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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 57 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 16 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.33% 1.95% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.33% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 16
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -3.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 472 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 68.70% 83.69% 76.52%
Number of salaries quoted 397 412 369
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 31 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 30 (62.50%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) C#
2 29 (60.42%) ASP.NET
3 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 21 (43.75%) XML
4 20 (41.67%) MVC
5 16 (33.33%) Java
5 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (29.17%) Web Services
7 13 (27.08%) J2EE
7 13 (27.08%) JSP
7 13 (27.08%) Servlets
7 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
7 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (27.08%) Build Automation
8 11 (22.92%) HTML
9 10 (20.83%) OO
9 10 (20.83%) Degree
9 10 (20.83%) JIRA
9 10 (20.83%) Scrum
9 10 (20.83%) CMS
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 9 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (18.75%) Sitecore
10 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 8 (16.67%) Android
11 8 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (20.83%) CMS
2 9 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Broadband
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) JIRA
2 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Web Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 8 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) ASP.NET
3 21 (43.75%) XML
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
5 13 (27.08%) J2EE
5 13 (27.08%) JSP
5 13 (27.08%) Servlets
5 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
6 11 (22.92%) HTML
7 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (16.67%) Java EE
9 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET
10 4 (8.33%) SOAP
11 3 (6.25%) CSS3
11 3 (6.25%) HTML5
11 3 (6.25%) Ajax
11 3 (6.25%) WinForms
11 3 (6.25%) CSS
12 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
13 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 8 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) MVC
2 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) Build Automation
4 10 (20.83%) OO
4 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (16.67%) Android Development
6 8 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (4.17%) OOP
10 1 (2.08%) Kanban
10 1 (2.08%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) C#
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) VB
4 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) PHP5
5 1 (2.08%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Pega
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