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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 75 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 10 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.15% 1.54% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.07% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 6
Average salary £41,250 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £70,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
709 677 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.21% 74.31% 78.51%
Number of salaries quoted 626 634 643
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 23 July 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (68.75%) BDD
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Selenium
4 7 (43.75%) QA
4 7 (43.75%) Maven
4 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Ant
4 7 (43.75%) Behat
4 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) System Testing
5 6 (37.50%) User Stories
5 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
5 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
7 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (25.00%) Android
7 4 (25.00%) PHPUnit
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) OOP
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) Apache

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Ant
2 7 (43.75%) Behat
2 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) Maven
3 4 (25.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (6.25%) NUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) XSD
4 2 (12.50%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
4 2 (12.50%) Ext JS
4 2 (12.50%) Dojo
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) BDD
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) System Testing
5 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (37.50%) User Stories
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
7 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 2 (12.50%) User Experience Design
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PHP5
4 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft