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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing TDD 40 83 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.56% 12.87% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 16.37% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 40 81 44
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £46,750
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
493 507 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.82% 78.60% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 408 445 438
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -12 27 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Birkenhead +2 10 £40,000 - 2
Wirral -7 2 £33,250 +2.30%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 67 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (70.33%) MVC
3 53 (58.24%) C#
3 53 (58.24%) OO
4 48 (52.75%) .NET
4 48 (52.75%) ASP.NET
5 45 (49.45%) SQL Server
6 42 (46.15%) HTML
7 41 (45.05%) CSS
7 41 (45.05%) WCF
7 41 (45.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (43.96%) BDD
8 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
9 37 (40.66%) Git (software)
10 33 (36.26%) Web Application Development
10 33 (36.26%) Ruby
11 29 (31.87%) Node.js
11 29 (31.87%) NoSQL
12 28 (30.77%) RESTful
12 28 (30.77%) jQuery
13 26 (28.57%) Ajax
14 24 (26.37%) SQL
14 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (25.27%) MySQL
15 23 (25.27%) PHP
15 23 (25.27%) E-Commerce
15 23 (25.27%) Unit Testing
16 20 (21.98%) Retail
17 19 (20.88%) Linux
18 18 (19.78%) Games

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (31.87%) Node.js
2 17 (18.68%) Apache
3 4 (4.40%) nginx
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (49.45%) SQL Server
2 29 (31.87%) NoSQL
3 23 (25.27%) MySQL
4 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.69%) Redis
6 4 (4.40%) Big Data
6 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (40.66%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) Subversion
2 10 (10.99%) NUnit
3 9 (9.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.69%) Selenium
4 7 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.59%) JIRA
6 5 (5.49%) JUnit
6 5 (5.49%) Bugzilla
6 5 (5.49%) Hudson
6 5 (5.49%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.49%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.40%) RSpec
8 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.30%) MSTest
9 2 (2.20%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.20%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (21.98%) Retail
2 18 (19.78%) Games
3 5 (5.49%) Advertising
4 4 (4.40%) Finance
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (78.02%) Developer
2 44 (48.35%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Team Leader
6 7 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (52.75%) .NET
1 48 (52.75%) ASP.NET
2 42 (46.15%) HTML
3 41 (45.05%) CSS
3 41 (45.05%) WCF
3 41 (45.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (30.77%) RESTful
4 28 (30.77%) jQuery
5 26 (28.57%) Ajax
6 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 15 (16.48%) HTML5
9 12 (13.19%) Web Services
10 11 (12.09%) REST
11 9 (9.89%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (7.69%) Backbone.js
13 6 (6.59%) LAMP
13 6 (6.59%) LINQ
13 6 (6.59%) NHibernate
13 6 (6.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) EPoS
3 9 (9.89%) Open Source
4 8 (8.79%) Social Media
4 8 (8.79%) BBC
5 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.10%) UNIX
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (70.33%) MVC
3 53 (58.24%) OO
4 40 (43.96%) BDD
5 33 (36.26%) Web Application Development
6 23 (25.27%) E-Commerce
6 23 (25.27%) Unit Testing
7 18 (19.78%) Automated Testing
8 17 (18.68%) Scrum
9 15 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (15.38%) OO PHP
11 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.69%) OOP
12 7 (7.69%) Software Testing
12 7 (7.69%) Automation Testing
13 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
13 5 (5.49%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (5.49%) User Stories
13 5 (5.49%) CQRS
14 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.24%) C#
2 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 33 (36.26%) Ruby
4 24 (26.37%) SQL
5 23 (25.27%) PHP
6 10 (10.99%) Java
7 5 (5.49%) PHP5
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
1 2 (2.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Capistrano
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Facebook
1 8 (8.79%) Zend
1 8 (8.79%) Yahoo!
1 8 (8.79%) Google
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
1 8 (8.79%) Apple
1 8 (8.79%) Sony
2 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle
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