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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 36 75 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.05% 11.23% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.61% 13.04% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 72 51
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,050 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
418 575 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.80% 86.08% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 358 513 377
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -6 21 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Birkenhead -2 13 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Wirral - 3 £31,500 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 58 (71.60%) MVC
2 49 (60.49%) C#
2 49 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (51.85%) .NET
3 42 (51.85%) ASP.NET
4 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 39 (48.15%) HTML
4 39 (48.15%) BDD
5 38 (46.91%) CSS
5 38 (46.91%) SQL Server
6 36 (44.44%) OO
7 34 (41.98%) WCF
7 34 (41.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (41.98%) Node.js
8 33 (40.74%) Git (software)
9 32 (39.51%) NoSQL
10 31 (38.27%) Ruby
10 31 (38.27%) Web Application Development
11 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (32.10%) jQuery
11 26 (32.10%) RESTful
12 25 (30.86%) Unit Testing
13 24 (29.63%) PHP
13 24 (29.63%) MySQL
14 23 (28.40%) E-Commerce
14 23 (28.40%) Internet
14 23 (28.40%) Games
14 23 (28.40%) Ajax
15 22 (27.16%) Retail
16 21 (25.93%) Apache

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (41.98%) Node.js
2 21 (25.93%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.91%) SQL Server
2 32 (39.51%) NoSQL
3 24 (29.63%) MySQL
4 6 (7.41%) Redis
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Selenium
3 6 (7.41%) NUnit
3 6 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (6.17%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.17%) Hudson
4 5 (6.17%) SpecFlow
4 5 (6.17%) Bugzilla
4 5 (6.17%) JIRA
4 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.94%) MSTest
6 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.47%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.47%) Subversion
7 2 (2.47%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.23%) Moq
General
1 23 (28.40%) Games
2 22 (27.16%) Retail
3 6 (7.41%) Advertising
4 3 (3.70%) Finance
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (81.48%) Developer
2 41 (50.62%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.75%) PHP Developer
4 8 (9.88%) C# Developer
4 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Team Leader
4 8 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Applications Developer
7 4 (4.94%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.47%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.85%) .NET
1 42 (51.85%) ASP.NET
2 39 (48.15%) HTML
3 38 (46.91%) CSS
4 34 (41.98%) WCF
4 34 (41.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (32.10%) RESTful
5 26 (32.10%) jQuery
5 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (28.40%) Ajax
7 18 (22.22%) REST
8 13 (16.05%) SOAP
9 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.11%) Web Services
10 9 (11.11%) HTML5
10 9 (11.11%) Backbone.js
11 6 (7.41%) CSS3
11 6 (7.41%) LAMP
11 6 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) EPoS
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Open Source
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) BBC
5 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (71.60%) MVC
2 49 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.15%) BDD
4 36 (44.44%) OO
5 31 (38.27%) Web Application Development
6 25 (30.86%) Unit Testing
7 23 (28.40%) E-Commerce
8 18 (22.22%) OO PHP
9 14 (17.28%) Scrum
9 14 (17.28%) Automated Testing
10 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.64%) OOP
12 7 (8.64%) Automation Testing
13 5 (6.17%) User Stories
13 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
14 3 (3.70%) Kanban
14 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
15 2 (2.47%) Load Testing
15 2 (2.47%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) C#
2 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 31 (38.27%) Ruby
4 24 (29.63%) PHP
5 18 (22.22%) SQL
6 8 (9.88%) Java
7 3 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) F#
8 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) ISEB
1 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.23%) Sony
3 1 (1.23%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Zend
3 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.23%) Facebook
3 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.23%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago