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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 28 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.86% 2.72% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.73% 3.37% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 8
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
220 208 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.22% 80.93% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119 137 143
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Chester

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) .NET
3 19 (48.72%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 19 (48.72%) MVC
4 18 (46.15%) C#
4 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 18 (46.15%) SDLC
5 17 (43.59%) Scrum
6 16 (41.03%) Pair Programming
6 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
7 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (38.46%) BDD
8 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (35.90%) Web Services
9 12 (30.77%) WCF
9 12 (30.77%) Web Application Development
10 11 (28.21%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
10 11 (28.21%) SQL
11 10 (25.64%) HTML
11 10 (25.64%) CSS
11 10 (25.64%) Spring
11 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
11 10 (25.64%) Refactoring
12 8 (20.51%) jQuery
12 8 (20.51%) Kanban
12 8 (20.51%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (20.51%) RESTful
12 8 (20.51%) Coaching

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (20.51%) Node.js
2 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) NUnit
2 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (10.26%) Moq
3 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
4 3 (7.69%) NetBeans
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Calabash
5 2 (5.13%) Gradle
5 2 (5.13%) Ant
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) .NET Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Graduate
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (35.90%) Web Services
5 12 (30.77%) WCF
6 11 (28.21%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
7 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 10 (25.64%) HTML
7 10 (25.64%) Spring
8 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 8 (20.51%) RESTful
8 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (17.95%) LINQ
10 6 (15.38%) NHibernate
11 5 (12.82%) JSON
11 5 (12.82%) HTML5
11 5 (12.82%) CSS3
12 4 (10.26%) SignalR
12 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Tandem
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) MVC
3 18 (46.15%) SDLC
4 17 (43.59%) Scrum
5 16 (41.03%) Pair Programming
6 15 (38.46%) BDD
7 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (30.77%) Web Application Development
9 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
9 10 (25.64%) Refactoring
10 8 (20.51%) Coaching
10 8 (20.51%) CQRS
10 8 (20.51%) Kanban
10 8 (20.51%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (17.95%) OO
12 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (12.82%) OOP
14 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
15 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
1 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 18 (46.15%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) XPath
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) ATG
2 2 (5.13%) hybris
3 1 (2.56%) Zend
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
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