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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 105 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 29 54 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.25% 2.51% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 3.11% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £25,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
1859 1739 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.09% 80.92% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1566 997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (68.49%) JavaScript
2 45 (61.64%) SQL Server
2 45 (61.64%) OO
3 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (52.05%) HTML
5 34 (46.58%) Web Services
6 33 (45.21%) SQL
7 32 (43.84%) C#
8 30 (41.10%) CSS
8 30 (41.10%) .NET
9 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
10 26 (35.62%) jQuery
11 25 (34.25%) XML
11 25 (34.25%) Subversion
12 24 (32.88%) Java
13 22 (30.14%) Oracle
13 22 (30.14%) MVC
14 20 (27.40%) HTML5
15 19 (26.03%) Ajax
15 19 (26.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (26.03%) Windows
15 19 (26.03%) OOP
15 19 (26.03%) SharePoint
16 18 (24.66%) SOAP
17 17 (23.29%) J2EE
17 17 (23.29%) TDD
17 17 (23.29%) Selenium
17 17 (23.29%) Waterfall
18 16 (21.92%) Dynamics CRM
18 16 (21.92%) CRM

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (26.03%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.59%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.22%) IIS
4 6 (8.22%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) FileNet
5 2 (2.74%) LiveCycle
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (61.64%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (16.44%) JasperReports
4 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (16.44%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (16.44%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.22%) MySQL
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.48%) PowerCenter
6 4 (5.48%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.37%) UniData
8 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Subversion
2 17 (23.29%) Selenium
3 15 (20.55%) Maven
3 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
4 13 (17.81%) Eclipse
5 12 (16.44%) FitNesse
6 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.85%) SpecFlow
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.48%) CruiseControl
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (4.11%) QUnit
9 3 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (4.11%) NUnit
9 3 (4.11%) T4 Templates
10 2 (2.74%) JIRA
10 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.74%) Hudson
General
1 11 (15.07%) Games
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (76.71%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) CRM Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Team Leader
5 7 (9.59%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.22%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.05%) HTML
2 34 (46.58%) Web Services
3 30 (41.10%) .NET
3 30 (41.10%) CSS
4 26 (35.62%) jQuery
5 25 (34.25%) XML
6 20 (27.40%) HTML5
7 19 (26.03%) Ajax
8 18 (24.66%) SOAP
9 17 (23.29%) J2EE
10 15 (20.55%) Spring
11 14 (19.18%) Hibernate
12 13 (17.81%) JMX
12 13 (17.81%) JMS
13 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
13 12 (16.44%) ActiveMQ
13 12 (16.44%) Spring MVC
14 11 (15.07%) Silverlight
15 6 (8.22%) Zend Framework
15 6 (8.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.11%) Equities
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
4 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) AS400
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) OO
2 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.14%) MVC
4 19 (26.03%) OOP
5 17 (23.29%) TDD
5 17 (23.29%) Waterfall
6 16 (21.92%) CRM
7 13 (17.81%) Multithreading
8 11 (15.07%) Web Development
9 10 (13.70%) Scrum
10 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.85%) SOA
11 5 (6.85%) BDD
11 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
12 4 (5.48%) System Testing
12 4 (5.48%) ETL
12 4 (5.48%) Code Coverage
12 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) JavaScript
2 33 (45.21%) SQL
3 32 (43.84%) C#
4 24 (32.88%) Java
5 11 (15.07%) PHP
6 10 (13.70%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.22%) PHP5
8 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.11%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.74%) RPG
10 2 (2.74%) Groovy
10 2 (2.74%) Scala
10 2 (2.74%) Clojure
10 2 (2.74%) ABAP
10 2 (2.74%) Delphi
11 1 (1.37%) Perl
11 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ISEB
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
2 7 (9.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) Oracle
3 13 (17.81%) JBoss
4 6 (8.22%) Zend
5 4 (5.48%) Sencha
5 4 (5.48%) Twitter
5 4 (5.48%) Informatica
5 4 (5.48%) Ab Initio
5 4 (5.48%) Netezza
6 2 (2.74%) Adobe
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.74%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.37%) Facebook
7 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago