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 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
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 837 781 835
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +54
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 65 95 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.089% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 50 74 50
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -18.33%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -53 61 £45,000 +7.14% 9
London -35 43 £56,250 -6.25% 3
South East -18 6 £53,375 +27.08%
Yorkshire -35 5 £40,500 +32.78%
West Midlands -11 3 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Docklands, London - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £56,250 -
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire -38 2 £38,250 +25.40%
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -9 1 £36,000 - 1
Bristol -11 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Coventry -11 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Cheshire -24 1 £45,000 +28.57%
East of England -24 1 £36,000 - 1
East Sussex -26 1 £50,500 -
Brighton -27 1 £50,500 -
North West -30 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West -36 1 £39,000 -8.23%
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £36,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 158 (96.34%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (92.07%) TDD
3 130 (79.27%) BDD
4 96 (58.54%) Scrum
5 67 (40.85%) C#
6 54 (32.93%) QA
7 49 (29.88%) Test Automation
8 48 (29.27%) Java
8 48 (29.27%) REST
9 47 (28.66%) JavaScript
9 47 (28.66%) .NET
10 44 (26.83%) FitNesse
11 43 (26.22%) OO
11 43 (26.22%) Finance
12 42 (25.61%) Selenium
13 40 (24.39%) XML
13 40 (24.39%) HTML
14 39 (23.78%) Automated Testing
14 39 (23.78%) Cucumber
15 38 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (22.56%) Web Services
16 37 (22.56%) jQuery
17 35 (21.34%) Kanban
17 35 (21.34%) Software Testing
18 34 (20.73%) Workflow
19 33 (20.12%) Open Source
20 32 (19.51%) Degree
20 32 (19.51%) SQL Server
21 31 (18.90%) Games
21 31 (18.90%) MVC

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (14.63%) Confluence
2 11 (6.71%) Node.js
3 3 (1.83%) IIS
4 2 (1.22%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (1.22%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.22%) Mule
4 2 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.32%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.83%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 2 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.10%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 5 (3.05%) SaaS
3 4 (2.44%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) HTTP
2 4 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.71%) Big Data
4 10 (6.10%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.10%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (6.10%) Hazelcast
4 10 (6.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (4.88%) MySQL
6 6 (3.66%) CouchDB
6 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.66%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.83%) Redis
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (26.83%) FitNesse
2 42 (25.61%) Selenium
3 39 (23.78%) Cucumber
4 28 (17.07%) SpecFlow
4 28 (17.07%) Git (software)
5 25 (15.24%) Jenkins
6 19 (11.59%) WebDriver
6 19 (11.59%) JIRA
7 18 (10.98%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (9.15%) NUnit
9 14 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (6.71%) SoapUI
11 10 (6.10%) JUnit
12 7 (4.27%) Subversion
13 6 (3.66%) Visual Studio
14 5 (3.05%) Maven
14 5 (3.05%) ReSharper
14 5 (3.05%) Hudson
14 5 (3.05%) Calabash
15 4 (2.44%) Jasmine
General
1 43 (26.22%) Finance
2 31 (18.90%) Games
3 15 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.15%) Retail
4 11 (6.71%) Publishing
4 11 (6.71%) Banking
5 9 (5.49%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.05%) Back Office
7 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.83%) Marketing
9 2 (1.22%) Electronics
9 2 (1.22%) Law
9 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 85 (51.83%) Developer
2 38 (23.17%) Tester
3 29 (17.68%) Senior Developer
4 28 (17.07%) Software Developer
5 18 (10.98%) Analyst
6 17 (10.37%) Test Analyst
7 15 (9.15%) C# Developer
8 14 (8.54%) Senior Web Developer
8 14 (8.54%) Web Developer
9 12 (7.32%) Java Developer
10 11 (6.71%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (6.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 10 (6.10%) Test Engineer
11 10 (6.10%) Technical Tester
12 9 (5.49%) Agile Test Analyst
12 9 (5.49%) Web Tester
12 9 (5.49%) Manual Test Analyst
13 8 (4.88%) C# Web Developer
13 8 (4.88%) Test Consultant
13 8 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.27%) REST
2 47 (28.66%) .NET
3 40 (24.39%) HTML
3 40 (24.39%) XML
4 37 (22.56%) Web Services
4 37 (22.56%) jQuery
5 29 (17.68%) AngularJS
6 28 (17.07%) ASP.NET
7 25 (15.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 20 (12.20%) HTML5
9 20 (12.20%) CSS
9 20 (12.20%) .NET Framework
10 18 (10.98%) CSS3
11 17 (10.37%) WCF
11 17 (10.37%) SOAP
12 16 (9.76%) XSLT
12 16 (9.76%) LINQ
13 15 (9.15%) WPF
13 15 (9.15%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.12%) Open Source
2 19 (11.59%) N-Tier
3 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.71%) Video on Demand
4 11 (6.71%) IPTV
5 9 (5.49%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (3.05%) Xbox
6 5 (3.05%) Blog
6 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.44%) IVR
7 4 (2.44%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.83%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.22%) DTV
10 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.63%) Linux
2 18 (10.98%) Windows
3 15 (9.15%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (96.34%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (92.07%) TDD
3 130 (79.27%) BDD
4 96 (58.54%) Scrum
5 49 (29.88%) Test Automation
6 43 (26.22%) OO
7 39 (23.78%) Automated Testing
8 38 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (21.34%) Kanban
9 35 (21.34%) Software Testing
10 34 (20.73%) Workflow
11 31 (18.90%) MVC
11 31 (18.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (18.29%) OOP
13 29 (17.68%) Test Scripting
14 27 (16.46%) Refactoring
14 27 (16.46%) SOA
15 26 (15.85%) Mentoring
16 25 (15.24%) Performance Testing
16 25 (15.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.85%) C#
2 48 (29.27%) Java
3 47 (28.66%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.85%) SQL
5 15 (9.15%) TypeScript
6 11 (6.71%) C++
7 9 (5.49%) Ruby
8 2 (1.22%) Python
8 2 (1.22%) ECMAScript
8 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.22%) VBScript
8 2 (1.22%) C
8 2 (1.22%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) Haskell
9 1 (0.61%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 32 (19.51%) Degree
2 18 (10.98%) ISEB
2 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (32.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.32%) HP
3 11 (6.71%) Atlassian
4 10 (6.10%) Jaspersoft
5 8 (4.88%) Oracle
6 2 (1.22%) SAP
6 2 (1.22%) JBoss
6 2 (1.22%) Cognos
6 2 (1.22%) Avaya
6 2 (1.22%) Mitel
7 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.61%) Red Gate
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: 22 days ago