The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 17 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.69% 2.61% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.42% 2.93% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
229 205 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.16% 89.13% 82.14%
Number of salaries quoted 167 165 135
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

TDD
Salary Trend in Chester

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

TDD Salary Trend in Chester

TDD
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Chester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Chester

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (50.00%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) Spring
6 8 (36.36%) JSON
6 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
7 7 (31.82%) RESTful
7 7 (31.82%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) .NET
8 6 (27.27%) J2EE
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (22.73%) JUnit
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) HTTP
9 5 (22.73%) WSDL
9 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
9 5 (22.73%) IBM
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (22.73%) JAX-RPC
9 5 (22.73%) Compuware
9 5 (22.73%) HP
9 5 (22.73%) JDBC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
1 5 (22.73%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
2 5 (22.73%) Informix
2 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
1 5 (22.73%) NUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Introscope
1 5 (22.73%) MSTest
1 5 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (22.73%) Moq
1 5 (22.73%) Mockito
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
1 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) Spring
2 8 (36.36%) JSON
3 7 (31.82%) RESTful
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) J2EE
5 5 (22.73%) WSDL
5 5 (22.73%) JAX-RPC
5 5 (22.73%) JDBC
5 5 (22.73%) Servlets
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) XSL
5 5 (22.73%) WPF
5 5 (22.73%) Silverlight
5 5 (22.73%) WinForms
5 5 (22.73%) Spring.NET
5 5 (22.73%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
1 5 (22.73%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (22.73%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
5 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) MVVM
5 5 (22.73%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Compuware
2 5 (22.73%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Perforce
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