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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.58% 0.74% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 0.83% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 4
Median salary £36,750 £42,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 140 121 121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 92.11% 88.97% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 110 102 58
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (39.13%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) Front Office
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
7 5 (21.74%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (17.39%) Programmatic Advertising
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) GitHub
8 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (17.39%) Docker
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
8 4 (17.39%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) OOD
8 4 (17.39%) PHP
8 4 (17.39%) Information Security

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 (17.39%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 7 (30.43%) Front Office
2 4 (17.39%) Advertising
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Software Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (17.39%) LAMP
3 3 (13.04%) React
4 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Tandem
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
4 6 (26.09%) BDD
5 5 (21.74%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
6 4 (17.39%) Information Security
6 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Kanban
6 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) OOD
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
6 4 (17.39%) Programmatic Advertising
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) ATDD
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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