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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 91 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 31 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 1.17% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.48% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 48
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £50,000 £45,300
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
1520 1420 1320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.52% 79.15% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1242 1097
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 £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 39 (65.00%) C#
1 39 (65.00%) .NET
2 38 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 34 (56.67%) ASP.NET
4 32 (53.33%) HTML
5 30 (50.00%) SQL
5 30 (50.00%) CSS
6 28 (46.67%) TDD
6 28 (46.67%) jQuery
7 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 24 (40.00%) Mobile Development
8 22 (36.67%) SOA
8 22 (36.67%) MVC
8 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (30.00%) Web Application Development
12 18 (30.00%) Entity Framework
12 18 (30.00%) LESS
12 18 (30.00%) Adobe
12 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
12 18 (30.00%) Umbraco
12 18 (30.00%) Adobe AIR
13 17 (28.33%) Java
14 16 (26.67%) Release Management
14 16 (26.67%) WCF
14 16 (26.67%) PhoneGap
15 15 (25.00%) Subversion

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.67%) SQLite
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Subversion
2 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) Maven
3 6 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 6 (10.00%) Ant
3 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.67%) Xcode
5 4 (6.67%) CocoaPods
6 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (5.00%) NUnit
7 2 (3.33%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.33%) MSTest
8 1 (1.67%) QUnit
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
2 10 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Architect
6 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Architect
8 4 (6.67%) iOS Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Automated Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (65.00%) .NET
2 34 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 32 (53.33%) HTML
4 30 (50.00%) CSS
5 28 (46.67%) jQuery
6 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 18 (30.00%) LESS
8 18 (30.00%) Entity Framework
8 18 (30.00%) Adobe AIR
8 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 16 (26.67%) WCF
9 16 (26.67%) PhoneGap
10 15 (25.00%) XML
11 12 (20.00%) SOAP
12 11 (18.33%) RESTful
13 9 (15.00%) HTML5
13 9 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (13.33%) WPF
14 8 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Equities
2 7 (11.67%) Client/Server
2 7 (11.67%) Open Source
3 5 (8.33%) iPad
3 5 (8.33%) iPhone
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) TDD
2 24 (40.00%) Mobile Development
3 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (36.67%) SOA
3 22 (36.67%) MVC
4 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.00%) Web Application Development
6 16 (26.67%) Release Management
7 15 (25.00%) OO
8 9 (15.00%) OOD
9 6 (10.00%) UML
9 6 (10.00%) CRM
9 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (10.00%) Web Design
9 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 6 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (10.00%) Build Automation
10 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) C#
2 38 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 30 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (28.33%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.67%) XPath
6 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.00%) Perl
7 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.67%) Python
7 4 (6.67%) Ruby
8 3 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.67%) VB
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) MCP
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.00%) Adobe
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) Apple
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