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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 308 343 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.48% 8.48% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 10.84% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 262 285 291
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
3371 3165 3071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.82% 78.28% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 2724 2680
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +14 44 £41,250 +4.43% 3
Stockport +4 20 £32,500 -9.72% 6
Rochdale - 11 £40,500 - 1
Wigan +2 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cheadle - 7 - - 1
Salford -17 5 £60,000 +52.86% 3
Oldham - 4 £41,000 - 1
Altrincham +2 2 £52,500 +54.41% 2
Bury -14 2 £35,000 -12.50%
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 420 (65.73%) C#
2 402 (62.91%) .NET
3 373 (58.37%) MVC
4 359 (56.18%) ASP.NET
5 346 (54.15%) SQL Server
6 279 (43.66%) JavaScript
7 262 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
8 261 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 229 (35.84%) HTML
10 211 (33.02%) SQL
11 202 (31.61%) WCF
12 200 (31.30%) Scrum
13 181 (28.33%) CSS
14 162 (25.35%) jQuery
15 143 (22.38%) OO
16 139 (21.75%) Web Services
17 137 (21.44%) BDD
18 130 (20.34%) .NET Framework
19 127 (19.87%) Web Development
20 120 (18.78%) Java
21 113 (17.68%) LINQ
22 108 (16.90%) E-Commerce
23 107 (16.74%) XML
24 98 (15.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 94 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
26 87 (13.62%) Microsoft
27 86 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
28 85 (13.30%) Degree
29 80 (12.52%) Web Application Development
30 76 (11.89%) KnockoutJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 55 (8.61%) Node.js
2 29 (4.54%) SharePoint
3 28 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.19%) IIS
5 12 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.56%) CMS
7 7 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.94%) Jetty
9 5 (0.78%) Lync
9 5 (0.78%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.47%) Apache
11 2 (0.31%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.16%) Liferay
12 1 (0.16%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.16%) SAS
12 1 (0.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 45 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.94%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.25%) GitHub
2 8 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.91%) Internet
2 11 (1.72%) HTTP
3 7 (1.10%) Intranet
4 3 (0.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.16%) Extranet
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (54.15%) SQL Server
2 70 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (9.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 29 (4.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (4.38%) MySQL
7 19 (2.97%) DB2
8 16 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.41%) Big Data
11 9 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.10%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.63%) SQLite
13 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (7.67%) NUnit
3 47 (7.36%) Git (software)
4 40 (6.26%) Selenium
5 28 (4.38%) SpecFlow
6 22 (3.44%) Jenkins
7 21 (3.29%) Visual Studio
8 18 (2.82%) JUnit
9 15 (2.35%) Maven
10 14 (2.19%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.03%) Xcode
12 12 (1.88%) Subversion
12 12 (1.88%) Ant
12 12 (1.88%) MSTest
12 12 (1.88%) Moq
13 11 (1.72%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.72%) Axure RP
14 10 (1.56%) Hudson
15 9 (1.41%) JIRA
16 8 (1.25%) ReSharper
General
1 64 (10.02%) Finance
2 32 (5.01%) Games
3 23 (3.60%) Retail
4 17 (2.66%) Marketing
5 13 (2.03%) Billing
6 12 (1.88%) Advertising
7 7 (1.10%) Publishing
8 5 (0.78%) Automotive
9 3 (0.47%) German Language
9 3 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.47%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 591 (92.49%) Developer
2 228 (35.68%) .NET Developer
3 154 (24.10%) C# Developer
4 136 (21.28%) Senior Developer
5 89 (13.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 78 (12.21%) Java Developer
7 53 (8.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 50 (7.82%) Web Developer
9 46 (7.20%) Software Developer
10 45 (7.04%) Senior C# Developer
11 42 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (6.26%) iOS Developer
13 27 (4.23%) Software Engineer
14 26 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (4.07%) Agile C# Developer
15 23 (3.60%) C# Web Developer
16 22 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
17 21 (3.29%) Lead Developer
18 20 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
19 18 (2.82%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (62.91%) .NET
2 359 (56.18%) ASP.NET
3 261 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 229 (35.84%) HTML
5 202 (31.61%) WCF
6 181 (28.33%) CSS
7 162 (25.35%) jQuery
8 139 (21.75%) Web Services
9 130 (20.34%) .NET Framework
10 113 (17.68%) LINQ
11 107 (16.74%) XML
12 98 (15.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 94 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 86 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 76 (11.89%) KnockoutJS
16 62 (9.70%) Hibernate
17 59 (9.23%) HTML5
18 51 (7.98%) Ajax
19 50 (7.82%) RESTful
19 50 (7.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.74%) Mobile App
2 58 (9.08%) iPhone
3 45 (7.04%) N-Tier
4 42 (6.57%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.97%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.82%) iPad
7 11 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.72%) Streaming Music
7 11 (1.72%) Graphic Design
8 8 (1.25%) Social Media
8 8 (1.25%) Open Source
9 5 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.63%) Replication
10 4 (0.63%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.31%) Streaming Media
11 2 (0.31%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.16%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.16%) MHEG
12 1 (0.16%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.16%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.11%) Android
2 66 (10.33%) Apple iOS
3 43 (6.73%) Windows
4 34 (5.32%) Linux
5 7 (1.10%) UNIX
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.47%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (58.37%) MVC
2 262 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (31.30%) Scrum
4 143 (22.38%) OO
5 137 (21.44%) BDD
6 127 (19.87%) Web Development
7 108 (16.90%) E-Commerce
8 80 (12.52%) Web Application Development
9 75 (11.74%) Pair Programming
10 72 (11.27%) Domain-Driven Design
11 71 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 69 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (9.86%) OOP
14 62 (9.70%) Kanban
15 55 (8.61%) iOS Development
16 49 (7.67%) UML
17 46 (7.20%) Software Engineering
18 42 (6.57%) SOA
19 41 (6.42%) OOD
20 37 (5.79%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 420 (65.73%) C#
2 279 (43.66%) JavaScript
3 211 (33.02%) SQL
4 120 (18.78%) Java
5 68 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 51 (7.98%) VB.NET
7 44 (6.89%) Objective-C
8 29 (4.54%) Ruby
9 22 (3.44%) PHP
10 21 (3.29%) VB
11 19 (2.97%) Scala
12 18 (2.82%) C
13 12 (1.88%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.72%) C++
15 7 (1.10%) XPath
16 5 (0.78%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.78%) Python
16 5 (0.78%) Delphi
17 4 (0.63%) Clojure
18 2 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 85 (13.30%) Degree
2 30 (4.69%) MCP
2 30 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.91%) MCSD
4 23 (3.60%) MCAD
4 23 (3.60%) MCTS
5 8 (1.25%) ISEB
6 7 (1.10%) HND
7 5 (0.78%) CCNP
7 5 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.47%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.82%) QA
2 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) Puppet
2 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.31%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.36%) Oracle
3 29 (4.54%) Google
4 19 (2.97%) Sybase
5 9 (1.41%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.10%) JBoss
7 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.31%) Endeca
8 2 (0.31%) Twitter
8 2 (0.31%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.16%) Apple
9 1 (0.16%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.16%) IBM
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe
9 1 (0.16%) SAP
9 1 (0.16%) VMware
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 60,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
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
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £24000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + medical, bonus, flexi-start
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago