The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 124 107
Rank change year-on-year +40 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 48 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.44% 0.89% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.02% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 22
Median salary £47,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.80% +1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1760 2060 1740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.34% 87.59% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1506 1416
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Birmingham

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 51 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 38 (55.88%) Selenium
3 34 (50.00%) BDD
4 33 (48.53%) Java
5 32 (47.06%) C#
6 31 (45.59%) .NET
7 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (36.76%) Finance
8 25 (36.76%) .NET Framework
9 22 (32.35%) QA
10 19 (27.94%) SQL
10 19 (27.94%) Jenkins
10 19 (27.94%) Integration Testing
11 18 (26.47%) SDLC
12 17 (25.00%) TDD
13 16 (23.53%) Web Services
13 16 (23.53%) SpecFlow
14 15 (22.06%) System Testing
14 15 (22.06%) Scala
14 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio
14 15 (22.06%) VBScript
14 15 (22.06%) HP UFT
14 15 (22.06%) NUnit
15 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
15 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (19.12%) REST
16 13 (19.12%) Scrum
16 13 (19.12%) ISTQB
17 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) SaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.94%) DocumentDB
5 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (55.88%) Selenium
2 19 (27.94%) Jenkins
3 16 (23.53%) SpecFlow
4 15 (22.06%) HP UFT
4 15 (22.06%) NUnit
4 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio
5 9 (13.24%) JUnit
6 7 (10.29%) JMeter
6 7 (10.29%) TestNG
7 6 (8.82%) JIRA
8 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (4.41%) Subversion
10 2 (2.94%) Ant
10 2 (2.94%) eggPlant
10 2 (2.94%) Maven
10 2 (2.94%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.94%) WATIR
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Legal
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (63.24%) Developer
2 26 (38.24%) Senior Developer
3 18 (26.47%) C# Developer
4 15 (22.06%) Developer in Test
5 14 (20.59%) .NET Developer
6 12 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Agile Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Analyst
7 10 (14.71%) Senior Agile Developer
8 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
8 9 (13.24%) Lead Developer
8 9 (13.24%) Team Leader
8 9 (13.24%) WCF Developer
9 8 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (11.76%) Test Analyst
9 8 (11.76%) Test Automation Manager
9 8 (11.76%) Test Manager
9 8 (11.76%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) .NET
2 25 (36.76%) .NET Framework
3 16 (23.53%) Web Services
4 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (19.12%) REST
6 12 (17.65%) RESTful
7 10 (14.71%) HTML
8 9 (13.24%) WCF
9 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.29%) CSS
11 5 (7.35%) React
11 5 (7.35%) Spring
12 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 4 (5.88%) CSS3
12 4 (5.88%) HTML5
12 4 (5.88%) J2EE
13 3 (4.41%) GWT
13 3 (4.41%) SOAP
13 3 (4.41%) Swing
13 3 (4.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) BBC
2 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Fintech
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (50.00%) BDD
3 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.94%) Integration Testing
5 18 (26.47%) SDLC
6 17 (25.00%) TDD
7 15 (22.06%) System Testing
8 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.12%) Scrum
10 10 (14.71%) DevOps
10 10 (14.71%) MVC
10 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
11 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.24%) Test Management
12 8 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (11.76%) OO
12 8 (11.76%) Process Improvement
12 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
13 7 (10.29%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) C#
3 19 (27.94%) SQL
4 15 (22.06%) Scala
4 15 (22.06%) VBScript
5 10 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.24%) VB
7 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) ABAP
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.76%) ISEB
3 7 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Xamarin
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Cognizant
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Act Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago