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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 130 97 113
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 89 123 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 2.38% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 3.04% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 85 110 81
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4643 4040 3685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.28% 78.11% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4091 3427 3204
Average salary £41,902 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -38 36 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Staffordshire -7 16 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Warwickshire +1 14 £25,000 -37.50%
Coventry -15 10 £41,500 +0.60% 1
Solihull +3 9 £37,500 -16.66%
West Bromwich +4 2 £30,500 -32.22%
Worcestershire -3 1 £34,000 +4.61%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 126 (64.29%) JavaScript
1 126 (64.29%) .NET
2 120 (61.22%) HTML
3 112 (57.14%) C#
4 110 (56.12%) SQL Server
5 109 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (54.59%) SQL
7 78 (39.80%) CSS
7 78 (39.80%) OO
8 74 (37.76%) ASP.NET
9 68 (34.69%) Microsoft
10 61 (31.12%) Windows
11 52 (26.53%) Scrum
12 50 (25.51%) XML
13 49 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 49 (25.00%) jQuery
14 46 (23.47%) VB.NET
15 45 (22.96%) Web Services
16 43 (21.94%) OOP
17 40 (20.41%) TDD
18 39 (19.90%) MVC
19 37 (18.88%) HTML5
20 36 (18.37%) SharePoint
21 35 (17.86%) Finance
22 34 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (16.33%) Ajax
24 30 (15.31%) Web Development
25 29 (14.80%) CRM
25 29 (14.80%) Relational Database
26 27 (13.78%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.06%) IIS
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.04%) JBoss
5 3 (1.53%) Node.js
5 3 (1.53%) nginx
6 2 (1.02%) Apache
6 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.51%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.51%) FileNet
7 1 (0.51%) Liferay
7 1 (0.51%) Confluence
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (11.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.06%) Summit
2 6 (3.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.53%) Maximo
3 3 (1.53%) Servitor
3 3 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) Intranet
1 9 (4.59%) Internet
2 6 (3.06%) ATM
3 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (56.12%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.80%) Relational Database
3 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.06%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.06%) OLAP
7 6 (3.06%) SQLite
7 6 (3.06%) RavenDB
7 6 (3.06%) Cognos Query Studio
7 6 (3.06%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 6 (3.06%) Cognos Report Studio
7 6 (3.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 6 (3.06%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (11.22%) Visual Studio
1 22 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.16%) Subversion
3 11 (5.61%) JIRA
3 11 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.61%) Selenium
4 9 (4.59%) QUnit
4 9 (4.59%) NUnit
5 6 (3.06%) Xcode
5 6 (3.06%) ReSharper
5 6 (3.06%) Maven
5 6 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.53%) Grunt
6 3 (1.53%) T4 Templates
6 3 (1.53%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.53%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.53%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.53%) JUnit
6 3 (1.53%) CruiseControl
General
1 35 (17.86%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.59%) Banking
3 8 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.53%) Retail
5 3 (1.53%) Electronics
5 3 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) Automotive
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (84.18%) Developer
2 59 (30.10%) .NET Developer
3 38 (19.39%) Software Developer
4 35 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 22 (11.22%) CRM Developer
6 19 (9.69%) C# Developer
7 18 (9.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 17 (8.67%) VB.NET Developer
8 17 (8.67%) Junior
8 17 (8.67%) Junior Developer
9 16 (8.16%) Analyst
9 16 (8.16%) Java Developer
9 16 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (7.65%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (6.63%) Web Developer
13 12 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Developer
15 9 (4.59%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (64.29%) .NET
2 120 (61.22%) HTML
3 78 (39.80%) CSS
4 74 (37.76%) ASP.NET
5 50 (25.51%) XML
6 49 (25.00%) jQuery
7 45 (22.96%) Web Services
8 37 (18.88%) HTML5
9 32 (16.33%) Ajax
10 27 (13.78%) .NET Framework
11 26 (13.27%) WinForms
12 22 (11.22%) WPF
13 16 (8.16%) WCF
13 16 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (7.65%) CSS3
15 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (6.12%) XHTML
17 11 (5.61%) REST
18 10 (5.10%) RESTful
18 10 (5.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) N-Tier
2 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.10%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.59%) Equities
5 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.57%) User Experience
6 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.55%) iPad
8 5 (2.55%) iPhone
9 4 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.53%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.53%) DTV
11 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
11 2 (1.02%) Open Source
12 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.51%) Social Media
12 1 (0.51%) AS400
12 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.12%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Linux
3 9 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.06%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.04%) UNIX
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.53%) Android
6 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.53%) Debian
6 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (39.80%) OO
3 52 (26.53%) Scrum
4 43 (21.94%) OOP
5 40 (20.41%) TDD
6 39 (19.90%) MVC
7 34 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (15.31%) Web Development
9 29 (14.80%) CRM
10 22 (11.22%) Waterfall
11 20 (10.20%) OOD
11 20 (10.20%) SOA
11 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.65%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.10%) ETL
14 10 (5.10%) Refactoring
15 9 (4.59%) BDD
15 9 (4.59%) Configuration Management
15 9 (4.59%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 112 (57.14%) C#
3 107 (54.59%) SQL
4 49 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 46 (23.47%) VB.NET
6 27 (13.78%) Java
7 16 (8.16%) PHP
8 10 (5.10%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.10%) VB
8 10 (5.10%) Python
9 7 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.06%) VB6
10 6 (3.06%) Ruby
11 5 (2.55%) Groovy
12 4 (2.04%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.53%) VBA
13 3 (1.53%) Delphi
14 2 (1.02%) C++
15 1 (0.51%) C
15 1 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (11.22%) Degree
2 18 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.06%) MCAD
3 6 (3.06%) MCSD
4 4 (2.04%) ISEB
4 4 (2.04%) MCPD
5 3 (1.53%) MCP
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.71%) QA
2 6 (3.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) TickIT
3 1 (0.51%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.20%) Oracle
3 9 (4.59%) Netezza
3 9 (4.59%) AccuRev
4 8 (4.08%) Cognos
5 6 (3.06%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.06%) Apple
5 6 (3.06%) DevExpress
5 6 (3.06%) Red Gate
6 3 (1.53%) Sencha
6 3 (1.53%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.53%) Civica
6 3 (1.53%) Adobe
6 3 (1.53%) Informatica
6 3 (1.53%) SAP
6 3 (1.53%) IBM
7 2 (1.02%) Zend
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) Mercator
8 1 (0.51%) QNX
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per week + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Great Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Based on Exp+ Bonus, Bens
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependant upon experience + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
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