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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 490 567 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.11% 8.50% 8.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.56% 10.26% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 452 487 544
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,500 £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
5727 5529 6065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.10% 82.86% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4754 4573 5059
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -1 289 £40,000 - 70
Cheshire +1 134 £40,000 +5.26% 28
Merseyside -5 42 £36,000 -10.00% 8
Lancashire +5 25 £40,000 -27.27% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 723 (76.75%) Agile Software Development
2 685 (72.72%) .NET
3 674 (71.55%) C#
4 585 (62.10%) MVC
5 554 (58.81%) ASP.NET
6 508 (53.93%) SQL Server
7 469 (49.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 381 (40.45%) Scrum
9 359 (38.11%) HTML
10 353 (37.47%) JavaScript
11 328 (34.82%) CSS
12 300 (31.85%) WCF
13 274 (29.09%) BDD
14 262 (27.81%) Web Application Development
15 252 (26.75%) Continuous Integration
16 228 (24.20%) SQL
17 222 (23.57%) jQuery
18 205 (21.76%) Dependency Injection
19 170 (18.05%) Windows
20 165 (17.52%) .NET Framework
21 164 (17.41%) NUnit
22 163 (17.30%) OO
23 162 (17.20%) SOAP
23 162 (17.20%) Microsoft
24 150 (15.92%) ASP.NET Web API
25 149 (15.82%) RESTful
26 146 (15.50%) Kanban
27 144 (15.29%) Java
28 141 (14.97%) JSON
29 140 (14.86%) Node.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 140 (14.86%) Node.js
2 36 (3.82%) Apache
3 35 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 33 (3.50%) IIS
5 32 (3.40%) CMS
6 22 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (2.34%) NServiceBus
7 16 (1.70%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.85%) WordPress
8 8 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.64%) JBoss
11 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.42%) Liferay
13 3 (0.32%) Drupal
13 3 (0.32%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 52 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.32%) Mingle
5 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (2.02%) Magento
2 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.32%) Trello
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 96 (10.19%) Internet
2 58 (6.16%) HTTP
3 3 (0.32%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.32%) ATM
3 3 (0.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.11%) NAS
4 1 (0.11%) Broadband
4 1 (0.11%) Extranet
4 1 (0.11%) SAN
4 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (53.93%) SQL Server
2 79 (8.39%) NoSQL
3 78 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (5.94%) MySQL
5 39 (4.14%) MongoDB
5 39 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 32 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (2.23%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.96%) Redis
12 8 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.42%) RavenDB
16 3 (0.32%) SQLite
17 2 (0.21%) JasperReports
17 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 164 (17.41%) NUnit
2 136 (14.44%) Git (software)
3 109 (11.57%) Moq
4 106 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 101 (10.72%) MSTest
6 91 (9.66%) Rhino Mocks
7 77 (8.17%) Selenium
8 67 (7.11%) SpecFlow
9 56 (5.94%) Visual Studio
10 48 (5.10%) TeamCity
11 36 (3.82%) Jenkins
12 34 (3.61%) Subversion
13 33 (3.50%) JIRA
14 27 (2.87%) SoapUI
15 25 (2.65%) Maven
15 25 (2.65%) Hudson
16 24 (2.55%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.49%) JUnit
17 14 (1.49%) Grunt
18 13 (1.38%) Jasmine
General
1 111 (11.78%) Finance
2 62 (6.58%) Games
3 53 (5.63%) Retail
4 36 (3.82%) Advertising
5 34 (3.61%) Marketing
6 16 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.59%) Publishing
8 13 (1.38%) Music Industry
9 12 (1.27%) Banking
10 11 (1.17%) Billing
11 6 (0.64%) Automotive
11 6 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.32%) Back Office
14 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 767 (81.42%) Developer
2 410 (43.52%) .NET Developer
3 155 (16.45%) C# Developer
