Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 11 33 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.37% 9.46% 15.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 10.31% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 92
Bedford median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,500 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 220 320 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 87.30% 91.69% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 190 282 461
Bedford median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Bedford

TDD
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in Bedford.

Salary trend for TDD in Bedford

TDD
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Bedford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for TDD.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) REST
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 2 (18.18%) SOLID
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) OOD

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Architect
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) SOLID
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Perforce