The table below looks at the statistics for GoogleTest skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GoogleTest over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Test
Rank 902 866 877
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +11
Permanent jobs citing GoogleTest 3 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.016% 0.043% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 10
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary - £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18292 16147 17004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.03% 15.16% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15079 13732 14675
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

GoogleTest
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GoogleTest Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GoogleTest
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the UK.

GoogleTest Salary Trend in the UK

GoogleTest
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 3 £65,000 -
England -25 3 £65,000 +62.50%

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GoogleTest 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 GoogleTest.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) STL
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) CppUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (80.00%) GCC
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) MFC
3 3 (60.00%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) ATDD
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GoogleTest 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 GoogleTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) CppUnit
2 4 (80.00%) GCC
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) NUnit
3 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (20.00%) SCons
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) STL
1 4 (80.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) MFC
2 3 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (60.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) ATDD
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Retrieval
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C++/CLI
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle