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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 19 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing TDD 48 72 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.51% 11.54% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 14.63% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 46 67 31
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 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 492 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.16% 78.85% 68.46%
Number of salaries quoted 436 430 426
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 30 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 30 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 -12 33 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Wirral 0 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Birkenhead - 6 £30,000 - 2
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 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 (65.05%) MVC
2 63 (61.17%) OO
3 56 (54.37%) C#
4 49 (47.57%) .NET
5 47 (45.63%) HTML
5 47 (45.63%) SQL Server
5 47 (45.63%) ASP.NET
6 43 (41.75%) WCF
7 41 (39.81%) CSS
8 40 (38.83%) JavaScript
8 40 (38.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (36.89%) jQuery
10 37 (35.92%) Ajax
11 32 (31.07%) Web Application Development
12 31 (30.10%) Git (software)
13 30 (29.13%) BDD
13 30 (29.13%) MySQL
14 28 (27.18%) SQL
14 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 27 (26.21%) Scrum
16 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (24.27%) PHP
18 24 (23.30%) Ruby
18 24 (23.30%) Unit Testing
19 23 (22.33%) Retail
20 22 (21.36%) E-Commerce
21 21 (20.39%) Java
22 20 (19.42%) SQL Server 2012
22 20 (19.42%) HTML5
23 19 (18.45%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (17.48%) Apache
1 18 (17.48%) Node.js
2 5 (4.85%) nginx
3 3 (2.91%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.97%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.94%) Intranet
2 2 (1.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (45.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (29.13%) MySQL
3 20 (19.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (14.56%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.74%) Big Data
6 8 (7.77%) Hadoop
7 7 (6.80%) Redis
7 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.83%) Apache Hive
9 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (30.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) Subversion
3 16 (15.53%) NUnit
4 13 (12.62%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (10.68%) Selenium
6 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
6 10 (9.71%) JUnit
7 6 (5.83%) JIRA
7 6 (5.83%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.83%) Maven
8 5 (4.85%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.85%) RSpec
8 5 (4.85%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.85%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.85%) Hudson
9 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.91%) MSTest
10 2 (1.94%) PhoneGap
10 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (22.33%) Retail
2 10 (9.71%) Games
3 9 (8.74%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (74.76%) Developer
2 43 (41.75%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.53%) PHP Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Team Leader
5 9 (8.74%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Java Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (47.57%) .NET
2 47 (45.63%) HTML
2 47 (45.63%) ASP.NET
3 43 (41.75%) WCF
4 41 (39.81%) CSS
5 40 (38.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (36.89%) jQuery
7 37 (35.92%) Ajax
8 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 20 (19.42%) HTML5
10 19 (18.45%) RESTful
11 15 (14.56%) Razor View Engine
12 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (13.59%) Spring
13 12 (11.65%) Web Services
14 11 (10.68%) NHibernate
15 10 (9.71%) MonoRail
15 10 (9.71%) Castle Windsor
16 9 (8.74%) WPF
17 7 (6.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) BBC
1 9 (8.74%) Social Media
2 8 (7.77%) EPoS
3 6 (5.83%) Open Source
4 5 (4.85%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) Streaming Music
6 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.94%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) DataPower
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.91%) UNIX
4 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.05%) MVC
2 63 (61.17%) OO
3 32 (31.07%) Web Application Development
4 30 (29.13%) BDD
5 27 (26.21%) Scrum
6 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (23.30%) Unit Testing
8 22 (21.36%) E-Commerce
9 19 (18.45%) Automated Testing
10 15 (14.56%) OO PHP
11 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.71%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (8.74%) Domain-Driven Design
14 8 (7.77%) OOP
15 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
15 7 (6.80%) Software Testing
15 7 (6.80%) Automation Testing
16 6 (5.83%) Analytics
16 6 (5.83%) Multithreading
17 5 (4.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.37%) C#
2 40 (38.83%) JavaScript
3 28 (27.18%) SQL
4 25 (24.27%) PHP
5 24 (23.30%) Ruby
6 21 (20.39%) Java
7 5 (4.85%) PHP5
8 4 (3.88%) Scala
8 4 (3.88%) XAML
9 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
1 11 (10.68%) Zend
2 9 (8.74%) Sony
2 9 (8.74%) Apple
2 9 (8.74%) Facebook
2 9 (8.74%) Yahoo!
2 9 (8.74%) Google
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.94%) Sybase
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Kony
5 1 (0.97%) WSO2
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago