The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 29 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 13 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.91% 0.88% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 1.01% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 6
Median salary £47,500 - £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 196 99 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 89.09% 86.84% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 159 58 39
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing TDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Belfast

TDD
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for TDD in Belfast

TDD
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Belfast over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Belfast region with a requirement for TDD.

1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) Scrum
5 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (48.15%) User Stories
6 11 (40.74%) Front Office
7 10 (37.04%) QA
7 10 (37.04%) ATDD
8 9 (33.33%) Degree
8 9 (33.33%) JIRA
9 8 (29.63%) C++
9 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (25.93%) BDD
11 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
11 6 (22.22%) OOD
11 6 (22.22%) Information Security
11 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
12 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 5 (18.52%) Finance
13 4 (14.81%) Advertising
13 4 (14.81%) .NET
13 4 (14.81%) PHP
13 4 (14.81%) OOP
13 4 (14.81%) OO
13 4 (14.81%) Derivative
13 4 (14.81%) Selenium
13 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
13 4 (14.81%) LAMP
13 4 (14.81%) Kanban

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (14.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (40.74%) Front Office
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Advertising
4 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) QA Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior C++ Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripter
6 3 (11.11%) Test Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) LAMP
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Derivative
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (48.15%) User Stories
4 10 (37.04%) ATDD
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Information Security
6 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 6 (22.22%) OOD
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) OOP
8 4 (14.81%) Programmatic Advertising
8 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) C++
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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