The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 17 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 50 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.65% 1.38% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.99% 1.71% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 48 8 20
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
455 467 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.84% 80.80% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 362 408 329
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

TDD Salary Histogram in Watford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for TDD.

1 58 (69.05%) Java
2 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (55.95%) BDD
4 35 (41.67%) Finance
5 32 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 30 (35.71%) Linux
7 28 (33.33%) C#
7 28 (33.33%) Spring
8 27 (32.14%) Scrum
8 27 (32.14%) RESTful
9 26 (30.95%) Unix
10 25 (29.76%) Web Services
10 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
10 25 (29.76%) Cucumber
10 25 (29.76%) REST
11 24 (28.57%) Selenium
11 24 (28.57%) JUnit
12 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (26.19%) QA
13 22 (26.19%) XML
14 21 (25.00%) SQL
14 21 (25.00%) WebDriver
14 21 (25.00%) Gherkin
14 21 (25.00%) AngularJS
15 20 (23.81%) Test Automation
15 20 (23.81%) Hibernate
15 20 (23.81%) Shell Script
16 19 (22.62%) .NET
16 19 (22.62%) Test Scripting
17 18 (21.43%) Maven

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.71%) Confluence
4 8 (9.52%) CMS
4 8 (9.52%) JBoss
4 8 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 6 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (7.14%) Apache
5 6 (7.14%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.19%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.14%) Jackrabbit
5 6 (7.14%) MySQL
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 25 (29.76%) Cucumber
3 24 (28.57%) JUnit
3 24 (28.57%) Selenium
4 21 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 18 (21.43%) Maven
6 13 (15.48%) JIRA
7 11 (13.10%) HP UFT
8 9 (10.71%) JBehave
8 9 (10.71%) SoapUI
9 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (8.33%) Mockito
10 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 6 (7.14%) Log4j
10 6 (7.14%) Subversion
10 6 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (5.95%) Moq
11 5 (5.95%) MSTest
11 5 (5.95%) NUnit
12 4 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 35 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Music Industry
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Analyst
3 19 (22.62%) Java Developer
4 15 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 14 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 13 (15.48%) Test Analyst
7 11 (13.10%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (10.71%) Android Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Developer in Test
8 9 (10.71%) Senior Android Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Software Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) Agile Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Unix Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.33%) Spring
2 27 (32.14%) RESTful
3 25 (29.76%) REST
3 25 (29.76%) Web Services
4 22 (26.19%) XML
5 21 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 21 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 20 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 19 (22.62%) .NET
8 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
9 16 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 15 (17.86%) WCF
11 14 (16.67%) JSON
11 14 (16.67%) SOAP
12 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (14.29%) CSS
13 12 (14.29%) Entity Framework
13 12 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
3 3 (3.57%) RIA
4 2 (2.38%) Fintech
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) BBC
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
5 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) Unix
3 10 (11.90%) Android
4 8 (9.52%) Windows
5 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 6 (7.14%) HPUX
6 6 (7.14%) Solaris
7 4 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (55.95%) BDD
3 27 (32.14%) Scrum
4 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 19 (22.62%) Test Scripting
7 17 (20.24%) MVC
7 17 (20.24%) OO
8 15 (17.86%) Web Application Development
9 14 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 13 (15.48%) High Availability
10 13 (15.48%) Kanban
10 13 (15.48%) Regression Testing
11 12 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 11 (13.10%) Automated Testing
13 9 (10.71%) BPR
13 9 (10.71%) OOD
13 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.05%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) C#
3 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.00%) SQL
5 20 (23.81%) Shell Script
6 15 (17.86%) Ruby
7 11 (13.10%) Python
7 11 (13.10%) VB
7 11 (13.10%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.19%) QA
2 10 (11.90%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (2.38%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.38%) MOM
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Atlassian
1 9 (10.71%) IBM
2 6 (7.14%) ATG
2 6 (7.14%) Blue Martini
2 6 (7.14%) Talend
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (1.19%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago