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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 62 58 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +42
Permanent jobs citing TDD 64 75 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.94% 3.51% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 4.41% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 60 73 13
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £75,000
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
1684 1700 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.32% 79.51% 70.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1512 1009
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 87 (71.31%) MVC
2 79 (64.75%) C#
3 64 (52.46%) .NET
4 59 (48.36%) SQL Server
5 54 (44.26%) HTML
6 48 (39.34%) Scrum
7 44 (36.07%) CSS
7 44 (36.07%) WCF
8 41 (33.61%) ASP.NET
9 39 (31.97%) Web Services
10 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
10 38 (31.15%) BDD
11 36 (29.51%) SQL
12 35 (28.69%) Facebook
12 35 (28.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (27.87%) Git (software)
13 34 (27.87%) SOAP
14 33 (27.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 33 (27.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 31 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (24.59%) Ajax
16 30 (24.59%) Java
16 30 (24.59%) .NET Framework
17 29 (23.77%) HTML5
18 27 (22.13%) jQuery
19 26 (21.31%) OO
20 24 (19.67%) Degree
20 24 (19.67%) Web Application Development
21 22 (18.03%) MVVM
21 22 (18.03%) CSS3

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.30%) Node.js
2 12 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.02%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.20%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.64%) FileNet
6 2 (1.64%) CMS
6 2 (1.64%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.64%) Confluence
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (48.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.11%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (9.84%) JasperReports
6 12 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.28%) MySQL
10 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.82%) UniData
Development Applications
1 34 (27.87%) Git (software)
2 33 (27.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (16.39%) Eclipse
3 20 (16.39%) Subversion
4 14 (11.48%) Maven
4 14 (11.48%) Selenium
4 14 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 13 (10.66%) Xcode
5 13 (10.66%) Visual Studio
6 12 (9.84%) FitNesse
7 9 (7.38%) NUnit
8 7 (5.74%) ReSharper
9 4 (3.28%) MSBuild
9 4 (3.28%) JIRA
9 4 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.64%) Hudson
10 2 (1.64%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.64%) jMock
10 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (14.75%) Advertising
1 18 (14.75%) Games
2 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.92%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Automotive
5 2 (1.64%) Finance
5 2 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (86.89%) Developer
2 38 (31.15%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.03%) C# Developer
4 14 (11.48%) Web Developer
5 13 (10.66%) iOS Developer
6 11 (9.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.02%) C# Web Developer
7 9 (7.38%) CRM Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.56%) Applications Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Android Developer
9 7 (5.74%) Java Team Leader
9 7 (5.74%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (5.74%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (52.46%) .NET
2 54 (44.26%) HTML
3 44 (36.07%) CSS
3 44 (36.07%) WCF
4 41 (33.61%) ASP.NET
5 39 (31.97%) Web Services
6 35 (28.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (27.87%) SOAP
8 33 (27.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 30 (24.59%) Ajax
9 30 (24.59%) .NET Framework
10 29 (23.77%) HTML5
11 27 (22.13%) jQuery
12 22 (18.03%) CSS3
13 21 (17.21%) XML
14 20 (16.39%) LINQ
14 20 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (14.75%) RESTful
16 17 (13.93%) WebGL
16 17 (13.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Social Media
2 13 (10.66%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.46%) Open Source
4 3 (2.46%) Animation
4 3 (2.46%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.46%) Physics
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) Streaming Music
5 2 (1.64%) Blog
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.11%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.02%) Windows
3 10 (8.20%) Android
4 5 (4.10%) Linux
5 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (71.31%) MVC
2 48 (39.34%) Scrum
3 38 (31.15%) BDD
4 31 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (21.31%) OO
6 24 (19.67%) Web Application Development
7 22 (18.03%) MVVM
8 15 (12.30%) iOS Development
8 15 (12.30%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.84%) Multithreading
10 12 (9.84%) Project Planning
10 12 (9.84%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.84%) CRM
11 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (6.56%) Android Development
14 6 (4.92%) Migration
15 5 (4.10%) Web Development
15 5 (4.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 79 (64.75%) C#
2 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 36 (29.51%) SQL
4 30 (24.59%) Java
5 14 (11.48%) Ruby
6 13 (10.66%) Objective-C
7 8 (6.56%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.92%) PHP
9 5 (4.10%) VB
10 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.46%) Scala
12 2 (1.64%) Clojure
12 2 (1.64%) Groovy
12 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.82%) PHP5
13 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Degree
2 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) Facebook
2 19 (15.57%) Twitter
3 15 (12.30%) Oracle
3 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.66%) JBoss
4 13 (10.66%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.56%) Google
6 3 (2.46%) Zend
7 2 (1.64%) IBM
7 2 (1.64%) Adobe
8 1 (0.82%) Telerik
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