The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.35% 2.04% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.25% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £38,250 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.89% -10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Somerset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 89 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 89.41% 90.82% 69.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65 83 53
Average salary £31,500 £34,000 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.35% -13.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £25,902 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

TDD
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

TDD Salary Trend in Taunton

TDD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA