The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 576 557 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.01% 7.72% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.84% 9.90% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 524 468 469
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5853 5624 5752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 77.92% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4775 5046
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
TDD
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -4 315 £40,000 +3.89% 43
Cheshire +27 198 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Merseyside -6 47 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Lancashire -10 16 £38,500 - 9
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 783 (68.56%) C#
2 751 (65.76%) .NET
3 683 (59.81%) MVC
4 655 (57.36%) ASP.NET
5 634 (55.52%) SQL Server
6 497 (43.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 436 (38.18%) JavaScript
8 409 (35.81%) Scrum
9 394 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
10 384 (33.63%) WCF
11 352 (30.82%) HTML
12 351 (30.74%) SQL
13 295 (25.83%) CSS
14 276 (24.17%) BDD
15 265 (23.20%) OO
16 258 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
17 254 (22.24%) jQuery
18 247 (21.63%) Web Application Development
19 243 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 221 (19.35%) .NET Framework
21 209 (18.30%) Java
22 207 (18.13%) Web Services
23 178 (15.59%) NUnit
24 170 (14.89%) WPF
25 166 (14.54%) Microsoft
26 163 (14.27%) Web Development
27 162 (14.19%) Kanban
28 152 (13.31%) LINQ
29 147 (12.87%) Dependency Injection
29 147 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 102 (8.93%) Node.js
2 40 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 35 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.36%) Apache
5 19 (1.66%) IIS
6 17 (1.49%) CMS
7 14 (1.23%) nginx
8 13 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.79%) uWSGI
10 9 (0.79%) Jetty
11 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.70%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.61%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.44%) Lync
15 3 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.44%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.088%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.088%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.70%) GitHub
3 3 (0.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.088%) IaaS
5 1 (0.088%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (8.67%) Internet
2 19 (1.66%) HTTP
3 9 (0.79%) Intranet
4 3 (0.26%) Wireless
5 1 (0.088%) Extranet
5 1 (0.088%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 634 (55.52%) SQL Server
2 147 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 112 (9.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (7.71%) MySQL
5 63 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 59 (5.17%) NoSQL
7 36 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 23 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.84%) MongoDB
11 20 (1.75%) Big Data
12 18 (1.58%) DB2
13 16 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.61%) Redis
15 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.53%) Informix
16 6 (0.53%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 178 (15.59%) NUnit
2 135 (11.82%) Git (software)
3 129 (11.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 102 (8.93%) Moq
4 102 (8.93%) MSTest
5 84 (7.36%) Selenium
6 77 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 60 (5.25%) Subversion
8 43 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 41 (3.59%) Visual Studio
10 37 (3.24%) SpecFlow
11 36 (3.15%) Jenkins
12 34 (2.98%) JUnit
13 32 (2.80%) Eclipse
14 27 (2.36%) JIRA
15 22 (1.93%) Maven
16 20 (1.75%) Hudson
17 18 (1.58%) TeamCity
18 17 (1.49%) Mercurial
19 16 (1.40%) Mockito
General
1 123 (10.77%) Finance
2 59 (5.17%) Retail
3 48 (4.20%) Games
4 34 (2.98%) Marketing
5 33 (2.89%) Advertising
6 13 (1.14%) Automotive
7 11 (0.96%) Billing
8 7 (0.61%) Publishing
9 3 (0.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.088%) German Language
11 1 (0.088%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.088%) Turkish Language
11 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.088%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.088%) Electronics
11 1 (0.088%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1017 (89.05%) Developer
2 490 (42.91%) .NET Developer
3 197 (17.25%) Senior Developer
4 193 (16.90%) C# Developer
5 118 (10.33%) Java Developer
6 110 (9.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 87 (7.62%) Software Developer
8 74 (6.48%) Web Developer
9 73 (6.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 61 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
11 59 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
12 52 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
13 47 (4.12%) Junior
13 47 (4.12%) Graduate
14 45 (3.94%) Junior Developer
15 43 (3.77%) Software Engineer
16 42 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
16 42 (3.68%) iOS Developer
17 35 (3.06%) C# Web Developer
17 35 (3.06%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (65.76%) .NET
2 655 (57.36%) ASP.NET
3 497 (43.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 384 (33.63%) WCF
5 352 (30.82%) HTML
6 295 (25.83%) CSS
7 254 (22.24%) jQuery
8 243 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 221 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 207 (18.13%) Web Services
11 170 (14.89%) WPF
12 152 (13.31%) LINQ
13 140 (12.26%) Ninject
14 137 (12.00%) Castle Windsor
15 136 (11.91%) Razor View Engine
15 136 (11.91%) RESTful
16 135 (11.82%) XML
17 134 (11.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 122 (10.68%) WinForms
19 113 (9.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.32%) Computer Science
2 91 (7.97%) Inversion of Control
3 87 (7.62%) Mobile App
4 78 (6.83%) N-Tier
5 54 (4.73%) iPhone
6 35 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.54%) Open Source
8 25 (2.19%) Social Network
9 24 (2.10%) Client/Server
10 23 (2.01%) Blog
11 18 (1.58%) Social Media
12 16 (1.40%) SystemC
13 14 (1.23%) NHS
13 14 (1.23%) Streaming Music
13 14 (1.23%) iPad
14 11 (0.96%) Graphic Design
15 9 (0.79%) BBC
16 8 (0.70%) EPoS
16 8 (0.70%) Streaming Media
17 7 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.33%) Windows
2 79 (6.92%) Android
3 76 (6.65%) Apple iOS
4 62 (5.43%) Linux
5 23 (2.01%) UNIX
6 7 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.26%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.088%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.088%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (59.81%) MVC
2 409 (35.81%) Scrum
3 394 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
4 276 (24.17%) BDD
5 265 (23.20%) OO
6 258 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
7 247 (21.63%) Web Application Development
8 163 (14.27%) Web Development
9 162 (14.19%) Kanban
10 147 (12.87%) Dependency Injection
11 144 (12.61%) E-Commerce
12 131 (11.47%) Unit Testing
13 105 (9.19%) Software Engineering
14 97 (8.49%) OOP
15 91 (7.97%) MVVM
16 90 (7.88%) Pair Programming
17 84 (7.36%) Domain-Driven Design
18 74 (6.48%) SOA
19 65 (5.69%) OOD
20 57 (4.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 783 (68.56%) C#
2 436 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 351 (30.74%) SQL
4 209 (18.30%) Java
5 105 (9.19%) T-SQL
6 101 (8.84%) VB.NET
7 87 (7.62%) Ruby
8 71 (6.22%) PHP
9 65 (5.69%) VB
10 49 (4.29%) Objective-C
11 47 (4.12%) C
12 26 (2.28%) C++
13 24 (2.10%) Python
14 19 (1.66%) Scala
15 16 (1.40%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.79%) XPath
17 8 (0.70%) XAML
18 7 (0.61%) PHP5
18 7 (0.61%) Ada
19 5 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 125 (10.95%) Degree
2 74 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (6.39%) MCP
4 66 (5.78%) MCTS
5 64 (5.60%) MCSD
6 62 (5.43%) MCAD
7 20 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.49%) ISEB
9 9 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.79%) HND
10 6 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.44%) CCNP
11 5 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.35%) MCPD
13 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.40%) Puppet
2 8 (0.70%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 166 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.22%) Oracle
3 61 (5.34%) Google
4 34 (2.98%) Facebook
5 20 (1.75%) Sybase
6 18 (1.58%) JBoss
7 16 (1.40%) Twitter
8 14 (1.23%) Zend
9 10 (0.88%) Apple
9 10 (0.88%) Rackspace
10 9 (0.79%) Yahoo!
10 9 (0.79%) Sony
11 8 (0.70%) IBM
12 7 (0.61%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.53%) Perforce
13 6 (0.53%) HP
13 6 (0.53%) Compuware
13 6 (0.53%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.35%) Appcelerator
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago