Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2,730 2,407 2,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.02% 8.19% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 9.32% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,569 2,267 2,328
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 26,836 25,824 33,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.69% 87.90% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22,323 21,252 27,870
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for TDD in the South East

TDD
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the South East over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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
Thames Valley -7 994 £52,500 +5.00% 111
Hampshire -1 593 £47,500 +7.95% 87
Surrey +8 438 £47,500 -9.52% 55
Berkshire -8 390 £52,500 -4.55% 51
Oxfordshire +3 314 £52,500 -1.87% 37
West Sussex +18 298 £45,000 - 23
Buckinghamshire -2 294 £47,500 - 23
East Sussex +4 216 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Kent +1 168 £41,000 +2.50% 23
Isle of Wight - 13 £30,000 -
Sussex -16 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Middlesex -6 2 £48,750 -4.41% 1
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 2,169 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,579 (57.84%) C#
3 1,344 (49.23%) .NET
4 1,133 (41.50%) BDD
5 1,111 (40.70%) JavaScript
6 987 (36.15%) MVC
7 979 (35.86%) SQL Server
8 910 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 845 (30.95%) Scrum
10 829 (30.37%) Java
11 794 (29.08%) AngularJS
12 745 (27.29%) HTML
13 733 (26.85%) SQL
14 706 (25.86%) RESTful
15 693 (25.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 685 (25.09%) Continuous Integration
17 672 (24.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 649 (23.77%) CSS
19 642 (23.52%) Git (software)
20 597 (21.87%) Software Engineering
21 540 (19.78%) Web Services
22 526 (19.27%) OO
23 505 (18.50%) WCF
24 491 (17.99%) Web Application Development
25 468 (17.14%) Test Automation
25 468 (17.14%) .NET Framework
26 462 (16.92%) SQL Server 2016
27 456 (16.70%) NoSQL
28 418 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 398 (14.58%) Degree

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 80 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
2 78 (2.86%) JBoss
3 61 (2.23%) CMS
4 59 (2.16%) IIS
5 58 (2.12%) Confluence
6 51 (1.87%) OpenStack
7 44 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 30 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 27 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 25 (0.92%) Apache
11 25 (0.92%) Apache Spark
11 25 (0.92%) EPiServer
11 25 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
12 23 (0.84%) NServiceBus
13 21 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (0.55%) WildFly
15 14 (0.51%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
17 11 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.073%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.073%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.073%) Mingle
4 2 (0.073%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.29%) Infor M3
2 6 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.037%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.037%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 337 (12.34%) Amazon AWS
2 284 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (2.56%) GitHub
4 66 (2.42%) SaaS
5 37 (1.36%) Serverless
6 33 (1.21%) npm
7 28 (1.03%) OpenShift
8 23 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (0.55%) NuGet
12 13 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.33%) PaaS
14 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.22%) DigitalOcean
15 6 (0.22%) Firebase
15 6 (0.22%) Google Play
16 5 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
16 5 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.52%) Internet
2 30 (1.10%) AMQP
3 26 (0.95%) Broadband
4 24 (0.88%) HTTP
5 20 (0.73%) Hyperconnected
6 7 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.22%) Wireless
8 4 (0.15%) LAN
8 4 (0.15%) VLAN
8 4 (0.15%) WAN
9 3 (0.11%) DNS
9 3 (0.11%) VoIP
10 2 (0.073%) FTP
10 2 (0.073%) Network Security
10 2 (0.073%) SMS
11 1 (0.037%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.037%) RIP
11 1 (0.037%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 979 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 462 (16.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 456 (16.70%) NoSQL
4 139 (5.09%) MySQL
5 131 (4.80%) Big Data
6 115 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 99 (3.63%) MongoDB
8 73 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 71 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 43 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 42 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
13 34 (1.25%) Neo4j
14 31 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
15 30 (1.10%) Redis
16 26 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (0.92%) MariaDB
18 24 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 642 (23.52%) Git (software)
2 273 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 253 (9.27%) Selenium
4 242 (8.86%) Visual Studio
5 186 (6.81%) NUnit
6 170 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 128 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 128 (4.69%) Subversion
8 123 (4.51%) JIRA
9 95 (3.48%) Maven
10 94 (3.44%) MSTest
11 77 (2.82%) TeamCity
12 76 (2.78%) JUnit
13 69 (2.53%) SpecFlow
14 61 (2.23%) WebDriver
15 47 (1.72%) Eclipse
16 44 (1.61%) webpack
17 41 (1.50%) Gradle
18 40 (1.47%) SoapUI
19 38 (1.39%) Moq
General
1 292 (10.70%) Finance
2 118 (4.32%) Games
3 103 (3.77%) Retail
4 95 (3.48%) Marketing
5 60 (2.20%) Banking
6 59 (2.16%) Advertising
6 59 (2.16%) Music Industry
7 48 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.36%) Electronics
9 32 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.62%) Back Office
11 12 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.40%) Automotive
12 11 (0.40%) Publishing
13 10 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.33%) Legal
15 6 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.22%) Hindi Language
15 6 (0.22%) Law
