The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 14 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing TDD 26 64 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.66% 13.85% 6.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 17.98% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 63 30
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 356 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.30% 77.06% 71.94%
Number of salaries quoted 304 316 334
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 Liverpool

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

TDD
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

TDD Salary Trend in Liverpool

TDD
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Liverpool

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 34 (59.65%) OO
2 33 (57.89%) HTML
2 33 (57.89%) MVC
3 31 (54.39%) JavaScript
3 31 (54.39%) CSS
4 25 (43.86%) Ajax
5 24 (42.11%) jQuery
5 24 (42.11%) C#
6 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (35.09%) MySQL
8 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 19 (33.33%) .NET
8 19 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 19 (33.33%) Retail
9 18 (31.58%) PHP
10 17 (29.82%) SQL
10 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
10 17 (29.82%) Automated Testing
10 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
10 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (29.82%) BDD
11 16 (28.07%) Scrum
12 15 (26.32%) Ruby
12 15 (26.32%) WCF
12 15 (26.32%) Linux
12 15 (26.32%) HTML5
13 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
14 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (22.81%) Apache
15 12 (21.05%) Java

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 13 (22.81%) Apache
2 9 (15.79%) Node.js
3 4 (7.02%) nginx
4 3 (5.26%) CMS
4 3 (5.26%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.75%) Jetty
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) MySQL
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.77%) Redis
5 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.02%) Big Data
5 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.30%) Subversion
3 9 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.28%) Selenium
4 7 (12.28%) NUnit
5 6 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (10.53%) JIRA
6 5 (8.77%) Bugzilla
6 5 (8.77%) JUnit
6 5 (8.77%) SpecFlow
6 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.77%) Hudson
6 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
7 4 (7.02%) RSpec
8 2 (3.51%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 19 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 3 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 9 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
5 3 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) HTML
2 31 (54.39%) CSS
3 25 (43.86%) Ajax
4 24 (42.11%) jQuery
5 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 19 (33.33%) .NET
6 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (26.32%) WCF
7 15 (26.32%) HTML5
8 10 (17.54%) RESTful
9 7 (12.28%) Spring
9 7 (12.28%) Web Services
9 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (10.53%) NHibernate
10 6 (10.53%) LINQ
10 6 (10.53%) MonoRail
11 5 (8.77%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) EPoS
2 7 (12.28%) Open Source
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) OO
2 33 (57.89%) MVC
3 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 17 (29.82%) Automated Testing
5 17 (29.82%) BDD
6 16 (28.07%) Scrum
7 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
8 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (21.05%) Web Application Development
9 12 (21.05%) OO PHP
10 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
12 5 (8.77%) OOP
12 5 (8.77%) User Stories
13 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
14 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
14 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.11%) C#
3 18 (31.58%) PHP
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
5 15 (26.32%) Ruby
6 12 (21.05%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) PHP5
8 2 (3.51%) Scala
8 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (3.51%) ISEB
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
1 4 (7.02%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Zend
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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