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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 33 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.78% 7.51% 11.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 8.96% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 66
Average salary £36,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.09% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
382 536 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.44% 83.88% 83.31%
Number of salaries quoted 284 442 449
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 22 £40,000 - 7
Southport - 7 - - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (70.83%) C#
1 51 (70.83%) .NET
2 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (66.67%) MVC
4 46 (63.89%) Scrum
5 40 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (48.61%) BDD
7 34 (47.22%) Web Application Development
8 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
10 28 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
11 25 (34.72%) HTML
11 25 (34.72%) CSS
12 24 (33.33%) RESTful
13 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (29.17%) Web Services
15 19 (26.39%) Linux
16 18 (25.00%) SOAP
16 18 (25.00%) Music Industry
16 18 (25.00%) WCF
17 17 (23.61%) Kanban
17 17 (23.61%) Ajax
18 15 (20.83%) Java
18 15 (20.83%) jQuery
19 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
19 13 (18.06%) Enterprise Software
20 12 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
20 12 (16.67%) QA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (9.72%) IIS
1 7 (9.72%) JBoss
2 4 (5.56%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) Drupal
4 2 (2.78%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
2 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) NUnit
2 10 (13.89%) MSTest
2 10 (13.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (13.89%) Moq
3 9 (12.50%) Subversion
4 7 (9.72%) Maven
4 7 (9.72%) Ant
4 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.33%) PHPUnit
6 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.17%) Grunt
7 3 (4.17%) JIRA
8 2 (2.78%) Servoy
8 2 (2.78%) RSpec
9 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (25.00%) Music Industry
2 10 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (97.22%) Developer
2 37 (51.39%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.39%) Consultant
10 1 (1.39%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Programmer
10 1 (1.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) .NET
2 40 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (34.72%) CSS
4 25 (34.72%) HTML
5 24 (33.33%) RESTful
6 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (29.17%) Web Services
8 18 (25.00%) SOAP
8 18 (25.00%) WCF
9 17 (23.61%) Ajax
10 15 (20.83%) jQuery
11 12 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 10 (13.89%) Spring
12 10 (13.89%) Spring.NET
12 10 (13.89%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (13.89%) Ninject
12 10 (13.89%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (12.50%) HTML5
14 8 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (13.89%) Social Network
4 5 (6.94%) User Experience
4 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (66.67%) MVC
3 46 (63.89%) Scrum
4 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (48.61%) BDD
5 34 (47.22%) Web Application Development
6 28 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (23.61%) Kanban
8 10 (13.89%) OO
8 10 (13.89%) OO PHP
9 9 (12.50%) OOP
9 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.72%) Open Source
11 7 (9.72%) OWASP
11 7 (9.72%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.72%) Analytics
12 4 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) C#
2 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.83%) Java
4 12 (16.67%) SQL
5 10 (13.89%) PHP
6 6 (8.33%) Ruby
7 4 (5.56%) C++
7 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.78%) F#
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
1 10 (13.89%) Facebook
1 10 (13.89%) Twitter
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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