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 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 47 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 18 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.45% 5.18% 6.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 6.80% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 31
Average salary £39,250 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £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
432 397 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.92% 76.20% 71.18%
Number of salaries quoted 346 358 323
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Lancaster -7 4 £38,500 -3.75%
Preston -12 4 £60,000 +62.16% 2
Blackpool - 4 £40,000 - 1
Blackburn +4 3 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Newton-le-Willows +10 2 £32,500 - 1
Colne - 1 £33,500 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (62.22%) .NET
2 27 (60.00%) C#
3 26 (57.78%) MVC
4 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
5 19 (42.22%) Scrum
6 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
6 17 (37.78%) Java
6 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
7 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (28.89%) HTML
10 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (24.44%) WCF
12 10 (22.22%) jQuery
12 10 (22.22%) Internet
12 10 (22.22%) SQL
12 10 (22.22%) OO
12 10 (22.22%) BDD
13 9 (20.00%) Apple iOS
13 9 (20.00%) CSS
13 9 (20.00%) Kanban
13 9 (20.00%) Android
14 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
14 8 (17.78%) OOP
15 7 (15.56%) Web Services
15 7 (15.56%) Selenium
15 7 (15.56%) NUnit
15 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
15 7 (15.56%) REST
15 7 (15.56%) Castle Windsor

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Selenium
1 7 (15.56%) NUnit
2 6 (13.33%) MSTest
2 6 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (13.33%) Moq
3 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.67%) Firebug
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Hudson
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.89%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (28.89%) HTML
5 11 (24.44%) WCF
6 10 (22.22%) jQuery
7 9 (20.00%) CSS
8 7 (15.56%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) REST
8 7 (15.56%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (13.33%) Ninject
9 6 (13.33%) CSS3
9 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (13.33%) HTML5
9 6 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.33%) Spring.NET
9 6 (13.33%) J2EE
10 5 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (13.33%) Streaming Media
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) New Media
4 2 (4.44%) Tandem
4 2 (4.44%) W3C
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (20.00%) Android
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) MVC
2 19 (42.22%) Scrum
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) OO
4 10 (22.22%) BDD
5 9 (20.00%) Kanban
6 8 (17.78%) OOP
7 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
8 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (13.33%) Pair Programming
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.89%) CQRS
10 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.89%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.33%) Ruby
5 6 (13.33%) C
5 6 (13.33%) C++
5 6 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 3 (6.67%) XAML
7 3 (6.67%) VB
8 2 (4.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Zend
Preston
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Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
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