4 122 (12.95%) Senior Developer
5 93 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (5.84%) Web Developer
7 53 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 53 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 52 (5.52%) Analyst
9 51 (5.41%) Java Developer
10 49 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 49 (5.20%) PHP Developer
11 45 (4.78%) Junior
12 44 (4.67%) Junior Developer
13 40 (4.25%) Software Engineer
14 38 (4.03%) Graduate
15 35 (3.72%) Junior .NET Developer
16 34 (3.61%) Graduate Developer
17 30 (3.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
18 29 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 685 (72.72%) .NET
2 554 (58.81%) ASP.NET
3 469 (49.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 359 (38.11%) HTML
5 328 (34.82%) CSS
6 300 (31.85%) WCF
7 222 (23.57%) jQuery
8 165 (17.52%) .NET Framework
9 162 (17.20%) SOAP
10 150 (15.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 149 (15.82%) RESTful
12 141 (14.97%) JSON
13 134 (14.23%) HTML5
14 130 (13.80%) Ninject
15 123 (13.06%) XML
16 118 (12.53%) REST
17 114 (12.10%) Castle Windsor
18 107 (11.36%) Web Services
19 100 (10.62%) WPF
20 92 (9.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.46%) Inversion of Control
2 79 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
3 69 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 65 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 49 (5.20%) N-Tier
6 43 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (3.93%) iPhone
8 34 (3.61%) User Experience
9 24 (2.55%) Streaming Music
10 18 (1.91%) Open Source
11 12 (1.27%) Social Network
11 12 (1.27%) BBC
12 11 (1.17%) Replication
12 11 (1.17%) Social Media
13 10 (1.06%) iPad
14 7 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.64%) Tandem
16 3 (0.32%) EPoS
17 2 (0.21%) Mathematics
17 2 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 170 (18.05%) Windows
2 67 (7.11%) Linux
3 61 (6.48%) Android
4 41 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.44%) UNIX
6 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (76.75%) Agile Software Development
2 585 (62.10%) MVC
3 381 (40.45%) Scrum
4 274 (29.09%) BDD
5 262 (27.81%) Web Application Development
6 252 (26.75%) Continuous Integration
7 205 (21.76%) Dependency Injection
8 163 (17.30%) OO
9 146 (15.50%) Kanban
10 119 (12.63%) Domain-Driven Design
11 102 (10.83%) Software Engineering
12 93 (9.87%) Web Development
13 91 (9.66%) E-Commerce
14 88 (9.34%) Unit Testing
15 78 (8.28%) OOP
16 68 (7.22%) MVVM
17 64 (6.79%) SOA
18 49 (5.20%) Mentoring
19 45 (4.78%) Automated Testing
20 39 (4.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 674 (71.55%) C#
2 353 (37.47%) JavaScript
3 228 (24.20%) SQL
4 144 (15.29%) Java
5 80 (8.49%) VB.NET
5 80 (8.49%) Ruby
6 69 (7.32%) PHP
7 53 (5.63%) VB
8 37 (3.93%) T-SQL
8 37 (3.93%) C++
9 29 (3.08%) C
10 15 (1.59%) VBA
11 14 (1.49%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.06%) Python
13 8 (0.85%) F#
13 8 (0.85%) Scala
14 7 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.64%) XAML
16 5 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 93 (9.87%) Degree
2 38 (4.03%) VCP4
3 29 (3.08%) ISEB
4 19 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.64%) PMP
5 6 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.03%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) GAMP
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (1.38%) Vagrant
2 8 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.64%) Puppet
4 4 (0.42%) Kibana
4 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 162 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.20%) Facebook
3 41 (4.35%) Oracle
3 41 (4.35%) Google
4 22 (2.34%) Sitecore
5 18 (1.91%) Apple
5 18 (1.91%) Twitter
6 17 (1.80%) SAP
7 10 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.06%) Yahoo!
7 10 (1.06%) Sony
8 8 (0.85%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.32%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.32%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.21%) Perforce
10 2 (0.21%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.21%) IBM
10 2 (0.21%) Sybase
11 1 (0.11%) Dell
11 1 (0.11%) Capita
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