Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 78 45
Rank change year-on-year +40 -33 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 154 253 449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.87% 3.51% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 3.79% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 136 274 500
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 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 2,489 6,680 7,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 94.82% 92.66% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,969 5,367 6,005
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

TDD
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

TDD
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

TDD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

Salary histogram for TDD in the West Midlands

TDD
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 25 October 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
Birmingham +36 75 £58,750 +11.90% 16
Coventry +13 24 £42,500 -13.90% 5
Warwickshire +33 13 £45,500 -9.00% 7
Herefordshire - 8 £57,500 - 3
Wednesbury - 6 £62,500 - 1
Walsall +14 5 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Staffordshire 0 5 £42,500 +21.43% 10
Solihull +23 4 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Shropshire +5 4 £28,750 -17.86% 1
Worcestershire +5 4 £55,000 +10.00% 3
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 113 (73.38%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (55.84%) JavaScript
3 66 (42.86%) .NET
4 57 (37.01%) SQL
4 57 (37.01%) Microservices
5 56 (36.36%) C#
6 53 (34.42%) Azure
7 50 (32.47%) AngularJS
8 48 (31.17%) CSS
9 46 (29.87%) BDD
10 45 (29.22%) HTML
11 44 (28.57%) REST
11 44 (28.57%) Test Automation
12 43 (27.92%) SQL Server
13 42 (27.27%) DevOps
14 40 (25.97%) Software Engineering
15 39 (25.32%) MVC
15 39 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (25.32%) Mentoring
15 39 (25.32%) React
16 37 (24.03%) Node.js
17 36 (23.38%) AWS
17 36 (23.38%) Docker
18 33 (21.43%) .NET Framework
19 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
20 30 (19.48%) Java
21 29 (18.83%) Python
21 29 (18.83%) SC Cleared
21 29 (18.83%) Security Cleared
22 27 (17.53%) Kubernetes

TDD
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 (8.44%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.79%) Confluence
3 8 (5.19%) IIS
4 7 (4.55%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.55%) JBoss
5 3 (1.95%) CMS
5 3 (1.95%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 53 (34.42%) Azure
2 36 (23.38%) AWS
3 24 (15.58%) SaaS
4 18 (11.69%) GitHub
5 11 (7.14%) GCP
6 10 (6.49%) npm
7 9 (5.84%) Serverless
8 8 (5.19%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.30%) PaaS
11 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.65%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.65%) Boomi
11 1 (0.65%) IaaS
11 1 (0.65%) Logic Apps
11 1 (0.65%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.23%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.14%) MySQL
4 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (4.55%) Redis
6 6 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.90%) GIS
7 4 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.65%) Power BI
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.39%) JIRA
3 15 (9.74%) Bitbucket
4 12 (7.79%) JUnit
4 12 (7.79%) Mockito
5 11 (7.14%) NUnit
6 9 (5.84%) Selenium
7 8 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.19%) gulp
7 8 (5.19%) jspm
7 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (4.55%) Apache Archiva
8 7 (4.55%) Artifactory
8 7 (4.55%) GitLab
8 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.55%) Moq
8 7 (4.55%) MSTest
8 7 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (5.19%) Public Sector
2 7 (4.55%) Marketing
3 5 (3.25%) Finance
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Electronics
5 3 (1.95%) Law
5 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (61.04%) Developer
2 25 (16.23%) Senior Developer
3 23 (14.94%) Java Developer
4 22 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 20 (12.99%) Lead Developer
6 17 (11.04%) Software Engineer
7 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 13 (8.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (7.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (7.79%) Principal Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (7.14%) Python Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.19%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (4.55%) PHP Developer
13 6 (3.90%) .NET Software Engineer
13 6 (3.90%) Junior Developer
13 6 (3.90%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (42.86%) .NET
2 50 (32.47%) AngularJS
3 48 (31.17%) CSS
4 45 (29.22%) HTML
5 44 (28.57%) REST
6 39 (25.32%) React
7 37 (24.03%) Node.js
8 33 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 25 (16.23%) .NET Core
10 21 (13.64%) Entity Framework
11 20 (12.99%) ASP.NET
11 20 (12.99%) RESTful
11 20 (12.99%) Spring
12 19 (12.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (11.69%) jQuery
14 17 (11.04%) Flask
15 16 (10.39%) HTML5
16 15 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (9.74%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (7.79%) User Experience
3 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.90%) DataPower
5 5 (3.25%) W3C
6 4 (2.60%) Blog
6 4 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.60%) Social Media
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.65%) Life Science
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.79%) Linux
2 8 (5.19%) Windows
3 6 (3.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (73.38%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.01%) Microservices
3 46 (29.87%) BDD
4 44 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 42 (27.27%) DevOps
6 40 (25.97%) Software Engineering
7 39 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (25.32%) Mentoring
7 39 (25.32%) MVC
8 25 (16.23%) Scrum
8 25 (16.23%) Unit Testing
9 20 (12.99%) SDLC
9 20 (12.99%) Technical Leadership
10 18 (11.69%) Dependency Injection
10 18 (11.69%) Front End Development
10 18 (11.69%) SOLID
11 17 (11.04%) Coaching
11 17 (11.04%) Fintech
11 17 (11.04%) Pair Programming
12 16 (10.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 86 (55.84%) JavaScript
2 57 (37.01%) SQL
3 56 (36.36%) C#
4 30 (19.48%) Java
5 29 (18.83%) Python
6 19 (12.34%) PowerShell
7 18 (11.69%) PHP
8 16 (10.39%) Java 8
9 12 (7.79%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.19%) C++
11 7 (4.55%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.90%) VB.NET
13 5 (3.25%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.60%) ES6
15 2 (1.30%) C
15 2 (1.30%) VB
15 2 (1.30%) VB6
16 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) SC Cleared
1 29 (18.83%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.69%) Degree
3 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 36 (23.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (17.53%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.55%) Terraform
3 5 (3.25%) MIIS
3 5 (3.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.44%) IBM
3 7 (4.55%) Oracle
4 6 (3.90%) HubSpot
4 6 (3.90%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.60%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.65%) Dell
7 1 (0.65%) Zend