The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 43 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 92 73 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.96% 4.62% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 5.51% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 86 63 40
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Unit Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1557 1325 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.94% 83.81% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1161 1058
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

1 142 (76.34%) Java
2 115 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (49.46%) Software Engineering
4 90 (48.39%) Scrum
4 90 (48.39%) Spring
4 90 (48.39%) SQL
5 79 (42.47%) Degree
6 78 (41.94%) Computer Science
7 72 (38.71%) Oracle
8 62 (33.33%) Finance
9 60 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 60 (32.26%) J2EE
9 60 (32.26%) Relational Database
10 56 (30.11%) RDBMS
11 54 (29.03%) JBoss
11 54 (29.03%) WebLogic
11 54 (29.03%) WebSphere
12 53 (28.49%) GWT
12 53 (28.49%) TDD
13 52 (27.96%) N-Tier
13 52 (27.96%) Eclipse
14 48 (25.81%) Banking
14 48 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (24.73%) Eclipse RCP
15 46 (24.73%) French Language
15 46 (24.73%) XML
16 44 (23.66%) UML
16 44 (23.66%) QA
17 43 (23.12%) JUnit
18 40 (21.51%) Google

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 54 (29.03%) WebLogic
1 54 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 25 (13.44%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (2.69%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.61%) nginx
4 3 (1.61%) Apache
4 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (9.14%) Magento
1 17 (9.14%) Shopify
2 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (8.06%) SaaS
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (32.26%) SQL Server
1 60 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 56 (30.11%) RDBMS
3 22 (11.83%) MySQL
4 17 (9.14%) Hazelcast
5 16 (8.60%) Big Data
6 15 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.08%) SQLite
10 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (27.96%) Eclipse
2 46 (24.73%) Eclipse RCP
3 43 (23.12%) JUnit
4 36 (19.35%) Ant
5 17 (9.14%) Maven
5 17 (9.14%) Git (software)
6 14 (7.53%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.23%) Selenium
8 4 (2.15%) Subversion
9 3 (1.61%) JMeter
9 3 (1.61%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.61%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.61%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.08%) Robotium
10 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (33.33%) Finance
2 48 (25.81%) Banking
3 46 (24.73%) French Language
4 11 (5.91%) Electronics
5 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.15%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (57.53%) Developer
2 57 (30.65%) Software Engineer
3 43 (23.12%) Java Developer
4 39 (20.97%) Senior Developer
5 33 (17.74%) Graduate
5 33 (17.74%) Java Software Engineer
6 26 (13.98%) Software Developer
7 23 (12.37%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 21 (11.29%) C# Developer
9 20 (10.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (9.68%) Junior
11 15 (8.06%) Junior Java Software Engineer
11 15 (8.06%) Junior Software Engineer
12 12 (6.45%) Team Leader
13 11 (5.91%) Java Team Leader
14 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
15 8 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (4.30%) Graduate Developer
16 6 (3.23%) Senior Oracle Developer
16 6 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (48.39%) Spring
2 60 (32.26%) J2EE
3 53 (28.49%) GWT
4 46 (24.73%) XML
5 40 (21.51%) jQuery
6 36 (19.35%) HTML
6 36 (19.35%) Servlets
7 33 (17.74%) JSP
7 33 (17.74%) JMS
8 31 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 31 (16.67%) XSLT
9 30 (16.13%) Web Services
10 25 (13.44%) OSGi
11 22 (11.83%) Hibernate
12 21 (11.29%) .NET
13 17 (9.14%) RESTful
13 17 (9.14%) REST
14 16 (8.60%) CSS
14 16 (8.60%) ActiveMQ
15 15 (8.06%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 52 (27.96%) N-Tier
3 48 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (17.74%) Client/Server
5 32 (17.20%) Inversion of Control
6 31 (16.67%) SWIFT
7 14 (7.53%) Mobile App
8 9 (4.84%) GIS
9 8 (4.30%) Open Source
10 6 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (3.23%) User Experience
11 4 (2.15%) iPad
11 4 (2.15%) iPhone
12 2 (1.08%) DTV
13 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.13%) UNIX
2 29 (15.59%) Linux
3 23 (12.37%) Android
3 23 (12.37%) Apple iOS
4 15 (8.06%) CentOS
4 15 (8.06%) Fedora
5 12 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.84%) Windows
7 6 (3.23%) Windows Phone 7
7 6 (3.23%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (49.46%) Software Engineering
3 90 (48.39%) Scrum
4 53 (28.49%) TDD
5 44 (23.66%) UML
6 37 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (18.82%) OO
8 33 (17.74%) Problem Management
9 19 (10.22%) OOA/OOD
10 16 (8.60%) iOS Development
11 15 (8.06%) Android Development
11 15 (8.06%) E-Commerce
11 15 (8.06%) OOP
11 15 (8.06%) Content Management
12 14 (7.53%) MVC
12 14 (7.53%) BDD
13 13 (6.99%) Workflow
14 9 (4.84%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (4.84%) CRUD
15 6 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 142 (76.34%) Java
2 90 (48.39%) SQL
3 38 (20.43%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.74%) C#
5 32 (17.20%) PHP
6 29 (15.59%) C++
7 20 (10.75%) C
8 16 (8.60%) PHP5
9 6 (3.23%) Ruby
9 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.23%) Python
10 4 (2.15%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.08%) VB6
11 2 (1.08%) VB
11 2 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (42.47%) Degree
2 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) ISEB
3 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (23.66%) QA
System Software
1 31 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 72 (38.71%) Oracle
2 54 (29.03%) JBoss
3 40 (21.51%) Google
4 31 (16.67%) IBM
4 31 (16.67%) VMware
5 17 (9.14%) Zend
6 15 (8.06%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.30%) Sybase
8 6 (3.23%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.08%) SAP
10 1 (0.54%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.54%) BEA
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