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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 467 502 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.42% 8.14% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% 9.22% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 429 459 500
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,100 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4767 5445 5857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.91% 88.26% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 4349 4707
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 331 £45,000 +12.50% 68
Cheshire +7 89 £40,000 - 13
Lancashire +15 25 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Merseyside +6 24 £40,000 -11.11% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 706 (83.95%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (61.71%) .NET
3 518 (61.59%) C#
4 409 (48.63%) MVC
5 388 (46.14%) SQL Server
6 371 (44.11%) ASP.NET
7 364 (43.28%) BDD
8 329 (39.12%) Scrum
9 315 (37.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 273 (32.46%) JavaScript
11 236 (28.06%) Continuous Integration
12 230 (27.35%) HTML
13 226 (26.87%) WCF
14 214 (25.45%) CSS
15 203 (24.14%) SQL
16 188 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 187 (22.24%) Web Application Development
18 179 (21.28%) Java
19 173 (20.57%) Kanban
20 172 (20.45%) AngularJS
21 171 (20.33%) jQuery
22 170 (20.21%) SQL Server 2014
23 169 (20.10%) Git (software)
24 167 (19.86%) RESTful
25 157 (18.67%) OO
26 156 (18.55%) .NET Framework
27 152 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web API
28 141 (16.77%) Dependency Injection
29 123 (14.63%) WPF
30 122 (14.51%) Node.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 122 (14.51%) Node.js
2 43 (5.11%) CMS
3 27 (3.21%) WebSphere
4 24 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.78%) Apache
6 15 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.66%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.55%) Umbraco
9 11 (1.31%) Mule
10 10 (1.19%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.07%) Alfresco
11 9 (1.07%) Liferay
12 8 (0.95%) IIS
12 8 (0.95%) nginx
13 7 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
14 6 (0.71%) Confluence
15 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.36%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 23 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.48%) Magento
2 4 (0.48%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 74 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.33%) Google Play
4 27 (3.21%) SaaS
5 22 (2.62%) GitHub
6 14 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.31%) PaaS
8 9 (1.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (0.95%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 64 (7.61%) Internet
2 11 (1.31%) HTTP
2 11 (1.31%) SSL
3 3 (0.36%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.36%) Intranet
4 2 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.12%) AMQP
5 1 (0.12%) DSL
5 1 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (46.14%) SQL Server
2 170 (20.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 95 (11.30%) NoSQL
4 58 (6.90%) MySQL
5 31 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (2.85%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (1.78%) DB2
12 14 (1.66%) Big Data
12 14 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (1.66%) Redis
13 13 (1.55%) Couchbase
14 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.07%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 169 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 116 (13.79%) NUnit
3 87 (10.34%) MSTest
4 86 (10.23%) Selenium
5 77 (9.16%) Moq
6 74 (8.80%) Rhino Mocks
7 56 (6.66%) JIRA
8 55 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (5.35%) Cucumber
10 43 (5.11%) Maven
11 40 (4.76%) Jenkins
12 35 (4.16%) SpecFlow
12 35 (4.16%) WebDriver
13 31 (3.69%) JUnit
14 28 (3.33%) TeamCity
15 27 (3.21%) Visual Studio
16 23 (2.73%) Ant
17 17 (2.02%) Eclipse
18 16 (1.90%) Jasmine
19 15 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 109 (12.96%) Finance
2 59 (7.02%) Games
3 53 (6.30%) Retail
4 40 (4.76%) Marketing
5 19 (2.26%) Banking
6 13 (1.55%) Advertising
6 13 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.19%) Music Industry
8 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.83%) Electronics
10 5 (0.59%) Automotive
11 4 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 656 (78.00%) Developer
2 377 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 173 (20.57%) C# Developer
4 124 (14.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 122 (14.51%) Senior Developer
6 77 (9.16%) Java Developer
7 71 (8.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 50 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 49 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
9 49 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 48 (5.71%) Software Developer
11 45 (5.35%) JavaScript Developer
12 43 (5.11%) SQL Developer
13 42 (4.99%) Senior C# Developer
14 41 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 38 (4.52%) Lead Developer
16 37 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
17 36 (4.28%) Software Engineer
18 35 (4.16%) Junior
18 35 (4.16%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (61.71%) .NET
2 371 (44.11%) ASP.NET
3 315 (37.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 230 (27.35%) HTML
5 226 (26.87%) WCF
6 214 (25.45%) CSS
7 188 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 172 (20.45%) AngularJS
9 171 (20.33%) jQuery
10 167 (19.86%) RESTful
11 156 (18.55%) .NET Framework
12 152 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 123 (14.63%) WPF
14 115 (13.67%) Entity Framework
15 104 (12.37%) Ninject
16 93 (11.06%) KnockoutJS
17 92 (10.94%) Web Services
18 80 (9.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 75 (8.92%) HTML5
20 74 (8.80%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.80%) Inversion of Control
2 69 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 60 (7.13%) Enterprise Software
4 56 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (4.99%) Mobile App
6 35 (4.16%) iPad
7 33 (3.92%) N-Tier
8 29 (3.45%) User Experience
9 26 (3.09%) iPhone
10 24 (2.85%) Social Network
11 15 (1.78%) W3C
12 11 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.31%) Xbox
13 7 (0.83%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.83%) NHS
13 7 (0.83%) Replication
13 7 (0.83%) Tandem
14 4 (0.48%) Blog
14 4 (0.48%) Physics
14 4 (0.48%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 112 (13.32%) Windows
2 71 (8.44%) Linux
3 45 (5.35%) Android
4 21 (2.50%) Unix
5 17 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.07%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.95%) CoreOS
8 7 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.71%) CentOS
9 6 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (83.95%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (48.63%) MVC
3 364 (43.28%) BDD
4 329 (39.12%) Scrum
5 236 (28.06%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (22.24%) Web Application Development
7 173 (20.57%) Kanban
8 157 (18.67%) OO
9 141 (16.77%) Dependency Injection
10 107 (12.72%) Web Development
11 106 (12.60%) Software Engineering
12 67 (7.97%) MVVM
13 64 (7.61%) DevOps
14 62 (7.37%) SOA
15 59 (7.02%) Unit Testing
16 54 (6.42%) Mentoring
17 52 (6.18%) Front End Development
17 52 (6.18%) OOP
18 51 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
19 50 (5.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 518 (61.59%) C#
2 273 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 203 (24.14%) SQL
4 179 (21.28%) Java
5 105 (12.49%) Ruby
6 86 (10.23%) T-SQL
7 59 (7.02%) PHP
8 45 (5.35%) Python
9 37 (4.40%) VB.NET
10 25 (2.97%) VB
11 20 (2.38%) C
12 14 (1.66%) ES6
12 14 (1.66%) Scala
13 13 (1.55%) C++
14 11 (1.31%) F#
15 10 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
16 9 (1.07%) Go
16 9 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.83%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (6.66%) Degree
2 15 (1.78%) ISEB
3 10 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.12%) PhD
6 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.73%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 28 (3.33%) Docker
2 3 (0.36%) Varnish
2 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (2.26%) Puppet
2 15 (1.78%) Kibana
3 11 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.36%) Wonderware InTouch
5 2 (0.24%) yum
Vendors
1 86 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.30%) Google
3 30 (3.57%) Facebook
4 26 (3.09%) Twitter
5 19 (2.26%) Oracle
6 15 (1.78%) Sitecore
7 13 (1.55%) EPiServer
8 11 (1.31%) IBM
9 10 (1.19%) webMethods
10 9 (1.07%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.07%) WSO2
11 8 (0.95%) Snowplow
12 7 (0.83%) SAP
13 4 (0.48%) Adobe
13 4 (0.48%) Cognizant
14 3 (0.36%) VMware
14 3 (0.36%) Wonderware
14 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
15 2 (0.24%) RedGate
15 2 (0.24%) Zend
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