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 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
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 818 794 854
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +60
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 86 85 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.079% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.096% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 69 70 42
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
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 21 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 21 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 -21 79 £51,500 +21.17% 10
London +5 54 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East -4 8 £46,500 +10.71% 1
Yorkshire -26 7 £34,000 +7.93% 1
West Yorkshire -32 5 £34,000 +7.93% 1
Leeds -37 4 - - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands -21 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Wales - 3 £37,500 -
South Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £56,250 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £56,250 -
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +2 2 £76,250 +27.08% 2
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol -10 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Coventry -17 1 £52,500 +40.00%
North West -23 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Cheshire -31 1 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -34 1 £39,000 -8.23%
East of England - 1 £36,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £50,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Brighton - 1 £50,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £36,000 -

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 160 (96.39%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (89.16%) TDD
3 129 (77.71%) BDD
4 95 (57.23%) Scrum
5 79 (47.59%) C#
6 56 (33.73%) QA
7 52 (31.33%) .NET
8 46 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (26.51%) Java
9 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
10 42 (25.30%) OO
10 42 (25.30%) FitNesse
11 41 (24.70%) Test Automation
11 41 (24.70%) Cucumber
12 40 (24.10%) REST
12 40 (24.10%) Finance
13 38 (22.89%) Web Services
14 37 (22.29%) XML
14 37 (22.29%) SQL Server
14 37 (22.29%) HTML
14 37 (22.29%) Selenium
15 36 (21.69%) Kanban
16 35 (21.08%) Automated Testing
17 33 (19.88%) SpecFlow
18 31 (18.67%) Refactoring
19 30 (18.07%) Relational Database
20 29 (17.47%) Software Testing
20 29 (17.47%) jQuery
20 29 (17.47%) MVC
20 29 (17.47%) Games

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (9.64%) Confluence
2 7 (4.22%) Node.js
3 4 (2.41%) IIS
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (1.20%) CMS
4 2 (1.20%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.23%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (4.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) SaaS
2 4 (2.41%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.41%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 4 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.45%) HTTP
2 6 (3.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.07%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.83%) MySQL
4 6 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.61%) Big Data
4 6 (3.61%) Couchbase
4 6 (3.61%) CouchDB
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.41%) Redis
5 4 (2.41%) Hazelcast
5 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 42 (25.30%) FitNesse
2 41 (24.70%) Cucumber
3 37 (22.29%) Selenium
4 33 (19.88%) SpecFlow
5 21 (12.65%) NUnit
6 17 (10.24%) Git (software)
6 17 (10.24%) QuickTest Pro
6 17 (10.24%) Jenkins
7 14 (8.43%) WebDriver
7 14 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (8.43%) JIRA
8 11 (6.63%) Visual Studio
9 10 (6.02%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.82%) Subversion
10 8 (4.82%) JUnit
11 7 (4.22%) CppUnit
11 7 (4.22%) GoogleTest
11 7 (4.22%) GCC
12 6 (3.61%) JBehave
12 6 (3.61%) ReSharper
General
1 40 (24.10%) Finance
2 29 (17.47%) Games
3 13 (7.83%) Retail
3 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.42%) Publishing
4 9 (5.42%) Banking
5 8 (4.82%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.61%) Marketing
7 5 (3.01%) Back Office
8 4 (2.41%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.20%) Electronics
10 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 85 (51.20%) Developer
2 35 (21.08%) Tester
3 32 (19.28%) Software Developer
4 22 (13.25%) Senior Developer
5 21 (12.65%) Analyst
6 18 (10.84%) Test Analyst
7 14 (8.43%) C# Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Web Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Senior Web Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Agile Test Analyst
9 9 (5.42%) Manual Test Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Web Tester
10 8 (4.82%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (4.22%) ScrumMaster
11 7 (4.22%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.33%) .NET
2 40 (24.10%) REST
3 38 (22.89%) Web Services
4 37 (22.29%) XML
4 37 (22.29%) HTML
5 29 (17.47%) jQuery
6 26 (15.66%) ASP.NET
6 26 (15.66%) AngularJS
7 23 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (13.25%) .NET Framework
9 21 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 19 (11.45%) WCF
10 19 (11.45%) HTML5
11 18 (10.84%) XSLT
12 17 (10.24%) WPF
12 17 (10.24%) WinForms
12 17 (10.24%) XSD
13 15 (9.04%) CSS
14 14 (8.43%) SOAP
14 14 (8.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.46%) Open Source
2 18 (10.84%) N-Tier
3 14 (8.43%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.22%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.22%) IPTV
5 7 (4.22%) Video on Demand
5 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.22%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.61%) Xbox
6 6 (3.61%) Blog
6 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.41%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.81%) User Experience
9 2 (1.20%) DTV
10 1 (0.60%) Clustering
10 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.05%) Linux
2 18 (10.84%) Windows
3 13 (7.83%) UNIX
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (96.39%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (89.16%) TDD
3 129 (77.71%) BDD
4 95 (57.23%) Scrum
5 46 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (25.30%) OO
7 41 (24.70%) Test Automation
8 36 (21.69%) Kanban
9 35 (21.08%) Automated Testing
10 31 (18.67%) Refactoring
11 29 (17.47%) Software Testing
11 29 (17.47%) MVC
12 28 (16.87%) Workflow
12 28 (16.87%) User Stories
13 27 (16.27%) Pair Programming
14 26 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (15.66%) Mentoring
15 23 (13.86%) Web Development
16 22 (13.25%) OOP
17 21 (12.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.59%) C#
2 44 (26.51%) Java
2 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.47%) SQL
4 20 (12.05%) C++
5 14 (8.43%) Ruby
6 13 (7.83%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.41%) XPath
9 2 (1.20%) Scala
9 2 (1.20%) Groovy
9 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (1.20%) VBScript
9 2 (1.20%) C
10 1 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) F#
10 1 (0.60%) Haskell
10 1 (0.60%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 25 (15.06%) Degree
2 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.04%) ISEB
4 8 (4.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (33.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.83%) HP
3 9 (5.42%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle
5 4 (2.41%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.20%) Mitel
6 2 (1.20%) Avaya
6 2 (1.20%) Cognos
6 2 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.60%) Red Gate
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