The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 78 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 44 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.27% 1.94% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.49% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1481 1568 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.30% 77.97% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1378 1061
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 46 (70.77%) JavaScript
2 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
3 35 (53.85%) OO
4 29 (44.62%) HTML
4 29 (44.62%) Web Services
5 28 (43.08%) CSS
6 27 (41.54%) Subversion
7 26 (40.00%) MVC
7 26 (40.00%) XML
7 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 25 (38.46%) Java
8 25 (38.46%) jQuery
9 24 (36.92%) SQL
9 24 (36.92%) Oracle
10 22 (33.85%) .NET
11 21 (32.31%) C#
12 20 (30.77%) SOAP
13 19 (29.23%) J2EE
13 19 (29.23%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (27.69%) Ajax
15 17 (26.15%) Spring
15 17 (26.15%) Maven
16 16 (24.62%) TDD
16 16 (24.62%) Hibernate
16 16 (24.62%) SharePoint
16 16 (24.62%) Selenium
16 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
17 15 (23.08%) Multithreading
17 15 (23.08%) HTML5
17 15 (23.08%) Tomcat

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.77%) IIS
4 6 (9.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) FileNet
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) LiveCycle
5 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.08%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (29.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (21.54%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (21.54%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) JasperReports
4 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (9.23%) MySQL
7 4 (6.15%) Data Mining
7 4 (6.15%) PowerCenter
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Subversion
2 17 (26.15%) Maven
3 16 (24.62%) Selenium
3 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
4 15 (23.08%) Eclipse
5 14 (21.54%) FitNesse
6 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (6.15%) CruiseControl
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.08%) JIRA
11 2 (3.08%) Hudson
11 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
12 1 (1.54%) Ant
General
1 14 (21.54%) Games
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 11 (16.92%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Team Leader
3 9 (13.85%) Java Team Leader
4 8 (12.31%) CRM Developer
5 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Junior
9 2 (3.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) HTML
1 29 (44.62%) Web Services
2 28 (43.08%) CSS
3 26 (40.00%) XML
4 25 (38.46%) jQuery
5 22 (33.85%) .NET
6 20 (30.77%) SOAP
7 19 (29.23%) J2EE
8 18 (27.69%) Ajax
9 17 (26.15%) Spring
10 16 (24.62%) Hibernate
11 15 (23.08%) HTML5
11 15 (23.08%) JMS
11 15 (23.08%) JMX
12 14 (21.54%) ActiveMQ
12 14 (21.54%) Spring MVC
13 9 (13.85%) Silverlight
14 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (10.77%) CSS3
14 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.62%) Equities
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) OO
2 26 (40.00%) MVC
3 16 (24.62%) TDD
4 15 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 11 (16.92%) OOP
6 10 (15.38%) Web Development
7 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.31%) CRM
8 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.69%) Integration 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%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (4.62%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) JavaScript
2 25 (38.46%) Java
3 24 (36.92%) SQL
4 21 (32.31%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) PHP
6 6 (9.23%) PHP5
7 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.08%) ABAP
9 2 (3.08%) RPG
9 2 (3.08%) Delphi
9 2 (3.08%) Groovy
9 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) Clojure
10 1 (1.54%) XPath
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
1 8 (12.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.92%) Oracle
3 15 (23.08%) JBoss
4 7 (10.77%) Twitter
5 6 (9.23%) Zend
6 4 (6.15%) Informatica
6 4 (6.15%) Ab Initio
6 4 (6.15%) Sencha
6 4 (6.15%) Netezza
7 2 (3.08%) Adobe
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.08%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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