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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 489 545 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.69% 7.74% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 9.38% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 434 485 472
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
5458 5813 6060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.82% 82.59% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4426 4643 5181
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +6 319 £42,500 +6.25% 68
Cheshire -9 110 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Merseyside -8 27 £42,500 +9.67% 12
Lancashire +2 26 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 853 (81.55%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (64.63%) .NET
3 648 (61.95%) C#
4 549 (52.49%) MVC
5 503 (48.09%) SQL Server
6 498 (47.61%) ASP.NET
7 433 (41.40%) Scrum
8 413 (39.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 340 (32.50%) BDD
9 340 (32.50%) JavaScript
10 315 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
11 306 (29.25%) WCF
12 299 (28.59%) HTML
13 281 (26.86%) Web Application Development
14 260 (24.86%) CSS
15 247 (23.61%) SQL
16 222 (21.22%) Java
17 203 (19.41%) Dependency Injection
18 198 (18.93%) Web Services
19 193 (18.45%) Windows
20 192 (18.36%) OO
21 188 (17.97%) NUnit
22 186 (17.78%) RESTful
23 178 (17.02%) Software Engineering
24 177 (16.92%) Git (software)
25 176 (16.83%) Kanban
26 170 (16.25%) XML
27 169 (16.16%) .NET Framework
28 166 (15.87%) jQuery
29 160 (15.30%) SOAP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 125 (11.95%) Node.js
2 35 (3.35%) Apache
3 22 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.82%) CMS
4 19 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.96%) IIS
7 10 (0.96%) WordPress
8 9 (0.86%) GlassFish
8 9 (0.86%) nginx
9 8 (0.76%) Drupal
10 6 (0.57%) JBoss
10 6 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.57%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.38%) SilverStripe
13 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.19%) Liferay
14 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 39 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.096%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.096%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (2.77%) Magento
2 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.96%) GitHub
4 8 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (0.76%) Route 53
5 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.096%) SaaS
6 1 (0.096%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.79%) Internet
2 22 (2.10%) HTTP
3 10 (0.96%) Broadband
4 8 (0.76%) VPN
4 8 (0.76%) PPTP
4 8 (0.76%) IPsec
4 8 (0.76%) OpenVPN
5 5 (0.48%) SSH
5 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.38%) ATM
7 3 (0.29%) Extranet
8 2 (0.19%) SMS
8 2 (0.19%) Wireless
9 1 (0.096%) NAS
9 1 (0.096%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.096%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 55 (5.26%) MySQL
4 49 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 36 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (2.39%) MongoDB
6 25 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.67%) Big Data
9 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.48%) JasperReports
11 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.38%) Redis
13 3 (0.29%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 188 (17.97%) NUnit
2 177 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 112 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
4 109 (10.42%) Moq
5 99 (9.46%) MSTest
6 73 (6.98%) Selenium
7 71 (6.79%) Jenkins
8 67 (6.41%) SpecFlow
9 66 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 54 (5.16%) Maven
11 48 (4.59%) TeamCity
12 46 (4.40%) Subversion
13 45 (4.30%) Hudson
14 40 (3.82%) Cucumber
15 39 (3.73%) Visual Studio
16 37 (3.54%) SoapUI
17 30 (2.87%) JUnit
18 26 (2.49%) Eclipse
19 22 (2.10%) Ant
19 22 (2.10%) Jasmine
General
1 140 (13.38%) Finance
2 82 (7.84%) Retail
3 49 (4.68%) Advertising
3 49 (4.68%) Marketing
4 47 (4.49%) Games
5 26 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.01%) Music Industry
7 20 (1.91%) Banking
8 11 (1.05%) Back Office
9 10 (0.96%) Automotive
10 9 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.86%) Publishing
11 7 (0.67%) Billing
11 7 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 1 (0.096%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.096%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 818 (78.20%) Developer
