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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 97 114 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 120 104 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.86% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.41% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 88 101 104
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 £32,300 £24,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
4141 4315 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.40% 77.33% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 3640 3109
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 34 £41,500 +18.57% 4
Staffordshire +2 24 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Warwickshire +11 20 £38,000 +52.00% 2
Worcestershire -5 13 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Herefordshire - 7 - -
Coventry -11 6 £38,250 +37.83%
Solihull -8 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 156 (60.94%) SQL Server
2 155 (60.55%) JavaScript
3 154 (60.16%) .NET
4 139 (54.30%) HTML
5 124 (48.44%) SQL
6 119 (46.48%) C#
7 109 (42.58%) CSS
8 95 (37.11%) ASP.NET
9 93 (36.33%) XML
9 93 (36.33%) Microsoft
10 83 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
11 79 (30.86%) VB.NET
12 74 (28.91%) Web Services
13 72 (28.13%) TDD
14 70 (27.34%) MVC
15 69 (26.95%) OO
16 67 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (25.39%) HTML5
18 63 (24.61%) Windows
19 62 (24.22%) Scrum
20 60 (23.44%) Ajax
21 59 (23.05%) SOA
22 56 (21.88%) jQuery
23 49 (19.14%) Degree
24 44 (17.19%) CSS3
24 44 (17.19%) Oracle
25 42 (16.41%) Java
25 42 (16.41%) N-Tier
26 39 (15.23%) SharePoint
27 38 (14.84%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (15.23%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.03%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.86%) IIS
4 7 (2.73%) Apache
4 7 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.17%) nginx
5 3 (1.17%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.17%) Node.js
5 3 (1.17%) Moodle
6 2 (0.78%) Confluence
6 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.78%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.78%) FileNet
6 2 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) Liferay
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 38 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (6.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.73%) Summit
2 7 (2.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.30%) Intranet
2 10 (3.91%) Internet
3 7 (2.73%) ATM
4 4 (1.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (60.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.33%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (10.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (9.38%) MySQL
5 23 (8.98%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (5.08%) Data Mining
9 12 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (4.69%) JasperReports
10 9 (3.52%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.13%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.73%) IBM InfoSphere
12 7 (2.73%) Cognos Query Studio
12 7 (2.73%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 7 (2.73%) Cognos Report Studio
12 7 (2.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 34 (13.28%) JIRA
2 32 (12.50%) Subversion
3 26 (10.16%) Selenium
3 26 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (9.77%) Jenkins
5 24 (9.38%) Git (software)
6 22 (8.59%) Maven
7 20 (7.81%) Visual Studio
8 13 (5.08%) Eclipse
8 13 (5.08%) Hudson
9 12 (4.69%) FitNesse
10 11 (4.30%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.73%) JBehave
12 6 (2.34%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.95%) NUnit
13 5 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (1.56%) CruiseControl
14 4 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (1.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (9.38%) Finance
2 17 (6.64%) Games
3 16 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.73%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Electronics
6 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 190 (74.22%) Developer
2 78 (30.47%) .NET Developer
3 36 (14.06%) Senior Developer
4 31 (12.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 29 (11.33%) Analyst
5 29 (11.33%) Software Developer
6 22 (8.59%) C# Developer
6 22 (8.59%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
8 19 (7.42%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.47%) Test Analyst
10 14 (5.47%) CRM Developer
11 13 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.91%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Python Developer
13 9 (3.52%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (60.16%) .NET
2 139 (54.30%) HTML
3 109 (42.58%) CSS
4 95 (37.11%) ASP.NET
5 93 (36.33%) XML
6 74 (28.91%) Web Services
7 65 (25.39%) HTML5
8 60 (23.44%) Ajax
9 56 (21.88%) jQuery
10 44 (17.19%) CSS3
11 37 (14.45%) XHTML
12 35 (13.67%) SOAP
12 35 (13.67%) XSLT
13 30 (11.72%) .NET Framework
14 22 (8.59%) J2EE
15 21 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (7.81%) REST
17 18 (7.03%) Spring
18 17 (6.64%) WCF
18 17 (6.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.41%) N-Tier
2 20 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.03%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.30%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (3.91%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.34%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.56%) Online Gambling
8 4 (1.56%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.17%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.17%) Open Source
9 3 (1.17%) Equities
9 3 (1.17%) DTV
10 2 (0.78%) AS400
10 2 (0.78%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.78%) Physics
10 2 (0.78%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.39%) Social Media
11 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.39%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.61%) Windows
2 24 (9.38%) Linux
3 8 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.73%) UNIX
5 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.17%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.17%) Debian
5 3 (1.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (28.13%) TDD
3 70 (27.34%) MVC
4 69 (26.95%) OO
5 67 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (24.22%) Scrum
7 59 (23.05%) SOA
8 38 (14.84%) Software Engineering
9 33 (12.89%) OOP
9 33 (12.89%) SEO
10 32 (12.50%) Web Development
11 26 (10.16%) Document Management
12 21 (8.20%) CRM
13 20 (7.81%) System Testing
14 18 (7.03%) Waterfall
15 15 (5.86%) Automated Testing
16 13 (5.08%) Multithreading
16 13 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
17 12 (4.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 155 (60.55%) JavaScript
2 124 (48.44%) SQL
3 119 (46.48%) C#
4 79 (30.86%) VB.NET
5 42 (16.41%) Java
6 36 (14.06%) T-SQL
7 27 (10.55%) PHP
8 24 (9.38%) VB
9 22 (8.59%) Python
10 14 (5.47%) VB6
11 12 (4.69%) PL/SQL
12 11 (4.30%) C++
12 11 (4.30%) VC++
13 10 (3.91%) Groovy
14 8 (3.13%) Ruby
14 8 (3.13%) ABAP
15 7 (2.73%) C
16 6 (2.34%) PHP5
17 5 (1.95%) Delphi
18 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (19.14%) Degree
2 14 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.73%) MCAD
3 7 (2.73%) MCSD
3 7 (2.73%) ISEB
4 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) MCPD
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.59%) QA
2 11 (4.30%) ISO 9000
2 11 (4.30%) SLA
2 11 (4.30%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 93 (36.33%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.19%) Oracle
3 31 (12.11%) AccuRev
4 18 (7.03%) JBoss
5 14 (5.47%) SAP
6 11 (4.30%) Netezza
7 10 (3.91%) Business Objects
8 9 (3.52%) Cognos
8 9 (3.52%) Zend
9 7 (2.73%) Twitter
10 5 (1.95%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.56%) Sencha
11 4 (1.56%) Informatica
12 3 (1.17%) IBM
13 2 (0.78%) Adobe
13 2 (0.78%) Red Gate
13 2 (0.78%) Facebook
13 2 (0.78%) DevExpress
13 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.39%) Cognizant
Warwickshire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + pension, healthcare, 25 days holidays
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago