The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 42 78 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.50% 12.64% 10.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.02% 14.39% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 42 72 59
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
419 542 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.82% 87.84% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 357 476 379
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

TDD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

TDD Salary Trend in Merseyside

TDD
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Merseyside

TDD
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Liverpool -1 29 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Birkenhead +3 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Wirral - 4 £32,750 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 52 (65.82%) MVC
2 47 (59.49%) C#
3 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
3 43 (54.43%) .NET
3 43 (54.43%) ASP.NET
4 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (48.10%) HTML
5 38 (48.10%) CSS
6 34 (43.04%) BDD
6 34 (43.04%) Node.js
7 32 (40.51%) WCF
7 32 (40.51%) Git (software)
7 32 (40.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (40.51%) NoSQL
8 31 (39.24%) OO
8 31 (39.24%) Web Application Development
9 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
10 28 (35.44%) Ruby
11 26 (32.91%) PHP
11 26 (32.91%) MySQL
11 26 (32.91%) jQuery
11 26 (32.91%) RESTful
11 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (30.38%) Linux
13 23 (29.11%) Apache
14 22 (27.85%) Unit Testing
14 22 (27.85%) REST
15 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
15 21 (26.58%) Ajax
16 20 (25.32%) Internet

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 34 (43.04%) Node.js
2 23 (29.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.51%) NoSQL
2 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
3 26 (32.91%) MySQL
4 6 (7.59%) Redis
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (40.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) NUnit
2 6 (7.59%) MSTest
2 6 (7.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (6.33%) Moq
4 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.53%) Hudson
4 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.53%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (25.32%) Games
1 20 (25.32%) Retail
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (89.87%) Developer
2 40 (50.63%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.32%) PHP Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (8.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.86%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Applications Developer
7 6 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Junior Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Graduate
8 5 (6.33%) Junior
9 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (54.43%) .NET
1 43 (54.43%) ASP.NET
2 38 (48.10%) CSS
2 38 (48.10%) HTML
3 32 (40.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (40.51%) WCF
4 26 (32.91%) jQuery
4 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (32.91%) RESTful
5 22 (27.85%) REST
6 21 (26.58%) Ajax
7 18 (22.78%) SOAP
8 13 (16.46%) Web Services
9 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.39%) HTML5
11 8 (10.13%) Backbone.js
11 8 (10.13%) CSS3
11 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.59%) LAMP
13 5 (6.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) EPoS
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Open Source
3 5 (6.33%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) MVC
2 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (43.04%) BDD
4 31 (39.24%) Web Application Development
4 31 (39.24%) OO
5 22 (27.85%) Unit Testing
6 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
7 20 (25.32%) OO PHP
8 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.66%) Scrum
9 10 (12.66%) OOP
10 8 (10.13%) Automated Testing
11 7 (8.86%) Kanban
11 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.33%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (6.33%) MVVM
12 5 (6.33%) Web Development
13 2 (2.53%) Pair Programming
13 2 (2.53%) SOA
13 2 (2.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) C#
2 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.44%) Ruby
4 26 (32.91%) PHP
5 9 (11.39%) SQL
6 6 (7.59%) Java
7 4 (5.06%) F#
7 4 (5.06%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.53%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
2 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
Liverpool
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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