Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +31
Permanent jobs citing TDD 39 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.09% 7.16% 10.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 8.24% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 46
Worcestershire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £41,375 £48,875 £41,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 426 449 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 88.38% 86.85% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 358 430 363
Worcestershire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Worcestershire

TDD
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for TDD in Worcestershire

TDD
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in Worcestershire

TDD
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Worcester +5 16 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Redditch 0 12 £35,000 - 1
Malvern - 8 £27,500 - 1
Kidderminster -7 1 £35,000 -6.67% 1
TDD
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) BDD
3 27 (69.23%) C#
4 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
5 17 (43.59%) NoSQL
5 17 (43.59%) Node.js
6 16 (41.03%) Unit Testing
6 16 (41.03%) C++
6 16 (41.03%) .NET
6 16 (41.03%) OOP
6 16 (41.03%) OO
7 15 (38.46%) WPF
8 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
9 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 13 (33.33%) Degree
9 13 (33.33%) MVC
9 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 11 (28.21%) CSS
11 11 (28.21%) HTML
11 11 (28.21%) Java
11 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
12 10 (25.64%) RESTful
13 9 (23.08%) Windows
13 9 (23.08%) Linux
13 9 (23.08%) WinForms
13 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (2.56%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) NoSQL
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) CMake
2 8 (20.51%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Software Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
6 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
8 4 (10.26%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Node.js
2 16 (41.03%) .NET
3 15 (38.46%) WPF
4 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (28.21%) CSS
6 11 (28.21%) HTML
7 10 (25.64%) RESTful
8 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 9 (23.08%) Code First Entity Framework
8 9 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 9 (23.08%) WCF
8 9 (23.08%) WinForms
9 8 (20.51%) CSS3
9 8 (20.51%) Middleware
9 8 (20.51%) React
9 8 (20.51%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) BDD
3 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
4 16 (41.03%) OO
4 16 (41.03%) OOP
4 16 (41.03%) Unit Testing
5 13 (33.33%) MVC
6 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (23.08%) Web Application Development
8 8 (20.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (20.51%) B2B
8 8 (20.51%) High Availability
8 8 (20.51%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) Physics
11 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.13%) SDLC
12 2 (5.13%) SOA
13 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) C++
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.56%) SAP