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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7527 7155 7000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.81% 6.64% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 8.11% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6593 6305 6320
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 £62,500
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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 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 December 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 7085 £48,500 +2.10% 719
London +1 3722 £55,000 - 336
South East +7 1233 £42,500 -5.55% 129
City of London -3 762 £57,500 +4.54% 119
North West -8 447 £40,000 - 70
East of England -8 432 £45,000 -5.26% 53
South West +9 378 £37,500 - 42
Yorkshire +24 359 £37,500 - 39
Hampshire +42 281 £40,000 -5.88% 40
West Midlands +27 258 £40,000 - 24
Manchester -19 235 £40,000 - 41
Scotland +34 233 £42,500 +6.25% 24
West Yorkshire +35 200 £40,000 - 12
Berkshire -18 199 £50,000 - 19
East Midlands +7 184 £40,000 +3.89% 18
Leeds +30 166 £40,000 - 9
Kent +7 165 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Surrey -42 161 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Cheshire +4 158 £37,500 +4.16% 23
Oxfordshire +10 156 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Bristol +40 151 £40,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire +7 149 £43,750 +9.37% 16
Glasgow +29 134 £42,500 -10.52% 9
Hertfordshire -4 125 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Birmingham +14 98 £35,000 -4.76% 6
East Sussex +3 93 £41,250 +3.12% 9
Brighton +4 91 £43,250 +8.12% 9
Cambridge +3 90 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 87 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Edinburgh +26 82 £40,000 - 14

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12418 (82.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7849 (52.37%) C#
3 7703 (51.39%) .NET
4 6820 (45.50%) MVC
5 6078 (40.55%) JavaScript
6 6039 (40.29%) Scrum
7 5775 (38.53%) ASP.NET
8 5608 (37.41%) SQL Server
9 5291 (35.30%) BDD
10 5222 (34.84%) HTML
11 4603 (30.71%) CSS
12 4543 (30.31%) Java
13 4446 (29.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3995 (26.65%) SQL
15 3712 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
16 3631 (24.22%) OO
17 3272 (21.83%) WCF
18 3220 (21.48%) jQuery
19 3020 (20.15%) Git (software)
20 2539 (16.94%) Web Services
21 2445 (16.31%) Finance
22 2268 (15.13%) HTML5
23 2229 (14.87%) Software Engineering
24 2181 (14.55%) .NET Framework
25 2171 (14.48%) E-Commerce
26 2143 (14.30%) Microsoft
27 2127 (14.19%) Degree
28 2061 (13.75%) Web Application Development
29 2027 (13.52%) Spring
30 1935 (12.91%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1527 (10.19%) Node.js
2 484 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 433 (2.89%) Apache
4 427 (2.85%) CMS
5 389 (2.60%) IIS
6 309 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 284 (1.89%) JBoss
8 221 (1.47%) Apache Solr
9 199 (1.33%) Confluence
10 196 (1.31%) WebLogic
11 192 (1.28%) WebSphere
12 191 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
13 168 (1.12%) WordPress
14 161 (1.07%) nginx
14 161 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
15 130 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
16 126 (0.84%) NServiceBus
17 125 (0.83%) Umbraco
18 73 (0.49%) Drupal
19 71 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 819 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 109 (0.73%) MS Office
3 77 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 35 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 24 (0.16%) Mingle
6 18 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 13 (0.087%) MS Project
9 9 (0.060%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.033%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.027%) LaTeX
12 3 (0.020%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 109 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.55%) Magento
3 54 (0.36%) Sophis RISQUE
4 43 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 43 (0.29%) Shopify
5 22 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 17 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 14 (0.093%) Summit
7 14 (0.093%) Markit EDM
8 13 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.073%) RMDS
10 9 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.033%) ION MarketView
12 5 (0.033%) Tridion
13 4 (0.027%) Temenos T24
13 4 (0.027%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.027%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 512 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 355 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 223 (1.49%) SaaS
4 200 (1.33%) GitHub
5 76 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 75 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 51 (0.34%) PaaS
8 34 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 26 (0.17%) IaaS
