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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North West
Rank 20 28 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 600 403 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.76% 7.09% 7.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.80% 8.06% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 528 370 485
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5555 5000 5806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.37% 87.98% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4158 4662
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing TDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 408 £45,000 +5.88% 79
Cheshire +13 109 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Merseyside +5 53 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Lancashire +4 29 £37,500 - 9
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1022 (84.25%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (55.81%) .NET
3 628 (51.77%) C#
4 588 (48.47%) MVC
5 501 (41.30%) SQL Server
6 499 (41.14%) BDD
7 482 (39.74%) ASP.NET
8 413 (34.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 388 (31.99%) Scrum
10 384 (31.66%) Java
11 375 (30.92%) JavaScript
12 354 (29.18%) AngularJS
13 302 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
14 279 (23.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 271 (22.34%) WCF
16 263 (21.68%) Web Application Development
17 261 (21.52%) SQL
18 260 (21.43%) OO
19 259 (21.35%) SQL Server 2014
20 257 (21.19%) HTML
21 249 (20.53%) Git (software)
22 244 (20.12%) Node.js
23 243 (20.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 240 (19.79%) jQuery
25 233 (19.21%) RESTful
26 228 (18.80%) Kanban
27 223 (18.38%) CSS
28 207 (17.07%) Web Services
29 200 (16.49%) .NET Framework
30 195 (16.08%) Dependency Injection

TDD
Top Related 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 53 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (3.38%) Tomcat
3 30 (2.47%) JBoss
4 22 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 19 (1.57%) Apache Solr
6 18 (1.48%) Confluence
7 17 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.32%) NServiceBus
9 15 (1.24%) Apache Spark
9 15 (1.24%) IIS
10 14 (1.15%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.74%) Apache
13 8 (0.66%) CMS
13 8 (0.66%) Jetty
13 8 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.41%) Commerce Server
14 5 (0.41%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.25%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 51 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.082%) BASE24
4 1 (0.082%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.082%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 114 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (5.11%) SaaS
4 42 (3.46%) GitHub
5 32 (2.64%) Google Play
6 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.33%) PaaS
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.082%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.082%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.20%) Internet
2 22 (1.81%) HTTP
3 12 (0.99%) Intranet
4 7 (0.58%) Broadband
4 7 (0.58%) Skype
5 6 (0.49%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.49%) RS-232
5 6 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.41%) SMS
7 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.16%) RFID
7 2 (0.16%) SSL
8 1 (0.082%) ATM
8 1 (0.082%) DNS
8 1 (0.082%) Firewall
8 1 (0.082%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 501 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 259 (21.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 137 (11.29%) NoSQL
4 115 (9.48%) MongoDB
5 87 (7.17%) MySQL
6 64 (5.28%) Big Data
7 52 (4.29%) Hadoop
8 49 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 24 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (1.32%) Redis
13 16 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.91%) Couchbase
15 11 (0.91%) DB2
15 11 (0.91%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.66%) Riak
Development Applications
1 249 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 124 (10.22%) Selenium
3 102 (8.41%) Jenkins
4 101 (8.33%) NUnit
5 77 (6.35%) MSTest
6 70 (5.77%) Moq
7 65 (5.36%) Rhino Mocks
8 64 (5.28%) JUnit
8 64 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 61 (5.03%) Cucumber
10 59 (4.86%) JIRA
11 48 (3.96%) Subversion
12 45 (3.71%) TeamCity
13 41 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 37 (3.05%) Eclipse
15 36 (2.97%) WebDriver
16 35 (2.89%) Visual Studio
17 30 (2.47%) Maven
18 27 (2.23%) Mockito
18 27 (2.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 152 (12.53%) Finance
2 89 (7.34%) Games
3 62 (5.11%) Marketing
3 62 (5.11%) Retail
4 38 (3.13%) Banking
5 29 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.32%) Advertising
8 11 (0.91%) Electronics
9 9 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.49%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.41%) Automotive
12 5 (0.41%) Back Office
13 3 (0.25%) Legal
13 3 (0.25%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.082%) Law
Job Titles
1 912 (75.19%) Developer
2 504 (41.55%) .NET Developer
3 201 (16.57%) C# Developer
4 184 (15.17%) Senior Developer
5 163 (13.44%) Java Developer
6 159 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 97 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 93 (7.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 80 (6.60%) .NET Software Developer
10 71 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 71 (5.85%) Lead Developer
11 69 (5.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 65 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
13 64 (5.28%) Senior C# Developer
14 57 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
14 57 (4.70%) Software Developer
15 56 (4.62%) Software Engineer
16 54 (4.45%) Tester
17 50 (4.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 48 (3.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (55.81%) .NET
2 482 (39.74%) ASP.NET
3 413 (34.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 354 (29.18%) AngularJS
5 279 (23.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 271 (22.34%) WCF
7 257 (21.19%) HTML
8 244 (20.12%) Node.js
9 243 (20.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 240 (19.79%) jQuery
11 233 (19.21%) RESTful
12 223 (18.38%) CSS
13 207 (17.07%) Web Services
14 200 (16.49%) .NET Framework
15 177 (14.59%) Entity Framework
16 171 (14.10%) KnockoutJS
16 171 (14.10%) WPF
17 150 (12.37%) Spring
18 149 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 127 (10.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.56%) Mobile App
2 114 (9.40%) iPad
3 69 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 68 (5.61%) User Experience
5 43 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (2.80%) N-Tier
7 28 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (2.23%) iPhone
9 22 (1.81%) Tandem
10 20 (1.65%) Digital TV
11 19 (1.57%) Social Network
12 16 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.32%) PMI
13 14 (1.15%) Smartphone
14 12 (0.99%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.82%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.74%) Streaming Music
17 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
18 7 (0.58%) mHealth
18 7 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 120 (9.89%) Windows
2 74 (6.10%) Android
3 63 (5.19%) Linux
4 56 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.07%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.25%) Unix
9 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.082%) CentOS
10 1 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1022 (84.25%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (48.47%) MVC
3 499 (41.14%) BDD
4 388 (31.99%) Scrum
5 302 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
6 263 (21.68%) Web Application Development
7 260 (21.43%) OO
8 228 (18.80%) Kanban
9 195 (16.08%) Dependency Injection
10 149 (12.28%) Software Engineering
11 140 (11.54%) SDLC
12 133 (10.96%) Web Development
13 107 (8.82%) Unit Testing
14 104 (8.57%) OOP
15 94 (7.75%) Mentoring
16 92 (7.58%) MVVM
17 88 (7.25%) Automated Testing
18 86 (7.09%) Test Automation
19 85 (7.01%) E-Commerce
20 84 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 628 (51.77%) C#
2 384 (31.66%) Java
3 375 (30.92%) JavaScript
4 261 (21.52%) SQL
5 161 (13.27%) Ruby
6 74 (6.10%) PHP
7 67 (5.52%) VB.NET
8 65 (5.36%) Python
9 45 (3.71%) VB
10 40 (3.30%) F#
11 38 (3.13%) C++
12 31 (2.56%) Objective-C
13 29 (2.39%) Scala
14 28 (2.31%) T-SQL
15 26 (2.14%) Apple Swift
16 24 (1.98%) C
17 14 (1.15%) TypeScript
18 13 (1.07%) Go
19 12 (0.99%) PL/SQL
20 11 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (5.77%) Degree
2 32 (2.64%) ISEB
3 20 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 15 (1.24%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.66%) HNC
7 8 (0.66%) HND
8 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.082%) CCNA
10 1 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.082%) MCSE
10 1 (0.082%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.02%) QA
2 11 (0.91%) SDET
3 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.41%) WCAG
5 2 (0.16%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (1.48%) Docker
2 8 (0.66%) Firmware
3 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.16%) HDFS
5 1 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.082%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 62 (5.11%) Kibana
2 20 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.48%) Puppet
4 15 (1.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 14 (1.15%) WSUS
6 10 (0.82%) Ansible
7 8 (0.66%) logstash
7 8 (0.66%) Salt
8 7 (0.58%) Terraform
9 1 (0.082%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.082%) Cacti
9 1 (0.082%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.082%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.082%) Icinga
9 1 (0.082%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 168 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.35%) Google
3 62 (5.11%) Oracle
4 20 (1.65%) IBM
5 18 (1.48%) Xamarin
6 15 (1.24%) Facebook
7 11 (0.91%) PayPal
7 11 (0.91%) SAP
8 10 (0.82%) HP
9 8 (0.66%) Cadence
10 5 (0.41%) Sun
11 4 (0.33%) hybris
11 4 (0.33%) RedGate
11 4 (0.33%) Zend
12 3 (0.25%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.25%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.25%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.25%) Twitter
13 2 (0.16%) Adobe
13 2 (0.16%) Cognizant
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Pension Scheme,
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago