Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 100 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -29 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 58 46 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.17% 1.86% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.01% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 78
Edinburgh median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,650 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £51,250 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,490 2,294 2,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.26% 92.65% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,564 1,431 1,458
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,790 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 39 (67.24%) C#
2 33 (56.90%) .NET
3 29 (50.00%) MVC
4 25 (43.10%) Java
4 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
5 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET
6 21 (36.21%) OO
7 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 20 (34.48%) SQL
7 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
10 14 (24.14%) Entity Framework
11 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
11 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
11 13 (22.41%) CSS
12 12 (20.69%) XML
12 12 (20.69%) TDD
13 11 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.97%) SOAP
13 11 (18.97%) HTML
13 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (17.24%) Oracle
14 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (15.52%) JSON
15 9 (15.52%) Python
16 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
16 8 (13.79%) CMS

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.79%) CMS
2 5 (8.62%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.17%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) GitHub
1 4 (6.90%) NuGet
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) npm
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) FTP
1 4 (6.90%) HTTPS
1 4 (6.90%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.07%) NUnit
3 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.34%) Moq
5 4 (6.90%) Artifactory
5 4 (6.90%) Bugzilla
5 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
5 4 (6.90%) CMake
5 4 (6.90%) JUnit
5 4 (6.90%) Maven
5 4 (6.90%) MSBuild
5 4 (6.90%) Phabricator
5 4 (6.90%) Ranorex
5 4 (6.90%) Selenium
5 4 (6.90%) SonarQube
5 4 (6.90%) XMLSpy
6 3 (5.17%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Software Developer
3 15 (25.86%) .NET Developer
4 12 (20.69%) C# Developer
5 11 (18.97%) Software Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.62%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Development Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (56.90%) .NET
2 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET
3 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
5 14 (24.14%) Entity Framework
6 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
6 13 (22.41%) CSS
7 12 (20.69%) XML
8 11 (18.97%) HTML
8 11 (18.97%) SOAP
9 9 (15.52%) JSON
10 7 (12.07%) jQuery
10 7 (12.07%) React
10 7 (12.07%) Web Services
11 5 (8.62%) LINQ
11 5 (8.62%) NHibernate
11 5 (8.62%) REST
12 4 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
12 4 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) DataPower
2 4 (6.90%) Robotics
2 4 (6.90%) SWIFT
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Debian
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) MVC
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) OO
4 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 12 (20.69%) TDD
6 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) BDD
7 7 (12.07%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (12.07%) Pair Programming
7 7 (12.07%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) DevOps
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (6.90%) Innovative Thinking
10 4 (6.90%) OOP
10 4 (6.90%) SDET
10 4 (6.90%) SDLC
10 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) C#
2 25 (43.10%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 20 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (15.52%) Python
5 7 (12.07%) C++
5 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.62%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.72%) ES6
7 1 (1.72%) F#
7 1 (1.72%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SEPA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) HP
3 4 (6.90%) Remedy
4 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.72%) IBM