Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 52 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -27 -4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 274 456 791
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.98% 5.27% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 5.84% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 288 450 746
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £34,625 £33,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.84%

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 4,177 7,809 8,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.10% 90.30% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,341 6,378 7,121
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,950 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,787
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 -7 77 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Wiltshire +35 66 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Somerset +20 41 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Dorset +11 40 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Gloucestershire +2 39 £50,000 - 8
Devon -14 5 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Cornwall -9 1 £35,000 -26.32%
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 202 (73.72%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (45.26%) JavaScript
3 120 (43.80%) Scrum
4 114 (41.61%) Java
5 106 (38.69%) BDD
6 98 (35.77%) C#
7 97 (35.40%) Git (software)
8 95 (34.67%) Azure
9 90 (32.85%) .NET
10 80 (29.20%) Microservices
11 77 (28.10%) DevOps
12 73 (26.64%) SQL
12 73 (26.64%) Spring
13 71 (25.91%) MVC
14 68 (24.82%) AWS
15 64 (23.36%) CSS
16 63 (22.99%) Web Services
16 63 (22.99%) HTML
17 62 (22.63%) Test Automation
18 59 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
19 56 (20.44%) AngularJS
20 54 (19.71%) .NET Core
21 50 (18.25%) TypeScript
22 49 (17.88%) Docker
23 48 (17.52%) MongoDB
24 47 (17.15%) Finance
25 46 (16.79%) SQL Server
26 45 (16.42%) RESTful
27 44 (16.06%) REST
28 43 (15.69%) Mentoring

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 21 (7.66%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.84%) NServiceBus
3 13 (4.74%) JBoss
4 12 (4.38%) Mule
4 12 (4.38%) Mule ESB
4 12 (4.38%) Red Hat Fuse
5 11 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.28%) Confluence
7 8 (2.92%) Apache
8 7 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.46%) CMS
10 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.73%) Camunda
11 2 (0.73%) nginx
11 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.73%) WordPress
12 1 (0.36%) Drupal
12 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.36%) Odoo
1 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 95 (34.67%) Azure
2 68 (24.82%) AWS
3 21 (7.66%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (5.84%) SaaS
5 12 (4.38%) GCP
6 11 (4.01%) Serverless
7 8 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (2.92%) PaaS
8 6 (2.19%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (2.19%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.82%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (1.82%) GitHub
9 5 (1.82%) Sauce Labs
10 4 (1.46%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.46%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.46%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.09%) IaaS
11 3 (1.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.92%) HTTP
2 4 (1.46%) Internet
3 3 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.73%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.73%) DHCP
4 2 (0.73%) DNS
4 2 (0.73%) IPv6
4 2 (0.73%) VLAN
4 2 (0.73%) Wireless
4 2 (0.73%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.52%) MongoDB
2 46 (16.79%) SQL Server
3 35 (12.77%) NoSQL
4 28 (10.22%) MySQL
5 27 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (3.65%) Big Data
9 8 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.46%) Redis
11 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.73%) SQLite
14 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 97 (35.40%) Git (software)
2 38 (13.87%) Maven
3 37 (13.50%) Selenium
4 35 (12.77%) JUnit
5 29 (10.58%) Jenkins
6 27 (9.85%) JIRA
7 20 (7.30%) Mockito
8 17 (6.20%) IntelliJ
9 15 (5.47%) Cucumber
10 14 (5.11%) PHPUnit
11 13 (4.74%) Gradle
12 12 (4.38%) Ant
13 10 (3.65%) Visual Studio
14 8 (2.92%) Bitbucket
14 8 (2.92%) Mocha
15 6 (2.19%) GitLab
15 6 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (2.19%) WebDriver
16 5 (1.82%) eggPlant
16 5 (1.82%) SonarQube
General
1 47 (17.15%) Finance
2 23 (8.39%) Public Sector
3 15 (5.47%) Marketing
4 14 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.74%) Electronics
5 13 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.19%) Games
8 5 (1.82%) Local Government
9 4 (1.46%) Billing
9 4 (1.46%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 205 (74.82%) Developer
2 59 (21.53%) Java Developer
3 45 (16.42%) Senior Developer
4 38 (13.87%) Software Developer
5 37 (13.50%) .NET Developer
6 22 (8.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 22 (8.03%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.11%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.11%) Lead Developer
8 13 (4.74%) Java Engineer
9 12 (4.38%) PHP Developer
10 11 (4.01%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.65%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (3.65%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.28%) React Developer
12 9 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (2.92%) Associate Engineer
13 8 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (32.85%) .NET
2 73 (26.64%) Spring
3 64 (23.36%) CSS
4 63 (22.99%) HTML
4 63 (22.99%) Web Services
5 56 (20.44%) AngularJS
6 54 (19.71%) .NET Core
7 45 (16.42%) RESTful
8 44 (16.06%) REST
9 43 (15.69%) .NET Framework
9 43 (15.69%) Spring Boot
10 41 (14.96%) React
11 38 (13.87%) ASP.NET
12 35 (12.77%) XML
13 32 (11.68%) Node.js
14 29 (10.58%) Vue.js
15 26 (9.49%) SOAP
16 25 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (9.12%) Hibernate
17 23 (8.39%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.65%) N-Tier
2 10 (3.65%) User Experience
3 9 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (1.46%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.46%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.73%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.41%) Linux
2 15 (5.47%) Android
3 12 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.01%) Windows
5 7 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (73.72%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (43.80%) Scrum
3 106 (38.69%) BDD
4 80 (29.20%) Microservices
5 77 (28.10%) DevOps
6 71 (25.91%) MVC
7 62 (22.63%) Test Automation
8 59 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (15.69%) Mentoring
10 41 (14.96%) Software Engineering
11 37 (13.50%) Kanban
12 28 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (10.22%) Fintech
13 27 (9.85%) Unit Testing
14 24 (8.76%) API Development
14 24 (8.76%) OO
14 24 (8.76%) SOLID
15 22 (8.03%) Coaching
16 19 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 124 (45.26%) JavaScript
2 114 (41.61%) Java
3 98 (35.77%) C#
4 73 (26.64%) SQL
5 50 (18.25%) TypeScript
6 32 (11.68%) Java 8
7 28 (10.22%) PHP
7 28 (10.22%) Python
8 10 (3.65%) C
9 8 (2.92%) C++
10 6 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.73%) ES6
12 2 (0.73%) Go
12 2 (0.73%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.11%) Degree
4 9 (3.28%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.28%) ISEB
4 9 (3.28%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.36%) MCSA
8 1 (0.36%) MCSE
8 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.36%) OCA
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.39%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.09%) GDPR
4 2 (0.73%) NCSC
System Software
1 49 (17.88%) Docker
2 10 (3.65%) NDS
3 9 (3.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 8 (2.92%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (12.41%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.28%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 6 (2.19%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (1.82%) Puppet
4 5 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (1.46%) Ansible
5 4 (1.46%) Terraform
6 2 (0.73%) Nagios
7 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (7.66%) Oracle
2 20 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.74%) SAP
4 11 (4.01%) ForgeRock
4 11 (4.01%) NetIQ
5 10 (3.65%) Cadence
6 7 (2.55%) Pega
7 6 (2.19%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.19%) Google
7 6 (2.19%) Novell
7 6 (2.19%) Okta
7 6 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.19%) VMware
8 5 (1.82%) IBM
8 5 (1.82%) Ping Identity
8 5 (1.82%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.46%) Apple
9 4 (1.46%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds