Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 41 98
Rank change year-on-year +8 +57 -66
Permanent jobs citing TDD 240 226 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.59% 5.94% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 6.44% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 238 212 127
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,400
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £58,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 3,295 3,508 4,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.52% 92.27% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,357 2,773 3,198
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,855
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 200 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (59.17%) JavaScript
3 136 (56.67%) C#
4 116 (48.33%) .NET
5 94 (39.17%) Scrum
6 87 (36.25%) HTML
7 83 (34.58%) SQL
8 81 (33.75%) CSS
9 79 (32.92%) Java
10 78 (32.50%) BDD
11 76 (31.67%) MVC
12 62 (25.83%) ASP.NET
13 58 (24.17%) SQL Server
13 58 (24.17%) Microsoft
14 55 (22.92%) Software Engineering
15 52 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 52 (21.67%) AngularJS
15 52 (21.67%) Mentoring
16 51 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (18.75%) Git (software)
17 45 (18.75%) Spring
17 45 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (17.50%) Microservices
19 39 (16.25%) jQuery
20 37 (15.42%) Hibernate
20 37 (15.42%) Web Development
20 37 (15.42%) React
21 36 (15.00%) HTML5
21 36 (15.00%) Marketing
22 34 (14.17%) Digital Marketing

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 18 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.83%) CMS
3 11 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.25%) Drupal
5 3 (1.25%) JBoss
6 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Maya
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) GIMP
3 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 52 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.50%) Office 365
3 13 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.08%) SaaS
5 4 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.67%) Serverless
6 2 (0.83%) Azure Functions
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.83%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) GitHub
7 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.42%) Slack
7 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.33%) Internet
2 3 (1.25%) Skype
3 2 (0.83%) HTTP
3 2 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 28 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.67%) MySQL
5 12 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.92%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (2.08%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.83%) Infinispan
9 2 (0.83%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.83%) SQLite
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
10 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.42%) HBase
10 1 (0.42%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 45 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.92%) Visual Studio
3 27 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (10.42%) Selenium
5 21 (8.75%) Cucumber
6 20 (8.33%) Subversion
7 17 (7.08%) SpecFlow
8 15 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 15 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 12 (5.00%) Maven
10 11 (4.58%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.75%) JIRA
12 7 (2.92%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (2.08%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.67%) JUnit
15 4 (1.67%) Mockito
16 3 (1.25%) Moq
16 3 (1.25%) MSTest
General
1 36 (15.00%) Marketing
2 17 (7.08%) Retail
3 15 (6.25%) Automotive
4 13 (5.42%) Legal
5 9 (3.75%) Finance
6 7 (2.92%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 170 (70.83%) Developer
2 50 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 39 (16.25%) Java Developer
4 38 (15.83%) C# Developer
5 31 (12.92%) Senior Developer
6 29 (12.08%) Software Engineer
7 24 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (9.58%) Software Developer
9 19 (7.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 19 (7.92%) Lead Developer
10 15 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 14 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.42%) Architect
13 11 (4.58%) Applications Engineer
13 11 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (4.17%) PHP Developer
15 9 (3.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (48.33%) .NET
2 87 (36.25%) HTML
3 81 (33.75%) CSS
4 62 (25.83%) ASP.NET
5 52 (21.67%) AngularJS
6 45 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (18.75%) Spring
7 39 (16.25%) jQuery
8 37 (15.42%) Hibernate
8 37 (15.42%) React
9 36 (15.00%) HTML5
10 33 (13.75%) Node.js
11 28 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (11.25%) .NET Framework
13 24 (10.00%) CSS3
14 21 (8.75%) RESTful
15 17 (7.08%) XML
16 16 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (6.25%) REST
17 15 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (9.58%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 18 (7.50%) Fintech
5 12 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.33%) User Experience
7 6 (2.50%) Music Streaming
8 3 (1.25%) NHS
9 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.83%) iPad
9 2 (0.83%) iPhone
9 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.92%) Windows
2 14 (5.83%) Linux
3 12 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.58%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (39.17%) Scrum
3 78 (32.50%) BDD
4 76 (31.67%) MVC
5 55 (22.92%) Software Engineering
6 52 (21.67%) Mentoring
7 51 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (17.50%) Microservices
9 37 (15.42%) Web Development
10 34 (14.17%) Digital Marketing
11 27 (11.25%) Test Automation
12 24 (10.00%) Front End Development
12 24 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 23 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (9.58%) Integration Testing
13 23 (9.58%) SDLC
14 20 (8.33%) OO
14 20 (8.33%) Open Source
15 19 (7.92%) Waterfall
16 18 (7.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 142 (59.17%) JavaScript
2 136 (56.67%) C#
3 83 (34.58%) SQL
4 79 (32.92%) Java
5 20 (8.33%) Java 8
6 19 (7.92%) Python
6 19 (7.92%) Ruby
7 15 (6.25%) PHP
8 8 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.50%) Groovy
10 5 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.67%) C++
11 4 (1.67%) Scala
12 3 (1.25%) Go
13 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.83%) C
13 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.42%) VB
14 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (13.33%) Degree
2 21 (8.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.58%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.25%) ISEB
5 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) MCSD
7 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 22 (9.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (24.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 12 (5.00%) Oracle
4 11 (4.58%) Remedy
5 5 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (0.83%) Adobe
6 2 (0.83%) Apple
6 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.83%) Zend
7 1 (0.42%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.42%) Okta