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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 42 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs citing TDD 49 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.12% 5.25% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 6.35% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 22
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £41,800
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
950 834 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.83% 82.57% 74.95%
Number of salaries quoted 818 707 706
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 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 5 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 -9 23 £35,750 -9.49% 4
Newport -8 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Torfaen -9 6 £37,000 +2.77%
Caerphilly - 3 £35,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £26,000 -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 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 66 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (66.67%) Scrum
3 50 (59.52%) C#
4 46 (54.76%) .NET
5 41 (48.81%) Java
6 35 (41.67%) HTML
7 34 (40.48%) JavaScript
8 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
8 33 (39.29%) ASP.NET
8 33 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (36.90%) MVC
9 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
10 30 (35.71%) BDD
11 27 (32.14%) WCF
12 22 (26.19%) Linux
13 21 (25.00%) Perl
14 19 (22.62%) CSS
14 19 (22.62%) NUnit
14 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (22.62%) User Experience
15 18 (21.43%) JUnit
16 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
17 16 (19.05%) Cucumber
17 16 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
17 16 (19.05%) Rhino Mocks
18 15 (17.86%) Bash Shell
18 15 (17.86%) SQL
18 15 (17.86%) Web Services
18 15 (17.86%) OO
19 14 (16.67%) Client/Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 13 (15.48%) Confluence
2 8 (9.52%) Node.js
3 4 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.76%) CMS
3 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Mule
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.19%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.52%) DVB
3 7 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.57%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.57%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) NUnit
2 18 (21.43%) JUnit
3 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
4 16 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 16 (19.05%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (16.67%) MSTest
6 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (15.48%) JIRA
7 9 (10.71%) Moq
8 8 (9.52%) TestLink
9 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 5 (5.95%) JMeter
11 4 (4.76%) Xcode
11 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.76%) Selenium
12 3 (3.57%) Maven
13 2 (2.38%) Mockito
13 2 (2.38%) jMock
13 2 (2.38%) NetBeans
13 2 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (2.38%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (70.24%) Developer
2 30 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.57%) Tester
8 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (3.57%) CRM Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Automated Tester
9 2 (2.38%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (54.76%) .NET
2 35 (41.67%) HTML
3 33 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 27 (32.14%) WCF
5 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (22.62%) CSS
6 16 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
7 15 (17.86%) Web Services
8 10 (11.90%) XML
8 10 (11.90%) .NET Framework
8 10 (11.90%) jQuery
8 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (10.71%) NHibernate
10 8 (9.52%) MonoRail
10 8 (9.52%) Ninject
10 8 (9.52%) HTML5
10 8 (9.52%) Spring.NET
10 8 (9.52%) Unity DI Container
11 7 (8.33%) WPF
11 7 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) User Experience
2 14 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (9.52%) Tandem
5 8 (9.52%) Statistics
6 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.76%) Replication
7 4 (4.76%) DTV
7 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.57%) Social Network
9 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.19%) PMI
10 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 10 (11.90%) CentOS
2 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.52%) Windows
4 4 (4.76%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (66.67%) Scrum
3 33 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (36.90%) MVC
5 30 (35.71%) BDD
6 15 (17.86%) OO
7 14 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 13 (15.48%) Product Management
9 12 (14.29%) OOP
10 10 (11.90%) Regression Testing
10 10 (11.90%) User Stories
11 9 (10.71%) Bug Management
11 9 (10.71%) MVVM
11 9 (10.71%) OOD
11 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
11 9 (10.71%) Kanban
12 8 (9.52%) Test Management
12 8 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (8.33%) ATDD
13 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) C#
2 41 (48.81%) Java
3 34 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.00%) Perl
5 15 (17.86%) SQL
5 15 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 14 (16.67%) Korn
7 12 (14.29%) Objective-C
8 11 (13.10%) C++
9 9 (10.71%) Python
10 7 (8.33%) Ruby
10 7 (8.33%) PHP
11 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
12 5 (5.95%) Scala
13 4 (4.76%) XAML
14 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
14 3 (3.57%) VB
15 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
16 1 (1.19%) Erlang
16 1 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.52%) Perforce
4 6 (7.14%) TOWER Software
5 4 (4.76%) LexisNexis
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle
6 3 (3.57%) Facebook
6 3 (3.57%) Twitter
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £46,000 per annum (negotiable) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Strong benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago