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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 36 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.06% 5.10% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.43% 6.69% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 17
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,200 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,500
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
427 344 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.73% 76.27% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 303 245 305
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 £37,000 £30,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Watford region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Watford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 28 (68.29%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
2 25 (60.98%) HTML
3 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (53.66%) CSS
5 19 (46.34%) XML
6 17 (41.46%) UNIX
7 16 (39.02%) Hibernate
7 16 (39.02%) Spring
7 16 (39.02%) Ajax
8 15 (36.59%) jQuery
8 15 (36.59%) Finance
9 14 (34.15%) Web Services
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
9 14 (34.15%) Java EE
10 13 (31.71%) Linux
11 11 (26.83%) J2EE
11 11 (26.83%) PHP
11 11 (26.83%) Scrum
11 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
12 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
12 10 (24.39%) Demandware
13 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
13 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
13 9 (21.95%) MVC
13 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
14 8 (19.51%) Degree
14 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
14 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
14 8 (19.51%) OO

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.51%) JBoss
3 6 (14.63%) CMS
3 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.76%) Node.js
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Magento
2 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
3 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (19.51%) DB2
3 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
4 7 (17.07%) Informix
5 5 (12.20%) Redis
5 5 (12.20%) MySQL
5 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
2 7 (17.07%) Maven
3 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Advertising
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Magento Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (12.20%) Programmer
5 5 (12.20%) PHP Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 5 (12.20%) Java Programmer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) CRM Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) HTML
2 22 (53.66%) CSS
3 19 (46.34%) XML
4 16 (39.02%) Hibernate
4 16 (39.02%) Spring
4 16 (39.02%) Ajax
5 15 (36.59%) jQuery
6 14 (34.15%) Web Services
6 14 (34.15%) Java EE
7 11 (26.83%) J2EE
8 8 (19.51%) JSP
9 7 (17.07%) .NET
9 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.07%) GWT
10 6 (14.63%) RESTful
10 6 (14.63%) Struts
10 6 (14.63%) DHTML
11 5 (12.20%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (12.20%) Yii
11 5 (12.20%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) UNIX
2 13 (31.71%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Scrum
2 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
4 8 (19.51%) OO
5 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.63%) Web Development
5 6 (14.63%) SOA
6 5 (12.20%) UML
6 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.76%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (9.76%) CRM
7 4 (9.76%) Coaching
7 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) PHP
5 8 (19.51%) C#
6 5 (12.20%) Ruby
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) VCP4
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Demandware
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) hybris
3 6 (14.63%) ATG
3 6 (14.63%) CyberSource
3 6 (14.63%) Ogone
4 5 (12.20%) Zend
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.88%) Perforce
7 1 (2.44%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) Thunderhead
Watford, Hertfordshire
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