Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 59 65
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 26 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.12% 3.25% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 3.70% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 39
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £30,050 £24,700 £32,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -2.44%

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 580 974 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 91.92% 87.91% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 517 805 903
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,150 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,850 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +2.44%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Tamworth +19 10 £37,500 +23.97% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +2 7 £57,500 +49.35% 1
Stafford +14 5 £31,900 -39.24%
Uttoxeter - 1 £37,500 -
Unit Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 20 (76.92%) C#
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) MVC
3 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) OOP
3 18 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 18 (69.23%) WinForms
3 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
5 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) Spring
7 11 (42.31%) TDD
8 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 10 (38.46%) XML
8 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
8 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (38.46%) REST
9 8 (30.77%) NUnit
9 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
9 8 (30.77%) ReSharper
9 8 (30.77%) WCF
9 8 (30.77%) LINQ
9 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (30.77%) OOD
9 8 (30.77%) XSD

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) GitHub
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) NSubstitute
1 8 (30.77%) NUnit
1 8 (30.77%) ReSharper
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Software Developer
3 9 (34.62%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
7 4 (15.38%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Azure Developer
9 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
9 2 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 18 (69.23%) WinForms
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) Spring
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (38.46%) REST
5 10 (38.46%) XML
6 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 8 (30.77%) Entity Framework
6 8 (30.77%) LINQ
6 8 (30.77%) Ninject
6 8 (30.77%) WCF
6 8 (30.77%) XSD
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET
10 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 4 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) MVC
2 18 (69.23%) OOP
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (30.77%) OOD
6 6 (23.08%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) SOA
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
10 2 (7.69%) System Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Web Development
11 1 (3.85%) BDD
11 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
11 1 (3.85%) SOLID
11 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 18 (69.23%) T-SQL
4 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) ES6
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) ES7
7 1 (3.85%) ES8
7 1 (3.85%) PHP 7
7 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.85%) Zend