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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 56 66
Rank change year-on-year -23 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 59 117 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.54% 3.99% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 4.41% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 75 69
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 2122 2654 2770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.35% 90.49% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1714 1688
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +5 42 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Edinburgh -26 14 £42,500 -5.55% 6
West Lothian -8 3 £35,000 -25.53%
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.19%) C#
2 34 (31.19%) SQL
3 30 (27.52%) JavaScript
4 29 (26.61%) HTML
4 29 (26.61%) .NET
4 29 (26.61%) CSS
5 28 (25.69%) Java
6 26 (23.85%) MVC
7 25 (22.94%) Degree
7 25 (22.94%) AngularJS
8 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (22.02%) jQuery
9 23 (21.10%) Relational Database
10 22 (20.18%) HTML5
10 22 (20.18%) OO
11 21 (19.27%) Finance
11 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
12 20 (18.35%) PHP
13 19 (17.43%) MySQL
14 18 (16.51%) Oracle
14 18 (16.51%) SOAP
14 18 (16.51%) Computer Science
14 18 (16.51%) CSS3
15 17 (15.60%) Web Application Development
15 17 (15.60%) Zend
15 17 (15.60%) MySQL Certification
15 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET
15 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
16 16 (14.68%) Magento

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 9 (8.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (6.42%) CMS
3 6 (5.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.67%) IIS
5 3 (2.75%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.92%) Drupal
7 1 (0.92%) MODX
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Magento
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) iPaaS
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Wireless
2 4 (3.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) Relational Database
2 19 (17.43%) MySQL
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle Database
5 14 (12.84%) RDBMS
6 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (10.09%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (8.26%) NoSQL
8 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.92%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
1 10 (9.17%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.34%) JUnit
2 8 (7.34%) NUnit
3 6 (5.50%) Jasmine
3 6 (5.50%) Moq
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (4.59%) Maven
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.59%) Selenium
4 5 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.67%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.75%) JIRA
6 3 (2.75%) NSubstitute
6 3 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.75%) Subversion
7 2 (1.83%) Appium
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (71.56%) Developer
2 17 (15.60%) PHP Developer
2 17 (15.60%) Senior Developer
3 13 (11.93%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.93%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.93%) Python Developer
4 10 (9.17%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Software Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Mobile Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Python Developer
6 6 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Designer
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle Specialist
6 6 (5.50%) UI Designer
6 6 (5.50%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (3.67%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (3.67%) iOS Developer
8 3 (2.75%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.61%) .NET
1 29 (26.61%) CSS
1 29 (26.61%) HTML
2 25 (22.94%) AngularJS
3 24 (22.02%) jQuery
4 22 (20.18%) HTML5
5 18 (16.51%) CSS3
5 18 (16.51%) SOAP
6 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET
7 15 (13.76%) Web Services
8 13 (11.93%) REST
9 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
10 11 (10.09%) Entity Framework
10 11 (10.09%) Spring
10 11 (10.09%) XML
11 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.34%) Hibernate
13 7 (6.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.51%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.93%) Mobile App
4 12 (11.01%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.84%) Apple iOS
2 13 (11.93%) Android
3 5 (4.59%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) MVC
3 22 (20.18%) OO
4 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.60%) Web Application Development
6 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (12.84%) Mobile Development
7 14 (12.84%) SDLC
7 14 (12.84%) TDD
8 13 (11.93%) iOS Development
9 12 (11.01%) Android Development
10 11 (10.09%) Change Control
10 11 (10.09%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (8.26%) SOA
11 9 (8.26%) Web Development
12 6 (5.50%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (5.50%) Scrum
13 5 (4.59%) Integration Testing
14 4 (3.67%) Multithreading
14 4 (3.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.19%) C#
1 34 (31.19%) SQL
2 30 (27.52%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.69%) Java
4 20 (18.35%) PHP
5 15 (13.76%) PL/SQL
6 13 (11.93%) Python
7 11 (10.09%) C++
8 9 (8.26%) Ruby
9 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.75%) C
10 3 (2.75%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.75%) XPath
11 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Degree
2 17 (15.60%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Oracle
2 17 (15.60%) Zend
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.67%) Adobe
5 3 (2.75%) Infragistics
5 3 (2.75%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.92%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.92%) Sybase
6 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
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