Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 91 30
Rank change year-on-year +44 -61 +37
Permanent jobs citing TDD 202 131 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.22% 2.75% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 3.09% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 189 125 235
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%

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 3494 4238 3403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.21% 89.03% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2737 3097 2850
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for TDD.

1 163 (80.69%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (62.38%) BDD
3 114 (56.44%) C#
4 107 (52.97%) JavaScript
5 99 (49.01%) Java
5 99 (49.01%) .NET
6 89 (44.06%) MVC
7 88 (43.56%) HTML
8 86 (42.57%) CSS
9 72 (35.64%) SQL Server
10 70 (34.65%) Scrum
11 69 (34.16%) SQL
11 69 (34.16%) ASP.NET
12 65 (32.18%) JUnit
13 56 (27.72%) Git (software)
14 53 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (25.74%) Spring
16 51 (25.25%) RESTful
17 48 (23.76%) Test Automation
18 44 (21.78%) Node.js
19 40 (19.80%) Microsoft
20 39 (19.31%) Hibernate
21 37 (18.32%) jQuery
21 37 (18.32%) Degree
21 37 (18.32%) NoSQL
22 36 (17.82%) Jenkins
23 33 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
24 31 (15.35%) Greenfield Project
25 30 (14.85%) ASP.NET Web API

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 7 (3.47%) JBoss
1 7 (3.47%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.98%) CMS
3 3 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (1.49%) Confluence
3 3 (1.49%) Drupal
3 3 (1.49%) IIS
3 3 (1.49%) Mule
3 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Shopify
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.99%) Serverless
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) npm
5 1 (0.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) Internet
2 5 (2.48%) HTTP
3 4 (1.98%) Broadband
4 1 (0.50%) AMQP
4 1 (0.50%) Skype
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 37 (18.32%) NoSQL
3 21 (10.40%) MySQL
4 15 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (6.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (4.46%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.97%) DB2
9 5 (2.48%) Big Data
10 4 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.49%) DocumentDB
11 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.99%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.50%) Redis
13 1 (0.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 65 (32.18%) JUnit
2 56 (27.72%) Git (software)
3 36 (17.82%) Jenkins
4 25 (12.38%) Selenium
5 23 (11.39%) Cucumber
6 19 (9.41%) Maven
6 19 (9.41%) Protractor
7 17 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (8.42%) TestNG
8 16 (7.92%) Visual Studio
9 12 (5.94%) Mockito
10 11 (5.45%) PHPUnit
10 11 (5.45%) WebDriver
11 10 (4.95%) Jasmine
12 9 (4.46%) JIRA
12 9 (4.46%) jMock
12 9 (4.46%) SpecFlow
13 7 (3.47%) HP UFT
13 7 (3.47%) JMeter
13 7 (3.47%) Subversion
General
1 30 (14.85%) Finance
2 25 (12.38%) Marketing
3 22 (10.89%) Retail
4 16 (7.92%) Advertising
5 12 (5.94%) Automotive
6 7 (3.47%) Banking
7 6 (2.97%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.48%) Legal
9 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (79.70%) Developer
2 60 (29.70%) Java Developer
3 52 (25.74%) .NET Developer
4 33 (16.34%) Senior Developer
5 32 (15.84%) C# Developer
6 21 (10.40%) Python Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Graduate
7 20 (9.90%) Graduate C# Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Graduate Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Graduate Java Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Graduate Python Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Junior
7 20 (9.90%) Junior C# Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Junior Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Junior Java Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Junior Python Developer
8 18 (8.91%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (8.42%) PHP Developer
10 15 (7.43%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (6.93%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (49.01%) .NET
2 88 (43.56%) HTML
3 86 (42.57%) CSS
4 69 (34.16%) ASP.NET
5 53 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (25.74%) Spring
7 51 (25.25%) RESTful
8 44 (21.78%) Node.js
9 39 (19.31%) Hibernate
10 37 (18.32%) jQuery
11 30 (14.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (14.85%) J2EE
12 28 (13.86%) HTML5
13 27 (13.37%) AngularJS
14 25 (12.38%) JPA
15 24 (11.88%) XML
16 23 (11.39%) Web Services
17 19 (9.41%) REST
18 17 (8.42%) Java EE
18 17 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.35%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.91%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.95%) User Experience
5 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.96%) Fintech
7 5 (2.48%) iSeries
8 3 (1.49%) BBC
8 3 (1.49%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.49%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.50%) Blog
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.39%) Android
2 22 (10.89%) Apple iOS
3 20 (9.90%) Linux
4 18 (8.91%) Windows
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (80.69%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (62.38%) BDD
3 89 (44.06%) MVC
4 70 (34.65%) Scrum
5 53 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (23.76%) Test Automation
7 30 (14.85%) Unit Testing
8 27 (13.37%) Mentoring
8 27 (13.37%) Microservices
8 27 (13.37%) Software Engineering
8 27 (13.37%) Web Development
9 26 (12.87%) Open Source
10 24 (11.88%) OO
11 23 (11.39%) Kanban
12 20 (9.90%) E-Commerce
13 17 (8.42%) SOA
14 15 (7.43%) Web Application Development
15 13 (6.44%) Functional Testing
16 12 (5.94%) DevOps
16 12 (5.94%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (56.44%) C#
2 107 (52.97%) JavaScript
3 99 (49.01%) Java
4 69 (34.16%) SQL
5 25 (12.38%) PHP
5 25 (12.38%) Python
6 19 (9.41%) Ruby
7 18 (8.91%) Scala
8 17 (8.42%) XPath
9 13 (6.44%) Groovy
10 12 (5.94%) C
11 11 (5.45%) RPG
12 5 (2.48%) Delphi
13 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.99%) XQuery
15 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.50%) C++
15 1 (0.50%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (18.32%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.46%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.98%) ISEB
7 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.43%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.50%) HDFS
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 40 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.40%) Oracle
3 6 (2.97%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.97%) IBM
4 5 (2.48%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.99%) Adobe
6 2 (0.99%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.99%) New Relic
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) Zend