Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 4 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 3.88% 21.21% 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 22.58% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £29,500
90th Percentile £47,715 £37,500 £37,500
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.50%

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Blackpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 97 31 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 94.17% 93.94% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 88 29 78
Blackpool median annual salary £42,291 £35,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -24.73% +34.78%
10th Percentile £26,175 £23,800 £30,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £44,400 £70,000
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Blackpool

TDD
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Salary trend for TDD in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for TDD.

1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Wiki
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Market Research
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) UX Design
4 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Java 8
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA