Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 881 860 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.04% 11.29% 8.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% 12.32% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 769 762 567
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 6,756 6,979 6,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.33% 91.66% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,616 5,978 5,209
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.00% +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Bolton +6 50 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Altrincham +13 42 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Wigan +3 33 £48,000 +20.00% 2
Sale +5 32 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Stockport -7 31 £50,000 +8.11% 9
Rochdale +20 14 £47,500 -
Salford +9 13 £35,000 -20.00% 15
Cheadle - 8 £38,750 -
Bury -12 2 £57,500 +91.67% 3
Oldham +15 1 £47,500 +46.15%
TDD
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 743 (84.34%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (50.06%) BDD
3 409 (46.42%) C#
4 374 (42.45%) MVC
5 373 (42.34%) Java
6 365 (41.43%) .NET
7 325 (36.89%) Scrum
8 310 (35.19%) SQL Server
9 285 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 256 (29.06%) ASP.NET
11 228 (25.88%) RESTful
12 223 (25.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 213 (24.18%) AngularJS
14 212 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
15 211 (23.95%) HTML
16 205 (23.27%) Software Engineering
17 202 (22.93%) CSS
18 191 (21.68%) Ruby
19 186 (21.11%) Web Application Development
20 184 (20.89%) Git (software)
21 177 (20.09%) Test Automation
22 173 (19.64%) Node.js
22 173 (19.64%) WCF
23 172 (19.52%) ASP.NET Web API
24 157 (17.82%) Kanban
25 155 (17.59%) SQL
26 144 (16.35%) DevOps
27 143 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
28 142 (16.12%) Web Services
29 141 (16.00%) 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 42 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (4.20%) Apache
3 30 (3.41%) Confluence
4 25 (2.84%) nginx
5 17 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.82%) CMS
7 11 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.14%) Apache Solr
8 10 (1.14%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.14%) JBoss
9 6 (0.68%) IIS
10 5 (0.57%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Alexa
13 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
13 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Magento
2 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 143 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.63%) Google Play
4 29 (3.29%) GitHub
5 24 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (2.72%) SaaS
6 19 (2.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 15 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.91%) npm
9 7 (0.79%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 5 (0.57%) IaaS
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.34%) PaaS
12 3 (0.34%) Slack
13 2 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.11%) BlazeMeter
14 1 (0.11%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.90%) HTTP
2 16 (1.82%) SSL
3 13 (1.48%) Internet
4 4 (0.45%) Broadband
5 2 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) AMQP
6 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 133 (15.10%) NoSQL
3 131 (14.87%) MySQL
4 110 (12.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 76 (8.63%) MongoDB
6 75 (8.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 67 (7.60%) Big Data
8 61 (6.92%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.06%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.72%) Redis
11 19 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.02%) DB2
14 7 (0.79%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.68%) Riak
15 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.45%) Neo4j
17 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 184 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 131 (14.87%) Selenium
3 99 (11.24%) Cucumber
4 85 (9.65%) Jenkins
5 72 (8.17%) JIRA
6 54 (6.13%) WebDriver
7 50 (5.68%) NUnit
8 48 (5.45%) TeamCity
9 30 (3.41%) JUnit
10 23 (2.61%) Maven
11 20 (2.27%) MSTest
11 20 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 19 (2.16%) SoapUI
13 18 (2.04%) Visual Studio
14 17 (1.93%) Bitbucket
14 17 (1.93%) Gradle
14 17 (1.93%) NuGet
14 17 (1.93%) Subversion
15 15 (1.70%) Moq
15 15 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 117 (13.28%) Finance
2 75 (8.51%) Games
3 59 (6.70%) Retail
4 55 (6.24%) Advertising
5 36 (4.09%) Marketing
6 28 (3.18%) Legal
7 19 (2.16%) Music Industry
8 12 (1.36%) Banking
9 11 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.14%) Automotive
11 6 (0.68%) Electronics
11 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.57%) Back Office
13 4 (0.45%) Military
13 4 (0.45%) Publishing
14 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.34%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 553 (62.77%) Developer
2 257 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 135 (15.32%) Java Developer
4 101 (11.46%) Software Engineer
5 94 (10.67%) Senior Developer
6 60 (6.81%) C# Developer
7 59 (6.70%) Tester
8 55 (6.24%) Java Engineer
9 51 (5.79%) Junior
10 49 (5.56%) Automation Tester
11 48 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 48 (5.45%) Junior Developer
12 46 (5.22%) Software Developer
13 43 (4.88%) Lead Developer
14 40 (4.54%) Graduate
15 37 (4.20%) Junior .NET Developer
15 37 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
16 36 (4.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 36 (4.09%) Graduate Developer
17 32 (3.63%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (41.43%) .NET
2 256 (29.06%) ASP.NET
3 228 (25.88%) RESTful
4 223 (25.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 213 (24.18%) AngularJS
6 211 (23.95%) HTML
7 202 (22.93%) CSS
8 173 (19.64%) Node.js
8 173 (19.64%) WCF
9 172 (19.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 142 (16.12%) Web Services
11 139 (15.78%) .NET Framework
12 134 (15.21%) Entity Framework
13 132 (14.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 124 (14.07%) Spring
15 120 (13.62%) KnockoutJS
16 88 (9.99%) React
17 87 (9.88%) REST
18 77 (8.74%) HTML5
19 76 (8.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 75 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (7.15%) Mobile App
4 45 (5.11%) Social Network
5 40 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (4.43%) User Experience
7 34 (3.86%) iPhone
8 25 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (2.61%) Fintech
10 9 (1.02%) Wiki
10 9 (1.02%) Xbox
11 6 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.45%) Animation
12 4 (0.45%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.34%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.34%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.34%) iPad
13 3 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.34%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.62%) Linux
2 56 (6.36%) Android
2 56 (6.36%) Windows
3 26 (2.95%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
4 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.34%) Unix
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (84.34%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (50.06%) BDD
3 374 (42.45%) MVC
4 325 (36.89%) Scrum
5 212 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
6 205 (23.27%) Software Engineering
7 186 (21.11%) Web Application Development
8 177 (20.09%) Test Automation
9 157 (17.82%) Kanban
10 144 (16.35%) DevOps
11 141 (16.00%) OO
12 128 (14.53%) Web Development
13 124 (14.07%) Dependency Injection
14 112 (12.71%) SDLC
15 111 (12.60%) E-Commerce
16 92 (10.44%) Mentoring
17 82 (9.31%) OOP
18 77 (8.74%) Microservices
19 73 (8.29%) Continuous Delivery
20 72 (8.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 409 (46.42%) C#
2 373 (42.34%) Java
3 285 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 191 (21.68%) Ruby
5 155 (17.59%) SQL
6 100 (11.35%) PHP
7 87 (9.88%) Python
8 58 (6.58%) C
9 45 (5.11%) Scala
10 37 (4.20%) F#
11 28 (3.18%) Groovy
12 26 (2.95%) TypeScript
13 23 (2.61%) Go
14 18 (2.04%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.93%) C++
16 16 (1.82%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.36%) Apple Swift
18 8 (0.91%) PowerShell
19 7 (0.79%) ES6
19 7 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (7.72%) Degree
2 28 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.82%) ISEB
5 11 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.25%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.02%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (12.15%) QA
2 11 (1.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (0.57%) GCP
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (5.22%) Docker
2 16 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 16 (1.82%) VirtualBox
2 16 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.82%) Xen
3 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (4.20%) Kibana
2 35 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (3.97%) Puppet
3 18 (2.04%) Ansible
4 9 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (9.76%) Google
2 71 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 52 (5.90%) Oracle
4 45 (5.11%) Facebook
5 22 (2.50%) WorldPay
6 21 (2.38%) Twitter
7 17 (1.93%) Capita
8 16 (1.82%) VMware
9 13 (1.48%) Zend
10 10 (1.14%) SAP
10 10 (1.14%) Xamarin
11 9 (1.02%) Sun
12 7 (0.79%) Aquila
13 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.57%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.57%) Cloudera
15 4 (0.45%) IBM
15 4 (0.45%) JD Edwards
16 1 (0.11%) Apple
16 1 (0.11%) HP