Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 584 699 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.53% 10.33% 11.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.20% 11.30% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 506 594 737
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £37,625 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,214 6,184 6,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.00% 91.40% 93.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,184 5,165 5,736
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,312 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +8 30 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Stockport -2 19 £47,500 -2.56% 5
Salford 0 10 £39,250 -10.29% 8
Rochdale +4 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Altrincham +23 5 £45,000 - 2
Bury -4 5 £47,500 - 2
Wigan +21 2 £35,000 -16.67% 2
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for TDD.

1 424 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (40.24%) JavaScript
3 227 (38.87%) .NET
4 224 (38.36%) BDD
5 208 (35.62%) C#
6 190 (32.53%) Microservices
7 188 (32.19%) AWS
8 169 (28.94%) Java
9 168 (28.77%) MVC
10 145 (24.83%) CSS
11 144 (24.66%) HTML
12 132 (22.60%) React
12 132 (22.60%) AngularJS
13 128 (21.92%) DevOps
14 126 (21.58%) SQL
15 120 (20.55%) Git (software)
16 119 (20.38%) Node.js
16 119 (20.38%) Greenfield Project
17 118 (20.21%) Scrum
18 116 (19.86%) PHP
19 114 (19.52%) E-Commerce
20 112 (19.18%) .NET Core
21 107 (18.32%) ASP.NET
22 104 (17.81%) Azure
23 101 (17.29%) Spring
23 101 (17.29%) OO
24 99 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
24 99 (16.95%) Test Automation
24 99 (16.95%) Docker
25 97 (16.61%) Software Engineering

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (4.97%) Confluence
2 16 (2.74%) CMS
3 10 (1.71%) Umbraco
4 9 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (1.37%) EPiServer
6 6 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.03%) nginx
6 6 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.03%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.34%) Apache
7 2 (0.34%) Camunda
7 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.34%) GemFire
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.17%) InVision
2 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.03%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 188 (32.19%) AWS
2 104 (17.81%) Azure
3 67 (11.47%) Serverless
4 42 (7.19%) GitHub
5 37 (6.34%) AWS Lambda
6 32 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (4.79%) GCP
8 26 (4.45%) Amazon S3
9 16 (2.74%) SaaS
10 9 (1.54%) Sage Pay
11 6 (1.03%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 5 (0.86%) npm
13 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.68%) Slack
14 3 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.34%) BrowserStack
15 2 (0.34%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.34%) Sauce Labs
15 2 (0.34%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.23%) HTTP
2 10 (1.71%) Internet
3 8 (1.37%) SSL
4 6 (1.03%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.34%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) DHCP
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.73%) NoSQL
3 46 (7.88%) MySQL
4 43 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.88%) Neo4j
8 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.51%) Redis
11 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.34%) Big Data
12 2 (0.34%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.34%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.34%) Power BI
12 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.17%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 120 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 78 (13.36%) Maven
3 72 (12.33%) Selenium
4 50 (8.56%) Gradle
5 45 (7.71%) JIRA
6 40 (6.85%) GitLab
7 34 (5.82%) Jenkins
8 27 (4.62%) JUnit
9 23 (3.94%) Cucumber
9 23 (3.94%) Gatling
10 17 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (2.74%) Jasmine
12 14 (2.40%) Artifactory
12 14 (2.40%) REST Assured
13 13 (2.23%) Protractor
13 13 (2.23%) TeamCity
14 12 (2.05%) webpack
15 11 (1.88%) Mercurial
15 11 (1.88%) Subversion
16 10 (1.71%) WebDriver
General
1 71 (12.16%) Finance
2 30 (5.14%) Retail
3 28 (4.79%) Banking
4 14 (2.40%) Games
5 12 (2.05%) Automotive
6 10 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.37%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.68%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Environmental Health
9 2 (0.34%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 416 (71.23%) Developer
2 152 (26.03%) Senior Developer
3 102 (17.47%) .NET Developer
4 86 (14.73%) Java Developer
5 75 (12.84%) Software Engineer
6 73 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 58 (9.93%) PHP Developer
8 56 (9.59%) C# Developer
9 54 (9.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 40 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
11 39 (6.68%) Software Developer
12 34 (5.82%) Senior Software Engineer
13 33 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
14 31 (5.31%) React Developer
15 27 (4.62%) Lead Developer
16 25 (4.28%) Senior PHP Developer
17 23 (3.94%) Angular Developer
17 23 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
18 15 (2.57%) Java Engineer
19 14 (2.40%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (38.87%) .NET
2 145 (24.83%) CSS
3 144 (24.66%) HTML
4 132 (22.60%) AngularJS
4 132 (22.60%) React
5 119 (20.38%) Node.js
6 112 (19.18%) .NET Core
7 107 (18.32%) ASP.NET
8 101 (17.29%) Spring
9 81 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 81 (13.87%) RESTful
10 75 (12.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 74 (12.67%) Laravel
12 73 (12.50%) Vue.js
13 71 (12.16%) Hibernate
14 65 (11.13%) Web Services
15 64 (10.96%) Spring Boot
16 37 (6.34%) .NET Framework
17 34 (5.82%) HTML5
18 33 (5.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (20.38%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (8.39%) Mobile App
3 43 (7.36%) User Experience
4 17 (2.91%) Cloud Native
5 14 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.03%) Animation
10 3 (0.51%) Blog
10 3 (0.51%) NHS
11 2 (0.34%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.34%) Social Media
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.17%) BBC
12 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.17%) Kindle
12 1 (0.17%) Life Science
12 1 (0.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.42%) Linux
2 17 (2.91%) Windows
3 15 (2.57%) Android
4 13 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.03%) watchOS
6 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.68%) Unix
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (38.36%) BDD
3 190 (32.53%) Microservices
4 168 (28.77%) MVC
5 128 (21.92%) DevOps
6 118 (20.21%) Scrum
7 114 (19.52%) E-Commerce
8 101 (17.29%) OO
9 99 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (16.95%) Test Automation
10 97 (16.61%) Software Engineering
11 84 (14.38%) Front End Development
12 80 (13.70%) Mentoring
13 76 (13.01%) SOLID
14 65 (11.13%) OOP
15 62 (10.62%) Kanban
16 59 (10.10%) Continuous Deployment
17 52 (8.90%) Coaching
18 50 (8.56%) Multithreading
19 49 (8.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 235 (40.24%) JavaScript
2 208 (35.62%) C#
3 169 (28.94%) Java
4 126 (21.58%) SQL
5 116 (19.86%) PHP
6 77 (13.18%) Java 8
7 45 (7.71%) Python
8 38 (6.51%) TypeScript
9 16 (2.74%) ES6
9 16 (2.74%) Kotlin
10 15 (2.57%) Ruby
11 13 (2.23%) C
12 12 (2.05%) C++
13 10 (1.71%) Scala
14 7 (1.20%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.20%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.03%) XAML
16 5 (0.86%) Groovy
17 4 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (3.94%) Degree
2 10 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.10%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) TickIT
3 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 99 (16.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (5.65%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.94%) Terraform
3 13 (2.23%) Ansible
4 6 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.86%) Kibana
5 5 (0.86%) Puppet
6 2 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.34%) Consul
6 2 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.34%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 80 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.77%) Google
3 13 (2.23%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.05%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.54%) Sage
6 7 (1.20%) Apple
6 7 (1.20%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle
8 4 (0.68%) CA
8 4 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (0.68%) IBM
8 4 (0.68%) Micro Focus
8 4 (0.68%) Parasoft
8 4 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.51%) Facebook
9 3 (0.51%) Kony
9 3 (0.51%) Zend
10 2 (0.34%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.34%) SAP
10 2 (0.34%) WorldPay