Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 62 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 -26 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 222 488 784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.41% 4.15% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 4.51% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 202 469 851
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% -

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 4,619 10,825 12,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.70% 92.02% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,751 8,535 10,146
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 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
West Midlands +27 166 £50,000 +11.11% 49
East Midlands -11 56 £45,000 - 20
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 161 (72.52%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (44.59%) C#
3 96 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 92 (41.44%) .NET
5 87 (39.19%) Azure
6 85 (38.29%) Software Engineering
7 78 (35.14%) BDD
8 77 (34.68%) CSS
9 73 (32.88%) HTML
10 66 (29.73%) SQL
11 63 (28.38%) AngularJS
12 57 (25.68%) Microservices
12 57 (25.68%) Microsoft
13 51 (22.97%) .NET Framework
13 51 (22.97%) Test Automation
14 49 (22.07%) .NET Core
15 47 (21.17%) SQL Server
16 46 (20.72%) Scrum
17 45 (20.27%) Java
18 44 (19.82%) Unit Testing
18 44 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (19.82%) DevOps
19 41 (18.47%) Mentoring
20 38 (17.12%) QA
20 38 (17.12%) Git (software)
21 36 (16.22%) HTML5
22 35 (15.77%) React
23 34 (15.32%) AWS
23 34 (15.32%) MVC
24 33 (14.86%) Docker

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 9 (4.05%) Confluence
2 7 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.70%) IIS
4 5 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.80%) CMS
6 3 (1.35%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.70%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 87 (39.19%) Azure
2 34 (15.32%) AWS
3 14 (6.31%) SaaS
4 12 (5.41%) GitHub
4 12 (5.41%) npm
5 5 (2.25%) GCP
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.90%) PaaS
7 2 (0.90%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.15%) Internet
2 4 (1.80%) Broadband
2 4 (1.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.45%) PPP
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) VoIP
3 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.26%) MySQL
3 23 (10.36%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.86%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.15%) Redis
8 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.80%) UniData
10 3 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.90%) GIS
11 2 (0.90%) Power BI
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.71%) Selenium
3 24 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 17 (7.66%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.66%) JIRA
4 17 (7.66%) SpecFlow
5 13 (5.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (4.50%) Cypress.io
7 9 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.60%) Maven
8 8 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (3.15%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.15%) IntelliJ
9 7 (3.15%) JUnit
9 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (3.15%) Subversion
10 6 (2.70%) GitLab
10 6 (2.70%) Gradle
10 6 (2.70%) Mocha
General
1 7 (3.15%) Automotive
2 5 (2.25%) Finance
2 5 (2.25%) Retail
3 3 (1.35%) Law
4 2 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.45%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (54.95%) Developer
2 34 (15.32%) Software Engineer
3 31 (13.96%) Software Developer
4 28 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 22 (9.91%) .NET Developer
5 22 (9.91%) Lead Developer
6 20 (9.01%) C# Developer
6 20 (9.01%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.21%) .NET Software Engineer
8 12 (5.41%) Java Engineer
9 11 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (4.95%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (4.95%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (4.50%) Analyst
10 10 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (4.50%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.05%) QA Engineer
11 9 (4.05%) Senior Java Engineer
12 8 (3.60%) Lead Java Developer
12 8 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (41.44%) .NET
2 77 (34.68%) CSS
3 73 (32.88%) HTML
4 63 (28.38%) AngularJS
5 51 (22.97%) .NET Framework
6 49 (22.07%) .NET Core
7 36 (16.22%) HTML5
8 35 (15.77%) React
9 30 (13.51%) Node.js
10 27 (12.16%) ASP.NET
10 27 (12.16%) RESTful
11 24 (10.81%) REST
12 22 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (9.01%) CSS3
14 19 (8.56%) jQuery
15 16 (7.21%) Sass
15 16 (7.21%) Spring
16 15 (6.76%) Entity Framework
16 15 (6.76%) SOAP
16 15 (6.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.86%) Cloud Native
4 11 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.15%) User Experience
7 6 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (2.70%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.70%) Social Media
8 3 (1.35%) DataPower
8 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.45%) Blog
9 1 (0.45%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.45%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.45%) Life Science
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.86%) Linux
2 11 (4.95%) Windows
3 10 (4.50%) Android
4 7 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.90%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (72.52%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (38.29%) Software Engineering
3 78 (35.14%) BDD
4 57 (25.68%) Microservices
5 51 (22.97%) Test Automation
6 46 (20.72%) Scrum
7 44 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (19.82%) DevOps
7 44 (19.82%) Unit Testing
8 41 (18.47%) Mentoring
9 34 (15.32%) MVC
10 32 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (11.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (10.81%) OO
12 24 (10.81%) SOLID
13 23 (10.36%) SDLC
14 20 (9.01%) Web Development
15 18 (8.11%) Pair Programming
16 14 (6.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 99 (44.59%) C#
2 96 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 66 (29.73%) SQL
4 45 (20.27%) Java
5 27 (12.16%) PHP
6 21 (9.46%) Python
7 19 (8.56%) TypeScript
8 15 (6.76%) T-SQL
9 12 (5.41%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.95%) ES6
11 8 (3.60%) C++
12 7 (3.15%) Java 8
12 7 (3.15%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.70%) Dart
14 5 (2.25%) Ruby
15 4 (1.80%) Scala
16 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.35%) PHP 7
16 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (8.11%) Degree
2 17 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.35%) ISEB
5 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (17.12%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (14.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (9.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.90%) Kibana
2 2 (0.90%) logstash
2 2 (0.90%) MIIS
2 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.25%) IBM
2 5 (2.25%) Oracle
3 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
3 2 (0.90%) HubSpot
3 2 (0.90%) ServiceNow
3 2 (0.90%) Spotify
4 1 (0.45%) Google
4 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.45%) VMware