The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 121 65 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.20% 2.94% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.60% 3.65% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 118 61 75
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1593 1781 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.65% 80.55% 81.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1529 1581
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

TDD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

TDD Salary Trend in Birmingham

TDD
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 182 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (72.48%) .NET
3 148 (67.89%) C#
4 139 (63.76%) ASP.NET
4 139 (63.76%) MVC
5 110 (50.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 109 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 104 (47.71%) JavaScript
8 101 (46.33%) HTML
9 93 (42.66%) BDD
10 86 (39.45%) SQL
11 80 (36.70%) Git (software)
12 76 (34.86%) jQuery
13 75 (34.40%) WCF
14 73 (33.49%) HTML5
15 63 (28.90%) Microsoft
16 61 (27.98%) Scrum
17 60 (27.52%) Subversion
17 60 (27.52%) ASP.NET Web API
18 59 (27.06%) CSS
19 58 (26.61%) Node.js
20 57 (26.15%) Web Application Development
21 53 (24.31%) NoSQL
22 51 (23.39%) RESTful
22 51 (23.39%) Ruby
22 51 (23.39%) .NET Framework
23 45 (20.64%) Apple
24 43 (19.72%) KnockoutJS
25 38 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
26 36 (16.51%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (26.61%) Node.js
2 9 (4.13%) CMS
3 7 (3.21%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.83%) Apache
5 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) WordPress
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (10.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (24.31%) NoSQL
3 25 (11.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (11.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) DTS
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (36.70%) Git (software)
2 60 (27.52%) Subversion
3 32 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (14.22%) Visual Studio
5 14 (6.42%) Maven
5 14 (6.42%) Gradle
6 13 (5.96%) Ant
7 6 (2.75%) ReSharper
7 6 (2.75%) NUnit
8 4 (1.83%) MSTest
8 4 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (1.83%) Moq
9 2 (0.92%) JUnit
10 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.46%) Mocha
10 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.46%) TestNG
10 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.46%) JDeveloper
General
1 21 (9.63%) Games
2 13 (5.96%) Finance
3 8 (3.67%) Retail
4 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 200 (91.74%) Developer
2 110 (50.46%) .NET Developer
3 38 (17.43%) C# Developer
4 37 (16.97%) Senior Developer
5 36 (16.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (11.93%) Java Developer
6 26 (11.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (11.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (9.63%) Microsoft Developer
8 17 (7.80%) Software Developer
9 16 (7.34%) C++ Developer
10 13 (5.96%) AWS Developer
11 12 (5.50%) Web Developer
11 12 (5.50%) .NET Web Developer
11 12 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (5.05%) Junior Developer
12 11 (5.05%) Junior
12 11 (5.05%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (72.48%) .NET
2 139 (63.76%) ASP.NET
3 110 (50.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 101 (46.33%) HTML
5 76 (34.86%) jQuery
6 75 (34.40%) WCF
7 73 (33.49%) HTML5
8 60 (27.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 59 (27.06%) CSS
10 51 (23.39%) .NET Framework
10 51 (23.39%) RESTful
11 43 (19.72%) KnockoutJS
12 36 (16.51%) AngularJS
13 26 (11.93%) CSS3
14 20 (9.17%) Hibernate
14 20 (9.17%) Spring
15 19 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 19 (8.72%) Razor View Engine
16 18 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 16 (7.34%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.93%) BBC
1 26 (11.93%) Social Media
2 11 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.75%) User Experience
5 4 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.92%) iPad
6 2 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.92%) iPhone
6 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.92%) Physics
7 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.72%) Windows
1 19 (8.72%) Windows 8
2 5 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (63.76%) MVC
3 93 (42.66%) BDD
4 61 (27.98%) Scrum
5 57 (26.15%) Web Application Development
6 38 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (14.68%) OO
8 31 (14.22%) E-Commerce
9 25 (11.47%) Unit Testing
10 23 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (10.55%) Test Automation
11 20 (9.17%) Configuration Management
11 20 (9.17%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.26%) Mentoring
12 18 (8.26%) SDLC
13 15 (6.88%) Web Development
13 15 (6.88%) SOA
14 14 (6.42%) Release Management
14 14 (6.42%) API Design
15 13 (5.96%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (67.89%) C#
2 104 (47.71%) JavaScript
3 86 (39.45%) SQL
4 51 (23.39%) Ruby
5 29 (13.30%) Java
6 21 (9.63%) T-SQL
7 18 (8.26%) C++
8 10 (4.59%) PHP
8 10 (4.59%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.75%) VB
10 5 (2.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.72%) SC Cleared
2 19 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.29%) Degree
4 4 (1.83%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.83%) MCSD
5 2 (0.92%) MCP
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) WAI
Vendors
1 63 (28.90%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.64%) Apple
3 26 (11.93%) Sony
3 26 (11.93%) Yahoo!
3 26 (11.93%) Google
3 26 (11.93%) Facebook
4 21 (9.63%) Oracle
5 6 (2.75%) Adobe
6 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.46%) VMware
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
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