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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.12% 1.16% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 1.46% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
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
236 205 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.10% 79.46% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 157 156 101
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) Spring
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) J2EE
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 6 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) Kanban
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) WPF
7 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
7 5 (27.78%) NUnit
7 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
7 5 (27.78%) JSON
7 5 (27.78%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (27.78%) WinForms
7 5 (27.78%) Perforce
7 5 (27.78%) Introscope
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) N-Tier

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
1 5 (27.78%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (27.78%) Informix
3 5 (27.78%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) Redis
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
1 5 (27.78%) NUnit
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
1 5 (27.78%) Introscope
1 5 (27.78%) JUnit
1 5 (27.78%) MSTest
1 5 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (27.78%) Moq
1 5 (27.78%) Mockito
1 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Django Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) Spring
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (27.78%) WPF
4 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
4 5 (27.78%) JSON
4 5 (27.78%) WinForms
4 5 (27.78%) WSDL
4 5 (27.78%) JAX-RPC
4 5 (27.78%) JDBC
4 5 (27.78%) Servlets
4 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) XSL
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) Spring.NET
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
1 5 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Kanban
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (27.78%) MVVM
5 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 3 (16.67%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) OOD
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Perforce
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Compuware
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
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