Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 56 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 137 110 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.41% 4.78% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 5.18% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 115 76 32
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £74,500
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,009 2,125 2,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.05% 92.27% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 1,369 1,112
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £28,727
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 108 (78.83%) SQL
2 92 (67.15%) XML
3 82 (59.85%) Finance
4 68 (49.64%) Test Automation
5 65 (47.45%) TDD
6 63 (45.99%) Middleware
6 63 (45.99%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (45.26%) OO
8 60 (43.80%) C++
9 59 (43.07%) Relational Database
10 58 (42.34%) Python
11 54 (39.42%) Java
11 54 (39.42%) Continuous Deployment
12 52 (37.96%) C#
12 52 (37.96%) Refactoring
13 51 (37.23%) PostgreSQL
13 51 (37.23%) BDD
14 50 (36.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 50 (36.50%) NoSQL
14 50 (36.50%) Bigtable
14 50 (36.50%) System Testing
14 50 (36.50%) Complex Event Processing
14 50 (36.50%) Virtual Team
14 50 (36.50%) Domain Models
14 50 (36.50%) XPath
14 50 (36.50%) MQSeries
14 50 (36.50%) XML Schema
15 44 (32.12%) Oracle
16 39 (28.47%) Linux
17 36 (26.28%) Visual Studio

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 50 (36.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.73%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.46%) Firebase
3 2 (1.46%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (43.07%) Relational Database
2 51 (37.23%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (36.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 50 (36.50%) Bigtable
3 50 (36.50%) NoSQL
4 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
5 14 (10.22%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.11%) Power BI
6 7 (5.11%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.38%) MySQL
8 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.46%) SQLite
10 1 (0.73%) Big Data
10 1 (0.73%) DB2
10 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (26.28%) Visual Studio
2 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.49%) Toad
4 12 (8.76%) Subversion
5 9 (6.57%) Eclipse
5 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.84%) IntelliJ
6 8 (5.84%) JIRA
7 7 (5.11%) Hudson
8 6 (4.38%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.38%) Grunt
8 6 (4.38%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.38%) webpack
9 5 (3.65%) JSUnit
10 4 (2.92%) GoogleTest
11 3 (2.19%) Maven
12 2 (1.46%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.46%) JUnit
12 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.46%) Xcode
General
1 82 (59.85%) Finance
2 29 (21.17%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.11%) Law
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 74 (54.01%) Developer
2 46 (33.58%) Python Engineer
3 34 (24.82%) C++ Developer
4 30 (21.90%) Java Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) .NET Developer
6 13 (9.49%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.03%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior C++ Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Development Team Leader
11 4 (2.92%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Software Development Team Leader
11 4 (2.92%) Software Team Leader
12 3 (2.19%) Lead .NET Developer
12 3 (2.19%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (67.15%) XML
2 63 (45.99%) Middleware
3 50 (36.50%) XML Schema
4 24 (17.52%) .NET
5 20 (14.60%) HTML
6 19 (13.87%) CSS
7 17 (12.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 15 (10.95%) HTML5
9 13 (9.49%) RESTful
9 13 (9.49%) XSD
9 13 (9.49%) XSLT
10 11 (8.03%) REST
10 11 (8.03%) Web Services
11 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET
11 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (6.57%) React
13 8 (5.84%) EJB
13 8 (5.84%) JSON
13 8 (5.84%) JSP
13 8 (5.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (36.50%) Virtual Team
2 13 (9.49%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.03%) Derivative
3 11 (8.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.46%) User Experience
7 1 (0.73%) Equities
7 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.47%) Linux
2 18 (13.14%) Windows
3 4 (2.92%) Unix
4 3 (2.19%) Android
4 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (49.64%) Test Automation
2 65 (47.45%) TDD
3 63 (45.99%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (45.26%) OO
5 54 (39.42%) Continuous Deployment
6 52 (37.96%) Refactoring
7 51 (37.23%) BDD
8 50 (36.50%) Complex Event Processing
8 50 (36.50%) Domain Models
8 50 (36.50%) System Testing
9 35 (25.55%) Multithreading
10 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (19.71%) OOP
12 25 (18.25%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (13.14%) MVC
14 17 (12.41%) SDLC
15 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
16 13 (9.49%) Multithreaded Programming
17 12 (8.76%) Waterfall
18 11 (8.03%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 108 (78.83%) SQL
2 60 (43.80%) C++
3 58 (42.34%) Python
4 54 (39.42%) Java
5 52 (37.96%) C#
6 50 (36.50%) XPath
7 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
8 34 (24.82%) PL/SQL
9 24 (17.52%) Ruby
10 10 (7.30%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.46%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.73%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 44 (32.12%) Oracle
2 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.49%) Solace
3 13 (9.49%) Talarian
3 13 (9.49%) TIBCO
4 6 (4.38%) Google
5 5 (3.65%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.92%) IBM
7 3 (2.19%) Avaloq
8 2 (1.46%) Apple
9 1 (0.73%) HP
9 1 (0.73%) Sybase
9 1 (0.73%) Twitter