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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 102 85 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 154 164 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.58% 2.96% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.62% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 140 129 120
Average salary £39,500 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.91% -9.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4966 4533 4495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.17% 81.87% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4175 3818 3966
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +25 84 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Gloucestershire -19 20 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wiltshire -28 19 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Dorset -17 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Somerset +3 6 £37,250 +17.13% 4
Devon -2 5 £37,500 +38.88%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 175 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (42.93%) Java
3 151 (40.27%) JavaScript
4 148 (39.47%) HTML
5 146 (38.93%) C#
6 145 (38.67%) Software Engineering
7 137 (36.53%) .NET
8 125 (33.33%) SQL
9 120 (32.00%) SQL Server
10 105 (28.00%) CSS
11 103 (27.47%) Spring
11 103 (27.47%) Degree
12 102 (27.20%) MVC
13 98 (26.13%) Scrum
14 92 (24.53%) TDD
15 84 (22.40%) Computer Science
16 80 (21.33%) XML
17 78 (20.80%) ASP.NET
18 77 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
19 76 (20.27%) Oracle
20 72 (19.20%) C++
21 69 (18.40%) Finance
22 68 (18.13%) OO
23 66 (17.60%) HTML5
24 63 (16.80%) Hibernate
25 60 (16.00%) Windows
26 58 (15.47%) jQuery
27 57 (15.20%) J2EE
28 55 (14.67%) Web Services
29 54 (14.40%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 41 (10.93%) WebLogic
2 40 (10.67%) JBoss
2 40 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 18 (4.80%) Apache
3 18 (4.80%) IIS
4 17 (4.53%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 13 (3.47%) CMS
8 10 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.40%) Joomla!
9 9 (2.40%) Umbraco
9 9 (2.40%) Alfresco
10 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.07%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (1.07%) Node.js
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 27 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.80%) Summit
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.53%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) SaaS
1 3 (0.80%) GitHub
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.00%) Internet
2 12 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.93%) Firewall
4 9 (2.40%) SNMP
5 7 (1.87%) Network Security
5 7 (1.87%) LDAP
5 7 (1.87%) SMTP
5 7 (1.87%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.87%) HTTP
5 7 (1.87%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.07%) VPN
7 2 (0.53%) SSL
7 2 (0.53%) IPv4
7 2 (0.53%) IPv6
7 2 (0.53%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.53%) IPsec
7 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.53%) Relational Database
3 37 (9.87%) RDBMS
4 31 (8.27%) MySQL
5 26 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (5.60%) Big Data
7 12 (3.20%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.93%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.07%) OLTP
12 4 (1.07%) OLAP
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (14.40%) Eclipse
2 51 (13.60%) JUnit
3 39 (10.40%) Subversion
4 38 (10.13%) Visual Studio
5 36 (9.60%) Git (software)
6 30 (8.00%) Ant
6 30 (8.00%) NUnit
7 29 (7.73%) Eclipse RCP
8 28 (7.47%) Maven
9 24 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (5.07%) Jenkins
11 12 (3.20%) Selenium
12 9 (2.40%) Apache Ivy
13 8 (2.13%) NetBeans
13 8 (2.13%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.07%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.80%) PEAR
15 3 (0.80%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.80%) Robotium
General
1 69 (18.40%) Finance
2 33 (8.80%) Banking
3 29 (7.73%) French Language
4 26 (6.93%) Advertising
5 9 (2.40%) Games
5 9 (2.40%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.87%) Marketing
7 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.60%) Legal
8 4 (1.07%) Retail
9 3 (0.80%) Local Government
9 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 255 (68.00%) Developer
2 101 (26.93%) Software Engineer
3 70 (18.67%) Software Developer
4 66 (17.60%) Java Developer
5 62 (16.53%) Senior Developer
6 40 (10.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 32 (8.53%) .NET Developer
7 32 (8.53%) Graduate
8 26 (6.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 24 (6.40%) Junior
10 17 (4.53%) Web Developer
11 16 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
11 16 (4.27%) Senior Software Developer
12 15 (4.00%) Junior Software Engineer
12 15 (4.00%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.73%) Junior Java Software Engineer
14 13 (3.47%) PHP Developer
14 13 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
15 12 (3.20%) C++ Developer
16 9 (2.40%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (39.47%) HTML
2 137 (36.53%) .NET
3 105 (28.00%) CSS
4 103 (27.47%) Spring
5 80 (21.33%) XML
6 78 (20.80%) ASP.NET
7 66 (17.60%) HTML5
8 63 (16.80%) Hibernate
9 58 (15.47%) jQuery
10 57 (15.20%) J2EE
11 55 (14.67%) Web Services
12 54 (14.40%) .NET Framework
13 43 (11.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (10.40%) GWT
15 35 (9.33%) SOAP
16 31 (8.27%) AngularJS
17 30 (8.00%) CSS3
18 26 (6.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 25 (6.67%) XSLT
19 25 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (22.40%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.27%) Open Source
3 30 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (6.13%) N-Tier
6 20 (5.33%) User Experience
7 17 (4.53%) Client/Server
7 17 (4.53%) RIA
8 15 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
8 15 (4.00%) SWIFT
9 13 (3.47%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (2.67%) iPad
10 10 (2.67%) iPhone
11 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.80%) Physics
13 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.53%) DTV
14 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (16.00%) Windows
2 44 (11.73%) UNIX
3 38 (10.13%) Linux
4 25 (6.67%) Android
4 25 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 21 (5.60%) Windows Phone
6 13 (3.47%) Windows Phone 7
7 9 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.13%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.87%) Solaris
10 6 (1.60%) CentOS
11 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.53%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.53%) Fedora
12 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (38.67%) Software Engineering
3 102 (27.20%) MVC
4 98 (26.13%) Scrum
5 92 (24.53%) TDD
6 77 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (18.13%) OO
8 46 (12.27%) UML
9 36 (9.60%) OOP
10 30 (8.00%) Automated Testing
11 29 (7.73%) Web Development
11 29 (7.73%) Problem Management
12 25 (6.67%) ITIL
12 25 (6.67%) OOD
12 25 (6.67%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.13%) Android Development
14 22 (5.87%) BDD
14 22 (5.87%) E-Commerce
14 22 (5.87%) OOA/OOD
14 22 (5.87%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 161 (42.93%) Java
2 151 (40.27%) JavaScript
3 146 (38.93%) C#
4 125 (33.33%) SQL
5 72 (19.20%) C++
6 29 (7.73%) VB.NET
7 27 (7.20%) PHP
8 22 (5.87%) C
9 15 (4.00%) Python
10 14 (3.73%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.40%) PHP5
11 9 (2.40%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.40%) Perl
12 8 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.13%) XAML
13 7 (1.87%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.07%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.07%) Ruby
15 4 (1.07%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 103 (27.47%) Degree
2 35 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.73%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.60%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.87%) qmail
4 4 (1.07%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.93%) Puppet
2 7 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.87%) Nagios
2 7 (1.87%) Zenoss
2 7 (1.87%) yum
Vendors
1 76 (20.27%) Oracle
2 54 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.20%) Google
4 19 (5.07%) VMware
5 17 (4.53%) Adobe
6 16 (4.27%) Sitecore
7 15 (4.00%) IBM
8 13 (3.47%) Sybase
9 8 (2.13%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.60%) SAP
11 5 (1.33%) Cisco
11 5 (1.33%) Citrix
11 5 (1.33%) Juniper
12 3 (0.80%) Telerik
13 2 (0.53%) ION Trading
13 2 (0.53%) Zend
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