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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 97 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 138 103 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.56% 1.86% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.42% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 101 102 98
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4084 4253 3648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.80% 76.74% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 3592 3136
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 42 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Staffordshire +11 32 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Warwickshire +9 20 £38,000 +52.00% 2
Worcestershire -1 13 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Herefordshire 0 6 - -
Coventry -1 6 £31,500 +57.50% 1
Solihull -10 5 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 146 (58.63%) .NET
1 146 (58.63%) SQL Server
2 144 (57.83%) JavaScript
3 127 (51.00%) HTML
4 113 (45.38%) C#
4 113 (45.38%) SQL
5 102 (40.96%) CSS
6 90 (36.14%) XML
7 88 (35.34%) ASP.NET
8 86 (34.54%) Microsoft
9 84 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (30.12%) VB.NET
11 72 (28.92%) Web Services
12 71 (28.51%) TDD
13 70 (28.11%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (27.71%) MVC
15 63 (25.30%) OO
16 61 (24.50%) Ajax
16 61 (24.50%) HTML5
17 59 (23.69%) SOA
18 58 (23.29%) Windows
19 57 (22.89%) Scrum
20 54 (21.69%) jQuery
21 49 (19.68%) Degree
22 44 (17.67%) Java
22 44 (17.67%) Oracle
22 44 (17.67%) CSS3
23 42 (16.87%) N-Tier
23 42 (16.87%) Software Engineering
24 38 (15.26%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (12.85%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.83%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.02%) IIS
4 6 (2.41%) Apache
5 5 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.20%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.20%) Node.js
6 3 (1.20%) nginx
6 3 (1.20%) Moodle
7 2 (0.80%) Confluence
7 2 (0.80%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.80%) CMS
7 2 (0.80%) FileNet
8 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.01%) Summit
2 5 (2.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.61%) Intranet
2 8 (3.21%) Internet
3 5 (2.01%) ATM
4 4 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (58.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (10.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (10.44%) MySQL
4 21 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.22%) Data Mining
6 13 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (5.22%) JasperReports
7 9 (3.61%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.41%) RavenDB
9 6 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.01%) OLAP
10 5 (2.01%) SAP BI
10 5 (2.01%) SAP BW
10 5 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (13.25%) JIRA
2 32 (12.85%) Subversion
3 30 (12.05%) Selenium
3 30 (12.05%) Jenkins
4 27 (10.84%) Maven
5 26 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (9.24%) Git (software)
7 18 (7.23%) Visual Studio
8 17 (6.83%) Hudson
9 15 (6.02%) Cucumber
10 14 (5.62%) Eclipse
11 13 (5.22%) FitNesse
12 11 (4.42%) JBehave
13 6 (2.41%) ReSharper
14 5 (2.01%) NUnit
14 5 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (1.61%) Mercurial
15 4 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (1.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (7.63%) Games
2 17 (6.83%) Finance
3 14 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.01%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 178 (71.49%) Developer
2 75 (30.12%) .NET Developer
3 35 (14.06%) Senior Developer
4 29 (11.65%) Analyst
5 28 (11.24%) VB.NET Developer
6 25 (10.04%) Software Developer
7 22 (8.84%) C# Developer
7 22 (8.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 21 (8.43%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (7.23%) Java Developer
10 17 (6.83%) Test Analyst
11 16 (6.43%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.82%) Test Engineer
14 11 (4.42%) Team Leader
14 11 (4.42%) .NET Software Developer
15 10 (4.02%) CRM Developer
15 10 (4.02%) Python Developer
16 9 (3.61%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (58.63%) .NET
2 127 (51.00%) HTML
3 102 (40.96%) CSS
4 90 (36.14%) XML
5 88 (35.34%) ASP.NET
6 72 (28.92%) Web Services
7 61 (24.50%) Ajax
7 61 (24.50%) HTML5
8 54 (21.69%) jQuery
9 44 (17.67%) CSS3
10 38 (15.26%) SOAP
11 35 (14.06%) XHTML
11 35 (14.06%) XSLT
12 29 (11.65%) .NET Framework
13 24 (9.64%) REST
14 22 (8.84%) J2EE
15 20 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (7.63%) Spring
17 17 (6.83%) Hibernate
17 17 (6.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.87%) N-Tier
2 23 (9.24%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.63%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.42%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.61%) Online Gambling
7 3 (1.20%) Equities
7 3 (1.20%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.20%) Open Source
8 2 (0.80%) Physics
8 2 (0.80%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.80%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.80%) AS400
9 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.40%) SCORM
9 1 (0.40%) DTV
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.29%) Windows
2 25 (10.04%) Linux
3 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.81%) UNIX
5 4 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.20%) Debian
6 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.51%) TDD
3 70 (28.11%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (27.71%) MVC
5 63 (25.30%) OO
6 59 (23.69%) SOA
7 57 (22.89%) Scrum
8 42 (16.87%) Software Engineering
9 33 (13.25%) SEO
10 27 (10.84%) Web Development
11 26 (10.44%) Document Management
11 26 (10.44%) OOP
12 23 (9.24%) System Testing
13 17 (6.83%) CRM
14 14 (5.62%) Multithreading
15 13 (5.22%) Automated Testing
15 13 (5.22%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.22%) Domain-Driven Design
16 12 (4.82%) Technical Architecture
17 11 (4.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 144 (57.83%) JavaScript
2 113 (45.38%) C#
2 113 (45.38%) SQL
3 75 (30.12%) VB.NET
4 44 (17.67%) Java
5 30 (12.05%) T-SQL
6 29 (11.65%) PHP
7 26 (10.44%) Python
8 23 (9.24%) VB
9 13 (5.22%) VB6
10 12 (4.82%) Ruby
11 11 (4.42%) VC++
11 11 (4.42%) C++
12 10 (4.02%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.21%) Groovy
13 8 (3.21%) ABAP
14 7 (2.81%) C
15 6 (2.41%) PHP5
16 5 (2.01%) Delphi
17 4 (1.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (19.68%) Degree
2 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.81%) ISEB
4 5 (2.01%) MCAD
4 5 (2.01%) MCSD
5 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.03%) QA
2 11 (4.42%) ISO 9000
2 11 (4.42%) TickIT
3 10 (4.02%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 86 (34.54%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.67%) Oracle
3 31 (12.45%) AccuRev
4 19 (7.63%) JBoss
5 14 (5.62%) SAP
6 10 (4.02%) Business Objects
7 9 (3.61%) Netezza
7 9 (3.61%) Zend
8 7 (2.81%) Twitter
9 5 (2.01%) Ab Initio
9 5 (2.01%) Cognos
10 4 (1.61%) Sencha
10 4 (1.61%) Informatica
11 3 (1.20%) IBM
12 2 (0.80%) Facebook
12 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.80%) Adobe
13 1 (0.40%) webMethods
13 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.40%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, 25 days per annum
Posted: 24 days ago