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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 94 55 47
Rank change year-on-year -39 -8 +30
Permanent jobs citing TDD 281 300 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.24% 4.63% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 5.01% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 149 188 133
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,875 £35,250
25th Percentile £42,930 £40,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.07% +2.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £64,063 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £70,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,316 5,991 3,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 96.02% 92.40% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,230 4,480 2,476
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for TDD in the West Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for TDD in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +11 190 £65,000 +13.04% 22
Staffordshire -21 22 £60,000 +54.84% 4
Coventry -19 21 £45,500 -4.21% 3
Warwickshire -120 15 £75,000 +64.84% 1
Solihull +2 6 £55,000 -
Shropshire -2 4 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Worcestershire +4 2 £52,750 +17.22%
Herefordshire -11 2 - -
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 233 (82.92%) Agile
2 146 (51.96%) Java
3 119 (42.35%) Scrum
4 110 (39.15%) JavaScript
5 108 (38.43%) Mentoring
6 102 (36.30%) Git (software)
7 92 (32.74%) AWS
8 90 (32.03%) Software Engineering
9 88 (31.32%) MVC
10 82 (29.18%) Marketing
11 79 (28.11%) BDD
12 74 (26.33%) React
13 70 (24.91%) RESTful
14 69 (24.56%) Coaching
15 67 (23.84%) HTML
16 64 (22.78%) C#
16 64 (22.78%) Sun
16 64 (22.78%) Spring Boot
17 62 (22.06%) Spring
17 62 (22.06%) Test Automation
18 61 (21.71%) .NET
19 60 (21.35%) CSS
19 60 (21.35%) Spring MVC
20 59 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
21 56 (19.93%) SQL
22 55 (19.57%) Microservices
23 54 (19.22%) CI/CD
23 54 (19.22%) jQuery
23 54 (19.22%) Azure
24 50 (17.79%) Node.js

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 13 (4.63%) Confluence
2 6 (2.14%) ColdFusion
2 6 (2.14%) GlassFish
2 6 (2.14%) JBoss
2 6 (2.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.42%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.42%) CMS
4 3 (1.07%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.36%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.36%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 92 (32.74%) AWS
2 54 (19.22%) Azure
3 26 (9.25%) Serverless
4 18 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (6.41%) GitHub
5 16 (5.69%) GCP
6 13 (4.63%) SaaS
7 10 (3.56%) PaaS
8 9 (3.20%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (2.14%) Azure Functions
9 6 (2.14%) Google Play
10 5 (1.78%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.42%) Azure Service Bus
11 4 (1.42%) Cloud Functions
11 4 (1.42%) IaaS
12 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.07%) Azure Logic Apps
12 3 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.07%) Firebase
12 3 (1.07%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.78%) Internet
2 2 (0.71%) Broadband
2 2 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.23%) MySQL
2 35 (12.46%) SQL Server
3 33 (11.74%) MongoDB
4 24 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.14%) SQLite
7 5 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.42%) Flink
9 3 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.07%) DynamoDB
9 3 (1.07%) Redis
10 2 (0.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.71%) Big Data
10 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.36%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 102 (36.30%) Git (software)
2 36 (12.81%) webpack
3 25 (8.90%) JIRA
3 25 (8.90%) JUnit
3 25 (8.90%) Subversion
4 16 (5.69%) Grunt
4 16 (5.69%) gulp
4 16 (5.69%) Mocha
4 16 (5.69%) PostCSS
5 14 (4.98%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.63%) Selenium
7 10 (3.56%) Gradle
8 8 (2.85%) GitLab
9 7 (2.49%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.14%) Android Studio
10 6 (2.14%) Ant
10 6 (2.14%) Mockito
11 5 (1.78%) Cypress.io
12 4 (1.42%) Maven
12 4 (1.42%) Moq
General
1 82 (29.18%) Marketing
2 26 (9.25%) Social Skills
3 22 (7.83%) Games
4 20 (7.12%) Automotive
5 14 (4.98%) Finance
5 14 (4.98%) Public Sector
6 10 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.14%) Publishing
8 5 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.78%) Social Housing
9 4 (1.42%) Law
9 4 (1.42%) Retail
10 3 (1.07%) Legal
11 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.36%) Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Front Office
12 1 (0.36%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 167 (59.43%) Developer
2 60 (21.35%) Java Developer
3 46 (16.37%) Software Engineer
4 44 (15.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 37 (13.17%) Senior Developer
6 34 (12.10%) Java Engineer
7 30 (10.68%) Java Software Engineer
8 28 (9.96%) Lead Developer
9 21 (7.47%) Senior Java Engineer
10 19 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (6.05%) .NET Developer
11 17 (6.05%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 14 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (4.63%) Lead Java Developer
13 13 (4.63%) Software Developer
14 12 (4.27%) C# Developer
14 12 (4.27%) Scrum Master
15 11 (3.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 9 (3.20%) Android Developer
16 9 (3.20%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (26.33%) React
2 70 (24.91%) RESTful
3 67 (23.84%) HTML
4 64 (22.78%) Spring Boot
5 62 (22.06%) Spring
6 61 (21.71%) .NET
7 60 (21.35%) CSS
7 60 (21.35%) Spring MVC
8 54 (19.22%) jQuery
9 50 (17.79%) Node.js
10 48 (17.08%) REST
11 33 (11.74%) Redux
11 33 (11.74%) Sass
12 31 (11.03%) HTML5
13 24 (8.54%) AngularJS
14 23 (8.19%) Web Services
15 21 (7.47%) Jest
16 20 (7.12%) ASP.NET
17 19 (6.76%) Thymeleaf
18 18 (6.41%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.05%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (5.69%) User Experience
3 12 (4.27%) Tandem
4 11 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.56%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.56%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.56%) Life Science
6 8 (2.85%) Cloud Native
7 7 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.49%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.14%) EPoS
9 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.07%) AS400
10 3 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.07%) NHS
10 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.39%) Unix
2 18 (6.41%) Linux
3 11 (3.91%) Android
4 5 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.42%) Windows
6 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (82.92%) Agile
2 119 (42.35%) Scrum
3 108 (38.43%) Mentoring
4 90 (32.03%) Software Engineering
5 88 (31.32%) MVC
6 79 (28.11%) BDD
7 69 (24.56%) Coaching
8 62 (22.06%) Test Automation
9 59 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (19.57%) Microservices
11 54 (19.22%) CI/CD
12 45 (16.01%) Front End Development
13 43 (15.30%) DevOps
14 39 (13.88%) Sprint Planning
15 37 (13.17%) Web Development
16 33 (11.74%) Full Stack Development
17 31 (11.03%) Technical Leadership
18 25 (8.90%) Software Delivery
19 22 (7.83%) Unit Testing
20 19 (6.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 146 (51.96%) Java
2 110 (39.15%) JavaScript
3 64 (22.78%) C#
4 56 (19.93%) SQL
5 37 (13.17%) TypeScript
6 36 (12.81%) ES6
7 32 (11.39%) Python
8 18 (6.41%) PHP
9 13 (4.63%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.56%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.85%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.42%) Go
12 4 (1.42%) Perl
12 4 (1.42%) Ruby
12 4 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.07%) C
13 3 (1.07%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.71%) C++
14 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (4.63%) Degree
2 12 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.96%) Accessibility
2 19 (6.76%) QA
3 3 (1.07%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (12.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (9.96%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.27%) Terraform
3 6 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (22.78%) Sun
2 39 (13.88%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.47%) Google
4 17 (6.05%) Oracle
5 3 (1.07%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.71%) BT
6 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.36%) Xamarin