Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 56 59
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 -20
Permanent jobs citing TDD 113 96 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.17% 4.13% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 4.90% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 91
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,000 £46,250
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1398 1960 2064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 88.76% 84.23% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1708 1754
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,900 £55,175
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in South Wales

TDD
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in South Wales.

Salary trend for TDD in South Wales

TDD
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in South Wales over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in South Wales

TDD
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Cardiff +19 65 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Newport +12 22 £42,000 -11.58% 2
Bridgend - 6 £42,500 - 2
Caerphilly - 6 £42,635 -
Torfaen +3 4 £45,269 +64.61%
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
Neath Port Talbot +14 1 £50,000 +16.28%
TDD
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for TDD.

1 95 (84.07%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (76.99%) C#
2 87 (76.99%) .NET
3 68 (60.18%) MVC
4 67 (59.29%) SQL Server
5 62 (54.87%) ASP.NET
5 62 (54.87%) BDD
6 53 (46.90%) JavaScript
7 48 (42.48%) Test Automation
8 47 (41.59%) Software Engineering
9 44 (38.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (38.05%) Scrum
10 43 (38.05%) Visual Studio
11 42 (37.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (36.28%) Unit Testing
13 40 (35.40%) Java
14 37 (32.74%) .NET Framework
14 37 (32.74%) RESTful
15 35 (30.97%) CSS
16 34 (30.09%) HTML
17 33 (29.20%) Web Services
18 32 (28.32%) IIS
18 32 (28.32%) Spring
19 31 (27.43%) SQL
19 31 (27.43%) REST
20 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2012
21 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
21 29 (25.66%) User Experience
22 28 (24.78%) Continuous Deployment
23 27 (23.89%) Hibernate

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 32 (28.32%) IIS
2 25 (22.12%) Tomcat
2 25 (22.12%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.31%) CMS
5 4 (3.54%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.88%) Confluence
8 1 (0.88%) MTS
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.42%) SaaS
3 4 (3.54%) PaaS
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Broadband
2 3 (2.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (59.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (12.39%) MongoDB
3 14 (12.39%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.54%) Big Data
5 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.65%) MySQL
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.77%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (38.05%) Visual Studio
2 26 (23.01%) Maven
3 25 (22.12%) Eclipse
3 25 (22.12%) Subversion
4 16 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
6 11 (9.73%) NUnit
7 7 (6.19%) SpecFlow
8 6 (5.31%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.31%) IntelliJ
9 5 (4.42%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.42%) Selenium
10 4 (3.54%) MSTest
11 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.65%) Moq
12 2 (1.77%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.77%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.77%) MbUnit
12 2 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Advertising
3 5 (4.42%) Games
4 4 (3.54%) Marketing
5 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (62.83%) Developer
2 44 (38.94%) .NET Developer
3 35 (30.97%) Software Engineer
4 17 (15.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (15.04%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.16%) .NET Software Engineer
6 15 (13.27%) Software Developer
7 13 (11.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 13 (11.50%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Java Engineer
8 10 (8.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (7.08%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.42%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (4.42%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (3.54%) Java Web Developer
13 4 (3.54%) Junior
13 4 (3.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (76.99%) .NET
2 62 (54.87%) ASP.NET
3 44 (38.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 42 (37.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (32.74%) .NET Framework
5 37 (32.74%) RESTful
6 35 (30.97%) CSS
7 34 (30.09%) HTML
8 33 (29.20%) Web Services
9 32 (28.32%) Spring
10 31 (27.43%) REST
11 27 (23.89%) Hibernate
12 26 (23.01%) SOAP
13 25 (22.12%) EJB
13 25 (22.12%) Java SE
14 22 (19.47%) Middleware
15 18 (15.93%) jQuery
16 17 (15.04%) CSS3
17 14 (12.39%) AngularJS
18 13 (11.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) User Experience
2 20 (17.70%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.42%) NHS
6 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) Fintech
7 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (84.07%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (60.18%) MVC
3 62 (54.87%) BDD
4 48 (42.48%) Test Automation
5 47 (41.59%) Software Engineering
6 43 (38.05%) Scrum
7 41 (36.28%) Unit Testing
8 28 (24.78%) Continuous Deployment
9 27 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (23.01%) Customer Insight
10 26 (23.01%) Performance Optimisation
11 21 (18.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (12.39%) DevOps
12 14 (12.39%) SDLC
13 13 (11.50%) Web Development
14 10 (8.85%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.96%) Open Source
16 7 (6.19%) OO
16 7 (6.19%) Pair Programming
17 6 (5.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 87 (76.99%) C#
2 53 (46.90%) JavaScript
3 40 (35.40%) Java
4 31 (27.43%) SQL
5 11 (9.73%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.19%) Go
7 6 (5.31%) PHP
7 6 (5.31%) Python
7 6 (5.31%) Ruby
7 6 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.42%) Scala
9 4 (3.54%) R
9 4 (3.54%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.65%) C++
11 2 (1.77%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) C
12 1 (0.88%) Clojure
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.77%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (22.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.42%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.12%) IBM
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle
4 3 (2.65%) Facebook
4 3 (2.65%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.77%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Perforce
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Sony
6 1 (0.88%) Zend
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32500.00 - £40249.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
GoCompare
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago