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

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 47 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 445 513 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.22% 5.03% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 5.53% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 402 455 520
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,900 £62,912 £61,250
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 7,721 9,275 10,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.62% 90.90% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,885 7,530 8,095
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 +7 231 £47,500 +5.56% 35
Coventry -1 69 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Staffordshire -5 43 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Worcestershire +7 23 £35,000 +16.67% 7
Warwickshire +16 20 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Shropshire -5 20 £32,500 -48.00% 15
Solihull +16 19 £70,000 +115.38% 3
Sutton Coldfield -17 10 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Herefordshire -3 6 £47,750 +27.33% 2
Walsall -5 1 £37,500 +15.38%
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 357 (80.22%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (55.06%) C#
3 240 (53.93%) JavaScript
4 225 (50.56%) .NET
5 183 (41.12%) MVC
6 156 (35.06%) SQL
7 151 (33.93%) BDD
8 145 (32.58%) HTML
9 143 (32.13%) Scrum
10 136 (30.56%) ASP.NET
11 134 (30.11%) SQL Server
12 129 (28.99%) Java
13 127 (28.54%) CSS
14 120 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
15 112 (25.17%) AngularJS
16 101 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 93 (20.90%) Microsoft
18 92 (20.67%) Software Engineering
19 90 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
20 85 (19.10%) Spring
21 82 (18.43%) Git (software)
22 78 (17.53%) Microservices
23 75 (16.85%) .NET Framework
24 74 (16.63%) Mentoring
25 72 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
26 70 (15.73%) HTML5
27 66 (14.83%) React
28 63 (14.16%) NoSQL
29 61 (13.71%) Test Automation
29 61 (13.71%) Visual Studio

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 31 (6.97%) CMS
2 20 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.47%) Confluence
4 11 (2.47%) JBoss
5 9 (2.02%) Drupal
6 3 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Mule
8 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Maya
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) GIMP
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 90 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.60%) SaaS
4 15 (3.37%) Office 365
5 14 (3.15%) GitHub
6 11 (2.47%) npm
7 9 (2.02%) NuGet
8 7 (1.57%) Serverless
9 5 (1.12%) Azure Functions
9 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.67%) Slack
10 3 (0.67%) Trello
11 2 (0.45%) IaaS
11 2 (0.45%) PaaS
11 2 (0.45%) Yarn
12 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.49%) Internet
2 8 (1.80%) SSL
3 6 (1.35%) HTTP
4 3 (0.67%) Skype
5 2 (0.45%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.45%) DNS
5 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.22%) Broadband
6 1 (0.22%) Extranet
6 1 (0.22%) Hyperconnected
6 1 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) SMS
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 63 (14.16%) NoSQL
3 55 (12.36%) Relational Database
4 43 (9.66%) MySQL
5 26 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.70%) SQLite
10 9 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.80%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.12%) Redis
13 4 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.90%) Big Data
14 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.67%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.45%) DB2
16 1 (0.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 82 (18.43%) Git (software)
2 61 (13.71%) Visual Studio
3 48 (10.79%) Selenium
4 44 (9.89%) Cucumber
4 44 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (6.97%) Jenkins
6 30 (6.74%) Maven
7 26 (5.84%) JUnit
8 21 (4.72%) NUnit
9 19 (4.27%) SoapUI
10 18 (4.04%) Subversion
11 17 (3.82%) SpecFlow
12 15 (3.37%) JIRA
12 15 (3.37%) Mockito
12 15 (3.37%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (3.15%) TeamCity
14 13 (2.92%) WebDriver
15 11 (2.47%) Moq
16 10 (2.25%) Concordion
16 10 (2.25%) SonarQube
General
1 53 (11.91%) Marketing
2 34 (7.64%) Finance
3 24 (5.39%) Retail
4 21 (4.72%) Automotive
5 9 (2.02%) Legal
6 8 (1.80%) Games
7 7 (1.57%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 314 (70.56%) Developer
2 101 (22.70%) .NET Developer
3 66 (14.83%) Java Developer
4 61 (13.71%) C# Developer
5 59 (13.26%) Software Developer
6 51 (11.46%) Senior Developer
7 38 (8.54%) Software Engineer
8 37 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (6.52%) Lead Developer
10 26 (5.84%) Architect
10 26 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 22 (4.94%) PHP Developer
12 20 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (3.82%) ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 14 (3.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (2.92%) Development Manager
16 13 (2.92%) Junior
16 13 (2.92%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (50.56%) .NET
2 145 (32.58%) HTML
3 136 (30.56%) ASP.NET
4 127 (28.54%) CSS
5 112 (25.17%) AngularJS
6 101 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 85 (19.10%) Spring
8 75 (16.85%) .NET Framework
9 72 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 70 (15.73%) HTML5
11 66 (14.83%) React
12 59 (13.26%) jQuery
13 55 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
14 52 (11.69%) RESTful
15 46 (10.34%) Node.js
15 46 (10.34%) REST
16 42 (9.44%) CSS3
17 41 (9.21%) .NET Core
18 40 (8.99%) Entity Framework
19 38 (8.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.01%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.82%) Fintech
6 13 (2.92%) NHS
6 13 (2.92%) User Experience
7 12 (2.70%) CCTV
7 12 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.35%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.12%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.45%) Animation
11 2 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.45%) iPad
11 2 (0.45%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.21%) Windows
2 34 (7.64%) Linux
3 16 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.47%) Unix
5 9 (2.02%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.80%) Android
6 8 (1.80%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.45%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (80.22%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (41.12%) MVC
3 151 (33.93%) BDD
4 143 (32.13%) Scrum
5 120 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (20.67%) Software Engineering
7 78 (17.53%) Microservices
8 74 (16.63%) Mentoring
9 61 (13.71%) Test Automation
10 56 (12.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 56 (12.58%) Web Development
11 52 (11.69%) OO
11 52 (11.69%) Unit Testing
12 51 (11.46%) SDLC
13 42 (9.44%) OOP
14 41 (9.21%) Digital Marketing
15 38 (8.54%) SOLID
16 37 (8.31%) Front End Development
17 31 (6.97%) Dependency Injection
18 30 (6.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 245 (55.06%) C#
2 240 (53.93%) JavaScript
3 156 (35.06%) SQL
4 129 (28.99%) Java
5 41 (9.21%) PHP
6 31 (6.97%) Python
7 29 (6.52%) Ruby
8 22 (4.94%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.82%) Java 8
10 15 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.92%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.70%) ES6
13 11 (2.47%) Groovy
13 11 (2.47%) Scala
14 9 (2.02%) C
15 8 (1.80%) C++
15 8 (1.80%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.90%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.67%) ES7
17 3 (0.67%) ES8
Qualifications
1 53 (11.91%) Degree
2 27 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.37%) Master's Degree
4 12 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) APMP
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
7 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.76%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 48 (10.79%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.37%) Puppet
2 14 (3.15%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.12%) Marathon
5 3 (0.67%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 93 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.17%) Xamarin
3 20 (4.49%) Oracle
4 13 (2.92%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.80%) Remedy
6 7 (1.57%) Google
7 6 (1.35%) BT
8 5 (1.12%) Apple
9 4 (0.90%) Fujitsu
10 3 (0.67%) Adobe
10 3 (0.67%) Okta
10 3 (0.67%) Zend
11 2 (0.45%) Cisco
11 2 (0.45%) EMC
11 2 (0.45%) Facebook
11 2 (0.45%) SAP
11 2 (0.45%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.45%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.45%) VMware
12 1 (0.22%) Jaspersoft