Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 39 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 -11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 471 564 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.36% 5.65% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 6.19% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 446 500 527
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 7,928 9,108 10,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.22% 91.32% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,069 7,481 8,477
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 +11 253 £45,000 - 39
Coventry +7 76 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Staffordshire -2 55 £37,750 -5.63% 19
Worcestershire +22 27 £35,000 -2.78% 8
Shropshire -10 17 £32,750 -46.53% 10
Solihull +7 15 £57,500 +59.72% 3
Sutton Coldfield -20 9 £36,750 -18.33% 6
Warwickshire -22 8 £24,000 -36.00% 3
Herefordshire - 8 £47,750 - 1
Walsall +1 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Dudley -19 1 £23,000 -42.50%
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 364 (77.28%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (63.69%) C#
3 287 (60.93%) JavaScript
4 268 (56.90%) .NET
5 215 (45.65%) MVC
6 197 (41.83%) BDD
7 191 (40.55%) SQL
8 184 (39.07%) SQL Server
9 174 (36.94%) ASP.NET
10 172 (36.52%) Scrum
11 151 (32.06%) HTML
12 148 (31.42%) AngularJS
13 133 (28.24%) CSS
14 127 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
15 124 (26.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 120 (25.48%) Java
17 104 (22.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 93 (19.75%) Microsoft
19 88 (18.68%) Git (software)
19 88 (18.68%) Microservices
20 86 (18.26%) Mentoring
20 86 (18.26%) Software Engineering
21 80 (16.99%) Microsoft Azure
22 76 (16.14%) KnockoutJS
23 75 (15.92%) .NET Framework
24 74 (15.71%) HTML5
25 73 (15.50%) NoSQL
26 72 (15.29%) Spring
27 71 (15.07%) jQuery
27 71 (15.07%) React

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 30 (6.37%) CMS
2 23 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.70%) JBoss
5 8 (1.70%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.64%) Confluence
7 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) Mule
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Maya
2 1 (0.21%) GIMP
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (16.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.67%) Office 365
4 18 (3.82%) SaaS
5 14 (2.97%) GitHub
6 9 (1.91%) Serverless
7 6 (1.27%) Azure Functions
7 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.85%) npm
10 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.64%) Yarn
11 2 (0.42%) IaaS
11 2 (0.42%) PaaS
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.21%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.55%) Internet
2 5 (1.06%) HTTP
3 3 (0.64%) Skype
4 2 (0.42%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) Extranet
4 2 (0.42%) Intranet
4 2 (0.42%) SMS
4 2 (0.42%) SSL
4 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.21%) AMQP
5 1 (0.21%) Broadband
5 1 (0.21%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (39.07%) SQL Server
2 73 (15.50%) NoSQL
3 57 (12.10%) Relational Database
4 35 (7.43%) MySQL
5 33 (7.01%) SQL Server 2016
6 28 (5.94%) MongoDB
7 22 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 21 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.12%) Cosmos DB
11 9 (1.91%) RavenDB
12 8 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.49%) Event Store
14 6 (1.27%) Redis
15 4 (0.85%) DB2
15 4 (0.85%) SQLite
16 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 88 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 70 (14.86%) Visual Studio
3 46 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (7.64%) Selenium
5 31 (6.58%) Cucumber
5 31 (6.58%) SpecFlow
6 29 (6.16%) Maven
7 28 (5.94%) JUnit
7 28 (5.94%) Subversion
8 24 (5.10%) JIRA
9 21 (4.46%) Jenkins
10 19 (4.03%) NUnit
10 19 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 17 (3.61%) WebDriver
12 14 (2.97%) Jasmine
13 10 (2.12%) Moq
13 10 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (1.49%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.49%) Mockito
General
1 45 (9.55%) Finance
2 39 (8.28%) Marketing
3 28 (5.94%) Retail
4 23 (4.88%) Automotive
4 23 (4.88%) Legal
5 13 (2.76%) Games
6 11 (2.34%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.64%) Back Office
7 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 347 (73.67%) Developer
2 134 (28.45%) .NET Developer
3 89 (18.90%) C# Developer
4 74 (15.71%) Software Developer
5 58 (12.31%) Java Developer
5 58 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 49 (10.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 45 (9.55%) Software Engineer
8 35 (7.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 32 (6.79%) C# Software Developer
10 28 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (5.73%) Architect
11 27 (5.73%) Lead Developer
12 25 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 22 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (4.67%) PHP Developer
15 21 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 19 (4.03%) Senior Software Developer
17 16 (3.40%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (56.90%) .NET
2 174 (36.94%) ASP.NET
3 151 (32.06%) HTML
4 148 (31.42%) AngularJS
5 133 (28.24%) CSS
6 124 (26.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 104 (22.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 76 (16.14%) KnockoutJS
9 75 (15.92%) .NET Framework
10 74 (15.71%) HTML5
11 72 (15.29%) Spring
12 71 (15.07%) jQuery
12 71 (15.07%) React
13 66 (14.01%) RESTful
14 57 (12.10%) Node.js
15 53 (11.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 51 (10.83%) Hibernate
17 40 (8.49%) CSS3
18 38 (8.07%) Entity Framework
18 38 (8.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.77%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (7.86%) Mobile App
4 31 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.88%) Fintech
6 18 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.40%) User Experience
8 14 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.12%) Music Streaming
10 9 (1.91%) Digital TV
11 5 (1.06%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.85%) RIA
13 3 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.64%) Blog
13 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.42%) Animation
14 2 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
14 2 (0.42%) iPad
14 2 (0.42%) iPhone
14 2 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.43%) Linux
2 34 (7.22%) Windows
3 13 (2.76%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.76%) Mac OS X
3 13 (2.76%) Unix
4 10 (2.12%) Android
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (77.28%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (45.65%) MVC
3 197 (41.83%) BDD
4 172 (36.52%) Scrum
5 127 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (18.68%) Microservices
7 86 (18.26%) Mentoring
7 86 (18.26%) Software Engineering
8 67 (14.23%) Web Development
9 62 (13.16%) SDLC
10 57 (12.10%) Unit Testing
11 56 (11.89%) Test Automation
12 48 (10.19%) OO
13 45 (9.55%) SOLID
14 40 (8.49%) Front End Development
15 39 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 39 (8.28%) Continuous Deployment
16 38 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (8.07%) OOP
17 37 (7.86%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 300 (63.69%) C#
2 287 (60.93%) JavaScript
3 191 (40.55%) SQL
4 120 (25.48%) Java
5 36 (7.64%) PHP
5 36 (7.64%) Ruby
6 30 (6.37%) Python
6 30 (6.37%) T-SQL
7 27 (5.73%) Java 8
8 19 (4.03%) TypeScript
9 16 (3.40%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.76%) Scala
11 12 (2.55%) C
12 11 (2.34%) Groovy
13 10 (2.12%) C++
13 10 (2.12%) ES6
14 8 (1.70%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.06%) VB
16 4 (0.85%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.64%) ES7
Qualifications
1 51 (10.83%) Degree
2 40 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (4.67%) Master's Degree
4 17 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) MCSD
6 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.79%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) GCP
3 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (9.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.34%) Puppet
2 10 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.06%) Marathon
5 3 (0.64%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 93 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.22%) Xamarin
3 20 (4.25%) Oracle
4 13 (2.76%) Remedy
5 12 (2.55%) Google
6 5 (1.06%) Apple
6 5 (1.06%) Capita
7 4 (0.85%) Fujitsu
7 4 (0.85%) RedGate
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe
8 2 (0.42%) Cisco
8 2 (0.42%) EMC
8 2 (0.42%) SAP
8 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.42%) VMware
8 2 (0.42%) Zend
9 1 (0.21%) Facebook
9 1 (0.21%) Tableau
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter
9 1 (0.21%) Vertica