Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 23 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2,941 2,403 2,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.28% 7.93% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.43% 9.03% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,713 2,281 2,417
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 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,300
England median annual salary £51,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +2.00% -

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 28,185 26,617 34,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.95% 87.82% 88.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23,290 21,921 29,095
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -1 1,038 £50,000 - 122
Hampshire -5 629 £45,000 - 59
Surrey +11 502 £47,500 -5.00% 53
Berkshire 0 437 £50,000 -4.76% 48
West Sussex +15 317 £45,000 -10.00% 22
Oxfordshire +2 305 £52,500 - 42
Buckinghamshire +1 302 £47,500 - 32
East Sussex +6 218 £45,000 +6.40% 14
Kent +1 204 £42,000 -6.67% 21
Isle of Wight - 19 £30,000 - 1
Sussex -8 13 £47,500 -5.00%
Middlesex -18 3 £62,500 +20.19% 2
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2,344 (79.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,792 (60.93%) C#
3 1,501 (51.04%) .NET
4 1,261 (42.88%) BDD
5 1,172 (39.85%) SQL Server
6 1,154 (39.24%) JavaScript
7 1,102 (37.47%) MVC
8 1,041 (35.40%) ASP.NET
9 883 (30.02%) Scrum
10 857 (29.14%) AngularJS
11 817 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 804 (27.34%) SQL
13 796 (27.07%) Java
14 787 (26.76%) HTML
15 763 (25.94%) RESTful
16 753 (25.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 681 (23.16%) CSS
18 678 (23.05%) Continuous Integration
19 637 (21.66%) Git (software)
20 636 (21.63%) OO
21 620 (21.08%) Software Engineering
22 617 (20.98%) WCF
23 594 (20.20%) Web Application Development
24 549 (18.67%) Test Automation
24 549 (18.67%) SQL Server 2016
25 533 (18.12%) Web Services
26 532 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 525 (17.85%) .NET Framework
28 475 (16.15%) NoSQL
29 442 (15.03%) Greenfield Project

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 72 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
1 72 (2.45%) IIS
2 62 (2.11%) JBoss
3 57 (1.94%) Confluence
4 51 (1.73%) OpenStack
5 41 (1.39%) CMS
6 38 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 36 (1.22%) Apache
8 28 (0.95%) Umbraco
9 27 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 24 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 24 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 24 (0.82%) NServiceBus
11 15 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (0.48%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (0.48%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.41%) WordPress
14 10 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.27%) Infor M3
2 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 301 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (2.69%) GitHub
4 77 (2.62%) SaaS
5 41 (1.39%) npm
6 25 (0.85%) OpenShift
7 23 (0.78%) Serverless
8 20 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (0.51%) NuGet
12 11 (0.37%) PaaS
13 7 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.24%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.20%) Firebase
15 5 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.14%) AWS OpsWorks
17 3 (0.10%) Google Play
18 2 (0.068%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 2 (0.068%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.22%) Internet
2 46 (1.56%) Broadband
3 31 (1.05%) HTTP
4 26 (0.88%) Hyperconnected
5 24 (0.82%) AMQP
6 16 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.41%) Wireless
8 7 (0.24%) LAN
8 7 (0.24%) WAN
9 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.10%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.10%) DNS
10 3 (0.10%) Extranet
10 3 (0.10%) FTP
10 3 (0.10%) Intranet
11 2 (0.068%) Network Security
11 2 (0.068%) SMS
11 2 (0.068%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.034%) 5G
12 1 (0.034%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,172 (39.85%) SQL Server
2 549 (18.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 475 (16.15%) NoSQL
4 144 (4.90%) Big Data
5 142 (4.83%) MySQL
6 112 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 102 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 77 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 55 (1.87%) Hadoop
9 55 (1.87%) RDBMS
10 50 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 47 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 40 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 38 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (1.02%) MariaDB
15 30 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (0.99%) Neo4j
17 19 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 637 (21.66%) Git (software)
2 318 (10.81%) Selenium
3 273 (9.28%) Visual Studio
4 265 (9.01%) Jenkins
5 199 (6.77%) NUnit
6 180 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 131 (4.45%) Subversion
8 115 (3.91%) MSTest
9 112 (3.81%) Cucumber
9 112 (3.81%) JIRA
10 92 (3.13%) Maven
11 78 (2.65%) WebDriver
12 73 (2.48%) JUnit
13 71 (2.41%) Moq
14 69 (2.35%) TeamCity
15 63 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
16 58 (1.97%) SpecFlow
17 57 (1.94%) Eclipse
18 49 (1.67%) SoapUI
19 48 (1.63%) gulp
General
1 300 (10.20%) Finance
2 138 (4.69%) Games
3 112 (3.81%) Retail
4 81 (2.75%) Music Industry
5 80 (2.72%) Marketing
6 72 (2.45%) Banking
7 67 (2.28%) Advertising
8 50 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.05%) Electronics
10 30 (1.02%) Back Office
11 24 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.48%) Publishing
13 13 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.27%) Automotive
15 8 (0.27%) Military
16 7 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.24%) Legal
17 6 (0.20%) Law
18 5 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 2,080 (70.72%) Developer
2 1,087 (36.96%) .NET Developer
3 469 (15.95%) C# Developer
4 405 (13.77%) Senior Developer
5 385 (13.09%) Java Developer
6 349 (11.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 309 (10.51%) Software Engineer
8 284 (9.66%) Software Developer
9 182 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 159 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 157 (5.34%) .NET Software Developer
12 143 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
13 141 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 140 (4.76%) Test Engineer
15 131 (4.45%) Senior Software Engineer
16 120 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
17 115 (3.91%) C# Software Developer
18 114 (3.88%) C++ Software Engineer
19 110 (3.74%) Lead Developer
20 109 (3.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,501 (51.04%) .NET
2 1,041 (35.40%) ASP.NET
3 857 (29.14%) AngularJS
4 817 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 787 (26.76%) HTML
6 763 (25.94%) RESTful
7 753 (25.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 681 (23.16%) CSS
9 617 (20.98%) WCF
10 533 (18.12%) Web Services
11 532 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 525 (17.85%) .NET Framework
13 412 (14.01%) Node.js
14 352 (11.97%) Spring
15 347 (11.80%) Entity Framework
16 333 (11.32%) jQuery
17 315 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 274 (9.32%) WPF
19 258 (8.77%) HTML5
20 254 (8.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 442 (15.03%) Greenfield Project
2 384 (13.06%) Computer Science
3 155 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (5.07%) User Experience
5 94 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 93 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 70 (2.38%) Fintech
8 69 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 46 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 45 (1.53%) Social Network
11 39 (1.33%) BBC
12 29 (0.99%) Social Media
13 27 (0.92%) Client/Server
14 25 (0.85%) Cloud Native
15 21 (0.71%) Public Cloud
15 21 (0.71%) Tandem
16 17 (0.58%) Digital TV
17 16 (0.54%) Blog
17 16 (0.54%) N-Tier
18 15 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 375 (12.75%) Windows
2 296 (10.06%) Linux
3 43 (1.46%) Android
4 36 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 36 (1.22%) Unix
5 31 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
6 26 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.14%) CentOS
8 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.14%) Solaris
9 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.068%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,344 (79.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,261 (42.88%) BDD
3 1,102 (37.47%) MVC
4 883 (30.02%) Scrum
5 678 (23.05%) Continuous Integration
6 636 (21.63%) OO
7 620 (21.08%) Software Engineering
8 594 (20.20%) Web Application Development
9 549 (18.67%) Test Automation
10 316 (10.74%) SDLC
11 290 (9.86%) Unit Testing
12 284 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
13 283 (9.62%) Kanban
14 277 (9.42%) SOLID
15 259 (8.81%) Dependency Injection
16 256 (8.70%) Microservices
17 196 (6.66%) Web Development
18 186 (6.32%) DevOps
19 182 (6.19%) Mentoring
19 182 (6.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,792 (60.93%) C#
2 1,154 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 804 (27.34%) SQL
4 796 (27.07%) Java
5 434 (14.76%) Ruby
6 310 (10.54%) C++
7 280 (9.52%) Python
8 195 (6.63%) T-SQL
9 158 (5.37%) TypeScript
10 147 (5.00%) Java 8
11 109 (3.71%) C
12 103 (3.50%) Scala
13 100 (3.40%) PHP
14 97 (3.30%) VB.NET
15 56 (1.90%) VB
16 55 (1.87%) Go
17 53 (1.80%) F#
18 35 (1.19%) Embedded C++
19 23 (0.78%) PowerShell
19 23 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 432 (14.69%) Degree
2 208 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (2.35%) ISEB
4 49 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 35 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 25 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 15 (0.51%) PhD
9 9 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.24%) SANS
11 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.10%) CEH
14 3 (0.10%) CSSLP
14 3 (0.10%) GPEN
14 3 (0.10%) GWAPT
15 2 (0.068%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (9.59%) QA
2 38 (1.29%) GDPR
3 13 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.27%) GAMP
5 7 (0.24%) PMO
6 6 (0.20%) PSD2
7 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.068%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 115 (3.91%) Docker
2 35 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.48%) Firmware
4 10 (0.34%) HDFS
5 8 (0.27%) KVM
5 8 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (1.70%) Ansible
2 46 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 31 (1.05%) Puppet
4 26 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (0.82%) Kibana
6 17 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 17 (0.58%) WSUS
7 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.17%) Terraform
9 2 (0.068%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.068%) logstash
9 2 (0.068%) Packer
9 2 (0.068%) StatsD
10 1 (0.034%) Apache Shiro
10 1 (0.034%) Nagios
10 1 (0.034%) Rancher
10 1 (0.034%) Salt
10 1 (0.034%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 386 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 116 (3.94%) Oracle
3 82 (2.79%) Google
4 71 (2.41%) Facebook
5 53 (1.80%) Xamarin
6 49 (1.67%) Twitter
7 43 (1.46%) VMware
8 39 (1.33%) Sony
9 34 (1.16%) Apple
10 27 (0.92%) Yahoo!
11 25 (0.85%) Capita
12 17 (0.58%) Zend
13 14 (0.48%) HP
13 14 (0.48%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.44%) Perforce
15 12 (0.41%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.34%) Micro Focus
16 10 (0.34%) SaltStack
17 9 (0.31%) Sun