The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 810 863 888
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +25
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 130 104 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.094% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 111 89 74
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.80%

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
89883 95032 102325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.68% 86.01% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74798 76866 82619
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ATDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 118 £62,500 +11.11% 7
London +20 57 £62,500 +8.69% 2
City of London +75 19 £62,500 - 1
South East +29 17 £70,000 +24.44%
Brighton - 12 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 12 £70,000 -
East of England +32 11 £80,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire +16 11 £38,000 - 1
Leeds +13 11 £38,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +13 11 £38,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +19 10 £80,000 +100.00%
Scotland +7 9 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Glasgow - 9 £55,000 - 1
South West -3 8 £35,000 -
East Midlands +15 7 £51,250 +46.42%
North West +27 6 £48,000 +2.12% 1
Manchester +4 6 £48,000 +2.12% 1
Twickenham - 6 £78,750 -
Bristol +5 5 £35,000 -15.15%
Surrey -1 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £43,750 +25.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Nottingham +8 1 £35,000 -
Devon - 1 £36,000 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £70,000 -
Buckfastleigh - 1 £36,000 -
Torquay - 1 £36,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Norfolk - 1 - -

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing ATDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ATDD.

1 221 (91.70%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (79.67%) TDD
3 188 (78.01%) BDD
4 110 (45.64%) Scrum
5 109 (45.23%) C#
6 103 (42.74%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (37.34%) Test Automation
8 79 (32.78%) QA
9 76 (31.54%) Finance
10 75 (31.12%) User Stories
11 73 (30.29%) Selenium
12 72 (29.88%) .NET
13 68 (28.22%) Java
14 56 (23.24%) DevOps
15 55 (22.82%) Automated Testing
16 54 (22.41%) JIRA
17 53 (21.99%) Kanban
18 49 (20.33%) Microsoft
19 48 (19.92%) Continuous Delivery
20 47 (19.50%) Visual Studio
21 45 (18.67%) Software Engineering
22 40 (16.60%) SQL Server
23 39 (16.18%) SQL
24 38 (15.77%) MVC
25 37 (15.35%) JavaScript
25 37 (15.35%) Team Foundation Server
26 36 (14.94%) Test Management
26 36 (14.94%) Windows
26 36 (14.94%) Cucumber
27 34 (14.11%) Jenkins

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (9.13%) Node.js
2 12 (4.98%) IIS
3 9 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.90%) Jetty
4 7 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.24%) CMS
5 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Eloqua
2 5 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.62%) SaaS
3 25 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (8.30%) GitHub
5 11 (4.56%) PaaS
6 4 (1.66%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.22%) HTTP
2 3 (1.24%) VPN
3 2 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.22%) Big Data
2 15 (6.22%) Couchbase
3 14 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.56%) CouchDB
5 6 (2.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 73 (30.29%) Selenium
2 54 (22.41%) JIRA
3 47 (19.50%) Visual Studio
4 37 (15.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (14.94%) Cucumber
6 34 (14.11%) Jenkins
7 31 (12.86%) SoapUI
8 30 (12.45%) SpecFlow
9 26 (10.79%) FitNesse
10 24 (9.96%) Git (software)
11 22 (9.13%) WebDriver
12 14 (5.81%) TeamCity
13 13 (5.39%) Jasmine
14 11 (4.56%) MSTest
15 10 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (4.15%) JMeter
15 10 (4.15%) NUnit
16 8 (3.32%) LoadRunner
17 7 (2.90%) Ant
17 7 (2.90%) Maven
General
1 76 (31.54%) Finance
2 19 (7.88%) Games
3 14 (5.81%) Banking
4 12 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.56%) Marketing
6 7 (2.90%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.49%) Legal
8 5 (2.07%) Electronics
8 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.66%) Back Office
9 4 (1.66%) Publishing
10 3 (1.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (40.25%) Developer
2 57 (23.65%) Test Engineer
3 40 (16.60%) Test Automation Engineer
4 31 (12.86%) .NET Developer
5 30 (12.45%) C# Developer
6 29 (12.03%) Scrum Master
7 27 (11.20%) Tester
8 26 (10.79%) Java Developer
9 22 (9.13%) Developer in Test
9 22 (9.13%) Software Test Engineer
10 21 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (7.47%) Agile Developer
12 16 (6.64%) Cloud Developer
12 16 (6.64%) Senior Developer
13 15 (6.22%) Automation Tester
13 15 (6.22%) Database Engineer
13 15 (6.22%) Head of Engineering
13 15 (6.22%) Head of Software Engineering
14 14 (5.81%) Head of Development
14 14 (5.81%) Head of Software Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (29.88%) .NET
2 32 (13.28%) jQuery
3 31 (12.86%) HTML
4 27 (11.20%) CSS
5 23 (9.54%) ASP.NET
6 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (8.30%) Web Services
8 18 (7.47%) .NET Framework
8 18 (7.47%) HTML5
9 17 (7.05%) CSS3
9 17 (7.05%) REST
10 16 (6.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (6.22%) AngularJS
12 14 (5.81%) Gherkin
13 13 (5.39%) Backbone.js
13 13 (5.39%) Express
13 13 (5.39%) RESTful
13 13 (5.39%) Semantic HTML
13 13 (5.39%) SOAP
14 11 (4.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.37%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.98%) Algorithms
3 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.98%) Blog
3 12 (4.98%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.73%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.90%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.24%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.94%) Windows
2 15 (6.22%) Linux
3 11 (4.56%) Unix
4 8 (3.32%) Android
4 8 (3.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (91.70%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (79.67%) TDD
3 188 (78.01%) BDD
4 110 (45.64%) Scrum
5 103 (42.74%) Continuous Integration
6 90 (37.34%) Test Automation
7 75 (31.12%) User Stories
8 56 (23.24%) DevOps
9 55 (22.82%) Automated Testing
10 53 (21.99%) Kanban
11 48 (19.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 45 (18.67%) Software Engineering
13 38 (15.77%) MVC
14 36 (14.94%) Test Management
15 32 (13.28%) OO
16 30 (12.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (12.45%) Feature Driven Development
16 30 (12.45%) Unit Testing
17 29 (12.03%) Software Testing
18 28 (11.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 109 (45.23%) C#
2 68 (28.22%) Java
3 39 (16.18%) SQL
4 37 (15.35%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.47%) Ruby
6 13 (5.39%) Python
7 12 (4.98%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.73%) ES6
8 9 (3.73%) Go
8 9 (3.73%) Perl
9 8 (3.32%) F#
10 7 (2.90%) Clojure
10 7 (2.90%) Rust
11 5 (2.07%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.66%) C++
12 4 (1.66%) Groovy
13 3 (1.24%) VB
13 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (12.86%) Degree
2 9 (3.73%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.32%) ISEB
4 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (32.78%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (4.98%) Puppet
2 10 (4.15%) Ansible
3 3 (1.24%) Salt
4 2 (0.83%) Grafana
4 2 (0.83%) Graphite
4 2 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.88%) Oracle
3 9 (3.73%) Twitter
4 7 (2.90%) Cegedim Rx
5 6 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.49%) Virgin Media
6 5 (2.07%) SAP
7 3 (1.24%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.83%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.83%) Rally
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
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Tomorrow People
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 17 days ago