Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 20 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1,409 1,260 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.88% 10.19% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 11.14% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,106 775
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +2.00% -

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 11,919 11,311 10,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.05% 91.48% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,607 9,416 8,480
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £60,275
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 April 2018.

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 April 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
Manchester +3 931 £45,000 - 134
Cheshire -6 309 £48,500 +14.12% 19
Merseyside +9 96 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Lancashire +8 60 £35,000 +7.69% 12
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 North West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 1,213 (86.09%) Agile Software Development
2 716 (50.82%) BDD
3 697 (49.47%) C#
4 654 (46.42%) .NET
5 624 (44.29%) MVC
6 562 (39.89%) SQL Server
7 522 (37.05%) Java
8 494 (35.06%) Scrum
9 475 (33.71%) ASP.NET
10 437 (31.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 420 (29.81%) RESTful
12 412 (29.24%) JavaScript
13 410 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
14 387 (27.47%) AngularJS
15 364 (25.83%) Web Application Development
16 353 (25.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 325 (23.07%) Git (software)
18 314 (22.29%) Software Engineering
19 307 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 299 (21.22%) Ruby
21 296 (21.01%) Node.js
22 290 (20.58%) WCF
23 276 (19.59%) HTML
24 263 (18.67%) SQL Server 2016
25 260 (18.45%) OO
26 256 (18.17%) Test Automation
27 253 (17.96%) CSS
28 252 (17.89%) Kanban
29 244 (17.32%) DevOps
30 242 (17.18%) SQL

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 75 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (2.63%) Apache
3 36 (2.56%) Confluence
4 28 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 26 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.70%) nginx
7 23 (1.63%) CMS
8 15 (1.06%) NServiceBus
9 11 (0.78%) JBoss
10 10 (0.71%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.64%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.57%) IIS
12 8 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.57%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.28%) WordPress
14 3 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.21%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.071%) Blender
Business Applications
1 9 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.43%) Magento
3 3 (0.21%) BASE24
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.071%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.071%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 167 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.12%) SaaS
4 42 (2.98%) NuGet
5 33 (2.34%) GitHub
6 32 (2.27%) Google Play
7 28 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (0.78%) npm
11 9 (0.64%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.50%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 6 (0.43%) IaaS
15 5 (0.35%) PaaS
16 4 (0.28%) Office 365
16 4 (0.28%) Yarn
17 3 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
17 3 (0.21%) Slack
18 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.62%) HTTP
2 41 (2.91%) Internet
3 29 (2.06%) Broadband
4 15 (1.06%) SSL
5 2 (0.14%) Hyperconnected
5 2 (0.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.071%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (39.89%) SQL Server
2 263 (18.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 207 (14.69%) NoSQL
4 149 (10.57%) MySQL
5 114 (8.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 113 (8.02%) MongoDB
7 89 (6.32%) Big Data
8 65 (4.61%) Relational Database
9 42 (2.98%) Hadoop
10 32 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.63%) Redis
13 21 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.99%) DB2
15 10 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.43%) CouchDB
16 6 (0.43%) HBase
16 6 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
17 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 325 (23.07%) Git (software)
2 163 (11.57%) Selenium
3 124 (8.80%) Jenkins
4 101 (7.17%) JIRA
5 85 (6.03%) Cucumber
6 74 (5.25%) TeamCity
7 73 (5.18%) NUnit
8 64 (4.54%) WebDriver
9 55 (3.90%) Maven
10 47 (3.34%) JUnit
11 45 (3.19%) MSTest
12 41 (2.91%) Gradle
13 39 (2.77%) SoapUI
14 37 (2.63%) Visual Studio
15 33 (2.34%) Bitbucket
16 31 (2.20%) Subversion
16 31 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (1.92%) Jasmine
18 26 (1.85%) SonarQube
19 22 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 195 (13.84%) Finance
2 110 (7.81%) Games
3 102 (7.24%) Retail
4 81 (5.75%) Advertising
5 62 (4.40%) Banking
6 42 (2.98%) Marketing
7 39 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.20%) Legal
9 22 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.28%) Military
11 18 (1.28%) Music Industry
12 13 (0.92%) Electronics
13 12 (0.85%) Law
14 8 (0.57%) Automotive
15 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.28%) Publishing
16 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.071%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 900 (63.88%) Developer
2 479 (34.00%) .NET Developer
3 170 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 160 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 101 (7.17%) Senior Developer
6 100 (7.10%) C# Developer
7 86 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 82 (5.82%) Software Developer
9 80 (5.68%) Java Engineer
10 60 (4.26%) Junior
11 59 (4.19%) Team Leader
12 54 (3.83%) Lead Developer
13 51 (3.62%) Java Software Engineer
14 49 (3.48%) C# Software Engineer
15 48 (3.41%) Junior Developer
16 47 (3.34%) Analyst
17 45 (3.19%) Lead DevOps
17 45 (3.19%) Tester
18 44 (3.12%) Senior DevOps
19 42 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (46.42%) .NET
2 475 (33.71%) ASP.NET
3 437 (31.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 420 (29.81%) RESTful
5 387 (27.47%) AngularJS
6 353 (25.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 307 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 296 (21.01%) Node.js
9 290 (20.58%) WCF
10 276 (19.59%) HTML
11 253 (17.96%) CSS
12 197 (13.98%) .NET Framework
12 197 (13.98%) KnockoutJS
13 184 (13.06%) Web Services
14 181 (12.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 180 (12.78%) Entity Framework
16 172 (12.21%) Spring
17 133 (9.44%) React
18 132 (9.37%) REST
19 121 (8.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 163 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (6.39%) Computer Science
3 72 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 67 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 66 (4.68%) User Experience
6 45 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (2.70%) Social Network
8 32 (2.27%) iPhone
9 24 (1.70%) Fintech
10 21 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (0.99%) Tandem
12 13 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.85%) Xbox
14 10 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.71%) RIA
15 8 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
16 7 (0.50%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.43%) Internet of Things
17 6 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 181 (12.85%) Linux
2 136 (9.65%) Windows
3 64 (4.54%) Android
4 35 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.99%) Unix
6 9 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.28%) AIX
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,213 (86.09%) Agile Software Development
2 716 (50.82%) BDD
3 624 (44.29%) MVC
4 494 (35.06%) Scrum
5 410 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
6 364 (25.83%) Web Application Development
7 314 (22.29%) Software Engineering
8 260 (18.45%) OO
9 256 (18.17%) Test Automation
10 252 (17.89%) Kanban
11 244 (17.32%) DevOps
12 191 (13.56%) Dependency Injection
13 163 (11.57%) SDLC
14 137 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 134 (9.51%) Web Development
16 132 (9.37%) Mentoring
17 129 (9.16%) Microservices
18 119 (8.45%) E-Commerce
19 116 (8.23%) OOP
20 99 (7.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 697 (49.47%) C#
2 522 (37.05%) Java
3 412 (29.24%) JavaScript
4 299 (21.22%) Ruby
5 242 (17.18%) SQL
6 149 (10.57%) PHP
7 146 (10.36%) Python
8 80 (5.68%) C
9 59 (4.19%) F#
10 53 (3.76%) C++
11 51 (3.62%) Scala
12 50 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 49 (3.48%) VB.NET
14 46 (3.26%) Java 8
14 46 (3.26%) TypeScript
15 39 (2.77%) VB
16 27 (1.92%) PowerShell
17 26 (1.85%) Objective-C
18 24 (1.70%) Go
19 23 (1.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (6.25%) Degree
2 49 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (1.63%) ISEB
5 21 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (0.78%) Sun Certification
9 9 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.35%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.35%) SAFe Agilist
11 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.071%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (9.94%) QA
2 12 (0.85%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 11 (0.78%) GCP
4 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.071%) PMO
System Software
1 93 (6.60%) Docker
2 46 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 46 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.98%) VirtualBox
3 42 (2.98%) Xen
4 8 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 78 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
2 68 (4.83%) Puppet
3 63 (4.47%) Ansible
3 63 (4.47%) Kibana
4 26 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 25 (1.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 25 (1.77%) WSUS
6 14 (0.99%) Terraform
7 6 (0.43%) Nagios
8 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.28%) logstash
8 4 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.071%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.071%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.071%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 192 (13.63%) Microsoft
2 109 (7.74%) Google
3 79 (5.61%) Oracle
4 55 (3.90%) Facebook
5 46 (3.26%) VMware
6 33 (2.34%) Twitter
7 28 (1.99%) WorldPay
8 14 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (0.99%) Zend
9 13 (0.92%) SAP
10 12 (0.85%) Capita
11 11 (0.78%) Sun
12 9 (0.64%) Cloudera
12 9 (0.64%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.50%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.35%) Aquila
14 5 (0.35%) CA Agile Central
14 5 (0.35%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.28%) Splunk
16 3 (0.21%) Informatica