Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 27 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 305 535 866
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 9.56% 8.22% 11.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.35% 8.66% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 303 442 736
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

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 2,946 6,176 6,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.38% 94.84% 91.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,462 4,708 5,542
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%

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 6 August 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 6 August 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
Wigan +18 18 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Stockport +4 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Oldham - 2 £43,000 -
Bolton +14 1 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Altrincham +5 1 £37,500 -25.00%
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 202 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (47.54%) JavaScript
3 133 (43.61%) .NET
4 125 (40.98%) C#
5 120 (39.34%) BDD
6 114 (37.38%) Software Engineering
7 113 (37.05%) Microservices
8 104 (34.10%) React
9 97 (31.80%) DevOps
10 87 (28.52%) .NET Core
11 79 (25.90%) SQL
12 77 (25.25%) AngularJS
13 76 (24.92%) AWS
14 75 (24.59%) Docker
15 74 (24.26%) HTML
16 73 (23.93%) Azure
16 73 (23.93%) Node.js
17 64 (20.98%) Git (software)
18 63 (20.66%) CSS
19 59 (19.34%) Finance
20 58 (19.02%) Java
21 53 (17.38%) Test Automation
22 52 (17.05%) E-Commerce
23 50 (16.39%) MVC
23 50 (16.39%) Scrum
23 50 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
23 50 (16.39%) Pair Programming
23 50 (16.39%) TypeScript
24 48 (15.74%) ASP.NET
25 46 (15.08%) NoSQL

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 15 (4.92%) Apache
2 13 (4.26%) CMS
3 8 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (2.62%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.97%) nginx
5 5 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.98%) Confluence
7 2 (0.66%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.62%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (1.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 76 (24.92%) AWS
2 73 (23.93%) Azure
3 33 (10.82%) Serverless
4 18 (5.90%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (5.90%) GCP
5 16 (5.25%) Amazon S3
6 9 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.30%) npm
8 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.31%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (1.31%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.31%) GitHub
9 4 (1.31%) NuGet
10 3 (0.98%) Yarn
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon Cognito
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.66%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.66%) SaaS
11 2 (0.66%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.59%) Skype
2 9 (2.95%) HTTP
3 5 (1.64%) AMQP
3 5 (1.64%) Internet
4 3 (0.98%) Firewall
4 3 (0.98%) SSL
5 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.08%) NoSQL
2 31 (10.16%) MongoDB
3 24 (7.87%) SQL Server
4 18 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.57%) MySQL
6 11 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.97%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.31%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.98%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.33%) Event Store
11 1 (0.33%) OLAP
11 1 (0.33%) OLTP
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.33%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (20.98%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.52%) Selenium
3 20 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.57%) JIRA
5 15 (4.92%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.26%) Maven
6 13 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.93%) SpecFlow
8 11 (3.61%) NUnit
9 10 (3.28%) webpack
10 9 (2.95%) Gradle
11 8 (2.62%) Appium
11 8 (2.62%) Calabash
12 7 (2.30%) Mercurial
12 7 (2.30%) ReSharper
13 6 (1.97%) Subversion
14 5 (1.64%) Cucumber
15 4 (1.31%) Jasmine
15 4 (1.31%) SoapUI
15 4 (1.31%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (19.34%) Finance
2 19 (6.23%) Public Sector
3 14 (4.59%) Games
3 14 (4.59%) Marketing
4 12 (3.93%) Electronics
5 11 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.62%) Law
7 8 (2.62%) Retail
8 6 (1.97%) Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Environmental Health
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 190 (62.30%) Developer
2 82 (26.89%) Senior Developer
3 66 (21.64%) Software Engineer
4 47 (15.41%) .NET Developer
5 39 (12.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 28 (9.18%) Senior .NET Developer
7 27 (8.85%) .NET Software Engineer
8 26 (8.52%) C# Developer
8 26 (8.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (7.87%) PHP Developer
9 24 (7.87%) Software Developer
10 23 (7.54%) Angular Developer
10 23 (7.54%) Java Developer
11 20 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 19 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (5.57%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 17 (5.57%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (3.93%) Java Engineer
15 12 (3.93%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (43.61%) .NET
2 104 (34.10%) React
3 87 (28.52%) .NET Core
4 77 (25.25%) AngularJS
5 74 (24.26%) HTML
6 73 (23.93%) Node.js
7 63 (20.66%) CSS
8 48 (15.74%) ASP.NET
9 36 (11.80%) Spring
10 32 (10.49%) Vue.js
11 31 (10.16%) RESTful
12 30 (9.84%) Redux
13 27 (8.85%) Web Services
14 26 (8.52%) Sass
15 23 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (7.54%) GraphQL
16 22 (7.21%) .NET Framework
17 19 (6.23%) Spring Boot
18 18 (5.90%) ASP.NET Core
18 18 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.79%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.89%) Cloud Native
3 21 (6.89%) User Experience
4 20 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.61%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.64%) Online Games
6 5 (1.64%) Wiki
7 4 (1.31%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.31%) NHS
8 3 (0.98%) BBC
8 3 (0.98%) Social Media
9 2 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.66%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.33%) EPoS
10 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.87%) Linux
2 14 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 13 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (0.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (39.34%) BDD
3 114 (37.38%) Software Engineering
4 113 (37.05%) Microservices
5 97 (31.80%) DevOps
6 53 (17.38%) Test Automation
7 52 (17.05%) E-Commerce
8 50 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (16.39%) MVC
8 50 (16.39%) Pair Programming
8 50 (16.39%) Scrum
9 44 (14.43%) SOLID
9 44 (14.43%) Unit Testing
10 40 (13.11%) OO
11 27 (8.85%) OOP
12 24 (7.87%) Front End Development
13 22 (7.21%) Coaching
14 20 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
14 20 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (6.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 145 (47.54%) JavaScript
2 125 (40.98%) C#
3 79 (25.90%) SQL
4 58 (19.02%) Java
5 50 (16.39%) TypeScript
6 40 (13.11%) PHP
7 27 (8.85%) Python
8 23 (7.54%) Java 8
9 21 (6.89%) Ruby
10 18 (5.90%) ES6
11 16 (5.25%) C
12 10 (3.28%) Scala
13 8 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.97%) Groovy
15 5 (1.64%) Go
15 5 (1.64%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.66%) C++
17 2 (0.66%) ES8
17 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.66%) Degree
3 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.48%) QA
2 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) WCAG
4 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (24.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (13.11%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.62%) Terraform
3 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.64%) Ansible
4 5 (1.64%) Kibana
4 5 (1.64%) Puppet
5 4 (1.31%) logstash
6 2 (0.66%) Grafana
6 2 (0.66%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (6.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.61%) Sitecore
3 10 (3.28%) SAP
4 6 (1.97%) Splunk
5 4 (1.31%) Google
5 4 (1.31%) Zend
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle
6 2 (0.66%) Progress
6 2 (0.66%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.33%) CA
7 1 (0.33%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.33%) Freshdesk
7 1 (0.33%) IBM
7 1 (0.33%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.33%) Parasoft
7 1 (0.33%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.33%) Spiceworks
7 1 (0.33%) TIBCO