Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 20 36
Rank change year-on-year -23 +16 +11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 38 92 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.54% 10.30% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 11.81% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 89 56
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £45,625
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 742 779 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 88.65% 87.23% 89.91%
Number of salaries quoted 627 668 614
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Lancashire

TDD
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for TDD in Lancashire

TDD
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in Lancashire

TDD
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Preston -15 9 £35,000 - 6
Lancaster -9 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Blackburn +1 4 £38,750 +7.64%
Burnley -1 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Blackpool -4 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Lytham St Annes - 4 £37,500 - 2
Accrington - 4 £40,000 - 1
Chorley -5 1 £37,500 -6.25% 3
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 31 (81.58%) C#
3 29 (76.32%) MVC
3 29 (76.32%) BDD
4 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (68.42%) RESTful
6 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
7 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (63.16%) Web Application Development
7 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (63.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 16 (42.11%) Node.js
9 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
9 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
10 14 (36.84%) Scrum
10 14 (36.84%) Ruby
10 14 (36.84%) WCF
10 14 (36.84%) Entity Framework
10 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
10 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
11 13 (34.21%) .NET Framework
12 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (28.95%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (28.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (28.95%) Code First Entity Framework
14 10 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
16 8 (21.05%) Retail

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) SaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.26%) npm
4 2 (5.26%) Yarn
5 1 (2.63%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Hyperconnected
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 24 (63.16%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) Redis
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Grunt
4 2 (5.26%) gulp
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.26%) webpack
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) Appium
5 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Mockito
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 6 (15.79%) Games
3 5 (13.16%) Music Industry
4 4 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 28 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 15 (39.47%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (39.47%) C# Developer
4 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Games Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) RESTful
3 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
4 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 16 (42.11%) Node.js
7 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
7 14 (36.84%) Entity Framework
7 14 (36.84%) WCF
8 13 (34.21%) .NET Framework
9 11 (28.95%) Code First Entity Framework
9 11 (28.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (10.53%) CSS
11 4 (10.53%) HTML
12 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Core
13 2 (5.26%) Spring
13 2 (5.26%) WinForms
13 2 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) BDD
1 29 (76.32%) MVC
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (63.16%) Web Application Development
4 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.95%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (18.42%) Kanban
8 6 (15.79%) OO
8 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.16%) High Availability
10 4 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (10.53%) SDLC
11 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.89%) DevOps
11 3 (7.89%) Microservices
11 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
12 2 (5.26%) MVVM
12 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.89%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) Java 8
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Capita
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle