Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 55 65
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 -23
Permanent jobs citing TDD 231 364 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.44% 4.70% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 5.13% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 248 304 356
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £63,906
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 6,140 7,102 8,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.52% 91.70% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5,029 5,306 6,998
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% -1.20%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £67,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +4 112 £60,000 +14.29% 27
Worcestershire -6 31 £50,000 +51.52% 12
Coventry -16 30 £49,362 -1.28% 13
Staffordshire -6 19 £35,000 +3.24% 8
Warwickshire -30 7 £51,750 +15.00% 2
Solihull -5 6 £62,000 -14.48% 6
Shropshire 0 5 £30,000 -31.43% 2
Walsall -11 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Wolverhampton - 2 £46,250 -
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 - 2
Smethwick - 2 £22,500 -
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 152 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (44.16%) C#
3 96 (41.56%) Git (software)
4 95 (41.13%) JavaScript
5 94 (40.69%) SQL
6 83 (35.93%) Scrum
7 77 (33.33%) Java
8 74 (32.03%) .NET
9 62 (26.84%) Azure
10 59 (25.54%) AngularJS
11 56 (24.24%) BDD
11 56 (24.24%) Mentoring
12 53 (22.94%) OO
13 52 (22.51%) Microservices
14 51 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (21.65%) Degree
16 49 (21.21%) Test Automation
17 42 (18.18%) DevOps
18 39 (16.88%) RESTful
18 39 (16.88%) Kanban
18 39 (16.88%) MySQL
18 39 (16.88%) SQL Server
18 39 (16.88%) Microsoft
19 38 (16.45%) PHP
19 38 (16.45%) Web Services
20 37 (16.02%) Computer Science
20 37 (16.02%) Jenkins
21 35 (15.15%) JUnit
21 35 (15.15%) Oracle
22 34 (14.72%) AWS

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 24 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (5.19%) Confluence
3 10 (4.33%) Apache
4 8 (3.46%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.03%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.60%) CMS
6 6 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.60%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.87%) JBoss
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.87%) WildFly
9 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (26.84%) Azure
2 34 (14.72%) AWS
3 12 (5.19%) SaaS
4 10 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.90%) PaaS
6 8 (3.46%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.73%) GCP
7 4 (1.73%) Google Play
7 4 (1.73%) Slack
8 3 (1.30%) GitHub
8 3 (1.30%) Heroku
8 3 (1.30%) Serverless
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.43%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) HTTPS
1 8 (3.46%) SSL
2 7 (3.03%) Internet
3 4 (1.73%) GoToMeeting
3 4 (1.73%) Skype
4 1 (0.43%) DSL
4 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.88%) MySQL
1 39 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.19%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.30%) Big Data
9 2 (0.87%) Redis
9 2 (0.87%) SQLite
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.43%) Power BI
10 1 (0.43%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 96 (41.56%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.02%) Jenkins
3 35 (15.15%) JUnit
4 31 (13.42%) Visual Studio
5 23 (9.96%) Maven
6 22 (9.52%) SonarQube
7 17 (7.36%) JIRA
7 17 (7.36%) Selenium
8 16 (6.93%) Mockito
9 13 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (5.63%) Cucumber
10 11 (4.76%) JMeter
11 10 (4.33%) DbUnit
11 10 (4.33%) jMock
12 9 (3.90%) gulp
12 9 (3.90%) TeamCity
13 8 (3.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (3.03%) Bower
14 7 (3.03%) Grunt
15 6 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (11.69%) Finance
2 16 (6.93%) Retail
3 15 (6.49%) Public Sector
4 12 (5.19%) Games
4 12 (5.19%) Marketing
5 11 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.90%) Electronics
6 9 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.30%) Legal
8 2 (0.87%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 163 (70.56%) Developer
2 82 (35.50%) Senior Developer
3 35 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 29 (12.55%) Architect
5 28 (12.12%) PHP Developer
6 25 (10.82%) Technical Architect
7 22 (9.52%) Technical Developer
8 21 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 21 (9.09%) Senior Architect
8 21 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
9 15 (6.49%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.49%) Junior
10 14 (6.06%) Software Engineer
10 14 (6.06%) Test Engineer
11 13 (5.63%) Java Engineer
11 13 (5.63%) Senior Test Engineer
12 12 (5.19%) Senior PHP Developer
13 11 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (4.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 10 (4.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (32.03%) .NET
2 59 (25.54%) AngularJS
3 39 (16.88%) RESTful
4 38 (16.45%) Web Services
5 33 (14.29%) HTML
5 33 (14.29%) Spring
6 32 (13.85%) CSS
7 26 (11.26%) ASP.NET
8 24 (10.39%) React
9 22 (9.52%) .NET Core
9 22 (9.52%) Spring Boot
10 20 (8.66%) Node.js
11 17 (7.36%) JPA
11 17 (7.36%) jQuery
12 16 (6.93%) Entity Framework
12 16 (6.93%) REST
13 15 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (6.49%) Laravel
14 14 (6.06%) .NET Framework
14 14 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.06%) User Experience
3 13 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.73%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.73%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.87%) Blog
8 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) CCTV
9 1 (0.43%) Clustering
9 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) Music Streaming
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.39%) Unix
2 15 (6.49%) Linux
3 6 (2.60%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.16%) Android
4 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (35.93%) Scrum
3 56 (24.24%) BDD
3 56 (24.24%) Mentoring
4 53 (22.94%) OO
5 52 (22.51%) Microservices
6 51 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 42 (18.18%) DevOps
9 39 (16.88%) Kanban
10 37 (16.02%) Computer Science
11 33 (14.29%) SOA
12 27 (11.69%) MVC
13 26 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (10.82%) Software Engineering
15 24 (10.39%) Integration Testing
16 23 (9.96%) Unit Testing
17 22 (9.52%) SDLC
18 20 (8.66%) Coaching
19 19 (8.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 102 (44.16%) C#
2 95 (41.13%) JavaScript
3 94 (40.69%) SQL
4 77 (33.33%) Java
5 38 (16.45%) PHP
6 18 (7.79%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.33%) Python
9 7 (3.03%) C++
10 5 (2.16%) ES6
10 5 (2.16%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.73%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.73%) ES7
12 3 (1.30%) Java 8
13 2 (0.87%) ES8
13 2 (0.87%) F#
13 2 (0.87%) Ruby
14 1 (0.43%) Groovy
14 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (21.65%) Degree
2 7 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.60%) ISEB
4 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.52%) QA
2 4 (1.73%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (9.52%) Docker
2 7 (3.03%) Postfix
3 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.33%) Kibana
1 10 (4.33%) logstash
2 8 (3.46%) AirWatch
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.60%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 39 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.15%) Oracle
3 10 (4.33%) Zend
4 9 (3.90%) SAP
5 8 (3.46%) Google
6 6 (2.60%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.30%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.30%) VMware
8 2 (0.87%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.87%) Informatica
8 2 (0.87%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.87%) webMethods
9 1 (0.43%) Plumtree
9 1 (0.43%) Progress
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) Sun