Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 46 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 +17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 20 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.51% 0.66% 7.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 0.75% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 10
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £37,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,000 £43,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 408 268 222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 92.10% 88.74% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 326 201 131
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +20.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Northern Ireland

TDD
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for TDD in Northern Ireland

TDD
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Northern Ireland

TDD
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +11 20 £37,500 -10.71% 1
TDD
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for TDD.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) C++
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) BDD
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (20.00%) Programmatic Advertising
8 4 (20.00%) OOP
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) OOD
8 4 (20.00%) Front Office
8 4 (20.00%) PHP
8 4 (20.00%) Advertising
8 4 (20.00%) LAMP
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Information Security
8 4 (20.00%) GitHub
8 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (20.00%) Docker

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (20.00%) Advertising
1 4 (20.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (20.00%) LAMP
3 3 (15.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) BDD
3 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Kanban
5 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) OOD
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 4 (20.00%) Programmatic Advertising
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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