Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 44 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 118 149 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.69% 5.56% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 5.97% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 77 109 61
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 2,342 2,494 2,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.01% 93.06% 93.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,421 1,491 1,379
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £28,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 101 (85.59%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (54.24%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (43.22%) C#
3 51 (43.22%) Java
4 50 (42.37%) SQL Server
5 49 (41.53%) AngularJS
6 48 (40.68%) .NET
7 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
7 42 (35.59%) MVC
8 39 (33.05%) OO
9 37 (31.36%) SQL
9 37 (31.36%) Scrum
9 37 (31.36%) Test Automation
10 36 (30.51%) Finance
11 35 (29.66%) BDD
12 33 (27.97%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 31 (26.27%) Software Engineering
15 29 (24.58%) HTML
15 29 (24.58%) CSS
15 29 (24.58%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
17 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET
17 25 (21.19%) Jenkins
18 22 (18.64%) Visual Studio
18 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
19 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
19 21 (17.80%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (17.80%) Cucumber
20 20 (16.95%) REST

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 13 (11.02%) IIS
2 5 (4.24%) JBoss
3 4 (3.39%) Confluence
3 4 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.25%) npm
2 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.24%) Yarn
5 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.85%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Serverless
6 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.93%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.24%) DB2
4 5 (4.24%) MySQL
4 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.24%) Redis
5 4 (3.39%) Big Data
6 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
2 25 (21.19%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.64%) Visual Studio
4 21 (17.80%) Cucumber
4 21 (17.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (11.86%) TeamCity
6 13 (11.02%) NUnit
6 13 (11.02%) SpecFlow
7 11 (9.32%) Selenium
8 10 (8.47%) Grunt
8 10 (8.47%) gulp
8 10 (8.47%) Subversion
9 8 (6.78%) webpack
10 7 (5.93%) JUnit
11 5 (4.24%) Gerrit
11 5 (4.24%) JIRA
12 4 (3.39%) Maven
13 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.54%) Protractor
14 2 (1.69%) Gradle
General
1 36 (30.51%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Military
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (60.17%) Developer
2 37 (31.36%) .NET Developer
3 36 (30.51%) Software Developer
4 27 (22.88%) Senior Developer
4 27 (22.88%) Software Engineer
5 24 (20.34%) C# Developer
6 23 (19.49%) Java Developer
7 22 (18.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (16.95%) .NET Software Developer
8 20 (16.95%) C# Software Developer
8 20 (16.95%) Java Engineer
9 17 (14.41%) Senior Software Developer
10 16 (13.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 15 (12.71%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (12.71%) JavaScript Engineer
12 14 (11.86%) Test Engineer
13 13 (11.02%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (11.02%) Software Development Engineer
13 13 (11.02%) Software Test Engineer
13 13 (11.02%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (41.53%) AngularJS
2 48 (40.68%) .NET
3 32 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (24.58%) CSS
4 29 (24.58%) HTML
5 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET
6 20 (16.95%) REST
7 19 (16.10%) Node.js
7 19 (16.10%) Spring
7 19 (16.10%) XML
8 18 (15.25%) Hibernate
9 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
10 15 (12.71%) HTML5
10 15 (12.71%) React
11 13 (11.02%) Gherkin
11 13 (11.02%) JSON
12 10 (8.47%) Angular 2
12 10 (8.47%) CSLA
13 9 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (6.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.58%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.08%) User Experience
4 5 (4.24%) Blog
5 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.54%) Fintech
5 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) FMCG
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Windows
2 9 (7.63%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (85.59%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (54.24%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (35.59%) MVC
4 39 (33.05%) OO
5 37 (31.36%) Scrum
5 37 (31.36%) Test Automation
6 35 (29.66%) BDD
7 33 (27.97%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (26.27%) Software Engineering
9 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (16.10%) SDLC
11 18 (15.25%) Decision-Making
12 16 (13.56%) Open Source
12 16 (13.56%) Test Scripting
13 14 (11.86%) API Testing
13 14 (11.86%) Scenario Testing
13 14 (11.86%) Software Testing
14 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
14 13 (11.02%) SDET
14 13 (11.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.22%) C#
1 51 (43.22%) Java
2 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 37 (31.36%) SQL
4 17 (14.41%) Python
5 16 (13.56%) PowerShell
6 11 (9.32%) TypeScript
7 10 (8.47%) ES6
8 7 (5.93%) Java 8
8 7 (5.93%) Ruby
9 5 (4.24%) ES7
10 4 (3.39%) PHP
11 2 (1.69%) Java 9
11 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (12.71%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.54%) Ansible
3 2 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Mashery
2 7 (5.93%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.24%) Sybase
4 4 (3.39%) Twitter
5 2 (1.69%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) Xamarin