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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 53 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 47 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.76% 2.35% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 3.09% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1065 1069 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.20% 76.14% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 832 884 638
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +23 27 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Brentwood -2 10 £47,500 - 2
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 45 (60.81%) MVC
2 44 (59.46%) SQL
3 41 (55.41%) Java
4 38 (51.35%) Struts
4 38 (51.35%) SDLC
5 33 (44.59%) Spring
5 33 (44.59%) Java SE
6 31 (41.89%) JPA
7 30 (40.54%) Spring MVC
8 29 (39.19%) HTML
9 27 (36.49%) .NET
9 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
9 27 (36.49%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (35.14%) C#
11 24 (32.43%) ASP.NET
12 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (29.73%) Servlets
14 21 (28.38%) Degree
15 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (25.68%) CSS
17 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
18 16 (21.62%) JavaBeans
18 16 (21.62%) JSP
18 16 (21.62%) Windows
18 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
18 16 (21.62%) Octopus Deploy
19 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
20 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
20 14 (18.92%) Finance
21 13 (17.57%) JBoss

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.57%) JBoss
2 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) Mingle
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.76%) SAP BW
5 4 (5.41%) RavenDB
5 4 (5.41%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
3 12 (16.22%) Selenium
3 12 (16.22%) SpecFlow
3 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.22%) Moq
4 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.41%) NUnit
6 4 (5.41%) MSTest
7 3 (4.05%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (4.05%) Subversion
7 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.70%) JUnit
8 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (97.30%) Developer
2 40 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Senior Developer
4 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Programmer
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Programmer
9 5 (6.76%) SAP Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.76%) ABAP Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.05%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Java Team Leader
11 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (4.05%) AWS Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (51.35%) Struts
2 33 (44.59%) Spring
2 33 (44.59%) Java SE
3 31 (41.89%) JPA
4 30 (40.54%) Spring MVC
5 29 (39.19%) HTML
6 27 (36.49%) .NET
7 24 (32.43%) ASP.NET
8 22 (29.73%) Servlets
9 19 (25.68%) CSS
10 16 (21.62%) JSP
10 16 (21.62%) JavaBeans
11 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (17.57%) HTML5
12 12 (16.22%) Ajax
13 10 (13.51%) J2EE
14 9 (12.16%) EJB
14 9 (12.16%) Web Services
14 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) MVC
2 38 (51.35%) SDLC
3 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 13 (17.57%) Waterfall
6 12 (16.22%) DSDM
7 9 (12.16%) Workflow
7 9 (12.16%) Wealth Management
8 8 (10.81%) Straight-Through Processing
8 8 (10.81%) OOD
9 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.76%) TDD
9 5 (6.76%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.41%) CQRS
10 4 (5.41%) OOP
10 4 (5.41%) BDD
10 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.05%) Change Control
11 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) SQL
2 41 (55.41%) Java
3 26 (35.14%) C#
4 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
5 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
6 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.76%) ABAP
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) MCSD
2 4 (5.41%) MCSE
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Sitecore
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.70%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
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