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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 290 331 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.49% 8.69% 9.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.10% 10.45% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 276 276 341
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 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £50,000 £44,500
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
3186 3166 3181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.24% 83.14% 79.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2699 2701 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 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 4 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 +16 45 £34,500 -23.33% 6
Bolton +12 41 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Salford - 9 £57,500 - 2
Rochdale - 8 £45,000 - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £30,000 -
Cheadle - 3 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham -9 2 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Sale +7 1 £37,500 - 2
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 413 (77.49%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (67.54%) .NET
3 354 (66.42%) C#
4 312 (58.54%) MVC
5 287 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 267 (50.09%) SQL Server
7 238 (44.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 214 (40.15%) HTML
9 211 (39.59%) JavaScript
10 205 (38.46%) Scrum
11 193 (36.21%) CSS
12 154 (28.89%) SQL
13 139 (26.08%) BDD
14 138 (25.89%) WCF
15 120 (22.51%) jQuery
16 106 (19.89%) SOAP
17 104 (19.51%) Domain-Driven Design
18 97 (18.20%) Microsoft
18 97 (18.20%) .NET Framework
19 92 (17.26%) Dependency Injection
19 92 (17.26%) Web Application Development
20 89 (16.70%) JSON
21 88 (16.51%) OO
22 84 (15.76%) Java
22 84 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
23 81 (15.20%) XML
23 81 (15.20%) Degree
24 76 (14.26%) Windows
24 76 (14.26%) HTML5
25 75 (14.07%) Software Engineering

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 74 (13.88%) Node.js
2 30 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.44%) CMS
4 19 (3.56%) IIS
4 19 (3.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.44%) Apache
6 7 (1.31%) WordPress
6 7 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.75%) Liferay
8 3 (0.56%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.07%) HTTP
2 21 (3.94%) Internet
3 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.19%) Extranet
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (50.09%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.56%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.19%) MySQL
8 13 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.06%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.56%) SQLite
11 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.38%) DB2
13 1 (0.19%) Redis
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (11.07%) NUnit
3 49 (9.19%) Git (software)
4 43 (8.07%) TeamCity
5 40 (7.50%) SpecFlow
6 31 (5.82%) Selenium
7 27 (5.07%) Jenkins
7 27 (5.07%) SoapUI
7 27 (5.07%) JIRA
8 26 (4.88%) Hudson
9 22 (4.13%) Maven
10 21 (3.94%) MSTest
10 21 (3.94%) Moq
11 16 (3.00%) Visual Studio
12 13 (2.44%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.25%) Subversion
14 11 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (1.88%) JUnit
15 10 (1.88%) Jasmine
15 10 (1.88%) Grunt
General
1 42 (7.88%) Finance
2 36 (6.75%) Retail
3 31 (5.82%) Games
4 15 (2.81%) Publishing
5 7 (1.31%) Marketing
6 6 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.13%) Automotive
6 6 (1.13%) Music Industry
6 6 (1.13%) Banking
7 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.94%) Advertising
8 4 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 405 (75.98%) Developer
2 188 (35.27%) .NET Developer
3 107 (20.08%) C# Developer
4 80 (15.01%) Senior Developer
5 66 (12.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 38 (7.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (6.57%) Software Engineer
9 32 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (5.82%) Java Developer
11 30 (5.63%) Web Developer
12 26 (4.88%) Analyst
13 25 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
14 23 (4.32%) Test Analyst
15 22 (4.13%) Tester
16 21 (3.94%) Agile C# Developer
17 19 (3.56%) PHP Developer
18 17 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
19 16 (3.00%) C# Web Developer
19 16 (3.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (67.54%) .NET
2 287 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 238 (44.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 214 (40.15%) HTML
5 193 (36.21%) CSS
6 138 (25.89%) WCF
7 120 (22.51%) jQuery
8 106 (19.89%) SOAP
9 97 (18.20%) .NET Framework
10 89 (16.70%) JSON
11 81 (15.20%) XML
12 76 (14.26%) HTML5
13 66 (12.38%) KnockoutJS
14 59 (11.07%) Ninject
15 57 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 56 (10.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 55 (10.32%) REST
18 52 (9.76%) Web Services
19 51 (9.57%) LINQ
20 49 (9.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.88%) Mobile App
2 47 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 38 (7.13%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.57%) iPhone
5 34 (6.38%) Inversion of Control
6 29 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (4.50%) Streaming Music
8 21 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.63%) User Experience
10 10 (1.88%) Replication
11 8 (1.50%) iPad
12 2 (0.38%) Open Source
13 1 (0.19%) Raspberry Pi
13 1 (0.19%) iSeries
13 1 (0.19%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.19%) Social Media
13 1 (0.19%) Arduino
13 1 (0.19%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.19%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 76 (14.26%) Windows
2 57 (10.69%) Android
3 39 (7.32%) Linux
4 34 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.94%) UNIX
6 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (77.49%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (58.54%) MVC
3 205 (38.46%) Scrum
4 139 (26.08%) BDD
5 104 (19.51%) Domain-Driven Design
6 92 (17.26%) Dependency Injection
6 92 (17.26%) Web Application Development
7 88 (16.51%) OO
8 84 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (14.07%) Software Engineering
10 67 (12.57%) Web Development
11 60 (11.26%) E-Commerce
12 57 (10.69%) Unit Testing
13 55 (10.32%) OOP
14 51 (9.57%) SOA
15 50 (9.38%) Kanban
16 40 (7.50%) System Testing
17 33 (6.19%) Coaching
18 31 (5.82%) Automated Testing
19 28 (5.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 354 (66.42%) C#
2 211 (39.59%) JavaScript
3 154 (28.89%) SQL
4 84 (15.76%) Java
5 30 (5.63%) C++
6 29 (5.44%) VB.NET
7 28 (5.25%) PHP
8 26 (4.88%) C
9 21 (3.94%) T-SQL
10 20 (3.75%) Ruby
11 12 (2.25%) VB
11 12 (2.25%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.31%) VBA
13 6 (1.13%) XAML
13 6 (1.13%) Scala
14 5 (0.94%) Python
14 5 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.19%) F#
16 1 (0.19%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 81 (15.20%) Degree
2 28 (5.25%) ISEB
3 18 (3.38%) VCP4
4 16 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.13%) PMP
5 6 (1.13%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.25%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.50%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.75%) Kibana
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 97 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.82%) Google
3 21 (3.94%) Oracle
4 19 (3.56%) Sitecore
5 17 (3.19%) SAP
6 10 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.50%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.13%) Apple
8 6 (1.13%) Twitter
9 4 (0.75%) Facebook
10 3 (0.56%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.38%) Sybase
12 1 (0.19%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago