The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 58 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 4 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.84% 2.92% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 3.89% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
400 257 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.03% 75.15% 72.39%
Number of salaries quoted 321 226 240
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
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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 24 July 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) MS Excel
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
5 12 (63.16%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (57.89%) Web Services
6 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (47.37%) Oracle
7 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
7 9 (47.37%) TDD
8 8 (42.11%) Change Management
8 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (42.11%) AOP
8 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
8 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
8 8 (42.11%) Internet
8 8 (42.11%) SOA
8 8 (42.11%) XML
8 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
8 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (36.84%) SQL
10 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
11 4 (21.05%) CSS
11 4 (21.05%) HTML
11 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (21.05%) PowerHouse
11 4 (21.05%) HP
11 4 (21.05%) WCF

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (63.16%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) Papyrus
Applications
1 16 (84.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) MSTest
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) RSpec
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.26%) LINQ
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
1 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) TDD
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (42.11%) AOP
2 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
2 8 (42.11%) SOA
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) PowerHouse
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB6
5 2 (10.53%) XAML
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) HP