Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1,048 749 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.48% 7.18% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 8.03% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 942 671 703
South West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,909 9,331 10,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.07% 89.45% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,309 7,727 8,680
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,725
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,525
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the South West

TDD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for TDD in the South West

TDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the South West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in the South West

TDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South West 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
Bristol +8 359 £50,000 +13.64% 45
Gloucestershire +25 161 £46,000 -8.00% 17
Somerset +20 152 £50,000 +17.65% 16
Dorset -4 144 £40,000 - 19
Wiltshire +31 104 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Devon +16 101 £48,000 +28.00% 10
Cornwall 0 25 £35,000 -22.22% 4
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 West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 856 (81.68%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (52.96%) BDD
3 516 (49.24%) C#
4 452 (43.13%) .NET
5 447 (42.65%) JavaScript
6 433 (41.32%) MVC
7 392 (37.40%) Java
8 360 (34.35%) SQL Server
9 337 (32.16%) Git (software)
10 306 (29.20%) ASP.NET
11 295 (28.15%) Scrum
12 277 (26.43%) Software Engineering
13 272 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
14 269 (25.67%) AngularJS
15 268 (25.57%) HTML
16 259 (24.71%) RESTful
17 252 (24.05%) NoSQL
18 249 (23.76%) Test Automation
19 230 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
19 230 (21.95%) Node.js
20 208 (19.85%) CSS
21 206 (19.66%) JIRA
22 188 (17.94%) SQL
23 185 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
24 182 (17.37%) Ruby
24 182 (17.37%) ASP.NET Web API
25 174 (16.60%) OO
25 174 (16.60%) Electronics
26 173 (16.51%) Web Application Development
27 172 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 95 (9.06%) Tomcat
2 67 (6.39%) Mule
3 63 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (6.01%) Mule ESB
4 48 (4.58%) Apache
4 48 (4.58%) JBoss
5 30 (2.86%) Confluence
6 27 (2.58%) OpenStack
7 26 (2.48%) IIS
8 20 (1.91%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.72%) CMS
10 17 (1.62%) Apache Solr
10 17 (1.62%) Apache Spark
10 17 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.43%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.15%) Anypoint
12 12 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.05%) WordPress
14 10 (0.95%) Drupal
15 9 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 185 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (8.49%) SaaS
4 48 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (2.29%) PaaS
6 23 (2.19%) IaaS
7 19 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (1.72%) GitHub
8 18 (1.72%) Google Play
8 18 (1.72%) npm
9 12 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.95%) Serverless
11 8 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.38%) Heroku
14 4 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.92%) Wireless
2 48 (4.58%) Internet
3 29 (2.77%) HTTP
4 18 (1.72%) SSL
5 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.38%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.38%) SSH
6 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.38%) VPN
7 3 (0.29%) AMQP
8 2 (0.19%) FCoE
8 2 (0.19%) Firewall
8 2 (0.19%) InfiniBand
8 2 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 252 (24.05%) NoSQL
3 143 (13.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 132 (12.60%) MongoDB
5 113 (10.78%) MySQL
6 97 (9.26%) Big Data
7 64 (6.11%) Relational Database
8 60 (5.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 45 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
11 28 (2.67%) Redis
12 19 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.81%) MariaDB
13 17 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.15%) CouchDB
15 12 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.95%) Blockchain
17 8 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
17 8 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 337 (32.16%) Git (software)
2 206 (19.66%) JIRA
3 143 (13.65%) JUnit
4 138 (13.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 93 (8.87%) Bitbucket
6 91 (8.68%) Jenkins
7 82 (7.82%) Calabash
8 73 (6.97%) Selenium
9 66 (6.30%) Maven
10 64 (6.11%) NUnit
11 58 (5.53%) Gradle
12 54 (5.15%) Mockito
13 50 (4.77%) Cucumber
13 50 (4.77%) gulp
14 49 (4.68%) Android Studio
14 49 (4.68%) IntelliJ
15 45 (4.29%) Subversion
16 40 (3.82%) Eclipse
16 40 (3.82%) Jasmine
17 39 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 174 (16.60%) Electronics
2 153 (14.60%) Finance
3 96 (9.16%) Marketing
4 81 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 79 (7.54%) Manufacturing
6 68 (6.49%) Retail
7 58 (5.53%) Games
8 49 (4.68%) Advertising
9 25 (2.39%) Music Industry
10 22 (2.10%) Banking
11 11 (1.05%) Law
12 9 (0.86%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.76%) Local Government
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
15 1 (0.095%) Legal
15 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 799 (76.24%) Developer
2 307 (29.29%) .NET Developer
3 163 (15.55%) Java Developer
4 111 (10.59%) Software Developer
5 103 (9.83%) Software Engineer
6 99 (9.45%) Senior Developer
7 83 (7.92%) C# Developer
8 50 (4.77%) Android Developer
9 45 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
10 41 (3.91%) Java Engineer
11 38 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 37 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
13 36 (3.44%) Applications Developer
13 36 (3.44%) Tester
14 34 (3.24%) iOS Developer
14 34 (3.24%) Junior
15 33 (3.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 32 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 32 (3.05%) PHP Developer
17 31 (2.96%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (43.13%) .NET
2 306 (29.20%) ASP.NET
3 269 (25.67%) AngularJS
4 268 (25.57%) HTML
5 259 (24.71%) RESTful
6 230 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 230 (21.95%) Node.js
7 208 (19.85%) CSS
8 182 (17.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 172 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 168 (16.03%) REST
11 167 (15.94%) WCF
12 163 (15.55%) Web Services
13 161 (15.36%) XML
14 155 (14.79%) Spring
15 154 (14.69%) .NET Framework
16 135 (12.88%) Entity Framework
17 124 (11.83%) Hibernate
18 119 (11.35%) React
19 118 (11.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 152 (14.50%) User Experience
2 83 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (6.30%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.39%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (1.72%) iPhone
9 14 (1.34%) Fintech
10 13 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (1.24%) RIA
11 11 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.05%) Music Streaming
12 9 (0.86%) Online Games
13 8 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.67%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.67%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.57%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
16 5 (0.48%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 162 (15.46%) Linux
2 91 (8.68%) Android
3 73 (6.97%) Windows
4 60 (5.73%) Apple iOS
5 45 (4.29%) Unix
6 13 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.095%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (81.68%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (52.96%) BDD
3 433 (41.32%) MVC
4 295 (28.15%) Scrum
5 277 (26.43%) Software Engineering
6 272 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
7 249 (23.76%) Test Automation
8 174 (16.60%) OO
9 173 (16.51%) Web Application Development
10 142 (13.55%) DevOps
11 122 (11.64%) Kanban
12 117 (11.16%) Web Development
13 102 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
14 99 (9.45%) E-Commerce
14 99 (9.45%) OOP
15 94 (8.97%) Microservices
16 93 (8.87%) Unit Testing
17 81 (7.73%) Digital Marketing
18 79 (7.54%) Programme Management
18 79 (7.54%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 516 (49.24%) C#
2 447 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 392 (37.40%) Java
4 188 (17.94%) SQL
5 182 (17.37%) Ruby
6 158 (15.08%) C++
7 103 (9.83%) Python
8 64 (6.11%) PHP
9 43 (4.10%) T-SQL
10 35 (3.34%) C
10 35 (3.34%) Objective-C
11 28 (2.67%) Groovy
12 27 (2.58%) TypeScript
13 24 (2.29%) ES6
14 22 (2.10%) PowerShell
15 21 (2.00%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.91%) XPath
17 16 (1.53%) VBScript
18 15 (1.43%) Jython
19 13 (1.24%) F#
Qualifications
1 127 (12.12%) Degree
2 61 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.81%) ISEB
7 17 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.62%) MCPD
8 8 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.38%) PMP
11 3 (0.29%) MCP
12 2 (0.19%) CCNA
12 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.19%) CISSP
12 2 (0.19%) GIAC
12 2 (0.19%) MCSE
12 2 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.15%) QA
2 6 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.29%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) HL7
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.095%) SLA
5 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 87 (8.30%) Docker
2 8 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.29%) HDFS
5 2 (0.19%) NFS
5 2 (0.19%) Samba
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.095%) Snort
6 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (4.58%) HockeyApp
2 29 (2.77%) Puppet
3 28 (2.67%) Ansible
4 25 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.53%) CA Service Virtualization
6 14 (1.34%) Kibana
7 9 (0.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 9 (0.86%) WSUS
8 7 (0.67%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.48%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.19%) Icinga
11 2 (0.19%) Nagios
11 2 (0.19%) Packer
11 2 (0.19%) Rancher
11 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.095%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.095%) Mesos
12 1 (0.095%) Salt
12 1 (0.095%) Terraform
Vendors
1 111 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.83%) Atlassian
3 81 (7.73%) SAP
4 53 (5.06%) Google
5 46 (4.39%) Apple
6 31 (2.96%) Oracle
7 28 (2.67%) HP
8 23 (2.19%) Facebook
9 16 (1.53%) CA
10 14 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.15%) IBM
12 10 (0.95%) VMware
13 8 (0.76%) Zend
14 7 (0.67%) MuleSoft
15 5 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
16 3 (0.29%) GoCardless
16 3 (0.29%) hybris
16 3 (0.29%) PayPal
16 3 (0.29%) Red Hat
16 3 (0.29%) Xamarin