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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 119 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2620 2760 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.63% 2.58% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.99% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 2295 2641
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 2412 £50,000 +5.26% 322
London -1 1017 £60,000 +9.09% 137
South East -10 466 £45,000 -5.26% 46
North West +6 184 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Yorkshire -10 177 £40,000 - 33
West Midlands +16 172 £47,500 +18.75% 10
East of England -4 156 £45,000 - 23
City of London -7 156 £57,500 +4.54% 34
Scotland +11 152 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South West +3 132 £40,000 - 22
Manchester -6 125 £50,000 +21.95% 18
West Yorkshire -11 124 £40,000 - 23
Leeds +5 113 £40,000 -5.88% 19
East Midlands +24 91 £42,500 - 16
Hampshire +16 91 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Surrey +11 87 £52,500 - 6
Glasgow +1 85 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Cambridgeshire +38 80 £45,000 - 7
West Sussex +10 75 £41,000 -13.68% 3
Warwickshire +23 71 £57,500 +21.05%
Warwick +9 64 £57,500 +15.00%
Cambridge +23 63 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Berkshire -53 59 £52,500 - 8
Bristol -21 51 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Edinburgh +26 48 £45,000 +10.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +33 43 £45,000 -5.26% 8
East Sussex +10 43 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Lancashire +32 37 £43,750 +16.66% 3
Leicestershire +29 37 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Winchester +35 36 £42,500 +30.76% 2

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3087 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 2368 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2196 (41.22%) C#
4 2120 (39.79%) SQL
5 2095 (39.32%) HTML
6 1919 (36.02%) .NET
7 1848 (34.68%) CSS
8 1804 (33.86%) Java
9 1629 (30.57%) TDD
10 1524 (28.60%) SQL Server
11 1460 (27.40%) MVC
12 1373 (25.77%) OO
13 1280 (24.02%) Scrum
14 1206 (22.64%) Software Engineering
15 1185 (22.24%) ASP.NET
16 1183 (22.20%) Web Services
17 1145 (21.49%) Degree
18 1117 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
19 1114 (20.91%) jQuery
20 1094 (20.53%) HTML5
21 1063 (19.95%) Finance
22 1003 (18.83%) Git (software)
23 935 (17.55%) XML
24 874 (16.40%) AngularJS
25 768 (14.41%) Microsoft
26 766 (14.38%) .NET Framework
27 765 (14.36%) CSS3
28 746 (14.00%) Computer Science
29 745 (13.98%) Oracle
30 728 (13.66%) RESTful

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
1 403 (7.56%) Node.js
2 240 (4.50%) JBoss
3 220 (4.13%) IIS
4 183 (3.43%) CMS
5 181 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 164 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
7 150 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 133 (2.50%) Apache
9 117 (2.20%) GlassFish
10 93 (1.75%) Apache Spark
11 90 (1.69%) WildFly
12 85 (1.60%) SharePoint
13 69 (1.30%) Alfresco
14 67 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
15 60 (1.13%) Umbraco
16 59 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 52 (0.98%) WebLogic
18 50 (0.94%) Confluence
19 45 (0.84%) nginx
20 43 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 311 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 48 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 46 (0.86%) MS Office
4 9 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.15%) HipChat
5 8 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.075%) GIMP
7 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.038%) SPSS
9 1 (0.019%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 45 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
2 39 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 36 (0.68%) Magento
4 28 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
4 28 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 19 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 18 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 18 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 17 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.28%) Beauchamp
8 15 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
9 12 (0.23%) SAP MM
10 11 (0.21%) SAP LE
11 10 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.15%) Hi Portfolio
13 7 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
13 7 (0.13%) MultiFonds
13 7 (0.13%) SAP SD
13 7 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 235 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 195 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (2.40%) SaaS
4 116 (2.18%) GitHub
5 32 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 30 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 27 (0.51%) PaaS
9 26 (0.49%) Heroku
10 23 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
12 15 (0.28%) Google Play
13 13 (0.24%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.19%) AdWords
15 9 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.15%) Office 365
17 7 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 7 (0.13%) CloudFront
17 7 (0.13%) Route 53
18 6 (0.11%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.06%) Internet
2 94 (1.76%) HTTP
3 32 (0.60%) SSL
4 30 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 29 (0.54%) Intranet
6 21 (0.39%) Wireshark
7 18 (0.34%) DNS
8 15 (0.28%) AMQP
9 14 (0.26%) SSH
10 10 (0.19%) Extranet
10 10 (0.19%) SMS
10 10 (0.19%) VPN
11 9 (0.17%) MQTT
12 7 (0.13%) CTI
12 7 (0.13%) NFC
13 6 (0.11%) ATM
13 6 (0.11%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.11%) IPsec
14 5 (0.094%) Firewall
14 5 (0.094%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1524 (28.60%) SQL Server
2 584 (10.96%) MySQL
3 435 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 403 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 367 (6.89%) MongoDB
6 310 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
7 211 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 191 (3.58%) Big Data
9 164 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 149 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 145 (2.72%) Hadoop
12 141 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
13 138 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 126 (2.36%) Redis
15 124 (2.33%) RDBMS
16 121 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 120 (2.25%) Oracle Database
18 87 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
19 68 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 61 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1003 (18.83%) Git (software)
2 609 (11.43%) Subversion
3 586 (11.00%) Visual Studio
4 578 (10.85%) Jenkins
5 544 (10.21%) JUnit
6 477 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 473 (8.88%) NUnit
8 371 (6.96%) Maven
9 362 (6.79%) Selenium
10 278 (5.22%) Eclipse
11 262 (4.92%) JIRA
12 195 (3.66%) TeamCity
13 187 (3.51%) Ant
14 182 (3.42%) Cucumber
15 169 (3.17%) Jasmine
16 164 (3.08%) Hudson
17 152 (2.85%) MSTest
18 149 (2.80%) Grunt
19 137 (2.57%) gulp
20 135 (2.53%) WebDriver
General
1 1063 (19.95%) Finance
2 262 (4.92%) Banking
3 254 (4.77%) Retail
4 164 (3.08%) Marketing
5 139 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 93 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 92 (1.73%) Front Office
8 90 (1.69%) Advertising
8 90 (1.69%) Billing
9 80 (1.50%) Games
10 73 (1.37%) Law
11 70 (1.31%) Publishing
12 60 (1.13%) Legal
13 50 (0.94%) Electronics
14 36 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.53%) Back Office
17 20 (0.38%) Local Government
18 15 (0.28%) Investment Banking
19 14 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3956 (74.25%) Developer
2 1082 (20.31%) .NET Developer
3 1064 (19.97%) C# Developer
4 1007 (18.90%) Senior Developer
5 897 (16.84%) Java Developer
6 721 (13.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 458 (8.60%) Software Developer
8 428 (8.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 405 (7.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 394 (7.39%) Software Engineer
11 346 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 328 (6.16%) Lead Developer
13 294 (5.52%) PHP Developer
14 263 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 257 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
16 255 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
17 248 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
18 244 (4.58%) Web Developer
19 240 (4.50%) SQL Developer
20 232 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2095 (39.32%) HTML
2 1919 (36.02%) .NET
3 1848 (34.68%) CSS
4 1185 (22.24%) ASP.NET
5 1183 (22.20%) Web Services
6 1114 (20.91%) jQuery
7 1094 (20.53%) HTML5
8 935 (17.55%) XML
9 874 (16.40%) AngularJS
10 766 (14.38%) .NET Framework
11 765 (14.36%) CSS3
12 728 (13.66%) RESTful
13 722 (13.55%) Spring
14 639 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
15 589 (11.05%) JSON
16 557 (10.45%) REST
17 535 (10.04%) WCF
18 516 (9.68%) Ajax
19 486 (9.12%) Hibernate
20 461 (8.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 746 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 443 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 351 (6.59%) Mathematics
4 341 (6.40%) Mobile App
5 328 (6.16%) User Experience
6 187 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 150 (2.82%) N-Tier
8 144 (2.70%) Client/Server
9 140 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
10 115 (2.16%) Algorithms
11 96 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 96 (1.80%) iPad
12 88 (1.65%) Hedge funds
13 83 (1.56%) Derivative
14 78 (1.46%) iPhone
15 76 (1.43%) Fintech
16 71 (1.33%) Visualisation
17 66 (1.24%) Physics
18 62 (1.16%) Social Media
19 51 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 586 (11.00%) Linux
2 569 (10.68%) Windows
3 431 (8.09%) Apple iOS
4 396 (7.43%) Android
5 316 (5.93%) Unix
6 46 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 44 (0.83%) Solaris
8 28 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 18 (0.34%) CentOS
12 18 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 14 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
16 12 (0.23%) VxWorks
17 9 (0.17%) Debian
18 7 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3087 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1629 (30.57%) TDD
3 1460 (27.40%) MVC
4 1373 (25.77%) OO
5 1280 (24.02%) Scrum
6 1206 (22.64%) Software Engineering
7 1117 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
8 689 (12.93%) BDD
9 658 (12.35%) Web Development
10 589 (11.05%) SDLC
11 522 (9.80%) SOA
12 493 (9.25%) OOP
13 393 (7.38%) Automated Testing
14 391 (7.34%) E-Commerce
15 382 (7.17%) Mentoring
16 343 (6.44%) Integration Testing
17 326 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
18 320 (6.01%) Front End Development
19 302 (5.67%) OOD
20 281 (5.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2368 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2196 (41.22%) C#
3 2120 (39.79%) SQL
4 1804 (33.86%) Java
5 593 (11.13%) Python
6 574 (10.77%) PHP
7 487 (9.14%) T-SQL
8 421 (7.90%) C++
9 298 (5.59%) PL/SQL
10 223 (4.19%) Objective-C
11 208 (3.90%) VB.NET
12 197 (3.70%) C
13 177 (3.32%) Ruby
14 137 (2.57%) Shell Script
15 136 (2.55%) VB
16 123 (2.31%) Scala
17 116 (2.18%) Apple Swift
18 112 (2.10%) Bash Shell
19 108 (2.03%) Perl
20 106 (1.99%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1145 (21.49%) Degree
2 120 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 76 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 71 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 70 (1.31%) ISEB
6 64 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (0.54%) PhD
8 28 (0.53%) Brainbench
9 20 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 13 (0.24%) MCP
11 12 (0.23%) MCSE
12 11 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.17%) MCSD
14 8 (0.15%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (0.15%) MCSA
14 8 (0.15%) SAP Certification
15 7 (0.13%) MCITP
16 5 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.094%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 642 (12.05%) QA
2 60 (1.13%) SLA
3 26 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.30%) ISO15022
4 16 (0.30%) ISO20022
5 9 (0.17%) WAI
6 8 (0.15%) GAMP
6 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.11%) SDET
8 4 (0.075%) DICOM
8 4 (0.075%) HL7
9 3 (0.056%) MiFID
9 3 (0.056%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.056%) WCAG
10 2 (0.038%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.038%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.038%) TickIT
11 1 (0.019%) COBIT
11 1 (0.019%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (1.97%) Docker
2 43 (0.81%) Varnish
3 32 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 29 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.21%) HDFS
6 10 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.056%) vSphere
9 2 (0.038%) Firmware
10 1 (0.019%) ACF2
10 1 (0.019%) KVM
10 1 (0.019%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.019%) Xen
Systems Management
1 111 (2.08%) Puppet
2 53 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.38%) Ansible
5 12 (0.23%) yum
6 11 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 11 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 6 (0.11%) Control-M
8 5 (0.094%) SCCM
9 4 (0.075%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.056%) CA Service Virtualization
10 3 (0.056%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.056%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.056%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.038%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.019%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.019%) SELinux
12 1 (0.019%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.019%) zSecure
Vendors
1 768 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 745 (13.98%) Oracle
3 160 (3.00%) Google
4 131 (2.46%) Zend
5 125 (2.35%) SAP
6 121 (2.27%) Adobe
7 103 (1.93%) Twitter
8 80 (1.50%) Apple
9 70 (1.31%) Facebook
10 65 (1.22%) Informatica
11 62 (1.16%) IBM
12 61 (1.14%) Sybase
13 49 (0.92%) TIBCO
14 48 (0.90%) Atlassian
14 48 (0.90%) Retek
15 44 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
16 39 (0.73%) TOWER Software
17 37 (0.69%) HP
18 35 (0.66%) Telerik
19 34 (0.64%) Perforce
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + INCREDIBLE BENEFITS!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA, PENSION, BONUS + MORE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Holidays, Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Very flexible hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-70,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday