The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 3 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.29% 6.90% 26.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 8.33% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 11
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 72 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 94.29% 82.76% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 63 57 49
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

TDD
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Salford region.

TDD Salary Trend in Salford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 4 (44.44%) Maven
6 4 (44.44%) C#
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) OO
7 3 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (33.33%) Oracle
7 3 (33.33%) Spring
7 3 (33.33%) OOP
7 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
7 3 (33.33%) NUnit
7 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (22.22%) HTML5
8 2 (22.22%) Moq
8 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 2 (22.22%) BDD
8 2 (22.22%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (22.22%) Fluent NHibernate
8 2 (22.22%) REST
8 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Hazelcast
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 2 (22.22%) Moq
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) React
3 2 (22.22%) Grails
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (22.22%) Fluent NHibernate
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) J2SE
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) F#
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat