Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 5 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 4.31% 23.81% 14.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 24.39% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 9
Blackpool median annual salary £48,513 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.61% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £46,231 £32,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,171 £37,500 £37,500
Lancashire median annual salary £42,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.71% - -9.68%

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 111 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 95.69% 97.62% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 103 33 54
Blackpool median annual salary £48,463 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -9.09% +32.76%
10th Percentile £27,234 £22,600 £23,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £54,500 £70,000
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +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

TDD
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Blackpool over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for TDD in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Node.js
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Spring Batch
4 2 (40.00%) Spring Security
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics

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 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Batch
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Coaching
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL