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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 116 67 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.72% 3.37% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 4.23% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 106 62 76
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 170 (78.34%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (75.58%) .NET
3 159 (73.27%) C#
4 151 (69.59%) ASP.NET
5 142 (65.44%) MVC
6 116 (53.46%) SQL Server
7 112 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 101 (46.54%) JavaScript
9 96 (44.24%) HTML
10 83 (38.25%) SQL
10 83 (38.25%) BDD
11 75 (34.56%) jQuery
12 74 (34.10%) WCF
13 73 (33.64%) Microsoft
14 72 (33.18%) Git (software)
15 68 (31.34%) CSS
16 65 (29.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 64 (29.49%) Web Application Development
18 63 (29.03%) Node.js
18 63 (29.03%) Scrum
19 61 (28.11%) HTML5
20 57 (26.27%) NoSQL
20 57 (26.27%) RESTful
21 56 (25.81%) Ruby
22 55 (25.35%) .NET Framework
23 49 (22.58%) Subversion
24 47 (21.66%) Apple
25 45 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
26 35 (16.13%) E-Commerce
27 32 (14.75%) OO

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (29.03%) Node.js
2 10 (4.61%) CMS
2 10 (4.61%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.30%) Apache
4 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.92%) WordPress
5 2 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.46%) nginx
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (11.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (53.46%) SQL Server
2 57 (26.27%) NoSQL
3 23 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.84%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.38%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.92%) Informix
6 2 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (33.18%) Git (software)
2 49 (22.58%) Subversion
3 28 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 28 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.45%) Maven
4 14 (6.45%) Gradle
5 13 (5.99%) Ant
6 8 (3.69%) NUnit
7 4 (1.84%) MSTest
7 4 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.84%) Moq
8 3 (1.38%) JUnit
8 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.46%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.46%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.46%) TestNG
9 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (6.91%) Games
2 13 (5.99%) Finance
3 9 (4.15%) Retail
4 2 (0.92%) Automotive
5 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 190 (87.56%) Developer
2 115 (53.00%) .NET Developer
3 44 (20.28%) C# Developer
4 43 (19.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (16.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (15.67%) Senior Developer
8 24 (11.06%) Java Developer
8 24 (11.06%) Microsoft Developer
9 17 (7.83%) Software Developer
10 14 (6.45%) Junior
10 14 (6.45%) Junior Developer
11 13 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (5.99%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.99%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.99%) Junior .NET Developer
11 13 (5.99%) AWS Developer
12 12 (5.53%) .NET Web Developer
12 12 (5.53%) Graduate
13 10 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (75.58%) .NET
2 151 (69.59%) ASP.NET
3 112 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (44.24%) HTML
5 75 (34.56%) jQuery
6 74 (34.10%) WCF
7 68 (31.34%) CSS
8 65 (29.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 61 (28.11%) HTML5
10 57 (26.27%) RESTful
11 55 (25.35%) .NET Framework
12 32 (14.75%) KnockoutJS
12 32 (14.75%) AngularJS
13 28 (12.90%) CSS3
14 22 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 19 (8.76%) Hibernate
15 19 (8.76%) Spring
16 15 (6.91%) Java EE
17 14 (6.45%) Razor View Engine
17 14 (6.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.98%) BBC
1 26 (11.98%) Social Media
2 14 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.84%) iPhone
3 4 (1.84%) iPad
3 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.92%) User Experience
4 2 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.92%) Blog
4 2 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.46%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.68%) Windows
1 21 (9.68%) Windows 8
2 5 (2.30%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.84%) Android
4 3 (1.38%) Linux
5 2 (0.92%) UNIX
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (78.34%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (65.44%) MVC
3 83 (38.25%) BDD
4 64 (29.49%) Web Application Development
5 63 (29.03%) Scrum
6 45 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 32 (14.75%) OO
9 27 (12.44%) Unit Testing
10 26 (11.98%) Test Automation
11 23 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (10.60%) Configuration Management
11 23 (10.60%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.29%) SOA
12 18 (8.29%) SDLC
13 17 (7.83%) API Design
13 17 (7.83%) Release Management
14 14 (6.45%) Build Automation
15 13 (5.99%) Refactoring
16 11 (5.07%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 159 (73.27%) C#
2 101 (46.54%) JavaScript
3 83 (38.25%) SQL
4 56 (25.81%) Ruby
5 29 (13.36%) Java
6 24 (11.06%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.91%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.61%) VB
8 10 (4.61%) C++
9 9 (4.15%) PHP
10 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.92%) C++/CLI
10 2 (0.92%) GLSL
10 2 (0.92%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 27 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.14%) SC Cleared
2 22 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.91%) Degree
4 4 (1.84%) MCP
4 4 (1.84%) MCSD
5 2 (0.92%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) WAI
Vendors
1 73 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 47 (21.66%) Apple
3 26 (11.98%) Sony
3 26 (11.98%) Yahoo!
3 26 (11.98%) Google
3 26 (11.98%) Facebook
4 20 (9.22%) Oracle
5 9 (4.15%) Adobe
6 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.46%) VMware
7 1 (0.46%) Zend
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
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