The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 126 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2670 2753 2679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.29% 2.59% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 3.25% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2343 2336
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
England -24 2438 £45,000 +5.88% 281
London -7 1139 £52,500 - 140
South East -8 492 £42,500 -5.55% 24
City of London -33 255 £50,000 -4.76% 42
North West +17 196 £37,500 +7.14% 33
South West -20 193 £37,500 +15.38% 31
Scotland +12 133 £38,500 -9.41% 17
Manchester +35 129 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Surrey +17 128 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Yorkshire -54 122 £37,500 +7.14% 14
West Midlands -4 110 £37,750 +25.83% 10
East of England -88 110 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Berkshire +14 107 £51,000 +13.33% 3
Bristol +12 94 £42,500 +25.00% 7
East Midlands 0 77 £41,250 +17.85% 6
West Yorkshire -41 77 £37,500 +1.35% 7
Hampshire -15 70 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Glasgow -5 69 £37,000 -12.94% 7
Reading +22 68 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Brighton +10 61 £42,500 -5.55%
East Sussex +5 61 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Edinburgh +18 49 £38,500 +2.66% 7
Leeds -35 49 £35,000 -6.04% 5
Wiltshire -3 48 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Nottinghamshire +25 47 £42,500 +26.86% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 45 £48,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire -18 44 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Kent -12 41 £45,000 -5.26%
Reigate - 40 £47,500 -
Nottingham +19 39 £44,000 +28.46% 2

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2611 (44.75%) .NET
2 2559 (43.86%) C#
3 2462 (42.20%) JavaScript
4 2377 (40.74%) HTML
5 2291 (39.27%) SQL
6 1980 (33.94%) CSS
7 1949 (33.41%) TDD
8 1941 (33.27%) SQL Server
9 1905 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
10 1771 (30.36%) Java
11 1713 (29.36%) MVC
12 1572 (26.95%) OO
13 1515 (25.97%) ASP.NET
14 1479 (25.35%) Scrum
15 1466 (25.13%) jQuery
16 1347 (23.09%) Web Services
17 1262 (21.63%) Degree
18 1185 (20.31%) Microsoft
19 1184 (20.29%) Software Engineering
20 1162 (19.92%) XML
21 1144 (19.61%) Finance
22 1109 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
23 972 (16.66%) WCF
24 926 (15.87%) HTML5
25 925 (15.86%) .NET Framework
26 861 (14.76%) Git (software)
27 799 (13.70%) Oracle
28 766 (13.13%) Computer Science
29 747 (12.80%) Subversion
30 744 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 316 (5.42%) IIS
2 311 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 273 (4.68%) Apache
4 269 (4.61%) SharePoint
5 228 (3.91%) Node.js
6 214 (3.67%) WebSphere
7 168 (2.88%) CMS
8 119 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 105 (1.80%) Apache Solr
10 76 (1.30%) Drupal
11 69 (1.18%) Confluence
12 63 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
13 51 (0.87%) Umbraco
14 50 (0.86%) nginx
15 49 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
16 47 (0.81%) WordPress
16 47 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
17 45 (0.77%) FileNet
18 41 (0.70%) Jetty
18 41 (0.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 495 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 98 (1.68%) MS Office
3 27 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.21%) PowerPivot
6 10 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.14%) Mingle
9 7 (0.12%) ArcView
10 5 (0.086%) MS Project
11 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.051%) FreeHand
11 3 (0.051%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.017%) Stata
Business Applications
1 72 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.89%) Magento
3 31 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 24 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 21 (0.36%) Shopify
6 17 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.27%) Sophis RISQUE
8 12 (0.21%) INSURE/90
9 10 (0.17%) LatentZero
10 9 (0.15%) Summit
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.12%) SAP WM
11 7 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
12 6 (0.10%) Advent Geneva
12 6 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (0.10%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 142 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (2.23%) SaaS
3 95 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (1.05%) GitHub
5 54 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (0.75%) PaaS
7 41 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 21 (0.36%) Google App Engine
10 15 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (0.24%) IaaS
12 12 (0.21%) Trello
13 9 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.14%) Office 365
15 7 (0.12%) Basecamp
16 6 (0.10%) Force.com
17 5 (0.086%) Joyent
18 4 (0.069%) OpenShift
19 3 (0.051%) Rackspace Cloud
19 3 (0.051%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 305 (5.23%) HTTP
2 205 (3.51%) Internet
3 74 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 49 (0.84%) Intranet
5 29 (0.50%) DNS
6 27 (0.46%) Broadband
7 18 (0.31%) DHCP
7 18 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 18 (0.31%) SSH
8 15 (0.26%) FTP
9 13 (0.22%) IPsec
10 11 (0.19%) Firewall
11 10 (0.17%) Modbus
12 9 (0.15%) ATM
13 8 (0.14%) VoIP
13 8 (0.14%) PuTTY
14 6 (0.10%) SSL
14 6 (0.10%) IPv4
15 5 (0.086%) VPN
16 4 (0.069%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1941 (33.27%) SQL Server
2 597 (10.23%) MySQL
3 471 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 437 (7.49%) Relational Database
5 284 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 264 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 257 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 249 (4.27%) NoSQL
9 221 (3.79%) RDBMS
10 193 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 180 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
12 177 (3.03%) MongoDB
13 148 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
14 143 (2.45%) Oracle Database
15 133 (2.28%) Big Data
16 92 (1.58%) DB2
16 92 (1.58%) Hadoop
17 90 (1.54%) RavenDB
18 86 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 76 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 861 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 747 (12.80%) Subversion
3 667 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 545 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 456 (7.82%) NUnit
6 413 (7.08%) Selenium
7 411 (7.04%) JUnit
8 374 (6.41%) Maven
9 349 (5.98%) Jenkins
10 307 (5.26%) Eclipse
11 285 (4.89%) JIRA
12 239 (4.10%) Ant
13 220 (3.77%) Jasmine
14 182 (3.12%) TeamCity
15 154 (2.64%) Cucumber
16 135 (2.31%) Hudson
17 134 (2.30%) ReSharper
18 111 (1.90%) Moq
19 106 (1.82%) PHPUnit
20 105 (1.80%) Grunt
General
1 1144 (19.61%) Finance
2 364 (6.24%) Banking
3 266 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 248 (4.25%) Games
5 224 (3.84%) Retail
6 195 (3.34%) Marketing
7 186 (3.19%) Advertising
8 117 (2.01%) Legal
9 107 (1.83%) Front Office
10 88 (1.51%) Publishing
11 76 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 75 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 56 (0.96%) French Language
14 47 (0.81%) Billing
14 47 (0.81%) Back Office
14 47 (0.81%) Electronics
15 44 (0.75%) Law
16 40 (0.69%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4397 (75.37%) Developer
2 1088 (18.65%) .NET Developer
3 1083 (18.56%) Senior Developer
4 851 (14.59%) C# Developer
5 792 (13.58%) Java Developer
6 552 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 548 (9.39%) Software Developer
8 516 (8.84%) Software Engineer
9 329 (5.64%) Web Developer
9 329 (5.64%) Senior .NET Developer
10 327 (5.61%) Analyst
11 258 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 256 (4.39%) PHP Developer
13 232 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 213 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
15 203 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
16 200 (3.43%) Programmer
17 188 (3.22%) Senior C# Developer
18 171 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
19 170 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2611 (44.75%) .NET
2 2377 (40.74%) HTML
3 1980 (33.94%) CSS
4 1515 (25.97%) ASP.NET
5 1466 (25.13%) jQuery
6 1347 (23.09%) Web Services
7 1162 (19.92%) XML
8 972 (16.66%) WCF
9 926 (15.87%) HTML5
10 925 (15.86%) .NET Framework
11 744 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 658 (11.28%) Spring
13 633 (10.85%) Ajax
14 614 (10.52%) CSS3
15 556 (9.53%) WPF
16 550 (9.43%) J2EE
17 548 (9.39%) SOAP
18 484 (8.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 480 (8.23%) REST
20 472 (8.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 766 (13.13%) Computer Science
2 334 (5.73%) N-Tier
3 272 (4.66%) Open Source
4 256 (4.39%) Mobile App
5 248 (4.25%) Mathematics
6 186 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 170 (2.91%) Inversion of Control
8 136 (2.33%) Client/Server
9 134 (2.30%) iPad
10 126 (2.16%) iPhone
11 115 (1.97%) Social Media
12 91 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 83 (1.42%) Management Information System
14 81 (1.39%) Derivative
15 74 (1.27%) Physics
16 69 (1.18%) Equities
17 64 (1.10%) Clustering
18 60 (1.03%) Hedge funds
19 57 (0.98%) Replication
20 51 (0.87%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 689 (11.81%) Windows
2 624 (10.70%) Linux
3 396 (6.79%) Android
4 389 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 316 (5.42%) UNIX
6 117 (2.01%) Windows Phone
7 44 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (0.72%) Windows Phone 7
9 32 (0.55%) CentOS
10 25 (0.43%) Fedora
10 25 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 19 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
13 18 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (0.17%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1949 (33.41%) TDD
2 1905 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1713 (29.36%) MVC
4 1572 (26.95%) OO
5 1479 (25.35%) Scrum
6 1184 (20.29%) Software Engineering
7 1109 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
8 722 (12.38%) OOP
9 644 (11.04%) E-Commerce
10 572 (9.80%) BDD
11 549 (9.41%) SOA
12 544 (9.32%) Web Development
13 424 (7.27%) OOD
14 327 (5.61%) Multithreading
15 318 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
16 308 (5.28%) UML
17 278 (4.77%) System Testing
18 274 (4.70%) Kanban
19 271 (4.65%) iOS Development
20 264 (4.53%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2559 (43.86%) C#
2 2462 (42.20%) JavaScript
3 2291 (39.27%) SQL
4 1771 (30.36%) Java
5 570 (9.77%) PHP
6 519 (8.90%) C++
7 507 (8.69%) T-SQL
8 311 (5.33%) VB.NET
9 279 (4.78%) C
10 209 (3.58%) Python
11 180 (3.09%) VB
12 178 (3.05%) Objective-C
13 177 (3.03%) Ruby
14 150 (2.57%) PL/SQL
15 129 (2.21%) PHP5
16 104 (1.78%) Scala
17 83 (1.42%) Bash Shell
18 80 (1.37%) VBScript
19 74 (1.27%) Perl
20 72 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1262 (21.63%) Degree
2 183 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 69 (1.18%) ISEB
5 56 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 48 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 48 (0.82%) MCP
7 46 (0.79%) MCSD
8 45 (0.77%) MCAD
9 38 (0.65%) PhD
10 33 (0.57%) Sun Certification
11 23 (0.39%) MCITP
12 15 (0.26%) MCSE
13 13 (0.22%) MCTS
14 10 (0.17%) MySQL Certification
15 9 (0.15%) MBA
16 8 (0.14%) MCDBA
16 8 (0.14%) MCPD
16 8 (0.14%) BC Cleared
16 8 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 561 (9.62%) QA
2 32 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 31 (0.53%) SLA
4 11 (0.19%) TickIT
4 11 (0.19%) ISO 9000
4 11 (0.19%) IEC 61508
5 9 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.10%) WCAG
7 4 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.051%) WAI
8 3 (0.051%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
10 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.53%) HDFS
4 13 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.15%) Varnish
5 9 (0.15%) RACF
6 8 (0.14%) Squid
6 8 (0.14%) Xen
7 7 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.034%) ACF2
10 2 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.017%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 86 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 51 (0.87%) Puppet
3 42 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (0.50%) Vagrant
5 21 (0.36%) Capistrano
6 9 (0.15%) Ansible
7 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 6 (0.10%) YUM
8 6 (0.10%) Cobbler
9 5 (0.086%) CA Endevor
10 4 (0.069%) Nagios
11 3 (0.051%) MOM
12 2 (0.034%) Control-M
12 2 (0.034%) Sysprep
12 2 (0.034%) Opsview
13 1 (0.017%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.017%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.017%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.017%) BMC Performance Manager
13 1 (0.017%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1185 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 799 (13.70%) Oracle
3 269 (4.61%) JBoss
4 221 (3.79%) Google
5 171 (2.93%) IBM
6 137 (2.35%) SAP
7 101 (1.73%) Zend
8 93 (1.59%) Adobe
9 79 (1.35%) Sybase
10 74 (1.27%) Twitter
11 64 (1.10%) Facebook
12 60 (1.03%) Sitecore
13 57 (0.98%) VMware
14 55 (0.94%) Cognos
15 53 (0.91%) hybris
16 52 (0.89%) Business Objects
17 50 (0.86%) Apple
18 47 (0.81%) HP
19 42 (0.72%) Sun
20 41 (0.70%) Informatica
Durham, County Durham
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum £40,000 to £70,000 + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + great bonus potential
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago