Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 16 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 465 600 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.63% 10.84% 7.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.27% 11.76% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 336 368 190
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,125 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,325
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.32% +0.65%

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 5,016 5,103 4,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.04% 92.21% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,265 3,255 2,889
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -4 319 £50,000 - 30
Edinburgh -5 119 £50,000 +21.21% 43
West Lothian -14 9 - - 1
Dundee +18 6 £40,000 -1.84% 5
Aberdeen -5 3 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £40,000 - 1
Stirling - 1 £50,000 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £52,500 -
TDD
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 319 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (52.26%) Java
3 225 (48.39%) SQL
4 222 (47.74%) BDD
5 173 (37.20%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (36.77%) C#
7 157 (33.76%) Test Automation
8 146 (31.40%) Finance
9 136 (29.25%) OO
10 135 (29.03%) JavaScript
11 128 (27.53%) Git (software)
12 124 (26.67%) .NET
13 123 (26.45%) Python
14 118 (25.38%) SQL Server
15 117 (25.16%) Scrum
16 110 (23.66%) XML
17 109 (23.44%) MVC
17 109 (23.44%) NoSQL
17 109 (23.44%) Relational Database
18 104 (22.37%) AngularJS
19 100 (21.51%) HTML
20 98 (21.08%) Spring
21 95 (20.43%) CSS
22 84 (18.06%) Web Services
22 84 (18.06%) Software Engineering
23 82 (17.63%) SDLC
24 80 (17.20%) Hibernate
25 79 (16.99%) Unit Testing
26 76 (16.34%) Ruby
27 75 (16.13%) REST

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 54 (11.61%) MQSeries
2 23 (4.95%) JBoss
2 23 (4.95%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.23%) IIS
4 14 (3.01%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.29%) Apache
7 6 (1.29%) Confluence
7 6 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.08%) GemFire
9 4 (0.86%) Jetty
9 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.65%) CMS
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.30%) npm
4 5 (1.08%) Yarn
5 4 (0.86%) GitHub
6 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.65%) Serverless
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.22%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) Force.com
8 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.37%) Internet
2 9 (1.94%) HTTP
2 9 (1.94%) IPv4
2 9 (1.94%) IPv6
2 9 (1.94%) VLAN
3 7 (1.51%) Hyperconnected
4 3 (0.65%) AMQP
5 2 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 109 (23.44%) NoSQL
2 109 (23.44%) Relational Database
3 64 (13.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 57 (12.26%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (11.61%) Bigtable
6 51 (10.97%) Big Data
7 40 (8.60%) RDBMS
8 34 (7.31%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (5.16%) OLTP
10 21 (4.52%) DB2
10 21 (4.52%) MongoDB
11 15 (3.23%) Hadoop
11 15 (3.23%) MySQL
12 14 (3.01%) MarkLogic
12 14 (3.01%) Sybase ASE
13 13 (2.80%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.94%) Redis
14 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 128 (27.53%) Git (software)
2 74 (15.91%) Jenkins
3 53 (11.40%) Maven
4 52 (11.18%) Cucumber
5 38 (8.17%) Subversion
6 36 (7.74%) Eclipse
7 32 (6.88%) JUnit
8 30 (6.45%) JIRA
9 29 (6.24%) Selenium
10 27 (5.81%) TeamCity
11 26 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (5.59%) Visual Studio
12 20 (4.30%) Gradle
13 18 (3.87%) SpecFlow
14 15 (3.23%) webpack
15 14 (3.01%) Grunt
15 14 (3.01%) Mockito
15 14 (3.01%) NUnit
16 13 (2.80%) gulp
17 12 (2.58%) Bitbucket
General
1 146 (31.40%) Finance
2 39 (8.39%) Banking
3 13 (2.80%) Advertising
4 9 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.72%) Electronics
5 8 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.08%) Games
7 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Military
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 277 (59.57%) Developer
