The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 66 64 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing TDD 194 189 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.54% 3.42% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 4.42% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 180 181 131
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4194 4272 3582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.63% 77.31% 74.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3621 3024
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

TDD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

TDD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

TDD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

TDD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 66 £38,750 -14.83% 7
Warwickshire -2 35 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Solihull - 29 £41,000 - 2
Staffordshire -2 21 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Coventry -1 17 £47,500 +18.75%
Worcestershire +12 15 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Wolverhampton +5 6 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Shropshire - 4 £42,500 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 298 (67.27%) .NET
2 287 (64.79%) C#
3 230 (51.92%) ASP.NET
4 211 (47.63%) SQL Server
5 206 (46.50%) MVC
6 182 (41.08%) HTML
7 171 (38.60%) CSS
7 171 (38.60%) Scrum
8 152 (34.31%) SQL
9 145 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
10 142 (32.05%) JavaScript
11 127 (28.67%) BDD
12 115 (25.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 111 (25.06%) jQuery
14 107 (24.15%) HTML5
15 99 (22.35%) .NET Framework
16 98 (22.12%) WCF
17 94 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (18.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 84 (18.96%) Ajax
19 74 (16.70%) Microsoft
20 72 (16.25%) OO
21 71 (16.03%) Git (software)
22 69 (15.58%) Unit Testing
23 65 (14.67%) Java
24 64 (14.45%) CSS3
25 63 (14.22%) XML
26 62 (14.00%) SOA
26 62 (14.00%) Multithreading
27 61 (13.77%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 36 (8.13%) Node.js
2 14 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.93%) WordPress
4 11 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.35%) CMS
5 6 (1.35%) Drupal
6 5 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.90%) IIS
8 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.45%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.45%) Confluence
9 2 (0.45%) Apache
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.45%) FileNet
10 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (2.93%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.71%) Internet
2 4 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (47.63%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (7.22%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.87%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.74%) RDBMS
6 21 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (4.29%) MySQL
9 13 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (2.93%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.71%) JasperReports
11 10 (2.26%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.23%) UniData
14 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 71 (16.03%) Git (software)
2 60 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (10.61%) Subversion
4 42 (9.48%) NUnit
5 33 (7.45%) JIRA
6 30 (6.77%) Visual Studio
7 28 (6.32%) Rhino Mocks
8 26 (5.87%) Moq
9 24 (5.42%) MSTest
10 23 (5.19%) Jenkins
11 22 (4.97%) Eclipse
12 21 (4.74%) Selenium
13 15 (3.39%) Ant
13 15 (3.39%) Maven
14 13 (2.93%) Xcode
14 13 (2.93%) Hudson
14 13 (2.93%) Phing
15 12 (2.71%) FitNesse
16 11 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
17 10 (2.26%) ReSharper
General
1 32 (7.22%) Automotive
2 24 (5.42%) Games
3 20 (4.51%) Advertising
4 11 (2.48%) Finance
5 10 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.81%) Retail
8 6 (1.35%) Marketing
9 4 (0.90%) Back Office
10 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 387 (87.36%) Developer
2 189 (42.66%) .NET Developer
3 123 (27.77%) C# Developer
4 90 (20.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 81 (18.28%) Senior Developer
6 59 (13.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 59 (13.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (8.35%) Web Developer
8 36 (8.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 30 (6.77%) Java Developer
10 25 (5.64%) Software Engineer
11 21 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (3.84%) PHP Developer
13 15 (3.39%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.93%) Team Leader
14 13 (2.93%) iOS Developer
15 12 (2.71%) Programmer
15 12 (2.71%) C# Web Developer
15 12 (2.71%) Python Developer
16 11 (2.48%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (67.27%) .NET
2 230 (51.92%) ASP.NET
3 182 (41.08%) HTML
4 171 (38.60%) CSS
5 115 (25.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 111 (25.06%) jQuery
7 107 (24.15%) HTML5
8 99 (22.35%) .NET Framework
9 98 (22.12%) WCF
10 84 (18.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 84 (18.96%) Ajax
11 64 (14.45%) CSS3
12 63 (14.22%) XML
13 51 (11.51%) Web Services
13 51 (11.51%) WPF
14 50 (11.29%) LINQ
15 48 (10.84%) SOAP
16 43 (9.71%) XSLT
17 41 (9.26%) RESTful
17 41 (9.26%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.77%) N-Tier
2 25 (5.64%) Inversion of Control
3 22 (4.97%) Social Media
4 19 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.61%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.93%) Open Source
7 12 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.71%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (1.58%) BBC
9 5 (1.13%) Physics
10 3 (0.68%) NHS
10 3 (0.68%) Blog
10 3 (0.68%) Animation
10 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.45%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.45%) Tandem
11 2 (0.45%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.45%) Streaming Music
12 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.09%) Windows
2 18 (4.06%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.71%) Android
4 11 (2.48%) Linux
5 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.68%) UNIX
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (46.50%) MVC
2 171 (38.60%) Scrum
3 145 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (28.67%) BDD
5 94 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (16.25%) OO
7 69 (15.58%) Unit Testing
8 62 (14.00%) Multithreading
8 62 (14.00%) SOA
9 61 (13.77%) Pair Programming
10 53 (11.96%) Web Application Development
11 50 (11.29%) Low Latency
12 49 (11.06%) Software Engineering
13 48 (10.84%) Dependency Injection
14 43 (9.71%) E-Commerce
15 40 (9.03%) Web Development
16 33 (7.45%) MVVM
17 31 (7.00%) Kanban
18 30 (6.77%) SEO
19 26 (5.87%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (64.79%) C#
2 152 (34.31%) SQL
3 142 (32.05%) JavaScript
4 65 (14.67%) Java
5 53 (11.96%) VB.NET
6 51 (11.51%) PHP
7 50 (11.29%) XAML
8 42 (9.48%) T-SQL
9 33 (7.45%) Ruby
10 28 (6.32%) C++
11 15 (3.39%) VB
11 15 (3.39%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.93%) Python
13 10 (2.26%) VC++
14 8 (1.81%) C
15 6 (1.35%) Groovy
16 3 (0.68%) Scala
16 3 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (0.68%) RubyMotion
17 2 (0.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 60 (13.54%) Degree
2 21 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.48%) MCSD
4 9 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (1.81%) MCITP
6 5 (1.13%) ISEB
7 2 (0.45%) MCAD
7 2 (0.45%) MCPD
8 1 (0.23%) MCTS
8 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.71%) QA
2 9 (2.03%) ISO 9000
2 9 (2.03%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Puppet
1 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.16%) Facebook
3 33 (7.45%) Oracle
4 26 (5.87%) AccuRev
5 22 (4.97%) JBoss
5 22 (4.97%) Twitter
6 17 (3.84%) Google
6 17 (3.84%) Zend
7 15 (3.39%) Adobe
8 13 (2.93%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.58%) Sony
9 7 (1.58%) Apple
9 7 (1.58%) Yahoo!
10 5 (1.13%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.90%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.45%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.45%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.45%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.45%) BT
12 2 (0.45%) IBM
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