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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8235 8125 8219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.01% 7.36% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.13% 8.57% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7344 7055 7178
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
90181 94837 103287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.96% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75015 76618 83292
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 2016 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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 7841 £52,500 +5.00% 1057
London +3 4528 £57,500 +4.54% 564
South East +2 1262 £45,000 - 174
City of London +11 734 £60,000 +4.34% 123
North West 0 440 £40,000 - 82
Yorkshire -4 395 £45,000 +12.50% 83
East of England -9 377 £45,000 -5.26% 47
South West -3 337 £40,000 +3.89% 37
West Midlands +8 324 £42,500 - 37
Manchester +1 297 £42,500 +6.25% 66
Hampshire +10 244 £40,000 - 39
Surrey +11 236 £52,500 +10.52% 40
West Yorkshire -9 235 £46,500 +9.41% 60
Scotland 0 219 £47,500 +11.76% 36
Leeds -6 199 £47,500 +11.76% 52
West Sussex +9 176 £42,500 -10.52% 14
Berkshire -4 171 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Glasgow +1 132 £47,500 +8.16% 20
East Midlands -37 131 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Oxfordshire -8 124 £50,000 +18.39% 18
Buckinghamshire +15 108 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East Sussex -5 107 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Cambridgeshire -3 97 £40,000 -15.78% 17
Suffolk +20 95 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Brighton -2 95 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Bristol -22 94 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Milton Keynes +21 93 £46,250 +8.82% 7
Reading +24 92 £50,000 +2.04% 14
Cheshire 0 91 £40,000 - 8
Kent -3 89 £42,500 +2.40% 10

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 13415 (83.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7101 (44.31%) C#
3 6578 (41.05%) .NET
4 6441 (40.19%) JavaScript
5 5993 (37.40%) BDD
6 5857 (36.55%) MVC
7 5718 (35.68%) Scrum
8 5683 (35.46%) Java
9 5172 (32.27%) HTML
10 4744 (29.60%) SQL Server
11 4586 (28.62%) ASP.NET
12 4497 (28.06%) CSS
13 4161 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
14 4132 (25.78%) SQL
15 3702 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3437 (21.45%) AngularJS
17 3335 (20.81%) OO
18 2983 (18.61%) Software Engineering
19 2979 (18.59%) Git (software)
20 2883 (17.99%) Finance
21 2786 (17.39%) Web Services
22 2728 (17.02%) HTML5
23 2573 (16.06%) jQuery
24 2426 (15.14%) Spring
25 2416 (15.08%) WCF
26 2329 (14.53%) Node.js
27 2290 (14.29%) RESTful
28 2170 (13.54%) Kanban
29 2116 (13.20%) NoSQL
30 2086 (13.02%) Degree

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 2329 (14.53%) Node.js
2 515 (3.21%) Tomcat
3 496 (3.10%) CMS
3 496 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 395 (2.46%) Apache
5 372 (2.32%) JBoss
6 313 (1.95%) IIS
7 257 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 227 (1.42%) Apache Solr
9 208 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 190 (1.19%) Umbraco
11 152 (0.95%) Confluence
12 132 (0.82%) GlassFish
13 127 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 126 (0.79%) SharePoint
15 119 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
16 105 (0.66%) nginx
17 100 (0.62%) Jetty
18 87 (0.54%) Mule
19 86 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 535 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 122 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 60 (0.37%) MS Office
4 36 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.13%) Gliffy
6 21 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.044%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.044%) MS Project
8 5 (0.031%) 3ds Max
9 4 (0.025%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.012%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.012%) HipChat
11 1 (0.006%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 115 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 82 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 47 (0.29%) Magento
3 47 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 30 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 27 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 17 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 17 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 14 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 10 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
11 7 (0.044%) Endur
11 7 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.044%) SAP CRM
12 6 (0.037%) Eloqua
13 5 (0.031%) Oracle CRM
13 5 (0.031%) SAP Business One
13 5 (0.031%) VisionPLUS
14 4 (0.025%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1106 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 799 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 463 (2.89%) GitHub
4 443 (2.76%) SaaS
5 195 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 130 (0.81%) PaaS
7 111 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 101 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 74 (0.46%) IaaS
10 52 (0.32%) Heroku
11 44 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 41 (0.26%) Google App Engine
13 38 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
14 33 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
15 32 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
16 23 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
17 20 (0.12%) OpenShift
18 19 (0.12%) Google Analytics
19 16 (0.100%) AWS CloudFormation
20 13 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 515 (3.21%) Internet
2 335 (2.09%) HTTP
3 76 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 64 (0.40%) AMQP
5 61 (0.38%) Broadband
6 60 (0.37%) HTTPS
7 57 (0.36%) DNS
8 41 (0.26%) Network Security
9 38 (0.24%) SSL
10 27 (0.17%) MQTT
11 24 (0.15%) Firewall
12 21 (0.13%) Wireshark
13 19 (0.12%) Intranet
13 19 (0.12%) LDAP
14 18 (0.11%) SMTP
15 10 (0.062%) Skype
16 8 (0.050%) SSH
17 7 (0.044%) SAN
17 7 (0.044%) SNMP
18 6 (0.037%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4744 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 2116 (13.20%) NoSQL
3 1749 (10.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 1388 (8.66%) MySQL
5 1232 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 866 (5.40%) Big Data
7 784 (4.89%) Relational Database
8 633 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
9 521 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 453 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 410 (2.56%) RDBMS
12 358 (2.23%) Redis
13 272 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 251 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 176 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 175 (1.09%) Oracle Database
17 170 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
18 163 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
19 160 (1.00%) CouchDB
20 154 (0.96%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2979 (18.59%) Git (software)
2 1510 (9.42%) Jenkins
3 1414 (8.82%) Selenium
4 1399 (8.73%) NUnit
5 1161 (7.24%) Maven
6 1051 (6.56%) JUnit
7 1025 (6.40%) JIRA
8 1011 (6.31%) Cucumber
9 995 (6.21%) Subversion
10 939 (5.86%) Rhino Mocks
11 811 (5.06%) Moq
12 694 (4.33%) Visual Studio
13 668 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 583 (3.64%) TeamCity
15 565 (3.53%) WebDriver
16 517 (3.23%) MSTest
17 400 (2.50%) Jasmine
18 327 (2.04%) Grunt
19 315 (1.97%) SpecFlow
20 312 (1.95%) Mockito
General
1 2883 (17.99%) Finance
2 1012 (6.32%) Games
3 722 (4.51%) Retail
4 715 (4.46%) Banking
5 672 (4.19%) Marketing
6 514 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 450 (2.81%) Advertising
8 449 (2.80%) Law
9 207 (1.29%) Publishing
10 191 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 177 (1.10%) Front Office
12 152 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 134 (0.84%) Back Office
14 121 (0.76%) Electronics
15 88 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 69 (0.43%) Billing
17 64 (0.40%) Legal
18 55 (0.34%) Automotive
19 53 (0.33%) Music Industry
20 34 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 12109 (75.56%) Developer
2 4271 (26.65%) .NET Developer
3 3390 (21.15%) C# Developer
4 3032 (18.92%) Java Developer
5 2564 (16.00%) Senior Developer
6 2542 (15.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 1571 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1455 (9.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1292 (8.06%) Agile Developer
10 1263 (7.88%) JavaScript Developer
11 1199 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1144 (7.14%) Software Engineer
13 855 (5.34%) Lead Developer
14 830 (5.18%) Senior Java Developer
14 830 (5.18%) Software Developer
15 668 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 596 (3.72%) SQL Developer
17 583 (3.64%) PHP Developer
18 570 (3.56%) Senior C# Developer
19 568 (3.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6578 (41.05%) .NET
2 5172 (32.27%) HTML
3 4586 (28.62%) ASP.NET
4 4497 (28.06%) CSS
5 3702 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3437 (21.45%) AngularJS
7 2786 (17.39%) Web Services
8 2728 (17.02%) HTML5
9 2573 (16.06%) jQuery
10 2426 (15.14%) Spring
11 2416 (15.08%) WCF
12 2290 (14.29%) RESTful
13 2021 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 2005 (12.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1816 (11.33%) .NET Framework
16 1778 (11.10%) XML
17 1736 (10.83%) REST
18 1626 (10.15%) CSS3
19 1319 (8.23%) WPF
20 1200 (7.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1454 (9.07%) Computer Science
2 907 (5.66%) User Experience
3 826 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 716 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
5 701 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
6 545 (3.40%) Inversion of Control
7 449 (2.80%) Fintech
8 427 (2.66%) Mathematics
9 223 (1.39%) Social Network
10 206 (1.29%) iPhone
11 204 (1.27%) iPad
12 201 (1.25%) N-Tier
13 198 (1.24%) Blog
14 192 (1.20%) Visualisation
15 182 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 177 (1.10%) Tandem
17 172 (1.07%) Algorithms
18 170 (1.06%) Client/Server
19 169 (1.05%) Hedge funds
20 143 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1673 (10.44%) Linux
2 1524 (9.51%) Windows
3 883 (5.51%) Android
4 834 (5.20%) Apple iOS
5 762 (4.76%) Unix
6 83 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 80 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 52 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 44 (0.27%) Debian
10 39 (0.24%) CentOS
10 39 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 33 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 25 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 20 (0.12%) Tizen
15 19 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (0.11%) Windows 10
17 17 (0.11%) Solaris
18 16 (0.100%) Windows 7
18 16 (0.100%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13415 (83.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5993 (37.40%) BDD
3 5857 (36.55%) MVC
4 5718 (35.68%) Scrum
5 4161 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
6 3335 (20.81%) OO
7 2983 (18.61%) Software Engineering
8 2170 (13.54%) Kanban
9 1899 (11.85%) E-Commerce
10 1826 (11.39%) Web Application Development
11 1668 (10.41%) Web Development
12 1643 (10.25%) Unit Testing
13 1270 (7.93%) Open Source
14 1260 (7.86%) SDLC
15 1195 (7.46%) OOP
16 1121 (7.00%) Mentoring
17 1100 (6.86%) Dependency Injection
18 1095 (6.83%) Pair Programming
19 1071 (6.68%) SOA
20 1053 (6.57%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 7101 (44.31%) C#
2 6441 (40.19%) JavaScript
3 5683 (35.46%) Java
4 4132 (25.78%) SQL
5 1950 (12.17%) Ruby
6 1587 (9.90%) Python
7 1442 (9.00%) PHP
8 938 (5.85%) C++
9 828 (5.17%) T-SQL
10 794 (4.95%) Scala
11 396 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 373 (2.33%) Groovy
13 350 (2.18%) Objective-C
14 298 (1.86%) Perl
15 261 (1.63%) VB
16 248 (1.55%) C
17 241 (1.50%) Clojure
18 221 (1.38%) Bash Shell
19 218 (1.36%) PL/SQL
20 202 (1.26%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2086 (13.02%) Degree
2 304 (1.90%) ISEB
3 240 (1.50%) ISTQB
4 179 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 136 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 94 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 86 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 79 (0.49%) PhD
9 48 (0.30%) MCSD
10 38 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 35 (0.22%) MCAD
12 33 (0.21%) MCTS
13 29 (0.18%) MCP
14 22 (0.14%) PMI Certification
15 21 (0.13%) Sun Certification
16 19 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
17 17 (0.11%) OCP
18 16 (0.100%) PMP
19 14 (0.087%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 8 (0.050%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1346 (8.40%) QA
2 94 (0.59%) SDET
3 37 (0.23%) SLA
4 13 (0.081%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.062%) HL7
6 7 (0.044%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.044%) ISO15022
6 7 (0.044%) ISO20022
7 6 (0.037%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.037%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.019%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.019%) MiFID
8 3 (0.019%) TickIT
9 2 (0.012%) SEPA
10 1 (0.006%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.006%) DICOM
10 1 (0.006%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.006%) WAI
System Software
1 417 (2.60%) Docker
2 54 (0.34%) HDFS
3 35 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.17%) Varnish
5 24 (0.15%) Active Directory
6 19 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 15 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 15 (0.094%) iptables
8 11 (0.069%) Firmware
9 9 (0.056%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.037%) vSphere
11 4 (0.025%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.012%) KVM
12 2 (0.012%) LXC
13 1 (0.006%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 390 (2.43%) Puppet
2 247 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 175 (1.09%) Ansible
4 82 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 73 (0.46%) Kibana
6 62 (0.39%) Salt
7 55 (0.34%) Mesos
8 51 (0.32%) logstash
9 41 (0.26%) Kubernetes
10 38 (0.24%) WMI
11 24 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 21 (0.13%) StatsD
13 19 (0.12%) Control-M
14 18 (0.11%) Grafana
14 18 (0.11%) Nagios
15 17 (0.11%) WSUS
16 15 (0.094%) Apache Shiro
17 14 (0.087%) Capistrano
18 11 (0.069%) yum
18 11 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1616 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 1055 (6.58%) Oracle
3 551 (3.44%) Google
4 397 (2.48%) Facebook
5 232 (1.45%) Apple
6 201 (1.25%) Twitter
7 197 (1.23%) Adobe
8 188 (1.17%) Zend
9 167 (1.04%) hybris
10 146 (0.91%) SAP
11 141 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 136 (0.85%) Yahoo!
13 135 (0.84%) IBM
14 119 (0.74%) Sony
15 118 (0.74%) Xamarin
16 99 (0.62%) EPiServer
17 84 (0.52%) Atlassian
18 81 (0.51%) Sybase
19 71 (0.44%) HP
20 58 (0.36%) MuleSoft
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