The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.38% 18.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 24.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
32 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 76.19% 74.55% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 32
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

TDD
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

TDD Salary Trend in Sussex

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Endeca

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) RavenDB
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (33.33%) WATIR
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (33.33%) Moq
3 2 (33.33%) NCrunch
4 1 (16.67%) Robolectric
4 1 (16.67%) Mockito
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Behat
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Firebug
4 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
4 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Spring.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) StructureMap
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (16.67%) RoboSpice
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) COM
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) UX Design
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Endeca
2 2 (33.33%) RedPrairie
3 1 (16.67%) Dell