The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 47 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 15 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.21% 5.39% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 7.32% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 33
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £33,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 355 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.20% 73.65% 71.46%
Number of salaries quoted 294 320 318
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
TDD
North West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 5 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Lancaster -4 4 £38,500 -3.75%
Blackburn +8 3 £45,000 +80.00%
Newton-le-Willows +5 1 £32,500 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 - 2
Colne - 1 £33,500 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (64.71%) .NET
2 32 (62.75%) C#
3 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
4 26 (50.98%) Scrum
5 25 (49.02%) MVC
6 24 (47.06%) Java
7 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
8 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
10 13 (25.49%) SQL
10 13 (25.49%) HTML
11 11 (21.57%) J2EE
11 11 (21.57%) Kanban
12 10 (19.61%) WCF
12 10 (19.61%) jQuery
12 10 (19.61%) BDD
13 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
13 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (17.65%) Selenium
13 9 (17.65%) Android
13 9 (17.65%) NUnit
13 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
13 9 (17.65%) CSS
14 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
14 8 (15.69%) Castle Windsor
14 8 (15.69%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (15.69%) Moq
15 7 (13.73%) Dependency Injection

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Selenium
1 9 (17.65%) NUnit
2 8 (15.69%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (15.69%) Moq
3 7 (13.73%) MSTest
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.88%) PhoneGap
5 3 (5.88%) Hudson
5 3 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (5.88%) Firebug
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.57%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) .NET
2 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
3 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (25.49%) HTML
5 11 (21.57%) J2EE
6 10 (19.61%) WCF
6 10 (19.61%) jQuery
7 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (17.65%) CSS
8 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
8 8 (15.69%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (13.73%) HTML5
9 7 (13.73%) Ninject
9 7 (13.73%) REST
9 7 (13.73%) CSS3
9 7 (13.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (13.73%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (13.73%) Spring.NET
9 7 (13.73%) WPF
9 7 (13.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (11.76%) Streaming Media
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.88%) New Media
4 3 (5.88%) Tandem
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) W3C
5 1 (1.96%) DTV
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
1 9 (17.65%) Android
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Scrum
2 25 (49.02%) MVC
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) Kanban
5 10 (19.61%) BDD
6 7 (13.73%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.73%) OOP
6 7 (13.73%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.76%) OO
7 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 6 (11.76%) User Stories
7 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.80%) Web Application Development
8 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) C#
2 24 (47.06%) Java
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 6 (11.76%) Objective-C
6 6 (11.76%) C
6 6 (11.76%) C++
6 6 (11.76%) PHP
6 6 (11.76%) Ruby
7 4 (7.84%) VB
7 4 (7.84%) Scala
8 3 (5.88%) XAML
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
1 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 3 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Zend
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