum
6 48 (38.71%) SQL Server
7 44 (35.48%) Java
8 43 (34.68%) OO
8 43 (34.68%) Microsoft
9 42 (33.87%) ASP.NET
9 42 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (33.06%) BDD
11 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
12 38 (30.65%) MVC
13 37 (29.84%) WCF
14 35 (28.23%) NUnit
15 32 (25.81%) Web Services
15 32 (25.81%) Jenkins
16 30 (24.19%) MS Excel
17 28 (22.58%) XML
17 28 (22.58%) CSS
17 28 (22.58%) SQL
18 26 (20.97%) Windows
18 26 (20.97%) Groovy
19 22 (17.74%) HTML5
20 21 (16.94%) JUnit
21 20 (16.13%) Linux
21 20 (16.13%) C++
21 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
21 20 (16.13%) SOA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (10.48%) Confluence
2 11 (8.87%) Node.js
3 9 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.84%) FileNet
5 5 (4.03%) LiveCycle
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.61%) IIS
7 2 (1.61%) uiautomator
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (24.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.26%) PaaS
2 9 (7.26%) IaaS
3 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.23%) Basecamp
4 4 (3.23%) Trello
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) HTTP
2 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.65%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.71%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.26%) MySQL
4 8 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.45%) CouchDB
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Big Data
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (28.23%) NUnit
2 32 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 21 (16.94%) JUnit
4 19 (15.32%) Selenium
5 17 (13.71%) SoapUI
5 17 (13.71%) MSTest
5 17 (13.71%) Moq
6 16 (12.90%) JIRA
7 13 (10.48%) Spock
8 11 (8.87%) Maven
9 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
9 10 (8.06%) Subversion
9 10 (8.06%) Cucumber
9 10 (8.06%) WebDriver
10 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
11 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (6.45%) Mockito
11 8 (6.45%) Robotium
11 8 (6.45%) Gradle
11 8 (6.45%) Calabash
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Retail
2 4 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Advertising
3 2 (1.61%) Games
3 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (65.32%) Developer
2 44 (35.48%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.32%) Test Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.48%) Analyst
6 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.23%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Programmer
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.42%) Technical Test Analyst
11 3 (2.42%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (48.39%) .NET
2 52 (41.94%) HTML
3 42 (33.87%) ASP.NET
4 37 (29.84%) WCF
5 32 (25.81%) Web Services
6 28 (22.58%) XML
6 28 (22.58%) CSS
7 22 (17.74%) HTML5
8 20 (16.13%) .NET Framework
8 20 (16.13%) WinForms
9 19 (15.32%) REST
10 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (13.71%) Spring
11 17 (13.71%) SOAP
11 17 (13.71%) jQuery
12 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (12.10%) Ajax
14 13 (10.48%) Hibernate
14 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (8.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Open Source
2 10 (8.06%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.26%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (5.65%) DTV
6 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.23%) GIS
7 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.23%) Physics
8 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.81%) Replication
9 1 (0.81%) Statistics
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.97%) Windows
2 20 (16.13%) Linux
3 15 (12.10%) Android
3 15 (12.10%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.45%) CentOS
5 7 (5.65%) UNIX
6 5 (4.03%) Windows Phone
6 5 (4.03%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.13%) Scrum
3 43 (34.68%) OO
4 42 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (33.06%) BDD
6 38 (30.65%) MVC
7 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.13%) SOA
8 18 (14.52%) OOD
8 18 (14.52%) Product Management
9 17 (13.71%) Mentoring
10 16 (12.90%) Regression Testing
11 15 (12.10%) Release Management
11 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
11 15 (12.10%) Waterfall
12 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
13 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
14 12 (9.68%) Unit Testing
15 9 (7.26%) Web Development
16 8 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.45%) C#
2 44 (35.48%) Java
3 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.58%) SQL
5 26 (20.97%) Groovy
6 20 (16.13%) C++
7 16 (12.90%) PHP
8 15 (12.10%) Python
9 14 (11.29%) Ruby
9 14 (11.29%) Korn
9 14 (11.29%) Bash Shell
10 13 (10.48%) Perl
11 9 (7.26%) VB.NET
12 8 (6.45%) C
13 7 (5.65%) Scala
14 5 (4.03%) XAML
14 5 (4.03%) Clojure
15 4 (3.23%) VC++
16 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
16 3 (2.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) ISEB
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (34.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.87%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.45%) Oracle
4 7 (5.65%) IBM
5 5 (4.03%) Adobe
5 5 (4.03%) Twitter
5 5 (4.03%) Xamarin
6 4 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.23%) HP
6 4 (3.23%) TOWER Software
6 4 (3.23%) Perforce
7 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.81%) Sony
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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