The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7947 7019 5768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.75% 6.45% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 8.19% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7032 6196 5238
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 £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 24 July 2014 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 24 July 2014. 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 7589 £50,000 +5.26% 940
London +2 4169 £55,000 - 479
South East -1 1137 £45,000 +5.88% 141
City of London -4 814 £57,500 +4.54% 138
North West +7 569 £40,000 +6.66% 94
East of England -1 525 £45,000 - 71
South West +28 375 £42,500 +19.71% 48
Yorkshire +7 334 £37,500 - 49
Manchester -1 313 £40,000 +6.66% 53
Surrey -2 264 £47,500 +5.55% 25
East Midlands +14 231 £37,750 +6.33% 25
West Midlands +5 219 £41,000 +6.49% 24
West Yorkshire +7 215 £39,000 +4.00% 28
Hampshire +7 208 £42,500 - 37
Cheshire +34 192 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Cambridgeshire +5 192 £45,000 +2.27% 25
Leeds +33 181 £37,500 -11.76% 23
Scotland -13 178 £40,000 - 29
Berkshire -12 136 £52,500 +16.66% 19
Hertfordshire -5 133 £50,000 +11.11% 13
East Sussex -6 133 £40,000 - 7
Cambridge -2 132 £42,000 -1.17% 18
Buckinghamshire +20 130 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Bristol +14 125 £52,500 +40.00% 15
Brighton -6 122 £40,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +4 120 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Glasgow -5 107 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Kent +40 102 £41,000 -1.20% 12
Dorset +29 89 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Wales +15 85 £35,000 +7.69% 16

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8408 (52.53%) C#
2 8256 (51.58%) .NET
3 6771 (42.30%) MVC
4 6463 (40.38%) Scrum
5 6138 (38.35%) JavaScript
6 6106 (38.15%) ASP.NET
7 6002 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 5550 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5534 (34.57%) HTML
10 5159 (32.23%) BDD
11 5078 (31.72%) Java
12 4793 (29.94%) CSS
13 4466 (27.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4384 (27.39%) SQL
15 3816 (23.84%) OO
16 3729 (23.30%) WCF
17 3583 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
18 3348 (20.92%) jQuery
19 2900 (18.12%) Web Services
20 2835 (17.71%) Finance
21 2567 (16.04%) Microsoft
22 2511 (15.69%) HTML5
23 2434 (15.21%) Git (software)
24 2422 (15.13%) Software Engineering
25 2292 (14.32%) Degree
26 2252 (14.07%) .NET Framework
27 2224 (13.89%) E-Commerce
28 2223 (13.89%) XML
29 2135 (13.34%) Spring
30 2077 (12.98%) NUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1304 (8.15%) Node.js
2 629 (3.93%) Tomcat
3 600 (3.75%) Apache
4 536 (3.35%) CMS
5 459 (2.87%) SharePoint
6 413 (2.58%) IIS
7 213 (1.33%) Confluence
8 195 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 191 (1.19%) Drupal
10 182 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 162 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 161 (1.01%) Apache Solr
13 137 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 126 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
15 120 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
16 107 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 107 (0.67%) nginx
17 104 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
18 98 (0.61%) WordPress
19 94 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 963 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 119 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 102 (0.64%) MS Office
4 42 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 38 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.100%) Mingle
8 10 (0.062%) Fireworks
9 9 (0.056%) MS Project
10 8 (0.050%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (0.037%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.025%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.006%) InDesign
14 1 (0.006%) Stata
14 1 (0.006%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 134 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (0.54%) Magento
3 46 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 39 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 38 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
6 29 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 16 (0.100%) JDE OneWorld
9 13 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
11 10 (0.062%) Shopify
11 10 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.050%) Summit
12 8 (0.050%) RMDS
13 7 (0.044%) osCommerce
14 6 (0.037%) nopCommerce
14 6 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
15 5 (0.031%) Oracle Financials
15 5 (0.031%) Pivotal CRM
16 3 (0.019%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 382 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 369 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 340 (2.12%) SaaS
4 240 (1.50%) GitHub
5 109 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 73 (0.46%) PaaS
7 56 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (0.19%) Heroku
9 28 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
10 15 (0.094%) IaaS
11 14 (0.087%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.087%) Force.com
12 12 (0.075%) Google Apps
12 12 (0.075%) Basecamp
12 12 (0.075%) Trello
12 12 (0.075%) Google App Engine
13 10 (0.062%) Joyent
14 8 (0.050%) Office 365
15 4 (0.025%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.019%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1016 (6.35%) Internet
2 498 (3.11%) HTTP
3 125 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 58 (0.36%) SNMP
5 57 (0.36%) Broadband
6 52 (0.32%) Intranet
7 38 (0.24%) SSL
8 26 (0.16%) Ethernet
9 25 (0.16%) IPv4
10 24 (0.15%) IPv6
10 24 (0.15%) SMS
11 21 (0.13%) VoIP
11 21 (0.13%) LDAP
11 21 (0.13%) AMQP
12 20 (0.12%) Firewall
13 16 (0.100%) Wireless
13 16 (0.100%) DNS
14 14 (0.087%) NFC
15 13 (0.081%) Extranet
16 12 (0.075%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6002 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1504 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1383 (8.64%) MySQL
4 1204 (7.52%) NoSQL
5 973 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 909 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 888 (5.55%) MongoDB
8 830 (5.19%) Big Data
9 455 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 430 (2.69%) Hadoop
11 417 (2.61%) RDBMS
12 382 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 354 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
14 335 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 283 (1.77%) Oracle Database
16 200 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
17 194 (1.21%) Redis
18 171 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
19 136 (0.85%) RavenDB
20 133 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2434 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 2077 (12.98%) NUnit
3 1541 (9.63%) Subversion
4 1483 (9.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 1436 (8.97%) Selenium
6 1131 (7.07%) Moq
7 1051 (6.57%) Cucumber
8 993 (6.20%) JUnit
9 964 (6.02%) Visual Studio
10 942 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 877 (5.48%) Maven
12 870 (5.44%) Jenkins
13 732 (4.57%) JIRA
14 700 (4.37%) MSTest
15 555 (3.47%) TeamCity
16 457 (2.86%) WebDriver
17 443 (2.77%) Eclipse
18 435 (2.72%) SpecFlow
19 394 (2.46%) Jasmine
20 329 (2.06%) Hudson
General
1 2835 (17.71%) Finance
2 1011 (6.32%) Games
3 896 (5.60%) Banking
4 822 (5.14%) Retail
5 631 (3.94%) Marketing
6 427 (2.67%) Advertising
7 390 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 369 (2.31%) Investment Banking
9 326 (2.04%) Front Office
10 312 (1.95%) Publishing
11 260 (1.62%) Law
12 182 (1.14%) Back Office
13 117 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 114 (0.71%) Financial Institution
15 82 (0.51%) Legal
16 75 (0.47%) Music Industry
17 74 (0.46%) Electronics
18 71 (0.44%) Automotive
19 33 (0.21%) Billing
20 31 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12531 (78.28%) Developer
2 4522 (28.25%) .NET Developer
3 2865 (17.90%) Senior Developer
4 2562 (16.01%) C# Developer
5 2392 (14.94%) Java Developer
6 1699 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 935 (5.84%) Software Developer
8 923 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 877 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 839 (5.24%) Software Engineer
11 820 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
12 800 (5.00%) Web Developer
13 747 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
14 664 (4.15%) Analyst
15 606 (3.79%) Programmer
16 542 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
17 519 (3.24%) Lead Developer
18 492 (3.07%) Agile .NET Developer
19 486 (3.04%) Architect
20 449 (2.81%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8256 (51.58%) .NET
2 6106 (38.15%) ASP.NET
3 5534 (34.57%) HTML
4 4793 (29.94%) CSS
5 4466 (27.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3729 (23.30%) WCF
7 3348 (20.92%) jQuery
8 2900 (18.12%) Web Services
9 2511 (15.69%) HTML5
10 2252 (14.07%) .NET Framework
11 2223 (13.89%) XML
12 2135 (13.34%) Spring
13 2026 (12.66%) WPF
14 2008 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 1684 (10.52%) CSS3
16 1603 (10.01%) RESTful
17 1520 (9.50%) REST
18 1473 (9.20%) Ajax
19 1387 (8.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 1373 (8.58%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1373 (8.58%) Computer Science
2 1104 (6.90%) Open Source
3 1002 (6.26%) Mobile App
4 839 (5.24%) Inversion of Control
5 563 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 456 (2.85%) N-Tier
7 417 (2.61%) iPhone
8 284 (1.77%) Social Media
9 283 (1.77%) Mathematics
10 277 (1.73%) Client/Server
11 271 (1.69%) Social Network
12 265 (1.66%) Tandem
13 238 (1.49%) Derivative
14 228 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 191 (1.19%) Visualisation
16 188 (1.17%) iPad
17 178 (1.11%) Hedge funds
18 172 (1.07%) Blackberry
19 153 (0.96%) Digital Media
20 151 (0.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1917 (11.98%) Windows
2 1556 (9.72%) Linux
3 1170 (7.31%) Android
4 1024 (6.40%) Apple iOS
5 623 (3.89%) UNIX
6 142 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 91 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 68 (0.42%) Solaris
9 63 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 47 (0.29%) Debian
11 39 (0.24%) CentOS
12 38 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
13 35 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 26 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
15 24 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (0.11%) Windows 7
18 16 (0.100%) Windows 8
19 15 (0.094%) AIX
20 8 (0.050%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6771 (42.30%) MVC
2 6463 (40.38%) Scrum
3 5550 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5159 (32.23%) BDD
5 3816 (23.84%) OO
6 3583 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2422 (15.13%) Software Engineering
8 2224 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 2068 (12.92%) Web Application Development
10 2040 (12.74%) Unit Testing
11 1941 (12.13%) Kanban
12 1446 (9.03%) OOP
13 1302 (8.13%) Pair Programming
14 1263 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
15 1203 (7.52%) Web Development
16 1202 (7.51%) SOA
17 1057 (6.60%) Multithreading
18 1006 (6.28%) MVVM
19 888 (5.55%) OOD
20 885 (5.53%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 8408 (52.53%) C#
2 6138 (38.35%) JavaScript
3 5078 (31.72%) Java
4 4384 (27.39%) SQL
5 1578 (9.86%) Ruby
6 1250 (7.81%) PHP
7 1013 (6.33%) Python
8 969 (6.05%) T-SQL
9 938 (5.86%) C++
10 746 (4.66%) VB.NET
11 524 (3.27%) Scala
12 480 (3.00%) C
13 410 (2.56%) VB
14 383 (2.39%) Objective-C
15 333 (2.08%) Groovy
16 326 (2.04%) Perl
17 201 (1.26%) PHP5
18 188 (1.17%) Bash Shell
19 162 (1.01%) PL/SQL
20 148 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2292 (14.32%) Degree
2 800 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 669 (4.18%) MCSD
4 667 (4.17%) MCP
5 661 (4.13%) MCAD
6 629 (3.93%) MCTS
7 192 (1.20%) ISEB
8 183 (1.14%) Security Cleared
9 119 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 81 (0.51%) SC Cleared
11 58 (0.36%) PhD
12 29 (0.18%) Sun Certification
12 29 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (0.12%) MCITP
14 19 (0.12%) HND
15 18 (0.11%) MBA
16 12 (0.075%) MCSE
17 8 (0.050%) Postgraduate
17 8 (0.050%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 7 (0.044%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1271 (7.94%) QA
2 44 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 28 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.14%) SLA
5 18 (0.11%) Basel III
6 15 (0.094%) ISO 8583
7 11 (0.069%) ISO 9000
7 11 (0.069%) TickIT
7 11 (0.069%) WCAG
7 11 (0.069%) COREP
8 9 (0.056%) FINREP
9 8 (0.050%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.031%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.031%) FATCA
11 2 (0.012%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.012%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.012%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.012%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.012%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.006%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 55 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (0.25%) Varnish
3 39 (0.24%) HDFS
4 38 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.069%) KVM
6 8 (0.050%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.044%) Squid
7 7 (0.044%) Docker
8 5 (0.031%) vSphere
9 3 (0.019%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.012%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.012%) vCloud
10 2 (0.012%) qmail
10 2 (0.012%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.006%) zsh
11 1 (0.006%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 256 (1.60%) Puppet
2 255 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 51 (0.32%) Capistrano
5 50 (0.31%) Nagios
6 32 (0.20%) Vagrant
7 25 (0.16%) Ansible
8 24 (0.15%) ZABBIX
9 23 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 19 (0.12%) logstash
11 18 (0.11%) Zenoss
12 16 (0.100%) YUM
12 16 (0.100%) MOM
13 11 (0.069%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.025%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 3 (0.019%) Red Hat Satellite
16 2 (0.012%) CFEngine
16 2 (0.012%) Opsview
16 2 (0.012%) Tivoli
16 2 (0.012%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2567 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 1282 (8.01%) Oracle
3 652 (4.07%) Google
4 473 (2.95%) Facebook
5 411 (2.57%) JBoss
6 320 (2.00%) Twitter
7 238 (1.49%) Adobe
8 209 (1.31%) Zend
9 195 (1.22%) Sitecore
10 159 (0.99%) Sybase
11 146 (0.91%) IBM
12 144 (0.90%) Apple
13 132 (0.82%) hybris
14 114 (0.71%) HP
14 114 (0.71%) Sony
15 108 (0.67%) Yahoo!
16 102 (0.64%) Xamarin
17 93 (0.58%) TIBCO
18 92 (0.57%) Endeca
18 92 (0.57%) EPiServer
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + 25 days holiday + share options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Leading Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago