The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 8 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 39 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 21.79% 10.48% 10.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.93% 12.31% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 23
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 195 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 91.06% 85.15% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 155 162 169
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

TDD
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

TDD Salary Trend in Stockport

TDD
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Stockport

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.76%) XML
3 36 (42.86%) SOAP
4 35 (41.67%) Linux
4 35 (41.67%) Java
4 35 (41.67%) JMS
5 34 (40.48%) C++
5 34 (40.48%) .NET
5 34 (40.48%) UNIX
5 34 (40.48%) Retail
6 33 (39.29%) E-Commerce
7 32 (38.10%) SQL
8 26 (30.95%) Hibernate
8 26 (30.95%) Spring
8 26 (30.95%) Software Engineering
8 26 (30.95%) JSON
8 26 (30.95%) Relational Database
8 26 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (29.76%) Degree
9 25 (29.76%) Maven
9 25 (29.76%) ActiveMQ
9 25 (29.76%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (29.76%) REST
9 25 (29.76%) WSDL
9 25 (29.76%) C
9 25 (29.76%) Servlets
10 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 22 (26.19%) RDBMS
11 22 (26.19%) Software Architecture
11 22 (26.19%) Logistics

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 9 (10.71%) WebLogic
1 9 (10.71%) WebSphere
1 9 (10.71%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) Relational Database
2 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 22 (26.19%) RDBMS
4 11 (13.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) Maven
2 17 (20.24%) SpecFlow
3 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.90%) TeamCity
4 10 (11.90%) Hudson
4 10 (11.90%) SoapUI
5 9 (10.71%) Selenium
5 9 (10.71%) Ant
5 9 (10.71%) JUnit
5 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
6 7 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.19%) MSTest
7 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.19%) Xcode
7 1 (1.19%) NUnit
7 1 (1.19%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (40.48%) Retail
2 11 (13.10%) Back Office
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) Analyst
3 25 (29.76%) Software Engineer
4 22 (26.19%) Test Analyst
5 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Tester
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Lead Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Lead .NET Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) UML Business Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (54.76%) XML
2 36 (42.86%) SOAP
3 35 (41.67%) JMS
4 34 (40.48%) .NET
5 26 (30.95%) Hibernate
5 26 (30.95%) Spring
5 26 (30.95%) JSON
6 25 (29.76%) RabbitMQ
6 25 (29.76%) REST
6 25 (29.76%) ActiveMQ
6 25 (29.76%) WSDL
6 25 (29.76%) Servlets
7 22 (26.19%) Java EE
8 14 (16.67%) HTML
8 14 (16.67%) CSS
8 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 12 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (13.10%) Web Services
10 11 (13.10%) XHTML
11 10 (11.90%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) iPhone
3 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) Linux
2 34 (40.48%) UNIX
3 10 (11.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.29%) E-Commerce
3 26 (30.95%) Software Engineering
4 22 (26.19%) Logistics
4 22 (26.19%) Software Architecture
5 21 (25.00%) BDD
6 17 (20.24%) OO
7 16 (19.05%) OOD
8 15 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 15 (17.86%) Scrum
9 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 11 (13.10%) System Testing
11 11 (13.10%) Open Source
11 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
12 10 (11.90%) Coaching
12 10 (11.90%) Pair Programming
12 10 (11.90%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (11.90%) OOP
13 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) Java
2 34 (40.48%) C++
3 32 (38.10%) SQL
4 25 (29.76%) C
5 15 (17.86%) C#
6 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (15.48%) Ruby
8 11 (13.10%) VB.NET
9 10 (11.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Degree
2 13 (15.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
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