The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 40 55 83
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Permanent jobs citing TDD 334 237 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.59% 4.47% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 5.47% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 313 222 160
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4972 4330 4210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.19% 81.68% 78.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 3628 3722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

TDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the South West region.

TDD Salary Trend in the South West

TDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in the South West

TDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +24 116 £38,500 -3.75% 32
Devon +5 54 £36,000 +20.00% 6
Dorset +2 53 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Wiltshire +28 49 £35,000 -4.10% 5
Gloucestershire -5 32 £47,500 +13.09% 10
Somerset -7 26 £34,750 -0.71% 8
Cornwall - 2 £26,000 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 644 (84.51%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (46.98%) Java
3 340 (44.62%) C#
4 334 (43.83%) .NET
5 332 (43.57%) Scrum
6 311 (40.81%) MVC
7 310 (40.68%) JavaScript
8 296 (38.85%) SQL Server
9 261 (34.25%) HTML
10 257 (33.73%) ASP.NET
11 231 (30.31%) Spring
12 221 (29.00%) BDD
13 219 (28.74%) CSS
14 201 (26.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 193 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
15 193 (25.33%) OO
16 174 (22.83%) SQL
17 173 (22.70%) WCF
18 161 (21.13%) Web Services
19 156 (20.47%) XML
20 151 (19.82%) Web Application Development
21 139 (18.24%) Oracle
22 132 (17.32%) HTML5
23 130 (17.06%) Git (software)
24 126 (16.54%) RESTful
24 126 (16.54%) Kanban
25 115 (15.09%) Finance
26 109 (14.30%) Software Engineering
27 105 (13.78%) OOD
28 104 (13.65%) JUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 96 (12.60%) Node.js
2 29 (3.81%) WebLogic
3 28 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 23 (3.02%) Alfresco
5 22 (2.89%) JBoss
5 22 (2.89%) Joomla!
6 16 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.84%) Apache ServiceMix
8 8 (1.05%) Apache
9 7 (0.92%) ColdFusion
9 7 (0.92%) IIS
9 7 (0.92%) Mule
9 7 (0.92%) nginx
10 6 (0.79%) Jetty
10 6 (0.79%) Gunicorn
11 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.39%) CMS
13 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.71%) Magento
2 9 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.92%) Summit
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.18%) SaaS
4 8 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 81 (10.63%) Internet
2 23 (3.02%) HTTP
3 7 (0.92%) Firewall
3 7 (0.92%) Kerberos
3 7 (0.92%) SNMP
3 7 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.92%) LDAP
3 7 (0.92%) SMTP
3 7 (0.92%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (38.85%) SQL Server
2 84 (11.02%) NoSQL
3 74 (9.71%) MySQL
4 73 (9.58%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 39 (5.12%) MongoDB
7 29 (3.81%) RDBMS
8 28 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (2.89%) Big Data
10 15 (1.97%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.66%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.52%) Redis
13 4 (0.52%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.39%) SQLite
15 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 130 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 104 (13.65%) JUnit
3 95 (12.47%) NUnit
4 79 (10.37%) Maven
5 75 (9.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 71 (9.32%) Eclipse
7 62 (8.14%) Subversion
8 57 (7.48%) Moq
9 54 (7.09%) Ant
10 48 (6.30%) Jenkins
11 44 (5.77%) Cucumber
12 34 (4.46%) Visual Studio
12 34 (4.46%) JIRA
13 33 (4.33%) MSTest
14 29 (3.81%) Selenium
15 28 (3.67%) TeamCity
16 27 (3.54%) SpecFlow
17 22 (2.89%) Apache Ivy
18 21 (2.76%) CruiseControl
19 20 (2.62%) JDeveloper
General
1 115 (15.09%) Finance
2 47 (6.17%) Banking
3 40 (5.25%) Advertising
4 35 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 35 (4.59%) Games
5 29 (3.81%) Retail
6 21 (2.76%) Marketing
7 14 (1.84%) French Language
8 10 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.18%) Electronics
10 6 (0.79%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 628 (82.41%) Developer
2 228 (29.92%) Java Developer
3 215 (28.22%) .NET Developer
4 97 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 65 (8.53%) Software Engineer
5 65 (8.53%) C# Developer
6 59 (7.74%) Software Developer
7 35 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (3.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (3.81%) PHP Developer
10 26 (3.41%) Team Leader
11 25 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
12 24 (3.15%) Web Developer
13 22 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
14 20 (2.62%) Graduate
15 19 (2.49%) Senior Software Developer
16 18 (2.36%) Senior .NET Developer
17 13 (1.71%) Applications Developer
18 12 (1.57%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (43.83%) .NET
2 261 (34.25%) HTML
3 257 (33.73%) ASP.NET
4 231 (30.31%) Spring
5 219 (28.74%) CSS
6 201 (26.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 173 (22.70%) WCF
8 161 (21.13%) Web Services
9 156 (20.47%) XML
10 132 (17.32%) HTML5
11 126 (16.54%) RESTful
12 104 (13.65%) Hibernate
13 96 (12.60%) SOAP
14 86 (11.29%) JSON
15 81 (10.63%) jQuery
16 72 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 70 (9.19%) AngularJS
18 65 (8.53%) J2EE
19 64 (8.40%) .NET Framework
20 60 (7.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.58%) Open Source
2 65 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 49 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (6.17%) Mathematics
5 42 (5.51%) Inversion of Control
6 38 (4.99%) Mobile App
7 31 (4.07%) RIA
8 29 (3.81%) Social Network
9 28 (3.67%) iPhone
10 21 (2.76%) User Experience
10 21 (2.76%) N-Tier
11 18 (2.36%) Social Media
12 17 (2.23%) Client/Server
13 16 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (1.97%) BBC
15 14 (1.84%) SWIFT
15 14 (1.84%) iPad
15 14 (1.84%) Data Structures
16 13 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
17 10 (1.31%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 76 (9.97%) Linux
2 69 (9.06%) Windows
3 65 (8.53%) Android
4 46 (6.04%) Apple iOS
5 39 (5.12%) UNIX
6 26 (3.41%) Windows Phone
7 16 (2.10%) Solaris
8 13 (1.71%) Windows Phone 7
9 8 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.13%) Fedora
12 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (84.51%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (43.57%) Scrum
3 311 (40.81%) MVC
4 221 (29.00%) BDD
5 193 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
5 193 (25.33%) OO
6 151 (19.82%) Web Application Development
7 126 (16.54%) Kanban
8 109 (14.30%) Software Engineering
9 105 (13.78%) OOD
10 104 (13.65%) OOP
11 90 (11.81%) Pair Programming
12 84 (11.02%) Unit Testing
13 78 (10.24%) E-Commerce
14 58 (7.61%) Dependency Injection
15 50 (6.56%) Web Development
16 45 (5.91%) Android Development
17 44 (5.77%) UML
18 39 (5.12%) Mentoring
19 38 (4.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 358 (46.98%) Java
2 340 (44.62%) C#
3 310 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 174 (22.83%) SQL
5 88 (11.55%) Ruby
6 74 (9.71%) C++
7 67 (8.79%) PHP
8 42 (5.51%) PL/SQL
9 38 (4.99%) Python
10 24 (3.15%) VB.NET
11 20 (2.62%) C
12 19 (2.49%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.10%) VB
14 15 (1.97%) Perl
15 11 (1.44%) XAML
15 11 (1.44%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.18%) CFML
16 9 (1.18%) Scala
16 9 (1.18%) Golang
17 7 (0.92%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 104 (13.65%) Degree
2 32 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.15%) VCP4
5 8 (1.05%) ISEB
6 6 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.39%) MCP
8 3 (0.39%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.33%) QA
2 7 (0.92%) ISO 14001
2 7 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.92%) qmail
3 3 (0.39%) Docker
4 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.97%) Puppet
2 9 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.92%) Nagios
3 7 (0.92%) yum
3 7 (0.92%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.26%) logstash
4 2 (0.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 139 (18.24%) Oracle
2 55 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 53 (6.96%) Facebook
4 40 (5.25%) Google
5 31 (4.07%) Zend
5 31 (4.07%) Adobe
6 30 (3.94%) hybris
7 16 (2.10%) Apple
8 15 (1.97%) Yahoo!
8 15 (1.97%) Sony
9 14 (1.84%) IBM
9 14 (1.84%) VMware
10 11 (1.44%) Twitter
11 10 (1.31%) Xamarin
12 9 (1.18%) SAP
13 4 (0.52%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.39%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.26%) Terracotta
15 2 (0.26%) Trapeze
15 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
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