The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 59 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 12 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.91% 2.45% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.92% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 480 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 66.93% 83.92% 74.66%
Number of salaries quoted 358 420 361
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Unit Testing
South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 27 (55.10%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) C#
2 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.78%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) XML
3 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
5 16 (32.65%) Web Services
5 16 (32.65%) MVC
6 15 (30.61%) Hibernate
6 15 (30.61%) JSP
6 15 (30.61%) Servlets
6 15 (30.61%) J2EE
6 15 (30.61%) Build Automation
7 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.49%) Degree
9 11 (22.45%) CMS
9 11 (22.45%) JIRA
10 10 (20.41%) OO
10 10 (20.41%) Scrum
10 10 (20.41%) Java EE
10 10 (20.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (20.41%) Sitecore
11 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
12 8 (16.33%) HTML
13 5 (10.20%) TDD
13 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (8.16%) Android

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 11 (22.45%) CMS
2 10 (20.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Broadband
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) JIRA
2 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) RSpec
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.53%) .NET Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Web Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (20.41%) J2EE Developer
6 9 (18.37%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Junior
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.04%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.78%) XML
4 16 (32.65%) Web Services
5 15 (30.61%) Hibernate
5 15 (30.61%) JSP
5 15 (30.61%) Servlets
5 15 (30.61%) J2EE
6 10 (20.41%) Java EE
7 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (16.33%) HTML
9 4 (8.16%) CSS
10 3 (6.12%) ADO.NET
10 3 (6.12%) WinForms
10 3 (6.12%) CSS3
10 3 (6.12%) HTML5
11 2 (4.08%) REST
11 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
11 2 (4.08%) SOAP
12 1 (2.04%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Android
1 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (32.65%) MVC
3 15 (30.61%) Build Automation
4 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.41%) OO
5 10 (20.41%) Scrum
6 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.20%) TDD
8 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Android Development
8 4 (8.16%) iOS Development
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
10 2 (4.08%) OOP
11 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
11 1 (2.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) PHP5
6 1 (2.04%) PHP4
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Pega
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