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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 75 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.20% 3.44% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 4.17% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 7
Average salary £53,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 216 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 80.20% 82.44% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 387 210 178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (80.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) Silverlight
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
9 3 (20.00%) SOA
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (20.00%) Internet
9 3 (20.00%) Java

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) RavenDB
4 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Silverlight
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) WF
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) EJB
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) JSP
6 2 (13.33%) Struts
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
1 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) AOP
4 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) CQRS
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Sun