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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 93 64 88
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 25 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.46% 3.29% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 4.10% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 36
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1464 1195 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.56% 80.15% 74.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 979 1364
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) C#
2 30 (56.60%) .NET
3 26 (49.06%) SQL
4 20 (37.74%) TDD
4 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
5 17 (32.08%) C++
6 16 (30.19%) MVC
7 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.53%) NUnit
8 13 (24.53%) Mathematics
8 13 (24.53%) WCF
8 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
9 12 (22.64%) HTML
9 12 (22.64%) Java
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.75%) Linux
10 11 (20.75%) MSTest
10 11 (20.75%) CppUnit
10 11 (20.75%) ReSharper
10 11 (20.75%) Rhino Mocks
10 11 (20.75%) Moq
10 11 (20.75%) MbUnit
10 11 (20.75%) xUnit.net
11 10 (18.87%) Automated Testing
11 10 (18.87%) CSS
11 10 (18.87%) Scrum
12 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
12 9 (16.98%) Degree

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
1 5 (9.43%) Intranet
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) TETRA
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) NUnit
2 11 (20.75%) ReSharper
2 11 (20.75%) CppUnit
2 11 (20.75%) MSTest
2 11 (20.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (20.75%) Moq
2 11 (20.75%) MbUnit
2 11 (20.75%) xUnit.net
3 6 (11.32%) Subversion
4 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Maven
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Software Engineer
3 15 (28.30%) Senior Developer
4 14 (26.42%) C# Developer
5 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Test Engineer
6 9 (16.98%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (16.98%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (13.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
9 5 (9.43%) Principle Engineer
10 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 4 (7.55%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) .NET
2 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
2 13 (24.53%) WCF
2 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (22.64%) HTML
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
5 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 9 (16.98%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (15.09%) HTML5
6 8 (15.09%) jQuery
7 6 (11.32%) Ajax
8 5 (9.43%) CGI
9 4 (7.55%) CSS3
9 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
9 4 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.66%) XML
11 2 (3.77%) Spring
11 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Mathematics
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) UNIX
2 5 (9.43%) Solaris
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Debian
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) TDD
2 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
3 16 (30.19%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) Scrum
4 10 (18.87%) Automated Testing
5 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
5 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
6 7 (13.21%) OOD
6 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
7 6 (11.32%) OO
8 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.55%) SOA
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
10 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.77%) Load Testing
11 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.89%) Data Management
11 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) C#
2 26 (49.06%) SQL
3 17 (32.08%) C++
4 12 (22.64%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.32%) Perl
7 4 (7.55%) C
8 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.77%) Python
9 2 (3.77%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Sybase
3 5 (9.43%) Sun
4 2 (3.77%) Cognos
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Quark
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