The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 808 806 806
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 84 90 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.080% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.098% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 54
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +19.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +1.59%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ATDD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ATDD within the UK.

ATDD Salary Trend in the UK

ATDD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ATDD over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

ATDD Salary Histogram in the UK

ATDD
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 69 £55,000 -4.34% 16
London +41 46 £60,000 +4.34% 14
South East -20 11 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Surrey -4 7 £32,500 -50.00%
South Wales - 6 £27,000 -
Wales - 6 £27,000 -
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Woking +5 5 £35,000 -
East of England +12 4 £40,000 - 1
City of London +8 4 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Hertfordshire +3 4 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Letchworth - 3 - - 1
Cardiff - 3 £27,000 -
Leeds +6 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire 0 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire -3 2 £53,750 +26.47%
West Yorkshire -4 2 £55,000 -
Bristol -12 2 £41,250 -2.94%
South West -30 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Basingstoke - 2 £56,250 - 1
Newport - 2 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £56,250 - 1
Reading - 1 £65,000 -
Cwmbran - 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 1 - -

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 179 (98.35%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (79.12%) TDD
3 139 (76.37%) BDD
4 117 (64.29%) Scrum
5 75 (41.21%) QA
5 75 (41.21%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (35.16%) Java
6 64 (35.16%) Test Automation
7 63 (34.62%) C#
8 56 (30.77%) Finance
9 52 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 50 (27.47%) User Stories
11 49 (26.92%) Cucumber
12 48 (26.37%) Microsoft
13 47 (25.82%) Selenium
14 44 (24.18%) SQL
15 43 (23.63%) HTML
16 42 (23.08%) Pair Programming
16 42 (23.08%) SpecFlow
17 40 (21.98%) Kanban
18 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
18 38 (20.88%) OO
19 37 (20.33%) .NET
20 36 (19.78%) NUnit
20 36 (19.78%) Jenkins
21 35 (19.23%) WebDriver
22 34 (18.68%) HTML5
23 31 (17.03%) Relational Database
23 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
23 31 (17.03%) ISEB

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.85%) Node.js
2 6 (3.30%) IIS
3 3 (1.65%) ColdFusion
3 3 (1.65%) CMS
4 2 (1.10%) Mule
4 2 (1.10%) Confluence
4 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 3 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) OpenShift
2 3 (1.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) HTTP
1 10 (5.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.03%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.44%) MySQL
4 14 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 13 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.40%) Big Data
7 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.85%) Couchbase
8 7 (3.85%) CouchDB
9 6 (3.30%) SSDT
10 4 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (1.65%) Redis
11 3 (1.65%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.10%) Adabas
13 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (26.92%) Cucumber
2 47 (25.82%) Selenium
3 42 (23.08%) SpecFlow
4 36 (19.78%) NUnit
4 36 (19.78%) Jenkins
5 35 (19.23%) WebDriver
6 26 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 25 (13.74%) Visual Studio
7 25 (13.74%) FitNesse
8 24 (13.19%) JBehave
9 21 (11.54%) JIRA
9 21 (11.54%) JUnit
10 19 (10.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (10.44%) Hudson
11 18 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (9.89%) TestNG
11 18 (9.89%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (9.34%) Git (software)
13 16 (8.79%) GCC
13 16 (8.79%) GoogleTest
General
1 56 (30.77%) Finance
2 22 (12.09%) Marketing
3 16 (8.79%) Games
4 12 (6.59%) Retail
5 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.30%) Banking
8 5 (2.75%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.75%) Online Betting
9 3 (1.65%) Back Office
9 3 (1.65%) Electronics
9 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (39.01%) Developer
2 42 (23.08%) Tester
3 21 (11.54%) QA Engineer
4 20 (10.99%) QA Tester
5 19 (10.44%) Software Developer
6 18 (9.89%) ScrumMaster
7 16 (8.79%) C++ Developer
8 14 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 14 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 13 (7.14%) Analyst
10 12 (6.59%) Architect
10 12 (6.59%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Test Analyst
12 8 (4.40%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.40%) Test Architect
12 8 (4.40%) Test Automation Architect
12 8 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Automation Tester
13 7 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.63%) HTML
2 37 (20.33%) .NET
3 34 (18.68%) HTML5
4 23 (12.64%) AngularJS
4 23 (12.64%) ASP.NET
5 22 (12.09%) Web Services
6 16 (8.79%) MFC
6 16 (8.79%) STL
6 16 (8.79%) FIX Protocol
6 16 (8.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (8.24%) REST
7 15 (8.24%) CSS
8 13 (7.14%) XML
8 13 (7.14%) Spring
9 11 (6.04%) WPF
9 11 (6.04%) jQuery
9 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (6.04%) Backbone.js
10 10 (5.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 19 (10.44%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (8.79%) Hedge funds
3 16 (8.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (8.79%) Fixed Income
4 10 (5.49%) Open Source
5 6 (3.30%) User Experience
5 6 (3.30%) Clustering
5 6 (3.30%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.30%) DTV
5 6 (3.30%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.20%) Blog
8 3 (1.65%) Online Games
8 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.65%) Xbox
9 2 (1.10%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.64%) Linux
2 20 (10.99%) Windows
3 10 (5.49%) UNIX
4 9 (4.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (98.35%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (79.12%) TDD
3 139 (76.37%) BDD
4 117 (64.29%) Scrum
5 75 (41.21%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (35.16%) Test Automation
7 50 (27.47%) User Stories
8 42 (23.08%) Pair Programming
9 40 (21.98%) Kanban
10 38 (20.88%) OO
11 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
12 29 (15.93%) Automated Testing
12 29 (15.93%) Software Testing
13 28 (15.38%) MVC
14 23 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (12.64%) Agile Testing
15 22 (12.09%) Refactoring
15 22 (12.09%) Test Scripting
16 20 (10.99%) Multithreading
17 18 (9.89%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 64 (35.16%) Java
2 63 (34.62%) C#
3 44 (24.18%) SQL
4 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.54%) C++
6 10 (5.49%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.49%) Ruby
7 9 (4.95%) Groovy
8 7 (3.85%) Scala
9 6 (3.30%) PHP
10 5 (2.75%) VBA
11 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.20%) XPath
12 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.10%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.55%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (17.03%) ISEB
2 11 (6.04%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.85%) Degree
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (41.21%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.04%) Oracle
3 7 (3.85%) Apple
4 6 (3.30%) Zend
5 3 (1.65%) ION Trading
5 3 (1.65%) SAP
5 3 (1.65%) HP
6 1 (0.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
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