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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 78 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 8 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.93% 1.70% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.25% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 5
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +61.53%
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
690 666 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.51% 75.34% 83.60%
Number of salaries quoted 612 631 681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (55.56%) Web Services
1 10 (55.56%) BDD
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) Selenium
4 7 (38.89%) System Testing
4 7 (38.89%) OOP
4 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Maven
5 6 (33.33%) Internet
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) MySQL
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Ant
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Ajax
5 6 (33.33%) PHPUnit
5 6 (33.33%) Behat
5 6 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (33.33%) User Stories
6 5 (27.78%) PHP5
6 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) PHP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 6 (33.33%) Ant
2 6 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 6 (33.33%) Behat
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) Trac
3 3 (16.67%) PEAR
3 3 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) Ajax
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 5 (27.78%) LAMP
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) Symfony
5 3 (16.67%) CakePHP
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Dojo
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (11.11%) Ext JS
6 2 (11.11%) XSD
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Android
2 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) BDD
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 7 (38.89%) OOP
4 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
4 7 (38.89%) System Testing
5 6 (33.33%) User Stories
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
9 2 (11.11%) Android Development
9 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
9 2 (11.11%) User Experience Design
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) PHP5
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft