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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North West
Rank 20 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 614 359 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.28% 6.50% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 7.45% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 546 339 418
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
5313 4819 5853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.92% 87.30% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4472 4005 5009
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 +14 441 £45,000 +5.88% 81
Cheshire +11 103 £43,250 +15.33% 22
Merseyside +21 57 £40,000 - 7
Lancashire -19 10 £32,000 -8.57% 9
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 1041 (85.61%) Agile Software Development
2 701 (57.65%) .NET
3 656 (53.95%) C#
4 611 (50.25%) MVC
5 510 (41.94%) ASP.NET
6 491 (40.38%) SQL Server
7 484 (39.80%) BDD
8 431 (35.44%) Scrum
9 429 (35.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 375 (30.84%) JavaScript
11 361 (29.69%) Java
12 347 (28.54%) AngularJS
13 330 (27.14%) WCF
14 299 (24.59%) HTML
15 277 (22.78%) Git (software)
16 276 (22.70%) SQL
17 272 (22.37%) SQL Server 2014
18 269 (22.12%) Web Application Development
18 269 (22.12%) OO
19 267 (21.96%) Continuous Integration
20 266 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
21 260 (21.38%) .NET Framework
21 260 (21.38%) CSS
22 254 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 241 (19.82%) Kanban
24 235 (19.33%) Node.js
25 232 (19.08%) RESTful
26 226 (18.59%) jQuery
27 224 (18.42%) Entity Framework
28 198 (16.28%) Dependency Injection

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 53 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (2.96%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.30%) JBoss
4 24 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 23 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 22 (1.81%) IIS
7 21 (1.73%) CMS
8 18 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 15 (1.23%) NServiceBus
10 13 (1.07%) Confluence
11 11 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.82%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.58%) Commerce Server
13 7 (0.58%) Jetty
13 7 (0.58%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.49%) Apache
14 6 (0.49%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 39 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.90%) Magento
2 8 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.33%) Exstream
5 1 (0.082%) BASE24
5 1 (0.082%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (3.13%) SaaS
4 33 (2.71%) Google Play
5 30 (2.47%) GitHub
6 5 (0.41%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.082%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.082%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.84%) Internet
2 19 (1.56%) HTTP
3 5 (0.41%) Broadband
3 5 (0.41%) Skype
4 3 (0.25%) SMS
5 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.16%) Intranet
5 2 (0.16%) RFID
5 2 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.082%) AMQP
6 1 (0.082%) ATM
6 1 (0.082%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.082%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 272 (22.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 154 (12.66%) NoSQL
4 126 (10.36%) MongoDB
5 102 (8.39%) MySQL
6 47 (3.87%) Big Data
7 45 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 33 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (1.56%) Redis
12 17 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.90%) DB2
14 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.74%) Couchbase
17 8 (0.66%) RDBMS
18 7 (0.58%) Riak
Development Applications
1 277 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 135 (11.10%) NUnit
3 104 (8.55%) MSTest
4 101 (8.31%) Jenkins
5 97 (7.98%) Rhino Mocks
6 96 (7.89%) Moq
7 95 (7.81%) Selenium
8 65 (5.35%) Subversion
8 65 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (4.77%) JIRA
10 53 (4.36%) JUnit
11 47 (3.87%) Cucumber
12 46 (3.78%) TeamCity
13 45 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 37 (3.04%) Eclipse
15 33 (2.71%) Ant
15 33 (2.71%) SpecFlow
16 32 (2.63%) Maven
17 29 (2.38%) Visual Studio
18 26 (2.14%) Gradle
General
1 147 (12.09%) Finance
2 96 (7.89%) Games
3 55 (4.52%) Marketing
4 50 (4.11%) Retail
5 33 (2.71%) Banking
6 17 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
8 12 (0.99%) Advertising
9 11 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.49%) Legal
11 6 (0.49%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.41%) Electronics
13 2 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.082%) Automotive
14 1 (0.082%) Back Office
14 1 (0.082%) Military
14 1 (0.082%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 936 (76.97%) Developer
2 503 (41.37%) .NET Developer
3 203 (16.69%) C# Developer
4 193 (15.87%) Senior Developer
5 148 (12.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 147 (12.09%) Java Developer
7 86 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 85 (6.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 83 (6.83%) .NET Software Developer
10 77 (6.33%) Senior C# Developer
11 73 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 73 (6.00%) Software Engineer
12 70 (5.76%) Lead Developer
13 68 (5.59%) Software Developer
14 61 (5.02%) Junior
15 58 (4.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 58 (4.77%) JavaScript Developer
16 57 (4.69%) Junior Developer
16 57 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
17 55 (4.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 701 (57.65%) .NET
2 510 (41.94%) ASP.NET
3 429 (35.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 347 (28.54%) AngularJS
5 330 (27.14%) WCF
6 299 (24.59%) HTML
7 266 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 260 (21.38%) .NET Framework
8 260 (21.38%) CSS
9 254 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 235 (19.33%) Node.js
11 232 (19.08%) RESTful
12 226 (18.59%) jQuery
13 224 (18.42%) Entity Framework
14 176 (14.47%) Web Services
15 171 (14.06%) WPF
16 150 (12.34%) KnockoutJS
17 149 (12.25%) Spring
18 145 (11.92%) HTML5
19 139 (11.43%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 102 (8.39%) iPad
3 94 (7.73%) Inversion of Control
4 82 (6.74%) Computer Science
5 73 (6.00%) User Experience
6 44 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.30%) iPhone
8 23 (1.89%) Social Network
9 22 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 22 (1.81%) Tandem
10 21 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (1.73%) Smartphone
11 14 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.07%) PMI
12 13 (1.07%) Xbox
13 12 (0.99%) Digital TV
14 11 (0.90%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.90%) Fintech
15 8 (0.66%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 139 (11.43%) Windows
2 61 (5.02%) Android
3 51 (4.19%) Linux
4 46 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.41%) Unix
7 1 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.082%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1041 (85.61%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (50.25%) MVC
3 484 (39.80%) BDD
4 431 (35.44%) Scrum
5 269 (22.12%) OO
5 269 (22.12%) Web Application Development
6 267 (21.96%) Continuous Integration
7 241 (19.82%) Kanban
8 198 (16.28%) Dependency Injection
9 159 (13.08%) Software Engineering
10 143 (11.76%) Web Development
11 135 (11.10%) SDLC
12 115 (9.46%) Unit Testing
13 102 (8.39%) MVVM
14 100 (8.22%) E-Commerce
15 97 (7.98%) OOP
16 88 (7.24%) Mentoring
17 86 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
18 85 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
19 75 (6.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 656 (53.95%) C#
2 375 (30.84%) JavaScript
3 361 (29.69%) Java
4 276 (22.70%) SQL
5 172 (14.14%) Ruby
6 92 (7.57%) PHP
7 75 (6.17%) VB.NET
8 58 (4.77%) VB
9 55 (4.52%) Python
10 33 (2.71%) F#
11 30 (2.47%) C++
12 28 (2.30%) Scala
12 28 (2.30%) T-SQL
13 24 (1.97%) Apple Swift
14 21 (1.73%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.48%) TypeScript
16 14 (1.15%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.07%) Go
18 12 (0.99%) C
19 11 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (5.10%) Degree
2 34 (2.80%) ISEB
3 14 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.41%) IIBA
7 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.33%) HNC
8 4 (0.33%) HND
8 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.16%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.082%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.77%) QA
2 12 (0.99%) SDET
3 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (1.81%) Docker
2 6 (0.49%) Varnish
3 4 (0.33%) Firmware
4 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 40 (3.29%) Kibana
2 17 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.07%) Puppet
4 8 (0.66%) Ansible
5 7 (0.58%) logstash
5 7 (0.58%) Salt
6 6 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (0.49%) WSUS
7 4 (0.33%) Terraform
8 2 (0.16%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.082%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 159 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.76%) Google
3 68 (5.59%) Oracle
4 19 (1.56%) IBM
5 17 (1.40%) PayPal
6 14 (1.15%) Xamarin
7 11 (0.90%) HP
8 8 (0.66%) Sun
9 7 (0.58%) Facebook
10 6 (0.49%) Zend
11 5 (0.41%) Cognizant
11 5 (0.41%) RedGate
11 5 (0.41%) SAP
12 4 (0.33%) Cadence
12 4 (0.33%) hybris
13 3 (0.25%) Adobe
13 3 (0.25%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.25%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.25%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.25%) Sybase
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €40000 - €45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: 40,000- 50,000, Pension Scheme, Plural Site Login
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
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Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: competitive Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
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Posted: Yesterday