The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 15 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.11% 7.62% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 9.64% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 9
Average salary £55,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.42% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
100 83 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 74.07% 79.05% 79.17%
Number of salaries quoted 88 77 113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
TDD
Lancashire

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

TDD
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Preston region.

TDD Salary Trend in Preston

TDD
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Preston region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Preston

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 23 (95.83%) Scrum
2 19 (79.17%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) J2EE
3 14 (58.33%) .NET
3 14 (58.33%) C#
3 14 (58.33%) BDD
4 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
5 12 (50.00%) PHP
6 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (41.67%) Spring
6 10 (41.67%) Scala
7 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) RAD
7 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
7 9 (37.50%) UML
7 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
8 8 (33.33%) MVC
9 7 (29.17%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (29.17%) MySQL
9 7 (29.17%) User Stories
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) OO
11 4 (16.67%) NUnit
11 4 (16.67%) Kanban
11 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
11 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) NUnit
1 4 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
2 7 (29.17%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) J2EE
2 14 (58.33%) .NET
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
4 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 10 (41.67%) Spring
5 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 4 (16.67%) LINQ
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (12.50%) Akka
6 3 (12.50%) Play Framework
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) JSON
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Scrum
2 14 (58.33%) BDD
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) UML
4 9 (37.50%) RAD
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 8 (33.33%) MVC
6 7 (29.17%) User Stories
6 7 (29.17%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 3 (12.50%) SOA
9 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) PHP
4 10 (41.67%) Scala
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) MCAD
1 2 (8.33%) MCSD
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCTS
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle