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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 67 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 227 202 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.60% 3.83% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.67% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 216 172 144
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
5142 4322 4176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.63% 81.96% 75.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4229 3742 3638
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +5 97 £38,000 +1.33% 7
Wiltshire +5 47 £36,250 +11.53% 4
Somerset +12 33 £37,000 +16.35% 5
Gloucestershire 0 17 £40,250 +23.84% 1
Devon -12 16 £42,500 +3.65% 4
Dorset -30 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Cornwall -6 1 £19,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 235 (57.60%) Java
2 214 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (46.81%) SQL
4 155 (37.99%) Spring
4 155 (37.99%) Software Engineering
5 142 (34.80%) JavaScript
6 141 (34.56%) HTML
7 136 (33.33%) Oracle
8 135 (33.09%) Scrum
9 127 (31.13%) SQL Server
10 121 (29.66%) C#
11 120 (29.41%) XML
12 117 (28.68%) OO
13 110 (26.96%) .NET
14 106 (25.98%) Degree
15 105 (25.74%) Computer Science
16 103 (25.25%) TDD
17 87 (21.32%) CSS
18 84 (20.59%) Eclipse
18 84 (20.59%) Finance
19 81 (19.85%) J2EE
20 79 (19.36%) Continuous Integration
20 79 (19.36%) Relational Database
21 78 (19.12%) C++
22 72 (17.65%) JUnit
22 72 (17.65%) Web Services
23 67 (16.42%) MVC
24 66 (16.18%) Hibernate
24 66 (16.18%) RDBMS
25 63 (15.44%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 55 (13.48%) JBoss
1 55 (13.48%) WebLogic
1 55 (13.48%) WebSphere
2 25 (6.13%) Apache ServiceMix
3 24 (5.88%) IIS
4 17 (4.17%) Apache
5 15 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.43%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.19%) CMS
8 9 (2.21%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.98%) K2 blackpearl
11 4 (0.98%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.98%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.98%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.49%) SAS
13 2 (0.49%) CICS
Applications
1 32 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Simulink
3 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.94%) Magento
1 12 (2.94%) Shopify
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.74%) Summit
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.92%) SaaS
2 14 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) GitHub
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.84%) Internet
2 6 (1.47%) Network Security
3 4 (0.98%) Firewall
3 4 (0.98%) VPN
4 2 (0.49%) SSL
4 2 (0.49%) IPv4
4 2 (0.49%) IPv6
4 2 (0.49%) IPsec
4 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.49%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.49%) SNMP
5 1 (0.25%) SMPP
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (31.13%) SQL Server
2 79 (19.36%) Relational Database
3 66 (16.18%) RDBMS
4 26 (6.37%) MySQL
5 19 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (4.41%) Big Data
6 18 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.92%) SQLite
7 16 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.94%) Hazelcast
9 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (20.59%) Eclipse
2 72 (17.65%) JUnit
3 61 (14.95%) Ant
4 48 (11.76%) Maven
5 44 (10.78%) Subversion
6 42 (10.29%) Eclipse RCP
7 36 (8.82%) Visual Studio
8 30 (7.35%) NetBeans
8 30 (7.35%) Git (software)
9 28 (6.86%) NUnit
10 25 (6.13%) Jenkins
11 23 (5.64%) Selenium
12 13 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (3.19%) JMeter
13 9 (2.21%) Hudson
14 5 (1.23%) PHPUnit
14 5 (1.23%) Robotium
14 5 (1.23%) Apache Ivy
14 5 (1.23%) Mechanoid
14 5 (1.23%) Robolectric
General
1 84 (20.59%) Finance
2 50 (12.25%) Banking
3 42 (10.29%) French Language
4 11 (2.70%) Advertising
4 11 (2.70%) Electronics
5 10 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 8 (1.96%) Retail
7 5 (1.23%) Marketing
8 4 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.74%) Local Government
9 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 273 (66.91%) Developer
2 105 (25.74%) Java Developer
3 102 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 87 (21.32%) Senior Developer
5 58 (14.22%) Software Developer
6 46 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 45 (11.03%) Java Software Engineer
8 42 (10.29%) Graduate
9 32 (7.84%) .NET Developer
