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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 35 23 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 450 394 346
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.41% 8.65% 9.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.82% 9.18% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 303 319 314
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,040 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.98% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £60,000 £54,653 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.78% +4.10% -

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 5,755 4,294 3,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.72% 94.27% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,712 3,296 2,789
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Salford 0 29 - - 1
Oldham - 6 £45,000 -
Bolton -4 1 £50,000 +21.21%
Wigan -5 1 £77,500 +34.78%
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 361 (80.22%) Agile
2 239 (53.11%) Software Engineering
3 223 (49.56%) CI/CD
4 196 (43.56%) AWS
5 192 (42.67%) DevOps
6 185 (41.11%) Java
7 157 (34.89%) Test Automation
8 154 (34.22%) JavaScript
9 140 (31.11%) Azure
10 139 (30.89%) React
11 132 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
12 131 (29.11%) C#
13 124 (27.56%) .NET
14 121 (26.89%) Kubernetes
15 117 (26.00%) Git (software)
16 116 (25.78%) Microservices
17 115 (25.56%) Node.js
18 110 (24.44%) Pair Programming
19 102 (22.67%) Python
19 102 (22.67%) Full Stack Development
20 99 (22.00%) Docker
21 92 (20.44%) Mentoring
22 89 (19.78%) RESTful
23 82 (18.22%) SDLC
24 80 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
25 79 (17.56%) OO
26 78 (17.33%) Terraform
27 75 (16.67%) SQL
27 75 (16.67%) BDD
28 74 (16.44%) Software Delivery

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 22 (4.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 19 (4.22%) Apache
3 9 (2.00%) CMS
4 8 (1.78%) nginx
4 8 (1.78%) Sitefinity
4 8 (1.78%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.89%) Confluence
5 4 (0.89%) JBoss
5 4 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.67%) IIS
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Maple
1 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 196 (43.56%) AWS
2 140 (31.11%) Azure
3 59 (13.11%) Serverless
4 57 (12.67%) GitHub
5 45 (10.00%) SaaS
6 39 (8.67%) GCP
7 26 (5.78%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (5.78%) Azure DevOps
8 24 (5.33%) Azure Service Bus
9 20 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (2.89%) Azure AKS
12 12 (2.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 12 (2.67%) Azure Functions
12 12 (2.67%) Azure Monitor
12 12 (2.67%) Azure Service Fabric
12 12 (2.67%) GitHub Actions
12 12 (2.67%) npm
13 9 (2.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.89%) HTTP
2 19 (4.22%) HTTPS
3 18 (4.00%) Internet
4 8 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.11%) DNS
6 4 (0.89%) DHCP
6 4 (0.89%) FTP
6 4 (0.89%) IPsec
6 4 (0.89%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) LoRaWAN
7 1 (0.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.00%) MongoDB
1 54 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 51 (11.33%) MySQL
3 34 (7.56%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.22%) SQL Server
5 25 (5.56%) Big Data
6 19 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.33%) Neo4j
9 12 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.00%) LogicBlox
11 8 (1.78%) Redis
12 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.89%) DynamoDB
14 3 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.44%) CockroachDB
15 2 (0.44%) Impala
16 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 117 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 49 (10.89%) GitLab
3 34 (7.56%) Cypress.io
3 34 (7.56%) Jenkins
4 31 (6.89%) Selenium
5 27 (6.00%) JIRA
6 22 (4.89%) SonarQube
7 20 (4.44%) JUnit
8 15 (3.33%) Postman
8 15 (3.33%) Robot Framework
9 13 (2.89%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.67%) PHPUnit
11 11 (2.44%) Maven
12 10 (2.22%) Vagrant
13 9 (2.00%) Gradle
13 9 (2.00%) TestRail
14 8 (1.78%) Storybook
15 7 (1.56%) CocoaPods
15 7 (1.56%) Mockito
15 7 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 59 (13.11%) Social Skills
2 54 (12.00%) Finance
3 52 (11.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 35 (7.78%) Automotive
5 29 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (5.78%) Law
7 22 (4.89%) Retail
8 19 (4.22%) Aerospace
9 18 (4.00%) Advertising
10 17 (3.78%) Public Sector
11 16 (3.56%) Marketing
12 14 (3.11%) Banking
12 14 (3.11%) Police
13 11 (2.44%) Financial Institution
14 10 (2.22%) Fire and Rescue
15 7 (1.56%) Games
16 6 (1.33%) Local Government
17 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
18 4 (0.89%) Electronics
18 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 230 (51.11%) Developer
2 122 (27.11%) Software Engineer
3 76 (16.89%) Senior Developer
4 50 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 46 (10.22%) Software Developer
6 38 (8.44%) .NET Developer
6 38 (8.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (5.33%) Lead Developer
8 23 (5.11%) Site Engineer
8 23 (5.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 22 (4.89%) Test Engineer
10 21 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 21 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (4.22%) Graduate
11 19 (4.22%) Software Engineering Graduate
12 18 (4.00%) PHP Developer
12 18 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
13 15 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
14 14 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (2.67%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (30.89%) React
2 124 (27.56%) .NET
3 115 (25.56%) Node.js
4 89 (19.78%) RESTful
5 72 (16.00%) .NET Core
6 66 (14.67%) CSS
7 65 (14.44%) HTML
8 61 (13.56%) AngularJS
8 61 (13.56%) Spring
9 50 (11.11%) Spring Boot
10 43 (9.56%) Vue.js
11 33 (7.33%) .NET Framework
12 31 (6.89%) REST
13 29 (6.44%) Kafka
13 29 (6.44%) Web Services
14 27 (6.00%) HTML5
14 27 (6.00%) JSON
15 24 (5.33%) ASP.NET
16 23 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
17 21 (4.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.89%) Cloud Native
2 36 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (7.33%) User Experience
4 28 (6.22%) Blog
5 23 (5.11%) Data Protection Act
6 21 (4.67%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.00%) Animation
8 9 (2.00%) NHS
9 8 (1.78%) Low-Code
10 7 (1.56%) Wiki
11 5 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
12 4 (0.89%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.89%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.89%) IoT
12 4 (0.89%) Social Media
13 3 (0.67%) New Media
13 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.56%) Linux
2 35 (7.78%) Unix
3 23 (5.11%) Apple iOS
4 16 (3.56%) Android
4 16 (3.56%) Windows
5 5 (1.11%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (80.22%) Agile
2 239 (53.11%) Software Engineering
3 223 (49.56%) CI/CD
4 192 (42.67%) DevOps
5 157 (34.89%) Test Automation
6 132 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
7 116 (25.78%) Microservices
8 110 (24.44%) Pair Programming
9 102 (22.67%) Full Stack Development
10 92 (20.44%) Mentoring
11 82 (18.22%) SDLC
12 80 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
13 79 (17.56%) OO
14 75 (16.67%) BDD
15 74 (16.44%) Coaching
15 74 (16.44%) Software Delivery
16 64 (14.22%) SOLID
17 59 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 59 (13.11%) Scrum
18 52 (11.56%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 185 (41.11%) Java
2 154 (34.22%) JavaScript
3 131 (29.11%) C#
4 102 (22.67%) Python
5 75 (16.67%) SQL
6 56 (12.44%) Ruby
7 51 (11.33%) TypeScript
8 43 (9.56%) Go
9 27 (6.00%) ES6
9 27 (6.00%) Scala
10 26 (5.78%) PHP
11 25 (5.56%) Kotlin
12 15 (3.33%) ES7
12 15 (3.33%) ES8
13 12 (2.67%) C++
14 10 (2.22%) Apple Swift
14 10 (2.22%) F#
15 7 (1.56%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.33%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.11%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.00%) Degree
3 27 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.33%) AWS Certification
5 10 (2.22%) Master's Degree
6 9 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.89%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.44%) QA
2 22 (4.89%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 99 (22.00%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 121 (26.89%) Kubernetes
2 78 (17.33%) Terraform
3 25 (5.56%) Grafana
3 25 (5.56%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.67%) Ansible
5 2 (0.44%) Control-M
5 2 (0.44%) Oozie
6 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.22%) Kibana
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (10.44%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.22%) Google
3 19 (4.22%) QinetiQ
4 11 (2.44%) Oracle
5 10 (2.22%) Apple
6 7 (1.56%) Hitachi
7 4 (0.89%) SAP
8 3 (0.67%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.44%) New Relic
9 2 (0.44%) Sage
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe
10 1 (0.22%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.22%) IBM
10 1 (0.22%) Pinterest
10 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.22%) Splunk
10 1 (0.22%) Tealium
10 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.22%) Zend