Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 122 158 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.82% 5.94% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 6.42% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 119 93
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,380 2,462 2,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 94.00% 92.59% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,448 1,523 1,427
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,100 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,603 £44,500
% change year-on-year +0.89% +0.23% +4.71%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Edinburgh

TDD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for TDD in Edinburgh

TDD
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for TDD.

1 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (50.82%) Test Automation
3 61 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (40.16%) C#
5 48 (39.34%) .NET
5 48 (39.34%) BDD
6 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
7 46 (37.70%) JavaScript
8 44 (36.07%) Finance
9 42 (34.43%) Java
10 40 (32.79%) OO
11 39 (31.97%) AngularJS
12 37 (30.33%) MVC
13 34 (27.87%) SQL
13 34 (27.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (27.05%) Cucumber
15 32 (26.23%) Jenkins
15 32 (26.23%) Scrum
16 30 (24.59%) Continuous Delivery
17 29 (23.77%) Test Scripting
18 28 (22.95%) Git (software)
19 27 (22.13%) Problem-Solving
20 25 (20.49%) REST
21 24 (19.67%) HTML
21 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET
22 23 (18.85%) Software Engineering
23 22 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
23 22 (18.03%) Degree
23 22 (18.03%) CSS
23 22 (18.03%) Windows

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (14.75%) IIS
2 4 (3.28%) Confluence
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.82%) JBoss
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.66%) npm
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.10%) Yarn
5 3 (2.46%) Serverless
6 1 (0.82%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) AMQP
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.74%) Big Data
4 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.28%) DB2
5 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.46%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.82%) MySQL
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (27.05%) Cucumber
2 32 (26.23%) Jenkins
3 28 (22.95%) Git (software)
4 20 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (16.39%) Visual Studio
5 19 (15.57%) TeamCity
6 18 (14.75%) NUnit
6 18 (14.75%) SpecFlow
7 13 (10.66%) Selenium
8 8 (6.56%) webpack
9 6 (4.92%) JIRA
10 5 (4.10%) Gerrit
10 5 (4.10%) Grunt
10 5 (4.10%) gulp
10 5 (4.10%) JUnit
10 5 (4.10%) Maven
10 5 (4.10%) Protractor
10 5 (4.10%) Subversion
11 4 (3.28%) Hudson
12 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (36.07%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.82%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Military
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (54.10%) Developer
2 43 (35.25%) Software Developer
3 36 (29.51%) .NET Developer
4 29 (23.77%) C# Developer
4 29 (23.77%) Test Engineer
5 27 (22.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (21.31%) .NET Software Developer
6 26 (21.31%) C# Software Developer
6 26 (21.31%) Software Engineer
6 26 (21.31%) Software Test Engineer
7 23 (18.85%) Java Developer
7 23 (18.85%) Java Engineer
8 20 (16.39%) Senior Developer
9 19 (15.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 19 (15.57%) Java Software Engineer
9 19 (15.57%) JavaScript Engineer
10 18 (14.75%) Developer in Test
10 18 (14.75%) Development Engineer
10 18 (14.75%) Java Developer in Test
10 18 (14.75%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (39.34%) .NET
2 39 (31.97%) AngularJS
3 34 (27.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (20.49%) REST
5 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET
5 24 (19.67%) HTML
6 22 (18.03%) CSS
7 20 (16.39%) XML
8 18 (14.75%) Gherkin
8 18 (14.75%) JSON
9 16 (13.11%) .NET Framework
10 14 (11.48%) Node.js
10 14 (11.48%) React
11 12 (9.84%) RESTful
12 9 (7.38%) Web Services
13 8 (6.56%) HTML5
14 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (5.74%) pytest
15 6 (4.92%) Spring
16 5 (4.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.38%) User Experience
3 7 (5.74%) Fintech
3 7 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.46%) Blog
6 3 (2.46%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Windows
2 11 (9.02%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (50.82%) Test Automation
3 61 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (39.34%) BDD
5 40 (32.79%) OO
6 37 (30.33%) MVC
7 32 (26.23%) Scrum
8 30 (24.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (23.77%) Test Scripting
10 27 (22.13%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (18.85%) Software Engineering
12 21 (17.21%) API Testing
13 19 (15.57%) Open Source
13 19 (15.57%) Scenario Testing
13 19 (15.57%) Software Testing
14 18 (14.75%) Agile Testing
14 18 (14.75%) DevOps
14 18 (14.75%) Process Improvement
14 18 (14.75%) SDET
14 18 (14.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.16%) C#
2 46 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 42 (34.43%) Java
4 34 (27.87%) SQL
5 21 (17.21%) PowerShell
6 15 (12.30%) Python
7 10 (8.20%) Ruby
8 9 (7.38%) ES6
9 7 (5.74%) Java 8
9 7 (5.74%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.10%) ES7
11 4 (3.28%) C++
12 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.64%) PHP
14 1 (0.82%) C
14 1 (0.82%) F#
14 1 (0.82%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.82%) Scala
14 1 (0.82%) VB
14 1 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (18.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.64%) ISEB
2 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.11%) QA
System Software
1 20 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.64%) Ansible
2 2 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) Mashery
2 7 (5.74%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.28%) Sybase
4 2 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (0.82%) IBM
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle
5 1 (0.82%) Splunk
5 1 (0.82%) Xamarin