The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 447 573 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.57% 8.66% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 10.53% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 420 500 579
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5616 5444 6390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 82.24% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4818 4558 5523
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TDD
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the North West region.

TDD Salary Trend in the North West

TDD
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in the North West

TDD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -8 255 £40,000 - 72
Cheshire -3 134 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Merseyside -7 39 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Lancashire -2 19 £40,000 -30.43% 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 734 (78.59%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (72.48%) .NET
3 672 (71.95%) C#
4 596 (63.81%) MVC
5 553 (59.21%) ASP.NET
6 504 (53.96%) SQL Server
7 469 (50.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 377 (40.36%) Scrum
9 373 (39.94%) HTML
10 362 (38.76%) JavaScript
11 344 (36.83%) CSS
12 306 (32.76%) WCF
13 272 (29.12%) BDD
14 255 (27.30%) Web Application Development
15 249 (26.66%) Continuous Integration
16 224 (23.98%) jQuery
17 220 (23.55%) SQL
18 207 (22.16%) Dependency Injection
19 184 (19.70%) OO
20 160 (17.13%) Windows
21 158 (16.92%) Microsoft
21 158 (16.92%) .NET Framework
22 155 (16.60%) RESTful
23 154 (16.49%) NUnit
24 150 (16.06%) SOAP
25 148 (15.85%) Java
26 147 (15.74%) Node.js
27 146 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
28 143 (15.31%) Git (software)
29 141 (15.10%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 147 (15.74%) Node.js
2 34 (3.64%) Apache
3 33 (3.53%) IIS
4 31 (3.32%) SharePoint
5 30 (3.21%) CMS
6 24 (2.57%) NServiceBus
7 20 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (1.61%) Umbraco
9 14 (1.50%) JBoss
10 9 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.54%) WordPress
13 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.32%) Liferay
14 3 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.11%) nginx
Applications
1 54 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.32%) Mingle
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (1.28%) Magento
2 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.43%) GitHub
2 4 (0.43%) Trello
3 2 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 104 (11.13%) Internet
2 61 (6.53%) HTTP
3 9 (0.96%) Wireless
4 3 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.21%) Extranet
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (53.96%) SQL Server
2 85 (9.10%) NoSQL
3 79 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (6.85%) MySQL
5 40 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 35 (3.75%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 19 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.18%) Redis
13 8 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.75%) SQLite
15 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.54%) DB2
17 4 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
18 3 (0.32%) Informix
18 3 (0.32%) Big Data
18 3 (0.32%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 154 (16.49%) NUnit
2 143 (15.31%) Git (software)
3 112 (11.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 103 (11.03%) Moq
5 101 (10.81%) MSTest
6 87 (9.31%) Rhino Mocks
7 80 (8.57%) Selenium
8 59 (6.32%) SpecFlow
9 54 (5.78%) Visual Studio
10 39 (4.18%) TeamCity
11 32 (3.43%) Subversion
12 30 (3.21%) JIRA
12 30 (3.21%) Jenkins
13 28 (3.00%) Cucumber
14 24 (2.57%) Maven
15 21 (2.25%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.71%) JUnit
17 15 (1.61%) Hudson
18 13 (1.39%) Jasmine
19 12 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 113 (12.10%) Finance
2 64 (6.85%) Games
3 58 (6.21%) Retail
4 35 (3.75%) Advertising
4 35 (3.75%) Marketing
5 14 (1.50%) Publishing
6 13 (1.39%) Banking
6 13 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.28%) Billing
8 9 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.86%) Music Industry
10 6 (0.64%) Back Office
11 5 (0.54%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.43%) German Language
12 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.43%) Automotive
13 3 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.32%) Turkish Language
