The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 53 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 6 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.48% 3.90% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 4.86% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 5
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Unit Testing
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
341 288 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.99% 80.22% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 235 256 262
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Luton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) B2B
5 4 (33.33%) B2C
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Papyrus
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) RSpec
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) WCF
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) B2B
2 4 (33.33%) B2C
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PowerHouse
4 2 (16.67%) XAML
4 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) HP