Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1252 1146 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.47% 9.18% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.55% 10.23% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 1046 1017
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11869 11198 11717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.82% 89.75% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9443 9353 9678
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the North West

TDD
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in the North West.

Salary trend for TDD in the North West

TDD
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in the North West

TDD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Manchester -2 790 £45,000 - 58
Cheshire -3 273 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Merseyside +29 112 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Lancashire +16 72 £35,500 +1.43% 9
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 1043 (83.31%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (49.76%) MVC
2 623 (49.76%) .NET
3 617 (49.28%) C#
4 580 (46.33%) BDD
5 510 (40.73%) SQL Server
6 493 (39.38%) JavaScript
7 470 (37.54%) ASP.NET
8 405 (32.35%) Java
9 402 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 401 (32.03%) RESTful
11 386 (30.83%) Scrum
12 361 (28.83%) AngularJS
13 352 (28.12%) HTML
14 339 (27.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 329 (26.28%) Git (software)
16 305 (24.36%) CSS
17 300 (23.96%) Web Application Development
18 295 (23.56%) Node.js
19 292 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
20 267 (21.33%) SQL
21 263 (21.01%) Ruby
22 252 (20.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 241 (19.25%) Software Engineering
24 240 (19.17%) Web Services
25 238 (19.01%) OO
25 238 (19.01%) Test Automation
26 228 (18.21%) WCF
26 228 (18.21%) Finance
27 212 (16.93%) KnockoutJS

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 66 (5.27%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (2.88%) Confluence
3 35 (2.80%) Apache
4 26 (2.08%) JBoss
5 18 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.28%) nginx
8 13 (1.04%) CMS
9 10 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.64%) CICS
11 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.40%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.32%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.32%) IIS
15 3 (0.24%) SAS
15 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 165 (13.18%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.91%) GitHub
4 31 (2.48%) Google Play
5 19 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (1.44%) SaaS
7 11 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.80%) npm
9 9 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.48%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.32%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 3 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.24%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.24%) Slack
15 2 (0.16%) IaaS
16 1 (0.080%) Azure Machine Learning
16 1 (0.080%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.31%) HTTP
2 46 (3.67%) Internet
3 20 (1.60%) Broadband
4 13 (1.04%) SSL
5 7 (0.56%) LDAP
6 5 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.32%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.32%) RS-232
8 3 (0.24%) AMQP
8 3 (0.24%) Intranet
9 2 (0.16%) PBX
10 1 (0.080%) Skype
10 1 (0.080%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (40.73%) SQL Server
2 198 (15.81%) NoSQL
3 159 (12.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 157 (12.54%) MySQL
5 151 (12.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 118 (9.42%) MongoDB
7 71 (5.67%) Relational Database
8 66 (5.27%) Big Data
9 31 (2.48%) DB2
10 25 (2.00%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.84%) CouchDB
12 16 (1.28%) Redis
13 15 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.80%) Apache Accumulo
16 10 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 329 (26.28%) Git (software)
2 171 (13.66%) Selenium
3 145 (11.58%) Jenkins
4 100 (7.99%) Cucumber
5 99 (7.91%) TeamCity
6 88 (7.03%) JIRA
7 86 (6.87%) WebDriver
8 66 (5.27%) JUnit
9 49 (3.91%) Gradle
9 49 (3.91%) NUnit
10 46 (3.67%) Subversion
11 44 (3.51%) Bitbucket
12 40 (3.19%) MSTest
13 36 (2.88%) Selenium IDE
14 32 (2.56%) Jasmine
15 31 (2.48%) Maven
16 29 (2.32%) Eclipse
17 25 (2.00%) SonarQube
17 25 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (1.76%) Xcode
General
1 228 (18.21%) Finance
2 109 (8.71%) Banking
3 106 (8.47%) Games
4 71 (5.67%) Marketing
5 65 (5.19%) Advertising
6 48 (3.83%) Retail
7 44 (3.51%) Telecoms
8 37 (2.96%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.84%) Electronics
10 21 (1.68%) Music Industry
11 15 (1.20%) Legal
12 13 (1.04%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.64%) Law
14 8 (0.64%) Publishing
15 5 (0.40%) Back Office
16 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.24%) Automotive
17 2 (0.16%) Military
18 1 (0.080%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 888 (70.93%) Developer
2 454 (36.26%) .NET Developer
3 148 (11.82%) Java Developer
4 145 (11.58%) C# Developer
5 125 (9.98%) Senior Developer
6 111 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 98 (7.83%) Software Engineer
8 74 (5.91%) PHP Developer
9 66 (5.27%) Software Developer
10 64 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 64 (5.11%) Lead Developer
11 59 (4.71%) Java Engineer
12 58 (4.63%) Tester
13 56 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 54 (4.31%) Junior
15 52 (4.15%) Junior Developer
16 50 (3.99%) Automation Tester
17 45 (3.59%) .NET Software Developer
18 43 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 43 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (49.76%) .NET
2 470 (37.54%) ASP.NET
3 402 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 401 (32.03%) RESTful
5 361 (28.83%) AngularJS
6 352 (28.12%) HTML
7 339 (27.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 305 (24.36%) CSS
9 295 (23.56%) Node.js
10 252 (20.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 240 (19.17%) Web Services
12 228 (18.21%) WCF
13 212 (16.93%) KnockoutJS
14 194 (15.50%) .NET Framework
15 188 (15.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 183 (14.62%) Entity Framework
17 181 (14.46%) REST
18 174 (13.90%) Spring
19 171 (13.66%) HTML5
20 152 (12.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (7.19%) Mobile App
3 80 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 79 (6.31%) User Experience
5 46 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (3.43%) iPad
7 35 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (2.80%) Fintech
8 33 (2.64%) iPhone
9 26 (2.08%) Social Network
10 17 (1.36%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.28%) Life Science
12 15 (1.20%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.04%) Blog
13 13 (1.04%) Digital Media
13 13 (1.04%) Digital TV
14 12 (0.96%) PMI
14 12 (0.96%) RIA
15 11 (0.88%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 163 (13.02%) Linux
2 110 (8.79%) Windows
3 81 (6.47%) Android
4 46 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.44%) Unix
6 17 (1.36%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.40%) CentOS
7 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.24%) AIX
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1043 (83.31%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (49.76%) MVC
3 580 (46.33%) BDD
4 386 (30.83%) Scrum
5 300 (23.96%) Web Application Development
6 292 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
7 241 (19.25%) Software Engineering
8 238 (19.01%) OO
8 238 (19.01%) Test Automation
9 182 (14.54%) Dependency Injection
9 182 (14.54%) Kanban
10 175 (13.98%) SDLC
11 163 (13.02%) DevOps
12 140 (11.18%) Web Development
13 120 (9.58%) Mentoring
14 107 (8.55%) Unit Testing
15 93 (7.43%) SOA
16 87 (6.95%) Microservices
17 79 (6.31%) SOLID
18 76 (6.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 617 (49.28%) C#
2 493 (39.38%) JavaScript
3 405 (32.35%) Java
4 267 (21.33%) SQL
5 263 (21.01%) Ruby
6 152 (12.14%) PHP
7 107 (8.55%) Python
8 62 (4.95%) F#
9 50 (3.99%) C
10 41 (3.27%) Scala
11 40 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 38 (3.04%) Objective-C
13 32 (2.56%) C++
14 31 (2.48%) VB.NET
15 28 (2.24%) Apple Swift
16 26 (2.08%) VB
17 19 (1.52%) Go
18 17 (1.36%) Groovy
19 16 (1.28%) TypeScript
20 15 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 86 (6.87%) Degree
2 31 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 12 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.72%) ISEB
5 9 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.64%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.080%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.75%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 43 (3.43%) Docker
2 8 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.32%) Xen
5 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 64 (5.11%) Kibana
2 48 (3.83%) Puppet
3 36 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (2.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 29 (2.32%) WSUS
5 16 (1.28%) Ansible
6 9 (0.72%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.16%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.080%) Salt
Vendors
1 130 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 97 (7.75%) Google
3 88 (7.03%) Oracle
4 52 (4.15%) Zend
5 44 (3.51%) Facebook
6 27 (2.16%) SAP
7 16 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 14 (1.12%) Twitter
9 13 (1.04%) Capita
10 12 (0.96%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.88%) Chordiant
11 11 (0.88%) IBM
12 9 (0.72%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.64%) Sun
13 8 (0.64%) VMware
14 6 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
14 6 (0.48%) MuleSoft
15 5 (0.40%) Apple
16 4 (0.32%) JD Edwards
16 4 (0.32%) WorldPay