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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 40 80 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.49% 14.06% 9.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.78% 15.87% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 39 70 57
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
409 504 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.84% 88.58% 76.64%
Number of salaries quoted 355 448 388
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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% 8
Birkenhead +4 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Wirral - 5 £40,000 - 4
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (61.73%) MVC
1 50 (61.73%) C#
2 48 (59.26%) .NET
3 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET
4 46 (56.79%) JavaScript
5 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (46.91%) HTML
6 38 (46.91%) CSS
7 33 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (39.51%) Web Application Development
9 31 (38.27%) BDD
9 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
10 29 (35.80%) WCF
11 28 (34.57%) Node.js
12 27 (33.33%) jQuery
12 27 (33.33%) OO
13 26 (32.10%) PHP
13 26 (32.10%) MySQL
13 26 (32.10%) Git (software)
13 26 (32.10%) RESTful
13 26 (32.10%) NoSQL
13 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (29.63%) Linux
15 23 (28.40%) Apache
15 23 (28.40%) REST
16 21 (25.93%) Unit Testing
16 21 (25.93%) Ruby
16 21 (25.93%) Ajax
16 21 (25.93%) E-Commerce
17 20 (24.69%) SOAP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (34.57%) Node.js
2 23 (28.40%) Apache
Business Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.10%) MySQL
2 26 (32.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.17%) Redis
4 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.41%) MSTest
2 6 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (7.41%) Moq
2 6 (7.41%) NUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 18 (22.22%) Games
2 16 (19.75%) Retail
3 8 (9.88%) Finance
4 7 (8.64%) Advertising
5 3 (3.70%) Music Industry
6 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (92.59%) Developer
2 41 (50.62%) .NET Developer
3 23 (28.40%) PHP Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Graduate
7 6 (7.41%) Junior Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Junior
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Applications Developer
9 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (59.26%) .NET
2 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET
3 38 (46.91%) HTML
3 38 (46.91%) CSS
4 33 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (35.80%) WCF
6 27 (33.33%) jQuery
7 26 (32.10%) RESTful
7 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (28.40%) REST
9 21 (25.93%) Ajax
10 20 (24.69%) SOAP
11 16 (19.75%) Web Services
12 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
12 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
13 10 (12.35%) HTML5
14 9 (11.11%) CSS3
15 7 (8.64%) WinForms
15 7 (8.64%) WPF
15 7 (8.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) EPoS
3 5 (6.17%) Open Source
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.23%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) MVC
2 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (39.51%) Web Application Development
4 31 (38.27%) BDD
5 27 (33.33%) OO
6 21 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 21 (25.93%) E-Commerce
7 20 (24.69%) OO PHP
8 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.58%) Scrum
10 10 (12.35%) OOP
11 9 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (9.88%) Web Development
12 8 (9.88%) Kanban
13 6 (7.41%) MVVM
13 6 (7.41%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
15 2 (2.47%) Pair Programming
15 2 (2.47%) SOA
16 1 (1.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (61.73%) C#
2 46 (56.79%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.10%) PHP
4 21 (25.93%) Ruby
5 8 (9.88%) SQL
6 7 (8.64%) F#
7 5 (6.17%) Java
8 4 (4.94%) Python
9 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) GAMP
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Facebook
2 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
2 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
Wirral, Merseyside
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Merseyside
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago