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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 54 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 61 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.07% 1.76% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 2.15% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 51 17 22
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1279 1164 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.27% 81.80% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 853 740 666
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,450
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 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 24 October 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 62 (55.86%) C#
2 58 (52.25%) .NET
3 52 (46.85%) JavaScript
3 52 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (42.34%) HTML
4 47 (42.34%) CSS
5 39 (35.14%) C++
6 38 (34.23%) Degree
7 36 (32.43%) Software Engineering
8 32 (28.83%) C
8 32 (28.83%) Visual Studio
9 29 (26.13%) Java
9 29 (26.13%) OOP
10 28 (25.23%) Windows
10 28 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (24.32%) WPF
11 27 (24.32%) jQuery
12 26 (23.42%) Computer Science
12 26 (23.42%) TDD
12 26 (23.42%) Web Services
13 24 (21.62%) OO
13 24 (21.62%) MVC
14 22 (19.82%) Subversion
14 22 (19.82%) Hibernate
14 22 (19.82%) Mathematics
15 20 (18.02%) HTTP
15 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET
15 20 (18.02%) Selenium
16 19 (17.12%) Linux
16 19 (17.12%) Visualisation

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 17 (15.32%) JBoss
2 12 (10.81%) Apache
3 10 (9.01%) CMS
4 9 (8.11%) Alfresco
5 6 (5.41%) IIS
6 5 (4.50%) WordPress
6 5 (4.50%) Umbraco
6 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.80%) TeamSite
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) GIMP
2 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) HTTP
2 16 (14.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.90%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (28.83%) Visual Studio
2 22 (19.82%) Subversion
3 20 (18.02%) Selenium
4 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.11%) Maven
5 9 (8.11%) Artifactory
5 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.11%) Appium
6 7 (6.31%) NUnit
6 7 (6.31%) Moq
7 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.60%) QUnit
8 4 (3.60%) JUnit
9 3 (2.70%) Xcode
9 3 (2.70%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.80%) Grunt
10 2 (1.80%) PhantomJS
General
1 16 (14.41%) Electronics
2 15 (13.51%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Games
3 4 (3.60%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (67.57%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) Software Engineer
3 21 (18.92%) Software Developer
3 21 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Principal Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Principal Software Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Web Developer
6 10 (9.01%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Senior iOS Developer
7 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Lead Software Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (52.25%) .NET
2 47 (42.34%) HTML
2 47 (42.34%) CSS
3 27 (24.32%) WPF
3 27 (24.32%) jQuery
4 26 (23.42%) Web Services
5 22 (19.82%) Hibernate
6 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET
7 18 (16.22%) OpenGL
8 17 (15.32%) RESTful
9 16 (14.41%) Qt
9 16 (14.41%) STL
9 16 (14.41%) MFC
9 16 (14.41%) Direct3D
10 15 (13.51%) Spring
10 15 (13.51%) REST
11 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (12.61%) JSON
12 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
13 12 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Computer Science
2 22 (19.82%) Mathematics
3 19 (17.12%) Visualisation
4 16 (14.41%) CUDA
5 11 (9.91%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (9.01%) Open Source
7 6 (5.41%) N-Tier
7 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
8 5 (4.50%) Physics
8 5 (4.50%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.70%) iPad
10 3 (2.70%) iPhone
10 3 (2.70%) User Experience
11 2 (1.80%) Xbox
12 1 (0.90%) FMCG
12 1 (0.90%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Windows
2 19 (17.12%) Linux
3 17 (15.32%) UNIX
4 11 (9.91%) Mac OS X
5 8 (7.21%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.60%) CentOS
6 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.60%) Fedora
7 2 (1.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 29 (26.13%) OOP
4 28 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (23.42%) TDD
6 24 (21.62%) OO
6 24 (21.62%) MVC
7 18 (16.22%) Scrum
7 18 (16.22%) Waterfall
8 17 (15.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (14.41%) Software Architecture
9 16 (14.41%) 3D Visualisation
10 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
11 11 (9.91%) Stress Testing
11 11 (9.91%) Software Testing
12 10 (9.01%) iOS Development
13 9 (8.11%) BDD
13 9 (8.11%) Document Management
13 9 (8.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.86%) C#
2 52 (46.85%) JavaScript
3 39 (35.14%) C++
4 32 (28.83%) C
5 29 (26.13%) Java
6 16 (14.41%) VC++
7 10 (9.01%) Objective-C
8 6 (5.41%) SQL
9 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.70%) Python
11 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.80%) F#
12 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 38 (34.23%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) GIAC
3 1 (0.90%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.60%) Kony
3 4 (3.60%) Dell
3 4 (3.60%) Infragistics
3 4 (3.60%) Google
3 4 (3.60%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle
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