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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing TDD 3 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.17% 8.70% 25.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 10.39% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 12
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £40,497
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +16.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
66 77 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 91.67% 83.70% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 57 64 47
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 3 July 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 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) NUnit
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (33.33%) Coaching
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Maven
7 5 (33.33%) JIRA
7 5 (33.33%) Kanban
7 5 (33.33%) NHibernate
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (33.33%) PRINCE
7 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 5 (33.33%) OO
7 5 (33.33%) PMP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) NUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (26.67%) Moq
4 3 (20.00%) CruiseControl
5 2 (13.33%) Gradle
5 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) React
5 3 (20.00%) Fluent NHibernate
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (33.33%) Coaching
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (33.33%) Kanban
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) F#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) PMP
2 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (13.33%) Apigee
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat