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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 563 619 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.84% 9.27% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.02% 10.48% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 496 567 472
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
5619 5904 6335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.25% 88.42% 86.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4687 4899 5175
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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 0 388 £45,000 +5.88% 87
Cheshire 0 123 £40,000 - 16
Merseyside -20 30 £40,000 - 6
Lancashire 0 20 £35,000 -12.50% 4
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 908 (85.26%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (60.09%) C#
2 640 (60.09%) .NET
3 573 (53.80%) MVC
4 500 (46.95%) ASP.NET
5 462 (43.38%) SQL Server
6 439 (41.22%) Scrum
7 435 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 435 (40.85%) BDD
8 342 (32.11%) JavaScript
9 331 (31.08%) WCF
10 311 (29.20%) HTML
11 290 (27.23%) CSS
12 280 (26.29%) AngularJS
13 275 (25.82%) .NET Framework
14 251 (23.57%) Java
15 249 (23.38%) Web Application Development
16 247 (23.19%) SQL
17 246 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
18 235 (22.07%) SQL Server 2014
18 235 (22.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 231 (21.69%) OO
20 230 (21.60%) Git (software)
21 228 (21.41%) RESTful
22 226 (21.22%) Entity Framework
23 224 (21.03%) ASP.NET Web API
24 218 (20.47%) Kanban
25 214 (20.09%) jQuery
26 191 (17.93%) Dependency Injection
27 170 (15.96%) Windows

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 48 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (3.10%) CMS
3 28 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 19 (1.78%) NServiceBus
7 17 (1.60%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (1.13%) IIS
10 7 (0.66%) Apache
10 7 (0.66%) Confluence
10 7 (0.66%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.56%) JBoss
11 6 (0.56%) nginx
11 6 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.47%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 39 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (1.50%) Magento
2 4 (0.38%) Exstream
2 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.094%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 120 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.63%) Google Play
4 19 (1.78%) GitHub
5 16 (1.50%) SaaS
6 7 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.28%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.094%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.094%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 85 (7.98%) Internet
2 14 (1.31%) HTTP
3 7 (0.66%) SSL
4 3 (0.28%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.28%) DSL
4 3 (0.28%) Intranet
4 3 (0.28%) RFID
5 2 (0.19%) AMQP
6 1 (0.094%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.094%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.094%) SMS
6 1 (0.094%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (43.38%) SQL Server
2 235 (22.07%) SQL Server 2014
3 117 (10.99%) NoSQL
4 100 (9.39%) MySQL
5 83 (7.79%) MongoDB
6 41 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (2.35%) Big Data
11 23 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.78%) DB2
12 19 (1.78%) Redis
13 18 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.75%) RDBMS
18 5 (0.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 230 (21.60%) Git (software)
2 141 (13.24%) NUnit
3 110 (10.33%) MSTest
4 103 (9.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 98 (9.20%) Moq
6 80 (7.51%) Selenium
7 78 (7.32%) Jenkins
8 67 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 59 (5.54%) JIRA
10 58 (5.45%) Subversion
11 50 (4.69%) SpecFlow
12 49 (4.60%) TeamCity
13 46 (4.32%) Cucumber
14 44 (4.13%) Ant
15 38 (3.57%) JUnit
16 37 (3.47%) Maven
17 31 (2.91%) Eclipse
18 30 (2.82%) Visual Studio
19 28 (2.63%) Grunt
19 28 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 167 (15.68%) Finance
2 79 (7.42%) Games
3 57 (5.35%) Retail
4 36 (3.38%) Marketing
5 21 (1.97%) Banking
6 11 (1.03%) Music Industry
7 7 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
7 7 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.56%) Advertising
8 6 (0.56%) Back Office
8 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.56%) Publishing
9 5 (0.47%) Legal
10 4 (0.38%) Electronics
11 3 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.094%) Military
Job Titles
1 880 (82.63%) Developer
2 461 (43.29%) .NET Developer
3 210 (19.72%) C# Developer
4 193 (18.12%) Senior Developer
5 138 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 114 (10.70%) Java Developer
7 82 (7.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 77 (7.23%) Lead Developer
9 71 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
10 70 (6.57%) Junior
10 70 (6.57%) Software Developer
11 69 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 66 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 65 (6.10%) Junior Developer
14 63 (5.92%) PHP Developer
15 61 (5.73%) Software Engineer
16 60 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
17 56 (5.26%) Graduate
17 56 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
18 54 (5.07%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (60.09%) .NET
2 500 (46.95%) ASP.NET
3 435 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 331 (31.08%) WCF
5 311 (29.20%) HTML
6 290 (27.23%) CSS
7 280 (26.29%) AngularJS
8 275 (25.82%) .NET Framework
9 235 (22.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 228 (21.41%) RESTful
11 226 (21.22%) Entity Framework
12 224 (21.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 214 (20.09%) jQuery
14 169 (15.87%) WPF
15 164 (15.40%) Node.js
16 138 (12.96%) Ninject
17 129 (12.11%) HTML5
18 127 (11.92%) Web Services
19 126 (11.83%) KnockoutJS
20 115 (10.80%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 102 (9.58%) Inversion of Control
3 98 (9.20%) Mobile App
4 79 (7.42%) iPad
5 71 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (4.79%) User Experience
7 49 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (2.54%) iPhone
9 24 (2.25%) Social Network
10 19 (1.78%) Xbox
11 16 (1.50%) PMI
11 16 (1.50%) Tandem
12 13 (1.22%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.13%) Fintech
14 8 (0.75%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.75%) Social Media
15 7 (0.66%) Smartphone
16 6 (0.56%) Replication
17 5 (0.47%) NHS
17 5 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 170 (15.96%) Windows
2 71 (6.67%) Linux
3 44 (4.13%) Android
4 20 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.50%) Unix
6 10 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.56%) CoreOS
7 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.47%) CentOS
9 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.094%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 908 (85.26%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (53.80%) MVC
3 439 (41.22%) Scrum
4 435 (40.85%) BDD
5 249 (23.38%) Web Application Development
6 246 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
7 231 (21.69%) OO
8 218 (20.47%) Kanban
9 191 (17.93%) Dependency Injection
10 140 (13.15%) Unit Testing
10 140 (13.15%) Web Development
11 128 (12.02%) Software Engineering
12 97 (9.11%) MVVM
13 94 (8.83%) E-Commerce
14 89 (8.36%) OOP
15 82 (7.70%) SDLC
16 72 (6.76%) DevOps
17 71 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
18 64 (6.01%) SOLID
19 62 (5.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 640 (60.09%) C#
2 342 (32.11%) JavaScript
3 251 (23.57%) Java
4 247 (23.19%) SQL
5 141 (13.24%) Ruby
6 104 (9.77%) PHP
7 59 (5.54%) VB.NET
8 52 (4.88%) VB
9 44 (4.13%) T-SQL
10 33 (3.10%) Python
11 27 (2.54%) F#
12 22 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.78%) C++
14 16 (1.50%) TypeScript
15 15 (1.41%) Scala
16 13 (1.22%) C
17 11 (1.03%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.75%) ES6
18 8 (0.75%) Go
18 8 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (6.10%) Degree
2 16 (1.50%) ISEB
2 16 (1.50%) PMI Certification
3 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.47%) IIBA
5 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.19%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.094%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.32%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (2.44%) Docker
2 10 (0.94%) Varnish
3 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (3.00%) Kibana
2 24 (2.25%) Puppet
3 11 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.56%) Ansible
5 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.094%) logstash
6 1 (0.094%) Salt
6 1 (0.094%) yum
Vendors
1 149 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 62 (5.82%) Google
3 48 (4.51%) Oracle
4 17 (1.60%) Facebook
5 14 (1.31%) Twitter
6 12 (1.13%) Adobe
6 12 (1.13%) IBM
7 10 (0.94%) Cognizant
7 10 (0.94%) Snowplow
8 9 (0.85%) PayPal
9 8 (0.75%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.66%) HP
11 6 (0.56%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.56%) RedGate
11 6 (0.56%) Remedy
11 6 (0.56%) Zend
12 5 (0.47%) SAP
13 4 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.38%) VMware
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