The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 79 81 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 179 164 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.93% 3.13% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 3.95% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 150 149 118
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4908 4149 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.37% 79.21% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 3577 3795
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,646 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Bristol +21 95 £42,500 +25.00% 12
Wiltshire +3 41 £39,000 +27.86% 10
Gloucestershire +15 30 £32,500 - 5
Somerset -29 6 £35,250 +12.80% 4
Dorset -38 3 - -
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
Devon - 1 £45,000 - 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 247 (66.04%) Java
2 229 (61.23%) SQL
3 164 (43.85%) Spring
4 146 (39.04%) Oracle
5 142 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (34.76%) OO
7 116 (31.02%) Software Engineering
8 115 (30.75%) SQL Server
9 109 (29.14%) Web Services
10 108 (28.88%) XML
10 108 (28.88%) Eclipse
11 101 (27.01%) Degree
12 96 (25.67%) Scrum
13 93 (24.87%) Ant
14 92 (24.60%) HTML
15 89 (23.80%) JavaScript
16 88 (23.53%) C#
17 84 (22.46%) Computer Science
18 83 (22.19%) Relational Database
19 81 (21.66%) Finance
20 78 (20.86%) TDD
21 77 (20.59%) RDBMS
22 72 (19.25%) jQuery
23 68 (18.18%) .NET
23 68 (18.18%) Maven
24 67 (17.91%) J2EE
25 66 (17.65%) N-Tier
26 64 (17.11%) Banking
27 62 (16.58%) JBoss
28 61 (16.31%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 61 (16.31%) WebSphere
2 59 (15.78%) WebLogic
3 19 (5.08%) Apache
3 19 (5.08%) Apache ServiceMix
4 16 (4.28%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.74%) IIS
6 7 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.80%) nginx
7 3 (0.80%) CMS
8 2 (0.53%) SAS
8 2 (0.53%) CICS
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Drupal
9 1 (0.27%) WordPress
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (7.22%) Magento
1 27 (7.22%) Shopify
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.61%) SaaS
2 16 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.94%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) SNMP
2 3 (0.80%) Firewall
2 3 (0.80%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.80%) DNS
3 2 (0.53%) SSL
3 2 (0.53%) IPv4
3 2 (0.53%) IPv6
3 2 (0.53%) IPsec
3 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.53%) Network Security
3 2 (0.53%) tcpdump
3 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.53%) VPN
4 1 (0.27%) SMPP
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.27%) LDAP
4 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (30.75%) SQL Server
2 83 (22.19%) Relational Database
3 77 (20.59%) RDBMS
4 45 (12.03%) MySQL
5 27 (7.22%) Hazelcast
6 21 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (5.35%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.48%) Big Data
8 13 (3.48%) SQLite
9 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.07%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.53%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.53%) DB2
12 2 (0.53%) MS Access
12 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 108 (28.88%) Eclipse
2 93 (24.87%) Ant
3 68 (18.18%) Maven
4 61 (16.31%) JUnit
5 59 (15.78%) Subversion
6 57 (15.24%) NetBeans
7 51 (13.64%) Selenium
8 49 (13.10%) Eclipse RCP
9 48 (12.83%) Jenkins
10 42 (11.23%) JMeter
11 36 (9.63%) Hudson
12 33 (8.82%) Visual Studio
13 18 (4.81%) Git (software)
14 7 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.34%) PHPUnit
15 5 (1.34%) Apache Ivy
16 4 (1.07%) NUnit
17 2 (0.53%) Bugzilla
17 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
17 2 (0.53%) PEAR
General
1 81 (21.66%) Finance
2 64 (17.11%) Banking
3 49 (13.10%) French Language
4 21 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.35%) Marketing
6 10 (2.67%) Electronics
7 9 (2.41%) Retail
8 4 (1.07%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 261 (69.79%) Developer
2 121 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 87 (23.26%) Senior Developer
4 67 (17.91%) Software Engineer
5 61 (16.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 48 (12.83%) C# Developer
7 45 (12.03%) Software Developer
8 37 (9.89%) Junior
8 37 (9.89%) .NET Developer
8 37 (9.89%) Java Software Engineer
9 29 (7.75%) Graduate
10 27 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (5.61%) Junior Developer
12 18 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 16 (4.28%) Junior Java Software Engineer
14 16 (4.28%) Junior Software Engineer
14 16 (4.28%) Analyst
15 15 (4.01%) Team Leader
15 15 (4.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (43.85%) Spring
2 109 (29.14%) Web Services
3 108 (28.88%) XML
4 92 (24.60%) HTML
5 72 (19.25%) jQuery
6 68 (18.18%) .NET
7 67 (17.91%) J2EE
8 60 (16.04%) CSS
8 60 (16.04%) GWT
9 50 (13.37%) JSF
10 49 (13.10%) JMS
11 48 (12.83%) SOAP
12 42 (11.23%) EJB
12 42 (11.23%) ASP.NET
12 42 (11.23%) JPA
12 42 (11.23%) EJB 3.0
13 41 (10.96%) Servlets
13 41 (10.96%) XSLT
14 40 (10.70%) JSP
15 36 (9.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 84 (22.46%) Computer Science
2 66 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 49 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (9.63%) Client/Server
5 34 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
6 33 (8.82%) SWIFT
7 26 (6.95%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.48%) iPhone
9 12 (3.21%) Digital Media
10 11 (2.94%) Smartphone
11 10 (2.67%) GIS
12 9 (2.41%) Open Source
13 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.53%) SCADA
14 2 (0.53%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.53%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.53%) PKI
14 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.24%) Linux
2 44 (11.76%) Android
3 42 (11.23%) UNIX
4 37 (9.89%) Apple iOS
5 22 (5.88%) Windows
6 17 (4.55%) Fedora
6 17 (4.55%) CentOS
7 15 (4.01%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.87%) Windows Phone
9 6 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.07%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.53%) Solaris
11 2 (0.53%) zOS
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (34.76%) OO
3 116 (31.02%) Software Engineering
4 96 (25.67%) Scrum
5 78 (20.86%) TDD
6 52 (13.90%) UML
7 47 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (10.96%) Performance Testing
9 34 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 33 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
11 30 (8.02%) MVC
12 29 (7.75%) OOP
13 25 (6.68%) iOS Development
14 24 (6.42%) Android Development
15 22 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 22 (5.88%) Content Management
16 20 (5.35%) OOD
16 20 (5.35%) Mobile Application Development
17 19 (5.08%) Workflow
18 18 (4.81%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 247 (66.04%) Java
2 229 (61.23%) SQL
3 89 (23.80%) JavaScript
4 88 (23.53%) C#
5 60 (16.04%) PHP
6 35 (9.36%) C++
7 30 (8.02%) C
8 24 (6.42%) T-SQL
9 20 (5.35%) PHP5
10 14 (3.74%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.48%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.48%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.87%) Python
13 7 (1.87%) Delphi
14 5 (1.34%) Ruby
15 3 (0.80%) XAML
16 2 (0.53%) VB6
16 2 (0.53%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (27.01%) Degree
2 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.53%) ISEB
2 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 33 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.53%) RACF
4 1 (0.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.27%) Nagios
1 1 (0.27%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.27%) YUM
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 146 (39.04%) Oracle
2 62 (16.58%) JBoss
3 49 (13.10%) Microsoft
4 41 (10.96%) Google
5 35 (9.36%) IBM
6 33 (8.82%) VMware
7 28 (7.49%) Zend
8 17 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.87%) Sun
10 6 (1.60%) Sybase
11 2 (0.53%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.53%) HP
11 2 (0.53%) NETGEAR
11 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.53%) Vyatta
12 1 (0.27%) Twitter
12 1 (0.27%) ESRI
12 1 (0.27%) BEA
12 1 (0.27%) SAP
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