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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 30 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.96% 9.76% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 11.27% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £23,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
127 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 83.01% 86.59% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 121 63 36
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) OOP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend