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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 119 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 100 119 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 2.19% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.80% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83 112 98
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 £29,200 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £49,750 £65,000
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
4454 4245 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.56% 78.13% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 3597 3150
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,708 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £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 22 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 22 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 -23 29 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Warwickshire -1 20 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire -7 14 £35,250 +0.71% 3
Worcestershire -6 10 £40,000 +53.84%
Coventry -16 7 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Herefordshire - 6 - -
Solihull -1 5 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Bromwich +6 1 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 162 (65.06%) JavaScript
2 155 (62.25%) SQL Server
3 153 (61.45%) .NET
4 150 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (58.23%) HTML
6 124 (49.80%) SQL
7 123 (49.40%) C#
8 111 (44.58%) CSS
9 96 (38.55%) ASP.NET
10 89 (35.74%) XML
11 84 (33.73%) Microsoft
12 78 (31.33%) OO
13 77 (30.92%) VB.NET
14 70 (28.11%) Web Services
15 65 (26.10%) Windows
16 64 (25.70%) Scrum
17 63 (25.30%) TDD
17 63 (25.30%) Ajax
18 61 (24.50%) MVC
18 61 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
18 61 (24.50%) HTML5
19 57 (22.89%) SOA
20 53 (21.29%) jQuery
21 45 (18.07%) T-SQL
22 44 (17.67%) N-Tier
22 44 (17.67%) Degree
23 40 (16.06%) OOP
24 39 (15.66%) SharePoint
25 38 (15.26%) Oracle
25 38 (15.26%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 39 (15.66%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.83%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.82%) IIS
4 7 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.81%) Apache
4 7 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.20%) nginx
5 3 (1.20%) Node.js
6 2 (0.80%) FileNet
6 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.80%) Confluence
6 2 (0.80%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Liferay
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.81%) Summit
3 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.80%) Maximo
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.80%) Servitor
5 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.42%) Intranet
2 8 (3.21%) Internet
3 7 (2.81%) ATM
4 3 (1.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (62.25%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.04%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.22%) Data Mining
6 13 (5.22%) MySQL
7 12 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (4.82%) JasperReports
8 9 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.21%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.81%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (2.81%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (2.81%) Cognos Query Studio
10 7 (2.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 7 (2.81%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (2.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 34 (13.65%) JIRA
2 32 (12.85%) Subversion
3 23 (9.24%) Visual Studio
3 23 (9.24%) Git (software)
4 22 (8.84%) Selenium
5 19 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (7.63%) Jenkins
6 17 (6.83%) Maven
7 13 (5.22%) Eclipse
8 12 (4.82%) FitNesse
9 6 (2.41%) Hudson
9 6 (2.41%) ReSharper
10 5 (2.01%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.01%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (2.01%) NUnit
11 4 (1.61%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (1.61%) QUnit
11 4 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (11.65%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Games
3 12 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.81%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 197 (79.12%) Developer
2 81 (32.53%) .NET Developer
3 38 (15.26%) Senior Developer
4 34 (13.65%) Software Developer
5 32 (12.85%) VB.NET Developer
6 26 (10.44%) Analyst
7 23 (9.24%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (8.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (8.43%) CRM Developer
10 18 (7.23%) C# Developer
10 18 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.83%) Java Developer
12 15 (6.02%) Junior Developer
12 15 (6.02%) Junior
12 15 (6.02%) Software Engineer
13 14 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 14 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.62%) .NET Software Developer
14 10 (4.02%) Test Analyst
14 10 (4.02%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (61.45%) .NET
2 145 (58.23%) HTML
3 111 (44.58%) CSS
4 96 (38.55%) ASP.NET
5 89 (35.74%) XML
6 70 (28.11%) Web Services
7 63 (25.30%) Ajax
8 61 (24.50%) HTML5
9 53 (21.29%) jQuery
10 38 (15.26%) CSS3
11 36 (14.46%) XHTML
12 34 (13.65%) XSLT
13 29 (11.65%) SOAP
14 26 (10.44%) .NET Framework
15 21 (8.43%) J2EE
16 20 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (7.63%) WinForms
18 18 (7.23%) WPF
19 17 (6.83%) Middleware
20 16 (6.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.67%) N-Tier
2 16 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.22%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.42%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (4.02%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.01%) User Experience
9 4 (1.61%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.20%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.20%) Open Source
10 3 (1.20%) DTV
10 3 (1.20%) Equities
11 2 (0.80%) AS400
11 2 (0.80%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.80%) Physics
11 2 (0.80%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.10%) Windows
2 19 (7.63%) Linux
3 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.81%) UNIX
5 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (31.33%) OO
3 64 (25.70%) Scrum
4 63 (25.30%) TDD
5 61 (24.50%) MVC
5 61 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (22.89%) SOA
7 40 (16.06%) OOP
8 34 (13.65%) Web Development
9 33 (13.25%) Software Engineering
10 32 (12.85%) SEO
11 28 (11.24%) CRM
12 26 (10.44%) Document Management
13 23 (9.24%) Waterfall
14 14 (5.62%) Multithreading
14 14 (5.62%) System Testing
14 14 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
15 13 (5.22%) Automated Testing
16 12 (4.82%) ETL
16 12 (4.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 162 (65.06%) JavaScript
2 124 (49.80%) SQL
3 123 (49.40%) C#
4 77 (30.92%) VB.NET
5 45 (18.07%) T-SQL
6 34 (13.65%) Java
7 25 (10.04%) VB
8 20 (8.03%) PHP
9 16 (6.43%) Python
10 15 (6.02%) VB6
11 12 (4.82%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.21%) Groovy
13 7 (2.81%) VC++
13 7 (2.81%) C++
13 7 (2.81%) ABAP
14 6 (2.41%) PHP5
15 5 (2.01%) Delphi
16 4 (1.61%) C
16 4 (1.61%) TypeScript
17 3 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (17.67%) Degree
2 16 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.81%) ISEB
3 7 (2.81%) MCAD
3 7 (2.81%) MCSD
4 2 (0.80%) MCPD
4 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.43%) QA
2 11 (4.42%) SLA
3 7 (2.81%) ISO 9000
3 7 (2.81%) TickIT
4 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 84 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.26%) Oracle
3 31 (12.45%) AccuRev
4 15 (6.02%) JBoss
5 11 (4.42%) Netezza
6 10 (4.02%) SAP
7 9 (3.61%) Cognos
8 8 (3.21%) Zend
9 7 (2.81%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.01%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.61%) IBM
11 4 (1.61%) Informatica
11 4 (1.61%) Twitter
11 4 (1.61%) Red Gate
11 4 (1.61%) Sencha
11 4 (1.61%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.80%) Civica
12 2 (0.80%) Adobe
13 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.40%) Facebook
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 24 days ago