Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South West
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 53 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 225 502 842
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.58% 5.15% 8.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 5.66% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 233 461 790
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,225
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% +6.82% +4.76%

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 3,111 8,872 9,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.04% 90.99% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,555 7,140 7,702
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,275 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,122 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 29 October 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 29 October 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
Wiltshire +43 76 £62,500 +31.58% 11
Bristol +10 39 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Gloucestershire +22 35 £47,500 +1.06% 6
Somerset +24 32 £52,500 -8.70% 8
Dorset +1 29 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Cornwall -4 2 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Devon -22 1 £40,000 -11.11% 7
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 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.

1 180 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (55.56%) Scrum
3 118 (52.44%) BDD
4 100 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 96 (42.67%) Java
6 77 (34.22%) Git (software)
7 67 (29.78%) AWS
8 64 (28.44%) Spring
8 64 (28.44%) MVC
9 58 (25.78%) DevOps
10 57 (25.33%) Microservices
10 57 (25.33%) CSS
10 57 (25.33%) Test Automation
11 56 (24.89%) HTML
12 55 (24.44%) Azure
13 53 (23.56%) .NET
14 52 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (22.67%) C#
15 51 (22.67%) SQL
15 51 (22.67%) Web Services
16 50 (22.22%) RESTful
17 47 (20.89%) MySQL
18 43 (19.11%) Kanban
18 43 (19.11%) Maven
18 43 (19.11%) TypeScript
19 42 (18.67%) Mentoring
20 38 (16.89%) Docker
21 37 (16.44%) React
21 37 (16.44%) Spring Boot
21 37 (16.44%) Security Cleared

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 28 (12.44%) Tomcat
2 15 (6.67%) Apache
2 15 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (4.44%) NServiceBus
4 9 (4.00%) Confluence
5 8 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.67%) JBoss
7 5 (2.22%) Mule
7 5 (2.22%) Mule ESB
7 5 (2.22%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (1.78%) CMS
9 3 (1.33%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.89%) Camunda
10 2 (0.89%) WordPress
11 1 (0.44%) Drupal
11 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
1 1 (0.44%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.44%) Odoo
1 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 67 (29.78%) AWS
2 55 (24.44%) Azure
3 18 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (5.33%) GitHub
5 8 (3.56%) SaaS
6 7 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.11%) GCP
6 7 (3.11%) npm
7 5 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.22%) Cloudflare
7 5 (2.22%) Serverless
8 4 (1.78%) PaaS
9 3 (1.33%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.89%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) HTTP
1 2 (0.89%) Skype
1 2 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.44%) DHCP
2 1 (0.44%) DNS
2 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) IPv6
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) VLAN
2 1 (0.44%) Wireless
2 1 (0.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.89%) MySQL
2 33 (14.67%) MongoDB
3 30 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 23 (10.22%) NoSQL
5 22 (9.78%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (8.89%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (3.11%) Redis
9 4 (1.78%) Big Data
10 3 (1.33%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.89%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.44%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 77 (34.22%) Git (software)
2 43 (19.11%) Maven
3 34 (15.11%) JUnit
4 32 (14.22%) Jenkins
4 32 (14.22%) Selenium
5 28 (12.44%) Mockito
6 24 (10.67%) JIRA
7 15 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 14 (6.22%) SonarQube
9 13 (5.78%) DbUnit
9 13 (5.78%) IntelliJ
9 13 (5.78%) jMock
10 12 (5.33%) Ant
10 12 (5.33%) Bitbucket
10 12 (5.33%) Gradle
11 8 (3.56%) GitLab
11 8 (3.56%) Mocha
11 8 (3.56%) webpack
12 7 (3.11%) Cypress.io
12 7 (3.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 33 (14.67%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 7 (3.11%) Retail
4 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.67%) Marketing
5 5 (2.22%) Electronics
5 5 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 157 (69.78%) Developer
2 57 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 29 (12.89%) Senior Developer
4 23 (10.22%) .NET Developer
5 18 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 18 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 17 (7.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 14 (6.22%) PHP Developer
9 13 (5.78%) Lead Developer
10 12 (5.33%) Architect
11 10 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.00%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.56%) Backend Developer
13 8 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (3.56%) React Developer
14 7 (3.11%) JavaScript Engineer
14 7 (3.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 7 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
14 7 (3.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (28.44%) Spring
2 57 (25.33%) CSS
3 56 (24.89%) HTML
4 53 (23.56%) .NET
5 51 (22.67%) Web Services
6 50 (22.22%) RESTful
7 37 (16.44%) React
7 37 (16.44%) Spring Boot
8 34 (15.11%) REST
9 31 (13.78%) .NET Core
10 30 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 30 (13.33%) XML
11 27 (12.00%) AngularJS
12 25 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 25 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 24 (10.67%) SailPoint
13 24 (10.67%) SOAP
14 23 (10.22%) Node.js
15 22 (9.78%) Vue.js
16 21 (9.33%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (3.11%) Cloud Native
1 7 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (3.11%) N-Tier
2 6 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.67%) User Experience
3 4 (1.78%) Public Cloud
3 4 (1.78%) Reinsurance
4 3 (1.33%) Tandem
4 3 (1.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.44%) Blog
6 1 (0.44%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.33%) Linux
2 8 (3.56%) Android
2 8 (3.56%) Windows
3 7 (3.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (55.56%) Scrum
3 118 (52.44%) BDD
4 64 (28.44%) MVC
5 58 (25.78%) DevOps
6 57 (25.33%) Microservices
6 57 (25.33%) Test Automation
7 52 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (19.11%) Kanban
9 42 (18.67%) Mentoring
10 31 (13.78%) Software Engineering
11 26 (11.56%) Unit Testing
12 23 (10.22%) Fintech
13 22 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (9.33%) Workflow
15 19 (8.44%) E-Commerce
16 18 (8.00%) API Development
16 18 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
16 18 (8.00%) OO
17 17 (7.56%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 96 (42.67%) Java
3 51 (22.67%) C#
3 51 (22.67%) SQL
4 43 (19.11%) TypeScript
5 29 (12.89%) PHP
6 25 (11.11%) Java 8
7 17 (7.56%) Python
8 11 (4.89%) C
9 9 (4.00%) C++
10 6 (2.67%) ES6
10 6 (2.67%) Go
11 3 (1.33%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.33%) Degree
4 10 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.78%) ISEB
6 4 (1.78%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.44%) MCSA
9 1 (0.44%) MCSE
9 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.44%) OCA
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.78%) QA
2 7 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) NCSC
System Software
1 38 (16.89%) Docker
2 18 (8.00%) NDS
2 18 (8.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 17 (7.56%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (5.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (10.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 20 (8.89%) Kubernetes
3 15 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 9 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 6 (2.67%) Ansible
6 5 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.22%) Terraform
7 3 (1.33%) Puppet
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (12.89%) Oracle
2 26 (11.56%) NetIQ
3 24 (10.67%) ForgeRock
4 20 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.22%) Okta
6 13 (5.78%) VMware
7 10 (4.44%) CyberArk
8 8 (3.56%) SAP
9 7 (3.11%) IBM
9 7 (3.11%) Novell
9 7 (3.11%) Ping Identity
10 6 (2.67%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.22%) Cadence
11 5 (2.22%) Zend
12 4 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.78%) Xamarin
13 3 (1.33%) Pega
13 3 (1.33%) Sage
14 2 (0.89%) Apple
14 2 (0.89%) Red Hat