Period
to 22 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1,780 2,771 2,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.82% 9.13% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 10.17% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,474 2,599 2,182
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 23,769 27,252 25,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.11% 89.84% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19,106 22,571 21,246
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
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 22 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -17 533 £55,000 +10.00% 55
Hampshire -10 491 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Berkshire +1 332 £57,500 +9.52% 26
Surrey -8 300 £57,500 +21.05% 15
East Sussex +11 251 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Sussex -14 166 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Oxfordshire -22 104 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Buckinghamshire -37 97 £47,500 - 13
Kent -34 44 £42,500 +1.19% 14
Middlesex +17 4 £57,500 -8.00%
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 1,304 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
2 841 (47.25%) JavaScript
3 814 (45.73%) C#
4 702 (39.44%) .NET
5 672 (37.75%) Java
6 603 (33.88%) AngularJS
7 555 (31.18%) BDD
8 519 (29.16%) HTML
9 510 (28.65%) Scrum
10 499 (28.03%) SQL
11 467 (26.24%) Git (software)
12 428 (24.04%) CSS
13 424 (23.82%) Software Engineering
14 417 (23.43%) Continuous Integration
15 413 (23.20%) MVC
16 405 (22.75%) ASP.NET
16 405 (22.75%) Test Automation
17 358 (20.11%) React
18 335 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
19 323 (18.15%) SQL Server
20 313 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
21 312 (17.53%) DevOps
22 279 (15.67%) Spring
23 276 (15.51%) Microsoft
24 256 (14.38%) Web Services
25 255 (14.33%) Microservices
26 254 (14.27%) RESTful
27 248 (13.93%) Jenkins
28 245 (13.76%) Docker
28 245 (13.76%) Linux

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 61 (3.43%) Confluence
2 45 (2.53%) IIS
3 43 (2.42%) CMS
4 37 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 32 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 27 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.24%) EPiServer
7 22 (1.24%) Sitefinity
8 20 (1.12%) Apache
9 13 (0.73%) Apache Spark
9 13 (0.73%) Kentico
10 12 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.67%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.62%) JBoss
12 10 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.56%) WordPress
13 9 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (0.62%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (0.45%) nopCommerce
2 6 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.22%) Magento
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 335 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 313 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (4.27%) SaaS
4 46 (2.58%) Serverless
5 35 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (1.46%) GitHub
7 25 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.29%) PaaS
9 22 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (1.18%) npm
11 19 (1.07%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.84%) Slack
14 14 (0.79%) Firebase
14 14 (0.79%) NuGet
15 13 (0.73%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 8 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 5 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
17 5 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 58 (3.26%) HTTP
3 33 (1.85%) Internet
4 23 (1.29%) RIP
5 15 (0.84%) Network Security
6 14 (0.79%) SNMP
7 13 (0.73%) Wireless
8 11 (0.62%) DNS
8 11 (0.62%) Firewall
8 11 (0.62%) Skype
8 11 (0.62%) SSL
9 10 (0.56%) MPLS
10 7 (0.39%) VLAN
11 6 (0.34%) AMQP
11 6 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.34%) MQTT
12 5 (0.28%) SSH
13 4 (0.22%) FCoE
13 4 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (18.15%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.29%) NoSQL
3 106 (5.96%) Relational Database
4 101 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 96 (5.39%) MySQL
6 64 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (3.20%) Big Data
8 30 (1.69%) Neo4j
9 25 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 25 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 19 (1.07%) Redis
11 16 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.67%) VoltDB
14 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 467 (26.24%) Git (software)
2 248 (13.93%) Jenkins
3 215 (12.08%) Selenium
4 196 (11.01%) Visual Studio
5 172 (9.66%) JIRA
6 130 (7.30%) Maven
7 127 (7.13%) JUnit
8 121 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 92 (5.17%) TeamCity
10 88 (4.94%) Cucumber
11 74 (4.16%) WebDriver
12 68 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 60 (3.37%) NUnit
14 53 (2.98%) GitLab
14 53 (2.98%) Mocha
15 51 (2.87%) Jasmine
16 45 (2.53%) Vagrant
17 43 (2.42%) SoapUI
18 41 (2.30%) Subversion
19 38 (2.13%) gulp
General
1 193 (10.84%) Finance
2 67 (3.76%) Retail
3 61 (3.43%) Marketing
4 44 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 42 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 33 (1.85%) Games
7 26 (1.46%) Electronics
8 24 (1.35%) Banking
9 19 (1.07%) Publishing
10 16 (0.90%) Advertising
11 9 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.39%) Law
13 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.28%) Back Office
14 5 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.28%) Military
15 3 (0.17%) Automotive
16 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.11%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,282 (72.02%) Developer
2 335 (18.82%) .NET Developer
3 330 (18.54%) Java Developer
4 321 (18.03%) Senior Developer
5 291 (16.35%) C# Developer
6 200 (11.24%) Software Developer
7 157 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 155 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 120 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 97 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 97 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 91 (5.11%) Full Stack Developer
11 91 (5.11%) Test Engineer
12 79 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 79 (4.44%) Junior
13 76 (4.27%) Agile Developer
14 75 (4.21%) Java Engineer
14 75 (4.21%) Junior Developer
15 72 (4.04%) Python Developer
16 71 (3.99%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 702 (39.44%) .NET
2 603 (33.88%) AngularJS
3 519 (29.16%) HTML
4 428 (24.04%) CSS
5 405 (22.75%) ASP.NET
6 358 (20.11%) React
7 279 (15.67%) Spring
8 256 (14.38%) Web Services
9 254 (14.27%) RESTful
10 237 (13.31%) .NET Framework
11 230 (12.92%) Node.js
12 222 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 219 (12.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 214 (12.02%) HTML5
15 206 (11.57%) jQuery
16 167 (9.38%) .NET Core
17 165 (9.27%) Entity Framework
18 164 (9.21%) REST
19 161 (9.04%) WCF
20 140 (7.87%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 211 (11.85%) Greenfield Project
2 123 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
3 118 (6.63%) Fintech
4 99 (5.56%) User Experience
5 81 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (4.10%) Algorithms
7 59 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 30 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.24%) Internet of Things
10 19 (1.07%) iPad
11 14 (0.79%) Life Science
12 12 (0.67%) Clustering
12 12 (0.67%) PKI
13 11 (0.62%) Cloud Native
13 11 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.51%) Blog
14 9 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.28%) Augmented Reality
15 5 (0.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 245 (13.76%) Linux
2 124 (6.97%) Windows
3 96 (5.39%) Android
4 64 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 33 (1.85%) Unix
6 13 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.39%) CentOS
7 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.28%) Debian
8 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,304 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (31.18%) BDD
3 510 (28.65%) Scrum
4 424 (23.82%) Software Engineering
5 417 (23.43%) Continuous Integration
6 413 (23.20%) MVC
7 405 (22.75%) Test Automation
8 312 (17.53%) DevOps
9 255 (14.33%) Microservices
10 245 (13.76%) OO
11 234 (13.15%) Unit Testing
12 224 (12.58%) SOLID
13 219 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
14 201 (11.29%) Mentoring
15 191 (10.73%) Open Source
16 175 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 147 (8.26%) SDLC
18 140 (7.87%) Pair Programming
19 135 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
20 124 (6.97%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 841 (47.25%) JavaScript
2 814 (45.73%) C#
3 672 (37.75%) Java
4 499 (28.03%) SQL
5 237 (13.31%) Python
6 195 (10.96%) C++
7 150 (8.43%) Java 8
8 123 (6.91%) C
9 108 (6.07%) Ruby
10 95 (5.34%) TypeScript
11 65 (3.65%) Go
12 60 (3.37%) PHP
13 56 (3.15%) T-SQL
14 48 (2.70%) Kotlin
15 39 (2.19%) Scala
16 36 (2.02%) ES6
17 31 (1.74%) Bash Shell
17 31 (1.74%) PowerShell
18 28 (1.57%) VB.NET
19 23 (1.29%) Rust
Qualifications
1 162 (9.10%) Degree
2 134 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 109 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 94 (5.28%) DV Cleared
5 67 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 59 (3.31%) ISTQB
7 31 (1.74%) ISEB
8 11 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.22%) CCNA
10 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.22%) CISSP
10 4 (0.22%) GIAC
10 4 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (0.22%) MCSE
10 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.22%) SANS
10 4 (0.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (8.48%) QA
2 30 (1.69%) WAI
3 9 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (0.34%) GDPR
4 6 (0.34%) PMO
5 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.28%) SLA
6 3 (0.17%) PSD2
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 245 (13.76%) Docker
2 39 (2.19%) VirtualBox
3 38 (2.13%) vSphere
4 18 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.22%) Firmware
7 4 (0.22%) NFS
7 4 (0.22%) Samba
7 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.22%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.056%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.056%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 104 (5.84%) Ansible
2 101 (5.67%) Kubernetes
3 36 (2.02%) Puppet
4 24 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.24%) Terraform
6 15 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.79%) HP ALM
8 11 (0.62%) Salt
9 8 (0.45%) Nagios
10 5 (0.28%) Ambari
10 5 (0.28%) Kibana
10 5 (0.28%) Rancher
10 5 (0.28%) SELinux
10 5 (0.28%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.17%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.056%) Wonderware InTouch
12 1 (0.056%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 276 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.17%) Oracle
3 74 (4.16%) Google
4 43 (2.42%) Splunk
5 39 (2.19%) SAP
6 32 (1.80%) Sitecore
7 31 (1.74%) Samsung
8 28 (1.57%) Xamarin
9 26 (1.46%) VMware
10 16 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.51%) HP
12 9 (0.51%) Remedy
12 9 (0.51%) Zend
13 8 (0.45%) IBM
14 7 (0.39%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.34%) Twitter
16 5 (0.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 5 (0.28%) Dell
16 5 (0.28%) Spotify