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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 57 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.41% 4.95% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 6.09% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 30
Average salary £35,000 £35,385 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.08% +14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £37,650
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
417 443 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.24% 81.14% 76.13%
Number of salaries quoted 360 384 285
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
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
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 26 November 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
Lytham St Annes -4 3 £35,000 +11.11%
Preston -20 2 £34,000 -9.33%
Blackburn +11 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (84.00%) MVC
2 18 (72.00%) .NET
3 17 (68.00%) C#
3 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (48.00%) jQuery
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
8 9 (36.00%) OO
9 8 (32.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) BDD
10 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (20.00%) Web Services
11 5 (20.00%) Windows
11 5 (20.00%) Java
11 5 (20.00%) WCF
12 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (16.00%) Node.js
12 4 (16.00%) REST
12 4 (16.00%) CQRS
12 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
12 4 (16.00%) SQL
12 4 (16.00%) IIS
12 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (16.00%) Games
12 4 (16.00%) Internet
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
1 4 (16.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (12.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Head of IT
6 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) jQuery
3 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (20.00%) WCF
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) REST
9 3 (12.00%) PhoneGap
9 3 (12.00%) WPF
9 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
9 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.00%) Symfony
10 2 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (8.00%) RESTful
10 2 (8.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) BBC
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) MVC
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) OO
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) CQRS
5 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) XAML
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
Blackburn
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newton-Le-Willows
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 23 days ago
Lancashire
BBC
Posted: 27 days ago