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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 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 7688 7207 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.66% 6.60% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 8.32% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6676 6378 5361
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 £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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
93065 86613 92507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.38% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74277 70760 78574
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +3 7333 £50,000 +5.26% 974
London 0 3996 £55,000 - 509
South East +1 1167 £45,000 +5.88% 151
City of London -3 783 £57,500 +3.13% 145
North West +3 557 £40,000 +6.66% 97
East of England +1 481 £45,000 - 44
South West +43 367 £40,000 +6.66% 52
Yorkshire -2 315 £37,500 +7.14% 64
Manchester -3 298 £40,000 +3.89% 53
Surrey -1 261 £47,500 +1.06% 28
Hampshire +11 227 £40,000 -5.88% 38
East Midlands +7 224 £40,000 +12.67% 22
West Midlands +4 203 £41,000 +5.12% 23
Cheshire +16 197 £37,500 +7.14% 30
Cambridgeshire +6 188 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Scotland -9 185 £40,000 - 28
West Yorkshire -6 180 £37,500 - 25
Leeds +20 157 £37,500 - 20
Berkshire -10 145 £52,500 +23.52% 24
Oxfordshire +8 128 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Cambridge +4 127 £40,000 -5.88% 13
East Sussex -13 127 £40,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +3 122 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Brighton -13 118 £40,000 - 9
Hertfordshire -7 116 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Glasgow +6 111 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Bristol +19 110 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Kent +35 98 £40,000 -0.62% 6
Nottinghamshire +8 92 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Nottingham +7 91 £40,000 +6.66% 6

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8432 (52.70%) C#
2 8229 (51.43%) .NET
3 6868 (42.93%) MVC
4 6453 (40.33%) Scrum
5 6191 (38.69%) JavaScript
6 6148 (38.43%) ASP.NET
7 5998 (37.49%) SQL Server
8 5590 (34.94%) HTML
9 5546 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
10 5171 (32.32%) BDD
11 5070 (31.69%) Java
12 4845 (30.28%) CSS
13 4495 (28.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4303 (26.89%) SQL
15 3898 (24.36%) OO
16 3666 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
17 3652 (22.83%) WCF
18 3275 (20.47%) jQuery
19 2802 (17.51%) Web Services
20 2756 (17.23%) Finance
21 2620 (16.38%) Git (software)
22 2512 (15.70%) Microsoft
23 2477 (15.48%) HTML5
24 2440 (15.25%) Software Engineering
25 2344 (14.65%) Degree
26 2307 (14.42%) E-Commerce
27 2236 (13.98%) .NET Framework
28 2163 (13.52%) XML
29 2090 (13.06%) Spring
30 2075 (12.97%) Web Application Development

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1409 (8.81%) Node.js
2 618 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 574 (3.59%) Apache
4 535 (3.34%) CMS
5 430 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 414 (2.59%) IIS
7 231 (1.44%) Confluence
8 196 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 184 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 179 (1.12%) Apache Solr
11 176 (1.10%) Drupal
12 161 (1.01%) Umbraco
13 144 (0.90%) WebLogic
14 131 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
15 124 (0.78%) WordPress
16 123 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
17 113 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
18 103 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
18 103 (0.64%) nginx
19 96 (0.60%) Jetty
Applications
1 945 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 120 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 99 (0.62%) MS Office
4 48 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 27 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.12%) Mingle
8 9 (0.056%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.044%) MS Project
9 7 (0.044%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.038%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.019%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.006%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.006%) Stata
13 1 (0.006%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 130 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (0.56%) Magento
3 40 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 34 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 34 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
5 28 (0.18%) Shopify
6 27 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 15 (0.094%) JDE OneWorld
9 12 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
10 10 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (0.050%) Summit
13 7 (0.044%) osCommerce
13 7 (0.044%) RMDS
14 5 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
15 4 (0.025%) Pivotal CRM
15 4 (0.025%) nopCommerce
16 3 (0.019%) SAP CRM
17 2 (0.013%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 379 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 341 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 339 (2.12%) SaaS
4 226 (1.41%) GitHub
5 99 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 71 (0.44%) PaaS
7 60 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (0.19%) Heroku
9 19 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 19 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
10 13 (0.081%) Force.com
10 13 (0.081%) IaaS
10 13 (0.081%) Trello
10 13 (0.081%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 11 (0.069%) Basecamp
12 9 (0.056%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.050%) Joyent
14 7 (0.044%) Google Apps
14 7 (0.044%) Office 365
15 5 (0.031%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1018 (6.36%) Internet
2 515 (3.22%) HTTP
3 133 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 57 (0.36%) Intranet
5 55 (0.34%) Broadband
6 52 (0.33%) SNMP
7 41 (0.26%) SSL
8 31 (0.19%) IPv4
9 30 (0.19%) IPv6
10 26 (0.16%) Ethernet
11 23 (0.14%) SMS
12 22 (0.14%) VoIP
13 20 (0.13%) Wireless
13 20 (0.13%) AMQP
14 15 (0.094%) Firewall
15 14 (0.088%) Extranet
15 14 (0.088%) DNS
15 14 (0.088%) NFC
16 12 (0.075%) SMPP
17 11 (0.069%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5998 (37.49%) SQL Server
2 1399 (8.74%) MySQL
3 1365 (8.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1272 (7.95%) NoSQL
5 936 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 929 (5.81%) MongoDB
7 905 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 802 (5.01%) Big Data
9 419 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 417 (2.61%) RDBMS
11 412 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 404 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
13 368 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 329 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 308 (1.93%) Oracle Database
16 217 (1.36%) Redis
17 201 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
18 171 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
19 168 (1.05%) RavenDB
20 119 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2620 (16.38%) Git (software)
2 2054 (12.84%) NUnit
3 1488 (9.30%) Subversion
4 1473 (9.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 1432 (8.95%) Selenium
6 1123 (7.02%) Moq
7 1081 (6.76%) Cucumber
8 959 (5.99%) JUnit
8 959 (5.99%) Visual Studio
9 934 (5.84%) Jenkins
10 906 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 834 (5.21%) Maven
12 750 (4.69%) JIRA
13 692 (4.33%) MSTest
14 583 (3.64%) TeamCity
15 473 (2.96%) WebDriver
16 439 (2.74%) SpecFlow
17 395 (2.47%) Jasmine
18 392 (2.45%) Eclipse
19 363 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 2756 (17.23%) Finance
2 1028 (6.43%) Games
3 868 (5.43%) Banking
4 857 (5.36%) Retail
5 612 (3.83%) Marketing
6 439 (2.74%) Advertising
7 399 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 347 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 321 (2.01%) Front Office
10 296 (1.85%) Publishing
11 249 (1.56%) Law
12 197 (1.23%) Back Office
13 123 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 122 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 100 (0.63%) Legal
16 79 (0.49%) Electronics
17 72 (0.45%) Music Industry
18 68 (0.43%) Automotive
19 37 (0.23%) Retail Banking
20 36 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12532 (78.33%) Developer
2 4534 (28.34%) .NET Developer
3 2839 (17.74%) Senior Developer
4 2513 (15.71%) C# Developer
5 2372 (14.83%) Java Developer
6 1675 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 945 (5.91%) Software Developer
8 917 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 832 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 807 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
11 799 (4.99%) Software Engineer
12 777 (4.86%) Web Developer
13 729 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 640 (4.00%) Analyst
15 548 (3.43%) Programmer
16 540 (3.38%) Senior C# Developer
17 509 (3.18%) Lead Developer
18 468 (2.93%) Agile .NET Developer
19 461 (2.88%) Architect
20 418 (2.61%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8229 (51.43%) .NET
2 6148 (38.43%) ASP.NET
3 5590 (34.94%) HTML
4 4845 (30.28%) CSS
5 4495 (28.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3652 (22.83%) WCF
7 3275 (20.47%) jQuery
8 2802 (17.51%) Web Services
9 2477 (15.48%) HTML5
10 2236 (13.98%) .NET Framework
11 2163 (13.52%) XML
12 2090 (13.06%) Spring
13 1942 (12.14%) WPF
14 1832 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 1676 (10.48%) RESTful
16 1651 (10.32%) CSS3
17 1516 (9.48%) REST
18 1391 (8.69%) AngularJS
19 1381 (8.63%) Ajax
20 1378 (8.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1409 (8.81%) Computer Science
2 1113 (6.96%) Open Source
3 976 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 804 (5.03%) Inversion of Control
5 517 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 435 (2.72%) N-Tier
7 431 (2.69%) iPhone
8 294 (1.84%) Social Media
8 294 (1.84%) Mathematics
9 278 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 261 (1.63%) Tandem
11 251 (1.57%) Social Network
12 243 (1.52%) Derivative
13 236 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 190 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 188 (1.18%) iPad
16 179 (1.12%) Hedge funds
17 164 (1.03%) Digital Media
18 149 (0.93%) Blog
19 140 (0.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1855 (11.59%) Windows
2 1557 (9.73%) Linux
3 1155 (7.22%) Android
4 995 (6.22%) Apple iOS
5 595 (3.72%) UNIX
6 160 (1.00%) Windows Phone
7 90 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 56 (0.35%) Solaris
9 54 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 48 (0.30%) CentOS
11 45 (0.28%) Debian
12 39 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
13 31 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
14 29 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
15 28 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (0.11%) Windows 7
18 14 (0.088%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.088%) AIX
19 11 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6868 (42.93%) MVC
2 6453 (40.33%) Scrum
3 5546 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
4 5171 (32.32%) BDD
5 3898 (24.36%) OO
6 3666 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
7 2440 (15.25%) Software Engineering
8 2307 (14.42%) E-Commerce
9 2075 (12.97%) Web Application Development
10 2002 (12.51%) Unit Testing
11 1923 (12.02%) Kanban
12 1416 (8.85%) OOP
13 1290 (8.06%) Pair Programming
14 1269 (7.93%) Dependency Injection
15 1204 (7.53%) Web Development
16 1182 (7.39%) SOA
17 1038 (6.49%) Multithreading
18 993 (6.21%) MVVM
19 915 (5.72%) OOD
20 877 (5.48%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 8432 (52.70%) C#
2 6191 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 5070 (31.69%) Java
4 4303 (26.89%) SQL
5 1669 (10.43%) Ruby
6 1271 (7.94%) PHP
7 1071 (6.69%) Python
8 959 (5.99%) C++
9 943 (5.89%) T-SQL
10 748 (4.68%) VB.NET
11 502 (3.14%) Scala
12 485 (3.03%) C
13 410 (2.56%) VB
14 387 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 354 (2.21%) Perl
16 312 (1.95%) Groovy
17 209 (1.31%) PHP5
18 194 (1.21%) Bash Shell
19 155 (0.97%) PowerShell
20 149 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2344 (14.65%) Degree
2 695 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 572 (3.58%) MCSD
4 559 (3.49%) MCP
5 556 (3.48%) MCAD
6 529 (3.31%) MCTS
7 208 (1.30%) ISEB
8 188 (1.18%) Security Cleared
9 130 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 96 (0.60%) SC Cleared
11 70 (0.44%) PhD
12 31 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 31 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 24 (0.15%) MCITP
14 18 (0.11%) HND
15 15 (0.094%) MBA
16 13 (0.081%) MCSE
17 9 (0.056%) IIBA
18 8 (0.050%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 7 (0.044%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1308 (8.18%) QA
2 49 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.13%) SLA
5 15 (0.094%) ISO 8583
6 12 (0.075%) Basel III
7 11 (0.069%) WCAG
7 11 (0.069%) ISO 9000
7 11 (0.069%) TickIT
8 8 (0.050%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.044%) COREP
9 7 (0.044%) FINREP
10 5 (0.031%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.031%) FATCA
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 58 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (0.24%) Varnish
3 38 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 37 (0.23%) HDFS
5 10 (0.063%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.056%) KVM
7 8 (0.050%) Docker
8 7 (0.044%) Squid
9 5 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.025%) vSphere
10 4 (0.025%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.013%) zsh
12 1 (0.006%) vCloud
12 1 (0.006%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.006%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 252 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 250 (1.56%) Puppet
3 61 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 43 (0.27%) Capistrano
5 37 (0.23%) Nagios
6 28 (0.18%) Ansible
7 27 (0.17%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.14%) logstash
9 21 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 19 (0.12%) ZABBIX
11 18 (0.11%) YUM
12 15 (0.094%) MOM
13 13 (0.081%) Zenoss
14 12 (0.075%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 4 (0.025%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 4 (0.025%) Opsview
16 3 (0.019%) Red Hat Satellite
17 2 (0.013%) CFEngine
18 1 (0.006%) CA LISA
18 1 (0.006%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2512 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 1305 (8.16%) Oracle
3 666 (4.16%) Google
4 494 (3.09%) Facebook
5 378 (2.36%) JBoss
6 311 (1.94%) Twitter
7 240 (1.50%) Adobe
8 236 (1.48%) Zend
9 194 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 159 (0.99%) Sybase
11 150 (0.94%) Apple
12 140 (0.88%) IBM
13 129 (0.81%) hybris
14 124 (0.78%) Yahoo!
15 122 (0.76%) Sony
16 104 (0.65%) SAP
16 104 (0.65%) Endeca
16 104 (0.65%) EPiServer
17 102 (0.64%) Xamarin
18 91 (0.57%) HP
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Pinner, Middlesex
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent flexible benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Fugro
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago