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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 832 780 820
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +40
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 67 93 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.087% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 45 73 54
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -63 64 £47,750 +12.35% 10
London -5 44 £57,500 -4.16% 3
North West -19 6 £57,000 +62.85% 1
South East -24 5 £50,500 +20.23% 1
Yorkshire -48 5 £40,500 +32.78% 4
Manchester - 5 £57,000 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
South Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire -44 2 £38,250 +25.40% 4
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £56,250 -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £56,250 - 1
Bristol -12 1 £38,000 -10.58%
West Midlands -13 1 £52,500 +40.00%
City of London -14 1 £67,500 +12.50% 1
East of England -15 1 £36,000 - 1
Cheshire -19 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Hertfordshire -20 1 £36,000 - 1
Brighton -26 1 £50,500 -
South West -26 1 £38,000 -10.58%
East Sussex -31 1 £50,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £36,000 -

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 153 (95.03%) TDD
2 128 (79.50%) BDD
3 95 (59.01%) Scrum
4 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (38.51%) C#
6 58 (36.02%) Java
7 53 (32.92%) Test Automation
7 53 (32.92%) REST
8 51 (31.68%) QA
9 47 (29.19%) Finance
10 45 (27.95%) OO
11 43 (26.71%) JavaScript
11 43 (26.71%) .NET
12 42 (26.09%) XML
12 42 (26.09%) FitNesse
13 41 (25.47%) Selenium
13 41 (25.47%) Automated Testing
14 40 (24.84%) Workflow
15 38 (23.60%) Web Services
15 38 (23.60%) Software Testing
15 38 (23.60%) jQuery
16 37 (22.98%) Open Source
16 37 (22.98%) HTML
17 36 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (22.36%) Cucumber
18 34 (21.12%) Degree
19 33 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 33 (20.50%) Games
19 33 (20.50%) OOP
20 32 (19.88%) Test Scripting

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (16.77%) Confluence
2 12 (7.45%) Node.js
3 2 (1.24%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.24%) Apache Qpid
3 2 (1.24%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.24%) Mule
3 2 (1.24%) IIS
3 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.07%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.45%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 4 (2.48%) SaaS
2 4 (2.48%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.80%) HTTP
2 3 (1.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) DHCP
3 1 (0.62%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.15%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.07%) Big Data
4 12 (7.45%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (7.45%) Hazelcast
4 12 (7.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.35%) Couchbase
5 7 (4.35%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.48%) MySQL
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.24%) Redis
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (26.09%) FitNesse
2 41 (25.47%) Selenium
3 36 (22.36%) Cucumber
4 32 (19.88%) Git (software)
5 27 (16.77%) Jenkins
6 22 (13.66%) WebDriver
7 21 (13.04%) SpecFlow
7 21 (13.04%) JIRA
8 18 (11.18%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (8.07%) SoapUI
11 11 (6.83%) JUnit
12 10 (6.21%) NUnit
13 6 (3.73%) Subversion
14 5 (3.11%) Maven
14 5 (3.11%) Hudson
14 5 (3.11%) Calabash
15 4 (2.48%) Jasmine
15 4 (2.48%) ReSharper
16 3 (1.86%) Ant
General
1 47 (29.19%) Finance
2 33 (20.50%) Games
3 17 (10.56%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.70%) Banking
4 14 (8.70%) Retail
5 13 (8.07%) Publishing
6 9 (5.59%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.11%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.11%) Back Office
8 3 (1.86%) Law
9 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.24%) Electronics
9 2 (1.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 84 (52.17%) Developer
2 38 (23.60%) Tester
3 35 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 25 (15.53%) Software Developer
5 18 (11.18%) Analyst
5 18 (11.18%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Test Analyst
7 14 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 14 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
8 12 (7.45%) Technical Tester
8 12 (7.45%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (7.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Agile Test Analyst
9 10 (6.21%) Manual Test Analyst
9 10 (6.21%) Web Tester
9 10 (6.21%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (4.97%) C# Web Developer
11 8 (4.97%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.92%) REST
2 43 (26.71%) .NET
3 42 (26.09%) XML
4 38 (23.60%) Web Services
4 38 (23.60%) jQuery
5 37 (22.98%) HTML
6 29 (18.01%) AngularJS
7 26 (16.15%) ASP.NET
8 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 20 (12.42%) CSS
9 20 (12.42%) .NET Framework
10 19 (11.80%) SOAP
10 19 (11.80%) CSS3
11 18 (11.18%) HTML5
12 16 (9.94%) WCF
12 16 (9.94%) LINQ
12 16 (9.94%) Backbone.js
13 15 (9.32%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (9.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.98%) Open Source
2 18 (11.18%) N-Tier
3 12 (7.45%) IPTV
3 12 (7.45%) Video on Demand
4 6 (3.73%) IVR
5 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.48%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.48%) Xbox
5 4 (2.48%) Blog
6 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.24%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.53%) Linux
2 17 (10.56%) Windows
3 16 (9.94%) UNIX
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (95.03%) TDD
2 128 (79.50%) BDD
3 95 (59.01%) Scrum
4 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (32.92%) Test Automation
6 45 (27.95%) OO
7 41 (25.47%) Automated Testing
8 40 (24.84%) Workflow
9 38 (23.60%) Software Testing
10 36 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (20.50%) OOP
12 32 (19.88%) Test Scripting
13 30 (18.63%) Kanban
13 30 (18.63%) MVC
14 28 (17.39%) SOA
14 28 (17.39%) Pair Programming
15 27 (16.77%) Refactoring
16 25 (15.53%) Agile Testing
17 23 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (38.51%) C#
2 58 (36.02%) Java
3 43 (26.71%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.01%) SQL
5 15 (9.32%) TypeScript
6 9 (5.59%) Ruby
7 5 (3.11%) C++
8 2 (1.24%) C
8 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.24%) VBScript
8 2 (1.24%) Python
8 2 (1.24%) ECMAScript
8 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.24%) Scala
9 1 (0.62%) VB
9 1 (0.62%) VBA
9 1 (0.62%) Haskell
9 1 (0.62%) Erlang
9 1 (0.62%) F#
9 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (21.12%) Degree
2 19 (11.80%) ISEB
3 18 (11.18%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.07%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (31.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) Atlassian
3 12 (7.45%) Jaspersoft
3 12 (7.45%) HP
4 9 (5.59%) Oracle
5 2 (1.24%) SAP
5 2 (1.24%) JBoss
5 2 (1.24%) Cognos
5 2 (1.24%) Avaya
5 2 (1.24%) Mitel
6 1 (0.62%) Business Objects
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