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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 32 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.49% 5.39% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 6.59% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,800 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
381 501 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.28% 81.86% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 270 373 189
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Watford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (65.63%) Java
2 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
4 31 (48.44%) HTML
5 27 (42.19%) XML
6 25 (39.06%) UNIX
6 25 (39.06%) SQL
7 23 (35.94%) CSS
8 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
9 21 (32.81%) Scrum
10 19 (29.69%) Spring
10 19 (29.69%) Hibernate
10 19 (29.69%) MVC
10 19 (29.69%) .NET
11 18 (28.13%) Linux
11 18 (28.13%) Finance
11 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (26.56%) J2EE
12 17 (26.56%) C#
12 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
13 16 (25.00%) Windows
13 16 (25.00%) jQuery
14 15 (23.44%) Ajax
14 15 (23.44%) Java EE
14 15 (23.44%) Web Services
15 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (21.88%) Web Application Development
16 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
16 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
16 13 (20.31%) DB2

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.06%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.50%) JBoss
4 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.38%) CMS
5 4 (6.25%) Node.js
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.13%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Magento
2 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) DB2
3 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 7 (10.94%) Informix
5 7 (10.94%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.81%) MySQL
6 5 (7.81%) Redis
6 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (15.63%) Moq
1 10 (15.63%) MSTest
1 10 (15.63%) NUnit
2 9 (14.06%) Maven
2 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) JUnit
3 7 (10.94%) Subversion
3 7 (10.94%) Selenium
3 7 (10.94%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.94%) WebDriver
3 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.69%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Retail
3 8 (12.50%) Banking
4 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 13 (20.31%) Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Programmer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Java Programmer
7 7 (10.94%) Tester
7 7 (10.94%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (10.94%) Automation Tester
8 6 (9.38%) Magento Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) PHP Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) XML
3 23 (35.94%) CSS
4 19 (29.69%) Spring
4 19 (29.69%) Hibernate
4 19 (29.69%) .NET
5 17 (26.56%) J2EE
5 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
6 16 (25.00%) jQuery
7 15 (23.44%) Ajax
7 15 (23.44%) Java EE
7 15 (23.44%) Web Services
8 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (17.19%) RESTful
10 10 (15.63%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (15.63%) Ninject
10 10 (15.63%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (15.63%) WinForms
10 10 (15.63%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) Data Conversion
4 3 (4.69%) Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) UNIX
2 18 (28.13%) Linux
3 16 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Scrum
3 19 (29.69%) MVC
4 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.88%) Web Application Development
6 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
7 10 (15.63%) MVVM
7 10 (15.63%) OO
7 10 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (15.63%) Kanban
7 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.06%) Web Development
8 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.06%) BDD
9 7 (10.94%) Document Management
9 7 (10.94%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.94%) System Testing
9 7 (10.94%) BPR
9 7 (10.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Java
2 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
3 25 (39.06%) SQL
4 17 (26.56%) C#
5 11 (17.19%) PHP
6 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.25%) Ruby
8 2 (3.13%) VB
8 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 5 (7.81%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Demandware
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) hybris
4 6 (9.38%) CyberSource
4 6 (9.38%) Ogone
4 6 (9.38%) ATG
5 5 (7.81%) Zend
6 3 (4.69%) Sybase
7 2 (3.13%) Perforce
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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