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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 261 352 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.26% 9.40% 10.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 11.96% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 226 300 347
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £46,500
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
3503 2944 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.00% 78.65% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2918 2472 2653
Average salary £40,000 £39,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +1 22 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Stockport +3 18 £43,750 +34.61% 7
Altrincham +3 8 £50,000 +39.86% 3
Salford -11 8 £32,500 -15.58% 3
Rochdale -10 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cheadle - 3 £27,000 -
Wigan -3 2 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £47,500 -
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
TDD
North West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 461 (80.31%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (69.51%) C#
3 368 (64.11%) .NET
4 352 (61.32%) MVC
5 339 (59.06%) ASP.NET
6 314 (54.70%) SQL Server
7 262 (45.64%) JavaScript
8 253 (44.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 244 (42.51%) HTML
10 207 (36.06%) CSS
11 206 (35.89%) Scrum
12 188 (32.75%) WCF
13 168 (29.27%) SQL
14 148 (25.78%) jQuery
15 127 (22.13%) .NET Framework
16 117 (20.38%) BDD
17 113 (19.69%) Web Services
18 111 (19.34%) OO
19 108 (18.82%) E-Commerce
20 101 (17.60%) Web Development
21 100 (17.42%) Java
22 95 (16.55%) LINQ
23 92 (16.03%) Domain-Driven Design
24 90 (15.68%) Web Application Development
25 89 (15.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 89 (15.51%) KnockoutJS
26 84 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 79 (13.76%) XML
27 79 (13.76%) Microsoft
28 74 (12.89%) Mobile App

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 73 (12.72%) Node.js
2 28 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.66%) IIS
4 19 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.26%) CMS
6 12 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.22%) JBoss
9 6 (1.05%) Jetty
10 5 (0.87%) Lync
11 4 (0.70%) WordPress
12 3 (0.52%) Apache
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.35%) Liferay
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.05%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.57%) GitHub
3 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.52%) SaaS
4 3 (0.52%) PaaS
5 2 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.23%) HTTP
2 28 (4.88%) Internet
3 5 (0.87%) Intranet
4 2 (0.35%) Extranet
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (54.70%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (7.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.36%) MySQL
7 17 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.79%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.92%) DB2
11 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.39%) Big Data
13 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.87%) SQLite
15 4 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.35%) Mahout
16 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 72 (12.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (8.71%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.79%) NUnit
4 30 (5.23%) Selenium
5 20 (3.48%) SpecFlow
6 19 (3.31%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.61%) JUnit
7 15 (2.61%) Axure RP
8 12 (2.09%) MSTest
8 12 (2.09%) Xcode
8 12 (2.09%) Maven
8 12 (2.09%) Grunt
9 10 (1.74%) JIRA
9 10 (1.74%) Subversion
9 10 (1.74%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.39%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.05%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.05%) Moq
12 5 (0.87%) Gradle
12 5 (0.87%) RSpec
General
1 50 (8.71%) Finance
2 35 (6.10%) Games
3 21 (3.66%) Marketing
4 14 (2.44%) Retail
5 13 (2.26%) Billing
6 11 (1.92%) Publishing
7 9 (1.57%) Advertising
8 4 (0.70%) Back Office
9 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.52%) Banking
9 3 (0.52%) German Language
9 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.52%) Turkish Language
9 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 524 (91.29%) Developer
2 206 (35.89%) .NET Developer
3 140 (24.39%) Senior Developer
4 124 (21.60%) C# Developer
5 64 (11.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 58 (10.10%) Java Developer
7 47 (8.19%) Senior C# Developer
8 41 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 32 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (5.40%) Software Developer
10 31 (5.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (5.05%) Agile C# Developer
12 28 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
13 27 (4.70%) iOS Developer
14 22 (3.83%) Junior Developer
14 22 (3.83%) Junior
15 20 (3.48%) Software Engineer
15 20 (3.48%) Senior Web Developer
16 19 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
17 17 (2.96%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (64.11%) .NET
2 339 (59.06%) ASP.NET
3 253 (44.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 244 (42.51%) HTML
5 207 (36.06%) CSS
6 188 (32.75%) WCF
7 148 (25.78%) jQuery
8 127 (22.13%) .NET Framework
9 113 (19.69%) Web Services
10 95 (16.55%) LINQ
11 89 (15.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 89 (15.51%) KnockoutJS
12 84 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 79 (13.76%) XML
14 71 (12.37%) HTML5
15 58 (10.10%) SOAP
16 57 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 55 (9.58%) Ninject
18 52 (9.06%) REST
19 51 (8.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.89%) Mobile App
2 59 (10.28%) iPhone
3 54 (9.41%) N-Tier
4 30 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 29 (5.05%) User Experience
6 21 (3.66%) iPad
7 19 (3.31%) Streaming Music
8 17 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
9 13 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.09%) Graphic Design
11 11 (1.92%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.22%) Social Media
13 5 (0.87%) Open Source
13 5 (0.87%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.35%) Management Information System
15 1 (0.17%) BBC
15 1 (0.17%) Clustering
15 1 (0.17%) Tandem
15 1 (0.17%) DTV
15 1 (0.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.50%) Android
2 49 (8.54%) Apple iOS
3 40 (6.97%) Windows
4 25 (4.36%) Linux
5 5 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (0.87%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (80.31%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (61.32%) MVC
3 206 (35.89%) Scrum
4 117 (20.38%) BDD
5 111 (19.34%) OO
6 108 (18.82%) E-Commerce
7 101 (17.60%) Web Development
8 92 (16.03%) Domain-Driven Design
9 90 (15.68%) Web Application Development
10 69 (12.02%) Dependency Injection
10 69 (12.02%) Unit Testing
11 64 (11.15%) SOA
12 60 (10.45%) Kanban
13 54 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (9.41%) OOP
14 52 (9.06%) Pair Programming
14 52 (9.06%) Mentoring
15 45 (7.84%) UML
16 44 (7.67%) Coaching
17 42 (7.32%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 399 (69.51%) C#
2 262 (45.64%) JavaScript
3 168 (29.27%) SQL
4 100 (17.42%) Java
5 52 (9.06%) T-SQL
6 39 (6.79%) VB.NET
7 34 (5.92%) Objective-C
8 33 (5.75%) Ruby
9 15 (2.61%) C
9 15 (2.61%) Scala
10 14 (2.44%) PHP
11 11 (1.92%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.74%) C++
12 10 (1.74%) VB
13 7 (1.22%) Python
14 5 (0.87%) Delphi
14 5 (0.87%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.70%) Clojure
15 4 (0.70%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (11.67%) Degree
2 23 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.31%) MCP
4 14 (2.44%) MCSD
5 12 (2.09%) MCAD
5 12 (2.09%) MCTS
6 7 (1.22%) ISEB
7 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.87%) CCNP
8 4 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.35%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.92%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.39%) Puppet
2 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.52%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 79 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.05%) Oracle
2 29 (5.05%) Google
3 11 (1.92%) Sybase
4 9 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.39%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.70%) SAP
8 3 (0.52%) Apple
9 2 (0.35%) Endeca
9 2 (0.35%) Twitter
10 1 (0.17%) IBM
10 1 (0.17%) VMware
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe
10 1 (0.17%) Embarcadero
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago