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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 34 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 22.97% 11.81% 8.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.19% 14.41% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
135 118 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 91.22% 81.94% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 118 110 92
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (92.59%) MVC
1 50 (92.59%) C#
1 50 (92.59%) .NET
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (90.74%) ASP.NET
3 40 (74.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (64.81%) SQL Server
5 33 (61.11%) KnockoutJS
6 32 (59.26%) WCF
7 27 (50.00%) Node.js
7 27 (50.00%) Web Application Development
7 27 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 25 (46.30%) Dependency Injection
8 25 (46.30%) Ninject
8 25 (46.30%) Streaming Music
9 21 (38.89%) HTML
10 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
11 17 (31.48%) HTML5
12 13 (24.07%) Scrum
13 12 (22.22%) OOP
13 12 (22.22%) Degree
14 11 (20.37%) Web Development
15 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
16 9 (16.67%) CSS
16 9 (16.67%) SQL
17 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 8 (14.81%) Java
17 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
18 7 (12.96%) jQuery
18 7 (12.96%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (64.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQLite
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) ReSharper
1 3 (5.56%) NUnit
1 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
1 3 (5.56%) Moq
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (98.15%) Developer
2 35 (64.81%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
6 6 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Android Developer
10 2 (3.70%) CSS Developer
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.70%) HTML Developer
10 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Test Manager
11 1 (1.85%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (92.59%) .NET
2 49 (90.74%) ASP.NET
3 40 (74.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (61.11%) KnockoutJS
5 32 (59.26%) WCF
6 25 (46.30%) Ninject
7 21 (38.89%) HTML
8 17 (31.48%) HTML5
9 9 (16.67%) CSS
10 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.96%) jQuery
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (12.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
12 6 (11.11%) JSON
13 5 (9.26%) NHibernate
14 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (7.41%) XML
15 3 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Streaming Music
2 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) MVC
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 27 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 25 (46.30%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (24.07%) Scrum
5 12 (22.22%) OOP
6 11 (20.37%) Web Development
7 7 (12.96%) Kanban
8 4 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.41%) Android Development
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.56%) Logistics
9 3 (5.56%) BDD
9 3 (5.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 2 (3.70%) Coaching
10 2 (3.70%) CQRS
11 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Facebook
2 4 (7.41%) Twitter
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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