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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7273 8542 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.14% 7.96% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 9.10% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6540 7488 6735
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 £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%

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
78721 93895 98432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.48% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 64899 77524 80842
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 3 December 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 December 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 6863 £52,500 +5.00% 1122
London +1 3465 £60,000 +4.34% 558
South East +1 1139 £45,000 - 148
North West +2 595 £45,000 +12.50% 118
City of London +5 476 £62,500 +4.16% 112
Manchester +5 418 £45,000 +12.50% 74
East of England -4 396 £46,614 -1.86% 68
Yorkshire -2 333 £45,000 +5.88% 66
South West -5 320 £42,500 +6.25% 91
West Midlands -1 316 £40,000 - 37
Surrey +17 259 £50,000 - 20
East Midlands 0 254 £42,500 - 21
West Yorkshire -4 249 £47,500 +5.55% 49
Leeds +3 225 £47,500 - 42
Scotland +12 208 £40,500 -2.40% 23
Hampshire -11 204 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Berkshire +21 194 £50,000 - 19
Hertfordshire +8 146 £48,750 -11.36% 28
Buckinghamshire +4 133 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Cheshire +1 123 £42,500 +13.33% 23
Bristol -1 113 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Glasgow +7 110 £40,250 +0.62% 7
Kent +7 108 £45,000 - 13
Northamptonshire 0 101 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Wales +15 92 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Nottinghamshire +15 91 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Northampton +6 91 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Cambridgeshire -16 90 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Milton Keynes +22 85 £45,000 - 15
Reading +34 84 £40,000 -20.00% 9

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 12451 (81.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7097 (46.65%) C#
3 6752 (44.39%) .NET
4 6240 (41.02%) JavaScript
5 6026 (39.61%) BDD
6 5661 (37.21%) MVC
7 5311 (34.91%) Scrum
8 5099 (33.52%) Java
9 4738 (31.15%) HTML
10 4685 (30.80%) ASP.NET
11 4683 (30.78%) SQL Server
12 4038 (26.54%) CSS
13 3852 (25.32%) AngularJS
14 3703 (24.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3557 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
16 3546 (23.31%) SQL
17 3181 (20.91%) Git (software)
18 2994 (19.68%) OO
19 2656 (17.46%) Software Engineering
20 2639 (17.35%) Finance
21 2520 (16.57%) WCF
22 2503 (16.45%) Node.js
23 2391 (15.72%) RESTful
24 2332 (15.33%) HTML5
25 2316 (15.22%) Web Services
26 2266 (14.90%) NoSQL
27 2205 (14.50%) ASP.NET Web API
28 2089 (13.73%) .NET Framework
29 2087 (13.72%) jQuery
30 2019 (13.27%) 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
1 707 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 463 (3.04%) Tomcat
3 448 (2.95%) CMS
4 334 (2.20%) IIS
5 330 (2.17%) JBoss
6 307 (2.02%) Apache Spark
7 304 (2.00%) Apache
8 283 (1.86%) Apache Solr
9 271 (1.78%) WebSphere
10 232 (1.53%) Confluence
11 176 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 169 (1.11%) Umbraco
13 160 (1.05%) SharePoint
14 156 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 131 (0.86%) Jetty
16 122 (0.80%) NServiceBus
17 116 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
18 104 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 93 (0.61%) WordPress
20 90 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 645 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 58 (0.38%) MS Office
3 28 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.11%) MS Project
5 11 (0.072%) SPSS
6 9 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.053%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.053%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.033%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.026%) Simulink
10 2 (0.013%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.013%) InDesign
10 2 (0.013%) Maya
10 2 (0.013%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.013%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.007%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.007%) HipChat
11 1 (0.007%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 92 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 89 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 54 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
3 54 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
3 54 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 49 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 45 (0.30%) Magento
6 29 (0.19%) Shopify
7 22 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 17 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 8 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.053%) SAP hybris
10 7 (0.046%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 5 (0.033%) RMDS
12 4 (0.026%) Exstream
12 4 (0.026%) Infor M3
12 4 (0.026%) SAP ECC
12 4 (0.026%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.026%) SAP HR
13 3 (0.020%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1367 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1117 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 400 (2.63%) GitHub
4 388 (2.55%) SaaS
5 157 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 120 (0.79%) PaaS
7 109 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 95 (0.62%) Google Play
9 78 (0.51%) IaaS
10 77 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 45 (0.30%) Heroku
12 40 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 36 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
13 36 (0.24%) Slack
14 32 (0.21%) Office 365
15 31 (0.20%) Google Analytics
16 28 (0.18%) G Suite
17 26 (0.17%) Trello
18 23 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
19 22 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 594 (3.90%) Internet
2 314 (2.06%) HTTP
3 61 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 59 (0.39%) SMTP
5 44 (0.29%) Broadband
6 36 (0.24%) SSL
7 26 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 26 (0.17%) SSH
8 20 (0.13%) Intranet
8 20 (0.13%) Skype
9 18 (0.12%) Kerberos
10 17 (0.11%) LDAP
11 16 (0.11%) AMQP
12 15 (0.099%) FTP
13 12 (0.079%) Network Security
14 10 (0.066%) DNS
15 8 (0.053%) IPv6
15 8 (0.053%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.046%) Ethernet
16 7 (0.046%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4683 (30.78%) SQL Server
2 2266 (14.90%) NoSQL
3 1764 (11.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 1565 (10.29%) MongoDB
5 1307 (8.59%) MySQL
6 790 (5.19%) Big Data
7 779 (5.12%) Relational Database
8 589 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 556 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
10 471 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 471 (3.10%) Redis
11 315 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 305 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 184 (1.21%) Neo4j
14 179 (1.18%) Couchbase
15 156 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 141 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 137 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 125 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 114 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3181 (20.91%) Git (software)
2 1556 (10.23%) Jenkins
3 1432 (9.41%) Selenium
4 1206 (7.93%) NUnit
5 974 (6.40%) JIRA
6 932 (6.13%) Cucumber
7 914 (6.01%) Subversion
8 844 (5.55%) JUnit
9 825 (5.42%) Maven
10 818 (5.38%) Visual Studio
11 812 (5.34%) Rhino Mocks
12 787 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 640 (4.21%) Moq
14 592 (3.89%) TeamCity
15 478 (3.14%) MSTest
16 428 (2.81%) WebDriver
17 399 (2.62%) SpecFlow
18 379 (2.49%) Mockito
19 373 (2.45%) Gradle
20 351 (2.31%) Jasmine
General
1 2639 (17.35%) Finance
2 1018 (6.69%) Games
3 843 (5.54%) Retail
4 697 (4.58%) Banking
5 661 (4.35%) Marketing
6 378 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 355 (2.33%) Advertising
8 258 (1.70%) Law
9 192 (1.26%) Publishing
10 163 (1.07%) Electronics
11 154 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 132 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 129 (0.85%) Legal
14 116 (0.76%) Online Betting
15 109 (0.72%) Music Industry
16 107 (0.70%) Back Office
17 96 (0.63%) Front Office
18 91 (0.60%) Financial Institution
19 47 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 42 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11487 (75.51%) Developer
2 4670 (30.70%) .NET Developer
3 3316 (21.80%) C# Developer
4 2600 (17.09%) Java Developer
5 2538 (16.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 2514 (16.53%) Senior Developer
7 1260 (8.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1134 (7.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1083 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1018 (6.69%) JavaScript Developer
11 974 (6.40%) Agile Developer
12 937 (6.16%) Software Developer
13 932 (6.13%) Software Engineer
14 785 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
15 743 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
16 645 (4.24%) Senior C# Developer
17 581 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 577 (3.79%) Lead Developer
19 570 (3.75%) .NET Software Developer
20 559 (3.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6752 (44.39%) .NET
2 4738 (31.15%) HTML
3 4685 (30.80%) ASP.NET
4 4038 (26.54%) CSS
5 3852 (25.32%) AngularJS
6 3703 (24.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2520 (16.57%) WCF
8 2503 (16.45%) Node.js
9 2391 (15.72%) RESTful
10 2332 (15.33%) HTML5
11 2316 (15.22%) Web Services
12 2205 (14.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2089 (13.73%) .NET Framework
14 2087 (13.72%) jQuery
15 2002 (13.16%) Spring
16 1974 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 1880 (12.36%) REST
18 1431 (9.41%) Entity Framework
19 1303 (8.57%) XML
20 1295 (8.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1166 (7.67%) Computer Science
2 773 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 773 (5.08%) User Experience
3 672 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 514 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
5 506 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 400 (2.63%) Fintech
7 253 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 245 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 242 (1.59%) Data Structures
10 224 (1.47%) iPad
11 200 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 189 (1.24%) Online Games
13 171 (1.12%) Blog
14 168 (1.10%) Social Network
15 165 (1.08%) Tandem
16 146 (0.96%) iPhone
17 133 (0.87%) Hedge funds
17 133 (0.87%) Social Media
18 120 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1436 (9.44%) Linux
2 1183 (7.78%) Windows
3 645 (4.24%) Android
4 626 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 469 (3.08%) Unix
6 81 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 43 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 38 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 34 (0.22%) Windows Phone
11 28 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 27 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 23 (0.15%) FreeBSD
14 22 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (0.14%) Solaris
15 21 (0.14%) VMS
16 20 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.12%) Debian
18 14 (0.092%) CentOS
19 12 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12451 (81.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6026 (39.61%) BDD
3 5661 (37.21%) MVC
4 5311 (34.91%) Scrum
5 3557 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2994 (19.68%) OO
7 2656 (17.46%) Software Engineering
8 2019 (13.27%) Kanban
9 1810 (11.90%) Web Application Development
10 1678 (11.03%) E-Commerce
11 1618 (10.64%) Unit Testing
12 1495 (9.83%) Web Development
13 1218 (8.01%) OOP
14 1204 (7.91%) SDLC
15 1146 (7.53%) Mentoring
16 1134 (7.45%) DevOps
17 1020 (6.71%) Microservices
18 999 (6.57%) SOLID
19 995 (6.54%) Open Source
20 991 (6.51%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 7097 (46.65%) C#
2 6240 (41.02%) JavaScript
3 5099 (33.52%) Java
4 3546 (23.31%) SQL
5 1602 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1452 (9.55%) Python
7 1082 (7.11%) Scala
8 1037 (6.82%) PHP
9 705 (4.63%) C++
10 662 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 414 (2.72%) VB.NET
12 349 (2.29%) Groovy
13 324 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 308 (2.02%) C
15 296 (1.95%) Objective-C
16 286 (1.88%) Go
17 273 (1.79%) ES6
18 253 (1.66%) PowerShell
19 243 (1.60%) Perl
20 241 (1.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1573 (10.34%) Degree
2 301 (1.98%) ISEB
3 273 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 195 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 123 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 106 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 91 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 88 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 62 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 55 (0.36%) PhD
11 37 (0.24%) MCP
11 37 (0.24%) MCSD
12 32 (0.21%) MCAD
13 31 (0.20%) MCTS
14 12 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (0.059%) CITP
15 9 (0.059%) OCP
16 8 (0.053%) MCSA
16 8 (0.053%) Sun Certification
17 7 (0.046%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1180 (7.76%) QA
2 165 (1.08%) SDET
3 44 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 37 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.18%) ISO13485
6 22 (0.14%) DICOM
7 21 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 11 (0.072%) SLA
9 10 (0.066%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.039%) MiFID
11 4 (0.026%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.026%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.026%) WCAG
12 3 (0.020%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.013%) FATCA
13 2 (0.013%) GCP
13 2 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.013%) WAI
14 1 (0.007%) HL7
14 1 (0.007%) TickIT
System Software
1 642 (4.22%) Docker
2 75 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (0.42%) HDFS
4 57 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (0.24%) Varnish
6 29 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 29 (0.19%) Firmware
7 28 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 27 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 19 (0.12%) vSphere
10 13 (0.085%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.059%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.046%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.039%) iptables
15 3 (0.020%) LXC
15 3 (0.020%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.007%) NFS
16 1 (0.007%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 477 (3.14%) Puppet
2 349 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 280 (1.84%) Ansible
4 131 (0.86%) Kibana
5 91 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 71 (0.47%) logstash
6 71 (0.47%) Salt
7 49 (0.32%) Terraform
8 48 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 40 (0.26%) Mesos
10 33 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 31 (0.20%) WSUS
12 30 (0.20%) yum
13 28 (0.18%) Nagios
13 28 (0.18%) Packer
14 24 (0.16%) Grafana
15 15 (0.099%) Capistrano
16 14 (0.092%) ZABBIX
17 11 (0.072%) Hadoop YARN
17 11 (0.072%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1766 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 1004 (6.60%) Oracle
3 505 (3.32%) Google
4 314 (2.06%) Facebook
5 169 (1.11%) Adobe
6 163 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 158 (1.04%) Apple
8 153 (1.01%) Sitecore
9 130 (0.85%) IBM
10 123 (0.81%) hybris
11 113 (0.74%) SAP
12 111 (0.73%) Xamarin
13 100 (0.66%) Twitter
14 99 (0.65%) Zend
15 95 (0.62%) EPiServer
16 89 (0.59%) HP
17 88 (0.58%) Sybase
18 87 (0.57%) PayPal
19 86 (0.57%) VMware
20 81 (0.53%) ATG
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-47k
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% + flexi-work
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £48000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 45k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40'000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday