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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 47 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +37
Permanent jobs citing TDD 387 302 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.12% 5.10% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 6.20% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 361 258 167
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £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
5223 4869 4410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.54% 82.19% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 4110 3882
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,925
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,050 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +40 151 £40,000 - 24
Wiltshire +18 68 £37,000 -1.33% 7
Somerset -2 56 £37,500 - 10
Devon -7 41 £36,500 +4.28% 7
Gloucestershire -18 41 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Dorset -6 27 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Cornwall -7 1 £26,000 -20.00%
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 685 (86.06%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (45.48%) .NET
3 361 (45.35%) C#
4 339 (42.59%) MVC
5 333 (41.83%) Java
6 332 (41.71%) Scrum
7 320 (40.20%) SQL Server
8 306 (38.44%) JavaScript
9 277 (34.80%) ASP.NET
10 244 (30.65%) BDD
11 227 (28.52%) HTML
12 220 (27.64%) CSS
13 217 (27.26%) Continuous Integration
13 217 (27.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 213 (26.76%) Spring
15 195 (24.50%) OO
16 187 (23.49%) WCF
17 180 (22.61%) XML
18 179 (22.49%) Git (software)
19 177 (22.24%) Web Services
20 160 (20.10%) RESTful
21 146 (18.34%) SQL
22 142 (17.84%) Web Application Development
23 132 (16.58%) Ruby
24 127 (15.95%) Oracle
25 125 (15.70%) Kanban
26 116 (14.57%) OOD
27 115 (14.45%) Finance
28 114 (14.32%) Degree
29 107 (13.44%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 103 (12.94%) Node.js
2 37 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 30 (3.77%) Joomla!
3 30 (3.77%) Alfresco
4 24 (3.02%) JBoss
4 24 (3.02%) Apache ServiceMix
5 21 (2.64%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.76%) nginx
8 12 (1.51%) Gunicorn
9 10 (1.26%) Apache
10 7 (0.88%) IIS
11 6 (0.75%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.50%) Confluence
12 4 (0.50%) Jetty
12 4 (0.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.38%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.38%) CMS
14 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.38%) Magento
2 7 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.63%) SaaS
3 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
5 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 102 (12.81%) Internet
2 12 (1.51%) HTTP
3 8 (1.01%) IPv4
3 8 (1.01%) IPv6
4 7 (0.88%) Firewall
4 7 (0.88%) Kerberos
4 7 (0.88%) SNMP
4 7 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.88%) LDAP
4 7 (0.88%) SMTP
4 7 (0.88%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.50%) Broadband
6 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.25%) Wireless
7 1 (0.13%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (40.20%) SQL Server
2 105 (13.19%) NoSQL
3 73 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (7.79%) MySQL
5 43 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 35 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (4.27%) Relational Database
8 29 (3.64%) Big Data
9 25 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.51%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.13%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.13%) HBase
13 6 (0.75%) Redis
13 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.63%) SQLite
14 5 (0.63%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 179 (22.49%) Git (software)
2 87 (10.93%) NUnit
3 84 (10.55%) JUnit
4 82 (10.30%) Eclipse
5 75 (9.42%) Subversion
6 72 (9.05%) Rhino Mocks
7 71 (8.92%) Ant
8 70 (8.79%) Maven
9 63 (7.91%) Moq
10 51 (6.41%) Jenkins
11 50 (6.28%) Cucumber
12 39 (4.90%) Visual Studio
13 33 (4.15%) JIRA
13 33 (4.15%) TeamCity
14 32 (4.02%) SpecFlow
15 31 (3.89%) MSTest
16 30 (3.77%) Apache Ivy
16 30 (3.77%) Selenium
17 22 (2.76%) CruiseControl
18 20 (2.51%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 115 (14.45%) Finance
2 59 (7.41%) Banking
3 58 (7.29%) Games
4 45 (5.65%) Advertising
5 37 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.65%) Retail
6 20 (2.51%) Marketing
6 20 (2.51%) French Language
7 10 (1.26%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.26%) Electronics
8 8 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.75%) Music Industry
10 5 (0.63%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 659 (82.79%) Developer
2 242 (30.40%) .NET Developer
3 212 (26.63%) Java Developer
4 126 (15.83%) Senior Developer
5 75 (9.42%) C# Developer
6 52 (6.53%) Software Developer
7 50 (6.28%) Software Engineer
8 42 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
10 40 (5.03%) PHP Developer
11 34 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
12 31 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
14 24 (3.02%) Team Leader
15 23 (2.89%) Senior Software Developer
15 23 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (2.76%) Applications Developer
17 18 (2.26%) Web Developer
17 18 (2.26%) Python Developer
18 16 (2.01%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (45.48%) .NET
2 277 (34.80%) ASP.NET
3 227 (28.52%) HTML
4 220 (27.64%) CSS
5 217 (27.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 213 (26.76%) Spring
7 187 (23.49%) WCF
8 180 (22.61%) XML
9 177 (22.24%) Web Services
10 160 (20.10%) RESTful
11 103 (12.94%) HTML5
12 100 (12.56%) SOAP
13 99 (12.44%) jQuery
14 92 (11.56%) Hibernate
15 88 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
16 86 (10.80%) .NET Framework
17 81 (10.18%) JSON
18 71 (8.92%) J2EE
19 69 (8.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 68 (8.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.67%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.05%) Open Source
3 65 (8.17%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (7.29%) Mobile App
5 50 (6.28%) Inversion of Control
6 47 (5.90%) RIA
7 37 (4.65%) Mathematics
8 35 (4.40%) iPhone
9 27 (3.39%) Social Media
10 25 (3.14%) Client/Server
10 25 (3.14%) N-Tier
11 24 (3.02%) BBC
12 21 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (2.51%) SWIFT
14 19 (2.39%) Social Network
15 18 (2.26%) User Experience
16 17 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
17 16 (2.01%) iPad
18 12 (1.51%) GIS
19 9 (1.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 88 (11.06%) Android
2 78 (9.80%) Linux
3 74 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 73 (9.17%) Windows
5 39 (4.90%) UNIX
6 32 (4.02%) Windows Phone
7 17 (2.14%) Windows Phone 7
8 16 (2.01%) Solaris
8 16 (2.01%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.25%) Fedora
11 2 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (86.06%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (42.59%) MVC
3 332 (41.71%) Scrum
4 244 (30.65%) BDD
5 217 (27.26%) Continuous Integration
6 195 (24.50%) OO
7 142 (17.84%) Web Application Development
8 125 (15.70%) Kanban
9 116 (14.57%) OOD
10 107 (13.44%) OOP
11 105 (13.19%) Software Engineering
12 98 (12.31%) Unit Testing
13 91 (11.43%) Pair Programming
14 82 (10.30%) E-Commerce
15 66 (8.29%) Web Development
16 60 (7.54%) UML
17 58 (7.29%) Android Development
18 51 (6.41%) Dependency Injection
19 49 (6.16%) iOS Development
20 42 (5.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 361 (45.35%) C#
2 333 (41.83%) Java
3 306 (38.44%) JavaScript
4 146 (18.34%) SQL
5 132 (16.58%) Ruby
6 81 (10.18%) C++
7 63 (7.91%) PHP
8 51 (6.41%) Python
9 33 (4.15%) C
10 31 (3.89%) VB.NET
11 27 (3.39%) Objective-C
12 21 (2.64%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.39%) VB
14 18 (2.26%) Golang
14 18 (2.26%) Scala
15 17 (2.14%) TypeScript
16 16 (2.01%) PHP5
17 12 (1.51%) XAML
18 11 (1.38%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 114 (14.32%) Degree
2 51 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 48 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.76%) ISEB
6 11 (1.38%) MCP
7 8 (1.01%) MCAD
7 8 (1.01%) MCSD
7 8 (1.01%) MCTS
8 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.77%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.88%) qmail
2 7 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.25%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (2.01%) Puppet
1 16 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.01%) Nagios
2 8 (1.01%) Zenoss
3 7 (0.88%) yum
4 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.13%) logstash
4 1 (0.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 127 (15.95%) Oracle
2 70 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 65 (8.17%) Facebook
4 62 (7.79%) Google
5 46 (5.78%) Adobe
6 36 (4.52%) Zend
7 30 (3.77%) hybris
8 24 (3.02%) Sony
8 24 (3.02%) Apple
8 24 (3.02%) Yahoo!
9 20 (2.51%) IBM
9 20 (2.51%) VMware
10 11 (1.38%) SAP
11 10 (1.26%) Twitter
12 5 (0.63%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.50%) Endeca
13 4 (0.50%) RedPrairie
14 2 (0.25%) Trapeze
14 2 (0.25%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.25%) TIBCO
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago