The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 41 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 47 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.61% 2.63% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 3.21% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 13
Median salary £65,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+80.55% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Unit Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
904 1059 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.71% 82.03% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 719 762 704
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Essex

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Essex

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Brentwood +19 22 £65,000 +8.33%
Basildon - 8 £55,000 -
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -
Chelmsford -6 2 £47,500 +52.00%
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 62 (87.32%) .NET
2 57 (80.28%) C#
3 53 (74.65%) .NET Framework
4 36 (50.70%) Web Services
5 34 (47.89%) SQL
6 30 (42.25%) HTML
6 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
6 30 (42.25%) Finance
7 29 (40.85%) OOP
8 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
8 28 (39.44%) CSS
8 28 (39.44%) TDD
9 27 (38.03%) T-SQL
9 27 (38.03%) WCF
9 27 (38.03%) WPF
9 27 (38.03%) Entity Framework
9 27 (38.03%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (36.62%) Silverlight
10 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
11 25 (35.21%) VB.NET
11 25 (35.21%) Workflow
11 25 (35.21%) Wealth Management
11 25 (35.21%) QA
11 25 (35.21%) MSTest
11 25 (35.21%) Rhino Mocks
12 24 (33.80%) Dependency Injection
12 24 (33.80%) Unity DI Container
12 24 (33.80%) XAML
13 21 (29.58%) Ajax
14 20 (28.17%) Technical Analysis

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (5.63%) Mule
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (23.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MSTest
1 25 (35.21%) Rhino Mocks
2 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.63%) Maven
3 4 (5.63%) TestNG
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (42.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (69.01%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) .NET Developer
3 20 (28.17%) C# Developer
4 14 (19.72%) Technical Leader
5 13 (18.31%) Senior Developer
6 12 (16.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (12.68%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (9.86%) SQL Developer
10 5 (7.04%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Applications Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.63%) Senior SQL Developer
11 4 (5.63%) Software Analyst
12 3 (4.23%) Consultant
12 3 (4.23%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (87.32%) .NET
2 53 (74.65%) .NET Framework
3 36 (50.70%) Web Services
4 30 (42.25%) HTML
5 28 (39.44%) CSS
6 27 (38.03%) Entity Framework
6 27 (38.03%) WCF
6 27 (38.03%) WPF
7 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
7 26 (36.62%) Silverlight
8 24 (33.80%) Unity DI Container
9 21 (29.58%) Ajax
10 19 (26.76%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.86%) jQuery
11 7 (9.86%) REST
12 6 (8.45%) Autofac
12 6 (8.45%) AutoMapper
12 6 (8.45%) LINQ
12 6 (8.45%) XML
13 4 (5.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (14.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Biology
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Android
2 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) OOP
2 28 (39.44%) TDD
3 25 (35.21%) Wealth Management
3 25 (35.21%) Workflow
4 24 (33.80%) Dependency Injection
5 20 (28.17%) SDLC
5 20 (28.17%) Technical Analysis
6 19 (26.76%) OOD
7 18 (25.35%) System Testing
8 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.49%) Web Development
10 10 (14.08%) Straight-Through Processing
11 8 (11.27%) Front End Development
11 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.04%) OO
12 5 (7.04%) Regression Testing
12 5 (7.04%) Time Management
13 4 (5.63%) MVC
14 3 (4.23%) Android Development
14 3 (4.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (80.28%) C#
2 34 (47.89%) SQL
3 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
4 27 (38.03%) T-SQL
5 25 (35.21%) VB.NET
6 24 (33.80%) XAML
7 4 (5.63%) Java
8 3 (4.23%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.82%) C
10 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (35.21%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft