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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-First Development
UK
Rank - 924 943
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.007% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Median salary - £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary - £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
74095 86852 89314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.13% 87.70% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61067 72174 73600
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) SOLID
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Blog
4 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (50.00%) RESTful
4 4 (50.00%) ATDD

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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Lead Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Blog
1 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) SOLID
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) ATDD
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin