Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 38 38
Rank change year-on-year -31 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 445 740 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.90% 5.58% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 6.08% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 401 644 802
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,000 £64,031
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 10,537 12,175 14,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.32% 91.85% 91.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,598 9,344 11,542
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -29 264 £50,000 +11.11% 92
East Midlands -25 179 £42,500 - 62
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 324 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (50.34%) C#
3 199 (44.72%) JavaScript
4 185 (41.57%) .NET
5 173 (38.88%) SQL
6 157 (35.28%) Scrum
7 137 (30.79%) HTML
7 137 (30.79%) CSS
8 125 (28.09%) AngularJS
9 123 (27.64%) Git (software)
10 122 (27.42%) Java
11 121 (27.19%) Azure
12 101 (22.70%) BDD
12 101 (22.70%) Test Automation
13 96 (21.57%) MVC
14 95 (21.35%) Microsoft
14 95 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
15 94 (21.12%) OO
16 91 (20.45%) SQL Server
17 88 (19.78%) ASP.NET
18 83 (18.65%) MySQL
19 79 (17.75%) Degree
20 78 (17.53%) DevOps
21 77 (17.30%) Unit Testing
22 73 (16.40%) Web Development
23 72 (16.18%) Software Engineering
24 68 (15.28%) Mentoring
25 66 (14.83%) AWS
26 65 (14.61%) Microservices
26 65 (14.61%) 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 25 (5.62%) Confluence
2 20 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.02%) Apache
4 8 (1.80%) CMS
5 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.35%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.90%) IIS
7 3 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.67%) JBoss
7 3 (0.67%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) WildFly
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.70%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 121 (27.19%) Azure
2 66 (14.83%) AWS
3 30 (6.74%) Serverless
4 23 (5.17%) SaaS
5 20 (4.49%) GitHub
6 10 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (2.02%) npm
8 8 (1.80%) AWS IoT
9 6 (1.35%) Azure Functions
10 5 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.90%) Google Play
11 4 (0.90%) Slack
12 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.45%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.45%) GCP
13 2 (0.45%) Heroku
13 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.45%) PaaS
14 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.37%) HTTP
2 14 (3.15%) HTTPS
2 14 (3.15%) SSH
3 10 (2.25%) SSL
4 8 (1.80%) FTP
4 8 (1.80%) MQTT
4 8 (1.80%) SMTP
5 6 (1.35%) Internet
6 4 (0.90%) GoToMeeting
6 4 (0.90%) Skype
7 3 (0.67%) Softphone
8 1 (0.22%) DSL
8 1 (0.22%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 83 (18.65%) MySQL
3 40 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 34 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.17%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.37%) Big Data
7 12 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (1.80%) Amazon Aurora
10 8 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.80%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.12%) SQLite
12 4 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.90%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 123 (27.64%) Git (software)
2 57 (12.81%) JIRA
3 50 (11.24%) Visual Studio
4 35 (7.87%) Jenkins
5 28 (6.29%) Selenium
6 23 (5.17%) JUnit
7 18 (4.04%) Maven
8 17 (3.82%) JMeter
9 16 (3.60%) webpack
10 14 (3.15%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.92%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (2.70%) SonarQube
12 12 (2.70%) Subversion
12 12 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (2.25%) WebDriver
15 9 (2.02%) gulp
15 9 (2.02%) Jasmine
16 8 (1.80%) Mocha
General
1 48 (10.79%) Finance
2 29 (6.52%) Retail
3 22 (4.94%) Public Sector
4 19 (4.27%) Marketing
5 16 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.37%) Electronics
6 15 (3.37%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.47%) Games
8 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 305 (68.54%) Developer
2 111 (24.94%) Senior Developer
3 68 (15.28%) .NET Developer
4 45 (10.11%) PHP Developer
5 41 (9.21%) Java Developer
6 37 (8.31%) Software Engineer
7 36 (8.09%) C# Developer
8 30 (6.74%) Architect
9 26 (5.84%) Junior
10 24 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (5.17%) Software Developer
11 23 (5.17%) Technical Architect
12 20 (4.49%) Junior Developer
12 20 (4.49%) Technical Developer
13 19 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (4.27%) Senior Architect
13 19 (4.27%) Senior Technical Architect
14 18 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
16 16 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (41.57%) .NET
2 137 (30.79%) CSS
2 137 (30.79%) HTML
3 125 (28.09%) AngularJS
4 88 (19.78%) ASP.NET
5 64 (14.38%) Node.js
6 62 (13.93%) React
7 61 (13.71%) Spring
8 58 (13.03%) .NET Core
9 57 (12.81%) RESTful
10 56 (12.58%) Web Services
11 51 (11.46%) HTML5
12 47 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 46 (10.34%) jQuery
14 40 (8.99%) .NET Framework
15 38 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (7.87%) REST
16 35 (7.87%) Vue.js
17 33 (7.42%) Laravel
18 32 (7.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.44%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (6.29%) User Experience
3 25 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.37%) e-Learning
6 14 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
8 9 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.80%) Smart Home
10 5 (1.12%) NHS
11 4 (0.90%) CCTV
11 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.67%) Handset
12 3 (0.67%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.45%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.45%) Clustering
13 2 (0.45%) Life Science
13 2 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.17%) Unix
2 19 (4.27%) Linux
3 14 (3.15%) Windows
4 8 (1.80%) Android
4 8 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (35.28%) Scrum
3 101 (22.70%) BDD
3 101 (22.70%) Test Automation
4 96 (21.57%) MVC
5 95 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (21.12%) OO
7 78 (17.53%) DevOps
8 77 (17.30%) Unit Testing
9 73 (16.40%) Web Development
10 72 (16.18%) Software Engineering
11 68 (15.28%) Mentoring
12 65 (14.61%) Microservices
13 60 (13.48%) SDLC
14 59 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
15 58 (13.03%) Computer Science
16 51 (11.46%) User Stories
17 48 (10.79%) SOA
18 46 (10.34%) Kanban
19 40 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 224 (50.34%) C#
2 199 (44.72%) JavaScript
3 173 (38.88%) SQL
4 122 (27.42%) Java
5 59 (13.26%) PHP
6 35 (7.87%) Python
7 29 (6.52%) TypeScript
8 22 (4.94%) C++
9 18 (4.04%) Java 8
10 13 (2.92%) ES6
10 13 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.70%) Ruby
12 10 (2.25%) ES7
13 9 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.80%) C
15 7 (1.57%) Groovy
16 6 (1.35%) Scala
17 5 (1.12%) Kotlin
18 4 (0.90%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 79 (17.75%) Degree
2 13 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) ISEB
6 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.24%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) GDPR
2 2 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (14.61%) Docker
2 6 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.47%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.25%) Kibana
3 9 (2.02%) logstash
4 8 (1.80%) AirWatch
4 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 95 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.44%) Oracle
3 18 (4.04%) SAP
4 16 (3.60%) Zend
5 9 (2.02%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.80%) Google
7 6 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.12%) Spotify
9 3 (0.67%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 3 (0.67%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.45%) ATG
10 2 (0.45%) hybris
10 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.22%) Facebook
11 1 (0.22%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.22%) Red Box
11 1 (0.22%) Sony
11 1 (0.22%) VMware
11 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!