The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 19 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 53 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 9.43% 7.60% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 8.64% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 35
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 507 428 423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 90.21% 87.89% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 410 352 333
Median salary £40,372 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing TDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Merseyside

TDD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for TDD in Merseyside

TDD
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Merseyside

TDD
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 18 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wirral +6 16 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Southport - 8 £40,000 - 1
St Helens - 7 £52,500 - 1
Birkenhead -4 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for TDD.

1 87 (89.69%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (83.51%) .NET
3 68 (70.10%) C#
4 67 (69.07%) SQL Server
5 61 (62.89%) MVC
5 61 (62.89%) RESTful
6 59 (60.82%) BDD
6 59 (60.82%) ASP.NET
7 58 (59.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (56.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 55 (56.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 50 (51.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 50 (51.55%) Web Application Development
10 33 (34.02%) Node.js
10 33 (34.02%) Scrum
11 30 (30.93%) .NET Framework
12 29 (29.90%) Git (software)
13 28 (28.87%) AngularJS
13 28 (28.87%) Entity Framework
13 28 (28.87%) WCF
14 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (24.74%) Ruby
16 22 (22.68%) NoSQL
17 21 (21.65%) Code First Entity Framework
18 20 (20.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (20.62%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (20.62%) Kanban
18 20 (20.62%) Digital TV
19 19 (19.59%) OO
20 17 (17.53%) Dependency Injection

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (3.09%) Confluence
1 3 (3.09%) IIS
2 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.06%) nginx
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
1 1 (1.03%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.19%) SaaS
2 3 (3.09%) GitHub
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.03%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (69.07%) SQL Server
2 55 (56.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (22.68%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.12%) MySQL
6 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.03%) Big Data
8 1 (1.03%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (29.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.34%) NUnit
3 8 (8.25%) MSTest
4 5 (5.15%) Moq
4 5 (5.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.09%) JIRA
6 3 (3.09%) Subversion
6 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.06%) RSpec
8 1 (1.03%) GitLab
8 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.03%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.31%) Retail
2 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Advertising
3 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (89.69%) Developer
2 69 (71.13%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.31%) PHP Developer
4 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (8.25%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Telecoms Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Junior
6 5 (5.15%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Development Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Graduate
7 4 (4.12%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Junior C# Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (83.51%) .NET
2 61 (62.89%) RESTful
3 59 (60.82%) ASP.NET
4 58 (59.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (56.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 50 (51.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 33 (34.02%) Node.js
8 30 (30.93%) .NET Framework
9 28 (28.87%) AngularJS
9 28 (28.87%) Entity Framework
9 28 (28.87%) WCF
10 21 (21.65%) Code First Entity Framework
11 20 (20.62%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (20.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (13.40%) WPF
13 11 (11.34%) WinForms
14 10 (10.31%) LAMP
15 9 (9.28%) CSS
16 8 (8.25%) HTML
16 8 (8.25%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Digital TV
2 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.15%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) iPad
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (89.69%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (62.89%) MVC
3 59 (60.82%) BDD
4 50 (51.55%) Web Application Development
5 33 (34.02%) Scrum
6 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (20.62%) Kanban
8 19 (19.59%) OO
9 17 (17.53%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (14.43%) OOP
11 12 (12.37%) Open Source
11 12 (12.37%) SDLC
11 12 (12.37%) SOLID
12 10 (10.31%) DevOps
13 9 (9.28%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (9.28%) Microservices
14 7 (7.22%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (7.22%) MVVM
15 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
16 5 (5.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (70.10%) C#
2 24 (24.74%) Ruby
3 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.43%) SQL
3 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
4 11 (11.34%) PHP
5 7 (7.22%) Java
5 7 (7.22%) VB
6 3 (3.09%) C++
7 2 (2.06%) Smalltalk
7 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.03%) Go
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) IBM
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.03%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago