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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 452 631 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.09% 9.13% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 11.32% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 412 563 529
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
6211 5572 5696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.74% 80.58% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5338 4683 4975
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
Manchester -21 250 £42,500 +6.25% 52
Cheshire +4 159 £38,250 +2.00% 35
Merseyside -7 36 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Lancashire -23 6 £35,000 -1.08% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 813 (79.32%) Agile Software Development
2 734 (71.61%) C#
3 714 (69.66%) .NET
4 667 (65.07%) MVC
5 615 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 578 (56.39%) SQL Server
7 510 (49.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 421 (41.07%) JavaScript
9 417 (40.68%) Scrum
10 410 (40.00%) HTML
11 374 (36.49%) CSS
12 352 (34.34%) WCF
13 285 (27.80%) BDD
14 280 (27.32%) Web Application Development
15 253 (24.68%) SQL
16 250 (24.39%) jQuery
17 248 (24.20%) Continuous Integration
18 208 (20.29%) Dependency Injection
19 205 (20.00%) OO
20 186 (18.15%) .NET Framework
21 162 (15.80%) RESTful
22 161 (15.71%) NUnit
23 159 (15.51%) Java
24 158 (15.41%) Git (software)
24 158 (15.41%) Node.js
25 156 (15.22%) Kanban
26 149 (14.54%) Web Services
26 149 (14.54%) Microsoft
27 148 (14.44%) HTML5
28 146 (14.24%) Ninject

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
1 158 (15.41%) Node.js
2 31 (3.02%) IIS
3 29 (2.83%) Apache
4 26 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.44%) CMS
6 24 (2.34%) JBoss
7 20 (1.95%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.85%) NServiceBus
9 15 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (1.37%) Umbraco
11 13 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.78%) Jetty
13 8 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.49%) nginx
14 5 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.49%) uWSGI
15 4 (0.39%) WordPress
16 3 (0.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 60 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.59%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.29%) Mingle
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.98%) GitHub
3 4 (0.39%) Trello
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.20%) PaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 118 (11.51%) Internet
2 53 (5.17%) HTTP
3 9 (0.88%) Wireless
4 3 (0.29%) Intranet
5 2 (0.20%) Extranet
6 1 (0.098%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (56.39%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 85 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 84 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 73 (7.12%) MySQL
5 54 (5.27%) Relational Database
6 35 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.07%) Redis
12 10 (0.98%) DB2
13 8 (0.78%) Informix
13 8 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.78%) Big Data
14 6 (0.59%) SQLite
15 5 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 161 (15.71%) NUnit
2 158 (15.41%) Git (software)
3 118 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 113 (11.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 104 (10.15%) MSTest
6 95 (9.27%) Selenium
7 94 (9.17%) Moq
8 50 (4.88%) Visual Studio
9 43 (4.20%) Cucumber
9 43 (4.20%) SpecFlow
10 30 (2.93%) Jenkins
10 30 (2.93%) JIRA
11 27 (2.63%) Subversion
12 26 (2.54%) TeamCity
13 25 (2.44%) JUnit
14 19 (1.85%) Maven
15 16 (1.56%) Xcode
16 15 (1.46%) Axure RP
17 13 (1.27%) WebDriver
18 12 (1.17%) Grunt
General
1 135 (13.17%) Finance
2 67 (6.54%) Games
3 52 (5.07%) Marketing
4 51 (4.98%) Retail
5 49 (4.78%) Advertising
6 11 (1.07%) Publishing
6 11 (1.07%) Billing
7 9 (0.88%) Banking
7 9 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.68%) Automotive
9 6 (0.59%) Back Office
10 3 (0.29%) Legal
10 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.29%) German Language
10 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.29%) Turkish Language
10 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 896 (87.41%) Developer
2 458 (44.68%) .NET Developer
3 158 (15.41%) Senior Developer
4 144 (14.05%) C# Developer
5 83 (8.10%) Java Developer
6 75 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 58 (5.66%) Junior
