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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 86 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 37 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.89% 1.36% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.69% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 42
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1602 1712 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.86% 80.38% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1469 1546
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 38 (63.33%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) .NET
2 33 (55.00%) C#
3 32 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 29 (48.33%) CSS
5 26 (43.33%) HTML
6 25 (41.67%) TDD
7 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
8 22 (36.67%) jQuery
9 21 (35.00%) OO
10 20 (33.33%) OOD
10 20 (33.33%) HTML5
11 18 (30.00%) Windows
12 17 (28.33%) Subversion
13 16 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
13 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio
13 16 (26.67%) Java
14 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
14 15 (25.00%) MVC
14 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
14 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (25.00%) Apple
14 15 (25.00%) CSS3
14 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
15 13 (21.67%) Finance
15 13 (21.67%) Banking
16 12 (20.00%) Equities
16 12 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (11.67%) Umbraco
2 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.67%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Kentico
5 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) EDRMS
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Subversion
2 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 16 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.67%) Ant
4 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.67%) NetBeans
4 4 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.67%) NUnit
5 1 (1.67%) JUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Mocha
5 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.67%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
1 13 (21.67%) Banking
2 12 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 11 (18.33%) Games
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Senior Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (15.00%) AWS Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) .NET
2 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 29 (48.33%) CSS
4 26 (43.33%) HTML
5 22 (36.67%) jQuery
6 20 (33.33%) HTML5
7 15 (25.00%) CSS3
8 12 (20.00%) RESTful
8 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (15.00%) WPF
11 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
12 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
12 7 (11.67%) WinForms
12 7 (11.67%) Web Services
12 7 (11.67%) XML
13 6 (10.00%) LESS
13 6 (10.00%) PhoneGap
13 6 (10.00%) Adobe AIR
14 5 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Equities
2 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) iPhone
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 9 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) TDD
2 21 (35.00%) OO
3 20 (33.33%) OOD
4 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 15 (25.00%) MVC
5 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 12 (20.00%) Open Source
7 10 (16.67%) SOA
8 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.67%) Mobile Development
10 6 (10.00%) API Design
10 6 (10.00%) Release Management
10 6 (10.00%) Web Application Development
11 5 (8.33%) Web Design
11 5 (8.33%) UML
11 5 (8.33%) OOP
12 4 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) C#
3 32 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (26.67%) Java
5 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.67%) XPath
7 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) PHP5
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) ISEB
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) Apple
3 6 (10.00%) Adobe
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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