Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 800 796 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.93% 9.96% 10.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.08% 10.81% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 661 685 739
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,875 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £63,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 6,621 7,361 6,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.49% 92.08% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,473 6,093 5,949
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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
Bury - 16 £47,500 - 1
Stockport -18 14 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Altrincham -28 14 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bolton -13 9 £37,500 - 1
Wigan -21 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Salford -8 4 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Sale -14 2 £42,500 -
Cheadle -1 1 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Rochdale -6 1 £37,500 -25.00% 2
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 651 (81.38%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (48.38%) BDD
3 379 (47.38%) .NET
4 370 (46.25%) C#
5 343 (42.88%) Continuous Integration
6 302 (37.75%) Java
7 296 (37.00%) JavaScript
8 284 (35.50%) MVC
9 269 (33.63%) SQL Server
10 263 (32.88%) Scrum
11 218 (27.25%) ASP.NET
12 212 (26.50%) RESTful
13 199 (24.88%) SQL Server 2016
14 198 (24.75%) AngularJS
15 193 (24.13%) Software Engineering
16 190 (23.75%) Kanban
17 180 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 171 (21.38%) HTML
19 163 (20.38%) DevOps
20 162 (20.25%) Greenfield Project
21 154 (19.25%) ASP.NET Web API
22 152 (19.00%) NoSQL
22 152 (19.00%) Git (software)
23 146 (18.25%) CSS
24 141 (17.63%) Node.js
25 139 (17.38%) Web Application Development
25 139 (17.38%) Dependency Injection
26 137 (17.13%) Test Automation
27 136 (17.00%) OO
28 135 (16.88%) React

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 42 (5.25%) Apache
2 39 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.88%) Confluence
6 9 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.00%) CMS
8 5 (0.63%) Drupal
9 4 (0.50%) nginx
9 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.50%) WordPress
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.38%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.38%) JBoss
10 3 (0.38%) Jetty
10 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.50%) SAP MM
1 4 (0.50%) SAP PP
1 4 (0.50%) SAP QM
1 4 (0.50%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 112 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
5 25 (3.13%) SaaS
6 24 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (2.38%) GitHub
8 7 (0.88%) Google Play
8 7 (0.88%) PaaS
9 6 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.75%) Serverless
10 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.13%) Firebase
12 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (11.63%) Internet
2 39 (4.88%) HTTP
3 21 (2.63%) Broadband
4 20 (2.50%) SSL
5 16 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.75%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.63%) VoIP
8 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.25%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 199 (24.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 152 (19.00%) NoSQL
4 71 (8.88%) Big Data
5 69 (8.63%) MySQL
6 67 (8.38%) MongoDB
7 45 (5.63%) Hadoop
8 26 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 26 (3.25%) Flink
9 25 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
10 16 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.75%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.13%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.88%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.88%) Redis
14 6 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.75%) DB2
14 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 152 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 81 (10.13%) JIRA
3 65 (8.13%) Selenium
4 39 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 39 (4.88%) Maven
5 36 (4.50%) JUnit
6 35 (4.38%) TeamCity
7 31 (3.88%) Cucumber
7 31 (3.88%) Gradle
8 27 (3.38%) NUnit
9 24 (3.00%) MSTest
10 21 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 20 (2.50%) SoapUI
12 18 (2.25%) Mercurial
13 16 (2.00%) Mockito
14 15 (1.88%) GitLab
15 14 (1.75%) Ant
15 14 (1.75%) SpecFlow
15 14 (1.75%) Subversion
15 14 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (15.00%) Finance
2 97 (12.13%) Games
3 54 (6.75%) Retail
4 38 (4.75%) Electronics
5 36 (4.50%) Banking
5 36 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.50%) Military
7 27 (3.38%) Marketing
8 21 (2.63%) Advertising
9 14 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.75%) Law
9 14 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 552 (69.00%) Developer
2 280 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 143 (17.88%) C# Developer
4 119 (14.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 96 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 94 (11.75%) Software Engineer
7 90 (11.25%) Senior Developer
8 61 (7.63%) C# WPF Developer
8 61 (7.63%) WPF Developer
9 34 (4.25%) Lead Developer
9 34 (4.25%) Software Developer
10 32 (4.00%) Junior
10 32 (4.00%) Test Engineer
11 31 (3.88%) Architect
12 29 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (3.50%) Junior Developer
13 28 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (3.13%) Java Engineer
15 24 (3.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (47.38%) .NET
2 218 (27.25%) ASP.NET
3 212 (26.50%) RESTful
4 198 (24.75%) AngularJS
5 180 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 171 (21.38%) HTML
7 154 (19.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 146 (18.25%) CSS
9 141 (17.63%) Node.js
10 135 (16.88%) React
11 102 (12.75%) Spring
12 94 (11.75%) .NET Core
13 90 (11.25%) WCF
14 82 (10.25%) HTML5
15 77 (9.63%) Web Services
16 72 (9.00%) WPF
17 71 (8.88%) KnockoutJS
17 71 (8.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 69 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 68 (8.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 162 (20.25%) Greenfield Project
2 73 (9.13%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (5.13%) User Experience
5 26 (3.25%) Social Network
6 24 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.63%) Tandem
8 20 (2.50%) BBC
8 20 (2.50%) Social Media
9 19 (2.38%) Fintech
10 16 (2.00%) Blog
11 15 (1.88%) Internet of Things
12 11 (1.38%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.25%) Arduino
14 8 (1.00%) Animation
14 8 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (0.88%) iPhone
16 4 (0.50%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.00%) Android
2 34 (4.25%) Apple iOS
3 29 (3.63%) Linux
4 11 (1.38%) Windows
5 2 (0.25%) watchOS
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (81.38%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (48.38%) BDD
3 343 (42.88%) Continuous Integration
4 284 (35.50%) MVC
5 263 (32.88%) Scrum
6 193 (24.13%) Software Engineering
7 190 (23.75%) Kanban
8 163 (20.38%) DevOps
9 139 (17.38%) Dependency Injection
9 139 (17.38%) Web Application Development
10 137 (17.13%) Test Automation
11 136 (17.00%) OO
12 110 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 89 (11.13%) Open Source
14 86 (10.75%) Mentoring
15 77 (9.63%) Microservices
16 75 (9.38%) MVVM
17 73 (9.13%) SDLC
18 69 (8.63%) E-Commerce
19 66 (8.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 370 (46.25%) C#
2 302 (37.75%) Java
3 296 (37.00%) JavaScript
4 114 (14.25%) Python
5 111 (13.88%) SQL
6 104 (13.00%) Ruby
7 54 (6.75%) PHP
8 49 (6.13%) Scala
9 47 (5.88%) Java 8
10 38 (4.75%) TypeScript
11 28 (3.50%) C++
12 27 (3.38%) C
13 19 (2.38%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.25%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.75%) Apple Swift
15 14 (1.75%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.63%) Go
17 9 (1.13%) Groovy
18 7 (0.88%) Kotlin
18 7 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (11.63%) Degree
2 64 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
4 18 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.25%) OCPJP
7 8 (1.00%) ISEB
7 8 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.63%) QA
2 17 (2.13%) GDPR
3 2 (0.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (10.88%) Docker
2 24 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (3.38%) Ansible
2 25 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (3.13%) Puppet
3 11 (1.38%) Kibana
4 10 (1.25%) Terraform
5 8 (1.00%) Salt
6 4 (0.50%) Istio
7 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.13%) Consul
7 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.13%) Mesos
7 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 75 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 68 (8.50%) Google
3 47 (5.88%) Facebook
4 42 (5.25%) Oracle
5 28 (3.50%) Apple
6 26 (3.25%) Twitter
7 25 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
8 22 (2.75%) Yahoo!
9 20 (2.50%) Sony
10 18 (2.25%) SAP
11 8 (1.00%) WorldPay
12 6 (0.75%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.63%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.63%) Telerik
14 4 (0.50%) Cloudera
14 4 (0.50%) Hortonworks
14 4 (0.50%) MapR
14 4 (0.50%) Teradata
14 4 (0.50%) VMware
15 3 (0.38%) IBM