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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 100 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 32 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.58% 2.06% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.59% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 39
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,650 £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
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (62.50%) SQL
2 39 (60.94%) .NET
2 39 (60.94%) C#
3 38 (59.38%) ASP.NET
4 37 (57.81%) JavaScript
5 31 (48.44%) CSS
6 29 (45.31%) HTML
7 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 27 (42.19%) TDD
9 26 (40.63%) jQuery
10 23 (35.94%) OO
11 21 (32.81%) OOD
12 20 (31.25%) Windows
12 20 (31.25%) HTML5
13 19 (29.69%) Subversion
13 19 (29.69%) Java
14 18 (28.13%) Finance
14 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
15 17 (26.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (26.56%) Apple
15 17 (26.56%) T-SQL
15 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
15 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
15 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce
15 17 (26.56%) CSS3
15 17 (26.56%) Windows 8
16 16 (25.00%) MVC
16 16 (25.00%) Banking
17 15 (23.44%) Equities

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (15.63%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.25%) Apache
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Kentico
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) EDRMS
5 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Subversion
2 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
2 17 (26.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Ant
4 4 (6.25%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.25%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
3 15 (23.44%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.38%) Games
5 4 (6.25%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Automotive
7 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (87.50%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Senior Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (20.31%) .NET Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 9 (14.06%) AWS Developer
7 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Mid-Level C# Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) .NET
2 38 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 31 (48.44%) CSS
4 29 (45.31%) HTML
5 26 (40.63%) jQuery
6 20 (31.25%) HTML5
7 17 (26.56%) CSS3
8 15 (23.44%) RESTful
8 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (15.63%) WPF
10 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
10 10 (15.63%) Entity Framework
11 9 (14.06%) LESS
11 9 (14.06%) PhoneGap
11 9 (14.06%) Adobe AIR
12 7 (10.94%) XML
13 6 (9.38%) SOAP
14 5 (7.81%) Web Services
14 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Equities
2 4 (6.25%) iPhone
2 4 (6.25%) iPad
2 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows 8
3 8 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) TDD
2 23 (35.94%) OO
3 21 (32.81%) OOD
4 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce
6 16 (25.00%) MVC
7 15 (23.44%) Open Source
8 13 (20.31%) SOA
9 11 (17.19%) Mobile Development
10 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (14.06%) Release Management
11 9 (14.06%) Web Application Development
11 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.06%) API Design
12 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.38%) CRM
12 6 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (7.81%) Web Design
13 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) SQL
2 39 (60.94%) C#
3 37 (57.81%) JavaScript
4 19 (29.69%) Java
5 17 (26.56%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.81%) XPath
7 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) MCP
2 4 (6.25%) ISEB
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) Apple
3 9 (14.06%) Adobe
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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