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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 45 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 28.30% 7.79% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.91% 10.34% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 45 6 13
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -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
141 58 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 88.68% 75.32% 86.79%
Number of salaries quoted 137 53 115
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in St Albans

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 80 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (95.00%) .NET
3 74 (92.50%) C#
3 74 (92.50%) ASP.NET
3 74 (92.50%) MVC
4 70 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (80.00%) WCF
6 63 (78.75%) BDD
7 60 (75.00%) SQL Server
8 56 (70.00%) OO
9 50 (62.50%) Web Application Development
10 37 (46.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 32 (40.00%) CQRS
12 31 (38.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 30 (37.50%) RESTful
13 30 (37.50%) Git (software)
14 26 (32.50%) Domain-Driven Design
14 26 (32.50%) Internet
14 26 (32.50%) Games
15 24 (30.00%) Apple
15 24 (30.00%) Sony
15 24 (30.00%) BBC
15 24 (30.00%) Social Media
15 24 (30.00%) NoSQL
15 24 (30.00%) Node.js
15 24 (30.00%) Facebook
15 24 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (30.00%) Yahoo!
15 24 (30.00%) Google
15 24 (30.00%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (30.00%) Node.js
2 14 (17.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (38.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) RavenDB
5 6 (7.50%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 20 (25.00%) NUnit
2 20 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 14 (17.50%) Selenium
3 14 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.50%) MSTest
4 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.75%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (32.50%) Games
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 77 (96.25%) Developer
2 68 (85.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.50%) C# Developer
3 18 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (17.50%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Senior C# Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Junior Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Graduate
7 6 (7.50%) Junior
7 6 (7.50%) Programmer
7 6 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (7.50%) Junior Software Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (95.00%) .NET
2 74 (92.50%) ASP.NET
3 70 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (80.00%) WCF
5 37 (46.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 30 (37.50%) RESTful
7 24 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (25.00%) HTML
8 20 (25.00%) HTML5
8 20 (25.00%) CSS3
8 20 (25.00%) CSS
9 16 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (17.50%) Ajax
10 14 (17.50%) Silverlight
10 14 (17.50%) jQuery
11 8 (10.00%) Web Services
12 7 (8.75%) XML
12 7 (8.75%) XSLT
12 7 (8.75%) WebSockets
13 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) BBC
1 24 (30.00%) Social Media
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (92.50%) MVC
3 63 (78.75%) BDD
4 56 (70.00%) OO
5 50 (62.50%) Web Application Development
6 32 (40.00%) CQRS
7 26 (32.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (26.25%) Software Engineering
9 14 (17.50%) OOD
9 14 (17.50%) Scrum
10 13 (16.25%) Web Development
11 7 (8.75%) Multithreading
11 7 (8.75%) SOA
11 7 (8.75%) Low Latency
12 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.00%) Document Management
13 4 (5.00%) Workflow
14 3 (3.75%) Regression Testing
14 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
15 2 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 74 (92.50%) C#
2 24 (30.00%) Ruby
3 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.25%) SQL
5 7 (8.75%) Objective-C
5 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.75%) Java
8 2 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Apple
1 24 (30.00%) Sony
1 24 (30.00%) Yahoo!
1 24 (30.00%) Google
1 24 (30.00%) Facebook
2 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.00%) Oracle
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