The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing TDD 54 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.37% 4.84% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 6.35% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 28
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 630 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.90% 76.18% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 609 602 694
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

TDD
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

TDD Salary Trend in Southampton

TDD
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 79 (80.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (44.90%) BDD
4 42 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 40 (40.82%) CSS
6 38 (38.78%) HTML
7 33 (33.67%) C#
8 32 (32.65%) .NET
9 31 (31.63%) Scrum
10 29 (29.59%) Java
11 27 (27.55%) Software Engineering
12 25 (25.51%) MVC
13 23 (23.47%) Mentoring
13 23 (23.47%) Coaching
14 22 (22.45%) Web Services
15 19 (19.39%) ISO 9001
15 19 (19.39%) Kindle
16 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
17 17 (17.35%) Web Development
17 17 (17.35%) Selenium
17 17 (17.35%) User Stories
18 16 (16.33%) Mobile App
18 16 (16.33%) AngularJS
18 16 (16.33%) HTML5
19 15 (15.31%) Node.js
19 15 (15.31%) CSS3
19 15 (15.31%) Gherkin
19 15 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
19 15 (15.31%) System Testing
19 15 (15.31%) Regression Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (15.31%) Node.js
2 11 (11.22%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.04%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (2.04%) WordPress
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.04%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.14%) SaaS
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) Big Data
2 6 (6.12%) MySQL
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Selenium
2 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 9 (9.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (9.18%) JIRA
5 8 (8.16%) Selenium IDE
5 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.16%) Maven
5 8 (8.16%) LoadRunner
6 6 (6.12%) Behat
6 6 (6.12%) Ant
7 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.04%) RSpec
9 2 (2.04%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.04%) GCC
9 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.04%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.04%) Subversion
9 2 (2.04%) NUnit
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (58.16%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Web Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Software Developer
4 15 (15.31%) Graduate
5 12 (12.24%) Graduate Developer
5 12 (12.24%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.24%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Graduate Web Developer
7 10 (10.20%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (9.18%) Test Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Graduate Software Developer
8 9 (9.18%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Test Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) CSS
2 38 (38.78%) HTML
3 32 (32.65%) .NET
4 22 (22.45%) Web Services
5 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
6 16 (16.33%) AngularJS
6 16 (16.33%) HTML5
7 15 (15.31%) CSS3
7 15 (15.31%) Gherkin
8 13 (13.27%) jQuery
8 13 (13.27%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (10.20%) WPF
11 9 (9.18%) J2EE
11 9 (9.18%) Spring
12 5 (5.10%) JSP
12 5 (5.10%) RESTful
13 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.06%) Spring Integration
13 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Kindle
2 16 (16.33%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.16%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (80.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (44.90%) BDD
4 31 (31.63%) Scrum
5 27 (27.55%) Software Engineering
6 25 (25.51%) MVC
7 23 (23.47%) Mentoring
7 23 (23.47%) Coaching
8 17 (17.35%) Web Development
8 17 (17.35%) User Stories
9 15 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (15.31%) System Testing
9 15 (15.31%) Regression Testing
10 12 (12.24%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.20%) Automated Testing
11 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.16%) CQRS
13 8 (8.16%) Test Strategy
13 8 (8.16%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 33 (33.67%) C#
3 29 (29.59%) Java
4 13 (13.27%) PHP
5 12 (12.24%) Python
6 9 (9.18%) C
7 7 (7.14%) SQL
8 6 (6.12%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.04%) R
10 2 (2.04%) Perl
10 2 (2.04%) C++
10 2 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.04%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) ISO 9001
2 11 (11.22%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) zsh
1 2 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
1 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) EPiServer
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
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