Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 35 45
Rank change year-on-year -40 +10 +46
Permanent jobs citing TDD 84 245 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.17% 6.77% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 7.38% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 76 243 206
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,485 3,321 3,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 93.63% 91.74% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,130 2,366 2,776
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £47,111 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.69% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,125 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,699 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% +11.75% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Birmingham

TDD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for TDD in Birmingham

TDD
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for TDD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for TDD.

1 53 (63.10%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (59.52%) SQL
3 47 (55.95%) C#
4 41 (48.81%) Git (software)
5 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 28 (33.33%) .NET
7 25 (29.76%) AngularJS
8 24 (28.57%) Azure
8 24 (28.57%) Scrum
9 23 (27.38%) Java
10 21 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (23.81%) Kanban
11 20 (23.81%) Spring
11 20 (23.81%) SOA
12 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
13 18 (21.43%) Degree
14 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
14 17 (20.24%) Computer Science
14 17 (20.24%) RESTful
14 17 (20.24%) DevOps
14 17 (20.24%) Microservices
15 16 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
16 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
16 15 (17.86%) Marketing
17 14 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (16.67%) Oracle
17 14 (16.67%) Web Services
17 14 (16.67%) OO
17 14 (16.67%) Jenkins

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.10%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (9.52%) Apache
3 5 (5.95%) CMS
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (5.95%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) nginx
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.57%) Azure
2 7 (8.33%) AWS
3 3 (3.57%) Heroku
3 3 (3.57%) Serverless
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 41 (48.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
3 14 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 13 (15.48%) JUnit
5 12 (14.29%) SonarQube
6 11 (13.10%) Maven
7 10 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (9.52%) JMeter
9 5 (5.95%) TeamCity
10 4 (4.76%) gulp
11 3 (3.57%) DbUnit
11 3 (3.57%) jMock
11 3 (3.57%) Mockito
11 3 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (3.57%) Subversion
12 2 (2.38%) Bower
12 2 (2.38%) Grunt
12 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.38%) webpack
13 1 (1.19%) GitLab
General
1 15 (17.86%) Marketing
2 9 (10.71%) Public Sector
3 8 (9.52%) Electronics
3 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (84.52%) Developer
2 47 (55.95%) Senior Developer
3 19 (22.62%) Java Developer
4 18 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 18 (21.43%) Architect
5 15 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
5 15 (17.86%) Technical Architect
6 12 (14.29%) Technical Developer
7 11 (13.10%) Senior Architect
7 11 (13.10%) Senior Technical Architect
8 10 (11.90%) Java Engineer
8 10 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Senior Java Engineer
9 8 (9.52%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.33%) .NET
2 25 (29.76%) AngularJS
3 20 (23.81%) Spring
4 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
4 17 (20.24%) RESTful
5 14 (16.67%) Web Services
6 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET Core
7 11 (13.10%) JDBC
8 10 (11.90%) JPA
8 10 (11.90%) Spring Boot
9 9 (10.71%) CSS
9 9 (10.71%) J2EE
10 8 (9.52%) Apache NiFi
10 8 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (9.52%) Node.js
11 7 (8.33%) HTML
11 7 (8.33%) React
12 5 (5.95%) HTML5
12 5 (5.95%) SOAP
13 4 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.19%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Unix
3 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) Scrum
3 21 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (23.81%) Kanban
4 20 (23.81%) SOA
5 17 (20.24%) Computer Science
5 17 (20.24%) DevOps
5 17 (20.24%) Microservices
6 14 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (16.67%) OO
7 10 (11.90%) Architectural Design
7 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (9.52%) BDD
8 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.33%) MVC
10 6 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.95%) Front End Development
11 5 (5.95%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) SQL
2 47 (55.95%) C#
3 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.38%) Java
5 6 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.95%) ES6
6 5 (5.95%) Python
7 4 (4.76%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) Java 8
8 3 (3.57%) Ruby
9 1 (1.19%) ES7
9 1 (1.19%) ES8
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Postfix
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Kibana
1 8 (9.52%) logstash
2 3 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) SAP
4 5 (5.95%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.38%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.19%) Sun
6 1 (1.19%) VMware