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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 96 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 19 46 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 2.65% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 3.49% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 34
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1383 1319 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.24% 75.85% 71.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1094 910
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
1 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (51.92%) SOAP
2 27 (51.92%) Selenium
3 24 (46.15%) MVC
4 23 (44.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (42.31%) TDD
5 22 (42.31%) Java
6 21 (40.38%) Subversion
7 20 (38.46%) ActiveMQ
7 20 (38.46%) Spring
7 20 (38.46%) Maven
7 20 (38.46%) Games
7 20 (38.46%) JasperReports
7 20 (38.46%) Ajax
7 20 (38.46%) FitNesse
7 20 (38.46%) J2EE
7 20 (38.46%) OO
7 20 (38.46%) JBoss
7 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
7 20 (38.46%) Tomcat
7 20 (38.46%) JMS
7 20 (38.46%) Eclipse
7 20 (38.46%) JMX
7 20 (38.46%) Multithreading
7 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (36.54%) .NET
9 18 (34.62%) C#
10 17 (32.69%) Oracle
10 17 (32.69%) Oracle Reports

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Servitor
1 4 (7.69%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (44.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (38.46%) JasperReports
3 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (32.69%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.69%) QlikView
6 3 (5.77%) MySQL
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) Selenium
2 21 (40.38%) Subversion
3 20 (38.46%) Maven
3 20 (38.46%) FitNesse
3 20 (38.46%) Eclipse
4 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
5 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
7 7 (13.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
7 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
7 7 (13.46%) SpecFlow
8 5 (9.62%) NUnit
9 3 (5.77%) Apache Continuum
9 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.85%) MSTest
10 2 (3.85%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (38.46%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 13 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
3 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.46%) QA Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Lead Developer
6 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Programmer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Team Leader
9 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Developer
10 2 (3.85%) OO PHP Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) SOAP
2 20 (38.46%) ActiveMQ
2 20 (38.46%) Spring
2 20 (38.46%) Ajax
2 20 (38.46%) J2EE
2 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 20 (38.46%) JMS
2 20 (38.46%) JMX
3 19 (36.54%) .NET
4 17 (32.69%) Spring MVC
5 12 (23.08%) HTML
6 10 (19.23%) jQuery
6 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 9 (17.31%) HTML5
8 8 (15.38%) CSS
8 8 (15.38%) Web Services
9 7 (13.46%) Gherkin
10 6 (11.54%) WCF
11 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) MVC
2 22 (42.31%) TDD
3 20 (38.46%) OO
3 20 (38.46%) Multithreading
4 11 (21.15%) Automated Testing
5 10 (19.23%) User Stories
6 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.46%) Security Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.46%) Usability Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.62%) DNA
10 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.62%) Web Development
11 4 (7.69%) CAFM
11 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
2 22 (42.31%) Java
3 18 (34.62%) C#
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) PHP5
7 2 (3.85%) ABAP
8 1 (1.92%) RPG
8 1 (1.92%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) JBoss
2 17 (32.69%) Oracle
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) Zend
4 3 (5.77%) Twitter
5 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.85%) Facebook
5 2 (3.85%) Civica
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Actuate
6 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.92%) Thunderhead
Birmingham
Argyll Scott
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £50 per annum + bens inc flex working hours & 25 days hol
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