Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 122 132 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.37% 9.98% 10.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.77% 11.18% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109 117 156
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £58,250 £58,750 £57,500
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 886 1,181 1,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 89.86% 89.33% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1,008 1,357
Kent median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £62,500 £63,600
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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +3 25 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Malling +15 17 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Chatham +7 16 £62,500 +76.06%
Maidstone -4 11 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Dartford -16 5 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Tonbridge - 4 £42,500 - 2
Folkestone -5 3 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Canterbury +3 2 £33,750 -6.90% 1
Dover 0 2 £52,500 +90.91% 1
Westerham - 2 £58,750 - 2
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 96 (78.69%) C#
2 94 (77.05%) .NET
3 89 (72.95%) MVC
4 79 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (64.75%) AngularJS
5 54 (44.26%) BDD
6 51 (41.80%) ASP.NET
6 51 (41.80%) JavaScript
7 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
8 46 (37.70%) HTML
9 45 (36.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (36.07%) CSS
11 40 (32.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 35 (28.69%) Scrum
13 34 (27.87%) SQL Server 2016
14 33 (27.05%) Web Application Development
14 33 (27.05%) RESTful
15 31 (25.41%) Kanban
15 31 (25.41%) Finance
16 30 (24.59%) Games
17 29 (23.77%) .NET Framework
18 28 (22.95%) WCF
18 28 (22.95%) WinForms
18 28 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (22.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 26 (21.31%) Windows
21 25 (20.49%) Microsoft Azure
21 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
22 24 (19.67%) Dependency Injection

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 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.64%) CMS
3 2 (1.64%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.28%) Fireworks
1 4 (3.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (20.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.20%) npm
3 3 (2.46%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.46%) Heroku
3 3 (2.46%) NuGet
4 2 (1.64%) GitHub
5 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) Internet
2 4 (3.28%) Intranet
3 3 (2.46%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (1.64%) Broadband
5 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 34 (27.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (12.30%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.10%) MySQL
6 3 (2.46%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.64%) Big Data
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.82%) Redis
8 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.11%) JIRA
2 16 (13.11%) TeamCity
3 14 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.84%) Visual Studio
5 10 (8.20%) GitLab
5 10 (8.20%) Gradle
5 10 (8.20%) Mocha
5 10 (8.20%) Selenium
5 10 (8.20%) Travis CI
5 10 (8.20%) webpack
6 7 (5.74%) NUnit
7 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.92%) SpecFlow
7 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.28%) Moq
9 4 (3.28%) MSTest
9 4 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 30 (24.59%) Games
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (80.33%) Developer
2 83 (68.03%) .NET Developer
3 47 (38.52%) C# Developer
4 46 (37.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (18.85%) ASP Developer
5 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.20%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (7.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Internet Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Software Engineer
13 4 (3.28%) Automation Tester
13 4 (3.28%) Graduate
13 4 (3.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 4 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (3.28%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (77.05%) .NET
2 79 (64.75%) AngularJS
3 51 (41.80%) ASP.NET
4 46 (37.70%) HTML
5 45 (36.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (36.07%) CSS
7 40 (32.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (27.05%) RESTful
9 29 (23.77%) .NET Framework
10 28 (22.95%) WCF
10 28 (22.95%) WinForms
11 27 (22.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (18.85%) KnockoutJS
13 20 (16.39%) Entity Framework
13 20 (16.39%) WPF
14 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 14 (11.48%) MSMQ
15 14 (11.48%) React
16 11 (9.02%) Vue.js
17 10 (8.20%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) W3C
4 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.46%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) Tandem
6 1 (0.82%) BBC
6 1 (0.82%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (72.95%) MVC
2 79 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (44.26%) BDD
4 35 (28.69%) Scrum
5 33 (27.05%) Web Application Development
6 31 (25.41%) Kanban
7 28 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (19.67%) Dependency Injection
9 23 (18.85%) Systems Analysis
10 22 (18.03%) Web Development
11 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
12 16 (13.11%) DevOps
12 16 (13.11%) MVVM
13 14 (11.48%) Multithreading
14 11 (9.02%) Unit Testing
15 10 (8.20%) Game Development
16 9 (7.38%) Change Control
16 9 (7.38%) Secure Coding
16 9 (7.38%) SOLID
17 8 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 96 (78.69%) C#
2 51 (41.80%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.85%) Ruby
4 22 (18.03%) SQL
5 14 (11.48%) F#
6 10 (8.20%) ES6
6 10 (8.20%) ES7
7 5 (4.10%) Java
7 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.28%) PHP
9 3 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.64%) Go
10 2 (1.64%) Python
11 1 (0.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.82%) VB
11 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) Degree
1 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) Kibana
2 1 (0.82%) Ansible
2 1 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Google
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.28%) Adobe
4 3 (2.46%) Apple
4 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.46%) Splunk
5 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.82%) Facebook
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle
6 1 (0.82%) SAP
6 1 (0.82%) Sony
6 1 (0.82%) Yahoo!