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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-First Development
Rank 895 931 876
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -55
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.009% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £50,625 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test-First Development over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Test-First Development Salary Histogram in the UK

Test-First Development
Top 10 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 17 April 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 +30 7 £56,250 - 1
Basingstoke +13 3 £56,250 - 1
Hampshire -3 3 £56,250 - 1
South East -7 3 £56,250 - 1
North West - 3 £43,000 -
Manchester - 3 £43,000 -
Newport - 1 £28,000 -
London - 1 £90,000 -
South Wales - 1 £28,000 -
Wales - 1 £28,000 -

Test-First Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) C#
4 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) Windows
6 5 (50.00%) OO
6 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (50.00%) Selenium
6 5 (50.00%) Kanban
6 5 (50.00%) BDD
7 4 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (40.00%) ATDD
7 4 (40.00%) DevOps
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (40.00%) jQuery
7 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (40.00%) JSON
7 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (40.00%) Marketing
7 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework

Test-First Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Redis
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (30.00%) NUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) JSON
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Ninject
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (40.00%) DTV
2 3 (30.00%) Blog
2 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (30.00%) Xbox
2 3 (30.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) ATDD
5 4 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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