10 19 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
12 15 (0.10%) Heroku
13 10 (0.067%) Force.com
14 9 (0.060%) Trello
15 7 (0.047%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.027%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 4 (0.027%) Basecamp
17 3 (0.020%) Office 365
18 2 (0.013%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 2 (0.013%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 879 (5.86%) Internet
2 420 (2.80%) HTTP
3 91 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 62 (0.41%) Broadband
5 58 (0.39%) Intranet
6 46 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 42 (0.28%) LDAP
8 36 (0.24%) IPv4
8 36 (0.24%) IPv6
9 29 (0.19%) DNS
9 29 (0.19%) SSL
9 29 (0.19%) Firewall
10 25 (0.17%) SNMP
11 21 (0.14%) MPLS
12 18 (0.12%) SDH
13 17 (0.11%) SMS
13 17 (0.11%) VoIP
14 15 (0.10%) Wireless
14 15 (0.10%) Wireshark
15 14 (0.093%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5608 (37.41%) SQL Server
2 1548 (10.33%) NoSQL
3 1349 (9.00%) MySQL
4 1111 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 766 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 761 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 622 (4.15%) Big Data
8 499 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 431 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
10 363 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 347 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 322 (2.15%) Hadoop
13 284 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 279 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 251 (1.67%) Redis
16 247 (1.65%) RavenDB
17 238 (1.59%) Oracle Database
18 188 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
19 176 (1.17%) CouchDB
20 143 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3020 (20.15%) Git (software)
2 1923 (12.83%) NUnit
3 1386 (9.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 1365 (9.11%) Selenium
5 1333 (8.89%) Subversion
6 1102 (7.35%) Moq
7 1047 (6.99%) Cucumber
8 956 (6.38%) Jenkins
9 937 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 916 (6.11%) JUnit
11 913 (6.09%) Visual Studio
12 874 (5.83%) JIRA
13 808 (5.39%) Maven
14 747 (4.98%) TeamCity
15 662 (4.42%) MSTest
16 458 (3.06%) Jasmine
17 443 (2.96%) WebDriver
18 435 (2.90%) SpecFlow
19 335 (2.23%) Hudson
20 323 (2.15%) Eclipse
General
1 2445 (16.31%) Finance
2 862 (5.75%) Games
3 765 (5.10%) Banking
4 729 (4.86%) Retail
5 525 (3.50%) Marketing
6 467 (3.12%) Advertising
7 447 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 261 (1.74%) Front Office
9 247 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 225 (1.50%) Publishing
11 206 (1.37%) Back Office
12 137 (0.91%) Law
13 106 (0.71%) Legal
14 83 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 82 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 78 (0.52%) Music Industry
17 56 (0.37%) Automotive
18 48 (0.32%) Electronics
19 30 (0.20%) Multimedia
20 28 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11602 (77.40%) Developer
2 4346 (28.99%) .NET Developer
3 2388 (15.93%) Senior Developer
4 2183 (14.56%) Java Developer
5 2138 (14.26%) C# Developer
6 1471 (9.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 839 (5.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 794 (5.30%) Web Developer
9 763 (5.09%) Software Developer
10 742 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 741 (4.94%) Software Engineer
12 662 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
13 587 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
14 494 (3.30%) PHP Developer
15 493 (3.29%) Analyst
16 470 (3.14%) Architect
17 434 (2.90%) Lead Developer
18 429 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
19 404 (2.70%) Junior
20 403 (2.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7703 (51.39%) .NET
2 5775 (38.53%) ASP.NET
3 5222 (34.84%) HTML
4 4603 (30.71%) CSS
5 4446 (29.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3272 (21.83%) WCF
7 3220 (21.48%) jQuery
8 2539 (16.94%) Web Services
9 2268 (15.13%) HTML5
10 2181 (14.55%) .NET Framework
11 2027 (13.52%) Spring
12 1935 (12.91%) RESTful
13 1913 (12.76%) XML
14 1787 (11.92%) AngularJS
15 1571 (10.48%) WPF
16 1499 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1397 (9.32%) CSS3
18 1391 (9.28%) REST
19 1354 (9.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 1236 (8.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1367 (9.12%) Computer Science
2 1067 (7.12%) Open Source
3 862 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 791 (5.28%) Inversion of Control
5 728 (4.86%) User Experience
6 602 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 556 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
8 377 (2.52%) iPhone
9 318 (2.12%) N-Tier
10 238 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 238 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 229 (1.53%) Mathematics
12 226 (1.51%) Social Network
13 209 (1.39%) Social Media
14 204 (1.36%) Blog
15 201 (1.34%) iPad
16 197 (1.31%) Algorithms
17 195 (1.30%) Tandem
18 186 (1.24%) Derivative
19 184 (1.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1625 (10.84%) Linux
2 1579 (10.53%) Windows
3 905 (6.04%) Android
4 723 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 605 (4.04%) UNIX
6 159 (1.06%) Windows Phone
7 92 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 58 (0.39%) Debian
9 50 (0.33%) Solaris
10 48 (0.32%) CentOS
11 43 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 40 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
13 37 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 32 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 21 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
17 17 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (0.087%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.087%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12418 (82.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6820 (45.50%) MVC
3 6039 (40.29%) Scrum
4 5291 (35.30%) BDD
5 3712 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
6 3631 (24.22%) OO
7 2229 (14.87%) Software Engineering
8 2171 (14.48%) E-Commerce
9 2061 (13.75%) Web Application Development
10 1724 (11.50%) Kanban
11 1656 (11.05%) Unit Testing
12 1234 (8.23%) Dependency Injection
13 1151 (7.68%) OOP
14 1094 (7.30%) Pair Programming
15 1043 (6.96%) SOA
16 1031 (6.88%) OOD
17 980 (6.54%) Mentoring
18 978 (6.52%) Web Development
19 869 (5.80%) Multithreading
20 775 (5.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7849 (52.37%) C#
2 6078 (40.55%) JavaScript
3 4543 (30.31%) Java
4 3995 (26.65%) SQL
5 1757 (11.72%) Ruby
6 1162 (7.75%) PHP
7 1025 (6.84%) Python
8 865 (5.77%) C++
9 788 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 633 (4.22%) VB.NET
11 405 (2.70%) Scala
12 325 (2.17%) VB
13 310 (2.07%) Objective-C
14 286 (1.91%) C
15 283 (1.89%) Perl
16 198 (1.32%) PL/SQL
17 189 (1.26%) Groovy
18 181 (1.21%) Bash Shell
19 166 (1.11%) PowerShell
20 153 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2127 (14.19%) Degree
2 236 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 209 (1.39%) ISEB
4 127 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 119 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 110 (0.73%) MCSD
7 88 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 83 (0.55%) MCP
9 77 (0.51%) MCTS
10 75 (0.50%) MCAD
11 74 (0.49%) PhD
12 34 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 32 (0.21%) Sun Certification
14 30 (0.20%) HND
15 14 (0.093%) MCSE
16 13 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 11 (0.073%) MCPD
17 11 (0.073%) PMP
17 11 (0.073%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.073%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1353 (9.03%) QA
2 92 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.16%) SLA
4 15 (0.10%) ISO 8583
5 14 (0.093%) ISO 14001
6 12 (0.080%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.067%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.067%) WCAG
8 6 (0.040%) HL7
9 5 (0.033%) EMIR
9 5 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.027%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.020%) Basel III
11 3 (0.020%) WAI
11 3 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.007%) TickIT
13 1 (0.007%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 60 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.20%) Varnish
4 18 (0.12%) Docker
5 11 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.067%) HDFS
7 8 (0.053%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.047%) qmail
8 7 (0.047%) vSphere
9 6 (0.040%) Firmware
10 5 (0.033%) Cygwin
10 5 (0.033%) KVM
11 4 (0.027%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.013%) zsh
12 2 (0.013%) Squid
12 2 (0.013%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.007%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.007%) LXC
Systems Management
1 285 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 233 (1.55%) Puppet
3 89 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 58 (0.39%) Ansible
5 40 (0.27%) Capistrano
6 34 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 33 (0.22%) yum
8 32 (0.21%) logstash
9 22 (0.15%) Nagios
10 21 (0.14%) MOM
11 17 (0.11%) Graphite
12 10 (0.067%) Opsview
12 10 (0.067%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 10 (0.067%) Zenoss
13 8 (0.053%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.047%) Netcool
14 7 (0.047%) HP SiteScope
14 7 (0.047%) HAProxy
14 7 (0.047%) StatsD
14 7 (0.047%) Salt
Vendors
1 2143 (14.30%) Microsoft
2 1213 (8.09%) Oracle
3 575 (3.84%) Google
4 508 (3.39%) Facebook
5 305 (2.03%) Zend
6 250 (1.67%) Twitter
7 188 (1.25%) Apple
8 185 (1.23%) Adobe
9 163 (1.09%) Sony
10 158 (1.05%) Sitecore
11 153 (1.02%) hybris
12 138 (0.92%) Yahoo!
13 132 (0.88%) IBM
14 126 (0.84%) HP
15 122 (0.81%) Sybase
16 114 (0.76%) Endeca
17 108 (0.72%) Xamarin
18 103 (0.69%) SAP
19 93 (0.62%) RedPrairie
20 88 (0.59%) EPiServer
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-43k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 2 days ago