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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 805 797 837
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 91 84 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.077% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.095% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 39
Average salary £50,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

ATDD Salary Histogram in the UK

ATDD
Top 30 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 24 October 2014. 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 -7 86 £52,500 +23.52% 14
London +37 59 £57,500 -4.16% 7
South East -6 10 £50,000 +19.04% 2
Yorkshire -43 7 £34,000 +7.93% 2
City of London +19 6 £76,250 +27.08% 2
West Yorkshire -34 5 £34,000 +7.93% 1
Hampshire - 5 £56,250 - 2
Leeds -21 4 - - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands -17 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Basingstoke - 3 £56,250 -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey - 2 £40,000 -
Bristol -8 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Coventry -13 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Cheshire -31 1 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -33 1 £39,000 -8.23%
North West -36 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 £36,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £50,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 -
Brighton - 1 £50,500 -

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 168 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (89.08%) TDD
3 137 (78.74%) BDD
4 100 (57.47%) Scrum
5 83 (47.70%) C#
6 56 (32.18%) .NET
6 56 (32.18%) QA
7 48 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (26.44%) Java
9 45 (25.86%) JavaScript
10 44 (25.29%) OO
10 44 (25.29%) Finance
10 44 (25.29%) Cucumber
11 43 (24.71%) Test Automation
11 43 (24.71%) FitNesse
12 42 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 42 (24.14%) REST
13 41 (23.56%) Web Services
14 40 (22.99%) Selenium
15 38 (21.84%) Kanban
15 38 (21.84%) HTML
16 37 (21.26%) XML
16 37 (21.26%) SpecFlow
17 35 (20.11%) Automated Testing
18 32 (18.39%) MVC
18 32 (18.39%) Refactoring
19 31 (17.82%) SQL
19 31 (17.82%) Relational Database
20 29 (16.67%) ASP.NET
20 29 (16.67%) Microsoft

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (9.20%) Confluence
2 7 (4.02%) Node.js
3 5 (2.87%) IIS
4 2 (1.15%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.15%) CMS
4 2 (1.15%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.90%) JDE OneWorld
2 8 (4.60%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 2 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) SaaS
2 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.30%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.30%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.49%) HTTP
2 6 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) DHCP
3 1 (0.57%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.82%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.05%) MySQL
4 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.45%) CouchDB
5 6 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.45%) Big Data
5 6 (3.45%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.30%) Hazelcast
6 4 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.30%) Redis
6 4 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.15%) SSDT
8 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (25.29%) Cucumber
2 43 (24.71%) FitNesse
3 40 (22.99%) Selenium
4 37 (21.26%) SpecFlow
5 26 (14.94%) NUnit
6 19 (10.92%) Jenkins
7 18 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (9.77%) Git (software)
8 17 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (9.20%) WebDriver
10 15 (8.62%) Visual Studio
11 14 (8.05%) JIRA
12 12 (6.90%) SoapUI
13 10 (5.75%) JUnit
14 9 (5.17%) JBehave
15 8 (4.60%) CppUnit
15 8 (4.60%) GoogleTest
15 8 (4.60%) Subversion
15 8 (4.60%) GCC
16 6 (3.45%) ReSharper
General
1 44 (25.29%) Finance
2 28 (16.09%) Games
3 13 (7.47%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.47%) Retail
4 9 (5.17%) Publishing
4 9 (5.17%) Banking
5 8 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.45%) Marketing
7 4 (2.30%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.30%) Back Office
8 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.15%) Electronics
9 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 89 (51.15%) Developer
2 36 (20.69%) Tester
3 33 (18.97%) Software Developer
4 23 (13.22%) Senior Developer
5 22 (12.64%) Analyst
6 19 (10.92%) Test Analyst
7 15 (8.62%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.47%) Web Developer
9 12 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
10 9 (5.17%) Manual Test Analyst
10 9 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
11 8 (4.60%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Web Tester
11 8 (4.60%) QA Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) Test Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.02%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (4.02%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.02%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.18%) .NET
2 42 (24.14%) REST
3 41 (23.56%) Web Services
4 38 (21.84%) HTML
5 37 (21.26%) XML
6 29 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 29 (16.67%) jQuery
7 26 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
8 24 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 24 (13.79%) .NET Framework
9 21 (12.07%) WCF
10 20 (11.49%) HTML5
11 18 (10.34%) XSLT
12 17 (9.77%) XSD
12 17 (9.77%) WPF
12 17 (9.77%) WinForms
13 16 (9.20%) SOAP
13 16 (9.20%) LINQ
14 15 (8.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.79%) Open Source
2 19 (10.92%) N-Tier
3 15 (8.62%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.60%) Hedge funds
5 8 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.60%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.02%) IPTV
6 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.02%) Video on Demand
7 6 (3.45%) Xbox
7 6 (3.45%) Blog
8 4 (2.30%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.72%) User Experience
10 2 (1.15%) Clustering
10 2 (1.15%) DTV
11 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.07%) Linux
2 19 (10.92%) Windows
3 13 (7.47%) UNIX
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (89.08%) TDD
3 137 (78.74%) BDD
4 100 (57.47%) Scrum
5 48 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (25.29%) OO
7 43 (24.71%) Test Automation
8 38 (21.84%) Kanban
9 35 (20.11%) Automated Testing
10 32 (18.39%) Refactoring
10 32 (18.39%) MVC
11 29 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 28 (16.09%) Pair Programming
12 28 (16.09%) Workflow
12 28 (16.09%) User Stories
12 28 (16.09%) Mentoring
13 25 (14.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (13.22%) SOA
14 23 (13.22%) Web Development
15 22 (12.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 83 (47.70%) C#
2 46 (26.44%) Java
3 45 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 31 (17.82%) SQL
5 21 (12.07%) C++
6 14 (8.05%) Ruby
7 13 (7.47%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.60%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.30%) XPath
10 2 (1.15%) Python
10 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.15%) Groovy
10 2 (1.15%) VBScript
10 2 (1.15%) C
10 2 (1.15%) Scala
11 1 (0.57%) VB
11 1 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) F#
11 1 (0.57%) Haskell
11 1 (0.57%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 25 (14.37%) Degree
2 18 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.62%) ISEB
4 8 (4.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (32.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.05%) HP
3 9 (5.17%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.87%) Oracle
5 4 (2.30%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.15%) SAP
6 2 (1.15%) Cognos
6 2 (1.15%) Avaya
6 2 (1.15%) Mitel
7 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.57%) Red Gate
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bens
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Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + ote £85K
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North East
Dunnhumby
Salary: Competitive
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Agilisys
Salary: £36000
Posted: 23 days ago