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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing TDD 43 69 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.65% 10.39% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.02% 11.88% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
429 581 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.32% 87.50% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 322 510 338
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -9 25 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Wirral +2 13 £40,000 - 3
Birkenhead +2 1 £40,000 - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 56 (70.00%) C#
1 56 (70.00%) .NET
2 54 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 52 (65.00%) MVC
4 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
5 40 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (48.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (47.50%) Web Application Development
8 37 (46.25%) JavaScript
9 32 (40.00%) Scrum
10 30 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
10 30 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (33.75%) CSS
12 26 (32.50%) HTML
13 24 (30.00%) WCF
13 24 (30.00%) BDD
14 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (27.50%) RESTful
15 21 (26.25%) jQuery
15 21 (26.25%) PHP
16 19 (23.75%) MySQL
16 19 (23.75%) Web Services
16 19 (23.75%) Linux
17 18 (22.50%) Ajax
17 18 (22.50%) OO PHP
18 17 (21.25%) OO
18 17 (21.25%) SOAP
19 16 (20.00%) Apache
19 16 (20.00%) NUnit
19 16 (20.00%) Finance

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (7.50%) Node.js
3 3 (3.75%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.75%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) NUnit
1 16 (20.00%) MSTest
1 16 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (20.00%) Moq
2 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) Subversion
3 4 (5.00%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.75%) Grunt
4 3 (3.75%) JIRA
5 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Music Industry
3 6 (7.50%) Games
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (95.00%) Developer
2 48 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.75%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (8.75%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Junior Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Graduate
6 6 (7.50%) Junior
7 3 (3.75%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.00%) .NET
2 54 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 39 (48.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (33.75%) CSS
5 26 (32.50%) HTML
6 24 (30.00%) WCF
7 22 (27.50%) RESTful
7 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (26.25%) jQuery
9 19 (23.75%) Web Services
10 18 (22.50%) Ajax
11 17 (21.25%) SOAP
12 16 (20.00%) Spring.NET
12 16 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
12 16 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
12 16 (20.00%) Ninject
13 15 (18.75%) REST
14 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
15 12 (15.00%) HTML5
16 10 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 16 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) Social Network
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) EPoS
6 1 (1.25%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) MVC
2 40 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (47.50%) Web Application Development
4 32 (40.00%) Scrum
5 30 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
6 24 (30.00%) BDD
7 18 (22.50%) OO PHP
8 17 (21.25%) OO
9 16 (20.00%) Kanban
10 15 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
11 14 (17.50%) OOP
12 10 (12.50%) Web Development
13 9 (11.25%) Software Delivery
14 6 (7.50%) MVVM
15 3 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
16 2 (2.50%) Automated Testing
16 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
16 2 (2.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) C#
2 37 (46.25%) JavaScript
3 21 (26.25%) PHP
4 9 (11.25%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) F#
5 6 (7.50%) Java
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
6 2 (2.50%) C++
6 2 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) GAMP
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Facebook
2 10 (12.50%) Twitter
3 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
Wirral
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington, Manchester, Greater Manchester,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago