Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 48 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 135 124 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.85% 5.43% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 5.84% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 117 80 64
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,150 £33,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,350
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 2,183 2,123 2,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.54% 92.91% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,614 1,287 1,271
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 92 (68.15%) SQL
2 89 (65.93%) TDD
3 83 (61.48%) Python
4 82 (60.74%) Finance
5 78 (57.78%) OO
6 76 (56.30%) XML
7 72 (53.33%) BDD
8 69 (51.11%) NoSQL
8 69 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (48.89%) Test Automation
9 66 (48.89%) Relational Database
10 64 (47.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 64 (47.41%) Middleware
11 63 (46.67%) Refactoring
12 62 (45.93%) XML Schema
12 62 (45.93%) Continuous Deployment
13 61 (45.19%) Domain Models
13 61 (45.19%) Virtual Team
13 61 (45.19%) Complex Event Processing
13 61 (45.19%) System Testing
13 61 (45.19%) Bigtable
13 61 (45.19%) MQSeries
13 61 (45.19%) XPath
13 61 (45.19%) PostgreSQL
14 50 (37.04%) C#
14 50 (37.04%) Java
15 33 (24.44%) C++
16 28 (20.74%) OOP
17 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
17 26 (19.26%) .NET

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 61 (45.19%) MQSeries
2 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.74%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
2 2 (1.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (51.11%) NoSQL
2 66 (48.89%) Relational Database
3 64 (47.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 61 (45.19%) Bigtable
4 61 (45.19%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.96%) Big Data
7 3 (2.22%) DB2
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.48%) Ingres
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.74%) Power BI
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.63%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 5 (3.70%) Moq
4 5 (3.70%) NUnit
4 5 (3.70%) webpack
5 3 (2.22%) Grunt
5 3 (2.22%) JIRA
5 3 (2.22%) Subversion
5 3 (2.22%) Toad
6 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.48%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.48%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.48%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.48%) Mocha
6 2 (1.48%) PostCSS
6 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 82 (60.74%) Finance
2 18 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (57.04%) Developer
2 25 (18.52%) Python Developer
3 20 (14.81%) Python Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Java Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) Programmer
5 13 (9.63%) Python Programmer
6 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.67%) C++ Developer
8 8 (5.93%) CRM Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.70%) React Developer
12 4 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (2.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (56.30%) XML
2 64 (47.41%) Middleware
3 62 (45.93%) XML Schema
4 26 (19.26%) .NET
5 19 (14.07%) HTML
6 16 (11.85%) CSS
7 14 (10.37%) HTML5
8 11 (8.15%) AngularJS
8 11 (8.15%) RESTful
9 10 (7.41%) Web Services
10 9 (6.67%) React
10 9 (6.67%) WPF
11 8 (5.93%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.93%) Django
11 8 (5.93%) Entity Framework
11 8 (5.93%) Flask
11 8 (5.93%) JSON
11 8 (5.93%) REST
11 8 (5.93%) WCF
12 7 (5.19%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 61 (45.19%) Virtual Team
2 9 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.96%) Robotics
4 3 (2.22%) Derivative
4 3 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.74%) Equities
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Linux
2 10 (7.41%) Unix
3 3 (2.22%) Windows
4 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (65.93%) TDD
2 78 (57.78%) OO
3 72 (53.33%) BDD
4 69 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (48.89%) Test Automation
6 63 (46.67%) Refactoring
7 62 (45.93%) Continuous Deployment
8 61 (45.19%) Complex Event Processing
8 61 (45.19%) Domain Models
8 61 (45.19%) System Testing
9 28 (20.74%) OOP
10 25 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
11 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (12.59%) SDLC
13 13 (9.63%) Multithreading
13 13 (9.63%) MVC
14 11 (8.15%) Scrum
15 10 (7.41%) CRM
16 8 (5.93%) Software Engineering
16 8 (5.93%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (68.15%) SQL
2 83 (61.48%) Python
3 61 (45.19%) XPath
4 50 (37.04%) C#
4 50 (37.04%) Java
5 33 (24.44%) C++
6 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
7 24 (17.78%) Ruby
8 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.22%) Java 8
11 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
1 14 (10.37%) Oracle
2 6 (4.44%) Cognizant
3 4 (2.96%) IBM
3 4 (2.96%) Sybase
4 3 (2.22%) Solace
4 3 (2.22%) Talarian
4 3 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.48%) Avaloq
5 2 (1.48%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Xamarin