Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 69 45
Rank change year-on-year +23 -24 -10
Permanent jobs citing TDD 167 295 496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.87% 3.83% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 4.15% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 160 279 571
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,375 £29,850 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,905 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +6.49% -

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 3,144 7,103 8,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.77% 92.32% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,566 5,562 6,465
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +43 79 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Coventry +12 28 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Staffordshire +3 11 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Warwickshire +24 9 £51,250 +2.50%
Worcestershire +5 7 £42,000 - 1
Herefordshire +27 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Walsall - 5 £52,500 - 1
Shropshire +19 4 £28,750 -23.33% 4
Solihull +4 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Wednesbury - 3 £60,000 - 1
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 127 (76.05%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (46.11%) .NET
3 76 (45.51%) C#
4 74 (44.31%) Azure
5 68 (40.72%) JavaScript
6 61 (36.53%) Software Engineering
7 57 (34.13%) CSS
8 56 (33.53%) SQL
8 56 (33.53%) HTML
9 52 (31.14%) Microservices
10 51 (30.54%) AngularJS
11 47 (28.14%) BDD
12 46 (27.54%) Microsoft
13 45 (26.95%) .NET Core
14 42 (25.15%) SQL Server
15 41 (24.55%) .NET Framework
16 39 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (22.16%) Scrum
18 35 (20.96%) Mentoring
19 34 (20.36%) DevOps
19 34 (20.36%) React
19 34 (20.36%) Java
20 33 (19.76%) Docker
21 32 (19.16%) Unit Testing
21 32 (19.16%) AWS
22 29 (17.37%) MVC
23 28 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
24 26 (15.57%) Git (software)
25 25 (14.97%) RESTful
25 25 (14.97%) ASP.NET

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 8 (4.79%) Confluence
2 6 (3.59%) IIS
3 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.40%) CMS
4 4 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.80%) Apache
5 3 (1.80%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.20%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
6 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.59%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 74 (44.31%) Azure
2 32 (19.16%) AWS
3 13 (7.78%) SaaS
4 10 (5.99%) GitHub
5 7 (4.19%) npm
6 4 (2.40%) GCP
7 3 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.20%) PaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) Internet
2 4 (2.40%) Broadband
2 4 (2.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.78%) MySQL
2 18 (10.78%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.80%) Redis
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.20%) GIS
9 2 (1.20%) Power BI
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.57%) Visual Studio
3 17 (10.18%) JIRA
4 15 (8.98%) Selenium
5 13 (7.78%) SpecFlow
6 12 (7.19%) Cypress.io
7 11 (6.59%) Jenkins
8 9 (5.39%) Maven
9 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (4.19%) JUnit
10 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (3.59%) Gradle
11 6 (3.59%) Mocha
11 6 (3.59%) Moq
11 6 (3.59%) NUnit
12 5 (2.99%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.99%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.99%) JMeter
12 5 (2.99%) MSTest
General
1 7 (4.19%) Automotive
2 4 (2.40%) Finance
3 3 (1.80%) Law
4 2 (1.20%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (50.90%) Developer
2 28 (16.77%) Software Engineer
3 21 (12.57%) Software Developer
4 19 (11.38%) .NET Developer
4 19 (11.38%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.58%) .NET Software Engineer
5 16 (9.58%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.38%) Lead Developer
7 11 (6.59%) Java Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Senior Java Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.79%) QA Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Senior QA Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) Platform Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (46.11%) .NET
2 57 (34.13%) CSS
3 56 (33.53%) HTML
4 51 (30.54%) AngularJS
5 45 (26.95%) .NET Core
6 41 (24.55%) .NET Framework
7 34 (20.36%) React
8 25 (14.97%) ASP.NET
8 25 (14.97%) RESTful
9 23 (13.77%) HTML5
10 22 (13.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (12.57%) REST
12 20 (11.98%) jQuery
12 20 (11.98%) Node.js
13 18 (10.78%) Spring
14 17 (10.18%) Sass
15 16 (9.58%) Vue.js
16 14 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (8.38%) SOAP
16 14 (8.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.77%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.59%) Augmented Reality
4 6 (3.59%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.99%) User Experience
6 3 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.20%) DataPower
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.60%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.60%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.60%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.59%) Linux
2 10 (5.99%) Android
3 7 (4.19%) Windows
4 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (76.05%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.53%) Software Engineering
3 52 (31.14%) Microservices
4 47 (28.14%) BDD
5 39 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (22.16%) Scrum
7 35 (20.96%) Mentoring
8 34 (20.36%) DevOps
9 32 (19.16%) Unit Testing
10 29 (17.37%) MVC
11 28 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (14.37%) Test Automation
13 23 (13.77%) OO
14 22 (13.17%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (11.98%) SOLID
16 15 (8.98%) Web Development
17 13 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (7.78%) Kanban
18 11 (6.59%) Black-Box Testing
18 11 (6.59%) White-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (45.51%) C#
2 68 (40.72%) JavaScript
3 56 (33.53%) SQL
4 34 (20.36%) Java
5 22 (13.17%) PHP
6 16 (9.58%) TypeScript
7 13 (7.78%) Python
8 12 (7.19%) PowerShell
8 12 (7.19%) T-SQL
9 11 (6.59%) ES6
10 6 (3.59%) Dart
10 6 (3.59%) Java 8
10 6 (3.59%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.99%) C++
12 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.20%) C
13 2 (1.20%) Groovy
13 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.20%) VB
13 2 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (7.19%) Degree
1 12 (7.19%) SC Cleared
1 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.59%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.77%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 15022
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (19.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (12.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.80%) Kibana
2 3 (1.80%) logstash
3 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle
3 4 (2.40%) IBM
4 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.20%) HubSpot
4 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.60%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) VMware