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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8173 8208 6736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.56% 6.94% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 8.40% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7115 7267 5965
Average salary £50,000 £49,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +8.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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
90830 97762 87292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.69% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73793 79516 71777
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 £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 7770 £50,000 - 1170
London +3 4057 £55,000 - 621
South East +7 1227 £45,000 - 132
City of London +6 709 £57,500 -4.16% 171
East of England +1 503 £47,500 +5.55% 67
North West -1 502 £40,000 - 113
Yorkshire +11 443 £40,000 +6.66% 73
South West +15 425 £38,500 -3.75% 64
Manchester +1 342 £40,000 - 68
West Midlands +11 298 £45,000 +12.50% 54
West Yorkshire +12 295 £42,500 +8.97% 45
East Midlands +6 264 £42,500 +13.33% 32
Hampshire +24 254 £42,500 -4.49% 33
Leeds +16 243 £42,500 +6.91% 33
Surrey -12 215 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Scotland +26 208 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Berkshire +11 202 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Hertfordshire +8 199 £50,000 - 21
Bristol +8 180 £41,500 -17.00% 32
East Sussex +1 138 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Oxfordshire +6 131 £42,500 -5.55% 29
Glasgow +18 128 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Brighton 0 119 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Buckinghamshire -8 118 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Cheshire -8 110 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Cambridgeshire -9 100 £45,000 +1.12% 22
Nottinghamshire +15 99 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Birmingham +25 97 £39,500 +5.33% 13
Nottingham +18 97 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Kent +5 90 £40,000 -11.11% 8

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12829 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 7894 (50.44%) C#
3 7705 (49.23%) .NET
4 6916 (44.19%) MVC
5 6268 (40.05%) JavaScript
6 5927 (37.87%) Scrum
7 5824 (37.21%) SQL Server
8 5670 (36.23%) ASP.NET
9 5302 (33.88%) BDD
10 5088 (32.51%) HTML
11 4969 (31.75%) Java
12 4534 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4322 (27.61%) CSS
14 4095 (26.16%) SQL
15 4040 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
16 3238 (20.69%) OO
17 3111 (19.88%) WCF
18 3050 (19.49%) Git (software)
19 2940 (18.78%) jQuery
20 2725 (17.41%) Finance
21 2660 (17.00%) Web Services
22 2334 (14.91%) Software Engineering
23 2285 (14.60%) Web Application Development
24 2267 (14.48%) AngularJS
25 2245 (14.34%) .NET Framework
26 2239 (14.31%) RESTful
27 2224 (14.21%) HTML5
28 2216 (14.16%) Spring
29 2207 (14.10%) Microsoft
30 2079 (13.28%) Degree

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1748 (11.17%) Node.js
2 518 (3.31%) Apache
3 506 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 450 (2.88%) CMS
5 286 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 260 (1.66%) IIS
7 245 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 219 (1.40%) JBoss
9 210 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 191 (1.22%) Apache Solr
11 166 (1.06%) nginx
12 147 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 145 (0.93%) WebLogic
14 140 (0.89%) NServiceBus
15 139 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
16 138 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
17 119 (0.76%) Confluence
18 98 (0.63%) WordPress
19 76 (0.49%) Drupal
20 63 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 818 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 64 (0.41%) MS Office
3 57 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 43 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.083%) Mingle
7 12 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.058%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.045%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.038%) MS Project
11 5 (0.032%) CPLEX
12 4 (0.026%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.019%) MS PowerPoint
14 2 (0.013%) FastStats
14 2 (0.013%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.013%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.006%) GIMP
15 1 (0.006%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 96 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (0.54%) Magento
3 47 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
5 20 (0.13%) RMDS
5 20 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 11 (0.070%) Cognos TM1
8 10 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
9 9 (0.058%) WebTrends
9 9 (0.058%) Summit
9 9 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.051%) Odoo
10 8 (0.051%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 8 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.032%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.032%) Shopify
11 5 (0.032%) Sage CRM
12 4 (0.026%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 846 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 707 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 245 (1.57%) SaaS
4 185 (1.18%) GitHub
5 100 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 79 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 44 (0.28%) PaaS
8 37 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 31 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 29 (0.19%) IaaS
11 27 (0.17%) Heroku
12 20 (0.13%) Office 365
13 19 (0.12%) Force.com
13 19 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.10%) AWS OpsWorks
15 15 (0.096%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (0.096%) Rackspace Cloud
15 15 (0.096%) Google Analytics
16 14 (0.089%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 764 (4.88%) Internet
2 380 (2.43%) HTTP
3 116 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 96 (0.61%) Broadband
5 72 (0.46%) DNS
6 48 (0.31%) SSL
7 45 (0.29%) Ethernet
8 32 (0.20%) AMQP
9 29 (0.19%) Intranet
10 27 (0.17%) LDAP
11 20 (0.13%) SDH
11 20 (0.13%) DHCP
11 20 (0.13%) MPLS
12 19 (0.12%) Firewall
13 15 (0.096%) Bluetooth
14 14 (0.089%) SNMP
14 14 (0.089%) VoIP
14 14 (0.089%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.089%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.083%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5824 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 1863 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 1386 (8.86%) MySQL
4 1123 (7.18%) MongoDB
5 927 (5.92%) Relational Database
6 523 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 475 (3.03%) Big Data
8 464 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 399 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 386 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 358 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 341 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 332 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 326 (2.08%) Redis
15 307 (1.96%) Hadoop
16 188 (1.20%) Oracle Database
17 181 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
18 161 (1.03%) CouchDB
19 153 (0.98%) RavenDB
20 124 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3050 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 1980 (12.65%) NUnit
3 1341 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 1329 (8.49%) Selenium
5 1264 (8.08%) Subversion
6 1144 (7.31%) Moq
7 1033 (6.60%) Jenkins
8 973 (6.22%) Maven
9 959 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 939 (6.00%) JUnit
11 860 (5.49%) Cucumber
12 837 (5.35%) MSTest
13 758 (4.84%) Visual Studio
14 584 (3.73%) TeamCity
15 561 (3.58%) JIRA
16 455 (2.91%) WebDriver
17 427 (2.73%) Jasmine
18 375 (2.40%) SpecFlow
19 351 (2.24%) Eclipse
20 304 (1.94%) Mockito
General
1 2725 (17.41%) Finance
2 789 (5.04%) Games
3 728 (4.65%) Retail
4 720 (4.60%) Banking
5 567 (3.62%) Marketing
6 481 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 423 (2.70%) Advertising
8 281 (1.80%) Front Office
9 268 (1.71%) Publishing
10 203 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 200 (1.28%) Back Office
12 140 (0.89%) Law
13 116 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 114 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 92 (0.59%) Automotive
16 80 (0.51%) Electronics
16 80 (0.51%) Music Industry
17 53 (0.34%) Legal
18 44 (0.28%) Online Betting
19 33 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12159 (77.69%) Developer
2 4440 (28.37%) .NET Developer
3 2548 (16.28%) Senior Developer
4 2404 (15.36%) Java Developer
5 2056 (13.14%) C# Developer
6 1370 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 925 (5.91%) Software Developer
8 884 (5.65%) Software Engineer
9 721 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 720 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 716 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
12 678 (4.33%) Web Developer
13 595 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
14 529 (3.38%) Analyst
15 501 (3.20%) Lead Developer
16 499 (3.19%) PHP Developer
17 469 (3.00%) Junior
18 454 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
19 447 (2.86%) Architect
20 444 (2.84%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7705 (49.23%) .NET
2 5670 (36.23%) ASP.NET
3 5088 (32.51%) HTML
4 4534 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4322 (27.61%) CSS
6 3111 (19.88%) WCF
7 2940 (18.78%) jQuery
8 2660 (17.00%) Web Services
9 2267 (14.48%) AngularJS
10 2245 (14.34%) .NET Framework
11 2239 (14.31%) RESTful
12 2224 (14.21%) HTML5
13 2216 (14.16%) Spring
14 1925 (12.30%) XML
15 1861 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1505 (9.62%) REST
17 1463 (9.35%) WPF
18 1353 (8.64%) Entity Framework
19 1324 (8.46%) CSS3
20 1192 (7.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1221 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 887 (5.67%) Inversion of Control
3 835 (5.34%) Mobile App
4 706 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 675 (4.31%) User Experience
6 577 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 295 (1.88%) N-Tier
8 261 (1.67%) Social Media
9 253 (1.62%) Social Network
10 252 (1.61%) Mathematics
11 230 (1.47%) Tandem
12 228 (1.46%) Blog
13 209 (1.34%) Client/Server
14 200 (1.28%) iPhone
15 198 (1.27%) Hedge funds
16 189 (1.21%) Derivative
17 183 (1.17%) BBC
18 165 (1.05%) Smartphone
19 161 (1.03%) Algorithms
20 158 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1882 (12.02%) Linux
2 1736 (11.09%) Windows
3 963 (6.15%) Android
4 758 (4.84%) UNIX
5 718 (4.59%) Apple iOS
6 104 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 100 (0.64%) Windows Phone
8 69 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 60 (0.38%) CentOS
10 58 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 55 (0.35%) Debian
12 52 (0.33%) Solaris
13 46 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 41 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
17 29 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
18 21 (0.13%) CoreOS
19 19 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12829 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 6916 (44.19%) MVC
3 5927 (37.87%) Scrum
4 5302 (33.88%) BDD
5 4040 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3238 (20.69%) OO
7 2334 (14.91%) Software Engineering
8 2285 (14.60%) Web Application Development
9 1942 (12.41%) Kanban
10 1758 (11.23%) Unit Testing
11 1672 (10.68%) E-Commerce
12 1364 (8.72%) Dependency Injection
13 1253 (8.01%) Open Source
14 1192 (7.62%) SDLC
15 1004 (6.41%) OOP
16 1000 (6.39%) Pair Programming
17 908 (5.80%) SOA
18 897 (5.73%) Mentoring
19 887 (5.67%) OOD
20 884 (5.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7894 (50.44%) C#
2 6268 (40.05%) JavaScript
3 4969 (31.75%) Java
4 4095 (26.16%) SQL
5 1717 (10.97%) Ruby
6 1336 (8.54%) PHP
7 1150 (7.35%) Python
8 895 (5.72%) C++
9 838 (5.35%) T-SQL
10 560 (3.58%) Scala
11 500 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 341 (2.18%) VB
13 315 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 311 (1.99%) Groovy
15 306 (1.96%) Perl
16 293 (1.87%) C
17 281 (1.80%) PL/SQL
18 240 (1.53%) Bash Shell
19 146 (0.93%) Shell Script
20 130 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2079 (13.28%) Degree
2 271 (1.73%) ISEB
3 198 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 133 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 86 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 64 (0.41%) MCSD
7 47 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 42 (0.27%) PhD
8 42 (0.27%) SC Cleared
9 35 (0.22%) MCTS
9 35 (0.22%) MCP
10 30 (0.19%) HND
11 28 (0.18%) MCAD
12 25 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 16 (0.10%) Sun Certification
14 15 (0.096%) PMP
14 15 (0.096%) MCPD
14 15 (0.096%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.064%) Oracle Certification
15 10 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1300 (8.31%) QA
2 75 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 28 (0.18%) SLA
4 15 (0.096%) WCAG
5 14 (0.089%) HL7
6 13 (0.083%) ISO 8583
7 11 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.064%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.051%) ISO 14001
10 7 (0.045%) WAI
11 6 (0.038%) FATCA
12 5 (0.032%) SNOMED CT
12 5 (0.032%) TickIT
13 4 (0.026%) EMIR
14 2 (0.013%) GAMP
15 1 (0.006%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.006%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.006%) Basel III
15 1 (0.006%) Data Quality
System Software
1 147 (0.94%) Docker
2 70 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.18%) Varnish
4 20 (0.13%) VirtualBox
4 20 (0.13%) iptables
5 19 (0.12%) HDFS
5 19 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 16 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.045%) LXC
9 6 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.032%) Firmware
11 4 (0.026%) vSphere
12 3 (0.019%) Xen
13 2 (0.013%) Squid
13 2 (0.013%) qmail
13 2 (0.013%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.013%) Cygwin
13 2 (0.013%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.006%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 369 (2.36%) Puppet
2 344 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (0.58%) Ansible
4 80 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 79 (0.50%) Vagrant
6 46 (0.29%) Salt
7 44 (0.28%) Nagios
8 40 (0.26%) Capistrano
9 22 (0.14%) Kubernetes
10 15 (0.096%) logstash
11 11 (0.070%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.058%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 8 (0.051%) Mesos
14 6 (0.038%) MOM
14 6 (0.038%) Netcool
15 5 (0.032%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.032%) Graphite
15 5 (0.032%) Kibana
15 5 (0.032%) CA LISA
16 4 (0.026%) yum
Vendors
1 2207 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 1317 (8.41%) Oracle
3 530 (3.39%) Facebook
4 497 (3.18%) Google
5 282 (1.80%) Zend
6 261 (1.67%) Twitter
7 226 (1.44%) Apple
8 161 (1.03%) Yahoo!
9 149 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 143 (0.91%) hybris
11 142 (0.91%) Sony
12 134 (0.86%) Sybase
13 131 (0.84%) IBM
14 111 (0.71%) TIBCO
15 103 (0.66%) Adobe
16 98 (0.63%) HP
17 97 (0.62%) SAP
18 89 (0.57%) EPiServer
19 88 (0.56%) VMware
20 87 (0.56%) Xamarin
York, Yorkshire
iSource IT
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London
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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West Midlands
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London
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ReThink Recruitment
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Leeds, Yorkshire
Applause IT Ltd
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Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Palm Mason
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
GO Partnership Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Abrecco
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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