The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8395 7892 7019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.65% 6.73% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.02% 8.13% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7330 6983 6192
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TDD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD within the UK.

TDD Salary Trend in the UK

TDD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 within the UK.

TDD Salary Histogram in the UK

TDD
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 7928 £50,000 - 1067
London +1 4125 £57,500 +4.54% 538
South East +8 1148 £45,000 - 147
City of London +3 735 £58,000 +0.86% 135
North West -2 537 £40,000 - 116
East of England +2 486 £47,500 +5.55% 61
South West +11 468 £40,000 -5.88% 74
Yorkshire +17 458 £41,000 +9.33% 53
West Midlands +26 357 £42,500 +3.65% 40
Manchester +6 327 £42,500 +6.25% 71
West Yorkshire +19 319 £42,500 +8.97% 39
Scotland +25 276 £40,000 - 39
East Midlands +6 272 £40,000 +4.57% 25
Hampshire +12 259 £43,000 +2.38% 27
Leeds +13 252 £45,000 +20.00% 31
Bristol +12 212 £45,000 -14.28% 22
Surrey -13 195 £55,000 +15.78% 30
Hertfordshire +12 178 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Berkshire +23 170 £52,500 - 27
Cambridgeshire -7 136 £45,000 - 25
Cheshire -10 135 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Glasgow +14 131 £41,750 - 19
Oxfordshire +9 124 £46,250 -2.63% 15
Birmingham +21 116 £41,500 +3.75% 8
East Sussex +5 111 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Warwickshire +19 103 £50,000 +21.21% 8
Nottinghamshire +3 98 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Kent -2 96 £40,000 -2.43% 18
Buckinghamshire -23 95 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Nottingham 0 94 £42,500 +6.25% 9

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing TDD 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 TDD.

1 13751 (82.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8283 (49.89%) C#
3 7945 (47.85%) .NET
4 7177 (43.23%) MVC
5 6622 (39.88%) JavaScript
6 6370 (38.37%) Scrum
7 6047 (36.42%) SQL Server
8 5839 (35.17%) ASP.NET
9 5610 (33.79%) BDD
10 5409 (32.58%) Java
11 5329 (32.10%) HTML
12 4706 (28.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4527 (27.27%) CSS
14 4508 (27.15%) Continuous Integration
15 4366 (26.30%) SQL
16 3480 (20.96%) OO
17 3311 (19.94%) Git (software)
18 3270 (19.70%) WCF
19 3081 (18.56%) jQuery
20 2973 (17.91%) Web Services
21 2927 (17.63%) Finance
22 2517 (15.16%) Software Engineering
23 2466 (14.85%) AngularJS
24 2462 (14.83%) Spring
25 2448 (14.74%) HTML5
26 2424 (14.60%) RESTful
27 2375 (14.30%) Web Application Development
28 2351 (14.16%) Microsoft
29 2321 (13.98%) .NET Framework
30 2147 (12.93%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing TDD 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 TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1950 (11.74%) Node.js
2 594 (3.58%) Tomcat
3 467 (2.81%) Apache
4 445 (2.68%) CMS
5 318 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 289 (1.74%) JBoss
7 274 (1.65%) IIS
8 273 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 224 (1.35%) Apache Solr
10 217 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 173 (1.04%) WebLogic
12 147 (0.89%) Confluence
13 140 (0.84%) nginx
14 139 (0.84%) Umbraco
15 132 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 126 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
17 117 (0.70%) NServiceBus
18 114 (0.69%) Apache Spark
19 74 (0.45%) Mule
20 73 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 892 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 71 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 69 (0.42%) MS Office
4 38 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.084%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.048%) Mingle
9 7 (0.042%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.036%) MS Project
11 4 (0.024%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.018%) CPLEX
13 2 (0.012%) FastStats
13 2 (0.012%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.006%) GIMP
14 1 (0.006%) MS PowerPoint
14 1 (0.006%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 105 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (0.42%) Magento
3 60 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.11%) RMDS
5 14 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 13 (0.078%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.078%) Sophis RISQUE
7 11 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.054%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.048%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.036%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.030%) Shopify
12 5 (0.030%) Summit
12 5 (0.030%) LatentZero
12 5 (0.030%) thinkFolio
12 5 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.024%) Sage 200
13 4 (0.024%) Sage CRM
13 4 (0.024%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 925 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
2 750 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 292 (1.76%) SaaS
4 204 (1.23%) GitHub
5 99 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 76 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 72 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 54 (0.33%) PaaS
9 53 (0.32%) IaaS
10 36 (0.22%) Office 365
11 33 (0.20%) Heroku
12 25 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
14 22 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (0.090%) CodePlex
16 15 (0.090%) OpenShift
16 15 (0.090%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 15 (0.090%) Route 53
17 14 (0.084%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 725 (4.37%) Internet
2 370 (2.23%) HTTP
3 110 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 107 (0.64%) Broadband
5 64 (0.39%) DNS
6 40 (0.24%) AMQP
7 33 (0.20%) Ethernet
8 28 (0.17%) Network Security
9 27 (0.16%) SSL
9 27 (0.16%) Intranet
10 24 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 24 (0.14%) Firewall
11 17 (0.10%) SMTP
12 16 (0.096%) LDAP
13 14 (0.084%) FTP
13 14 (0.084%) Extranet
14 12 (0.072%) VPN
14 12 (0.072%) DHCP
14 12 (0.072%) Bluetooth
14 12 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6047 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 2011 (12.11%) NoSQL
3 1514 (9.12%) MySQL
4 1238 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 1083 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 570 (3.43%) Big Data
7 459 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 446 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 435 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 435 (2.62%) RDBMS
10 422 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
11 379 (2.28%) Hadoop
12 342 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 323 (1.95%) Redis
14 276 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 205 (1.23%) Oracle Database
16 166 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 157 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
18 135 (0.81%) CouchDB
19 128 (0.77%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3311 (19.94%) Git (software)
2 2003 (12.06%) NUnit
3 1406 (8.47%) Selenium
4 1332 (8.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 1286 (7.75%) Subversion
6 1218 (7.34%) Jenkins
7 1164 (7.01%) Maven
8 1162 (7.00%) Moq
9 1047 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 1016 (6.12%) JUnit
11 858 (5.17%) Cucumber
12 833 (5.02%) MSTest
13 825 (4.97%) Visual Studio
14 619 (3.73%) TeamCity
15 615 (3.70%) JIRA
16 471 (2.84%) WebDriver
17 453 (2.73%) Jasmine
18 391 (2.35%) Mockito
19 376 (2.26%) Eclipse
20 341 (2.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 2927 (17.63%) Finance
2 873 (5.26%) Games
3 866 (5.22%) Retail
4 833 (5.02%) Banking
5 690 (4.16%) Marketing
6 498 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 385 (2.32%) Advertising
8 284 (1.71%) Front Office
9 280 (1.69%) Publishing
10 237 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 227 (1.37%) Back Office
12 178 (1.07%) Law
13 129 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 116 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 91 (0.55%) Electronics
15 91 (0.55%) Automotive
16 89 (0.54%) Music Industry
17 69 (0.42%) Legal
18 43 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
19 32 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12761 (76.86%) Developer
2 4607 (27.75%) .NET Developer
3 2786 (16.78%) Senior Developer
4 2575 (15.51%) Java Developer
5 2043 (12.31%) C# Developer
6 1369 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1022 (6.16%) Software Engineer
8 924 (5.57%) Software Developer
9 805 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 725 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 718 (4.32%) ASP.NET Developer
12 697 (4.20%) Web Developer
13 598 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
14 590 (3.55%) Lead Developer
15 544 (3.28%) Junior
16 516 (3.11%) Junior Developer
17 510 (3.07%) Front-End Developer
18 493 (2.97%) Analyst
19 485 (2.92%) PHP Developer
20 432 (2.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7945 (47.85%) .NET
2 5839 (35.17%) ASP.NET
3 5329 (32.10%) HTML
4 4706 (28.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4527 (27.27%) CSS
6 3270 (19.70%) WCF
7 3081 (18.56%) jQuery
8 2973 (17.91%) Web Services
9 2466 (14.85%) AngularJS
10 2462 (14.83%) Spring
11 2448 (14.74%) HTML5
12 2424 (14.60%) RESTful
13 2321 (13.98%) .NET Framework
14 2012 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1977 (11.91%) XML
16 1678 (10.11%) REST
17 1515 (9.12%) WPF
18 1434 (8.64%) CSS3
19 1423 (8.57%) Entity Framework
20 1321 (7.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1248 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 926 (5.58%) Inversion of Control
3 832 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 733 (4.41%) User Experience
5 725 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
6 715 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
7 292 (1.76%) Mathematics
8 266 (1.60%) Social Media
9 265 (1.60%) N-Tier
10 255 (1.54%) Social Network
11 237 (1.43%) Tandem
12 235 (1.42%) Client/Server
13 201 (1.21%) Blog
14 188 (1.13%) BBC
15 177 (1.07%) Smartphone
15 177 (1.07%) iPhone
16 174 (1.05%) Hedge funds
16 174 (1.05%) Algorithms
17 163 (0.98%) Visualisation
18 160 (0.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1860 (11.20%) Windows
2 1850 (11.14%) Linux
3 971 (5.85%) Android
4 774 (4.66%) UNIX
5 767 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 113 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 106 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 96 (0.58%) Windows Phone
9 78 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 66 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (0.33%) CentOS
12 50 (0.30%) Debian
13 48 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 41 (0.25%) CoreOS
14 41 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 36 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (0.20%) Windows Vista
16 33 (0.20%) Solaris
16 33 (0.20%) Windows XP
17 31 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13751 (82.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7177 (43.23%) MVC
3 6370 (38.37%) Scrum
4 5610 (33.79%) BDD
5 4508 (27.15%) Continuous Integration
6 3480 (20.96%) OO
7 2517 (15.16%) Software Engineering
8 2375 (14.30%) Web Application Development
9 2147 (12.93%) Kanban
10 1949 (11.74%) Unit Testing
11 1745 (10.51%) E-Commerce
12 1543 (9.29%) Dependency Injection
13 1324 (7.97%) SDLC
14 1303 (7.85%) Open Source
15 1115 (6.72%) OOP
16 1024 (6.17%) Pair Programming
17 1009 (6.08%) Mentoring
18 953 (5.74%) SOA
19 917 (5.52%) Automated Testing
20 883 (5.32%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8283 (49.89%) C#
2 6622 (39.88%) JavaScript
3 5409 (32.58%) Java
4 4366 (26.30%) SQL
5 1885 (11.35%) Ruby
6 1368 (8.24%) PHP
7 1241 (7.47%) Python
8 938 (5.65%) T-SQL
9 922 (5.55%) C++
10 669 (4.03%) Scala
11 474 (2.85%) VB.NET
12 387 (2.33%) Groovy
13 354 (2.13%) C
13 354 (2.13%) Objective-C
14 314 (1.89%) VB
15 302 (1.82%) Perl
16 272 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 216 (1.30%) Bash Shell
18 169 (1.02%) Go
19 135 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2128 (12.82%) Degree
2 264 (1.59%) ISEB
3 252 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 140 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 99 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 76 (0.46%) MCSD
7 64 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 51 (0.31%) PhD
9 47 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 35 (0.21%) MCP
11 34 (0.20%) MCTS
12 33 (0.20%) MCPD
13 28 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 25 (0.15%) MCAD
15 24 (0.14%) HND
16 19 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
16 19 (0.11%) Sun Certification
17 18 (0.11%) OCP
18 17 (0.10%) DV Cleared
19 12 (0.072%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1336 (8.05%) QA
2 45 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 23 (0.14%) SLA
4 12 (0.072%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.060%) WCAG
7 6 (0.036%) WAI
7 6 (0.036%) FATCA
7 6 (0.036%) TickIT
7 6 (0.036%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.030%) EMIR
8 5 (0.030%) SNOMED CT
8 5 (0.030%) HL7
9 4 (0.024%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.006%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.006%) GAMP
10 1 (0.006%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.006%) MiFID
10 1 (0.006%) Basel III
System Software
1 209 (1.26%) Docker
2 88 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.23%) HDFS
4 37 (0.22%) Varnish
5 34 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 22 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 19 (0.11%) iptables
8 10 (0.060%) LXC
8 10 (0.060%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.036%) Firmware
11 4 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.018%) Squid
12 3 (0.018%) Xen
12 3 (0.018%) vSphere
13 2 (0.012%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.012%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.012%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.006%) KVM
14 1 (0.006%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 414 (2.49%) Puppet
2 325 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (0.69%) Ansible
4 110 (0.66%) Vagrant
5 70 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 69 (0.42%) Nagios
7 63 (0.38%) Salt
8 45 (0.27%) Capistrano
9 35 (0.21%) Kubernetes
10 24 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 23 (0.14%) Mesos
12 19 (0.11%) Apache Shiro
13 18 (0.11%) WMI
14 14 (0.084%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 14 (0.084%) logstash
15 10 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 9 (0.054%) MOM
17 8 (0.048%) CA LISA
18 6 (0.036%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 5 (0.030%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2351 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 1413 (8.51%) Oracle
3 547 (3.29%) Google
4 546 (3.29%) Facebook
5 281 (1.69%) Zend
6 263 (1.58%) Twitter
7 256 (1.54%) Apple
8 170 (1.02%) Yahoo!
9 153 (0.92%) Sony
10 138 (0.83%) Sitecore
11 130 (0.78%) Sybase
12 123 (0.74%) IBM
13 120 (0.72%) hybris
14 103 (0.62%) HP
15 100 (0.60%) VMware
16 98 (0.59%) SAP
17 95 (0.57%) Adobe
18 94 (0.57%) TIBCO
19 92 (0.55%) Xamarin
20 86 (0.52%) EPiServer
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, 25 Days, FULL Training
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South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 27 days + Options
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South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
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Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + blue chip benefits
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Salary: 55,000-65,000
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Negotiable
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Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension and other benefits
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £80,000 + Bonus + Benefits
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
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