The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.33% 3.56% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 4.57% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 23
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -8.53%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 219 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.67% 77.94% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 164 197 149
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

TDD
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Solihull region.

TDD Salary Trend in Solihull

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) Unix
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Xcode
6 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
6 5 (26.32%) GitHub
6 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) Xamarin
6 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
6 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
6 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
6 5 (26.32%) Apple Swift
7 4 (21.05%) User Experience
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Data Protection

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) GitHub
2 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) Xcode
2 3 (15.79%) PHPUnit
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) iOS Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) CSS3
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) Cocoa
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) OOP
4 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
4 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
6 3 (15.79%) Data Security
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Web Design
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Apple Swift
2 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Xamarin