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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 55 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 19 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.58% 6.25% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 8.04% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 18
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £49,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
445 311 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.80% 77.75% 83.44%
Number of salaries quoted 316 225 303
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) PHP
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) MVC
5 9 (45.00%) Ajax
5 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (35.00%) DB2
7 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (35.00%) Java EE
7 7 (35.00%) Scrum
8 6 (30.00%) ATG
8 6 (30.00%) CMS
8 6 (30.00%) DHTML
8 6 (30.00%) Magento
8 6 (30.00%) hybris
8 6 (30.00%) Web Development
8 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) Demandware
8 6 (30.00%) CyberSource
8 6 (30.00%) Ogone
9 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (25.00%) Redis
9 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Symfony

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) CMS
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) Node.js
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (35.00%) DB2
4 5 (25.00%) Redis
4 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (25.00%) Advertising
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Magento Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Ajax
5 7 (35.00%) Java EE
6 6 (30.00%) DHTML
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Symfony
7 5 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (25.00%) RESTful
7 5 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (25.00%) Yii
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (15.00%) GWT
9 3 (15.00%) Spring Security
9 3 (15.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
8 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.00%) Product Management
9 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (5.00%) Release Management
9 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PHP
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) ATG
1 6 (30.00%) hybris
1 6 (30.00%) Demandware
1 6 (30.00%) CyberSource
1 6 (30.00%) Ogone
2 5 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Thunderhead
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