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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 44 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs citing TDD 20 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.92% 3.17% 9.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 3.78% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 38
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +76.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £37,950
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
441 370 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.47% 83.71% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 382 313 325
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Blackburn - 11 £42,500 - 1
Blackpool - 5 £40,000 - 1
Preston -6 2 £27,500 -54.16% 1
Accrington - 1 £40,000 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (89.66%) MVC
2 26 (89.66%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) .NET
3 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
5 15 (51.72%) CSS
5 15 (51.72%) HTML
6 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
7 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (41.38%) XML
9 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
9 11 (37.93%) NUnit
9 11 (37.93%) Moq
10 10 (34.48%) Web Application Development
10 10 (34.48%) Java
11 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
11 9 (31.03%) OO
11 9 (31.03%) Web Services
11 9 (31.03%) WCF
11 9 (31.03%) MSTest
11 9 (31.03%) RESTful
12 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
12 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
12 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
12 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
12 8 (27.59%) JSON
12 8 (27.59%) Billing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) NUnit
1 11 (37.93%) Moq
2 9 (31.03%) MSTest
3 8 (27.59%) Subversion
4 7 (24.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (27.59%) Billing
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) .NET Developer
3 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
3 15 (51.72%) CSS
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (41.38%) XML
6 9 (31.03%) Web Services
6 9 (31.03%) WCF
6 9 (31.03%) RESTful
7 8 (27.59%) JSON
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
9 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (17.24%) Ninject
9 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
11 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.90%) LINQ
12 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Tandem
4 1 (3.45%) BBC
4 1 (3.45%) W3C
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (89.66%) MVC
3 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (34.48%) Web Application Development
5 9 (31.03%) OO
6 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
6 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Kanban
8 6 (20.69%) BDD
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (13.79%) Web Development
10 4 (13.79%) OOD
11 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
11 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (10.34%) CQRS
12 2 (6.90%) OOP
13 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) VB
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Zend
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