Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 104 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31 -13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 56 34 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.07% 1.49% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.61% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 96
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,625 £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 2466 2114 2810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.13% 92.48% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1374 1772
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,505 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 37 (66.07%) .NET
3 34 (60.71%) Java
4 27 (48.21%) Windows
5 26 (46.43%) C++
5 26 (46.43%) Python
5 26 (46.43%) Jenkins
5 26 (46.43%) DevOps
6 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (44.64%) Linux
7 24 (42.86%) Bugzilla
7 24 (42.86%) Debian
7 24 (42.86%) Maven
7 24 (42.86%) Robotics
7 24 (42.86%) Selenium
7 24 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 24 (42.86%) SonarQube
7 24 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (42.86%) SDET
7 24 (42.86%) Phabricator
7 24 (42.86%) Ranorex
7 24 (42.86%) Artifactory
7 24 (42.86%) MSBuild
7 24 (42.86%) CMake
7 24 (42.86%) NuGet
7 24 (42.86%) Innovative Thinking
8 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
9 14 (25.00%) HTML
10 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
11 12 (21.43%) MVC

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 3 (5.36%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) nginx
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) npm
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Jenkins
2 24 (42.86%) Artifactory
2 24 (42.86%) Bugzilla
2 24 (42.86%) CMake
2 24 (42.86%) Maven
2 24 (42.86%) MSBuild
2 24 (42.86%) NuGet
2 24 (42.86%) Phabricator
2 24 (42.86%) Ranorex
2 24 (42.86%) Selenium
2 24 (42.86%) SonarQube
3 8 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (12.50%) NUnit
5 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.57%) Hudson
8 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (46.43%) Software Engineer
3 24 (42.86%) Development Engineer
3 24 (42.86%) Software Development Engineer
3 24 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
3 24 (42.86%) Test Development Engineer
3 24 (42.86%) Test Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Android Developer
8 3 (5.36%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (66.07%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) HTML
3 11 (19.64%) CSS
4 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (14.29%) RESTful
6 7 (12.50%) HTML5
7 6 (10.71%) SOAP
7 6 (10.71%) Web Services
8 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.14%) Apache MINA
9 4 (7.14%) Java SE
9 4 (7.14%) Spring
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.36%) REST
11 2 (3.57%) CSS3
11 2 (3.57%) JSON
11 2 (3.57%) React
11 2 (3.57%) XML
11 2 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Robotics
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Linux
3 24 (42.86%) Debian
4 6 (10.71%) Android
4 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) DevOps
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 24 (42.86%) Innovative Thinking
3 24 (42.86%) SDET
3 24 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 12 (21.43%) MVC
5 11 (19.64%) OO
5 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (10.71%) iOS Development
8 5 (8.93%) Android Development
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.93%) Web Application Development
9 4 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.14%) TDD
10 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.57%) BDD
11 2 (3.57%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 34 (60.71%) Java
3 26 (46.43%) C++
3 26 (46.43%) Python
4 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.57%) Scala
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) VB6
7 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.79%) ES6
7 1 (1.79%) Go
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.79%) ESRI
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) Teradata