Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -44 +15 -10
Permanent jobs citing TDD 32 106 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.58% 10.72% 7.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 11.58% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 90 106
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% +3.66%
10th Percentile £33,752 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +10.00%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 796 915 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 89.14% 92.52% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 586 791 960
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £41,626 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.91% +4.07% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,625 £27,197 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Somerset

TDD
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for TDD in Somerset

TDD
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for TDD in Somerset

TDD
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Bath -23 12 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Taunton 0 8 £37,738 -5.66%
Street +8 5 £85,000 +41.67%
Weston-super-Mare - 3 £32,500 -
Clevedon - 2 £50,000 -
TDD
South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) BDD
4 16 (50.00%) C#
5 15 (46.88%) Scrum
5 15 (46.88%) DevOps
6 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
7 13 (40.63%) CSS
8 12 (37.50%) .NET
8 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
10 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
10 10 (31.25%) HTML
11 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
11 9 (28.13%) Docker
11 9 (28.13%) React
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
12 8 (25.00%) Ruby
12 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 8 (25.00%) Selenium
13 7 (21.88%) SQL
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
13 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
13 7 (21.88%) Acceptance Criteria
14 6 (18.75%) SDLC
14 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (9.38%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) SaaS
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) Serverless
5 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (15.63%) GIS
2 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (25.00%) Selenium
3 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) JMeter
4 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
4 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
4 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.50%) Subversion
5 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.38%) GitLab
6 3 (9.38%) MSTest
6 3 (9.38%) NUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Automation Test Expert
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.38%) React Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior React Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Azure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Azure Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 9 (28.13%) React
5 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
7 6 (18.75%) Node.js
8 5 (15.63%) .NET Core
8 5 (15.63%) JSON
8 5 (15.63%) Spring
8 5 (15.63%) Vue.js
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (9.38%) CSS3
10 3 (9.38%) HTML5
10 3 (9.38%) React Native
10 3 (9.38%) REST
10 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.38%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) BDD
3 15 (46.88%) DevOps
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (18.75%) Microservices
6 6 (18.75%) MVC
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.63%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Kanban
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Web Development
9 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) Ruby
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Java 8
7 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Software AG
2 1 (3.13%) webMethods