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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7793 7689 6474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.22% 6.81% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 8.28% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6773 6653 5750
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
89721 92871 85537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.23% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 72690 74384 70471
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 £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +2 7319 £50,000 - 1072
London 0 3711 £55,000 - 524
South East +4 1247 £45,000 - 166
City of London -1 658 £55,000 -8.33% 164
North West 0 536 £40,000 - 106
Yorkshire +26 514 £40,000 +6.66% 64
East of England -2 417 £47,500 +5.55% 52
South West +13 355 £38,500 +2.66% 70
Manchester +5 343 £40,000 - 61
West Yorkshire +16 329 £40,000 +1.26% 43
Leeds +18 267 £41,750 +4.37% 35
Scotland +19 251 £42,500 +6.25% 32
West Midlands +21 240 £45,000 +12.50% 39
East Midlands +11 230 £40,000 +5.26% 31
Berkshire -13 214 £55,000 +4.76% 33
Surrey -17 202 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Hampshire +27 198 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Hertfordshire +11 171 £50,000 - 13
East Sussex -2 167 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Oxfordshire +19 162 £45,000 -10.00% 28
Brighton +1 144 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Glasgow +7 139 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Cheshire -3 130 £40,000 - 38
Bristol +19 120 £38,500 -3.75% 32
South Yorkshire +23 113 £37,500 - 6
West Sussex +16 111 £42,500 -10.52% 11
Cambridgeshire -3 111 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Sheffield +21 102 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Kent +21 100 £40,000 -9.09% 10
Edinburgh +31 91 £40,000 +1.26% 11

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 12573 (82.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7799 (50.91%) C#
3 7714 (50.35%) .NET
4 6855 (44.75%) MVC
5 6218 (40.59%) JavaScript
6 5879 (38.37%) Scrum
7 5704 (37.23%) ASP.NET
8 5679 (37.07%) SQL Server
9 5278 (34.45%) BDD
10 5124 (33.45%) HTML
11 4725 (30.84%) Java
12 4477 (29.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4463 (29.13%) CSS
14 4092 (26.71%) SQL
15 3926 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
16 3253 (21.23%) OO
17 3196 (20.86%) WCF
18 3076 (20.08%) jQuery
19 2921 (19.07%) Git (software)
20 2618 (17.09%) Finance
21 2589 (16.90%) Web Services
22 2236 (14.60%) HTML5
23 2235 (14.59%) Software Engineering
24 2188 (14.28%) .NET Framework
25 2183 (14.25%) Microsoft
26 2171 (14.17%) Web Application Development
27 2161 (14.11%) RESTful
28 2148 (14.02%) Spring
29 2115 (13.81%) Degree
30 2035 (13.28%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1597 (10.42%) Node.js
2 493 (3.22%) Apache
3 476 (3.11%) CMS
4 438 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 316 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 266 (1.74%) IIS
7 228 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 223 (1.46%) JBoss
9 188 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 172 (1.12%) nginx
11 168 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 161 (1.05%) Apache Solr
13 153 (1.00%) Umbraco
14 151 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
15 143 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
16 141 (0.92%) NServiceBus
17 131 (0.86%) WordPress
18 125 (0.82%) Confluence
19 71 (0.46%) Drupal
20 54 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 806 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 100 (0.65%) MS Office
3 59 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 44 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (0.14%) Mingle
6 14 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.085%) MS Project
8 12 (0.078%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.059%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.052%) CPLEX
11 5 (0.033%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.026%) LaTeX
13 3 (0.020%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (0.020%) HipChat
14 2 (0.013%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.013%) FastStats
15 1 (0.007%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 106 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (0.57%) Magento
3 38 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 34 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
5 32 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 26 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 22 (0.14%) RMDS
8 18 (0.12%) Shopify
9 16 (0.10%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 14 (0.091%) Markit EDM
11 13 (0.085%) Summit
12 11 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
13 10 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 9 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
14 9 (0.059%) Oracle Cash Management
15 8 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
15 8 (0.052%) ION MarketView
16 6 (0.039%) Cognos TM1
17 5 (0.033%) Tridion
17 5 (0.033%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 655 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 322 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 209 (1.36%) SaaS
4 161 (1.05%) GitHub
5 107 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 90 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (0.32%) PaaS
8 43 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.16%) IaaS
10 21 (0.14%) Force.com
10 21 (0.14%) Heroku
10 21 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
11 18 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
12 10 (0.065%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.059%) OpenShift
13 9 (0.059%) Trello
14 7 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.046%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 811 (5.29%) Internet
2 366 (2.39%) HTTP
3 106 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 82 (0.54%) Broadband
5 59 (0.39%) Ethernet
5 59 (0.39%) DNS
6 44 (0.29%) SSL
7 43 (0.28%) LDAP
8 39 (0.25%) Intranet
9 32 (0.21%) MPLS
10 29 (0.19%) SDH
11 28 (0.18%) Firewall
12 21 (0.14%) DHCP
13 18 (0.12%) AMQP
14 16 (0.10%) VoIP
15 15 (0.098%) SMTP
15 15 (0.098%) IPv4
15 15 (0.098%) IPv6
16 14 (0.091%) SNMP
17 13 (0.085%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5679 (37.07%) SQL Server
2 1730 (11.29%) NoSQL
3 1254 (8.19%) MySQL
4 1130 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 845 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 694 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 518 (3.38%) Big Data
8 445 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
9 399 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 383 (2.50%) RDBMS
11 334 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 331 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 300 (1.96%) Redis
14 298 (1.95%) Hadoop
15 273 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 243 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
17 202 (1.32%) RavenDB
18 186 (1.21%) Oracle Database
19 178 (1.16%) CouchDB
20 134 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2921 (19.07%) Git (software)
2 1872 (12.22%) NUnit
3 1373 (8.96%) Subversion
4 1297 (8.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 1295 (8.45%) Selenium
6 1110 (7.25%) Moq
7 981 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 951 (6.21%) Jenkins
9 942 (6.15%) JUnit
10 905 (5.91%) Cucumber
11 892 (5.82%) Maven
12 822 (5.37%) Visual Studio
13 738 (4.82%) MSTest
14 684 (4.46%) JIRA
15 622 (4.06%) TeamCity
16 440 (2.87%) WebDriver
17 400 (2.61%) Jasmine
18 397 (2.59%) SpecFlow
19 367 (2.40%) Eclipse
20 293 (1.91%) Mockito
General
1 2618 (17.09%) Finance
2 813 (5.31%) Games
3 724 (4.73%) Banking
4 614 (4.01%) Retail
5 528 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 528 (3.45%) Marketing
6 458 (2.99%) Advertising
7 254 (1.66%) Front Office
8 214 (1.40%) Publishing
9 196 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 175 (1.14%) Back Office
11 96 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 94 (0.61%) Law
13 90 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 80 (0.52%) Automotive
15 75 (0.49%) Music Industry
16 62 (0.40%) Electronics
17 61 (0.40%) Legal
18 44 (0.29%) Online Betting
19 33 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11899 (77.67%) Developer
2 4375 (28.56%) .NET Developer
3 2445 (15.96%) Senior Developer
4 2337 (15.25%) Java Developer
5 2126 (13.88%) C# Developer
6 1384 (9.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 878 (5.73%) Software Developer
8 760 (4.96%) Software Engineer
9 747 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 732 (4.78%) Web Developer
11 725 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 648 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
13 619 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
14 523 (3.41%) Analyst
15 504 (3.29%) PHP Developer
16 477 (3.11%) Lead Developer
17 467 (3.05%) Architect
18 446 (2.91%) Front-End Developer
19 414 (2.70%) Junior
20 395 (2.58%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7714 (50.35%) .NET
2 5704 (37.23%) ASP.NET
3 5124 (33.45%) HTML
4 4477 (29.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4463 (29.13%) CSS
6 3196 (20.86%) WCF
7 3076 (20.08%) jQuery
8 2589 (16.90%) Web Services
9 2236 (14.60%) HTML5
10 2188 (14.28%) .NET Framework
11 2161 (14.11%) RESTful
12 2148 (14.02%) Spring
13 2035 (13.28%) AngularJS
14 1911 (12.47%) XML
15 1747 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1523 (9.94%) WPF
17 1432 (9.35%) REST
18 1398 (9.13%) CSS3
19 1313 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 1191 (7.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1306 (8.52%) Computer Science
2 1120 (7.31%) Open Source
3 850 (5.55%) Mobile App
4 814 (5.31%) Inversion of Control
5 678 (4.43%) User Experience
6 655 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
7 578 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
8 320 (2.09%) N-Tier
9 277 (1.81%) iPhone
10 252 (1.64%) Social Network
11 237 (1.55%) Mathematics
12 236 (1.54%) Social Media
13 225 (1.47%) Blog
14 212 (1.38%) Tandem
15 207 (1.35%) Hedge funds
16 193 (1.26%) Client/Server
17 178 (1.16%) Derivative
18 172 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 159 (1.04%) BBC
20 155 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1775 (11.59%) Linux
2 1576 (10.29%) Windows
3 944 (6.16%) Android
4 727 (4.75%) Apple iOS
5 683 (4.46%) UNIX
6 125 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 104 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 66 (0.43%) Solaris
9 51 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 50 (0.33%) CentOS
11 43 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 37 (0.24%) Debian
14 35 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 30 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
16 28 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
17 27 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
18 20 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (0.098%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12573 (82.07%) Agile Software Development
2 6855 (44.75%) MVC
3 5879 (38.37%) Scrum
4 5278 (34.45%) BDD
5 3926 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
6 3253 (21.23%) OO
7 2235 (14.59%) Software Engineering
8 2171 (14.17%) Web Application Development
9 1838 (12.00%) Kanban
10 1809 (11.81%) E-Commerce
11 1712 (11.17%) Unit Testing
12 1276 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
13 997 (6.51%) OOP
14 984 (6.42%) SOA
15 960 (6.27%) Pair Programming
16 952 (6.21%) OOD
17 913 (5.96%) Multithreading
18 887 (5.79%) Web Development
19 855 (5.58%) Mentoring
20 789 (5.15%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7799 (50.91%) C#
2 6218 (40.59%) JavaScript
3 4725 (30.84%) Java
4 4092 (26.71%) SQL
5 1611 (10.52%) Ruby
6 1197 (7.81%) PHP
7 1050 (6.85%) Python
8 870 (5.68%) C++
9 805 (5.25%) T-SQL
10 551 (3.60%) VB.NET
11 506 (3.30%) Scala
12 333 (2.17%) VB
13 311 (2.03%) Objective-C
14 281 (1.83%) Perl
15 263 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 257 (1.68%) C
17 245 (1.60%) Groovy
18 190 (1.24%) Bash Shell
19 151 (0.99%) PowerShell
20 129 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2115 (13.81%) Degree
2 242 (1.58%) ISEB
3 174 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 125 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 90 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 52 (0.34%) MCSD
7 50 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 43 (0.28%) MCP
9 42 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 38 (0.25%) PhD
11 35 (0.23%) HND
12 34 (0.22%) MCTS
13 29 (0.19%) MCAD
14 24 (0.16%) PMI Certification
14 24 (0.16%) Sun Certification
15 20 (0.13%) PMP
16 13 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 12 (0.078%) DV Cleared
18 10 (0.065%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 9 (0.059%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1357 (8.86%) QA
2 91 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 19 (0.12%) ISO 8583
3 19 (0.12%) WCAG
4 18 (0.12%) SLA
5 16 (0.10%) HL7
6 12 (0.078%) ISO 14001
7 10 (0.065%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.046%) WAI
9 6 (0.039%) FATCA
9 6 (0.039%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.033%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.026%) SNOMED CT
12 3 (0.020%) EMIR
13 2 (0.013%) GAMP
13 2 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.007%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.007%) Basel III
System Software
1 79 (0.52%) Docker
2 47 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.23%) Varnish
3 35 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.14%) iptables
5 17 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.059%) vSphere
8 8 (0.052%) HDFS
9 7 (0.046%) qmail
9 7 (0.046%) Firmware
10 4 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.026%) Cygwin
10 4 (0.026%) LXC
11 2 (0.013%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.013%) Platform Symphony
11 2 (0.013%) Squid
12 1 (0.007%) NFS
12 1 (0.007%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 301 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 272 (1.78%) Puppet
3 92 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 77 (0.50%) Ansible
5 52 (0.34%) Vagrant
6 35 (0.23%) Capistrano
7 23 (0.15%) yum
8 19 (0.12%) Nagios
9 17 (0.11%) logstash
9 17 (0.11%) Salt
10 13 (0.085%) MOM
11 8 (0.052%) Netcool
11 8 (0.052%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 8 (0.052%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.046%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.046%) HP SiteScope
13 6 (0.039%) StatsD
13 6 (0.039%) Graphite
14 5 (0.033%) Kibana
15 4 (0.026%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2183 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 1264 (8.25%) Oracle
3 508 (3.32%) Facebook
4 500 (3.26%) Google
5 271 (1.77%) Zend
6 229 (1.49%) Twitter
7 218 (1.42%) Apple
8 181 (1.18%) hybris
9 171 (1.12%) Sitecore
10 151 (0.99%) Sony
11 150 (0.98%) Yahoo!
12 135 (0.88%) Adobe
13 128 (0.84%) IBM
14 107 (0.70%) HP
15 104 (0.68%) Sybase
16 100 (0.65%) TIBCO
17 94 (0.61%) SAP
18 93 (0.61%) EPiServer
19 87 (0.57%) Xamarin
20 73 (0.48%) Endeca
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Aquent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 14 hours ago