The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 43 76 41
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.06% 0.20% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.25% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £34,000 £53,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.84% +41.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 399 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.27% 80.44% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 174 381 215
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 21 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Kendo UI
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (33.33%) Kendo UI
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sun