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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 117 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 87 75 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.74% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.18% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 73
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £33,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £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
4091 3436 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.00% 79.54% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 2780 3095
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Birmingham -9 29 £37,500 -21.87% 5
Staffordshire +13 24 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Solihull +11 12 £50,000 -4.76%
Warwickshire -8 8 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +8 6 £53,750 +64.12%
Coventry -14 5 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 114 (66.28%) .NET
2 106 (61.63%) C#
2 106 (61.63%) JavaScript
3 95 (55.23%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (51.74%) HTML
5 88 (51.16%) SQL
6 82 (47.67%) SQL Server
7 79 (45.93%) ASP.NET
8 63 (36.63%) OO
9 60 (34.88%) CSS
10 54 (31.40%) MVC
11 51 (29.65%) Microsoft
12 49 (28.49%) jQuery
13 48 (27.91%) TDD
14 46 (26.74%) Windows
15 41 (23.84%) .NET Framework
16 38 (22.09%) T-SQL
17 33 (19.19%) Scrum
18 31 (18.02%) SharePoint
18 31 (18.02%) Software Engineering
19 30 (17.44%) Web Services
19 30 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (16.86%) HTML5
20 29 (16.86%) Finance
20 29 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (15.70%) Relational Database
22 26 (15.12%) XML
22 26 (15.12%) OOP
23 24 (13.95%) SOA
23 24 (13.95%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (18.02%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (5.81%) Umbraco
4 9 (5.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.33%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.74%) Apache
7 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.58%) JBoss
8 1 (0.58%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (11.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.74%) Maximo
2 3 (1.74%) Servitor
3 2 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.16%) Summit
3 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.58%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) Intranet
2 2 (1.16%) ATM
3 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.70%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.65%) MySQL
5 6 (3.49%) SQLite
6 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.16%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (1.16%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (1.16%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (1.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (11.63%) NUnit
2 11 (6.40%) QUnit
3 10 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.81%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.65%) Selenium
5 8 (4.65%) JIRA
5 8 (4.65%) Subversion
6 6 (3.49%) Xcode
7 5 (2.91%) Maven
8 4 (2.33%) JUnit
9 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.74%) T4 Templates
9 3 (1.74%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.16%) MSTest
10 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.16%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.16%) Ant
10 2 (1.16%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.58%) FitNesse
General
1 29 (16.86%) Finance
2 7 (4.07%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Retail
3 6 (3.49%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Automotive
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.16%) Advertising
4 2 (1.16%) Electronics
4 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 134 (77.91%) Developer
2 38 (22.09%) .NET Developer
3 32 (18.60%) Senior Developer
4 31 (18.02%) Software Developer
5 20 (11.63%) C# Developer
6 18 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (9.88%) CRM Developer
8 16 (9.30%) Junior
8 16 (9.30%) Junior Developer
9 15 (8.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.72%) Java Developer
10 14 (8.14%) Architect
11 13 (7.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (7.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 12 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (6.40%) Analyst
13 11 (6.40%) Web Developer
14 9 (5.23%) Junior Web Developer
14 9 (5.23%) Team Leader
14 9 (5.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (66.28%) .NET
2 89 (51.74%) HTML
3 79 (45.93%) ASP.NET
4 60 (34.88%) CSS
5 49 (28.49%) jQuery
6 41 (23.84%) .NET Framework
7 30 (17.44%) Web Services
7 30 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (16.86%) HTML5
9 26 (15.12%) XML
10 24 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 21 (12.21%) WCF
11 21 (12.21%) Ajax
12 19 (11.05%) WinForms
13 16 (9.30%) WPF
14 15 (8.72%) REST
15 14 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (7.56%) XSLT
17 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (6.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) N-Tier
2 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.65%) Open Source
3 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.49%) User Experience
4 6 (3.49%) Equities
4 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.91%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.91%) iPad
5 5 (2.91%) iPhone
6 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.16%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.16%) DTV
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.74%) Windows
2 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.91%) Android
4 4 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.33%) Linux
5 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (55.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (36.63%) OO
3 54 (31.40%) MVC
4 48 (27.91%) TDD
5 33 (19.19%) Scrum
6 31 (18.02%) Software Engineering
7 29 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (15.12%) OOP
9 24 (13.95%) SOA
10 22 (12.79%) CRM
11 21 (12.21%) Web Development
12 17 (9.88%) Waterfall
12 17 (9.88%) OOD
13 12 (6.98%) Web Application Development
14 10 (5.81%) Configuration Management
15 9 (5.23%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.23%) Time Management
16 8 (4.65%) BDD
16 8 (4.65%) Release Management
17 7 (4.07%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 106 (61.63%) C#
1 106 (61.63%) JavaScript
2 88 (51.16%) SQL
3 38 (22.09%) T-SQL
4 24 (13.95%) Java
5 21 (12.21%) VB.NET
6 14 (8.14%) PHP
7 9 (5.23%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.49%) Python
8 6 (3.49%) Ruby
9 5 (2.91%) VB
9 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.33%) XPath
11 2 (1.16%) Groovy
11 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.16%) Perl
11 2 (1.16%) C++
11 2 (1.16%) VB6
12 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (1.74%) MCPD
3 3 (1.74%) MCP
4 2 (1.16%) MCAD
4 2 (1.16%) MCSD
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 51 (29.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.63%) Oracle
3 10 (5.81%) Adobe
4 8 (4.65%) Apple
5 7 (4.07%) AccuRev
6 5 (2.91%) Red Gate
6 5 (2.91%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.33%) Cognos
8 3 (1.74%) Civica
9 2 (1.16%) QNX
9 2 (1.16%) IBM
9 2 (1.16%) SAP
9 2 (1.16%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.16%) Zend
9 2 (1.16%) Netezza
10 1 (0.58%) Mercator
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