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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 539 569 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.84% 8.51% 7.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 9.61% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 498 511 500
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,400
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
5360 5922 6315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.93% 88.59% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 4890 5002
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -1 371 £45,000 +5.88% 69
Cheshire +3 101 £40,000 - 16
Lancashire +12 31 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Merseyside -11 31 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Cumbria 0 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 845 (86.31%) Agile Software Development
2 577 (58.94%) C#
3 576 (58.84%) .NET
4 516 (52.71%) MVC
5 444 (45.35%) ASP.NET
6 425 (43.41%) SQL Server
7 407 (41.57%) BDD
8 401 (40.96%) Scrum
9 398 (40.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 324 (33.09%) JavaScript
11 292 (29.83%) WCF
12 288 (29.42%) HTML
13 270 (27.58%) CSS
14 245 (25.03%) Continuous Integration
15 235 (24.00%) AngularJS
16 234 (23.90%) Java
17 233 (23.80%) Web Application Development
18 232 (23.70%) .NET Framework
19 222 (22.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 218 (22.27%) OO
21 216 (22.06%) RESTful
22 213 (21.76%) SQL
22 213 (21.76%) SQL Server 2014
23 203 (20.74%) jQuery
24 201 (20.53%) Git (software)
25 198 (20.22%) Kanban
26 197 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
27 188 (19.20%) Entity Framework
28 170 (17.36%) Dependency Injection
29 155 (15.83%) Finance

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 42 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (3.88%) CMS
3 25 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.63%) NServiceBus
6 12 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.12%) Apache Solr
8 10 (1.02%) nginx
9 9 (0.92%) Apache
10 8 (0.82%) Confluence
11 6 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.61%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.41%) Commerce Server
13 3 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.20%) Drupal
14 2 (0.20%) IIS
14 2 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 35 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.53%) Magento
2 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.20%) Exstream
3 2 (0.20%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 96 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.76%) Google Play
4 20 (2.04%) GitHub
5 18 (1.84%) SaaS
6 10 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.51%) PaaS
10 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 90 (9.19%) Internet
2 16 (1.63%) HTTP
3 12 (1.23%) SSL
4 3 (0.31%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.31%) DSL
4 3 (0.31%) Intranet
4 3 (0.31%) RFID
5 2 (0.20%) AMQP
5 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.10%) Skype
6 1 (0.10%) SMS
6 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (43.41%) SQL Server
2 213 (21.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 110 (11.24%) NoSQL
4 84 (8.58%) MySQL
5 57 (5.82%) MongoDB
6 39 (3.98%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.94%) Big Data
10 19 (1.94%) Redis
10 19 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (1.84%) DB2
12 15 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (1.02%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.92%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 201 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 125 (12.77%) NUnit
3 108 (11.03%) MSTest
4 93 (9.50%) Selenium
5 89 (9.09%) Moq
5 89 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 69 (7.05%) Jenkins
7 63 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 62 (6.33%) JIRA
9 56 (5.72%) SpecFlow
10 48 (4.90%) Cucumber
11 47 (4.80%) Maven
11 47 (4.80%) TeamCity
12 46 (4.70%) Ant
13 44 (4.49%) Subversion
14 40 (4.09%) JUnit
15 32 (3.27%) Eclipse
15 32 (3.27%) Visual Studio
16 28 (2.86%) WebDriver
17 24 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 155 (15.83%) Finance
2 74 (7.56%) Games
3 53 (5.41%) Retail
4 31 (3.17%) Marketing
5 19 (1.94%) Banking
6 13 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.23%) Music Industry
8 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.61%) Advertising
9 6 (0.61%) Back Office
9 6 (0.61%) Electronics
9 6 (0.61%) Publishing
10 5 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.41%) Automotive
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
12 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 799 (81.61%) Developer
2 426 (43.51%) .NET Developer
3 191 (19.51%) C# Developer
4 162 (16.55%) Senior Developer
5 130 (13.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 106 (10.83%) Java Developer
7 75 (7.66%) .NET Software Developer
8 65 (6.64%) Lead Developer
9 63 (6.44%) Junior
10 60 (6.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 58 (5.92%) Junior Developer
12 57 (5.82%) Software Developer
13 56 (5.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 56 (5.72%) PHP Developer
14 53 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
15 51 (5.21%) Graduate
15 51 (5.21%) Graduate Developer
16 50 (5.11%) Junior .NET Developer
17 49 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 49 (5.01%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (58.84%) .NET
2 444 (45.35%) ASP.NET
3 398 (40.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 292 (29.83%) WCF
5 288 (29.42%) HTML
6 270 (27.58%) CSS
7 235 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 232 (23.70%) .NET Framework
9 222 (22.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 216 (22.06%) RESTful
11 203 (20.74%) jQuery
12 197 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 188 (19.20%) Entity Framework
14 150 (15.32%) WPF
15 140 (14.30%) Node.js
16 121 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
17 116 (11.85%) HTML5
17 116 (11.85%) Ninject
18 114 (11.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 114 (11.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 90 (9.19%) Inversion of Control
3 77 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 73 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
5 66 (6.74%) iPad
6 48 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (4.80%) User Experience
8 26 (2.66%) iPhone
9 24 (2.45%) Social Network
10 16 (1.63%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.53%) PMI
11 15 (1.53%) Xbox
12 11 (1.12%) Tandem
13 10 (1.02%) Fintech
13 10 (1.02%) W3C
14 6 (0.61%) Social Media
15 5 (0.51%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.51%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.51%) NHS
15 5 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 155 (15.83%) Windows
2 72 (7.35%) Linux
3 45 (4.60%) Android
4 19 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.63%) Unix
6 9 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.82%) CoreOS
8 6 (0.61%) CentOS
9 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (86.31%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (52.71%) MVC
3 407 (41.57%) BDD
4 401 (40.96%) Scrum
5 245 (25.03%) Continuous Integration
6 233 (23.80%) Web Application Development
7 218 (22.27%) OO
8 198 (20.22%) Kanban
9 170 (17.36%) Dependency Injection
10 131 (13.38%) Unit Testing
11 126 (12.87%) Web Development
12 115 (11.75%) Software Engineering
13 84 (8.58%) MVVM
14 80 (8.17%) OOP
15 73 (7.46%) E-Commerce
16 69 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
16 69 (7.05%) DevOps
17 63 (6.44%) SDLC
18 59 (6.03%) Mentoring
19 56 (5.72%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 577 (58.94%) C#
2 324 (33.09%) JavaScript
3 234 (23.90%) Java
4 213 (21.76%) SQL
5 133 (13.59%) Ruby
6 95 (9.70%) PHP
7 54 (5.52%) VB.NET
8 52 (5.31%) T-SQL
9 46 (4.70%) VB
10 38 (3.88%) Python
11 24 (2.45%) F#
12 19 (1.94%) C
12 19 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 17 (1.74%) C++
13 17 (1.74%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.23%) Scala
15 11 (1.12%) Go
16 10 (1.02%) ES6
16 10 (1.02%) Objective-C
17 9 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (7.35%) Degree
2 15 (1.53%) PMI Certification
3 12 (1.23%) ISEB
4 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.31%) IIBA
6 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.31%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.10%) PhD
8 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.52%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 29 (2.96%) Docker
2 7 (0.72%) Varnish
3 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (2.86%) Kibana
2 26 (2.66%) Puppet
3 12 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.51%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.20%) yum
6 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.82%) Google
3 37 (3.78%) Oracle
4 21 (2.15%) Facebook
5 18 (1.84%) Twitter
6 12 (1.23%) Adobe
7 11 (1.12%) IBM
8 10 (1.02%) Snowplow
9 8 (0.82%) Cognizant
9 8 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.72%) SAP
11 6 (0.61%) Remedy
11 6 (0.61%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.51%) HP
13 4 (0.41%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.41%) VMware
13 4 (0.41%) Zend
14 3 (0.31%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.31%) RedGate
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