Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 32 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 118 96 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.38% 7.33% 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.08% 8.31% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 107 81 156
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 902 1,155 1,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.98% 88.24% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 755 998 1,435
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Kent

TDD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for TDD in Kent

TDD
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Kent over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in Kent

TDD
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Tunbridge Wells +7 26 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Malling - 12 £55,000 - 6
Chatham +5 11 £65,000 +91.18%
Maidstone -2 10 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Dartford -11 6 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Dover 0 5 £52,500 +90.91% 1
Folkestone -3 5 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Canterbury +11 4 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Rochester - 4 £45,000 -
Tonbridge - 4 £42,500 - 1
Westerham - 1 £75,000 - 1
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for TDD.

1 101 (85.59%) MVC
2 93 (78.81%) C#
3 92 (77.97%) .NET
4 82 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (66.10%) AngularJS
6 71 (60.17%) BDD
7 61 (51.69%) ASP.NET
8 59 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 58 (49.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (44.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 51 (43.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 51 (43.22%) Web Application Development
12 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
12 48 (40.68%) RESTful
13 39 (33.05%) WCF
13 39 (33.05%) .NET Framework
14 34 (28.81%) Ruby
15 33 (27.97%) Kanban
15 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (26.27%) Games
16 31 (26.27%) HTML
16 31 (26.27%) CSS
17 29 (24.58%) Git (software)
18 28 (23.73%) KnockoutJS
18 28 (23.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (23.73%) Entity Framework
19 27 (22.88%) Dependency Injection
19 27 (22.88%) Scrum
20 26 (22.03%) WinForms

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 14 (11.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) nginx
2 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.47%) npm
4 6 (5.08%) Heroku
5 5 (4.24%) GitHub
6 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.69%) NuGet
7 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.95%) Internet
2 6 (5.08%) Hyperconnected
3 2 (1.69%) Broadband
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (43.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (16.10%) NoSQL
4 16 (13.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.54%) MySQL
6 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.71%) TeamCity
3 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.02%) JIRA
4 11 (9.32%) NUnit
5 10 (8.47%) GitLab
5 10 (8.47%) Gradle
5 10 (8.47%) Mocha
5 10 (8.47%) Travis CI
5 10 (8.47%) webpack
6 8 (6.78%) Selenium
7 7 (5.93%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
8 6 (5.08%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.24%) Moq
9 5 (4.24%) MSTest
9 5 (4.24%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.39%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (26.27%) Games
2 23 (19.49%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Legal
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (86.44%) Developer
2 88 (74.58%) .NET Developer
3 36 (30.51%) C# Developer
4 35 (29.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (16.95%) ASP Developer
5 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (11.86%) Internet Developer
7 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.93%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Graduate
10 5 (4.24%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Junior
10 5 (4.24%) Linux Developer
11 4 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (77.97%) .NET
2 78 (66.10%) AngularJS
3 61 (51.69%) ASP.NET
4 58 (49.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (44.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 48 (40.68%) RESTful
7 39 (33.05%) .NET Framework
7 39 (33.05%) WCF
8 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 31 (26.27%) CSS
9 31 (26.27%) HTML
10 28 (23.73%) Entity Framework
10 28 (23.73%) KnockoutJS
10 28 (23.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (22.03%) WinForms
12 23 (19.49%) WPF
13 16 (13.56%) Node.js
14 14 (11.86%) MSMQ
15 12 (10.17%) Code First Entity Framework
15 12 (10.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) e-Learning
4 4 (3.39%) Tandem
5 3 (2.54%) Social Network
6 1 (0.85%) BBC
6 1 (0.85%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.85%) Fintech
6 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (85.59%) MVC
2 82 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (60.17%) BDD
4 51 (43.22%) Web Application Development
5 33 (27.97%) Kanban
6 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (22.88%) Dependency Injection
7 27 (22.88%) Scrum
8 20 (16.95%) Systems Analysis
8 20 (16.95%) Web Development
9 17 (14.41%) DevOps
9 17 (14.41%) MVVM
10 14 (11.86%) Multithreading
11 11 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (8.47%) Game Development
12 10 (8.47%) OO
13 8 (6.78%) SOLID
14 7 (5.93%) Unit Testing
15 6 (5.08%) OOP
15 6 (5.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 93 (78.81%) C#
2 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 34 (28.81%) Ruby
4 17 (14.41%) SQL
5 14 (11.86%) F#
6 10 (8.47%) ES6
6 10 (8.47%) ES7
7 5 (4.24%) Java
8 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.54%) VB
9 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.69%) PHP
10 2 (1.69%) Python
10 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.85%) Go
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Kibana
2 1 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Google
2 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) Apple
4 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (0.85%) Facebook
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle
5 1 (0.85%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) Sony
5 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.85%) Yahoo!