Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ATDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ATDD over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 933 980 1159
Rank change year-on-year +47 +179 -3
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 278 244 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 219 186 143
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% -10.42% +6.67%
10th Percentile £37,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -16.19% +10.53%

ATDD 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

ATDD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ATDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ATDD in the UK

ATDD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ATDD in the UK

ATDD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ATDD over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ATDD in the UK

ATDD
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England +102 268 £53,750 -6.52% 15
London +71 170 £57,500 -17.86% 8
UK excluding London +24 105 £45,000 +2.27% 7
North of England +38 51 £50,000 +25.00% 4
East of England +5 25 £50,000 -31.03%
North West -4 24 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire +40 23 £55,000 +32.53%
South East +51 15 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Midlands +26 10 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands - 9 £40,000 - 1
North East -3 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Scotland -23 4 £58,750 -
Wales +18 3 £51,500 +14.44%
East Midlands +15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing ATDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ATDD.

1 252 (90.65%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (83.09%) TDD
3 207 (74.46%) Test Automation
4 174 (62.59%) BDD
5 142 (51.08%) Scrum
6 137 (49.28%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (37.41%) Finance
8 97 (34.89%) User Stories
9 94 (33.81%) QA
10 89 (32.01%) Kanban
11 86 (30.94%) Selenium
12 85 (30.58%) SQL
13 81 (29.14%) Cucumber
14 69 (24.82%) C#
15 66 (23.74%) Java
16 58 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 58 (20.86%) Jenkins
17 50 (17.99%) JIRA
17 50 (17.99%) JavaScript
18 49 (17.63%) User Acceptance Testing
19 47 (16.91%) Acceptance Criteria
20 46 (16.55%) FitNesse
21 44 (15.83%) Git (software)
22 42 (15.11%) Microsoft
23 41 (14.75%) SpecFlow
24 39 (14.03%) SDLC
24 39 (14.03%) SQL Server
25 38 (13.67%) Retail
25 38 (13.67%) Continuous Improvement
26 37 (13.31%) Exploratory Testing

ATDD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (2.16%) nginx
2 4 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.44%) Confluence
3 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (9.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.80%) GitHub
4 4 (1.44%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.36%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.08%) Wireless
2 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.24%) MySQL
5 7 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.16%) BigQuery
6 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.08%) Redis
9 2 (0.72%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 86 (30.94%) Selenium
2 81 (29.14%) Cucumber
3 58 (20.86%) Jenkins
3 58 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (17.99%) JIRA
5 46 (16.55%) FitNesse
6 44 (15.83%) Git (software)
7 41 (14.75%) SpecFlow
8 28 (10.07%) JUnit
9 27 (9.71%) Jasmine
10 24 (8.63%) WebDriver
11 20 (7.19%) SoapUI
12 19 (6.83%) Appium
13 18 (6.47%) tSQLt
14 17 (6.12%) Protractor
15 15 (5.40%) RSpec
16 13 (4.68%) Maven
17 12 (4.32%) JMeter
17 12 (4.32%) Karma Test Runner
18 11 (3.96%) Ant
General
1 104 (37.41%) Finance
2 38 (13.67%) Retail
3 34 (12.23%) Games
4 18 (6.47%) Banking
5 10 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.52%) Marketing
7 6 (2.16%) Automotive
8 5 (1.80%) Electronics
8 5 (1.80%) Legal
8 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (21.94%) Developer
2 54 (19.42%) Scrum Master
3 41 (14.75%) Test Engineer
4 37 (13.31%) Analyst
5 31 (11.15%) Business Analyst
6 30 (10.79%) Tester
7 28 (10.07%) QA Engineer
8 26 (9.35%) C# Developer
9 21 (7.55%) Java Developer
10 20 (7.19%) QA Automation Engineer
11 19 (6.83%) Automation Engineer
11 19 (6.83%) CRM Analyst
11 19 (6.83%) CRM Business Analyst
11 19 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
11 19 (6.83%) Finance Business Analyst
11 19 (6.83%) Financial Analyst
11 19 (6.83%) Principal Engineer
11 19 (6.83%) Principal Test Engineer
12 16 (5.76%) Java Engineer
13 15 (5.40%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.87%) SOAP
2 30 (10.79%) Node.js
2 30 (10.79%) Web Services
3 27 (9.71%) React
4 26 (9.35%) .NET
4 26 (9.35%) Velocity
4 26 (9.35%) XML
5 24 (8.63%) WSDL
5 24 (8.63%) XSD
6 21 (7.55%) REST
7 20 (7.19%) Gherkin
7 20 (7.19%) WCF
7 20 (7.19%) WPF
8 18 (6.47%) AngularJS
9 17 (6.12%) CSS
9 17 (6.12%) HTML
10 15 (5.40%) HTML5
10 15 (5.40%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (5.40%) Spring
11 14 (5.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.83%) Fintech
2 16 (5.76%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.96%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.80%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.44%) Social Media
6 3 (1.08%) User Experience
7 2 (0.72%) e-Health
7 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.32%) Android
1 12 (4.32%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.44%) Linux
3 3 (1.08%) Unix
4 2 (0.72%) Windows
5 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (90.65%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (83.09%) TDD
3 207 (74.46%) Test Automation
4 174 (62.59%) BDD
5 142 (51.08%) Scrum
6 137 (49.28%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (34.89%) User Stories
8 89 (32.01%) Kanban
9 49 (17.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 47 (16.91%) Acceptance Criteria
11 39 (14.03%) SDLC
12 38 (13.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (13.31%) Exploratory Testing
14 36 (12.95%) Coaching
15 34 (12.23%) Asset Management
15 34 (12.23%) Regression Testing
16 33 (11.87%) Business Analysis
17 31 (11.15%) Non-Functional Testing
18 30 (10.79%) OO
19 29 (10.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (30.58%) SQL
2 69 (24.82%) C#
3 66 (23.74%) Java
4 50 (17.99%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.19%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.76%) ES6
7 14 (5.04%) Ruby
8 11 (3.96%) Go
8 11 (3.96%) Rust
9 8 (2.88%) PHP
10 6 (2.16%) C
11 5 (1.80%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.44%) Python
13 3 (1.08%) Clojure
13 3 (1.08%) F#
13 3 (1.08%) Scala
14 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.72%) VB
14 2 (0.72%) XQuery
15 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.76%) Degree
2 14 (5.04%) ISTQB
2 14 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.60%) ISEB
4 7 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (33.81%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (4.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) etcd
Systems Management
1 12 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.96%) Puppet
3 10 (3.60%) Ansible
4 6 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.88%) Atlassian
3 7 (2.52%) Capita
3 7 (2.52%) HP
4 5 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (1.80%) SAP
5 2 (0.72%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.36%) Fixnetix