Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 52 49
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 148 96 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.03% 4.87% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 5.23% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 130 71 73
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,966 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £51,000
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 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 2,327 1,834 2,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.86% 93.10% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,685 1,134 1,423
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,600 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 97 (65.54%) TDD
2 88 (59.46%) Python
3 79 (53.38%) Finance
4 78 (52.70%) BDD
5 75 (50.68%) SQL
6 74 (50.00%) OO
7 73 (49.32%) XML
8 67 (45.27%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (44.59%) NoSQL
10 62 (41.89%) Relational Database
11 61 (41.22%) Java
12 58 (39.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 55 (37.16%) XML Schema
14 53 (35.81%) Middleware
14 53 (35.81%) Refactoring
14 53 (35.81%) Test Automation
15 51 (34.46%) System Testing
15 51 (34.46%) Complex Event Processing
15 51 (34.46%) Bigtable
15 51 (34.46%) Virtual Team
15 51 (34.46%) Continuous Deployment
15 51 (34.46%) Domain Models
15 51 (34.46%) XPath
15 51 (34.46%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (34.46%) MQSeries
16 44 (29.73%) C#
17 36 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (18.92%) .NET
19 27 (18.24%) JavaScript
20 25 (16.89%) OOP

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 51 (34.46%) MQSeries
2 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.70%) PaaS
4 3 (2.03%) GitHub
5 2 (1.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (44.59%) NoSQL
2 62 (41.89%) Relational Database
3 58 (39.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 51 (34.46%) Bigtable
4 51 (34.46%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.05%) Big Data
7 2 (1.35%) DB2
7 2 (1.35%) Ingres
7 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) Power BI
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.73%) Moq
3 7 (4.73%) Subversion
3 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.05%) webpack
5 5 (3.38%) NUnit
6 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.70%) JIRA
6 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.03%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.03%) Maven
7 3 (2.03%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.35%) Babel
8 2 (1.35%) Grunt
8 2 (1.35%) JUnit
8 2 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.35%) Mocha
8 2 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 79 (53.38%) Finance
2 19 (12.84%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Advertising
3 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 93 (62.84%) Developer
2 32 (21.62%) Python Developer
3 27 (18.24%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.14%) Programmer
4 15 (10.14%) Python Programmer
5 14 (9.46%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.76%) Lead Developer
6 10 (6.76%) Python Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (6.76%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.08%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.41%) CRM Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Java Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) React Developer
11 4 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (49.32%) XML
2 55 (37.16%) XML Schema
3 53 (35.81%) Middleware
4 28 (18.92%) .NET
5 25 (16.89%) Web Services
6 23 (15.54%) HTML
7 20 (13.51%) CSS
7 20 (13.51%) SOAP
8 19 (12.84%) JSON
9 18 (12.16%) Django
10 16 (10.81%) Spring
11 15 (10.14%) Flask
11 15 (10.14%) HTML5
11 15 (10.14%) RESTful
12 14 (9.46%) AngularJS
13 13 (8.78%) REST
14 12 (8.11%) Hibernate
14 12 (8.11%) React
15 11 (7.43%) jQuery
16 10 (6.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (34.46%) Virtual Team
2 17 (11.49%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.05%) Robotics
4 3 (2.03%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Equities
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.86%) Linux
2 11 (7.43%) Unix
3 6 (4.05%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.03%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (65.54%) TDD
2 78 (52.70%) BDD
3 74 (50.00%) OO
4 67 (45.27%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (35.81%) Refactoring
5 53 (35.81%) Test Automation
6 51 (34.46%) Complex Event Processing
6 51 (34.46%) Continuous Deployment
6 51 (34.46%) Domain Models
6 51 (34.46%) System Testing
7 36 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (16.89%) OOP
8 25 (16.89%) SDLC
9 20 (13.51%) Scrum
10 16 (10.81%) MVC
10 16 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (9.46%) Web Development
12 12 (8.11%) Multithreading
13 11 (7.43%) Concurrent Programming
14 9 (6.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (59.46%) Python
2 75 (50.68%) SQL
3 61 (41.22%) Java
4 51 (34.46%) XPath
5 44 (29.73%) C#
6 27 (18.24%) JavaScript
7 19 (12.84%) Ruby
8 16 (10.81%) C++
9 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.70%) Java 8
11 3 (2.03%) PHP
12 2 (1.35%) ES6
12 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Ansible
1 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.73%) IBM
2 7 (4.73%) Sybase
3 6 (4.05%) Cognizant
3 6 (4.05%) Oracle
4 3 (2.03%) Zend
5 2 (1.35%) Reuters