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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2,352 2,414 2,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.93% 8.23% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.86% 9.25% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,199 2,254 2,367
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £68,750 £61,750
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 26,542 26,106 33,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.51% 89.03% 89.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21,904 21,610 27,849
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,050 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 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 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
Thames Valley -13 838 £52,500 +5.00% 101
Hampshire +4 550 £47,500 +5.56% 72
Surrey -2 360 £47,500 -9.52% 47
Berkshire -18 340 £57,500 +4.55% 52
West Sussex +14 286 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Oxfordshire 0 272 £52,500 -4.55% 25
Buckinghamshire -9 226 £45,000 -5.26% 24
East Sussex -2 188 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Kent +5 121 £42,000 +5.00% 16
Isle of Wight - 5 £30,000 -
Sussex - 3 £47,500 -
Middlesex +8 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 South East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 1,853 (78.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1,284 (54.59%) C#
3 1,107 (47.07%) .NET
4 1,054 (44.81%) JavaScript
5 943 (40.09%) BDD
6 818 (34.78%) MVC
7 744 (31.63%) Scrum
8 734 (31.21%) AngularJS
9 729 (30.99%) HTML
10 717 (30.48%) ASP.NET
11 706 (30.02%) SQL Server
12 702 (29.85%) Java
13 669 (28.44%) SQL
14 630 (26.79%) CSS
15 609 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
16 585 (24.87%) Git (software)
17 547 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
18 526 (22.36%) RESTful
19 510 (21.68%) ASP.NET Web API
20 497 (21.13%) Web Services
21 486 (20.66%) Software Engineering
22 417 (17.73%) OO
23 413 (17.56%) .NET Framework
24 398 (16.92%) WCF
25 375 (15.94%) Test Automation
26 366 (15.56%) NoSQL
27 341 (14.50%) jQuery
28 339 (14.41%) Web Application Development
29 334 (14.20%) Node.js
30 333 (14.16%) 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 78 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (2.76%) JBoss
3 64 (2.72%) Confluence
4 56 (2.38%) CMS
5 41 (1.74%) IIS
5 41 (1.74%) OpenStack
6 33 (1.40%) Umbraco
7 28 (1.19%) Apache Solr
7 28 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
8 27 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.06%) EPiServer
9 25 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (0.89%) Apache Spark
10 21 (0.89%) NServiceBus
10 21 (0.89%) WildFly
11 18 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.72%) Apache
13 14 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.17%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.085%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.085%) Mingle
3 2 (0.085%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.085%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.085%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.085%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.085%) SAP FS
2 2 (0.085%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.043%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.043%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.043%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 323 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 289 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (2.64%) SaaS
4 55 (2.34%) GitHub
5 52 (2.21%) Serverless
6 37 (1.57%) npm
7 27 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 23 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
9 23 (0.98%) OpenShift
10 15 (0.64%) DigitalOcean
11 11 (0.47%) PaaS
12 9 (0.38%) TestFlight
13 8 (0.34%) NuGet
14 6 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.26%) Google Play
14 6 (0.26%) Heroku
15 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.06%) Internet
2 22 (0.94%) AMQP
3 14 (0.60%) Broadband
3 14 (0.60%) HTTP
3 14 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.47%) Hyperconnected
5 9 (0.38%) VLAN
6 6 (0.26%) Network Security
6 6 (0.26%) Wireless
7 4 (0.17%) WebEx
8 3 (0.13%) LAN
8 3 (0.13%) RIP
8 3 (0.13%) VoIP
8 3 (0.13%) WAN
9 2 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.043%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.043%) FTP
10 1 (0.043%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.043%) SMS
10 1 (0.043%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (30.02%) SQL Server
2 366 (15.56%) NoSQL
3 303 (12.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 124 (5.27%) MySQL
5 96 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 92 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 85 (3.61%) Big Data
8 80 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
9 66 (2.81%) RDBMS
10 41 (1.74%) Redis
11 32 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 32 (1.36%) Neo4j
12 28 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.02%) Oracle Database
15 21 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (0.72%) MariaDB
18 16 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 585 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 275 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 230 (9.78%) Visual Studio
4 197 (8.38%) Selenium
5 158 (6.72%) NUnit
6 135 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 133 (5.65%) JIRA
8 111 (4.72%) Cucumber
9 94 (4.00%) Subversion
10 84 (3.57%) Maven
11 75 (3.19%) JUnit
12 74 (3.15%) TeamCity
13 67 (2.85%) SpecFlow
14 60 (2.55%) webpack
15 55 (2.34%) WebDriver
16 48 (2.04%) MSTest
17 44 (1.87%) gulp
18 38 (1.62%) Gradle
18 38 (1.62%) Vagrant
19 36 (1.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 221 (9.40%) Finance
2 105 (4.46%) Games
3 98 (4.17%) Marketing
4 91 (3.87%) Retail
5 46 (1.96%) Banking
6 45 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 43 (1.83%) Advertising
8 41 (1.74%) Electronics
9 32 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.19%) Music Industry
11 15 (0.64%) Automotive
11 15 (0.64%) Hindi Language
11 15 (0.64%) Punjabi Language
11 15 (0.64%) Urdu Language
12 12 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.43%) Back Office
13 10 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.34%) Publishing
15 6 (0.26%) Legal
16 4 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,679 (71.39%) Developer
2 709 (30.14%) .NET Developer
3 445 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 355 (15.09%) Senior Developer
5 319 (13.56%) Java Developer
6 303 (12.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 283 (12.03%) Software Developer
8 264 (11.22%) Software Engineer
9 155 (6.59%) .NET Software Developer
10 141 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
11 137 (5.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 135 (5.74%) Lead Developer
13 134 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 129 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
15 115 (4.89%) C# Software Developer
16 110 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 108 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
18 99 (4.21%) Java Engineer
19 88 (3.74%) Senior C# Developer
20 87 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,107 (47.07%) .NET
2 734 (31.21%) AngularJS
3 729 (30.99%) HTML
4 717 (30.48%) ASP.NET
5 630 (26.79%) CSS
6 547 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 526 (22.36%) RESTful
8 510 (21.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 497 (21.13%) Web Services
10 413 (17.56%) .NET Framework
11 398 (16.92%) WCF
12 341 (14.50%) jQuery
13 334 (14.20%) Node.js
14 293 (12.46%) React
15 279 (11.86%) Spring
16 268 (11.39%) Entity Framework
17 257 (10.93%) REST
18 249 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 247 (10.50%) HTML5
20 191 (8.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 299 (12.71%) Computer Science
2 239 (10.16%) Greenfield Project
3 155 (6.59%) User Experience
4 102 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (2.81%) Mobile App
7 45 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
8 43 (1.83%) Fintech
9 27 (1.15%) Public Cloud
10 24 (1.02%) Social Network
11 20 (0.85%) Cloud Native
12 14 (0.60%) Blog
13 13 (0.55%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.47%) Robotics
14 11 (0.47%) Tandem
15 10 (0.43%) Device Driver
15 10 (0.43%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.34%) Wiki
17 7 (0.30%) 3D Graphics
17 7 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 273 (11.61%) Windows
2 258 (10.97%) Linux
3 52 (2.21%) Android
4 42 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
6 16 (0.68%) Unix
7 13 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.085%) Solaris
13 1 (0.043%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.043%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,853 (78.78%) Agile Software Development
2 943 (40.09%) BDD
3 818 (34.78%) MVC
4 744 (31.63%) Scrum
5 609 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
6 486 (20.66%) Software Engineering
7 417 (17.73%) OO
8 375 (15.94%) Test Automation
9 339 (14.41%) Web Application Development
10 294 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 284 (12.07%) SOLID
12 254 (10.80%) Microservices
13 243 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
14 229 (9.74%) Kanban
15 206 (8.76%) SDLC
15 206 (8.76%) Web Development
16 198 (8.42%) DevOps
17 192 (8.16%) Mentoring
18 183 (7.78%) Open Source
19 168 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,284 (54.59%) C#
2 1,054 (44.81%) JavaScript
3 702 (29.85%) Java
4 669 (28.44%) SQL
5 280 (11.90%) Python
6 279 (11.86%) Ruby
7 255 (10.84%) C++
8 156 (6.63%) Java 8
9 129 (5.48%) T-SQL
10 123 (5.23%) TypeScript
11 108 (4.59%) C
12 86 (3.66%) Scala
13 77 (3.27%) PHP
13 77 (3.27%) VB.NET
14 46 (1.96%) Go
14 46 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 41 (1.74%) F#
16 35 (1.49%) ES6
17 26 (1.11%) GLSL
18 24 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 333 (14.16%) Degree
2 126 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.87%) ISEB
5 35 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.13%) CITP
11 3 (0.13%) PhD
11 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.085%) HND
12 2 (0.085%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.085%) SANS
12 2 (0.085%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (8.97%) QA
2 25 (1.06%) GDPR
3 16 (0.68%) SLA
4 14 (0.60%) GCP
5 7 (0.30%) GAMP
5 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.17%) DICOM
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.085%) PSD2
8 2 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 173 (7.36%) Docker
2 28 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.51%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.43%) Firmware
5 9 (0.38%) vSphere
6 7 (0.30%) HDFS
7 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.13%) KVM
7 3 (0.13%) Xen
8 2 (0.085%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.085%) zsh
Systems Management
1 101 (4.29%) Ansible
2 80 (3.40%) Kubernetes
3 59 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (1.32%) Puppet
4 31 (1.32%) Terraform
5 24 (1.02%) Kibana
6 10 (0.43%) Salt
7 6 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.21%) Grafana
9 4 (0.17%) logstash
10 1 (0.043%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.043%) Graphite
10 1 (0.043%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.043%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.043%) Marathon
10 1 (0.043%) Mesos
10 1 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 305 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 88 (3.74%) Oracle
3 53 (2.25%) Google
4 46 (1.96%) VMware
5 44 (1.87%) Xamarin
6 28 (1.19%) Facebook
7 27 (1.15%) SAP
8 26 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 26 (1.11%) Sitecore
9 20 (0.85%) Twitter
10 16 (0.68%) Cadence
10 16 (0.68%) Talend
11 13 (0.55%) Splunk
12 12 (0.51%) New Relic
13 11 (0.47%) Apple
13 11 (0.47%) Capita
14 10 (0.43%) Perforce
14 10 (0.43%) Zend
15 8 (0.34%) Sybase
16 6 (0.26%) MicroStrategy