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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 6.45% 8.45% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 9.38% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
16 64 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 51.61% 90.14% 83.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 53 63
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
4 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) API Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle