The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 25 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs citing TDD 176 133 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.95% 8.11% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.51% 9.75% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 158 129 88
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1675 1364 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.16% 83.17% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1426 1097 1388
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cheshire

TDD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 69 £35,000 - 18
Wilmslow +1 20 £40,000 +45.45% 6
Macclesfield +23 19 £55,000 +15.78%
Crewe +13 17 £33,250 -19.39% 1
Chester +10 17 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Ellesmere Port -2 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Knutsford -15 11 £40,000 -5.88% 3
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 288 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (76.39%) .NET
3 265 (73.61%) C#
4 226 (62.78%) MVC
5 222 (61.67%) SQL Server
6 209 (58.06%) ASP.NET
7 186 (51.67%) Scrum
8 183 (50.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 180 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 138 (38.33%) Web Application Development
11 131 (36.39%) WCF
12 119 (33.06%) Castle Windsor
13 117 (32.50%) Dependency Injection
14 107 (29.72%) JavaScript
15 105 (29.17%) BDD
16 103 (28.61%) NUnit
17 101 (28.06%) Rhino Mocks
18 91 (25.28%) Kanban
19 89 (24.72%) RESTful
20 87 (24.17%) HTML
21 86 (23.89%) CSS
22 85 (23.61%) SQL
22 85 (23.61%) Ninject
23 84 (23.33%) Inversion of Control
23 84 (23.33%) Windows
24 83 (23.06%) WPF
25 82 (22.78%) MSTest
26 81 (22.50%) Spring.NET
27 80 (22.22%) Moq
27 80 (22.22%) Unity DI Container

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 37 (10.28%) Node.js
2 14 (3.89%) JBoss
2 14 (3.89%) NServiceBus
3 9 (2.50%) Apache
3 9 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.50%) nginx
3 9 (2.50%) uWSGI
4 8 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.83%) CMS
6 3 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 25 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.28%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Trello
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.83%) Internet
2 14 (3.89%) HTTP
3 9 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (61.67%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (8.61%) NoSQL
4 31 (8.61%) Relational Database
5 27 (7.50%) MySQL
6 18 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 15 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.22%) Informix
10 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.39%) Redis
11 5 (1.39%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
15 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 103 (28.61%) NUnit
2 101 (28.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 82 (22.78%) MSTest
4 80 (22.22%) Moq
5 69 (19.17%) Git (software)
6 46 (12.78%) Selenium
7 39 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (8.61%) Visual Studio
9 24 (6.67%) Cucumber
10 23 (6.39%) Subversion
11 17 (4.72%) SpecFlow
12 12 (3.33%) Jenkins
13 11 (3.06%) Bower
13 11 (3.06%) Mercurial
13 11 (3.06%) JIRA
14 9 (2.50%) JUnit
15 8 (2.22%) Mockito
15 8 (2.22%) Introscope
16 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
16 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (21.11%) Finance
2 32 (8.89%) Advertising
3 29 (8.06%) Marketing
4 20 (5.56%) Retail
5 9 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.94%) Automotive
7 4 (1.11%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 311 (86.39%) Developer
2 186 (51.67%) .NET Developer
3 40 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 35 (9.72%) Junior
5 33 (9.17%) Java Developer
6 30 (8.33%) Graduate
6 30 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 30 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 26 (7.22%) Software Developer
7 26 (7.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 25 (6.94%) Junior .NET Developer
8 25 (6.94%) Analyst
9 23 (6.39%) Programmer
9 23 (6.39%) .NET Programmer
10 15 (4.17%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 15 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
11 14 (3.89%) Web Developer
11 14 (3.89%) Front-End Developer
12 13 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (76.39%) .NET
2 209 (58.06%) ASP.NET
3 183 (50.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 131 (36.39%) WCF
5 119 (33.06%) Castle Windsor
6 89 (24.72%) RESTful
7 87 (24.17%) HTML
8 86 (23.89%) CSS
9 85 (23.61%) Ninject
10 83 (23.06%) WPF
11 81 (22.50%) Spring.NET
12 80 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
13 66 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 66 (18.33%) .NET Framework
14 65 (18.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (16.11%) jQuery
16 55 (15.28%) WinForms
16 55 (15.28%) JSON
17 53 (14.72%) NHibernate
17 53 (14.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (23.33%) Inversion of Control
2 43 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 41 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (9.17%) Social Network
5 23 (6.39%) Open Source
6 16 (4.44%) User Experience
7 14 (3.89%) Blog
8 11 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.78%) N-Tier
10 8 (2.22%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.22%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.39%) Streaming Music
12 3 (0.83%) BBC
12 3 (0.83%) Tandem
12 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.83%) Social Media
13 2 (0.56%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.28%) Graphic Design
14 1 (0.28%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 84 (23.33%) Windows
2 15 (4.17%) Linux
3 12 (3.33%) UNIX
4 6 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (62.78%) MVC
3 186 (51.67%) Scrum
4 180 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 138 (38.33%) Web Application Development
6 117 (32.50%) Dependency Injection
7 105 (29.17%) BDD
8 91 (25.28%) Kanban
9 75 (20.83%) MVVM
10 51 (14.17%) OO
11 32 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 31 (8.61%) SOA
13 22 (6.11%) Web Development
14 17 (4.72%) E-Commerce
15 15 (4.17%) Automated Testing
16 14 (3.89%) OOP
17 13 (3.61%) Mentoring
18 11 (3.06%) User Stories
18 11 (3.06%) Regression Testing
18 11 (3.06%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 265 (73.61%) C#
2 107 (29.72%) JavaScript
3 85 (23.61%) SQL
4 61 (16.94%) Java
5 44 (12.22%) VB
6 39 (10.83%) T-SQL
7 38 (10.56%) VB.NET
8 36 (10.00%) Ruby
9 26 (7.22%) PHP
10 17 (4.72%) Python
11 10 (2.78%) C++
12 9 (2.50%) C
12 9 (2.50%) XPath
13 7 (1.94%) Ada
14 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (6.39%) Degree
2 17 (4.72%) MCP
2 17 (4.72%) MCAD
2 17 (4.72%) MCSD
2 17 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (4.72%) MCTS
3 14 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.11%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.89%) QA
2 9 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Puppet
1 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 49 (13.61%) Facebook
2 46 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.67%) Twitter
4 18 (5.00%) Google
5 11 (3.06%) Oracle
6 10 (2.78%) Perforce
7 9 (2.50%) Rackspace
8 8 (2.22%) IBM
8 8 (2.22%) Compuware
8 8 (2.22%) HP
9 4 (1.11%) Zend
10 3 (0.83%) Sony
10 3 (0.83%) Apple
10 3 (0.83%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.83%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.28%) SAP
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