The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 77 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 26 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.91% 3.84% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 4.49% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 26
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,200 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1174 1381 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.45% 85.62% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 698 896 491
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 61 (81.33%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (60.00%) C#
3 44 (58.67%) .NET
4 38 (50.67%) TDD
4 38 (50.67%) JavaScript
5 30 (40.00%) HTML
6 27 (36.00%) CSS
7 26 (34.67%) Finance
8 24 (32.00%) Degree
9 23 (30.67%) C++
10 21 (28.00%) HTML5
11 20 (26.67%) UNIX
11 20 (26.67%) Windows
11 20 (26.67%) OOP
11 20 (26.67%) Computer Science
11 20 (26.67%) WPF
11 20 (26.67%) Subversion
11 20 (26.67%) Software Engineering
12 19 (25.33%) Mathematics
12 19 (25.33%) MVC
12 19 (25.33%) Visual Studio
12 19 (25.33%) C
12 19 (25.33%) Visualisation
12 19 (25.33%) Sass
13 18 (24.00%) Qt
13 18 (24.00%) jQuery
13 18 (24.00%) Waterfall
13 18 (24.00%) OpenGL
14 17 (22.67%) Ethernet
14 17 (22.67%) VC++

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (8.00%) Node.js
2 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (8.00%) GIMP
2 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) SMTP
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) SNMP
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Subversion
2 19 (25.33%) Visual Studio
3 11 (14.67%) Selenium
4 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.67%) QUnit
4 8 (10.67%) Jasmine
5 6 (8.00%) Grunt
5 6 (8.00%) PhantomJS
5 6 (8.00%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.67%) Appium
6 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.00%) JUnit
7 3 (4.00%) Mockito
7 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.67%) NUnit
9 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.33%) GCC
9 1 (1.33%) Moq
9 1 (1.33%) Clang
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Electronics
3 13 (17.33%) Banking
4 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.00%) Games
5 6 (8.00%) Marketing
6 4 (5.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (58.67%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (58.67%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) HTML
3 27 (36.00%) CSS
4 21 (28.00%) HTML5
5 20 (26.67%) WPF
6 19 (25.33%) Sass
7 18 (24.00%) jQuery
7 18 (24.00%) Qt
7 18 (24.00%) OpenGL
8 17 (22.67%) STL
8 17 (22.67%) MFC
8 17 (22.67%) RESTful
8 17 (22.67%) Direct3D
9 13 (17.33%) LESS
10 11 (14.67%) AngularJS
10 11 (14.67%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.00%) Backbone.js
12 8 (10.67%) Ember.js
12 8 (10.67%) Ajax
13 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 19 (25.33%) Visualisation
2 19 (25.33%) Mathematics
3 17 (22.67%) CUDA
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.00%) GIS
6 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Physics
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) UNIX
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (81.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (50.67%) TDD
3 20 (26.67%) OOP
3 20 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 19 (25.33%) MVC
5 18 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (22.67%) Software Architecture
6 17 (22.67%) 3D Visualisation
6 17 (22.67%) Linear Algebra
6 17 (22.67%) Scrum
7 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.00%) iOS Development
9 6 (8.00%) OpenUP
9 6 (8.00%) Workflow
9 6 (8.00%) OO
9 6 (8.00%) CRM
10 4 (5.33%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (2.67%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) C#
2 38 (50.67%) JavaScript
3 23 (30.67%) C++
4 19 (25.33%) C
5 17 (22.67%) VC++
6 8 (10.67%) SQL
6 8 (10.67%) Java
7 6 (8.00%) Objective-C
7 6 (8.00%) ActionScript
8 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) F#
9 1 (1.33%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) OpenView
1 1 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (1.33%) Sybase
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) Lotus
4 1 (1.33%) Twitter
4 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
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