Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 52 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -36
Permanent jobs citing TDD 469 234 440
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.36% 5.04% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 5.43% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 283 196 385
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,250 £40,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £52,500 £49,362
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.36% +9.69%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,875 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,043 4,310 10,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.44% 92.79% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,273 3,525 8,679
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £79,850 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the Midlands

TDD
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in the Midlands.

Salary trend for TDD in the Midlands

TDD
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for TDD in the Midlands

TDD
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 November 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
West Midlands -26 303 £52,500 -0.91% 83
East Midlands +16 165 £50,000 -4.76% 34
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 368 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (42.00%) C#
3 194 (41.36%) Scrum
4 190 (40.51%) .NET
5 160 (34.12%) DevOps
6 158 (33.69%) JavaScript
7 155 (33.05%) Azure
8 153 (32.62%) BDD
8 153 (32.62%) Microservices
9 151 (32.20%) Social Skills
10 136 (29.00%) Java
11 128 (27.29%) SQL
12 125 (26.65%) .NET Core
13 124 (26.44%) React
14 120 (25.59%) Docker
15 106 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
16 104 (22.17%) AWS
17 88 (18.76%) REST
17 88 (18.76%) Problem-Solving
18 81 (17.27%) Serverless
19 79 (16.84%) Jenkins
19 79 (16.84%) Coaching
19 79 (16.84%) Middleware
19 79 (16.84%) Software Engineering
20 77 (16.42%) Unit Testing
21 76 (16.20%) Full Stack Development
22 75 (15.99%) GraphQL
22 75 (15.99%) NoSQL
23 73 (15.57%) AngularJS
23 73 (15.57%) MVC

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 11 (2.35%) IIS
2 9 (1.92%) Apache
2 9 (1.92%) Confluence
3 4 (0.85%) CMS
3 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.85%) IBM Domino
4 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.43%) Headless CMS
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.21%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.35%) Figma
1 11 (2.35%) Sketch
2 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.43%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Shopify
2 1 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 155 (33.05%) Azure
2 104 (22.17%) AWS
3 81 (17.27%) Serverless
4 67 (14.29%) GitHub
5 54 (11.51%) SaaS
6 47 (10.02%) GCP
7 36 (7.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 25 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (2.99%) Azure Service Bus
11 12 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
11 12 (2.56%) PaaS
12 10 (2.13%) Azure Functions
13 8 (1.71%) npm
14 7 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (1.28%) Amazon S3
16 5 (1.07%) Amazon ECS
16 5 (1.07%) Azure Storage
16 5 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
17 4 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.07%) HTTP
1 5 (1.07%) HTTPS
1 5 (1.07%) MQTT
2 2 (0.43%) Firewall
2 2 (0.43%) IPsec
2 2 (0.43%) LAN
2 2 (0.43%) Softphone
2 2 (0.43%) VLAN
2 2 (0.43%) VPN
2 2 (0.43%) WAN
3 1 (0.21%) Skype
3 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.99%) NoSQL
2 62 (13.22%) SQL Server
3 46 (9.81%) Big Data
4 23 (4.90%) MySQL
5 20 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.13%) Redis
9 8 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.85%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (0.85%) GIS
12 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.21%) DB2
14 1 (0.21%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (16.84%) Jenkins
2 58 (12.37%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.96%) JIRA
4 37 (7.89%) GitLab
5 18 (3.84%) Selenium
6 15 (3.20%) TeamCity
6 15 (3.20%) webpack
7 14 (2.99%) fastlane
8 12 (2.56%) Jasmine
9 11 (2.35%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.35%) gulp
10 10 (2.13%) NUnit
10 10 (2.13%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.92%) Maven
11 9 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.28%) Bower
12 6 (1.28%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.28%) Cypress.io
12 6 (1.28%) Gradle
12 6 (1.28%) Yeoman
General
1 151 (32.20%) Social Skills
2 43 (9.17%) Games
3 18 (3.84%) Law
3 18 (3.84%) Retail
4 14 (2.99%) Finance
5 7 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
6 5 (1.07%) Police
6 5 (1.07%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.64%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.43%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 262 (55.86%) Developer
2 63 (13.43%) Java Developer
3 62 (13.22%) .NET Developer
4 61 (13.01%) Senior Developer
5 49 (10.45%) Software Engineer
6 44 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 37 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 33 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (7.04%) Programmer
9 28 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 28 (5.97%) React Developer
10 23 (4.90%) PHP Developer
11 22 (4.69%) Junior
11 22 (4.69%) Lead Programmer
12 21 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 20 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
14 17 (3.62%) Senior C# Developer
15 16 (3.41%) Applications Developer
15 16 (3.41%) Mobile Developer
16 15 (3.20%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (40.51%) .NET
2 125 (26.65%) .NET Core
3 124 (26.44%) React
4 88 (18.76%) REST
5 79 (16.84%) Middleware
6 75 (15.99%) GraphQL
7 73 (15.57%) AngularJS
8 72 (15.35%) RESTful
9 70 (14.93%) HTML
10 63 (13.43%) Spring
11 60 (12.79%) CSS
12 46 (9.81%) Hibernate
13 45 (9.59%) .NET Framework
14 44 (9.38%) JavaBeans
15 37 (7.89%) Node.js
16 34 (7.25%) ASP.NET
17 31 (6.61%) Web Services
18 27 (5.76%) jQuery
18 27 (5.76%) Redux
19 26 (5.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.17%) Self-Motivation
2 39 (8.32%) Algorithms
3 38 (8.10%) Data Structures
3 38 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (5.12%) User Experience
5 19 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.41%) Legacy Applications
7 8 (1.71%) Animation
7 8 (1.71%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.28%) W3C
9 5 (1.07%) Contactless
9 5 (1.07%) Industry 4.0
9 5 (1.07%) Raspberry Pi
9 5 (1.07%) Social Media
10 4 (0.85%) Clustering
10 4 (0.85%) iPhone
10 4 (0.85%) Photography
10 4 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.20%) Android
1 15 (3.20%) Windows
2 13 (2.77%) Linux
3 11 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.71%) Unix
5 5 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (41.36%) Scrum
3 160 (34.12%) DevOps
4 153 (32.62%) BDD
4 153 (32.62%) Microservices
5 106 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (18.76%) Problem-Solving
7 79 (16.84%) Coaching
7 79 (16.84%) Software Engineering
8 77 (16.42%) Unit Testing
9 76 (16.20%) Full Stack Development
10 73 (15.57%) MVC
11 64 (13.65%) OO
12 58 (12.37%) API Design
13 57 (12.15%) Test Automation
14 55 (11.73%) SOLID
15 53 (11.30%) Open Source
15 53 (11.30%) SOA
16 51 (10.87%) SDLC
17 49 (10.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 197 (42.00%) C#
2 158 (33.69%) JavaScript
3 136 (29.00%) Java
4 128 (27.29%) SQL
5 53 (11.30%) Java 8
6 48 (10.23%) C++
7 46 (9.81%) Python
7 46 (9.81%) TypeScript
8 38 (8.10%) C
9 32 (6.82%) PHP
10 21 (4.48%) Go
11 16 (3.41%) Apple Swift
12 15 (3.20%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.77%) Scala
14 12 (2.56%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.56%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.28%) Ruby
16 5 (1.07%) Rust
17 3 (0.64%) HLSL
18 1 (0.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 58 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 53 (11.30%) Degree
2 53 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.07%) ISEB
4 5 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MCSD
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.17%) QA
2 11 (2.35%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) PSD2
4 1 (0.21%) GDPR
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (25.59%) Docker
2 8 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 73 (15.57%) Terraform
2 40 (8.53%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.85%) Ansible
3 4 (0.85%) Grafana
3 4 (0.85%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.64%) Kustomize
5 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (10.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.40%) Google
3 13 (2.77%) Adobe
4 8 (1.71%) Oracle
4 8 (1.71%) VMware
5 5 (1.07%) ServiceNow
6 4 (0.85%) Apple
6 4 (0.85%) HubSpot
6 4 (0.85%) Optimizely
7 3 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.64%) Okta
8 2 (0.43%) CyberSource
8 2 (0.43%) Dell
8 2 (0.43%) Facebook
8 2 (0.43%) PayPal
8 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.43%) SAP
8 2 (0.43%) Spotify
8 2 (0.43%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.21%) YouTube