The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 34 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 25.37% 6.93% 14.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.31% 9.46% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 15
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 74 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 86.57% 73.27% 84.67%
Number of salaries quoted 116 55 92
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -17.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

TDD
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

TDD Salary Trend in St Albans

TDD
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in St Albans

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 73 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (94.52%) .NET
3 65 (89.04%) C#
3 65 (89.04%) ASP.NET
3 65 (89.04%) MVC
4 64 (87.67%) BDD
5 61 (83.56%) SQL Server
6 58 (79.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (75.34%) WCF
8 54 (73.97%) OO
9 50 (68.49%) Web Application Development
10 45 (61.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 41 (56.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (41.10%) CQRS
13 28 (38.36%) RESTful
13 28 (38.36%) Git (software)
14 26 (35.62%) Domain-Driven Design
14 26 (35.62%) Internet
14 26 (35.62%) Games
15 24 (32.88%) BBC
15 24 (32.88%) Sony
15 24 (32.88%) Ruby
15 24 (32.88%) Yahoo!
15 24 (32.88%) Google
15 24 (32.88%) Apple
15 24 (32.88%) Social Media
15 24 (32.88%) Facebook
15 24 (32.88%) NoSQL
15 24 (32.88%) Node.js
15 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET Web API

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 24 (32.88%) Node.js
2 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (83.56%) SQL Server
2 41 (56.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (32.88%) NoSQL
4 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.48%) RavenDB
5 4 (5.48%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) NUnit
3 8 (10.96%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.85%) MSTest
5 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.48%) Selenium
5 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.11%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (35.62%) Games
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (95.89%) Developer
2 61 (83.56%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.70%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) Junior Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) Software Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) Graduate Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) Junior
9 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Graduate
9 4 (5.48%) Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (94.52%) .NET
2 65 (89.04%) ASP.NET
3 58 (79.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (75.34%) WCF
5 45 (61.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 28 (38.36%) RESTful
7 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (28.77%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (12.33%) Web Services
10 8 (10.96%) CSS
10 8 (10.96%) HTML5
10 8 (10.96%) CSS3
10 8 (10.96%) HTML
11 5 (6.85%) jQuery
12 4 (5.48%) Silverlight
12 4 (5.48%) Ajax
12 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.48%) J2EE
13 2 (2.74%) XML
13 2 (2.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) BBC
1 24 (32.88%) Social Media
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (89.04%) MVC
3 64 (87.67%) BDD
4 54 (73.97%) OO
5 50 (68.49%) Web Application Development
6 30 (41.10%) CQRS
7 26 (35.62%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.22%) Web Development
9 6 (8.22%) Workflow
9 6 (8.22%) Document Management
10 5 (6.85%) Scrum
10 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.48%) OOD
11 4 (5.48%) UML
12 3 (4.11%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
13 2 (2.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 65 (89.04%) C#
2 24 (32.88%) Ruby
3 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.22%) SQL
5 5 (6.85%) Java
6 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.48%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Apple
1 24 (32.88%) Sony
1 24 (32.88%) Yahoo!
1 24 (32.88%) Google
1 24 (32.88%) Facebook
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) JBoss
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