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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 70 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 13.04% 4.96% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.58% 6.04% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 22 24
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 480 381 450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.39% 82.11% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 340 304 326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,910 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Merseyside

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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 22 June 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
St Helens +3 27 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Liverpool +12 26 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Wirral -1 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Southport - 3 £40,000 - 1
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 118 (95.93%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (68.29%) .NET
3 74 (60.16%) SQL Server
4 73 (59.35%) MVC
5 64 (52.03%) C#
5 64 (52.03%) RESTful
6 61 (49.59%) BDD
7 58 (47.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (47.15%) ASP.NET
8 56 (45.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 53 (43.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 53 (43.09%) Web Application Development
10 49 (39.84%) SQL Server 2014
11 46 (37.40%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (30.08%) Git (software)
13 33 (26.83%) Scrum
13 33 (26.83%) AngularJS
14 30 (24.39%) Windows
15 27 (21.95%) Digital TV
15 27 (21.95%) Dependency Injection
15 27 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
15 27 (21.95%) Greenfield Project
16 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
17 25 (20.33%) Node.js
18 24 (19.51%) PHP
19 23 (18.70%) Kanban
20 22 (17.89%) WCF
20 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
20 22 (17.89%) VB.NET

TDD
Co-occurring 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 (2.44%) IIS
2 2 (1.63%) nginx
3 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) Broadband
2 8 (6.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (60.16%) SQL Server
2 49 (39.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (17.07%) SQL Server 2016
4 18 (14.63%) NoSQL
5 13 (10.57%) MySQL
6 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (30.08%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.82%) MSTest
2 17 (13.82%) NUnit
3 13 (10.57%) NuGet
3 13 (10.57%) Selenium
4 12 (9.76%) Selenium IDE
4 12 (9.76%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.25%) Moq
5 4 (3.25%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.63%) Bower
7 2 (1.63%) RSpec
7 2 (1.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (16.26%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Banking
2 17 (13.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.13%) Retail
4 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (84.55%) Developer
2 78 (63.41%) .NET Developer
3 24 (19.51%) PHP Developer
4 17 (13.82%) Telecoms Developer
5 13 (10.57%) C# Developer
6 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (9.76%) MySQL Developer
6 12 (9.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Agile Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Graduate
8 6 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Junior
8 6 (4.88%) Junior Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Lead PHP Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (68.29%) .NET
2 64 (52.03%) RESTful
3 58 (47.15%) ASP.NET
3 58 (47.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (45.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 53 (43.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 33 (26.83%) AngularJS
7 27 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
7 27 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (20.33%) Node.js
9 22 (17.89%) WCF
10 20 (16.26%) WinForms
10 20 (16.26%) WPF
11 17 (13.82%) CSS
11 17 (13.82%) HTML
11 17 (13.82%) Ninject
11 17 (13.82%) SOAP
11 17 (13.82%) Spring.NET
11 17 (13.82%) Unity DI Container
12 14 (11.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.95%) Digital TV
1 27 (21.95%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.50%) Blog
3 8 (6.50%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.07%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.39%) Windows
2 17 (13.82%) Linux
3 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (95.93%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (59.35%) MVC
3 61 (49.59%) BDD
4 53 (43.09%) Web Application Development
5 46 (37.40%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (26.83%) Scrum
7 27 (21.95%) Dependency Injection
8 23 (18.70%) Kanban
9 19 (15.45%) OO
10 18 (14.63%) Software Engineering
11 17 (13.82%) Inversion of Control
11 17 (13.82%) MVVM
12 14 (11.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (11.38%) DevOps
13 12 (9.76%) API Development
13 12 (9.76%) Functional Testing
13 12 (9.76%) OOP
13 12 (9.76%) Open Source
13 12 (9.76%) SOLID
14 11 (8.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.03%) C#
2 24 (19.51%) PHP
3 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.89%) VB.NET
4 18 (14.63%) Ruby
5 17 (13.82%) VB
6 13 (10.57%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.50%) SQL
8 5 (4.07%) Java
9 2 (1.63%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) Smalltalk
10 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) Puppet
2 14 (11.38%) Ansible
3 13 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.57%) VMware
3 12 (9.76%) Zend
4 3 (2.44%) Google
4 3 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle
Liverpool
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago