Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 17 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 580 494 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.16% 10.01% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 10.82% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 465 264 204
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £63,750 £59,625
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 5,302 4,567 5,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.87% 92.56% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,575 2,901 3,178
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,100 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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 +1 411 £50,000 - 32
Edinburgh -12 133 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Aberdeen - 11 £37,500 -
Dundee +11 10 £42,500 +4.29% 4
West Lothian +10 10 - -
Orkney Islands - 2 £40,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 -
TDD
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 373 (64.31%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (55.52%) BDD
3 277 (47.76%) Java
4 220 (37.93%) C#
5 203 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 199 (34.31%) SQL
7 188 (32.41%) MVC
7 188 (32.41%) Scrum
8 176 (30.34%) .NET
9 168 (28.97%) SQL Server
10 165 (28.45%) NoSQL
11 164 (28.28%) Python
12 151 (26.03%) Git (software)
13 150 (25.86%) ASP.NET
14 147 (25.34%) Test Automation
15 142 (24.48%) Spring
16 133 (22.93%) Ruby
17 131 (22.59%) JavaScript
18 128 (22.07%) ASP.NET MVC
19 122 (21.03%) HTML
20 119 (20.52%) Finance
21 116 (20.00%) RESTful
22 113 (19.48%) ASP.NET Web API
23 109 (18.79%) Unit Testing
24 106 (18.28%) Hibernate
25 104 (17.93%) OO
26 101 (17.41%) AngularJS
27 100 (17.24%) SDLC
28 94 (16.21%) Relational Database
29 93 (16.03%) Web Application Development

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 55 (9.48%) MQSeries
2 37 (6.38%) JBoss
3 29 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.59%) Jetty
4 15 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.90%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.72%) GemFire
8 7 (1.21%) Confluence
9 5 (0.86%) IIS
10 3 (0.52%) Apache
10 3 (0.52%) CMS
10 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.17%) nginx
12 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.72%) npm
4 7 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.21%) SaaS
5 6 (1.03%) GitHub
6 4 (0.69%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Serverless
9 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.72%) HTTP
1 10 (1.72%) IPv4
1 10 (1.72%) IPv6
1 10 (1.72%) VLAN
2 9 (1.55%) Internet
3 4 (0.69%) AMQP
3 4 (0.69%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 165 (28.45%) NoSQL
3 94 (16.21%) Relational Database
4 90 (15.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 82 (14.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 61 (10.52%) Big Data
7 58 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (9.48%) Bigtable
9 33 (5.69%) MongoDB
9 33 (5.69%) OLTP
10 27 (4.66%) RDBMS
11 26 (4.48%) Hadoop
12 20 (3.45%) Oracle Database
12 20 (3.45%) Redis
13 16 (2.76%) Couchbase
14 15 (2.59%) Riak
15 11 (1.90%) MarkLogic
15 11 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
16 10 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 151 (26.03%) Git (software)
2 68 (11.72%) Maven
3 55 (9.48%) Jenkins
4 54 (9.31%) JUnit
5 42 (7.24%) Selenium
6 39 (6.72%) Cucumber
7 36 (6.21%) Visual Studio
8 31 (5.34%) Subversion
9 28 (4.83%) JIRA
10 26 (4.48%) Eclipse
11 23 (3.97%) Mockito
12 21 (3.62%) Gradle
12 21 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (2.93%) Bitbucket
13 17 (2.93%) FitNesse
13 17 (2.93%) Grunt
14 15 (2.59%) Vagrant
15 11 (1.90%) gulp
16 10 (1.72%) Bugzilla
17 6 (1.03%) Jasmine
General
1 119 (20.52%) Finance
2 55 (9.48%) Advertising
3 35 (6.03%) Banking
4 20 (3.45%) Marketing
5 10 (1.72%) Electronics
5 10 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.03%) Games
7 5 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Law
9 3 (0.52%) Local Government
10 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.34%) Retail
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 410 (70.69%) Developer
2 132 (22.76%) .NET Developer
3 121 (20.86%) Java Developer
4 69 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 45 (7.76%) Python Developer
6 44 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 42 (7.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 40 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 39 (6.72%) Software Engineer
10 29 (5.00%) Java Engineer
11 26 (4.48%) Programmer
12 25 (4.31%) Lead Developer
13 21 (3.62%) Java Software Engineer
14 20 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (3.10%) Python Engineer
16 15 (2.59%) Python Programmer
17 14 (2.41%) Analyst
17 14 (2.41%) UI Developer
17 14 (2.41%) Web Developer
18 13 (2.24%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (30.34%) .NET
2 150 (25.86%) ASP.NET
3 142 (24.48%) Spring
4 128 (22.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 122 (21.03%) HTML
6 116 (20.00%) RESTful
7 113 (19.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 106 (18.28%) Hibernate
9 101 (17.41%) AngularJS
10 91 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 91 (15.69%) Node.js
11 85 (14.66%) XML
12 83 (14.31%) CSS
13 73 (12.59%) WCF
14 69 (11.90%) Web Services
15 68 (11.72%) HTML5
16 62 (10.69%) REST
17 60 (10.34%) .NET Framework
18 58 (10.00%) Middleware
19 55 (9.48%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.97%) Enterprise Software
2 55 (9.48%) Virtual Team
3 49 (8.45%) User Experience
4 40 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.10%) Robotics
7 6 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.03%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.69%) Social Network
10 3 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.52%) Blog
10 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.34%) Fintech
11 2 (0.34%) FMCG
11 2 (0.34%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.55%) Unix
2 36 (6.21%) Linux
3 16 (2.76%) Windows
4 8 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.03%) Android
6 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (64.31%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (55.52%) BDD
3 203 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 188 (32.41%) MVC
4 188 (32.41%) Scrum
5 147 (25.34%) Test Automation
6 109 (18.79%) Unit Testing
7 104 (17.93%) OO
8 100 (17.24%) SDLC
9 93 (16.03%) Web Application Development
10 67 (11.55%) Software Engineering
11 66 (11.38%) Multithreading
11 66 (11.38%) Refactoring
12 61 (10.52%) System Testing
13 57 (9.83%) Continuous Deployment
14 55 (9.48%) Complex Event Processing
14 55 (9.48%) Domain Models
14 55 (9.48%) Software Delivery
15 44 (7.59%) Concurrent Programming
15 44 (7.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 277 (47.76%) Java
2 220 (37.93%) C#
3 199 (34.31%) SQL
4 164 (28.28%) Python
5 133 (22.93%) Ruby
6 131 (22.59%) JavaScript
7 55 (9.48%) XPath
8 37 (6.38%) C++
9 36 (6.21%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.45%) TypeScript
11 18 (3.10%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.76%) Java 8
13 12 (2.07%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.90%) XQuery
15 10 (1.72%) Tcl
16 8 (1.38%) PHP
17 7 (1.21%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.03%) Perl
18 6 (1.03%) Scala
19 5 (0.86%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 41 (7.07%) Degree
2 5 (0.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.17%) ISEB
4 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.72%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (6.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (4.83%) Ansible
2 24 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.79%) Puppet
4 15 (2.59%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.34%) Rancher
6 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.17%) Marathon
6 1 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 64 (11.03%) Oracle
2 47 (8.10%) Facebook
3 40 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.17%) Sybase
5 11 (1.90%) Informatica
6 9 (1.55%) IBM
7 8 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (1.38%) Netezza
7 8 (1.38%) Tableau
7 8 (1.38%) Talend
8 6 (1.03%) Cognizant
9 5 (0.86%) Google
9 5 (0.86%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.52%) Apple
10 3 (0.52%) Zend
11 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.34%) Chordiant
11 2 (0.34%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.34%) Twitter
11 2 (0.34%) Wallstreet Suite