Period
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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 59 50 35
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +15
Permanent jobs citing TDD 435 413 307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.90% 5.31% 7.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 5.70% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 230 297 274
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £31,986
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £73,675 £63,750 £63,438
90th Percentile £93,750 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 8,389 7,249 3,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 94.58% 93.27% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,049 4,799 3,106
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £65,720 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £71,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol +14 236 £61,040 +16.27% 34
Dorset +7 51 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Wiltshire -28 47 £62,500 +1.63% 9
Somerset -16 21 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Devon -16 20 £62,500 +11.61% 5
Gloucestershire -37 20 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Cornwall -7 18 - - 5
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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.

1 380 (87.36%) Agile
2 235 (54.02%) JavaScript
3 233 (53.56%) CI/CD
4 225 (51.72%) C#
5 210 (48.28%) Software Engineering
6 177 (40.69%) React
7 171 (39.31%) Java
8 168 (38.62%) DevOps
9 160 (36.78%) Scrum
10 157 (36.09%) Azure
11 156 (35.86%) .NET
12 142 (32.64%) AWS
13 140 (32.18%) Git (software)
14 138 (31.72%) Python
14 138 (31.72%) BDD
14 138 (31.72%) TypeScript
15 121 (27.82%) Unit Testing
16 113 (25.98%) Continuous Integration
17 112 (25.75%) AngularJS
18 111 (25.52%) SQL
19 107 (24.60%) Linux
20 105 (24.14%) CSS
21 103 (23.68%) HTML
22 100 (22.99%) Finance
22 100 (22.99%) SDLC
23 98 (22.53%) .NET Framework
24 97 (22.30%) Full Stack Development
25 96 (22.07%) Pair Programming
26 95 (21.84%) Test Automation
27 86 (19.77%) MVC

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 46 (10.57%) Apache
2 30 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (1.15%) Confluence
3 5 (1.15%) nginx
4 3 (0.69%) Moodle
4 3 (0.69%) WordPress
5 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) InVision
1 1 (0.23%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
1 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 157 (36.09%) Azure
2 142 (32.64%) AWS
3 61 (14.02%) SaaS
4 60 (13.79%) Azure DevOps
4 60 (13.79%) GCP
5 48 (11.03%) Serverless
6 44 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (10.11%) Amazon S3
6 44 (10.11%) Amazon SQS
7 39 (8.97%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (6.21%) PaaS
10 23 (5.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 22 (5.06%) IaaS
12 21 (4.83%) GitHub
13 18 (4.14%) Amazon ECS
13 18 (4.14%) Amazon EKS
13 18 (4.14%) CloudFront
14 17 (3.91%) Heroku
14 17 (3.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.99%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.69%) HTTP
2 3 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.94%) MySQL
2 44 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 43 (9.89%) NoSQL
4 31 (7.13%) SQL Server
5 30 (6.90%) Redis
6 23 (5.29%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (3.45%) Amazon Aurora
9 14 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.76%) Big Data
11 11 (2.53%) DynamoDB
12 9 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.38%) DocumentDB
13 6 (1.38%) Metadata
14 5 (1.15%) Flink
14 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.69%) MariaDB
16 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
16 2 (0.46%) Power BI
17 1 (0.23%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 140 (32.18%) Git (software)
2 65 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 45 (10.34%) JIRA
4 40 (9.20%) Bitbucket
5 28 (6.44%) GitLab
6 18 (4.14%) JUnit
7 17 (3.91%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (3.45%) Selenium
9 13 (2.99%) PHPUnit
9 13 (2.99%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.53%) PhpStorm
11 11 (2.53%) Xdebug
12 10 (2.30%) TeamCity
13 9 (2.07%) NUnit
13 9 (2.07%) Postman
13 9 (2.07%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.84%) Appium
15 7 (1.61%) Cypress.io
General
1 100 (22.99%) Finance
2 76 (17.47%) Social Skills
3 71 (16.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 40 (9.20%) Public Sector
5 34 (7.82%) Legal
6 33 (7.59%) Manufacturing
7 30 (6.90%) Marketing
8 18 (4.14%) Electronics
8 18 (4.14%) Telecoms
9 17 (3.91%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (2.76%) Financial Institution
11 9 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (0.92%) Retail
13 3 (0.69%) Tech for Good
14 2 (0.46%) Banking
14 2 (0.46%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.46%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.23%) Front Office
15 1 (0.23%) Local Government
15 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 167 (38.39%) Developer
2 145 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 60 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 47 (10.80%) Senior Developer
5 38 (8.74%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.28%) C# Developer
7 34 (7.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 31 (7.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 28 (6.44%) Architect
10 27 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (6.21%) Senior Software Developer
11 23 (5.29%) Software Architect
12 22 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
13 21 (4.83%) Principal Engineer
14 20 (4.60%) Principal Architect
14 20 (4.60%) Principal Software Engineer
14 20 (4.60%) SaaS Architect
14 20 (4.60%) SaaS Software Engineer
15 19 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
16 18 (4.14%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (40.69%) React
2 156 (35.86%) .NET
3 112 (25.75%) AngularJS
4 105 (24.14%) CSS
5 103 (23.68%) HTML
6 98 (22.53%) .NET Framework
7 80 (18.39%) Entity Framework
8 77 (17.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 67 (15.40%) .NET Core
9 67 (15.40%) Node.js
10 59 (13.56%) Web Services
11 54 (12.41%) Dapper ORM
12 40 (9.20%) HTML5
12 40 (9.20%) Spring
12 40 (9.20%) Symfony
13 39 (8.97%) LAMP
13 39 (8.97%) XML
14 38 (8.74%) ASP.NET
14 38 (8.74%) RESTful
15 36 (8.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.28%) Blog
2 18 (4.14%) Legacy Systems
3 17 (3.91%) Cloud Native
4 15 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.45%) User Experience
5 14 (3.22%) Algorithms
5 14 (3.22%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.76%) Blockchain
7 11 (2.53%) Legacy Code
7 11 (2.53%) Sports Betting
8 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.15%) IoT
10 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.15%) NHS
10 5 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.69%) Home Automation
11 3 (0.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 107 (24.60%) Linux
2 45 (10.34%) Windows
3 39 (8.97%) Ubuntu
4 21 (4.83%) Unix
5 6 (1.38%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.69%) Android
7 2 (0.46%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (87.36%) Agile
2 233 (53.56%) CI/CD
3 210 (48.28%) Software Engineering
4 168 (38.62%) DevOps
5 160 (36.78%) Scrum
6 138 (31.72%) BDD
7 121 (27.82%) Unit Testing
8 113 (25.98%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (22.99%) SDLC
10 97 (22.30%) Full Stack Development
11 96 (22.07%) Pair Programming
12 95 (21.84%) Test Automation
13 86 (19.77%) MVC
14 72 (16.55%) Fintech
15 70 (16.09%) Mentoring
16 59 (13.56%) Kanban
16 59 (13.56%) Microservices
17 58 (13.33%) Software Testing
18 54 (12.41%) Mob Programming
19 52 (11.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 235 (54.02%) JavaScript
2 225 (51.72%) C#
3 171 (39.31%) Java
4 138 (31.72%) Python
4 138 (31.72%) TypeScript
5 111 (25.52%) SQL
6 85 (19.54%) C++
7 70 (16.09%) PHP
8 55 (12.64%) T-SQL
9 48 (11.03%) Ruby
10 32 (7.36%) Bash
11 23 (5.29%) C
12 19 (4.37%) Go
13 18 (4.14%) MATLAB
14 16 (3.68%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.84%) ES6
16 5 (1.15%) Groovy
17 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.46%) Perl
19 1 (0.23%) F#
Qualifications
1 54 (12.41%) Degree
2 41 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (4.37%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (4.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.13%) QA
2 18 (4.14%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (10.34%) Docker
2 5 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 60 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 46 (10.57%) Terraform
3 6 (1.38%) Ansible
4 5 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (1.15%) Packer
4 5 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.75%) Zend
3 15 (3.45%) SAP
4 8 (1.84%) Google
5 6 (1.38%) Twitter
6 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.23%) Apple
7 1 (0.23%) Databricks
7 1 (0.23%) Informatica
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle
7 1 (0.23%) Remedy
7 1 (0.23%) Talend