2 418 (39.96%) .NET Developer
3 160 (15.30%) C# Developer
4 121 (11.57%) Senior Developer
5 97 (9.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (8.32%) Software Developer
7 73 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 69 (6.60%) Software Engineer
9 54 (5.16%) Analyst
10 51 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 51 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 44 (4.21%) Agile C# Developer
12 42 (4.02%) Front-End Developer
13 41 (3.92%) PHP Developer
14 39 (3.73%) Test Analyst
15 38 (3.63%) Junior
15 38 (3.63%) Junior Developer
16 36 (3.44%) Lead Developer
17 34 (3.25%) Graduate
18 32 (3.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 676 (64.63%) .NET
2 498 (47.61%) ASP.NET
3 413 (39.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 306 (29.25%) WCF
5 299 (28.59%) HTML
6 260 (24.86%) CSS
7 198 (18.93%) Web Services
8 186 (17.78%) RESTful
9 170 (16.25%) XML
10 169 (16.16%) .NET Framework
11 166 (15.87%) jQuery
12 160 (15.30%) SOAP
13 156 (14.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 133 (12.72%) Ninject
15 131 (12.52%) HTML5
16 130 (12.43%) REST
17 126 (12.05%) WPF
18 125 (11.95%) AngularJS
19 122 (11.66%) KnockoutJS
19 122 (11.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.27%) Inversion of Control
2 92 (8.80%) Computer Science
3 91 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 70 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (4.11%) User Experience
7 33 (3.15%) N-Tier
8 30 (2.87%) iPhone
9 26 (2.49%) Streaming Music
10 19 (1.82%) Replication
11 17 (1.63%) Tandem
12 12 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.96%) Social Network
14 8 (0.76%) Cryptography
14 8 (0.76%) PKI
14 8 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.57%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.48%) Telematics
16 5 (0.48%) Social Media
17 4 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 193 (18.45%) Windows
2 109 (10.42%) Linux
3 82 (7.84%) Android
4 56 (5.35%) Apple iOS
5 46 (4.40%) UNIX
6 12 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.15%) CentOS
7 9 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.29%) AIX
10 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.096%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (81.55%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (52.49%) MVC
3 433 (41.40%) Scrum
4 340 (32.50%) BDD
5 315 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
6 281 (26.86%) Web Application Development
7 203 (19.41%) Dependency Injection
8 192 (18.36%) OO
9 178 (17.02%) Software Engineering
10 176 (16.83%) Kanban
11 126 (12.05%) Unit Testing
12 119 (11.38%) SDLC
13 116 (11.09%) E-Commerce
14 104 (9.94%) OOP
15 92 (8.80%) Domain-Driven Design
16 80 (7.65%) MVVM
17 74 (7.07%) Web Development
18 63 (6.02%) Automated Testing
18 63 (6.02%) Mentoring
19 58 (5.54%) UML
Programming Languages
1 648 (61.95%) C#
2 340 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 247 (23.61%) SQL
4 222 (21.22%) Java
5 81 (7.74%) C++
6 76 (7.27%) PHP
6 76 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 66 (6.31%) Ruby
8 65 (6.21%) C
9 46 (4.40%) VB
10 43 (4.11%) T-SQL
11 37 (3.54%) VBA
12 29 (2.77%) Objective-C
13 19 (1.82%) Python
14 14 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.24%) Scala
16 8 (0.76%) F#
17 7 (0.67%) XAML
18 6 (0.57%) Groovy
19 5 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 153 (14.63%) Degree
2 44 (4.21%) ISEB
3 14 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.57%) MCPD
6 6 (0.57%) PMP
6 6 (0.57%) MCSD
7 4 (0.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) GAMP
System Software
1 16 (1.53%) Docker
2 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (1.53%) Vagrant
2 14 (1.34%) Puppet
3 9 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.29%) Kibana
6 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.096%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.096%) Ansible
Vendors
1 142 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.07%) Oracle
3 43 (4.11%) Facebook
4 35 (3.35%) Google
5 14 (1.34%) Twitter
6 11 (1.05%) Zend
7 8 (0.76%) SAP
8 6 (0.57%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.57%) Apigee
9 5 (0.48%) Apple
10 3 (0.29%) IBM
10 3 (0.29%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.19%) Telerik
11 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.19%) HP
12 1 (0.096%) Dell
12 1 (0.096%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.096%) ATG
12 1 (0.096%) Unisys
12 1 (0.096%) Adobe
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