Period
to 8 August 2020

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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 47 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 322 583 969
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.38% 5.80% 9.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.07% 6.33% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 302 481 905
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,986 £30,250 £32,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% -

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 3,992 9,204 9,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.52% 91.55% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,185 7,274 8,013
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for TDD in the South West

TDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the South West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 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
Bristol +27 93 £50,000 - 20
Wiltshire +44 75 £66,250 +39.47% 7
Gloucestershire +35 51 £55,000 +15.79% 11
Dorset -14 40 £36,250 -14.71% 3
Somerset +19 39 £52,500 -16.00% 12
Devon -21 15 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Cornwall +1 2 £33,750 -17.68%
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 269 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (50.00%) BDD
3 156 (48.45%) Scrum
4 141 (43.79%) Java
5 137 (42.55%) JavaScript
6 109 (33.85%) DevOps
7 100 (31.06%) Software Engineering
8 88 (27.33%) .NET
8 88 (27.33%) Web Services
9 87 (27.02%) C#
10 81 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (24.53%) React
12 76 (23.60%) RESTful
13 75 (23.29%) AngularJS
13 75 (23.29%) Spring
14 73 (22.67%) AWS
15 71 (22.05%) Node.js
16 70 (21.74%) Test Automation
17 68 (21.12%) Docker
18 65 (20.19%) SQL
19 64 (19.88%) Git (software)
20 63 (19.57%) MVC
21 61 (18.94%) Azure
22 60 (18.63%) Security Cleared
22 60 (18.63%) OO
23 56 (17.39%) Kanban
24 55 (17.08%) Oracle
24 55 (17.08%) HTML
24 55 (17.08%) CSS
25 53 (16.46%) MySQL

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 29 (9.01%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.97%) Apache
3 13 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (2.80%) Confluence
5 8 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.86%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.24%) JBoss
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.62%) nginx
9 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 73 (22.67%) AWS
2 61 (18.94%) Azure
3 18 (5.59%) GitHub
4 17 (5.28%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (3.11%) Serverless
7 7 (2.17%) npm
7 7 (2.17%) SaaS
8 6 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.86%) GCP
8 6 (1.86%) Slack
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.55%) Cloudflare
10 4 (1.24%) Trello
11 3 (0.93%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.93%) Office 365
11 3 (0.93%) PaaS
12 2 (0.62%) BlazeMeter
12 2 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) MQTT
2 4 (1.24%) Skype
3 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) Broadband
4 2 (0.62%) VLAN
5 1 (0.31%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.46%) MySQL
2 46 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 38 (11.80%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.59%) Hadoop
5 18 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.97%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.42%) Big Data
8 9 (2.80%) Redis
9 7 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.93%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.62%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.62%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.31%) Event Store
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 64 (19.88%) Git (software)
2 41 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 39 (12.11%) JIRA
4 36 (11.18%) Selenium
5 35 (10.87%) Maven
6 24 (7.45%) Mockito
7 23 (7.14%) JUnit
8 17 (5.28%) DbUnit
8 17 (5.28%) jMock
8 17 (5.28%) SonarQube
8 17 (5.28%) webpack
9 13 (4.04%) Bitbucket
10 12 (3.73%) Cucumber
11 10 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.80%) Grunt
12 9 (2.80%) gulp
13 7 (2.17%) Cypress.io
13 7 (2.17%) GitLab
13 7 (2.17%) Robot Framework
13 7 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (15.84%) Finance
2 17 (5.28%) Retail
3 9 (2.80%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.48%) Military
5 7 (2.17%) Marketing
6 5 (1.55%) Games
7 4 (1.24%) Electronics
7 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.93%) Publishing
9 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (59.94%) Developer
2 63 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 47 (14.60%) Software Engineer
4 44 (13.66%) Senior Developer
5 41 (12.73%) Software Developer
6 39 (12.11%) .NET Developer
7 26 (8.07%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (6.52%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.66%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (4.66%) Test Engineer
10 14 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.35%) Java Engineer
10 14 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (3.73%) Analyst
12 12 (3.73%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.73%) PHP Developer
13 10 (3.11%) Architect
13 10 (3.11%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (3.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.33%) .NET
1 88 (27.33%) Web Services
2 79 (24.53%) React
3 76 (23.60%) RESTful
4 75 (23.29%) AngularJS
4 75 (23.29%) Spring
5 71 (22.05%) Node.js
6 55 (17.08%) CSS
6 55 (17.08%) HTML
7 50 (15.53%) ASP.NET
8 45 (13.98%) .NET Core
9 43 (13.35%) REST
10 32 (9.94%) jQuery
11 31 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (9.32%) Hibernate
12 30 (9.32%) SOAP
13 27 (8.39%) Vue.js
14 24 (7.45%) Laravel
15 23 (7.14%) SailPoint
15 23 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (5.28%) User Experience
2 13 (4.04%) Algorithms
2 13 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.04%) Data Structures
3 12 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.48%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.55%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.24%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.24%) Tandem
7 4 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.93%) iPhone
8 3 (0.93%) VHDL
9 2 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.62%) PMI
9 2 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.15%) Linux
2 23 (7.14%) Unix
3 22 (6.83%) Windows
4 5 (1.55%) Android
5 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (50.00%) BDD
3 156 (48.45%) Scrum
4 109 (33.85%) DevOps
5 100 (31.06%) Software Engineering
6 81 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 63 (19.57%) MVC
9 60 (18.63%) OO
10 56 (17.39%) Kanban
11 48 (14.91%) Mentoring
12 47 (14.60%) Microservices
13 40 (12.42%) Fintech
14 35 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (9.63%) Software Testing
16 30 (9.32%) SDLC
17 29 (9.01%) Continuous Deployment
18 28 (8.70%) Unit Testing
19 26 (8.07%) E-Commerce
20 22 (6.83%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 141 (43.79%) Java
2 137 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 87 (27.02%) C#
4 65 (20.19%) SQL
5 52 (16.15%) TypeScript
6 40 (12.42%) Python
7 38 (11.80%) PHP
8 23 (7.14%) C++
9 22 (6.83%) Go
10 19 (5.90%) Java 8
11 16 (4.97%) C
12 14 (4.35%) Groovy
13 8 (2.48%) Ruby
14 7 (2.17%) ES6
15 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.55%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.55%) PHP 7
16 5 (1.55%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.56%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.45%) Degree
4 23 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.62%) CISA
6 2 (0.62%) CISM
6 2 (0.62%) CISSP
6 2 (0.62%) CRISC
6 2 (0.62%) ISEB
6 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) IIBA
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.87%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 15022
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 68 (21.12%) Docker
2 20 (6.21%) vSphere
3 18 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.97%) Active Directory
5 15 (4.66%) NDS
6 14 (4.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (9.32%) Ansible
2 26 (8.07%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 20 (6.21%) Kubernetes
4 13 (4.04%) Tivoli
5 12 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.11%) Terraform
7 8 (2.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 8 (2.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 7 (2.17%) Puppet
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.62%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.62%) Rancher
10 2 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (17.08%) Oracle
2 34 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.70%) NetIQ
4 25 (7.76%) Atlassian
5 23 (7.14%) ForgeRock
6 18 (5.59%) VMware
7 16 (4.97%) SAP
8 13 (4.04%) Okta
9 11 (3.42%) Sage
9 11 (3.42%) Zend
10 9 (2.80%) CyberArk
11 6 (1.86%) IBM
11 6 (1.86%) Ping Identity
12 4 (1.24%) Google
12 4 (1.24%) Novell
13 3 (0.93%) Cadence
14 2 (0.62%) HP
14 2 (0.62%) Remedy
14 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.31%) Sybase