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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 49 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 149 101 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.19% 3.21% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 3.66% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 58 88
Average salary £45,000 £40,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2576 2763 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.66% 87.80% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1720 2217
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Glasgow +15 77 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Edinburgh +30 55 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Stirling +13 25 £50,000 -
West Lothian +4 4 £44,000 -12.00%
Fife +5 2 £35,000 +34.61%
Dundee -1 1 £30,000 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 166 (74.11%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (62.95%) Java
3 116 (51.79%) HTML
4 112 (50.00%) CSS
5 109 (48.66%) JavaScript
6 95 (42.41%) JSON
7 93 (41.52%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (40.63%) C#
9 89 (39.73%) OO
10 87 (38.84%) BDD
11 82 (36.61%) Scrum
12 75 (33.48%) TDD
13 73 (32.59%) XML
14 70 (31.25%) Web Services
15 68 (30.36%) jQuery
16 65 (29.02%) .NET
17 64 (28.57%) Jenkins
18 61 (27.23%) RESTful
19 58 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
19 58 (25.89%) Spring
19 58 (25.89%) Maven
20 54 (24.11%) HTML5
21 53 (23.66%) Eclipse
22 51 (22.77%) Subversion
23 49 (21.88%) Software Engineering
24 44 (19.64%) Selenium
24 44 (19.64%) Hibernate
25 43 (19.20%) AngularJS
26 42 (18.75%) CSS3
26 42 (18.75%) MVC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (17.41%) JBoss
2 38 (16.96%) Alfresco
3 31 (13.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 15 (6.70%) CMS
5 12 (5.36%) MQSeries
6 8 (3.57%) Node.js
6 8 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.79%) Documentum
8 2 (0.89%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) GitHub
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) IaaS
3 2 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.79%) HTTP
2 3 (1.34%) Wireless
3 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.48%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (5.36%) BigTable
4 12 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.02%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.57%) JasperReports
7 6 (2.68%) MySQL
7 6 (2.68%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.79%) SQLite
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) MS Access
10 1 (0.45%) QlikView
10 1 (0.45%) Redis
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 58 (25.89%) Maven
3 53 (23.66%) Eclipse
4 51 (22.77%) Subversion
5 44 (19.64%) Selenium
6 41 (18.30%) Artifactory
7 23 (10.27%) Xcode
8 22 (9.82%) Git (software)
9 17 (7.59%) gulp
10 14 (6.25%) Visual Studio
11 13 (5.80%) JUnit
12 12 (5.36%) Hudson
13 11 (4.91%) JIRA
14 9 (4.02%) Cucumber
14 9 (4.02%) Grunt
14 9 (4.02%) NUnit
15 8 (3.57%) WebStorm
16 6 (2.68%) MSTest
16 6 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (2.68%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (17.86%) Finance
2 37 (16.52%) Banking
3 12 (5.36%) Back Office
4 7 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 7 (3.13%) Legal
5 6 (2.68%) Marketing
6 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.34%) Retail
8 2 (0.89%) Front Office
8 2 (0.89%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 187 (83.48%) Developer
2 57 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 31 (13.84%) Senior Developer
4 25 (11.16%) Open Source Developer
4 25 (11.16%) Software Developer
5 23 (10.27%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.27%) Web Developer
6 20 (8.93%) Mobile Developer
7 19 (8.48%) Applications Developer
7 19 (8.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (7.59%) iOS Developer
8 17 (7.59%) Software Engineer
9 16 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 16 (7.14%) C++ Developer
9 16 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (6.70%) Android Developer
11 13 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (4.46%) C# Software Developer
13 10 (4.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (51.79%) HTML
2 112 (50.00%) CSS
3 95 (42.41%) JSON
4 73 (32.59%) XML
5 70 (31.25%) Web Services
6 68 (30.36%) jQuery
7 65 (29.02%) .NET
8 61 (27.23%) RESTful
9 58 (25.89%) Spring
10 54 (24.11%) HTML5
11 44 (19.64%) Hibernate
12 43 (19.20%) AngularJS
13 42 (18.75%) CSS3
14 41 (18.30%) Sass
15 40 (17.86%) XHTML
16 38 (16.96%) Gherkin
16 38 (16.96%) Spring Security
17 36 (16.07%) REST
18 32 (14.29%) JSP
19 26 (11.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (16.52%) Mobile App
3 28 (12.50%) Derivative
4 15 (6.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (6.25%) Fixed Income
6 12 (5.36%) Market Risk
7 10 (4.46%) User Experience
8 8 (3.57%) Animation
8 8 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 8 (3.57%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.23%) Credit Risk
11 5 (2.23%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.79%) Equities
12 4 (1.79%) iPad
12 4 (1.79%) iPhone
13 3 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.63%) Android
2 33 (14.73%) Apple iOS
3 28 (12.50%) Windows
4 25 (11.16%) Unix
5 22 (9.82%) Linux
6 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (74.11%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (41.52%) Continuous Integration
3 89 (39.73%) OO
4 87 (38.84%) BDD
5 82 (36.61%) Scrum
6 75 (33.48%) TDD
7 49 (21.88%) Software Engineering
8 42 (18.75%) Document Management
8 42 (18.75%) MVC
9 40 (17.86%) Open Source
10 39 (17.41%) SOA
11 38 (16.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (15.18%) Web Development
13 31 (13.84%) SDLC
14 30 (13.39%) Android Development
15 25 (11.16%) Open Source Development
16 22 (9.82%) iOS Development
17 21 (9.38%) Mobile Development
18 19 (8.48%) Analytics
19 15 (6.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 141 (62.95%) Java
2 109 (48.66%) JavaScript
3 91 (40.63%) C#
4 42 (18.75%) C++
5 40 (17.86%) Python
5 40 (17.86%) SQL
6 24 (10.71%) PHP
6 24 (10.71%) Ruby
7 21 (9.38%) Apple Swift
8 17 (7.59%) Perl
9 16 (7.14%) Objective-C
10 12 (5.36%) XPath
11 11 (4.91%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.91%) T-SQL
11 11 (4.91%) VB
12 8 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.57%) Korn
12 8 (3.57%) Smalltalk
13 6 (2.68%) VC++
14 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.50%) Degree
3 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) Ansible
2 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 31 (13.84%) Adobe
2 22 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.25%) Oracle
4 11 (4.91%) Sybase
5 10 (4.46%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.79%) Apple
6 4 (1.79%) FatWire
7 3 (1.34%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.34%) Thunderhead
8 2 (0.89%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.45%) Facebook
9 1 (0.45%) HP
9 1 (0.45%) Teradata
9 1 (0.45%) Twitter
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