The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 47 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.82% 1.42% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 1.74% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 13
Average salary £30,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.05% +5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -3.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 230 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.45% 81.56% 91.54%
Number of salaries quoted 209 225 176
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Bedford

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Sun
3 6 (66.67%) JUnit
3 6 (66.67%) EJB
3 6 (66.67%) JSP
3 6 (66.67%) Struts
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) Sun Certification
3 6 (66.67%) Web Development
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) NUnit
4 2 (22.22%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) MCAD
4 2 (22.22%) MCSD
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) NUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) EJB
1 6 (66.67%) JSP
1 6 (66.67%) Struts
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) Ajax
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Sun Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) MCAD
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft