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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 535 558 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.29% 8.11% 7.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 10.26% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 481 508 491
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
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
6139 5439 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.71% 79.02% 78.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4952 4614 5030
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 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -3 289 £40,000 +2.56% 47
Cheshire +7 193 £37,500 +4.16% 31
Merseyside -11 37 £40,000 - 4
Lancashire -16 15 £38,500 +2.66% 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 881 (79.16%) Agile Software Development
2 757 (68.01%) C#
3 731 (65.68%) .NET
4 677 (60.83%) MVC
5 630 (56.60%) ASP.NET
6 621 (55.80%) SQL Server
7 489 (43.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 447 (40.16%) JavaScript
9 406 (36.48%) Scrum
10 381 (34.23%) HTML
11 380 (34.14%) WCF
12 324 (29.11%) CSS
13 318 (28.57%) SQL
14 283 (25.43%) BDD
15 257 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
16 255 (22.91%) Web Application Development
17 253 (22.73%) jQuery
18 248 (22.28%) OO
19 209 (18.78%) Web Services
20 205 (18.42%) .NET Framework
21 198 (17.79%) Java
22 194 (17.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
23 166 (14.91%) NUnit
24 163 (14.65%) E-Commerce
25 158 (14.20%) RESTful
26 157 (14.11%) Dependency Injection
27 154 (13.84%) LINQ
28 152 (13.66%) Web Development
28 152 (13.66%) Kanban
29 149 (13.39%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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
1 121 (10.87%) Node.js
2 39 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 34 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 28 (2.52%) Apache
5 19 (1.71%) IIS
6 18 (1.62%) CMS
7 13 (1.17%) nginx
7 13 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.17%) NServiceBus
8 10 (0.90%) Jetty
9 9 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.81%) uWSGI
10 8 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.45%) Lync
13 4 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 66 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.54%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.090%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.99%) GitHub
3 8 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.27%) SaaS
4 3 (0.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 111 (9.97%) Internet
2 29 (2.61%) HTTP
3 9 (0.81%) Intranet
3 9 (0.81%) Wireless
4 1 (0.090%) DNS
4 1 (0.090%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (55.80%) SQL Server
2 119 (10.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 103 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (7.46%) MySQL
5 71 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 60 (5.39%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (2.34%) RDBMS
8 26 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (2.07%) MongoDB
10 17 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.35%) DB2
11 15 (1.35%) Big Data
12 14 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.17%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.81%) Redis
15 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.72%) Informix
16 6 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 166 (14.91%) NUnit
2 149 (13.39%) Git (software)
3 117 (10.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 98 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 96 (8.63%) MSTest
6 90 (8.09%) Moq
7 89 (8.00%) Selenium
8 48 (4.31%) Subversion
9 47 (4.22%) Cucumber
10 42 (3.77%) Visual Studio
11 39 (3.50%) SpecFlow
12 33 (2.96%) Jenkins
13 32 (2.88%) JUnit
14 29 (2.61%) JIRA
15 22 (1.98%) Eclipse
16 18 (1.62%) Maven
17 17 (1.53%) Hudson
18 15 (1.35%) Xcode
18 15 (1.35%) Mockito
18 15 (1.35%) Axure RP
General
1 128 (11.50%) Finance
2 56 (5.03%) Retail
3 52 (4.67%) Games
4 43 (3.86%) Marketing
5 42 (3.77%) Advertising
6 13 (1.17%) Billing
7 12 (1.08%) Automotive
8 7 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.63%) Publishing
9 6 (0.54%) Back Office
10 4 (0.36%) Banking
11 3 (0.27%) German Language
11 3 (0.27%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.27%) Turkish Language
11 3 (0.27%) Legal
12 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.090%) Electronics
13 1 (0.090%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 997 (89.58%) Developer
2 465 (41.78%) .NET Developer
3 201 (18.06%) Senior Developer
4 172 (15.45%) C# Developer
5 110 (9.88%) Java Developer
6 94 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 74 (6.65%) Software Developer
8 69 (6.20%) Web Developer
9 58 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
10 54 (4.85%) Junior
10 54 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 49 (4.40%) Junior Developer
12 47 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
13 46 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
14 43 (3.86%) Graduate
15 39 (3.50%) iOS Developer
16 38 (3.41%) Graduate Developer
17 33 (2.96%) Junior .NET Developer
17 33 (2.96%) Software Engineer
18 30 (2.70%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (65.68%) .NET
2 630 (56.60%) ASP.NET
3 489 (43.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 381 (34.23%) HTML
5 380 (34.14%) WCF
6 324 (29.11%) CSS
7 253 (22.73%) jQuery
8 209 (18.78%) Web Services
9 205 (18.42%) .NET Framework
10 194 (17.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 158 (14.20%) RESTful
12 154 (13.84%) LINQ
13 139 (12.49%) WPF
14 137 (12.31%) XML
14 137 (12.31%) Ninject
15 132 (11.86%) HTML5
16 129 (11.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 128 (11.50%) Castle Windsor
18 114 (10.24%) Ajax
19 110 (9.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (8.18%) Inversion of Control
2 84 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 83 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 68 (6.11%) N-Tier
5 57 (5.12%) iPhone
6 51 (4.58%) User Experience
7 44 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.88%) Social Network
9 29 (2.61%) Open Source
10 24 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (1.71%) iPad
11 19 (1.71%) Client/Server
11 19 (1.71%) Streaming Music
12 18 (1.62%) Blog
13 16 (1.44%) Social Media
14 12 (1.08%) Graphic Design
15 10 (0.90%) EPoS
15 10 (0.90%) BBC
16 8 (0.72%) Streaming Media
17 5 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (11.32%) Windows
2 84 (7.55%) Android
3 79 (7.10%) Apple iOS
4 70 (6.29%) Linux
5 18 (1.62%) UNIX
6 6 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.18%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.090%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (79.16%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (60.83%) MVC
3 406 (36.48%) Scrum
4 283 (25.43%) BDD
5 257 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
6 255 (22.91%) Web Application Development
7 248 (22.28%) OO
8 163 (14.65%) E-Commerce
9 157 (14.11%) Dependency Injection
10 152 (13.66%) Kanban
10 152 (13.66%) Web Development
11 99 (8.89%) Unit Testing
12 90 (8.09%) OOP
12 90 (8.09%) Pair Programming
12 90 (8.09%) Domain-Driven Design
13 87 (7.82%) MVVM
14 81 (7.28%) SOA
15 78 (7.01%) Software Engineering
15 78 (7.01%) Mentoring
16 56 (5.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 757 (68.01%) C#
2 447 (40.16%) JavaScript
3 318 (28.57%) SQL
4 198 (17.79%) Java
5 106 (9.52%) Ruby
6 105 (9.43%) T-SQL
7 93 (8.36%) VB.NET
8 65 (5.84%) PHP
9 61 (5.48%) VB
10 52 (4.67%) Objective-C
11 35 (3.14%) C
12 27 (2.43%) Python
13 26 (2.34%) C++
14 20 (1.80%) Scala
15 15 (1.35%) TypeScript
16 12 (1.08%) XPath
17 7 (0.63%) Ada
18 5 (0.45%) Delphi
18 5 (0.45%) Perl
18 5 (0.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 114 (10.24%) Degree
2 49 (4.40%) MCP
3 47 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (3.95%) MCSD
5 42 (3.77%) MCAD
5 42 (3.77%) MCTS
6 20 (1.80%) ISEB
7 18 (1.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.45%) HND
10 5 (0.45%) CCNP
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.090%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.96%) QA
2 9 (0.81%) SLA
3 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.090%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.26%) Puppet
2 9 (0.81%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 144 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.39%) Oracle
3 57 (5.12%) Google
4 45 (4.04%) Facebook
5 24 (2.16%) JBoss
6 20 (1.80%) Twitter
7 15 (1.35%) Sybase
8 14 (1.26%) Zend
9 11 (0.99%) Apple
10 9 (0.81%) Sony
10 9 (0.81%) IBM
10 9 (0.81%) Rackspace
10 9 (0.81%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.81%) Yahoo!
11 8 (0.72%) Compuware
11 8 (0.72%) HP
11 8 (0.72%) Perforce
12 6 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.54%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.18%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: bonus + benefits
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