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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 48 60 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +37
Permanent jobs citing TDD 99 63 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.79% 3.35% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 4.19% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 95 58 10
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £47,650
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
1711 1502 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.86% 79.89% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1329 1065
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 December 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 147 (86.47%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (77.06%) MVC
3 127 (74.71%) C#
4 123 (72.35%) .NET
5 116 (68.24%) HTML
6 104 (61.18%) CSS
7 102 (60.00%) JavaScript
8 95 (55.88%) Scrum
9 88 (51.76%) jQuery
10 81 (47.65%) ASP.NET
10 81 (47.65%) SQL Server
11 77 (45.29%) .NET Framework
12 76 (44.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 73 (42.94%) SQL
14 63 (37.06%) KnockoutJS
15 62 (36.47%) BDD
16 50 (29.41%) JSON
16 50 (29.41%) Web Services
17 48 (28.24%) Team Foundation Server
18 47 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
19 46 (27.06%) Git (software)
20 45 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
21 44 (25.88%) Ajax
22 42 (24.71%) Visual Studio
23 41 (24.12%) SQL Server 2008
24 39 (22.94%) WCF
25 36 (21.18%) Facebook
25 36 (21.18%) HTML5
25 36 (21.18%) Telecoms

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (12.35%) Node.js
2 6 (3.53%) CMS
3 5 (2.94%) WordPress
4 4 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.76%) IIS
5 3 (1.76%) JBoss
5 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.59%) FileNet
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.59%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Magento
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (47.65%) SQL Server
2 41 (24.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (11.76%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.47%) MySQL
7 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.35%) SQLite
8 3 (1.76%) JasperReports
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.59%) UniData
9 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (28.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (27.06%) Git (software)
3 42 (24.71%) Visual Studio
4 34 (20.00%) ReSharper
5 17 (10.00%) Xcode
6 9 (5.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.53%) Subversion
8 4 (2.35%) Maven
8 4 (2.35%) Selenium
8 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.76%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.76%) NUnit
10 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.59%) Hudson
11 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 36 (21.18%) Telecoms
2 23 (13.53%) Advertising
3 6 (3.53%) Games
3 6 (3.53%) Finance
4 2 (1.18%) Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 159 (93.53%) Developer
2 96 (56.47%) .NET Developer
3 75 (44.12%) C# Developer
4 69 (40.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (33.53%) Web Developer
6 45 (26.47%) .NET Web Developer
6 45 (26.47%) C# Web Developer
7 28 (16.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (16.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (11.18%) Junior Developer
8 19 (11.18%) Junior
9 17 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
9 17 (10.00%) iOS Developer
10 14 (8.24%) Junior .NET Developer
11 13 (7.65%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 13 (7.65%) Junior C# Developer
12 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
12 12 (7.06%) Junior .NET Web Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Senior Web Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (72.35%) .NET
2 116 (68.24%) HTML
3 104 (61.18%) CSS
4 88 (51.76%) jQuery
5 81 (47.65%) ASP.NET
6 77 (45.29%) .NET Framework
7 76 (44.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 63 (37.06%) KnockoutJS
9 50 (29.41%) JSON
9 50 (29.41%) Web Services
10 47 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 44 (25.88%) Ajax
13 39 (22.94%) WCF
14 36 (21.18%) HTML5
15 35 (20.59%) LINQ
16 27 (15.88%) CSS3
17 26 (15.29%) AngularJS
18 23 (13.53%) RESTful
19 22 (12.94%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Social Media
2 17 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.53%) Open Source
3 6 (3.53%) BBC
3 6 (3.53%) Blog
4 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.35%) iPhone
5 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.35%) iPad
5 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.76%) Animation
7 2 (1.18%) Streaming Music
7 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.18%) NHS
7 2 (1.18%) User Experience
8 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.47%) Android
3 9 (5.29%) Windows
3 9 (5.29%) Linux
3 9 (5.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (86.47%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (77.06%) MVC
3 95 (55.88%) Scrum
4 62 (36.47%) BDD
5 45 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
6 26 (15.29%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (15.29%) OO
7 24 (14.12%) Web Application Development
8 20 (11.76%) iOS Development
9 19 (11.18%) CRM
9 19 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.59%) Unit Testing
11 16 (9.41%) MVVM
12 15 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.47%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.29%) OO PHP
14 9 (5.29%) Android Development
15 5 (2.94%) SEO
15 5 (2.94%) OOP
15 5 (2.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 127 (74.71%) C#
2 102 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 73 (42.94%) SQL
4 23 (13.53%) T-SQL
4 23 (13.53%) Ruby
5 21 (12.35%) Java
6 15 (8.82%) Objective-C
7 11 (6.47%) PHP
8 6 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.35%) Python
10 2 (1.18%) XAML
10 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.59%) VB
11 1 (0.59%) Groovy
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.59%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (20.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) ISEB
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) MCP
4 1 (0.59%) MCITP
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (21.18%) Facebook
2 23 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.59%) Twitter
4 12 (7.06%) Google
5 9 (5.29%) Zend
6 8 (4.71%) Apple
7 6 (3.53%) Sony
7 6 (3.53%) Yahoo!
8 4 (2.35%) Adobe
8 4 (2.35%) Oracle
9 2 (1.18%) BT
9 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.18%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.18%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.59%) Telerik
10 1 (0.59%) Sage
10 1 (0.59%) IBM
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