Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 58 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 16 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.14% 0.42% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 0.49% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 7
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +68.27% -35.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £41,625 £20,200
90th Percentile £40,250 £44,875 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 457 410 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 89.61% 86.32% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 404 391 414
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £48,525
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Worcestershire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Worcestershire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Bromsgrove - 7 £37,500 -
Worcester +7 6 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Malvern -5 3 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Kidderminster - 1 £37,500 -
Unit Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
3 10 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (50.00%) BDD
4 8 (50.00%) Selenium
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (50.00%) OOP
4 8 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Logistics
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 7 (43.75%) TypeScript
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (43.75%) Microservices
5 7 (43.75%) Xamarin
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (43.75%) SaaS

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (43.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (37.50%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) CMake
5 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (43.75%) HTML CSS Developer
2 7 (43.75%) HTML Developer
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
1 10 (62.50%) HTML5
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Core
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (43.75%) LESS
3 7 (43.75%) Sass
4 5 (31.25%) Qt
4 5 (31.25%) STL
5 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (18.75%) Middleware
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js
5 3 (18.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (43.75%) Logistics
4 7 (43.75%) Microservices
4 7 (43.75%) Mobile Development
4 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) B2B
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) TypeScript
4 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Xamarin