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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 91 116 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -55
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 59 36 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.46% 1.40% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.75% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 66
Average salary £59,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1921 2052 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.01% 79.91% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1691 1379
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 23 £65,000 -
Letchworth +16 11 £31,000 -10.14% 1
Watford +1 4 £48,750 -15.21%
Hemel Hempstead -12 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Royston - 1 £45,000 -
Welwyn - 1 £50,000 -
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 75 (64.10%) SQL
2 68 (58.12%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (52.14%) C#
4 60 (51.28%) Oracle
5 59 (50.43%) .NET
6 54 (46.15%) XML
7 50 (42.74%) SQL Server
8 48 (41.03%) TDD
9 44 (37.61%) Scrum
10 42 (35.90%) Java
10 42 (35.90%) Web Services
11 40 (34.19%) MVC
12 37 (31.62%) Finance
12 37 (31.62%) Hibernate
12 37 (31.62%) Spring
12 37 (31.62%) PL/SQL
12 37 (31.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 37 (31.62%) Oracle Database
13 36 (30.77%) SOA
14 35 (29.91%) Relational Database
15 34 (29.06%) Team Foundation Server
16 32 (27.35%) PRINCE2
16 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
17 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET
18 29 (24.79%) Multithreading
19 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
20 27 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (23.08%) RUP
20 27 (23.08%) PRINCE
20 27 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (19.66%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.68%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.13%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) MS Office
3 4 (3.42%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (42.74%) SQL Server
2 37 (31.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 37 (31.62%) Oracle Database
3 35 (29.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.27%) MySQL
7 5 (4.27%) Neo4j
7 5 (4.27%) RavenDB
8 4 (3.42%) Redis
8 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (29.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.82%) NUnit
3 13 (11.11%) MSTest
4 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.13%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.71%) Subversion
7 2 (1.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.85%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.85%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (31.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Marketing
3 4 (3.42%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) French Language
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.17%) Developer
2 37 (31.62%) Development Manager
3 26 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Architect
4 16 (13.68%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (12.82%) Junior Developer
5 15 (12.82%) Junior
6 12 (10.26%) Programmer
6 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Junior .NET Developer
7 11 (9.40%) C# Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Applications Development Manager
8 10 (8.55%) Applications Manager
8 10 (8.55%) Application Development Manager
9 9 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.43%) .NET
2 54 (46.15%) XML
3 42 (35.90%) Web Services
4 37 (31.62%) Hibernate
4 37 (31.62%) Spring
5 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET
6 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (16.24%) J2EE
8 18 (15.38%) HTML
8 18 (15.38%) CSS
8 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 14 (11.97%) jQuery
10 12 (10.26%) Java EE
11 11 (9.40%) HTML5
11 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (7.69%) Ajax
13 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (5.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) N-Tier
1 16 (13.68%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Windows
2 7 (5.98%) Linux
3 6 (5.13%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.12%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.03%) TDD
3 44 (37.61%) Scrum
4 40 (34.19%) MVC
5 36 (30.77%) SOA
6 32 (27.35%) PRINCE2
7 29 (24.79%) Multithreading
8 27 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 27 (23.08%) RUP
8 27 (23.08%) PRINCE
9 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (13.68%) Change Management
10 16 (13.68%) Refactoring
10 16 (13.68%) AOP
11 15 (12.82%) Zachman Framework
11 15 (12.82%) TOGAF
12 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.55%) Line Management
14 8 (6.84%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (64.10%) SQL
2 61 (52.14%) C#
3 42 (35.90%) Java
4 37 (31.62%) PL/SQL
5 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.84%) C++
7 7 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.98%) VBA
8 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.13%) C
8 6 (5.13%) VB
9 4 (3.42%) PHP
9 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.56%) XAML
10 3 (2.56%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) ISEB
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.71%) MCSD
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Puppet
1 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 60 (51.28%) Oracle
2 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.42%) Zend
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) BEA
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