Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 31 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1,221 1,936 2,918
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.64% 7.24% 9.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 7.90% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,162 1,803 2,832
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 19,576 24,515 28,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.48% 91.72% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,785 20,041 23,465
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.92%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the South East

TDD
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in the South East.

Salary trend for TDD in the South East

TDD
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the South East over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Salary histogram for TDD in the South East

TDD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 March 2020. 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
Thames Valley -5 419 £60,000 +9.09% 70
Hampshire -2 371 £45,000 -5.26% 41
Berkshire +7 271 £65,000 +8.33% 38
Surrey -36 136 £50,000 -9.09% 35
West Sussex -10 128 £50,000 +5.26% 17
East Sussex -29 97 £48,750 - 11
Buckinghamshire -7 91 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Oxfordshire -9 57 £55,000 - 24
Kent 0 47 £51,500 +21.18% 13
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 888 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 649 (53.15%) C#
3 617 (50.53%) JavaScript
4 572 (46.85%) .NET
5 450 (36.86%) BDD
6 438 (35.87%) HTML
7 423 (34.64%) AngularJS
8 420 (34.40%) MVC
9 407 (33.33%) Scrum
10 391 (32.02%) CSS
11 357 (29.24%) Git (software)
12 344 (28.17%) Azure
13 333 (27.27%) ASP.NET
13 333 (27.27%) Java
14 314 (25.72%) SQL
15 294 (24.08%) SQL Server
16 276 (22.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 266 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
18 257 (21.05%) React
19 256 (20.97%) Test Automation
20 242 (19.82%) .NET Framework
21 232 (19.00%) DevOps
22 229 (18.76%) Web Services
23 228 (18.67%) AWS
24 216 (17.69%) RESTful
25 211 (17.28%) Microsoft
26 209 (17.12%) Software Engineering
27 183 (14.99%) Spring
28 177 (14.50%) Node.js
29 163 (13.35%) Jenkins

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 64 (5.24%) Confluence
2 39 (3.19%) CMS
3 37 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.56%) EPiServer
6 19 (1.56%) IIS
7 18 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.06%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.74%) WordPress
10 6 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
11 5 (0.41%) Apache
11 5 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.41%) JBoss
12 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.16%) Drupal
13 2 (0.16%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.16%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.25%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.25%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 344 (28.17%) Azure
2 228 (18.67%) AWS
3 97 (7.94%) SaaS
4 70 (5.73%) GitHub
5 38 (3.11%) Serverless
6 30 (2.46%) GCP
7 21 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (1.64%) Slack
9 19 (1.56%) Heroku
9 19 (1.56%) OpenShift
9 19 (1.56%) PaaS
10 18 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (0.90%) Amazon Cognito
12 8 (0.66%) Google Play
12 8 (0.66%) IaaS
13 7 (0.57%) Azure Functions
14 6 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.41%) BrowserStack
16 4 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.78%) HTTP
2 21 (1.72%) Internet
3 11 (0.90%) DNS
4 10 (0.82%) MPLS
4 10 (0.82%) SNMP
5 7 (0.57%) FTP
6 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.33%) SSL
6 4 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.25%) Firewall
7 3 (0.25%) Network Security
7 3 (0.25%) Skype
7 3 (0.25%) SSH
7 3 (0.25%) Wireless
8 2 (0.16%) AMQP
8 2 (0.16%) WebEx
9 1 (0.082%) LAN
9 1 (0.082%) MQTT
9 1 (0.082%) SMTP
9 1 (0.082%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (24.08%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.90%) MySQL
3 69 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
4 67 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 43 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 28 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 25 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 25 (2.05%) Big Data
9 17 (1.39%) Redis
10 16 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.66%) NuoDB
14 7 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.57%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (0.57%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.49%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.49%) MS Access
15 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 357 (29.24%) Git (software)
2 163 (13.35%) Jenkins
3 154 (12.61%) Visual Studio
4 126 (10.32%) Selenium
5 117 (9.58%) JIRA
6 99 (8.11%) NUnit
7 83 (6.80%) Cucumber
8 77 (6.31%) Maven
9 64 (5.24%) TeamCity
10 60 (4.91%) JUnit
10 60 (4.91%) SpecFlow
10 60 (4.91%) StyleCop
11 49 (4.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 48 (3.93%) Postman
13 39 (3.19%) SoapUI
14 34 (2.78%) Subversion
15 33 (2.70%) WebDriver
16 31 (2.54%) Mocha
16 31 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 139 (11.38%) Finance
2 65 (5.32%) Retail
3 41 (3.36%) Games
4 23 (1.88%) Public Sector
5 18 (1.47%) Marketing
6 17 (1.39%) Back Office
7 15 (1.23%) Law
7 15 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.98%) Publishing
8 12 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.90%) Automotive
10 9 (0.74%) Advertising
10 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.57%) Banking
12 7 (0.57%) Electronics
12 7 (0.57%) Police
13 4 (0.33%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 823 (67.40%) Developer
2 270 (22.11%) .NET Developer
3 239 (19.57%) C# Developer
4 213 (17.44%) Software Developer
5 191 (15.64%) Senior Developer
6 161 (13.19%) Java Developer
7 150 (12.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 128 (10.48%) Software Engineer
9 90 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 87 (7.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 86 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 66 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
13 60 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
14 57 (4.67%) Test Engineer
15 56 (4.59%) Lead Developer
16 55 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
17 52 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
18 48 (3.93%) Senior Software Developer
19 45 (3.69%) Junior
20 43 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (46.85%) .NET
2 438 (35.87%) HTML
3 423 (34.64%) AngularJS
4 391 (32.02%) CSS
5 333 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 276 (22.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 257 (21.05%) React
8 242 (19.82%) .NET Framework
9 229 (18.76%) Web Services
10 216 (17.69%) RESTful
11 183 (14.99%) Spring
12 177 (14.50%) Node.js
13 162 (13.27%) .NET Core
14 159 (13.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 155 (12.69%) Entity Framework
16 151 (12.37%) HTML5
17 145 (11.88%) jQuery
18 141 (11.55%) REST
19 117 (9.58%) WCF
20 77 (6.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (11.96%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (3.44%) User Experience
4 35 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.15%) iPad
8 13 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.57%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.49%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.49%) EPoS
12 5 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.41%) PMI
12 5 (0.41%) Robotics
12 5 (0.41%) Social Media
13 4 (0.33%) BBC
13 4 (0.33%) Life Science
14 3 (0.25%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 76 (6.22%) Windows
2 73 (5.98%) Linux
3 42 (3.44%) Android
3 42 (3.44%) Apple iOS
4 16 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.15%) Unix
6 8 (0.66%) CentOS
6 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.33%) Debian
9 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (36.86%) BDD
3 420 (34.40%) MVC
4 407 (33.33%) Scrum
5 266 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
6 256 (20.97%) Test Automation
7 232 (19.00%) DevOps
8 209 (17.12%) Software Engineering
9 145 (11.88%) Microservices
10 140 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
11 136 (11.14%) Unit Testing
12 132 (10.81%) Mentoring
12 132 (10.81%) OO
13 110 (9.01%) SOLID
14 98 (8.03%) Computer Science
15 92 (7.53%) Kanban
16 79 (6.47%) Web Application Development
17 77 (6.31%) SDLC
18 72 (5.90%) Software Delivery
19 69 (5.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 649 (53.15%) C#
2 617 (50.53%) JavaScript
3 333 (27.27%) Java
4 314 (25.72%) SQL
5 106 (8.68%) TypeScript
6 105 (8.60%) Python
7 87 (7.13%) Ruby
8 70 (5.73%) T-SQL
9 67 (5.49%) Java 8
10 59 (4.83%) C++
11 54 (4.42%) PHP
12 40 (3.28%) PowerShell
13 36 (2.95%) C
14 30 (2.46%) Kotlin
15 26 (2.13%) ES6
16 23 (1.88%) Apple Swift
16 23 (1.88%) Scala
17 17 (1.39%) VBScript
18 13 (1.06%) F#
19 11 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (11.22%) Degree
2 55 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (1.15%) ISEB
8 10 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.082%) CISA
11 1 (0.082%) CISSP
11 1 (0.082%) CIW
11 1 (0.082%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.082%) MCITP
11 1 (0.082%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.96%) QA
2 6 (0.49%) GDPR
3 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.33%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) WAI
7 1 (0.082%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.082%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.082%) NIST
7 1 (0.082%) PMO
System Software
1 145 (11.88%) Docker
2 12 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.74%) vSphere
4 5 (0.41%) Postfix
4 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.082%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 92 (7.53%) Kubernetes
2 61 (5.00%) Terraform
3 14 (1.15%) Ansible
4 10 (0.82%) MIIS
5 9 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.74%) Puppet
6 6 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.25%) Ambari
8 3 (0.25%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.25%) SELinux
9 2 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.082%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.082%) Kibana
10 1 (0.082%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.082%) Packer
10 1 (0.082%) Salt
Vendors
1 211 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.36%) Oracle
3 36 (2.95%) Google
4 24 (1.97%) Splunk
5 21 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 18 (1.47%) IBM
6 18 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.06%) SAP
8 13 (1.06%) VMware
9 11 (0.90%) Adobe
10 9 (0.74%) Facebook
11 7 (0.57%) HP
11 7 (0.57%) Sage
12 6 (0.49%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 5 (0.41%) Sony
14 4 (0.33%) Apple
14 4 (0.33%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.33%) Red Hat