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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 83 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 6 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.71% 2.07% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.73% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 9
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
690 623 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.66% 75.70% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 607 593 691
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) System Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) Ant
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 6 (35.29%) OOP
6 6 (35.29%) Ajax
6 6 (35.29%) PHPUnit
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Maven
6 6 (35.29%) QA
6 6 (35.29%) Behat
6 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
6 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) User Stories
7 5 (29.41%) PHP5
7 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 5 (29.41%) LAMP
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) CSS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) Ant
2 6 (35.29%) PHPUnit
2 6 (35.29%) Maven
2 6 (35.29%) Behat
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) Trac
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) PEAR
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) Ajax
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
3 5 (29.41%) LAMP
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Symfony
4 3 (17.65%) CakePHP
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Dojo
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
6 1 (5.88%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 3 (17.65%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
5 7 (41.18%) System Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 6 (35.29%) OOP
6 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) User Stories
7 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
8 4 (23.53%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
10 1 (5.88%) Android Development
10 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
10 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) PHP5
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft