The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK
Rank 18 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7509 7970 7523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.05% 7.81% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 8.85% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6711 7055 6570
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
73636 90103 92424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.28% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60524 74752 75526
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 7118 £50,000 - 1230
London -1 3376 £60,000 +9.09% 630
South East +17 1187 £47,500 +5.55% 162
North West +10 624 £45,000 +12.50% 101
South West +17 483 £45,000 +12.50% 76
East of England +13 464 £45,000 - 76
Yorkshire +7 455 £45,000 - 86
Manchester +12 445 £45,000 +5.88% 66
City of London -7 373 £62,500 +13.63% 134
West Yorkshire +3 292 £45,000 - 52
West Midlands +4 276 £42,500 - 45
Hampshire +6 257 £42,500 +4.29% 46
Leeds +12 249 £47,500 +0.52% 46
Berkshire +51 224 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Hertfordshire +22 212 £45,000 -5.26% 21
East Midlands +9 199 £40,000 - 31
Bristol +18 191 £45,000 +10.42% 26
Scotland +7 181 £45,000 +2.85% 25
Surrey +13 168 £50,000 -9.09% 22
Buckinghamshire +14 145 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Milton Keynes +17 134 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Cambridgeshire +14 121 £46,614 +16.53% 24
Oxfordshire 0 114 £53,500 +7.00% 19
Kent +30 106 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Cheshire +17 105 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Nottinghamshire +11 100 £45,000 +19.20% 13
Glasgow +3 94 £45,000 - 14
Birmingham +10 91 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Nottingham +11 87 £45,000 +20.00% 11
South Yorkshire +12 84 £42,500 -0.58% 13

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for TDD.

1 12274 (82.12%) Agile Software Development
2 7053 (47.19%) C#
3 6716 (44.94%) .NET
4 6117 (40.93%) BDD
5 5942 (39.76%) JavaScript
6 5581 (37.34%) MVC
7 5056 (33.83%) Scrum
8 5032 (33.67%) Java
9 4834 (32.34%) SQL Server
10 4628 (30.96%) ASP.NET
11 4359 (29.16%) HTML
12 3773 (25.24%) CSS
13 3764 (25.18%) AngularJS
14 3699 (24.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3483 (23.30%) SQL
16 3476 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
17 3144 (21.04%) Git (software)
18 2934 (19.63%) OO
19 2619 (17.52%) Finance
20 2552 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
21 2520 (16.86%) Software Engineering
22 2482 (16.61%) RESTful
23 2465 (16.49%) WCF
24 2423 (16.21%) Node.js
25 2296 (15.36%) NoSQL
26 2137 (14.30%) Web Services
27 2109 (14.11%) HTML5
28 2088 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 2066 (13.82%) .NET Framework
30 1997 (13.36%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 659 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
2 471 (3.15%) Tomcat
3 452 (3.02%) CMS
4 351 (2.35%) JBoss
5 336 (2.25%) IIS
6 334 (2.23%) Apache Spark
7 320 (2.14%) Apache
8 272 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 244 (1.63%) Confluence
10 228 (1.53%) Apache Solr
11 167 (1.12%) WebLogic
12 150 (1.00%) Umbraco
13 140 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 139 (0.93%) Jetty
15 132 (0.88%) OpenStack
16 130 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
17 121 (0.81%) SharePoint
18 111 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
19 107 (0.72%) NServiceBus
20 100 (0.67%) EPiServer
Applications
1 682 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 54 (0.36%) MS Office
3 26 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.16%) MS Project
5 11 (0.074%) SPSS
6 8 (0.054%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.054%) Simulink
7 7 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.047%) InDesign
7 7 (0.047%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.020%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.013%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.013%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.007%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.007%) Autodesk Flame
10 1 (0.007%) Houdini
10 1 (0.007%) Maya
10 1 (0.007%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 103 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 76 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (0.27%) Magento
4 37 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 29 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 20 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 20 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
6 20 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 10 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
8 9 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.040%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.033%) RMDS
10 5 (0.033%) SAP ECC
10 5 (0.033%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.033%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.033%) Shopify
11 3 (0.020%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.020%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.013%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.013%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1500 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1236 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 413 (2.76%) SaaS
4 396 (2.65%) GitHub
5 149 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 121 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 96 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 96 (0.64%) Google Play
8 67 (0.45%) PaaS
9 50 (0.33%) Slack
10 48 (0.32%) Heroku
11 47 (0.31%) IaaS
12 46 (0.31%) Office 365
13 43 (0.29%) G Suite
14 36 (0.24%) Amazon S3
15 26 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
15 26 (0.17%) Trello
16 24 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (0.11%) Google Analytics
18 16 (0.11%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 504 (3.37%) Internet
2 330 (2.21%) HTTP
3 80 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 58 (0.39%) Broadband
5 45 (0.30%) SSL
6 34 (0.23%) Kerberos
6 34 (0.23%) Skype
7 21 (0.14%) AMQP
7 21 (0.14%) SMTP
8 15 (0.10%) Intranet
9 12 (0.080%) SSH
10 11 (0.074%) DNS
10 11 (0.074%) LDAP
10 11 (0.074%) VoIP
11 10 (0.067%) FTP
11 10 (0.067%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.060%) FIX Connectivity
13 8 (0.054%) Extranet
13 8 (0.054%) SMS
13 8 (0.054%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4834 (32.34%) SQL Server
2 2296 (15.36%) NoSQL
3 1847 (12.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 1412 (9.45%) MongoDB
5 1153 (7.71%) MySQL
6 755 (5.05%) Big Data
7 714 (4.78%) Relational Database
8 567 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
9 523 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 460 (3.08%) Hadoop
11 394 (2.64%) Redis
12 306 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 273 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 196 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 169 (1.13%) Couchbase
15 169 (1.13%) Neo4j
16 166 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 157 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
18 145 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
19 143 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3144 (21.04%) Git (software)
2 1426 (9.54%) Jenkins
3 1408 (9.42%) Selenium
4 1129 (7.55%) NUnit
5 941 (6.30%) JIRA
6 829 (5.55%) Cucumber
7 826 (5.53%) JUnit
8 819 (5.48%) Visual Studio
9 812 (5.43%) Subversion
10 794 (5.31%) Maven
11 792 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 720 (4.82%) Rhino Mocks
13 640 (4.28%) TeamCity
14 605 (4.05%) Moq
15 479 (3.20%) WebDriver
16 420 (2.81%) MSTest
17 376 (2.52%) Jasmine
18 345 (2.31%) SpecFlow
19 337 (2.25%) Mockito
20 313 (2.09%) Grunt
General
1 2619 (17.52%) Finance
2 896 (5.99%) Retail
3 877 (5.87%) Games
4 809 (5.41%) Banking
5 667 (4.46%) Marketing
6 395 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 377 (2.52%) Advertising
8 219 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 183 (1.22%) Publishing
10 177 (1.18%) Electronics
11 158 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 127 (0.85%) Music Industry
13 120 (0.80%) Legal
14 112 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 103 (0.69%) Back Office
16 97 (0.65%) Law
17 83 (0.56%) Online Betting
18 72 (0.48%) Front Office
19 59 (0.39%) Military
20 47 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11203 (74.96%) Developer
2 4610 (30.84%) .NET Developer
3 3104 (20.77%) C# Developer
4 2505 (16.76%) Java Developer
5 2309 (15.45%) Senior Developer
6 2297 (15.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 1156 (7.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1036 (6.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 981 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 947 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 903 (6.04%) Agile Developer
12 851 (5.69%) Software Engineer
13 850 (5.69%) Software Developer
14 745 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
15 684 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
16 623 (4.17%) Lead Developer
17 590 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
18 553 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 542 (3.63%) Junior
20 523 (3.50%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6716 (44.94%) .NET
2 4628 (30.96%) ASP.NET
3 4359 (29.16%) HTML
4 3773 (25.24%) CSS
5 3764 (25.18%) AngularJS
6 3699 (24.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2552 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2482 (16.61%) RESTful
9 2465 (16.49%) WCF
10 2423 (16.21%) Node.js
11 2137 (14.30%) Web Services
12 2109 (14.11%) HTML5
13 2088 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 2066 (13.82%) .NET Framework
15 1884 (12.61%) jQuery
16 1816 (12.15%) Spring
17 1685 (11.27%) REST
18 1468 (9.82%) Entity Framework
19 1316 (8.81%) WPF
20 1226 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1058 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 757 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 718 (4.80%) User Experience
4 643 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 488 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 426 (2.85%) Fintech
7 236 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 215 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 203 (1.36%) iPad
10 200 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 184 (1.23%) Social Network
12 168 (1.12%) Blog
13 158 (1.06%) Tandem
14 157 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 145 (0.97%) Social Media
16 121 (0.81%) Online Games
17 116 (0.78%) BBC
18 109 (0.73%) iPhone
18 109 (0.73%) Management Information System
19 101 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1331 (8.91%) Linux
2 1093 (7.31%) Windows
3 655 (4.38%) Android
4 614 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 406 (2.72%) Unix
6 93 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 57 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 48 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 30 (0.20%) Windows Phone
11 21 (0.14%) Solaris
11 21 (0.14%) Windows 10
12 20 (0.13%) CentOS
13 17 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.094%) Debian
16 11 (0.074%) HPUX
17 10 (0.067%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.060%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.060%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12274 (82.12%) Agile Software Development
2 6117 (40.93%) BDD
3 5581 (37.34%) MVC
4 5056 (33.83%) Scrum
5 3476 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2934 (19.63%) OO
7 2520 (16.86%) Software Engineering
8 1997 (13.36%) Kanban
9 1953 (13.07%) Web Application Development
10 1703 (11.39%) Unit Testing
11 1621 (10.85%) E-Commerce
12 1341 (8.97%) Web Development
13 1218 (8.15%) SDLC
14 1169 (7.82%) DevOps
15 1129 (7.55%) Mentoring
16 1118 (7.48%) SOLID
17 1100 (7.36%) Microservices
18 1078 (7.21%) OOP
19 1040 (6.96%) Dependency Injection
20 946 (6.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 7053 (47.19%) C#
2 5942 (39.76%) JavaScript
3 5032 (33.67%) Java
4 3483 (23.30%) SQL
5 1639 (10.97%) Ruby
6 1370 (9.17%) Python
7 912 (6.10%) Scala
8 892 (5.97%) PHP
9 657 (4.40%) T-SQL
10 603 (4.03%) C++
11 465 (3.11%) VB.NET
12 329 (2.20%) ES6
13 322 (2.15%) C
14 298 (1.99%) Go
15 262 (1.75%) TypeScript
16 260 (1.74%) Objective-C
17 257 (1.72%) Groovy
18 243 (1.63%) Bash Shell
19 231 (1.55%) VB
20 218 (1.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1513 (10.12%) Degree
2 276 (1.85%) ISEB
3 263 (1.76%) ISTQB
4 175 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 102 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 97 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (0.54%) SC Cleared
8 63 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 45 (0.30%) PhD
10 39 (0.26%) DV Cleared
11 30 (0.20%) MCTS
12 29 (0.19%) MCAD
12 29 (0.19%) MCP
13 28 (0.19%) MCSD
14 21 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 14 (0.094%) DBS Check
16 10 (0.067%) HND
17 9 (0.060%) CITP
18 8 (0.054%) Sun Certification
19 7 (0.047%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1283 (8.58%) QA
2 182 (1.22%) SDET
3 66 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 28 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 15 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.094%) PMO
8 13 (0.087%) SLA
9 11 (0.074%) MiFID
10 10 (0.067%) WCAG
11 9 (0.060%) IEC 61508
11 9 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.020%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.020%) GCP
12 3 (0.020%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.013%) DICOM
13 2 (0.013%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.013%) EMIR
13 2 (0.013%) FATCA
13 2 (0.013%) ISO13485
System Software
1 629 (4.21%) Docker
2 47 (0.31%) HDFS
3 42 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 37 (0.25%) Firmware
5 36 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (0.20%) vSphere
8 28 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 19 (0.13%) Varnish
10 16 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.094%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.060%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.047%) vCloud
14 3 (0.020%) iptables
14 3 (0.020%) LXC
15 2 (0.013%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.013%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.007%) Hyper-V
16 1 (0.007%) NFS
16 1 (0.007%) Snort
Systems Management
1 468 (3.13%) Puppet
2 348 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 286 (1.91%) Ansible
4 219 (1.47%) Kibana
5 97 (0.65%) logstash
6 93 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 85 (0.57%) Salt
8 75 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 67 (0.45%) WSUS
10 39 (0.26%) Terraform
11 37 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 28 (0.19%) Grafana
13 27 (0.18%) Mesos
14 19 (0.13%) Capistrano
15 17 (0.11%) Packer
15 17 (0.11%) StatsD
16 16 (0.11%) Nagios
17 12 (0.080%) ZABBIX
18 10 (0.067%) HAProxy
19 9 (0.060%) MOM
Vendors
1 1895 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 821 (5.49%) Oracle
3 586 (3.92%) Google
4 369 (2.47%) Facebook
5 189 (1.26%) Adobe
6 177 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 171 (1.14%) Apple
8 136 (0.91%) SAP
9 129 (0.86%) Xamarin
10 126 (0.84%) IBM
11 125 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 104 (0.70%) hybris
13 103 (0.69%) Sony
13 103 (0.69%) Twitter
14 94 (0.63%) Zend
15 87 (0.58%) PayPal
16 84 (0.56%) HP
17 83 (0.56%) Yahoo!
18 82 (0.55%) Tableau
19 68 (0.45%) Coverity
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 per annum + Big Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive+bens+bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 42-47k
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - £55k Per Annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: 40+ holidays per year
Posted: Yesterday
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday