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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Permanent jobs citing TDD 20 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.39% 1.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 1.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 0
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
386 503 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.65% 87.78% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 328 404 330
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
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 30 August 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Watford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) BDD
3 14 (46.67%) Cucumber
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (43.33%) Selenium
4 13 (43.33%) REST
5 12 (40.00%) RESTful
5 12 (40.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) .NET
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) Web Services
6 11 (36.67%) Gherkin
6 11 (36.67%) API Testing
7 10 (33.33%) QA Automation
7 10 (33.33%) SDET
7 10 (33.33%) CSS3
7 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 10 (33.33%) JUnit
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 10 (33.33%) QA
8 9 (30.00%) Internet
8 9 (30.00%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) JBehave
8 9 (30.00%) RIA

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 7 (23.33%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 13 (43.33%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) JUnit
3 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 9 (30.00%) JBehave
5 8 (26.67%) Subversion
5 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 3 (10.00%) JIRA
9 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
10 1 (3.33%) Grunt
10 1 (3.33%) jMock
10 1 (3.33%) Maven
10 1 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Software QA Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Head of Development
5 3 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) REST
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (40.00%) RESTful
3 11 (36.67%) Gherkin
3 11 (36.67%) Web Services
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) CSS3
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) Ajax
6 8 (26.67%) DHTML
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (10.00%) Node.js
8 3 (10.00%) Spring
9 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.67%) LESS
9 2 (6.67%) React
9 2 (6.67%) Sass
9 2 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) RIA
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) BDD
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) API Testing
5 10 (33.33%) QA Automation
5 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (26.67%) B2B
7 8 (26.67%) CRM
7 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Content Management
8 7 (23.33%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.33%) Line Management
10 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (10.00%) People Management
10 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
1 10 (33.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase