Period
to 21 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 83 53
Rank change year-on-year +42 -30 +13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 212 233 366
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.01% 3.43% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 3.74% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 186 284 363
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £38,375 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.84%

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 3,274 6,236 7,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.85% 91.75% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,524 5,170 5,367
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for TDD in the West Midlands

TDD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +23 106 £60,000 +4.35% 30
Warwickshire +45 26 £45,500 -15.74% 2
Coventry +24 23 £50,000 +1.29% 4
Worcestershire +2 11 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Wednesbury - 8 £67,500 - 1
Walsall +25 6 £26,000 -48.00% 1
Herefordshire +23 5 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Staffordshire +18 5 £42,500 +21.43% 11
Shropshire +2 4 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Solihull +15 1 £52,500 -15.32%
Wolverhampton -9 1 £32,500 -29.73% 1
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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.

1 158 (74.53%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (56.60%) JavaScript
3 89 (41.98%) Microservices
4 81 (38.21%) .NET
5 79 (37.26%) DevOps
6 74 (34.91%) SQL
7 71 (33.49%) C#
7 71 (33.49%) BDD
7 71 (33.49%) AngularJS
8 68 (32.08%) Azure
9 66 (31.13%) REST
10 64 (30.19%) CSS
11 63 (29.72%) Test Automation
12 59 (27.83%) HTML
13 53 (25.00%) Java
14 49 (23.11%) AWS
15 48 (22.64%) Mentoring
15 48 (22.64%) SDLC
16 46 (21.70%) Node.js
17 44 (20.75%) React
17 44 (20.75%) SQL Server
17 44 (20.75%) Python
18 42 (19.81%) Docker
19 39 (18.40%) MVC
20 36 (16.98%) Scrum
20 36 (16.98%) Kubernetes
21 35 (16.51%) Front End Development
21 35 (16.51%) Spring
21 35 (16.51%) Git (software)
22 34 (16.04%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (6.13%) IIS
1 13 (6.13%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.66%) Confluence
3 7 (3.30%) GlassFish
3 7 (3.30%) JBoss
4 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 68 (32.08%) Azure
2 49 (23.11%) AWS
3 33 (15.57%) SaaS
4 22 (10.38%) GCP
5 20 (9.43%) GitHub
6 15 (7.08%) Serverless
7 14 (6.60%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (6.13%) npm
9 5 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.94%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.94%) PaaS
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.47%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.47%) Boomi
11 1 (0.47%) IaaS
11 1 (0.47%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.57%) NoSQL
3 24 (11.32%) MySQL
4 21 (9.91%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.66%) Redis
7 10 (4.72%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.83%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.89%) GIS
9 4 (1.89%) SQLite
10 3 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.94%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.94%) HBase
11 2 (0.94%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.47%) Big Data
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (16.51%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.91%) Bitbucket
3 19 (8.96%) NUnit
4 17 (8.02%) Selenium
5 14 (6.60%) JIRA
6 13 (6.13%) gulp
6 13 (6.13%) jspm
6 13 (6.13%) MSTest
6 13 (6.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (5.66%) Jenkins
7 12 (5.66%) JUnit
7 12 (5.66%) Mockito
7 12 (5.66%) Moq
8 8 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.77%) GitLab
8 8 (3.77%) Storybook
8 8 (3.77%) webpack
9 7 (3.30%) Apache Archiva
9 7 (3.30%) Gradle
9 7 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (5.66%) Public Sector
2 10 (4.72%) Marketing
3 7 (3.30%) Automotive
3 7 (3.30%) Finance
3 7 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.36%) Electronics
4 5 (2.36%) Games
4 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (64.15%) Developer
2 54 (25.47%) Senior Developer
3 37 (17.45%) Java Developer
4 24 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (10.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (9.91%) Lead Developer
7 19 (8.96%) Python Engineer
7 19 (8.96%) Software Developer
8 18 (8.49%) Principal Engineer
9 17 (8.02%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 15 (7.08%) Software Engineer
11 14 (6.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 13 (6.13%) Lead Java Developer
12 13 (6.13%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (5.19%) React Developer
15 9 (4.25%) .NET Developer
15 9 (4.25%) Developer in Test
15 9 (4.25%) PHP Developer
16 8 (3.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (38.21%) .NET
2 71 (33.49%) AngularJS
3 66 (31.13%) REST
4 64 (30.19%) CSS
5 59 (27.83%) HTML
6 46 (21.70%) Node.js
7 44 (20.75%) React
8 35 (16.51%) Spring
9 34 (16.04%) .NET Core
10 29 (13.68%) .NET Framework
11 27 (12.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (10.85%) Entity Framework
12 23 (10.85%) HTML5
13 22 (10.38%) Sass
14 21 (9.91%) Flask
14 21 (9.91%) Hibernate
14 21 (9.91%) jQuery
15 19 (8.96%) Django
15 19 (8.96%) JSON
15 19 (8.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.32%) User Experience
2 20 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.77%) W3C
5 6 (2.83%) DataPower
6 4 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.89%) Blog
6 4 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.89%) Social Media
7 2 (0.94%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) EPoS
8 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.13%) Windows
2 9 (4.25%) Linux
3 4 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (74.53%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (41.98%) Microservices
3 79 (37.26%) DevOps
4 71 (33.49%) BDD
5 63 (29.72%) Test Automation
6 48 (22.64%) Mentoring
6 48 (22.64%) SDLC
7 39 (18.40%) MVC
8 36 (16.98%) Scrum
9 35 (16.51%) Front End Development
10 34 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (15.09%) Software Engineering
12 30 (14.15%) Technical Leadership
13 29 (13.68%) Coaching
14 25 (11.79%) Collaborative Working
15 24 (11.32%) Fintech
16 20 (9.43%) Open Source
17 18 (8.49%) SOLID
17 18 (8.49%) UML
18 17 (8.02%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 120 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 74 (34.91%) SQL
3 71 (33.49%) C#
4 53 (25.00%) Java
5 44 (20.75%) Python
6 25 (11.79%) PowerShell
7 21 (9.91%) PHP
8 18 (8.49%) Java 8
9 14 (6.60%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.72%) C++
11 7 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.83%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.89%) C
15 2 (0.94%) ES6
15 2 (0.94%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.47%) ES8
16 1 (0.47%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 29 (13.68%) Degree
2 28 (13.21%) SC Cleared
2 28 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.38%) QA
System Software
1 42 (19.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (16.98%) Kubernetes
2 16 (7.55%) Terraform
3 7 (3.30%) Ansible
3 7 (3.30%) MIIS
3 7 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.30%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.36%) Grafana
4 5 (2.36%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.13%) IBM
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle
4 5 (2.36%) SAP
5 4 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.89%) HubSpot
5 4 (1.89%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.89%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.47%) Dell
7 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.47%) Zend