Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 137 163
Rank change year-on-year +59 +26 -53
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 112 156 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.27% 2.03% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.20% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 97 153 174
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,144 7,103 8,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.77% 92.32% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,566 5,562 6,465
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 August 2020. 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
Coventry +18 33 £46,250 -15.91%
Birmingham +63 30 £50,000 +1.01%
Staffordshire +3 15 £37,500 - 2
Solihull +12 9 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Wednesbury +2 7 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Worcestershire +30 5 - - 2
Warwickshire +29 4 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Wolverhampton - 4 £52,500 -
Shropshire +26 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Walsall - 1 £72,500 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 68 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 50 (44.64%) C#
3 50 (44.64%) CSS
4 47 (41.96%) AngularJS
5 43 (38.39%) .NET
6 39 (34.82%) HTML
7 37 (33.04%) React
8 32 (28.57%) TDD
9 31 (27.68%) Visual Studio
10 30 (26.79%) ASP.NET
10 30 (26.79%) MVC
10 30 (26.79%) Software Engineering
10 30 (26.79%) .NET Framework
11 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
11 29 (25.89%) Azure
12 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (24.11%) Sass
13 26 (23.21%) SQL
14 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
14 25 (22.32%) REST
15 24 (21.43%) Docker
15 24 (21.43%) DevOps
16 23 (20.54%) Microservices
16 23 (20.54%) Git (software)
17 22 (19.64%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (17.86%) T-SQL
19 19 (16.96%) AWS
19 19 (16.96%) Front End Development
20 18 (16.07%) TypeScript

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (8.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
2 1 (0.89%) Drupal
2 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Magento
1 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.89%) Azure
2 19 (16.96%) AWS
3 12 (10.71%) SaaS
4 7 (6.25%) npm
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.68%) GitHub
5 3 (2.68%) Serverless
6 2 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.89%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.89%) GCP
7 1 (0.89%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Broadband
2 8 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) MySQL
3 9 (8.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.25%) Redis
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.79%) GIS
9 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.89%) DB2
9 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (27.68%) Visual Studio
2 23 (20.54%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (8.04%) NUnit
5 7 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.36%) Subversion
7 5 (4.46%) Cypress.io
7 5 (4.46%) JIRA
8 4 (3.57%) Gradle
8 4 (3.57%) gulp
8 4 (3.57%) Moq
9 3 (2.68%) jspm
9 3 (2.68%) MSTest
9 3 (2.68%) PHPUnit
9 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (1.79%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.89%) webpack
General
1 7 (6.25%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Automotive
2 5 (4.46%) Electronics
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (60.71%) Developer
2 15 (13.39%) Software Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (11.61%) Lead Developer
4 12 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Python Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.04%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.36%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) React Developer
9 5 (4.46%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (44.64%) CSS
2 47 (41.96%) AngularJS
3 43 (38.39%) .NET
4 39 (34.82%) HTML
5 37 (33.04%) React
6 30 (26.79%) .NET Framework
6 30 (26.79%) ASP.NET
7 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (24.11%) Sass
8 25 (22.32%) REST
9 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (15.18%) jQuery
10 14 (12.50%) JSON
11 12 (10.71%) Kafka
11 12 (10.71%) SOAP
11 12 (10.71%) WCF
12 11 (9.82%) Express
12 11 (9.82%) Node.js
12 11 (9.82%) RESTful
13 10 (8.93%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) User Experience
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.57%) Animation
5 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.89%) Life Science
5 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Android
3 7 (6.25%) Linux
4 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.46%) SafeRTOS
4 5 (4.46%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.57%) TDD
3 30 (26.79%) MVC
3 30 (26.79%) Software Engineering
4 24 (21.43%) DevOps
5 23 (20.54%) Microservices
6 22 (19.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (16.96%) Front End Development
8 17 (15.18%) SOLID
9 11 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.82%) Scrum
9 11 (9.82%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.93%) UML
11 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.14%) Kanban
12 8 (7.14%) Mobile Development
12 8 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (7.14%) SOA
12 8 (7.14%) Web Development
13 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.54%) JavaScript
2 50 (44.64%) C#
3 26 (23.21%) SQL
4 20 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 18 (16.07%) TypeScript
6 15 (13.39%) Java
7 13 (11.61%) PHP
8 12 (10.71%) ES6
8 12 (10.71%) Python
9 6 (5.36%) C++
10 5 (4.46%) C
10 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.57%) Kotlin
11 4 (3.57%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.79%) VB
13 2 (1.79%) VB6
14 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.89%) Ruby
14 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.89%) Mesos
2 1 (0.89%) MIIS
2 1 (0.89%) rkt
2 1 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.46%) Intel
3 3 (2.68%) Google
4 2 (1.79%) HubSpot
4 2 (1.79%) IBM
4 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.89%) Capita
5 1 (0.89%) Remedy
5 1 (0.89%) SAP
5 1 (0.89%) Tableau