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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 59 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 122 86 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.43% 2.74% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 3.38% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 81 45 53
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,250 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
2937 2548 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.55% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1625 1640
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 1 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 1 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 +18 56 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Glasgow -13 54 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Fife 0 3 £43,750 +9.37%
West Lothian - 3 £37,500 - 1
Dundee - 3 £35,000 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 139 (55.60%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (43.60%) .NET
3 108 (43.20%) C#
4 103 (41.20%) JavaScript
5 96 (38.40%) HTML
6 93 (37.20%) Java
6 93 (37.20%) Software Engineering
7 87 (34.80%) CSS
8 69 (27.60%) Hibernate
8 69 (27.60%) jQuery
9 64 (25.60%) SQL
10 63 (25.20%) Spring
11 58 (23.20%) Visual Studio
12 55 (22.00%) ASP.NET
13 53 (21.20%) Degree
14 52 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (20.00%) C
16 46 (18.40%) MVC
16 46 (18.40%) TDD
16 46 (18.40%) C++
17 45 (18.00%) Mentoring
18 44 (17.60%) OO
19 43 (17.20%) Subversion
20 41 (16.40%) Finance
20 41 (16.40%) XML
21 40 (16.00%) Web Services
22 39 (15.60%) Windows
22 39 (15.60%) OOP
23 38 (15.20%) LINQ
23 38 (15.20%) Document Management

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (11.60%) Tomcat
2 25 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.80%) Apache
4 14 (5.60%) IIS
5 13 (5.20%) Alfresco
6 10 (4.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.40%) CMS
8 4 (1.60%) Jetty
8 4 (1.60%) nginx
8 4 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.80%) Node.js
9 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.80%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.40%) Mule
10 1 (0.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 13 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.00%) GitHub
2 4 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.60%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.20%) HTTP
2 18 (7.20%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.20%) PuTTY
4 4 (1.60%) IPsec
4 4 (1.60%) FTP
4 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.60%) DHCP
4 4 (1.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.60%) MySQL
7 3 (1.20%) Big Data
7 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.80%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.80%) OLAP
8 2 (0.80%) OLTP
8 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (23.20%) Visual Studio
2 43 (17.20%) Subversion
3 32 (12.80%) Maven
4 28 (11.20%) Selenium
5 27 (10.80%) Jenkins
6 26 (10.40%) JUnit
7 13 (5.20%) Eclipse
8 12 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (4.40%) Git (software)
9 11 (4.40%) Artifactory
10 9 (3.60%) Moq
10 9 (3.60%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.20%) EasyMock
11 8 (3.20%) JIRA
12 7 (2.80%) Ant
12 7 (2.80%) NUnit
12 7 (2.80%) Appium
13 6 (2.40%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.60%) QUnit
14 4 (1.60%) Trac
General
1 41 (16.40%) Finance
2 26 (10.40%) Legal
3 25 (10.00%) Law
4 18 (7.20%) Electronics
5 7 (2.80%) Banking
5 7 (2.80%) Retail
6 4 (1.60%) German Language
6 4 (1.60%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.60%) Turkish Language
6 4 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.80%) Front Office
7 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (68.80%) Developer
2 77 (30.80%) Software Engineer
3 52 (20.80%) Software Developer
4 50 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 34 (13.60%) Applications Developer
6 30 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 29 (11.60%) Programmer
8 26 (10.40%) Analyst
9 23 (9.20%) Analyst Programmer
9 23 (9.20%) Senior Software Engineer
10 21 (8.40%) Analyst Developer
11 18 (7.20%) .NET Developer
12 14 (5.60%) Principal Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) Principal Software Engineer
14 12 (4.80%) C# Developer
14 12 (4.80%) Web Developer
15 10 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
16 8 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
16 8 (3.20%) iOS Developer
17 7 (2.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (43.60%) .NET
2 96 (38.40%) HTML
3 87 (34.80%) CSS
4 69 (27.60%) Hibernate
4 69 (27.60%) jQuery
5 63 (25.20%) Spring
6 55 (22.00%) ASP.NET
7 41 (16.40%) XML
8 40 (16.00%) Web Services
9 38 (15.20%) LINQ
10 35 (14.00%) WPF
11 33 (13.20%) Ajax
12 28 (11.20%) .NET Framework
13 27 (10.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 26 (10.40%) J2EE
15 25 (10.00%) REST
16 24 (9.60%) RESTful
16 24 (9.60%) Servlets
17 23 (9.20%) Java EE
18 22 (8.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.60%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.80%) Mathematics
3 20 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 18 (7.20%) CUDA
5 17 (6.80%) Open Source
6 16 (6.40%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (3.60%) N-Tier
7 9 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.20%) iPad
9 7 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.60%) Physics
10 4 (1.60%) Blog
11 3 (1.20%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.20%) User Experience
12 2 (0.80%) iPhone
12 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.80%) Derivative
12 2 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.60%) Windows
2 25 (10.00%) Linux
3 22 (8.80%) UNIX
4 11 (4.40%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.60%) CentOS
7 4 (1.60%) Fedora
8 3 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (55.60%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (37.20%) Software Engineering
3 52 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (18.40%) MVC
4 46 (18.40%) TDD
5 45 (18.00%) Mentoring
6 44 (17.60%) OO
7 39 (15.60%) OOP
8 38 (15.20%) Document Management
9 32 (12.80%) Scrum
10 28 (11.20%) Coaching
11 26 (10.40%) RAD
12 25 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
12 25 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 24 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (7.20%) Test Automation
14 18 (7.20%) Software Architecture
14 18 (7.20%) 3D Visualisation
15 17 (6.80%) BDD
16 16 (6.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 108 (43.20%) C#
2 103 (41.20%) JavaScript
3 93 (37.20%) Java
4 64 (25.60%) SQL
5 50 (20.00%) C
6 46 (18.40%) C++
7 25 (10.00%) VBScript
8 18 (7.20%) VC++
9 16 (6.40%) PL/SQL
10 14 (5.60%) Embedded C
11 9 (3.60%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.20%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.20%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.00%) PHP
13 5 (2.00%) Python
14 2 (0.80%) F#
14 2 (0.80%) Scala
14 2 (0.80%) Ruby
14 2 (0.80%) VB
14 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (21.20%) Degree
2 4 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.60%) GIAC
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) SLA
2 6 (2.40%) QA
3 4 (1.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.60%) Xen
2 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.00%) Puppet
2 4 (1.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (13.20%) Oracle
2 32 (12.80%) JBoss
3 30 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.20%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.20%) Google
5 4 (1.60%) Red Gate
5 4 (1.60%) Kony
5 4 (1.60%) Infragistics
5 4 (1.60%) VMware
5 4 (1.60%) Sybase
5 4 (1.60%) Dell
6 2 (0.80%) Zend
6 2 (0.80%) Informatica
7 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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