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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 81 135 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.32% 7.36% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 8.35% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74 120 116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1068 1617 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 88.22% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1314 989
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 42 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Chester +14 17 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Knutsford -5 5 £40,000 - 5
Macclesfield +11 3 - -
Northwich - 3 £47,500 -
Wilmslow -13 2 £58,750 +46.87% 1
Crewe +6 1 £50,000 +14.94%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 194 (87.39%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (67.12%) C#
3 145 (65.32%) .NET
4 124 (55.86%) SQL Server
5 123 (55.41%) MVC
6 120 (54.05%) ASP.NET
7 110 (49.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 98 (44.14%) Web Application Development
9 95 (42.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 87 (39.19%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (35.59%) Scrum
12 69 (31.08%) WCF
13 64 (28.83%) Dependency Injection
14 62 (27.93%) NUnit
15 61 (27.48%) MSTest
15 61 (27.48%) Moq
15 61 (27.48%) BDD
16 60 (27.03%) Kanban
17 59 (26.58%) Spring.NET
17 59 (26.58%) Castle Windsor
17 59 (26.58%) Ninject
17 59 (26.58%) Rhino Mocks
17 59 (26.58%) Inversion of Control
17 59 (26.58%) Unity DI Container
18 56 (25.23%) SQL Server 2014
19 54 (24.32%) RESTful
20 52 (23.42%) ASP.NET Web API
21 48 (21.62%) SQL
22 47 (21.17%) Finance
23 45 (20.27%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (6.76%) Node.js
2 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.80%) CMS
3 4 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.51%) Internet
2 5 (2.25%) HTTP
2 5 (2.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (55.86%) SQL Server
2 56 (25.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (7.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.80%) MySQL
8 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.45%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 62 (27.93%) NUnit
2 61 (27.48%) Moq
2 61 (27.48%) MSTest
3 59 (26.58%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (8.11%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.05%) JUnit
6 9 (4.05%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.15%) JIRA
8 6 (2.70%) Selenium
9 5 (2.25%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.25%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.25%) Maven
10 4 (1.80%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.35%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (21.17%) Finance
2 23 (10.36%) Banking
3 15 (6.76%) Marketing
4 8 (3.60%) Retail
5 6 (2.70%) Games
6 5 (2.25%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (83.78%) Developer
2 125 (56.31%) .NET Developer
3 36 (16.22%) .NET Software Developer
4 33 (14.86%) C# Developer
5 25 (11.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (9.91%) Junior
6 22 (9.91%) Junior Developer
7 21 (9.46%) Graduate
7 21 (9.46%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 21 (9.46%) Graduate Developer
7 21 (9.46%) Junior .NET Developer
8 20 (9.01%) Internet Developer
9 17 (7.66%) ETL Developer
9 17 (7.66%) SQL Developer
10 15 (6.76%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.95%) C# WPF Developer
11 11 (4.95%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.95%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.95%) Technical Developer
11 11 (4.95%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (65.32%) .NET
2 120 (54.05%) ASP.NET
3 110 (49.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 95 (42.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 69 (31.08%) WCF
6 59 (26.58%) Castle Windsor
6 59 (26.58%) Ninject
6 59 (26.58%) Spring.NET
6 59 (26.58%) Unity DI Container
7 54 (24.32%) RESTful
8 52 (23.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 45 (20.27%) AngularJS
10 43 (19.37%) .NET Framework
11 40 (18.02%) WPF
12 39 (17.57%) WinForms
13 34 (15.32%) KnockoutJS
14 33 (14.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (12.16%) CSS
16 26 (11.71%) HTML
17 23 (10.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.58%) Inversion of Control
2 29 (13.06%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.86%) N-Tier
5 12 (5.41%) Replication
6 11 (4.95%) Social Network
7 6 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.70%) User Experience
8 5 (2.25%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.25%) Tandem
8 5 (2.25%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.80%) NHS
10 3 (1.35%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (1.35%) Contactless
10 3 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.90%) iPad
11 2 (0.90%) VHDL
12 1 (0.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.82%) Windows
2 5 (2.25%) Unix
3 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.35%) Android
4 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.35%) Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (87.39%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (55.41%) MVC
3 98 (44.14%) Web Application Development
4 87 (39.19%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (35.59%) Scrum
6 64 (28.83%) Dependency Injection
7 61 (27.48%) BDD
8 60 (27.03%) Kanban
9 37 (16.67%) MVVM
10 29 (13.06%) OO
11 17 (7.66%) ETL
12 16 (7.21%) Software Engineering
12 16 (7.21%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.41%) SDLC
14 11 (4.95%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (4.95%) Waterfall
15 10 (4.50%) Incident Management
15 10 (4.50%) Open Source
16 8 (3.60%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (67.12%) C#
2 48 (21.62%) SQL
3 39 (17.57%) Java
4 33 (14.86%) T-SQL
5 32 (14.41%) JavaScript
6 26 (11.71%) VB.NET
7 22 (9.91%) VB
8 11 (4.95%) C
9 9 (4.05%) Ruby
10 5 (2.25%) PHP
11 4 (1.80%) C++
12 3 (1.35%) Go
12 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.90%) ES6
13 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.90%) Python
14 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.45%) Delphi
14 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (4.50%) Degree
2 4 (1.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (7.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.21%) Facebook
3 12 (5.41%) Twitter
4 9 (4.05%) Oracle
5 3 (1.35%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.90%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) Apigee
7 1 (0.45%) Apple
7 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.45%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) Infragistics
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