Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 155 152
Rank change year-on-year +58 -3 -37
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 113 130 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.52% 1.69% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.83% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 130 177
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 4,036 7,094 8,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.17% 92.18% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,311 5,417 6,536
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Birmingham +59 34 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Coventry +13 26 £47,500 -13.64%
Staffordshire +9 16 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Worcestershire +34 9 - - 1
Solihull -2 8 £65,000 +20.93%
Wolverhampton - 5 £52,500 -
Shropshire +28 3 £77,500 +47.62%
Wednesbury 0 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire +14 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (51.33%) C#
3 55 (48.67%) JavaScript
4 52 (46.02%) .NET
5 47 (41.59%) CSS
6 40 (35.40%) HTML
7 38 (33.63%) SQL
8 37 (32.74%) AngularJS
9 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
10 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 35 (30.97%) Azure
11 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET
11 34 (30.09%) Microsoft
12 31 (27.43%) Software Engineering
12 31 (27.43%) MVC
13 30 (26.55%) React
14 29 (25.66%) Visual Studio
14 29 (25.66%) .NET Framework
15 28 (24.78%) T-SQL
15 28 (24.78%) TDD
16 24 (21.24%) DevOps
16 24 (21.24%) REST
17 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
18 21 (18.58%) Windows
19 20 (17.70%) Docker
20 19 (16.81%) AWS
20 19 (16.81%) jQuery
20 19 (16.81%) Java
21 18 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
21 18 (15.93%) Sass

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 (8.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.77%) CMS
2 2 (1.77%) Drupal
2 2 (1.77%) WordPress
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.97%) Azure
2 19 (16.81%) AWS
3 6 (5.31%) npm
3 6 (5.31%) SaaS
4 4 (3.54%) PaaS
5 3 (2.65%) GitHub
6 2 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.77%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.77%) Serverless
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.88%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (0.88%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (0.88%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.88%) GCP
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Broadband
2 3 (2.65%) HTTP
3 2 (1.77%) FTP
3 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.62%) MySQL
4 8 (7.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.31%) Redis
6 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.54%) Big Data
7 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.65%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.77%) Power BI
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (25.66%) Visual Studio
2 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (9.73%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.73%) NUnit
5 9 (7.96%) Subversion
6 4 (3.54%) Cypress.io
6 4 (3.54%) Gradle
6 4 (3.54%) gulp
6 4 (3.54%) Moq
6 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.65%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.65%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.65%) JIRA
7 3 (2.65%) jspm
7 3 (2.65%) Maven
7 3 (2.65%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.65%) MSTest
7 3 (2.65%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.65%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Electronics
3 4 (3.54%) Automotive
3 4 (3.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (65.49%) Developer
2 21 (18.58%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.16%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Senior Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Software Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Software Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (9.73%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (7.08%) Lead Developer
10 8 (7.08%) Technical Leader
11 7 (6.19%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 7 (6.19%) Java Engineer
11 7 (6.19%) VB.NET Developer
12 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
12 6 (5.31%) Python Developer
12 6 (5.31%) Senior Java Engineer
12 6 (5.31%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.02%) .NET
2 47 (41.59%) CSS
3 40 (35.40%) HTML
4 37 (32.74%) AngularJS
5 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET
7 30 (26.55%) React
8 29 (25.66%) .NET Framework
9 24 (21.24%) REST
10 19 (16.81%) jQuery
11 18 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (15.93%) Sass
12 13 (11.50%) JSON
13 12 (10.62%) WCF
14 11 (9.73%) .NET Core
14 11 (9.73%) SOAP
15 9 (7.96%) Entity Framework
16 8 (7.08%) HTML5
16 8 (7.08%) Node.js
16 8 (7.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) User Experience
3 8 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.08%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.54%) Animation
5 2 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) Arduino
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Linux
3 6 (5.31%) Android
3 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.42%) SafeRTOS
4 5 (4.42%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.43%) MVC
2 31 (27.43%) Software Engineering
3 28 (24.78%) TDD
4 24 (21.24%) DevOps
5 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
6 16 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.16%) SOLID
7 15 (13.27%) Microservices
8 10 (8.85%) OOP
8 10 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (8.85%) Scrum
8 10 (8.85%) UML
9 9 (7.96%) Analytics
9 9 (7.96%) SOA
10 8 (7.08%) BDD
10 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.08%) Mobile Development
11 7 (6.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (51.33%) C#
2 55 (48.67%) JavaScript
3 38 (33.63%) SQL
4 28 (24.78%) T-SQL
5 19 (16.81%) Java
6 13 (11.50%) TypeScript
7 7 (6.19%) ES6
7 7 (6.19%) PHP
7 7 (6.19%) Python
7 7 (6.19%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.31%) C
8 6 (5.31%) C++
9 4 (3.54%) Kotlin
9 4 (3.54%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.77%) ABAP
11 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.77%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.77%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
3 5 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (17.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.54%) Ansible
2 4 (3.54%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (3.54%) Terraform
3 1 (0.88%) Mesos
3 1 (0.88%) MIIS
3 1 (0.88%) rkt
3 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) Oracle
3 5 (4.42%) Intel
4 3 (2.65%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.65%) Google
4 3 (2.65%) Hitachi
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Capita
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Remedy
6 1 (0.88%) Tableau