The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 18 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 56 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.20% 6.11% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 6.92% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 31 41
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
488 448 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.89% 88.36% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 400 369 370
Median salary £41,792 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

TDD Salary Histogram in Merseyside

TDD
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 20 £40,000 -
Wirral -2 16 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Southport - 8 £40,000 - 1
St Helens - 7 £52,500 -
Birkenhead -2 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for TDD.

1 80 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (85.87%) .NET
3 68 (73.91%) SQL Server
3 68 (73.91%) C#
4 58 (63.04%) MVC
4 58 (63.04%) ASP.NET
5 57 (61.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (60.87%) BDD
7 55 (59.78%) RESTful
8 54 (58.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 53 (57.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 49 (53.26%) Web Application Development
10 49 (53.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 38 (41.30%) Node.js
12 33 (35.87%) .NET Framework
13 31 (33.70%) Scrum
13 31 (33.70%) Entity Framework
14 30 (32.61%) WCF
14 30 (32.61%) Git (software)
15 27 (29.35%) AngularJS
16 26 (28.26%) NoSQL
16 26 (28.26%) Ruby
17 25 (27.17%) Code First Entity Framework
18 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (20.65%) Kanban
20 16 (17.39%) Digital TV
20 16 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
20 16 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 14 (15.22%) Dependency Injection
21 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.26%) Confluence
2 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Magento
1 1 (1.09%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.52%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) GitHub
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.09%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 54 (58.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (28.26%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.78%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.70%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.09%) Big Data
6 1 (1.09%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (32.61%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.78%) NUnit
3 6 (6.52%) MSTest
4 5 (5.43%) Moq
4 5 (5.43%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.26%) JIRA
6 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.09%) GitLab
8 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium
8 1 (1.09%) Subversion
8 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (9.78%) Retail
2 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Finance
4 5 (5.43%) Advertising
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (91.30%) Developer
2 65 (70.65%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (8.70%) C# Developer
3 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (7.61%) PHP Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Programmer
4 7 (7.61%) Software Programmer
5 5 (5.43%) Junior
5 5 (5.43%) Junior Developer
5 5 (5.43%) Telecoms Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Development Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Graduate
6 4 (4.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Graduate C# Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (85.87%) .NET
2 58 (63.04%) ASP.NET
3 57 (61.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (59.78%) RESTful
5 53 (57.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (53.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 38 (41.30%) Node.js
8 33 (35.87%) .NET Framework
9 31 (33.70%) Entity Framework
10 30 (32.61%) WCF
11 27 (29.35%) AngularJS
12 25 (27.17%) Code First Entity Framework
13 16 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (10.87%) WPF
15 8 (8.70%) CSS
15 8 (8.70%) WinForms
16 7 (7.61%) HTML
16 7 (7.61%) LAMP
17 6 (6.52%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Digital TV
2 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (63.04%) MVC
3 56 (60.87%) BDD
4 49 (53.26%) Web Application Development
5 31 (33.70%) Scrum
6 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (20.65%) Kanban
8 14 (15.22%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (15.22%) OO
9 11 (11.96%) DevOps
10 10 (10.87%) OOP
11 8 (8.70%) SOLID
12 7 (7.61%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (7.61%) Open Source
12 7 (7.61%) SDLC
12 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (6.52%) Microservices
14 5 (5.43%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (5.43%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 68 (73.91%) C#
2 26 (28.26%) Ruby
3 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.87%) SQL
4 10 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 9 (9.78%) Java
6 8 (8.70%) PHP
7 5 (5.43%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) Go
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) ISEB
2 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
1 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) Google
4 2 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.09%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago