The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 123 125 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2331 2715 2510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.59% 2.55% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.91% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2087 2310 2137
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,904 £32,050 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79108 93200 97300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65148 76972 80013
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unit Testing
Salary Trend

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Unit Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
England +8 2217 £47,500 - 250
London -5 830 £59,500 +8.18% 72
South East +4 481 £47,500 +5.55% 50
North West +47 207 £42,500 - 34
East of England -10 194 £47,500 -5.00% 15
South West +29 146 £40,500 +8.00% 23
Surrey +54 139 £45,000 -16.27% 10
Yorkshire -12 121 £40,000 +6.66% 16
West Midlands -21 113 £40,000 -11.11% 19
East Midlands +15 112 £37,500 +11.94% 15
Hampshire -7 100 £47,500 +26.66% 13
Manchester +19 95 £45,000 - 19
West Yorkshire +21 88 £40,000 - 10
City of London -50 87 £55,000 - 18
Leeds +38 82 £40,000 - 8
Hertfordshire -8 62 £48,750 -14.47% 7
Leatherhead +23 61 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Berkshire -11 57 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Oxfordshire 0 51 £48,250 +7.22% 4
Somerset +42 50 £38,500 +27.27% 8
Essex +11 50 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Leicestershire +28 46 £39,500 +31.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -25 46 £47,500 +22.58% 6
Lancashire +14 44 £40,000 - 7
Scotland -13 44 £45,000 - 8
Leicester +27 43 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Bristol +3 43 £45,000 +11.11% 8
South Wales +9 39 £33,173 -12.70%
Oxford +8 39 £45,500 +13.75% 3
Wales +2 39 £33,173 -12.70%

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2685 (57.13%) Agile Software Development
2 2096 (44.60%) JavaScript
3 2063 (43.89%) C#
4 1914 (40.72%) .NET
5 1861 (39.60%) HTML
6 1711 (36.40%) SQL
7 1615 (34.36%) TDD
8 1582 (33.66%) CSS
9 1415 (30.11%) MVC
10 1343 (28.57%) Java
11 1317 (28.02%) SQL Server
12 1238 (26.34%) Scrum
13 1087 (23.13%) ASP.NET
14 1016 (21.62%) AngularJS
15 1009 (21.47%) OO
16 961 (20.45%) Web Services
17 918 (19.53%) jQuery
18 915 (19.47%) Git (software)
19 883 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
20 859 (18.28%) Finance
21 821 (17.47%) HTML5
22 784 (16.68%) Software Engineering
23 776 (16.51%) Microsoft
24 688 (14.64%) Degree
25 671 (14.28%) REST
26 649 (13.81%) .NET Framework
27 627 (13.34%) ASP.NET MVC
28 620 (13.19%) XML
29 574 (12.21%) BDD
30 549 (11.68%) WCF

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 221 (4.70%) IIS
2 167 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 150 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 123 (2.62%) Apache
5 118 (2.51%) CMS
6 75 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 67 (1.43%) Confluence
8 66 (1.40%) NServiceBus
8 66 (1.40%) SharePoint
9 64 (1.36%) JBoss
10 61 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 54 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 44 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 37 (0.79%) Apache Spark
14 35 (0.74%) Drupal
15 31 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
16 23 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 22 (0.47%) Jetty
18 21 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
19 19 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 286 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 37 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 35 (0.74%) MS Office
5 6 (0.13%) Simulink
6 5 (0.11%) GIMP
7 4 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.064%) HipChat
9 2 (0.043%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.043%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.043%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.021%) NUKE
10 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.47%) Magento
2 20 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
4 17 (0.36%) SAP BPC
5 16 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 13 (0.28%) SAP QM
8 12 (0.26%) SAP MM
8 12 (0.26%) SAP PP
8 12 (0.26%) SAP SD
9 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
12 6 (0.13%) FastStats
12 6 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 4 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 340 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 267 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (1.83%) GitHub
4 83 (1.77%) SaaS
5 35 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 30 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 22 (0.47%) Trello
9 18 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
9 18 (0.38%) Google Play
10 17 (0.36%) Slack
11 16 (0.34%) Office 365
12 14 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (0.30%) PaaS
13 12 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.23%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.19%) TestFlight
16 8 (0.17%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 126 (2.68%) HTTP
2 84 (1.79%) Internet
3 63 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.55%) Intranet
5 25 (0.53%) LDAP
6 17 (0.36%) SSL
7 15 (0.32%) DNS
8 13 (0.28%) Firewall
9 12 (0.26%) FTP
10 9 (0.19%) SMPP
11 8 (0.17%) AMQP
11 8 (0.17%) RFID
11 8 (0.17%) VLAN
12 7 (0.15%) Extranet
12 7 (0.15%) VPN
13 6 (0.13%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.11%) CTI
14 5 (0.11%) IPv4
14 5 (0.11%) IPv6
14 5 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1317 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 480 (10.21%) MySQL
3 337 (7.17%) Relational Database
4 325 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 317 (6.74%) MongoDB
6 207 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
7 198 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 178 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 165 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 156 (3.32%) Redis
11 135 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
12 107 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 105 (2.23%) Big Data
14 102 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 91 (1.94%) Hadoop
16 79 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
16 79 (1.68%) Oracle Database
17 77 (1.64%) RDBMS
18 75 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 56 (1.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 915 (19.47%) Git (software)
2 501 (10.66%) Visual Studio
3 496 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 460 (9.79%) Jenkins
5 437 (9.30%) Subversion
6 402 (8.55%) Selenium
7 348 (7.40%) JIRA
8 316 (6.72%) JUnit
9 273 (5.81%) Maven
10 269 (5.72%) NUnit
11 230 (4.89%) TeamCity
12 186 (3.96%) Cucumber
13 173 (3.68%) gulp
14 163 (3.47%) Grunt
15 151 (3.21%) Jasmine
16 135 (2.87%) WebDriver
17 129 (2.74%) Mockito
17 129 (2.74%) PHPUnit
18 128 (2.72%) SpecFlow
19 119 (2.53%) Mocha
General
1 859 (18.28%) Finance
2 261 (5.55%) Banking
3 174 (3.70%) Retail
4 147 (3.13%) Marketing
5 124 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 123 (2.62%) Publishing
7 119 (2.53%) Games
8 91 (1.94%) Advertising
9 73 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 72 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 52 (1.11%) Front Office
12 48 (1.02%) Automotive
13 41 (0.87%) Legal
14 36 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.68%) Electronics
16 30 (0.64%) Back Office
17 25 (0.53%) Aerospace
18 23 (0.49%) Law
19 13 (0.28%) Billing
19 13 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3637 (77.38%) Developer
2 1030 (21.91%) .NET Developer
3 929 (19.77%) C# Developer
4 811 (17.26%) Senior Developer
5 664 (14.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 633 (13.47%) Java Developer
7 421 (8.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 413 (8.79%) Software Developer
9 340 (7.23%) Software Engineer
10 309 (6.57%) PHP Developer
11 293 (6.23%) SQL Developer
12 262 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
13 258 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 253 (5.38%) Analyst
15 239 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 231 (4.91%) Lead Developer
17 218 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
18 201 (4.28%) iOS Developer
19 198 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 193 (4.11%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1914 (40.72%) .NET
2 1861 (39.60%) HTML
3 1582 (33.66%) CSS
4 1087 (23.13%) ASP.NET
5 1016 (21.62%) AngularJS
6 961 (20.45%) Web Services
7 918 (19.53%) jQuery
8 821 (17.47%) HTML5
9 671 (14.28%) REST
10 649 (13.81%) .NET Framework
11 627 (13.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 620 (13.19%) XML
13 549 (11.68%) WCF
14 523 (11.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 502 (10.68%) RESTful
16 444 (9.45%) CSS3
16 444 (9.45%) Spring
17 410 (8.72%) Entity Framework
18 402 (8.55%) JSON
19 361 (7.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 491 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 360 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 344 (7.32%) User Experience
4 313 (6.66%) Mobile App
5 199 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 118 (2.51%) Mathematics
7 114 (2.43%) Fintech
8 111 (2.36%) Client/Server
9 92 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
10 89 (1.89%) Visualisation
11 86 (1.83%) Management Information System
12 79 (1.68%) Blog
13 78 (1.66%) iPad
14 71 (1.51%) Algorithms
15 54 (1.15%) iPhone
16 45 (0.96%) N-Tier
17 42 (0.89%) Data Structures
18 41 (0.87%) Animation
19 38 (0.81%) Digital Media
19 38 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 434 (9.23%) Windows
2 414 (8.81%) Linux
3 343 (7.30%) Apple iOS
4 218 (4.64%) Android
5 200 (4.26%) Unix
6 74 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 27 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (0.55%) Solaris
9 20 (0.43%) CentOS
9 20 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.13%) VxWorks
16 2 (0.043%) AIX
16 2 (0.043%) VMS
16 2 (0.043%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2685 (57.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1615 (34.36%) TDD
3 1415 (30.11%) MVC
4 1238 (26.34%) Scrum
5 1009 (21.47%) OO
6 883 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
7 784 (16.68%) Software Engineering
8 574 (12.21%) BDD
9 526 (11.19%) Web Development
10 516 (10.98%) SDLC
11 502 (10.68%) OOP
12 387 (8.23%) SOA
13 345 (7.34%) Automated Testing
14 335 (7.13%) Mentoring
15 273 (5.81%) E-Commerce
16 271 (5.77%) Front End Development
17 262 (5.57%) iOS Development
18 256 (5.45%) Multithreading
19 252 (5.36%) Kanban
20 248 (5.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2096 (44.60%) JavaScript
2 2063 (43.89%) C#
3 1711 (36.40%) SQL
4 1343 (28.57%) Java
5 548 (11.66%) PHP
6 477 (10.15%) T-SQL
7 466 (9.91%) Python
8 346 (7.36%) C++
9 216 (4.60%) Objective-C
10 202 (4.30%) VB.NET
11 188 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 162 (3.45%) Apple Swift
13 138 (2.94%) Ruby
14 128 (2.72%) C
15 127 (2.70%) Scala
16 113 (2.40%) PowerShell
17 107 (2.28%) TypeScript
18 104 (2.21%) ES6
19 100 (2.13%) Shell Script
19 100 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 688 (14.64%) Degree
2 125 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 97 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 63 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 44 (0.94%) ISEB
7 25 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 22 (0.47%) PhD
9 19 (0.40%) CCNP
9 19 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (0.28%) MCSD
12 9 (0.19%) DBS Check
12 9 (0.19%) MCSE
13 8 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.17%) Siebel Certification
14 7 (0.15%) MCAD
14 7 (0.15%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.13%) MCP
16 5 (0.11%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 470 (10.00%) QA
2 30 (0.64%) SDET
3 22 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.34%) SLA
7 11 (0.23%) DICOM
8 8 (0.17%) HL7
9 7 (0.15%) GAMP
10 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.085%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.085%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.085%) WAI
12 3 (0.064%) COBIT
12 3 (0.064%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.064%) MISRA
12 3 (0.064%) MISRA C
13 2 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.043%) MiFID
13 2 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 176 (3.74%) Docker
2 58 (1.23%) Varnish
3 19 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.15%) Firmware
9 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.043%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.043%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.043%) HDFS
11 1 (0.021%) KVM
11 1 (0.021%) LXC
11 1 (0.021%) NFS
11 1 (0.021%) RACF
11 1 (0.021%) Squid
11 1 (0.021%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (1.26%) Puppet
2 56 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 35 (0.74%) Ansible
5 17 (0.36%) Terraform
6 16 (0.34%) Packer
7 10 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
7 10 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 9 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.15%) Control-M
11 6 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 5 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 4 (0.085%) Icinga
14 3 (0.064%) Apache Shiro
14 3 (0.064%) Kibana
14 3 (0.064%) SELinux
15 2 (0.043%) Cisco CUCM
15 2 (0.043%) Mesos
Vendors
1 776 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 469 (9.98%) Oracle
3 168 (3.57%) Google
4 103 (2.19%) Zend
5 100 (2.13%) IBM
6 75 (1.60%) Atlassian
6 75 (1.60%) Xamarin
7 62 (1.32%) Apple
7 62 (1.32%) SAP
8 57 (1.21%) Adobe
9 41 (0.87%) Twitter
10 38 (0.81%) Facebook
11 34 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 26 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (0.53%) Coverity
13 25 (0.53%) RedGate
14 24 (0.51%) HP
15 22 (0.47%) Cognizant
15 22 (0.47%) VMware
16 21 (0.45%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 17 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum to £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Competitive Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago