Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 95 210 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.84% 16.43% 13.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.85% 18.20% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 84 195 179
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 802 1,154 1,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 91.55% 90.30% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 676 988 1,206
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,125 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,250
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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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
West Malling -4 20 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Chatham -1 13 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Maidstone -14 11 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Tunbridge Wells -4 9 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Tonbridge - 9 £95,000 - 2
Folkestone +5 2 £43,750 -23.91% 1
Rochester - 2 £45,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £40,000 - 1
Canterbury -3 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Dartford -9 1 £50,000 - 1
Westerham - 1 £42,500 - 2
TDD
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 75 (78.95%) C#
2 71 (74.74%) .NET
3 57 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (52.63%) MVC
5 42 (44.21%) AngularJS
6 39 (41.05%) HTML
7 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 35 (36.84%) CSS
8 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
9 31 (32.63%) Software Engineering
10 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
10 29 (30.53%) Scrum
11 28 (29.47%) SQL
12 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
12 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (28.42%) BDD
13 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (25.26%) Finance
15 23 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (20.00%) Windows
17 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (17.89%) RESTful
19 16 (16.84%) Node.js
20 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
21 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
21 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
21 14 (14.74%) QA
21 14 (14.74%) WinForms
22 13 (13.68%) Change Control
22 13 (13.68%) Secure Coding

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 6 (6.32%) NServiceBus
1 6 (6.32%) Umbraco
2 5 (5.26%) CMS
3 4 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (4.21%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.21%) Fireworks
1 4 (4.21%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.42%) Slack
4 3 (3.16%) npm
5 2 (2.11%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.11%) NuGet
5 2 (2.11%) SaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Internet
2 4 (4.21%) Intranet
3 1 (1.05%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.21%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.11%) Big Data
6 2 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.05%) Redis
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.53%) JIRA
3 9 (9.47%) Selenium
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (8.42%) Android Studio
4 8 (8.42%) TeamCity
4 8 (8.42%) Xcode
5 6 (6.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.21%) PHPUnit
6 4 (4.21%) Protractor
6 4 (4.21%) TestRail
7 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.16%) JMeter
7 3 (3.16%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.11%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.11%) NUnit
8 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Retail
3 7 (7.37%) Advertising
3 7 (7.37%) Games
4 4 (4.21%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 71 (74.74%) Developer
2 59 (62.11%) .NET Developer
3 42 (44.21%) C# Developer
4 41 (43.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (18.95%) Software Developer
6 15 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (14.74%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (13.68%) ASP Developer
9 12 (12.63%) Software Engineer
10 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (8.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.21%) PHP Developer
12 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
13 3 (3.16%) Senior Software Engineer
13 3 (3.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (74.74%) .NET
2 42 (44.21%) AngularJS
3 39 (41.05%) HTML
4 35 (36.84%) CSS
5 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
6 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (17.89%) RESTful
9 16 (16.84%) Node.js
10 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
10 14 (14.74%) WinForms
11 13 (13.68%) WCF
12 12 (12.63%) HTML5
13 11 (11.58%) React
13 11 (11.58%) Sass
14 10 (10.53%) REST
14 10 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (10.53%) Vue.js
15 9 (9.47%) Entity Framework
15 9 (9.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.21%) W3C
3 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.11%) Fintech
5 1 (1.05%) BBC
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (52.63%) MVC
3 31 (32.63%) Software Engineering
4 29 (30.53%) Scrum
5 27 (28.42%) BDD
6 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
8 13 (13.68%) Change Control
8 13 (13.68%) Secure Coding
9 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.63%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (12.63%) Web Application Development
10 11 (11.58%) SOLID
11 10 (10.53%) DevOps
11 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
12 9 (9.47%) Kanban
12 9 (9.47%) SOA
13 8 (8.42%) Pair Programming
13 8 (8.42%) SEO
14 7 (7.37%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.95%) C#
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 28 (29.47%) SQL
4 11 (11.58%) Ruby
5 5 (5.26%) Java
5 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.21%) PHP
7 3 (3.16%) F#
7 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.11%) ES6
8 2 (2.11%) ES7
9 1 (1.05%) Go
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Kibana
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Google
3 4 (4.21%) Adobe
4 3 (3.16%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.11%) Splunk
6 1 (1.05%) Apple
6 1 (1.05%) Facebook
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Sony
6 1 (1.05%) Yahoo!