Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 805 793 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.09% 10.57% 9.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.07% 11.60% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 697 739 621
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 7271 6834 6708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.17% 91.11% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6013 5859 5567
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 0 58 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Stockport +4 53 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Altrincham +11 43 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Sale +7 21 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Wigan +6 20 £40,000 - 3
Rochdale +20 11 £50,000 - 2
Cheadle - 8 £41,250 - 1
Salford +1 6 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Oldham +1 1 £47,500 +46.15%
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for TDD.

1 669 (83.11%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (49.19%) C#
3 379 (47.08%) .NET
4 375 (46.58%) MVC
5 369 (45.84%) BDD
6 331 (41.12%) JavaScript
7 294 (36.52%) Scrum
8 291 (36.15%) Java
9 285 (35.40%) SQL Server
10 281 (34.91%) ASP.NET
11 237 (29.44%) HTML
12 230 (28.57%) RESTful
13 227 (28.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 218 (27.08%) AngularJS
15 212 (26.34%) CSS
16 196 (24.35%) Git (software)
16 196 (24.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 185 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
18 180 (22.36%) Web Services
19 172 (21.37%) SQL
20 170 (21.12%) Test Automation
21 165 (20.50%) Node.js
21 165 (20.50%) Web Application Development
22 164 (20.37%) Ruby
23 151 (18.76%) Software Engineering
24 147 (18.26%) WCF
25 140 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
26 137 (17.02%) .NET Framework
27 131 (16.27%) Entity Framework
28 130 (16.15%) OO

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 35 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (4.22%) Apache
3 17 (2.11%) Confluence
4 16 (1.99%) nginx
5 14 (1.74%) JBoss
6 11 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.24%) CMS
8 7 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.75%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.75%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.37%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.25%) IIS
13 2 (0.25%) SAS
14 1 (0.12%) CICS
14 1 (0.12%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Magento
2 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 140 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.97%) GitHub
4 31 (3.85%) Google Play
5 11 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (1.12%) SaaS
7 8 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.99%) npm
8 7 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.62%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 5 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.37%) Slack
11 2 (0.25%) IaaS
12 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.12%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.33%) HTTP
2 18 (2.24%) Internet
3 13 (1.61%) SSL
4 4 (0.50%) Broadband
4 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.37%) AMQP
5 3 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.37%) Intranet
5 3 (0.37%) RS-232
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (35.40%) SQL Server
2 121 (15.03%) NoSQL
3 110 (13.66%) MySQL
4 90 (11.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 84 (10.43%) MongoDB
6 65 (8.07%) SQL Server 2014
7 61 (7.58%) Relational Database
8 58 (7.20%) Big Data
9 23 (2.86%) CouchDB
10 16 (1.99%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.99%) Redis
11 13 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.37%) DB2
12 11 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.24%) Apache Accumulo
13 10 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.12%) Riak
15 6 (0.75%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 196 (24.35%) Git (software)
2 111 (13.79%) Selenium
3 98 (12.17%) Jenkins
4 90 (11.18%) Cucumber
5 60 (7.45%) TeamCity
6 57 (7.08%) JIRA
7 44 (5.47%) WebDriver
8 35 (4.35%) JUnit
9 24 (2.98%) NUnit
10 23 (2.86%) Eclipse
11 21 (2.61%) Maven
11 21 (2.61%) MSTest
11 21 (2.61%) SpecFlow
12 20 (2.48%) Subversion
13 18 (2.24%) Gradle
13 18 (2.24%) gulp
13 18 (2.24%) Jasmine
14 16 (1.99%) Bitbucket
15 14 (1.74%) Xcode
16 13 (1.61%) NuGet
General
1 121 (15.03%) Finance
2 80 (9.94%) Games
3 62 (7.70%) Marketing
4 52 (6.46%) Advertising
5 44 (5.47%) Retail
6 27 (3.35%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.86%) Electronics
7 23 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.73%) Banking
9 19 (2.36%) Music Industry
10 15 (1.86%) Legal
11 6 (0.75%) Publishing
12 5 (0.62%) Back Office
13 4 (0.50%) Automotive
14 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Law
14 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Military
16 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 543 (67.45%) Developer
2 248 (30.81%) .NET Developer
3 109 (13.54%) Java Developer
4 105 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 89 (11.06%) C# Developer
6 76 (9.44%) Software Engineer
7 62 (7.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 54 (6.71%) Lead Developer
8 54 (6.71%) Tester
9 49 (6.09%) Automation Tester
10 45 (5.59%) Java Engineer
11 42 (5.22%) Junior
12 41 (5.09%) Junior Developer
13 35 (4.35%) Digital Developer
13 35 (4.35%) Graduate
13 35 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
14 34 (4.22%) Software Developer
15 31 (3.85%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 31 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
15 31 (3.85%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (47.08%) .NET
2 281 (34.91%) ASP.NET
3 237 (29.44%) HTML
4 230 (28.57%) RESTful
5 227 (28.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 218 (27.08%) AngularJS
7 212 (26.34%) CSS
8 196 (24.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 180 (22.36%) Web Services
10 165 (20.50%) Node.js
11 147 (18.26%) WCF
12 137 (17.02%) .NET Framework
13 131 (16.27%) Entity Framework
14 120 (14.91%) KnockoutJS
14 120 (14.91%) Spring
15 117 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 102 (12.67%) HTML5
16 102 (12.67%) REST
17 94 (11.68%) jQuery
18 91 (11.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.19%) Mobile App
2 69 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 56 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
4 54 (6.71%) User Experience
5 41 (5.09%) iPad
6 36 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (4.10%) iPhone
9 27 (3.35%) Fintech
9 27 (3.35%) Social Network
10 10 (1.24%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.87%) Online Banking
12 6 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.75%) Wiki
13 4 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.50%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.50%) PMI
13 4 (0.50%) Xbox
14 3 (0.37%) BBC
14 3 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 117 (14.53%) Linux
2 62 (7.70%) Android
3 38 (4.72%) Windows
4 26 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.75%) Unix
6 5 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (83.11%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (46.58%) MVC
3 369 (45.84%) BDD
4 294 (36.52%) Scrum
5 185 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
6 170 (21.12%) Test Automation
7 165 (20.50%) Web Application Development
8 151 (18.76%) Software Engineering
9 130 (16.15%) OO
10 128 (15.90%) Kanban
11 123 (15.28%) Web Development
12 121 (15.03%) Dependency Injection
13 112 (13.91%) DevOps
14 103 (12.80%) SDLC
15 97 (12.05%) Mentoring
16 75 (9.32%) Microservices
16 75 (9.32%) SOA
17 68 (8.45%) Unit Testing
18 66 (8.20%) E-Commerce
19 63 (7.83%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 396 (49.19%) C#
2 331 (41.12%) JavaScript
3 291 (36.15%) Java
4 172 (21.37%) SQL
5 164 (20.37%) Ruby
6 94 (11.68%) PHP
7 84 (10.43%) Python
8 42 (5.22%) Scala
9 38 (4.72%) C
10 33 (4.10%) F#
11 23 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 18 (2.24%) C++
12 18 (2.24%) Groovy
13 16 (1.99%) Go
14 14 (1.74%) Apple Swift
15 13 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.61%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.24%) Clojure
17 8 (0.99%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (7.08%) Degree
2 20 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.87%) ISEB
6 6 (0.75%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.62%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (9.57%) QA
2 5 (0.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 40 (4.97%) Docker
2 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (4.35%) Kibana
2 28 (3.48%) Puppet
3 17 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.87%) Ansible
5 2 (0.25%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 81 (10.06%) Google
2 62 (7.70%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.71%) Oracle
4 44 (5.47%) Facebook
5 27 (3.35%) SAP
6 16 (1.99%) Xamarin
7 14 (1.74%) Zend
8 13 (1.61%) Twitter
9 12 (1.49%) Capita
10 11 (1.37%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.12%) Cloudera
12 6 (0.75%) IBM
12 6 (0.75%) Sun
12 6 (0.75%) WorldPay
13 4 (0.50%) Apple
13 4 (0.50%) Chordiant
13 4 (0.50%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.37%) HP
14 3 (0.37%) Sybase
14 3 (0.37%) VMware