The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 3 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.32% 12.15% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 16.46% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 51.54% 73.83% 82.24%
Number of salaries quoted 90 76 78
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

TDD
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Wakefield region.

TDD Salary Trend in Wakefield

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing TDD 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 TDD.

1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Scrum
1 22 (100.00%) HTML5
1 22 (100.00%) CSS3
2 18 (81.82%) MVVM
2 18 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 18 (81.82%) WinForms
2 18 (81.82%) MQSeries
2 18 (81.82%) RDBMS
2 18 (81.82%) IBM
2 18 (81.82%) WPF
2 18 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 18 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (77.27%) C#
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (18.18%) MSTest
6 4 (18.18%) Spring.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing TDD 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 TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (81.82%) MQSeries
1 18 (81.82%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (81.82%) RDBMS
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (81.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) MSTest
2 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (18.18%) Moq
2 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 4 (18.18%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) C# Developer
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Developer
4 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) HTML5
1 22 (100.00%) CSS3
2 18 (81.82%) WinForms
2 18 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 18 (81.82%) WPF
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) Spring.NET
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (18.18%) WCF
3 4 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (18.18%) Ninject
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Scrum
2 18 (81.82%) MVVM
3 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Kanban
3 4 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) IBM