The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester 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 19 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 9.52% 4.60% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.43% 6.78% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -29.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Unit Testing
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 83.33% 67.82% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 62 36 69
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Worcester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Worcester region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Worcester

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) OOD
2 8 (88.89%) QA
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) IIS
5 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
5 5 (55.56%) XSL
5 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 5 (55.56%) Change Control
5 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) MFC
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) VC++
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (11.11%) TickIT
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (11.11%) Physics
7 1 (11.11%) Chemistry

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Senior Developer
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XSL
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Physics
1 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
2 1 (11.11%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft