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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 105 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 103 108 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 2.12% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.77% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 79 99 113
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
3900 3894 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.66% 76.46% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3270 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 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 16 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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 +17 28 £45,000 - 3
Staffordshire -4 18 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Birmingham -24 18 £46,750 +16.87% 4
Coventry +25 16 £37,500 -19.78% 1
Solihull - 9 £42,500 -
Worcestershire +5 6 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Herefordshire -2 4 - - 1
Walsall +3 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 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 90 (48.91%) .NET
2 80 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 76 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 62 (33.70%) C#
5 61 (33.15%) SQL
5 61 (33.15%) MVC
6 60 (32.61%) HTML
7 58 (31.52%) TDD
8 53 (28.80%) OO
9 50 (27.17%) Microsoft
9 50 (27.17%) Ajax
10 46 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 46 (25.00%) CSS
11 44 (23.91%) Software Engineering
11 44 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (22.83%) Selenium
13 41 (22.28%) MySQL
13 41 (22.28%) Java
14 40 (21.74%) PHP
15 38 (20.65%) SOAP
16 35 (19.02%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (19.02%) Subversion
17 34 (18.48%) jQuery
17 34 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (18.48%) HTML5
18 33 (17.93%) Jenkins
18 33 (17.93%) Web Services
18 33 (17.93%) MS Excel
19 32 (17.39%) Oracle
20 31 (16.85%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 21 (11.41%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.80%) Moodle
4 5 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.72%) IIS
5 4 (2.17%) CMS
5 4 (2.17%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (17.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Servitor
1 4 (2.17%) Maximo
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) SaaS
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.43%) HTTP
2 4 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 41 (22.28%) MySQL
3 35 (19.02%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (11.41%) JasperReports
7 17 (9.24%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (4.35%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (2.72%) SAP BW
9 5 (2.72%) SAP BI
9 5 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.17%) QlikView
10 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (22.83%) Selenium
2 35 (19.02%) Subversion
3 33 (17.93%) Jenkins
4 31 (16.85%) Maven
5 23 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (10.87%) FitNesse
6 20 (10.87%) Eclipse
7 18 (9.78%) Cucumber
8 16 (8.70%) Git (software)
8 16 (8.70%) Hudson
9 13 (7.07%) JIRA
10 11 (5.98%) JBehave
11 10 (5.43%) Visual Studio
11 10 (5.43%) NUnit
12 8 (4.35%) SpecFlow
13 7 (3.80%) PHPUnit
14 6 (3.26%) SoapUI
14 6 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
15 3 (1.63%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.63%) MSTest
General
1 24 (13.04%) Games
2 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.63%) Retail
4 3 (1.63%) Finance
5 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 116 (63.04%) Developer
2 34 (18.48%) .NET Developer
3 26 (14.13%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.33%) C# Developer
4 19 (10.33%) PHP Developer
5 18 (9.78%) Analyst
6 17 (9.24%) Team Leader
7 16 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.61%) Web Developer
8 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (7.07%) Java Team Leader
10 12 (6.52%) Test Analyst
10 12 (6.52%) Test Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.89%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Lead Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
13 8 (4.35%) Software Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (48.91%) .NET
2 60 (32.61%) HTML
3 50 (27.17%) Ajax
4 46 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 46 (25.00%) CSS
5 38 (20.65%) SOAP
6 34 (18.48%) jQuery
6 34 (18.48%) HTML5
7 33 (17.93%) Web Services
8 30 (16.30%) XML
9 28 (15.22%) .NET Framework
10 26 (14.13%) Spring
11 24 (13.04%) JMS
12 23 (12.50%) CSS3
13 22 (11.96%) J2EE
13 22 (11.96%) Hibernate
14 20 (10.87%) ActiveMQ
14 20 (10.87%) JMX
15 19 (10.33%) REST
16 17 (9.24%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.96%) N-Tier
2 19 (10.33%) Mathematics
3 11 (5.98%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.17%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) SCORM
7 2 (1.09%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.54%) Physics
8 1 (0.54%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.54%) Blog
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.22%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) Linux
3 8 (4.35%) UNIX
4 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
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 61 (33.15%) MVC
2 58 (31.52%) TDD
3 53 (28.80%) OO
4 44 (23.91%) Software Engineering
4 44 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (15.22%) Multithreading
7 24 (13.04%) SOA
8 22 (11.96%) Scrum
9 18 (9.78%) System Testing
10 15 (8.15%) SEO
11 14 (7.61%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.98%) Web Development
13 10 (5.43%) OO PHP
13 10 (5.43%) Migration
13 10 (5.43%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.43%) Refactoring
13 10 (5.43%) Integration Testing
13 10 (5.43%) Document Management
14 9 (4.89%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 62 (33.70%) C#
3 61 (33.15%) SQL
4 41 (22.28%) Java
5 40 (21.74%) PHP
6 26 (14.13%) VB.NET
7 18 (9.78%) Python
8 15 (8.15%) T-SQL
9 12 (6.52%) Ruby
10 8 (4.35%) VB
11 6 (3.26%) VC++
11 6 (3.26%) C++
12 5 (2.72%) VB6
12 5 (2.72%) Groovy
12 5 (2.72%) C
13 4 (2.17%) ABAP
13 4 (2.17%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.17%) PHP5
14 2 (1.09%) RPG
14 2 (1.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 30 (16.30%) Degree
2 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.26%) TickIT
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 50 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.39%) Oracle
3 26 (14.13%) JBoss
4 12 (6.52%) AccuRev
5 10 (5.43%) Zend
6 9 (4.89%) SAP
7 7 (3.80%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.17%) IBM
9 3 (1.63%) Twitter
10 2 (1.09%) Facebook
10 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.09%) Civica
11 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.54%) Actuate
11 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.54%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.54%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.54%) Red Gate
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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