Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1260 1143 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.60% 9.24% 8.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 10.30% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1040 1007
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,960 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% +7.40% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £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 11786 11102 11645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.71% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9369 9260 9630
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -1 794 £45,000 - 58
Cheshire -3 275 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Merseyside +33 113 £48,750 +21.88% 5
Lancashire +15 73 £35,000 - 9
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1052 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 630 (50.00%) MVC
2 630 (50.00%) .NET
3 627 (49.76%) C#
4 586 (46.51%) BDD
5 516 (40.95%) SQL Server
6 493 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 475 (37.70%) ASP.NET
8 409 (32.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 408 (32.38%) RESTful
10 406 (32.22%) Java
11 390 (30.95%) Scrum
12 366 (29.05%) AngularJS
13 351 (27.86%) HTML
14 345 (27.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 332 (26.35%) Git (software)
16 306 (24.29%) Web Application Development
17 304 (24.13%) CSS
18 299 (23.73%) Node.js
19 293 (23.25%) Continuous Integration
20 267 (21.19%) Ruby
20 267 (21.19%) SQL
21 258 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 244 (19.37%) Software Engineering
23 242 (19.21%) OO
24 240 (19.05%) Test Automation
25 238 (18.89%) Web Services
26 232 (18.41%) WCF
27 231 (18.33%) Finance
28 216 (17.14%) KnockoutJS

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 67 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (2.78%) Apache
2 35 (2.78%) Confluence
3 25 (1.98%) JBoss
4 19 (1.51%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.27%) nginx
6 16 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.95%) CMS
8 9 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.63%) CICS
10 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.48%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.40%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.32%) IIS
14 3 (0.24%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.24%) SAS
14 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 165 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.89%) GitHub
4 31 (2.46%) Google Play
5 19 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (1.43%) SaaS
7 11 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.87%) npm
8 9 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.48%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.32%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.24%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.24%) Slack
14 2 (0.16%) IaaS
15 1 (0.079%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.079%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.19%) HTTP
2 46 (3.65%) Internet
3 20 (1.59%) Broadband
4 13 (1.03%) SSL
5 7 (0.56%) LDAP
6 5 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.32%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.32%) RS-232
8 3 (0.24%) AMQP
8 3 (0.24%) Intranet
9 2 (0.16%) PBX
10 1 (0.079%) Skype
10 1 (0.079%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 201 (15.95%) NoSQL
3 164 (13.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 159 (12.62%) MySQL
5 152 (12.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 120 (9.52%) MongoDB
7 71 (5.63%) Relational Database
8 65 (5.16%) Big Data
9 31 (2.46%) DB2
10 25 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.83%) CouchDB
12 16 (1.27%) Redis
13 15 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.79%) Apache Accumulo
16 10 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.71%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 332 (26.35%) Git (software)
2 172 (13.65%) Selenium
3 143 (11.35%) Jenkins
4 101 (8.02%) Cucumber
5 99 (7.86%) TeamCity
6 86 (6.83%) WebDriver
7 85 (6.75%) JIRA
8 65 (5.16%) JUnit
9 50 (3.97%) NUnit
10 49 (3.89%) Gradle
11 46 (3.65%) Subversion
12 43 (3.41%) Bitbucket
13 40 (3.17%) MSTest
14 36 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
15 32 (2.54%) Jasmine
16 31 (2.46%) Maven
17 29 (2.30%) Eclipse
18 24 (1.90%) SonarQube
18 24 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
19 22 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 231 (18.33%) Finance
2 108 (8.57%) Banking
3 106 (8.41%) Games
4 71 (5.63%) Marketing
5 65 (5.16%) Advertising
6 52 (4.13%) Retail
7 44 (3.49%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.83%) Electronics
10 22 (1.75%) Music Industry
11 15 (1.19%) Legal
12 13 (1.03%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.63%) Law
14 8 (0.63%) Publishing
15 5 (0.40%) Back Office
16 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.24%) Automotive
17 2 (0.16%) Military
18 1 (0.079%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 894 (70.95%) Developer
2 460 (36.51%) .NET Developer
3 148 (11.75%) Java Developer
4 144 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 124 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 110 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 101 (8.02%) Software Engineer
8 74 (5.87%) PHP Developer
9 66 (5.24%) Software Developer
10 64 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 64 (5.08%) Lead Developer
11 60 (4.76%) Java Engineer
12 58 (4.60%) Tester
13 56 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 54 (4.29%) Junior
15 52 (4.13%) Junior Developer
16 50 (3.97%) Automation Tester
17 46 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
18 43 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 43 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (50.00%) .NET
2 475 (37.70%) ASP.NET
3 409 (32.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 408 (32.38%) RESTful
5 366 (29.05%) AngularJS
6 351 (27.86%) HTML
7 345 (27.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 304 (24.13%) CSS
9 299 (23.73%) Node.js
10 258 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 238 (18.89%) Web Services
12 232 (18.41%) WCF
13 216 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
14 194 (15.40%) .NET Framework
15 191 (15.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 184 (14.60%) Entity Framework
17 180 (14.29%) REST
18 175 (13.89%) Spring
19 171 (13.57%) HTML5
20 151 (11.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.70%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 79 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 79 (6.27%) User Experience
4 46 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (3.41%) iPad
6 36 (2.86%) Fintech
7 35 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (2.62%) iPhone
9 26 (2.06%) Social Network
10 17 (1.35%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.27%) Life Science
12 14 (1.11%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.03%) Blog
13 13 (1.03%) Digital Media
13 13 (1.03%) Digital TV
14 12 (0.95%) PMI
14 12 (0.95%) RIA
15 11 (0.87%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.87%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 163 (12.94%) Linux
2 110 (8.73%) Windows
3 81 (6.43%) Android
4 46 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.43%) Unix
6 17 (1.35%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.40%) CentOS
7 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.24%) AIX
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.079%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1052 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 630 (50.00%) MVC
3 586 (46.51%) BDD
4 390 (30.95%) Scrum
5 306 (24.29%) Web Application Development
6 293 (23.25%) Continuous Integration
7 244 (19.37%) Software Engineering
8 242 (19.21%) OO
9 240 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 185 (14.68%) Kanban
11 183 (14.52%) Dependency Injection
12 172 (13.65%) SDLC
13 165 (13.10%) DevOps
14 139 (11.03%) Web Development
15 120 (9.52%) Mentoring
16 105 (8.33%) Unit Testing
17 92 (7.30%) SOA
18 88 (6.98%) Microservices
19 78 (6.19%) SOLID
20 77 (6.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 627 (49.76%) C#
2 493 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 406 (32.22%) Java
4 267 (21.19%) Ruby
4 267 (21.19%) SQL
5 151 (11.98%) PHP
6 108 (8.57%) Python
7 63 (5.00%) F#
8 50 (3.97%) C
9 42 (3.33%) Scala
10 40 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 38 (3.02%) Objective-C
12 32 (2.54%) C++
13 31 (2.46%) VB.NET
14 28 (2.22%) Apple Swift
15 26 (2.06%) VB
16 19 (1.51%) Go
17 17 (1.35%) Groovy
18 16 (1.27%) TypeScript
19 15 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (6.67%) Degree
2 30 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.95%) DV Cleared
4 12 (0.95%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.71%) ISEB
5 9 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.78%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 44 (3.49%) Docker
2 8 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.32%) Xen
5 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 65 (5.16%) Kibana
2 49 (3.89%) Puppet
3 37 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 30 (2.38%) WSUS
5 16 (1.27%) Ansible
6 9 (0.71%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.16%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.079%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 97 (7.70%) Google
3 88 (6.98%) Oracle
4 52 (4.13%) Zend
5 44 (3.49%) Facebook
6 27 (2.14%) SAP
7 16 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 14 (1.11%) Twitter
9 13 (1.03%) Capita
10 12 (0.95%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.87%) Chordiant
11 11 (0.87%) IBM
12 9 (0.71%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.63%) Sun
13 8 (0.63%) VMware
14 6 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
14 6 (0.48%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.48%) WorldPay
15 5 (0.40%) Apple
16 4 (0.32%) JD Edwards