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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-First Development
Rank 910 962 985
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.006% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 8
Median salary £42,500 £48,750 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -28.88%

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
86142 95892 100545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.84% 87.29% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71917 78502 81138
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 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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
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 28 July 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 +46 2 £37,500 -34.78%
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -

Test-First Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (71.43%) SOLID
4 8 (57.14%) Web Development
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (50.00%) SDLC
5 7 (50.00%) Kanban
5 7 (50.00%) RESTful
5 7 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (50.00%) SaaS
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) ATDD
5 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (50.00%) Blog
5 7 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Boomi
2 3 (21.43%) iPaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Agile C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Architect
5 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) SAML
5 3 (21.43%) Swagger
5 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) Java SE
6 1 (7.14%) JDBC
6 1 (7.14%) Lucene
6 1 (7.14%) ODBC
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (50.00%) Blog
2 7 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Linked Data
4 1 (7.14%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 10 (71.43%) SOLID
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Web Development
4 7 (50.00%) ATDD
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (50.00%) Kanban
4 7 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 7 (50.00%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SPARQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) OCP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Dell
1 3 (21.43%) MuleSoft
2 2 (14.29%) SaltStack
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle