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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 55 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.91% 3.74% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 4.75% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 43
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
652 632 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.91% 78.80% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 571 599 675
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (85.87%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (48.91%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (46.74%) BDD
4 40 (43.48%) C#
5 37 (40.22%) .NET
6 35 (38.04%) Scrum
7 32 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 29 (31.52%) CSS
9 27 (29.35%) HTML
10 26 (28.26%) Java
10 26 (28.26%) MVC
10 26 (28.26%) Coaching
11 24 (26.09%) Mentoring
11 24 (26.09%) ASP.NET
11 24 (26.09%) Web Services
12 23 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 20 (21.74%) ISO 9001
13 20 (21.74%) Kindle
14 19 (20.65%) Selenium
15 18 (19.57%) User Stories
15 18 (19.57%) Mobile App
16 16 (17.39%) Regression Testing
16 16 (17.39%) PHP
16 16 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (17.39%) Gherkin
16 16 (17.39%) System Testing
17 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
17 14 (15.22%) Automation Testing
17 14 (15.22%) jQuery
18 12 (13.04%) SQL Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (11.96%) Umbraco
2 7 (7.61%) Node.js
3 5 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.17%) WordPress
4 2 (2.17%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) SaaS
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) Big Data
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Selenium
2 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 11 (11.96%) JIRA
4 11 (11.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (10.87%) LoadRunner
6 9 (9.78%) Selenium IDE
7 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.61%) Maven
8 6 (6.52%) NUnit
9 5 (5.43%) Ant
9 5 (5.43%) Behat
9 5 (5.43%) Bitbucket
9 5 (5.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (5.43%) Moq
10 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.26%) Subversion
11 2 (2.17%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.17%) RSpec
11 2 (2.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Games
3 2 (2.17%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (54.35%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Web Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Software Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Senior Developer
5 12 (13.04%) Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) Test Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.87%) C# Developer
7 10 (10.87%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
9 8 (8.70%) Test Engineer
10 7 (7.61%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Graduate
11 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Consultant
11 6 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (5.43%) Graduate Software Developer
12 5 (5.43%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.22%) .NET
2 29 (31.52%) CSS
3 27 (29.35%) HTML
4 24 (26.09%) Web Services
4 24 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 16 (17.39%) Gherkin
6 14 (15.22%) jQuery
7 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.70%) HTML5
9 7 (7.61%) CSS3
9 7 (7.61%) WPF
9 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (6.52%) WCF
10 6 (6.52%) RESTful
10 6 (6.52%) J2EE
10 6 (6.52%) Spring
11 5 (5.43%) NHibernate
11 5 (5.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Kindle
2 18 (19.57%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.52%) Open Source
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Android
3 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (85.87%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (48.91%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (46.74%) BDD
4 35 (38.04%) Scrum
5 26 (28.26%) MVC
5 26 (28.26%) Coaching
6 24 (26.09%) Mentoring
7 23 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 18 (19.57%) User Stories
9 16 (17.39%) Regression Testing
9 16 (17.39%) System Testing
9 16 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (15.22%) Automation Testing
11 11 (11.96%) Kanban
12 10 (10.87%) Web Development
12 10 (10.87%) Web Testing
12 10 (10.87%) Test Management
12 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (9.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) C#
2 32 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.26%) Java
4 16 (17.39%) PHP
5 11 (11.96%) Python
6 8 (8.70%) SQL
6 8 (8.70%) C
7 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.17%) PHP5
8 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.17%) Perl
8 2 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 12 (13.04%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) HDFS
2 2 (2.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
1 2 (2.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) EPiServer
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.09%) Zend
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