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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 24 35
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.75% 8.08% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 8.63% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 27 6
Median salary - £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 256 313 340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.88% 93.71% 88.31%
Number of salaries quoted 168 211 210
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

TDD
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for TDD in Luton

TDD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Luton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 14 (66.67%) MVC
4 13 (61.90%) C#
5 12 (57.14%) Scrum
6 11 (52.38%) BDD
7 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 10 (47.62%) HTML
7 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
8 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
8 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
9 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (28.57%) Kanban
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (28.57%) SOLID
11 5 (23.81%) DevOps
11 5 (23.81%) Line Management
11 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 5 (23.81%) Coaching
11 5 (23.81%) SDLC
11 5 (23.81%) RESTful
11 5 (23.81%) jQuery
11 5 (23.81%) OO
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (19.05%) Middleware
12 4 (19.05%) CSS
12 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
2 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) NUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Angular Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (14.29%) Head of Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) Head of Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Web Architect
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Architect
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum Master
7 1 (4.76%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) RESTful
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) LESS
7 4 (19.05%) Middleware
7 4 (19.05%) Ninject
7 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (19.05%) Sass
8 2 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (9.52%) WCF
9 1 (4.76%) Ajax
9 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) MVC
3 12 (57.14%) Scrum
4 11 (52.38%) BDD
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
6 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
6 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (28.57%) Kanban
7 6 (28.57%) SOLID
8 5 (23.81%) Coaching
8 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 5 (23.81%) Line Management
8 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (23.81%) OO
8 5 (23.81%) SDLC
9 4 (19.05%) API Design
9 4 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) hybris
3 2 (9.52%) CA Agile Central