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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 35 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 24.65% 13.79% 11.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.69% 18.75% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 15
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
122 128 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 85.92% 73.56% 75.19%
Number of salaries quoted 108 124 92
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bolton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 84 (93.33%) C#
2 83 (92.22%) .NET
3 81 (90.00%) MVC
4 80 (88.89%) ASP.NET
5 67 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (64.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (57.78%) SQL Server
8 42 (46.67%) HTML
9 41 (45.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 37 (41.11%) JavaScript
11 36 (40.00%) SQL
12 34 (37.78%) HTML5
13 33 (36.67%) Web Development
14 29 (32.22%) WCF
15 27 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
15 27 (30.00%) Web Application Development
16 26 (28.89%) CSS
17 25 (27.78%) BDD
18 22 (24.44%) jQuery
18 22 (24.44%) Razor View Engine
19 21 (23.33%) KnockoutJS
20 19 (21.11%) Scrum
21 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
22 17 (18.89%) CQRS
22 17 (18.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 17 (18.89%) .NET Framework
22 17 (18.89%) MCTS
22 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
22 17 (18.89%) MCP
22 17 (18.89%) MCAD

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (11.11%) Node.js
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Intranet
2 5 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) NUnit
1 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.22%) Moq
2 2 (2.22%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 8 (8.89%) Advertising
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (98.89%) Developer
2 57 (63.33%) .NET Developer
3 29 (32.22%) C# Developer
4 20 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Java Web Developer
11 1 (1.11%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (1.11%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (92.22%) .NET
2 80 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 58 (64.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (46.67%) HTML
5 41 (45.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 34 (37.78%) HTML5
7 29 (32.22%) WCF
8 26 (28.89%) CSS
9 22 (24.44%) jQuery
9 22 (24.44%) Razor View Engine
10 21 (23.33%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (18.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (18.89%) .NET Framework
12 16 (17.78%) NHibernate
13 15 (16.67%) CSS3
13 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
15 10 (11.11%) Ninject
16 8 (8.89%) WinForms
17 5 (5.56%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Streaming Music
2 7 (7.78%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Tandem
4 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Windows CE
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (90.00%) MVC
2 67 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (36.67%) Web Development
4 27 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 27 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 25 (27.78%) BDD
6 19 (21.11%) Scrum
7 17 (18.89%) CQRS
8 11 (12.22%) OOP
9 10 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (8.89%) Coaching
10 8 (8.89%) OO
11 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.56%) Refactoring
13 3 (3.33%) Kanban
14 2 (2.22%) Business Analysis
14 2 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
14 2 (2.22%) Logistics
14 2 (2.22%) OOD
14 2 (2.22%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 84 (93.33%) C#
2 37 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 36 (40.00%) SQL
4 12 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.78%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.78%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) MCTS
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (18.89%) MCP
1 17 (18.89%) MCAD
1 17 (18.89%) MCSD
2 12 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
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