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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 54 33 23
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +15
Permanent jobs citing TDD 267 288 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 4.70% 6.57% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 7.21% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 174 115 105
10th Percentile £40,375 £34,000 £36,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,000 £75,350
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.57% +0.83% +9.09%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,182 3,993 1,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.14% 91.10% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,952 2,588 1,218
10th Percentile £32,875 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,616 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in Scotland.

Salary trend for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh -6 160 £60,000 +14.29% 13
Glasgow -21 59 £60,000 +20.00% 19
West Lothian +4 16 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Fife - 12 £55,000 -
Lanarkshire - 6 £60,000 -
Aberdeen -21 4 £57,500 - 2
Shetland Islands - 2 - -
TDD
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for TDD.

1 242 (90.64%) Agile
2 147 (55.06%) Software Engineering
3 144 (53.93%) Java
4 125 (46.82%) CI/CD
5 112 (41.95%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (40.82%) Mentoring
7 107 (40.07%) BDD
8 106 (39.70%) DevOps
9 100 (37.45%) AWS
10 92 (34.46%) SDLC
11 91 (34.08%) Microservices
12 90 (33.71%) Docker
13 80 (29.96%) Kubernetes
14 75 (28.09%) Azure
15 73 (27.34%) React
16 68 (25.47%) Test Automation
17 67 (25.09%) Finance
17 67 (25.09%) JavaScript
18 64 (23.97%) C#
19 57 (21.35%) Python
20 52 (19.48%) Android
21 51 (19.10%) Unit Testing
22 50 (18.73%) Git (software)
22 50 (18.73%) Scrum
22 50 (18.73%) Full Stack Development
23 49 (18.35%) Jenkins
24 48 (17.98%) .NET
25 45 (16.85%) Spring
26 43 (16.10%) Containerisation
27 42 (15.73%) Continuous Delivery

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (1.87%) Confluence
2 2 (0.75%) Apache
2 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.37%) JBoss
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Adobe XD
1 5 (1.87%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 100 (37.45%) AWS
2 75 (28.09%) Azure
3 27 (10.11%) GitHub
4 25 (9.36%) GCP
5 20 (7.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 19 (7.12%) Serverless
7 15 (5.62%) Azure Service Bus
8 12 (4.49%) SaaS
9 11 (4.12%) Amazon S3
9 11 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (3.75%) Azure DevOps
11 9 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (3.37%) Figma
11 9 (3.37%) npm
12 8 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (3.00%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (3.00%) Basecamp
13 7 (2.62%) PaaS
14 5 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (1.87%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.87%) HTTP
2 8 (3.00%) Internet
3 7 (2.62%) Broadband
4 1 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.61%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.87%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.00%) Amazon Athena
5 8 (3.00%) DynamoDB
6 6 (2.25%) Metadata
6 6 (2.25%) MySQL
6 6 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.75%) Big Data
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) Flink
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 49 (18.35%) Jenkins
3 40 (14.98%) Selenium
4 18 (6.74%) IBM UrbanCode
5 16 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (4.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (4.49%) SpecFlow
9 11 (4.12%) NUnit
9 11 (4.12%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.75%) Cypress.io
10 10 (3.75%) JIRA
11 9 (3.37%) TeamCity
12 8 (3.00%) Bitbucket
12 8 (3.00%) Travis CI
13 7 (2.62%) ClearCase
14 6 (2.25%) MSTest
14 6 (2.25%) Protractor
14 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (25.09%) Finance
2 40 (14.98%) Banking
3 33 (12.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 33 (12.36%) Social Skills
4 7 (2.62%) Advertising
4 7 (2.62%) Games
5 6 (2.25%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.87%) Social Housing
7 2 (0.75%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (46.82%) Developer
2 82 (30.71%) Software Engineer
3 50 (18.73%) Java Developer
4 41 (15.36%) Senior Software Engineer
5 33 (12.36%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.24%) Software Developer
7 13 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.49%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.12%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (3.37%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (3.37%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.00%) Python Developer
12 7 (2.62%) Lead Java Developer
12 7 (2.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 6 (2.25%) Automation Tester
13 6 (2.25%) Quality Engineer
13 6 (2.25%) Test Automation Engineer
13 6 (2.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.34%) React
2 48 (17.98%) .NET
3 45 (16.85%) Spring
4 41 (15.36%) AngularJS
5 40 (14.98%) Spring Boot
6 37 (13.86%) RESTful
7 33 (12.36%) REST
8 30 (11.24%) HTML
8 30 (11.24%) Node.js
9 27 (10.11%) Web Services
10 25 (9.36%) CSS
11 20 (7.49%) Vue.js
12 18 (6.74%) .NET Core
12 18 (6.74%) Flutter
12 18 (6.74%) HTML5
13 15 (5.62%) React Native
14 13 (4.87%) ASP.NET
14 13 (4.87%) CSS3
15 12 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (4.49%) Svelte
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.74%) Mobile App
2 24 (8.99%) Virtual Team
3 22 (8.24%) Public Cloud
4 17 (6.37%) Cloud Native
5 16 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (4.49%) Management Information System
7 11 (4.12%) User Experience
8 8 (3.00%) Contactless
8 8 (3.00%) EMV
8 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.00%) IoT
8 8 (3.00%) Raspberry Pi
9 6 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.87%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.87%) Social Media
11 3 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.37%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.48%) Android
2 39 (14.61%) Apple iOS
3 33 (12.36%) Linux
4 32 (11.99%) Windows
5 8 (3.00%) Mesosphere
6 7 (2.62%) Unix
7 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (90.64%) Agile
2 147 (55.06%) Software Engineering
3 125 (46.82%) CI/CD
4 112 (41.95%) Continuous Integration
5 109 (40.82%) Mentoring
6 107 (40.07%) BDD
7 106 (39.70%) DevOps
8 92 (34.46%) SDLC
9 91 (34.08%) Microservices
10 68 (25.47%) Test Automation
11 51 (19.10%) Unit Testing
12 50 (18.73%) Full Stack Development
12 50 (18.73%) Scrum
13 43 (16.10%) Containerisation
14 42 (15.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (15.36%) Technical Leadership
16 39 (14.61%) Coaching
16 39 (14.61%) OO
17 38 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (13.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 144 (53.93%) Java
2 67 (25.09%) JavaScript
3 64 (23.97%) C#
4 57 (21.35%) Python
5 42 (15.73%) SQL
6 39 (14.61%) TypeScript
7 16 (5.99%) C
8 15 (5.62%) Go
9 14 (5.24%) Kotlin
9 14 (5.24%) Ruby
10 9 (3.37%) C++
10 9 (3.37%) Dart
11 8 (3.00%) Lua
12 6 (2.25%) PHP
12 6 (2.25%) R
13 5 (1.87%) Clojure
14 3 (1.12%) Perl
14 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.12%) Scala
14 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.49%) ISTQB
1 12 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (2.62%) Degree
3 6 (2.25%) ISEB
4 5 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.61%) QA
2 21 (7.87%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 90 (33.71%) Docker
2 6 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 80 (29.96%) Kubernetes
2 16 (5.99%) Terraform
3 11 (4.12%) Ansible
4 9 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.00%) Automic
5 8 (3.00%) Consul
5 8 (3.00%) Kibana
5 8 (3.00%) logstash
5 8 (3.00%) Prometheus
5 8 (3.00%) Puppet
6 1 (0.37%) Grafana
Vendors
1 21 (7.87%) Google
2 18 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.37%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.00%) Hitachi
4 8 (3.00%) Splunk
5 6 (2.25%) IBM
5 6 (2.25%) VMware
6 5 (1.87%) Adobe
7 4 (1.50%) Oracle
8 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.37%) Pega