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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 24 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2,208 2,350 2,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.64% 8.14% 7.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 9.10% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,051 2,143 2,320
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £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 25,946 25,819 31,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.76% 89.46% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21,392 21,279 26,261
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +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 20 October 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 October 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 -8 780 £55,000 +10.00% 108
Hampshire +8 546 £47,500 +5.56% 65
Berkshire -4 382 £60,000 +14.29% 57
Surrey -9 338 £50,000 -2.44% 57
West Sussex +5 225 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Buckinghamshire -7 201 £45,000 - 29
Oxfordshire -7 197 £55,000 +4.76% 22
East Sussex 0 193 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Kent +8 120 £42,000 - 23
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 - 2
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,673 (75.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1,188 (53.80%) C#
3 1,016 (46.01%) JavaScript
4 1,009 (45.70%) .NET
5 863 (39.09%) BDD
6 726 (32.88%) AngularJS
7 712 (32.25%) HTML
7 712 (32.25%) Scrum
8 693 (31.39%) MVC
9 692 (31.34%) SQL
10 657 (29.76%) Java
11 617 (27.94%) CSS
12 608 (27.54%) ASP.NET
13 582 (26.36%) Git (software)
14 574 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
14 574 (26.00%) SQL Server
15 436 (19.75%) Web Services
16 430 (19.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 422 (19.11%) Software Engineering
18 400 (18.12%) ASP.NET Web API
19 389 (17.62%) RESTful
20 378 (17.12%) OO
21 377 (17.07%) Test Automation
22 352 (15.94%) jQuery
23 351 (15.90%) .NET Framework
24 345 (15.63%) WCF
25 332 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
26 315 (14.27%) SOLID
27 302 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
28 299 (13.54%) Node.js

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 89 (4.03%) Confluence
2 65 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 62 (2.81%) JBoss
4 56 (2.54%) CMS
5 53 (2.40%) IIS
6 34 (1.54%) Umbraco
7 31 (1.40%) OpenStack
8 30 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 29 (1.31%) Apache Spark
9 29 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 24 (1.09%) Apache
11 24 (1.09%) EPiServer
11 24 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (0.86%) WildFly
13 17 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.72%) NServiceBus
14 16 (0.72%) SharePoint
15 15 (0.68%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.18%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.091%) Mingle
7 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.18%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.18%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.18%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.18%) SAP FS
2 4 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.045%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 332 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 302 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (3.08%) SaaS
4 62 (2.81%) Serverless
5 51 (2.31%) GitHub
6 35 (1.59%) npm
7 27 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (1.04%) OpenShift
10 19 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (0.72%) Azure Functions
12 15 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
12 15 (0.68%) PaaS
13 12 (0.54%) TestFlight
14 10 (0.45%) IaaS
14 10 (0.45%) Office 365
15 6 (0.27%) Google Play
16 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.23%) Heroku
16 5 (0.23%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.99%) Internet
2 23 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 15 (0.68%) HTTP
3 15 (0.68%) VLAN
3 15 (0.68%) Wireless
4 12 (0.54%) AMQP
5 7 (0.32%) Broadband
5 7 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
6 6 (0.27%) Network Security
6 6 (0.27%) RIP
7 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.18%) WebEx
9 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.14%) Intranet
9 3 (0.14%) VoIP
10 2 (0.091%) SSL
11 1 (0.045%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.045%) Firewall
11 1 (0.045%) SMS
11 1 (0.045%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 282 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 177 (8.02%) SQL Server 2016
4 125 (5.66%) MySQL
5 96 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 94 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 92 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 66 (2.99%) Big Data
8 66 (2.99%) RDBMS
9 47 (2.13%) Redis
10 30 (1.36%) Oracle Database
11 29 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (1.27%) Neo4j
13 26 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 25 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (0.86%) Hadoop
16 18 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
18 16 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 582 (26.36%) Git (software)
2 284 (12.86%) Jenkins
3 262 (11.87%) Visual Studio
4 165 (7.47%) JIRA
5 155 (7.02%) Selenium
6 135 (6.11%) NUnit
7 121 (5.48%) Maven
8 108 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 104 (4.71%) Cucumber
10 103 (4.66%) Subversion
11 94 (4.26%) JUnit
12 84 (3.80%) TeamCity
13 61 (2.76%) SpecFlow
14 56 (2.54%) webpack
15 55 (2.49%) Gradle
16 53 (2.40%) WebDriver
17 50 (2.26%) GitLab
18 47 (2.13%) Bitbucket
19 40 (1.81%) Vagrant
20 39 (1.77%) SoapUI
General
1 213 (9.65%) Finance
2 95 (4.30%) Games
3 92 (4.17%) Retail
4 91 (4.12%) Marketing
5 56 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 55 (2.49%) Electronics
7 34 (1.54%) Banking
8 31 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.18%) Advertising
10 17 (0.77%) Back Office
11 15 (0.68%) Automotive
11 15 (0.68%) Hindi Language
11 15 (0.68%) Punjabi Language
11 15 (0.68%) Urdu Language
12 11 (0.50%) Music Industry
13 10 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.41%) Publishing
15 7 (0.32%) Avionics
16 6 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,598 (72.37%) Developer
2 556 (25.18%) .NET Developer
3 418 (18.93%) C# Developer
4 312 (14.13%) Senior Developer
5 301 (13.63%) Java Developer
6 280 (12.68%) Software Developer
7 262 (11.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 207 (9.38%) Software Engineer
9 133 (6.02%) Lead Developer
10 130 (5.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 129 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 127 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 125 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
14 112 (5.07%) C# Software Developer
15 99 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
16 97 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
17 88 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 86 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 81 (3.67%) Senior C# Developer
20 76 (3.44%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,009 (45.70%) .NET
2 726 (32.88%) AngularJS
3 712 (32.25%) HTML
4 617 (27.94%) CSS
5 608 (27.54%) ASP.NET
6 436 (19.75%) Web Services
7 430 (19.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 400 (18.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 389 (17.62%) RESTful
10 352 (15.94%) jQuery
11 351 (15.90%) .NET Framework
12 345 (15.63%) WCF
13 299 (13.54%) Node.js
14 278 (12.59%) Spring
15 261 (11.82%) React
16 257 (11.64%) REST
17 224 (10.14%) Entity Framework
18 220 (9.96%) HTML5
19 165 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 150 (6.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 263 (11.91%) Computer Science
2 195 (8.83%) Greenfield Project
3 155 (7.02%) User Experience
4 100 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 59 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 57 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (2.49%) Fintech
9 24 (1.09%) Public Cloud
10 21 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 19 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (0.77%) N-Tier
13 14 (0.63%) Robotics
14 10 (0.45%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.41%) PMI
15 9 (0.41%) Social Network
16 8 (0.36%) Tandem
17 7 (0.32%) Cloud Native
17 7 (0.32%) EPoS
17 7 (0.32%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 261 (11.82%) Linux
2 237 (10.73%) Windows
3 52 (2.36%) Android
4 51 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.17%) Unix
6 13 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.14%) VMS
10 2 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.045%) CentOS
11 1 (0.045%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.045%) Debian
11 1 (0.045%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,673 (75.77%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (39.09%) BDD
3 712 (32.25%) Scrum
4 693 (31.39%) MVC
5 574 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
6 422 (19.11%) Software Engineering
7 378 (17.12%) OO
8 377 (17.07%) Test Automation
9 315 (14.27%) SOLID
10 285 (12.91%) Microservices
11 274 (12.41%) Unit Testing
12 249 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
13 236 (10.69%) Web Application Development
14 229 (10.37%) Kanban
15 227 (10.28%) Web Development
16 218 (9.87%) SDLC
17 217 (9.83%) Mentoring
18 210 (9.51%) DevOps
19 164 (7.43%) Open Source
20 153 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,188 (53.80%) C#
2 1,016 (46.01%) JavaScript
3 692 (31.34%) SQL
4 657 (29.76%) Java
5 274 (12.41%) Python
6 235 (10.64%) C++
7 206 (9.33%) Ruby
8 153 (6.93%) Java 8
9 139 (6.30%) TypeScript
10 105 (4.76%) PHP
11 100 (4.53%) T-SQL
12 79 (3.58%) C
13 65 (2.94%) ES6
14 62 (2.81%) Scala
15 56 (2.54%) F#
15 56 (2.54%) PowerShell
16 50 (2.26%) VB.NET
17 49 (2.22%) Go
18 27 (1.22%) Bash Shell
19 22 (1.00%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 295 (13.36%) Degree
2 106 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 46 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 42 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 30 (1.36%) ISEB
7 27 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.14%) ACCA
11 3 (0.14%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.14%) CITP
11 3 (0.14%) HND
11 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.091%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.091%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.091%) PhD
12 2 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (9.78%) QA
2 17 (0.77%) GDPR
3 16 (0.72%) SLA
4 6 (0.27%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.18%) DICOM
5 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.18%) PSD2
6 3 (0.14%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 190 (8.61%) Docker
2 23 (1.04%) VirtualBox
3 17 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.68%) vSphere
5 11 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.45%) HDFS
7 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.18%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.14%) KVM
9 3 (0.14%) Xen
10 2 (0.091%) Firmware
10 2 (0.091%) zsh
11 1 (0.045%) NFS
11 1 (0.045%) Samba
11 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.045%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 108 (4.89%) Ansible
2 90 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 61 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (1.59%) Puppet
5 31 (1.40%) Terraform
6 27 (1.22%) Kibana
7 16 (0.72%) Salt
8 10 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.23%) Grafana
10 5 (0.23%) logstash
11 2 (0.091%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.091%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.091%) SCOM
12 1 (0.045%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.045%) Graphite
12 1 (0.045%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.045%) Marathon
12 1 (0.045%) Mesos
12 1 (0.045%) Nagios
Vendors
1 288 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 90 (4.08%) Oracle
3 51 (2.31%) Google
4 41 (1.86%) SAP
4 41 (1.86%) Xamarin
5 34 (1.54%) VMware
6 29 (1.31%) Atlassian
7 27 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 21 (0.95%) Splunk
9 18 (0.82%) Cadence
10 16 (0.72%) Talend
11 15 (0.68%) New Relic
11 15 (0.68%) Twitter
12 14 (0.63%) Facebook
13 13 (0.59%) Zend
14 11 (0.50%) Perforce
15 9 (0.41%) HP
16 7 (0.32%) Apple
16 7 (0.32%) Intel
17 6 (0.27%) Sybase