The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 6.12% - 27.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £40,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
38 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 77.55% 64.10% 69.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 27
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) CQRS
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (57.14%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) NUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Spring.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (42.86%) Ninject
3 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (42.86%) MSTest
3 3 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (42.86%) Moq

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) NUnit
1 3 (42.86%) MSTest
1 3 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (42.86%) Moq
General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (42.86%) Ninject
2 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (42.86%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) CQRS
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft