The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 30 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 5 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.11% 4.63% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 5.96% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 6
Average salary £33,500 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 218 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.01% 77.58% 87.54%
Number of salaries quoted 161 199 149
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Solihull region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Solihull

Unit Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Lead Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA