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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 25 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.30% 13.13% 8.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.34% 14.69% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 13
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -9.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
Manchester

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
163 143 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 86.70% 89.38% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 160 133 119
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Stockport

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (56.52%) XML
3 33 (47.83%) E-Commerce
4 31 (44.93%) SOAP
4 31 (44.93%) Retail
5 30 (43.48%) Linux
5 30 (43.48%) Java
5 30 (43.48%) JMS
6 29 (42.03%) C++
6 29 (42.03%) UNIX
7 28 (40.58%) .NET
7 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
8 24 (34.78%) Hibernate
8 24 (34.78%) Spring
9 23 (33.33%) SQL
9 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (31.88%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (31.88%) REST
10 22 (31.88%) C
10 22 (31.88%) Servlets
10 22 (31.88%) WSDL
10 22 (31.88%) RDBMS
10 22 (31.88%) Maven
10 22 (31.88%) Logistics
10 22 (31.88%) ActiveMQ
10 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
10 22 (31.88%) Java EE
10 22 (31.88%) Degree
10 22 (31.88%) JSON

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
1 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
1 7 (10.14%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 22 (31.88%) RDBMS
4 11 (15.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Maven
2 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) SpecFlow
4 7 (10.14%) Ant
4 7 (10.14%) JUnit
4 7 (10.14%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.70%) NUnit
5 6 (8.70%) MSTest
6 5 (7.25%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (7.25%) Moq
6 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.25%) Hudson
6 5 (7.25%) SoapUI
6 5 (7.25%) Selenium
6 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.45%) Subversion
8 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (44.93%) Retail
2 10 (14.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) Software Engineer
3 16 (23.19%) .NET Developer
4 15 (21.74%) Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Test Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Tester
6 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Lead Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Tester
8 5 (7.25%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Test Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (56.52%) XML
2 31 (44.93%) SOAP
3 30 (43.48%) JMS
4 28 (40.58%) .NET
5 24 (34.78%) Hibernate
5 24 (34.78%) Spring
6 22 (31.88%) Java EE
6 22 (31.88%) JSON
6 22 (31.88%) ActiveMQ
6 22 (31.88%) RabbitMQ
6 22 (31.88%) REST
6 22 (31.88%) WSDL
6 22 (31.88%) Servlets
7 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
8 12 (17.39%) HTML
8 12 (17.39%) CSS
9 10 (14.49%) XHTML
9 10 (14.49%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (11.59%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (31.88%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.25%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Linux
2 29 (42.03%) UNIX
3 13 (18.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.83%) E-Commerce
3 22 (31.88%) Logistics
3 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
3 22 (31.88%) Software Architecture
4 18 (26.09%) Scrum
5 12 (17.39%) MVC
5 12 (17.39%) Open Source
5 12 (17.39%) BDD
6 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.04%) Coaching
7 9 (13.04%) OO
7 9 (13.04%) Pair Programming
7 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
9 7 (10.14%) OOP
10 6 (8.70%) DSDM
10 6 (8.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) C++
3 23 (33.33%) SQL
4 22 (31.88%) C
5 17 (24.64%) C#
6 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 11 (15.94%) Ruby
8 10 (14.49%) VB.NET
9 9 (13.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
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