Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 28 128 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.56% 7.91% 7.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 8.54% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 126 146
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £77,500 £58,250
East of England median annual salary £48,945 £46,614 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.87% +5.56%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 972 1499 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.77% 92.65% 90.24%
Number of salaries quoted 811 1310 1549
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £30,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £73,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Bedfordshire

TDD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for TDD in Bedfordshire

TDD
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Bedfordshire

TDD
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -5 10 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Luton -20 8 £55,000 - 2
Leighton Buzzard - 5 £45,000 -
Dunstable - 4 £52,500 -
TDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) BDD
3 18 (64.29%) .NET
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (50.00%) MVC
5 13 (46.43%) C#
6 12 (42.86%) REST
6 12 (42.86%) WCF
6 12 (42.86%) WPF
7 11 (39.29%) NUnit
8 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 9 (32.14%) Java
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 8 (28.57%) WinForms
10 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
11 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (21.43%) OO
12 6 (21.43%) Finance
13 5 (17.86%) Subversion
13 5 (17.86%) Spring
13 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
13 5 (17.86%) Music Streaming
13 5 (17.86%) Java EE
13 5 (17.86%) Windows
13 5 (17.86%) JMS
13 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
13 5 (17.86%) XML

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) MarkLogic
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) NUnit
2 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) JUnit
3 5 (17.86%) Mockito
3 5 (17.86%) Moq
3 5 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Architect
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (7.14%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) REST
2 12 (42.86%) WCF
2 12 (42.86%) WPF
3 8 (28.57%) WinForms
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (17.86%) Java EE
4 5 (17.86%) JMS
4 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
4 5 (17.86%) Spring
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) Ajax
5 4 (14.29%) LINQ
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) XSLT
6 3 (10.71%) Autofac
6 3 (10.71%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (17.86%) Music Streaming
2 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) BDD
3 14 (50.00%) MVC
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Kanban
8 5 (17.86%) MVVM
8 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
9 4 (14.29%) Memory Management
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 3 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
10 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Perforce