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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing TDD 134 124 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.23% 7.73% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 9.55% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 117 111 111
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
1568 1299 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.62% 80.93% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 982 1329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 53 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Wilmslow +12 20 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Knutsford +2 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Macclesfield -11 11 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Chester +10 10 £40,000 - 9
Ellesmere Port - 9 £40,000 - 1
Crewe +11 4 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Daresbury - 3 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 248 (83.78%) .NET
2 242 (81.76%) C#
2 242 (81.76%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (67.57%) MVC
4 199 (67.23%) ASP.NET
5 186 (62.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 181 (61.15%) SQL Server
7 154 (52.03%) Scrum
8 136 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
9 134 (45.27%) Web Application Development
10 132 (44.59%) WCF
11 106 (35.81%) BDD
12 95 (32.09%) Dependency Injection
13 87 (29.39%) NUnit
13 87 (29.39%) Castle Windsor
14 86 (29.05%) HTML
15 79 (26.69%) Kanban
16 78 (26.35%) CSS
16 78 (26.35%) Windows
17 74 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 74 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 73 (24.66%) RESTful
19 71 (23.99%) Rhino Mocks
19 71 (23.99%) Moq
20 69 (23.31%) Git (software)
21 65 (21.96%) Spring.NET
21 65 (21.96%) MSTest
21 65 (21.96%) WPF
22 64 (21.62%) Internet
23 63 (21.28%) Inversion of Control

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 48 (16.22%) Node.js
2 22 (7.43%) NServiceBus
3 9 (3.04%) IIS
4 5 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.35%) Apache
6 3 (1.01%) JBoss
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.68%) CMS
7 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
8 1 (0.34%) uWSGI
Applications
1 34 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) Mingle
3 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.01%) Trello
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (21.62%) Internet
2 13 (4.39%) HTTP
3 3 (1.01%) Wireless
3 3 (1.01%) ATM
4 1 (0.34%) NAS
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (61.15%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.53%) NoSQL
3 33 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (6.08%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.07%) MySQL
6 14 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.04%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.69%) Redis
10 5 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.35%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.68%) Big Data
12 2 (0.68%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 87 (29.39%) NUnit
2 71 (23.99%) Rhino Mocks
2 71 (23.99%) Moq
3 69 (23.31%) Git (software)
4 65 (21.96%) MSTest
5 45 (15.20%) Selenium
6 36 (12.16%) Visual Studio
7 33 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (9.12%) SpecFlow
9 10 (3.38%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.70%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.70%) Subversion
11 6 (2.03%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.69%) Ant
13 4 (1.35%) JUnit
13 4 (1.35%) Maven
14 3 (1.01%) CruiseControl
14 3 (1.01%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.01%) WATIR
General
1 56 (18.92%) Finance
2 28 (9.46%) Marketing
3 27 (9.12%) Advertising
4 18 (6.08%) Games
5 7 (2.36%) Retail
6 4 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.35%) Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 254 (85.81%) Developer
2 168 (56.76%) .NET Developer
3 30 (10.14%) Junior
4 29 (9.80%) Junior Developer
5 27 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 26 (8.78%) Analyst
7 25 (8.45%) Graduate
7 25 (8.45%) Junior .NET Developer
7 25 (8.45%) Graduate Developer
7 25 (8.45%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 24 (8.11%) C# Developer
9 21 (7.09%) Analyst Programmer
9 21 (7.09%) Programmer
10 18 (6.08%) Java Developer
10 18 (6.08%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 18 (6.08%) .NET Programmer
11 14 (4.73%) Web Developer
12 13 (4.39%) Software Developer
12 13 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (83.78%) .NET
2 199 (67.23%) ASP.NET
3 186 (62.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 132 (44.59%) WCF
5 87 (29.39%) Castle Windsor
6 86 (29.05%) HTML
7 78 (26.35%) CSS
8 74 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 73 (24.66%) RESTful
10 65 (21.96%) Spring.NET
10 65 (21.96%) WPF
11 61 (20.61%) jQuery
12 60 (20.27%) Unity DI Container
12 60 (20.27%) Ninject
13 50 (16.89%) .NET Framework
14 42 (14.19%) JSON
14 42 (14.19%) HTML5
15 40 (13.51%) NHibernate
15 40 (13.51%) WinForms
16 39 (13.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (21.28%) Inversion of Control
2 42 (14.19%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (9.12%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.41%) User Experience
5 13 (4.39%) Open Source
6 10 (3.38%) Social Media
6 10 (3.38%) Social Network
6 10 (3.38%) BBC
7 9 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.68%) iPhone
10 2 (0.68%) Telematics
10 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.68%) iPad
10 2 (0.68%) Tandem
11 1 (0.34%) Statistics
11 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (26.35%) Windows
2 7 (2.36%) Linux
3 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.01%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (81.76%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (67.57%) MVC
3 154 (52.03%) Scrum
4 136 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
5 134 (45.27%) Web Application Development
6 106 (35.81%) BDD
7 95 (32.09%) Dependency Injection
8 79 (26.69%) Kanban
9 44 (14.86%) MVVM
9 44 (14.86%) OO
10 16 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (4.73%) Web Development
12 13 (4.39%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.39%) SOA
13 12 (4.05%) Unit Testing
14 11 (3.72%) User Stories
14 11 (3.72%) CQRS
15 10 (3.38%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.38%) CRM
15 10 (3.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 242 (81.76%) C#
2 74 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 52 (17.57%) SQL
4 47 (15.88%) Ruby
5 43 (14.53%) Java
6 40 (13.51%) VB.NET
7 38 (12.84%) VB
8 16 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.41%) PHP
9 8 (2.70%) VBA
10 5 (1.69%) VB6
10 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.01%) XPath
11 3 (1.01%) Python
11 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.01%) C
11 3 (1.01%) C++
12 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (4.05%) VCP4
2 7 (2.36%) Degree
3 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.34%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.35%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.69%) Puppet
1 5 (1.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 52 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.19%) Facebook
3 12 (4.05%) Apple
4 10 (3.38%) Sony
4 10 (3.38%) Yahoo!
4 10 (3.38%) Google
4 10 (3.38%) Twitter
5 9 (3.04%) Oracle
6 3 (1.01%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.68%) Perforce
8 1 (0.34%) Dell
8 1 (0.34%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.34%) Zend
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Congleton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago