Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 434 222 586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.00% 8.56% 8.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 9.17% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 329 201 460
10th Percentile £37,750 £40,000 £37,425
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 5,129 2,421 6,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.58% 93.37% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3,871 2,128 4,982
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £46,417
Median % change year-on-year - +13.11% +3.15%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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
Salford +5 9 - - 2
Stockport +3 6 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Wigan -8 6 £70,000 +27.27%
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 286 (65.90%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (49.77%) JavaScript
3 195 (44.93%) React
4 187 (43.09%) Software Engineering
5 186 (42.86%) AWS
6 171 (39.40%) C#
7 170 (39.17%) Java
8 144 (33.18%) DevOps
9 141 (32.49%) Azure
10 133 (30.65%) .NET
11 129 (29.72%) BDD
12 121 (27.88%) Microservices
13 109 (25.12%) Scrum
14 106 (24.42%) SOLID
14 106 (24.42%) Node.js
15 104 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
16 103 (23.73%) Docker
17 102 (23.50%) Git (software)
18 100 (23.04%) SQL
19 89 (20.51%) Python
20 84 (19.35%) .NET Core
21 83 (19.12%) AngularJS
22 78 (17.97%) Test Automation
23 75 (17.28%) Social Skills
24 73 (16.82%) Jenkins
24 73 (16.82%) Terraform
25 70 (16.13%) GCP
25 70 (16.13%) Spring
26 66 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
27 65 (14.98%) Full Stack Development

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 32 (7.37%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (7.14%) nginx
3 22 (5.07%) CMS
4 9 (2.07%) EPiServer
4 9 (2.07%) JBoss
5 7 (1.61%) Drupal
5 7 (1.61%) WordPress
6 4 (0.92%) Apache
6 4 (0.92%) Confluence
6 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.46%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.23%) Figma
Business Applications
1 9 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 186 (42.86%) AWS
2 141 (32.49%) Azure
3 70 (16.13%) GCP
4 61 (14.06%) Serverless
5 47 (10.83%) GitHub
6 28 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (3.92%) Azure Service Bus
9 12 (2.76%) SaaS
10 9 (2.07%) Apigee
10 9 (2.07%) OpenShift
11 8 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.84%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (1.61%) npm
13 6 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (1.15%) NuGet
15 4 (0.92%) Amazon EKS
15 4 (0.92%) Firebase
15 4 (0.92%) IaaS
15 4 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.84%) HTTP
2 2 (0.46%) AMQP
2 2 (0.46%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.75%) NoSQL
2 45 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (10.37%) Redis
3 33 (7.60%) MongoDB
3 33 (7.60%) MySQL
4 26 (5.99%) SQL Server
5 24 (5.53%) Big Data
6 13 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.38%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.46%) Power BI
11 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.23%) DB2
11 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 102 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 73 (16.82%) Jenkins
3 33 (7.60%) Subversion
4 29 (6.68%) Mercurial
5 18 (4.15%) JIRA
6 14 (3.23%) Selenium
7 12 (2.76%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.30%) Maven
8 10 (2.30%) Storybook
9 8 (1.84%) JUnit
10 7 (1.61%) Cypress.io
10 7 (1.61%) GitLab
11 6 (1.38%) Android Studio
11 6 (1.38%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.15%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.92%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.92%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.92%) JMeter
13 4 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 75 (17.28%) Social Skills
2 34 (7.83%) Finance
3 19 (4.38%) Retail
4 14 (3.23%) Marketing
5 13 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 12 (2.76%) Law
6 12 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.76%) Public Sector
7 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (1.38%) Legal
9 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.92%) Electronics
10 3 (0.69%) Back Office
