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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 5 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.02% 4.30% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 5.31% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.65%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
188 207 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 75.81% 80.86% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 125 136 103
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Pair Programming
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) Django
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source
7 3 (23.08%) Mockito
7 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) PowerMock
7 3 (23.08%) JAX-RS
7 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) N-Tier

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
1 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 3 (23.08%) Informix
4 2 (15.38%) OLAP
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Mockito
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) Introscope
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (7.69%) Moq
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Python Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Django Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) Django
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) PowerMock
5 3 (23.08%) JAX-RS
5 3 (23.08%) WSDL
5 3 (23.08%) JAX-RPC
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) JDBC
5 3 (23.08%) Servlets
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) XSL
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Pair Programming
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) MVVM
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Perforce
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) Compuware
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
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