The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 49 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 11 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.53% 1.39% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.65% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 486 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 76.78% 84.38% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 272 392 287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,350 £51,500
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 Leicester

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Leicester

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 30 (88.24%) C#
2 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
3 24 (70.59%) Automated Testing
3 24 (70.59%) WCF
3 24 (70.59%) WPF
3 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 22 (64.71%) Use Case
5 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 8 (23.53%) .NET
6 8 (23.53%) MySQL
6 8 (23.53%) MVC
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.71%) BDD
10 4 (11.76%) jQuery
11 3 (8.82%) JSON
11 3 (8.82%) Subversion
11 3 (8.82%) OO
11 3 (8.82%) HTML
11 3 (8.82%) Java
12 2 (5.88%) CSS
12 2 (5.88%) XML
12 2 (5.88%) Windows
12 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
12 2 (5.88%) Cocoa
12 2 (5.88%) Xcode
12 2 (5.88%) Objective-C

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.94%) Node.js
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Xcode
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.94%) PhpStorm
3 1 (2.94%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Software Engineer
2 22 (64.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) WCF
1 24 (70.59%) WPF
2 8 (23.53%) .NET
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
5 3 (8.82%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) Cocoa
6 2 (5.88%) iOS SDK
6 2 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Android SDK
6 2 (5.88%) React
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.94%) Laravel
7 1 (2.94%) Sass
7 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) iPhone
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 24 (70.59%) Automated Testing
3 22 (64.71%) Use Case
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
7 5 (14.71%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Android Development
9 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle