Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 38 23
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 +21
Permanent jobs citing TDD 81 89 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.25% 6.77% 9.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.16% 7.22% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 88 126
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +6.02% -2.35%
10th Percentile £28,400 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £74,200 £55,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%

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 797 1,233 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.98% 93.76% 91.22%
Number of salaries quoted 677 942 1,061
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
Bath +17 27 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Yeovil +10 27 £61,250 +28.95% 1
Taunton +7 8 £37,250 -0.67% 1
Portishead -3 7 £27,000 -43.16%
Street -5 5 £82,500 +57.14%
Clevedon +4 2 £50,000 +17.65%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £45,000 -
TDD
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 64 (79.01%) JavaScript
2 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (41.98%) HTML
4 32 (39.51%) CSS
4 32 (39.51%) Scrum
5 30 (37.04%) BDD
6 29 (35.80%) RESTful
6 29 (35.80%) Java
7 28 (34.57%) .NET
7 28 (34.57%) MVC
7 28 (34.57%) Git (software)
8 21 (25.93%) Python
9 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
10 18 (22.22%) Web Services
10 18 (22.22%) C#
10 18 (22.22%) Kanban
11 17 (20.99%) TypeScript
11 17 (20.99%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (19.75%) MySQL
12 16 (19.75%) Linux
13 15 (18.52%) SOAP
13 15 (18.52%) jQuery
14 14 (17.28%) Django
14 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
14 14 (17.28%) Degree
14 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
14 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (17.28%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (16.05%) Redis

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 14 (17.28%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (14.81%) nginx
3 8 (9.88%) CMS
4 7 (8.64%) ArcGIS
4 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.64%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.94%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.64%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) DHCP
1 2 (2.47%) SSH
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) MySQL
2 13 (16.05%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (16.05%) Redis
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.17%) Big Data
4 5 (6.17%) GIS
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.94%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Gradle
2 3 (3.70%) NCrunch
2 3 (3.70%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.47%) Ant
3 2 (2.47%) Apache Buildr
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) jMock
3 2 (2.47%) JUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Maven
3 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.23%) Mocha
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (9.88%) Games
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 69 (85.19%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) JavaScript Developer
3 22 (27.16%) Software Developer
4 17 (20.99%) Java Developer
5 16 (19.75%) .NET Developer
6 14 (17.28%) Python Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Graduate
7 7 (8.64%) Graduate Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Graduate Software Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Graduate Software Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.98%) HTML
2 32 (39.51%) CSS
3 29 (35.80%) RESTful
4 28 (34.57%) .NET
5 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
6 18 (22.22%) Web Services
7 15 (18.52%) jQuery
7 15 (18.52%) SOAP
8 14 (17.28%) Django
9 12 (14.81%) .NET Framework
9 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (14.81%) D3.js
9 12 (14.81%) JSP
9 12 (14.81%) LEMP Stack
10 9 (11.11%) Ajax
10 9 (11.11%) XML
11 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
11 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.64%) Node.js
12 7 (8.64%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.23%) Blog
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) Scrum
3 30 (37.04%) BDD
4 28 (34.57%) MVC
5 18 (22.22%) Kanban
6 17 (20.99%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Web Development
9 12 (14.81%) Pair Programming
10 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.35%) OO
10 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 9 (11.11%) SDLC
11 9 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 9 (11.11%) XML Parsing
12 8 (9.88%) API Development
12 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
12 8 (9.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 64 (79.01%) JavaScript
2 29 (35.80%) Java
3 21 (25.93%) Python
4 18 (22.22%) C#
5 17 (20.99%) TypeScript
6 13 (16.05%) SQL
7 6 (7.41%) Java 8
8 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.94%) Ruby
8 4 (4.94%) Scala
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
10 2 (2.47%) C
10 2 (2.47%) ES6
10 2 (2.47%) Go
10 2 (2.47%) Perl
11 1 (1.23%) Groovy
11 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) CCNA
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) CBAP
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) KVM
2 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) ATG
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco
3 2 (2.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) SAP