The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 66 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 112 99 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.31% 3.17% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 3.94% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 78 52 49
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,600 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Unit Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2838 2511 2356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.87% 80.45% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 1584 1600
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh +27 62 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Glasgow -22 40 £41,250 +3.12% 4
Dundee +15 3 £35,000 +22.80%
West Lothian - 3 £37,500 -
Fife 0 2 £42,500 - 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 132 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (46.25%) .NET
3 110 (45.83%) C#
4 105 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 96 (40.00%) HTML
6 91 (37.92%) CSS
7 87 (36.25%) Java
8 86 (35.83%) Software Engineering
9 64 (26.67%) jQuery
10 62 (25.83%) Hibernate
11 61 (25.42%) Visual Studio
12 59 (24.58%) SQL
13 58 (24.17%) ASP.NET
14 55 (22.92%) Spring
15 53 (22.08%) Degree
16 52 (21.67%) MVC
17 51 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (19.17%) OO
18 46 (19.17%) TDD
19 45 (18.75%) C
20 43 (17.92%) C++
21 42 (17.50%) Mentoring
22 41 (17.08%) Subversion
23 40 (16.67%) Web Services
23 40 (16.67%) Finance
24 38 (15.83%) Windows
24 38 (15.83%) OOP
24 38 (15.83%) LINQ
25 36 (15.00%) Document Management
26 34 (14.17%) Microsoft

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (12.50%) JBoss
2 26 (10.83%) Tomcat
3 25 (10.42%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.50%) IIS
5 17 (7.08%) Apache
6 11 (4.58%) Alfresco
7 10 (4.17%) CMS
7 10 (4.17%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.08%) WordPress
9 5 (2.08%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.67%) Jetty
10 4 (1.67%) nginx
11 3 (1.25%) Node.js
12 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.83%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.42%) Mule
13 1 (0.42%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Project
2 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.83%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.08%) GitHub
4 4 (1.67%) Google App Engine
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.00%) HTTP
2 16 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.33%) PuTTY
4 4 (1.67%) IPsec
4 4 (1.67%) DNS
4 4 (1.67%) DHCP
4 4 (1.67%) FTP
4 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.58%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.67%) MySQL
5 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.25%) Big Data
6 3 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.83%) OLAP
7 2 (0.83%) OLTP
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.83%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 61 (25.42%) Visual Studio
2 41 (17.08%) Subversion
3 30 (12.50%) Maven
4 28 (11.67%) Selenium
5 26 (10.83%) JUnit
6 25 (10.42%) Jenkins
7 18 (7.50%) Git (software)
8 11 (4.58%) Moq
9 10 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.75%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.75%) Artifactory
10 9 (3.75%) Appium
10 9 (3.75%) NUnit
11 8 (3.33%) JIRA
11 8 (3.33%) EasyMock
12 7 (2.92%) Ant
13 6 (2.50%) WebDriver
14 5 (2.08%) QUnit
15 4 (1.67%) Trac
General
1 40 (16.67%) Finance
2 26 (10.83%) Legal
3 25 (10.42%) Law
4 16 (6.67%) Electronics
5 5 (2.08%) Banking
5 5 (2.08%) Retail
6 4 (1.67%) German Language
6 4 (1.67%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.67%) Turkish Language
6 4 (1.67%) Marketing
6 4 (1.67%) Games
7 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Front Office
8 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (70.00%) Developer
2 72 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 53 (22.08%) Software Developer
4 43 (17.92%) Java Developer
5 34 (14.17%) Applications Developer
6 31 (12.92%) Senior Developer
7 30 (12.50%) Programmer
8 26 (10.83%) Analyst
9 24 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
10 22 (9.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 21 (8.75%) Analyst Developer
12 16 (6.67%) Web Developer
12 16 (6.67%) .NET Developer
13 12 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
14 11 (4.58%) Senior Software Developer
14 11 (4.58%) Principal Software Engineer
14 11 (4.58%) C# Developer
15 10 (4.17%) iOS Developer
16 7 (2.92%) Senior Programmer
16 7 (2.92%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (46.25%) .NET
2 96 (40.00%) HTML
3 91 (37.92%) CSS
4 64 (26.67%) jQuery
5 62 (25.83%) Hibernate
6 58 (24.17%) ASP.NET
7 55 (22.92%) Spring
8 40 (16.67%) Web Services
9 38 (15.83%) LINQ
10 33 (13.75%) XML
11 31 (12.92%) WPF
11 31 (12.92%) Ajax
12 28 (11.67%) REST
13 27 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (11.25%) .NET Framework
14 23 (9.58%) J2EE
14 23 (9.58%) Java EE
15 22 (9.17%) RESTful
16 21 (8.75%) Servlets
16 21 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.75%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.17%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.92%) Visualisation
4 16 (6.67%) CUDA
5 15 (6.25%) Open Source
6 14 (5.83%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (3.75%) iPad
8 8 (3.33%) N-Tier
8 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.50%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (2.08%) User Experience
10 5 (2.08%) Physics
11 4 (1.67%) Blog
12 3 (1.25%) iPhone
12 3 (1.25%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.83%) NHS
13 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.83%) Windows
2 30 (12.50%) Linux
3 22 (9.17%) UNIX
4 12 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 10 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.67%) Fedora
6 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.67%) CentOS
7 3 (1.25%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.83%) Software Engineering
3 52 (21.67%) MVC
4 51 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (19.17%) OO
5 46 (19.17%) TDD
6 42 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 38 (15.83%) OOP
8 36 (15.00%) Document Management
9 31 (12.92%) Scrum
10 27 (11.25%) Coaching
11 26 (10.83%) RAD
12 25 (10.42%) Systems Analysis
13 23 (9.58%) Waterfall
14 21 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (6.67%) Software Architecture
15 16 (6.67%) 3D Visualisation
16 15 (6.25%) BDD
16 15 (6.25%) Test Automation
17 13 (5.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (45.83%) C#
2 105 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 87 (36.25%) Java
4 59 (24.58%) SQL
5 45 (18.75%) C
6 43 (17.92%) C++
7 25 (10.42%) VBScript
8 16 (6.67%) VC++
9 15 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.00%) Embedded C
11 11 (4.58%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.33%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.92%) Python
14 6 (2.50%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.08%) PHP
16 2 (0.83%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.83%) VB
16 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.83%) Ruby
16 2 (0.83%) F#
Qualifications
1 53 (22.08%) Degree
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.67%) GIAC
2 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.33%) SLA
2 5 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) Xen
1 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.83%) Firmware
2 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) Puppet
1 5 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.50%) Oracle
3 9 (3.75%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.33%) Google
5 4 (1.67%) Sybase
5 4 (1.67%) Infragistics
5 4 (1.67%) Dell
5 4 (1.67%) VMware
5 4 (1.67%) Kony
5 4 (1.67%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.83%) Zend
7 1 (0.42%) Twitter
7 1 (0.42%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.42%) Informatica
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