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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 532 580 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.20% 8.25% 8.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.79% 10.01% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 490 499 524
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5434 5796 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.79% 82.47% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4341 4675 4783
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 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +4 350 £40,000 - 70
Cheshire -2 126 £40,000 +5.26% 33
Merseyside -2 39 £40,000 - 5
Lancashire -22 11 £30,000 -35.48% 3
Cumbria -9 2 £27,750 +20.65% 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 775 (78.60%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (70.59%) .NET
3 664 (67.34%) C#
4 580 (58.82%) MVC
5 547 (55.48%) ASP.NET
6 511 (51.83%) SQL Server
7 454 (46.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 402 (40.77%) Scrum
9 335 (33.98%) JavaScript
10 321 (32.56%) BDD
11 316 (32.05%) HTML
12 306 (31.03%) WCF
13 285 (28.90%) Web Application Development
14 279 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
15 278 (28.19%) CSS
16 241 (24.44%) SQL
17 201 (20.39%) Dependency Injection
18 189 (19.17%) NUnit
19 181 (18.36%) Windows
19 181 (18.36%) jQuery
20 174 (17.65%) .NET Framework
21 172 (17.44%) OO
22 171 (17.34%) Java
23 167 (16.94%) Kanban
23 167 (16.94%) RESTful
24 157 (15.92%) ASP.NET Web API
25 153 (15.52%) Git (software)
26 149 (15.11%) Software Engineering
26 149 (15.11%) Microsoft
27 148 (15.01%) SOAP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 135 (13.69%) Node.js
2 37 (3.75%) Apache
3 31 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 28 (2.84%) CMS
5 17 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (1.62%) IIS
6 16 (1.62%) NServiceBus
7 14 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.22%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.91%) GlassFish
10 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.61%) WordPress
13 4 (0.41%) Drupal
14 3 (0.30%) Liferay
14 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.20%) Mingle
5 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (2.03%) Magento
2 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.51%) GitHub
3 2 (0.20%) Trello
3 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (8.92%) Internet
2 38 (3.85%) HTTP
3 9 (0.91%) Broadband
4 4 (0.41%) ATM
5 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.20%) Wireless
6 2 (0.20%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.10%) NAS
7 1 (0.10%) SAN
7 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (51.83%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.61%) NoSQL
3 53 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (4.67%) MySQL
5 39 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.14%) MongoDB
7 26 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (2.43%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.51%) JasperReports
14 5 (0.51%) Big Data
15 4 (0.41%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.41%) Redis
16 3 (0.30%) SQLite
17 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 189 (19.17%) NUnit
2 153 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 121 (12.27%) Moq
4 112 (11.36%) MSTest
5 110 (11.16%) Rhino Mocks
6 88 (8.92%) Selenium
7 80 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 78 (7.91%) SpecFlow
9 62 (6.29%) TeamCity
10 60 (6.09%) Jenkins
11 46 (4.67%) Visual Studio
12 41 (4.16%) Hudson
13 40 (4.06%) Subversion
14 39 (3.96%) Maven
15 35 (3.55%) Cucumber
15 35 (3.55%) SoapUI
16 29 (2.94%) JIRA
17 28 (2.84%) Eclipse
18 26 (2.64%) JUnit
19 17 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 118 (11.97%) Finance
2 66 (6.69%) Retail
3 50 (5.07%) Games
4 43 (4.36%) Marketing
5 41 (4.16%) Advertising
6 28 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.13%) Music Industry
8 12 (1.22%) Billing
8 12 (1.22%) Publishing
9 10 (1.01%) Automotive
10 8 (0.81%) Back Office
11 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.61%) Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 789 (80.02%) Developer
2 438 (44.42%) .NET Developer
3 164 (16.63%) C# Developer
4 111 (11.26%) Senior Developer
5 101 (10.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 65 (6.59%) Software Engineer
7 62 (6.29%) Software Developer
8 61 (6.19%) Analyst
9 58 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 57 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 55 (5.58%) Java Developer
12 45 (4.56%) Web Developer
13 44 (4.46%) Junior
13 44 (4.46%) Junior Developer
13 44 (4.46%) PHP Developer
14 39 (3.96%) Graduate
14 39 (3.96%) Test Analyst
15 36 (3.65%) Junior .NET Developer
16 35 (3.55%) Graduate Developer
17 32 (3.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 696 (70.59%) .NET
2 547 (55.48%) ASP.NET
3 454 (46.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 316 (32.05%) HTML
5 306 (31.03%) WCF
6 278 (28.19%) CSS
7 181 (18.36%) jQuery
8 174 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 167 (16.94%) RESTful
10 157 (15.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 148 (15.01%) SOAP
12 139 (14.10%) Ninject
13 136 (13.79%) XML
14 135 (13.69%) Web Services
15 131 (13.29%) HTML5
16 129 (13.08%) JSON
16 129 (13.08%) Castle Windsor
17 113 (11.46%) REST
18 110 (11.16%) WPF
19 97 (9.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.85%) Inversion of Control
2 89 (9.03%) Enterprise Software
3 81 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 80 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 60 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.55%) N-Tier
7 31 (3.14%) iPhone
7 31 (3.14%) User Experience
8 26 (2.64%) Streaming Music
9 16 (1.62%) Replication
9 16 (1.62%) Open Source
10 12 (1.22%) Social Network
11 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.81%) Tandem
12 8 (0.81%) BBC
13 7 (0.71%) Social Media
13 7 (0.71%) iPad
13 7 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.51%) Telematics
15 2 (0.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 181 (18.36%) Windows
2 83 (8.42%) Linux
3 75 (7.61%) Android
4 53 (5.38%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.75%) UNIX
6 8 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (78.60%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (58.82%) MVC
3 402 (40.77%) Scrum
4 321 (32.56%) BDD
5 285 (28.90%) Web Application Development
6 279 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
7 201 (20.39%) Dependency Injection
8 172 (17.44%) OO
9 167 (16.94%) Kanban
10 149 (15.11%) Software Engineering
11 107 (10.85%) Web Development
12 106 (10.75%) Domain-Driven Design
13 104 (10.55%) Unit Testing
14 99 (10.04%) OOP
15 93 (9.43%) E-Commerce
16 77 (7.81%) MVVM
17 57 (5.78%) Mentoring
18 48 (4.87%) System Testing
19 47 (4.77%) Automated Testing
20 43 (4.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 664 (67.34%) C#
2 335 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 241 (24.44%) SQL
4 171 (17.34%) Java
5 84 (8.52%) VB.NET
6 79 (8.01%) Ruby
7 61 (6.19%) PHP
8 55 (5.58%) C++
9 54 (5.48%) VB
10 43 (4.36%) C
11 24 (2.43%) T-SQL
12 22 (2.23%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.03%) VBA
14 12 (1.22%) F#
14 12 (1.22%) Scala
15 8 (0.81%) XAML
15 8 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.71%) Python
17 6 (0.61%) XPath
17 6 (0.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 124 (12.58%) Degree
2 37 (3.75%) ISEB
3 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.61%) PMP
4 6 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.10%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) GAMP
System Software
1 10 (1.01%) Docker
2 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (1.22%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.41%) Kibana
3 4 (0.41%) Puppet
4 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 149 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.78%) Oracle
3 47 (4.77%) Facebook
4 36 (3.65%) Google
5 17 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 17 (1.72%) Twitter
6 15 (1.52%) SAP
7 14 (1.42%) Apple
8 9 (0.91%) EPiServer
9 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.61%) Sony
10 6 (0.61%) Yahoo!
10 6 (0.61%) Apigee
11 4 (0.41%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.30%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.30%) IBM
13 1 (0.10%) Dell
13 1 (0.10%) Red Gate
13 1 (0.10%) Appcelerator
13 1 (0.10%) Zend
Stockport, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Pacakge
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £50 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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