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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8379 7615 7053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.57% 6.63% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 8.01% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7345 6591 6259
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +3 7895 £50,000 - 1128
London +1 4015 £57,500 +4.54% 498
South East +7 1282 £45,000 - 168
City of London 0 677 £60,000 +4.34% 127
North West +1 576 £40,000 - 128
South West +6 464 £40,000 - 84
East of England +3 454 £47,500 +5.55% 69
Yorkshire +19 440 £42,500 +13.33% 68
Manchester +5 357 £42,500 +6.25% 69
West Yorkshire +43 317 £45,000 +20.00% 39
West Midlands +26 308 £41,500 +1.21% 51
Scotland +20 297 £40,000 - 41
East Midlands +9 273 £40,000 - 41
Surrey -5 254 £55,000 +15.78% 21
Leeds +32 246 £45,000 +20.00% 31
Hampshire +10 230 £42,500 +6.25% 47
Berkshire +26 192 £50,000 -4.76% 23
Bristol +4 185 £47,500 -5.00% 21
Hertfordshire +17 159 £47,500 - 31
Glasgow +14 158 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Cambridgeshire 0 152 £46,750 +3.88% 26
Cheshire -7 148 £41,000 +9.33% 37
Oxfordshire +6 137 £46,250 -7.50% 20
West Sussex +30 134 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East Sussex +9 126 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Birmingham +36 116 £40,000 - 14
Kent 0 103 £40,000 - 23
Brighton +8 102 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Cambridge +1 98 £40,000 - 16
Nottinghamshire -3 96 £39,250 -1.87% 9

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13666 (83.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8122 (49.41%) C#
3 7720 (46.96%) .NET
4 6969 (42.40%) MVC
5 6591 (40.10%) JavaScript
6 6370 (38.75%) Scrum
7 5871 (35.72%) SQL Server
8 5650 (34.37%) ASP.NET
9 5544 (33.73%) BDD
10 5368 (32.66%) Java
11 5264 (32.02%) HTML
12 4577 (27.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4487 (27.30%) CSS
14 4437 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
15 4279 (26.03%) SQL
16 3502 (21.30%) OO
17 3264 (19.86%) Git (software)
18 3217 (19.57%) WCF
19 2979 (18.12%) jQuery
20 2926 (17.80%) Web Services
21 2900 (17.64%) Finance
22 2594 (15.78%) AngularJS
23 2543 (15.47%) Software Engineering
24 2458 (14.95%) HTML5
25 2422 (14.73%) RESTful
26 2416 (14.70%) Spring
27 2317 (14.10%) Web Application Development
28 2262 (13.76%) Microsoft
29 2245 (13.66%) .NET Framework
30 2183 (13.28%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2011 (12.23%) Node.js
2 577 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 430 (2.62%) CMS
4 429 (2.61%) Apache
5 294 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 294 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 292 (1.78%) JBoss
7 278 (1.69%) IIS
8 226 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 214 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 165 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 151 (0.92%) Umbraco
12 148 (0.90%) Apache Spark
13 147 (0.89%) Confluence
14 122 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 119 (0.72%) nginx
16 108 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 82 (0.50%) NServiceBus
18 74 (0.45%) Mule
19 60 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 846 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 85 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 71 (0.43%) MS Office
4 27 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.097%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.061%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.024%) MS Project
9 3 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.018%) Mingle
10 2 (0.012%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.006%) FastStats
11 1 (0.006%) GIMP
11 1 (0.006%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.006%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 100 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 61 (0.37%) Magento
3 15 (0.091%) RMDS
4 13 (0.079%) Sophis RISQUE
5 11 (0.067%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (0.061%) Cognos TM1
7 9 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.043%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.037%) LatentZero
9 6 (0.037%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.037%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.018%) Summit
11 3 (0.018%) Endur
11 3 (0.018%) Primavera
11 3 (0.018%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.018%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 921 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 713 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 308 (1.87%) SaaS
4 212 (1.29%) GitHub
5 91 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 85 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 66 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 56 (0.34%) IaaS
9 50 (0.30%) PaaS
10 37 (0.23%) Office 365
11 27 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
12 24 (0.15%) Heroku
13 19 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
14 18 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (0.11%) Route 53
15 16 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
15 16 (0.097%) OpenShift
16 15 (0.091%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (0.067%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 659 (4.01%) Internet
2 389 (2.37%) HTTP
3 100 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 97 (0.59%) Broadband
5 57 (0.35%) DNS
6 45 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 37 (0.23%) Network Security
8 33 (0.20%) AMQP
9 28 (0.17%) Intranet
9 28 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 26 (0.16%) Firewall
11 22 (0.13%) SSL
12 21 (0.13%) LDAP
13 20 (0.12%) SMTP
14 16 (0.097%) IPsec
15 14 (0.085%) SSH
15 14 (0.085%) OpenVPN
15 14 (0.085%) VPN
15 14 (0.085%) PPTP
16 13 (0.079%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5871 (35.72%) SQL Server
2 2020 (12.29%) NoSQL
3 1522 (9.26%) MySQL
4 1227 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 1003 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 650 (3.95%) Big Data
7 452 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 428 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 424 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 415 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 409 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
12 389 (2.37%) RDBMS
13 347 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 314 (1.91%) Redis
15 231 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 210 (1.28%) Oracle Database
17 174 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
18 136 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 129 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
20 126 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3264 (19.86%) Git (software)
2 1973 (12.00%) NUnit
3 1403 (8.54%) Selenium
4 1296 (7.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 1295 (7.88%) Jenkins
6 1236 (7.52%) Subversion
7 1183 (7.20%) Maven
8 1141 (6.94%) Moq
9 1031 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 990 (6.02%) JUnit
11 842 (5.12%) Cucumber
12 841 (5.12%) Visual Studio
13 803 (4.89%) MSTest
14 673 (4.09%) JIRA
15 619 (3.77%) TeamCity
16 464 (2.82%) WebDriver
16 464 (2.82%) Jasmine
17 419 (2.55%) Mockito
18 363 (2.21%) Eclipse
19 328 (2.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2900 (17.64%) Finance
2 892 (5.43%) Retail
3 881 (5.36%) Games
4 858 (5.22%) Banking
5 713 (4.34%) Marketing
6 475 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 376 (2.29%) Advertising
8 299 (1.82%) Front Office
9 271 (1.65%) Publishing
10 257 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 239 (1.45%) Back Office
12 217 (1.32%) Law
13 125 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 111 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 92 (0.56%) Electronics
16 84 (0.51%) Automotive
17 80 (0.49%) Legal
17 80 (0.49%) Music Industry
18 43 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12593 (76.61%) Developer
2 4523 (27.52%) .NET Developer
3 2670 (16.24%) Senior Developer
4 2518 (15.32%) Java Developer
5 2033 (12.37%) C# Developer
6 1366 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 1088 (6.62%) Software Engineer
8 872 (5.30%) Software Developer
9 780 (4.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 740 (4.50%) Web Developer
11 728 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 711 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 596 (3.63%) Lead Developer
14 576 (3.50%) Junior
15 575 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 540 (3.29%) Junior Developer
17 539 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
18 472 (2.87%) PHP Developer
19 453 (2.76%) Analyst
20 436 (2.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7720 (46.96%) .NET
2 5650 (34.37%) ASP.NET
3 5264 (32.02%) HTML
4 4577 (27.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4487 (27.30%) CSS
6 3217 (19.57%) WCF
7 2979 (18.12%) jQuery
8 2926 (17.80%) Web Services
9 2594 (15.78%) AngularJS
10 2458 (14.95%) HTML5
11 2422 (14.73%) RESTful
12 2416 (14.70%) Spring
13 2245 (13.66%) .NET Framework
14 1976 (12.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1923 (11.70%) XML
16 1674 (10.18%) REST
17 1523 (9.27%) WPF
18 1426 (8.68%) CSS3
19 1393 (8.47%) Entity Framework
20 1301 (7.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1310 (7.97%) Computer Science
2 913 (5.55%) Inversion of Control
3 800 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 791 (4.81%) User Experience
5 756 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 687 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
7 298 (1.81%) Mathematics
8 264 (1.61%) N-Tier
9 246 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 237 (1.44%) Social Media
11 223 (1.36%) Social Network
12 220 (1.34%) Tandem
13 200 (1.22%) Algorithms
14 187 (1.14%) Visualisation
15 186 (1.13%) BBC
16 171 (1.04%) Hedge funds
17 169 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 167 (1.02%) Blog
19 162 (0.99%) Derivative
20 152 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1898 (11.55%) Windows
2 1803 (10.97%) Linux
3 920 (5.60%) Android
4 752 (4.57%) UNIX
5 746 (4.54%) Apple iOS
6 119 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 114 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 92 (0.56%) Windows Phone
9 77 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 72 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (0.31%) Debian
12 50 (0.30%) CentOS
13 47 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 46 (0.28%) CoreOS
15 45 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 35 (0.21%) Windows Vista
18 33 (0.20%) Windows XP
19 31 (0.19%) Solaris
20 26 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13666 (83.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6969 (42.40%) MVC
3 6370 (38.75%) Scrum
4 5544 (33.73%) BDD
5 4437 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
6 3502 (21.30%) OO
7 2543 (15.47%) Software Engineering
8 2317 (14.10%) Web Application Development
9 2183 (13.28%) Kanban
10 1923 (11.70%) Unit Testing
11 1708 (10.39%) E-Commerce
12 1499 (9.12%) Dependency Injection
13 1339 (8.15%) SDLC
14 1286 (7.82%) Open Source
15 1191 (7.25%) OOP
16 1067 (6.49%) Mentoring
17 998 (6.07%) Pair Programming
18 990 (6.02%) SOA
19 914 (5.56%) Web Development
19 914 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8122 (49.41%) C#
2 6591 (40.10%) JavaScript
3 5368 (32.66%) Java
4 4279 (26.03%) SQL
5 1911 (11.63%) Ruby
6 1351 (8.22%) PHP
7 1295 (7.88%) Python
8 977 (5.94%) C++
9 883 (5.37%) T-SQL
10 661 (4.02%) Scala
11 434 (2.64%) VB.NET
12 379 (2.31%) Groovy
13 378 (2.30%) C
14 362 (2.20%) Objective-C
15 305 (1.86%) Perl
16 266 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 266 (1.62%) VB
17 220 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 163 (0.99%) Go
19 159 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2127 (12.94%) Degree
2 240 (1.46%) ISEB
3 238 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 141 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 133 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 82 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 76 (0.46%) MCSD
8 62 (0.38%) PhD
9 46 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 34 (0.21%) MCPD
11 31 (0.19%) MCTS
11 31 (0.19%) CITP
12 30 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 28 (0.17%) Sun Certification
13 28 (0.17%) MCP
13 28 (0.17%) DV Cleared
14 26 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
15 25 (0.15%) MCAD
16 24 (0.15%) OCP
17 16 (0.097%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1293 (7.87%) QA
2 33 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.13%) SLA
4 14 (0.085%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.037%) TickIT
7 5 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.030%) SNOMED CT
7 5 (0.030%) EMIR
8 4 (0.024%) WCAG
8 4 (0.024%) WAI
9 2 (0.012%) HL7
9 2 (0.012%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.006%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.006%) MiFID
10 1 (0.006%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.006%) Basel III
10 1 (0.006%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.006%) FATCA
System Software
1 230 (1.40%) Docker
2 94 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (0.26%) HDFS
4 40 (0.24%) Varnish
5 34 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 29 (0.18%) Active Directory
7 17 (0.10%) iptables
8 14 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 14 (0.085%) vCloud
9 9 (0.055%) LXC
10 6 (0.037%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.037%) vSphere
11 4 (0.024%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.018%) Squid
12 3 (0.018%) Xen
13 2 (0.012%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.012%) Firmware
13 2 (0.012%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.006%) KVM
14 1 (0.006%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 414 (2.52%) Puppet
2 325 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (0.81%) Ansible
4 115 (0.70%) Vagrant
5 76 (0.46%) Salt
6 75 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 69 (0.42%) Nagios
8 48 (0.29%) Capistrano
9 35 (0.21%) Kubernetes
10 29 (0.18%) WMI
11 27 (0.16%) Mesos
12 24 (0.15%) ZABBIX
13 21 (0.13%) Apache Shiro
14 14 (0.085%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 14 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 12 (0.073%) logstash
16 11 (0.067%) MOM
17 8 (0.049%) SCCM
17 8 (0.049%) CA LISA
18 7 (0.043%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2262 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 1411 (8.58%) Oracle
3 545 (3.32%) Google
4 509 (3.10%) Facebook
5 283 (1.72%) Zend
6 261 (1.59%) Apple
7 233 (1.42%) Twitter
8 160 (0.97%) Yahoo!
9 156 (0.95%) Sony
10 130 (0.79%) Sybase
11 125 (0.76%) Sitecore
12 114 (0.69%) hybris
13 113 (0.69%) VMware
14 111 (0.68%) HP
15 100 (0.61%) SAP
16 99 (0.60%) IBM
16 99 (0.60%) Xamarin
17 97 (0.59%) Adobe
18 87 (0.53%) EPiServer
19 86 (0.52%) TIBCO
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