Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 814 1,098 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.12% 9.39% 9.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 10.32% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 694 942 1,081
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +4.75%
10th Percentile £34,125 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 9,339 10,637 12,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.18% 90.95% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,344 8,557 9,544
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +1 627 £55,000 +10.00% 136
Cheshire -2 133 £45,000 -10.30% 21
Lancashire -8 27 £41,852 +11.61% 7
Merseyside -7 26 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Cumbria - 1 £37,500 - 3
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 570 (70.02%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (39.80%) JavaScript
3 314 (38.57%) BDD
4 282 (34.64%) Java
5 270 (33.17%) .NET
6 269 (33.05%) C#
7 235 (28.87%) AWS
8 227 (27.89%) HTML
9 224 (27.52%) MVC
10 213 (26.17%) CSS
11 212 (26.04%) Microservices
12 203 (24.94%) DevOps
13 198 (24.32%) Scrum
13 198 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
14 184 (22.60%) Git (software)
15 178 (21.87%) React
16 176 (21.62%) OO
17 167 (20.52%) Node.js
18 165 (20.27%) PHP
19 161 (19.78%) Software Engineering
20 157 (19.29%) AngularJS
21 150 (18.43%) Test Automation
22 148 (18.18%) SQL
23 147 (18.06%) Greenfield Project
24 139 (17.08%) Azure
25 135 (16.58%) E-Commerce
26 133 (16.34%) Mentoring
27 130 (15.97%) ASP.NET
28 129 (15.85%) Spring
29 120 (14.74%) RESTful

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 29 (3.56%) CMS
2 25 (3.07%) Confluence
3 17 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (1.60%) Umbraco
5 10 (1.23%) nginx
6 9 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.98%) WordPress
8 7 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.86%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.37%) Apache
11 2 (0.25%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.12%) Drupal
12 1 (0.12%) IIS
12 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.37%) InVision
1 3 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
1 3 (0.37%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.37%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 235 (28.87%) AWS
2 139 (17.08%) Azure
3 102 (12.53%) GitHub
4 97 (11.92%) Serverless
5 54 (6.63%) AWS Lambda
6 44 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
7 41 (5.04%) GCP
8 39 (4.79%) Amazon S3
9 29 (3.56%) SaaS
10 9 (1.11%) Heroku
10 9 (1.11%) npm
10 9 (1.11%) Sage Pay
11 8 (0.98%) Asana
12 5 (0.61%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.61%) Kong
13 4 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.25%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.97%) Internet
2 8 (0.98%) HTTP
3 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.37%) SSL
5 2 (0.25%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.12%) DHCP
6 1 (0.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.12%) Hyperconnected
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.58%) NoSQL
3 67 (8.23%) MySQL
4 54 (6.63%) MongoDB
5 27 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.58%) Neo4j
8 16 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.74%) Redis
12 5 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.49%) Big Data
13 4 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.49%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.37%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.25%) Event Store
15 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 184 (22.60%) Git (software)
2 87 (10.69%) Maven
3 86 (10.57%) JIRA
4 79 (9.71%) Selenium
5 66 (8.11%) Gradle
6 65 (7.99%) GitLab
7 63 (7.74%) Jenkins
8 35 (4.30%) JUnit
9 24 (2.95%) Subversion
10 22 (2.70%) Jasmine
11 21 (2.58%) SpecFlow
12 20 (2.46%) Gatling
12 20 (2.46%) git-flow
13 19 (2.33%) Cucumber
13 19 (2.33%) RSpec
14 17 (2.09%) Bitbucket
14 17 (2.09%) TeamCity
15 16 (1.97%) Artifactory
16 15 (1.84%) PHPUnit
16 15 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 74 (9.09%) Finance
2 55 (6.76%) Retail
3 39 (4.79%) Banking
4 24 (2.95%) Games
5 18 (2.21%) Marketing
6 15 (1.84%) Automotive
7 13 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.98%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.37%) Legal
10 3 (0.37%) Military
11 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 573 (70.39%) Developer
2 166 (20.39%) Senior Developer
3 135 (16.58%) Java Developer
4 126 (15.48%) .NET Developer
5 113 (13.88%) Software Engineer
6 85 (10.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 80 (9.83%) PHP Developer
8 70 (8.60%) C# Developer
9 66 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 47 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
11 46 (5.65%) React Developer
11 46 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 41 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 38 (4.67%) Lead Developer
14 37 (4.55%) Software Developer
15 27 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
16 23 (2.83%) Angular Developer
17 22 (2.70%) Agile Developer
18 21 (2.58%) Agile Java Developer
18 21 (2.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (33.17%) .NET
2 227 (27.89%) HTML
3 213 (26.17%) CSS
4 178 (21.87%) React
5 167 (20.52%) Node.js
6 157 (19.29%) AngularJS
7 130 (15.97%) ASP.NET
8 129 (15.85%) Spring
9 120 (14.74%) RESTful
10 119 (14.62%) Web Services
11 113 (13.88%) .NET Core
12 106 (13.02%) Laravel
13 95 (11.67%) Vue.js
14 92 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 87 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 82 (10.07%) Hibernate
17 71 (8.72%) Spring Boot
18 70 (8.60%) REST
19 61 (7.49%) .NET Framework
20 51 (6.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 147 (18.06%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (7.25%) Mobile App
3 48 (5.90%) User Experience
4 36 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (3.32%) Cloud Native
6 21 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.09%) BBC
8 11 (1.35%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (0.98%) PMI
11 6 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.74%) NHS
12 5 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.61%) Kindle
13 4 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.37%) Blog
14 3 (0.37%) Life Science
14 3 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.25%) HoloLens
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.60%) Linux
2 38 (4.67%) Android
3 17 (2.09%) Windows
4 9 (1.11%) Mac OS
5 8 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.86%) Unix
7 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) watchOS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (70.02%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (38.57%) BDD
3 224 (27.52%) MVC
4 212 (26.04%) Microservices
5 203 (24.94%) DevOps
6 198 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
6 198 (24.32%) Scrum
7 176 (21.62%) OO
8 161 (19.78%) Software Engineering
9 150 (18.43%) Test Automation
10 135 (16.58%) E-Commerce
11 133 (16.34%) Mentoring
12 109 (13.39%) SOLID
13 105 (12.90%) Kanban
14 98 (12.04%) Front End Development
15 87 (10.69%) OOP
16 82 (10.07%) Continuous Deployment
17 78 (9.58%) Coaching
18 63 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
19 61 (7.49%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 324 (39.80%) JavaScript
2 282 (34.64%) Java
3 269 (33.05%) C#
4 165 (20.27%) PHP
5 148 (18.18%) SQL
6 96 (11.79%) Java 8
7 68 (8.35%) Python
8 34 (4.18%) Ruby
9 30 (3.69%) Kotlin
10 29 (3.56%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.58%) C
12 17 (2.09%) C++
13 16 (1.97%) ES6
13 16 (1.97%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.35%) Scala
16 9 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.98%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.86%) XAML
19 6 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 31 (3.81%) Degree
2 9 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.61%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.37%) PhD
5 3 (0.37%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.48%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) TickIT
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 106 (13.02%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 46 (5.65%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.93%) Terraform
3 16 (1.97%) Ansible
4 9 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.49%) Kibana
6 3 (0.37%) Consul
6 3 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.25%) logstash
7 2 (0.25%) MIIS
8 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.12%) Puppet
8 1 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 104 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.81%) Google
3 28 (3.44%) Atlassian
4 19 (2.33%) Oracle
5 10 (1.23%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.11%) Sage
6 9 (1.11%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.98%) Marketo
7 8 (0.98%) Pardot
7 8 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.61%) IBM
9 3 (0.37%) Apple
9 3 (0.37%) Facebook
9 3 (0.37%) Kony
9 3 (0.37%) SAP
9 3 (0.37%) Zend
10 2 (0.25%) LogicMonitor
10 2 (0.25%) New Relic
10 2 (0.25%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.25%) WorldPay