The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 587 605 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.17% 8.24% 6.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 10.54% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 509 541 376
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
TDD
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 347 £40,000 +6.66% 49
Cheshire +12 133 £38,000 +5.55% 11
Merseyside +11 64 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Lancashire +7 41 £50,500 +44.28% 4
Cumbria +3 4 £23,000 -34.28%
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 693 (59.79%) C#
2 687 (59.28%) .NET
3 670 (57.81%) MVC
4 576 (49.70%) SQL Server
5 562 (48.49%) ASP.NET
6 467 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
7 430 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 423 (36.50%) Scrum
9 400 (34.51%) JavaScript
10 370 (31.92%) SQL
11 340 (29.34%) HTML
11 340 (29.34%) OO
12 318 (27.44%) WCF
13 292 (25.19%) CSS
14 287 (24.76%) jQuery
15 278 (23.99%) Java
16 216 (18.64%) BDD
17 206 (17.77%) E-Commerce
17 206 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 186 (16.05%) .NET Framework
19 176 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
20 171 (14.75%) Software Engineering
21 168 (14.50%) WPF
22 167 (14.41%) Microsoft
22 167 (14.41%) MySQL
23 164 (14.15%) Web Application Development
24 160 (13.81%) PHP
25 157 (13.55%) Unit Testing
26 148 (12.77%) NUnit
27 146 (12.60%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 64 (5.52%) Node.js
2 39 (3.36%) Apache
3 32 (2.76%) Tomcat
4 25 (2.16%) IIS
5 24 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.38%) CMS
8 14 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
10 8 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (0.69%) WebLogic Integration
10 8 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.69%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.52%) nginx
12 5 (0.43%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.17%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) CA Clarity
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.69%) GitHub
3 5 (0.43%) SaaS
4 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.83%) Internet
2 18 (1.55%) HTTP
3 11 (0.95%) Intranet
4 3 (0.26%) Wireless
5 2 (0.17%) DNS
5 2 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.086%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.086%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (49.70%) SQL Server
2 167 (14.41%) MySQL
3 135 (11.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 102 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 44 (3.80%) DB2
7 43 (3.71%) NoSQL
8 42 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 23 (1.98%) MongoDB
10 23 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.86%) Big Data
15 9 (0.78%) Redis
16 6 (0.52%) OLAP
17 5 (0.43%) Hadoop
17 5 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 148 (12.77%) NUnit
2 132 (11.39%) Git (software)
3 96 (8.28%) Rhino Mocks
4 94 (8.11%) Moq
5 81 (6.99%) Subversion
6 78 (6.73%) MSTest
7 74 (6.38%) Selenium
8 57 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (4.14%) Eclipse
10 40 (3.45%) PHPUnit
11 38 (3.28%) JUnit
12 37 (3.19%) Maven
13 33 (2.85%) Cucumber
14 23 (1.98%) Hudson
15 22 (1.90%) Jenkins
15 22 (1.90%) Visual Studio
15 22 (1.90%) Ant
16 15 (1.29%) WebDriver
16 15 (1.29%) Mockito
17 14 (1.21%) Gerrit
General
1 120 (10.35%) Finance
2 59 (5.09%) Retail
3 36 (3.11%) Games
4 12 (1.04%) Advertising
5 10 (0.86%) Automotive
6 9 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 7 (0.60%) Marketing
8 4 (0.35%) Publishing
8 4 (0.35%) Legal
8 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.35%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.17%) Back Office
10 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.086%) Law
Job Titles
1 950 (81.97%) Developer
2 402 (34.69%) .NET Developer
3 181 (15.62%) C# Developer
4 159 (13.72%) Java Developer
5 151 (13.03%) Senior Developer
6 109 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 105 (9.06%) Web Developer
7 105 (9.06%) PHP Developer
8 77 (6.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 71 (6.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 66 (5.69%) Software Developer
11 57 (4.92%) .NET Web Developer
11 57 (4.92%) Software Engineer
12 56 (4.83%) C# Web Developer
13 55 (4.75%) Lead Developer
14 51 (4.40%) Team Leader
15 45 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
16 44 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
17 38 (3.28%) Analyst
18 35 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 687 (59.28%) .NET
2 562 (48.49%) ASP.NET
3 430 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 340 (29.34%) HTML
5 318 (27.44%) WCF
6 292 (25.19%) CSS
7 287 (24.76%) jQuery
8 206 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 186 (16.05%) .NET Framework
10 168 (14.50%) WPF
11 146 (12.60%) Web Services
12 142 (12.25%) Hibernate
13 139 (11.99%) Razor View Engine
14 134 (11.56%) Ajax
15 131 (11.30%) J2EE
16 124 (10.70%) WinForms
17 122 (10.53%) XML
18 121 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 118 (10.18%) LINQ
20 109 (9.40%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.42%) Inversion of Control
2 77 (6.64%) Mobile App
3 68 (5.87%) Computer Science
4 62 (5.35%) N-Tier
5 47 (4.06%) Open Source
6 39 (3.36%) iPhone
7 29 (2.50%) Client/Server
8 28 (2.42%) SystemC
9 27 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (2.07%) NHS
11 23 (1.98%) Blog
12 21 (1.81%) EPoS
13 12 (1.04%) Social Network
13 12 (1.04%) iPad
13 12 (1.04%) Social Media
14 11 (0.95%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.78%) IPTV
16 8 (0.69%) Streaming Media
16 8 (0.69%) DataPower
17 7 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 103 (8.89%) Windows
2 72 (6.21%) Linux
3 64 (5.52%) Android
4 55 (4.75%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.85%) UNIX
6 8 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.26%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.086%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (57.81%) MVC
2 467 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
3 423 (36.50%) Scrum
4 340 (29.34%) OO
5 216 (18.64%) BDD
6 206 (17.77%) E-Commerce
7 176 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
8 171 (14.75%) Software Engineering
9 164 (14.15%) Web Application Development
10 157 (13.55%) Unit Testing
11 144 (12.42%) Web Development
12 143 (12.34%) Kanban
13 126 (10.87%) Pair Programming
14 122 (10.53%) OOP
15 114 (9.84%) Dependency Injection
16 97 (8.37%) UML
17 91 (7.85%) OOD
18 78 (6.73%) OO PHP
19 72 (6.21%) Domain-Driven Design
20 63 (5.44%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 693 (59.79%) C#
2 400 (34.51%) JavaScript
3 370 (31.92%) SQL
4 278 (23.99%) Java
5 160 (13.81%) PHP
6 106 (9.15%) T-SQL
7 97 (8.37%) VB.NET
8 96 (8.28%) Ruby
9 63 (5.44%) C
10 49 (4.23%) VB
11 48 (4.14%) C++
12 43 (3.71%) PHP5
13 32 (2.76%) Objective-C
14 22 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 20 (1.73%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.38%) Python
17 15 (1.29%) XPath
18 14 (1.21%) Scala
19 11 (0.95%) Perl
20 8 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (9.32%) Degree
3 105 (9.06%) MCP
3 105 (9.06%) MCTS
4 92 (7.94%) MCAD
4 92 (7.94%) MCSD
5 16 (1.38%) ISEB
6 14 (1.21%) HND
7 13 (1.12%) MCPD
8 10 (0.86%) Security Cleared
9 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.43%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.26%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (0.086%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (0.86%) Puppet
2 9 (0.78%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 167 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 103 (8.89%) Oracle
3 83 (7.16%) Zend
4 50 (4.31%) Google
5 46 (3.97%) Sybase
6 22 (1.90%) JBoss
7 14 (1.21%) Facebook
8 12 (1.04%) McKesson
8 12 (1.04%) Twitter
8 12 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.78%) Apple
9 9 (0.78%) IBM
10 8 (0.69%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.69%) Appcelerator
10 8 (0.69%) Kony
11 5 (0.43%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.35%) Sony
12 4 (0.35%) CA
12 4 (0.35%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.26%) WSO2
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits, flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Digital
Posted: 4 days ago