The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 97 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 134 134 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.54% 2.61% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.23% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 118 107 108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -1 37 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Birmingham -21 25 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Coventry +1 23 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Staffordshire -7 20 £33,250 -16.87% 1
Solihull +3 13 £32,500 -
Worcestershire +2 11 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £37,500 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 - 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 142 (62.01%) .NET
2 133 (58.08%) C#
3 125 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (46.72%) SQL
5 106 (46.29%) JavaScript
6 102 (44.54%) ASP.NET
7 86 (37.55%) SQL Server
8 85 (37.12%) MVC
9 81 (35.37%) HTML
10 78 (34.06%) TDD
11 76 (33.19%) CSS
12 69 (30.13%) .NET Framework
13 61 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (26.20%) jQuery
15 58 (25.33%) Microsoft
16 54 (23.58%) OO
16 54 (23.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 52 (22.71%) Scrum
18 50 (21.83%) SOA
18 50 (21.83%) Web Services
19 46 (20.09%) Subversion
20 45 (19.65%) Git (software)
20 45 (19.65%) MySQL
21 43 (18.78%) Java
21 43 (18.78%) Software Engineering
22 38 (16.59%) Oracle
22 38 (16.59%) Windows
22 38 (16.59%) Entity Framework
23 37 (16.16%) Relational Database
24 35 (15.28%) HTML5

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (10.04%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.99%) Umbraco
3 10 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.49%) Apache
5 7 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (3.06%) IIS
6 6 (2.62%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.62%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (10.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) SaaS
1 3 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (37.55%) SQL Server
2 45 (19.65%) MySQL
3 37 (16.16%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (6.99%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.55%) RDBMS
7 13 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.49%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.75%) EDRMS
11 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.44%) SQLite
14 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (20.09%) Subversion
2 45 (19.65%) Git (software)
3 24 (10.48%) NUnit
4 14 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.37%) JIRA
6 6 (2.62%) NetBeans
6 6 (2.62%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.62%) Ant
6 6 (2.62%) Maven
7 5 (2.18%) Selenium
7 5 (2.18%) InstallShield
8 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.75%) AccuRev
9 3 (1.31%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.87%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.87%) QUnit
10 2 (0.87%) MSTest
11 1 (0.44%) CocoaPods
General
1 21 (9.17%) Finance
2 20 (8.73%) Retail
3 11 (4.80%) Billing
4 8 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.06%) Banking
5 7 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.75%) Games
7 3 (1.31%) Automotive
7 3 (1.31%) Back Office
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 172 (75.11%) Developer
2 46 (20.09%) .NET Developer
2 46 (20.09%) Senior Developer
3 34 (14.85%) C# Developer
3 34 (14.85%) Java Developer
4 27 (11.79%) Architect
5 24 (10.48%) Software Developer
6 22 (9.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (8.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (7.86%) Analyst
9 18 (7.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.99%) PHP Developer
11 14 (6.11%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (6.11%) Senior Architect
12 12 (5.24%) Software Engineer
12 12 (5.24%) .NET Architect
12 12 (5.24%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.80%) C# Architect
13 11 (4.80%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (62.01%) .NET
2 102 (44.54%) ASP.NET
3 81 (35.37%) HTML
4 76 (33.19%) CSS
5 69 (30.13%) .NET Framework
6 60 (26.20%) jQuery
7 54 (23.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (21.83%) Web Services
9 38 (16.59%) Entity Framework
10 35 (15.28%) HTML5
11 32 (13.97%) XML
11 32 (13.97%) WCF
12 28 (12.23%) RESTful
13 27 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (11.79%) WPF
14 26 (11.35%) Ajax
15 24 (10.48%) CSS3
15 24 (10.48%) Hibernate
16 22 (9.61%) JSON
17 21 (9.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.92%) N-Tier
2 24 (10.48%) Mobile App
2 24 (10.48%) Open Source
3 18 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.49%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (3.06%) Learning Management System
6 7 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.06%) Equities
7 6 (2.62%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.62%) User Experience
8 4 (1.75%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.75%) SCORM
9 3 (1.31%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.87%) iPhone
10 2 (0.87%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.87%) iPad
11 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.59%) Windows
2 15 (6.55%) Android
3 13 (5.68%) Apple iOS
3 13 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.87%) Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.12%) MVC
3 78 (34.06%) TDD
4 61 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (23.58%) OO
6 52 (22.71%) Scrum
7 50 (21.83%) SOA
8 43 (18.78%) Software Engineering
9 25 (10.92%) Mobile Development
10 22 (9.61%) OOD
11 18 (7.86%) Web Application Development
12 17 (7.42%) OOP
13 16 (6.99%) CRM
13 16 (6.99%) Configuration Management
13 16 (6.99%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.55%) Web Development
15 14 (6.11%) Time Management
15 14 (6.11%) Release Management
15 14 (6.11%) Test Scripting
15 14 (6.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 133 (58.08%) C#
2 107 (46.72%) SQL
3 106 (46.29%) JavaScript
4 43 (18.78%) Java
5 33 (14.41%) VB.NET
6 21 (9.17%) T-SQL
7 17 (7.42%) PHP
8 13 (5.68%) VB
9 11 (4.80%) XPath
10 9 (3.93%) Python
11 8 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.49%) C++
12 6 (2.62%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.62%) Perl
12 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.31%) Groovy
13 3 (1.31%) VC++
14 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.44%) VB6
15 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (8.30%) Degree
2 3 (1.31%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.31%) ISEB
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.87%) MCP
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.61%) QA
2 5 (2.18%) TickIT
Vendors
1 58 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.59%) Oracle
3 16 (6.99%) Adobe
4 12 (5.24%) Telerik
5 10 (4.37%) Zend
6 5 (2.18%) Apple
7 1 (0.44%) QNX
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum
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Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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