The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 30 76
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +46
Permanent jobs citing TDD 51 92 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.74% 6.99% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 8.52% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47 84 20
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,750 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
TDD
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1121 1080 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.12% 82.00% 74.17%
Number of salaries quoted 921 923 825
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

TDD
Salary Trend in Wales

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

TDD Salary Trend in Wales

TDD
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Wales

TDD
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -24 47 £37,500 +7.14% 5
North Wales - 3 £37,500 -
West Wales +8 1 £36,000 -40.00%
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 99 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (59.65%) C#
3 65 (57.02%) .NET
4 64 (56.14%) Scrum
5 55 (48.25%) BDD
6 51 (44.74%) MVC
6 51 (44.74%) Java
7 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
8 48 (42.11%) ASP.NET
9 42 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 41 (35.96%) HTML
10 41 (35.96%) WCF
11 38 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (26.32%) Linux
13 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
14 29 (25.44%) Web Application Development
15 28 (24.56%) Perl
16 26 (22.81%) JUnit
16 26 (22.81%) .NET Framework
16 26 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (21.93%) User Experience
17 25 (21.93%) RESTful
18 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
18 24 (21.05%) SQL
19 23 (20.18%) NUnit
20 22 (19.30%) Ruby
20 22 (19.30%) CSS
20 22 (19.30%) Node.js
21 21 (18.42%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 22 (19.30%) Node.js
2 18 (15.79%) Confluence
3 9 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.63%) Apache
4 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 3 (2.63%) CMS
4 3 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.88%) Mule
6 1 (0.88%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) SaaS
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) GitHub
4 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.65%) DVB
3 7 (6.14%) HTTP
4 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.91%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.26%) Couchbase
4 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.51%) Redis
7 3 (2.63%) MySQL
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.63%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.63%) Big Data
7 3 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) JUnit
2 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 23 (20.18%) NUnit
4 21 (18.42%) Cucumber
5 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 18 (15.79%) JIRA
7 17 (14.91%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (10.53%) MSTest
9 12 (10.53%) Moq
10 11 (9.65%) TestLink
11 7 (6.14%) Eclipse
11 7 (6.14%) JMeter
11 7 (6.14%) Maven
12 5 (4.39%) Subversion
12 5 (4.39%) Selenium
12 5 (4.39%) Mockito
13 4 (3.51%) Xcode
13 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
14 3 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 14 (12.28%) Advertising
2 8 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (70.18%) Developer
2 42 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.40%) Software Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Test Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.51%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Development Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.51%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Tester
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (1.75%) Sitecore Developer
11 2 (1.75%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (57.02%) .NET
2 48 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 41 (35.96%) HTML
3 41 (35.96%) WCF
4 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (22.81%) .NET Framework
5 26 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (21.93%) RESTful
7 22 (19.30%) CSS
8 18 (15.79%) jQuery
9 17 (14.91%) Castle Windsor
9 17 (14.91%) Entity Framework
9 17 (14.91%) Web Services
10 14 (12.28%) XML
11 13 (11.40%) NHibernate
12 11 (9.65%) HTML5
13 9 (7.89%) MonoRail
14 8 (7.02%) Unity DI Container
14 8 (7.02%) Ninject
14 8 (7.02%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) User Experience
2 19 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 18 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (9.65%) Statistics
6 10 (8.77%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (7.89%) Tandem
8 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.51%) DTV
10 3 (2.63%) Replication
10 3 (2.63%) Wiki
10 3 (2.63%) Social Network
10 3 (2.63%) iPad
10 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.88%) PMI
12 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.32%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) CentOS
2 13 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (9.65%) Windows
4 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.26%) Android
4 6 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (56.14%) Scrum
3 55 (48.25%) BDD
4 51 (44.74%) MVC
5 38 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (25.44%) Web Application Development
7 21 (18.42%) Product Management
8 19 (16.67%) OO
9 14 (12.28%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (12.28%) OOP
10 12 (10.53%) Test Management
10 12 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 11 (9.65%) SDLC
11 11 (9.65%) Bug Management
11 11 (9.65%) User Stories
12 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.89%) Kanban
14 8 (7.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.65%) C#
2 51 (44.74%) Java
3 42 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 28 (24.56%) Perl
5 24 (21.05%) SQL
6 22 (19.30%) Ruby
7 21 (18.42%) Bash Shell
8 19 (16.67%) Korn
9 17 (14.91%) Objective-C
10 13 (11.40%) C++
11 10 (8.77%) Python
12 7 (6.14%) PHP
13 6 (5.26%) Scala
13 6 (5.26%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.63%) VB
14 3 (2.63%) XAML
14 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.75%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.91%) Facebook
3 13 (11.40%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.65%) Perforce
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle
6 6 (5.26%) TOWER Software
7 3 (2.63%) hybris
7 3 (2.63%) Twitter
7 3 (2.63%) LexisNexis
8 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
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