Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 36 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 +58 -53
Permanent jobs citing TDD 253 237 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.52% 6.04% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 6.58% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 256 217 125
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32,375 £27,500 £31,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £61,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.30%

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 3,533 3,603 4,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.10% 91.80% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,516 2,915 3,114
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,605
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 193 (76.28%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (62.06%) C#
3 156 (61.66%) JavaScript
4 133 (52.57%) .NET
5 104 (41.11%) SQL
6 96 (37.94%) MVC
6 96 (37.94%) Scrum
7 94 (37.15%) HTML
8 92 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 91 (35.97%) CSS
10 89 (35.18%) BDD
11 83 (32.81%) Java
12 82 (32.41%) ASP.NET
13 66 (26.09%) Microsoft
14 64 (25.30%) AngularJS
15 52 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
15 52 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 50 (19.76%) Software Engineering
17 47 (18.58%) Git (software)
18 46 (18.18%) Mentoring
19 44 (17.39%) Microservices
20 42 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (15.42%) HTML5
22 38 (15.02%) jQuery
23 37 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
23 37 (14.62%) Web Development
24 36 (14.23%) NoSQL
24 36 (14.23%) Node.js
24 36 (14.23%) Relational Database
24 36 (14.23%) Degree

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 17 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.16%) CMS
3 8 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.37%) JBoss
5 3 (1.19%) Apache
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) Drupal
7 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Maya
2 1 (0.40%) GIMP
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.72%) Office 365
3 16 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.56%) SaaS
5 5 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.58%) Serverless
7 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.79%) PaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Skype
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) AMQP
3 1 (0.40%) SMS
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.23%) NoSQL
2 36 (14.23%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (5.53%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.53%) MySQL
4 14 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.79%) Big Data
7 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.79%) HBase
7 2 (0.79%) Infinispan
7 2 (0.79%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Impala
8 1 (0.40%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.40%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 47 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (13.83%) Visual Studio
4 31 (12.25%) Subversion
5 27 (10.67%) Selenium
6 21 (8.30%) JIRA
7 19 (7.51%) SpecFlow
8 18 (7.11%) Cucumber
8 18 (7.11%) WebDriver
9 14 (5.53%) Maven
10 13 (5.14%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.95%) JUnit
12 9 (3.56%) TeamCity
13 8 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (2.77%) Jasmine
14 7 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (1.58%) Bitbucket
15 4 (1.58%) TestNG
16 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
16 3 (1.19%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (9.49%) Legal
1 24 (9.49%) Retail
2 22 (8.70%) Marketing
3 21 (8.30%) Finance
4 17 (6.72%) Automotive
5 7 (2.77%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.77%) Games
6 4 (1.58%) Advertising
7 3 (1.19%) Banking
7 3 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 189 (74.70%) Developer
2 61 (24.11%) .NET Developer
3 57 (22.53%) C# Developer
4 44 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 37 (14.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 26 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 26 (10.28%) Software Engineer
8 24 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 23 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (5.14%) Applications Engineer
11 13 (5.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (4.74%) Angular Developer
12 12 (4.74%) Automation Tester
12 12 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (4.74%) PHP Developer
12 12 (4.74%) Senior Automation Tester
12 12 (4.74%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (52.57%) .NET
2 94 (37.15%) HTML
3 91 (35.97%) CSS
4 82 (32.41%) ASP.NET
5 64 (25.30%) AngularJS
6 52 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (15.42%) HTML5
8 38 (15.02%) jQuery
9 36 (14.23%) Node.js
10 35 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (13.44%) Hibernate
11 34 (13.44%) Spring
12 33 (13.04%) React
13 32 (12.65%) CSS3
14 30 (11.86%) RESTful
15 26 (10.28%) KnockoutJS
16 25 (9.88%) .NET Framework
17 23 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (7.91%) .NET Core
19 18 (7.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.65%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (11.46%) Computer Science
3 26 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 20 (7.91%) Fintech
6 17 (6.72%) Music Streaming
7 14 (5.53%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.95%) User Experience
9 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.79%) iPad
10 2 (0.79%) iPhone
10 2 (0.79%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.72%) Windows
2 16 (6.32%) Linux
3 13 (5.14%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.19%) Unix
6 2 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (76.28%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (37.94%) MVC
2 96 (37.94%) Scrum
3 89 (35.18%) BDD
4 50 (19.76%) Software Engineering
5 46 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 44 (17.39%) Microservices
7 42 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (14.62%) Web Development
9 30 (11.86%) Test Automation
10 27 (10.67%) SOLID
11 26 (10.28%) SDLC
12 23 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
12 23 (9.09%) Web Application Development
13 22 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
13 22 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (7.51%) Unit Testing
15 18 (7.11%) Integration Testing
15 18 (7.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 157 (62.06%) C#
2 156 (61.66%) JavaScript
3 104 (41.11%) SQL
4 83 (32.81%) Java
5 23 (9.09%) Python
6 20 (7.91%) Java 8
7 19 (7.51%) T-SQL
8 17 (6.72%) Ruby
9 16 (6.32%) PHP
10 8 (3.16%) C
11 7 (2.77%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.37%) C++
12 6 (2.37%) VB
13 5 (1.98%) Scala
14 4 (1.58%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.58%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.19%) Groovy
15 3 (1.19%) XPath
16 2 (0.79%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (14.23%) Degree
2 27 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.14%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) MCSD
6 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.49%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (5.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.58%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.30%) Xamarin
3 13 (5.14%) Remedy
4 12 (4.74%) Oracle
5 4 (1.58%) Google
6 3 (1.19%) Capita
7 2 (0.79%) Apple
7 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.79%) Zend
8 1 (0.40%) IFS
8 1 (0.40%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.40%) Tableau
8 1 (0.40%) Vertica
8 1 (0.40%) webMethods