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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 311 327 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.54% 8.44% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 10.80% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 265 281 295
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3420 3029 3052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.95% 78.19% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2760 2613 2666
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,430 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +12 41 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Stockport +3 22 £32,500 -9.72% 5
Rochdale - 10 £40,500 -
Wigan +3 7 £37,500 -
Cheadle - 7 £27,000 -
Salford -13 6 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Oldham - 4 £41,000 - 1
Altrincham -1 2 £50,000 +47.05% 2
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 428 (66.25%) C#
2 407 (63.00%) .NET
3 375 (58.05%) MVC
4 365 (56.50%) ASP.NET
5 349 (54.02%) SQL Server
6 288 (44.58%) JavaScript
7 263 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
7 263 (40.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 242 (37.46%) HTML
9 210 (32.51%) SQL
10 209 (32.35%) WCF
11 208 (32.20%) Scrum
12 194 (30.03%) CSS
13 164 (25.39%) jQuery
14 143 (22.14%) Web Services
15 138 (21.36%) OO
16 136 (21.05%) BDD
17 134 (20.74%) .NET Framework
18 129 (19.97%) Web Development
19 120 (18.58%) Java
20 117 (18.11%) E-Commerce
21 113 (17.49%) LINQ
22 103 (15.94%) XML
23 101 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 89 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 88 (13.62%) Microsoft
26 87 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
27 83 (12.85%) Degree
28 82 (12.69%) Web Application Development
29 78 (12.07%) KnockoutJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 59 (9.13%) Node.js
2 31 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 28 (4.33%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.32%) IIS
5 13 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.70%) CMS
7 6 (0.93%) Jetty
7 6 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.77%) Lync
9 3 (0.46%) Apache
10 2 (0.31%) Liferay
10 2 (0.31%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) Confluence
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
11 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.15%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 45 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.93%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.39%) GitHub
3 8 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.46%) SaaS
4 3 (0.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.87%) Internet
2 15 (2.32%) HTTP
3 7 (1.08%) Intranet
4 3 (0.46%) Wireless
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (54.02%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (4.49%) MySQL
7 17 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.48%) DB2
9 12 (1.86%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.39%) Big Data
12 7 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.77%) SQLite
15 4 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (9.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 51 (7.89%) NUnit
3 39 (6.04%) Selenium
4 27 (4.18%) SpecFlow
5 21 (3.25%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 18 (2.79%) JUnit
8 15 (2.32%) Maven
9 14 (2.17%) Xcode
10 13 (2.01%) Eclipse
10 13 (2.01%) Axure RP
11 12 (1.86%) MSTest
11 12 (1.86%) Moq
11 12 (1.86%) Subversion
12 11 (1.70%) Ant
12 11 (1.70%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.55%) Hudson
14 9 (1.39%) JIRA
15 8 (1.24%) ReSharper
General
1 63 (9.75%) Finance
2 31 (4.80%) Games
3 20 (3.10%) Retail
4 18 (2.79%) Marketing
5 13 (2.01%) Billing
6 12 (1.86%) Advertising
7 8 (1.24%) Publishing
8 5 (0.77%) Back Office
8 5 (0.77%) Automotive
9 3 (0.46%) German Language
9 3 (0.46%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.46%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 599 (92.72%) Developer
2 226 (34.98%) .NET Developer
3 155 (23.99%) C# Developer
4 141 (21.83%) Senior Developer
5 88 (13.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 76 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 51 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 49 (7.59%) Senior C# Developer
8 49 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 48 (7.43%) Software Developer
10 41 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
11 38 (5.88%) iOS Developer
12 28 (4.33%) Agile C# Developer
13 26 (4.02%) Software Engineer
14 24 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
15 22 (3.41%) C# Web Developer
16 21 (3.25%) Junior Developer
16 21 (3.25%) Junior
16 21 (3.25%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (63.00%) .NET
2 365 (56.50%) ASP.NET
3 263 (40.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 242 (37.46%) HTML
5 209 (32.35%) WCF
6 194 (30.03%) CSS
7 164 (25.39%) jQuery
8 143 (22.14%) Web Services
9 134 (20.74%) .NET Framework
10 113 (17.49%) LINQ
11 103 (15.94%) XML
12 101 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 89 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 87 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 78 (12.07%) KnockoutJS
16 63 (9.75%) HTML5
17 59 (9.13%) Hibernate
18 55 (8.51%) Ajax
19 52 (8.05%) RESTful
19 52 (8.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.92%) Mobile App
2 57 (8.82%) iPhone
3 47 (7.28%) N-Tier
4 40 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.79%) iPad
6 17 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.01%) Streaming Music
8 12 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.70%) Graphic Design
10 7 (1.08%) Social Media
11 6 (0.93%) Open Source
12 5 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.77%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.77%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.62%) Replication
14 2 (0.31%) Streaming Media
15 1 (0.15%) Clustering
15 1 (0.15%) Tandem
15 1 (0.15%) DTV
15 1 (0.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (11.46%) Android
2 67 (10.37%) Apple iOS
3 46 (7.12%) Windows
4 35 (5.42%) Linux
5 6 (0.93%) UNIX
6 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.46%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (58.05%) MVC
2 263 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (32.20%) Scrum
4 138 (21.36%) OO
5 136 (21.05%) BDD
6 129 (19.97%) Web Development
7 117 (18.11%) E-Commerce
8 82 (12.69%) Web Application Development
9 74 (11.46%) Domain-Driven Design
9 74 (11.46%) Pair Programming
10 70 (10.84%) Unit Testing
11 68 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (9.60%) Kanban
13 60 (9.29%) OOP
14 54 (8.36%) iOS Development
15 53 (8.20%) Mentoring
15 53 (8.20%) UML
16 49 (7.59%) Coaching
17 47 (7.28%) SOA
18 44 (6.81%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 428 (66.25%) C#
2 288 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 210 (32.51%) SQL
4 120 (18.58%) Java
5 67 (10.37%) T-SQL
6 52 (8.05%) VB.NET
7 45 (6.97%) Objective-C
8 34 (5.26%) Ruby
9 21 (3.25%) PHP
10 20 (3.10%) Scala
11 19 (2.94%) VB
12 18 (2.79%) C
13 11 (1.70%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.55%) C++
15 6 (0.93%) XPath
16 5 (0.77%) Python
16 5 (0.77%) Delphi
16 5 (0.77%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.62%) Clojure
17 4 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (12.85%) Degree
2 27 (4.18%) MCP
2 27 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (3.41%) MCSD
4 20 (3.10%) MCAD
4 20 (3.10%) MCTS
5 9 (1.39%) ISEB
6 6 (0.93%) HND
7 5 (0.77%) CCNP
7 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.62%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.31%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.24%) Puppet
2 4 (0.62%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.81%) Oracle
3 28 (4.33%) Google
4 16 (2.48%) Sybase
5 9 (1.39%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.08%) JBoss
7 6 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.31%) Apple
8 2 (0.31%) Endeca
9 1 (0.15%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.15%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.15%) Twitter
9 1 (0.15%) VMware
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe
9 1 (0.15%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.15%) IBM
9 1 (0.15%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £24000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago