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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 67 41
Rank change year-on-year +22 -26 -2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 284 401 644
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.12% 3.82% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 4.16% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 265 427 578
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,300 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,500 £72,500
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 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 5,065 9,640 10,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.33% 91.95% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,005 8,069 8,245
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 20 January 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 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
West Midlands +42 212 £55,000 +10.00% 58
East Midlands -7 71 £52,500 +16.67% 29
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 Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 217 (76.41%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (55.63%) JavaScript
3 112 (39.44%) .NET
4 103 (36.27%) C#
5 102 (35.92%) AngularJS
6 97 (34.15%) Microservices
7 95 (33.45%) Azure
8 89 (31.34%) BDD
9 83 (29.23%) DevOps
10 80 (28.17%) SQL
11 75 (26.41%) CSS
12 69 (24.30%) HTML
12 69 (24.30%) AWS
12 69 (24.30%) Test Automation
13 66 (23.24%) REST
14 65 (22.89%) Java
15 63 (22.18%) Software Engineering
15 63 (22.18%) Node.js
16 61 (21.48%) .NET Core
17 55 (19.37%) SQL Server
18 54 (19.01%) React
19 53 (18.66%) Python
20 51 (17.96%) Mentoring
21 50 (17.61%) SDLC
21 50 (17.61%) Scrum
22 49 (17.25%) Git (software)
23 44 (15.49%) Front End Development
24 43 (15.14%) Vue.js
24 43 (15.14%) Docker
24 43 (15.14%) 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 18 (6.34%) Confluence
2 13 (4.58%) IIS
2 13 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.46%) GlassFish
3 7 (2.46%) JBoss
4 4 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 95 (33.45%) Azure
2 69 (24.30%) AWS
3 34 (11.97%) SaaS
4 24 (8.45%) GCP
5 20 (7.04%) GitHub
6 19 (6.69%) Serverless
7 18 (6.34%) npm
8 17 (5.99%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.70%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 2 (0.70%) PaaS
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.35%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.35%) Boomi
13 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.97%) NoSQL
3 25 (8.80%) MySQL
4 24 (8.45%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.58%) Redis
5 13 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.52%) Cosmos DB
7 9 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.82%) SQLite
9 5 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.41%) GIS
11 3 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.70%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.70%) HBase
12 2 (0.70%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (17.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.10%) JIRA
3 21 (7.39%) Bitbucket
4 19 (6.69%) NUnit
4 19 (6.69%) Selenium
5 18 (6.34%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.93%) gulp
7 13 (4.58%) jspm
7 13 (4.58%) JUnit
7 13 (4.58%) Mockito
7 13 (4.58%) MSTest
7 13 (4.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (4.23%) Moq
9 10 (3.52%) webpack
10 8 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.82%) GitLab
10 8 (2.82%) Storybook
11 7 (2.46%) Gradle
11 7 (2.46%) Maven
11 7 (2.46%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (5.63%) Finance
2 12 (4.23%) Public Sector
3 10 (3.52%) Marketing
4 7 (2.46%) Automotive
4 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.11%) Retail
6 5 (1.76%) Electronics
6 5 (1.76%) Games
6 5 (1.76%) Law
6 5 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (63.73%) Developer
2 64 (22.54%) Senior Developer
3 37 (13.03%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.97%) .NET Developer
5 32 (11.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 30 (10.56%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (8.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (8.10%) Lead Developer
8 23 (8.10%) Software Engineer
9 21 (7.39%) Python Engineer
9 21 (7.39%) Software Developer
10 18 (6.34%) Principal Engineer
11 17 (5.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 17 (5.99%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (4.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 13 (4.58%) Lead Java Developer
15 12 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 11 (3.87%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (39.44%) .NET
2 102 (35.92%) AngularJS
3 75 (26.41%) CSS
4 69 (24.30%) HTML
5 66 (23.24%) REST
6 63 (22.18%) Node.js
7 61 (21.48%) .NET Core
8 54 (19.01%) React
9 43 (15.14%) Vue.js
10 35 (12.32%) Spring
11 33 (11.62%) .NET Framework
12 30 (10.56%) HTML5
13 29 (10.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (8.80%) CSS3
15 23 (8.10%) Entity Framework
15 23 (8.10%) jQuery
15 23 (8.10%) JSON
15 23 (8.10%) RESTful
16 22 (7.75%) ASP.NET
16 22 (7.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.92%) User Experience
2 22 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.82%) W3C
6 6 (2.11%) DataPower
6 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.41%) Blog
7 4 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.41%) iPad
7 4 (1.41%) Social Media
8 2 (0.70%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.70%) Podcast
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.99%) Windows
2 13 (4.58%) Linux
3 4 (1.41%) Android
3 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
3 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (76.41%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (34.15%) Microservices
3 89 (31.34%) BDD
4 83 (29.23%) DevOps
5 69 (24.30%) Test Automation
6 63 (22.18%) Software Engineering
7 51 (17.96%) Mentoring
8 50 (17.61%) Scrum
8 50 (17.61%) SDLC
9 44 (15.49%) Front End Development
10 43 (15.14%) MVC
11 39 (13.73%) Technical Leadership
12 36 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (11.62%) Fintech
14 30 (10.56%) Coaching
15 27 (9.51%) Collaborative Working
16 24 (8.45%) Open Source
17 22 (7.75%) Unit Testing
18 19 (6.69%) SOLID
19 18 (6.34%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 158 (55.63%) JavaScript
2 103 (36.27%) C#
3 80 (28.17%) SQL
4 65 (22.89%) Java
5 53 (18.66%) Python
6 25 (8.80%) PowerShell
7 23 (8.10%) PHP
8 18 (6.34%) C++
8 18 (6.34%) Java 8
9 15 (5.28%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.87%) TypeScript
11 8 (2.82%) C
12 7 (2.46%) ES6
12 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.11%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.76%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.41%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.41%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.35%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (14.08%) Degree
2 29 (10.21%) Security Cleared
3 28 (9.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.86%) QA
System Software
1 43 (15.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (12.68%) Kubernetes
2 21 (7.39%) Terraform
3 8 (2.82%) Ansible
4 7 (2.46%) MIIS
4 7 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.76%) Grafana
5 5 (1.76%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.58%) IBM
3 10 (3.52%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.46%) Oracle
5 5 (1.76%) Databricks
5 5 (1.76%) SAP
6 4 (1.41%) Apple
6 4 (1.41%) HubSpot
6 4 (1.41%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.41%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) Telerik
9 1 (0.35%) Dell
9 1 (0.35%) Google
9 1 (0.35%) Zend