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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 62 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 37 61 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.72% 4.02% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 4.75% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 24
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,100 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1165 1284 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.60% 84.53% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 688 836 520
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 63 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (64.44%) C#
3 56 (62.22%) .NET
4 49 (54.44%) JavaScript
5 42 (46.67%) HTML
6 39 (43.33%) CSS
6 39 (43.33%) TDD
7 28 (31.11%) MVC
8 27 (30.00%) Visual Studio
9 26 (28.89%) C++
9 26 (28.89%) Finance
10 25 (27.78%) Degree
11 23 (25.56%) OOP
11 23 (25.56%) Windows
11 23 (25.56%) jQuery
12 22 (24.44%) HTML5
12 22 (24.44%) Sass
12 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
13 21 (23.33%) UNIX
13 21 (23.33%) Computer Science
13 21 (23.33%) WPF
13 21 (23.33%) Software Engineering
14 20 (22.22%) Subversion
14 20 (22.22%) Mathematics
14 20 (22.22%) Scrum
14 20 (22.22%) C
15 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (21.11%) RESTful
15 19 (21.11%) Visualisation
16 18 (20.00%) Git (software)

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (10.00%) Node.js
2 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 5 (5.56%) WordPress
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 9 (10.00%) GIMP
2 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.44%) HTTP
3 2 (2.22%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) SMTP
4 1 (1.11%) SNMP
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 20 (22.22%) Subversion
3 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 14 (15.56%) Selenium
5 10 (11.11%) Mercurial
5 10 (11.11%) QUnit
5 10 (11.11%) Jasmine
6 9 (10.00%) Grunt
6 9 (10.00%) PhantomJS
6 9 (10.00%) Appium
7 5 (5.56%) NUnit
7 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.44%) Moq
9 3 (3.33%) Mockito
9 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.33%) JUnit
10 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.11%) Xcode
10 1 (1.11%) GCC
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Electronics
3 11 (12.22%) Marketing
3 11 (12.22%) Games
4 9 (10.00%) Banking
4 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (65.56%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 15 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.11%) iOS Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.78%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.22%) .NET
2 42 (46.67%) HTML
3 39 (43.33%) CSS
4 23 (25.56%) jQuery
5 22 (24.44%) HTML5
5 22 (24.44%) Sass
6 21 (23.33%) WPF
7 19 (21.11%) RESTful
8 18 (20.00%) Qt
8 18 (20.00%) OpenGL
9 17 (18.89%) STL
9 17 (18.89%) MFC
9 17 (18.89%) Direct3D
10 14 (15.56%) AngularJS
11 13 (14.44%) LESS
11 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
12 12 (13.33%) .NET Framework
12 12 (13.33%) Backbone.js
13 11 (12.22%) REST
13 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 19 (21.11%) Visualisation
4 17 (18.89%) CUDA
5 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.56%) User Experience
6 5 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (4.44%) N-Tier
7 4 (4.44%) iPad
8 3 (3.33%) GIS
9 2 (2.22%) Physics
9 2 (2.22%) iPhone
9 2 (2.22%) Xbox
10 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 21 (23.33%) UNIX
3 10 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.33%) TDD
3 28 (31.11%) MVC
4 23 (25.56%) OOP
5 21 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 20 (22.22%) Scrum
7 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (18.89%) Software Architecture
8 17 (18.89%) Waterfall
8 17 (18.89%) 3D Visualisation
8 17 (18.89%) Linear Algebra
9 16 (17.78%) OO
10 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 10 (11.11%) iOS Development
12 9 (10.00%) OpenUP
13 6 (6.67%) CRM
13 6 (6.67%) Workflow
13 6 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (4.44%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (64.44%) C#
2 49 (54.44%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.89%) C++
4 20 (22.22%) C
5 17 (18.89%) VC++
6 10 (11.11%) Java
6 10 (11.11%) Objective-C
7 9 (10.00%) ActionScript
8 7 (7.78%) SQL
9 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.33%) Python
11 2 (2.22%) F#
12 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) OpenView
1 1 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
1 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.33%) Cognos
5 2 (2.22%) Kony
5 2 (2.22%) Sybase
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Lotus
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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