Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 135 185 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.19% 10.73% 10.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 12.14% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 120 163 222
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,700 £32,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1142 1524 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.19% 88.40% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1347 1685
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +19 33 £42,500 - 3
Dartford +2 30 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Chatham +3 11 £35,500 -29.00% 1
Maidstone -7 9 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Folkestone -1 8 £40,000 +14.29%
West Malling -9 8 £47,500 - 1
Canterbury -4 5 £36,250 -3.33%
Dover - 5 £27,500 -
Whitstable 0 2 £45,000 +28.57%
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for TDD.

1 118 (87.41%) C#
2 110 (81.48%) .NET
3 81 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 76 (56.30%) MVC
5 75 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 74 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (53.33%) JavaScript
8 66 (48.89%) SQL Server 2016
9 60 (44.44%) AngularJS
10 57 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (39.26%) WCF
12 52 (38.52%) BDD
13 50 (37.04%) Web Application Development
14 49 (36.30%) Node.js
14 49 (36.30%) RESTful
15 48 (35.56%) Ruby
16 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 46 (34.07%) NoSQL
18 44 (32.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 41 (30.37%) Git (software)
20 38 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
21 36 (26.67%) .NET Framework
21 36 (26.67%) Entity Framework
22 34 (25.19%) KnockoutJS
22 34 (25.19%) CSS
23 33 (24.44%) HTML
23 33 (24.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 31 (22.96%) Scrum
25 30 (22.22%) Music Industry
25 30 (22.22%) High Availability

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 3 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (2.22%) Confluence
2 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.70%) Serverless
4 3 (2.22%) PaaS
4 3 (2.22%) SaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Google Play
5 2 (1.48%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.07%) Broadband
2 6 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (48.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 46 (34.07%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.15%) Big Data
5 5 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.70%) DocumentDB
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.22%) Redis
8 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.48%) MySQL
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (30.37%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.26%) NUnit
3 19 (14.07%) Moq
3 19 (14.07%) MSTest
3 19 (14.07%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.19%) MSBuild
6 4 (2.96%) webpack
7 3 (2.22%) JIRA
8 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 30 (22.22%) Music Industry
2 21 (15.56%) Finance
3 19 (14.07%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.41%) Electronics
4 10 (7.41%) Swedish Language
5 9 (6.67%) Games
6 8 (5.93%) Advertising
7 5 (3.70%) Marketing
8 4 (2.96%) Banking
9 3 (2.22%) Hindi Language
9 3 (2.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 122 (90.37%) Developer
2 100 (74.07%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.30%) C# Developer
4 19 (14.07%) Telecoms Developer
5 18 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) WinForms Developer
10 7 (5.19%) .NET Web Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Applications Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.19%) WPF Developer
11 6 (4.44%) ASP Developer
11 6 (4.44%) C# Web Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (81.48%) .NET
2 75 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 60 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 57 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (39.26%) WCF
6 49 (36.30%) Node.js
6 49 (36.30%) RESTful
7 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 44 (32.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 36 (26.67%) Entity Framework
10 34 (25.19%) CSS
10 34 (25.19%) KnockoutJS
11 33 (24.44%) HTML
11 33 (24.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 30 (22.22%) Code First Entity Framework
13 25 (18.52%) WPF
14 21 (15.56%) Ninject
15 19 (14.07%) Castle Windsor
15 19 (14.07%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (17.04%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.70%) User Experience
6 4 (2.96%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.22%) PMI
8 2 (1.48%) BBC
8 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.48%) iPhone
8 2 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.48%) Social Media
9 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) Windows
2 3 (2.22%) Linux
2 3 (2.22%) Unix
3 2 (1.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (56.30%) MVC
2 74 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (38.52%) BDD
4 50 (37.04%) Web Application Development
5 38 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (22.96%) Scrum
7 30 (22.22%) High Availability
8 24 (17.78%) Kanban
9 23 (17.04%) Dependency Injection
10 19 (14.07%) Inversion of Control
10 19 (14.07%) MVVM
11 18 (13.33%) Web Development
12 16 (11.85%) OO
12 16 (11.85%) Open Source
13 14 (10.37%) Unit Testing
14 12 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (8.15%) OOD
16 10 (7.41%) Prototyping
17 7 (5.19%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 118 (87.41%) C#
2 72 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 48 (35.56%) Ruby
4 24 (17.78%) SQL
5 10 (7.41%) Java
5 10 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.44%) Go
7 4 (2.96%) Python
7 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.96%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.22%) VB
9 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.48%) F#
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.48%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Kibana
2 1 (0.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle
3 6 (4.44%) Google
4 4 (2.96%) Facebook
5 3 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.48%) Apple
6 2 (1.48%) Sony
6 2 (1.48%) Yahoo!