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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing TDD 41 57 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.87% 6.36% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 8.49% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 57 26
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
687 671 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.59% 74.89% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 608 635 687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
2 45 (48.39%) CSS
3 43 (46.24%) HTML
3 43 (46.24%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (44.09%) BDD
5 34 (36.56%) .NET
6 32 (34.41%) C#
7 31 (33.33%) Scrum
7 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (27.96%) Java
9 24 (25.81%) MVC
10 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
11 21 (22.58%) HTML5
11 21 (22.58%) AngularJS
12 20 (21.51%) Node.js
12 20 (21.51%) CSS3
13 18 (19.35%) Web Development
13 18 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (18.28%) Web Services
15 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET
15 16 (17.20%) ISO 9001
15 16 (17.20%) Kindle
16 14 (15.05%) User Stories
16 14 (15.05%) Selenium
17 13 (13.98%) Mobile App
18 12 (12.90%) Gherkin
18 12 (12.90%) Regression Testing
18 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
18 12 (12.90%) Windows
18 12 (12.90%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (21.51%) Node.js
2 10 (10.75%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.15%) WordPress
3 2 (2.15%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.15%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) SaaS
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%) Big Data
2 8 (8.60%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Selenium
2 8 (8.60%) Maven
2 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.53%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.45%) Behat
4 6 (6.45%) JIRA
4 6 (6.45%) Ant
4 6 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.38%) LoadRunner
5 5 (5.38%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.15%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.15%) Subversion
7 2 (2.15%) GCC
7 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.15%) RSpec
7 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.08%) NUnit
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (64.52%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) Web Developer
3 19 (20.43%) Software Developer
4 16 (17.20%) Graduate
4 16 (17.20%) Senior Developer
5 13 (13.98%) C# Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Graduate Web Developer
7 10 (10.75%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (10.75%) .NET Developer
7 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (9.68%) Graduate Software Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Test Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) Software Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.39%) CSS
2 43 (46.24%) HTML
3 34 (36.56%) .NET
4 21 (22.58%) HTML5
4 21 (22.58%) AngularJS
5 20 (21.51%) CSS3
6 18 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (18.28%) Web Services
8 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET
9 12 (12.90%) jQuery
9 12 (12.90%) Gherkin
10 11 (11.83%) WPF
10 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (11.83%) Spring
10 11 (11.83%) J2EE
11 5 (5.38%) JSP
12 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.23%) Spring Integration
13 2 (2.15%) QML
13 2 (2.15%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Kindle
2 13 (13.98%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.45%) Open Source
5 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Android
3 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (44.09%) BDD
3 31 (33.33%) Scrum
3 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (25.81%) MVC
5 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.35%) Web Development
7 14 (15.05%) User Stories
8 12 (12.90%) Regression Testing
8 12 (12.90%) System Testing
8 12 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (10.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (10.75%) Automated Testing
9 10 (10.75%) CQRS
9 10 (10.75%) Pair Programming
10 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.68%) Automation Testing
11 8 (8.60%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
2 32 (34.41%) C#
3 26 (27.96%) Java
4 10 (10.75%) PHP
5 9 (9.68%) C
5 9 (9.68%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.30%) SQL
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) Perl
7 2 (2.15%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) PHP5
7 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.15%) R
7 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.20%) ISO 9001
2 7 (7.53%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Puppet
1 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) EPiServer
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago