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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-First Development
Rank 898 - 892
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% - 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £56,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 - £45,000

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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 8 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 23 September 2014. 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 - 7 £56,250 -
Hampshire - 4 £56,250 -
South East - 4 £56,250 -
Basingstoke - 4 £56,250 -
London - 2 £56,250 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

Test-First Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) Kanban
2 14 (93.33%) BDD
3 13 (86.67%) SaaS
3 13 (86.67%) Blog
3 13 (86.67%) Pair Programming
3 13 (86.67%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
4 12 (80.00%) Xbox
5 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (66.67%) Subversion
6 10 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (66.67%) Marketing
6 10 (66.67%) Web Development
6 10 (66.67%) SAP
6 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (66.67%) DTV
6 10 (66.67%) MVC
6 10 (66.67%) Electronics
6 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
6 10 (66.67%) Finance
6 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
6 10 (66.67%) Programme Management

Test-First Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 10 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) SaaS
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Subversion
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) NUnit
4 5 (33.33%) ReSharper
5 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (66.67%) Electronics
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 10 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Agile C# Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 8 (53.33%) Ninject
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (33.33%) NHibernate
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) Autofac
7 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) LESS
8 1 (6.67%) Grails
8 1 (6.67%) HTML5
8 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Blog
2 12 (80.00%) Xbox
3 10 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (66.67%) DTV
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 1 (6.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) Kanban
2 14 (93.33%) BDD
3 13 (86.67%) Pair Programming
4 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 10 (66.67%) Programme Management
4 10 (66.67%) Web Development
4 10 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
6 5 (33.33%) ATDD
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Twitter
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com