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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 111 130 107
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2823 2635 2751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.30% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.77% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2159 2343
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 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
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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 +19 2598 £45,000 - 322
London -7 1062 £55,000 +4.76% 126
South East +17 527 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Yorkshire +68 212 £40,000 +6.66% 24
East of England +62 205 £45,000 - 22
City of London -5 194 £55,000 +10.00% 35
South West -11 177 £39,000 +4.00% 25
West Yorkshire +69 164 £40,000 +6.66% 11
West Midlands +26 158 £40,000 +5.26% 14
North West -22 151 £40,000 +6.66% 36
Scotland +9 149 £40,000 +5.26% 14
Berkshire +22 123 £52,500 +2.94% 7
Leeds +74 115 £45,000 +24.13% 10
Hampshire +44 113 £38,500 -9.41% 17
Glasgow +14 88 £44,500 +20.27% 8
East Midlands +8 88 £41,250 +3.12% 15
Bristol -18 83 £42,500 - 6
Cambridgeshire +47 79 £41,250 -14.06% 9
Hertfordshire +44 72 £57,000 -5.00% 8
East Sussex +11 61 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Reading -5 61 £50,000 -6.97% 3
Manchester -53 60 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Surrey -54 59 £47,500 - 6
Cambridge +41 57 £45,000 -6.25% 7
Cheshire +23 53 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Brighton +8 50 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Edinburgh -5 48 £40,000 +3.89% 4
Kent +6 46 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 45 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Oxfordshire +2 42 £50,000 +42.85% 5

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3261 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2195 (39.34%) C#
3 2180 (39.08%) SQL
4 2100 (37.64%) JavaScript
5 2063 (36.98%) .NET
6 1921 (34.43%) TDD
7 1851 (33.18%) HTML
8 1713 (30.70%) Java
9 1654 (29.65%) CSS
10 1563 (28.02%) SQL Server
11 1511 (27.08%) OO
12 1491 (26.73%) MVC
13 1244 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
14 1218 (21.83%) Scrum
15 1201 (21.53%) Web Services
16 1187 (21.28%) Finance
17 1135 (20.34%) jQuery
18 1097 (19.66%) ASP.NET
19 1080 (19.36%) Degree
20 1041 (18.66%) Git (software)
21 1023 (18.34%) Software Engineering
22 948 (16.99%) Microsoft
23 839 (15.04%) HTML5
24 814 (14.59%) XML
25 781 (14.00%) Windows
26 731 (13.10%) Oracle
27 707 (12.67%) Linux
28 673 (12.06%) Computer Science
29 656 (11.76%) Spring
30 636 (11.40%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 259 (4.64%) Apache
2 243 (4.36%) Tomcat
3 222 (3.98%) Node.js
4 195 (3.50%) JBoss
5 166 (2.98%) IIS
6 155 (2.78%) CMS
7 138 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 136 (2.44%) SharePoint
9 106 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
10 74 (1.33%) WebLogic
11 71 (1.27%) Umbraco
12 66 (1.18%) Apache Solr
13 52 (0.93%) nginx
14 51 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
15 50 (0.90%) Apache Pig
16 45 (0.81%) NServiceBus
17 39 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
18 38 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
19 35 (0.63%) Confluence
20 33 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 389 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 67 (1.20%) MS Office
3 25 (0.45%) InfoPath
4 21 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.072%) Simulink
6 3 (0.054%) MS Project
6 3 (0.054%) Mingle
7 2 (0.036%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.018%) SPSS
8 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.018%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.018%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.018%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 60 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.39%) Magento
4 21 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
5 19 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 18 (0.32%) Beauchamp
7 17 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 15 (0.27%) MultiFonds
8 15 (0.27%) PORTIA
8 15 (0.27%) LatentZero
8 15 (0.27%) Tesseract
8 15 (0.27%) Minerva
8 15 (0.27%) Sentinel
8 15 (0.27%) HiInvest
8 15 (0.27%) HiPerformance
8 15 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
8 15 (0.27%) Decalog
8 15 (0.27%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 226 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (1.79%) SaaS
4 60 (1.08%) GitHub
5 55 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 44 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 39 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
9 24 (0.43%) Heroku
10 22 (0.39%) PaaS
11 21 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.25%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.22%) IaaS
14 7 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.072%) Adobe Analytics
17 3 (0.054%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.054%) Force.com
18 2 (0.036%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 147 (2.63%) Internet
2 139 (2.49%) HTTP
3 39 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.56%) SMTP
5 23 (0.41%) Broadband
5 23 (0.41%) SMS
6 20 (0.36%) DNS
6 20 (0.36%) Firewall
7 18 (0.32%) Wireless
7 18 (0.32%) SMPP
8 17 (0.30%) Unified Communications
9 16 (0.29%) Ethernet
10 15 (0.27%) SSH
10 15 (0.27%) Network Security
11 14 (0.25%) HTTPS
12 12 (0.22%) DHCP
13 11 (0.20%) FTP
14 10 (0.18%) VPN
14 10 (0.18%) Intranet
15 8 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1563 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 562 (10.07%) MySQL
3 406 (7.28%) Relational Database
4 325 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 289 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 224 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 221 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 196 (3.51%) Oracle Database
9 191 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 184 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
11 181 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
12 147 (2.63%) Big Data
13 143 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 140 (2.51%) RDBMS
15 120 (2.15%) Hadoop
16 102 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 93 (1.67%) Redis
18 86 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
19 84 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
20 62 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1041 (18.66%) Git (software)
2 606 (10.86%) Subversion
3 559 (10.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 552 (9.89%) Visual Studio
5 461 (8.26%) Jenkins
6 445 (7.98%) NUnit
7 373 (6.69%) Selenium
8 360 (6.45%) JUnit
9 306 (5.48%) Maven
10 237 (4.25%) JIRA
11 209 (3.75%) Eclipse
12 175 (3.14%) Ant
12 175 (3.14%) PHPUnit
13 166 (2.98%) Jasmine
14 142 (2.55%) TeamCity
15 139 (2.49%) Xcode
16 124 (2.22%) MSTest
17 113 (2.03%) WebDriver
17 113 (2.03%) Moq
18 105 (1.88%) Grunt
General
1 1187 (21.28%) Finance
2 332 (5.95%) Banking
3 254 (4.55%) Retail
4 229 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 187 (3.35%) Marketing
6 147 (2.63%) Games
7 111 (1.99%) Front Office
8 107 (1.92%) Publishing
9 81 (1.45%) Advertising
10 75 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 68 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 65 (1.17%) Law
13 51 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 48 (0.86%) Legal
15 44 (0.79%) Electronics
16 43 (0.77%) Back Office
17 41 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
18 39 (0.70%) Billing
19 32 (0.57%) Automotive
20 12 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4044 (72.49%) Developer
2 883 (15.83%) Senior Developer
3 813 (14.57%) .NET Developer
4 688 (12.33%) Java Developer
5 621 (11.13%) C# Developer
6 444 (7.96%) Software Engineer
7 395 (7.08%) Software Developer
8 382 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 363 (6.51%) PHP Developer
10 339 (6.08%) Web Developer
11 250 (4.48%) Analyst
12 198 (3.55%) Front-End Developer
13 192 (3.44%) Senior Java Developer
14 183 (3.28%) Lead Developer
15 176 (3.15%) Consultant
16 174 (3.12%) ASP.NET Developer
17 172 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
18 168 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 157 (2.81%) iOS Developer
20 153 (2.74%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2063 (36.98%) .NET
2 1851 (33.18%) HTML
3 1654 (29.65%) CSS
4 1201 (21.53%) Web Services
5 1135 (20.34%) jQuery
6 1097 (19.66%) ASP.NET
7 839 (15.04%) HTML5
8 814 (14.59%) XML
9 656 (11.76%) Spring
10 636 (11.40%) .NET Framework
11 587 (10.52%) AngularJS
12 584 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 517 (9.27%) WCF
14 499 (8.94%) REST
15 496 (8.89%) CSS3
16 457 (8.19%) RESTful
17 439 (7.87%) Hibernate
18 422 (7.56%) Ajax
19 408 (7.31%) J2EE
20 397 (7.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 673 (12.06%) Computer Science
2 404 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 277 (4.97%) User Experience
4 265 (4.75%) N-Tier
5 226 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 176 (3.15%) Mathematics
7 145 (2.60%) iPhone
8 123 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 120 (2.15%) Client/Server
10 113 (2.03%) iPad
11 109 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
12 102 (1.83%) Visualisation
13 99 (1.77%) Algorithms
14 87 (1.56%) Hedge funds
15 77 (1.38%) Derivative
16 75 (1.34%) Social Media
17 69 (1.24%) Smartphone
18 64 (1.15%) Management Information System
19 59 (1.06%) Equities
20 53 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 781 (14.00%) Windows
2 707 (12.67%) Linux
3 389 (6.97%) Apple iOS
4 340 (6.09%) Android
5 326 (5.84%) UNIX
6 69 (1.24%) Windows Phone
7 52 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 40 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 29 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
11 24 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.39%) Solaris
13 19 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 18 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
14 18 (0.32%) zOS
15 17 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (0.29%) CentOS
17 14 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
17 14 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.23%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3261 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1921 (34.43%) TDD
3 1511 (27.08%) OO
4 1491 (26.73%) MVC
5 1244 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
6 1218 (21.83%) Scrum
7 1023 (18.34%) Software Engineering
8 636 (11.40%) SDLC
9 531 (9.52%) BDD
10 467 (8.37%) Automated Testing
11 457 (8.19%) OOP
12 412 (7.38%) E-Commerce
13 410 (7.35%) OOD
14 396 (7.10%) SOA
15 375 (6.72%) Multithreading
16 367 (6.58%) Mentoring
17 352 (6.31%) Web Development
18 328 (5.88%) Integration Testing
19 321 (5.75%) iOS Development
20 263 (4.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2195 (39.34%) C#
2 2180 (39.08%) SQL
3 2100 (37.64%) JavaScript
4 1713 (30.70%) Java
5 611 (10.95%) PHP
6 474 (8.50%) T-SQL
7 454 (8.14%) Python
8 451 (8.08%) C++
9 244 (4.37%) VB.NET
10 230 (4.12%) PL/SQL
11 219 (3.93%) Objective-C
12 211 (3.78%) C
13 115 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 113 (2.03%) Ruby
15 107 (1.92%) Scala
16 100 (1.79%) VB
17 84 (1.51%) Shell Script
18 76 (1.36%) Perl
19 73 (1.31%) PowerShell
20 71 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1080 (19.36%) Degree
2 116 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 107 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (1.00%) PhD
4 56 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 41 (0.73%) ISEB
6 36 (0.65%) MCSD
7 35 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.38%) Brainbench
9 20 (0.36%) MCPD
10 18 (0.32%) Sun Certification
11 17 (0.30%) MCTS
12 16 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.23%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.22%) MCITP
15 11 (0.20%) HND
16 10 (0.18%) PMP
17 8 (0.14%) MCP
18 7 (0.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 579 (10.38%) QA
2 33 (0.59%) SLA
3 18 (0.32%) TickIT
4 11 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.11%) GAMP
6 3 (0.054%) WCAG
6 3 (0.054%) WAI
6 3 (0.054%) HL7
6 3 (0.054%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.054%) JTAG
6 3 (0.054%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.054%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.018%) FATCA
7 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (0.82%) VirtualBox
3 38 (0.68%) Docker
3 38 (0.68%) Varnish
4 16 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.20%) HDFS
6 10 (0.18%) RACF
7 9 (0.16%) Firmware
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.090%) Xen
8 5 (0.090%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.072%) KVM
10 3 (0.054%) iptables
11 1 (0.018%) LXC
11 1 (0.018%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.018%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 127 (2.28%) Puppet
2 91 (1.63%) Vagrant
3 87 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 84 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (1.00%) Ansible
6 45 (0.81%) Nagios
7 21 (0.38%) Tivoli
7 21 (0.38%) Control-M
8 14 (0.25%) Salt
9 12 (0.22%) Capistrano
10 10 (0.18%) zSecure
11 6 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 6 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.11%) Oozie
12 5 (0.090%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.054%) Nmap
13 3 (0.054%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 2 (0.036%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.036%) Munin
14 2 (0.036%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 948 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 731 (13.10%) Oracle
3 162 (2.90%) Zend
4 159 (2.85%) Google
5 115 (2.06%) SAP
6 102 (1.83%) Apple
7 99 (1.77%) VMware
8 97 (1.74%) IBM
9 85 (1.52%) HP
10 69 (1.24%) Sybase
11 54 (0.97%) Sitecore
12 47 (0.84%) Adobe
13 46 (0.82%) TOWER Software
14 41 (0.73%) Facebook
15 40 (0.72%) Splunk
16 38 (0.68%) Twitter
17 37 (0.66%) Xamarin
17 37 (0.66%) Yahoo!
18 33 (0.59%) Telerik
19 27 (0.48%) TIBCO
Bracknell, Berkshire
LANDESK
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Superb base with excellent first cla
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £445.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits Package available
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago