Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 76 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 -24 +23
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 36 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.98% 2.83% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 3.06% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 72
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,400 £33,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,000 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.96%

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1044 1144 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.50% 92.48% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1006 933
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +1.37%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield +10 14 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Stafford -3 14 £41,500 +10.67% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +10 2 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +8 2 £47,500 +7.95%
Cannock +2 2 £41,500 +13.70%
Tamworth -7 2 £35,000 -4.11%
Unit Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) TDD
2 19 (52.78%) C#
2 19 (52.78%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
5 16 (44.44%) HTML
6 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 15 (41.67%) MVC
7 13 (36.11%) SQL
7 13 (36.11%) AngularJS
8 11 (30.56%) jQuery
8 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
8 11 (30.56%) Classic ASP
8 11 (30.56%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (27.78%) HTML5
10 9 (25.00%) Entity Framework
10 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.00%) Degree
10 9 (25.00%) Scrum
11 8 (22.22%) Electronics
11 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
11 8 (22.22%) SysML
11 8 (22.22%) CSS
11 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 8 (22.22%) UML
11 8 (22.22%) Firmware
11 8 (22.22%) Middleware
11 8 (22.22%) MATLAB

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 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) GitHub
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.56%) BigQuery
2 2 (5.56%) Bigtable
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) MSI
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Appium
4 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.78%) Mocha
4 1 (2.78%) Moq
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Applications Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Junior
5 5 (13.89%) Junior Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) MATLAB Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) HTML
3 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (36.11%) AngularJS
5 11 (30.56%) Classic ASP
5 11 (30.56%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) HTML5
7 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 8 (22.22%) Middleware
9 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (16.67%) Sass
11 5 (13.89%) DOM
11 5 (13.89%) LESS
11 5 (13.89%) REST
11 5 (13.89%) SOAP
12 4 (11.11%) WinForms
12 4 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) TDD
3 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
5 15 (41.67%) MVC
6 11 (30.56%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 8 (22.22%) SDLC
8 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
8 8 (22.22%) SysML
8 8 (22.22%) UML
9 7 (19.44%) SOLID
9 7 (19.44%) Web Development
10 5 (13.89%) SOA
11 4 (11.11%) Analytics
11 4 (11.11%) Copywriting
12 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
4 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.33%) Go
6 3 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) PHP 5
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.78%) PHP 4
8 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) IEC 61508
1 8 (22.22%) IEC 62304
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Firmware
2 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Google
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter