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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 50 92 61
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -31
Permanent jobs citing TDD 78 24 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.38% 1.44% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 1.80% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 70 22 55
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £52,250 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1441 1332 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.00% 79.95% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1152 1054
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 154 (89.02%) .NET
2 151 (87.28%) C#
3 127 (73.41%) MVC
3 127 (73.41%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (71.10%) ASP.NET
5 114 (65.90%) JavaScript
6 106 (61.27%) CSS
7 105 (60.69%) HTML
8 94 (54.34%) jQuery
9 92 (53.18%) SQL Server
10 88 (50.87%) SQL
11 69 (39.88%) .NET Framework
12 67 (38.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 60 (34.68%) Scrum
14 59 (34.10%) BDD
15 56 (32.37%) ASP.NET Web API
16 53 (30.64%) Entity Framework
17 51 (29.48%) KnockoutJS
18 45 (26.01%) Microsoft
18 45 (26.01%) WCF
19 44 (25.43%) Degree
20 43 (24.86%) Mobile Development
21 39 (22.54%) JSON
21 39 (22.54%) Web Application Development
22 37 (21.39%) Responsive Web Design
23 34 (19.65%) Visual Studio
24 33 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
25 32 (18.50%) RESTful
25 32 (18.50%) Git (software)
25 32 (18.50%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 28 (16.18%) Node.js
2 14 (8.09%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.16%) JBoss
3 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) WordPress
4 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) SaaS
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (53.18%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (15.03%) NoSQL
5 22 (12.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.47%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.31%) SQLite
7 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.73%) MySQL
9 2 (1.16%) Informix
Development Applications
1 34 (19.65%) Visual Studio
2 33 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (18.50%) Git (software)
4 22 (12.72%) ReSharper
5 7 (4.05%) Subversion
6 6 (3.47%) NUnit
7 5 (2.89%) Xcode
8 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.16%) JUnit
9 1 (0.58%) Ant
9 1 (0.58%) Maven
9 1 (0.58%) Gradle
General
1 22 (12.72%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.78%) Advertising
3 7 (4.05%) Finance
4 4 (2.31%) Retail
5 3 (1.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 156 (90.17%) Developer
2 111 (64.16%) .NET Developer
3 79 (45.66%) C# Developer
4 75 (43.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (27.17%) Web Developer
6 41 (23.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 41 (23.70%) C# Web Developer
6 41 (23.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (12.72%) Software Developer
9 21 (12.14%) Junior
9 21 (12.14%) Junior Developer
10 20 (11.56%) Junior .NET Developer
11 11 (6.36%) Junior Web Developer
11 11 (6.36%) Junior C# Developer
11 11 (6.36%) Senior Developer
11 11 (6.36%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Junior .NET Web Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Software Engineer
14 8 (4.62%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (89.02%) .NET
2 123 (71.10%) ASP.NET
3 106 (61.27%) CSS
4 105 (60.69%) HTML
5 94 (54.34%) jQuery
6 69 (39.88%) .NET Framework
7 67 (38.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (32.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 53 (30.64%) Entity Framework
10 51 (29.48%) KnockoutJS
11 45 (26.01%) WCF
12 39 (22.54%) JSON
13 32 (18.50%) RESTful
14 31 (17.92%) Ajax
15 28 (16.18%) Web Services
15 28 (16.18%) LESS
16 26 (15.03%) AngularJS
17 22 (12.72%) HTML5
17 22 (12.72%) LINQ
18 20 (11.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Social Media
2 18 (10.40%) BBC
3 12 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.31%) iPad
5 4 (2.31%) iPhone
6 3 (1.73%) Blog
6 3 (1.73%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 2 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.58%) Open Source
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.62%) Windows
2 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.31%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.73%) Linux
5 2 (1.16%) UNIX
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (73.41%) MVC
1 127 (73.41%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (34.68%) Scrum
3 59 (34.10%) BDD
4 43 (24.86%) Mobile Development
5 39 (22.54%) Web Application Development
6 37 (21.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (14.45%) Unit Testing
9 23 (13.29%) OO
10 22 (12.72%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (12.14%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.25%) CRM
12 16 (9.25%) SOA
13 15 (8.67%) E-Commerce
14 14 (8.09%) Release Management
15 7 (4.05%) Software Delivery
16 6 (3.47%) iOS Development
16 6 (3.47%) Configuration Management
17 5 (2.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (87.28%) C#
2 114 (65.90%) JavaScript
3 88 (50.87%) SQL
4 32 (18.50%) Ruby
5 24 (13.87%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.25%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.78%) Java
8 8 (4.62%) VB
9 4 (2.31%) Python
10 3 (1.73%) XAML
10 3 (1.73%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.73%) PHP
11 2 (1.16%) C++
11 2 (1.16%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.16%) GLSL
11 2 (1.16%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 44 (25.43%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.31%) MCP
5 3 (1.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 45 (26.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.72%) Apple
3 19 (10.98%) Facebook
4 18 (10.40%) Sony
4 18 (10.40%) Yahoo!
4 18 (10.40%) Google
5 13 (7.51%) Adobe
6 3 (1.73%) Oracle
7 2 (1.16%) BT
7 2 (1.16%) VMware
8 1 (0.58%) Twitter
8 1 (0.58%) Sage
8 1 (0.58%) Zend
8 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
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