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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 58 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.77% 3.84% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 5.05% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 34
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
701 614 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.80% 75.99% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 616 584 685
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 2 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 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 (84.95%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (49.46%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (48.39%) BDD
4 36 (38.71%) C#
4 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 35 (37.63%) .NET
6 34 (36.56%) CSS
7 33 (35.48%) Scrum
8 32 (34.41%) HTML
9 26 (27.96%) MVC
9 26 (27.96%) Software Engineering
10 25 (26.88%) Java
10 25 (26.88%) Web Services
11 24 (25.81%) Mentoring
11 24 (25.81%) Coaching
12 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET
13 19 (20.43%) ISO 9001
13 19 (20.43%) Kindle
14 17 (18.28%) User Stories
14 17 (18.28%) Selenium
15 16 (17.20%) Mobile App
16 15 (16.13%) Gherkin
16 15 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (16.13%) System Testing
16 15 (16.13%) Regression Testing
17 14 (15.05%) Web Development
18 13 (13.98%) jQuery
18 13 (13.98%) PHP
19 12 (12.90%) HTML5
19 12 (12.90%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (11.83%) Umbraco
1 11 (11.83%) Node.js
2 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.15%) WordPress
2 2 (2.15%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.15%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) SaaS
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Big Data
3 3 (3.23%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Selenium
2 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
4 9 (9.68%) JIRA
4 9 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (8.60%) LoadRunner
5 8 (8.60%) Maven
5 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.60%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (6.45%) Behat
6 6 (6.45%) Ant
7 5 (5.38%) NUnit
7 5 (5.38%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (4.30%) Moq
9 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.15%) Subversion
10 2 (2.15%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.15%) RSpec
10 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Games
3 3 (3.23%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (55.91%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) Web Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Software Developer
3 15 (16.13%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Graduate
5 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (10.75%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) Java Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Test Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Graduate Web Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Graduate Software Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.63%) .NET
2 34 (36.56%) CSS
3 32 (34.41%) HTML
4 25 (26.88%) Web Services
5 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET
6 15 (16.13%) Gherkin
7 13 (13.98%) jQuery
8 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 12 (12.90%) HTML5
8 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (11.83%) CSS3
10 9 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (8.60%) WPF
12 6 (6.45%) RESTful
12 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (6.45%) J2EE
12 6 (6.45%) Spring
13 5 (5.38%) JSP
13 5 (5.38%) WCF
14 4 (4.30%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Kindle
2 16 (17.20%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.53%) Open Source
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Windows
1 9 (9.68%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Android
2 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (84.95%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (49.46%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (48.39%) BDD
4 33 (35.48%) Scrum
5 26 (27.96%) Software Engineering
5 26 (27.96%) MVC
6 24 (25.81%) Mentoring
6 24 (25.81%) Coaching
7 17 (18.28%) User Stories
8 15 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 15 (16.13%) System Testing
8 15 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (15.05%) Web Development
10 12 (12.90%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.75%) Automated Testing
12 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Web Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Test Management
13 8 (8.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) C#
1 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 25 (26.88%) Java
3 13 (13.98%) PHP
4 10 (10.75%) Python
5 9 (9.68%) C
6 8 (8.60%) SQL
7 4 (4.30%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.15%) Perl
9 2 (2.15%) C++
9 2 (2.15%) PHP5
9 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.15%) R
9 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) ISO 9001
2 11 (11.83%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) HDFS
2 2 (2.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Puppet
1 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) EPiServer
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) SAP
4 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
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Salary: competitive
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