Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 32 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 434 255 585
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.81% 8.04% 10.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.23% 8.40% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 328 233 508
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,675
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5,274 3,037 5,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.87% 95.71% 94.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,900 2,696 4,240
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,964
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £69,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £71,356
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in Manchester.

Salary trend for TDD in Manchester

TDD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Oldham - 5 £57,500 - 1
Wigan +2 4 £77,500 +3.33% 1
Altrincham +3 1 £100,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 289 (66.59%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (44.93%) Software Engineering
3 181 (41.71%) JavaScript
4 170 (39.17%) React
5 166 (38.25%) DevOps
5 166 (38.25%) AWS
6 153 (35.25%) Java
7 148 (34.10%) C#
8 145 (33.41%) Azure
9 144 (33.18%) CI/CD
10 128 (29.49%) Docker
11 126 (29.03%) Git (software)
12 120 (27.65%) Python
13 116 (26.73%) .NET
14 110 (25.35%) Kubernetes
15 106 (24.42%) Node.js
16 96 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
17 92 (21.20%) Microservices
18 90 (20.74%) Full Stack Development
19 88 (20.28%) BDD
20 87 (20.05%) Terraform
20 87 (20.05%) Test Automation
21 86 (19.82%) AngularJS
22 79 (18.20%) SOLID
23 71 (16.36%) Pair Programming
24 69 (15.90%) .NET Core
25 68 (15.67%) Mentoring
25 68 (15.67%) TypeScript
26 67 (15.44%) Scrum
26 67 (15.44%) SQL

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 18 (4.15%) nginx
2 16 (3.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (3.23%) JBoss
4 10 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.07%) CMS
5 9 (2.07%) Drupal
5 9 (2.07%) EPiServer
5 9 (2.07%) WordPress
6 7 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.15%) Confluence
7 5 (1.15%) Jetty
8 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.69%) Apache
10 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.46%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (2.07%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 166 (38.25%) AWS
2 145 (33.41%) Azure
3 46 (10.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 44 (10.14%) SaaS
5 39 (8.99%) GitHub
6 38 (8.76%) Serverless
7 37 (8.53%) GCP
8 20 (4.61%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (3.92%) npm
9 17 (3.92%) PaaS
10 15 (3.46%) Amazon ECS
10 15 (3.46%) GitHub Actions
11 12 (2.76%) Amazon S3
11 12 (2.76%) Apigee
11 12 (2.76%) OpenShift
12 9 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (2.07%) NuGet
13 8 (1.84%) Boomi
13 8 (1.84%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.92%) HTTP
2 7 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.38%) AMQP
3 6 (1.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) MQTT
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.37%) MySQL
1 45 (10.37%) NoSQL
2 30 (6.91%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.84%) Redis
5 20 (4.61%) Big Data
6 18 (4.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (2.76%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.30%) Blockchain
8 10 (2.30%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.84%) Amazon Athena
10 7 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.15%) LogicBlox
13 4 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.69%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.69%) Impala
15 2 (0.46%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 126 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 37 (8.53%) JIRA
4 29 (6.68%) GitLab
5 24 (5.53%) Selenium
6 22 (5.07%) JUnit
7 21 (4.84%) Subversion
8 18 (4.15%) Maven
9 17 (3.92%) PHPUnit
10 16 (3.69%) Mercurial
11 13 (3.00%) Bitbucket
11 13 (3.00%) Cucumber
11 13 (3.00%) Gradle
12 12 (2.76%) Storybook
13 11 (2.53%) CircleCI
14 9 (2.07%) Android Studio
14 9 (2.07%) TestRail
15 8 (1.84%) Mockito
16 7 (1.61%) Artifactory
16 7 (1.61%) Cypress.io
General
1 65 (14.98%) Finance
2 47 (10.83%) Social Skills
3 46 (10.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 39 (8.99%) Retail
5 36 (8.29%) Public Sector
6 29 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.61%) Law
8 19 (4.38%) Marketing
9 15 (3.46%) Financial Institution
10 14 (3.23%) Advertising
11 13 (3.00%) Fire and Rescue
11 13 (3.00%) Police
12 10 (2.30%) Presentation Skills
13 9 (2.07%) Banking
14 6 (1.38%) Automotive
14 6 (1.38%) Legal
15 5 (1.15%) Electronics
15 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
15 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 233 (53.69%) Developer
2 114 (26.27%) Software Engineer
3 76 (17.51%) Senior Developer
4 44 (10.14%) Java Developer
5 38 (8.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 31 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 31 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 30 (6.91%) PHP Developer
8 24 (5.53%) .NET Developer
9 22 (5.07%) JavaScript Engineer
10 19 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (4.15%) React Developer
11 18 (4.15%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (3.46%) Senior PHP Developer
14 14 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
15 11 (2.53%) Android Developer
15 11 (2.53%) C# Developer
15 11 (2.53%) Engineering Manager
16 10 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (39.17%) React
2 116 (26.73%) .NET
3 106 (24.42%) Node.js
4 86 (19.82%) AngularJS
5 69 (15.90%) .NET Core
6 63 (14.52%) RESTful
7 61 (14.06%) Vue.js
8 55 (12.67%) CSS
9 51 (11.75%) HTML
9 51 (11.75%) Spring
10 37 (8.53%) Web Services
11 36 (8.29%) Spring Boot
12 35 (8.06%) REST
13 31 (7.14%) JSON
14 30 (6.91%) Laravel
15 27 (6.22%) Kafka
15 27 (6.22%) Redux
16 26 (5.99%) .NET Framework
17 22 (5.07%) XML
18 21 (4.84%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.83%) User Experience
2 25 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.92%) Cloud Native
4 17 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.00%) Blog
5 13 (3.00%) SWIFT
6 10 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.30%) Wiki
7 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.38%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (1.15%) Animation
9 5 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.92%) EPoS
10 4 (0.92%) Legacy Code
11 3 (0.69%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.46%) iPhone
12 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.14%) Linux
2 20 (4.61%) Unix
3 13 (3.00%) Android
4 11 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.30%) Windows
6 1 (0.23%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (66.59%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (44.93%) Software Engineering
3 166 (38.25%) DevOps
4 144 (33.18%) CI/CD
5 96 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (21.20%) Microservices
7 90 (20.74%) Full Stack Development
8 88 (20.28%) BDD
9 87 (20.05%) Test Automation
10 79 (18.20%) SOLID
11 71 (16.36%) Pair Programming
12 68 (15.67%) Mentoring
13 67 (15.44%) Scrum
14 55 (12.67%) OO
15 52 (11.98%) OOP
15 52 (11.98%) SDLC
16 51 (11.75%) Unit Testing
17 50 (11.52%) MVC
18 46 (10.60%) Coaching
19 45 (10.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 181 (41.71%) JavaScript
2 153 (35.25%) Java
3 148 (34.10%) C#
4 120 (27.65%) Python
5 68 (15.67%) TypeScript
6 67 (15.44%) SQL
7 55 (12.67%) Go
8 53 (12.21%) Kotlin
9 51 (11.75%) Scala
10 49 (11.29%) PHP
11 44 (10.14%) Ruby
12 28 (6.45%) C++
13 17 (3.92%) Java 8
14 14 (3.23%) ES6
14 14 (3.23%) T-SQL
15 10 (2.30%) Java 11
16 9 (2.07%) Apple Swift
16 9 (2.07%) VB
17 5 (1.15%) Bash
18 4 (0.92%) F#
Qualifications
1 28 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.22%) Degree
3 21 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.23%) AWS Certification
6 10 (2.30%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.61%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.15%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.84%) QA
2 10 (2.30%) Accessibility
System Software
1 128 (29.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 110 (25.35%) Kubernetes
2 87 (20.05%) Terraform
3 7 (1.61%) Ansible
4 4 (0.92%) Grafana
4 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.92%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.69%) Control-M
5 3 (0.69%) Oozie
6 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.23%) Nessus
6 1 (0.23%) Packer
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (6.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.92%) Oracle
3 9 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.84%) Apple
5 7 (1.61%) Google
6 6 (1.38%) Dell
7 5 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.15%) SAP
8 3 (0.69%) Zend
9 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.46%) Talend
9 2 (0.46%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.46%) webMethods
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe
10 1 (0.23%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.23%) New Relic
10 1 (0.23%) Pinterest
10 1 (0.23%) Tealium