The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 93 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 177 190 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.96% 3.12% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.78% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 158 167 176
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5086 5022 4169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.05% 82.54% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4250 4068 3569
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Bristol -18 83 £42,500 - 6
Wiltshire -6 41 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Dorset +16 20 £39,000 +30.00% 5
Somerset +3 13 £45,000 +42.85% 6
Gloucestershire -18 13 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Cornwall -3 5 £37,500 +59.57%
Devon -10 2 £37,500 -14.28% 4
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 137 (43.77%) C#
2 136 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (41.21%) .NET
4 128 (40.89%) SQL
5 113 (36.10%) JavaScript
6 111 (35.46%) Software Engineering
7 108 (34.50%) TDD
7 108 (34.50%) Java
8 98 (31.31%) SQL Server
9 92 (29.39%) HTML
10 91 (29.07%) MVC
11 84 (26.84%) OO
12 83 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
13 82 (26.20%) CSS
14 75 (23.96%) jQuery
15 74 (23.64%) Web Services
16 73 (23.32%) Windows
17 72 (23.00%) Scrum
17 72 (23.00%) Degree
18 71 (22.68%) Apple iOS
19 70 (22.36%) Git (software)
20 60 (19.17%) iOS Development
21 54 (17.25%) Visual Studio
21 54 (17.25%) Team Foundation Server
22 53 (16.93%) Finance
23 52 (16.61%) XML
24 51 (16.29%) Computer Science
25 50 (15.97%) ASP.NET
25 50 (15.97%) Android
26 48 (15.34%) SDLC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 42 (13.42%) WebLogic
2 37 (11.82%) JBoss
2 37 (11.82%) WebSphere
3 19 (6.07%) Apache ServiceMix
4 10 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.56%) Node.js
6 5 (1.60%) CICS
7 4 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.28%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.28%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.96%) Apache
9 2 (0.64%) IIS
9 2 (0.64%) CMS
9 2 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.63%) Internet
2 18 (5.75%) SMPP
2 18 (5.75%) SMS
2 18 (5.75%) SMTP
3 4 (1.28%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.64%) LDAP
4 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.95%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.63%) MySQL
4 26 (8.31%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.19%) SQLite
8 7 (2.24%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.24%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.60%) DB2
9 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.28%) OLAP
11 2 (0.64%) Big Data
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.32%) Redis
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) OLTP
12 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 70 (22.36%) Git (software)
2 54 (17.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (17.25%) Visual Studio
3 47 (15.02%) Eclipse
4 45 (14.38%) Subversion
5 32 (10.22%) JUnit
6 29 (9.27%) Jenkins
7 28 (8.95%) Eclipse RCP
7 28 (8.95%) Ant
7 28 (8.95%) Xcode
7 28 (8.95%) Maven
8 13 (4.15%) PHPUnit
9 7 (2.24%) jMock
9 7 (2.24%) NetBeans
10 6 (1.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (1.60%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.28%) Robotium
12 4 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (1.28%) NUnit
12 4 (1.28%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 53 (16.93%) Finance
2 29 (9.27%) Banking
3 28 (8.95%) Telecoms
4 27 (8.63%) Marketing
5 24 (7.67%) Advertising
6 20 (6.39%) Games
7 15 (4.79%) Retail
8 11 (3.51%) French Language
9 8 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.56%) Electronics
10 4 (1.28%) Law
11 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 235 (75.08%) Developer
2 72 (23.00%) Software Developer
3 68 (21.73%) Software Engineer
4 63 (20.13%) .NET Developer
5 56 (17.89%) Senior Developer
6 31 (9.90%) Java Developer
7 30 (9.58%) C# Developer
8 23 (7.35%) Applications Developer
8 23 (7.35%) PHP Developer
8 23 (7.35%) iOS Developer
9 22 (7.03%) Senior .NET Developer
10 20 (6.39%) Lead Developer
11 18 (5.75%) Web Developer
11 18 (5.75%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.47%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (4.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 13 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (3.51%) Lead Software Engineer
14 11 (3.51%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (41.21%) .NET
2 92 (29.39%) HTML
3 82 (26.20%) CSS
4 75 (23.96%) jQuery
5 74 (23.64%) Web Services
6 52 (16.61%) XML
7 50 (15.97%) ASP.NET
8 48 (15.34%) .NET Framework
9 43 (13.74%) Spring
10 42 (13.42%) J2EE
11 37 (11.82%) GWT
12 32 (10.22%) SOAP
13 30 (9.58%) JSP
14 28 (8.95%) REST
15 27 (8.63%) Entity Framework
15 27 (8.63%) WCF
16 26 (8.31%) Ajax
17 25 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (7.35%) Servlets
18 23 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.29%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.27%) Mobile App
3 26 (8.31%) User Experience
3 26 (8.31%) iPhone
4 25 (7.99%) N-Tier
5 23 (7.35%) iPad
6 21 (6.71%) Client/Server
7 20 (6.39%) Inversion of Control
8 19 (6.07%) SWIFT
9 18 (5.75%) Xbox
10 16 (5.11%) Digital Media
11 13 (4.15%) Smartphone
11 13 (4.15%) Data Structures
12 9 (2.88%) Algorithms
12 9 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.88%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (2.88%) Animation
13 8 (2.56%) DTV
13 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (23.32%) Windows
2 71 (22.68%) Apple iOS
3 50 (15.97%) Android
4 43 (13.74%) UNIX
5 33 (10.54%) Windows Phone
6 25 (7.99%) Windows 8
7 23 (7.35%) Linux
8 13 (4.15%) Windows Mobile
9 11 (3.51%) Windows CE
10 8 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
11 5 (1.60%) zOS
12 4 (1.28%) CentOS
13 3 (0.96%) Fedora
14 2 (0.64%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (35.46%) Software Engineering
3 108 (34.50%) TDD
4 91 (29.07%) MVC
5 84 (26.84%) OO
6 83 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (23.00%) Scrum
8 60 (19.17%) iOS Development
9 48 (15.34%) SDLC
10 45 (14.38%) Android Development
10 45 (14.38%) UML
11 39 (12.46%) System Testing
12 30 (9.58%) BDD
12 30 (9.58%) OOP
13 28 (8.95%) Multithreading
14 25 (7.99%) MVVM
14 25 (7.99%) OOD
15 24 (7.67%) Problem Management
16 21 (6.71%) Web Development
16 21 (6.71%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 137 (43.77%) C#
2 128 (40.89%) SQL
3 113 (36.10%) JavaScript
4 108 (34.50%) Java
5 43 (13.74%) Objective-C
6 34 (10.86%) PHP
7 26 (8.31%) T-SQL
8 25 (7.99%) XAML
8 25 (7.99%) VB.NET
9 23 (7.35%) C++
10 19 (6.07%) C
11 6 (1.92%) Python
12 5 (1.60%) PHP5
13 4 (1.28%) Ruby
13 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.28%) VB
14 2 (0.64%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.64%) Perl
14 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (23.00%) Degree
2 20 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.35%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.60%) RACF
4 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (3.51%) Puppet
2 5 (1.60%) zSecure
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (12.14%) Google
2 36 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.90%) Oracle
4 25 (7.99%) Xamarin
5 24 (7.67%) Sybase
6 20 (6.39%) VMware
7 13 (4.15%) BEA
8 10 (3.19%) Zend
9 8 (2.56%) ATG
9 8 (2.56%) SAP
10 6 (1.92%) IBM
10 6 (1.92%) Apple
10 6 (1.92%) Netbiscuits
10 6 (1.92%) Kony
10 6 (1.92%) Sencha
10 6 (1.92%) Volantis
10 6 (1.92%) Appcelerator
11 4 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.28%) Adobe
12 2 (0.64%) Cognos
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexi-time
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £34 - £29000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago
Taunton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago