Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2,101 2,674 2,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.48% 8.55% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.22% 9.50% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,928 2,417 2,212
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 25,560 28,146 30,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.01% 89.95% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20,913 23,155 25,212
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -6 689 £55,000 +15.79% 101
Hampshire +12 546 £45,000 - 60
Berkshire -6 370 £60,000 +20.00% 48
Surrey -19 291 £50,000 - 50
West Sussex -4 240 £47,500 +5.56% 28
East Sussex +2 213 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Buckinghamshire -6 190 £45,000 - 26
Oxfordshire -14 129 £55,000 +22.22% 27
Kent -2 115 £42,250 -0.59% 29
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,568 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,065 (50.69%) C#
3 953 (45.36%) JavaScript
4 917 (43.65%) .NET
5 725 (34.51%) BDD
6 671 (31.94%) HTML
7 665 (31.65%) AngularJS
8 664 (31.60%) Scrum
9 663 (31.56%) SQL
10 643 (30.60%) Java
11 606 (28.84%) MVC
12 586 (27.89%) CSS
13 551 (26.23%) ASP.NET
14 488 (23.23%) Git (software)
15 483 (22.99%) SQL Server
16 482 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
17 437 (20.80%) Software Engineering
18 366 (17.42%) Test Automation
19 365 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
20 364 (17.33%) Web Services
21 363 (17.28%) Microservices
22 360 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC
23 353 (16.80%) OO
24 342 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
25 327 (15.56%) jQuery
26 322 (15.33%) SOLID
27 314 (14.95%) .NET Framework
28 307 (14.61%) RESTful
29 301 (14.33%) Visual Studio
30 295 (14.04%) Amazon AWS

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 86 (4.09%) Confluence
2 53 (2.52%) IIS
3 45 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (1.95%) CMS
5 35 (1.67%) Umbraco
6 34 (1.62%) JBoss
7 29 (1.38%) Apache Spark
8 24 (1.14%) Apache
8 24 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 21 (1.00%) EPiServer
9 21 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (0.86%) OpenStack
11 18 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.71%) Sitefinity
13 14 (0.67%) NServiceBus
14 13 (0.62%) SharePoint
14 13 (0.62%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.52%) Kentico
16 9 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.19%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.14%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.19%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.19%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.19%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.19%) SAP FS
2 4 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.048%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 365 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 295 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (3.28%) SaaS
4 57 (2.71%) Serverless
5 53 (2.52%) GitHub
6 29 (1.38%) npm
7 24 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (1.09%) PaaS
9 21 (1.00%) OpenShift
10 17 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (0.81%) Azure Functions
11 15 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (0.62%) TestFlight
13 12 (0.57%) IaaS
14 11 (0.52%) DigitalOcean
15 10 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.48%) Slack
16 9 (0.43%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.43%) Firebase
17 7 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.24%) Internet
2 29 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.09%) HTTP
4 22 (1.05%) Wireless
5 15 (0.71%) RIP
5 15 (0.71%) VLAN
6 8 (0.38%) AMQP
7 6 (0.29%) Broadband
7 6 (0.29%) Extranet
7 6 (0.29%) Network Security
8 5 (0.24%) Hyperconnected
8 5 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.19%) Intranet
9 4 (0.19%) MQTT
9 4 (0.19%) WebEx
10 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.095%) Firewall
11 2 (0.095%) SNMP
11 2 (0.095%) SSL
11 2 (0.095%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 199 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 109 (5.19%) MySQL
4 99 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 85 (4.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 84 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 83 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 60 (2.86%) Big Data
9 51 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 41 (1.95%) Redis
11 34 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 23 (1.09%) Neo4j
15 22 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
17 17 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
17 17 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (0.71%) Hadoop
19 14 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 488 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 301 (14.33%) Visual Studio
3 267 (12.71%) Jenkins
4 157 (7.47%) JIRA
5 150 (7.14%) Selenium
6 121 (5.76%) Maven
7 105 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 100 (4.76%) JUnit
9 82 (3.90%) Cucumber
9 82 (3.90%) NUnit
10 80 (3.81%) TeamCity
11 58 (2.76%) Subversion
12 54 (2.57%) GitLab
13 53 (2.52%) WebDriver
14 47 (2.24%) Gradle
15 46 (2.19%) SoapUI
16 45 (2.14%) Bitbucket
17 40 (1.90%) webpack
18 39 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
19 36 (1.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 211 (10.04%) Finance
2 94 (4.47%) Retail
3 87 (4.14%) Marketing
4 58 (2.76%) Games
5 51 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.38%) Electronics
7 35 (1.67%) Banking
7 35 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 19 (0.90%) Back Office
9 14 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.62%) Advertising
11 12 (0.57%) Automotive
12 11 (0.52%) Hindi Language
12 11 (0.52%) Punjabi Language
12 11 (0.52%) Urdu Language
13 6 (0.29%) Avionics
14 5 (0.24%) Legal
14 5 (0.24%) Publishing
15 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,525 (72.58%) Developer
2 469 (22.32%) .NET Developer
3 396 (18.85%) C# Developer
4 332 (15.80%) Java Developer
5 312 (14.85%) Senior Developer
6 247 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 246 (11.71%) Software Developer
8 177 (8.42%) Software Engineer
9 134 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 132 (6.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 126 (6.00%) Agile Developer
12 114 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
13 106 (5.05%) Lead Developer
14 101 (4.81%) .NET Software Developer
15 99 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
16 98 (4.66%) Senior .NET Developer
17 96 (4.57%) C# Software Developer
18 94 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 93 (4.43%) Agile Java Developer
20 89 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 917 (43.65%) .NET
2 671 (31.94%) HTML
3 665 (31.65%) AngularJS
4 586 (27.89%) CSS
5 551 (26.23%) ASP.NET
6 364 (17.33%) Web Services
7 360 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 342 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 327 (15.56%) jQuery
10 314 (14.95%) .NET Framework
11 307 (14.61%) RESTful
12 291 (13.85%) WCF
13 266 (12.66%) Node.js
14 261 (12.42%) React
15 257 (12.23%) Spring
16 230 (10.95%) REST
17 202 (9.61%) Entity Framework
18 185 (8.81%) HTML5
19 157 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 128 (6.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 171 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
2 156 (7.43%) User Experience
3 83 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (3.81%) Fintech
5 72 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 67 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (0.86%) N-Tier
11 15 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 13 (0.62%) Robotics
13 12 (0.57%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.52%) Industry 4.0
14 11 (0.52%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.38%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.38%) EPoS
16 7 (0.33%) Clustering
17 6 (0.29%) PMI
17 6 (0.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 225 (10.71%) Linux
2 180 (8.57%) Windows
3 58 (2.76%) Android
4 55 (2.62%) Unix
5 49 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.14%) VMS
10 2 (0.095%) Debian
10 2 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.095%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.095%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,568 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (34.51%) BDD
3 664 (31.60%) Scrum
4 606 (28.84%) MVC
5 482 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
6 437 (20.80%) Software Engineering
7 366 (17.42%) Test Automation
8 363 (17.28%) Microservices
9 353 (16.80%) OO
10 322 (15.33%) SOLID
11 241 (11.47%) Unit Testing
12 231 (10.99%) SDLC
13 210 (10.00%) DevOps
14 208 (9.90%) Web Development
15 205 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
16 202 (9.61%) Computer Science
17 198 (9.42%) Kanban
18 187 (8.90%) Mentoring
19 147 (7.00%) Pair Programming
20 146 (6.95%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1,065 (50.69%) C#
2 953 (45.36%) JavaScript
3 663 (31.56%) SQL
4 643 (30.60%) Java
5 246 (11.71%) Python
6 208 (9.90%) C++
7 151 (7.19%) Java 8
8 137 (6.52%) TypeScript
9 133 (6.33%) Ruby
10 106 (5.05%) PHP
11 92 (4.38%) T-SQL
12 76 (3.62%) C
13 65 (3.09%) ES6
14 49 (2.33%) Go
15 46 (2.19%) F#
16 44 (2.09%) Scala
17 42 (2.00%) PowerShell
18 33 (1.57%) Bash Shell
19 21 (1.00%) VB.NET
20 20 (0.95%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 233 (11.09%) Degree
2 80 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 59 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 37 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 32 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 26 (1.24%) ISEB
8 9 (0.43%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.14%) ACCA
11 3 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.095%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.095%) CISSP
12 2 (0.095%) GIAC
12 2 (0.095%) HND
12 2 (0.095%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.095%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.095%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (9.80%) QA
2 15 (0.71%) GDPR
3 12 (0.57%) SLA
4 6 (0.29%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.24%) PSD2
6 3 (0.14%) DICOM
6 3 (0.14%) WCAG
7 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.095%) PMO
8 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 185 (8.81%) Docker
2 24 (1.14%) VirtualBox
3 18 (0.86%) vSphere
4 13 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.38%) HDFS
7 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.14%) Firmware
9 2 (0.095%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.095%) NFS
9 2 (0.095%) Samba
9 2 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.095%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.095%) zsh
10 1 (0.048%) KVM
10 1 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (4.14%) Kubernetes
2 81 (3.86%) Ansible
3 43 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.38%) Puppet
5 21 (1.00%) Terraform
6 20 (0.95%) Kibana
7 16 (0.76%) Salt
8 11 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.24%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.14%) Grafana
11 3 (0.14%) logstash
12 2 (0.095%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.095%) Nagios
12 2 (0.095%) SCOM
12 2 (0.095%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.095%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.048%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.048%) Marathon
13 1 (0.048%) Mesos
Vendors
1 286 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 75 (3.57%) Oracle
3 48 (2.28%) Google
4 45 (2.14%) SAP
4 45 (2.14%) Xamarin
5 26 (1.24%) Splunk
6 25 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 21 (1.00%) VMware
8 18 (0.86%) Atlassian
9 14 (0.67%) Zend
10 11 (0.52%) New Relic
11 10 (0.48%) HP
11 10 (0.48%) Telerik
12 8 (0.38%) Intel
13 7 (0.33%) Adobe
13 7 (0.33%) Twitter
14 6 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.24%) Apple
15 5 (0.24%) Cadence
15 5 (0.24%) IBM