Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 223 270 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.60% 9.12% 10.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.21% 10.10% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 213 218 203
Cheshire median annual salary £50,165 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.48% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £68,750 £54,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 2,420 2,673 2,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.29% 90.24% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 2,017 1,729
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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
Warrington -2 68 £55,000 +33.33% 6
Wilmslow +8 48 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Knutsford -12 28 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Chester +4 26 £46,250 -2.63% 8
Crewe -1 3 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Macclesfield - 2 £42,500 -
Nantwich - 2 - -
Runcorn +9 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Frodsham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Daresbury - 1 £40,000 -
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 194 (87.00%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (59.64%) .NET
3 129 (57.85%) C#
4 125 (56.05%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (46.64%) Scrum
6 101 (45.29%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (39.91%) SQL Server
8 88 (39.46%) OO
9 78 (34.98%) Software Engineering
10 70 (31.39%) AngularJS
11 69 (30.94%) Java
12 63 (28.25%) Microsoft
13 62 (27.80%) DevOps
14 61 (27.35%) ASP.NET Web API
14 61 (27.35%) ASP.NET
15 56 (25.11%) WCF
16 55 (24.66%) Decision-Making
17 54 (24.22%) Enterprise Software
18 53 (23.77%) MVC
19 49 (21.97%) SQL
20 48 (21.52%) Team Foundation Server
21 46 (20.63%) .NET Framework
21 46 (20.63%) Visual Studio
22 44 (19.73%) BDD
23 43 (19.28%) RESTful
24 41 (18.39%) Degree
25 40 (17.94%) Computer Science
25 40 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
26 37 (16.59%) Git (software)
27 36 (16.14%) Unit Testing

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 5 (2.24%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.79%) Confluence
3 3 (1.35%) Apache
3 3 (1.35%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.90%) JBoss
4 2 (0.90%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.73%) SaaS
3 11 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.04%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.79%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.90%) GitHub
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.66%) Internet
2 25 (11.21%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) PPP
3 1 (0.45%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (39.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (7.17%) Big Data
4 13 (5.83%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.79%) MySQL
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.35%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.90%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.90%) DB2
8 2 (0.90%) Flink
9 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (21.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (20.63%) Visual Studio
3 37 (16.59%) Git (software)
4 22 (9.87%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.04%) JIRA
6 8 (3.59%) Gradle
7 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.79%) Selenium
9 3 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.35%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.35%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.90%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.45%) Geb
11 1 (0.45%) GitLab
11 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.45%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (13.45%) Finance
2 22 (9.87%) Banking
3 11 (4.93%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.04%) Law
5 4 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.90%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 162 (72.65%) Developer
2 77 (34.53%) .NET Developer
3 57 (25.56%) Senior Developer
4 46 (20.63%) Software Developer
5 43 (19.28%) C# Developer
6 39 (17.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (14.80%) .NET Software Developer
7 33 (14.80%) C# Software Developer
8 29 (13.00%) Java Developer
9 28 (12.56%) Agile Developer
10 27 (12.11%) Agile Java Developer
11 26 (11.66%) Senior Software Developer
12 25 (11.21%) Internet Developer
13 22 (9.87%) Software Engineer
14 18 (8.07%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (7.62%) Senior .NET Software Developer
15 17 (7.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 17 (7.62%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (7.62%) Senior C# Software Developer
16 15 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (59.64%) .NET
2 70 (31.39%) AngularJS
3 61 (27.35%) ASP.NET
3 61 (27.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 56 (25.11%) WCF
5 46 (20.63%) .NET Framework
6 43 (19.28%) RESTful
7 40 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (13.00%) WPF
9 28 (12.56%) Web Services
10 27 (12.11%) HTML
11 26 (11.66%) CSS
11 26 (11.66%) WinForms
12 17 (7.62%) SOAP
13 11 (4.93%) Node.js
13 11 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (4.48%) Java EE
14 10 (4.48%) REST
15 9 (4.04%) jQuery
16 8 (3.59%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (24.22%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (17.94%) Computer Science
3 23 (10.31%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.59%) User Experience
5 6 (2.69%) Fintech
5 6 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.24%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.79%) PMI
8 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.90%) EPoS
8 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.45%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.97%) Windows
2 12 (5.38%) Linux
3 6 (2.69%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) CentOS
4 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (87.00%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (56.05%) Continuous Integration
3 104 (46.64%) Scrum
4 101 (45.29%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (39.46%) OO
6 78 (34.98%) Software Engineering
7 62 (27.80%) DevOps
8 55 (24.66%) Decision-Making
9 53 (23.77%) MVC
10 44 (19.73%) BDD
11 36 (16.14%) Unit Testing
12 35 (15.70%) Kanban
13 31 (13.90%) SDLC
14 30 (13.45%) Dependency Injection
15 26 (11.66%) MVVM
15 26 (11.66%) OOP
16 20 (8.97%) Microservices
16 20 (8.97%) SOLID
17 19 (8.52%) Continuous Deployment
18 17 (7.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 129 (57.85%) C#
2 69 (30.94%) Java
3 49 (21.97%) SQL
4 35 (15.70%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.28%) C++
5 14 (6.28%) PHP
6 13 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.14%) Ruby
8 6 (2.69%) Scala
9 4 (1.79%) Python
10 3 (1.35%) C
10 3 (1.35%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.90%) Java 8
11 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.45%) ES6
12 1 (0.45%) F#
12 1 (0.45%) Java 9
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (18.39%) Degree
2 12 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) QA
2 4 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (6.73%) Ansible
2 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 63 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.93%) Cloudera
3 7 (3.14%) Oracle
4 4 (1.79%) Google
5 3 (1.35%) Talend
5 3 (1.35%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.90%) Chordiant
6 2 (0.90%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.45%) Splunk
7 1 (0.45%) Unisys