14 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 764 (81.80%) Developer
2 400 (42.83%) .NET Developer
3 151 (16.17%) C# Developer
4 125 (13.38%) Senior Developer
5 84 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 60 (6.42%) Web Developer
7 56 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 52 (5.57%) Analyst
9 51 (5.46%) Junior
10 48 (5.14%) Junior Developer
11 47 (5.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 42 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
13 39 (4.18%) PHP Developer
14 38 (4.07%) Graduate
15 37 (3.96%) Graduate Developer
16 35 (3.75%) Software Engineer
17 34 (3.64%) Software Developer
18 32 (3.43%) Junior .NET Developer
19 30 (3.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
19 30 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (72.48%) .NET
2 553 (59.21%) ASP.NET
3 469 (50.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 373 (39.94%) HTML
5 344 (36.83%) CSS
6 306 (32.76%) WCF
7 224 (23.98%) jQuery
8 158 (16.92%) .NET Framework
9 155 (16.60%) RESTful
10 150 (16.06%) SOAP
11 146 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 141 (15.10%) HTML5
13 137 (14.67%) Ninject
14 136 (14.56%) JSON
15 119 (12.74%) XML
16 118 (12.63%) Castle Windsor
17 111 (11.88%) Web Services
18 99 (10.60%) REST
19 98 (10.49%) CSS3
20 95 (10.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 111 (11.88%) Inversion of Control
2 77 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
3 66 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 63 (6.75%) Mobile App
5 54 (5.78%) N-Tier
6 45 (4.82%) iPhone
7 32 (3.43%) User Experience
8 31 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (2.89%) Streaming Music
10 24 (2.57%) Open Source
11 17 (1.82%) iPad
12 16 (1.71%) Social Network
13 13 (1.39%) BBC
14 10 (1.07%) Social Media
15 7 (0.75%) Replication
16 5 (0.54%) EPoS
16 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.43%) Blackberry
18 3 (0.32%) Mathematics
19 2 (0.21%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 160 (17.13%) Windows
2 66 (7.07%) Android
3 63 (6.75%) Linux
4 47 (5.03%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.71%) UNIX
6 7 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) openSUSE
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (78.59%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (63.81%) MVC
3 377 (40.36%) Scrum
4 272 (29.12%) BDD
5 255 (27.30%) Web Application Development
6 249 (26.66%) Continuous Integration
7 207 (22.16%) Dependency Injection
8 184 (19.70%) OO
9 136 (14.56%) Kanban
10 120 (12.85%) Domain-Driven Design
11 110 (11.78%) E-Commerce
12 93 (9.96%) Web Development
13 84 (8.99%) Software Engineering
14 76 (8.14%) Unit Testing
14 76 (8.14%) MVVM
15 67 (7.17%) SOA
16 66 (7.07%) OOP
17 59 (6.32%) Mentoring
18 44 (4.71%) Automated Testing
19 43 (4.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 672 (71.95%) C#
2 362 (38.76%) JavaScript
3 220 (23.55%) SQL
4 148 (15.85%) Java
5 99 (10.60%) Ruby
6 76 (8.14%) VB.NET
7 66 (7.07%) PHP
8 57 (6.10%) VB
9 47 (5.03%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.78%) C++
11 22 (2.36%) C
11 22 (2.36%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.39%) Scala
12 13 (1.39%) Python
13 11 (1.18%) XPath
14 9 (0.96%) VBA
15 7 (0.75%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.75%) F#
16 5 (0.54%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (8.57%) Degree
2 22 (2.36%) ISEB
3 20 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.43%) PMP
5 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.32%) MCTS
6 3 (0.32%) MCP
6 3 (0.32%) MCAD
6 3 (0.32%) MCSD
7 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.10%) QA
2 9 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) GAMP
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.18%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.96%) Puppet
3 8 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.43%) Kibana
5 3 (0.32%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 158 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.46%) Facebook
3 42 (4.50%) Google
4 40 (4.28%) Oracle
5 20 (2.14%) Sitecore
5 20 (2.14%) Twitter
6 19 (2.03%) Apple
7 17 (1.82%) SAP
8 11 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.07%) Sony
9 10 (1.07%) Yahoo!
10 9 (0.96%) Xamarin
11 8 (0.86%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.54%) Perforce
12 5 (0.54%) IBM
12 5 (0.54%) Sybase
13 3 (0.32%) Compuware
13 3 (0.32%) HP
13 3 (0.32%) Zend
13 3 (0.32%) Rackspace
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