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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 347 335 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.20% 8.44% 9.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 10.09% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 329 285 359
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
3100 3321 3210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.23% 83.65% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2574 2756 2748
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Stockport +22 45 £34,500 -13.75% 10
Bolton +6 44 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Salford +10 12 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Rochdale - 12 £45,000 - 1
Cheadle - 10 £37,500 - 2
Sale - 5 £37,500 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £30,000 -
Altrincham -9 1 £22,500 -47.05% 3
Wigan -12 1 £42,500 +70.00% 2
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 459 (78.60%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (65.75%) .NET
3 366 (62.67%) C#
4 329 (56.34%) MVC
5 291 (49.83%) ASP.NET
6 281 (48.12%) SQL Server
7 243 (41.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 219 (37.50%) Scrum
9 217 (37.16%) JavaScript
10 211 (36.13%) HTML
11 185 (31.68%) CSS
12 166 (28.42%) SQL
12 166 (28.42%) BDD
13 156 (26.71%) WCF
14 120 (20.55%) jQuery
15 114 (19.52%) SOAP
16 107 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
17 106 (18.15%) OO
18 105 (17.98%) Web Application Development
19 104 (17.81%) Domain-Driven Design
20 102 (17.47%) .NET Framework
20 102 (17.47%) Software Engineering
21 101 (17.29%) Java
22 100 (17.12%) Microsoft
22 100 (17.12%) Degree
23 92 (15.75%) JSON
23 92 (15.75%) Windows
23 92 (15.75%) XML
24 88 (15.07%) Dependency Injection
25 83 (14.21%) Node.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 83 (14.21%) Node.js
2 29 (4.97%) SharePoint
3 28 (4.79%) CMS
4 18 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (2.74%) Apache
6 12 (2.05%) IIS
7 11 (1.88%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.03%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.03%) WordPress
11 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.51%) Liferay
13 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.34%) HTTP
2 25 (4.28%) Internet
3 5 (0.86%) Broadband
4 3 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (48.12%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.25%) MySQL
5 16 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (2.57%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.51%) SQLite
10 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.17%) DB2
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (12.67%) NUnit
2 66 (11.30%) Git (software)
3 63 (10.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (9.08%) TeamCity
5 52 (8.90%) SpecFlow
6 42 (7.19%) Selenium
6 42 (7.19%) Jenkins
7 34 (5.82%) Hudson
8 32 (5.48%) SoapUI
8 32 (5.48%) Maven
9 28 (4.79%) JIRA
10 27 (4.62%) Moq
11 26 (4.45%) MSTest
12 20 (3.42%) Eclipse
13 19 (3.25%) Cucumber
14 18 (3.08%) Visual Studio
15 14 (2.40%) JUnit
16 13 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
16 13 (2.23%) Jasmine
17 12 (2.05%) Subversion
General
1 45 (7.71%) Finance
2 44 (7.53%) Retail
3 30 (5.14%) Games
4 14 (2.40%) Publishing
5 10 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.71%) Advertising
6 8 (1.37%) Marketing
7 7 (1.20%) Automotive
8 6 (1.03%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.68%) Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 436 (74.66%) Developer
2 204 (34.93%) .NET Developer
3 114 (19.52%) C# Developer
4 78 (13.36%) Senior Developer
5 70 (11.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (8.22%) Software Developer
7 47 (8.05%) Software Engineer
8 39 (6.68%) Java Developer
9 38 (6.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (5.65%) Analyst
11 29 (4.97%) Test Analyst
12 28 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (4.62%) Web Developer
13 27 (4.62%) Tester
13 27 (4.62%) Agile C# Developer
14 23 (3.94%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (3.42%) PHP Developer
16 17 (2.91%) Lead Developer
17 16 (2.74%) C# Web Developer
18 14 (2.40%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (65.75%) .NET
2 291 (49.83%) ASP.NET
3 243 (41.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 211 (36.13%) HTML
5 185 (31.68%) CSS
6 156 (26.71%) WCF
7 120 (20.55%) jQuery
8 114 (19.52%) SOAP
9 102 (17.47%) .NET Framework
10 92 (15.75%) JSON
10 92 (15.75%) XML
11 82 (14.04%) HTML5
12 71 (12.16%) Web Services
13 70 (11.99%) KnockoutJS
14 64 (10.96%) Ninject
14 64 (10.96%) REST
15 62 (10.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (10.27%) LINQ
17 57 (9.76%) RESTful
18 52 (8.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.45%) Mobile App
2 50 (8.56%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.68%) N-Tier
4 36 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (5.82%) Inversion of Control
6 33 (5.65%) iPhone
7 30 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (4.45%) Streaming Music
9 13 (2.23%) Replication
9 13 (2.23%) User Experience
10 7 (1.20%) iPad
11 3 (0.51%) Open Source
12 2 (0.34%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.17%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.17%) DTV
13 1 (0.17%) LIMS
13 1 (0.17%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.17%) BBC
13 1 (0.17%) Arduino
13 1 (0.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.75%) Windows
2 62 (10.62%) Android
3 48 (8.22%) Linux
4 38 (6.51%) Apple iOS
5 27 (4.62%) UNIX
6 5 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (78.60%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (56.34%) MVC
3 219 (37.50%) Scrum
4 166 (28.42%) BDD
5 107 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (18.15%) OO
7 105 (17.98%) Web Application Development
8 104 (17.81%) Domain-Driven Design
9 102 (17.47%) Software Engineering
10 88 (15.07%) Dependency Injection
11 76 (13.01%) Web Development
12 67 (11.47%) Unit Testing
12 67 (11.47%) OOP
13 61 (10.45%) E-Commerce
14 59 (10.10%) Kanban
15 45 (7.71%) System Testing
16 42 (7.19%) SOA
17 37 (6.34%) Automated Testing
18 36 (6.16%) Coaching
19 35 (5.99%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 366 (62.67%) C#
2 217 (37.16%) JavaScript
3 166 (28.42%) SQL
4 101 (17.29%) Java
5 38 (6.51%) C++
6 32 (5.48%) C
7 31 (5.31%) PHP
8 28 (4.79%) Ruby
9 25 (4.28%) VB.NET
10 17 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.23%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.05%) VB
13 11 (1.88%) VBA
14 7 (1.20%) Scala
15 6 (1.03%) XAML
16 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.68%) XPath
17 4 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
18 3 (0.51%) F#
18 3 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 100 (17.12%) Degree
2 31 (5.31%) ISEB
3 13 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.03%) PMP
4 6 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.54%) Vagrant
1 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.68%) Kibana
3 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.17%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 100 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.48%) Google
3 31 (5.31%) Oracle
4 18 (3.08%) Sitecore
5 17 (2.91%) SAP
6 10 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.37%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.03%) Facebook
8 6 (1.03%) Twitter
9 5 (0.86%) Apple
10 3 (0.51%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.17%) Sybase
11 1 (0.17%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits, Pension, Work/Home Life
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TRG
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 26 days + pension + staff discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 4 days ago