The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 41 44
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 67 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.07% 3.29% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.51% 3.90% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 60 16 23
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +53.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

TDD 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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 496 410 464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 89.37% 84.19% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 394 352 333
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Watford

TDD
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for TDD in Watford

TDD
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Watford over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for TDD.

1 101 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (66.41%) Java
3 81 (63.28%) BDD
4 69 (53.91%) Test Automation
5 65 (50.78%) Scrum
6 57 (44.53%) Cucumber
6 57 (44.53%) Selenium
7 56 (43.75%) QA
8 53 (41.41%) Finance
9 46 (35.94%) Gherkin
10 37 (28.91%) JIRA
10 37 (28.91%) RESTful
11 35 (27.34%) WebDriver
12 34 (26.56%) Test Scripting
13 33 (25.78%) C#
14 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 31 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (22.66%) SDET
17 27 (21.09%) Test Strategy
17 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
18 26 (20.31%) XML
19 25 (19.53%) JBehave
20 24 (18.75%) REST
21 23 (17.97%) JUnit
21 23 (17.97%) Web Services
21 23 (17.97%) .NET
21 23 (17.97%) ATDD
22 22 (17.19%) High Availability
23 21 (16.41%) AngularJS
23 21 (16.41%) Ruby

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 15 (11.72%) Confluence
2 14 (10.94%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.91%) CMS
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) Internet
2 6 (4.69%) iBeacon
3 3 (2.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (44.53%) Cucumber
1 57 (44.53%) Selenium
2 37 (28.91%) JIRA
3 35 (27.34%) WebDriver
4 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
5 25 (19.53%) JBehave
6 23 (17.97%) JUnit
7 15 (11.72%) HP UFT
7 15 (11.72%) Maven
8 13 (10.16%) Jenkins
9 10 (7.81%) SoapUI
10 7 (5.47%) Android Studio
11 6 (4.69%) Eclipse
11 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (2.34%) NUnit
13 3 (2.34%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.56%) Subversion
15 1 (0.78%) Hudson
15 1 (0.78%) Mockito
General
1 53 (41.41%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Music Industry
3 7 (5.47%) Retail
4 6 (4.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (62.50%) Developer
2 31 (24.22%) Java Developer
3 25 (19.53%) Analyst
4 24 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 20 (15.63%) Developer in Test
6 17 (13.28%) Automation Test Analyst
7 16 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 16 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 15 (11.72%) QA Engineer
8 15 (11.72%) Software Developer
9 13 (10.16%) QA Automation Engineer
10 12 (9.38%) Android Developer
10 12 (9.38%) Senior Android Developer
11 11 (8.59%) Java Software Developer
12 10 (7.81%) Java Engineer
12 10 (7.81%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (7.81%) Test Engineer
13 8 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
13 8 (6.25%) QA Tester
13 8 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.94%) Gherkin
2 37 (28.91%) RESTful
3 26 (20.31%) XML
4 24 (18.75%) REST
5 23 (17.97%) .NET
5 23 (17.97%) Web Services
6 21 (16.41%) AngularJS
7 19 (14.84%) Hibernate
7 19 (14.84%) Spring
8 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET
8 17 (13.28%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (11.72%) CSS
9 15 (11.72%) HTML
10 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (10.94%) Node.js
10 14 (10.94%) WCF
11 12 (9.38%) Java EE
12 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.81%) RIA
3 7 (5.47%) Fintech
3 7 (5.47%) User Experience
4 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.34%) BBC
5 3 (2.34%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Unix
2 17 (13.28%) Android
2 17 (13.28%) Linux
3 10 (7.81%) Mac OS X
4 9 (7.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (63.28%) BDD
3 69 (53.91%) Test Automation
4 65 (50.78%) Scrum
5 34 (26.56%) Test Scripting
6 31 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (22.66%) SDET
8 27 (21.09%) Test Strategy
9 23 (17.97%) ATDD
10 22 (17.19%) High Availability
11 19 (14.84%) Web Application Development
12 18 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (14.06%) OO
13 15 (11.72%) Kanban
13 15 (11.72%) Regression Testing
13 15 (11.72%) Software Engineering
13 15 (11.72%) Software Testing
14 14 (10.94%) API Testing
14 14 (10.94%) Functional Testing
14 14 (10.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 85 (66.41%) Java
2 33 (25.78%) C#
3 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.41%) Ruby
5 20 (15.63%) SQL
6 16 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 15 (11.72%) Python
8 7 (5.47%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.47%) VB
8 7 (5.47%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.91%) PHP
9 5 (3.91%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.34%) ES6
11 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (3.13%) MOM
2 1 (0.78%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (8.59%) Atlassian
2 5 (3.91%) Demandware
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) ATG
3 4 (3.13%) hybris
3 4 (3.13%) IBM
4 3 (2.34%) Google
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle
4 3 (2.34%) Virgin Media
5 2 (1.56%) Xamarin
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