The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 99 108 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 106 107 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 2.14% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.79% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 84 98 110
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 £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3806 3834 3315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.09% 76.65% 71.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3173 3209 2821
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Unit Testing
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +9 28 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire +4 22 £40,000 -
Birmingham -26 21 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Coventry +24 16 £37,500 -19.78% 1
Solihull - 8 £37,000 - 1
Worcestershire +5 6 £35,000 +45.83%
Herefordshire -6 2 - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 94 (50.54%) .NET
2 83 (44.62%) SQL Server
3 77 (41.40%) JavaScript
4 65 (34.95%) C#
4 65 (34.95%) SQL
5 61 (32.80%) HTML
6 60 (32.26%) TDD
7 58 (31.18%) MVC
8 51 (27.42%) ASP.NET
8 51 (27.42%) Ajax
9 50 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (26.88%) CSS
10 49 (26.34%) Microsoft
11 46 (24.73%) OO
12 44 (23.66%) Software Engineering
13 42 (22.58%) Selenium
14 39 (20.97%) SOAP
14 39 (20.97%) Java
15 38 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (19.89%) MySQL
16 37 (19.89%) HTML5
17 36 (19.35%) PHP
18 35 (18.82%) XML
19 34 (18.28%) PostgreSQL
20 33 (17.74%) Web Services
21 32 (17.20%) jQuery
21 32 (17.20%) Subversion
21 32 (17.20%) Jenkins
22 31 (16.67%) Oracle
23 30 (16.13%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (10.75%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.23%) Moodle
4 5 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.69%) IIS
5 4 (2.15%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.15%) CMS
6 2 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.61%) Maximo
2 3 (1.61%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) SaaS
1 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) HTTP
2 4 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 37 (19.89%) MySQL
3 34 (18.28%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (10.75%) JasperReports
7 16 (8.60%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (4.30%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.69%) SAP BW
9 5 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.69%) SAP BI
9 5 (2.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.61%) QlikView
11 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (22.58%) Selenium
2 32 (17.20%) Subversion
2 32 (17.20%) Jenkins
3 30 (16.13%) Maven
4 25 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (10.22%) Cucumber
5 19 (10.22%) Eclipse
5 19 (10.22%) FitNesse
6 16 (8.60%) JIRA
6 16 (8.60%) Hudson
7 14 (7.53%) Git (software)
8 11 (5.91%) Visual Studio
8 11 (5.91%) JBehave
9 10 (5.38%) NUnit
10 9 (4.84%) SpecFlow
11 8 (4.30%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (3.76%) SoapUI
13 6 (3.23%) PHPUnit
14 3 (1.61%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.61%) Apache Continuum
General
1 23 (12.37%) Games
2 7 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.69%) Retail
4 4 (2.15%) Finance
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (62.90%) Developer
2 37 (19.89%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.44%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.22%) Analyst
5 18 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 17 (9.14%) Team Leader
7 15 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 15 (8.06%) PHP Developer
8 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (7.53%) Web Developer
9 13 (6.99%) Test Analyst
9 13 (6.99%) Java Team Leader
10 12 (6.45%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.84%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Lead Developer
11 9 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (4.30%) Agile Test Analyst
12 8 (4.30%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.30%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (50.54%) .NET
2 61 (32.80%) HTML
3 51 (27.42%) ASP.NET
3 51 (27.42%) Ajax
4 50 (26.88%) CSS
5 39 (20.97%) SOAP
6 37 (19.89%) HTML5
7 35 (18.82%) XML
8 33 (17.74%) Web Services
9 32 (17.20%) jQuery
10 26 (13.98%) .NET Framework
10 26 (13.98%) CSS3
11 25 (13.44%) Spring
12 23 (12.37%) JMS
13 21 (11.29%) J2EE
13 21 (11.29%) Hibernate
14 20 (10.75%) REST
15 19 (10.22%) JMX
15 19 (10.22%) ActiveMQ
16 18 (9.68%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.98%) N-Tier
2 19 (10.22%) Mathematics
3 10 (5.38%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.15%) Online Gambling
8 2 (1.08%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.08%) SCORM
8 2 (1.08%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) AS400
9 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.54%) Blog
9 1 (0.54%) Physics
9 1 (0.54%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.59%) Windows
2 22 (11.83%) Linux
3 7 (3.76%) UNIX
4 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.15%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.26%) TDD
2 58 (31.18%) MVC
3 50 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (24.73%) OO
5 44 (23.66%) Software Engineering
6 38 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (16.13%) SOA
8 26 (13.98%) Multithreading
9 25 (13.44%) Scrum
10 19 (10.22%) System Testing
11 18 (9.68%) SEO
12 15 (8.06%) Automated Testing
13 14 (7.53%) Document Management
14 12 (6.45%) Integration Testing
15 11 (5.91%) Web Development
16 10 (5.38%) User Stories
16 10 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (5.38%) Refactoring
16 10 (5.38%) Test Scripting
16 10 (5.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.40%) JavaScript
2 65 (34.95%) C#
2 65 (34.95%) SQL
3 39 (20.97%) Java
4 36 (19.35%) PHP
5 29 (15.59%) VB.NET
6 18 (9.68%) Python
7 16 (8.60%) T-SQL
8 12 (6.45%) Ruby
9 9 (4.84%) VB
10 7 (3.76%) ABAP
11 6 (3.23%) VB6
11 6 (3.23%) C++
11 6 (3.23%) VC++
12 5 (2.69%) C
12 5 (2.69%) Groovy
13 4 (2.15%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.08%) PHP5
14 2 (1.08%) RPG
14 2 (1.08%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 29 (15.59%) Degree
2 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.45%) QA
2 6 (3.23%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.23%) TickIT
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Control-M
1 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (26.34%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.67%) Oracle
3 25 (13.44%) JBoss
4 16 (8.60%) AccuRev
5 12 (6.45%) SAP
6 8 (4.30%) Zend
7 7 (3.76%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.61%) IBM
8 3 (1.61%) Twitter
9 2 (1.08%) Facebook
9 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.54%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.54%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.54%) Civica
10 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.54%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps IT
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent Salary !!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
JM
Salary: £23000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 43k per year + Medical
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Templeton and Partners (BE & NL)
Salary: £40k - 43k per year + Medical
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum + bens inc flex working hours & 25 days hol
Posted: 27 days ago