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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 25 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 64 121 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.42% 9.39% 8.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 10.18% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 51 110 110
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £55,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 781 1,189 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.60% 92.24% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 650 979 1,080
Somerset median annual salary £43,000 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.92% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,625
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 October 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 October 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 -6 18 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Yeovil - 14 £57,500 - 1
Street -2 13 £82,500 +50.00%
Portishead -1 7 £27,000 -43.16%
Taunton +7 5 £37,000 -7.50%
Clevedon +4 2 £50,000 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £45,000 -
TDD
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (67.19%) JavaScript
3 31 (48.44%) BDD
4 26 (40.63%) .NET
5 25 (39.06%) Scrum
6 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
6 21 (32.81%) HTML
6 21 (32.81%) Java
7 19 (29.69%) CSS
8 18 (28.13%) MVC
9 16 (25.00%) C#
9 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (25.00%) RESTful
10 15 (23.44%) SQL
11 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
12 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (20.31%) Web Development
13 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
13 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
13 12 (18.75%) jQuery
13 12 (18.75%) Kanban
13 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
13 12 (18.75%) Degree
13 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 12 (18.75%) Python
13 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (17.19%) Pair Programming
15 10 (15.63%) TypeScript
15 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (15.63%) Microservices

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 8 (12.50%) CMS
1 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.94%) Apache Spark
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) Umbraco
3 6 (9.38%) nginx
4 5 (7.81%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.94%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (10.94%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DHCP
1 2 (3.13%) SSH
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) Big Data
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (10.94%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.38%) Redis
5 3 (4.69%) GIS
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Mockito
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) NCrunch
4 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Buildr
5 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.56%) Gradle
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) jMock
5 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.56%) Mocha
5 1 (1.56%) Moq
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.56%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (12.50%) Games
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (76.56%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Java Developer
2 15 (23.44%) JavaScript Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Software Developer
3 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Consultant
6 7 (10.94%) Graduate
6 7 (10.94%) Graduate Consultant
6 7 (10.94%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Graduate Software Consultant
6 7 (10.94%) Graduate Software Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Python Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Software Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) HTML
3 19 (29.69%) CSS
4 16 (25.00%) RESTful
5 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 12 (18.75%) jQuery
7 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (12.50%) Web Services
9 7 (10.94%) Redux
9 7 (10.94%) Spring
10 6 (9.38%) D3.js
10 6 (9.38%) Django
10 6 (9.38%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
11 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.81%) JSP
11 5 (7.81%) REST
11 5 (7.81%) SOAP
11 5 (7.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.81%) iPad
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Blog
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (48.44%) BDD
3 25 (39.06%) Scrum
4 18 (28.13%) MVC
5 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.31%) Web Development
7 12 (18.75%) Kanban
7 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 11 (17.19%) Pair Programming
9 10 (15.63%) Microservices
9 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
10 9 (14.06%) Mathematics
10 9 (14.06%) SDLC
11 8 (12.50%) CRM
12 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.94%) OO
12 7 (10.94%) OOP
12 7 (10.94%) Physics
12 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) JavaScript
2 21 (32.81%) Java
3 16 (25.00%) C#
4 15 (23.44%) SQL
5 12 (18.75%) Python
6 10 (15.63%) TypeScript
7 7 (10.94%) Scala
8 6 (9.38%) Java 8
9 5 (7.81%) Groovy
10 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.13%) C
11 2 (3.13%) ES6
11 2 (3.13%) Go
11 2 (3.13%) Perl
11 2 (3.13%) PHP
12 1 (1.56%) Ruby
12 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) CCNA
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) CBAP
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) KVM
2 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) ATG
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco
3 2 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) SAP