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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-First Development
Rank 925 938 996
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +58
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 7 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 8
Median salary £35,000 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +2.22%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £56,875 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +1.11%

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
86605 92119 101627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.39% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72063 74807 82623
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 3 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 24 May 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 +42 6 £35,000 -39.13%
Bristol - 6 £35,000 -
South West - 6 £35,000 -

Test-First Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Web Development
3 10 (62.50%) SaaS
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) MVC
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (50.00%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (50.00%) jQuery
5 8 (50.00%) Kanban
5 8 (50.00%) SOLID
6 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (43.75%) ATDD
6 7 (43.75%) Blog
6 7 (43.75%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (43.75%) SOAP
7 6 (37.50%) Java
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) IIS
7 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (37.50%) RESTful

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 (37.50%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) SaaS
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Boomi
3 3 (18.75%) iPaaS
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) MSTest
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Agile C# Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (18.75%) Architect
6 3 (18.75%) Digital Architect
7 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (50.00%) jQuery
5 7 (43.75%) SOAP
6 6 (37.50%) RESTful
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) JDBC
7 4 (25.00%) Lucene
7 4 (25.00%) ODBC
8 3 (18.75%) SAML
8 3 (18.75%) Swagger
9 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (43.75%) Blog
1 7 (43.75%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Linked Data
2 4 (25.00%) Semantic Web
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Android
3 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Web Development
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) BDD
4 8 (50.00%) Kanban
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) SOLID
5 7 (43.75%) ATDD
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 6 (37.50%) SDLC
7 5 (31.25%) SOA
7 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) C
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) SPARQL
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) OCP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Dell
1 3 (18.75%) MuleSoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft