The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 97 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 29 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 1.96% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.47% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 19
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -43.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £50,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Unit Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1684 1700 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.32% 79.51% 70.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1512 1009
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Birmingham region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing.

1 44 (67.69%) JavaScript
2 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 37 (56.92%) OO
4 31 (47.69%) HTML
5 30 (46.15%) Web Services
6 28 (43.08%) SQL
7 27 (41.54%) XML
7 27 (41.54%) CSS
8 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 25 (38.46%) Subversion
10 24 (36.92%) Java
11 23 (35.38%) jQuery
12 22 (33.85%) .NET
12 22 (33.85%) Oracle
13 21 (32.31%) C#
13 21 (32.31%) MVC
14 18 (27.69%) SOAP
15 17 (26.15%) J2EE
16 16 (24.62%) SharePoint
16 16 (24.62%) Ajax
16 16 (24.62%) HTML5
17 15 (23.08%) OOP
17 15 (23.08%) Windows
17 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (23.08%) TDD
17 15 (23.08%) Spring
17 15 (23.08%) Maven
18 14 (21.54%) Hibernate
18 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
18 14 (21.54%) Jenkins

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (24.62%) SharePoint
2 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.77%) IIS
4 6 (9.23%) Apache
5 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.08%) FileNet
6 2 (3.08%) CMS
6 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.08%) LiveCycle
6 2 (3.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (18.46%) JasperReports
4 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (18.46%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (18.46%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.23%) MySQL
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.15%) PowerCenter
6 4 (6.15%) Data Mining
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.54%) UniData
8 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Subversion
2 15 (23.08%) Maven
3 14 (21.54%) Selenium
3 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
4 13 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 12 (18.46%) FitNesse
6 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (6.15%) CruiseControl
8 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.08%) JIRA
10 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.08%) Hudson
10 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.54%) Ant
11 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (16.92%) Games
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) CRM Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Team Leader
5 7 (10.77%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Junior
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) SAP Developer
9 2 (3.08%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (47.69%) HTML
2 30 (46.15%) Web Services
3 27 (41.54%) XML
3 27 (41.54%) CSS
4 23 (35.38%) jQuery
5 22 (33.85%) .NET
6 18 (27.69%) SOAP
7 17 (26.15%) J2EE
8 16 (24.62%) HTML5
8 16 (24.62%) Ajax
9 15 (23.08%) Spring
10 14 (21.54%) Hibernate
11 13 (20.00%) JMS
11 13 (20.00%) JMX
12 12 (18.46%) ActiveMQ
12 12 (18.46%) Spring MVC
13 10 (15.38%) Silverlight
14 6 (9.23%) Zend Framework
14 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
15 4 (6.15%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.62%) Equities
3 2 (3.08%) Open Source
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) AS400
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) OO
2 21 (32.31%) MVC
3 15 (23.08%) OOP
3 15 (23.08%) TDD
4 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
5 13 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 12 (18.46%) CRM
7 11 (16.92%) Web Development
8 9 (13.85%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Scrum
10 5 (7.69%) SOA
11 4 (6.15%) ETL
11 4 (6.15%) Code Coverage
11 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) JavaScript
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) Java
4 21 (32.31%) C#
5 11 (16.92%) PHP
6 6 (9.23%) PHP5
6 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) RPG
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
8 2 (3.08%) Clojure
8 2 (3.08%) ABAP
8 2 (3.08%) Delphi
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
2 7 (10.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.85%) Oracle
3 13 (20.00%) JBoss
4 6 (9.23%) Zend
5 4 (6.15%) Sencha
5 4 (6.15%) Twitter
5 4 (6.15%) Informatica
5 4 (6.15%) Ab Initio
5 4 (6.15%) Netezza
6 2 (3.08%) Adobe
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Facebook
6 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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