Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 24.24% 17.20% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.59% 20.51% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 5
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £55,250
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -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 29 78 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 87.88% 83.87% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 74 68
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £46,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.73% +34.78% -1.43%
10th Percentile £23,600 £29,500 £20,850
90th Percentile £44,250 £70,000 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -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 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for TDD.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (75.00%) Node.js
3 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5

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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (75.00%) Node.js
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL