Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South West
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 42 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 -21 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 391 657 1,106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.80% 6.67% 10.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 7.27% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 386 569 1,046
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,451 £30,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 5,231 9,039 9,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.01% 91.81% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,226 7,027 8,094
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,250 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +28 144 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Dorset -11 66 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Gloucestershire +22 62 £55,000 +15.79% 11
Wiltshire +26 61 £70,000 +47.37% 7
Somerset +19 34 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Devon -18 20 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Cornwall -3 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 329 (84.14%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 174 (44.50%) Java
4 162 (41.43%) BDD
5 155 (39.64%) Scrum
6 140 (35.81%) DevOps
7 133 (34.02%) C#
8 126 (32.23%) AngularJS
9 124 (31.71%) Software Engineering
10 123 (31.46%) .NET
11 103 (26.34%) React
12 102 (26.09%) Web Services
13 100 (25.58%) Node.js
14 93 (23.79%) SQL
15 89 (22.76%) Spring
16 84 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
16 84 (21.48%) Docker
17 83 (21.23%) OO
18 82 (20.97%) RESTful
19 77 (19.69%) ASP.NET
20 76 (19.44%) Linux
21 74 (18.93%) Test Automation
22 73 (18.67%) Azure
23 71 (18.16%) Finance
24 70 (17.90%) SQL Server
24 70 (17.90%) MVC
25 69 (17.65%) AWS
26 65 (16.62%) Oracle
27 63 (16.11%) jQuery
28 62 (15.86%) Microsoft

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 18 (4.60%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.58%) Apache
3 9 (2.30%) Confluence
4 8 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.28%) JBoss
6 4 (1.02%) nginx
6 4 (1.02%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.51%) CMS
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 73 (18.67%) Azure
2 69 (17.65%) AWS
3 15 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.07%) GCP
4 12 (3.07%) SaaS
4 12 (3.07%) Serverless
5 10 (2.56%) GitHub
6 8 (2.05%) Trello
7 7 (1.79%) Azure Functions
7 7 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.53%) Office 365
8 6 (1.53%) Slack
9 4 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.77%) Cloudflare
10 3 (0.77%) npm
10 3 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.53%) MQTT
2 5 (1.28%) Internet
3 4 (1.02%) Skype
4 3 (0.77%) HTTP
5 2 (0.51%) Broadband
5 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.51%) VLAN
6 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) RFID
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 54 (13.81%) MySQL
3 34 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 22 (5.63%) Hadoop
5 18 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.84%) Big Data
7 12 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.05%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.53%) Redis
10 5 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.02%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.51%) Event Store
12 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.51%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 49 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.02%) Jenkins
3 45 (11.51%) JIRA
4 39 (9.97%) Selenium
5 22 (5.63%) Maven
5 22 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (5.12%) webpack
7 15 (3.84%) Mockito
8 14 (3.58%) JUnit
9 13 (3.32%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.07%) DbUnit
10 12 (3.07%) jMock
10 12 (3.07%) SonarQube
11 11 (2.81%) Grunt
11 11 (2.81%) gulp
12 9 (2.30%) Bitbucket
12 9 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.30%) WebDriver
13 8 (2.05%) NUnit
13 8 (2.05%) SoapUI
General
1 71 (18.16%) Finance
2 33 (8.44%) Retail
3 24 (6.14%) Public Sector
4 20 (5.12%) Marketing
5 17 (4.35%) Electronics
6 16 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.09%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.30%) Military
8 7 (1.79%) Games
9 5 (1.28%) Publishing
10 4 (1.02%) Banking
10 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 250 (63.94%) Developer
2 83 (21.23%) Software Developer
3 74 (18.93%) Java Developer
4 64 (16.37%) .NET Developer
4 64 (16.37%) C# Developer
5 60 (15.35%) Senior Developer
6 57 (14.58%) Software Engineer
7 47 (12.02%) C# Software Developer
8 33 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (6.91%) .NET Software Developer
10 24 (6.14%) Full Stack Developer
11 23 (5.88%) Java Engineer
11 23 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (4.86%) Java Software Engineer
12 19 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (4.60%) Angular Developer
14 15 (3.84%) Analyst
14 15 (3.84%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.58%) Microsoft Developer
15 14 (3.58%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (32.23%) AngularJS
2 123 (31.46%) .NET
3 103 (26.34%) React
4 102 (26.09%) Web Services
5 100 (25.58%) Node.js
6 89 (22.76%) Spring
7 82 (20.97%) RESTful
8 77 (19.69%) ASP.NET
9 63 (16.11%) jQuery
10 62 (15.86%) .NET Core
11 53 (13.55%) CSS
12 52 (13.30%) HTML
13 42 (10.74%) REST
14 40 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (8.95%) SOAP
16 31 (7.93%) Vue.js
17 27 (6.91%) Hibernate
17 27 (6.91%) HTML5
18 25 (6.39%) .NET Framework
19 23 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.60%) User Experience
3 17 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.58%) Algorithms
4 14 (3.58%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.81%) N-Tier
6 10 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.02%) iPhone
9 4 (1.02%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.02%) Tandem
9 4 (1.02%) VHDL
10 3 (0.77%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.51%) Online Games
11 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (19.44%) Linux
2 34 (8.70%) Unix
3 33 (8.44%) Windows
4 5 (1.28%) Android
4 5 (1.28%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (84.14%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (41.43%) BDD
3 155 (39.64%) Scrum
4 140 (35.81%) DevOps
5 124 (31.71%) Software Engineering
6 84 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (21.23%) OO
8 74 (18.93%) Test Automation
9 70 (17.90%) MVC
10 52 (13.30%) Kanban
11 51 (13.04%) Microservices
12 43 (11.00%) SDLC
13 41 (10.49%) Fintech
13 41 (10.49%) Mentoring
13 41 (10.49%) SOLID
14 38 (9.72%) Software Testing
15 37 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (8.44%) Continuous Deployment
17 33 (8.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 182 (46.55%) JavaScript
2 174 (44.50%) Java
3 133 (34.02%) C#
4 93 (23.79%) SQL
5 55 (14.07%) TypeScript
6 51 (13.04%) Python
7 47 (12.02%) PHP
8 29 (7.42%) C++
9 28 (7.16%) Go
10 18 (4.60%) C
10 18 (4.60%) Groovy
11 15 (3.84%) Java 8
12 10 (2.56%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.30%) PHP 7
13 9 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.30%) Ruby
14 8 (2.05%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.53%) ES6
15 6 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.44%) Degree
3 24 (6.14%) DV Cleared
4 21 (5.37%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.51%) CISA
7 2 (0.51%) CISM
7 2 (0.51%) CISSP
7 2 (0.51%) CRISC
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) IIBA
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.74%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) ISO 15022
2 4 (1.02%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 84 (21.48%) Docker
2 16 (4.09%) vSphere
3 14 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.02%) NDS
6 3 (0.77%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.51%) Postfix
7 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (9.46%) Ansible
2 25 (6.39%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 10 (2.56%) Terraform
5 9 (2.30%) Puppet
6 4 (1.02%) Rancher
7 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.51%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.51%) Salt
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 65 (16.62%) Oracle
2 62 (15.86%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.72%) SAP
4 31 (7.93%) Atlassian
5 21 (5.37%) Sage
6 14 (3.58%) VMware
7 11 (2.81%) NetIQ
7 11 (2.81%) Zend
8 10 (2.56%) Google
9 9 (2.30%) ForgeRock
10 5 (1.28%) HP
11 4 (1.02%) CyberArk
11 4 (1.02%) IBM
12 3 (0.77%) Okta
12 3 (0.77%) Symantec
12 3 (0.77%) Veritas
13 2 (0.51%) Remedy
13 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.51%) Sybase
13 2 (0.51%) Xamarin