The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 10 50 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.68% 11.99% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 13.62% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 4
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 367 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 73.90% 88.01% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 144 212 102
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
TDD
Cheshire

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 17 April 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Chester

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Scrum
2 18 (66.67%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (62.96%) Pair Programming
4 15 (55.56%) Spring
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 12 (44.44%) HTML
6 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 12 (44.44%) Hibernate
7 11 (40.74%) J2EE
8 10 (37.04%) .NET
9 9 (33.33%) CSS
9 9 (33.33%) jQuery
10 8 (29.63%) HTML5
10 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
12 6 (22.22%) MVC
12 6 (22.22%) MySQL
12 6 (22.22%) Open Source
13 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (18.52%) CSS3
13 5 (18.52%) Akka
13 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
13 5 (18.52%) C#
13 5 (18.52%) Web Services
14 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
14 4 (14.81%) OLAP
14 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MySQL
3 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) OLAP
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) PhoneGap
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Mockito
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
8 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Programmer
9 1 (3.70%) Django Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Programmer
9 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Spring
2 12 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) J2EE
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
5 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) jQuery
6 8 (29.63%) HTML5
7 5 (18.52%) CSS3
7 5 (18.52%) Akka
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) RESTful
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
9 3 (11.11%) JPA
9 3 (11.11%) Django
10 2 (7.41%) Java EE
10 2 (7.41%) MDX
10 2 (7.41%) JSTL
10 2 (7.41%) JMS
10 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) CUDA
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Wiki
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Scrum
3 17 (62.96%) Pair Programming
4 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (14.81%) Refactoring
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.81%) Requirements Management
8 3 (11.11%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.41%) BDD
9 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) JBoss