Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 132 134 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.39% 9.34% 7.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.35% 10.87% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 128 116 154
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 989 1,233 1,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.33% 85.98% 89.35%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1,045 1,634
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,850 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +5 30 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Malling +12 28 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Maidstone -2 9 £35,000 - 3
Dartford -15 7 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Dover +2 5 £52,500 +90.91%
Rochester - 5 £32,500 -
Chatham +14 4 £65,000 +57.58% 2
Canterbury +11 4 £35,000 -6.67%
Folkestone -2 4 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Tonbridge -4 4 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 118 (89.39%) MVC
2 115 (87.12%) C#
2 115 (87.12%) .NET
3 92 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (68.18%) BDD
5 88 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 88 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 85 (64.39%) SQL Server
7 83 (62.88%) Web Application Development
8 82 (62.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 75 (56.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 74 (56.06%) RESTful
11 70 (53.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 65 (49.24%) AngularJS
13 58 (43.94%) WCF
14 52 (39.39%) Ruby
15 47 (35.61%) JavaScript
16 44 (33.33%) Git (software)
17 43 (32.58%) .NET Framework
18 41 (31.06%) NoSQL
19 36 (27.27%) Node.js
19 36 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
20 35 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (25.76%) Entity Framework
22 33 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
22 33 (25.00%) Scrum
23 31 (23.48%) KnockoutJS
23 31 (23.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 30 (22.73%) Kanban
25 26 (19.70%) 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 10 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.76%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.79%) GitHub
3 5 (3.79%) Heroku
4 3 (2.27%) npm
5 2 (1.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.42%) Internet
2 7 (5.30%) Hyperconnected
3 4 (3.03%) Broadband
4 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (64.39%) SQL Server
2 82 (62.12%) SQL Server 2016
3 41 (31.06%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.61%) NUnit
3 11 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 9 (6.82%) Moq
4 9 (6.82%) MSTest
4 9 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (4.55%) Selenium
6 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.03%) Gradle
7 4 (3.03%) JIRA
7 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.27%) GitLab
8 3 (2.27%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.27%) Mocha
8 3 (2.27%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.27%) Travis CI
8 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.27%) webpack
9 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (17.42%) Finance
2 22 (16.67%) Games
3 11 (8.33%) Retail
4 8 (6.06%) Music Industry
5 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (93.18%) Developer
2 112 (84.85%) .NET Developer
3 26 (19.70%) C# .NET Developer
3 26 (19.70%) C# Developer
4 20 (15.15%) ASP Developer
4 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 14 (10.61%) Internet Developer
6 6 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (4.55%) Junior
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Graduate
7 5 (3.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Junior Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Linux Developer
8 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Telecoms Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (87.12%) .NET
2 88 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 88 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 75 (56.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 74 (56.06%) RESTful
5 70 (53.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 65 (49.24%) AngularJS
7 58 (43.94%) WCF
8 43 (32.58%) .NET Framework
9 36 (27.27%) Node.js
10 34 (25.76%) Entity Framework
11 31 (23.48%) KnockoutJS
11 31 (23.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (19.70%) WinForms
13 24 (18.18%) Code First Entity Framework
14 22 (16.67%) CSS
14 22 (16.67%) HTML
15 21 (15.91%) WPF
16 10 (7.58%) MSMQ
17 9 (6.82%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.55%) Social Network
4 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.03%) Tandem
6 3 (2.27%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.76%) BBC
7 1 (0.76%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (89.39%) MVC
2 92 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (68.18%) BDD
4 83 (62.88%) Web Application Development
5 36 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
6 35 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (25.00%) Scrum
8 30 (22.73%) Kanban
9 25 (18.94%) OO
10 20 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
11 15 (11.36%) Web Development
12 12 (9.09%) MVVM
13 11 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.58%) Multithreading
15 9 (6.82%) DevOps
15 9 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
16 8 (6.06%) High Availability
17 7 (5.30%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 115 (87.12%) C#
2 52 (39.39%) Ruby
3 47 (35.61%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.33%) SQL
5 10 (7.58%) F#
6 6 (4.55%) Java
7 4 (3.03%) VB
7 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.27%) ES6
8 3 (2.27%) ES7
9 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Go
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) Python
10 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.52%) ISEB
2 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Kibana
2 1 (0.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (2.27%) Apple
4 2 (1.52%) Facebook
5 1 (0.76%) Sony
5 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.76%) Yahoo!