Period
to 8 December 2019

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 6 months to 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 63 94
Rank change year-on-year -57 +31 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 99 219 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.18% 4.13% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 4.39% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 73 179 121
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,216 4,992 5,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.76% 94.14% 92.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,564 3,207 3,376
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,705
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.66% +0.46%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,525 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,331 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.32% +4.66% +4.17%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 8 December 2019.

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 6 months to 8 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 53 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Glasgow -45 41 £46,000 +2.22% 12
Fife - 2 £45,000 - 3
Stirling -3 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 41 (41.41%) JavaScript
2 38 (38.38%) C#
3 34 (34.34%) HTML
4 30 (30.30%) CSS
4 30 (30.30%) Software Engineering
5 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (26.26%) Java
7 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (25.25%) HTML5
8 24 (24.24%) React
9 23 (23.23%) .NET
10 21 (21.21%) SQL
11 20 (20.20%) Mobile App
12 19 (19.19%) CSS3
12 19 (19.19%) OO
12 19 (19.19%) Front End Development
13 17 (17.17%) TypeScript
14 16 (16.16%) REST
14 16 (16.16%) Degree
15 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
16 14 (14.14%) Big Data
16 14 (14.14%) TDD
17 13 (13.13%) ES6
17 13 (13.13%) Spring
17 13 (13.13%) Web Development
17 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
17 13 (13.13%) PHP
17 13 (13.13%) Sass
17 13 (13.13%) Docker
17 13 (13.13%) DevOps

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 3 (3.03%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
2 1 (1.01%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Azure
2 4 (4.04%) AWS
3 2 (2.02%) GitHub
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.01%) npm
4 1 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) IPv4
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) Big Data
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.12%) MySQL
4 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.05%) GIS
6 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.05%) JUnit
4 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.03%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (3.03%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.03%) Protractor
5 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 2 (2.02%) fastlane
6 2 (2.02%) Grunt
6 2 (2.02%) JIRA
6 2 (2.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.02%) Postman
6 2 (2.02%) Sourcetree
6 2 (2.02%) Subversion
6 2 (2.02%) webpack
General
1 4 (4.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.02%) Military
2 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (71.72%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) Software Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) React Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Software Developer
5 12 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.10%) PHP Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (6.06%) HTML Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (5.05%) UI Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.34%) HTML
2 30 (30.30%) CSS
3 25 (25.25%) HTML5
4 24 (24.24%) React
5 23 (23.23%) .NET
6 19 (19.19%) CSS3
7 16 (16.16%) REST
8 13 (13.13%) Sass
8 13 (13.13%) Spring
9 12 (12.12%) .NET Core
9 12 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
9 12 (12.12%) SOAP
9 12 (12.12%) Web Services
10 10 (10.10%) Hibernate
10 10 (10.10%) jQuery
10 10 (10.10%) Laravel
11 9 (9.09%) JSON
12 7 (7.07%) XML
13 6 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.06%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.01%) Media Streaming
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) Android
3 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.05%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) Software Engineering
2 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (19.19%) Front End Development
4 19 (19.19%) OO
5 14 (14.14%) TDD
6 13 (13.13%) DevOps
6 13 (13.13%) Microservices
6 13 (13.13%) Web Development
7 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.11%) Fintech
7 11 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (11.11%) SDLC
8 9 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
10 7 (7.07%) Analytics
10 7 (7.07%) Decision-Making
10 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.06%) Scrum
12 5 (5.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.41%) JavaScript
2 38 (38.38%) C#
3 26 (26.26%) Java
4 21 (21.21%) SQL
5 17 (17.17%) TypeScript
6 13 (13.13%) ES6
6 13 (13.13%) PHP
7 10 (10.10%) Python
8 9 (9.09%) C++
9 6 (6.06%) C
9 6 (6.06%) Java 8
9 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.04%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.04%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.03%) Apple Swift
11 3 (3.03%) Ruby
12 2 (2.02%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.01%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.01%) Perl
13 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.01%) Istio
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) Informatica
2 4 (4.04%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.03%) ESRI
3 3 (3.03%) Mapbox
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) Apple
5 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) Twitter