Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 111 61
Rank change year-on-year +33 -50 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 65 27 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.46% 1.23% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.32% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58 18 99
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £26,500 £33,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,225 £57,875 £50,000
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 2,419 2,051 2,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.46% 93.40% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,589 1,318 1,602
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,925 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 47 (72.31%) C#
2 44 (67.69%) .NET
3 28 (43.08%) MVC
4 27 (41.54%) Java
5 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (33.85%) Windows
7 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
8 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
9 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
9 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
9 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
9 17 (26.15%) React
10 16 (24.62%) OO
11 15 (23.08%) Python
11 15 (23.08%) Linux
11 15 (23.08%) C++
11 15 (23.08%) Bugzilla
11 15 (23.08%) Debian
11 15 (23.08%) Maven
11 15 (23.08%) CMake
11 15 (23.08%) MSBuild
11 15 (23.08%) NuGet
11 15 (23.08%) Selenium
11 15 (23.08%) Robotics
11 15 (23.08%) SonarQube
11 15 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (23.08%) SDET
11 15 (23.08%) Artifactory
11 15 (23.08%) Ranorex

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 6 (9.23%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) EPiServer
2 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) NuGet
2 7 (10.77%) npm
3 2 (3.08%) GitHub
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.08%) Artifactory
2 15 (23.08%) Bugzilla
2 15 (23.08%) CMake
2 15 (23.08%) Maven
2 15 (23.08%) MSBuild
2 15 (23.08%) Phabricator
2 15 (23.08%) Ranorex
2 15 (23.08%) Selenium
2 15 (23.08%) SonarQube
3 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.92%) Moq
4 10 (15.38%) NUnit
5 8 (12.31%) MSTest
5 8 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (10.77%) Babel
6 7 (10.77%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (10.77%) webpack
7 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.62%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Advertising
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.15%) Software Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Development Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Software Development Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Test Development Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 14 (21.54%) C# Developer
6 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (6.15%) React Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) .NET
2 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
2 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (26.15%) React
3 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
4 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
5 11 (16.92%) Redux
6 10 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 10 (15.38%) Spring
7 8 (12.31%) CSS
7 8 (12.31%) HTML
8 7 (10.77%) Enzyme
8 7 (10.77%) Jest
8 7 (10.77%) WCF
9 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.23%) jQuery
9 6 (9.23%) Node.js
10 4 (6.15%) HTML5
10 4 (6.15%) LINQ
10 4 (6.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Robotics
2 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Debian
2 15 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) MVC
2 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
4 16 (24.62%) OO
5 15 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (23.08%) DevOps
5 15 (23.08%) Innovative Thinking
5 15 (23.08%) SDET
6 13 (20.00%) OOP
6 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.46%) TDD
8 7 (10.77%) BDD
8 7 (10.77%) SDLC
9 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.23%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.23%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.69%) Front End Development
11 4 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (72.31%) C#
2 27 (41.54%) Java
3 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.08%) C++
4 15 (23.08%) Python
5 13 (20.00%) SQL
6 7 (10.77%) ES6
7 4 (6.15%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.62%) Java 8
8 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.08%) F#
9 2 (3.08%) VB
9 2 (3.08%) VB6
10 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Teradata