10 27 (6.62%) C# Developer
11 26 (6.37%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 25 (6.13%) Junior
13 24 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
14 17 (4.17%) Team Leader
15 16 (3.92%) Junior Software Engineer
16 15 (3.68%) Junior Java Software Engineer
17 12 (2.94%) Lead Developer
18 11 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
18 11 (2.70%) Java Team Leader
18 11 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (37.99%) Spring
2 141 (34.56%) HTML
3 120 (29.41%) XML
4 110 (26.96%) .NET
5 87 (21.32%) CSS
6 81 (19.85%) J2EE
7 72 (17.65%) Web Services
8 66 (16.18%) Hibernate
9 61 (14.95%) jQuery
10 60 (14.71%) ASP.NET
11 58 (14.22%) GWT
12 55 (13.48%) HTML5
13 49 (12.01%) SOAP
14 40 (9.80%) .NET Framework
15 38 (9.31%) Servlets
16 35 (8.58%) XSLT
17 33 (8.09%) JMS
18 32 (7.84%) JSP
18 32 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (7.35%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 105 (25.74%) Computer Science
2 51 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (11.27%) N-Tier
4 30 (7.35%) Client/Server
5 28 (6.86%) Inversion of Control
6 27 (6.62%) SWIFT
7 25 (6.13%) Mobile App
8 21 (5.15%) iPhone
9 20 (4.90%) User Experience
10 17 (4.17%) Open Source
11 16 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (3.68%) Mobile Payment
13 11 (2.70%) Smartphone
14 10 (2.45%) RIA
14 10 (2.45%) iPad
15 9 (2.21%) GIS
16 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
16 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.98%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.50%) UNIX
2 48 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 46 (11.27%) Android
4 42 (10.29%) Windows
5 35 (8.58%) Linux
6 15 (3.68%) Windows Phone 7
6 15 (3.68%) Windows Phone
7 14 (3.43%) CentOS
7 14 (3.43%) Fedora
8 11 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 10 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.49%) zOS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (37.99%) Software Engineering
3 135 (33.09%) Scrum
4 117 (28.68%) OO
5 103 (25.25%) TDD
6 79 (19.36%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (16.42%) MVC
8 57 (13.97%) UML
9 44 (10.78%) OOA/OOD
10 41 (10.05%) OOP
11 39 (9.56%) Android Development
12 37 (9.07%) iOS Development
12 37 (9.07%) Automated Testing
13 34 (8.33%) OOD
14 33 (8.09%) Problem Management
15 26 (6.37%) BDD
16 22 (5.39%) Refactoring
16 22 (5.39%) E-Commerce
17 21 (5.15%) Performance Testing
18 20 (4.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (57.60%) Java
2 191 (46.81%) SQL
3 142 (34.80%) JavaScript
4 121 (29.66%) C#
5 78 (19.12%) C++
6 41 (10.05%) PHP
7 29 (7.11%) C
8 28 (6.86%) VB.NET
9 22 (5.39%) Objective-C
9 22 (5.39%) PHP5
10 12 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.45%) Python
12 8 (1.96%) Delphi
13 7 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.47%) Ruby
15 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.74%) Perl
17 3 (0.74%) VB
18 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 106 (25.98%) Degree
2 19 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) ISEB
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) MCP
5 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (14.46%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.49%) RACF
4 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (33.33%) Oracle
2 63 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.54%) Google
4 27 (6.62%) IBM
4 27 (6.62%) VMware
5 14 (3.43%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.19%) Zend
6 13 (3.19%) Sybase
7 10 (2.45%) Adobe
8 8 (1.96%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.98%) Citrix
9 4 (0.98%) Juniper
9 4 (0.98%) Cisco
10 3 (0.74%) Telerik
11 2 (0.49%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.49%) SAP
12 1 (0.25%) Sun
12 1 (0.25%) BEA
12 1 (0.25%) ESRI
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
HospitalityGEM
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus profit-related bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Exmouth
WA Consultants
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, 25 days holiday, flexi
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 41,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ADP
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
National Trust
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
SearchTribes
Salary: Salary DOE, + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Blur Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago