Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 81 61
Rank change year-on-year -6 -20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 176 142 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.11% 2.75% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.00% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 123 74 179
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,500 £30,375 £31,650
90th Percentile £58,500 £70,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 5148 4729 5815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.42% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2868 3679
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Glasgow +10 106 £47,500 -1.55% 5
Edinburgh +3 56 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Stirling -5 7 £30,000 -40.00%
West Lothian +1 4 £32,500 -26.14%
Fife +3 2 £35,500 +31.48%
Dundee -5 1 - -
South Lanarkshire -11 1 £42,500 +21.43%
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 100 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (54.55%) Java
3 74 (42.05%) SQL
4 72 (40.91%) C#
5 63 (35.80%) JavaScript
5 63 (35.80%) .NET
6 55 (31.25%) TDD
7 50 (28.41%) Test Automation
8 49 (27.84%) HTML
9 47 (26.70%) Spring
10 46 (26.14%) CSS
11 44 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 42 (23.86%) MVC
13 39 (22.16%) Linux
14 38 (21.59%) OO
14 38 (21.59%) Scrum
14 38 (21.59%) HTML5
15 37 (21.02%) Python
16 35 (19.89%) Web Services
16 35 (19.89%) Windows
16 35 (19.89%) C++
17 34 (19.32%) Maven
18 33 (18.75%) Oracle
18 33 (18.75%) Relational Database
19 32 (18.18%) BDD
20 31 (17.61%) Hibernate
20 31 (17.61%) Jenkins
21 30 (17.05%) DevOps
21 30 (17.05%) Multithreading
22 29 (16.48%) Selenium

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 11 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.98%) IIS
4 5 (2.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (2.27%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.70%) Confluence
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.57%) nginx
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
8 1 (0.57%) StreamWeaver
8 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.57%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.57%) npm
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 22 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.52%) Big Data
5 8 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.27%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.27%) MySQL
7 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.70%) HBase
9 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.57%) Power BI
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (19.32%) Maven
2 31 (17.61%) Jenkins
3 29 (16.48%) Selenium
4 24 (13.64%) Artifactory
4 24 (13.64%) Bugzilla
4 24 (13.64%) CMake
4 24 (13.64%) MSBuild
4 24 (13.64%) NuGet
4 24 (13.64%) Phabricator
4 24 (13.64%) Ranorex
4 24 (13.64%) SonarQube
5 22 (12.50%) JUnit
5 22 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.68%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.68%) Subversion
7 9 (5.11%) Mockito
8 8 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (4.55%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.98%) JIRA
9 7 (3.98%) NUnit
General
1 22 (12.50%) Banking
2 20 (11.36%) Finance
3 14 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (66.48%) Developer
2 33 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.05%) Software Engineer
4 29 (16.48%) Test Engineer
5 28 (15.91%) Senior Developer
6 25 (14.20%) .NET Developer
7 24 (13.64%) Development Engineer
7 24 (13.64%) Software Development Engineer
7 24 (13.64%) Software Test Engineer
7 24 (13.64%) Test Development Engineer
8 19 (10.80%) Software Developer
9 15 (8.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.98%) Analyst
12 7 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Java Team Leader
13 6 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
13 6 (3.41%) Python Developer
13 6 (3.41%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (35.80%) .NET
2 49 (27.84%) HTML
3 47 (26.70%) Spring
4 46 (26.14%) CSS
5 38 (21.59%) HTML5
6 35 (19.89%) Web Services
7 31 (17.61%) Hibernate
8 26 (14.77%) jQuery
8 26 (14.77%) SOAP
9 23 (13.07%) CSS3
10 22 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 22 (12.50%) RESTful
11 21 (11.93%) .NET Framework
12 19 (10.80%) Entity Framework
13 18 (10.23%) WPF
14 17 (9.66%) AngularJS
14 17 (9.66%) XML
15 15 (8.52%) J2EE
15 15 (8.52%) JSON
16 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.77%) Robotics
2 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.41%) Tandem
6 4 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.27%) Equities
6 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.16%) Linux
2 35 (19.89%) Windows
3 24 (13.64%) Debian
4 11 (6.25%) Android
5 10 (5.68%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.68%) Unix
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.25%) TDD
3 50 (28.41%) Test Automation
4 42 (23.86%) MVC
5 38 (21.59%) OO
5 38 (21.59%) Scrum
6 32 (18.18%) BDD
7 30 (17.05%) DevOps
7 30 (17.05%) Multithreading
8 29 (16.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 29 (16.48%) Innovative Thinking
9 28 (15.91%) Concurrent Programming
9 28 (15.91%) Mentoring
9 28 (15.91%) Software Engineering
10 27 (15.34%) SDLC
11 24 (13.64%) Kanban
11 24 (13.64%) SDET
12 22 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.25%) iOS Development
14 10 (5.68%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (54.55%) Java
2 74 (42.05%) SQL
3 72 (40.91%) C#
4 63 (35.80%) JavaScript
5 37 (21.02%) Python
6 35 (19.89%) C++
7 21 (11.93%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.55%) PHP
10 7 (3.98%) Scala
11 5 (2.84%) Groovy
11 5 (2.84%) Ruby
12 3 (1.70%) Smalltalk
13 2 (1.14%) C
13 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.14%) Perl
13 2 (1.14%) VB
13 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.14%) VB6
14 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Docker
1 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (18.75%) Oracle
2 11 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.55%) IBM
4 5 (2.84%) Reuters
5 3 (1.70%) Informatica
5 3 (1.70%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe
6 2 (1.14%) Perforce
7 1 (0.57%) ESRI
7 1 (0.57%) Teradata