Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 87 104
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17 -35
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 46 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.88% 2.39% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.58% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 58 22
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £36,250 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.03% -16.18% -3.89%
10th Percentile £32,250 £26,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,750 £58,625
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,292 2,519 2,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.44% 92.64% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,442 1,606 1,357
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,375 £67,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 24 (52.17%) OO
3 22 (47.83%) C#
3 22 (47.83%) Java
4 21 (45.65%) .NET
5 19 (41.30%) Hudson
6 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 18 (39.13%) Web Services
7 17 (36.96%) CSS
8 16 (34.78%) Spring
8 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
9 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (32.61%) HTML
10 14 (30.43%) JUnit
10 14 (30.43%) SOAP
10 14 (30.43%) SoapUI
10 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
11 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
12 12 (26.09%) Java EE
12 12 (26.09%) Apache MINA
12 12 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (26.09%) JDBC
12 12 (26.09%) Fintech
12 12 (26.09%) Java 8
13 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
13 11 (23.91%) MVC
14 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
15 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework
15 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework

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 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Hudson
2 14 (30.43%) JUnit
2 14 (30.43%) SoapUI
3 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.87%) NUnit
5 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) Protractor
6 3 (6.52%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) Grunt
7 2 (4.35%) MSTest
8 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.17%) QUnit
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Senior Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 10 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 18 (39.13%) Web Services
3 17 (36.96%) CSS
4 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
4 16 (34.78%) Spring
5 15 (32.61%) HTML
6 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 14 (30.43%) SOAP
7 12 (26.09%) Apache MINA
7 12 (26.09%) Java EE
7 12 (26.09%) JDBC
8 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
8 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework
9 7 (15.22%) RESTful
10 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
11 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
12 4 (8.70%) CSS3
12 4 (8.70%) HTML5
13 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Fintech
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) OO
2 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
5 11 (23.91%) MVC
6 8 (17.39%) SOA
7 7 (15.22%) Microservices
7 7 (15.22%) OOD
8 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Mobile Development
9 3 (6.52%) OOP
9 3 (6.52%) Open Source
9 3 (6.52%) TDD
9 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 22 (47.83%) C#
2 22 (47.83%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Java 8
4 7 (15.22%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Kotlin
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) R
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) RedGate
3 1 (2.17%) Progress
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau