Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 40 39
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 +20
Permanent jobs citing TDD 402 594 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.09% 5.75% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 6.39% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 355 548 524
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,001 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.00% +3.09%

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 8,671 9,300 9,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 90.09% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,779 7,320 8,118
West Midlands median annual salary £42,250 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.05% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -2 145 £47,500 +5.56% 28
Coventry -20 77 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Staffordshire -17 58 £40,000 - 11
Worcestershire +9 40 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Warwickshire +3 29 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Herefordshire +16 19 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Solihull -26 16 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Shropshire -6 11 £62,500 +31.58% 4
Wolverhampton -19 1 £55,000 +57.14% 1
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 323 (80.35%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (65.92%) C#
3 246 (61.19%) .NET
4 195 (48.51%) BDD
5 192 (47.76%) SQL Server
6 180 (44.78%) MVC
7 177 (44.03%) ASP.NET
8 168 (41.79%) JavaScript
9 143 (35.57%) RESTful
10 137 (34.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 132 (32.84%) AngularJS
12 122 (30.35%) Scrum
13 119 (29.60%) HTML
14 114 (28.36%) CSS
15 107 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
16 103 (25.62%) KnockoutJS
16 103 (25.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 98 (24.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 95 (23.63%) Web Application Development
18 95 (23.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 93 (23.13%) Test Automation
20 91 (22.64%) Git (software)
20 91 (22.64%) SQL
21 90 (22.39%) Java
21 90 (22.39%) NoSQL
22 87 (21.64%) Unit Testing
23 86 (21.39%) Node.js
24 73 (18.16%) Software Engineering
25 71 (17.66%) SQL Server 2016
26 70 (17.41%) HTML5

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 16 (3.98%) CMS
1 16 (3.98%) Umbraco
2 14 (3.48%) JBoss
3 12 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.24%) Confluence
5 8 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.49%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.49%) IIS
6 6 (1.49%) Jetty
7 4 (1.00%) Apache
7 4 (1.00%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.50%) Documentum
9 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.50%) WordPress
10 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.25%) Drupal
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.99%) Simulink
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.49%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.24%) Office 365
6 3 (0.75%) GitHub
6 3 (0.75%) SaaS
6 3 (0.75%) Serverless
7 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.47%) Internet
2 25 (6.22%) Hyperconnected
3 8 (1.99%) Firewall
4 7 (1.74%) AMQP
5 4 (1.00%) HTTP
6 2 (0.50%) SMS
7 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.25%) SSL
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (47.76%) SQL Server
2 90 (22.39%) NoSQL
3 71 (17.66%) SQL Server 2016
4 46 (11.44%) MySQL
5 43 (10.70%) MongoDB
6 32 (7.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (4.98%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (3.23%) Data Mining
11 12 (2.99%) Big Data
12 10 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.24%) DB2
14 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.75%) Power BI
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 91 (22.64%) Git (software)
2 49 (12.19%) Jenkins
3 39 (9.70%) JUnit
4 29 (7.21%) Visual Studio
5 26 (6.47%) Selenium
5 26 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (6.22%) JIRA
7 17 (4.23%) Maven
8 16 (3.98%) Cucumber
9 14 (3.48%) NUnit
10 13 (3.23%) SpecFlow
11 12 (2.99%) Bitbucket
11 12 (2.99%) PHPUnit
12 10 (2.49%) Moq
12 10 (2.49%) MSTest
12 10 (2.49%) Protractor
13 9 (2.24%) git-flow
13 9 (2.24%) Rhino Mocks
13 9 (2.24%) Subversion
14 8 (1.99%) Mockito
General
1 42 (10.45%) Retail
2 32 (7.96%) Marketing
3 31 (7.71%) Finance
4 13 (3.23%) Back Office
5 12 (2.99%) Electronics
6 11 (2.74%) Automotive
7 8 (1.99%) Music Industry
8 7 (1.74%) Advertising
8 7 (1.74%) Banking
8 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.49%) Billing
10 5 (1.24%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 311 (77.36%) Developer
2 168 (41.79%) .NET Developer
3 106 (26.37%) C# Developer
4 78 (19.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 67 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 67 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 49 (12.19%) Senior Developer
7 48 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 47 (11.69%) Java Developer
9 39 (9.70%) Software Engineer
10 37 (9.20%) Software Developer
11 23 (5.72%) Agile Developer
12 22 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
12 22 (5.47%) Web Developer
13 21 (5.22%) PHP Developer
14 20 (4.98%) Junior
14 20 (4.98%) Junior Developer
15 19 (4.73%) Agile .NET Developer
15 19 (4.73%) Graduate
15 19 (4.73%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (61.19%) .NET
2 177 (44.03%) ASP.NET
3 143 (35.57%) RESTful
4 137 (34.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 132 (32.84%) AngularJS
6 119 (29.60%) HTML
7 114 (28.36%) CSS
8 103 (25.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 103 (25.62%) KnockoutJS
9 98 (24.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 95 (23.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 86 (21.39%) Node.js
12 70 (17.41%) HTML5
13 52 (12.94%) .NET Framework
14 51 (12.69%) jQuery
15 46 (11.44%) React
16 45 (11.19%) WPF
17 43 (10.70%) CSS3
18 38 (9.45%) Entity Framework
18 38 (9.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.95%) Mobile App
2 28 (6.97%) Digital TV
3 27 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.97%) User Experience
5 23 (5.72%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.99%) Music Streaming
7 8 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.74%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.24%) iSeries
9 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.75%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.25%) Animation
12 1 (0.25%) Blog
12 1 (0.25%) EPoS
12 1 (0.25%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.70%) Linux
2 37 (9.20%) Windows
3 20 (4.98%) Android
4 18 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (80.35%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (48.51%) BDD
3 180 (44.78%) MVC
4 122 (30.35%) Scrum
5 107 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (23.63%) Web Application Development
7 93 (23.13%) Test Automation
8 87 (21.64%) Unit Testing
9 73 (18.16%) Software Engineering
10 58 (14.43%) Kanban
10 58 (14.43%) Microservices
11 52 (12.94%) Dependency Injection
11 52 (12.94%) Mentoring
12 46 (11.44%) Web Development
13 32 (7.96%) SDLC
14 30 (7.46%) OO
14 30 (7.46%) SOA
15 28 (6.97%) E-Commerce
16 24 (5.97%) MVVM
17 23 (5.72%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 265 (65.92%) C#
2 168 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 91 (22.64%) SQL
4 90 (22.39%) Java
5 29 (7.21%) PHP
5 29 (7.21%) Python
6 23 (5.72%) Ruby
7 21 (5.22%) C++
7 21 (5.22%) Scala
8 13 (3.23%) C
8 13 (3.23%) Groovy
9 10 (2.49%) RPG
10 9 (2.24%) MATLAB
11 7 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.49%) Clojure
12 6 (1.49%) XPath
13 5 (1.24%) Delphi
13 5 (1.24%) VB
14 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (13.43%) Degree
2 13 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.50%) CITP
7 2 (0.50%) ISEB
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.50%) PhD
7 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.97%) QA
2 8 (1.99%) IEC 61508
2 8 (1.99%) IEC 62304
3 5 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 35 (8.71%) Docker
2 8 (1.99%) Firmware
3 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.50%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (4.98%) Marathon
2 11 (2.74%) Puppet
3 6 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.48%) Oracle
3 14 (3.48%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.99%) Google
4 12 (2.99%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.24%) IBM
6 2 (0.50%) Pega
6 2 (0.50%) webMethods
7 1 (0.25%) Apple
7 1 (0.25%) ESRI
7 1 (0.25%) IFS
7 1 (0.25%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.25%) SAP
7 1 (0.25%) Tableau
7 1 (0.25%) Vertica
7 1 (0.25%) VMware
7 1 (0.25%) Xero