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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 59 52 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +40
Permanent jobs citing TDD 64 79 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.38% 3.93% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 5.07% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 18
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 £32,000 £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
1444 1559 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.16% 77.60% 71.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1374 1067
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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 (70.53%) C#
2 64 (67.37%) MVC
3 54 (56.84%) .NET
4 52 (54.74%) SQL Server
5 37 (38.95%) WCF
6 36 (37.89%) SOAP
7 35 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 34 (35.79%) JavaScript
9 33 (34.74%) SQL
10 32 (33.68%) Ajax
11 31 (32.63%) HTML
11 31 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (28.42%) BDD
14 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (27.37%) Scrum
14 26 (27.37%) CSS
14 26 (27.37%) OO
15 23 (24.21%) Web Services
15 23 (24.21%) Java
15 23 (24.21%) jQuery
16 22 (23.16%) Degree
16 22 (23.16%) Subversion
17 21 (22.11%) Games
18 20 (21.05%) XML
18 20 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 19 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (20.00%) Spring
20 18 (18.95%) J2EE
20 18 (18.95%) .NET Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (14.74%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (8.42%) Node.js
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.11%) Confluence
5 2 (2.11%) LiveCycle
5 2 (2.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) FileNet
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.05%) WordPress
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (54.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.74%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (14.74%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (14.74%) JasperReports
3 14 (14.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.05%) MySQL
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (23.16%) Subversion
3 16 (16.84%) Maven
3 16 (16.84%) Eclipse
3 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.84%) Selenium
4 14 (14.74%) FitNesse
5 11 (11.58%) Visual Studio
6 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 9 (9.47%) NUnit
8 5 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (4.21%) MSBuild
9 4 (4.21%) JIRA
9 4 (4.21%) ReSharper
10 3 (3.16%) Xcode
11 2 (2.11%) Hudson
11 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.11%) LoadUI
General
1 21 (22.11%) Games
2 12 (12.63%) Advertising
3 6 (6.32%) Marketing
4 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.21%) Automotive
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (82.11%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Web Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 9 (9.47%) CRM Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Java Team Leader
6 9 (9.47%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.42%) C# Web Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Applications Developer
8 7 (7.37%) BizTalk Developer
9 6 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.21%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.16%) iOS Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (56.84%) .NET
2 37 (38.95%) WCF
3 36 (37.89%) SOAP
4 35 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 32 (33.68%) Ajax
6 31 (32.63%) HTML
7 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (27.37%) CSS
8 23 (24.21%) Web Services
8 23 (24.21%) jQuery
9 20 (21.05%) XML
9 20 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (20.00%) Spring
11 18 (18.95%) J2EE
11 18 (18.95%) .NET Framework
12 17 (17.89%) JMS
12 17 (17.89%) Hibernate
13 16 (16.84%) Spring MVC
13 16 (16.84%) LINQ
14 14 (14.74%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) Animation
3 3 (3.16%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.16%) Physics
3 3 (3.16%) Open Source
4 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.05%) Blog
5 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (67.37%) MVC
2 31 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.42%) BDD
4 26 (27.37%) Scrum
4 26 (27.37%) OO
5 18 (18.95%) Web Application Development
6 16 (16.84%) Unit Testing
7 14 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.74%) Multithreading
8 12 (12.63%) Data Modelling
8 12 (12.63%) Project Planning
9 10 (10.53%) CRM
10 9 (9.47%) MVVM
10 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.37%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (6.32%) Migration
13 5 (5.26%) OOD
13 5 (5.26%) Workflow
13 5 (5.26%) Data Migration
14 4 (4.21%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (70.53%) C#
2 34 (35.79%) JavaScript
3 33 (34.74%) SQL
4 23 (24.21%) Java
5 9 (9.47%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.42%) Ruby
7 6 (6.32%) VB
8 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.16%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
9 3 (3.16%) Scala
10 2 (2.11%) Clojure
10 2 (2.11%) Groovy
10 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.05%) C
11 1 (1.05%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
1 3 (3.16%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Oracle
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) Facebook
2 15 (15.79%) JBoss
3 13 (13.68%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.26%) Twitter
5 3 (3.16%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.11%) Google
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Zend
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