Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 27 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 310 432 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.60% 8.02% 10.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 8.53% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 177 312 375
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +14.12%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4,369 5,063 5,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.04% 93.95% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,613 3,264 3,329
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +2.30%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -11 163 £50,000 - 26
Edinburgh -6 106 £50,000 +2.56% 30
Dundee -1 13 £40,000 +3.23% 10
Stirling +9 12 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Aberdeen -2 10 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Fife -2 2 - - 2
Lanarkshire +1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
East Ayrshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
TDD
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 213 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (52.26%) JavaScript
3 124 (40.00%) React
4 113 (36.45%) Java
5 111 (35.81%) AngularJS
6 106 (34.19%) HTML
7 104 (33.55%) Software Engineering
8 102 (32.90%) Git (software)
9 97 (31.29%) CSS
10 90 (29.03%) C#
11 85 (27.42%) BDD
12 79 (25.48%) .NET
13 77 (24.84%) Continuous Integration
14 76 (24.52%) SQL
14 76 (24.52%) Finance
15 73 (23.55%) Mentoring
16 71 (22.90%) Test Automation
17 69 (22.26%) DevOps
17 69 (22.26%) Jenkins
18 63 (20.32%) Front End Development
19 55 (17.74%) Node.js
19 55 (17.74%) Web Services
19 55 (17.74%) OO
20 53 (17.10%) Scrum
21 52 (16.77%) Azure
22 51 (16.45%) jQuery
23 48 (15.48%) AWS
24 47 (15.16%) TeamCity
25 46 (14.84%) RESTful
26 45 (14.52%) Microservices

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 7 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.61%) Apache
3 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.97%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.97%) CMS
3 3 (0.97%) Confluence
3 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.65%) IIS
4 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.65%) WordPress
5 1 (0.32%) Drupal
5 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Maximo
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.77%) Azure
2 48 (15.48%) AWS
3 14 (4.52%) Serverless
4 11 (3.55%) SaaS
5 10 (3.23%) GCP
6 5 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.61%) IaaS
7 4 (1.29%) GitHub
8 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.97%) PaaS
8 3 (0.97%) Trello
9 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.65%) npm
9 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.65%) Slack
10 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) NuGet
10 1 (0.32%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) Internet
2 3 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.58%) Big Data
3 34 (10.97%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.77%) MySQL
5 20 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.58%) Electronic Patient Records
7 5 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.29%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.97%) GIS
9 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.97%) Impala
10 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 102 (32.90%) Git (software)
2 69 (22.26%) Jenkins
3 47 (15.16%) TeamCity
4 29 (9.35%) Selenium
5 14 (4.52%) JIRA
6 12 (3.87%) Mocha
6 12 (3.87%) PostCSS
6 12 (3.87%) webpack
7 11 (3.55%) Subversion
8 10 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.26%) Maven
10 7 (2.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 6 (1.94%) MSTest
12 4 (1.29%) Gradle
12 4 (1.29%) NUnit
13 3 (0.97%) Ant
13 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (24.52%) Finance
2 10 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.58%) Automotive
3 8 (2.58%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.26%) Games
5 6 (1.94%) Banking
5 6 (1.94%) Marketing
6 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.97%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.65%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 205 (66.13%) Developer
2 55 (17.74%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.55%) Senior Developer
4 41 (13.23%) Software Engineer
5 30 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 29 (9.35%) .NET Developer
7 24 (7.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 20 (6.45%) Lead Developer
9 18 (5.81%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (5.48%) Senior Software Developer
11 16 (5.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 14 (4.52%) JavaScript Engineer
13 12 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
14 11 (3.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 10 (3.23%) Android Developer
15 10 (3.23%) C# Developer
15 10 (3.23%) React Developer
16 9 (2.90%) UI Developer
17 7 (2.26%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (40.00%) React
2 111 (35.81%) AngularJS
3 106 (34.19%) HTML
4 97 (31.29%) CSS
5 79 (25.48%) .NET
6 55 (17.74%) Node.js
6 55 (17.74%) Web Services
7 51 (16.45%) jQuery
8 46 (14.84%) RESTful
9 42 (13.55%) Spring
10 36 (11.61%) HTML5
11 32 (10.32%) ASP.NET
12 30 (9.68%) Sass
13 25 (8.06%) .NET Core
14 22 (7.10%) CSS3
15 21 (6.77%) .NET Framework
16 20 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
17 18 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (5.81%) Ember.js
17 18 (5.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.32%) Robotics
2 25 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (6.13%) User Experience
4 17 (5.48%) Cloud Native
4 17 (5.48%) Public Cloud
5 14 (4.52%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.58%) EPoS
7 5 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.29%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.97%) Tandem
10 2 (0.65%) Blog
11 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.32%) Media Streaming
11 1 (0.32%) Social Media
11 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.61%) Android
2 32 (10.32%) Apple iOS
3 29 (9.35%) Linux
4 27 (8.71%) Windows
5 12 (3.87%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.23%) Unix
7 4 (1.29%) VMS
7 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (33.55%) Software Engineering
3 85 (27.42%) BDD
4 77 (24.84%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (23.55%) Mentoring
6 71 (22.90%) Test Automation
7 69 (22.26%) DevOps
8 63 (20.32%) Front End Development
9 55 (17.74%) OO
10 53 (17.10%) Scrum
11 45 (14.52%) Microservices
12 43 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (12.58%) SDLC
14 36 (11.61%) Artificial Intelligence
14 36 (11.61%) MVC
15 22 (7.10%) Coaching
15 22 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (6.45%) Fintech
17 18 (5.81%) Android Development
17 18 (5.81%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 162 (52.26%) JavaScript
2 113 (36.45%) Java
3 90 (29.03%) C#
4 76 (24.52%) SQL
5 44 (14.19%) Python
6 36 (11.61%) PL/SQL
7 35 (11.29%) Java 8
7 35 (11.29%) Ruby
8 22 (7.10%) PHP
9 18 (5.81%) TypeScript
10 16 (5.16%) ES6
11 14 (4.52%) Scala
12 7 (2.26%) C++
12 7 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.61%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.97%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (4.52%) Degree
2 7 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.65%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.32%) MCAD
5 1 (0.32%) MCSD
5 1 (0.32%) MCTS
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (11.29%) Docker
2 8 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (11.94%) Ansible
2 16 (5.16%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.65%) CFEngine
3 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.65%) Puppet
3 2 (0.65%) Salt
4 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.32%) Oozie
4 1 (0.32%) Rancher
4 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (14.19%) Oracle
2 29 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.48%) Adobe
4 10 (3.23%) Google
5 9 (2.90%) Xamarin
6 7 (2.26%) Apple
7 6 (1.94%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.94%) Zend
8 4 (1.29%) Sybase
9 3 (0.97%) ESRI
9 3 (0.97%) Mapbox
9 3 (0.97%) SAP
10 2 (0.65%) IBM
10 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.32%) VMware