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 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 63 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 127 87 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.51% 2.83% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.47% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85 51 57
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
2973 2507 2484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.17% 81.66% 76.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 1625 1647
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 -10 63 £38,750 -3.12% 4
Edinburgh +20 49 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Fife +4 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Lothian - 3 £37,500 - 1
Dundee - 2 £35,000 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 138 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (41.04%) .NET
3 101 (40.24%) JavaScript
4 100 (39.84%) C#
5 98 (39.04%) Software Engineering
6 93 (37.05%) HTML
6 93 (37.05%) Java
7 82 (32.67%) CSS
8 73 (29.08%) jQuery
9 71 (28.29%) SQL
9 71 (28.29%) Hibernate
10 65 (25.90%) Spring
11 55 (21.91%) ASP.NET
12 54 (21.51%) Visual Studio
12 54 (21.51%) C
13 52 (20.72%) Degree
14 51 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (18.33%) Mentoring
16 44 (17.53%) C++
16 44 (17.53%) TDD
17 43 (17.13%) Subversion
17 43 (17.13%) XML
18 41 (16.33%) OO
19 39 (15.54%) MVC
19 39 (15.54%) Finance
19 39 (15.54%) LINQ
20 38 (15.14%) Document Management
20 38 (15.14%) Windows
21 36 (14.34%) OOP
21 36 (14.34%) Web Services

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (11.95%) Tomcat
2 25 (9.96%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.77%) Apache
4 13 (5.18%) Alfresco
4 13 (5.18%) IIS
5 10 (3.98%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.99%) CMS
7 4 (1.59%) Jetty
7 4 (1.59%) nginx
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.80%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) Mule
9 1 (0.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.40%) Node.js
9 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.99%) GitHub
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.59%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.37%) HTTP
2 17 (6.77%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.19%) PuTTY
4 4 (1.59%) IPsec
4 4 (1.59%) DHCP
4 4 (1.59%) FTP
4 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.57%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.99%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.59%) MySQL
5 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.20%) Big Data
6 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.80%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.80%) OLAP
7 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.80%) OLTP
7 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (21.51%) Visual Studio
2 43 (17.13%) Subversion
3 33 (13.15%) Maven
4 28 (11.16%) Jenkins
5 26 (10.36%) JUnit
5 26 (10.36%) Selenium
6 15 (5.98%) Eclipse
7 12 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.38%) Artifactory
9 9 (3.59%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.59%) Git (software)
10 8 (3.19%) JIRA
10 8 (3.19%) EasyMock
11 7 (2.79%) Moq
11 7 (2.79%) Ant
12 6 (2.39%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.99%) Trac
13 5 (1.99%) NUnit
14 3 (1.20%) QUnit
14 3 (1.20%) PHPUnit
General
1 39 (15.54%) Finance
2 26 (10.36%) Legal
3 25 (9.96%) Law
4 17 (6.77%) Electronics
5 11 (4.38%) Banking
6 8 (3.19%) Retail
6 8 (3.19%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.59%) German Language
7 4 (1.59%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.59%) Turkish Language
8 2 (0.80%) Front Office
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (66.93%) Developer
2 80 (31.87%) Software Engineer
3 53 (21.12%) Java Developer
4 47 (18.73%) Software Developer
5 32 (12.75%) Applications Developer
6 29 (11.55%) Programmer
7 27 (10.76%) Senior Developer
8 26 (10.36%) Analyst
9 25 (9.96%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (9.16%) Analyst Programmer
11 21 (8.37%) Analyst Developer
12 18 (7.17%) .NET Developer
13 16 (6.37%) Principal Engineer
14 15 (5.98%) Principal Software Engineer
15 14 (5.58%) C# Developer
16 10 (3.98%) Senior Software Developer
17 9 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
17 9 (3.59%) Web Developer
18 7 (2.79%) Senior Programmer
18 7 (2.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (41.04%) .NET
2 93 (37.05%) HTML
3 82 (32.67%) CSS
4 73 (29.08%) jQuery
5 71 (28.29%) Hibernate
6 65 (25.90%) Spring
7 55 (21.91%) ASP.NET
8 43 (17.13%) XML
9 39 (15.54%) LINQ
10 36 (14.34%) Web Services
11 34 (13.55%) WPF
12 33 (13.15%) Ajax
13 29 (11.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 27 (10.76%) J2EE
15 26 (10.36%) .NET Framework
16 25 (9.96%) Servlets
17 23 (9.16%) REST
17 23 (9.16%) Java EE
17 23 (9.16%) JSON
18 22 (8.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.15%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.37%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.57%) Visualisation
4 18 (7.17%) Open Source
4 18 (7.17%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (6.77%) CUDA
6 9 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.19%) N-Tier
7 8 (3.19%) iPad
7 8 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.59%) Blog
9 4 (1.59%) Physics
10 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.80%) Derivative
10 2 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.80%) NHS
10 2 (0.80%) Firmware
10 2 (0.80%) iPhone
10 2 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.14%) Windows
2 24 (9.56%) UNIX
3 21 (8.37%) Linux
4 9 (3.59%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.59%) Fedora
7 4 (1.59%) CentOS
8 3 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (39.04%) Software Engineering
3 51 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (18.33%) Mentoring
5 44 (17.53%) TDD
6 41 (16.33%) OO
7 39 (15.54%) MVC
8 38 (15.14%) Document Management
9 36 (14.34%) OOP
10 29 (11.55%) Scrum
11 28 (11.16%) Coaching
12 26 (10.36%) RAD
12 26 (10.36%) Waterfall
13 25 (9.96%) Systems Analysis
14 24 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (7.97%) Test Automation
16 17 (6.77%) BDD
16 17 (6.77%) Software Architecture
16 17 (6.77%) Stress Testing
16 17 (6.77%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.24%) JavaScript
2 100 (39.84%) C#
3 93 (37.05%) Java
4 71 (28.29%) SQL
5 54 (21.51%) C
6 44 (17.53%) C++
7 25 (9.96%) VBScript
8 18 (7.17%) PL/SQL
9 17 (6.77%) VC++
9 17 (6.77%) Embedded C
10 9 (3.59%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.79%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.39%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.99%) PHP
15 4 (1.59%) Python
16 2 (0.80%) Ruby
16 2 (0.80%) VB
16 2 (0.80%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.80%) F#
Qualifications
1 52 (20.72%) Degree
2 5 (1.99%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.59%) GIAC
4 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.98%) SLA
2 6 (2.39%) QA
3 5 (1.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Xen
1 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.99%) Puppet
2 4 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (14.34%) Oracle
2 32 (12.75%) JBoss
3 30 (11.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.39%) Google
4 6 (2.39%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.59%) VMware
5 4 (1.59%) Sybase
5 4 (1.59%) Dell
6 2 (0.80%) Zend
6 2 (0.80%) Informatica
6 2 (0.80%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.80%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.80%) Kony
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter
7 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago