Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 21 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 854 789 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.72% 9.67% 9.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.88% 10.47% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 693 687 635
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 6,631 7,537 6,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.04% 92.34% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,505 6,293 5,507
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Stockport -14 30 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Bolton +1 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Wigan -10 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Bury +8 10 £42,000 -16.00% 6
Altrincham -20 9 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Sale 0 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Rochdale +7 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Salford +1 6 £45,000 - 1
Cheadle -2 4 £35,500 -11.25% 2
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 727 (85.13%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (48.13%) BDD
3 357 (41.80%) C#
4 345 (40.40%) Java
5 336 (39.34%) .NET
6 331 (38.76%) JavaScript
7 326 (38.17%) Continuous Integration
8 309 (36.18%) Scrum
9 290 (33.96%) MVC
10 252 (29.51%) Software Engineering
11 223 (26.11%) RESTful
12 222 (26.00%) SQL Server
13 221 (25.88%) AngularJS
14 208 (24.36%) ASP.NET
15 184 (21.55%) Kanban
16 183 (21.43%) HTML
17 177 (20.73%) Test Automation
17 177 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 165 (19.32%) CSS
19 153 (17.92%) Node.js
20 151 (17.68%) DevOps
21 150 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web API
21 150 (17.56%) SQL Server 2016
22 145 (16.98%) Web Application Development
23 139 (16.28%) React
24 135 (15.81%) Git (software)
25 129 (15.11%) Ruby
26 128 (14.99%) Finance
27 123 (14.40%) OO
27 123 (14.40%) Python

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 27 (3.16%) Apache Spark
2 26 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (1.99%) CMS
5 13 (1.52%) Apache
5 13 (1.52%) Apache Pig
6 11 (1.29%) nginx
7 10 (1.17%) Confluence
8 8 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.70%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.70%) IIS
10 5 (0.59%) Drupal
10 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.47%) WordPress
12 3 (0.35%) SAS
13 2 (0.23%) JBoss
13 2 (0.23%) Jetty
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.59%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP PP
2 5 (0.59%) SAP QM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 113 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 31 (3.63%) GitHub
6 24 (2.81%) SaaS
7 21 (2.46%) Google Play
8 12 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 10 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.17%) PaaS
10 5 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.35%) IaaS
11 3 (0.35%) NuGet
11 3 (0.35%) Serverless
12 2 (0.23%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.12%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.04%) Internet
2 34 (3.98%) HTTP
3 22 (2.58%) SSL
4 14 (1.64%) Broadband
5 12 (1.41%) Bluetooth
5 12 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.23%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 150 (17.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 91 (10.66%) NoSQL
4 86 (10.07%) MySQL
5 61 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 55 (6.44%) Big Data
7 37 (4.33%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.76%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.64%) Neo4j
11 14 (1.64%) Redis
12 13 (1.52%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.05%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.70%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.47%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
16 3 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 135 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 90 (10.54%) Selenium
3 60 (7.03%) JIRA
4 58 (6.79%) Jenkins
5 56 (6.56%) TeamCity
6 38 (4.45%) Maven
7 36 (4.22%) Cucumber
8 35 (4.10%) JUnit
9 34 (3.98%) SoapUI
10 32 (3.75%) WebDriver
11 23 (2.69%) NUnit
12 18 (2.11%) Gradle
12 18 (2.11%) MSTest
12 18 (2.11%) SonarQube
12 18 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (1.87%) GitLab
13 16 (1.87%) Robot Framework
14 15 (1.76%) JMeter
14 15 (1.76%) SpecFlow
15 14 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 128 (14.99%) Finance
2 94 (11.01%) Games
3 76 (8.90%) Retail
4 40 (4.68%) Marketing
5 39 (4.57%) Electronics
6 37 (4.33%) Military
7 34 (3.98%) Telecoms
8 32 (3.75%) Banking
9 30 (3.51%) Advertising
10 23 (2.69%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.87%) Law
12 14 (1.64%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Automotive
