Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1284 1045 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.79% 8.76% 8.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.91% 9.87% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 961 1036
North West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £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 11770 10583 11819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.77% 88.75% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9382 8873 9722
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.36%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 0 791 £45,000 - 52
Cheshire 0 289 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Merseyside +35 120 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Lancashire +13 84 £35,000 - 5
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1031 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
2 645 (50.23%) .NET
3 625 (48.68%) C#
4 593 (46.18%) MVC
5 522 (40.65%) BDD
6 492 (38.32%) JavaScript
7 479 (37.31%) SQL Server
8 475 (36.99%) ASP.NET
9 390 (30.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 378 (29.44%) Java
11 369 (28.74%) Git (software)
12 366 (28.50%) AngularJS
13 362 (28.19%) HTML
14 361 (28.12%) Scrum
15 338 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 329 (25.62%) RESTful
17 312 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
18 306 (23.83%) CSS
19 292 (22.74%) Node.js
20 270 (21.03%) SQL
21 266 (20.72%) Web Services
21 266 (20.72%) Web Application Development
22 237 (18.46%) Test Automation
23 234 (18.22%) OO
24 228 (17.76%) Finance
25 222 (17.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 220 (17.13%) jQuery
26 220 (17.13%) WCF
27 218 (16.98%) Software Engineering
28 205 (15.97%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 57 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (2.80%) Confluence
3 33 (2.57%) Apache
4 28 (2.18%) JBoss
5 19 (1.48%) CMS
5 19 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.17%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.17%) nginx
9 12 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.55%) CICS
10 7 (0.55%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.47%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.39%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.39%) SAS
13 4 (0.31%) IIS
14 3 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.078%) Shopify
2 1 (0.078%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 176 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.21%) GitHub
4 46 (3.58%) SaaS
5 28 (2.18%) Google Play
6 21 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (1.17%) npm
9 8 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.31%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.078%) PaaS
13 1 (0.078%) Slack
13 1 (0.078%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.98%) HTTP
2 46 (3.58%) Internet
3 15 (1.17%) Broadband
4 12 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.86%) Ethernet
5 11 (0.86%) RS-232
6 10 (0.78%) SSL
7 9 (0.70%) LDAP
8 6 (0.47%) Intranet
9 4 (0.31%) AMQP
10 2 (0.16%) Firewall
10 2 (0.16%) PBX
10 2 (0.16%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 163 (12.69%) NoSQL
3 158 (12.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 133 (10.36%) SQL Server 2016
5 116 (9.03%) MySQL
6 108 (8.41%) MongoDB
7 70 (5.45%) Big Data
8 56 (4.36%) Relational Database
9 46 (3.58%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (1.95%) CouchDB
12 23 (1.79%) DB2
13 21 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.56%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
15 10 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.70%) Redis
17 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database
18 7 (0.55%) Riak
19 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 369 (28.74%) Git (software)
2 157 (12.23%) Selenium
3 150 (11.68%) Jenkins
4 93 (7.24%) TeamCity
5 85 (6.62%) JIRA
6 81 (6.31%) Cucumber
7 69 (5.37%) WebDriver
8 64 (4.98%) JUnit
9 61 (4.75%) Subversion
10 56 (4.36%) NUnit
11 53 (4.13%) MSTest
11 53 (4.13%) NuGet
12 43 (3.35%) Bitbucket
13 39 (3.04%) Eclipse
13 39 (3.04%) Gradle
14 35 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (2.49%) SonarQube
16 30 (2.34%) Selenium IDE
17 27 (2.10%) Ant
18 26 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 228 (17.76%) Finance
2 99 (7.71%) Games
3 95 (7.40%) Banking
4 80 (6.23%) Marketing
5 53 (4.13%) Advertising
6 49 (3.82%) Telecoms
7 44 (3.43%) Retail
8 42 (3.27%) Manufacturing
9 31 (2.41%) Electronics
10 17 (1.32%) Music Industry
11 12 (0.93%) Publishing
11 12 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.86%) Legal
13 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.47%) Law
14 4 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Back Office
16 1 (0.078%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 931 (72.51%) Developer
2 449 (34.97%) .NET Developer
3 201 (15.65%) C# Developer
4 157 (12.23%) Java Developer
