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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 26 63 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.47% 13.46% 9.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 16.67% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 44
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
326 378 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.09% 80.77% 77.24%
Number of salaries quoted 272 335 350
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Liverpool

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 39 (67.24%) HTML
2 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (63.79%) CSS
4 36 (62.07%) JavaScript
5 35 (60.34%) OO
6 32 (55.17%) MVC
7 27 (46.55%) jQuery
8 24 (41.38%) Ajax
9 23 (39.66%) E-Commerce
9 23 (39.66%) PHP
9 23 (39.66%) MySQL
10 21 (36.21%) C#
11 19 (32.76%) Retail
12 18 (31.03%) Automated Testing
12 18 (31.03%) Linux
12 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
13 17 (29.31%) BDD
13 17 (29.31%) SQL
14 16 (27.59%) .NET
14 16 (27.59%) Apache
14 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
14 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
15 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (25.86%) OO PHP
16 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (24.14%) HTML5
16 14 (24.14%) Ruby
16 14 (24.14%) Scrum
16 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
17 12 (20.69%) WCF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 16 (27.59%) Apache
2 11 (18.97%) Node.js
3 3 (5.17%) nginx
3 3 (5.17%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Jetty
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) MySQL
2 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.07%) Redis
5 4 (6.90%) Big Data
5 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 7 (12.07%) Selenium
3 7 (12.07%) Subversion
4 6 (10.34%) JIRA
5 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.62%) JUnit
5 5 (8.62%) Bugzilla
5 5 (8.62%) Hudson
5 5 (8.62%) SpecFlow
5 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.90%) NUnit
7 3 (5.17%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (5.17%) RSpec
8 2 (3.45%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.72%) Log4j
General
1 19 (32.76%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Advertising
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) .NET Developer
2 14 (24.14%) PHP Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) HTML
2 37 (63.79%) CSS
3 27 (46.55%) jQuery
4 24 (41.38%) Ajax
5 16 (27.59%) .NET
5 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
6 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (24.14%) HTML5
7 12 (20.69%) WCF
7 12 (20.69%) REST
8 9 (15.52%) RESTful
9 8 (13.79%) Web Services
10 7 (12.07%) SOAP
10 7 (12.07%) Backbone.js
11 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (10.34%) LAMP
11 6 (10.34%) LINQ
12 5 (8.62%) Symfony
12 5 (8.62%) CakePHP
12 5 (8.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) EPoS
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Open Source
3 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.72%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (60.34%) OO
3 32 (55.17%) MVC
4 23 (39.66%) E-Commerce
5 18 (31.03%) Automated Testing
6 17 (29.31%) BDD
7 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
8 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (25.86%) OO PHP
9 14 (24.14%) Scrum
10 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
11 9 (15.52%) Web Application Development
12 7 (12.07%) Automation Testing
12 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
13 6 (10.34%) OOP
14 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
14 5 (8.62%) User Stories
15 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
16 2 (3.45%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 23 (39.66%) PHP
3 21 (36.21%) C#
4 17 (29.31%) SQL
5 14 (24.14%) Ruby
6 10 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (8.62%) PHP5
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ISEB
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Capistrano
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.07%) Zend
2 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
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