The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 90 136 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.85% 7.92% 10.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.48% 8.82% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 78 120 186
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
TDD
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
859 1542 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.46% 89.76% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1203 1204
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

TDD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

TDD Salary Trend in Cheshire

TDD
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cheshire

TDD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +13 51 £35,000 -3.44% 5
Wilmslow +11 12 £43,750 +12.82% 2
Knutsford +20 8 £72,500 +56.75%
Chester -10 5 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Macclesfield - 4 £37,500 -
Runcorn - 4 £42,500 - 1
Crewe +16 3 £23,500 - 2
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 153 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (73.77%) .NET
3 132 (72.13%) C#
4 107 (58.47%) MVC
5 103 (56.28%) SQL Server
6 99 (54.10%) ASP.NET
7 94 (51.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 90 (49.18%) Scrum
9 87 (47.54%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (44.81%) WCF
11 79 (43.17%) Dependency Injection
12 74 (40.44%) Castle Windsor
13 71 (38.80%) Web Application Development
14 70 (38.25%) NUnit
15 69 (37.70%) Inversion of Control
15 69 (37.70%) MSTest
15 69 (37.70%) Rhino Mocks
15 69 (37.70%) Moq
15 69 (37.70%) Kanban
15 69 (37.70%) Spring.NET
15 69 (37.70%) Unity DI Container
15 69 (37.70%) Ninject
16 67 (36.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 56 (30.60%) Windows
18 52 (28.42%) Finance
18 52 (28.42%) WPF
18 52 (28.42%) .NET Framework
19 51 (27.87%) BDD
20 47 (25.68%) SQL Server 2014
21 43 (23.50%) MVVM

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 10 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.73%) CMS
3 5 (2.73%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.64%) Apache
5 3 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) Mule
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.19%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.37%) SaaS
3 4 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.09%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.64%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.64%) RFID
3 2 (1.09%) Skype
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (56.28%) SQL Server
2 47 (25.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (10.93%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.64%) Big Data
6 3 (1.64%) MySQL
6 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (38.25%) NUnit
2 69 (37.70%) Moq
2 69 (37.70%) MSTest
2 69 (37.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 36 (19.67%) Git (software)
4 28 (15.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.56%) Selenium
5 12 (6.56%) SpecFlow
5 12 (6.56%) Subversion
6 11 (6.01%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.92%) Maven
8 8 (4.37%) Bitbucket
8 8 (4.37%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.83%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.28%) Grunt
10 6 (3.28%) JUnit
10 6 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.73%) Android Studio
11 5 (2.73%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.73%) Xcode
General
1 52 (28.42%) Finance
2 14 (7.65%) Banking
3 6 (3.28%) Games
3 6 (3.28%) Marketing
3 6 (3.28%) Publishing
4 3 (1.64%) Advertising
5 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 159 (86.89%) Developer
2 112 (61.20%) .NET Developer
3 38 (20.77%) .NET Software Developer
4 35 (19.13%) C# Developer
5 33 (18.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (14.75%) Internet Developer
7 25 (13.66%) Senior Developer
8 23 (12.57%) Junior
9 22 (12.02%) C# WPF Developer
9 22 (12.02%) WPF Developer
10 21 (11.48%) Graduate
10 21 (11.48%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 21 (11.48%) Graduate Developer
10 21 (11.48%) Junior .NET Developer
10 21 (11.48%) Junior Developer
11 14 (7.65%) Software Engineer
12 13 (7.10%) Java Developer
13 11 (6.01%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.37%) Lead Developer
14 8 (4.37%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (73.77%) .NET
2 99 (54.10%) ASP.NET
3 94 (51.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 82 (44.81%) WCF
5 74 (40.44%) Castle Windsor
6 69 (37.70%) Ninject
6 69 (37.70%) Spring.NET
6 69 (37.70%) Unity DI Container
7 67 (36.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 52 (28.42%) .NET Framework
8 52 (28.42%) WPF
9 43 (23.50%) WinForms
10 36 (19.67%) CSS
11 34 (18.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (18.58%) JSON
12 32 (17.49%) RESTful
13 28 (15.30%) Entity Framework
13 28 (15.30%) HTML
14 26 (14.21%) jQuery
15 23 (12.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (37.70%) Inversion of Control
2 35 (19.13%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (14.75%) Computer Science
4 22 (12.02%) Social Network
5 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.56%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.28%) iPad
8 5 (2.73%) Replication
8 5 (2.73%) User Experience
9 4 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.19%) NHS
9 4 (2.19%) PMI
9 4 (2.19%) Social Media
10 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.64%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.09%) Telematics
12 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.60%) Windows
2 9 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.37%) Android
4 5 (2.73%) Unix
5 4 (2.19%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (58.47%) MVC
3 90 (49.18%) Scrum
4 87 (47.54%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (43.17%) Dependency Injection
6 71 (38.80%) Web Application Development
7 69 (37.70%) Kanban
8 51 (27.87%) BDD
9 43 (23.50%) MVVM
10 21 (11.48%) OO
11 19 (10.38%) Software Engineering
12 18 (9.84%) Web Development
13 14 (7.65%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.92%) iOS Development
14 9 (4.92%) OOP
14 9 (4.92%) Open Source
15 8 (4.37%) Android Development
15 8 (4.37%) Test Automation
16 7 (3.83%) ETL
16 7 (3.83%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (72.13%) C#
2 35 (19.13%) JavaScript
3 34 (18.58%) Java
4 23 (12.57%) VB.NET
5 22 (12.02%) SQL
6 21 (11.48%) VB
7 11 (6.01%) PowerShell
7 11 (6.01%) Ruby
8 10 (5.46%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.92%) C++
10 8 (4.37%) C
10 8 (4.37%) PHP
11 6 (3.28%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.19%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.19%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.55%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.55%) Python
13 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.55%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 27 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.11%) Facebook
3 23 (12.57%) Twitter
4 6 (3.28%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.64%) Oracle
6 2 (1.09%) Apple
6 2 (1.09%) Google
6 2 (1.09%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) Progress
7 1 (0.55%) RedGate
7 1 (0.55%) webMethods
7 1 (0.55%) WSO2
7 1 (0.55%) Zend
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