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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 6 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 12.50% 6.59% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.63% 8.57% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +33.33%
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
41 70 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 85.42% 76.92% 63.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 64
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 August 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) RedPrairie
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) StructureMap
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Spring.NET
4 2 (33.33%) RavenDB
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (33.33%) NCrunch
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (33.33%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Retail

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (33.33%) Moq
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) NCrunch
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Mockito
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%) Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
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
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth
3 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
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