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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 88 109
Rank change year-on-year -28 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 100 185 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.12% 3.01% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 3.41% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69 145 89
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 4245 5431 4301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.90% 88.25% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3454 4378 3596
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Warwickshire -9 21 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Birmingham 0 20 £41,250 -17.50% 6
Solihull - 14 £43,000 - 2
Worcestershire +2 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Coventry +6 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Herefordshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
Shropshire +11 9 £26,750 -40.55% 1
Staffordshire -10 6 £42,500 - 4
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 - 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 118 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (45.89%) JavaScript
3 86 (41.55%) C#
4 85 (41.06%) .NET
5 77 (37.20%) HTML
6 68 (32.85%) TDD
7 65 (31.40%) CSS
7 65 (31.40%) Git (software)
8 64 (30.92%) MVC
9 57 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (27.05%) ASP.NET
11 55 (26.57%) Java
12 52 (25.12%) SQL Server
13 50 (24.15%) Software Engineering
14 49 (23.67%) SQL
15 44 (21.26%) HTML5
16 43 (20.77%) Scrum
17 40 (19.32%) Subversion
17 40 (19.32%) QA
18 39 (18.84%) Automated Testing
18 39 (18.84%) Finance
19 38 (18.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 37 (17.87%) RESTful
20 37 (17.87%) User Experience
21 36 (17.39%) AngularJS
21 36 (17.39%) jQuery
22 33 (15.94%) Web Services
23 32 (15.46%) Selenium
23 32 (15.46%) Mobile App
24 31 (14.98%) SOA

Unit Testing
Top Related 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 9 (4.35%) Confluence
2 7 (3.38%) GlassFish
2 7 (3.38%) JBoss
2 7 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (3.38%) WildFly
3 5 (2.42%) Apache
3 5 (2.42%) nginx
4 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.35%) Simulink
3 8 (3.86%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.31%) Google Analytics
3 9 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.35%) SaaS
4 8 (3.86%) AdWords
5 6 (2.90%) GitHub
6 1 (0.48%) Firebase
6 1 (0.48%) Google Play
6 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) HTTP
1 9 (4.35%) Internet
1 9 (4.35%) Profibus
2 3 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.01%) NoSQL
3 26 (12.56%) MySQL
4 19 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (6.76%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (5.31%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.83%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.38%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.93%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.93%) Riak
11 3 (1.45%) Redis
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.48%) Big Data
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (31.40%) Git (software)
2 40 (19.32%) Subversion
3 32 (15.46%) Selenium
4 22 (10.63%) gulp
5 20 (9.66%) Visual Studio
6 17 (8.21%) Grunt
6 17 (8.21%) JUnit
6 17 (8.21%) Mocha
7 15 (7.25%) Jenkins
8 13 (6.28%) Cucumber
9 12 (5.80%) Jasmine
10 11 (5.31%) JBehave
10 11 (5.31%) JSUnit
10 11 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (5.31%) WATIR
11 10 (4.83%) Babel
11 10 (4.83%) webpack
12 9 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (4.35%) JIRA
12 9 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (18.84%) Finance
2 19 (9.18%) Billing
3 17 (8.21%) Marketing
4 13 (6.28%) Banking
5 10 (4.83%) Electronics
6 9 (4.35%) Back Office
7 5 (2.42%) Retail
8 3 (1.45%) Games
9 2 (0.97%) Advertising
9 2 (0.97%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 116 (56.04%) Developer
2 40 (19.32%) .NET Developer
3 36 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 28 (13.53%) C# Developer
5 24 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (9.66%) Senior Developer
8 19 (9.18%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (8.70%) Analyst
9 18 (8.70%) HTML Developer
10 17 (8.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (7.73%) Java Developer
12 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (7.25%) HTML CSS Developer
13 14 (6.76%) Architect
14 13 (6.28%) Software Developer
14 13 (6.28%) Test Analyst
15 11 (5.31%) PHP Developer
16 10 (4.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 10 (4.83%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (41.06%) .NET
2 77 (37.20%) HTML
3 65 (31.40%) CSS
4 56 (27.05%) ASP.NET
5 44 (21.26%) HTML5
6 38 (18.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (17.87%) RESTful
8 36 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 36 (17.39%) jQuery
9 33 (15.94%) Web Services
10 29 (14.01%) SOAP
11 26 (12.56%) Node.js
12 24 (11.59%) CSS3
13 23 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
13 23 (11.11%) REST
14 20 (9.66%) Sass
14 20 (9.66%) XML
15 18 (8.70%) .NET Framework
16 16 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (7.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.87%) User Experience
2 32 (15.46%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.83%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.38%) Animation
6 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.93%) iPad
8 4 (1.93%) Replication
9 3 (1.45%) Fintech
10 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.48%) DataPower
11 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.18%) Android
2 18 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.35%) VxWorks
3 9 (4.35%) Windows
4 8 (3.86%) Linux
5 4 (1.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (32.85%) TDD
3 64 (30.92%) MVC
4 57 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (24.15%) Software Engineering
6 43 (20.77%) Scrum
7 39 (18.84%) Automated Testing
8 31 (14.98%) SOA
9 25 (12.08%) Microservices
10 23 (11.11%) SDLC
10 23 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 21 (10.14%) BDD
11 21 (10.14%) Functional Testing
11 21 (10.14%) OO
12 19 (9.18%) Automation Testing
12 19 (9.18%) Front End Development
13 18 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 18 (8.70%) Regression Testing
13 18 (8.70%) Web Development
14 17 (8.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.89%) JavaScript
2 86 (41.55%) C#
3 55 (26.57%) Java
4 49 (23.67%) SQL
5 29 (14.01%) PHP
6 25 (12.08%) Python
7 16 (7.73%) TypeScript
8 15 (7.25%) ES6
9 10 (4.83%) C
9 10 (4.83%) VB
10 9 (4.35%) Erlang
10 9 (4.35%) MATLAB
11 8 (3.86%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.38%) Apple Swift
12 7 (3.38%) Ruby
12 7 (3.38%) Scala
12 7 (3.38%) VBScript
13 6 (2.90%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.90%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.42%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.80%) Degree
2 7 (3.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (1.45%) ISEB
4 3 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (19.32%) QA
2 8 (3.86%) IEC 61508
3 4 (1.93%) PMO
3 4 (1.93%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (5.31%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.11%) Google
2 23 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 11 (5.31%) Oracle
4 10 (4.83%) Adobe
4 10 (4.83%) Facebook
4 10 (4.83%) Zend
5 9 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 9 (4.35%) Coverity
5 9 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.42%) Appcelerator
6 5 (2.42%) Twitter
7 4 (1.93%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hudson IT (Birmingham)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive Salary x Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 11 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 11 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Remote New Media
Posted: 26 days ago