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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 59 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 50 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.13% 3.17% 5.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 3.82% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 62
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 816 837 1098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 83.78% 83.04% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 664 668 861
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

TDD
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for TDD in Essex

TDD
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Essex

TDD
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -5 14 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Basildon +4 9 £55,000 +4.76%
Southend-on-Sea +19 5 £55,000 -14.06%
Brentwood - 5 £55,000 - 3
Colchester +1 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Witham - 2 £47,500 -
Harlow - 1 £55,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £49,602 - 1
TDD
East of England

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

1 85 (82.52%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (77.67%) MVC
3 48 (46.60%) C#
3 48 (46.60%) .NET
4 45 (43.69%) Java
5 44 (42.72%) SQL
5 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
6 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
7 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
8 40 (38.83%) CSS
8 40 (38.83%) Spring
9 39 (37.86%) OO
10 38 (36.89%) HTML
11 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (33.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 33 (32.04%) RESTful
14 25 (24.27%) Spring MVC
14 25 (24.27%) Node.js
15 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
15 24 (23.30%) .NET Framework
15 24 (23.30%) Degree
16 22 (21.36%) Entity Framework
16 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
16 22 (21.36%) Greenfield Project
17 21 (20.39%) DevOps
17 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (20.39%) Scrum
18 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
18 20 (19.42%) WCF
18 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (8.74%) JBoss
2 7 (6.80%) IIS
3 4 (3.88%) Apache
3 4 (3.88%) Mule
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (10.68%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.77%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (7.77%) GIS
5 8 (7.77%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.88%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.62%) JIRA
3 12 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (10.68%) JUnit
5 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.77%) ClearQuest
6 8 (7.77%) CruiseControl
6 8 (7.77%) FishEye
6 8 (7.77%) Hudson
6 8 (7.77%) Maven
6 8 (7.77%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.83%) Subversion
8 4 (3.88%) Ant
8 4 (3.88%) Selenium
8 4 (3.88%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.88%) Zephyr
9 3 (2.91%) jMock
9 3 (2.91%) Mockito
10 1 (0.97%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.97%) Mocha
General
1 12 (11.65%) Automotive
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Electronics
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.83%) Marketing
3 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (88.35%) Developer
2 36 (34.95%) .NET Developer
2 36 (34.95%) Senior Developer
3 35 (33.98%) Java Developer
4 18 (17.48%) Agile Developer
5 16 (15.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (14.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (13.59%) C# Developer
8 11 (10.68%) Agile .NET Developer
9 10 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (8.74%) Senior Agile Developer
11 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.80%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (6.80%) Java Engineer
12 7 (6.80%) Programmer
12 7 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Engineer
13 6 (5.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 6 (5.83%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.60%) .NET
2 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
3 40 (38.83%) CSS
3 40 (38.83%) Spring
4 38 (36.89%) HTML
5 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (33.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (32.04%) RESTful
8 25 (24.27%) Node.js
8 25 (24.27%) Spring MVC
9 24 (23.30%) .NET Framework
10 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
10 22 (21.36%) Entity Framework
11 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 20 (19.42%) WCF
12 19 (18.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (14.56%) Hibernate
14 14 (13.59%) Middleware
14 14 (13.59%) Web Services
15 13 (12.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.77%) iPad
4 6 (5.83%) BBC
4 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.83%) Social Media
5 4 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (82.52%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (77.67%) MVC
3 39 (37.86%) OO
4 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (20.39%) DevOps
4 21 (20.39%) Scrum
5 19 (18.45%) Kanban
6 18 (17.48%) BDD
7 17 (16.50%) Web Application Development
8 16 (15.53%) Unit Testing
9 15 (14.56%) Mathematics
9 15 (14.56%) OOP
10 14 (13.59%) SOLID
11 12 (11.65%) SOA
12 11 (10.68%) Business Development
12 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (10.68%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 9 (8.74%) Open Source
13 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
14 8 (7.77%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.60%) C#
2 45 (43.69%) Java
3 44 (42.72%) SQL
4 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.68%) Ruby
6 8 (7.77%) C
7 4 (3.88%) PHP
7 4 (3.88%) XPath
8 2 (1.94%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (23.30%) Degree
2 18 (17.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Google
2 8 (7.77%) Atlassian
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Apple
3 6 (5.83%) Facebook
3 6 (5.83%) SAP
3 6 (5.83%) Sony
3 6 (5.83%) Yahoo!
4 5 (4.85%) PayPal
5 4 (3.88%) Adobe
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle
5 4 (3.88%) WSO2
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago