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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7339 6918 6829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.93% 6.74% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.38% 8.19% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6411 6074 6174
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 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 6857 £48,500 - 1114
London 0 3506 £55,000 - 529
South East +5 1250 £42,500 -5.55% 177
City of London -2 668 £57,500 - 170
North West -6 461 £40,000 - 110
East of England -10 395 £45,000 -5.26% 67
Yorkshire +17 393 £37,500 -2.59% 84
South West +14 344 £37,500 - 67
Manchester -8 263 £40,000 - 67
Scotland +27 258 £42,500 +6.25% 41
West Midlands +19 249 £40,000 - 34
Berkshire -16 226 £50,000 -9.09% 34
West Yorkshire +25 221 £40,000 - 50
Hampshire +28 213 £40,000 -5.88% 41
East Midlands +9 190 £40,000 +0.80% 26
Leeds +16 181 £40,000 - 33
Oxfordshire +17 180 £48,500 +7.77% 26
Surrey -27 171 £45,000 - 23
Kent +13 153 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Glasgow +23 138 £42,500 - 20
Cheshire -3 138 £40,000 +6.66% 26
Bristol +31 131 £38,500 -3.75% 22
Hertfordshire +2 125 £52,500 +5.00% 26
East Sussex -1 125 £40,000 - 10
Cambridgeshire -2 125 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Brighton -2 112 £40,000 - 8
Edinburgh +35 101 £40,000 - 18
South Yorkshire +11 91 £36,000 -6.49% 15
Birmingham +25 87 £36,500 -18.88% 10
West Sussex -1 87 £40,500 -10.00% 11

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12263 (82.53%) Agile Software Development
2 7786 (52.40%) C#
3 7661 (51.56%) .NET
4 6758 (45.48%) MVC
5 5998 (40.37%) JavaScript
6 5962 (40.12%) Scrum
7 5690 (38.29%) ASP.NET
8 5568 (37.47%) SQL Server
9 5251 (35.34%) BDD
10 5126 (34.50%) HTML
11 4500 (30.28%) Java
12 4489 (30.21%) CSS
13 4455 (29.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3971 (26.72%) SQL
15 3731 (25.11%) Continuous Integration
16 3405 (22.92%) OO
17 3181 (21.41%) WCF
18 3148 (21.19%) jQuery
19 2909 (19.58%) Git (software)
20 2502 (16.84%) Web Services
21 2382 (16.03%) Finance
22 2250 (15.14%) Software Engineering
23 2220 (14.94%) HTML5
24 2181 (14.68%) Microsoft
25 2130 (14.33%) .NET Framework
26 2102 (14.15%) Degree
27 2075 (13.96%) Web Application Development
28 2029 (13.66%) RESTful
29 1995 (13.43%) Spring
30 1985 (13.36%) E-Commerce

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1505 (10.13%) Node.js
2 451 (3.04%) CMS
3 449 (3.02%) Apache
4 433 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 361 (2.43%) IIS
6 305 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 242 (1.63%) JBoss
8 204 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
9 195 (1.31%) Apache Solr
10 192 (1.29%) WebLogic
11 177 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 176 (1.18%) nginx
13 174 (1.17%) WordPress
14 163 (1.10%) Confluence
15 145 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
16 144 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
17 141 (0.95%) Umbraco
18 137 (0.92%) NServiceBus
19 77 (0.52%) Drupal
20 55 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 793 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 107 (0.72%) MS Office
3 67 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 27 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.17%) Mingle
6 19 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 15 (0.10%) MS Project
9 9 (0.061%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.040%) CPLEX
11 6 (0.040%) Fireworks
12 5 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.027%) LaTeX
14 3 (0.020%) MS PowerPoint
14 3 (0.020%) HipChat
15 1 (0.007%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 94 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (0.55%) Magento
3 46 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 43 (0.29%) Sophis RISQUE
5 41 (0.28%) Shopify
6 22 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 21 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 14 (0.094%) Markit EDM
10 13 (0.087%) RMDS
11 11 (0.074%) Summit
12 10 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
13 9 (0.061%) Oracle Cash Management
14 7 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
15 6 (0.040%) ION MarketView
15 6 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
16 5 (0.034%) Tridion
16 5 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 5 (0.034%) ReMetrica
17 4 (0.027%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 553 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 345 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 208 (1.40%) SaaS
4 182 (1.22%) GitHub
5 87 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 81 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.28%) PaaS
8 39 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.15%) IaaS
10 22 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
11 21 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (0.11%) Force.com
13 15 (0.10%) Heroku
14 9 (0.061%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.034%) Trello
16 4 (0.027%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.027%) ElastiCache
17 3 (0.020%) Joyent
18 2 (0.013%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 820 (5.52%) Internet
2 393 (2.64%) HTTP
3 98 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 72 (0.48%) Broadband
5 57 (0.38%) Intranet
6 55 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 44 (0.30%) LDAP
8 42 (0.28%) DNS
9 37 (0.25%) SSL
10 28 (0.19%) Firewall
11 26 (0.17%) IPv4
11 26 (0.17%) IPv6
12 25 (0.17%) MPLS
13 22 (0.15%) SDH
14 15 (0.10%) VoIP
15 14 (0.094%) AMQP
15 14 (0.094%) SNMP
15 14 (0.094%) Wireless
16 13 (0.087%) Wireshark
17 12 (0.081%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5568 (37.47%) SQL Server
2 1598 (10.75%) NoSQL
3 1309 (8.81%) MySQL
4 1129 (7.60%) MongoDB
5 766 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 748 (5.03%) Relational Database
7 569 (3.83%) Big Data
8 449 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
9 423 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 321 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 316 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 287 (1.93%) Redis
13 282 (1.90%) Hadoop
14 273 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 270 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
16 244 (1.64%) RavenDB
17 209 (1.41%) Oracle Database
18 198 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
19 179 (1.20%) CouchDB
20 140 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2909 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 1926 (12.96%) NUnit
3 1373 (9.24%) Rhino Mocks
4 1290 (8.68%) Subversion
5 1286 (8.65%) Selenium
6 1120 (7.54%) Moq
7 954 (6.42%) Cucumber
8 935 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 913 (6.14%) Jenkins
10 902 (6.07%) JUnit
11 893 (6.01%) Visual Studio
12 826 (5.56%) JIRA
13 779 (5.24%) Maven
14 734 (4.94%) TeamCity
15 692 (4.66%) MSTest
16 444 (2.99%) SpecFlow
17 423 (2.85%) Jasmine
17 423 (2.85%) WebDriver
18 328 (2.21%) Hudson
19 321 (2.16%) Eclipse
General
1 2382 (16.03%) Finance
2 841 (5.66%) Games
3 721 (4.85%) Banking
4 655 (4.41%) Retail
5 497 (3.34%) Marketing
6 471 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 452 (3.04%) Advertising
8 250 (1.68%) Front Office
9 212 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 206 (1.39%) Publishing
11 204 (1.37%) Back Office
12 116 (0.78%) Law
13 95 (0.64%) Legal
14 82 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 82 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 79 (0.53%) Music Industry
16 70 (0.47%) Automotive
17 51 (0.34%) Electronics
18 30 (0.20%) Online Betting
19 28 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11496 (77.37%) Developer
2 4299 (28.93%) .NET Developer
3 2311 (15.55%) Senior Developer
4 2158 (14.52%) Java Developer
5 2090 (14.07%) C# Developer
6 1415 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 800 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 787 (5.30%) Web Developer
9 776 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 750 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 722 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
12 621 (4.18%) Senior .NET Developer
13 565 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
14 517 (3.48%) PHP Developer
15 502 (3.38%) Analyst
16 458 (3.08%) Architect
17 447 (3.01%) Lead Developer
18 426 (2.87%) Junior
19 400 (2.69%) Agile .NET Developer
20 397 (2.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7661 (51.56%) .NET
2 5690 (38.29%) ASP.NET
3 5126 (34.50%) HTML
4 4489 (30.21%) CSS
5 4455 (29.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3181 (21.41%) WCF
7 3148 (21.19%) jQuery
8 2502 (16.84%) Web Services
9 2220 (14.94%) HTML5
10 2130 (14.33%) .NET Framework
11 2029 (13.66%) RESTful
12 1995 (13.43%) Spring
13 1857 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 1818 (12.24%) XML
15 1602 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1543 (10.38%) WPF
17 1373 (9.24%) CSS3
18 1331 (8.96%) REST
19 1274 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 1213 (8.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1343 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 1091 (7.34%) Open Source
3 859 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 822 (5.53%) Inversion of Control
5 695 (4.68%) User Experience
6 585 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
7 568 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
8 333 (2.24%) iPhone
9 324 (2.18%) N-Tier
10 236 (1.59%) Social Network
11 235 (1.58%) Blog
11 235 (1.58%) Mathematics
12 210 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 204 (1.37%) Social Media
14 203 (1.37%) Client/Server
15 195 (1.31%) Tandem
16 181 (1.22%) Hedge funds
16 181 (1.22%) Derivative
17 176 (1.18%) iPad
18 173 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1662 (11.19%) Linux
2 1581 (10.64%) Windows
3 930 (6.26%) Android
4 716 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 618 (4.16%) UNIX
6 157 (1.06%) Windows Phone
7 99 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 62 (0.42%) Solaris
9 53 (0.36%) CentOS
10 48 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (0.32%) Debian
11 42 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 39 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 34 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
14 30 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
15 20 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
15 20 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 15 (0.10%) Fedora
18 13 (0.087%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12263 (82.53%) Agile Software Development
2 6758 (45.48%) MVC
3 5962 (40.12%) Scrum
4 5251 (35.34%) BDD
5 3731 (25.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3405 (22.92%) OO
7 2250 (15.14%) Software Engineering
8 2075 (13.96%) Web Application Development
9 1985 (13.36%) E-Commerce
10 1771 (11.92%) Kanban
11 1599 (10.76%) Unit Testing
12 1229 (8.27%) Dependency Injection
13 1075 (7.23%) OOP
14 1052 (7.08%) Pair Programming
15 1014 (6.82%) OOD
16 990 (6.66%) SOA
17 936 (6.30%) Web Development
18 900 (6.06%) Mentoring
19 851 (5.73%) Multithreading
20 776 (5.22%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7786 (52.40%) C#
2 5998 (40.37%) JavaScript
3 4500 (30.28%) Java
4 3971 (26.72%) SQL
5 1671 (11.25%) Ruby
6 1163 (7.83%) PHP
7 1003 (6.75%) Python
8 868 (5.84%) C++
9 787 (5.30%) T-SQL
10 575 (3.87%) VB.NET
11 415 (2.79%) Scala
12 312 (2.10%) Objective-C
13 302 (2.03%) VB
14 270 (1.82%) Perl
15 258 (1.74%) C
16 224 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 192 (1.29%) Groovy
18 189 (1.27%) Bash Shell
19 168 (1.13%) PowerShell
20 109 (0.73%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2102 (14.15%) Degree
2 214 (1.44%) ISEB
3 203 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 128 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 103 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 75 (0.50%) MCSD
7 68 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 52 (0.35%) MCP
9 46 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 45 (0.30%) MCAD
11 44 (0.30%) MCTS
12 42 (0.28%) PhD
13 32 (0.22%) HND
14 29 (0.20%) Sun Certification
15 14 (0.094%) PMP
15 14 (0.094%) PMI Certification
16 12 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 11 (0.074%) DV Cleared
18 10 (0.067%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 10 (0.067%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1350 (9.09%) QA
2 82 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.15%) SLA
4 17 (0.11%) ISO 8583
5 12 (0.081%) HL7
5 12 (0.081%) WCAG
6 11 (0.074%) ISO 14001
7 10 (0.067%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.034%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.034%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.034%) EMIR
8 5 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.027%) WAI
10 2 (0.013%) Basel III
10 2 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.007%) GAMP
11 1 (0.007%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.007%) FATCA
System Software
1 55 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (0.23%) Varnish
2 34 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.18%) Docker
4 15 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.047%) qmail
5 7 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.047%) vSphere
6 6 (0.040%) HDFS
7 5 (0.034%) Cygwin
8 4 (0.027%) KVM
8 4 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.020%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.013%) LXC
10 2 (0.013%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.013%) Squid
10 2 (0.013%) Firmware
11 1 (0.007%) zsh
Systems Management
1 298 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 230 (1.55%) Puppet
3 89 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 65 (0.44%) Ansible
5 41 (0.28%) Capistrano
6 34 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 31 (0.21%) logstash
8 27 (0.18%) yum
9 19 (0.13%) MOM
10 17 (0.11%) Nagios
11 13 (0.087%) Salt
12 11 (0.074%) Graphite
13 8 (0.054%) Opsview
13 8 (0.054%) Netcool
14 7 (0.047%) Zenoss
14 7 (0.047%) HP SiteScope
14 7 (0.047%) StatsD
15 5 (0.034%) Kibana
16 4 (0.027%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 4 (0.027%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2181 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 1185 (7.97%) Oracle
3 524 (3.53%) Google
4 489 (3.29%) Facebook
5 293 (1.97%) Zend
6 244 (1.64%) Twitter
7 203 (1.37%) Apple
8 168 (1.13%) Sitecore
9 159 (1.07%) hybris
10 156 (1.05%) Sony
11 155 (1.04%) Adobe
12 134 (0.90%) Yahoo!
13 120 (0.81%) Xamarin
14 118 (0.79%) IBM
15 116 (0.78%) HP
16 108 (0.73%) Sybase
17 97 (0.65%) Endeca
18 93 (0.63%) SAP
19 89 (0.60%) EPiServer
20 79 (0.53%) TIBCO
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TRG
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens - health, gym more
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + stock option etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits 10%
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday