Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 54 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 284 551 818
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.05% 4.64% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 5.04% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 269 480 855
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 6,357 10,936 13,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.66% 92.01% 91.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,177 8,222 10,519
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +7 181 £50,000 +11.11% 26
East Midlands -9 103 £50,000 +11.11% 17
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 216 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (44.01%) C#
3 120 (42.25%) BDD
4 117 (41.20%) JavaScript
5 116 (40.85%) .NET
6 105 (36.97%) Azure
7 103 (36.27%) Software Engineering
8 94 (33.10%) HTML
8 94 (33.10%) CSS
9 88 (30.99%) Scrum
10 85 (29.93%) Java
10 85 (29.93%) SQL
11 73 (25.70%) Test Automation
12 71 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 69 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (24.30%) Microservices
14 66 (23.24%) Unit Testing
15 64 (22.54%) AngularJS
16 63 (22.18%) Microsoft
17 59 (20.77%) DevOps
18 56 (19.72%) .NET Core
19 55 (19.37%) Jenkins
19 55 (19.37%) SQL Server
20 52 (18.31%) .NET Framework
20 52 (18.31%) AWS
21 50 (17.61%) HTML5
22 45 (15.85%) QA
23 43 (15.14%) SDLC
24 42 (14.79%) RESTful
25 41 (14.44%) Spring

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 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (3.17%) IIS
2 7 (2.46%) Confluence
2 7 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.76%) Apache
3 5 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.76%) Red Hat Fuse
4 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 105 (36.97%) Azure
2 52 (18.31%) AWS
3 14 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.52%) PaaS
5 9 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (2.46%) GitHub
7 5 (1.76%) GCP
7 5 (1.76%) npm
8 4 (1.41%) SaaS
9 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.70%) Heroku
9 2 (0.70%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.70%) Serverless
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.87%) Internet
2 5 (1.76%) Broadband
3 2 (0.70%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.70%) Softphone
3 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.70%) VoIP
3 2 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.51%) MySQL
3 25 (8.80%) MongoDB
4 23 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.76%) Redis
10 4 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.41%) UniData
11 2 (0.70%) Power BI
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 71 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 55 (19.37%) Jenkins
3 36 (12.68%) Selenium
4 28 (9.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (9.51%) JUnit
6 26 (9.15%) Maven
7 25 (8.80%) Visual Studio
8 22 (7.75%) JIRA
9 20 (7.04%) Eclipse
9 20 (7.04%) IntelliJ
9 20 (7.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 20 (7.04%) SpecFlow
9 20 (7.04%) Subversion
10 19 (6.69%) SonarQube
11 15 (5.28%) Mockito
11 15 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (4.93%) DbUnit
12 14 (4.93%) jMock
13 13 (4.58%) Cypress.io
14 10 (3.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (5.28%) Retail
2 8 (2.82%) Automotive
2 8 (2.82%) Finance
2 8 (2.82%) Games
3 6 (2.11%) Electronics
3 6 (2.11%) Law
3 6 (2.11%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.41%) Legal
5 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 167 (58.80%) Developer
2 57 (20.07%) Senior Developer
3 49 (17.25%) Software Engineer
4 43 (15.14%) .NET Developer
5 40 (14.08%) Java Developer
6 34 (11.97%) C# Developer
7 31 (10.92%) Software Developer
8 26 (9.15%) Java Engineer
9 20 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (6.69%) Senior C# Developer
11 17 (5.99%) .NET Software Engineer
11 17 (5.99%) Analyst
11 17 (5.99%) Lead Developer
12 16 (5.63%) Lead Software Engineer
13 15 (5.28%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (5.28%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
14 14 (4.93%) Test Analyst
15 13 (4.58%) JavaScript Engineer
16 12 (4.23%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (40.85%) .NET
2 94 (33.10%) CSS
2 94 (33.10%) HTML
3 64 (22.54%) AngularJS
4 56 (19.72%) .NET Core
5 52 (18.31%) .NET Framework
6 50 (17.61%) HTML5
7 42 (14.79%) RESTful
8 41 (14.44%) Spring
9 39 (13.73%) React
10 37 (13.03%) CSS3
11 36 (12.68%) ASP.NET
12 30 (10.56%) REST
13 29 (10.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (8.80%) jQuery
14 25 (8.80%) SOAP
14 25 (8.80%) Web Services
15 23 (8.10%) Node.js
16 21 (7.39%) Entity Framework
16 21 (7.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (7.75%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.93%) e-Learning
5 13 (4.58%) Cloud Native
6 12 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.87%) User Experience
8 10 (3.52%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.46%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (2.11%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (2.11%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.11%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.76%) Social Media
12 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.70%) Handset
13 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.99%) Windows
2 11 (3.87%) Linux
3 9 (3.17%) Unix
4 7 (2.46%) Android
4 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.70%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (42.25%) BDD
3 103 (36.27%) Software Engineering
4 88 (30.99%) Scrum
5 73 (25.70%) Test Automation
6 69 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (24.30%) Microservices
7 66 (23.24%) Unit Testing
8 59 (20.77%) DevOps
9 43 (15.14%) SDLC
10 40 (14.08%) Web Development
11 34 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (11.62%) Mentoring
12 33 (11.62%) MVC
13 30 (10.56%) OO
14 28 (9.86%) User Stories
15 26 (9.15%) Kanban
15 26 (9.15%) SOLID
16 25 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (8.45%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 125 (44.01%) C#
2 117 (41.20%) JavaScript
3 85 (29.93%) Java
3 85 (29.93%) SQL
4 26 (9.15%) Python
5 20 (7.04%) PHP
6 18 (6.34%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.99%) TypeScript
8 14 (4.93%) C++
9 8 (2.82%) Java 8
9 8 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.46%) ES6
10 7 (2.46%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.11%) Dart
12 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.70%) C
14 2 (0.70%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.70%) Groovy
14 2 (0.70%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 33 (11.62%) Degree
2 9 (3.17%) ISEB
3 8 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.85%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) GDPR
2 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 15022
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 23 (8.10%) Docker
2 9 (3.17%) Postfix
3 5 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.28%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.76%) Kibana
2 5 (1.76%) logstash
3 2 (0.70%) MIIS
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 63 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.23%) Oracle
3 7 (2.46%) Zend
4 6 (2.11%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.76%) VMware
6 3 (1.06%) Google
7 2 (0.70%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.70%) Informatica
7 2 (0.70%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.70%) Spotify
7 2 (0.70%) webMethods
8 1 (0.35%) Xamarin