Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 3 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 4.29% 6.67% 18.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 7.41% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £37,125 £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 67 27 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 95.71% 90.00% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 61 25 58
Blackpool median annual salary £38,500 £37,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% -22.11% +31.94%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,100 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,284 £44,700 £72,500
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 21 September 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Security

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 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Market Research
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) UX Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA