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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 109 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 105 109 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.92% 1.96% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.51% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 80 105 99
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4243 4341 3646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 77.63% 78.22% 75.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3506 3672 3082
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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
Birmingham -17 27 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Warwickshire +4 19 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire -4 19 £35,000 - 2
Worcestershire -6 12 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Herefordshire - 7 - -
Coventry -11 6 £38,250 +9.28% 1
Solihull -6 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 154 (61.35%) JavaScript
2 151 (60.16%) SQL Server
3 148 (58.96%) .NET
4 139 (55.38%) HTML
5 122 (48.61%) SQL
6 114 (45.42%) C#
7 107 (42.63%) CSS
8 93 (37.05%) XML
9 90 (35.86%) ASP.NET
10 87 (34.66%) Microsoft
11 83 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (31.08%) VB.NET
13 72 (28.69%) Web Services
14 70 (27.89%) OO
15 69 (27.49%) TDD
16 65 (25.90%) Windows
16 65 (25.90%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (25.50%) MVC
18 62 (24.70%) Scrum
19 61 (24.30%) HTML5
20 59 (23.51%) Ajax
20 59 (23.51%) SOA
21 50 (19.92%) Degree
22 49 (19.52%) jQuery
23 44 (17.53%) Oracle
24 42 (16.73%) Java
24 42 (16.73%) N-Tier
25 41 (16.33%) CSS3
26 38 (15.14%) T-SQL
26 38 (15.14%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 36 (14.34%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.17%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.58%) IIS
4 7 (2.79%) Apache
4 7 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.20%) nginx
5 3 (1.20%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.20%) Node.js
6 2 (0.80%) Moodle
6 2 (0.80%) Confluence
6 2 (0.80%) FileNet
6 2 (0.80%) CMS
6 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.80%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Liferay
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (7.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.79%) Summit
2 7 (2.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.38%) Intranet
2 10 (3.98%) Internet
3 7 (2.79%) ATM
4 4 (1.59%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (60.16%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.55%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (9.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (9.56%) Relational Database
4 23 (9.16%) MySQL
5 17 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (5.18%) Data Mining
8 12 (4.78%) JasperReports
8 12 (4.78%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (3.59%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.19%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.19%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.79%) IBM InfoSphere
11 7 (2.79%) Cognos Query Studio
11 7 (2.79%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 7 (2.79%) Cognos Report Studio
11 7 (2.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 7 (2.79%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 34 (13.55%) JIRA
2 32 (12.75%) Subversion
3 26 (10.36%) Selenium
4 25 (9.96%) Jenkins
5 24 (9.56%) Git (software)
6 22 (8.76%) Maven
7 21 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (7.97%) Visual Studio
9 13 (5.18%) Eclipse
9 13 (5.18%) Hudson
10 12 (4.78%) FitNesse
11 11 (4.38%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.79%) JBehave
13 6 (2.39%) ReSharper
14 5 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (1.59%) CruiseControl
15 4 (1.59%) Mercurial
16 3 (1.20%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (10.36%) Finance
2 16 (6.37%) Manufacturing
3 15 (5.98%) Games
4 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 3 (1.20%) Electronics
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 188 (74.90%) Developer
2 78 (31.08%) .NET Developer
3 36 (14.34%) Senior Developer
4 32 (12.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 29 (11.55%) Analyst
5 29 (11.55%) Software Developer
6 23 (9.16%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (8.37%) Senior .NET Developer
8 19 (7.57%) Java Developer
9 18 (7.17%) C# Developer
10 17 (6.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (6.37%) Software Engineer
11 16 (6.37%) CRM Developer
12 15 (5.98%) Test Analyst
13 13 (5.18%) .NET Software Developer
14 12 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (4.38%) Junior
15 11 (4.38%) Junior Developer
16 10 (3.98%) Team Leader
16 10 (3.98%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (58.96%) .NET
2 139 (55.38%) HTML
3 107 (42.63%) CSS
4 93 (37.05%) XML
5 90 (35.86%) ASP.NET
6 72 (28.69%) Web Services
7 61 (24.30%) HTML5
8 59 (23.51%) Ajax
9 49 (19.52%) jQuery
10 41 (16.33%) CSS3
11 37 (14.74%) XHTML
12 35 (13.94%) SOAP
13 34 (13.55%) XSLT
14 27 (10.76%) .NET Framework
15 22 (8.76%) J2EE
16 19 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (7.17%) Spring
18 17 (6.77%) Middleware
18 17 (6.77%) WPF
18 17 (6.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.73%) N-Tier
2 20 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.17%) Mathematics
4 14 (5.58%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.38%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.39%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.59%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.20%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.20%) Open Source
9 3 (1.20%) Equities
9 3 (1.20%) DTV
10 2 (0.80%) AS400
10 2 (0.80%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.80%) Physics
10 2 (0.80%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.80%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
11 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.40%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.90%) Windows
2 24 (9.56%) Linux
3 9 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.19%) UNIX
5 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.20%) Debian
5 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.89%) OO
3 69 (27.49%) TDD
4 65 (25.90%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (25.50%) MVC
6 62 (24.70%) Scrum
7 59 (23.51%) SOA
8 38 (15.14%) Software Engineering
9 35 (13.94%) OOP
10 33 (13.15%) SEO
10 33 (13.15%) Web Development
11 26 (10.36%) Document Management
12 23 (9.16%) CRM
13 21 (8.37%) System Testing
14 20 (7.97%) Waterfall
15 15 (5.98%) Automated Testing
16 14 (5.58%) Mobile Application Development
17 13 (5.18%) Multithreading
17 13 (5.18%) Integration Testing
18 12 (4.78%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 154 (61.35%) JavaScript
2 122 (48.61%) SQL
3 114 (45.42%) C#
4 78 (31.08%) VB.NET
5 42 (16.73%) Java
6 38 (15.14%) T-SQL
7 27 (10.76%) PHP
8 26 (10.36%) VB
9 22 (8.76%) Python
10 15 (5.98%) VB6
11 12 (4.78%) PL/SQL
12 11 (4.38%) C++
12 11 (4.38%) VC++
13 10 (3.98%) Groovy
14 8 (3.19%) Ruby
14 8 (3.19%) ABAP
15 7 (2.79%) C
16 6 (2.39%) PHP5
17 5 (1.99%) Delphi
18 3 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (19.92%) Degree
2 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.19%) ISEB
4 7 (2.79%) MCAD
4 7 (2.79%) MCSD
5 2 (0.80%) MCPD
5 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.97%) QA
2 11 (4.38%) ISO 9000
2 11 (4.38%) SLA
2 11 (4.38%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 87 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.53%) Oracle
3 31 (12.35%) AccuRev
4 18 (7.17%) JBoss
5 12 (4.78%) SAP
6 11 (4.38%) Netezza
7 9 (3.59%) Zend
7 9 (3.59%) Cognos
8 8 (3.19%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.99%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.59%) Sencha
10 4 (1.59%) Informatica
10 4 (1.59%) Twitter
11 3 (1.20%) IBM
12 2 (0.80%) Adobe
12 2 (0.80%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.80%) Facebook
12 2 (0.80%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcestershire
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 26 days ago