Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2,747 2,302 2,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.97% 7.26% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 8.30% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,492 2,141 2,542
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 26,782 27,734 35,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.48% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22,067 22,717 29,937
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +9 948 £47,500 - 150
Surrey +8 572 £50,000 - 80
Hampshire -1 514 £45,000 +5.88% 67
Berkshire +7 414 £50,000 - 64
Buckinghamshire +3 299 £46,500 +3.33% 32
West Sussex +7 268 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Oxfordshire +2 238 £45,000 -5.26% 54
East Sussex +6 215 £42,500 - 24
Kent +3 197 £42,500 -5.56% 19
Isle of Wight - 12 £30,000 - 4
Sussex -8 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Home Counties +17 4 £43,500 -40.00%
Middlesex -16 3 £62,500 +19.62% 2
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 2,235 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1,767 (64.32%) C#
3 1,530 (55.70%) .NET
4 1,227 (44.67%) SQL Server
5 1,193 (43.43%) BDD
6 1,114 (40.55%) MVC
7 1,079 (39.28%) JavaScript
7 1,079 (39.28%) ASP.NET
8 876 (31.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 852 (31.02%) Scrum
10 834 (30.36%) AngularJS
11 800 (29.12%) SQL
12 741 (26.97%) RESTful
13 709 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 708 (25.77%) HTML
15 651 (23.70%) WCF
16 641 (23.33%) Java
17 620 (22.57%) Web Application Development
18 612 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
19 602 (21.91%) Git (software)
20 595 (21.66%) CSS
21 591 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 579 (21.08%) OO
23 558 (20.31%) SQL Server 2016
24 507 (18.46%) .NET Framework
25 489 (17.80%) Software Engineering
26 457 (16.64%) Greenfield Project
27 456 (16.60%) Ruby
28 453 (16.49%) Test Automation
29 443 (16.13%) NoSQL

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 (3.13%) IIS
2 69 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
3 64 (2.33%) Confluence
4 47 (1.71%) OpenStack
5 44 (1.60%) JBoss
6 39 (1.42%) CMS
7 27 (0.98%) Apache
7 27 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 27 (0.98%) Umbraco
8 25 (0.91%) Apache Spark
9 19 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 18 (0.66%) nginx
11 14 (0.51%) WordPress
12 12 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (0.44%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.33%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.29%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.22%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 18 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.073%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.036%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 233 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 205 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.51%) SaaS
4 53 (1.93%) GitHub
5 34 (1.24%) OpenShift
6 27 (0.98%) npm
7 19 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (0.36%) PaaS
11 10 (0.36%) Serverless
12 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.15%) AWS OpsWorks
12 4 (0.15%) Datadog
12 4 (0.15%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.073%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.073%) Google Play
13 2 (0.073%) Heroku
13 2 (0.073%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 172 (6.26%) Internet
2 60 (2.18%) Broadband
3 32 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.80%) Hyperconnected
5 21 (0.76%) AMQP
5 21 (0.76%) HTTP
6 15 (0.55%) Intranet
7 10 (0.36%) Extranet
8 9 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.29%) Wireless
10 6 (0.22%) Firewall
11 5 (0.18%) RIP
11 5 (0.18%) SMTP
12 4 (0.15%) BGP
12 4 (0.15%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.15%) LAN
12 4 (0.15%) MPLS
12 4 (0.15%) OSPF
12 4 (0.15%) WAN
12 4 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,227 (44.67%) SQL Server
2 558 (20.31%) SQL Server 2016
3 443 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 160 (5.82%) MySQL
5 131 (4.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 118 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 114 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
8 101 (3.68%) Big Data
9 99 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 74 (2.69%) Relational Database
11 61 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 48 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 39 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 37 (1.35%) Oracle Database
15 34 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 32 (1.16%) Hadoop
17 27 (0.98%) RDBMS
18 26 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
19 24 (0.87%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 602 (21.91%) Git (software)
2 286 (10.41%) Visual Studio
3 279 (10.16%) Selenium
4 220 (8.01%) NUnit
5 202 (7.35%) Jenkins
6 187 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 133 (4.84%) Subversion
8 121 (4.40%) JIRA
9 110 (4.00%) MSTest
10 106 (3.86%) Maven
11 90 (3.28%) Moq
12 88 (3.20%) JUnit
13 86 (3.13%) Cucumber
14 82 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
15 81 (2.95%) WebDriver
16 69 (2.51%) TeamCity
17 49 (1.78%) Eclipse
18 46 (1.67%) SpecFlow
19 42 (1.53%) SoapUI
20 37 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 243 (8.85%) Finance
2 137 (4.99%) Games
3 91 (3.31%) Retail
4 86 (3.13%) Music Industry
5 82 (2.99%) Marketing
6 73 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 63 (2.29%) Advertising
8 56 (2.04%) Banking
9 51 (1.86%) Electronics
10 32 (1.16%) Publishing
11 30 (1.09%) Back Office
12 28 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.47%) Automotive
13 13 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.36%) Swedish Language
15 9 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.29%) Law
16 8 (0.29%) Military
17 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2,047 (74.52%) Developer
2 1,185 (43.14%) .NET Developer
3 469 (17.07%) C# Developer
4 397 (14.45%) Senior Developer
5 355 (12.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 326 (11.87%) Java Developer
7 238 (8.66%) Software Developer
8 226 (8.23%) Software Engineer
9 210 (7.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 192 (6.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 148 (5.39%) .NET Software Developer
12 142 (5.17%) SQL Developer
13 131 (4.77%) Senior Software Engineer
14 130 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 129 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
16 121 (4.40%) Agile Developer
17 120 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
18 118 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
19 114 (4.15%) C# Software Developer
20 110 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,530 (55.70%) .NET
2 1,079 (39.28%) ASP.NET
3 876 (31.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 834 (30.36%) AngularJS
5 741 (26.97%) RESTful
6 709 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 708 (25.77%) HTML
8 651 (23.70%) WCF
9 595 (21.66%) CSS
10 591 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 507 (18.46%) .NET Framework
12 419 (15.25%) Web Services
13 404 (14.71%) Node.js
14 390 (14.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 340 (12.38%) Entity Framework
16 301 (10.96%) jQuery
17 290 (10.56%) WPF
18 285 (10.37%) Spring
19 281 (10.23%) KnockoutJS
20 252 (9.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 457 (16.64%) Greenfield Project
2 302 (10.99%) Computer Science
3 140 (5.10%) User Experience
4 138 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 81 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 58 (2.11%) Fintech
8 52 (1.89%) BBC
9 46 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 40 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 35 (1.27%) Social Media
12 33 (1.20%) Tandem
13 26 (0.95%) Digital TV
14 25 (0.91%) Data Centre
15 23 (0.84%) Social Network
16 22 (0.80%) N-Tier
17 17 (0.62%) Clustering
17 17 (0.62%) Public Cloud
18 13 (0.47%) Digital Media
19 11 (0.40%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 321 (11.69%) Windows
2 252 (9.17%) Linux
3 39 (1.42%) Unix
4 36 (1.31%) Android
4 36 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 21 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.47%) CentOS
8 7 (0.25%) Debian
8 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.073%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,235 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1,193 (43.43%) BDD
3 1,114 (40.55%) MVC
4 852 (31.02%) Scrum
5 620 (22.57%) Web Application Development
6 612 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
7 579 (21.08%) OO
8 489 (17.80%) Software Engineering
9 453 (16.49%) Test Automation
10 292 (10.63%) SDLC
11 289 (10.52%) Kanban
12 277 (10.08%) Unit Testing
13 259 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
14 238 (8.66%) SOLID
15 213 (7.75%) Web Development
16 212 (7.72%) Mentoring
17 175 (6.37%) MVVM
18 169 (6.15%) Microservices
18 169 (6.15%) Open Source
19 164 (5.97%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,767 (64.32%) C#
2 1,079 (39.28%) JavaScript
3 800 (29.12%) SQL
4 641 (23.33%) Java
5 456 (16.60%) Ruby
6 261 (9.50%) C++
7 226 (8.23%) Python
8 208 (7.57%) T-SQL
9 118 (4.30%) VB.NET
10 115 (4.19%) PHP
11 107 (3.90%) TypeScript
12 69 (2.51%) Scala
13 64 (2.33%) VB
14 62 (2.26%) C
15 61 (2.22%) F#
16 32 (1.16%) Go
17 28 (1.02%) Embedded C++
18 27 (0.98%) Perl
19 23 (0.84%) PowerShell
20 22 (0.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 325 (11.83%) Degree
2 171 (6.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (2.22%) ISEB
4 47 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 21 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.66%) PhD
7 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.15%) MCTS
12 4 (0.15%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.11%) SANS
14 2 (0.073%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.036%) CSSLP
15 1 (0.036%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (10.01%) QA
2 18 (0.66%) GDPR
3 9 (0.33%) PMO
4 7 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.073%) GCP
6 2 (0.073%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.073%) PSD2
System Software
1 110 (4.00%) Docker
2 24 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.36%) Firmware
4 9 (0.33%) KVM
4 9 (0.33%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.29%) HDFS
6 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (1.06%) Kibana
2 26 (0.95%) Ansible
3 24 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.87%) Puppet
4 22 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 20 (0.73%) WSUS
6 18 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.40%) Terraform
8 5 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.18%) Nagios
9 4 (0.15%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.15%) Packer
9 4 (0.15%) Salt
10 2 (0.073%) logstash
10 2 (0.073%) Rancher
10 2 (0.073%) StatsD
11 1 (0.036%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.036%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 387 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 86 (3.13%) Oracle
3 73 (2.66%) Facebook
3 73 (2.66%) Google
4 52 (1.89%) Sony
5 50 (1.82%) Twitter
6 34 (1.24%) Apple
7 33 (1.20%) Yahoo!
8 30 (1.09%) Zend
9 27 (0.98%) VMware
10 21 (0.76%) SAP
11 20 (0.73%) Xamarin
12 14 (0.51%) HP
13 13 (0.47%) AppDynamics
13 13 (0.47%) Perforce
13 13 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.47%) Sophos
14 12 (0.44%) Talend
15 11 (0.40%) Capita
16 10 (0.36%) Splunk