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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 96 74 92
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 34 48 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.65% 2.55% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 3.20% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 14
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1711 1502 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.86% 79.89% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1329 1065
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (74.60%) C#
2 42 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 40 (63.49%) .NET
3 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (60.32%) HTML
5 34 (53.97%) SQL
6 31 (49.21%) OO
7 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
8 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
8 25 (39.68%) CSS
9 23 (36.51%) Windows
10 22 (34.92%) jQuery
11 21 (33.33%) HTML5
12 20 (31.75%) Web Services
12 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
13 19 (30.16%) CRM
13 19 (30.16%) Java
14 18 (28.57%) TDD
15 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
15 17 (26.98%) SharePoint
16 16 (25.40%) Dynamics CRM
16 16 (25.40%) XML
16 16 (25.40%) OOP
16 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
17 15 (23.81%) Finance
18 12 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (19.05%) Scrum
18 12 (19.05%) WCF
19 11 (17.46%) Ajax

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (26.98%) SharePoint
2 12 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.94%) Umbraco
3 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.59%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) SQLite
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.76%) JasperReports
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) UniData
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Subversion
2 8 (12.70%) NUnit
3 6 (9.52%) Maven
3 6 (9.52%) Selenium
3 6 (9.52%) QUnit
4 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.35%) Xcode
5 4 (6.35%) CruiseControl
5 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.76%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.76%) T4 Templates
7 2 (3.17%) Ant
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.17%) MSTest
7 2 (3.17%) NetBeans
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
2 8 (12.70%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Automotive
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (84.13%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) CRM Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Senior Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
5 11 (17.46%) Software Developer
6 10 (15.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Architect
9 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) iOS Developer
9 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 3 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (63.49%) .NET
2 38 (60.32%) HTML
3 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
3 25 (39.68%) CSS
4 22 (34.92%) jQuery
5 21 (33.33%) HTML5
6 20 (31.75%) Web Services
7 16 (25.40%) XML
8 12 (19.05%) WCF
9 11 (17.46%) Ajax
10 10 (15.87%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (12.70%) REST
11 8 (12.70%) SOAP
11 8 (12.70%) J2EE
12 7 (11.11%) Spring
13 6 (9.52%) JSON
13 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (7.94%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Equities
2 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.76%) iPad
3 3 (4.76%) iPhone
4 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) OO
3 19 (30.16%) CRM
4 18 (28.57%) TDD
5 16 (25.40%) OOP
5 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
6 12 (19.05%) Scrum
7 11 (17.46%) MVC
8 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.52%) OOD
10 6 (9.52%) SOA
11 5 (7.94%) Web Development
11 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
11 5 (7.94%) BDD
11 5 (7.94%) Web Application Development
12 4 (6.35%) iOS Development
12 4 (6.35%) Release Management
13 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.76%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) C#
2 42 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 34 (53.97%) SQL
4 19 (30.16%) Java
5 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
6 8 (12.70%) TypeScript
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
7 4 (6.35%) Python
7 4 (6.35%) Ruby
8 2 (3.17%) XPath
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) VB
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Adobe
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
5 2 (3.17%) DevExpress
5 2 (3.17%) Sencha
5 2 (3.17%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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