Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 40 30
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 977 700 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.52% 6.40% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.63% 7.20% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 852 655 797
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 9192 9719 10557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.56% 88.87% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7569 8101 8871
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,250
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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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
Bristol +5 365 £50,000 +13.64% 16
Gloucestershire +24 157 £45,000 - 8
Somerset +9 140 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Dorset +6 112 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Wiltshire +30 90 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Devon +15 87 £47,000 +25.33% 2
Cornwall +17 24 £27,500 -31.25%
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West region with a requirement for TDD.

1 790 (80.86%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (47.80%) C#
3 454 (46.47%) JavaScript
3 454 (46.47%) BDD
4 412 (42.17%) .NET
5 398 (40.74%) MVC
6 378 (38.69%) Java
7 336 (34.39%) HTML
8 334 (34.19%) Scrum
9 330 (33.78%) Git (software)
10 314 (32.14%) SQL Server
11 279 (28.56%) ASP.NET
12 271 (27.74%) CSS
13 265 (27.12%) AngularJS
14 260 (26.61%) Continuous Integration
15 240 (24.56%) Software Engineering
16 236 (24.16%) NoSQL
17 218 (22.31%) SQL
18 204 (20.88%) Finance
18 204 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
19 200 (20.47%) XML
20 198 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
21 197 (20.16%) REST
22 182 (18.63%) Test Automation
22 182 (18.63%) JIRA
22 182 (18.63%) Linux
23 181 (18.53%) Node.js
24 174 (17.81%) Spring
24 174 (17.81%) RESTful
25 167 (17.09%) MongoDB

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
1 113 (11.57%) Tomcat
2 90 (9.21%) Mule
3 84 (8.60%) Mule ESB
4 63 (6.45%) JBoss
5 48 (4.91%) Confluence
6 47 (4.81%) Apache
7 44 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (3.28%) OpenStack
9 30 (3.07%) IIS
10 21 (2.15%) WebLogic
11 20 (2.05%) Apache Solr
12 19 (1.94%) WebSphere
13 18 (1.84%) CMS
14 17 (1.74%) Anypoint
14 17 (1.74%) Drupal
15 16 (1.64%) WordPress
16 13 (1.33%) Apache Spark
17 12 (1.23%) GlassFish
17 12 (1.23%) SharePoint
18 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Magento
2 2 (0.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 204 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (13.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (11.57%) SaaS
4 62 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (3.99%) PaaS
6 33 (3.38%) IaaS
7 17 (1.74%) npm
8 14 (1.43%) Google Play
9 12 (1.23%) GitHub
10 11 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.82%) Serverless
12 7 (0.72%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.41%) Route 53
16 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.50%) HTTP
2 39 (3.99%) Internet
3 30 (3.07%) Wireless
4 28 (2.87%) SSL
5 8 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.51%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.41%) AMQP
7 4 (0.41%) SSH
7 4 (0.41%) VPN
8 2 (0.20%) Extranet
8 2 (0.20%) FCoE
8 2 (0.20%) Firewall
8 2 (0.20%) Intranet
8 2 (0.20%) SNMP
9 1 (0.10%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 236 (24.16%) NoSQL
3 167 (17.09%) MongoDB
4 118 (12.08%) MySQL
5 105 (10.75%) SQL Server 2016
6 77 (7.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 67 (6.86%) Relational Database
8 49 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (4.91%) Big Data
10 33 (3.38%) Redis
11 27 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (2.05%) Hadoop
12 20 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.94%) CouchDB
14 17 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
15 16 (1.64%) MariaDB
16 10 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (0.92%) Couchbase
18 8 (0.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 330 (33.78%) Git (software)
2 182 (18.63%) JIRA
3 143 (14.64%) JUnit
4 97 (9.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 81 (8.29%) Jenkins
6 77 (7.88%) NUnit
7 76 (7.78%) Selenium
8 66 (6.76%) IntelliJ
9 54 (5.53%) Cucumber
10 50 (5.12%) Subversion
11 46 (4.71%) Maven
12 44 (4.50%) gulp
13 43 (4.40%) Eclipse
14 37 (3.79%) Bitbucket
14 37 (3.79%) Visual Studio
15 34 (3.48%) Grunt
16 33 (3.38%) TeamCity
17 32 (3.28%) Gradle
17 32 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 31 (3.17%) Mercurial
General
1 204 (20.88%) Finance
2 165 (16.89%) Electronics
3 143 (14.64%) Marketing
4 128 (13.10%) Telecoms
5 127 (13.00%) Manufacturing
6 82 (8.39%) Retail
7 65 (6.65%) Games
8 34 (3.48%) Banking
9 33 (3.38%) Advertising
10 16 (1.64%) Online Betting
11 14 (1.43%) Music Industry
12 9 (0.92%) Law
13 8 (0.82%) Local Government
14 6 (0.61%) Publishing
15 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.20%) Legal
17 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 734 (75.13%) Developer
2 278 (28.45%) .NET Developer
3 165 (16.89%) Java Developer
4 122 (12.49%) Senior Developer
5 99 (10.13%) Software Developer
6 96 (9.83%) Software Engineer
7 93 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 53 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 44 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 42 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 36 (3.68%) PHP Developer
12 36 (3.68%) Software Manager
13 34 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
14 33 (3.38%) Junior
14 33 (3.38%) Lead Developer
15 31 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 29 (2.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 29 (2.97%) Senior .NET Developer
17 28 (2.87%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (42.17%) .NET
2 336 (34.39%) HTML
3 279 (28.56%) ASP.NET
4 271 (27.74%) CSS
5 265 (27.12%) AngularJS
6 200 (20.47%) XML
7 198 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 197 (20.16%) REST
9 181 (18.53%) Node.js
10 174 (17.81%) RESTful
10 174 (17.81%) Spring
11 166 (16.99%) JSON
12 163 (16.68%) Web Services
13 147 (15.05%) HTML5
14 144 (14.74%) Hibernate
15 139 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 139 (14.23%) SOAP
16 135 (13.82%) WCF
17 129 (13.20%) .NET Framework
18 127 (13.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.34%) User Experience
2 90 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (6.24%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.15%) iPad
7 20 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.64%) Music Streaming
8 16 (1.64%) Online Games
9 14 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.43%) iPhone
9 14 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.02%) Fintech
11 9 (0.92%) RIA
11 9 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
13 6 (0.61%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 182 (18.63%) Linux
2 86 (8.80%) Windows
3 48 (4.91%) Android
4 38 (3.89%) Unix
5 28 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.72%) CentOS
8 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (80.86%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (46.47%) BDD
3 398 (40.74%) MVC
4 334 (34.19%) Scrum
5 260 (26.61%) Continuous Integration
6 240 (24.56%) Software Engineering
7 182 (18.63%) Test Automation
8 166 (16.99%) OO
9 148 (15.15%) Kanban
10 145 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
11 138 (14.12%) Web Development
12 133 (13.61%) DevOps
13 132 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
14 127 (13.00%) Programme Management
14 127 (13.00%) Web Application Development
15 112 (11.46%) E-Commerce
16 101 (10.34%) Microservices
17 96 (9.83%) Integration Testing
18 89 (9.11%) Unit Testing
19 84 (8.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 467 (47.80%) C#
2 454 (46.47%) JavaScript
3 378 (38.69%) Java
4 218 (22.31%) SQL
5 112 (11.46%) Ruby
6 97 (9.93%) Python
7 92 (9.42%) C++
8 76 (7.78%) PHP
9 44 (4.50%) T-SQL
10 36 (3.68%) Groovy
11 32 (3.28%) XPath
12 27 (2.76%) C
13 24 (2.46%) Clojure
13 24 (2.46%) ES6
14 23 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 23 (2.35%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.33%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.33%) VBScript
17 12 (1.23%) Jython
Qualifications
1 127 (13.00%) Degree
2 51 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.97%) ISTQB
4 27 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (2.15%) ISEB
7 20 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.02%) MCPD
10 7 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.31%) PMP
12 2 (0.20%) CISSP
12 2 (0.20%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.20%) GIAC
12 2 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.20%) SANS
12 2 (0.20%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.17%) QA
2 11 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.61%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.31%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) HL7
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.20%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (8.50%) Docker
2 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.31%) HDFS
5 2 (0.20%) NFS
5 2 (0.20%) Samba
5 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (3.28%) Puppet
2 30 (3.07%) Ansible
3 29 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.84%) HockeyApp
5 13 (1.33%) CA Service Virtualization
6 10 (1.02%) CloudHub
7 5 (0.51%) Kibana
8 4 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.20%) Icinga
10 2 (0.20%) Nagios
10 2 (0.20%) Salt
10 2 (0.20%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.10%) logstash
11 1 (0.10%) Mesos
11 1 (0.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 129 (13.20%) SAP
2 100 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 66 (6.76%) Google
4 64 (6.55%) Apple
5 47 (4.81%) Atlassian
6 39 (3.99%) Oracle
7 22 (2.25%) HP
8 21 (2.15%) Facebook
9 17 (1.74%) IBM
10 13 (1.33%) CA
11 10 (1.02%) MuleSoft
12 8 (0.82%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.72%) VMware
13 7 (0.72%) Zend
14 6 (0.61%) GoCardless
14 6 (0.61%) PayPal
14 6 (0.61%) SaltStack
15 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (0.31%) Apigee
16 3 (0.31%) CA Agile Central