Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 24 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 -10
Permanent jobs citing TDD 864 943 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.38% 9.29% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 10.16% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 760 824 657
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 9,509 9,284 9,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.19% 91.48% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 7,654 8,167
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,870
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +8 360 £50,000 +1.52% 59
Dorset +8 192 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Gloucestershire -5 109 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Wiltshire +4 108 £40,000 -17.95% 8
Somerset -5 62 £47,500 +7.95% 13
Devon -24 22 £45,000 - 15
Cornwall -20 11 £31,500 +14.55% 12
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 647 (74.88%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (44.33%) C#
3 343 (39.70%) JavaScript
4 335 (38.77%) Java
5 333 (38.54%) BDD
6 327 (37.85%) .NET
7 310 (35.88%) Scrum
8 296 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
9 290 (33.56%) MVC
10 236 (27.31%) AngularJS
11 225 (26.04%) ASP.NET
12 215 (24.88%) Software Engineering
13 204 (23.61%) SQL
14 199 (23.03%) HTML
14 199 (23.03%) SQL Server
15 197 (22.80%) Finance
16 190 (21.99%) Git (software)
17 179 (20.72%) CSS
18 169 (19.56%) Web Services
19 167 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
20 166 (19.21%) ASP.NET MVC
21 158 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
22 148 (17.13%) Microsoft
23 142 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
24 141 (16.32%) Greenfield Project
25 131 (15.16%) REST
26 129 (14.93%) Python
27 124 (14.35%) Spring
28 120 (13.89%) DevOps
29 118 (13.66%) HTML5

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 60 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (3.70%) Apache
3 29 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.01%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.43%) JBoss
6 20 (2.31%) Confluence
7 19 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (1.85%) IIS
9 15 (1.74%) nginx
10 14 (1.62%) Mule
11 12 (1.39%) Apache Spark
12 11 (1.27%) Mule ESB
13 10 (1.16%) CMS
14 9 (1.04%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.04%) Joomla!
15 8 (0.93%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.69%) Jetty
16 6 (0.69%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.58%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.58%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.12%) InVision
2 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 167 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (6.13%) SaaS
4 22 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.31%) GitHub
6 15 (1.74%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.27%) IaaS
8 11 (1.27%) PaaS
9 10 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.69%) Serverless
12 4 (0.46%) npm
13 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.23%) Google Play
13 2 (0.23%) Loggly
13 2 (0.23%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.98%) Internet
2 14 (1.62%) HTTP
3 13 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.39%) SSL
5 8 (0.93%) IPv4
5 8 (0.93%) IPv6
6 6 (0.69%) Wireless
7 5 (0.58%) VoIP
8 4 (0.46%) SMS
9 3 (0.35%) Broadband
9 3 (0.35%) VLAN
10 2 (0.23%) DHCP
10 2 (0.23%) SSH
11 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.19%) NoSQL
3 74 (8.56%) Big Data
4 53 (6.13%) MongoDB
5 47 (5.44%) MySQL
6 37 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (3.94%) SQL Server 2016
8 26 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 23 (2.66%) Hadoop
10 22 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (2.55%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.08%) Blockchain
12 17 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (1.85%) Redis
14 14 (1.62%) Apache Hive
14 14 (1.62%) Neo4j
15 13 (1.50%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (1.27%) CouchDB
17 8 (0.93%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 190 (21.99%) Git (software)
2 86 (9.95%) JIRA
3 84 (9.72%) Subversion
4 76 (8.80%) Maven
5 66 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 59 (6.83%) Selenium
7 58 (6.71%) JUnit
8 37 (4.28%) Cucumber
9 33 (3.82%) Jenkins
10 32 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 26 (3.01%) Eclipse
11 26 (3.01%) gulp
11 26 (3.01%) Jasmine
11 26 (3.01%) Karma Test Runner
12 25 (2.89%) WebDriver
13 24 (2.78%) Ant
14 23 (2.66%) Protractor
15 19 (2.20%) Apache Ivy
16 17 (1.97%) IntelliJ
17 15 (1.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 197 (22.80%) Finance
2 98 (11.34%) Manufacturing
3 96 (11.11%) Electronics
3 96 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 92 (10.65%) Marketing
5 56 (6.48%) Retail
6 18 (2.08%) Games
7 15 (1.74%) Law
8 7 (0.81%) Advertising
9 6 (0.69%) Banking
10 3 (0.35%) Back Office
10 3 (0.35%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 606 (70.14%) Developer
2 224 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 177 (20.49%) Java Developer
4 132 (15.28%) C# Developer
5 122 (14.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 119 (13.77%) Software Engineer
7 109 (12.62%) Software Developer
8 98 (11.34%) Senior Developer
9 56 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 55 (6.37%) .NET Software Developer
10 55 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 43 (4.98%) C# Software Developer
11 43 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
12 38 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
13 37 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 34 (3.94%) C++ Software Engineer
15 33 (3.82%) Applications Developer
16 30 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
17 28 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 27 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (37.85%) .NET
2 236 (27.31%) AngularJS
3 225 (26.04%) ASP.NET
4 199 (23.03%) HTML
5 179 (20.72%) CSS
6 169 (19.56%) Web Services
7 166 (19.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 158 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 131 (15.16%) REST
10 124 (14.35%) Spring
11 118 (13.66%) HTML5
12 115 (13.31%) Node.js
13 114 (13.19%) RESTful
14 92 (10.65%) React
15 91 (10.53%) .NET Framework
15 91 (10.53%) SOAP
16 82 (9.49%) XML
17 80 (9.26%) jQuery
18 76 (8.80%) WCF
19 67 (7.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 141 (16.32%) Greenfield Project
2 99 (11.46%) User Experience
3 59 (6.83%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 26 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.89%) Fintech
8 24 (2.78%) RIA
9 19 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (1.97%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.58%) iPad
15 5 (0.58%) Smartphone
16 4 (0.46%) e-Learning
16 4 (0.46%) Social Media
17 3 (0.35%) Digital Media
17 3 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 116 (13.43%) Linux
2 71 (8.22%) Android
3 66 (7.64%) Apple iOS
4 40 (4.63%) Windows
5 16 (1.85%) Unix
6 8 (0.93%) FreeBSD
7 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (74.88%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (38.54%) BDD
3 310 (35.88%) Scrum
4 296 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
5 290 (33.56%) MVC
6 215 (24.88%) Software Engineering
7 120 (13.89%) DevOps
8 114 (13.19%) Test Automation
8 114 (13.19%) Unit Testing
9 113 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
10 87 (10.07%) Kanban
10 87 (10.07%) OO
10 87 (10.07%) Web Development
11 85 (9.84%) Digital Marketing
11 85 (9.84%) Programme Management
12 81 (9.38%) SOLID
13 78 (9.03%) UML
14 74 (8.56%) SDLC
15 70 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 69 (7.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 383 (44.33%) C#
2 343 (39.70%) JavaScript
3 335 (38.77%) Java
4 204 (23.61%) SQL
5 129 (14.93%) Python
6 115 (13.31%) C++
7 75 (8.68%) C
8 65 (7.52%) Java 8
9 49 (5.67%) PHP
10 47 (5.44%) Ruby
11 41 (4.75%) TypeScript
12 28 (3.24%) VB.NET
13 23 (2.66%) Scala
13 23 (2.66%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.43%) PowerShell
15 18 (2.08%) Groovy
15 18 (2.08%) Java 9
16 17 (1.97%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.85%) ES6
18 14 (1.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 116 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 103 (11.92%) Degree
3 59 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 50 (5.79%) DV Cleared
5 47 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (2.20%) MCPD
7 10 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.46%) ISEB
9 2 (0.23%) CCNA
9 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.44%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) MISRA
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (6.02%) Docker
2 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.35%) vSphere
4 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.23%) KVM
4 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.50%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.39%) Ansible
3 10 (1.16%) HP ALM
4 8 (0.93%) Icinga
4 8 (0.93%) Puppet
5 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.46%) HockeyApp
6 4 (0.46%) Kibana
7 3 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (0.35%) Salt
7 3 (0.35%) WSUS
8 2 (0.23%) Terraform
9 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 148 (17.13%) Microsoft
2 90 (10.42%) SAP
3 47 (5.44%) Oracle
4 29 (3.36%) Atlassian
5 16 (1.85%) Apple
6 13 (1.50%) Google
7 12 (1.39%) Facebook
7 12 (1.39%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.16%) HP
8 10 (1.16%) Zend
9 7 (0.81%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.58%) Telerik
10 5 (0.58%) Twitter
11 4 (0.46%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.46%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.46%) IBM
11 4 (0.46%) Sage
12 3 (0.35%) CA
13 2 (0.23%) Cisco
13 2 (0.23%) TIBCO