Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 871 862 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.21% 11.11% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.28% 11.96% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 750 747 537
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,750 £28,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 6,559 7,207 6,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.91% 92.85% 91.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,438 6,123 5,106
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -1 42 £49,250 -1.50% 1
Bolton +10 39 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Wigan +1 32 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Sale +5 19 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Altrincham 0 17 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Rochdale +8 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Salford +13 12 £40,000 - 6
Bury -10 6 £47,500 +58.33% 5
Cheadle -2 5 £35,500 -11.25%
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 728 (83.58%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (47.30%) BDD
3 375 (43.05%) Java
4 362 (41.56%) C#
5 319 (36.62%) .NET
6 312 (35.82%) Scrum
7 300 (34.44%) MVC
8 283 (32.49%) JavaScript
9 255 (29.28%) Software Engineering
10 251 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
11 244 (28.01%) SQL Server
12 214 (24.57%) ASP.NET
13 213 (24.45%) AngularJS
14 194 (22.27%) RESTful
15 181 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 180 (20.67%) HTML
17 177 (20.32%) CSS
18 169 (19.40%) Kanban
19 163 (18.71%) Test Automation
20 156 (17.91%) Web Application Development
21 155 (17.80%) Git (software)
22 150 (17.22%) DevOps
23 148 (16.99%) Ruby
24 144 (16.53%) Node.js
25 141 (16.19%) WCF
26 137 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
26 137 (15.73%) SQL
27 136 (15.61%) ASP.NET Web API
28 121 (13.89%) Web Services
29 115 (13.20%) 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 39 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (3.44%) Apache Spark
3 28 (3.21%) Apache
4 26 (2.99%) nginx
5 25 (2.87%) Confluence
6 22 (2.53%) CMS
7 17 (1.95%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.26%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.15%) IIS
10 8 (0.92%) JBoss
11 7 (0.80%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.69%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.46%) Drupal
13 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.46%) WordPress
14 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.11%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 137 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.36%) SaaS
4 30 (3.44%) Google Play
5 27 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (2.41%) GitHub
8 19 (2.18%) NuGet
9 17 (1.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.69%) PaaS
12 5 (0.57%) IaaS
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (0.23%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.23%) npm
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.10%) HTTP
2 17 (1.95%) Internet
2 17 (1.95%) SSL
3 9 (1.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (28.01%) SQL Server
2 106 (12.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 104 (11.94%) MySQL
4 72 (8.27%) NoSQL
5 71 (8.15%) MongoDB
6 70 (8.04%) Big Data
7 40 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 40 (4.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 37 (4.25%) Hadoop
9 27 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 20 (2.30%) Redis
13 11 (1.26%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.57%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.57%) DB2
15 3 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.34%) Blockchain
16 2 (0.23%) Data Lake
16 2 (0.23%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 155 (17.80%) Git (software)
2 103 (11.83%) Selenium
3 70 (8.04%) Jenkins
4 69 (7.92%) JIRA
5 55 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 45 (5.17%) NUnit
7 44 (5.05%) TeamCity
8 39 (4.48%) WebDriver
9 36 (4.13%) Maven
9 36 (4.13%) SoapUI
10 32 (3.67%) JUnit
11 21 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (2.30%) MSTest
12 20 (2.30%) SonarQube
13 19 (2.18%) Visual Studio
14 14 (1.61%) Gradle
14 14 (1.61%) Subversion
15 13 (1.49%) Moq
15 13 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
16 12 (1.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 113 (12.97%) Finance
2 72 (8.27%) Games
3 63 (7.23%) Retail
4 44 (5.05%) Advertising
5 40 (4.59%) Marketing
6 22 (2.53%) Military
7 20 (2.30%) Legal
8 19 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.84%) Electronics
9 16 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.61%) Banking
11 7 (0.80%) Automotive
11 7 (0.80%) Law
12 6 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.57%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 526 (60.39%) Developer
2 202 (23.19%) .NET Developer
3 142 (16.30%) Software Engineer
4 120 (13.78%) Java Developer
5 91 (10.45%) Senior Developer
6 61 (7.00%) Software Developer
7 55 (6.31%) Java Engineer
8 51 (5.86%) Junior
9 49 (5.63%) C# Developer
10 45 (5.17%) Lead Developer
11 41 (4.71%) C# Software Engineer
11 41 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
12 40 (4.59%) Junior Developer
13 38 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 36 (4.13%) .NET Software Engineer
14 36 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
15 35 (4.02%) Analyst
16 34 (3.90%) Test Engineer
17 33 (3.79%) Junior .NET Developer
17 33 (3.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (36.62%) .NET
2 214 (24.57%) ASP.NET
3 213 (24.45%) AngularJS
4 194 (22.27%) RESTful
5 181 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 180 (20.67%) HTML
7 177 (20.32%) CSS
8 144 (16.53%) Node.js
9 141 (16.19%) WCF
10 136 (15.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 121 (13.89%) Web Services
12 111 (12.74%) Spring
13 102 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 101 (11.60%) .NET Framework
15 96 (11.02%) React
16 89 (10.22%) HTML5
17 88 (10.10%) Entity Framework
17 88 (10.10%) KnockoutJS
18 85 (9.76%) REST
19 82 (9.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 67 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 52 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 45 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (5.17%) User Experience
5 32 (3.67%) Social Network
6 30 (3.44%) iPhone
7 27 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.61%) Xbox
9 9 (1.03%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.80%) Internet of Things
11 6 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (0.57%) Fintech
12 5 (0.57%) Wiki
13 4 (0.46%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.34%) Arduino
14 3 (0.34%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.34%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 114 (13.09%) Linux
2 61 (7.00%) Windows
3 53 (6.08%) Android
4 20 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
5 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (83.58%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (47.30%) BDD
3 312 (35.82%) Scrum
4 300 (34.44%) MVC
5 255 (29.28%) Software Engineering
6 251 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (19.40%) Kanban
8 163 (18.71%) Test Automation
9 156 (17.91%) Web Application Development
10 150 (17.22%) DevOps
11 114 (13.09%) SDLC
12 111 (12.74%) OO
13 110 (12.63%) E-Commerce
14 103 (11.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 103 (11.83%) Dependency Injection
15 101 (11.60%) Microservices
15 101 (11.60%) Web Development
16 98 (11.25%) OOP
17 97 (11.14%) Mentoring
18 78 (8.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 375 (43.05%) Java
2 362 (41.56%) C#
3 283 (32.49%) JavaScript
4 148 (16.99%) Ruby
5 137 (15.73%) SQL
6 115 (13.20%) Python
7 110 (12.63%) PHP
8 79 (9.07%) C
9 47 (5.40%) TypeScript
10 46 (5.28%) Java 8
11 41 (4.71%) C++
12 34 (3.90%) F#
12 34 (3.90%) Scala
13 26 (2.99%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.41%) Go
15 15 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.72%) Perl
16 14 (1.61%) Objective-C
17 13 (1.49%) Groovy
18 12 (1.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (7.23%) Degree
2 56 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.72%) ISEB
7 10 (1.15%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.80%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.57%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.57%) SAFe Agilist
10 3 (0.34%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (9.64%) QA
2 11 (1.26%) GCP
3 10 (1.15%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 81 (9.30%) Docker
2 23 (2.64%) Hyper-V
2 23 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.18%) VirtualBox
3 19 (2.18%) Xen
4 9 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 46 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (5.28%) Puppet
2 36 (4.13%) Ansible
3 34 (3.90%) Kibana
4 28 (3.21%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.57%) Terraform
6 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.23%) Salt
7 2 (0.23%) WSUS
8 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (9.76%) Google
2 69 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.17%) Oracle
4 37 (4.25%) Facebook
5 25 (2.87%) Twitter
6 23 (2.64%) VMware
6 23 (2.64%) WorldPay
7 17 (1.95%) SAP
8 14 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.80%) Sun
9 7 (0.80%) Zend
10 6 (0.69%) Capita
11 5 (0.57%) Aquila
11 5 (0.57%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.46%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.34%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.34%) Informatica
13 3 (0.34%) Teradata
14 2 (0.23%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.23%) Pega