The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing TDD 3 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.80% 0.68% 13.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 0.85% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 23
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £61,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -26.22%
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 Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 118 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 57.49% 79.73% 72.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 119
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £64,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

TDD
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

TDD Salary Trend in Stevenage

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) MVC
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) C#
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 11 (52.38%) MySQL
5 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) Ruby
5 11 (52.38%) Selenium
6 10 (47.62%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (47.62%) Scrum
7 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 9 (42.86%) UML
7 9 (42.86%) RSpec
7 9 (42.86%) Ajax
7 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
7 9 (42.86%) HTML5
8 8 (38.10%) Subversion
8 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
8 8 (38.10%) OO
8 8 (38.10%) Python
8 8 (38.10%) PHP
8 8 (38.10%) Java
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) LTE
2 1 (4.76%) WCDMA
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) RSpec
2 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 8 (38.10%) Subversion
3 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
4 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) JMeter
5 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Web Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Web Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Web Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) Ajax
4 9 (42.86%) HTML5
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) CakePHP
7 2 (9.52%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) MVC
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) UML
5 8 (38.10%) OO
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) MVVM
7 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (19.05%) SOA
8 4 (19.05%) RAD
9 2 (9.52%) Workflow
9 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
10 1 (4.76%) ATDD
10 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
10 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) Ruby
3 8 (38.10%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 8 (38.10%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft