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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 28 45 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.87% 7.25% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 8.38% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
401 537 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.07% 86.47% 83.98%
Number of salaries quoted 277 473 326
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 19 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wirral +2 8 £40,000 - 2
Birkenhead 0 1 £40,000 +33.33%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (71.62%) C#
1 53 (71.62%) .NET
2 51 (68.92%) ASP.NET
3 49 (66.22%) MVC
4 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (52.70%) SQL Server
6 38 (51.35%) Scrum
6 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (50.00%) Web Application Development
8 34 (45.95%) Dependency Injection
8 34 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
10 26 (35.14%) BDD
11 22 (29.73%) RESTful
11 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (27.03%) CSS
13 19 (25.68%) HTML
13 19 (25.68%) Music Industry
14 18 (24.32%) PHP
14 18 (24.32%) Web Services
14 18 (24.32%) WCF
15 17 (22.97%) jQuery
15 17 (22.97%) OO PHP
16 16 (21.62%) Ajax
16 16 (21.62%) MySQL
16 16 (21.62%) Linux
17 15 (20.27%) NUnit
17 15 (20.27%) Finance
17 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (20.27%) Unity DI Container

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (14.86%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) Drupal
3 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.62%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) NUnit
1 15 (20.27%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (20.27%) Moq
1 15 (20.27%) MSTest
2 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.11%) Subversion
3 6 (8.11%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) Grunt
5 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (25.68%) Music Industry
2 15 (20.27%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (94.59%) Developer
2 45 (60.81%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.97%) PHP Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Graduate
5 5 (6.76%) Junior
5 5 (6.76%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (6.76%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.70%) .NET Development Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (71.62%) .NET
2 51 (68.92%) ASP.NET
3 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (29.73%) RESTful
4 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (27.03%) CSS
6 19 (25.68%) HTML
7 18 (24.32%) Web Services
7 18 (24.32%) WCF
8 17 (22.97%) jQuery
9 16 (21.62%) Ajax
10 15 (20.27%) Unity DI Container
10 15 (20.27%) Castle Windsor
10 15 (20.27%) Ninject
10 15 (20.27%) Spring.NET
11 14 (18.92%) SOAP
12 13 (17.57%) REST
13 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
14 9 (12.16%) HTML5
15 7 (9.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (20.27%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (13.51%) Social Network
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.70%) EPoS
7 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (66.22%) MVC
2 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (51.35%) Scrum
4 37 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 34 (45.95%) Dependency Injection
5 34 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (35.14%) BDD
7 17 (22.97%) OO PHP
8 15 (20.27%) Kanban
9 14 (18.92%) Unit Testing
10 13 (17.57%) OOP
10 13 (17.57%) OO
11 10 (13.51%) Web Development
11 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
12 9 (12.16%) Software Delivery
13 5 (6.76%) MVVM
14 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
15 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
15 2 (2.70%) Validation
16 1 (1.35%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 53 (71.62%) C#
2 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.32%) PHP
4 7 (9.46%) F#
4 7 (9.46%) Java
5 6 (8.11%) SQL
6 4 (5.41%) C++
6 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) GAMP
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Facebook
2 10 (13.51%) Twitter
3 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
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