Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 68 85
Rank change year-on-year +18 +17 -28
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 30 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.74% 2.76% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 3.09% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 31
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,570 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,125 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

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 750 939 1,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 93.52% 89.34% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 609 766 1,075
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +12 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Lichfield +11 7 £65,000 +62.50%
Stafford +17 4 £31,900 -23.13%
Burton-upon-Trent -8 4 - - 2
Tamworth +6 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Unit Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 16 (53.33%) C#
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) TDD
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (36.67%) Redis
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (36.67%) NUnit
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
5 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) XML
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) OOP
5 9 (30.00%) Microservices
6 8 (26.67%) OOD
6 8 (26.67%) PHP
6 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 8 (26.67%) WinForms
6 8 (26.67%) Google
6 8 (26.67%) NSubstitute
6 8 (26.67%) Entity Framework
6 8 (26.67%) Ninject
6 8 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (26.67%) Inversion of Control

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 7 (23.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Functions
3 4 (13.33%) Fastly
3 4 (13.33%) Serverless
3 4 (13.33%) Stackdriver
4 2 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Redis
2 5 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (16.67%) BigQuery
2 5 (16.67%) Bigtable
2 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (13.33%) Essbase
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (36.67%) NUnit
3 8 (26.67%) NSubstitute
3 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (13.33%) ReSharper
4 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium
7 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (13.33%) Games
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Python Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) XML
5 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 8 (26.67%) Entity Framework
5 8 (26.67%) Ninject
5 8 (26.67%) WCF
5 8 (26.67%) WinForms
6 7 (23.33%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) Memcached
6 7 (23.33%) REST
7 6 (20.00%) JSON
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.67%) HTML5
8 5 (16.67%) LINQ
8 5 (16.67%) RESTful
8 5 (16.67%) Sass
8 5 (16.67%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (46.67%) TDD
2 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (30.00%) Microservices
3 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) OOP
4 8 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (26.67%) OOD
5 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Open Source
6 6 (20.00%) Kanban
6 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (16.67%) Web Development
8 4 (13.33%) Android Development
8 4 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
8 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 7 (23.33%) Go
4 7 (23.33%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) Java 8
4 7 (23.33%) PHP 5
4 7 (23.33%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.67%) PHP 7
6 2 (6.67%) XAML
7 1 (3.33%) ES6
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 4 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft