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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-First Development
Rank 946 957 983
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 8 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 8
Median salary £35,000 £56,250 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £56,250 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-37.77% -

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
89989 94751 101767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.69% 85.95% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74863 76541 82078
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test-First Development over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 within the UK.

Test-First Development Salary Histogram in the UK

Test-First Development
Top 6 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 4 May 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 +20 8 £35,000 -37.77%
South West - 5 £35,000 -
Bristol - 5 £35,000 -
South East +19 3 £65,000 +15.55%
Hampshire +6 3 £65,000 +15.55%
Fareham - 3 £65,000 -

Test-First Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Web Development
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) Kanban
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) SaaS
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (50.00%) Blog
4 8 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (50.00%) ATDD
4 8 (50.00%) SOLID
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
6 6 (37.50%) SOAP
6 6 (37.50%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) RESTful

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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) SaaS
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Boomi
3 3 (18.75%) iPaaS
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MSTest
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Agile .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Agile C# Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
5 3 (18.75%) Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Digital Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) RESTful
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) JDBC
5 4 (25.00%) Lucene
5 4 (25.00%) ODBC
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (18.75%) Swagger
6 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Blog
1 8 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (25.00%) Linked Data
3 4 (25.00%) Semantic Web
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Android
3 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Web Development
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) Kanban
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) ATDD
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) SOLID
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
6 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Web Design
8 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) C
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) SPARQL
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) OCP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Dell
2 3 (18.75%) MuleSoft
3 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft