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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 40 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs citing TDD 23 40 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.31% 8.35% 14.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 9.46% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 76
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
471 423 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.20% 88.31% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 372 363 477
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 10 February 2016. 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 -10 21 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wirral -4 2 £36,000 -10.00%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (76.92%) MVC
2 40 (76.92%) C#
2 40 (76.92%) .NET
3 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET
3 37 (71.15%) BDD
4 35 (67.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (61.54%) Ruby
6 31 (59.62%) WCF
7 30 (57.69%) Git (software)
7 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 29 (55.77%) NoSQL
8 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
9 28 (53.85%) .NET Framework
9 28 (53.85%) Entity Framework
9 28 (53.85%) Node.js
9 28 (53.85%) Web Application Development
9 28 (53.85%) RESTful
9 28 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
12 9 (17.31%) HTML
13 8 (15.38%) SQL
14 7 (13.46%) CSS
14 7 (13.46%) jQuery
14 7 (13.46%) QA
15 6 (11.54%) Scrum
16 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
16 5 (9.62%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (53.85%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) NoSQL
1 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 28 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.69%) Sahi
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Xcode
5 2 (3.85%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) JMeter
5 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.92%) Ant
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) MSTest
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 2 (3.85%) Advertising
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Developer
2 39 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Tester
5 5 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.77%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) .NET
2 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET
3 35 (67.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (59.62%) WCF
5 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 28 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (53.85%) Entity Framework
6 28 (53.85%) RESTful
7 9 (17.31%) HTML
8 7 (13.46%) CSS
8 7 (13.46%) jQuery
9 3 (5.77%) LINQ
9 3 (5.77%) WPF
10 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.92%) CSS3
11 1 (1.92%) HornetQ
11 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (76.92%) MVC
3 37 (71.15%) BDD
4 28 (53.85%) Web Application Development
5 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Line Management
7 4 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Security Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.77%) OWASP
8 3 (5.77%) SEO
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) C#
2 32 (61.54%) Ruby
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) ISEB
1 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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