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

Unit Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 101 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26 -13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 60 28 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.28% 1.29% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.40% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 82
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -12.22% +16.88%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,775 £58,750 £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 2,405 2,004 2,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.41% 92.65% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,506 1,341 1,633
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.84% +5.00% -

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 41 (68.33%) C#
2 39 (65.00%) Java
3 38 (63.33%) .NET
4 33 (55.00%) Windows
5 28 (46.67%) Python
5 28 (46.67%) C++
5 28 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 27 (45.00%) DevOps
6 27 (45.00%) Test Automation
7 26 (43.33%) Maven
7 26 (43.33%) Robotics
7 26 (43.33%) Selenium
7 26 (43.33%) Linux
7 26 (43.33%) Bugzilla
7 26 (43.33%) Debian
7 26 (43.33%) Artifactory
7 26 (43.33%) Ranorex
7 26 (43.33%) MSBuild
7 26 (43.33%) CMake
7 26 (43.33%) NuGet
7 26 (43.33%) SonarQube
7 26 (43.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (43.33%) SDET
7 26 (43.33%) Phabricator
7 26 (43.33%) Innovative Thinking
8 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
10 12 (20.00%) OO
10 12 (20.00%) React
11 11 (18.33%) OOP

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 2 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) npm
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) GIS
2 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) QlikView
2 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 26 (43.33%) Artifactory
2 26 (43.33%) Bugzilla
2 26 (43.33%) CMake
2 26 (43.33%) Maven
2 26 (43.33%) MSBuild
2 26 (43.33%) NuGet
2 26 (43.33%) Phabricator
2 26 (43.33%) Ranorex
2 26 (43.33%) Selenium
2 26 (43.33%) SonarQube
3 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (10.00%) Babel
5 6 (10.00%) Moq
5 6 (10.00%) NUnit
5 6 (10.00%) webpack
6 5 (8.33%) MSTest
7 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 28 (46.67%) Software Engineer
3 26 (43.33%) Development Engineer
3 26 (43.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 26 (43.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 26 (43.33%) Test Development Engineer
3 26 (43.33%) Test Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (3.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) React
3 9 (15.00%) Spring
4 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.67%) HTML
4 7 (11.67%) Redux
5 6 (10.00%) CSS
5 6 (10.00%) Enzyme
5 6 (10.00%) Jest
5 6 (10.00%) WCF
6 4 (6.67%) Apache MINA
6 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.67%) HTML5
6 4 (6.67%) Java SE
6 4 (6.67%) Node.js
6 4 (6.67%) RESTful
7 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) Robotics
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Debian
2 26 (43.33%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) DevOps
1 27 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (43.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 26 (43.33%) Innovative Thinking
2 26 (43.33%) SDET
3 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) OO
5 11 (18.33%) OOP
6 10 (16.67%) MVC
7 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.67%) TDD
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.33%) SDLC
10 4 (6.67%) Scrum
11 3 (5.00%) Mobile Development
12 2 (3.33%) Android Development
12 2 (3.33%) BDD
12 2 (3.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) C#
2 39 (65.00%) Java
3 28 (46.67%) C++
3 28 (46.67%) Python
4 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.00%) ES6
6 5 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.33%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) VB6
8 1 (1.67%) F#
8 1 (1.67%) Go
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.67%) ESRI
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Teradata