Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 499 654 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.31% 6.50% 4.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 7.17% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 475 581 547
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £30,350 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%

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 8,439 9,124 11,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.76% 90.61% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,498 7,563 8,739
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,900 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,150 £61,250 £66,000
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -6 248 £45,000 - 46
Coventry +5 98 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Staffordshire -7 66 £39,375 -1.56% 12
Worcestershire +21 23 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Solihull -3 20 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Shropshire -9 18 £42,500 -29.17% 4
Warwickshire -38 13 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Herefordshire +32 9 £46,250 +2.78% 3
Sutton Coldfield -20 2 £36,000 -20.00% 8
Dudley -12 1 £23,000 -42.50%
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 379 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (64.93%) C#
3 294 (58.92%) .NET
4 285 (57.11%) JavaScript
5 231 (46.29%) BDD
6 228 (45.69%) MVC
7 218 (43.69%) SQL Server
8 195 (39.08%) ASP.NET
9 188 (37.68%) Scrum
10 187 (37.47%) SQL
11 155 (31.06%) AngularJS
12 146 (29.26%) HTML
13 142 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 141 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
15 135 (27.05%) Java
16 128 (25.65%) CSS
17 112 (22.44%) RESTful
18 107 (21.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 106 (21.24%) Git (software)
20 102 (20.44%) KnockoutJS
21 96 (19.24%) Software Engineering
22 93 (18.64%) NoSQL
23 91 (18.24%) Microservices
24 84 (16.83%) Microsoft
25 82 (16.43%) React
26 80 (16.03%) Mentoring
27 78 (15.63%) Node.js
28 76 (15.23%) Test Automation
29 72 (14.43%) Unit Testing
30 70 (14.03%) Web Application Development

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 26 (5.21%) CMS
2 18 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.61%) JBoss
5 10 (2.00%) Confluence
6 9 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.80%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.00%) Apache
7 5 (1.00%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.00%) WildFly
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.20%) Drupal
9 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.20%) Mule
9 1 (0.20%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.41%) Office 365
4 15 (3.01%) SaaS
5 12 (2.40%) GitHub
6 9 (1.80%) Serverless
7 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.60%) npm
8 3 (0.60%) Yarn
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.40%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.00%) Internet
2 7 (1.40%) HTTP
3 3 (0.60%) Skype
3 3 (0.60%) SMS
4 2 (0.40%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.40%) DNS
4 2 (0.40%) Extranet
4 2 (0.40%) Intranet
4 2 (0.40%) SSL
4 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.20%) AMQP
5 1 (0.20%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (43.69%) SQL Server
2 93 (18.64%) NoSQL
3 63 (12.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 44 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 43 (8.62%) MongoDB
6 33 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (6.41%) MySQL
8 20 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (4.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.81%) Cosmos DB
11 11 (2.20%) Data Mining
12 9 (1.80%) RavenDB
13 8 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.60%) Big Data
13 8 (1.60%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.40%) Event Store
15 6 (1.20%) Redis
16 4 (0.80%) DB2
17 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 106 (21.24%) Git (software)
2 67 (13.43%) Visual Studio
3 38 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 35 (7.01%) JIRA
6 34 (6.81%) Selenium
7 33 (6.61%) JUnit
8 32 (6.41%) Subversion
9 31 (6.21%) Maven
10 29 (5.81%) Jenkins
11 27 (5.41%) Cucumber
12 24 (4.81%) NUnit
13 17 (3.41%) WebDriver
14 15 (3.01%) TeamCity
15 13 (2.61%) JBehave
16 12 (2.40%) Jasmine
16 12 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
17 11 (2.20%) Bitbucket
17 11 (2.20%) Moq
17 11 (2.20%) MSTest
General
1 64 (12.83%) Finance
2 40 (8.02%) Marketing
2 40 (8.02%) Retail
3 24 (4.81%) Legal
4 18 (3.61%) Automotive
5 15 (3.01%) Back Office
6 14 (2.81%) Games
7 10 (2.00%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 369 (73.95%) Developer
2 166 (33.27%) .NET Developer
3 111 (22.24%) C# Developer
4 66 (13.23%) Software Developer
5 64 (12.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 63 (12.63%) Java Developer
7 55 (11.02%) Senior Developer
8 47 (9.42%) Software Engineer
9 39 (7.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
11 32 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 32 (6.41%) C# Software Developer
12 25 (5.01%) Architect
13 22 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (3.61%) Lead Developer
15 17 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
16 16 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 16 (3.21%) Junior
16 16 (3.21%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (58.92%) .NET
2 195 (39.08%) ASP.NET
3 155 (31.06%) AngularJS
4 146 (29.26%) HTML
5 142 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 128 (25.65%) CSS
7 112 (22.44%) RESTful
8 107 (21.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 102 (20.44%) KnockoutJS
10 82 (16.43%) React
11 78 (15.63%) Node.js
12 68 (13.63%) HTML5
13 65 (13.03%) jQuery
14 64 (12.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 64 (12.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 62 (12.42%) .NET Framework
16 56 (11.22%) Spring
17 52 (10.42%) Hibernate
18 42 (8.42%) .NET Core
18 42 (8.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.62%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 47 (9.42%) Mobile App
4 32 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.61%) User Experience
6 23 (4.61%) Music Streaming
7 22 (4.41%) Fintech
8 21 (4.21%) Digital TV
9 20 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.40%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.80%) RIA
14 3 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.60%) Blog
14 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.40%) Animation
15 2 (0.40%) iPad
15 2 (0.40%) iPhone
15 2 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.62%) Linux
2 40 (8.02%) Windows
3 16 (3.21%) Unix
4 15 (3.01%) Android
5 14 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (46.29%) BDD
3 228 (45.69%) MVC
4 188 (37.68%) Scrum
5 141 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
6 96 (19.24%) Software Engineering
7 91 (18.24%) Microservices
8 80 (16.03%) Mentoring
9 76 (15.23%) Test Automation
10 72 (14.43%) Unit Testing
11 70 (14.03%) Web Application Development
12 58 (11.62%) Web Development
13 56 (11.22%) SDLC
14 48 (9.62%) Dependency Injection
15 43 (8.62%) Kanban
16 40 (8.02%) CRM
17 38 (7.62%) SOLID
18 37 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (6.81%) Domain-Driven Design
20 33 (6.61%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 324 (64.93%) C#
2 285 (57.11%) JavaScript
3 187 (37.47%) SQL
4 135 (27.05%) Java
5 39 (7.82%) Python
6 35 (7.01%) Ruby
7 29 (5.81%) PHP
8 28 (5.61%) Java 8
9 27 (5.41%) T-SQL
10 21 (4.21%) Scala
11 18 (3.61%) TypeScript
12 16 (3.21%) C++
13 13 (2.61%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.40%) C
14 12 (2.40%) VB
15 10 (2.00%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.80%) ES6
16 9 (1.80%) Groovy
17 4 (0.80%) Apple Swift
18 3 (0.60%) ES7
Qualifications
1 64 (12.83%) Degree
2 40 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.21%) Master's Degree
4 13 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.40%) PhD
5 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.81%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.80%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) GCP
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.20%) PMO
4 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 44 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (3.81%) Marathon
2 11 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.00%) Puppet
4 2 (0.40%) Ansible
4 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 84 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.21%) Xamarin
3 27 (5.41%) Oracle
4 13 (2.61%) Remedy
5 8 (1.60%) Google
6 6 (1.20%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.80%) Apple
7 4 (0.80%) RedGate
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe
8 2 (0.40%) Tableau
8 2 (0.40%) Vertica
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco
9 1 (0.20%) EMC
9 1 (0.20%) ESRI
9 1 (0.20%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.20%) SAP
9 1 (0.20%) Twitter
9 1 (0.20%) VMware
9 1 (0.20%) webMethods
9 1 (0.20%) Zend