The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 66 30
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Permanent jobs citing TDD 33 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.51% 1.75% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 2.01% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £23,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
597 546 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 81.67% 87.08% 79.72%
Number of salaries quoted 471 435 357
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

TDD
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

TDD Salary Trend in Swindon

TDD
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Swindon

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) C#
2 29 (64.44%) .NET
3 24 (53.33%) MVC
4 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
5 22 (48.89%) Scrum
6 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 18 (40.00%) Degree
7 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (37.78%) WCF
9 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
10 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
12 12 (26.67%) OO
12 12 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
13 11 (24.44%) HTML5
13 11 (24.44%) Use Case
13 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
13 11 (24.44%) ISEB
13 11 (24.44%) HTML
13 11 (24.44%) Finance
14 10 (22.22%) Banking
14 10 (22.22%) Retail
14 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
14 10 (22.22%) Oracle
14 10 (22.22%) LINQ
14 10 (22.22%) Retail Banking
14 10 (22.22%) MVVM
15 9 (20.00%) WebDriver

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.22%) Heroku
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
1 3 (6.67%) LTE
1 3 (6.67%) 4G
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) WATIR
1 9 (20.00%) Selenium
1 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) RSpec
5 1 (2.22%) Moq
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.22%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) Retail
2 10 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
3 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Junior
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate
7 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Junior C# Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Graduate C# Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (37.78%) WCF
5 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
6 12 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
7 11 (24.44%) HTML
7 11 (24.44%) HTML5
8 10 (22.22%) LINQ
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) CSS
10 7 (15.56%) Web Services
11 6 (13.33%) SOAP
11 6 (13.33%) RESTful
11 6 (13.33%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (13.33%) CSS3
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) MVC
3 22 (48.89%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) OO
5 11 (24.44%) Use Case
5 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
6 10 (22.22%) MVVM
7 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.33%) OOD
8 5 (11.11%) Document Management
8 5 (11.11%) Time Management
9 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Workflow
11 1 (2.22%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.22%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 4 (8.89%) XAML
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) ISEB
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Zend
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