Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 +13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 348 516 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.76% 9.48% 10.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 10.03% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 214 388 343
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,031 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 4,816 5,145 5,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.57% 94.53% 92.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,002 3,434 3,236
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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
Glasgow -12 181 £50,000 - 26
Edinburgh -10 135 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Dundee +5 16 £40,000 +3.23% 11
Aberdeen -5 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stirling +10 3 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Fife -8 3 - - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
TDD
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 257 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (55.46%) JavaScript
3 143 (41.09%) React
4 136 (39.08%) Java
5 126 (36.21%) BDD
6 119 (34.20%) HTML
6 119 (34.20%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (33.62%) Software Engineering
7 117 (33.62%) CSS
8 116 (33.33%) Finance
9 108 (31.03%) Git (software)
10 102 (29.31%) Test Automation
11 100 (28.74%) AngularJS
12 94 (27.01%) SQL
13 91 (26.15%) Mentoring
14 90 (25.86%) Node.js
15 88 (25.29%) C#
16 71 (20.40%) Web Services
17 70 (20.11%) OO
17 70 (20.11%) Jenkins
18 68 (19.54%) .NET
19 67 (19.25%) Front End Development
20 65 (18.68%) SDLC
21 62 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
22 61 (17.53%) DevOps
23 55 (15.80%) Azure
23 55 (15.80%) RESTful
23 55 (15.80%) jQuery
24 50 (14.37%) Selenium
25 49 (14.08%) TeamCity

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 9 (2.59%) Confluence
2 5 (1.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.15%) Apache
3 4 (1.15%) IIS
3 4 (1.15%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.86%) ArcGIS
4 3 (0.86%) CMS
4 3 (0.86%) JBoss
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 55 (15.80%) Azure
2 41 (11.78%) AWS
3 14 (4.02%) SaaS
4 11 (3.16%) Serverless
5 8 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.30%) GCP
5 8 (2.30%) IaaS
6 4 (1.15%) GitHub
7 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.86%) PaaS
7 3 (0.86%) Trello
8 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.57%) npm
8 2 (0.57%) Slack
9 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) NuGet
9 1 (0.29%) Office 365
9 1 (0.29%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.72%) Internet
2 4 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.36%) Big Data
2 36 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 32 (9.20%) Relational Database
4 31 (8.91%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.31%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.45%) MySQL
7 9 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.72%) Electronic Patient Records
9 6 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.15%) Bigtable
10 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.15%) HSQLDB
10 4 (1.15%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.86%) GIS
11 3 (0.86%) Redis
12 2 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 108 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 70 (20.11%) Jenkins
3 50 (14.37%) Selenium
4 49 (14.08%) TeamCity
5 19 (5.46%) Mocha
6 18 (5.17%) JIRA
7 17 (4.89%) webpack
8 13 (3.74%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.74%) Subversion
9 10 (2.87%) JUnit
10 9 (2.59%) MSTest
10 9 (2.59%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.30%) NUnit
12 7 (2.01%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.01%) Maven
12 7 (2.01%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 6 (1.72%) Moq
14 5 (1.44%) Appium
14 5 (1.44%) PostCSS
14 5 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (33.33%) Finance
2 26 (7.47%) Banking
3 9 (2.59%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.30%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.72%) Games
6 5 (1.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.57%) Law
7 2 (0.57%) Marketing
7 2 (0.57%) Retail
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 197 (56.61%) Developer
2 54 (15.52%) Java Developer
3 44 (12.64%) Software Engineer
4 39 (11.21%) Senior Developer
5 34 (9.77%) Software Developer
6 24 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 22 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 20 (5.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 17 (4.89%) JavaScript Engineer
9 17 (4.89%) Lead Developer
10 16 (4.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 14 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (3.74%) Android Developer
13 12 (3.45%) React Developer
14 11 (3.16%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.16%) Cloud Engineer
14 11 (3.16%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 9 (2.59%) iOS Developer
15 9 (2.59%) Senior Software Developer
16 8 (2.30%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (41.09%) React
2 119 (34.20%) HTML
3 117 (33.62%) CSS
4 100 (28.74%) AngularJS
5 90 (25.86%) Node.js
6 71 (20.40%) Web Services
7 68 (19.54%) .NET
8 55 (15.80%) jQuery
8 55 (15.80%) RESTful
9 44 (12.64%) HTML5
10 38 (10.92%) REST
10 38 (10.92%) Spring
11 36 (10.34%) CSS3
12 34 (9.77%) JSON
13 31 (8.91%) ASP.NET
14 24 (6.90%) .NET Core
14 24 (6.90%) Sass
15 23 (6.61%) Ember.js
16 22 (6.32%) .NET Framework
17 20 (5.75%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.05%) Robotics
2 24 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (5.17%) User Experience
5 16 (4.60%) Public Cloud
6 15 (4.31%) Cloud Native
7 9 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.30%) Tandem
9 7 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.72%) EPoS
10 6 (1.72%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.29%) Media Streaming
14 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.51%) Android
2 42 (12.07%) Apple iOS
3 30 (8.62%) Linux
4 24 (6.90%) Windows
5 13 (3.74%) Unix
6 12 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.15%) VMS
7 4 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (36.21%) BDD
3 119 (34.20%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (33.62%) Software Engineering
5 102 (29.31%) Test Automation
6 91 (26.15%) Mentoring
7 70 (20.11%) OO
8 67 (19.25%) Front End Development
9 65 (18.68%) SDLC
10 62 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
11 61 (17.53%) DevOps
12 49 (14.08%) Microservices
12 49 (14.08%) Scrum
13 45 (12.93%) MVC
14 41 (11.78%) Coaching
15 37 (10.63%) Artificial Intelligence
16 36 (10.34%) Refactoring
17 34 (9.77%) Technical Leadership
18 31 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
19 27 (7.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 193 (55.46%) JavaScript
2 136 (39.08%) Java
3 94 (27.01%) SQL
4 88 (25.29%) C#
5 45 (12.93%) Python
6 36 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 25 (7.18%) Ruby
8 24 (6.90%) Java 8
9 12 (3.45%) ES6
9 12 (3.45%) PHP
10 11 (3.16%) C++
10 11 (3.16%) TypeScript
11 9 (2.59%) Scala
12 8 (2.30%) Apple Swift
12 8 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.15%) Go
14 4 (1.15%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.15%) XPath
15 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (4.31%) Degree
2 7 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.86%) MCAD
5 3 (0.86%) MCSD
5 3 (0.86%) MCTS
6 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.31%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (12.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (12.36%) Ansible
2 29 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.72%) Puppet
5 2 (0.57%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.57%) Salt
6 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.29%) Oozie
6 1 (0.29%) Rancher
6 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (11.21%) Oracle
2 29 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.89%) Adobe
4 12 (3.45%) Apple
5 11 (3.16%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.72%) Google
7 4 (1.15%) Perfecto Mobile
7 4 (1.15%) Zend
8 3 (0.86%) ESRI
8 3 (0.86%) Mapbox
8 3 (0.86%) SAP
9 2 (0.57%) IBM
10 1 (0.29%) Pega
10 1 (0.29%) Perforce
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.29%) Sybase
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter
10 1 (0.29%) VMware