2 98 (21.08%) Java Developer
3 96 (20.65%) .NET Developer
4 61 (13.12%) Software Developer
5 58 (12.47%) Software Engineer
6 54 (11.61%) Java Engineer
7 51 (10.97%) Senior Developer
8 49 (10.54%) C# Developer
9 48 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 47 (10.11%) Python Engineer
11 27 (5.81%) Java Software Engineer
12 25 (5.38%) Test Engineer
13 21 (4.52%) .NET Software Developer
13 21 (4.52%) C# Software Developer
14 19 (4.09%) C# Software Engineer
14 19 (4.09%) JavaScript Engineer
14 19 (4.09%) Senior Software Developer
15 18 (3.87%) Development Engineer
15 18 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
16 17 (3.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (26.67%) .NET
2 110 (23.66%) XML
3 104 (22.37%) AngularJS
4 100 (21.51%) HTML
5 98 (21.08%) Spring
6 95 (20.43%) CSS
7 84 (18.06%) Web Services
8 80 (17.20%) Hibernate
9 75 (16.13%) REST
10 69 (14.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (14.19%) ASP.NET
12 63 (13.55%) React
12 63 (13.55%) RESTful
13 55 (11.83%) Middleware
14 54 (11.61%) XML Schema
15 53 (11.40%) HTML5
15 53 (11.40%) Node.js
16 48 (10.32%) J2EE
17 44 (9.46%) WCF
18 43 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.55%) Enterprise Software
2 54 (11.61%) Virtual Team
3 43 (9.25%) User Experience
4 33 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.09%) Robotics
7 14 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.72%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.08%) Blog
12 4 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.86%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.65%) Fintech
14 2 (0.43%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.43%) Clustering
14 2 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.31%) Windows
2 30 (6.45%) Linux
3 29 (6.24%) Unix
4 7 (1.51%) Android
5 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (47.74%) BDD
3 173 (37.20%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (33.76%) Test Automation
5 136 (29.25%) OO
6 117 (25.16%) Scrum
7 109 (23.44%) MVC
8 84 (18.06%) Software Engineering
9 82 (17.63%) SDLC
10 79 (16.99%) Unit Testing
11 63 (13.55%) Continuous Deployment
11 63 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
12 62 (13.33%) Refactoring
13 59 (12.69%) System Testing
14 54 (11.61%) Complex Event Processing
14 54 (11.61%) Domain Models
15 53 (11.40%) Open Source
16 49 (10.54%) OOP
17 43 (9.25%) Mentoring
18 42 (9.03%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 243 (52.26%) Java
2 225 (48.39%) SQL
3 171 (36.77%) C#
4 135 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 123 (26.45%) Python
6 76 (16.34%) Ruby
7 54 (11.61%) XPath
8 38 (8.17%) C++
9 34 (7.31%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.66%) Java 8
10 17 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.44%) TypeScript
12 15 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.01%) ES6
13 14 (3.01%) XQuery
14 9 (1.94%) Tcl
15 8 (1.72%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.51%) ES7
16 7 (1.51%) PHP
16 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (10.97%) Degree
2 3 (0.65%) ISEB
2 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
2 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.38%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) COBIT
3 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (6.45%) Docker
2 16 (3.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (5.16%) Ansible
2 14 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.15%) Puppet
4 5 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.65%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Marathon
6 1 (0.22%) Mesos
6 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (14.84%) Oracle
2 36 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.38%) Sybase
4 13 (2.80%) IBM
5 12 (2.58%) Cognizant
5 12 (2.58%) Facebook
6 10 (2.15%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.72%) Chordiant
7 8 (1.72%) Informatica
8 7 (1.51%) Mashery
9 6 (1.29%) Perforce
9 6 (1.29%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.08%) Netezza
10 5 (1.08%) Tableau
10 5 (1.08%) Talend
10 5 (1.08%) Twitter
11 4 (0.86%) Google
12 2 (0.43%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.43%) Zend