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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 44 73
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +29
Permanent jobs citing TDD 424 332 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.32% 5.61% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.84% 6.79% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 395 297 157
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4796 4887 4204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.78% 82.65% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3993 4068 3694
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +14 180 £41,500 -17.00% 31
Devon +11 75 £37,500 +11.94% 11
Dorset +8 62 £47,125 +17.81% 2
Wiltshire +3 37 £37,500 -3.22% 10
Gloucestershire +1 37 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Somerset -22 19 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Cornwall - 1 £37,500 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 616 (81.70%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (49.07%) Java
3 314 (41.64%) C#
4 303 (40.19%) Scrum
5 293 (38.86%) JavaScript
6 292 (38.73%) .NET
7 277 (36.74%) HTML
8 267 (35.41%) MVC
9 256 (33.95%) CSS
10 248 (32.89%) SQL Server
11 222 (29.44%) ASP.NET
12 211 (27.98%) Spring
13 173 (22.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 171 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
15 170 (22.55%) SQL
16 162 (21.49%) BDD
17 160 (21.22%) Web Application Development
18 158 (20.95%) OO
19 153 (20.29%) Git (software)
20 150 (19.89%) Software Engineering
21 141 (18.70%) WCF
22 135 (17.90%) HTML5
23 132 (17.51%) Node.js
24 127 (16.84%) RESTful
25 126 (16.71%) Linux
26 125 (16.58%) XML
27 123 (16.31%) Degree
28 115 (15.25%) Web Services
29 113 (14.99%) Oracle
29 113 (14.99%) Ajax

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 132 (17.51%) Node.js
2 46 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 31 (4.11%) JBoss
4 19 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.39%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.86%) Apache ServiceMix
7 10 (1.33%) Confluence
8 9 (1.19%) Mule
8 9 (1.19%) Apache
9 8 (1.06%) Mule ESB
10 7 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.93%) IIS
10 7 (0.93%) ColdFusion
11 6 (0.80%) Jetty
12 5 (0.66%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.53%) nginx
13 4 (0.53%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.53%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.53%) CMS
13 4 (0.53%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.06%) Summit
3 5 (0.66%) Magento
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) SmartPlant
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.92%) SaaS
3 20 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.93%) GitHub
6 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.10%) HTTP
2 38 (5.04%) Internet
3 4 (0.53%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.40%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.27%) LDAP
5 2 (0.27%) SMTP
5 2 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.27%) SNMP
5 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) Wireless
6 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 109 (14.46%) MySQL
3 71 (9.42%) NoSQL
4 61 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.98%) MongoDB
7 28 (3.71%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.39%) Big Data
9 12 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (1.33%) HBase
11 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.06%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.93%) UniData
13 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.40%) Pentaho
16 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.27%) Couchbase
17 1 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 153 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 107 (14.19%) JUnit
3 88 (11.67%) Maven
4 80 (10.61%) NUnit
5 68 (9.02%) Subversion
6 65 (8.62%) Rhino Mocks
7 59 (7.82%) Eclipse
8 45 (5.97%) Jenkins
9 43 (5.70%) Ant
10 42 (5.57%) JIRA
11 41 (5.44%) Selenium
12 35 (4.64%) Moq
13 30 (3.98%) MSTest
14 26 (3.45%) Visual Studio
15 24 (3.18%) Cucumber
16 21 (2.79%) WebDriver
17 19 (2.52%) TeamCity
17 19 (2.52%) FitNesse
18 18 (2.39%) Karma Test Runner
19 17 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (11.41%) Finance
2 41 (5.44%) Retail
3 37 (4.91%) Marketing
4 36 (4.77%) Advertising
5 34 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 33 (4.38%) Banking
7 25 (3.32%) Games
8 16 (2.12%) Electronics
9 15 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.72%) French Language
11 12 (1.59%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.06%) Back Office
13 6 (0.80%) Legal
14 4 (0.53%) Publishing
15 2 (0.27%) Automotive
15 2 (0.27%) Law
16 1 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 604 (80.11%) Developer
2 200 (26.53%) Java Developer
3 192 (25.46%) .NET Developer
4 101 (13.40%) Senior Developer
5 93 (12.33%) Software Engineer
6 53 (7.03%) Software Developer
7 47 (6.23%) C# Developer
8 40 (5.31%) Graduate
9 35 (4.64%) Web Developer
9 35 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 30 (3.98%) Lead Developer
11 29 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
12 25 (3.32%) Architect
12 25 (3.32%) Team Leader
12 25 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.18%) PHP Developer
13 24 (3.18%) Junior
14 23 (3.05%) Junior Developer
15 21 (2.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (2.65%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (38.73%) .NET
2 277 (36.74%) HTML
3 256 (33.95%) CSS
4 222 (29.44%) ASP.NET
5 211 (27.98%) Spring
6 173 (22.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 141 (18.70%) WCF
8 135 (17.90%) HTML5
9 127 (16.84%) RESTful
10 125 (16.58%) XML
11 115 (15.25%) Web Services
12 113 (14.99%) Ajax
13 104 (13.79%) JSON
14 99 (13.13%) Hibernate
14 99 (13.13%) AngularJS
15 93 (12.33%) CSS3
16 77 (10.21%) KnockoutJS
17 75 (9.95%) jQuery
18 70 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 66 (8.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.03%) Computer Science
2 50 (6.63%) Mathematics
3 41 (5.44%) Inversion of Control
4 29 (3.85%) Social Network
5 28 (3.71%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.92%) Streaming Music
7 20 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.65%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.25%) N-Tier
9 16 (2.12%) User Experience
10 14 (1.86%) DTV
11 13 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.72%) SWIFT
12 12 (1.59%) Xbox
12 12 (1.59%) iPhone
13 8 (1.06%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 7 (0.93%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.53%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 126 (16.71%) Linux
2 67 (8.89%) Windows
3 43 (5.70%) Android
4 28 (3.71%) UNIX
5 19 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.99%) Windows Phone
7 13 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.66%) CentOS
10 4 (0.53%) Fedora
11 3 (0.40%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (81.70%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (40.19%) Scrum
3 267 (35.41%) MVC
4 171 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
5 162 (21.49%) BDD
6 160 (21.22%) Web Application Development
7 158 (20.95%) OO
8 150 (19.89%) Software Engineering
9 94 (12.47%) Kanban
10 75 (9.95%) Pair Programming
11 73 (9.68%) OOD
12 72 (9.55%) OOP
13 66 (8.75%) Dependency Injection
14 65 (8.62%) Unit Testing
15 61 (8.09%) SDLC
16 60 (7.96%) Open Source
17 56 (7.43%) E-Commerce
18 44 (5.84%) MVVM
19 41 (5.44%) UML
20 38 (5.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 370 (49.07%) Java
2 314 (41.64%) C#
3 293 (38.86%) JavaScript
4 170 (22.55%) SQL
5 108 (14.32%) PHP
6 85 (11.27%) C++
7 64 (8.49%) Ruby
8 56 (7.43%) Python
9 43 (5.70%) PL/SQL
10 29 (3.85%) C
11 17 (2.25%) Perl
12 15 (1.99%) XAML
12 15 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.46%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.33%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.19%) CFML
16 8 (1.06%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.93%) VB
17 7 (0.93%) RPG
17 7 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 123 (16.31%) Degree
2 22 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.93%) ISEB
6 6 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.53%) HND
7 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.53%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.18%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) ISO 14001
2 8 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.59%) Docker
3 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 33 (4.38%) Puppet
2 13 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.27%) Nagios
4 2 (0.27%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.27%) yum
4 2 (0.27%) logstash
4 2 (0.27%) Graphite
Vendors
1 113 (14.99%) Oracle
2 47 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.58%) Google
4 22 (2.92%) hybris
5 19 (2.52%) Zend
5 19 (2.52%) Facebook
5 19 (2.52%) Xamarin
6 15 (1.99%) VMware
6 15 (1.99%) SAP
7 13 (1.72%) IBM
8 8 (1.06%) Perforce
9 7 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.93%) Apple
10 5 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.53%) CODA
11 4 (0.53%) Mapinfo
11 4 (0.53%) ESRI
11 4 (0.53%) Adobe
12 3 (0.40%) ATG
12 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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