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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 12 58 32
Rank change year-on-year +46 -26  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 65 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.57% 0.68% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.03% 0.85% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 63 4 25
Median salary £42,500 £39,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% -7.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

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 499 473 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.79% 80.72% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 408 405 306
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Watford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 78 (70.27%) Java
2 76 (68.47%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (60.36%) BDD
4 48 (43.24%) Finance
5 45 (40.54%) Scrum
6 38 (34.23%) RESTful
6 38 (34.23%) Selenium
6 38 (34.23%) Git (software)
7 37 (33.33%) QA
7 37 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 37 (33.33%) C#
8 33 (29.73%) Linux
8 33 (29.73%) Spring
9 32 (28.83%) Gherkin
10 31 (27.93%) WebDriver
10 31 (27.93%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (27.03%) Unix
12 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
12 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
12 28 (25.23%) Test Automation
13 27 (24.32%) JIRA
13 27 (24.32%) JUnit
13 27 (24.32%) Hibernate
14 26 (23.42%) .NET
14 26 (23.42%) Web Services
15 25 (22.52%) XML
15 25 (22.52%) Shell Script
15 25 (22.52%) AngularJS
15 25 (22.52%) REST
16 23 (20.72%) SQL Server

TDD
Top Related 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 19 (17.12%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.71%) Confluence
3 12 (10.81%) WebSphere
4 11 (9.91%) WebLogic
5 9 (8.11%) CMS
6 8 (7.21%) JBoss
7 4 (3.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.60%) Apache
7 4 (3.60%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.70%) IIS
9 2 (1.80%) WordPress
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Magento
2 2 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) Internet
2 4 (3.60%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.90%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (9.01%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.60%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (3.60%) MySQL
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (34.23%) Git (software)
1 38 (34.23%) Selenium
2 37 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 31 (27.93%) WebDriver
4 27 (24.32%) JIRA
4 27 (24.32%) JUnit
5 22 (19.82%) Maven
6 16 (14.41%) HP UFT
7 15 (13.51%) JBehave
8 13 (11.71%) SoapUI
9 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.50%) Mockito
10 5 (4.50%) Moq
10 5 (4.50%) MSTest
10 5 (4.50%) NUnit
10 5 (4.50%) Subversion
10 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
11 4 (3.60%) Log4j
11 4 (3.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (43.24%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Music Industry
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (62.16%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) Analyst
3 24 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 21 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 21 (18.92%) Test Analyst
5 17 (15.32%) Senior Developer
6 15 (13.51%) Automation Test Analyst
6 15 (13.51%) Developer in Test
7 13 (11.71%) Software Developer
8 12 (10.81%) Android Developer
8 12 (10.81%) Senior Android Developer
9 10 (9.01%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Junior
11 5 (4.50%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.50%) QA Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.23%) RESTful
2 33 (29.73%) Spring
3 32 (28.83%) Gherkin
4 27 (24.32%) Hibernate
5 26 (23.42%) .NET
5 26 (23.42%) Web Services
6 25 (22.52%) AngularJS
6 25 (22.52%) REST
6 25 (22.52%) XML
7 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET
8 20 (18.02%) .NET Framework
8 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 19 (17.12%) WCF
10 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (14.41%) Entity Framework
11 16 (14.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (13.51%) Code First Entity Framework
12 15 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (13.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.50%) User Experience
3 4 (3.60%) RIA
4 3 (2.70%) Fintech
5 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.90%) BBC
5 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) FMCG
5 1 (0.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Linux
2 30 (27.03%) Unix
3 13 (11.71%) Android
4 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.21%) Windows
6 4 (3.60%) HPUX
6 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.60%) Solaris
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (68.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (60.36%) BDD
3 45 (40.54%) Scrum
4 31 (27.93%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (25.23%) Test Automation
5 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
6 23 (20.72%) High Availability
7 21 (18.92%) MVC
8 20 (18.02%) Automation Testing
9 19 (17.12%) Kanban
9 19 (17.12%) OO
9 19 (17.12%) Web Application Development
10 18 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (16.22%) Regression Testing
11 17 (15.32%) Software Testing
11 17 (15.32%) Test Strategy
12 16 (14.41%) ATDD
13 14 (12.61%) Functional Testing
14 13 (11.71%) Automated Testing
14 13 (11.71%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (70.27%) Java
2 37 (33.33%) C#
3 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.52%) Shell Script
5 23 (20.72%) SQL
6 19 (17.12%) Ruby
7 16 (14.41%) Python
8 11 (9.91%) VB
8 11 (9.91%) VB.NET
9 9 (8.11%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (33.33%) QA
2 15 (13.51%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (3.60%) MOM
2 2 (1.80%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Atlassian
2 9 (8.11%) IBM
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.60%) ATG
4 4 (3.60%) Blue Martini
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle
4 4 (3.60%) Talend
5 2 (1.80%) Sybase
6 1 (0.90%) Virgin Media
6 1 (0.90%) Xamarin
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