Period
to 22 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 34 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 -5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 540 1,578 2,255
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.50% 6.18% 7.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 6.80% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 512 1,381 2,158
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £68,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 7,622 23,213 26,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.75% 90.85% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6,201 18,536 21,960
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,025
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in the South East.

Salary trend for TDD in the South East

TDD
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 +7 183 £60,000 +9.09% 52
Hampshire +1 156 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Berkshire +5 112 £60,000 +4.35% 28
Surrey +11 74 £45,000 -18.18% 8
West Sussex -3 59 £60,000 +20.00% 7
East Sussex -12 58 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Buckinghamshire +37 41 £53,750 +19.44% 14
Oxfordshire +3 30 £47,500 -13.64% 10
Kent +21 7 £57,500 +27.78% 9
Home Counties +4 1 - -
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 358 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (60.74%) C#
3 299 (55.37%) .NET
4 225 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 171 (31.67%) MVC
6 168 (31.11%) ASP.NET
7 159 (29.44%) BDD
8 151 (27.96%) Azure
9 144 (26.67%) SQL
10 142 (26.30%) HTML
10 142 (26.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 141 (26.11%) Scrum
12 139 (25.74%) Degree
13 135 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 135 (25.00%) .NET Core
14 129 (23.89%) CSS
15 125 (23.15%) AngularJS
16 111 (20.56%) Test Automation
17 108 (20.00%) Git (software)
18 107 (19.81%) Java
18 107 (19.81%) DevOps
19 106 (19.63%) React
20 105 (19.44%) Docker
21 104 (19.26%) .NET Framework
22 89 (16.48%) OO
22 89 (16.48%) Entity Framework
23 83 (15.37%) OOP
23 83 (15.37%) Software Engineering
24 80 (14.81%) AWS
24 80 (14.81%) Computer Science

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 24 (4.44%) CMS
2 18 (3.33%) IIS
3 12 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.48%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.93%) WordPress
8 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.74%) DNN
9 3 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.56%) Confluence
9 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.56%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.37%) Apache
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) GemFire
11 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (0.93%) Figma
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.11%) Magento
3 5 (0.93%) Shopify
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 151 (27.96%) Azure
2 80 (14.81%) AWS
3 39 (7.22%) SaaS
4 27 (5.00%) GCP
5 17 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (2.78%) Serverless
7 10 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.67%) GitHub
9 8 (1.48%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.11%) PaaS
11 5 (0.93%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.93%) NuGet
12 3 (0.56%) Apigee
12 3 (0.56%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.37%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.37%) Amazon EKS
13 2 (0.37%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.67%) Skype
2 13 (2.41%) DNS
3 7 (1.30%) HTTP
4 6 (1.11%) H.323
4 6 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.93%) Network Security
5 5 (0.93%) SMTP
6 3 (0.56%) Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) AMQP
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.70%) MySQL
2 47 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 44 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 26 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.74%) Big Data
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.37%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.19%) Power BI
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 108 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 71 (13.15%) Selenium
3 37 (6.85%) Visual Studio
4 35 (6.48%) JIRA
5 29 (5.37%) NUnit
6 26 (4.81%) SpecFlow
7 21 (3.89%) Jenkins
8 19 (3.52%) SoapUI
9 18 (3.33%) WebDriver
10 14 (2.59%) JUnit
11 13 (2.41%) StyleCop
12 12 (2.22%) Maven
12 12 (2.22%) Mockito
13 11 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (1.85%) JMeter
15 9 (1.67%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.67%) Moq
15 9 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (1.48%) Postman
General
1 62 (11.48%) Finance
2 18 (3.33%) Retail
3 12 (2.22%) Games
4 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.11%) Legal
6 5 (0.93%) Back Office
6 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.74%) Banking
7 4 (0.74%) Law
7 4 (0.74%) Local Government
7 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.56%) Military
8 3 (0.56%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Police
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 407 (75.37%) Developer
2 157 (29.07%) .NET Developer
3 138 (25.56%) Software Developer
4 118 (21.85%) C# Developer
5 85 (15.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 60 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 60 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 58 (10.74%) Lead Developer
8 42 (7.78%) Java Developer
9 34 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 33 (6.11%) Agile Developer
11 32 (5.93%) Agile C# Developer
11 32 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (5.19%) Software Engineer
13 25 (4.63%) Graduate
13 25 (4.63%) Test Engineer
14 24 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
14 24 (4.44%) Java Engineer
15 23 (4.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (55.37%) .NET
2 168 (31.11%) ASP.NET
3 142 (26.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 142 (26.30%) HTML
4 135 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 129 (23.89%) CSS
6 125 (23.15%) AngularJS
7 106 (19.63%) React
8 104 (19.26%) .NET Framework
9 89 (16.48%) Entity Framework
10 79 (14.63%) jQuery
11 69 (12.78%) Web Services
12 67 (12.41%) Spring
12 67 (12.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 62 (11.48%) REST
13 62 (11.48%) RESTful
14 60 (11.11%) WCF
15 54 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 53 (9.81%) Vue.js
17 42 (7.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.44%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (4.07%) User Experience
3 13 (2.41%) Data Structures
3 13 (2.41%) LIMS
4 12 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 10 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.30%) Cloud Native
7 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.93%) Acoustics
8 5 (0.93%) iPhone
8 5 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (0.93%) Social Media
8 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.74%) Life Science
9 4 (0.74%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.89%) Windows
2 47 (8.70%) Linux
3 13 (2.41%) Android
3 13 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.48%) CentOS
4 8 (1.48%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.74%) Unix
6 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (31.67%) MVC
3 159 (29.44%) BDD
4 141 (26.11%) Scrum
5 111 (20.56%) Test Automation
6 107 (19.81%) DevOps
7 89 (16.48%) OO
8 83 (15.37%) OOP
8 83 (15.37%) Software Engineering
9 80 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 80 (14.81%) Microservices
10 71 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (11.30%) Mentoring
12 59 (10.93%) Web Development
13 56 (10.37%) Unit Testing
14 41 (7.59%) SOLID
15 34 (6.30%) Fintech
15 34 (6.30%) SDLC
16 30 (5.56%) Front End Development
17 29 (5.37%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 328 (60.74%) C#
2 225 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 144 (26.67%) SQL
4 107 (19.81%) Java
5 66 (12.22%) Python
6 37 (6.85%) T-SQL
7 33 (6.11%) C++
8 32 (5.93%) TypeScript
9 27 (5.00%) PHP
10 13 (2.41%) VB
11 10 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.85%) C
11 10 (1.85%) Kotlin
12 9 (1.67%) ES6
12 9 (1.67%) Java 8
13 7 (1.30%) Go
13 7 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.11%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.93%) Scala
15 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 139 (25.74%) Degree
2 52 (9.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.85%) ISEB
6 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.48%) MCITP
8 4 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.37%) CISA
10 2 (0.37%) CISSP
11 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.30%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.37%) NIST
System Software
1 105 (19.44%) Docker
2 14 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.11%) KVM
6 4 (0.74%) vSphere
7 3 (0.56%) vCloud
8 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 64 (11.85%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.78%) Terraform
3 7 (1.30%) Ansible
4 6 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.37%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) MIIS
7 1 (0.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (14.26%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.30%) Google
3 14 (2.59%) VMware
4 9 (1.67%) Oracle
5 8 (1.48%) CheckPoint
5 8 (1.48%) HP
6 6 (1.11%) CA
6 6 (1.11%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.93%) Adobe
7 5 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.93%) Remedy
7 5 (0.93%) Zend
8 3 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.56%) Progress
9 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.37%) WSO2
10 1 (0.19%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.19%) Pega
10 1 (0.19%) Tableau
10 1 (0.19%) Talend