The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 42 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 27.10% 10.58% 11.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.15% 15.75% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 16
Average salary £41,250 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.43% +12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 127 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 79.35% 67.20% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 103 119 98
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

TDD
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

TDD Salary Trend in Bolton

TDD
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bolton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 97 (94.17%) C#
1 97 (94.17%) .NET
2 94 (91.26%) ASP.NET
3 93 (90.29%) MVC
4 70 (67.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (59.22%) SQL Server
6 50 (48.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 48 (46.60%) HTML
8 46 (44.66%) JavaScript
9 43 (41.75%) SQL
10 38 (36.89%) WCF
11 37 (35.92%) HTML5
12 35 (33.98%) Web Development
13 34 (33.01%) BDD
14 29 (28.16%) jQuery
14 29 (28.16%) CSS
15 28 (27.18%) Domain-Driven Design
15 28 (27.18%) Web Application Development
16 27 (26.21%) Razor View Engine
17 22 (21.36%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (20.39%) CQRS
18 21 (20.39%) MCTS
18 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (20.39%) MCP
18 21 (20.39%) MCAD
18 21 (20.39%) MCSD
19 20 (19.42%) NHibernate
20 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
20 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (18.45%) Scrum

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.80%) Node.js
2 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Intranet
2 5 (4.85%) HTTP
3 3 (2.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (59.22%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) NUnit
2 8 (7.77%) TeamCity
2 8 (7.77%) ReSharper
2 8 (7.77%) SpecFlow
2 8 (7.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (7.77%) Moq
2 8 (7.77%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.80%) Advertising
1 7 (6.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (100.00%) Developer
2 62 (60.19%) .NET Developer
3 37 (35.92%) C# Developer
4 25 (24.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (24.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (17.48%) Web Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.91%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 3 (2.91%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Senior C# Developer
12 1 (0.97%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (94.17%) .NET
2 94 (91.26%) ASP.NET
3 70 (67.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (48.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 48 (46.60%) HTML
6 38 (36.89%) WCF
7 37 (35.92%) HTML5
8 29 (28.16%) jQuery
8 29 (28.16%) CSS
9 27 (26.21%) Razor View Engine
10 20 (19.42%) NHibernate
11 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
12 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (17.48%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (17.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (15.53%) CSS3
14 11 (10.68%) AngularJS
15 10 (9.71%) COM+
16 9 (8.74%) WinForms
17 8 (7.77%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.83%) Streaming Music
2 6 (5.83%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.97%) Tandem
3 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Windows CE
2 3 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.97%) Android
3 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (90.29%) MVC
2 35 (33.98%) Web Development
3 34 (33.01%) BDD
4 28 (27.18%) Domain-Driven Design
4 28 (27.18%) Web Application Development
5 21 (20.39%) CQRS
6 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (18.45%) Scrum
7 15 (14.56%) OO
8 12 (11.65%) OOP
9 8 (7.77%) Pair Programming
9 8 (7.77%) OOD
10 7 (6.80%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (5.83%) Refactoring
11 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.88%) Logistics
14 3 (2.91%) Kanban
15 2 (1.94%) Business Analysis
15 2 (1.94%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (94.17%) C#
2 46 (44.66%) JavaScript
3 43 (41.75%) SQL
4 14 (13.59%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.80%) Java
6 6 (5.83%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) MCTS
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (20.39%) MCP
1 21 (20.39%) MCAD
1 21 (20.39%) MCSD
2 14 (13.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.97%) Google
2 1 (0.97%) Twitter
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago