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 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 72 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 28 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.40% 2.59% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 3.38% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 16
Average salary £30,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,736 £56,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -3.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
927 799 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.43% 76.53% 74.00%
Number of salaries quoted 781 726 606
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -7 8 £30,000 -24.05%
Luton -24 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £25,000 -
Dunstable -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 21 (45.65%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) .NET
3 16 (34.78%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 15 (32.61%) Web Services
4 15 (32.61%) C++
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
5 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (30.43%) C
5 14 (30.43%) Use Case
5 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 13 (28.26%) XML
6 13 (28.26%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (26.09%) Degree
7 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.91%) Bugzilla
8 11 (23.91%) Subversion
8 11 (23.91%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (19.57%) Oracle
10 9 (19.57%) TDD
10 9 (19.57%) Web Development
10 9 (19.57%) jQuery
10 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
11 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
11 8 (17.39%) UML

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Papyrus
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQLite
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Bugzilla
1 11 (23.91%) Subversion
1 11 (23.91%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.39%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
5 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.52%) NUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.17%) MSTest
7 1 (2.17%) RSpec
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Software Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Test Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Graduate
8 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) Web Services
3 13 (28.26%) XML
4 9 (19.57%) jQuery
5 6 (13.04%) Ajax
5 6 (13.04%) HTML
5 6 (13.04%) J2EE
5 6 (13.04%) EJB
5 6 (13.04%) CSS
5 6 (13.04%) JSP
5 6 (13.04%) Struts
6 5 (10.87%) WCF
7 4 (8.70%) WPF
7 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.35%) HTML5
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.22%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.52%) EMV
5 2 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) Use Case
3 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) Web Development
5 8 (17.39%) UML
5 8 (17.39%) SOA
5 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.22%) Refactoring
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.22%) AOP
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security
8 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (8.70%) Time Management
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) C++
4 14 (30.43%) C
5 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.22%) SQL
7 5 (10.87%) VB
8 4 (8.70%) VB6
8 4 (8.70%) XAML
9 3 (6.52%) PowerHouse
9 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (13.04%) Sun Certification
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.52%) BC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (4.35%) MCAD
6 2 (4.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) HP
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