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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 64 62 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +37
Permanent jobs citing TDD 71 67 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.06% 3.12% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.85% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 66 64 11
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1859 1739 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.09% 80.92% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1566 997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 117 (89.31%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (70.99%) MVC
3 86 (65.65%) C#
4 67 (51.15%) .NET
5 63 (48.09%) SQL Server
6 62 (47.33%) HTML
6 62 (47.33%) Scrum
7 47 (35.88%) CSS
8 46 (35.11%) JavaScript
8 46 (35.11%) BDD
9 44 (33.59%) WCF
10 43 (32.82%) Web Services
11 40 (30.53%) ASP.NET
12 39 (29.77%) SQL
12 39 (29.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 38 (29.01%) Git (software)
14 37 (28.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 37 (28.24%) Facebook
15 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (25.95%) .NET Framework
15 34 (25.95%) SOAP
16 33 (25.19%) jQuery
17 32 (24.43%) Ajax
18 31 (23.66%) Java
18 31 (23.66%) HTML5
19 29 (22.14%) OO
20 26 (19.85%) SQL Server 2008
21 25 (19.08%) Degree
22 24 (18.32%) Web Application Development
23 22 (16.79%) KnockoutJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (11.45%) Node.js
2 12 (9.16%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.63%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.29%) CMS
5 3 (2.29%) WordPress
5 3 (2.29%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.53%) Confluence
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.53%) FileNet
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 26 (19.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (14.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.21%) NoSQL
5 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (9.16%) JasperReports
7 12 (9.16%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (6.11%) MySQL
9 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.76%) UniData
Development Applications
1 39 (29.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (29.01%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.27%) Eclipse
3 20 (15.27%) Subversion
4 19 (14.50%) Visual Studio
5 15 (11.45%) Xcode
5 15 (11.45%) Selenium
6 14 (10.69%) Maven
6 14 (10.69%) Jenkins
7 12 (9.16%) FitNesse
8 11 (8.40%) ReSharper
9 9 (6.87%) NUnit
10 4 (3.05%) JIRA
10 4 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (3.05%) MSBuild
11 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.53%) Hudson
12 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.53%) jMock
12 2 (1.53%) JUnit
General
1 21 (16.03%) Games
2 18 (13.74%) Advertising
3 13 (9.92%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.58%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Finance
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (85.50%) Developer
2 44 (33.59%) .NET Developer
3 26 (19.85%) C# Developer
4 20 (15.27%) Web Developer
5 17 (12.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (11.45%) iOS Developer
6 15 (11.45%) C# Web Developer
7 11 (8.40%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (6.87%) CRM Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Android Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Team Leader
9 8 (6.11%) Applications Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Java Team Leader
10 7 (5.34%) BizTalk Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (51.15%) .NET
2 62 (47.33%) HTML
3 47 (35.88%) CSS
4 44 (33.59%) WCF
5 43 (32.82%) Web Services
6 40 (30.53%) ASP.NET
7 37 (28.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (25.95%) SOAP
8 34 (25.95%) .NET Framework
9 33 (25.19%) jQuery
10 32 (24.43%) Ajax
11 31 (23.66%) HTML5
12 22 (16.79%) KnockoutJS
12 22 (16.79%) CSS3
12 22 (16.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (16.79%) LINQ
13 21 (16.03%) XML
14 18 (13.74%) RESTful
15 17 (12.98%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Social Media
2 13 (9.92%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.58%) Open Source
4 5 (3.82%) Animation
5 4 (3.05%) Blog
6 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.29%) Physics
6 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 2 (1.53%) iPad
7 2 (1.53%) iPhone
7 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.53%) NHS
7 2 (1.53%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.92%) Windows
3 12 (9.16%) Android
4 10 (7.63%) Linux
5 7 (5.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (89.31%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (70.99%) MVC
3 62 (47.33%) Scrum
4 46 (35.11%) BDD
5 29 (22.14%) OO
6 24 (18.32%) Web Application Development
7 22 (16.79%) MVVM
8 17 (12.98%) iOS Development
8 17 (12.98%) Unit Testing
9 15 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.69%) CRM
11 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
12 12 (9.16%) Data Modelling
12 12 (9.16%) Project Planning
12 12 (9.16%) Multithreading
12 12 (9.16%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (7.63%) Android Development
14 7 (5.34%) OO PHP
15 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
15 6 (4.58%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 86 (65.65%) C#
2 46 (35.11%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.77%) SQL
4 31 (23.66%) Java
5 15 (11.45%) Objective-C
6 14 (10.69%) Ruby
7 9 (6.87%) PHP
8 8 (6.11%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.82%) VB
10 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.53%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.53%) Groovy
11 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.53%) Scala
11 2 (1.53%) Clojure
12 1 (0.76%) PHP5
12 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.11%) MCITP
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Facebook
2 21 (16.03%) Twitter
3 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.92%) Oracle
4 13 (9.92%) CheckPoint
5 12 (9.16%) JBoss
6 8 (6.11%) Google
7 7 (5.34%) Zend
8 2 (1.53%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.53%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.53%) IBM
8 2 (1.53%) Adobe
9 1 (0.76%) Telerik
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