The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 54 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 9 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.71% 3.51% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.91% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 20
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 465 614 564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 88.40% 89.90% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 380 542 491
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Staffordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Staffordshire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 5 £35,000 -
Lichfield +5 3 £50,000 - 1
Stafford -11 1 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Cannock - 1 £41,500 -
Unit Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) WinForms
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (46.67%) WPF
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (33.33%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (33.33%) SOLID
7 4 (26.67%) Service Design
7 4 (26.67%) Docker
7 4 (26.67%) Functional Programming
7 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (26.67%) High Availability
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (26.67%) Erlang
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) Velocity

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (13.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Appium
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Architect
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Architect
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Database Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Software Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) WinForms
3 7 (46.67%) WPF
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) Velocity
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Core
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) Kafka
7 2 (13.33%) Memcached
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
8 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) SOLID
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Programming
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) Service Design
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Pay per click
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (26.67%) Erlang
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) Go
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) PHP 4
6 2 (13.33%) PHP 5
6 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 2 (13.33%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) IEC 61508
2 2 (13.33%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (13.33%) Coverity
2 2 (13.33%) Google
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago