The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 65 60 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 49 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.00% 3.59% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 4.36% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unit Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1330 1170 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.50% 82.45% 71.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 980 1042
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.00%) C#
3 34 (45.33%) SQL
4 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
5 29 (38.67%) .NET
6 25 (33.33%) C++
7 22 (29.33%) Automated Testing
7 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
8 21 (28.00%) Degree
8 21 (28.00%) Java
9 20 (26.67%) Windows
9 20 (26.67%) TDD
10 18 (24.00%) QA
11 17 (22.67%) Software Testing
12 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
13 15 (20.00%) HTML
13 15 (20.00%) MVC
13 15 (20.00%) Finance
13 15 (20.00%) Scrum
13 15 (20.00%) Mathematics
14 14 (18.67%) Computer Science
14 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
14 14 (18.67%) OO
14 14 (18.67%) Linux
15 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
15 13 (17.33%) C
15 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (16.00%) CSS
16 12 (16.00%) Python
17 11 (14.67%) MS Excel

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Intranet
2 2 (2.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) TETRA
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) JIRA
1 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.33%) NUnit
3 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (6.67%) Maven
5 5 (6.67%) Moq
6 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.00%) CruiseControl
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
7 3 (4.00%) ReSharper
7 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.00%) SCons
7 3 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (4.00%) MSTest
8 2 (2.67%) xUnit.net
8 2 (2.67%) MbUnit
8 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Software Engineer
2 28 (37.33%) Developer
3 17 (22.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 17 (22.67%) Test Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 11 (14.67%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Programmer
8 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.67%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.67%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.67%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.00%) CSS
5 11 (14.67%) HTML5
6 9 (12.00%) jQuery
6 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.33%) WCF
7 7 (9.33%) CSS3
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.67%) Spring
8 5 (6.67%) Servlets
9 4 (5.33%) RESTful
9 4 (5.33%) JDBC
10 3 (4.00%) Ajax
10 3 (4.00%) WPF
10 3 (4.00%) Web Services
11 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (18.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.00%) User Experience
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) LIMS
4 4 (5.33%) Life Science
4 4 (5.33%) Informatics
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Automated Testing
2 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
3 20 (26.67%) TDD
4 17 (22.67%) Software Testing
5 15 (20.00%) MVC
5 15 (20.00%) Scrum
6 14 (18.67%) OO
7 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (13.33%) Load Testing
9 9 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.33%) User Stories
12 6 (8.00%) Software Architecture
12 6 (8.00%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.67%) Regression Testing
13 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) SQL
3 25 (33.33%) C++
4 21 (28.00%) Java
5 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (17.33%) C
7 12 (16.00%) Python
8 5 (6.67%) Perl
9 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.00%) XAML
10 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.33%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (12.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) TOWER Software
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Perforce
4 3 (4.00%) Coverity
4 3 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.67%) Sybase
5 2 (2.67%) Cognos
5 2 (2.67%) Sun
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Quark
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
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