Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 46 31
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 +12
Permanent jobs citing TDD 326 478 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.21% 5.09% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 5.59% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 279 452 555
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 7,117 8,553 8,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.88% 91.01% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5,468 6,568 7,369
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for TDD in the West Midlands

TDD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 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
Birmingham -24 123 £45,000 - 15
Coventry -6 52 £51,250 +11.41% 4
Worcestershire +1 44 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Warwickshire +4 24 £47,500 +2.70% 2
Staffordshire -24 24 £40,000 - 4
Solihull -7 19 £56,250 +12.50% 5
Shropshire -10 16 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Wolverhampton - 7 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -3 3 £45,000 +25.00%
Herefordshire -22 1 £50,000 +8.11%
West Bromwich - 1 £30,000 -
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 263 (80.67%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (52.15%) C#
3 152 (46.63%) JavaScript
4 141 (43.25%) .NET
5 128 (39.26%) SQL
6 109 (33.44%) CSS
6 109 (33.44%) AngularJS
7 108 (33.13%) HTML
8 102 (31.29%) MVC
9 89 (27.30%) SQL Server
10 86 (26.38%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (26.38%) HTML5
11 84 (25.77%) ASP.NET
12 83 (25.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 81 (24.85%) Java
14 73 (22.39%) Microsoft
15 71 (21.78%) Visual Studio
16 69 (21.17%) Scrum
17 68 (20.86%) Git (software)
18 67 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
19 63 (19.33%) Test Automation
20 59 (18.10%) BDD
21 56 (17.18%) SOA
22 55 (16.87%) Marketing
23 52 (15.95%) Digital Marketing
24 51 (15.64%) Web Development
24 51 (15.64%) OO
24 51 (15.64%) .NET Core
25 50 (15.34%) ASP.NET Web API
26 49 (15.03%) CSS3

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 28 (8.59%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (6.44%) Confluence
3 9 (2.76%) JBoss
3 9 (2.76%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.15%) CMS
5 3 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 83 (25.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (9.82%) SaaS
4 15 (4.60%) Serverless
5 13 (3.99%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (3.37%) AWS IoT
6 11 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (2.76%) GitHub
8 6 (1.84%) npm
9 5 (1.53%) Heroku
10 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.92%) IaaS
11 3 (0.92%) NuGet
11 3 (0.92%) PaaS
12 2 (0.61%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.31%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.75%) HTTP
2 20 (6.13%) SSH
3 11 (3.37%) FTP
3 11 (3.37%) MQTT
3 11 (3.37%) SMTP
4 9 (2.76%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.84%) Internet
6 3 (0.92%) SSL
7 2 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (27.30%) SQL Server
2 47 (14.42%) MySQL
3 29 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 28 (8.59%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (6.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (4.60%) SQLite
8 13 (3.99%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (3.37%) Amazon Aurora
9 11 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.45%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.84%) Big Data
13 3 (0.92%) DB2
13 3 (0.92%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.61%) Redis
14 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 71 (21.78%) Visual Studio
2 68 (20.86%) Git (software)
3 37 (11.35%) JIRA
4 32 (9.82%) TeamCity
5 28 (8.59%) Selenium
6 20 (6.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (5.83%) Subversion
8 18 (5.52%) Grunt
8 18 (5.52%) Jenkins
9 16 (4.91%) gulp
10 15 (4.60%) Bower
11 14 (4.29%) Cucumber
11 14 (4.29%) JUnit
11 14 (4.29%) Mercurial
12 13 (3.99%) Zephyr
13 12 (3.68%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (3.07%) NUnit
16 9 (2.76%) Maven
17 8 (2.45%) ReSharper
General
1 55 (16.87%) Marketing
2 23 (7.06%) Finance
3 19 (5.83%) Retail
4 5 (1.53%) Automotive
5 3 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 246 (75.46%) Developer
2 62 (19.02%) .NET Developer
3 56 (17.18%) Software Developer
4 54 (16.56%) Java Developer
5 53 (16.26%) Senior Developer
6 41 (12.58%) C# Developer
7 32 (9.82%) Lead Developer
8 31 (9.51%) Architect
9 30 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (7.67%) React Developer
11 20 (6.13%) Software Engineer
11 20 (6.13%) Technical Architect
12 19 (5.83%) Graduate
12 19 (5.83%) Graduate Developer
13 18 (5.52%) PHP Developer
14 17 (5.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 17 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 15 (4.60%) Graduate Software Developer
16 14 (4.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (43.25%) .NET
2 109 (33.44%) AngularJS
2 109 (33.44%) CSS
3 108 (33.13%) HTML
4 86 (26.38%) HTML5
5 84 (25.77%) ASP.NET
6 51 (15.64%) .NET Core
7 50 (15.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 49 (15.03%) CSS3
9 48 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (14.72%) Spring
10 47 (14.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 44 (13.50%) Web Services
12 41 (12.58%) Sass
13 38 (11.66%) .NET Framework
14 35 (10.74%) XML
15 34 (10.43%) Ajax
16 32 (9.82%) React
16 32 (9.82%) WPF
17 29 (8.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.66%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.99%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.37%) CCTV
5 11 (3.37%) Smart Home
6 6 (1.84%) User Experience
7 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.92%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.92%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.61%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.61%) Robotics
10 2 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) Clustering
11 1 (0.31%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) PKI
11 1 (0.31%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.21%) Windows
2 14 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.37%) Linux
4 7 (2.15%) Android
5 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (80.67%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (31.29%) MVC
3 86 (26.38%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (21.17%) Scrum
5 63 (19.33%) Test Automation
6 59 (18.10%) BDD
7 56 (17.18%) SOA
8 52 (15.95%) Digital Marketing
9 51 (15.64%) OO
9 51 (15.64%) Web Development
10 43 (13.19%) Software Engineering
11 41 (12.58%) Mentoring
11 41 (12.58%) Unit Testing
12 34 (10.43%) DevOps
13 33 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (9.82%) OOP
15 29 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (8.90%) MVVM
16 28 (8.59%) Computer Science
17 26 (7.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 170 (52.15%) C#
2 152 (46.63%) JavaScript
3 128 (39.26%) SQL
4 81 (24.85%) Java
5 33 (10.12%) C
6 26 (7.98%) ES6
7 24 (7.36%) Python
8 21 (6.44%) PHP
9 7 (2.15%) Scala
10 6 (1.84%) Java 8
11 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.92%) Ruby
12 3 (0.92%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.61%) ES7
13 2 (0.61%) ES8
14 1 (0.31%) Groovy
14 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (8.28%) Degree
2 12 (3.68%) ISTQB
2 12 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.96%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (14.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.61%) Postfix
2 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.92%) Ansible
2 3 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.92%) Puppet
3 2 (0.61%) Terraform
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 73 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.29%) Atlassian
3 12 (3.68%) Oracle
4 9 (2.76%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.45%) Fujitsu
6 6 (1.84%) HP
7 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.92%) SAP
8 3 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.61%) BT
9 2 (0.61%) IBM
9 2 (0.61%) Twitter
9 2 (0.61%) VMware
9 2 (0.61%) Zend
10 1 (0.31%) ESRI
10 1 (0.31%) Facebook