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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 118 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2548 2844 3103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.63% 2.57% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.96% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2331 2610
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 £70,000 £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
85293 96198 103096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.88% 86.80% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 71323 78610 83495
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -1 2359 £50,000 +5.26% 306
London -2 969 £60,000 +9.09% 119
South East -6 449 £45,000 -1.09% 58
North West +11 189 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Yorkshire +10 182 £40,000 - 22
West Midlands +2 164 £45,000 +5.88% 15
East of England -1 147 £45,000 - 26
City of London +7 144 £60,000 +9.09% 36
Scotland +9 143 £45,000 +12.50% 13
South West -17 134 £41,000 +5.12% 13
Manchester +7 133 £47,500 +11.76% 23
West Yorkshire +4 129 £40,000 - 15
Leeds +17 110 £40,000 -11.11% 12
East Midlands +22 106 £42,500 - 10
Hampshire +9 98 £42,500 +10.38% 21
Glasgow -1 93 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Surrey +30 73 £47,500 -17.39% 12
Cambridgeshire +22 72 £45,000 - 7
West Sussex +21 70 £41,000 -18.00% 5
Warwickshire +26 66 £58,750 +17.50% 4
Warwick +12 59 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire -43 58 £50,000 - 10
Cambridge +11 53 £41,500 -7.77% 6
East Sussex +17 47 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +46 41 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Bristol -26 41 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Hertfordshire +9 38 £52,500 -9.87% 9
Leicestershire +33 37 £42,500 - 2
Winchester +28 35 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Somerset +19 35 £41,000 -6.28% 5

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3011 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 2308 (43.68%) JavaScript
3 2141 (40.52%) C#
4 2071 (39.19%) HTML
5 2064 (39.06%) SQL
6 1885 (35.67%) .NET
7 1834 (34.71%) CSS
8 1791 (33.89%) Java
9 1626 (30.77%) TDD
10 1468 (27.78%) MVC
11 1443 (27.31%) SQL Server
12 1366 (25.85%) OO
13 1312 (24.83%) Scrum
14 1154 (21.84%) Web Services
15 1139 (21.56%) ASP.NET
16 1121 (21.21%) Software Engineering
17 1099 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
18 1092 (20.67%) jQuery
19 1088 (20.59%) HTML5
20 1081 (20.46%) Degree
21 1072 (20.29%) Finance
22 1039 (19.66%) Git (software)
23 915 (17.32%) XML
24 867 (16.41%) AngularJS
25 760 (14.38%) CSS3
26 747 (14.14%) Microsoft
27 727 (13.76%) Oracle
28 721 (13.64%) .NET Framework
29 714 (13.51%) BDD
30 711 (13.46%) 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
1 216 (4.09%) IIS
2 214 (4.05%) JBoss
3 184 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 171 (3.24%) CMS
5 161 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
6 128 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 126 (2.38%) Apache
8 105 (1.99%) Apache Spark
9 101 (1.91%) GlassFish
9 101 (1.91%) SharePoint
10 85 (1.61%) WildFly
11 69 (1.31%) Confluence
12 62 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 58 (1.10%) Alfresco
14 53 (1.00%) Umbraco
14 53 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 47 (0.89%) Jetty
16 41 (0.78%) nginx
17 40 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
17 40 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 292 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 52 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 44 (0.83%) MS Office
4 12 (0.23%) HipChat
5 10 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.076%) GIMP
7 4 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.038%) SPSS
9 1 (0.019%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.019%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 45 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
2 38 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 37 (0.70%) Magento
4 27 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 26 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 25 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
7 21 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
8 18 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
9 17 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.32%) Markit EDM
10 14 (0.26%) Beauchamp
10 14 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
11 11 (0.21%) SAP LE
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
13 8 (0.15%) SAP MM
14 7 (0.13%) Hi Portfolio
14 7 (0.13%) OpenCart
15 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 251 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (2.25%) GitHub
4 115 (2.18%) SaaS
5 45 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 36 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 28 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
8 28 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.49%) PaaS
10 16 (0.30%) Google Play
10 16 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 15 (0.28%) Heroku
12 13 (0.25%) AdWords
13 11 (0.21%) iTunes
14 9 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.15%) Office 365
15 8 (0.15%) Oracle CX
15 8 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 98 (1.85%) Internet
2 83 (1.57%) HTTP
3 28 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.36%) SSL
5 18 (0.34%) Intranet
6 14 (0.26%) DNS
6 14 (0.26%) VPN
6 14 (0.26%) Wireshark
7 13 (0.25%) SSH
8 12 (0.23%) AMQP
9 10 (0.19%) NFC
10 8 (0.15%) SMS
11 7 (0.13%) CTI
12 6 (0.11%) Extranet
12 6 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.11%) IPsec
12 6 (0.11%) MQTT
13 5 (0.095%) Firewall
13 5 (0.095%) iBeacon
14 4 (0.076%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1443 (27.31%) SQL Server
2 568 (10.75%) MySQL
3 407 (7.70%) Relational Database
4 386 (7.31%) NoSQL
5 359 (6.79%) MongoDB
6 304 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
7 209 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 188 (3.56%) Big Data
9 173 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 161 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
11 158 (2.99%) Hadoop
12 150 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 144 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 123 (2.33%) RDBMS
15 113 (2.14%) Oracle Database
16 110 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
17 100 (1.89%) Redis
18 82 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
19 75 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 60 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1039 (19.66%) Git (software)
2 616 (11.66%) Jenkins
3 599 (11.34%) Subversion
4 547 (10.35%) Visual Studio
5 545 (10.31%) JUnit
6 467 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 449 (8.50%) NUnit
8 392 (7.42%) Selenium
9 372 (7.04%) Maven
10 275 (5.20%) Eclipse
11 258 (4.88%) JIRA
12 197 (3.73%) Cucumber
13 193 (3.65%) TeamCity
14 180 (3.41%) Ant
15 161 (3.05%) Jasmine
16 156 (2.95%) Grunt
16 156 (2.95%) Hudson
17 151 (2.86%) WebDriver
18 147 (2.78%) MSTest
19 145 (2.74%) gulp
General
1 1072 (20.29%) Finance
2 259 (4.90%) Retail
3 250 (4.73%) Banking
4 169 (3.20%) Marketing
5 131 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 98 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 90 (1.70%) Advertising
8 88 (1.67%) Front Office
9 81 (1.53%) Games
10 76 (1.44%) Billing
11 70 (1.32%) Publishing
12 67 (1.27%) Law
13 59 (1.12%) Legal
14 52 (0.98%) Electronics
15 37 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
17 33 (0.62%) Back Office
18 15 (0.28%) Local Government
19 14 (0.26%) Automotive
19 14 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3953 (74.81%) Developer
2 1056 (19.98%) .NET Developer
3 1036 (19.61%) C# Developer
4 1008 (19.08%) Senior Developer
5 867 (16.41%) Java Developer
6 695 (13.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 452 (8.55%) Software Developer
8 422 (7.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 389 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 368 (6.96%) Software Engineer
11 338 (6.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 325 (6.15%) Lead Developer
13 311 (5.89%) PHP Developer
14 260 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 255 (4.83%) Web Developer
16 247 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 241 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
18 236 (4.47%) C# Software Developer
19 230 (4.35%) SQL Developer
20 229 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2071 (39.19%) HTML
2 1885 (35.67%) .NET
3 1834 (34.71%) CSS
4 1154 (21.84%) Web Services
5 1139 (21.56%) ASP.NET
6 1092 (20.67%) jQuery
7 1088 (20.59%) HTML5
8 915 (17.32%) XML
9 867 (16.41%) AngularJS
10 760 (14.38%) CSS3
11 721 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 711 (13.46%) RESTful
13 672 (12.72%) Spring
14 634 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 604 (11.43%) JSON
16 575 (10.88%) REST
17 545 (10.31%) WCF
18 475 (8.99%) Ajax
19 446 (8.44%) Hibernate
20 423 (8.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 700 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 461 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 345 (6.53%) Mobile App
4 343 (6.49%) User Experience
5 314 (5.94%) Mathematics
6 177 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 152 (2.88%) Client/Server
8 146 (2.76%) N-Tier
9 142 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
10 117 (2.21%) iPad
11 98 (1.85%) iPhone
12 97 (1.84%) Algorithms
13 89 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 89 (1.68%) Visualisation
14 85 (1.61%) Derivative
15 81 (1.53%) Fintech
15 81 (1.53%) Hedge funds
16 61 (1.15%) Social Media
17 55 (1.04%) Physics
18 54 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 590 (11.17%) Linux
2 589 (11.15%) Windows
3 464 (8.78%) Apple iOS
4 408 (7.72%) Android
5 315 (5.96%) Unix
6 55 (1.04%) Solaris
7 50 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 30 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 23 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 22 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.34%) CentOS
13 17 (0.32%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
16 13 (0.25%) VxWorks
17 10 (0.19%) Debian
18 8 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3011 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1626 (30.77%) TDD
3 1468 (27.78%) MVC
4 1366 (25.85%) OO
5 1312 (24.83%) Scrum
6 1121 (21.21%) Software Engineering
7 1099 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
8 714 (13.51%) BDD
9 664 (12.57%) Web Development
10 582 (11.01%) SDLC
11 498 (9.42%) SOA
12 482 (9.12%) OOP
13 412 (7.80%) Automated Testing
14 409 (7.74%) Mentoring
15 380 (7.19%) E-Commerce
16 358 (6.78%) Integration Testing
17 326 (6.17%) Front End Development
18 304 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
18 304 (5.75%) iOS Development
19 292 (5.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2308 (43.68%) JavaScript
2 2141 (40.52%) C#
3 2064 (39.06%) SQL
4 1791 (33.89%) Java
5 598 (11.32%) Python
6 574 (10.86%) PHP
7 470 (8.89%) T-SQL
8 413 (7.82%) C++
9 311 (5.89%) PL/SQL
10 249 (4.71%) Objective-C
11 216 (4.09%) C
12 185 (3.50%) VB.NET
13 152 (2.88%) Shell Script
14 147 (2.78%) Ruby
15 139 (2.63%) Apple Swift
16 135 (2.55%) VB
17 134 (2.54%) Bash Shell
18 119 (2.25%) ES6
19 116 (2.20%) Scala
20 107 (2.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1081 (20.46%) Degree
2 122 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 85 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 75 (1.42%) ISEB
5 73 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 65 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (0.62%) PhD
8 26 (0.49%) Brainbench
9 18 (0.34%) Sun Certification
10 16 (0.30%) MCP
11 14 (0.26%) MCSE
12 13 (0.25%) MCSD
13 10 (0.19%) MCSA
14 9 (0.17%) SAP Certification
15 8 (0.15%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.13%) MCITP
17 6 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
17 6 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 612 (11.58%) QA
2 54 (1.02%) SLA
3 26 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.26%) ISO15022
4 14 (0.26%) ISO20022
5 13 (0.25%) GAMP
6 10 (0.19%) WAI
7 8 (0.15%) DICOM
8 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.095%) MiFID
9 5 (0.095%) SDET
10 3 (0.057%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.057%) TickIT
10 3 (0.057%) WCAG
11 2 (0.038%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.038%) MISRA
11 2 (0.038%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.038%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.019%) ISO26262
System Software
1 129 (2.44%) Docker
2 50 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 42 (0.79%) VirtualBox
4 31 (0.59%) Varnish
5 26 (0.49%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.26%) HDFS
7 12 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.095%) Firmware
11 4 (0.076%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.038%) vSphere
13 1 (0.019%) ACF2
13 1 (0.019%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.019%) KVM
13 1 (0.019%) Xen
Systems Management
1 106 (2.01%) Puppet
2 42 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (0.47%) Ansible
5 11 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 11 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 6 (0.11%) Control-M
6 6 (0.11%) Packer
6 6 (0.11%) SCCM
6 6 (0.11%) Terraform
7 4 (0.076%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.076%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.057%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.057%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.057%) TeamSite
8 3 (0.057%) yum
9 1 (0.019%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.019%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.019%) SELinux
Vendors
1 747 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 727 (13.76%) Oracle
3 162 (3.07%) Google
4 134 (2.54%) Zend
5 124 (2.35%) Adobe
6 104 (1.97%) SAP
7 98 (1.85%) Twitter
8 86 (1.63%) Apple
9 69 (1.31%) Facebook
10 66 (1.25%) Atlassian
11 60 (1.14%) IBM
11 60 (1.14%) Informatica
12 52 (0.98%) Sybase
13 43 (0.81%) TIBCO
14 42 (0.79%) Retek
15 41 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
16 40 (0.76%) Xamarin
17 39 (0.74%) HP
17 39 (0.74%) Telerik
18 35 (0.66%) Hortonworks
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension, h/care, childcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Aquent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £38k - 55k per year + benefits & excellent culture
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago