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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 42 91 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.43% 14.85% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 16.82% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 80 37
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £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
433 541 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.95% 88.25% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 356 471 368
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -5 30 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Wirral - 7 £40,000 - 2
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 51 (60.71%) C#
2 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 49 (58.33%) .NET
3 47 (55.95%) ASP.NET
3 47 (55.95%) MVC
4 39 (46.43%) HTML
5 38 (45.24%) CSS
6 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 31 (36.90%) jQuery
8 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (36.90%) Web Application Development
9 27 (32.14%) PHP
10 25 (29.76%) MySQL
10 25 (29.76%) OO
10 25 (29.76%) BDD
11 24 (28.57%) WCF
12 23 (27.38%) REST
12 23 (27.38%) Linux
13 22 (26.19%) SOAP
13 22 (26.19%) Apache
13 22 (26.19%) RESTful
13 22 (26.19%) Ajax
13 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (26.19%) OO PHP
14 20 (23.81%) Unit Testing
14 20 (23.81%) E-Commerce
15 19 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (22.62%) Git (software)
16 18 (21.43%) Node.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (26.19%) Apache
2 18 (21.43%) Node.js
3 3 (3.57%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 25 (29.76%) MySQL
3 16 (19.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.57%) Redis
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (10.71%) Moq
2 9 (10.71%) MSTest
2 9 (10.71%) NUnit
3 3 (3.57%) Grunt
3 3 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.38%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.48%) Games
2 11 (13.10%) Finance
3 10 (11.90%) Retail
4 7 (8.33%) Music Industry
5 5 (5.95%) Advertising
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (95.24%) Developer
2 42 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (30.95%) PHP Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Graduate
8 6 (7.14%) Junior
8 6 (7.14%) Junior Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (58.33%) .NET
2 47 (55.95%) ASP.NET
3 39 (46.43%) HTML
4 38 (45.24%) CSS
5 31 (36.90%) jQuery
5 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (28.57%) WCF
7 23 (27.38%) REST
8 22 (26.19%) SOAP
8 22 (26.19%) RESTful
8 22 (26.19%) Ajax
8 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (21.43%) Web Services
10 14 (16.67%) HTML5
11 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
12 10 (11.90%) CSS3
12 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
13 9 (10.71%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (10.71%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (10.71%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) User Experience
5 3 (3.57%) EPoS
5 3 (3.57%) Social Network
5 3 (3.57%) Open Source
6 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.19%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) MVC
2 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.90%) Web Application Development
4 25 (29.76%) OO
4 25 (29.76%) BDD
5 22 (26.19%) OO PHP
6 20 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 20 (23.81%) E-Commerce
7 19 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (21.43%) Scrum
9 16 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (16.67%) OOP
11 11 (13.10%) Kanban
12 9 (10.71%) Web Development
13 6 (7.14%) MVVM
14 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
15 3 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
16 2 (2.38%) Software Engineering
16 2 (2.38%) Pair Programming
16 2 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.71%) C#
2 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.14%) PHP
4 13 (15.48%) Ruby
5 8 (9.52%) SQL
5 8 (9.52%) F#
6 6 (7.14%) Java
7 4 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.38%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) VCP4
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) GAMP
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Facebook
2 3 (3.57%) Twitter
3 2 (2.38%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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