Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 113 157
Rank change year-on-year -53 +44 -59
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 112 254 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.44% 2.61% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.87% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 101 212 184
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 7,073 8,848 9,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.16% 90.80% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,303 7,018 7,606
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -8 48 £50,000 -11.89% 17
Staffordshire +13 26 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Shropshire -1 10 £52,500 +59.09% 1
Coventry -12 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Sutton Coldfield -7 6 £40,000 +14.29%
Warwickshire +13 5 £33,250 -33.50% 6
Solihull -3 5 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Worcestershire -23 1 £30,000 - 4
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 76 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (58.93%) JavaScript
3 51 (45.54%) C#
4 46 (41.07%) TDD
5 45 (40.18%) .NET
6 41 (36.61%) MVC
7 39 (34.82%) CSS
8 38 (33.93%) HTML
8 38 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 36 (32.14%) SQL
10 35 (31.25%) ASP.NET
11 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
11 33 (29.46%) Software Engineering
12 32 (28.57%) AngularJS
12 32 (28.57%) Relational Database
13 30 (26.79%) OOP
14 28 (25.00%) Finance
15 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
15 27 (24.11%) Continuous Delivery
16 26 (23.21%) HTML5
17 24 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (21.43%) Spring
17 24 (21.43%) DevOps
18 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (20.54%) Python
19 22 (19.64%) T-SQL
19 22 (19.64%) CSS3
20 21 (18.75%) Node.js
20 21 (18.75%) Git (software)
21 20 (17.86%) Test Automation

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 7 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.68%) Anypoint
2 3 (2.68%) Apache
2 3 (2.68%) Mule
3 2 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.79%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.39%) SaaS
4 12 (10.71%) Serverless
5 11 (9.82%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (8.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (8.04%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (8.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (8.04%) Amazon S3
6 9 (8.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (8.04%) AWS CloudTrail
6 9 (8.04%) AWS CodePipeline
6 9 (8.04%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (8.04%) CloudFront
6 9 (8.04%) SoftLayer
7 7 (6.25%) GitHub
8 4 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.79%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.79%) IaaS
9 2 (1.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) Broadband
3 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.50%) MySQL
4 9 (8.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.25%) Redis
7 3 (2.68%) Big Data
7 3 (2.68%) DB2
7 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.71%) Selenium
2 12 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.82%) NUnit
4 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.04%) ReSharper
5 9 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.14%) NSubstitute
7 6 (5.36%) JIRA
8 5 (4.46%) Mocha
8 5 (4.46%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.68%) Concordion
10 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.68%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.68%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.68%) Moq
10 3 (2.68%) MSTest
10 3 (2.68%) Subversion
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (72.32%) Developer
2 20 (17.86%) Software Developer
3 17 (15.18%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.18%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.93%) PHP Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Architect
7 9 (8.04%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (8.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Lead DevOps
7 9 (8.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (4.46%) React Developer
11 4 (3.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.18%) .NET
2 39 (34.82%) CSS
3 38 (33.93%) HTML
4 35 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 32 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 26 (23.21%) HTML5
7 24 (21.43%) Spring
8 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (19.64%) CSS3
10 21 (18.75%) Node.js
11 19 (16.96%) .NET Framework
12 18 (16.07%) WinForms
13 17 (15.18%) REST
13 17 (15.18%) Web Services
14 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (11.61%) React
15 13 (11.61%) XML
16 12 (10.71%) Entity Framework
16 12 (10.71%) RESTful
16 12 (10.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (9.82%) User Experience
2 7 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (41.07%) TDD
3 41 (36.61%) MVC
4 33 (29.46%) Software Engineering
5 30 (26.79%) OOP
6 27 (24.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (21.43%) DevOps
8 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 17 (15.18%) Prototyping
10 16 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (12.50%) Scrum
11 14 (12.50%) Web Development
12 13 (11.61%) Configuration Management
13 12 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
13 12 (10.71%) SOLID
14 11 (9.82%) Analytics
14 11 (9.82%) Microservices
14 11 (9.82%) Test Scripting
15 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (58.93%) JavaScript
2 51 (45.54%) C#
3 36 (32.14%) SQL
4 23 (20.54%) Python
5 22 (19.64%) T-SQL
6 19 (16.96%) Java
7 17 (15.18%) VB.NET
8 15 (13.39%) PHP
9 6 (5.36%) Perl
9 6 (5.36%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.57%) ES6
10 4 (3.57%) Go
10 4 (3.57%) Java 8
11 3 (2.68%) C
12 1 (0.89%) ES7
12 1 (0.89%) ES8
12 1 (0.89%) Groovy
12 1 (0.89%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby
12 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.04%) ISEB
4 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) Docker
2 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.93%) Ansible
3 9 (8.04%) Mesos
3 9 (8.04%) rkt
3 9 (8.04%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (8.04%) Terraform
4 2 (1.79%) Marathon
Vendors
1 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.50%) IBM
3 9 (8.04%) Remedy
4 7 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.79%) Zend
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe
7 1 (0.89%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.89%) Google
7 1 (0.89%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.89%) Red Hat