The table below looks at the statistics for Test-First Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test-First Development over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-First Development
Rank 185 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test-First Development 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £44,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
Test-First Development
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
3220 3090 3213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.08% 83.02% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2725 2640 2753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test-First Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test-First Development across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test-First Development Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Test-First Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test-First Development across the Manchester region.

Test-First Development Salary Trend in Manchester

Test-First Development
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Test-First Development 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 Test-First Development.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS

Test-First Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Test-First Development 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 Test-First Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft