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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 54 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 42 75 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.46% 6.73% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 8.49% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 39 68 38
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
977 883 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.54% 79.19% 75.02%
Number of salaries quoted 817 767 707
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -19 25 £36,250 -19.44% 10
Torfaen -11 5 £39,500 +9.72%
Newport -18 3 £35,369 +1.05%
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £40,500 -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 83 (88.30%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (68.09%) Scrum
3 49 (52.13%) Java
4 47 (50.00%) C#
5 43 (45.74%) .NET
6 42 (44.68%) BDD
7 39 (41.49%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (37.23%) JavaScript
9 34 (36.17%) ASP.NET
10 33 (35.11%) SQL Server
11 32 (34.04%) HTML
12 31 (32.98%) MVC
13 29 (30.85%) Linux
14 28 (29.79%) Perl
14 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
15 25 (26.60%) User Experience
16 24 (25.53%) Web Services
17 23 (24.47%) JUnit
17 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
17 23 (24.47%) WCF
18 22 (23.40%) Cucumber
19 21 (22.34%) Bash Shell
20 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (21.28%) Product Management
21 19 (20.21%) Confluence
21 19 (20.21%) Objective-C
21 19 (20.21%) Korn
21 19 (20.21%) JIRA
21 19 (20.21%) Client/Server
22 18 (19.15%) NUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (20.21%) Confluence
2 5 (5.32%) Node.js
2 5 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.06%) Mule
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) DVB
2 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.45%) HTTP
4 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) Big Data
4 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.19%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.19%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
2 23 (24.47%) JUnit
3 22 (23.40%) Cucumber
4 19 (20.21%) JIRA
5 18 (19.15%) NUnit
6 16 (17.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (13.83%) TestLink
9 10 (10.64%) Eclipse
10 8 (8.51%) Maven
11 7 (7.45%) JMeter
11 7 (7.45%) MSTest
12 6 (6.38%) Moq
12 6 (6.38%) Hudson
12 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
12 6 (6.38%) NetBeans
13 4 (4.26%) Xcode
13 4 (4.26%) Selenium
13 4 (4.26%) FitNesse
13 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Back Office
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (64.89%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Test Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Tester
8 4 (4.26%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (4.26%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (4.26%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.74%) .NET
2 34 (36.17%) ASP.NET
3 32 (34.04%) HTML
4 24 (25.53%) Web Services
5 23 (24.47%) WCF
6 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (17.02%) Castle Windsor
8 15 (15.96%) CSS
9 13 (13.83%) jQuery
10 11 (11.70%) NHibernate
11 10 (10.64%) XML
11 10 (10.64%) MonoRail
12 8 (8.51%) Spring
12 8 (8.51%) SOAP
12 8 (8.51%) REST
12 8 (8.51%) RESTful
13 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.45%) .NET Framework
14 6 (6.38%) Java EE
14 6 (6.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) User Experience
2 19 (20.21%) Client/Server
3 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (13.83%) Statistics
5 10 (10.64%) Tandem
6 9 (9.57%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.19%) Social Network
8 3 (3.19%) DTV
8 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
8 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.06%) PMI
10 1 (1.06%) Replication
10 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) CentOS
2 13 (13.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.38%) Android
3 6 (6.38%) Windows
4 3 (3.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (88.30%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (68.09%) Scrum
3 42 (44.68%) BDD
4 39 (41.49%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (32.98%) MVC
6 20 (21.28%) Product Management
7 17 (18.09%) OO
8 14 (14.89%) Web Application Development
9 13 (13.83%) OOP
9 13 (13.83%) Test Management
10 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
11 10 (10.64%) Regression Testing
11 10 (10.64%) User Stories
11 10 (10.64%) Bug Management
11 10 (10.64%) SDLC
12 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.51%) Kanban
12 8 (8.51%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 49 (52.13%) Java
2 47 (50.00%) C#
3 35 (37.23%) JavaScript
4 28 (29.79%) Perl
5 21 (22.34%) Bash Shell
6 19 (20.21%) Objective-C
6 19 (20.21%) Korn
7 16 (17.02%) SQL
8 12 (12.77%) C++
9 8 (8.51%) PHP
9 8 (8.51%) Ruby
9 8 (8.51%) Python
10 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
10 6 (6.38%) Scala
11 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.19%) VB
12 2 (2.13%) Erlang
13 1 (1.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
2 13 (13.83%) Perforce
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) TOWER Software
5 3 (3.19%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.19%) Facebook
5 3 (3.19%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum
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Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £24,594 - £29,115
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
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