Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 538 583 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.85% 10.93% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.59% 11.81% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 413 308 197
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,850
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +0.97% +5.10%

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 5,078 4,938 5,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.94% 92.58% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,379 3,076 3,134
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 August 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 15 August 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 0 378 £50,000 +3.09% 24
Edinburgh -4 127 £45,000 +20.00% 15
West Lothian +3 10 - -
Aberdeen - 10 £37,500 - 1
Dundee +13 9 £41,250 - 2
Stirling - 1 £50,000 - 1
Fife - 1 £52,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
TDD
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 358 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (52.23%) BDD
3 265 (49.26%) Java
4 226 (42.01%) SQL
5 200 (37.17%) C#
6 186 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
7 163 (30.30%) Test Automation
8 156 (29.00%) Scrum
9 153 (28.44%) .NET
9 153 (28.44%) MVC
10 150 (27.88%) Python
11 148 (27.51%) NoSQL
12 145 (26.95%) SQL Server
13 139 (25.84%) Git (software)
14 138 (25.65%) Finance
15 128 (23.79%) OO
16 123 (22.86%) Spring
17 122 (22.68%) JavaScript
18 113 (21.00%) ASP.NET
19 110 (20.45%) AngularJS
20 109 (20.26%) HTML
21 106 (19.70%) Relational Database
22 104 (19.33%) Ruby
23 101 (18.77%) Unit Testing
24 99 (18.40%) XML
25 93 (17.29%) RESTful
26 91 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
27 90 (16.73%) Hibernate
27 90 (16.73%) Software Engineering
28 88 (16.36%) CSS

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 61 (11.34%) MQSeries
2 25 (4.65%) JBoss
3 20 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.67%) IIS
7 8 (1.49%) GemFire
7 8 (1.49%) Jetty
7 8 (1.49%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.12%) Apache
8 6 (1.12%) Confluence
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.53%) npm
4 5 (0.93%) SaaS
5 4 (0.74%) Yarn
6 3 (0.56%) GitHub
6 3 (0.56%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.19%) Serverless
8 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.86%) HTTP
1 10 (1.86%) Internet
1 10 (1.86%) IPv4
1 10 (1.86%) IPv6
1 10 (1.86%) VLAN
2 6 (1.12%) Hyperconnected
3 3 (0.56%) AMQP
4 2 (0.37%) Intranet
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (27.51%) NoSQL
2 145 (26.95%) SQL Server
3 106 (19.70%) Relational Database
4 81 (15.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 64 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
6 63 (11.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 62 (11.52%) Big Data
8 61 (11.34%) Bigtable
9 34 (6.32%) OLTP
10 31 (5.76%) RDBMS
11 27 (5.02%) MongoDB
12 19 (3.53%) Hadoop
13 18 (3.35%) DB2
14 17 (3.16%) Oracle Database
15 13 (2.42%) MarkLogic
15 13 (2.42%) Redis
15 13 (2.42%) Sybase ASE
16 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
18 8 (1.49%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 139 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 67 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 65 (12.08%) Maven
4 40 (7.43%) JUnit
5 39 (7.25%) Cucumber
6 38 (7.06%) Subversion
7 34 (6.32%) Visual Studio
8 32 (5.95%) Eclipse
8 32 (5.95%) Selenium
9 29 (5.39%) JIRA
9 29 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (4.09%) Gradle
11 19 (3.53%) Grunt
12 18 (3.35%) Mockito
13 15 (2.79%) Bitbucket
14 14 (2.60%) gulp
15 12 (2.23%) webpack
16 10 (1.86%) Bugzilla
16 10 (1.86%) FitNesse
17 9 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 138 (25.65%) Finance
2 36 (6.69%) Banking
3 30 (5.58%) Advertising
4 10 (1.86%) Electronics
4 10 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.30%) Marketing
6 6 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.93%) Games
7 5 (0.93%) Law
8 4 (0.74%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Retail
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 353 (65.61%) Developer
2 118 (21.93%) .NET Developer
3 103 (19.14%) Java Developer
4 59 (10.97%) Senior Developer
5 53 (9.85%) Software Developer
6 51 (9.48%) Software Engineer
7 46 (8.55%) C# Developer
8 39 (7.25%) Java Engineer
9 36 (6.69%) Python Developer
10 34 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 30 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
12 28 (5.20%) Python Engineer
13 24 (4.46%) Programmer
14 23 (4.28%) Java Software Engineer
15 18 (3.35%) Lead Developer
16 17 (3.16%) Test Engineer
17 15 (2.79%) Analyst
17 15 (2.79%) ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (2.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 14 (2.60%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (28.44%) .NET
2 123 (22.86%) Spring
3 113 (21.00%) ASP.NET
4 110 (20.45%) AngularJS
5 109 (20.26%) HTML
6 99 (18.40%) XML
7 93 (17.29%) RESTful
8 91 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 90 (16.73%) Hibernate
10 88 (16.36%) CSS
11 87 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 75 (13.94%) Node.js
12 75 (13.94%) Web Services
13 64 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 64 (11.90%) Middleware
14 63 (11.71%) REST
15 61 (11.34%) HTML5
15 61 (11.34%) XML Schema
16 60 (11.15%) WCF
17 58 (10.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.87%) Enterprise Software
2 61 (11.34%) Virtual Team
3 51 (9.48%) User Experience
4 38 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.97%) Robotics
8 7 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.93%) Blog
9 5 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.74%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.56%) Fintech
11 3 (0.56%) Social Network
12 2 (0.37%) Clustering
12 2 (0.37%) FMCG
12 2 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.88%) Unix
2 29 (5.39%) Linux
3 18 (3.35%) Windows
4 12 (2.23%) Android
5 10 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (52.23%) BDD
3 186 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
4 163 (30.30%) Test Automation
5 156 (29.00%) Scrum
6 153 (28.44%) MVC
7 128 (23.79%) OO
8 101 (18.77%) Unit Testing
9 90 (16.73%) Software Engineering
10 86 (15.99%) SDLC
11 68 (12.64%) Refactoring
12 67 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
13 66 (12.27%) Continuous Deployment
13 66 (12.27%) System Testing
13 66 (12.27%) Web Application Development
14 61 (11.34%) Complex Event Processing
14 61 (11.34%) Domain Models
15 59 (10.97%) Software Delivery
16 45 (8.36%) Multithreading
17 42 (7.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 265 (49.26%) Java
2 226 (42.01%) SQL
3 200 (37.17%) C#
4 150 (27.88%) Python
5 122 (22.68%) JavaScript
6 104 (19.33%) Ruby
7 61 (11.34%) XPath
8 38 (7.06%) C++
9 36 (6.69%) PL/SQL
10 21 (3.90%) TypeScript
11 20 (3.72%) Java 8
12 14 (2.60%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.42%) XQuery
14 11 (2.04%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.86%) Tcl
16 9 (1.67%) ES6
17 7 (1.30%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.93%) C
18 5 (0.93%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 44 (8.18%) Degree
2 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.37%) ISEB
3 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.79%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (6.32%) Docker
2 5 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (3.90%) Ansible
2 16 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (2.60%) Puppet
4 7 (1.30%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.37%) Rancher
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Marathon
7 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 67 (12.45%) Oracle
2 45 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.20%) Sybase
4 27 (5.02%) Facebook
5 14 (2.60%) IBM
6 11 (2.04%) Informatica
7 10 (1.86%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.49%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.49%) Netezza
8 8 (1.49%) Tableau
8 8 (1.49%) Talend
9 7 (1.30%) Mashery
10 4 (0.74%) Chordiant
10 4 (0.74%) Google
10 4 (0.74%) Perforce
10 4 (0.74%) Twitter
11 3 (0.56%) Apple
12 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.37%) Yahoo!