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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Test
Rank 897 927 837
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -90
Permanent jobs citing GoogleTest 11 2 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.002% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.061% 0.010% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 40
Average salary £85,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.79% +16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +32.85%

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
18025 19413 16506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 16.06% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15142 15983 14018
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GoogleTest over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 within the UK.

GoogleTest Salary Histogram in the UK

GoogleTest
Top 11 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 20 April 2015. 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
England +36 11 £85,000 +82.79% 4
London - 6 £85,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £29,000 - 3
South East - 3 £29,000 - 3
Hook - 3 £29,000 -
East of England +38 1 £42,500 -8.60%
Cambridge +11 1 £42,500 -8.60%
Cambridgeshire +10 1 £42,500 -8.60%
Warwick - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -

GoogleTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 42 (87.50%) Linux
2 40 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (81.25%) Windows
4 36 (75.00%) C++
5 32 (66.67%) STL
6 31 (64.58%) OO
7 30 (62.50%) Multithreading
8 28 (58.33%) Scrum
8 28 (58.33%) HTML
8 28 (58.33%) HTML5
9 27 (56.25%) GCC
9 27 (56.25%) Low Latency
9 27 (56.25%) Relational Database
9 27 (56.25%) MFC
9 27 (56.25%) MySQL
9 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
9 27 (56.25%) Visual Studio
9 27 (56.25%) Finance
9 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
9 27 (56.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 27 (56.25%) Fixed Income
9 27 (56.25%) TDD
9 27 (56.25%) Pair Programming
9 27 (56.25%) Kanban
9 27 (56.25%) FIX Protocol
9 27 (56.25%) QA
10 18 (37.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 18 (37.50%) Google
11 17 (35.42%) CppUnit

GoogleTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Towers Watson Igloo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (56.25%) MySQL
1 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
1 27 (56.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Visual Studio
1 27 (56.25%) GCC
2 17 (35.42%) CppUnit
3 16 (33.33%) NUnit
4 13 (27.08%) FitNesse
4 13 (27.08%) SpecFlow
4 13 (27.08%) Cucumber
5 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 12 (25.00%) Selenium
5 12 (25.00%) JMeter
6 3 (6.25%) Ant
6 3 (6.25%) ClearCase
6 3 (6.25%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.08%) FxCop
General
1 27 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Developer
2 28 (58.33%) C++ Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Software Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Software Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Automation Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) STL
2 28 (58.33%) HTML
2 28 (58.33%) HTML5
3 27 (56.25%) MFC
3 27 (56.25%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (37.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 27 (56.25%) Fixed Income
2 13 (27.08%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (27.08%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.25%) Derivative
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Linux
2 39 (81.25%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) UNIX
4 12 (25.00%) Android
4 12 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (64.58%) OO
3 30 (62.50%) Multithreading
4 28 (58.33%) Scrum
5 27 (56.25%) Kanban
5 27 (56.25%) Low Latency
5 27 (56.25%) TDD
5 27 (56.25%) Pair Programming
6 13 (27.08%) BDD
6 13 (27.08%) ATDD
6 13 (27.08%) Agile Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.67%) UML
10 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (6.25%) OOD
11 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.25%) Project Management
11 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 36 (75.00%) C++
3 12 (25.00%) Groovy
4 4 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) Google