The table below looks at the statistics for Test-First Development skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test-First Development 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-First Development
Rank 874 - 876
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% - 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 - £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 - £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £42,500

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%

Test-First Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test-First Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test-First Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test-First Development
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test-First Development within the UK.

Test-First Development Salary Trend in the UK

Test-First Development
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test-First Development 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
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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 - 4 £45,000 - 4
Manchester - 3 £45,000 - 1
North West - 3 £45,000 - 3
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

Test-First Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Test-First Development 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 Test-First Development.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 4 (44.44%) NUnit
5 4 (44.44%) Subversion
5 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) ReSharper
5 4 (44.44%) Blog
5 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (44.44%) SaaS
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
5 4 (44.44%) ATDD
5 4 (44.44%) Xbox

Test-First Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Test-First Development 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 Test-First Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Redis
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) NUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) ReSharper
3 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Tester
5 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
5 2 (22.22%) Lead Tester
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (33.33%) Ninject
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blog
1 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (44.44%) Xbox
2 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Kanban
4 5 (55.56%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) ATDD
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
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