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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 11 8 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.18% 3.04% 12.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 4.17% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
152 192 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.39% 73.00% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 111 136 206
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) NHibernate
5 8 (47.06%) Kanban
5 8 (47.06%) C#
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) Games
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (41.18%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (41.18%) Moq
6 7 (41.18%) WCF
6 7 (41.18%) LINQ
6 7 (41.18%) NUnit
6 7 (41.18%) Web Application Development
7 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
7 5 (29.41%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (23.53%) Refactoring
9 3 (17.65%) QA
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (17.65%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) Kafka
9 3 (17.65%) Redis
9 3 (17.65%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) NUnit
1 7 (41.18%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (41.18%) Moq
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Calabash
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Gradle
General
1 7 (41.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) NHibernate
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) WCF
3 7 (41.18%) LINQ
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Kafka
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) SignalR
4 3 (17.65%) Akka
4 3 (17.65%) Play Framework
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) Kanban
5 7 (41.18%) Web Application Development
6 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) Refactoring
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) OOP
9 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Time Management
9 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.88%) Coaching
10 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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