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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7523 7255 5828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.57% 6.80% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 8.37% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6471 6442 5300
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 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
(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 +1 7141 £50,000 +5.26% 939
London -1 3840 £55,000 - 462
South East 0 1136 £45,000 +5.88% 136
City of London -3 803 £57,500 - 154
North West -6 528 £40,000 +5.26% 87
East of England +4 456 £45,000 - 58
South West +42 409 £40,000 +6.66% 60
Yorkshire -2 322 £37,500 +7.14% 69
Manchester -2 286 £40,000 +2.56% 51
Hampshire +30 271 £40,500 -5.81% 44
Surrey -1 249 £47,500 -5.00% 26
East Midlands +3 216 £40,000 +6.66% 19
West Midlands -3 197 £40,000 - 29
Cheshire +6 188 £37,500 - 29
Scotland 0 185 £40,000 - 20
Cambridgeshire +12 169 £45,000 +5.88% 20
West Yorkshire -23 164 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Berkshire -4 153 £52,000 +22.35% 17
Leeds +1 138 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Oxfordshire +3 127 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Bristol +24 124 £52,500 +40.00% 21
Glasgow +9 113 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Hertfordshire -7 112 £45,000 - 18
Cambridge +1 108 £40,000 - 10
Bedfordshire +2 99 £51,250 -2.38% 9
East Sussex -15 97 £40,000 - 7
Kent +16 93 £40,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire +5 93 £41,500 +3.75% 8
Brighton -12 93 £40,000 - 5
Portsmouth +20 86 £45,000 - 10

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13057 (82.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8332 (52.61%) C#
3 8113 (51.23%) .NET
4 6834 (43.15%) MVC
5 6436 (40.64%) Scrum
6 6264 (39.56%) JavaScript
7 6122 (38.66%) ASP.NET
8 5902 (37.27%) SQL Server
9 5597 (35.34%) HTML
10 5290 (33.40%) BDD
11 4946 (31.23%) Java
12 4842 (30.58%) CSS
13 4495 (28.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4219 (26.64%) SQL
15 3936 (24.85%) OO
16 3704 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
17 3551 (22.42%) WCF
18 3288 (20.76%) jQuery
19 2790 (17.62%) Git (software)
20 2770 (17.49%) Web Services
21 2687 (16.97%) Finance
22 2469 (15.59%) HTML5
23 2403 (15.17%) Software Engineering
24 2381 (15.04%) Microsoft
25 2378 (15.02%) E-Commerce
26 2311 (14.59%) Degree
27 2194 (13.85%) .NET Framework
28 2062 (13.02%) XML
29 2055 (12.98%) Web Application Development
30 2023 (12.77%) NUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1493 (9.43%) Node.js
2 590 (3.73%) Tomcat
3 516 (3.26%) Apache
4 504 (3.18%) CMS
5 436 (2.75%) IIS
6 401 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 235 (1.48%) Confluence
8 199 (1.26%) Apache Solr
9 193 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 191 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 153 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 153 (0.97%) Drupal
12 152 (0.96%) WordPress
13 143 (0.90%) Umbraco
14 131 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
15 120 (0.76%) nginx
15 120 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
16 116 (0.73%) NServiceBus
17 109 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
18 89 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 927 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 121 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 88 (0.56%) MS Office
4 41 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 25 (0.16%) Mingle
6 24 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 21 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.051%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.038%) MS Project
9 6 (0.038%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.032%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.013%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.006%) Stata
13 1 (0.006%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 118 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (0.54%) Magento
3 41 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 39 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
4 39 (0.25%) Shopify
5 28 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 22 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.095%) Markit EDM
8 13 (0.082%) JDE OneWorld
9 10 (0.063%) Summit
10 9 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
12 7 (0.044%) osCommerce
12 7 (0.044%) Oracle CRM
12 7 (0.044%) RMDS
13 6 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
14 4 (0.025%) nopCommerce
15 3 (0.019%) Towers Watson Igloo
15 3 (0.019%) SAP CRM
16 2 (0.013%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 390 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 364 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 305 (1.93%) SaaS
4 224 (1.41%) GitHub
5 92 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (0.40%) PaaS
7 61 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 19 (0.12%) Heroku
10 15 (0.095%) IaaS
11 14 (0.088%) Force.com
11 14 (0.088%) Rackspace Cloud
12 10 (0.063%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 8 (0.051%) Trello
13 8 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.044%) Basecamp
14 7 (0.044%) Joyent
15 6 (0.038%) Office 365
15 6 (0.038%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.025%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1025 (6.47%) Internet
2 506 (3.20%) HTTP
3 128 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 68 (0.43%) Intranet
5 60 (0.38%) Broadband
6 45 (0.28%) SNMP
7 40 (0.25%) SSL
8 36 (0.23%) IPv4
9 35 (0.22%) IPv6
10 30 (0.19%) Ethernet
11 21 (0.13%) Wireless
12 20 (0.13%) VoIP
13 18 (0.11%) SMS
13 18 (0.11%) AMQP
14 17 (0.11%) Extranet
15 16 (0.10%) Firewall
15 16 (0.10%) DNS
16 13 (0.082%) LDAP
17 12 (0.076%) GPRS
17 12 (0.076%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5902 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 1398 (8.83%) MySQL
3 1314 (8.30%) NoSQL
4 1142 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 958 (6.05%) MongoDB
6 900 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 879 (5.55%) Relational Database
8 763 (4.82%) Big Data
9 436 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
10 410 (2.59%) RDBMS
11 405 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 395 (2.49%) Hadoop
13 349 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 317 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 280 (1.77%) Oracle Database
16 235 (1.48%) Redis
17 201 (1.27%) RavenDB
18 199 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
19 166 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
20 108 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2790 (17.62%) Git (software)
2 2023 (12.77%) NUnit
3 1485 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 1454 (9.18%) Selenium
5 1419 (8.96%) Subversion
6 1134 (7.16%) Cucumber
7 1114 (7.03%) Moq
8 943 (5.95%) Visual Studio
9 942 (5.95%) Jenkins
10 941 (5.94%) JUnit
11 891 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 809 (5.11%) JIRA
13 799 (5.05%) Maven
14 672 (4.24%) MSTest
15 668 (4.22%) TeamCity
16 468 (2.96%) WebDriver
17 462 (2.92%) SpecFlow
18 431 (2.72%) Jasmine
19 357 (2.25%) Eclipse
20 350 (2.21%) Hudson
General
1 2687 (16.97%) Finance
2 1020 (6.44%) Games
3 857 (5.41%) Retail
4 841 (5.31%) Banking
5 606 (3.83%) Marketing
6 461 (2.91%) Advertising
7 385 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 326 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 309 (1.95%) Front Office
10 265 (1.67%) Publishing
11 236 (1.49%) Law
12 214 (1.35%) Back Office
13 116 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 115 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 111 (0.70%) Legal
16 85 (0.54%) Electronics
17 82 (0.52%) Music Industry
18 63 (0.40%) Automotive
19 40 (0.25%) Retail Banking
20 34 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12367 (78.09%) Developer
2 4500 (28.42%) .NET Developer
3 2760 (17.43%) Senior Developer
4 2404 (15.18%) C# Developer
5 2289 (14.45%) Java Developer
6 1639 (10.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 914 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 885 (5.59%) Software Developer
9 809 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 777 (4.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 776 (4.90%) Software Engineer
12 766 (4.84%) Web Developer
13 683 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
14 594 (3.75%) Analyst
15 514 (3.25%) Lead Developer
16 507 (3.20%) Senior C# Developer
17 474 (2.99%) Programmer
18 470 (2.97%) Agile .NET Developer
19 448 (2.83%) Architect
20 421 (2.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8113 (51.23%) .NET
2 6122 (38.66%) ASP.NET
3 5597 (35.34%) HTML
4 4842 (30.58%) CSS
5 4495 (28.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3551 (22.42%) WCF
7 3288 (20.76%) jQuery
8 2770 (17.49%) Web Services
9 2469 (15.59%) HTML5
10 2194 (13.85%) .NET Framework
11 2062 (13.02%) XML
12 2008 (12.68%) Spring
13 1789 (11.30%) WPF
14 1724 (10.89%) RESTful
15 1599 (10.10%) CSS3
16 1508 (9.52%) AngularJS
17 1503 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 1481 (9.35%) REST
19 1377 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 1325 (8.37%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1426 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 1118 (7.06%) Open Source
3 977 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 804 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
5 761 (4.81%) User Experience
6 662 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
7 506 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
8 432 (2.73%) iPhone
9 381 (2.41%) N-Tier
10 286 (1.81%) Social Media
11 281 (1.77%) Client/Server
12 280 (1.77%) Mathematics
13 255 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 252 (1.59%) Tandem
15 242 (1.53%) Social Network
16 228 (1.44%) Derivative
17 197 (1.24%) Visualisation
18 187 (1.18%) iPad
19 172 (1.09%) Blog
20 169 (1.07%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1768 (11.16%) Windows
2 1563 (9.87%) Linux
3 1133 (7.15%) Android
4 949 (5.99%) Apple iOS
5 580 (3.66%) UNIX
6 171 (1.08%) Windows Phone
7 103 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 65 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 54 (0.34%) CentOS
10 53 (0.33%) Debian
11 44 (0.28%) Solaris
12 42 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
13 29 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 24 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
15 22 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 20 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (0.10%) AIX
18 15 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (0.088%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13057 (82.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6834 (43.15%) MVC
3 6436 (40.64%) Scrum
4 5290 (33.40%) BDD
5 3936 (24.85%) OO
6 3704 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
7 2403 (15.17%) Software Engineering
8 2378 (15.02%) E-Commerce
9 2055 (12.98%) Web Application Development
10 1922 (12.14%) Kanban
11 1900 (12.00%) Unit Testing
12 1427 (9.01%) OOP
13 1280 (8.08%) Dependency Injection
14 1266 (7.99%) Pair Programming
15 1170 (7.39%) SOA
16 1135 (7.17%) Web Development
17 1039 (6.56%) Mentoring
18 979 (6.18%) Multithreading
19 963 (6.08%) OOD
20 897 (5.66%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8332 (52.61%) C#
2 6264 (39.56%) JavaScript
3 4946 (31.23%) Java
4 4219 (26.64%) SQL
5 1746 (11.03%) Ruby
6 1283 (8.10%) PHP
7 1097 (6.93%) Python
8 932 (5.89%) C++
9 883 (5.58%) T-SQL
10 736 (4.65%) VB.NET
11 461 (2.91%) Scala
12 449 (2.84%) C
13 389 (2.46%) VB
14 371 (2.34%) Objective-C
15 332 (2.10%) Perl
16 263 (1.66%) Groovy
17 209 (1.32%) PHP5
18 177 (1.12%) Bash Shell
19 162 (1.02%) PowerShell
20 133 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2311 (14.59%) Degree
2 571 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 445 (2.81%) MCSD
4 423 (2.67%) MCP
5 419 (2.65%) MCAD
6 403 (2.54%) MCTS
7 211 (1.33%) ISEB
8 172 (1.09%) Security Cleared
9 132 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 103 (0.65%) SC Cleared
11 69 (0.44%) PhD
12 37 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 22 (0.14%) Sun Certification
14 20 (0.13%) MCITP
15 19 (0.12%) MCSE
16 18 (0.11%) HND
17 12 (0.076%) MBA
18 9 (0.057%) IIBA
18 9 (0.057%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 8 (0.051%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1327 (8.38%) QA
2 59 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 26 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.15%) SLA
5 12 (0.076%) WCAG
6 11 (0.069%) ISO 8583
7 10 (0.063%) ISO 14001
7 10 (0.063%) Basel III
8 7 (0.044%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.044%) TickIT
9 5 (0.032%) FATCA
9 5 (0.032%) AIFMD
10 4 (0.025%) COREP
10 4 (0.025%) FINREP
11 2 (0.013%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.013%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.013%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.006%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
12 1 (0.006%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 35 (0.22%) HDFS
4 32 (0.20%) Varnish
5 15 (0.095%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.051%) KVM
7 6 (0.038%) Docker
8 5 (0.032%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.019%) vSphere
9 3 (0.019%) Squid
10 2 (0.013%) zsh
11 1 (0.006%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.006%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 247 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 234 (1.48%) Puppet
3 63 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 46 (0.29%) Capistrano
5 34 (0.21%) Ansible
5 34 (0.21%) logstash
6 31 (0.20%) Vagrant
7 29 (0.18%) Nagios
8 18 (0.11%) MOM
8 18 (0.11%) YUM
9 15 (0.095%) HAProxy
10 14 (0.088%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.076%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 10 (0.063%) Zenoss
13 8 (0.051%) Opsview
14 4 (0.025%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 3 (0.019%) Red Hat Satellite
15 3 (0.019%) Tivoli
16 2 (0.013%) CFEngine
17 1 (0.006%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2381 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 1256 (7.93%) Oracle
3 689 (4.35%) Google
4 511 (3.23%) Facebook
5 365 (2.30%) JBoss
6 302 (1.91%) Twitter
7 266 (1.68%) Zend
8 246 (1.55%) Adobe
9 187 (1.18%) Sitecore
10 165 (1.04%) Apple
11 141 (0.89%) Sybase
12 138 (0.87%) IBM
13 136 (0.86%) Yahoo!
14 135 (0.85%) Sony
15 123 (0.78%) hybris
16 120 (0.76%) Endeca
17 114 (0.72%) Xamarin
18 108 (0.68%) SAP
19 104 (0.66%) EPiServer
20 98 (0.62%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, car, health
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London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: + benefits
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