Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 91 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -35
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 61 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.40% 2.14% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.31% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 22
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £30,925 £26,500 £26,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,250 £57,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 2,360 2,510 2,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.91% 92.52% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,404 1,516 1,405
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 43 (70.49%) JavaScript
2 34 (55.74%) C#
3 32 (52.46%) OO
4 27 (44.26%) Java
5 25 (40.98%) .NET
5 25 (40.98%) CSS
6 23 (37.70%) HTML
7 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
8 20 (32.79%) SOAP
9 18 (29.51%) AngularJS
10 17 (27.87%) Web Services
11 16 (26.23%) JUnit
11 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (26.23%) Hudson
12 15 (24.59%) SoapUI
12 15 (24.59%) Entity Framework
13 14 (22.95%) Spring
13 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
13 14 (22.95%) MVC
13 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
14 13 (21.31%) SOA
14 13 (21.31%) SQL
14 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
14 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
14 13 (21.31%) RESTful
15 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
15 12 (19.67%) OOD
15 12 (19.67%) Microservices
16 10 (16.39%) Apache MINA
16 10 (16.39%) Fintech

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 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
2 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.64%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) npm
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) FTP
1 4 (6.56%) HTTPS
1 4 (6.56%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 16 (26.23%) Hudson
2 16 (26.23%) JUnit
3 15 (24.59%) SoapUI
4 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.56%) ClearCase
5 4 (6.56%) XMLSpy
6 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.28%) NUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Bower
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.64%) Grunt
8 1 (1.64%) gulp
8 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.64%) Moq
8 1 (1.64%) QUnit
8 1 (1.64%) webpack
8 1 (1.64%) XMLUnit
General
1 5 (8.20%) Marketing
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) Senior Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Java Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Software Developer
5 10 (16.39%) .NET Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.28%) J2EE Applications Developer
10 2 (3.28%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) .NET
1 25 (40.98%) CSS
2 23 (37.70%) HTML
3 20 (32.79%) SOAP
4 18 (29.51%) AngularJS
5 17 (27.87%) Web Services
6 15 (24.59%) Entity Framework
7 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
7 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
7 14 (22.95%) Spring
8 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
8 13 (21.31%) RESTful
9 10 (16.39%) Apache MINA
9 10 (16.39%) Java EE
9 10 (16.39%) JDBC
9 10 (16.39%) XML
10 8 (13.11%) JSON
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (9.84%) CSS3
12 6 (9.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Fintech
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.56%) DataPower
4 4 (6.56%) SWIFT
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.28%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) OO
2 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) MVC
4 13 (21.31%) SOA
4 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
5 12 (19.67%) Microservices
5 12 (19.67%) OOD
6 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.39%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (16.39%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (11.48%) Web Development
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
9 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.20%) Scrum
10 4 (6.56%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (6.56%) OOP
10 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.92%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) JavaScript
2 34 (55.74%) C#
3 27 (44.26%) Java
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 10 (16.39%) Java 8
6 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.56%) Python
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.64%) R
9 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SEPA
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) HP
2 4 (6.56%) Remedy
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau