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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 79 59 96
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 193 196 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.13% 3.87% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 4.81% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 170 177 125
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4942 4079 4227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.12% 80.55% 74.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4001 3482 3736
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 94 £42,500 +25.00% 7
Wiltshire -3 48 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Gloucestershire -2 15 £33,750 +3.84% 7
Somerset -15 15 £31,500 - 10
Dorset -47 8 £30,000 -14.28%
Devon -8 7 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Cornwall -2 2 £23,500 - 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 246 (65.43%) Java
2 204 (54.26%) SQL
3 163 (43.35%) Spring
4 145 (38.56%) Oracle
5 142 (37.77%) Software Engineering
6 136 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (30.85%) XML
8 113 (30.05%) OO
9 112 (29.79%) SQL Server
10 111 (29.52%) HTML
11 106 (28.19%) JavaScript
12 104 (27.66%) Scrum
13 101 (26.86%) Degree
14 95 (25.27%) Computer Science
15 94 (25.00%) Eclipse
16 86 (22.87%) TDD
17 84 (22.34%) C#
18 82 (21.81%) Ant
18 82 (21.81%) Web Services
19 81 (21.54%) Relational Database
20 78 (20.74%) Finance
21 77 (20.48%) J2EE
22 76 (20.21%) RDBMS
23 69 (18.35%) CSS
24 68 (18.09%) JUnit
25 65 (17.29%) .NET
26 64 (17.02%) WebLogic
26 64 (17.02%) JBoss
26 64 (17.02%) WebSphere
27 63 (16.76%) GWT

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 64 (17.02%) WebLogic
1 64 (17.02%) WebSphere
2 23 (6.12%) Apache
2 23 (6.12%) Apache ServiceMix
3 21 (5.59%) IIS
4 20 (5.32%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.60%) CMS
8 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.80%) nginx
8 3 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.53%) SAS
9 2 (0.53%) CICS
10 1 (0.27%) Node.js
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
Applications
1 26 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (5.59%) Magento
1 21 (5.59%) Shopify
2 2 (0.53%) Summit
2 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.26%) SaaS
2 15 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.99%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) Firewall
2 3 (0.80%) IPsec
2 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
2 3 (0.80%) Network Security
2 3 (0.80%) tcpdump
2 3 (0.80%) SNMP
2 3 (0.80%) VPN
2 3 (0.80%) DNS
2 3 (0.80%) SSL
2 3 (0.80%) IPv4
2 3 (0.80%) IPv6
3 2 (0.53%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.27%) DHCP
4 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 81 (21.54%) Relational Database
3 76 (20.21%) RDBMS
4 40 (10.64%) MySQL
5 22 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.59%) Hazelcast
7 17 (4.52%) Big Data
8 16 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.46%) SQLite
10 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.53%) DB2
14 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 94 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 82 (21.81%) Ant
3 68 (18.09%) JUnit
4 60 (15.96%) Maven
5 49 (13.03%) Eclipse RCP
6 47 (12.50%) Subversion
7 43 (11.44%) NetBeans
8 40 (10.64%) Selenium
9 37 (9.84%) Jenkins
10 27 (7.18%) JMeter
11 25 (6.65%) Visual Studio
12 21 (5.59%) Hudson
13 20 (5.32%) Git (software)
14 10 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (2.66%) NUnit
15 6 (1.60%) PHPUnit
15 6 (1.60%) Apache Ivy
16 3 (0.80%) Trac
16 3 (0.80%) Ranorex
16 3 (0.80%) SoapUI
General
1 78 (20.74%) Finance
2 57 (15.16%) Banking
3 49 (13.03%) French Language
4 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.93%) Electronics
6 9 (2.39%) Advertising
7 7 (1.86%) Retail
8 6 (1.60%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 249 (66.22%) Developer
2 116 (30.85%) Java Developer
3 83 (22.07%) Software Engineer
4 76 (20.21%) Senior Developer
5 53 (14.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 45 (11.97%) Software Developer
7 42 (11.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 37 (9.84%) Graduate
9 34 (9.04%) C# Developer
10 27 (7.18%) .NET Developer
11 25 (6.65%) Junior
12 22 (5.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 19 (5.05%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (4.26%) Team Leader
14 16 (4.26%) Junior Software Engineer
14 16 (4.26%) Junior Java Software Engineer
15 14 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (3.72%) Lead Developer
16 13 (3.46%) Java Team Leader
17 11 (2.93%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (43.35%) Spring
2 116 (30.85%) XML
3 111 (29.52%) HTML
4 82 (21.81%) Web Services
5 77 (20.48%) J2EE
6 69 (18.35%) CSS
7 65 (17.29%) .NET
8 63 (16.76%) GWT
9 61 (16.22%) jQuery
10 51 (13.56%) SOAP
11 49 (13.03%) JMS
11 49 (13.03%) Hibernate
12 43 (11.44%) XSLT
13 42 (11.17%) Servlets
14 39 (10.37%) JSP
14 39 (10.37%) ASP.NET
15 38 (10.11%) JSF
16 33 (8.78%) WebSphere MQ
17 32 (8.51%) HTML5
17 32 (8.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 95 (25.27%) Computer Science
2 56 (14.89%) N-Tier
3 55 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (9.84%) Client/Server
5 34 (9.04%) Inversion of Control
6 33 (8.78%) SWIFT
7 26 (6.91%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.46%) iPhone
8 13 (3.46%) Open Source
9 11 (2.93%) Smartphone
10 10 (2.66%) GIS
11 5 (1.33%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.06%) RIA
13 3 (0.80%) SCADA
13 3 (0.80%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.80%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.53%) PKI
14 2 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.10%) Linux
2 52 (13.83%) UNIX
3 40 (10.64%) Android
4 38 (10.11%) Apple iOS
5 22 (5.85%) Windows
6 15 (3.99%) Fedora
6 15 (3.99%) CentOS
7 12 (3.19%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.06%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.06%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.53%) zOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (37.77%) Software Engineering
2 136 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (30.05%) OO
4 104 (27.66%) Scrum
5 86 (22.87%) TDD
6 57 (15.16%) UML
7 54 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
9 34 (9.04%) Problem Management
10 30 (7.98%) MVC
11 27 (7.18%) Performance Testing
12 26 (6.91%) OOP
12 26 (6.91%) iOS Development
13 25 (6.65%) Android Development
14 23 (6.12%) OOD
14 23 (6.12%) Automated Testing
15 20 (5.32%) Content Management
15 20 (5.32%) E-Commerce
15 20 (5.32%) Workflow
15 20 (5.32%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 246 (65.43%) Java
2 204 (54.26%) SQL
3 106 (28.19%) JavaScript
4 84 (22.34%) C#
5 54 (14.36%) PHP
6 50 (13.30%) C++
7 29 (7.71%) C
8 20 (5.32%) PHP5
9 17 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 13 (3.46%) Objective-C
11 12 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.39%) Python
12 9 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.86%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.86%) Delphi
14 6 (1.60%) Ruby
15 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.80%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.80%) Perl
17 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (26.86%) Degree
2 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) ISEB
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (15.16%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.53%) RACF
4 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 145 (38.56%) Oracle
2 64 (17.02%) JBoss
3 45 (11.97%) Google
4 44 (11.70%) Microsoft
5 33 (8.78%) IBM
5 33 (8.78%) VMware
6 22 (5.85%) Zend
7 15 (3.99%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.93%) Sybase
9 5 (1.33%) Sun
10 4 (1.06%) Adobe
11 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.53%) Vyatta
12 2 (0.53%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.53%) SAP
12 2 (0.53%) HP
12 2 (0.53%) NETGEAR
13 1 (0.27%) ION Trading
13 1 (0.27%) BEA
13 1 (0.27%) ESRI
South West
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
NST Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70k + £90k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance & bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £42000 per annum - excellent benefits + training + flexi ti
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits + training + flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago