Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 36 47
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 419 580 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.33% 5.93% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 6.54% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 372 535 490
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £59,955
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 8,630 8,867 10,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.21% 90.63% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6,659 7,140 8,290
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -4 167 £45,000 - 28
Coventry -6 103 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Staffordshire -22 49 £38,000 -5.00% 15
Worcestershire +18 33 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Warwickshire -7 22 £46,250 +2.78%
Herefordshire +28 17 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Solihull -16 15 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Shropshire -7 8 £42,500 -12.72% 6
Dudley - 1 £23,000 - 1
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 341 (81.38%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (68.74%) C#
3 266 (63.48%) .NET
4 206 (49.16%) SQL Server
5 202 (48.21%) JavaScript
6 193 (46.06%) BDD
7 192 (45.82%) MVC
8 190 (45.35%) ASP.NET
9 149 (35.56%) AngularJS
10 144 (34.37%) Scrum
11 142 (33.89%) RESTful
12 140 (33.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 122 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
14 120 (28.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 120 (28.64%) SQL
15 119 (28.40%) HTML
16 115 (27.45%) KnockoutJS
17 111 (26.49%) CSS
18 103 (24.58%) Git (software)
19 102 (24.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 100 (23.87%) Web Application Development
21 96 (22.91%) Java
22 94 (22.43%) NoSQL
23 93 (22.20%) Node.js
24 89 (21.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 85 (20.29%) Software Engineering
26 84 (20.05%) Unit Testing
26 84 (20.05%) SQL Server 2016
27 75 (17.90%) Test Automation
28 68 (16.23%) 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 20 (4.77%) CMS
2 14 (3.34%) JBoss
3 12 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.63%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.39%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.15%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.15%) Confluence
7 6 (1.43%) Apache
7 6 (1.43%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.19%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.19%) Jetty
8 5 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.19%) WildFly
9 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.48%) Drupal
10 2 (0.48%) IIS
10 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.72%) Simulink
3 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.15%) Office 365
4 6 (1.43%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.19%) SaaS
5 5 (1.19%) Serverless
6 4 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.72%) GitHub
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.01%) Internet
2 19 (4.53%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (1.43%) AMQP
4 5 (1.19%) Firewall
4 5 (1.19%) HTTP
5 2 (0.48%) SMS
6 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.24%) Extranet
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (49.16%) SQL Server
2 94 (22.43%) NoSQL
3 84 (20.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 60 (14.32%) MongoDB
5 35 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (7.88%) MySQL
7 31 (7.40%) Relational Database
8 29 (6.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (4.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (4.30%) Data Mining
11 16 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.39%) Big Data
13 7 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.67%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.43%) RavenDB
15 5 (1.19%) Event Store
16 3 (0.72%) Power BI
16 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.93%) Visual Studio
3 37 (8.83%) Jenkins
4 35 (8.35%) JIRA
5 34 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (6.44%) SpecFlow
7 25 (5.97%) Selenium
8 22 (5.25%) NUnit
9 21 (5.01%) Subversion
10 19 (4.53%) JUnit
11 16 (3.82%) Maven
12 15 (3.58%) Cucumber
12 15 (3.58%) Moq
13 14 (3.34%) MSTest
14 13 (3.10%) WebDriver
15 12 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
16 10 (2.39%) JBehave
17 9 (2.15%) Bitbucket
17 9 (2.15%) TeamCity
18 8 (1.91%) Mockito
General
1 51 (12.17%) Retail
2 37 (8.83%) Finance
3 31 (7.40%) Marketing
4 22 (5.25%) Back Office
5 14 (3.34%) Automotive
6 11 (2.63%) Legal
7 9 (2.15%) Games
8 8 (1.91%) Advertising
8 8 (1.91%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.19%) Billing
10 4 (0.95%) Electronics
11 3 (0.72%) Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Law
12 2 (0.48%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 323 (77.09%) Developer
2 173 (41.29%) .NET Developer
3 102 (24.34%) C# Developer
4 70 (16.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (14.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 60 (14.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 59 (14.08%) Software Developer
7 46 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 45 (10.74%) Senior Developer
8 45 (10.74%) Software Engineer
9 42 (10.02%) Java Developer
10 23 (5.49%) C# Software Developer
11 22 (5.25%) .NET Software Developer
12 20 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
13 19 (4.53%) Junior
13 19 (4.53%) Junior Developer
14 17 (4.06%) Agile Developer
14 17 (4.06%) Graduate
14 17 (4.06%) Graduate Developer
15 16 (3.82%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (63.48%) .NET
2 190 (45.35%) ASP.NET
3 149 (35.56%) AngularJS
4 142 (33.89%) RESTful
5 140 (33.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 120 (28.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 119 (28.40%) HTML
8 115 (27.45%) KnockoutJS
9 111 (26.49%) CSS
10 102 (24.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 93 (22.20%) Node.js
12 89 (21.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 68 (16.23%) React
14 61 (14.56%) HTML5
15 53 (12.65%) .NET Framework
16 52 (12.41%) jQuery
17 50 (11.93%) WCF
18 44 (10.50%) CSS3
19 37 (8.83%) Ninject
20 35 (8.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.41%) Mobile App
2 41 (9.79%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (7.64%) Digital TV
4 27 (6.44%) User Experience
5 24 (5.73%) Computer Science
5 24 (5.73%) Music Streaming
6 21 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.39%) Fintech
8 10 (2.39%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.24%) Animation
12 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.24%) Photography
12 1 (0.24%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.24%) RIA
12 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.98%) Linux
2 37 (8.83%) Windows
3 14 (3.34%) Android
4 12 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.19%) Unix
6 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (81.38%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (46.06%) BDD
3 192 (45.82%) MVC
4 144 (34.37%) Scrum
5 122 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (23.87%) Web Application Development
7 85 (20.29%) Software Engineering
8 84 (20.05%) Unit Testing
9 75 (17.90%) Test Automation
10 64 (15.27%) Dependency Injection
10 64 (15.27%) Microservices
11 50 (11.93%) Mentoring
12 49 (11.69%) Kanban
13 46 (10.98%) Web Development
14 35 (8.35%) CRM
15 33 (7.88%) SDLC
16 32 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (7.64%) SOLID
17 31 (7.40%) SOA
18 29 (6.92%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 288 (68.74%) C#
2 202 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 120 (28.64%) SQL
4 96 (22.91%) Java
5 35 (8.35%) Python
6 27 (6.44%) Ruby
7 24 (5.73%) C++
7 24 (5.73%) Scala
8 21 (5.01%) PHP
9 18 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.34%) Java 8
11 13 (3.10%) VB
12 11 (2.63%) C
13 8 (1.91%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.43%) Groovy
15 5 (1.19%) Clojure
15 5 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.95%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 45 (10.74%) Degree
2 14 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.95%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) PhD
6 2 (0.48%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.88%) QA
2 5 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.72%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.72%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 42 (10.02%) Docker
2 3 (0.72%) Firmware
3 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.48%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (6.92%) Marathon
2 8 (1.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.73%) Oracle
3 20 (4.77%) Xamarin
4 11 (2.63%) Google
5 10 (2.39%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe
6 2 (0.48%) IFS
6 2 (0.48%) Remedy
6 2 (0.48%) Tableau
6 2 (0.48%) Vertica
7 1 (0.24%) Apple
7 1 (0.24%) ESRI
7 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.24%) RedGate
7 1 (0.24%) webMethods
7 1 (0.24%) Xero