Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 6.67% 27.08% 11.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 33.33% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 5
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £75,649 £45,750
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -

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 57 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 95.00% 81.25% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 42
Blackpool median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -25.53% +25.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,400 £21,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £75,649 £72,125
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%

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 18 July 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%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Wiki
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) UX Design
4 1 (25.00%) Market Research
4 1 (25.00%) SOA

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
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Market Research
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) UX Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA