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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 84 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 158 107 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.78% 1.99% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.49% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 147 80 102
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
4820 4304 4322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.77% 80.10% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3928 3562 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,891 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Warwickshire +16 38 £50,000 +31.57% 6
Birmingham +12 37 £37,500 -9.63% 7
Staffordshire +22 36 £35,000 -
Coventry +17 31 £40,000 +4.57% 1
Walsall - 3 £30,000 -
Solihull +8 2 £44,000 +10.00%
Worcestershire -9 2 £42,250 +5.62%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 140 (49.47%) SQL
2 132 (46.64%) .NET
3 128 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (44.52%) C#
5 110 (38.87%) TDD
6 106 (37.46%) JavaScript
6 106 (37.46%) CSS
7 103 (36.40%) HTML
8 94 (33.22%) ASP.NET
9 79 (27.92%) Java
9 79 (27.92%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (23.67%) jQuery
11 66 (23.32%) SQL Server
12 64 (22.61%) Microsoft
13 62 (21.91%) HTML5
14 61 (21.55%) MVC
14 61 (21.55%) MySQL
14 61 (21.55%) OO
15 60 (21.20%) Scrum
16 56 (19.79%) Subversion
16 56 (19.79%) Git (software)
17 55 (19.43%) RESTful
18 52 (18.37%) Web Services
19 51 (18.02%) Windows
20 43 (15.19%) CSS3
21 42 (14.84%) .NET Framework
22 40 (14.13%) REST
23 39 (13.78%) Finance
24 37 (13.07%) SOA
25 35 (12.37%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (6.01%) IIS
2 14 (4.95%) Apache
3 7 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (2.47%) Umbraco
3 7 (2.47%) CMS
3 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.77%) GlassFish
4 5 (1.77%) JBoss
5 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.41%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.06%) Node.js
6 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.71%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.71%) uiautomator
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) Kentico
8 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.32%) SQL Server
2 61 (21.55%) MySQL
3 22 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (7.42%) Relational Database
5 20 (7.07%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.18%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.12%) EDRMS
8 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.41%) Big Data
8 4 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (19.79%) Subversion
1 56 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.07%) NUnit
4 17 (6.01%) Visual Studio
5 16 (5.65%) Selenium
6 14 (4.95%) InstallShield
7 11 (3.89%) JIRA
8 7 (2.47%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.77%) Hudson
10 4 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.41%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.41%) Mocha
10 4 (1.41%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (1.06%) Maven
11 3 (1.06%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.06%) Ant
11 3 (1.06%) JUnit
11 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (13.78%) Finance
2 30 (10.60%) Retail
3 26 (9.19%) Billing
4 13 (4.59%) Banking
4 13 (4.59%) Games
5 12 (4.24%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.24%) Marketing
6 11 (3.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.41%) Automotive
8 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 204 (72.08%) Developer
2 47 (16.61%) Senior Developer
3 42 (14.84%) .NET Developer
4 41 (14.49%) Java Developer
5 33 (11.66%) C# Developer
6 31 (10.95%) Web Developer
7 29 (10.25%) PHP Developer
8 22 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (6.71%) Analyst
10 16 (5.65%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.95%) Junior
13 13 (4.59%) Development Manager
14 12 (4.24%) Software Developer
14 12 (4.24%) Test Analyst
14 12 (4.24%) AWS Developer
15 11 (3.89%) Front-End Developer
15 11 (3.89%) PHP Web Developer
15 11 (3.89%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (46.64%) .NET
2 106 (37.46%) CSS
3 103 (36.40%) HTML
4 94 (33.22%) ASP.NET
5 67 (23.67%) jQuery
6 62 (21.91%) HTML5
7 55 (19.43%) RESTful
8 52 (18.37%) Web Services
9 43 (15.19%) CSS3
10 42 (14.84%) .NET Framework
11 40 (14.13%) REST
12 34 (12.01%) Hibernate
12 34 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (9.89%) WPF
14 24 (8.48%) Spring
14 24 (8.48%) WCF
15 23 (8.13%) XML
16 22 (7.77%) Ajax
17 21 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 20 (7.07%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.13%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.24%) Equities
4 11 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.18%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.18%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.47%) User Experience
7 6 (2.12%) Data Conversion
7 6 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.77%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.41%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.06%) iPad
10 3 (1.06%) iPhone
10 3 (1.06%) Biotechnology
10 3 (1.06%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) EPoS
11 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.02%) Windows
2 19 (6.71%) Linux
3 18 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (5.65%) Windows 8
5 15 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.53%) Android
6 10 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 9 (3.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (38.87%) TDD
3 79 (27.92%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (21.55%) MVC
4 61 (21.55%) OO
5 60 (21.20%) Scrum
6 37 (13.07%) SOA
7 35 (12.37%) Software Engineering
8 33 (11.66%) OOD
9 26 (9.19%) OOP
9 26 (9.19%) Dependency Injection
10 22 (7.77%) Test Automation
11 19 (6.71%) Web Development
11 19 (6.71%) E-Commerce
12 16 (5.65%) Kanban
12 16 (5.65%) Test Scripting
13 15 (5.30%) Open Source
13 15 (5.30%) Coaching
14 14 (4.95%) CRM
14 14 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (49.47%) SQL
2 126 (44.52%) C#
3 106 (37.46%) JavaScript
4 79 (27.92%) Java
5 35 (12.37%) T-SQL
6 32 (11.31%) PHP
7 25 (8.83%) VB.NET
8 18 (6.36%) PL/SQL
9 15 (5.30%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.89%) VB
11 9 (3.18%) C++
12 5 (1.77%) PHP5
12 5 (1.77%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.41%) Scala
13 4 (1.41%) Clojure
14 3 (1.06%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.06%) XPath
14 3 (1.06%) VB6
14 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 30 (10.60%) Degree
2 16 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.41%) ISEB
4 3 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.06%) MCP
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.31%) QA
2 6 (2.12%) TickIT
3 3 (1.06%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.01%) Oracle
3 16 (5.65%) Apple
4 11 (3.89%) Zend
5 7 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.47%) Telerik
5 7 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.12%) Adobe
7 3 (1.06%) Appcelerator
7 3 (1.06%) Google
8 2 (0.71%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.35%) Facebook
9 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.35%) Progress
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