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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8189 8137 6863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.39% 6.74% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 8.21% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7148 7060 6092
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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 £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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 7748 £50,000 +3.09% 1088
London +2 3932 £55,000 - 536
South East +8 1311 £45,000 - 150
City of London +1 694 £55,000 -8.33% 154
North West +3 547 £40,000 - 115
Yorkshire +27 532 £40,000 +6.66% 67
East of England +1 458 £47,500 +5.55% 63
South West +16 377 £38,500 +2.66% 76
Manchester +4 359 £40,000 - 72
West Yorkshire +17 357 £41,000 +9.33% 42
Leeds +19 290 £42,500 +6.25% 29
East Midlands +12 275 £40,000 +6.66% 27
West Midlands +14 255 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Surrey -11 239 £47,500 +5.55% 23
Scotland +26 229 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Berkshire -3 221 £55,000 +4.76% 30
Hampshire +25 214 £40,000 -11.11% 30
Hertfordshire +11 191 £50,000 +5.26% 12
East Sussex +3 174 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Oxfordshire +14 156 £42,500 -10.52% 29
Brighton +3 149 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Glasgow +16 140 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Bristol +17 134 £38,500 -8.33% 37
Cheshire -1 126 £40,000 +5.26% 30
Cambridgeshire -7 108 £47,000 +9.30% 22
West Sussex +30 107 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Buckinghamshire -11 107 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South Yorkshire +16 106 £37,500 - 10
Nottinghamshire +5 101 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Nottingham +10 99 £40,000 +2.56% 11

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12643 (82.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7827 (50.86%) C#
3 7711 (50.11%) .NET
4 6904 (44.86%) MVC
5 6221 (40.42%) JavaScript
6 5878 (38.20%) Scrum
7 5743 (37.32%) SQL Server
8 5689 (36.97%) ASP.NET
9 5276 (34.28%) BDD
10 5075 (32.98%) HTML
11 4767 (30.98%) Java
12 4468 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4379 (28.46%) CSS
14 4029 (26.18%) SQL
15 3948 (25.65%) Continuous Integration
16 3220 (20.92%) OO
17 3171 (20.61%) WCF
18 2968 (19.29%) jQuery
19 2954 (19.20%) Git (software)
20 2670 (17.35%) Finance
21 2626 (17.06%) Web Services
22 2244 (14.58%) Software Engineering
23 2241 (14.56%) Web Application Development
24 2202 (14.31%) .NET Framework
25 2192 (14.24%) RESTful
26 2187 (14.21%) HTML5
27 2180 (14.17%) Microsoft
28 2177 (14.15%) Spring
29 2112 (13.72%) AngularJS
30 2089 (13.57%) Degree

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1671 (10.86%) Node.js
2 525 (3.41%) Apache
3 464 (3.02%) CMS
4 457 (2.97%) Tomcat
5 303 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 266 (1.73%) IIS
7 226 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 216 (1.40%) JBoss
9 198 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 165 (1.07%) nginx
11 163 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 154 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 154 (1.00%) WebLogic
13 152 (0.99%) Umbraco
14 150 (0.97%) NServiceBus
15 143 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
16 121 (0.79%) WordPress
17 108 (0.70%) Confluence
18 76 (0.49%) Drupal
19 54 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 804 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 87 (0.57%) MS Office
3 52 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 48 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.10%) Mingle
7 14 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.058%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.058%) MS Project
9 8 (0.052%) CPLEX
9 8 (0.052%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.019%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.013%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.013%) FastStats
11 2 (0.013%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.006%) InDesign
12 1 (0.006%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.006%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 104 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.54%) Magento
3 39 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
5 26 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 23 (0.15%) RMDS
7 22 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.097%) Shopify
9 13 (0.084%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 13 (0.084%) Summit
10 12 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (0.065%) Markit EDM
11 10 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
12 9 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
12 9 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
13 8 (0.052%) Odoo
13 8 (0.052%) ION MarketView
13 8 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.052%) Cognos TM1
14 7 (0.045%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 813 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 665 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (1.38%) SaaS
4 164 (1.07%) GitHub
5 104 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 83 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 47 (0.31%) PaaS
8 37 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 31 (0.20%) IaaS
10 22 (0.14%) Heroku
11 19 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
12 18 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
13 14 (0.091%) Force.com
14 13 (0.084%) CodePlex
15 12 (0.078%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 11 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (0.065%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.065%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 798 (5.19%) Internet
2 366 (2.38%) HTTP
3 104 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 85 (0.55%) Broadband
5 67 (0.44%) DNS
6 60 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 48 (0.31%) SSL
8 39 (0.25%) LDAP
9 37 (0.24%) Intranet
10 30 (0.19%) MPLS
11 28 (0.18%) SDH
12 26 (0.17%) Firewall
13 22 (0.14%) AMQP
14 21 (0.14%) DHCP
15 17 (0.11%) SMTP
16 16 (0.10%) SNMP
16 16 (0.10%) VoIP
17 14 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (0.084%) Bluetooth
19 12 (0.078%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5743 (37.32%) SQL Server
2 1805 (11.73%) NoSQL
3 1274 (8.28%) MySQL
4 1150 (7.47%) MongoDB
5 865 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 634 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 483 (3.14%) Big Data
8 457 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 395 (2.57%) RDBMS
10 384 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 361 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 335 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 322 (2.09%) Redis
14 308 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 306 (1.99%) Hadoop
16 228 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
17 195 (1.27%) CouchDB
18 189 (1.23%) RavenDB
19 186 (1.21%) Oracle Database
20 135 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2954 (19.20%) Git (software)
2 1911 (12.42%) NUnit
3 1341 (8.71%) Subversion
4 1315 (8.55%) Rhino Mocks
5 1294 (8.41%) Selenium
6 1124 (7.30%) Moq
7 974 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 959 (6.23%) Jenkins
9 946 (6.15%) JUnit
10 903 (5.87%) Maven
11 889 (5.78%) Cucumber
12 797 (5.18%) Visual Studio
13 795 (5.17%) MSTest
14 614 (3.99%) JIRA
15 574 (3.73%) TeamCity
16 451 (2.93%) WebDriver
17 407 (2.64%) Jasmine
18 394 (2.56%) SpecFlow
19 366 (2.38%) Eclipse
20 287 (1.86%) Mockito
General
1 2670 (17.35%) Finance
2 802 (5.21%) Games
3 734 (4.77%) Banking
4 652 (4.24%) Retail
5 541 (3.52%) Marketing
6 517 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 464 (3.02%) Advertising
8 253 (1.64%) Front Office
9 227 (1.48%) Publishing
10 204 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 178 (1.16%) Back Office
12 107 (0.70%) Law
12 107 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 100 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 82 (0.53%) Automotive
15 74 (0.48%) Electronics
16 73 (0.47%) Music Industry
17 56 (0.36%) Legal
18 45 (0.29%) Online Betting
19 34 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11955 (77.69%) Developer
2 4430 (28.79%) .NET Developer
3 2489 (16.17%) Senior Developer
4 2341 (15.21%) Java Developer
5 2100 (13.65%) C# Developer
6 1382 (8.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 880 (5.72%) Software Developer
8 769 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 736 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 724 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 711 (4.62%) Web Developer
12 672 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 613 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
14 528 (3.43%) Analyst
15 484 (3.15%) PHP Developer
16 465 (3.02%) Lead Developer
17 456 (2.96%) Architect
18 448 (2.91%) Front-End Developer
19 430 (2.79%) Junior
20 404 (2.63%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7711 (50.11%) .NET
2 5689 (36.97%) ASP.NET
3 5075 (32.98%) HTML
4 4468 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4379 (28.46%) CSS
6 3171 (20.61%) WCF
7 2968 (19.29%) jQuery
8 2626 (17.06%) Web Services
9 2202 (14.31%) .NET Framework
10 2192 (14.24%) RESTful
11 2187 (14.21%) HTML5
12 2177 (14.15%) Spring
13 2112 (13.72%) AngularJS
14 1942 (12.62%) XML
15 1793 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1483 (9.64%) WPF
17 1474 (9.58%) REST
18 1361 (8.84%) CSS3
19 1324 (8.60%) Entity Framework
20 1155 (7.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1257 (8.17%) Computer Science
2 1165 (7.57%) Open Source
3 866 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 832 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
5 698 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
6 689 (4.48%) User Experience
7 579 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
8 321 (2.09%) N-Tier
9 252 (1.64%) iPhone
10 250 (1.62%) Social Media
11 249 (1.62%) Social Network
12 246 (1.60%) Blog
13 242 (1.57%) Mathematics
14 221 (1.44%) Tandem
15 203 (1.32%) Hedge funds
16 193 (1.25%) Client/Server
17 179 (1.16%) Derivative
18 171 (1.11%) BBC
19 161 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 160 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1825 (11.86%) Linux
2 1620 (10.53%) Windows
3 951 (6.18%) Android
4 727 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 716 (4.65%) UNIX
6 108 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 100 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 63 (0.41%) Solaris
9 53 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 49 (0.32%) CentOS
11 48 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 45 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 38 (0.25%) Debian
13 38 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
15 28 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 25 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
18 17 (0.11%) Fedora
19 13 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12643 (82.16%) Agile Software Development
2 6904 (44.86%) MVC
3 5878 (38.20%) Scrum
4 5276 (34.28%) BDD
5 3948 (25.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3220 (20.92%) OO
7 2244 (14.58%) Software Engineering
8 2241 (14.56%) Web Application Development
9 1831 (11.90%) Kanban
10 1727 (11.22%) E-Commerce
11 1710 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 1308 (8.50%) Dependency Injection
13 970 (6.30%) SOA
14 963 (6.26%) Pair Programming
15 961 (6.24%) OOP
16 932 (6.06%) OOD
17 909 (5.91%) Multithreading
18 889 (5.78%) Mentoring
19 869 (5.65%) Web Development
20 825 (5.36%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7827 (50.86%) C#
2 6221 (40.42%) JavaScript
3 4767 (30.98%) Java
4 4029 (26.18%) SQL
5 1642 (10.67%) Ruby
6 1220 (7.93%) PHP
7 1056 (6.86%) Python
8 871 (5.66%) C++
9 817 (5.31%) T-SQL
10 528 (3.43%) VB.NET
11 519 (3.37%) Scala
12 333 (2.16%) VB
13 310 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 272 (1.77%) C
15 271 (1.76%) Groovy
16 269 (1.75%) PL/SQL
17 265 (1.72%) Perl
18 210 (1.36%) Bash Shell
19 138 (0.90%) Shell Script
20 131 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2089 (13.57%) Degree
2 257 (1.67%) ISEB
3 168 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 129 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 87 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 52 (0.34%) MCSD
7 46 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 46 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 41 (0.27%) PhD
9 40 (0.26%) MCP
10 36 (0.23%) HND
11 34 (0.22%) MCTS
12 28 (0.18%) MCAD
13 25 (0.16%) PMI Certification
14 22 (0.14%) Sun Certification
15 19 (0.12%) PMP
16 13 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (0.071%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 11 (0.071%) DV Cleared
18 8 (0.052%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1353 (8.79%) QA
2 94 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.14%) SLA
4 17 (0.11%) WCAG
5 16 (0.10%) HL7
6 13 (0.084%) ISO 8583
7 12 (0.078%) ISO 14001
8 10 (0.065%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.045%) WAI
10 6 (0.039%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.039%) FATCA
11 5 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.032%) SNOMED CT
12 3 (0.019%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.013%) GAMP
13 2 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.013%) TickIT
14 1 (0.006%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.006%) Basel III
14 1 (0.006%) EMIR
System Software
1 103 (0.67%) Docker
2 53 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 32 (0.21%) Varnish
5 21 (0.14%) iptables
6 16 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.084%) HDFS
8 12 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.058%) vSphere
10 7 (0.045%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.045%) qmail
11 5 (0.032%) Firmware
11 5 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.026%) Cygwin
12 4 (0.026%) LXC
13 2 (0.013%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.013%) Platform Symphony
13 2 (0.013%) Squid
13 2 (0.013%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.006%) NFS
Systems Management
1 318 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 294 (1.91%) Puppet
3 92 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 80 (0.52%) Ansible
5 63 (0.41%) Vagrant
6 33 (0.21%) Capistrano
7 31 (0.20%) Salt
8 28 (0.18%) Nagios
9 21 (0.14%) yum
10 16 (0.10%) Kubernetes
11 14 (0.091%) logstash
12 11 (0.071%) MOM
13 8 (0.052%) Netcool
13 8 (0.052%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 7 (0.045%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.045%) Zenoss
14 7 (0.045%) HP SiteScope
15 5 (0.032%) Kibana
15 5 (0.032%) Mesos
15 5 (0.032%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2180 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 1251 (8.13%) Oracle
3 522 (3.39%) Facebook
4 503 (3.27%) Google
5 258 (1.68%) Zend
6 242 (1.57%) Twitter
7 228 (1.48%) Apple
8 175 (1.14%) hybris
9 168 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 159 (1.03%) Yahoo!
11 158 (1.03%) Sony
12 134 (0.87%) IBM
13 124 (0.81%) Adobe
14 114 (0.74%) Sybase
15 108 (0.70%) HP
16 101 (0.66%) TIBCO
17 98 (0.64%) SAP
18 97 (0.63%) EPiServer
19 82 (0.53%) Xamarin
20 68 (0.44%) VMware
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus and benefit package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable 12%
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefts
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £57,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits fantastic benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago