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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 74 99
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +25
Permanent jobs citing TDD 87 42 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.75% 2.61% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 3.33% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81 39 14
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £56,800
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
1471 1263 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.38% 78.54% 71.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1093 991
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 23 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 141 (82.94%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (77.06%) MVC
3 130 (76.47%) C#
4 128 (75.29%) .NET
5 126 (74.12%) HTML
6 116 (68.24%) CSS
7 114 (67.06%) JavaScript
8 97 (57.06%) jQuery
9 93 (54.71%) Scrum
10 89 (52.35%) ASP.NET
11 81 (47.65%) SQL Server
12 76 (44.71%) SQL
13 71 (41.76%) .NET Framework
14 70 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 65 (38.24%) KnockoutJS
16 61 (35.88%) BDD
17 51 (30.00%) JSON
18 47 (27.65%) Web Services
18 47 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (27.06%) Responsive Web Design
19 46 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
20 44 (25.88%) Team Foundation Server
21 43 (25.29%) Visual Studio
22 42 (24.71%) Git (software)
23 41 (24.12%) Ajax
24 38 (22.35%) HTML5
25 37 (21.76%) SQL Server 2008
26 35 (20.59%) Degree
27 34 (20.00%) Telecoms
27 34 (20.00%) LINQ

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (9.41%) Node.js
2 8 (4.71%) Umbraco
3 6 (3.53%) CMS
4 5 (2.94%) WordPress
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (47.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (21.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (19.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (19.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.47%) MySQL
6 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.35%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.35%) SQLite
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.59%) UniData
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (25.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (25.29%) Visual Studio
3 42 (24.71%) Git (software)
4 33 (19.41%) ReSharper
5 17 (10.00%) Xcode
6 7 (4.12%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.35%) NUnit
8 2 (1.18%) Selenium
9 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.59%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.59%) Maven
9 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 34 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.41%) Advertising
3 5 (2.94%) Finance
4 4 (2.35%) Games
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 158 (92.94%) Developer
2 96 (56.47%) .NET Developer
3 77 (45.29%) C# Developer
4 72 (42.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (31.76%) Web Developer
6 44 (25.88%) C# Web Developer
6 44 (25.88%) .NET Web Developer
7 29 (17.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (16.47%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (11.18%) Junior
9 19 (11.18%) Junior Developer
10 17 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
10 17 (10.00%) iOS Developer
11 14 (8.24%) Junior .NET Developer
12 13 (7.65%) Software Developer
12 13 (7.65%) Junior C# Developer
12 13 (7.65%) Junior C# .NET Developer
13 12 (7.06%) Junior .NET Web Developer
13 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
14 8 (4.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (75.29%) .NET
2 126 (74.12%) HTML
3 116 (68.24%) CSS
4 97 (57.06%) jQuery
5 89 (52.35%) ASP.NET
6 71 (41.76%) .NET Framework
7 70 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 65 (38.24%) KnockoutJS
9 51 (30.00%) JSON
10 47 (27.65%) Web Services
10 47 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (24.12%) Ajax
13 38 (22.35%) HTML5
14 34 (20.00%) LINQ
14 34 (20.00%) WCF
15 28 (16.47%) AngularJS
15 28 (16.47%) CSS3
16 26 (15.29%) LESS
17 24 (14.12%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) Social Media
2 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.29%) BBC
4 7 (4.12%) Blog
5 5 (2.94%) Open Source
5 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.35%) iPhone
6 4 (2.35%) iPad
7 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.76%) Animation
8 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.59%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.18%) 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
1 141 (82.94%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (77.06%) MVC
3 93 (54.71%) Scrum
4 61 (35.88%) BDD
5 46 (27.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (16.47%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (13.53%) Web Application Development
7 23 (13.53%) OO
8 21 (12.35%) Unit Testing
9 19 (11.18%) iOS Development
10 18 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 18 (10.59%) CRM
11 15 (8.82%) MVVM
12 14 (8.24%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.29%) Android Development
13 9 (5.29%) OO PHP
13 9 (5.29%) SOA
14 7 (4.12%) Integration Testing
14 7 (4.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (76.47%) C#
2 114 (67.06%) JavaScript
3 76 (44.71%) SQL
4 25 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 19 (11.18%) Ruby
6 18 (10.59%) Java
7 15 (8.82%) Objective-C
8 11 (6.47%) PHP
9 8 (4.71%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.35%) Python
11 3 (1.76%) XAML
12 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
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%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (18.82%) Facebook
2 29 (17.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.00%) Twitter
4 15 (8.82%) Google
5 11 (6.47%) Apple
6 9 (5.29%) Zend
6 9 (5.29%) Sony
6 9 (5.29%) Yahoo!
7 7 (4.12%) Adobe
8 2 (1.18%) BT
8 2 (1.18%) VMware
8 2 (1.18%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.18%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.59%) Telerik
9 1 (0.59%) Sage
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle
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