The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 48 54
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 90 144 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.38% 5.04% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 5.50% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 62 63 57
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2439 2617 2809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.54% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1474 1762
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Scotland

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Scotland

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Scotland

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -8 60 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Edinburgh -22 21 £40,000 -11.11% 8
West Lothian -2 5 £44,000 -
Stirling +2 4 £33,750 -28.94% 1
Dundee - 1 £42,500 -
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 69 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.95%) Java
3 60 (40.27%) SQL
4 56 (37.58%) JavaScript
4 56 (37.58%) C#
5 53 (35.57%) SQL Server
6 50 (33.56%) CSS
7 48 (32.21%) HTML
8 47 (31.54%) .NET
9 46 (30.87%) MVC
10 45 (30.20%) Web Services
11 42 (28.19%) jQuery
12 41 (27.52%) Relational Database
13 40 (26.85%) Test Automation
14 35 (23.49%) HTML5
14 35 (23.49%) ASP.NET
15 34 (22.82%) SOAP
16 33 (22.15%) OO
16 33 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (22.15%) Spring
17 31 (20.81%) Software Engineering
17 31 (20.81%) AngularJS
18 29 (19.46%) CSS3
19 28 (18.79%) Degree
19 28 (18.79%) Visual Studio
20 27 (18.12%) Finance
20 27 (18.12%) Oracle
21 26 (17.45%) TDD
22 25 (16.78%) Scrum
22 25 (16.78%) XML

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (10.74%) CMS
2 11 (7.38%) EPiServer
3 10 (6.71%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.70%) IIS
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.34%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (4.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Magento
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.68%) GitHub
2 4 (2.68%) iPaaS
2 4 (2.68%) PaaS
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) Intranet
2 4 (2.68%) Wireless
3 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (35.57%) SQL Server
2 41 (27.52%) Relational Database
3 17 (11.41%) RDBMS
4 14 (9.40%) Oracle Database
5 13 (8.72%) MySQL
6 11 (7.38%) NoSQL
7 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (6.04%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.36%) Big Data
11 4 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (2.68%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (18.79%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (10.07%) JUnit
4 13 (8.72%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.05%) Jasmine
6 10 (6.71%) Git (software)
6 10 (6.71%) Maven
6 10 (6.71%) SoapUI
6 10 (6.71%) Subversion
7 9 (6.04%) NUnit
7 9 (6.04%) Selenium
8 7 (4.70%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (4.70%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (4.03%) JIRA
10 5 (3.36%) Moq
11 4 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (2.01%) IntelliJ
12 3 (2.01%) JSUnit
12 3 (2.01%) Mockito
12 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (18.12%) Finance
2 23 (15.44%) Banking
3 19 (12.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (81.88%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) Java Developer
3 26 (17.45%) Senior Developer
4 20 (13.42%) .NET Developer
4 20 (13.42%) Software Developer
5 16 (10.74%) PHP Developer
6 11 (7.38%) Python Developer
6 11 (7.38%) Senior Python Developer
7 9 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.37%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (5.37%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (4.70%) Designer
9 7 (4.70%) Mobile Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) UI Designer
11 5 (3.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.56%) CSS
2 48 (32.21%) HTML
3 47 (31.54%) .NET
4 45 (30.20%) Web Services
5 42 (28.19%) jQuery
6 35 (23.49%) ASP.NET
6 35 (23.49%) HTML5
7 34 (22.82%) SOAP
8 33 (22.15%) Spring
9 31 (20.81%) AngularJS
10 29 (19.46%) CSS3
11 25 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (16.78%) XML
12 24 (16.11%) Hibernate
13 21 (14.09%) .NET Framework
14 19 (12.75%) JSON
15 18 (12.08%) REST
16 17 (11.41%) RESTful
17 16 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (9.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (8.72%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.72%) User Experience
4 12 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) Tandem
6 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Fintech
7 1 (0.67%) PACS
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.07%) Android
1 15 (10.07%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.37%) Windows
3 4 (2.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.01%) Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.87%) MVC
3 40 (26.85%) Test Automation
4 33 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (22.15%) OO
5 31 (20.81%) Software Engineering
6 26 (17.45%) TDD
7 25 (16.78%) Scrum
8 18 (12.08%) Web Development
9 16 (10.74%) Web Application Development
10 15 (10.07%) SDLC
11 14 (9.40%) iOS Development
11 14 (9.40%) Mobile Development
12 13 (8.72%) Android Development
13 12 (8.05%) BDD
13 12 (8.05%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.05%) SOA
14 11 (7.38%) Kanban
15 9 (6.04%) CRM
15 9 (6.04%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 64 (42.95%) Java
2 60 (40.27%) SQL
3 56 (37.58%) C#
3 56 (37.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.75%) PHP
5 16 (10.74%) T-SQL
6 15 (10.07%) PL/SQL
7 12 (8.05%) C++
7 12 (8.05%) Python
8 11 (7.38%) Ruby
9 5 (3.36%) Groovy
9 5 (3.36%) Scala
10 3 (2.01%) XPath
11 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.67%) C
12 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Degree
2 12 (8.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (8.05%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.67%) HDFS
3 1 (0.67%) KVM
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 27 (18.12%) Oracle
2 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.72%) Zend
4 9 (6.04%) Xamarin
5 7 (4.70%) Adobe
6 6 (4.03%) IBM
7 3 (2.01%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.01%) Reuters
8 2 (1.34%) Perforce
8 2 (1.34%) Sybase
8 2 (1.34%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.67%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) Infragistics
Stirling
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Glasgow
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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