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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 792 834 799
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -35
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 104 106 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.089% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 89 71 59
Average salary £50,000 £61,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.03% +27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +14.13%

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
91880 97952 88496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.25% 82.00% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74257 78947 72679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2015 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 4 May 2015. 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 +11 87 £56,250 -7.78% 15
London +26 53 £57,500 -8.00% 9
South East +6 15 £56,250 -10.00% 1
Wimbledon - 8 £50,000 -
East of England +31 6 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Surrey +8 6 £32,500 -48.00%
Hertfordshire -1 6 £40,000 +19.40% 1
South Wales - 6 £27,000 -
Wales - 6 £27,000 -
City of London +30 5 £62,500 -3.84% 1
South West -15 5 £35,000 -9.67%
East Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £35,000 -
Basingstoke - 5 £56,250 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £56,250 - 1
Woking +8 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Berkshire -2 4 £57,500 -
Letchworth - 4 £37,000 -
Reading - 3 £57,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £27,000 -
Somerset - 3 £32,500 -
Leeds +12 2 - -
Yorkshire +10 2 - -
West Yorkshire +3 2 - -
Bristol -5 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Newport - 2 £55,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £33,750 -
Manchester +17 1 £47,000 - 4
North West +5 1 £47,000 -18.96% 4

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 173 (98.86%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (77.14%) TDD
3 131 (74.86%) BDD
4 120 (68.57%) Scrum
5 83 (47.43%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (43.43%) QA
7 69 (39.43%) Java
8 61 (34.86%) Test Automation
9 55 (31.43%) Finance
10 51 (29.14%) C#
11 50 (28.57%) Selenium
12 49 (28.00%) HTML
13 48 (27.43%) User Stories
14 47 (26.86%) JavaScript
14 47 (26.86%) Pair Programming
15 46 (26.29%) SQL
16 43 (24.57%) Kanban
17 37 (21.14%) MVC
17 37 (21.14%) Jenkins
17 37 (21.14%) Cucumber
18 36 (20.57%) SQL Server
18 36 (20.57%) WebDriver
18 36 (20.57%) Software Testing
19 35 (20.00%) E-Commerce
19 35 (20.00%) SpecFlow
20 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
21 32 (18.29%) OO
21 32 (18.29%) ISEB
22 31 (17.71%) AngularJS
22 31 (17.71%) HTML5

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (4.00%) Node.js
2 4 (2.29%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) Confluence
3 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.14%) Mule
4 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) JBoss
4 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.57%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 18 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 6 (3.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.86%) SaaS
1 5 (2.86%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) Internet
2 11 (6.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 23 (13.14%) MongoDB
3 23 (13.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 16 (9.14%) MySQL
6 10 (5.71%) Couchbase
6 10 (5.71%) CouchDB
7 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.00%) Big Data
9 5 (2.86%) Redis
10 4 (2.29%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.71%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.14%) SSDT
12 2 (1.14%) Adabas
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (28.57%) Selenium
2 37 (21.14%) Jenkins
2 37 (21.14%) Cucumber
3 36 (20.57%) WebDriver
4 35 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 27 (15.43%) NUnit
6 26 (14.86%) JIRA
7 25 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 23 (13.14%) Git (software)
8 23 (13.14%) JUnit
9 21 (12.00%) JBehave
10 20 (11.43%) FitNesse
11 18 (10.29%) Hudson
11 18 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (9.71%) TestNG
13 15 (8.57%) ReSharper
14 14 (8.00%) Visual Studio
14 14 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (6.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 55 (31.43%) Finance
2 28 (16.00%) Marketing
3 14 (8.00%) Retail
4 12 (6.86%) Games
5 9 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (4.57%) Banking
7 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (3.43%) Electronics
8 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.86%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (38.86%) Developer
2 40 (22.86%) Tester
3 23 (13.14%) QA Engineer
3 23 (13.14%) Java Developer
4 21 (12.00%) ScrumMaster
4 21 (12.00%) QA Tester
5 20 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.57%) Technical Leader
7 14 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.86%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.29%) C++ Developer
9 11 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Agile C# Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Automation Tester
11 8 (4.57%) Selenium Tester
11 8 (4.57%) Senior Automation Tester
11 8 (4.57%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.00%) HTML
2 31 (17.71%) AngularJS
2 31 (17.71%) HTML5
3 30 (17.14%) .NET
4 27 (15.43%) ASP.NET
5 23 (13.14%) CSS
6 18 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (9.71%) Spring
8 16 (9.14%) Backbone.js
9 15 (8.57%) Web Services
9 15 (8.57%) jQuery
10 12 (6.86%) REST
10 12 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (6.86%) XML
11 11 (6.29%) STL
11 11 (6.29%) MFC
11 11 (6.29%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (6.29%) Symfony
11 11 (6.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 11 (6.29%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.57%) Mobile App
2 16 (9.14%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (8.57%) Open Source
4 11 (6.29%) Fixed Income
4 11 (6.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (6.29%) Smartphone
4 11 (6.29%) Hedge funds
5 9 (5.14%) DTV
6 8 (4.57%) Blog
7 7 (4.00%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.86%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.86%) PlayStation
8 5 (2.86%) Xbox
9 4 (2.29%) User Experience
10 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.71%) Online Games
10 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.14%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.14%) NHS
11 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.00%) Linux
2 16 (9.14%) UNIX
3 11 (6.29%) Windows
4 9 (5.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (98.86%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (77.14%) TDD
3 131 (74.86%) BDD
4 120 (68.57%) Scrum
5 83 (47.43%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (34.86%) Test Automation
7 48 (27.43%) User Stories
8 47 (26.86%) Pair Programming
9 43 (24.57%) Kanban
10 37 (21.14%) MVC
11 36 (20.57%) Software Testing
12 35 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 32 (18.29%) OO
14 26 (14.86%) Automated Testing
15 24 (13.71%) Digital Marketing
16 23 (13.14%) Refactoring
17 22 (12.57%) Waterfall
17 22 (12.57%) Test Scripting
18 21 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (11.43%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.43%) Java
2 51 (29.14%) C#
3 47 (26.86%) JavaScript
4 46 (26.29%) SQL
5 12 (6.86%) Scala
5 12 (6.86%) Groovy
6 11 (6.29%) PHP
6 11 (6.29%) C++
7 6 (3.43%) VBA
8 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.29%) Ruby
9 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.14%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.57%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (18.29%) ISEB
2 11 (6.29%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.14%) Degree
4 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (43.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.43%) Oracle
3 11 (6.29%) Zend
4 7 (4.00%) Apple
5 6 (3.43%) SAP
6 3 (1.71%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.71%) ATG
7 1 (0.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.57%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) IBM
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
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Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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