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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing TDD 10 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.85% 4.74% 10.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 5.68% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 31
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
139 176 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.29% 83.41% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 247
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) NHibernate
4 8 (36.36%) Refactoring
4 8 (36.36%) LINQ
5 7 (31.82%) Kanban
5 7 (31.82%) WCF
5 7 (31.82%) NUnit
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (31.82%) Moq
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 7 (31.82%) Web Application Development
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) Games
6 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
7 5 (22.73%) Kafka
7 5 (22.73%) Redis
7 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (22.73%) Akka
7 5 (22.73%) Play Framework
7 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Redis
2 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) NUnit
1 7 (31.82%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (31.82%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
1 8 (36.36%) NHibernate
1 8 (36.36%) LINQ
2 7 (31.82%) WCF
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) Kafka
3 5 (22.73%) Akka
3 5 (22.73%) Play Framework
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) CSS3
4 4 (18.18%) JSON
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) Middleware
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) Refactoring
4 7 (31.82%) Kanban
4 7 (31.82%) BDD
4 7 (31.82%) Web Application Development
5 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) OOP
8 2 (9.09%) OO
9 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) VCP4
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
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