The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 71 21 46
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +25
Permanent jobs citing TDD 5 41 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.79% 10.82% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 13.76% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 41 12
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 298 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 81.10% 78.63% 79.95%
Number of salaries quoted 378 223 240
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

TDD
Salary Trend in Watford

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

TDD Salary Trend in Watford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) GWT
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Spring Security
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Spring Security
2 3 (60.00%) GWT
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) COM
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blog
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Thunderhead