The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 239 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 1 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
ATDD
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5062 4361 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.38% 82.10% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 3772 3643
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ATDD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ATDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ATDD across the South West region.

ATDD Salary Trend in the South West

ATDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol -12 1 £39,000 -8.23%
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification