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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 34 39 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.25% 7.75% 8.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.91% 8.80% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 52
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
343 443 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.25% 88.07% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 283 320 513
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +14 28 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Birkenhead +2 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Wirral -2 1 £36,000 -10.00%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (76.92%) MVC
2 40 (76.92%) .NET
3 39 (75.00%) C#
3 39 (75.00%) BDD
4 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET
5 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (59.62%) Git (software)
6 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
7 30 (57.69%) Ruby
7 30 (57.69%) RESTful
7 30 (57.69%) Web Application Development
7 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (57.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 28 (53.85%) Node.js
8 28 (53.85%) WCF
9 27 (51.92%) .NET Framework
10 26 (50.00%) Entity Framework
10 26 (50.00%) NoSQL
10 26 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 11 (21.15%) HTML
11 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
12 9 (17.31%) Java
12 9 (17.31%) SQL
12 9 (17.31%) OO
13 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
13 7 (13.46%) JIRA
13 7 (13.46%) QA
13 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (53.85%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.85%) Mule
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) OpenCart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (57.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (59.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) Selenium
2 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
3 4 (7.69%) Gerrit
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) JMeter
3 4 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.77%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) Bower
6 1 (1.92%) Grunt
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 39 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Tester
4 6 (11.54%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) .NET
2 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (57.69%) RESTful
5 28 (53.85%) WCF
6 27 (51.92%) .NET Framework
7 26 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 26 (50.00%) Entity Framework
8 11 (21.15%) HTML
9 6 (11.54%) CSS
10 5 (9.62%) jQuery
11 4 (7.69%) HTML5
12 3 (5.77%) Web Services
13 2 (3.85%) Ajax
13 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (3.85%) CSS3
13 2 (3.85%) LINQ
13 2 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
1 2 (3.85%) Social Network
1 2 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (76.92%) MVC
3 39 (75.00%) BDD
4 30 (57.69%) Web Application Development
5 9 (17.31%) OO
6 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Defect Management
6 7 (13.46%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.62%) Front End Development
7 5 (9.62%) Web Development
8 4 (7.69%) API Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.69%) OWASP
8 4 (7.69%) QA Automation
8 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) C#
2 30 (57.69%) Ruby
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.31%) Java
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) Clojure
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
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The Thomas Higgins Partnership
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum negotiable, dependent on experience.
Posted: 26 days ago