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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test-First Development over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-First Development
Rank 908 955 986
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 7 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.009% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 8
Median salary £35,000 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +2.22%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £56,875 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +1.11%

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
86545 96257 103703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.90% 86.79% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 72302 78663 84046
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test-First Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Test-First Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test-First Development within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 5 £35,000 -39.13%
Bristol - 5 £35,000 -
South West - 5 £35,000 -

Test-First Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test-First Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Test-First Development.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) Web Development
3 10 (66.67%) SaaS
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (53.33%) SOLID
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) SDLC
6 6 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Kanban
6 6 (40.00%) RESTful
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) ATDD
6 6 (40.00%) IIS
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (40.00%) Blog
7 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Test-First Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) SaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Boomi
2 3 (20.00%) iPaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (53.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Architect
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 6 (40.00%) RESTful
6 4 (26.67%) CSS3
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) JDBC
6 4 (26.67%) Lucene
6 4 (26.67%) ODBC
7 3 (20.00%) SAML
7 3 (20.00%) Swagger
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (6.67%) REST
9 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) Blog
2 6 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Linked Data
3 4 (26.67%) Semantic Web
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Solaris
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Web Development
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) SOLID
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) ATDD
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (40.00%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) SPARQL
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) OCP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Dell
1 3 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle