The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 8 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 10 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 21.74% 1.67% 12.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 1.96% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 4
Median salary £35,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
TDD
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 86.96% 85.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 31
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackpool region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

TDD
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

TDD Salary Trend in Blackpool

TDD
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Blackpool

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for TDD.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
2 9 (75.00%) Node.js
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Scala
5 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) User Stories
5 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) DSL
7 3 (25.00%) Confluence

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) Gatling
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Grunt
4 1 (8.33%) gulp
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Node.js
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) OOP
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Scala
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA