The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 58 56 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +38
Permanent jobs citing TDD 67 75 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.39% 3.69% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 4.74% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 62 75 16
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1505 1582 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.20% 77.89% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1395 1062
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
TDD
West Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 67 (69.07%) C#
2 66 (68.04%) MVC
3 54 (55.67%) .NET
4 51 (52.58%) SQL Server
5 39 (40.21%) WCF
6 35 (36.08%) SOAP
7 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET
8 33 (34.02%) HTML
9 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
9 32 (32.99%) SQL
10 31 (31.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (30.93%) Scrum
11 30 (30.93%) Ajax
12 29 (29.90%) BDD
13 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (27.84%) CSS
14 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (26.80%) Web Services
16 25 (25.77%) OO
17 23 (23.71%) Java
18 22 (22.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 22 (22.68%) jQuery
18 22 (22.68%) Degree
19 21 (21.65%) Subversion
20 20 (20.62%) Games
20 20 (20.62%) XML
20 20 (20.62%) .NET Framework
20 20 (20.62%) Web Application Development
21 19 (19.59%) Facebook
21 19 (19.59%) SQL Server 2008

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (13.40%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.31%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (10.31%) Node.js
3 2 (2.06%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.06%) Confluence
3 2 (2.06%) FileNet
3 2 (2.06%) CMS
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (52.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.40%) JasperReports
3 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (11.34%) NoSQL
5 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.03%) MySQL
9 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (31.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (21.65%) Subversion
3 16 (16.49%) Eclipse
4 15 (15.46%) Maven
4 15 (15.46%) Selenium
4 15 (15.46%) Jenkins
5 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
6 13 (13.40%) FitNesse
7 11 (11.34%) Visual Studio
8 9 (9.28%) NUnit
9 5 (5.15%) Xcode
9 5 (5.15%) ReSharper
9 5 (5.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (4.12%) JIRA
10 4 (4.12%) MSBuild
11 2 (2.06%) LoadUI
11 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.06%) Hudson
11 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.06%) JUnit
General
1 20 (20.62%) Games
2 13 (13.40%) Advertising
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Automotive
5 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 81 (83.51%) Developer
2 29 (29.90%) .NET Developer
3 18 (18.56%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Team Leader
5 9 (9.28%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.28%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (9.28%) CRM Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Applications Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Java Team Leader
7 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Developer
7 7 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (5.15%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (5.15%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Android Developer
12 2 (2.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (55.67%) .NET
2 39 (40.21%) WCF
3 35 (36.08%) SOAP
4 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET
5 33 (34.02%) HTML
6 30 (30.93%) Ajax
7 27 (27.84%) CSS
7 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (26.80%) Web Services
9 22 (22.68%) jQuery
9 22 (22.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (20.62%) XML
10 20 (20.62%) .NET Framework
11 18 (18.56%) Spring
12 17 (17.53%) LINQ
12 17 (17.53%) J2EE
13 16 (16.49%) JMS
13 16 (16.49%) Hibernate
14 15 (15.46%) Spring MVC
14 15 (15.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) Social Media
4 3 (3.09%) Open Source
4 3 (3.09%) Animation
4 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.09%) Physics
5 2 (2.06%) NHS
5 2 (2.06%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.03%) Blog
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (68.04%) MVC
2 30 (30.93%) Scrum
3 29 (29.90%) BDD
4 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (25.77%) OO
6 20 (20.62%) Web Application Development
7 15 (15.46%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.40%) Multithreading
10 12 (12.37%) Project Planning
10 12 (12.37%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.37%) MVVM
11 10 (10.31%) CRM
12 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.25%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (6.19%) Migration
14 6 (6.19%) iOS Development
15 5 (5.15%) Data Migration
15 5 (5.15%) OOD
16 4 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.07%) C#
2 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.99%) SQL
3 23 (23.71%) Java
4 9 (9.28%) VB.NET
4 9 (9.28%) Ruby
5 6 (6.19%) VB
6 5 (5.15%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.09%) Scala
7 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.09%) PHP
8 2 (2.06%) Clojure
8 2 (2.06%) Groovy
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) PHP5
9 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Facebook
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 14 (14.43%) JBoss
3 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.40%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.25%) Twitter
6 3 (3.09%) Google
7 2 (2.06%) Adobe
7 2 (2.06%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.03%) Zend
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