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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 746 803 854
Rank change year-on-year +57 +51  
Permanent jobs citing ATDD 126 121 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87 94 100
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £56,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.68%  

ATDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

ATDD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ATDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ATDD in the UK

ATDD
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +74 124 £60,000 -4.00% 13
London +58 89 £65,000 +4.00% 9
City of London +27 21 £65,000 +4.00% 3
East of England +10 17 £45,000 -43.75% 2
Hertfordshire -1 17 £45,000 -43.75% 2
North West -30 8 £40,000 -22.33% 1
Watford - 8 £45,000 -
Manchester -15 7 £40,000 -22.33% 1
Welwyn Garden City +4 5 - -
Chiswick - 5 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +15 3 £38,000 -1.93%
Yorkshire +15 3 £38,000 -1.93%
Leeds +5 3 £38,000 -1.93%
South West -1 3 £50,000 +42.85%
South East +45 2 £40,000 -42.85% 1
Glasgow +2 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Scotland 0 2 £52,500 -4.54%
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
Letchworth - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 £47,500 -
Stockport - 2 £35,000 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £55,000 -
Bristol -22 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Ealing - 1 £65,000 -
Heathrow - 1 £72,500 -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 249 (93.96%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (81.13%) TDD
3 174 (65.66%) Test Automation
4 173 (65.28%) BDD
5 162 (61.13%) Scrum
6 115 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
7 113 (42.64%) QA
8 84 (31.70%) Selenium
9 79 (29.81%) Kanban
10 75 (28.30%) Finance
11 74 (27.92%) Cucumber
12 72 (27.17%) Java
13 65 (24.53%) User Stories
14 64 (24.15%) JavaScript
15 63 (23.77%) JIRA
16 62 (23.40%) C#
17 61 (23.02%) SQL
18 57 (21.51%) Test Strategy
19 48 (18.11%) SDET
20 47 (17.74%) .NET
21 46 (17.36%) SQL Server
21 46 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
22 44 (16.60%) Mentoring
23 43 (16.23%) WebDriver
24 42 (15.85%) Unit Testing
25 41 (15.47%) Web Services
25 41 (15.47%) Gherkin
25 41 (15.47%) Protractor
26 40 (15.09%) SDLC
27 39 (14.72%) Continuous Improvement

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 18 (6.79%) Confluence
2 17 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.89%) Apache
4 4 (1.51%) GlassFish
4 4 (1.51%) JBoss
5 3 (1.13%) nginx
6 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.38%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.89%) GitHub
4 3 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.13%) Wireless
2 2 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.89%) MySQL
4 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.13%) Big Data
5 3 (1.13%) BigQuery
6 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.75%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.75%) Redis
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (31.70%) Selenium
2 74 (27.92%) Cucumber
3 63 (23.77%) JIRA
4 46 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (16.23%) WebDriver
6 41 (15.47%) Protractor
7 36 (13.58%) Jenkins
8 33 (12.45%) Git (software)
8 33 (12.45%) JUnit
9 31 (11.70%) SoapUI
10 28 (10.57%) FitNesse
10 28 (10.57%) Jasmine
11 25 (9.43%) Fiddler
12 24 (9.06%) SpecFlow
12 24 (9.06%) Visual Studio
13 22 (8.30%) Maven
14 16 (6.04%) JIRA Agile
15 15 (5.66%) Appium
15 15 (5.66%) RSpec
15 15 (5.66%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (28.30%) Finance
2 22 (8.30%) Games
3 15 (5.66%) Retail
4 12 (4.53%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.40%) Banking
6 8 (3.02%) Legal
7 3 (1.13%) Front Office
8 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (28.68%) Developer
2 41 (15.47%) QA Engineer
2 41 (15.47%) Scrum Master
3 39 (14.72%) Analyst
4 31 (11.70%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.43%) Business Analyst
6 24 (9.06%) .NET Developer
6 24 (9.06%) Java Developer
7 23 (8.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (8.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (8.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 20 (7.55%) Tester
9 19 (7.17%) Test Engineer
10 18 (6.79%) Developer in Test
11 17 (6.42%) QA Automation Engineer
11 17 (6.42%) Senior QA Engineer
12 16 (6.04%) Java Engineer
13 14 (5.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (4.91%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.74%) .NET
2 41 (15.47%) Gherkin
2 41 (15.47%) Web Services
3 37 (13.96%) AngularJS
4 36 (13.58%) ASP.NET
4 36 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (10.57%) Velocity
6 27 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (10.19%) HTML
7 26 (9.81%) HTML5
8 25 (9.43%) CSS
9 19 (7.17%) .NET Framework
9 19 (7.17%) Node.js
10 18 (6.79%) Entity Framework
11 17 (6.42%) REST
11 17 (6.42%) Spring
12 14 (5.28%) Hibernate
13 13 (4.91%) jQuery
13 13 (4.91%) WCF
14 12 (4.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.53%) Fintech
2 12 (4.53%) User Experience
3 10 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.26%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.51%) Social Media
7 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.38%) Animation
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) Derivative
8 1 (0.38%) iPad
8 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.53%) Android
2 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (93.96%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (81.13%) TDD
3 174 (65.66%) Test Automation
4 173 (65.28%) BDD
5 162 (61.13%) Scrum
6 115 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (29.81%) Kanban
8 65 (24.53%) User Stories
9 57 (21.51%) Test Strategy
10 48 (18.11%) SDET
11 44 (16.60%) Mentoring
12 42 (15.85%) Unit Testing
13 40 (15.09%) SDLC
14 39 (14.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (14.72%) Software Testing
15 38 (14.34%) MVC
16 35 (13.21%) Coaching
17 32 (12.08%) Exploratory Testing
18 30 (11.32%) DevOps
19 27 (10.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.17%) Java
2 64 (24.15%) JavaScript
3 62 (23.40%) C#
4 61 (23.02%) SQL
5 15 (5.66%) ES6
6 12 (4.53%) Ruby
7 10 (3.77%) Python
8 6 (2.26%) C
8 6 (2.26%) Go
8 6 (2.26%) Rust
9 5 (1.89%) Clojure
9 5 (1.89%) F#
9 5 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.51%) PHP
10 4 (1.51%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.13%) VBA
12 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.75%) Perl
12 2 (0.75%) VBScript
12 2 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (4.53%) Degree
2 9 (3.40%) ISEB
3 8 (3.02%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (42.64%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) GCP
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) HDFS
2 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.64%) Ansible
2 7 (2.64%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) Grafana
4 1 (0.38%) Graphite
4 1 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.38%) Kibana
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.28%) Atlassian
3 12 (4.53%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.13%) Google
4 3 (1.13%) HP
5 1 (0.38%) ATG
5 1 (0.38%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle
5 1 (0.38%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.38%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.38%) Tableau
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago