The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 48 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 15 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.03% 6.38% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 7.95% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 24
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £26,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 453 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.44% 80.32% 74.95%
Number of salaries quoted 350 408 322
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

TDD
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Lancashire region.

TDD Salary Trend in Lancashire

TDD
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Lancashire

TDD
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -16 4 £60,000 +60.00%
Blackpool - 4 £40,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes -3 3 £35,000 +11.11%
Newton-le-Willows +11 2 £32,500 - 1
Lancaster -2 2 £38,500 -3.75%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (92.59%) MVC
2 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 20 (74.07%) C#
3 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
4 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
5 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
7 13 (48.15%) jQuery
8 10 (37.04%) HTML
8 10 (37.04%) OO
9 8 (29.63%) BDD
10 7 (25.93%) WCF
10 7 (25.93%) XML
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (22.22%) SQL
11 6 (22.22%) CSS
11 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (18.52%) REST
12 5 (18.52%) Kanban
12 5 (18.52%) Web Services
12 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
12 5 (18.52%) Scrum
13 4 (14.81%) Games
13 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (14.81%) Internet
13 4 (14.81%) Windows
13 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle
13 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.41%) MSTest
2 2 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.41%) Moq
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Head of IT
5 2 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (48.15%) jQuery
5 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) XML
6 7 (25.93%) WCF
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (18.52%) REST
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) WPF
9 3 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
9 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap
10 2 (7.41%) Laravel
10 2 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) W3C
2 2 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) MVC
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (14.81%) CQRS
6 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
7 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.41%) OOP
8 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) OO PHP
9 1 (3.70%) User Stories
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.11%) XAML
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Zend
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