Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 101 87
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 57 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.25% 1.97% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.12% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 44
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,415 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.11% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,950 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £48,950 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%

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 2,359 2,458 2,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.28% 93.07% 93.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,461 1,486 1,395
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.41% -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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 32 (56.14%) C#
3 29 (50.88%) OO
4 25 (43.86%) Java
5 22 (38.60%) .NET
5 22 (38.60%) CSS
6 20 (35.09%) HTML
7 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 17 (29.82%) SOAP
9 16 (28.07%) SQL
9 16 (28.07%) MVC
9 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (26.32%) Entity Framework
11 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
11 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
11 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
12 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
12 13 (22.81%) Web Services
13 12 (21.05%) JUnit
13 12 (21.05%) .NET Framework
14 11 (19.30%) RESTful
14 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (19.30%) XML
14 11 (19.30%) SoapUI
15 10 (17.54%) Hudson
15 10 (17.54%) SOA
16 9 (15.79%) Oracle
16 9 (15.79%) OOD
16 9 (15.79%) Hibernate
16 9 (15.79%) Spring

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 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) npm
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) FTP
1 4 (7.02%) HTTPS
1 4 (7.02%) WinSCP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.05%) JUnit
3 11 (19.30%) SoapUI
4 10 (17.54%) Hudson
5 4 (7.02%) ClearCase
5 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.02%) XMLSpy
6 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.51%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.51%) JIRA
7 2 (3.51%) Moq
7 2 (3.51%) NUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Babel
8 1 (1.75%) Bower
8 1 (1.75%) Grunt
8 1 (1.75%) QUnit
8 1 (1.75%) webpack
8 1 (1.75%) XMLUnit
General
1 4 (7.02%) Banking
1 4 (7.02%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (3.51%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) .NET
1 22 (38.60%) CSS
2 20 (35.09%) HTML
3 17 (29.82%) SOAP
4 15 (26.32%) Entity Framework
5 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
5 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (22.81%) Web Services
7 12 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 11 (19.30%) RESTful
8 11 (19.30%) XML
9 9 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 9 (15.79%) JSON
9 9 (15.79%) Spring
10 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (14.04%) Java EE
11 7 (12.28%) Apache MINA
11 7 (12.28%) JDBC
12 6 (10.53%) CSS3
12 6 (10.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Fintech
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) DataPower
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) OO
2 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) MVC
3 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
4 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.54%) SOA
6 9 (15.79%) Microservices
6 9 (15.79%) OOD
7 7 (12.28%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (12.28%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (10.53%) Open Source
8 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 6 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (10.53%) Web Development
9 5 (8.77%) TDD
10 4 (7.02%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.26%) BDD
11 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 32 (56.14%) C#
3 25 (43.86%) Java
4 16 (28.07%) SQL
5 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.28%) Java 8
7 5 (8.77%) Python
8 3 (5.26%) C++
9 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SEPA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) Remedy
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Tableau