8 53 (5.17%) Junior Developer
9 52 (5.07%) Web Developer
10 46 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 44 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (4.00%) Graduate
13 40 (3.90%) Software Developer
13 40 (3.90%) Senior C# Developer
14 37 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
14 37 (3.61%) Graduate Developer
15 34 (3.32%) Junior .NET Developer
15 34 (3.32%) Analyst
16 29 (2.83%) Agile C# Developer
17 28 (2.73%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (69.66%) .NET
2 615 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 510 (49.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 410 (40.00%) HTML
5 374 (36.49%) CSS
6 352 (34.34%) WCF
7 250 (24.39%) jQuery
8 186 (18.15%) .NET Framework
9 162 (15.80%) RESTful
10 149 (14.54%) Web Services
11 148 (14.44%) HTML5
12 146 (14.24%) Ninject
13 143 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 134 (13.07%) Castle Windsor
15 125 (12.20%) SOAP
16 117 (11.41%) XML
17 112 (10.93%) JSON
18 110 (10.73%) WPF
19 109 (10.63%) LINQ
20 106 (10.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 114 (11.12%) Inversion of Control
2 77 (7.51%) Mobile App
3 68 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
4 66 (6.44%) Computer Science
5 61 (5.95%) N-Tier
6 54 (5.27%) iPhone
7 46 (4.49%) User Experience
8 33 (3.22%) Open Source
9 31 (3.02%) Social Network
10 27 (2.63%) Streaming Music
11 19 (1.85%) iPad
12 16 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (1.56%) Social Media
13 13 (1.27%) Graphic Design
14 12 (1.17%) BBC
15 10 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.88%) EPoS
17 7 (0.68%) Blog
18 5 (0.49%) Data Structures
18 5 (0.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 136 (13.27%) Windows
2 67 (6.54%) Android
3 54 (5.27%) Linux
3 54 (5.27%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.17%) UNIX
5 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.098%) CentOS
7 1 (0.098%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (79.32%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (65.07%) MVC
3 417 (40.68%) Scrum
4 285 (27.80%) BDD
5 280 (27.32%) Web Application Development
6 248 (24.20%) Continuous Integration
7 208 (20.29%) Dependency Injection
8 205 (20.00%) OO
9 156 (15.22%) Kanban
10 140 (13.66%) E-Commerce
11 125 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
12 114 (11.12%) Web Development
13 96 (9.37%) Unit Testing
14 85 (8.29%) MVVM
15 83 (8.10%) SOA
16 74 (7.22%) OOP
17 69 (6.73%) Mentoring
18 65 (6.34%) Pair Programming
19 62 (6.05%) Software Engineering
20 43 (4.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 734 (71.61%) C#
2 421 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 253 (24.68%) SQL
4 159 (15.51%) Java
5 113 (11.02%) Ruby
6 82 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 77 (7.51%) T-SQL
8 62 (6.05%) PHP
9 56 (5.46%) VB
10 30 (2.93%) Objective-C
11 19 (1.85%) Python
12 16 (1.56%) C++
13 11 (1.07%) C
13 11 (1.07%) XPath
13 11 (1.07%) Scala
14 9 (0.88%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.68%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.49%) Perl
17 4 (0.39%) Ada
17 4 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (6.93%) Degree
2 36 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.24%) MCP
4 22 (2.15%) MCAD
4 22 (2.15%) MCSD
4 22 (2.15%) MCTS
5 14 (1.37%) ISEB
6 10 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.20%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.098%) CCNP
11 1 (0.098%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.02%) QA
2 11 (1.07%) SLA
3 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.098%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.37%) Puppet
2 6 (0.59%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.39%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 149 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.76%) Facebook
3 54 (5.27%) Google
4 44 (4.29%) Oracle
5 28 (2.73%) Twitter
6 15 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.37%) Apple
8 11 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.07%) IBM
9 10 (0.98%) Perforce
9 10 (0.98%) Sybase
9 10 (0.98%) SAP
10 9 (0.88%) Sony
10 9 (0.88%) Yahoo!
11 8 (0.78%) Compuware
11 8 (0.78%) HP
12 7 (0.68%) Zend
12 7 (0.68%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.59%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.39%) EPiServer
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