Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 48 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +34
Permanent jobs citing TDD 505 584 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.97% 5.08% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 5.70% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 446 523 568
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9038 10239 9441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.88% 89.15% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7312 8003 7793
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +44 202 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Staffordshire -8 85 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Coventry -8 76 £40,000 - 6
Warwickshire -21 47 £37,500 +13.64%
Shropshire -6 39 £62,500 +31.58% 5
Worcestershire -8 24 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Herefordshire +1 10 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Solihull -26 5 £32,500 -15.58% 3
Sutton Coldfield +10 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Walsall +5 2 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton +2 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for TDD.

1 404 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (62.77%) C#
3 296 (58.61%) .NET
4 247 (48.91%) SQL Server
5 246 (48.71%) BDD
6 233 (46.14%) MVC
7 207 (40.99%) ASP.NET
8 199 (39.41%) JavaScript
9 175 (34.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 169 (33.47%) Scrum
11 167 (33.07%) AngularJS
12 164 (32.48%) HTML
13 149 (29.50%) RESTful
14 148 (29.31%) CSS
15 137 (27.13%) Java
15 137 (27.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 130 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
17 106 (20.99%) SQL
18 103 (20.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 102 (20.20%) Web Application Development
20 95 (18.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 94 (18.61%) Git (software)
22 93 (18.42%) Kanban
23 90 (17.82%) Test Automation
24 87 (17.23%) NoSQL
24 87 (17.23%) KnockoutJS
25 86 (17.03%) Node.js
26 80 (15.84%) Microsoft
27 74 (14.65%) JUnit
27 74 (14.65%) Software Engineering

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 17 (3.37%) JBoss
2 14 (2.77%) Documentum
3 13 (2.57%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.78%) CMS
4 9 (1.78%) GlassFish
5 6 (1.19%) Jetty
5 6 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.79%) Confluence
7 4 (0.79%) IIS
8 3 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.59%) Drupal
8 3 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.59%) Mule
8 3 (0.59%) WildFly
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.40%) Apache
9 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Simulink
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Shopify
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (5.15%) SaaS
4 8 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.19%) GitHub
5 6 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.40%) Serverless
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) npm
8 1 (0.20%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.73%) Internet
2 27 (5.35%) Hyperconnected
3 9 (1.78%) DNS
4 7 (1.39%) AMQP
5 6 (1.19%) Firewall
5 6 (1.19%) HTTP
6 4 (0.79%) Broadband
7 2 (0.40%) Skype
7 2 (0.40%) SMS
8 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (48.91%) SQL Server
2 87 (17.23%) NoSQL
3 71 (14.06%) MySQL
4 68 (13.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 40 (7.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 37 (7.33%) MongoDB
7 31 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (4.36%) Big Data
9 20 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (3.17%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.19%) DB2
13 6 (1.19%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.59%) DocumentDB
15 2 (0.40%) MarkLogic
15 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 94 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 74 (14.65%) JUnit
3 72 (14.26%) Jenkins
4 38 (7.52%) Selenium
5 33 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (5.74%) Cucumber
7 21 (4.16%) Maven
8 19 (3.76%) JIRA
8 19 (3.76%) Protractor
9 18 (3.56%) Mockito
9 18 (3.56%) Visual Studio
10 17 (3.37%) TestNG
11 16 (3.17%) SpecFlow
12 15 (2.97%) jMock
13 13 (2.57%) WebDriver
14 11 (2.18%) PHPUnit
15 10 (1.98%) Jasmine
15 10 (1.98%) Subversion
15 10 (1.98%) TeamCity
16 9 (1.78%) NUnit
General
1 53 (10.50%) Retail
2 40 (7.92%) Finance
3 28 (5.54%) Electronics
4 27 (5.35%) Marketing
5 26 (5.15%) Advertising
6 19 (3.76%) Music Industry
7 12 (2.38%) Automotive
8 7 (1.39%) Banking
9 6 (1.19%) Billing
9 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.99%) Legal
11 4 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.59%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 381 (75.45%) Developer
2 188 (37.23%) .NET Developer
3 126 (24.95%) C# Developer
4 87 (17.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 78 (15.45%) Senior Developer
6 69 (13.66%) Java Developer
7 67 (13.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 64 (12.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 56 (11.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 45 (8.91%) Software Engineer
11 43 (8.51%) Software Developer
12 35 (6.93%) Senior .NET Developer
12 35 (6.93%) Senior C# Developer
13 33 (6.53%) Graduate
13 33 (6.53%) Graduate Developer
14 31 (6.14%) Full Stack Developer
15 30 (5.94%) Agile Developer
15 30 (5.94%) Web Developer
16 29 (5.74%) Junior
16 29 (5.74%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (58.61%) .NET
2 207 (40.99%) ASP.NET
3 175 (34.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 167 (33.07%) AngularJS
5 164 (32.48%) HTML
6 149 (29.50%) RESTful
7 148 (29.31%) CSS
8 137 (27.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 103 (20.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 95 (18.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 87 (17.23%) KnockoutJS
12 86 (17.03%) Node.js
13 73 (14.46%) HTML5
14 71 (14.06%) Spring
15 64 (12.67%) WPF
16 57 (11.29%) jQuery
16 57 (11.29%) WCF
17 53 (10.50%) .NET Framework
18 52 (10.30%) Hibernate
19 42 (8.32%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.35%) Digital TV
4 26 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 23 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.56%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.97%) User Experience
8 10 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.78%) Fintech
10 8 (1.58%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.19%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.19%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.99%) iSeries
13 3 (0.59%) BBC
13 3 (0.59%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.59%) Video on Demand
14 2 (0.40%) BYOD
15 1 (0.20%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.32%) Linux
2 30 (5.94%) Windows
3 28 (5.54%) Android
4 27 (5.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (48.71%) BDD
3 233 (46.14%) MVC
4 169 (33.47%) Scrum
5 130 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (20.20%) Web Application Development
7 93 (18.42%) Kanban
8 90 (17.82%) Test Automation
9 74 (14.65%) Software Engineering
10 72 (14.26%) Mentoring
10 72 (14.26%) Unit Testing
11 69 (13.66%) Microservices
12 55 (10.89%) Web Development
13 53 (10.50%) SOLID
14 50 (9.90%) Dependency Injection
15 47 (9.31%) OO
16 46 (9.11%) E-Commerce
17 39 (7.72%) SDLC
18 37 (7.33%) Open Source
19 35 (6.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 317 (62.77%) C#
2 199 (39.41%) JavaScript
3 137 (27.13%) Java
4 106 (20.99%) SQL
5 52 (10.30%) Ruby
6 35 (6.93%) PHP
7 29 (5.74%) Scala
8 28 (5.54%) Python
9 17 (3.37%) XPath
10 14 (2.77%) Groovy
11 12 (2.38%) C
12 11 (2.18%) RPG
13 10 (1.98%) C++
14 8 (1.58%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.19%) Clojure
16 5 (0.99%) Delphi
16 5 (0.99%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.59%) F#
18 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (12.67%) Degree
2 27 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.57%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.39%) ISEB
8 3 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.40%) CITP
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.52%) QA
2 8 (1.58%) IEC 61508
2 8 (1.58%) IEC 62304
3 4 (0.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 41 (8.12%) Docker
2 9 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.20%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (6.14%) Puppet
2 19 (3.76%) Ansible
2 19 (3.76%) Terraform
3 11 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.78%) Grafana
5 6 (1.19%) Marathon
6 3 (0.59%) Kibana
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.71%) Oracle
3 14 (2.77%) Pega
4 12 (2.38%) Google
5 9 (1.78%) Splunk
6 8 (1.58%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.19%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.19%) IBM
8 4 (0.79%) Adobe
8 4 (0.79%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.59%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.40%) New Relic
10 2 (0.40%) webMethods
11 1 (0.20%) Cadence
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.20%) SAP
11 1 (0.20%) VMware
11 1 (0.20%) Zend