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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 74 19 47
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +28
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% 9.97% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 12.46% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 38 12
Average salary - £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
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
475 305 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.24% 80.05% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 344 225 211
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) HTML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) QA Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA