The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 18 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 92 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 23 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.75% 2.42% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 3.03% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 26
Average salary £53,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1080 925 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.07% 79.95% 69.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 821 621
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 17 £73,500 +63.33% 2
Dunstable +14 3 £53,000 +51.42%
Bedford -35 1 £53,000 +41.33% 1
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 55 (88.71%) C#
2 50 (80.65%) .NET
3 43 (69.35%) SQL Server
4 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
4 33 (53.23%) TDD
5 31 (50.00%) Web Services
6 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
6 24 (38.71%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (37.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (33.87%) SharePoint
8 21 (33.87%) XML
8 21 (33.87%) Oracle
9 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
9 20 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (29.03%) Relational Database
11 18 (29.03%) Silverlight
12 17 (27.42%) SOA
13 16 (25.81%) N-Tier
13 16 (25.81%) MVC
14 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (24.19%) Refactoring
14 15 (24.19%) AOP
14 15 (24.19%) Change Management
14 15 (24.19%) Internet
14 15 (24.19%) HTML
14 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
16 13 (20.97%) NUnit
17 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 24 (38.71%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (33.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.68%) Node.js
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (6.45%) Papyrus
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
3 6 (9.68%) Mingle
4 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (69.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.03%) Relational Database
3 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.68%) RavenDB
4 6 (9.68%) Neo4j
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
3 13 (20.97%) NUnit
4 7 (11.29%) MSTest
5 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
5 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.84%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (3.23%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
8 1 (1.61%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.61%) RSpec
General
1 11 (17.74%) Legal
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) Architect
2 20 (32.26%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (20.97%) Software Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Agile .NET Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (4.84%) Programmer
9 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 31 (50.00%) Web Services
3 21 (33.87%) XML
4 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
5 18 (29.03%) Silverlight
6 15 (24.19%) HTML
7 12 (19.35%) CSS
8 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (16.13%) WCF
10 9 (14.52%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (11.29%) RESTful
11 7 (11.29%) HTML5
11 7 (11.29%) CSS3
11 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (8.06%) jQuery
14 4 (6.45%) WinForms
15 3 (4.84%) NHibernate
15 3 (4.84%) Ajax
15 3 (4.84%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (25.81%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.84%) EMV
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) CentOS
3 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) TDD
2 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (27.42%) SOA
4 16 (25.81%) MVC
5 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (24.19%) Refactoring
5 15 (24.19%) AOP
5 15 (24.19%) Change Management
6 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.35%) BDD
7 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.52%) OO
8 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.29%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (9.68%) CQRS
10 6 (9.68%) Scrum
11 5 (8.06%) Workflow
11 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 55 (88.71%) C#
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.06%) C++
6 4 (6.45%) VB
6 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.45%) VB6
7 3 (4.84%) XAML
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (4.84%) PowerHouse
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MCTS
4 1 (1.61%) MCSD
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WAI
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) Sun
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago