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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 56 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 24 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.37% 1.14% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.36% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 10
Average salary £38,500 £41,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
578 735 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.07% 83.62% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 484 650 656
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) Linux
3 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
4 23 (45.10%) HTML
4 23 (45.10%) TDD
5 22 (43.14%) jQuery
5 22 (43.14%) CSS
6 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
7 19 (37.25%) OO
7 19 (37.25%) Java
8 18 (35.29%) OOP
8 18 (35.29%) MVC
8 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (33.33%) PHPUnit
9 17 (33.33%) HTML5
9 17 (33.33%) CSS3
9 17 (33.33%) Laravel
9 17 (33.33%) Ajax
9 17 (33.33%) Symfony
9 17 (33.33%) PHP
9 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 16 (31.37%) Sass
10 16 (31.37%) SQL
10 16 (31.37%) Apache
10 16 (31.37%) LAMP
10 16 (31.37%) Zend
10 16 (31.37%) Subversion
10 16 (31.37%) Maven
10 16 (31.37%) Change Control
11 15 (29.41%) BDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 16 (31.37%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
2 17 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 16 (31.37%) Subversion
3 16 (31.37%) Maven
4 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.92%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) Log4j
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Senior Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Technical Leader
5 9 (17.65%) Junior Developer
5 9 (17.65%) PHP Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Junior
6 8 (15.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Android Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Graduate
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.92%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Agile Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) HTML
2 22 (43.14%) jQuery
2 22 (43.14%) CSS
3 17 (33.33%) HTML5
3 17 (33.33%) CSS3
3 17 (33.33%) Laravel
3 17 (33.33%) Ajax
3 17 (33.33%) Symfony
4 16 (31.37%) Sass
4 16 (31.37%) LAMP
5 13 (25.49%) XML
6 12 (23.53%) Spring
7 9 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (15.69%) .NET
9 6 (11.76%) REST
10 5 (9.80%) Java SE
10 5 (9.80%) Java EE
10 5 (9.80%) JSON
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
12 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) UNIX
3 6 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) Windows
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) TDD
3 19 (37.25%) OO
4 18 (35.29%) OOP
4 18 (35.29%) MVC
4 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (31.37%) Change Control
6 15 (29.41%) BDD
7 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.76%) Android Development
8 6 (11.76%) Software Architecture
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 5 (9.80%) SDLC
10 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (7.84%) UX Design
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.92%) Data Transformation
11 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.92%) Database Theory
11 2 (3.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
2 19 (37.25%) Java
3 17 (33.33%) PHP
4 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.80%) C#
7 3 (5.88%) VB6
7 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.88%) VB
8 2 (3.92%) C
8 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) MCTS
2 1 (1.96%) MCSD
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Zend
2 4 (7.84%) Sencha
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Google
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + extensive benefits
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