Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 20 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1,230 1,310 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.80% 9.96% 8.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.73% 10.93% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,044 1,155 894
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £27,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 11,464 11,980 10,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.30% 91.06% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,222 9,757 8,630
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,988
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,600 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 July 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 17 July 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 +4 862 £45,000 - 146
Cheshire -14 246 £50,000 +17.65% 32
Merseyside -8 66 £46,250 +2.78% 13
Lancashire -15 48 £37,500 +7.14% 16
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,046 (85.04%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (46.34%) C#
3 567 (46.10%) BDD
4 549 (44.63%) .NET
5 498 (40.49%) MVC
6 464 (37.72%) Java
7 454 (36.91%) Scrum
8 440 (35.77%) JavaScript
9 437 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
10 406 (33.01%) SQL Server
11 374 (30.41%) ASP.NET
12 370 (30.08%) AngularJS
13 342 (27.80%) Software Engineering
14 341 (27.72%) RESTful
15 328 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 287 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 267 (21.71%) Git (software)
18 263 (21.38%) HTML
19 256 (20.81%) Web Application Development
20 245 (19.92%) DevOps
21 241 (19.59%) CSS
22 234 (19.02%) SQL Server 2016
23 233 (18.94%) WCF
24 230 (18.70%) Node.js
25 228 (18.54%) Kanban
26 215 (17.48%) OO
27 213 (17.32%) Test Automation
28 202 (16.42%) Ruby
28 202 (16.42%) SQL
29 196 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 50 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 31 (2.52%) Apache
4 30 (2.44%) Confluence
5 23 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.79%) nginx
7 21 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 17 (1.38%) CMS
9 16 (1.30%) Apache Pig
10 14 (1.14%) NServiceBus
11 10 (0.81%) IIS
12 8 (0.65%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.57%) JBoss
14 6 (0.49%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.49%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.41%) Drupal
15 5 (0.41%) Umbraco
16 4 (0.33%) WordPress
17 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.081%) Blender
3 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.41%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.41%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.41%) SAP PP
2 5 (0.41%) SAP QM
2 5 (0.41%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.081%) Magento
4 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 158 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (4.55%) SaaS
4 39 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (2.76%) GitHub
6 30 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (2.20%) Google Play
8 24 (1.95%) NuGet
9 12 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (0.89%) PaaS
11 7 (0.57%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.49%) IaaS
13 5 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.41%) npm
14 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.33%) Office 365
15 3 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.55%) Internet
2 34 (2.76%) HTTP
3 18 (1.46%) SSL
4 15 (1.22%) Hyperconnected
5 14 (1.14%) Broadband
6 4 (0.33%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.16%) Intranet
8 1 (0.081%) AMQP
8 1 (0.081%) PPP
8 1 (0.081%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (33.01%) SQL Server
2 234 (19.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 161 (13.09%) NoSQL
4 112 (9.11%) MySQL
5 87 (7.07%) MongoDB
6 71 (5.77%) Big Data
7 57 (4.63%) Hadoop
8 34 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 27 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.30%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.14%) Redis
14 13 (1.06%) Neo4j
15 12 (0.98%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.65%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.57%) CouchDB
17 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 6 (0.49%) DB2
18 6 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 267 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 121 (9.84%) Selenium
3 118 (9.59%) Jenkins
4 94 (7.64%) JIRA
5 63 (5.12%) TeamCity
6 57 (4.63%) Maven
7 51 (4.15%) JUnit
8 50 (4.07%) Cucumber
9 38 (3.09%) SonarQube
10 37 (3.01%) SoapUI
10 37 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 36 (2.93%) NUnit
11 36 (2.93%) WebDriver
12 34 (2.76%) Gradle
13 33 (2.68%) Visual Studio
14 23 (1.87%) Bitbucket
15 22 (1.79%) Subversion
16 19 (1.54%) MSTest
16 19 (1.54%) SpecFlow
17 17 (1.38%) Jasmine
General
1 162 (13.17%) Finance
2 103 (8.37%) Games
3 93 (7.56%) Retail
4 60 (4.88%) Banking
5 43 (3.50%) Advertising
6 42 (3.41%) Marketing
7 32 (2.60%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 27 (2.20%) Military
10 25 (2.03%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.79%) Law
12 20 (1.63%) Electronics
13 18 (1.46%) Legal
14 10 (0.81%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.33%) Automotive
16 2 (0.16%) Back Office
16 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.16%) Publishing
17 1 (0.081%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 764 (62.11%) Developer
2 373 (30.33%) .NET Developer
3 196 (15.93%) Software Engineer
4 136 (11.06%) Java Developer
5 119 (9.67%) Senior Developer
6 114 (9.27%) C# Developer
7 98 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 79 (6.42%) Software Developer
9 67 (5.45%) Java Engineer
10 54 (4.39%) Java Software Engineer
10 54 (4.39%) Junior
11 49 (3.98%) C# Software Engineer
11 49 (3.98%) Lead Developer
12 47 (3.82%) Test Engineer
13 46 (3.74%) .NET Software Engineer
14 44 (3.58%) Analyst
15 42 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
16 41 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
17 40 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 38 (3.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (44.63%) .NET
2 374 (30.41%) ASP.NET
3 370 (30.08%) AngularJS
4 341 (27.72%) RESTful
5 328 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 287 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 263 (21.38%) HTML
8 241 (19.59%) CSS
9 233 (18.94%) WCF
10 230 (18.70%) Node.js
11 196 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 164 (13.33%) React
13 155 (12.60%) Web Services
14 149 (12.11%) .NET Framework
14 149 (12.11%) Spring
15 138 (11.22%) KnockoutJS
16 135 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 125 (10.16%) HTML5
18 123 (10.00%) Entity Framework
19 110 (8.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 147 (11.95%) Greenfield Project
2 78 (6.34%) Computer Science
3 63 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
4 62 (5.04%) User Experience
5 61 (4.96%) Mobile App
6 43 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (2.60%) N-Tier
8 28 (2.28%) iPhone
9 24 (1.95%) Social Network
10 17 (1.38%) Fintech
11 13 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.06%) Tandem
12 12 (0.98%) Xbox
13 10 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.81%) Blog
13 10 (0.81%) Internet of Things
14 9 (0.73%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.57%) Arduino
16 7 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 129 (10.49%) Linux
2 83 (6.75%) Windows
3 69 (5.61%) Android
4 28 (2.28%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.54%) Unix
6 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.081%) AIX
10 1 (0.081%) CentOS
10 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.081%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,046 (85.04%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (46.10%) BDD
3 498 (40.49%) MVC
4 454 (36.91%) Scrum
5 437 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
6 342 (27.80%) Software Engineering
7 256 (20.81%) Web Application Development
8 245 (19.92%) DevOps
9 228 (18.54%) Kanban
10 215 (17.48%) OO
11 213 (17.32%) Test Automation
12 167 (13.58%) Microservices
13 153 (12.44%) Dependency Injection
14 151 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 144 (11.71%) OOP
16 135 (10.98%) Mentoring
17 130 (10.57%) SDLC
18 113 (9.19%) Unit Testing
19 110 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
20 106 (8.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 570 (46.34%) C#
2 464 (37.72%) Java
3 440 (35.77%) JavaScript
4 202 (16.42%) Ruby
4 202 (16.42%) SQL
5 156 (12.68%) Python
6 128 (10.41%) PHP
7 75 (6.10%) C
8 61 (4.96%) Java 8
9 59 (4.80%) C++
10 51 (4.15%) TypeScript
11 42 (3.41%) T-SQL
12 34 (2.76%) Scala
12 34 (2.76%) VB.NET
13 33 (2.68%) F#
14 27 (2.20%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.63%) Objective-C
15 20 (1.63%) R
16 17 (1.38%) Go
17 16 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (7.56%) Degree
2 59 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (2.28%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.06%) ISEB
7 12 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.57%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.57%) OCPJP
8 7 (0.57%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.41%) SAFe Agilist
11 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.081%) PhD
12 1 (0.081%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.72%) QA
2 11 (0.89%) GCP
3 5 (0.41%) GDPR
3 5 (0.41%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 111 (9.02%) Docker
2 28 (2.28%) Hyper-V
2 28 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.95%) VirtualBox
3 24 (1.95%) Xen
4 19 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.081%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 81 (6.59%) Ansible
2 79 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (5.37%) Puppet
4 42 (3.41%) Kubernetes
5 38 (3.09%) Kibana
6 17 (1.38%) Terraform
7 9 (0.73%) Salt
8 8 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 8 (0.65%) WSUS
9 5 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.33%) logstash
11 3 (0.24%) Nagios
12 2 (0.16%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.16%) Istio
Vendors
1 154 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.86%) Google
3 61 (4.96%) Oracle
4 35 (2.85%) Facebook
5 28 (2.28%) VMware
6 25 (2.03%) SAP
6 25 (2.03%) Twitter
7 17 (1.38%) Cloudera
8 14 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.98%) WorldPay
10 9 (0.73%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.73%) Zend
11 8 (0.65%) Splunk
12 7 (0.57%) Sun
13 6 (0.49%) Apple
13 6 (0.49%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.49%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.49%) Yahoo!
14 5 (0.41%) Aquila
14 5 (0.41%) CA Agile Central