15 6 (0.22%) Punjabi Language
Job Titles
1 1,934 (70.84%) Developer
2 933 (34.18%) .NET Developer
3 494 (18.10%) C# Developer
4 382 (13.99%) Senior Developer
5 379 (13.88%) Java Developer
6 348 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 297 (10.88%) Software Engineer
8 278 (10.18%) Software Developer
9 147 (5.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 147 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 145 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 138 (5.05%) Lead Developer
12 133 (4.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 124 (4.54%) JavaScript Developer
14 121 (4.43%) Java Engineer
15 116 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 111 (4.07%) C# Software Developer
17 107 (3.92%) Test Engineer
18 104 (3.81%) Senior .NET Developer
19 99 (3.63%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,344 (49.23%) .NET
2 910 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 794 (29.08%) AngularJS
4 745 (27.29%) HTML
5 706 (25.86%) RESTful
6 693 (25.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 672 (24.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 649 (23.77%) CSS
9 540 (19.78%) Web Services
10 505 (18.50%) WCF
11 468 (17.14%) .NET Framework
12 418 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 387 (14.18%) Node.js
14 356 (13.04%) jQuery
15 353 (12.93%) Spring
16 314 (11.50%) Entity Framework
17 278 (10.18%) React
18 260 (9.52%) WPF
19 247 (9.05%) REST
20 235 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 362 (13.26%) Greenfield Project
2 346 (12.67%) Computer Science
3 145 (5.31%) User Experience
4 128 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 85 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 46 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (1.61%) Social Network
9 43 (1.58%) Fintech
10 26 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 26 (0.95%) Cloud Native
11 24 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 17 (0.62%) Blog
12 17 (0.62%) Social Media
13 16 (0.59%) BBC
13 16 (0.59%) Tandem
14 15 (0.55%) Mainframe
15 13 (0.48%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.48%) Digital TV
16 9 (0.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 326 (11.94%) Windows
2 280 (10.26%) Linux
3 48 (1.76%) Android
4 34 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
6 25 (0.92%) Unix
7 18 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.15%) Solaris
11 3 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.037%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.037%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.037%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.037%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,169 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,133 (41.50%) BDD
3 987 (36.15%) MVC
4 845 (30.95%) Scrum
5 685 (25.09%) Continuous Integration
6 597 (21.87%) Software Engineering
7 526 (19.27%) OO
8 491 (17.99%) Web Application Development
9 468 (17.14%) Test Automation
10 304 (11.14%) Unit Testing
11 294 (10.77%) Kanban
12 292 (10.70%) SOLID
13 286 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
14 284 (10.40%) Microservices
15 270 (9.89%) SDLC
16 246 (9.01%) Dependency Injection
17 200 (7.33%) DevOps
18 193 (7.07%) Web Development
19 186 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
20 185 (6.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,579 (57.84%) C#
2 1,111 (40.70%) JavaScript
3 829 (30.37%) Java
4 733 (26.85%) SQL
5 370 (13.55%) Ruby
6 304 (11.14%) Python
7 280 (10.26%) C++
8 175 (6.41%) Java 8
9 153 (5.60%) T-SQL
10 139 (5.09%) TypeScript
11 113 (4.14%) C
11 113 (4.14%) Scala
12 98 (3.59%) VB.NET
13 79 (2.89%) PHP
14 65 (2.38%) Go
15 43 (1.58%) F#
16 35 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 35 (1.28%) VB
17 30 (1.10%) Embedded C++
18 23 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 398 (14.58%) Degree
2 167 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 55 (2.01%) ISEB
5 35 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 31 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 17 (0.62%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.29%) PhD
9 6 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.22%) SANS
10 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.11%) CEH
11 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.073%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.073%) CSSLP
12 2 (0.073%) GPEN
12 2 (0.073%) GWAPT
12 2 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (8.35%) QA
2 44 (1.61%) GDPR
3 14 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.29%) GAMP
5 7 (0.26%) SLA
6 6 (0.22%) GCP
6 6 (0.22%) PSD2
7 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.15%) PMO
9 3 (0.11%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.073%) DICOM
11 1 (0.037%) WCAG
System Software
1 143 (5.24%) Docker
2 35 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.48%) Firmware
4 9 (0.33%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.29%) HDFS
6 5 (0.18%) KVM
7 4 (0.15%) vSphere
8 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.11%) Xen
9 2 (0.073%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.037%) zsh
Systems Management
1 85 (3.11%) Ansible
2 65 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 49 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (1.36%) Puppet
5 25 (0.92%) Kibana
6 20 (0.73%) Terraform
7 14 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 13 (0.48%) WSUS
9 6 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.18%) Salt
11 2 (0.073%) Grafana
11 2 (0.073%) logstash
11 2 (0.073%) Packer
12 1 (0.037%) Apache Shiro
12 1 (0.037%) Graphite
12 1 (0.037%) Rancher
12 1 (0.037%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 373 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 126 (4.62%) Oracle
3 68 (2.49%) Google
4 57 (2.09%) Xamarin
5 55 (2.01%) VMware
6 52 (1.90%) Facebook
7 31 (1.14%) Twitter
8 26 (0.95%) Sitecore
9 25 (0.92%) Apple
10 23 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 20 (0.73%) Capita
12 19 (0.70%) SAP
13 16 (0.59%) Sony
13 16 (0.59%) Talend
14 15 (0.55%) Cadence
14 15 (0.55%) Yahoo!
15 14 (0.51%) Perforce
16 13 (0.48%) HP
17 11 (0.40%) Sybase
18 10 (0.37%) Zend