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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 803 844 800
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -44
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 97 66 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.057% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.069% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 84 45 73
Average salary £63,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +13.33%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

ATDD Salary Histogram in the UK

ATDD
Top 19 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 31 August 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 +35 83 £63,750 +33.50% 16
London +16 55 £65,000 +13.04% 10
City of London +39 22 £70,000 +3.70%
South East +17 9 £60,000 +29.03%
Berkshire +16 9 £60,000 +41.17%
Glasgow - 9 £65,000 -
Scotland - 9 £65,000 -
Reading - 9 £60,000 -
East of England +16 8 £31,250 -13.19% 6
Hertfordshire +5 8 £31,250 -13.19% 6
West Yorkshire +9 6 - -
Yorkshire +5 6 - -
Leeds - 6 - -
North West +5 2 £72,500 +27.19%
Manchester +1 2 £72,500 +27.19%
Nottingham -3 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands -3 2 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands -16 1 £47,500 -9.52%

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 201 (98.53%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (78.43%) TDD
3 141 (69.12%) BDD
4 136 (66.67%) Scrum
5 121 (59.31%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (46.57%) Java
7 86 (42.16%) C#
8 82 (40.20%) Test Automation
9 56 (27.45%) Selenium
9 56 (27.45%) .NET
10 54 (26.47%) WebDriver
11 53 (25.98%) Cucumber
12 52 (25.49%) Pair Programming
13 51 (25.00%) Kanban
14 50 (24.51%) QA
14 50 (24.51%) User Stories
15 49 (24.02%) SQL
15 49 (24.02%) E-Commerce
16 48 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (21.57%) JUnit
18 42 (20.59%) ASP.NET
19 39 (19.12%) Automated Testing
20 38 (18.63%) Mentoring
21 36 (17.65%) Finance
22 34 (16.67%) MVC
23 33 (16.18%) Jenkins
24 32 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
24 32 (15.69%) JavaScript
25 31 (15.20%) Degree
25 31 (15.20%) NUnit

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (1.96%) Confluence
2 3 (1.47%) CMS
3 2 (0.98%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.98%) Mule
3 2 (0.98%) JBoss
3 2 (0.98%) Node.js
3 2 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (0.98%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.33%) Internet
2 12 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.31%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 18 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (6.86%) MySQL
6 8 (3.92%) CouchDB
6 8 (3.92%) Couchbase
7 7 (3.43%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.43%) Redis
7 7 (3.43%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 56 (27.45%) Selenium
2 54 (26.47%) WebDriver
3 53 (25.98%) Cucumber
4 44 (21.57%) JUnit
5 33 (16.18%) Jenkins
6 31 (15.20%) NUnit
7 27 (13.24%) SoapUI
8 26 (12.75%) JIRA
8 26 (12.75%) TestNG
9 25 (12.25%) JBehave
10 24 (11.76%) FitNesse
11 18 (8.82%) Git (software)
12 17 (8.33%) LoadRunner
12 17 (8.33%) JMeter
13 16 (7.84%) Subversion
13 16 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (7.84%) Hudson
14 12 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (5.88%) SpecFlow
15 10 (4.90%) ReSharper
General
1 36 (17.65%) Finance
2 24 (11.76%) Marketing
3 23 (11.27%) Games
4 13 (6.37%) Retail
5 11 (5.39%) Banking
5 11 (5.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (4.41%) Publishing
7 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (3.43%) Electronics
8 7 (3.43%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.45%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (40.69%) Developer
2 33 (16.18%) Software Engineer
3 32 (15.69%) ScrumMaster
4 31 (15.20%) Tester
5 28 (13.73%) Java Developer
6 20 (9.80%) .NET Developer
7 18 (8.82%) QA Engineer
7 18 (8.82%) AWS Developer
8 16 (7.84%) QA Tester
8 16 (7.84%) Test Engineer
8 16 (7.84%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.86%) Automation Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (6.37%) C# Developer
11 12 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
12 11 (5.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.45%) .NET
2 42 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 29 (14.22%) HTML
4 25 (12.25%) AngularJS
5 22 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (9.80%) CSS
7 15 (7.35%) Web Services
8 11 (5.39%) Spring
8 11 (5.39%) WPF
8 11 (5.39%) Symfony
8 11 (5.39%) Laravel
8 11 (5.39%) Backbone.js
8 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (5.39%) Phalcon
9 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (4.90%) XML
10 9 (4.41%) MAPI
10 9 (4.41%) DCOM
10 9 (4.41%) jQuery
10 9 (4.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.39%) Smartphone
3 11 (5.39%) NHS
4 10 (4.90%) DTV
4 10 (4.90%) Blog
4 10 (4.90%) Data Structures
4 10 (4.90%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.43%) Xbox
6 7 (3.43%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.43%) PlayStation
7 4 (1.96%) User Experience
7 4 (1.96%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.49%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.84%) UNIX
2 10 (4.90%) Windows
2 10 (4.90%) Linux
3 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.98%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (98.53%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (78.43%) TDD
3 141 (69.12%) BDD
4 136 (66.67%) Scrum
5 121 (59.31%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (40.20%) Test Automation
7 52 (25.49%) Pair Programming
8 51 (25.00%) Kanban
9 50 (24.51%) User Stories
10 49 (24.02%) E-Commerce
11 48 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 39 (19.12%) Automated Testing
13 38 (18.63%) Mentoring
14 34 (16.67%) MVC
15 32 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (13.73%) Feature Driven Development
17 27 (13.24%) Software Engineering
18 26 (12.75%) Refactoring
18 26 (12.75%) Unit Testing
19 25 (12.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 95 (46.57%) Java
2 86 (42.16%) C#
3 49 (24.02%) SQL
4 32 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.22%) Groovy
6 13 (6.37%) Python
7 12 (5.88%) VBA
8 11 (5.39%) PHP
9 10 (4.90%) Ruby
10 9 (4.41%) C++
11 7 (3.43%) Scala
12 2 (0.98%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Degree
2 25 (12.25%) ISEB
3 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.98%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (24.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (5.39%) Zend
2 10 (4.90%) Oracle
2 10 (4.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.43%) HP
3 7 (3.43%) SAP
4 3 (1.47%) ATG
5 1 (0.49%) VMware
5 1 (0.49%) Endeca
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