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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 96 96
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 168 164 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.24% 2.69% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 3.04% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 150 117 133
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4576 5402 5023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 88.69% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 4188 4136
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

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

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 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
Birmingham +36 49 £47,500 +33.80% 7
Coventry +23 40 £34,000 -24.44% 7
Worcestershire +14 16 £37,500 -9.09%
Warwickshire -35 14 £50,000 -14.89% 3
Herefordshire - 14 £37,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 10 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -1 9 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Solihull -6 7 £34,000 +23.63%
Shropshire -5 6 £71,500 +186.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,000 -
Walsall +8 1 £41,500 -
West Bromwich +8 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Unit Testing
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 153 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (48.88%) Test Automation
3 115 (42.91%) C#
4 114 (42.54%) .NET
5 98 (36.57%) Java
6 87 (32.46%) Git (software)
7 80 (29.85%) JavaScript
7 80 (29.85%) Selenium
8 79 (29.48%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (28.73%) MVC
10 74 (27.61%) TDD
11 72 (26.87%) SQL
12 70 (26.12%) ASP.NET
13 67 (25.00%) Scrum
14 65 (24.25%) HTML
15 60 (22.39%) Web Services
16 58 (21.64%) Software Engineering
17 53 (19.78%) SQL Server
18 51 (19.03%) CSS
19 50 (18.66%) Microsoft
19 50 (18.66%) ASP.NET MVC
20 49 (18.28%) RESTful
21 47 (17.54%) Jenkins
21 47 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API
21 47 (17.54%) Microservices
22 45 (16.79%) HTML5
23 44 (16.42%) JUnit
24 43 (16.04%) Visual Studio
25 42 (15.67%) .NET Framework
25 42 (15.67%) BDD

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 19 (7.09%) JBoss
2 18 (6.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (6.34%) GlassFish
3 17 (6.34%) WildFly
4 11 (4.10%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.61%) Apache
5 7 (2.61%) Documentum
6 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) Confluence
6 3 (1.12%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.73%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.75%) Simulink
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (11.57%) SaaS
3 8 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) AdWords
4 3 (1.12%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) HTTP
2 2 (0.75%) Profibus
3 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.58%) MySQL
4 20 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.22%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.24%) Big Data
9 5 (1.87%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.12%) Redis
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.75%) DocumentDB
11 2 (0.75%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.75%) Riak
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 87 (32.46%) Git (software)
2 80 (29.85%) Selenium
3 47 (17.54%) Jenkins
4 44 (16.42%) JUnit
5 43 (16.04%) Visual Studio
6 32 (11.94%) Subversion
7 19 (7.09%) Cucumber
7 19 (7.09%) JBehave
7 19 (7.09%) Karma Test Runner
8 18 (6.72%) Hudson
9 17 (6.34%) Grunt
9 17 (6.34%) gulp
10 16 (5.97%) SpecFlow
10 16 (5.97%) WATIR
11 15 (5.60%) HP UFT
11 15 (5.60%) NUnit
12 14 (5.22%) RSpec
13 13 (4.85%) Mocha
14 12 (4.48%) Jasmine
15 11 (4.10%) Maven
General
1 39 (14.55%) Finance
2 24 (8.96%) Billing
3 13 (4.85%) Marketing
4 12 (4.48%) Banking
5 9 (3.36%) Legal
6 7 (2.61%) Back Office
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 162 (60.45%) Developer
2 59 (22.01%) .NET Developer
3 43 (16.04%) Senior Developer
4 42 (15.67%) C# Developer
5 35 (13.06%) Java Developer
6 30 (11.19%) Software Developer
6 30 (11.19%) Software Engineer
7 29 (10.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (10.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 28 (10.45%) HTML Developer
9 25 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (8.96%) HTML CSS Developer
11 20 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
12 19 (7.09%) Tester
13 18 (6.72%) .NET Software Developer
13 18 (6.72%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (6.34%) Analyst
14 17 (6.34%) Java Engineer
15 16 (5.97%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (42.54%) .NET
2 70 (26.12%) ASP.NET
3 65 (24.25%) HTML
4 60 (22.39%) Web Services
5 51 (19.03%) CSS
6 50 (18.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (18.28%) RESTful
8 47 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 45 (16.79%) HTML5
10 42 (15.67%) .NET Framework
11 40 (14.93%) AngularJS
12 32 (11.94%) Sass
13 31 (11.57%) Spring
14 30 (11.19%) jQuery
15 29 (10.82%) REST
16 24 (8.96%) JSON
17 22 (8.21%) Hibernate
17 22 (8.21%) Node.js
17 22 (8.21%) XML
18 21 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.93%) User Experience
2 35 (13.06%) Mobile App
3 21 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.61%) Animation
7 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.12%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.75%) BBC
9 2 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) DataPower
10 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.69%) Android
2 19 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 17 (6.34%) Windows
4 11 (4.10%) Linux
5 5 (1.87%) Unix
6 2 (0.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (48.88%) Test Automation
3 79 (29.48%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (28.73%) MVC
5 74 (27.61%) TDD
6 67 (25.00%) Scrum
7 58 (21.64%) Software Engineering
8 47 (17.54%) Microservices
9 42 (15.67%) BDD
10 39 (14.55%) SOA
11 33 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (11.94%) Mobile Development
13 27 (10.07%) Functional Testing
14 25 (9.33%) SDLC
14 25 (9.33%) Web Development
15 24 (8.96%) Integration Testing
15 24 (8.96%) Single Customer View
16 23 (8.58%) Dependency Injection
17 22 (8.21%) Manual Testing
18 21 (7.84%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (42.91%) C#
2 98 (36.57%) Java
3 80 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 72 (26.87%) SQL
5 26 (9.70%) TypeScript
6 21 (7.84%) PHP
7 19 (7.09%) Scala
8 16 (5.97%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.60%) Ruby
9 15 (5.60%) VBScript
10 13 (4.85%) Python
11 12 (4.48%) VB
11 12 (4.48%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.73%) ES6
13 9 (3.36%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.99%) Apple Swift
15 7 (2.61%) C
15 7 (2.61%) XAML
16 5 (1.87%) C++
16 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (8.58%) Degree
2 13 (4.85%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.99%) ISEB
4 7 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.49%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.30%) QA
2 7 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.75%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.61%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 50 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.55%) Xamarin
3 25 (9.33%) Oracle
4 10 (3.73%) Adobe
4 10 (3.73%) Google
5 7 (2.61%) EMC
5 7 (2.61%) Pega
5 7 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.87%) Appcelerator
6 5 (1.87%) Facebook
6 5 (1.87%) Twitter
6 5 (1.87%) Zend
7 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.75%) Coverity
7 2 (0.75%) Sun
8 1 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.37%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) SAP
8 1 (0.37%) Sybase
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days 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: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Act Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: up to £71,500
Posted: 17 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago