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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing TDD 33 40 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.24% 6.64% 12.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 8.21% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 72
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £32,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £52,500 £50,000
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
363 487 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.61% 80.90% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 279 391 430
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 21 £38,000 -5.00% 10
Southport - 8 - - 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (77.97%) C#
2 46 (77.97%) .NET
3 41 (69.49%) MVC
4 39 (66.10%) Scrum
5 36 (61.02%) BDD
6 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
6 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
7 31 (52.54%) Web Application Development
8 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (40.68%) RESTful
10 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (33.90%) Dependency Injection
11 20 (33.90%) WCF
11 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
11 20 (33.90%) Web Services
12 18 (30.51%) HTML
12 18 (30.51%) CSS
13 16 (27.12%) SOAP
13 16 (27.12%) Linux
13 16 (27.12%) NoSQL
14 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
14 15 (25.42%) Java
14 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
15 14 (23.73%) Kanban
16 13 (22.03%) Music Industry
16 13 (22.03%) QA
17 12 (20.34%) SQL
18 11 (18.64%) Microsoft

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (13.56%) IIS
1 8 (13.56%) JBoss
2 7 (11.86%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.17%) MySQL
5 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) Ant
2 8 (13.56%) Subversion
2 8 (13.56%) Maven
2 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.86%) MSTest
3 7 (11.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (11.86%) Moq
3 7 (11.86%) NUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.78%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.39%) Servoy
5 2 (3.39%) RSpec
6 1 (1.69%) Sahi
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (22.03%) Music Industry
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (96.61%) Developer
2 32 (54.24%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.78%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Software Tester
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Tester
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (77.97%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
3 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (40.68%) RESTful
5 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (33.90%) Web Services
6 20 (33.90%) WCF
7 18 (30.51%) HTML
7 18 (30.51%) CSS
8 16 (27.12%) SOAP
9 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
10 11 (18.64%) Spring
10 11 (18.64%) Ajax
11 9 (15.25%) Entity Framework
12 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
12 8 (13.56%) JDBC
12 8 (13.56%) XML
12 8 (13.56%) XHTML
12 8 (13.56%) WSDL
12 8 (13.56%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (15.25%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (11.86%) Social Network
4 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (69.49%) MVC
3 39 (66.10%) Scrum
4 36 (61.02%) BDD
5 31 (52.54%) Web Application Development
6 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (33.90%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (23.73%) Kanban
9 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
10 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
10 8 (13.56%) OWASP
10 8 (13.56%) Open Source
10 8 (13.56%) Analytics
11 4 (6.78%) OO PHP
11 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.78%) OOP
11 4 (6.78%) OO
12 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.39%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) C#
2 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.42%) Java
4 12 (20.34%) SQL
5 11 (18.64%) Ruby
6 4 (6.78%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) C++
6 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Facebook
3 7 (11.86%) Twitter
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