10 3 (0.69%) Wearables
11 2 (0.46%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (54.84%) Developer
2 110 (25.35%) Software Engineer
3 79 (18.20%) Java Developer
4 55 (12.67%) Senior Developer
5 40 (9.22%) .NET Developer
6 36 (8.29%) Full Stack Developer
7 35 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 32 (7.37%) React Developer
9 26 (5.99%) PHP Developer
10 24 (5.53%) Technical Leader
11 21 (4.84%) Software Developer
12 20 (4.61%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (4.38%) Python Engineer
13 19 (4.38%) Python Software Engineer
14 17 (3.92%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.23%) Architect
15 14 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
15 14 (3.23%) Technical Developer
16 13 (3.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (44.93%) React
2 133 (30.65%) .NET
3 106 (24.42%) Node.js
4 84 (19.35%) .NET Core
5 83 (19.12%) AngularJS
6 70 (16.13%) Spring
7 65 (14.98%) Vue.js
8 60 (13.82%) REST
9 50 (11.52%) Web Services
10 38 (8.76%) RESTful
11 32 (7.37%) Spring Boot
12 28 (6.45%) CSS
12 28 (6.45%) GraphQL
12 28 (6.45%) Hibernate
13 26 (5.99%) HTML
14 25 (5.76%) .NET Framework
15 23 (5.30%) JavaBeans
15 23 (5.30%) Middleware
15 23 (5.30%) Redux
16 21 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (8.76%) User Experience
3 22 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.15%) BBC
5 11 (2.53%) SWIFT
6 8 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (1.84%) Wiki
7 6 (1.38%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.15%) iPad
9 3 (0.69%) Legacy Applications
10 2 (0.46%) Animation
10 2 (0.46%) FMCG
10 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Replication
10 2 (0.46%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.23%) Clustering
11 1 (0.23%) IVR
11 1 (0.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.07%) Linux
2 18 (4.15%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.92%) Android
4 12 (2.76%) Unix
5 8 (1.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (65.90%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (43.09%) Software Engineering
3 144 (33.18%) DevOps
4 129 (29.72%) BDD
5 121 (27.88%) Microservices
6 109 (25.12%) Scrum
7 106 (24.42%) SOLID
8 104 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (17.97%) Test Automation
10 66 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
11 65 (14.98%) Full Stack Development
12 64 (14.75%) OO
13 63 (14.52%) Mentoring
14 60 (13.82%) OOP
15 53 (12.21%) MVC
16 48 (11.06%) Pair Programming
17 47 (10.83%) E-Commerce
18 41 (9.45%) Clean Code
19 40 (9.22%) Unit Testing
20 38 (8.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 216 (49.77%) JavaScript
2 171 (39.40%) C#
3 170 (39.17%) Java
4 100 (23.04%) SQL
5 89 (20.51%) Python
6 54 (12.44%) TypeScript
7 51 (11.75%) C++
8 48 (11.06%) Scala
9 41 (9.45%) Java 8
10 40 (9.22%) Kotlin
11 37 (8.53%) PHP
12 36 (8.29%) Go
13 34 (7.83%) Ruby
14 13 (3.00%) Java 11
15 9 (2.07%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.84%) C
17 7 (1.61%) ES6
17 7 (1.61%) VB
18 4 (0.92%) PHP 7
18 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (8.29%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.07%) Degree
4 6 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.15%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.15%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) GDPR
2 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (23.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 73 (16.82%) Terraform
2 64 (14.75%) Kubernetes
3 23 (5.30%) Ansible
4 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.23%) Consul
5 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.23%) Grafana
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) Nessus
5 1 (0.23%) Packer
5 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (3.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.23%) Oracle
3 4 (0.92%) Zend
4 3 (0.69%) Apple
4 3 (0.69%) MuleSoft
4 3 (0.69%) Talend
4 3 (0.69%) TIBCO
4 3 (0.69%) webMethods
5 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe
6 1 (0.23%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.23%) Avaya
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco
6 1 (0.23%) Elastic Path
6 1 (0.23%) Genesys
6 1 (0.23%) Google
6 1 (0.23%) IBM
6 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com