Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 278 233 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.03% 10.35% 8.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 11.82% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 224 203 258
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £54,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,960 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +7.40% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2734 1972 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.80% 87.57% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1666 2429
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Cheshire

TDD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for TDD in Cheshire

TDD
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Cheshire

TDD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +1 83 £50,000 -31.03% 7
Warrington -8 72 £43,500 +16.00% 5
Chester -4 38 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Wilmslow -2 22 £42,500 - 1
Crewe -1 11 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Ellesmere Port +4 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Runcorn -6 2 £45,000 +63.64%
Northwich - 2 £28,750 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £42,500 - 1
Congleton - 1 £35,000 -
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 246 (88.49%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (53.96%) BDD
3 135 (48.56%) C#
4 129 (46.40%) MVC
5 125 (44.96%) .NET
5 125 (44.96%) SQL Server
6 119 (42.81%) RESTful
7 108 (38.85%) Java
7 108 (38.85%) OO
8 102 (36.69%) AngularJS
9 99 (35.61%) ASP.NET
10 94 (33.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 89 (32.01%) Git (software)
11 89 (32.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 83 (29.86%) Web Application Development
12 83 (29.86%) Node.js
12 83 (29.86%) JavaScript
13 82 (29.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 77 (27.70%) Finance
15 75 (26.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 71 (25.54%) Scrum
17 69 (24.82%) Ruby
18 66 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
19 65 (23.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 63 (22.66%) SDLC
21 61 (21.94%) HTML
22 60 (21.58%) KnockoutJS
23 59 (21.22%) SQL
24 57 (20.50%) Microsoft
25 55 (19.78%) Software Engineering

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (10.79%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (6.83%) Confluence
3 9 (3.24%) JBoss
3 9 (3.24%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.24%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.52%) CICS
4 7 (2.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.44%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.08%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) CMS
8 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.36%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.16%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.44%) SaaS
5 2 (0.72%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.19%) HTTP
2 17 (6.12%) Internet
3 7 (2.52%) LDAP
4 2 (0.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (44.96%) SQL Server
2 75 (26.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 42 (15.11%) NoSQL
4 33 (11.87%) MongoDB
5 21 (7.55%) DB2
6 15 (5.40%) MySQL
7 13 (4.68%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 89 (32.01%) Git (software)
2 35 (12.59%) Jenkins
2 35 (12.59%) TeamCity
3 27 (9.71%) Gradle
4 26 (9.35%) Subversion
5 20 (7.19%) Bitbucket
6 19 (6.83%) JIRA
7 18 (6.47%) JUnit
8 15 (5.40%) Jasmine
9 13 (4.68%) Selenium
10 12 (4.32%) Cucumber
10 12 (4.32%) SonarQube
11 10 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (3.60%) Xcode
12 9 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (2.88%) WebDriver
14 7 (2.52%) ClearCase
14 7 (2.52%) Visual Studio
15 6 (2.16%) JMeter
15 6 (2.16%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (27.70%) Finance
2 51 (18.35%) Banking
3 15 (5.40%) Advertising
4 10 (3.60%) Retail Banking
5 8 (2.88%) Games
6 6 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.80%) Law
8 3 (1.08%) Publishing
8 3 (1.08%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 192 (69.06%) Developer
2 107 (38.49%) .NET Developer
3 37 (13.31%) Java Developer
4 35 (12.59%) .NET Software Developer
5 30 (10.79%) Messaging Developer
6 27 (9.71%) Software Developer
7 23 (8.27%) Software Engineer
8 18 (6.47%) C# Developer
9 17 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.76%) Java Software Developer
11 15 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.40%) Java Engineer
12 11 (3.96%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (3.60%) PHP Developer
14 8 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
15 7 (2.52%) Android Developer
15 7 (2.52%) Designer
15 7 (2.52%) Integration Engineer
16 6 (2.16%) iOS Developer
16 6 (2.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (44.96%) .NET
2 119 (42.81%) RESTful
3 102 (36.69%) AngularJS
4 99 (35.61%) ASP.NET
5 94 (33.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 89 (32.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 83 (29.86%) Node.js
8 82 (29.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 65 (23.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 61 (21.94%) HTML
11 60 (21.58%) KnockoutJS
12 53 (19.06%) Spring
12 53 (19.06%) Web Services
13 51 (18.35%) Hibernate
13 51 (18.35%) SOAP
14 44 (15.83%) WCF
15 38 (13.67%) CSS
15 38 (13.67%) jQuery
16 33 (11.87%) JSON
16 33 (11.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.07%) User Experience
2 20 (7.19%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.60%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.60%) RIA
5 8 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.88%) PMI
6 7 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.52%) Fintech
6 7 (2.52%) Life Science
6 7 (2.52%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.44%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.72%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.07%) Windows
2 25 (8.99%) Linux
3 21 (7.55%) Apple iOS
4 16 (5.76%) Android
5 13 (4.68%) Unix
6 11 (3.96%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.08%) AIX
7 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (88.49%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (53.96%) BDD
3 129 (46.40%) MVC
4 108 (38.85%) OO
5 83 (29.86%) Web Application Development
6 71 (25.54%) Scrum
7 66 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (22.66%) SDLC
9 55 (19.78%) Software Engineering
10 52 (18.71%) Test Automation
11 40 (14.39%) DevOps
12 37 (13.31%) Kanban
13 35 (12.59%) Dependency Injection
14 30 (10.79%) Multithreading
15 26 (9.35%) Waterfall
16 23 (8.27%) Risk Management
17 22 (7.91%) Unit Testing
18 20 (7.19%) OOP
19 18 (6.47%) Mentoring
20 17 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (48.56%) C#
2 108 (38.85%) Java
3 83 (29.86%) JavaScript
4 69 (24.82%) Ruby
5 59 (21.22%) SQL
6 30 (10.79%) F#
7 23 (8.27%) Python
8 20 (7.19%) PHP
9 17 (6.12%) Objective-C
10 16 (5.76%) Apple Swift
10 16 (5.76%) T-SQL
11 15 (5.40%) C++
12 11 (3.96%) C
13 8 (2.88%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.88%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.52%) Assembly Language
14 7 (2.52%) COBOL
15 4 (1.44%) Go
16 3 (1.08%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (6.83%) Degree
2 10 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Docker
1 4 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (10.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 30 (10.79%) Kibana
1 30 (10.79%) WSUS
2 7 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.16%) Nagios
3 6 (2.16%) Puppet
4 5 (1.80%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.36%) Salt
5 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.75%) Oracle
3 18 (6.47%) Google
4 7 (2.52%) CA Agile Central
4 7 (2.52%) Chordiant
5 5 (1.80%) IBM
6 3 (1.08%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.08%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.08%) Zend
7 2 (0.72%) Apigee
7 2 (0.72%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.72%) Sun
7 2 (0.72%) Twitter
7 2 (0.72%) VMware
8 1 (0.36%) Apple
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.36%) CA
8 1 (0.36%) Perforce