13 4 (0.47%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 546 (63.93%) Developer
2 231 (27.05%) .NET Developer
3 135 (15.81%) Software Engineer
4 118 (13.82%) Java Developer
5 93 (10.89%) Senior Developer
6 88 (10.30%) C# Developer
7 74 (8.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 52 (6.09%) Software Developer
9 47 (5.50%) Junior
10 44 (5.15%) Lead Developer
11 42 (4.92%) Test Engineer
12 40 (4.68%) Java Engineer
13 35 (4.10%) Java Software Engineer
13 35 (4.10%) Junior Developer
14 32 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
15 30 (3.51%) C# Software Engineer
15 30 (3.51%) Graduate
15 30 (3.51%) Software Test Engineer
15 30 (3.51%) Technical Leader
16 29 (3.40%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (39.34%) .NET
2 223 (26.11%) RESTful
3 221 (25.88%) AngularJS
4 208 (24.36%) ASP.NET
5 183 (21.43%) HTML
6 177 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 165 (19.32%) CSS
8 153 (17.92%) Node.js
9 150 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 139 (16.28%) React
11 105 (12.30%) HTML5
12 104 (12.18%) Spring
13 101 (11.83%) Web Services
14 97 (11.36%) WCF
15 93 (10.89%) CSS3
16 82 (9.60%) REST
17 81 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 77 (9.02%) KnockoutJS
19 70 (8.20%) .NET Framework
20 63 (7.38%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 114 (13.35%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 55 (6.44%) User Experience
4 44 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (5.04%) Mobile App
6 37 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.58%) Social Network
8 21 (2.46%) iPhone
9 17 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.52%) Blog
11 10 (1.17%) Arduino
11 10 (1.17%) Fintech
11 10 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.05%) BBC
12 9 (1.05%) Social Media
12 9 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.05%) Xbox
13 8 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (0.94%) Tandem
14 7 (0.82%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.26%) Android
2 55 (6.44%) Linux
3 31 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 22 (2.58%) Windows
5 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (85.13%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (48.13%) BDD
3 326 (38.17%) Continuous Integration
4 309 (36.18%) Scrum
5 290 (33.96%) MVC
6 252 (29.51%) Software Engineering
7 184 (21.55%) Kanban
8 177 (20.73%) Test Automation
9 151 (17.68%) DevOps
10 145 (16.98%) Web Application Development
11 123 (14.40%) OO
12 121 (14.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 121 (14.17%) Dependency Injection
13 114 (13.35%) Microservices
14 103 (12.06%) Mentoring
14 103 (12.06%) SDLC
15 100 (11.71%) OOP
16 97 (11.36%) Software Delivery
17 90 (10.54%) Pair Programming
18 89 (10.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 357 (41.80%) C#
2 345 (40.40%) Java
3 331 (38.76%) JavaScript
4 129 (15.11%) Ruby
5 123 (14.40%) Python
6 113 (13.23%) SQL
7 84 (9.84%) PHP
8 57 (6.67%) C
9 45 (5.27%) C++
9 45 (5.27%) TypeScript
10 42 (4.92%) Java 8
11 29 (3.40%) Bash Shell
12 24 (2.81%) Scala
13 21 (2.46%) F#
13 21 (2.46%) Objective-C
13 21 (2.46%) T-SQL
14 19 (2.22%) Go
14 19 (2.22%) Perl
15 16 (1.87%) Apple Swift
16 13 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (8.67%) Degree
2 56 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (3.40%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.41%) ISEB
7 11 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.17%) OCPJP
9 9 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.94%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.70%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.23%) SAFe Agilist
13 1 (0.12%) PhD
13 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.38%) QA
2 10 (1.17%) GCP
3 8 (0.94%) GDPR
4 6 (0.70%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (9.95%) Docker
2 26 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.35%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (4.57%) Puppet
2 38 (4.45%) Ansible
3 37 (4.33%) Kubernetes
4 25 (2.93%) Kibana
5 10 (1.17%) Salt
6 9 (1.05%) Terraform
7 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.47%) Istio
8 2 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.23%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (10.66%) Google
2 58 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.15%) Oracle
4 39 (4.57%) Facebook
5 28 (3.28%) SAP
6 25 (2.93%) Twitter
7 15 (1.76%) Apple
8 11 (1.29%) VMware
8 11 (1.29%) WorldPay
8 11 (1.29%) Yahoo!
9 9 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.05%) Sony
10 7 (0.82%) Zend
11 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.59%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.47%) Capita
13 3 (0.35%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.35%) Informatica
13 3 (0.35%) Teradata