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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 731 493 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.83% 8.81% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.06% 9.99% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 635 470 436
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 6063 4933 5722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.80% 88.17% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4905 4175 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 June 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 +2 449 £44,000 -2.22% 63
Cheshire +3 160 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Merseyside +18 73 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Lancashire +17 49 £32,500 -7.14% 8
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1092 (82.04%) Agile Software Development
2 730 (54.85%) .NET
3 676 (50.79%) C#
4 632 (47.48%) MVC
5 540 (40.57%) BDD
6 523 (39.29%) SQL Server
7 521 (39.14%) ASP.NET
8 448 (33.66%) JavaScript
9 438 (32.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 380 (28.55%) Java
11 378 (28.40%) Scrum
12 367 (27.57%) AngularJS
13 363 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
14 342 (25.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 329 (24.72%) Git (software)
16 322 (24.19%) HTML
17 296 (22.24%) RESTful
18 295 (22.16%) Node.js
19 283 (21.26%) CSS
19 283 (21.26%) Web Services
20 275 (20.66%) jQuery
20 275 (20.66%) Web Application Development
21 273 (20.51%) SQL
22 259 (19.46%) OO
23 244 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 238 (17.88%) Test Automation
25 236 (17.73%) SQL Server 2014
26 231 (17.36%) WCF
27 222 (16.68%) Kanban
28 219 (16.45%) Dependency Injection

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 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.03%) Confluence
2 27 (2.03%) JBoss
3 20 (1.50%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 19 (1.43%) Apache
4 19 (1.43%) CMS
4 19 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 12 (0.90%) NServiceBus
7 10 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.68%) nginx
9 6 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.45%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.38%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.38%) WordPress
11 4 (0.30%) CICS
11 4 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.075%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 164 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (5.94%) SaaS
4 49 (3.68%) GitHub
5 31 (2.33%) Google Play
6 17 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.23%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.075%) PaaS
10 1 (0.075%) Route 53
10 1 (0.075%) Slack
10 1 (0.075%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.91%) HTTP
2 39 (2.93%) Internet
3 19 (1.43%) Broadband
4 17 (1.28%) Ethernet
4 17 (1.28%) RS-232
4 17 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.20%) Intranet
6 6 (0.45%) Skype
7 5 (0.38%) SMS
8 4 (0.30%) LDAP
9 3 (0.23%) Firewall
10 2 (0.15%) SSL
10 2 (0.15%) VXLAN
11 1 (0.075%) AMQP
11 1 (0.075%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.075%) DNS
11 1 (0.075%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.075%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 236 (17.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 146 (10.97%) NoSQL
4 104 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 87 (6.54%) MySQL
5 87 (6.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 67 (5.03%) Big Data
7 58 (4.36%) Hadoop
8 49 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 46 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.65%) CouchDB
12 21 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.13%) DB2
14 14 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.98%) Redis
16 9 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
17 8 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 329 (24.72%) Git (software)
2 147 (11.04%) Selenium
3 128 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 88 (6.61%) NUnit
5 73 (5.48%) MSTest
6 69 (5.18%) Cucumber
6 69 (5.18%) TeamCity
7 63 (4.73%) JIRA
8 61 (4.58%) Subversion
9 58 (4.36%) NuGet
10 57 (4.28%) JUnit
11 55 (4.13%) WebDriver
12 42 (3.16%) Eclipse
12 42 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 42 (3.16%) Visual Studio
13 33 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (2.18%) SonarQube
15 26 (1.95%) Bitbucket
15 26 (1.95%) Moq
16 25 (1.88%) Ant
General
1 209 (15.70%) Finance
2 91 (6.84%) Games
3 70 (5.26%) Banking
4 65 (4.88%) Marketing
5 60 (4.51%) Retail
6 48 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.40%) Advertising
7 32 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.50%) Electronics
9 12 (0.90%) Publishing
10 10 (0.75%) Legal
11 9 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.38%) Back Office
13 5 (0.38%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.30%) Automotive
14 4 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 982 (73.78%) Developer
2 527 (39.59%) .NET Developer
3 240 (18.03%) C# Developer
4 193 (14.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 170 (12.77%) Java Developer
6 162 (12.17%) Senior Developer
7 125 (9.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 110 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 110 (8.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 88 (6.61%) Lead Developer
10 82 (6.16%) .NET Software Developer
11 80 (6.01%) Software Developer
12 72 (5.41%) Software Engineer
13 66 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
14 65 (4.88%) PHP Developer
15 55 (4.13%) Tester
16 51 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
17 50 (3.76%) C# Software Developer
17 50 (3.76%) Java Engineer
17 50 (3.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (54.85%) .NET
2 521 (39.14%) ASP.NET
3 438 (32.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 367 (27.57%) AngularJS
5 342 (25.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 322 (24.19%) HTML
7 296 (22.24%) RESTful
8 295 (22.16%) Node.js
9 283 (21.26%) CSS
9 283 (21.26%) Web Services
10 275 (20.66%) jQuery
11 244 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 231 (17.36%) WCF
13 209 (15.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 201 (15.10%) KnockoutJS
15 185 (13.90%) WPF
16 173 (13.00%) .NET Framework
17 171 (12.85%) HTML5
18 167 (12.55%) REST
19 166 (12.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.39%) Greenfield Project
1 125 (9.39%) Mobile App
2 123 (9.24%) iPad
3 69 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 61 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
5 56 (4.21%) User Experience
6 48 (3.61%) N-Tier
7 36 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (2.10%) iPhone
9 27 (2.03%) Digital TV
10 24 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.80%) Social Network
11 20 (1.50%) Internet of Things
12 19 (1.43%) PMI
13 17 (1.28%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 15 (1.13%) Social Media
14 15 (1.13%) Tandem
15 12 (0.90%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.60%) Blog
16 8 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 167 (12.55%) Linux
2 165 (12.40%) Windows
3 87 (6.54%) Android
4 57 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.93%) Mac OS
6 17 (1.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 12 (0.90%) Unix
8 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.075%) AIX
9 1 (0.075%) CentOS
9 1 (0.075%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.075%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1092 (82.04%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (47.48%) MVC
3 540 (40.57%) BDD
4 378 (28.40%) Scrum
5 363 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 275 (20.66%) Web Application Development
7 259 (19.46%) OO
8 238 (17.88%) Test Automation
9 222 (16.68%) Kanban
10 219 (16.45%) Dependency Injection
11 194 (14.58%) Software Engineering
12 164 (12.32%) SDLC
13 150 (11.27%) Web Development
14 131 (9.84%) Unit Testing
15 129 (9.69%) DevOps
16 115 (8.64%) OOP
17 112 (8.41%) SOLID
18 104 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
19 97 (7.29%) SOA
20 96 (7.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 676 (50.79%) C#
2 448 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 380 (28.55%) Java
4 273 (20.51%) SQL
5 176 (13.22%) Ruby
6 110 (8.26%) PHP
7 68 (5.11%) Python
8 59 (4.43%) VB.NET
9 57 (4.28%) C
10 53 (3.98%) C++
10 53 (3.98%) F#
11 49 (3.68%) Objective-C
12 41 (3.08%) T-SQL
13 40 (3.01%) PowerShell
14 39 (2.93%) VB
15 31 (2.33%) Apple Swift
16 23 (1.73%) Scala
17 18 (1.35%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.28%) XAML
19 11 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 85 (6.39%) Degree
2 32 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.73%) ISEB
4 18 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.53%) HNC
8 7 (0.53%) HND
9 5 (0.38%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.075%) CCNA
12 1 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.075%) MCSE
12 1 (0.075%) OCP
12 1 (0.075%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.075%) PMP
12 1 (0.075%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.66%) QA
2 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.23%) WCAG
4 2 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.10%) Docker
3 22 (1.65%) VirtualBox
4 21 (1.58%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (1.58%) Xen
5 7 (0.53%) Firmware
6 2 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.075%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 81 (6.09%) Kibana
2 64 (4.81%) Puppet
3 52 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (3.16%) Ansible
5 27 (2.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 26 (1.95%) WSUS
7 10 (0.75%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.30%) Nagios
9 3 (0.23%) logstash
9 3 (0.23%) Salt
9 3 (0.23%) Terraform
10 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.075%) Cacti
11 1 (0.075%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.075%) Icinga
Vendors
1 212 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.84%) Google
3 47 (3.53%) Oracle
4 38 (2.85%) Facebook
5 35 (2.63%) VMware
6 26 (1.95%) Zend
7 24 (1.80%) Xamarin
8 20 (1.50%) SAP
9 15 (1.13%) IBM
9 15 (1.13%) Twitter
10 11 (0.83%) Cognizant
11 7 (0.53%) Chordiant
12 6 (0.45%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.45%) HP
13 4 (0.30%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (0.30%) Cadence
13 4 (0.30%) Cloudera
14 3 (0.23%) RedGate
15 2 (0.15%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.15%) Tableau
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