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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 51 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.42% 5.66% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 6.53% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 20
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £37,500 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
448 444 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.43% 86.72% 79.35%
Number of salaries quoted 393 315 243
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Watford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) Big Data
7 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) DB2
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) jMock
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Java Programmer
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Programmer
6 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Web Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
7 1 (8.33%) Erlang Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Behat
7 1 (8.33%) JSON
7 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blog
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Erlang
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SDET
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin