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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 27 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.41% 7.26% 10.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 8.66% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 51
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
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
405 543 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.16% 83.93% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 290 456 403
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 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 6 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 +3 17 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Southport - 6 - - 2
Wirral +1 2 £40,000 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 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 54 (72.97%) C#
1 54 (72.97%) .NET
2 49 (66.22%) MVC
3 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (59.46%) Scrum
5 43 (58.11%) ASP.NET
6 40 (54.05%) SQL Server
7 37 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (48.65%) Web Application Development
9 35 (47.30%) BDD
10 34 (45.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (41.89%) Dependency Injection
11 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
12 25 (33.78%) HTML
12 25 (33.78%) CSS
12 25 (33.78%) RESTful
13 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (27.03%) Music Industry
14 20 (27.03%) Linux
15 19 (25.68%) Web Services
16 18 (24.32%) SOAP
16 18 (24.32%) jQuery
17 17 (22.97%) Ajax
18 15 (20.27%) WCF
19 14 (18.92%) Kanban
20 13 (17.57%) Inversion of Control
20 13 (17.57%) MySQL
20 13 (17.57%) PHP
20 13 (17.57%) OO PHP
20 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Software

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (9.46%) Apache
2 6 (8.11%) IIS
2 6 (8.11%) JBoss
3 3 (4.05%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) MySQL
3 7 (9.46%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) NUnit
1 11 (14.86%) MSTest
1 11 (14.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (14.86%) Moq
2 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.16%) Subversion
4 6 (8.11%) Maven
4 6 (8.11%) Ant
4 6 (8.11%) PHPUnit
4 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.05%) Grunt
5 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.05%) JIRA
6 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.70%) Servoy
7 1 (1.35%) RSpec
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (27.03%) Music Industry
2 11 (14.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (93.24%) Developer
2 39 (52.70%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.22%) PHP Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.70%) .NET Development Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Development Manager
9 1 (1.35%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.35%) Programmer
9 1 (1.35%) Consultant
9 1 (1.35%) Graduate
9 1 (1.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.97%) .NET
2 43 (58.11%) ASP.NET
3 34 (45.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (33.78%) RESTful
4 25 (33.78%) CSS
4 25 (33.78%) HTML
5 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (25.68%) Web Services
7 18 (24.32%) SOAP
7 18 (24.32%) jQuery
8 17 (22.97%) Ajax
9 15 (20.27%) WCF
10 11 (14.86%) Spring.NET
10 11 (14.86%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (14.86%) Ninject
10 11 (14.86%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (12.16%) REST
11 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
12 8 (10.81%) XML
12 8 (10.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Inversion of Control
1 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (13.51%) Social Network
3 5 (6.76%) User Experience
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (66.22%) MVC
2 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (59.46%) Scrum
4 37 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (48.65%) Web Application Development
6 35 (47.30%) BDD
7 31 (41.89%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (18.92%) Kanban
9 13 (17.57%) OO PHP
10 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
10 12 (16.22%) OO
11 9 (12.16%) OOP
12 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
13 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
14 6 (8.11%) OWASP
14 6 (8.11%) Open Source
14 6 (8.11%) Analytics
15 5 (6.76%) Web Development
16 4 (5.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.97%) C#
2 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.57%) PHP
4 12 (16.22%) Java
5 11 (14.86%) SQL
6 5 (6.76%) F#
7 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.41%) C++
8 3 (4.05%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Facebook
2 10 (13.51%) Twitter
3 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-42,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 17 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago