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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 12.12% 27.87% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 30.36% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -9.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
50 56 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 75.76% 91.80% 73.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 35
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Salford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Salford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) OO
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) RESTful
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) REST
7 4 (26.67%) Node.js
8 3 (20.00%) Scala
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (20.00%) Play Framework
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (20.00%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Moq
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) jQuery
2 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) MHEG
2 1 (6.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) OOD
7 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
8 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) User Stories
9 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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