5 150 (11.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 149 (11.60%) Senior Developer
7 94 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 94 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 82 (6.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 81 (6.31%) Lead Developer
10 80 (6.23%) PHP Developer
11 78 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 78 (6.07%) Software Developer
12 59 (4.60%) Junior
13 55 (4.28%) .NET Software Developer
13 55 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
14 54 (4.21%) Junior Developer
15 53 (4.13%) Java Engineer
16 45 (3.50%) Tester
17 43 (3.35%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (50.23%) .NET
2 475 (36.99%) ASP.NET
3 390 (30.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 366 (28.50%) AngularJS
5 362 (28.19%) HTML
6 338 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 329 (25.62%) RESTful
8 306 (23.83%) CSS
9 292 (22.74%) Node.js
10 266 (20.72%) Web Services
11 222 (17.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 220 (17.13%) jQuery
12 220 (17.13%) WCF
13 205 (15.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 203 (15.81%) KnockoutJS
15 195 (15.19%) HTML5
16 186 (14.49%) REST
17 179 (13.94%) .NET Framework
18 172 (13.40%) Entity Framework
19 158 (12.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
2 108 (8.41%) Mobile App
3 86 (6.70%) iPad
4 72 (5.61%) User Experience
5 66 (5.14%) Computer Science
6 46 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (2.34%) iPhone
9 29 (2.26%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.79%) Fintech
10 23 (1.79%) Social Network
11 16 (1.25%) Blog
11 16 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.25%) Digital Media
11 16 (1.25%) Digital TV
12 15 (1.17%) Life Science
12 15 (1.17%) PMI
13 14 (1.09%) Mainframe
14 13 (1.01%) Internet of Things
15 11 (0.86%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 202 (15.73%) Linux
2 155 (12.07%) Windows
3 82 (6.39%) Android
4 44 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.18%) Mac OS
6 19 (1.48%) Unix
7 11 (0.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 5 (0.39%) CentOS
8 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.078%) AIX
9 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.078%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.078%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1031 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
2 593 (46.18%) MVC
3 522 (40.65%) BDD
4 361 (28.12%) Scrum
5 312 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
6 266 (20.72%) Web Application Development
7 237 (18.46%) Test Automation
8 234 (18.22%) OO
9 218 (16.98%) Software Engineering
10 189 (14.72%) Kanban
11 185 (14.41%) Dependency Injection
12 173 (13.47%) SDLC
13 164 (12.77%) DevOps
14 146 (11.37%) Web Development
15 123 (9.58%) Unit Testing
16 98 (7.63%) Mentoring
17 97 (7.55%) SOA
18 94 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
18 94 (7.32%) SOLID
19 88 (6.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 625 (48.68%) C#
2 492 (38.32%) JavaScript
3 378 (29.44%) Java
4 270 (21.03%) SQL
5 202 (15.73%) Ruby
6 138 (10.75%) PHP
7 93 (7.24%) Python
8 56 (4.36%) C
9 54 (4.21%) F#
10 51 (3.97%) T-SQL
11 41 (3.19%) C++
12 39 (3.04%) Objective-C
12 39 (3.04%) PowerShell
13 35 (2.73%) VB.NET
14 31 (2.41%) Scala
15 25 (1.95%) Apple Swift
16 20 (1.56%) VB
17 18 (1.40%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.32%) Shell Script
19 16 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (6.07%) Degree
2 26 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.17%) PMI Certification
4 10 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.70%) ISEB
6 7 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.31%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.078%) OCP
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.85%) QA
2 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.078%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 50 (3.89%) Docker
2 35 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.64%) VirtualBox
4 21 (1.64%) Xen
5 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 78 (6.07%) Puppet
2 66 (5.14%) Kibana
3 59 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (3.43%) Ansible
5 25 (1.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 25 (1.95%) WSUS
6 12 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.55%) Nagios
9 2 (0.16%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.078%) Salt
10 1 (0.078%) Terraform
Vendors
1 180 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 100 (7.79%) Google
3 66 (5.14%) Oracle
4 48 (3.74%) Zend
5 45 (3.50%) Facebook
6 35 (2.73%) VMware
7 33 (2.57%) SAP
8 19 (1.48%) Xamarin
9 17 (1.32%) IBM
10 16 (1.25%) Twitter
11 12 (0.93%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.78%) Chordiant
13 9 (0.70%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
14 8 (0.62%) Cloudera
15 5 (0.39%) MuleSoft
16 4 (0.31%) Apple
16 4 (0.31%) HP
16 4 (0.31%) Sun
17 3 (0.23%) Sybase