The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 357 308 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.20% 7.57% 8.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.61% 9.02% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 325 262 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3365 3414 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.68% 83.94% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2818 2745 2631
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

TDD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

TDD Salary Trend in Manchester

TDD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Manchester

TDD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +1 29 £42,500 - 9
Stockport +8 25 £34,500 +6.15% 3
Rochdale -1 11 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Altrincham +7 5 £28,500 -43.00% 3
Bury - 5 £47,500 - 4
Wigan -3 4 £37,500 -3.22%
Salford +1 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Cheadle +2 1 £45,000 +66.66%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 585 (84.17%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (57.99%) .NET
3 390 (56.12%) C#
4 300 (43.17%) MVC
5 285 (41.01%) SQL Server
6 257 (36.98%) ASP.NET
6 257 (36.98%) JavaScript
7 239 (34.39%) Scrum
8 218 (31.37%) BDD
9 215 (30.94%) WCF
10 208 (29.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 205 (29.50%) HTML
12 178 (25.61%) Java
13 176 (25.32%) CSS
14 162 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
15 159 (22.88%) Web Services
16 146 (21.01%) Software Engineering
17 140 (20.14%) SQL
18 133 (19.14%) Git (software)
19 129 (18.56%) OO
20 119 (17.12%) SOAP
21 115 (16.55%) XML
22 114 (16.40%) Web Application Development
23 110 (15.83%) E-Commerce
23 110 (15.83%) NUnit
24 109 (15.68%) Windows
25 104 (14.96%) REST
26 99 (14.24%) WPF
27 98 (14.10%) jQuery
28 97 (13.96%) Degree

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 95 (13.67%) Node.js
2 18 (2.59%) Apache
3 17 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.01%) CMS
6 11 (1.58%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.01%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.86%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.72%) WordPress
12 3 (0.43%) Drupal
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.29%) Kentico
13 2 (0.29%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.29%) nginx
14 1 (0.14%) Moodle
14 1 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 15 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.73%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.01%) Route 53
3 14 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (1.29%) GitHub
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.16%) Internet
2 14 (2.01%) PPTP
2 14 (2.01%) IPsec
2 14 (2.01%) OpenVPN
2 14 (2.01%) VPN
3 9 (1.29%) Broadband
4 3 (0.43%) Extranet
5 2 (0.29%) HTTP
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (41.01%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.19%) MySQL
3 44 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.32%) NoSQL
5 27 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.01%) MariaDB
8 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.43%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.29%) Big Data
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.29%) SQLite
12 1 (0.14%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 133 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 110 (15.83%) NUnit
3 54 (7.77%) Jenkins
4 52 (7.48%) Selenium
5 43 (6.19%) Maven
6 40 (5.76%) SpecFlow
7 38 (5.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 33 (4.75%) Cucumber
8 33 (4.75%) TeamCity
9 30 (4.32%) Subversion
10 29 (4.17%) Eclipse
11 28 (4.03%) Hudson
12 26 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (3.60%) Moq
14 24 (3.45%) SoapUI
15 22 (3.17%) Visual Studio
16 21 (3.02%) Ant
16 21 (3.02%) JUnit
16 21 (3.02%) Jasmine
17 18 (2.59%) MSTest
General
1 90 (12.95%) Finance
2 52 (7.48%) Retail
3 37 (5.32%) Games
4 25 (3.60%) Advertising
5 17 (2.45%) Marketing
6 11 (1.58%) Banking
6 11 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.44%) Back Office
8 8 (1.15%) Automotive
9 5 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 502 (72.23%) Developer
2 217 (31.22%) .NET Developer
3 108 (15.54%) C# Developer
4 98 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 71 (10.22%) Java Developer
6 60 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (8.49%) Software Developer
7 59 (8.49%) Software Engineer
8 43 (6.19%) Agile C# Developer
9 38 (5.47%) Front-End Developer
10 36 (5.18%) Analyst
11 27 (3.88%) Test Analyst
12 26 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (3.60%) C# Software Developer
13 25 (3.60%) Tester
13 25 (3.60%) Web Developer
13 25 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (3.31%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (3.17%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (57.99%) .NET
2 257 (36.98%) ASP.NET
3 215 (30.94%) WCF
4 208 (29.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 205 (29.50%) HTML
6 176 (25.32%) CSS
7 159 (22.88%) Web Services
8 119 (17.12%) SOAP
9 115 (16.55%) XML
10 104 (14.96%) REST
11 99 (14.24%) WPF
12 98 (14.10%) jQuery
13 97 (13.96%) AngularJS
14 93 (13.38%) RESTful
15 92 (13.24%) LINQ
16 86 (12.37%) HTML5
16 86 (12.37%) Spring
17 78 (11.22%) JSON
18 77 (11.08%) KnockoutJS
19 75 (10.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (9.93%) Mobile App
3 50 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (6.91%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.74%) iPhone
5 26 (3.74%) Streaming Music
6 25 (3.60%) User Experience
7 21 (3.02%) Inversion of Control
8 20 (2.88%) N-Tier
9 14 (2.01%) Cryptography
9 14 (2.01%) PKI
10 10 (1.44%) Replication
10 10 (1.44%) Xbox
11 6 (0.86%) Mobile Games
11 6 (0.86%) Blog
12 5 (0.72%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.58%) Social Media
13 4 (0.58%) Tandem
13 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 109 (15.68%) Windows
2 77 (11.08%) Linux
3 65 (9.35%) Android
4 33 (4.75%) Apple iOS
4 33 (4.75%) UNIX
5 19 (2.73%) CentOS
6 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.58%) AIX
7 3 (0.43%) openSUSE
8 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (84.17%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (43.17%) MVC
3 239 (34.39%) Scrum
4 218 (31.37%) BDD
5 162 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (21.01%) Software Engineering
7 129 (18.56%) OO
8 114 (16.40%) Web Application Development
9 110 (15.83%) E-Commerce
10 84 (12.09%) Kanban
11 73 (10.50%) Unit Testing
12 70 (10.07%) Domain-Driven Design
12 70 (10.07%) Dependency Injection
13 67 (9.64%) OOP
14 57 (8.20%) SDLC
15 51 (7.34%) MVVM
16 49 (7.05%) UML
17 48 (6.91%) Mentoring
18 45 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
19 44 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 390 (56.12%) C#
2 257 (36.98%) JavaScript
3 178 (25.61%) Java
4 140 (20.14%) SQL
5 73 (10.50%) C++
6 64 (9.21%) PHP
7 53 (7.63%) C
8 47 (6.76%) Ruby
9 40 (5.76%) VBA
10 31 (4.46%) VB.NET
11 25 (3.60%) Python
12 24 (3.45%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 16 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 15 (2.16%) Scala
16 9 (1.29%) VB
17 5 (0.72%) Perl
17 5 (0.72%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.72%) XPath
17 5 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (13.96%) Degree
2 29 (4.17%) ISEB
3 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.01%) MCSD
4 7 (1.01%) MCPD
5 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.04%) QA
System Software
1 19 (2.73%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (2.73%) Puppet
2 16 (2.30%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.61%) Oracle
3 33 (4.75%) Google
4 10 (1.44%) Zend
4 10 (1.44%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.01%) Facebook
6 5 (0.72%) SAP
6 5 (0.72%) Adobe
7 4 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.43%) IBM
9 2 (0.29%) Apigee
9 2 (0.29%) VMware
9 2 (0.29%) Telerik
9 2 (0.29%) Twitter
9 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.29%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.14%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.14%) Unisys
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.14%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago