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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-First Development
Rank 860 964 984
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -15.55%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -15.55%

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
78721 93895 98432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.48% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 64899 77524 80842
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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
Salary Histogram

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

Test-First Development Salary Histogram in the UK

Test-First Development
Top 7 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 3 December 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 +73 4 £34,125 -28.15%
South East +70 2 £28,250 -40.52%
Hampshire +13 2 £28,250 -33.52%
East Midlands - 2 £41,250 -
Andover - 2 £28,250 -
Nottingham - 2 £41,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £41,250 -

Test-First Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (81.82%) SOLID
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) Blog
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 5 (45.45%) 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Software Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Lead Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Lead Software Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Software Team Leader
3 5 (45.45%) Team Leader
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) RESTful
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) Blog
1 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) SOLID
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) ATDD
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin