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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 17 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.67% 3.63% 7.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.99% 4.22% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
81 166 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 79.41% 86.01% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71 143 112
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Chester

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) C#
3 31 (68.89%) BDD
4 29 (64.44%) AngularJS
4 29 (64.44%) RESTful
4 29 (64.44%) .NET
4 29 (64.44%) MVC
5 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
5 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 24 (53.33%) KnockoutJS
8 23 (51.11%) Web Application Development
8 23 (51.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (51.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (22.22%) SQL
9 10 (22.22%) Java
10 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
11 7 (15.56%) CSS
11 7 (15.56%) OO
11 7 (15.56%) jQuery
12 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
12 6 (13.33%) JSON
13 5 (11.11%) Spring
13 5 (11.11%) JUnit
14 4 (8.89%) XML
14 4 (8.89%) HTML
14 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
14 4 (8.89%) Refactoring

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) JUnit
3 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.67%) Maven
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) Ant
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Calabash
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) Gradle
5 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.22%) Mockito
5 1 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Sahi
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) WatiN
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 25 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Developer in Test
6 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) .NET
1 29 (64.44%) AngularJS
1 29 (64.44%) RESTful
2 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (53.33%) KnockoutJS
5 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 23 (51.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (15.56%) CSS
6 7 (15.56%) jQuery
7 6 (13.33%) JSON
8 5 (11.11%) Spring
9 4 (8.89%) HTML
9 4 (8.89%) XML
10 3 (6.67%) CSS3
10 3 (6.67%) HTML5
10 3 (6.67%) J2EE
10 3 (6.67%) SOAP
10 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.44%) VHDL
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.22%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Android
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (68.89%) BDD
3 29 (64.44%) MVC
4 23 (51.11%) Web Application Development
5 7 (15.56%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
6 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Web Development
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.44%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.44%) Open Source
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.44%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) C#
2 10 (22.22%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) C++
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Delphi
5 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) Apigee
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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