Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 65 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 364 408 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.62% 4.12% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 4.55% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 304 358 540
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 7,199 8,962 9,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.45% 90.59% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,352 7,027 7,453
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £62,500
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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 +6 165 £55,000 +14.29% 27
Coventry +10 55 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Worcestershire -16 39 £33,000 +1.54% 11
Shropshire +12 26 £37,500 -40.00% 5
Warwickshire +18 24 £45,000 - 6
Staffordshire -11 23 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Solihull +17 21 £72,500 +107.14% 15
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £42,500 - 4
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 302 (82.97%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (52.20%) C#
3 184 (50.55%) JavaScript
4 154 (42.31%) .NET
5 140 (38.46%) SQL
6 134 (36.81%) MVC
7 119 (32.69%) HTML
8 117 (32.14%) AngularJS
9 112 (30.77%) Java
10 108 (29.67%) CSS
11 94 (25.82%) SQL Server
12 92 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (24.73%) Scrum
14 88 (24.18%) ASP.NET
14 88 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 85 (23.35%) Visual Studio
16 82 (22.53%) Git (software)
17 75 (20.60%) Microsoft
18 74 (20.33%) Spring
19 73 (20.05%) HTML5
20 72 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
21 70 (19.23%) BDD
22 68 (18.68%) Test Automation
23 66 (18.13%) SOA
24 62 (17.03%) Software Engineering
25 61 (16.76%) ASP.NET Web API
26 59 (16.21%) REST
27 55 (15.11%) React
28 51 (14.01%) Continuous Delivery
29 50 (13.74%) OO

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 42 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (5.49%) CMS
3 19 (5.22%) Confluence
4 16 (4.40%) JBoss
5 9 (2.47%) Drupal
6 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (6.59%) SaaS
4 15 (4.12%) npm
4 15 (4.12%) NuGet
5 7 (1.92%) GitHub
6 5 (1.37%) Office 365
7 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.82%) Slack
8 3 (0.82%) Trello
9 2 (0.55%) Serverless
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.27%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.04%) Internet
2 10 (2.75%) HTTP
3 6 (1.65%) SSL
4 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.82%) SSH
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.64%) NoSQL
3 44 (12.09%) MySQL
3 44 (12.09%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (5.49%) SQLite
6 16 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.65%) Big Data
9 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.10%) DB2
11 3 (0.82%) Redis
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.27%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (23.35%) Visual Studio
2 82 (22.53%) Git (software)
3 37 (10.16%) Jenkins
4 36 (9.89%) Selenium
5 32 (8.79%) Cucumber
6 31 (8.52%) TeamCity
7 29 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (5.77%) SoapUI
9 20 (5.49%) JUnit
10 19 (5.22%) Maven
10 19 (5.22%) NUnit
11 18 (4.95%) JIRA
12 17 (4.67%) Mockito
13 15 (4.12%) ReSharper
13 15 (4.12%) Visual Studio Code
14 14 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (3.57%) Bower
15 13 (3.57%) Grunt
15 13 (3.57%) gulp
16 12 (3.30%) SonarQube
General
1 42 (11.54%) Marketing
2 28 (7.69%) Finance
3 21 (5.77%) Automotive
4 16 (4.40%) Retail
5 4 (1.10%) Games
6 2 (0.55%) Advertising
6 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 254 (69.78%) Developer
2 69 (18.96%) Java Developer
3 61 (16.76%) Software Developer
4 59 (16.21%) .NET Developer
5 44 (12.09%) Senior Developer
6 40 (10.99%) Architect
7 31 (8.52%) C# Developer
8 27 (7.42%) Technical Architect
9 22 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (5.49%) Lead Developer
11 19 (5.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 19 (5.22%) React Developer
11 19 (5.22%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (3.85%) Graduate
14 14 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
14 14 (3.85%) Junior
15 13 (3.57%) Junior Developer
15 13 (3.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (42.31%) .NET
2 119 (32.69%) HTML
3 117 (32.14%) AngularJS
4 108 (29.67%) CSS
5 88 (24.18%) ASP.NET
6 74 (20.33%) Spring
7 73 (20.05%) HTML5
8 72 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (16.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 59 (16.21%) REST
11 55 (15.11%) React
12 46 (12.64%) .NET Framework
13 41 (11.26%) CSS3
14 40 (10.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (10.16%) KnockoutJS
16 34 (9.34%) .NET Core
16 34 (9.34%) Web Services
17 33 (9.07%) Sass
18 31 (8.52%) WPF
19 30 (8.24%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.26%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (5.77%) CCTV
3 15 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.85%) NHS
5 12 (3.30%) Internet of Things
6 8 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.20%) User Experience
7 6 (1.65%) Fintech
8 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.27%) Robotics
10 1 (0.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.89%) Windows
2 15 (4.12%) Linux
2 15 (4.12%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.10%) Android
5 3 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (82.97%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (36.81%) MVC
3 92 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (24.73%) Scrum
5 70 (19.23%) BDD
6 68 (18.68%) Test Automation
7 66 (18.13%) SOA
8 62 (17.03%) Software Engineering
9 51 (14.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 50 (13.74%) OO
11 45 (12.36%) Unit Testing
12 42 (11.54%) OOP
13 39 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
14 37 (10.16%) Mentoring
15 35 (9.62%) Web Development
16 34 (9.34%) Microservices
17 32 (8.79%) SDLC
18 31 (8.52%) Open Source
19 30 (8.24%) SOLID
20 28 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 190 (52.20%) C#
2 184 (50.55%) JavaScript
3 140 (38.46%) SQL
4 112 (30.77%) Java
5 23 (6.32%) PHP
6 19 (5.22%) C
6 19 (5.22%) Python
7 14 (3.85%) ES6
8 13 (3.57%) Scala
8 13 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.75%) Ruby
10 7 (1.92%) Groovy
10 7 (1.92%) Java 8
10 7 (1.92%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.10%) C++
13 3 (0.82%) ES7
13 3 (0.82%) ES8
13 3 (0.82%) Go
14 1 (0.27%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 37 (10.16%) Degree
2 11 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) ISEB
6 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.44%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) GDPR
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (10.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.30%) Kubernetes
1 12 (3.30%) Puppet
2 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.59%) Atlassian
3 21 (5.77%) Xamarin
4 13 (3.57%) Oracle
5 12 (3.30%) BT
6 5 (1.37%) Fujitsu
7 3 (0.82%) Adobe
7 3 (0.82%) IBM
7 3 (0.82%) Okta
7 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.55%) Facebook
8 2 (0.55%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.55%) Twitter
9 1 (0.27%) Google
9 1 (0.27%) HP
9 1 (0.27%) VMware
9 1 (0.27%) Zend