Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 38 31
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +12
Permanent jobs citing TDD 560 812 1,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.74% 5.65% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 6.19% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 452 732 949
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £29,850 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 10,823 13,123 13,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.60% 91.37% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8,077 10,426 11,304
Midlands median annual salary £43,620 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +3.66% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the Midlands

TDD
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in the Midlands.

Salary trend for TDD in the Midlands

TDD
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -14 334 £45,000 - 34
East Midlands -12 226 £42,500 - 21
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 467 (83.39%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (50.71%) JavaScript
3 271 (48.39%) C#
4 221 (39.46%) Java
5 213 (38.04%) HTML
5 213 (38.04%) .NET
6 201 (35.89%) CSS
7 188 (33.57%) MVC
8 178 (31.79%) SQL
9 173 (30.89%) Continuous Integration
10 159 (28.39%) HTML5
11 146 (26.07%) AngularJS
12 144 (25.71%) Spring
13 133 (23.75%) Scrum
13 133 (23.75%) Test Automation
14 122 (21.79%) BDD
14 122 (21.79%) OO
15 120 (21.43%) ASP.NET
16 119 (21.25%) SQL Server
17 117 (20.89%) Visual Studio
18 112 (20.00%) Git (software)
19 104 (18.57%) Web Development
20 103 (18.39%) Microsoft
21 101 (18.04%) Software Engineering
22 100 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
23 92 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
24 89 (15.89%) Web Services
25 82 (14.64%) Node.js
26 76 (13.57%) CSS3
26 76 (13.57%) ASP.NET 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 38 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (5.54%) Confluence
3 23 (4.11%) Apache
4 16 (2.86%) JBoss
5 9 (1.61%) CMS
5 9 (1.61%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.07%) IIS
7 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.18%) nginx
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 100 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (6.61%) SaaS
4 32 (5.71%) GitHub
5 18 (3.21%) Serverless
6 16 (2.86%) npm
7 13 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.43%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.25%) IaaS
10 7 (1.25%) NuGet
10 7 (1.25%) PaaS
11 5 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.89%) Heroku
11 5 (0.89%) Office 365
11 5 (0.89%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.36%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.39%) HTTP
2 14 (2.50%) SSH
3 11 (1.96%) Internet
4 8 (1.43%) FTP
4 8 (1.43%) MQTT
4 8 (1.43%) SMTP
5 6 (1.07%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.36%) Firewall
6 2 (0.36%) Intranet
6 2 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.36%) SSL
6 2 (0.36%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (8.93%) MySQL
4 44 (7.86%) NoSQL
5 33 (5.89%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (3.39%) SQLite
8 12 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.61%) Big Data
11 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
12 8 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (1.43%) Power BI
12 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 117 (20.89%) Visual Studio
2 112 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 69 (12.32%) Jenkins
4 68 (12.14%) JIRA
5 64 (11.43%) Selenium
6 58 (10.36%) Maven
7 44 (7.86%) Cucumber
8 40 (7.14%) TeamCity
9 33 (5.89%) Subversion
10 30 (5.36%) SoapUI
10 30 (5.36%) WebDriver
11 27 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (4.46%) JUnit
13 23 (4.11%) webpack
14 22 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (3.57%) gulp
15 20 (3.57%) JMeter
16 19 (3.39%) Grunt
17 18 (3.21%) Bower
18 15 (2.68%) NUnit
General
1 71 (12.68%) Marketing
2 55 (9.82%) Finance
3 37 (6.61%) Retail
4 26 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 22 (3.93%) Automotive
6 8 (1.43%) Games
7 6 (1.07%) Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 387 (69.11%) Developer
2 100 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 86 (15.36%) .NET Developer
4 72 (12.86%) C# Developer
5 71 (12.68%) Software Developer
6 69 (12.32%) Senior Developer
7 49 (8.75%) Software Engineer
8 47 (8.39%) Lead Developer
9 46 (8.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 39 (6.96%) Tester
11 37 (6.61%) Architect
12 30 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
13 29 (5.18%) Applications Engineer
13 29 (5.18%) React Developer
13 29 (5.18%) Web Applications Engineer
13 29 (5.18%) Web Engineer
14 28 (5.00%) Automation Tester
14 28 (5.00%) Web Developer
15 27 (4.82%) Analyst
15 27 (4.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (38.04%) .NET
1 213 (38.04%) HTML
2 201 (35.89%) CSS
3 159 (28.39%) HTML5
4 146 (26.07%) AngularJS
5 144 (25.71%) Spring
6 120 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 89 (15.89%) Web Services
8 82 (14.64%) Node.js
9 76 (13.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 76 (13.57%) CSS3
10 67 (11.96%) REST
11 66 (11.79%) RESTful
12 63 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 63 (11.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 59 (10.54%) React
14 56 (10.00%) .NET Framework
15 53 (9.46%) .NET Core
16 48 (8.57%) Sass
17 46 (8.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.07%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (5.18%) User Experience
3 26 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.86%) CCTV
6 11 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.43%) Smart Home
8 7 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.07%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.07%) NHS
10 5 (0.89%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.89%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.54%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.54%) Fintech
12 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.36%) Contactless
13 2 (0.36%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.36%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.21%) Windows
2 42 (7.50%) Linux
3 30 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.75%) Android
5 7 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.89%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (83.39%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (33.57%) MVC
3 173 (30.89%) Continuous Integration
4 133 (23.75%) Scrum
4 133 (23.75%) Test Automation
5 122 (21.79%) BDD
5 122 (21.79%) OO
6 104 (18.57%) Web Development
7 101 (18.04%) Software Engineering
8 65 (11.61%) SOA
9 64 (11.43%) OOP
10 62 (11.07%) DevOps
11 59 (10.54%) Unit Testing
12 58 (10.36%) Digital Marketing
13 51 (9.11%) SDLC
14 49 (8.75%) Mentoring
15 48 (8.57%) Computer Science
16 45 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (7.50%) User Stories
18 39 (6.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 284 (50.71%) JavaScript
2 271 (48.39%) C#
3 221 (39.46%) Java
4 178 (31.79%) SQL
5 42 (7.50%) C
5 42 (7.50%) ES6
6 39 (6.96%) Python
7 25 (4.46%) Scala
8 19 (3.39%) PHP
8 19 (3.39%) TypeScript
9 17 (3.04%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.50%) C++
11 10 (1.79%) Groovy
12 9 (1.61%) Ruby
12 9 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.43%) Java 8
14 7 (1.25%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.25%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.54%) ES7
Qualifications
1 74 (13.21%) Degree
2 14 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.36%) IIBA
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.50%) QA
2 8 (1.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (10.36%) Docker
2 26 (4.64%) Firmware
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.36%) Postfix
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.61%) Ansible
1 9 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.07%) Puppet
3 5 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.71%) Terraform
5 2 (0.36%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 103 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.04%) Oracle
3 16 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 11 (1.96%) Apple
4 11 (1.96%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.79%) Twitter
6 8 (1.43%) Fujitsu
7 7 (1.25%) SAP
8 6 (1.07%) BT
8 6 (1.07%) HP
9 3 (0.54%) hybris
9 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.36%) IBM
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.36%) VMware
11 1 (0.18%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.18%) ESRI
11 1 (0.18%) Facebook