The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 17 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs citing TDD 48 69 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.41% 11.33% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.01% 14.20% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 30
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,650 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 486 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.25% 79.80% 68.92%
Number of salaries quoted 445 420 430
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
TDD
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -11 32 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Wirral - 9 £40,000 - 2
Birkenhead - 7 £30,000 - 2
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (63.81%) MVC
2 63 (60.00%) OO
3 56 (53.33%) C#
4 49 (46.67%) .NET
5 48 (45.71%) HTML
6 47 (44.76%) SQL Server
6 47 (44.76%) ASP.NET
7 43 (40.95%) WCF
8 41 (39.05%) CSS
9 40 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (37.14%) jQuery
10 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
11 37 (35.24%) Ajax
12 33 (31.43%) Git (software)
13 32 (30.48%) Web Application Development
14 30 (28.57%) BDD
14 30 (28.57%) SQL
14 30 (28.57%) MySQL
15 28 (26.67%) Scrum
15 28 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 25 (23.81%) PHP
17 24 (22.86%) Java
17 24 (22.86%) Ruby
18 23 (21.90%) Unit Testing
19 22 (20.95%) Retail
20 21 (20.00%) E-Commerce
20 21 (20.00%) HTML5
21 20 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
22 19 (18.10%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (17.14%) Apache
1 18 (17.14%) Node.js
2 5 (4.76%) nginx
3 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.90%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.95%) Jetty
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Magento
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
1 2 (1.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Internet
2 3 (2.86%) Intranet
3 2 (1.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (44.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (28.57%) MySQL
3 20 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 11 (10.48%) Big Data
6 9 (8.57%) Hadoop
7 8 (7.62%) Redis
7 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.67%) Apache Hive
9 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.10%) Subversion
3 16 (15.24%) NUnit
4 13 (12.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (11.43%) JUnit
5 12 (11.43%) Selenium
6 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.62%) Maven
8 6 (5.71%) JIRA
8 6 (5.71%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.76%) Hudson
9 5 (4.76%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.76%) RSpec
9 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.76%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.86%) MSTest
11 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.90%) TestComplete
General
1 22 (20.95%) Retail
2 11 (10.48%) Finance
3 10 (9.52%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (75.24%) Developer
2 43 (40.95%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.24%) PHP Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Java Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.67%) .NET
2 48 (45.71%) HTML
3 47 (44.76%) ASP.NET
4 43 (40.95%) WCF
5 41 (39.05%) CSS
6 40 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (37.14%) jQuery
8 37 (35.24%) Ajax
9 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 21 (20.00%) HTML5
11 19 (18.10%) RESTful
12 16 (15.24%) Spring
13 15 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
14 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (12.38%) Web Services
16 11 (10.48%) NHibernate
17 10 (9.52%) Castle Windsor
17 10 (9.52%) MonoRail
18 9 (8.57%) WPF
19 7 (6.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) BBC
1 9 (8.57%) Social Media
2 7 (6.67%) EPoS
3 6 (5.71%) Open Source
4 5 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.86%) Streaming Music
6 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.90%) DataPower
7 2 (1.90%) NHS
7 2 (1.90%) Clustering
7 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Linux
2 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 5 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (63.81%) MVC
2 63 (60.00%) OO
3 32 (30.48%) Web Application Development
4 30 (28.57%) BDD
5 28 (26.67%) Scrum
5 28 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (21.90%) Unit Testing
7 21 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 19 (18.10%) Automated Testing
9 14 (13.33%) OO PHP
10 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.48%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
14 8 (7.62%) OOP
15 7 (6.67%) Software Testing
15 7 (6.67%) Multithreading
15 7 (6.67%) Analytics
15 7 (6.67%) Automation Testing
16 6 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (53.33%) C#
2 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.57%) SQL
4 25 (23.81%) PHP
5 24 (22.86%) Java
5 24 (22.86%) Ruby
6 5 (4.76%) PHP5
7 4 (3.81%) Scala
7 4 (3.81%) XAML
8 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.90%) C
9 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) Puppet
2 5 (4.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Zend
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) Apple
3 9 (8.57%) Sony
3 9 (8.57%) Yahoo!
3 9 (8.57%) Google
3 9 (8.57%) Facebook
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) Sybase
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) WSO2
5 2 (1.90%) Kony
5 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 24 days ago