The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 79 82 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 6 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.63% 0.37% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.47% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 33
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
796 635 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.92% 78.01% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 686 581 732
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Unit Testing
Hampshire

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (46.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) PHPUnit
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) Behat
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) PHPUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Behat
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) LAMP
4 2 (13.33%) Dojo
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Android Development
5 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience Design
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP5
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) ATG
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter