Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 67 32
Rank change year-on-year +34 -35 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 62 20 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.82% 2.00% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 2.19% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 82 19 119
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £74,900
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £48,389 £46,194
% change year-on-year +8.50% +4.75% -2.75%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 994 913 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 93.33% 91.21% 93.17%
Number of salaries quoted 770 781 1,241
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £79,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Bedfordshire

TDD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for TDD in Bedfordshire

TDD
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in Bedfordshire

TDD
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Luton +30 41 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Bedford -6 15 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Dunstable +7 5 £56,500 +15.90%
TDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Java
3 31 (50.00%) C#
4 30 (48.39%) Spring
5 29 (46.77%) .NET
6 27 (43.55%) Hibernate
7 26 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
9 24 (38.71%) SQL
10 23 (37.10%) Microservices
11 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
12 20 (32.26%) AngularJS
13 17 (27.42%) BDD
13 17 (27.42%) HTML
13 17 (27.42%) Java 8
14 16 (25.81%) Web Services
14 16 (25.81%) LINQ
14 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (25.81%) DevOps
15 14 (22.58%) Scrum
15 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
15 14 (22.58%) .NET Core
16 13 (20.97%) XML
16 13 (20.97%) Java EE
16 13 (20.97%) Google
16 13 (20.97%) Kibana
16 13 (20.97%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (20.97%) CQRS
17 12 (19.35%) REST

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 13 (20.97%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (19.35%) JBoss
3 11 (17.74%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.06%) Azure Functions
3 5 (8.06%) Serverless
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.52%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 57 (91.94%) Developer
2 29 (46.77%) Java Developer
3 21 (33.87%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Graduate
5 9 (14.52%) Graduate Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Lead Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Graduate Java Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Lead Java Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Azure Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Backend Developer
10 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 3 (4.84%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Lead Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) Spring
2 29 (46.77%) .NET
3 27 (43.55%) Hibernate
4 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (32.26%) AngularJS
6 17 (27.42%) HTML
7 16 (25.81%) LINQ
7 16 (25.81%) Web Services
8 14 (22.58%) .NET Core
9 13 (20.97%) Java EE
9 13 (20.97%) XML
10 12 (19.35%) REST
10 12 (19.35%) SOAP
11 11 (17.74%) JAX-RS
11 11 (17.74%) JAX-WS
12 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
12 10 (16.13%) JSON
13 7 (11.29%) CSS
14 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (8.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Fintech
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.61%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) Microservices
3 17 (27.42%) BDD
4 16 (25.81%) DevOps
5 14 (22.58%) Scrum
6 13 (20.97%) CQRS
7 11 (17.74%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (14.52%) MVC
9 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
9 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.68%) Open Source
11 5 (8.06%) Data Security
11 5 (8.06%) Web Development
12 4 (6.45%) SOA
13 3 (4.84%) OO
13 3 (4.84%) SOLID
14 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
14 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
14 2 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) Java
2 31 (50.00%) C#
3 24 (38.71%) SQL
4 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 17 (27.42%) Java 8
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Google
2 5 (8.06%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft