The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 49 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 36 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.73% 2.22% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 2.59% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 4
Average salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Unit Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
624 773 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.00% 85.98% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 574 626 649
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 53 (81.54%) TDD
2 50 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (69.23%) MVC
3 45 (69.23%) HTML
3 45 (69.23%) CSS
4 38 (58.46%) Linux
5 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 34 (52.31%) PHP
6 34 (52.31%) OOP
6 34 (52.31%) OO
6 34 (52.31%) Subversion
6 34 (52.31%) Zend
6 34 (52.31%) Git (software)
7 33 (50.77%) HTML5
8 31 (47.69%) LAMP
9 30 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (38.46%) CSS3
11 24 (36.92%) jQuery
11 24 (36.92%) SQL
12 23 (35.38%) Apache
12 23 (35.38%) Maven
12 23 (35.38%) Ajax
12 23 (35.38%) Symfony
12 23 (35.38%) PHPUnit
12 23 (35.38%) Laravel
12 23 (35.38%) Change Control
12 23 (35.38%) Sass
12 23 (35.38%) Jenkins
13 20 (30.77%) C#
14 18 (27.69%) E-Commerce

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (35.38%) Apache
2 11 (16.92%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (52.31%) Git (software)
1 34 (52.31%) Subversion
2 23 (35.38%) Jenkins
2 23 (35.38%) Maven
2 23 (35.38%) PHPUnit
3 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 9 (13.85%) Cucumber
4 9 (13.85%) NUnit
4 9 (13.85%) Selenium
4 9 (13.85%) SoapUI
5 7 (10.77%) SpecFlow
5 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
1 10 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (87.69%) Developer
2 34 (52.31%) PHP Developer
3 12 (18.46%) C# Developer
3 12 (18.46%) LAMP Developer
3 12 (18.46%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 11 (16.92%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Developer
5 10 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 10 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Developer in Test
6 8 (12.31%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Senior LAMP Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (69.23%) CSS
1 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 33 (50.77%) HTML5
3 31 (47.69%) LAMP
4 25 (38.46%) CSS3
5 24 (36.92%) jQuery
6 23 (35.38%) Ajax
6 23 (35.38%) Laravel
6 23 (35.38%) Sass
6 23 (35.38%) Symfony
7 11 (16.92%) .NET
7 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
7 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
7 11 (16.92%) Behat
7 11 (16.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (16.92%) XHTML
8 4 (6.15%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (6.15%) Spring
8 4 (6.15%) XML
9 2 (3.08%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) N-Tier
2 8 (12.31%) BBC
2 8 (12.31%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Life Science
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (81.54%) TDD
2 50 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (69.23%) MVC
4 34 (52.31%) OO
4 34 (52.31%) OOP
5 30 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (35.38%) Change Control
7 18 (27.69%) E-Commerce
8 16 (24.62%) BDD
9 13 (20.00%) SDLC
10 9 (13.85%) OO PHP
11 8 (12.31%) Scrum
11 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
12 7 (10.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 5 (7.69%) Functional Testing
14 4 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
15 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
16 2 (3.08%) Progressive Enhancement
16 2 (3.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 34 (52.31%) PHP
3 24 (36.92%) SQL
4 20 (30.77%) C#
5 9 (13.85%) PHP 5
6 6 (9.23%) Java
7 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) MCSD
3 1 (1.54%) MCTS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Zend
2 11 (16.92%) Twitter
3 8 (12.31%) Sony
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
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