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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 256 344 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.48% 9.24% 9.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.91% 11.33% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 244 306 338
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
3235 3036 3379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.88% 81.59% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2648 2977
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +11 44 £35,000 - 11
Bolton +9 30 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Ashton-under-Lyne - 13 £47,500 -
Salford 0 7 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Cheadle - 4 £35,000 -
Altrincham -4 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Rochdale -5 1 £52,000 +38.66% 1
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 420 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (68.65%) .NET
3 356 (68.46%) C#
4 324 (62.31%) MVC
5 300 (57.69%) ASP.NET
6 265 (50.96%) SQL Server
7 245 (47.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 234 (45.00%) HTML
9 228 (43.85%) JavaScript
10 211 (40.58%) CSS
11 209 (40.19%) Scrum
12 150 (28.85%) SQL
13 133 (25.58%) WCF
14 131 (25.19%) BDD
15 127 (24.42%) jQuery
16 99 (19.04%) Domain-Driven Design
17 97 (18.65%) .NET Framework
18 96 (18.46%) OO
19 93 (17.88%) Dependency Injection
20 89 (17.12%) Microsoft
21 88 (16.92%) Web Application Development
22 86 (16.54%) SOAP
23 84 (16.15%) HTML5
24 83 (15.96%) Java
25 78 (15.00%) E-Commerce
26 77 (14.81%) JSON
27 73 (14.04%) Node.js
28 72 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
29 70 (13.46%) Web Development
30 69 (13.27%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 73 (14.04%) Node.js
2 26 (5.00%) CMS
3 25 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.85%) IIS
5 16 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (2.50%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.73%) Apache
9 7 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.77%) WordPress
11 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.58%) Liferay
12 2 (0.38%) JBoss
13 1 (0.19%) Jetty
13 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.96%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.27%) HTTP
2 23 (4.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.38%) Extranet
5 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (50.96%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (4.42%) MySQL
6 21 (4.04%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.69%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.31%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.31%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.54%) SQLite
10 7 (1.35%) DB2
11 6 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.19%) Redis
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.19%) Big Data
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (9.23%) NUnit
3 43 (8.27%) Git (software)
4 29 (5.58%) TeamCity
5 27 (5.19%) SpecFlow
6 24 (4.62%) JIRA
7 22 (4.23%) Selenium
8 21 (4.04%) SoapUI
9 17 (3.27%) Maven
9 17 (3.27%) Visual Studio
10 16 (3.08%) MSTest
10 16 (3.08%) Moq
11 15 (2.88%) Jenkins
12 14 (2.69%) Hudson
13 12 (2.31%) Subversion
14 11 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (1.92%) JUnit
16 9 (1.73%) Cucumber
16 9 (1.73%) Jasmine
16 9 (1.73%) Grunt
General
1 38 (7.31%) Finance
2 32 (6.15%) Games
3 22 (4.23%) Retail
4 13 (2.50%) Publishing
5 10 (1.92%) Marketing
6 7 (1.35%) Back Office
7 6 (1.15%) Music Industry
8 5 (0.96%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.77%) Automotive
9 4 (0.77%) Billing
9 4 (0.77%) German Language
10 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.58%) Turkish Language
10 3 (0.58%) Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 415 (79.81%) Developer
2 188 (36.15%) .NET Developer
3 112 (21.54%) C# Developer
4 86 (16.54%) Senior Developer
5 67 (12.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (7.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (6.92%) Java Developer
7 36 (6.92%) Web Developer
8 32 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 26 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
12 23 (4.42%) Agile C# Developer
13 19 (3.65%) Lead Developer
14 18 (3.46%) Analyst
14 18 (3.46%) C# Web Developer
15 17 (3.27%) Software Developer
16 16 (3.08%) Test Analyst
17 15 (2.88%) Agile .NET Developer
17 15 (2.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (68.65%) .NET
2 300 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 245 (47.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 234 (45.00%) HTML
5 211 (40.58%) CSS
6 133 (25.58%) WCF
7 127 (24.42%) jQuery
8 97 (18.65%) .NET Framework
9 86 (16.54%) SOAP
10 84 (16.15%) HTML5
11 77 (14.81%) JSON
12 72 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 69 (13.27%) XML
14 66 (12.69%) KnockoutJS
15 60 (11.54%) Ninject
16 55 (10.58%) Web Services
17 53 (10.19%) Sass
18 52 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 51 (9.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 50 (9.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.92%) Mobile App
2 46 (8.85%) N-Tier
3 45 (8.65%) iPhone
4 30 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
5 28 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.81%) Streaming Music
7 22 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (3.08%) User Experience
8 16 (3.08%) iPad
9 7 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.35%) Replication
10 5 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.77%) Open Source
12 2 (0.38%) BBC
13 1 (0.19%) Social Media
13 1 (0.19%) Arduino
13 1 (0.19%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.19%) Semantic Web
13 1 (0.19%) MHEG
13 1 (0.19%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.12%) Android
2 52 (10.00%) Windows
3 41 (7.88%) Apple iOS
4 30 (5.77%) Linux
5 11 (2.12%) UNIX
6 5 (0.96%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (0.96%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (62.31%) MVC
3 209 (40.19%) Scrum
4 131 (25.19%) BDD
5 99 (19.04%) Domain-Driven Design
6 96 (18.46%) OO
7 93 (17.88%) Dependency Injection
8 88 (16.92%) Web Application Development
9 78 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 70 (13.46%) Web Development
11 65 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (11.73%) Software Engineering
13 51 (9.81%) SOA
14 48 (9.23%) OOP
15 45 (8.65%) Unit Testing
16 42 (8.08%) Kanban
17 38 (7.31%) Coaching
18 36 (6.92%) Mentoring
19 33 (6.35%) Pair Programming
20 28 (5.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 356 (68.46%) C#
2 228 (43.85%) JavaScript
3 150 (28.85%) SQL
4 83 (15.96%) Java
5 33 (6.35%) VB.NET
5 33 (6.35%) Ruby
6 24 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 21 (4.04%) Objective-C
8 20 (3.85%) PHP
9 18 (3.46%) C
10 17 (3.27%) C++
11 12 (2.31%) Scala
12 11 (2.12%) VB
13 8 (1.54%) Python
14 4 (0.77%) Perl
14 4 (0.77%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.58%) Clojure
15 3 (0.58%) XAML
15 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (12.12%) Degree
2 18 (3.46%) ISEB
3 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.77%) PMP
4 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.27%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.96%) Puppet
2 5 (0.96%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.77%) Kibana
3 4 (0.77%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 89 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.77%) Google
3 22 (4.23%) Oracle
4 17 (3.27%) SAP
5 16 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 12 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.92%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.54%) Apple
8 8 (1.54%) EPiServer
9 7 (1.35%) Sybase
10 6 (1.15%) Twitter
11 4 (0.77%) Facebook
12 2 (0.38%) Endeca
13 1 (0.19%) Capita
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £44,000 to £55,000 per annum
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