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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 132 103 124
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2505 2997 2637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.23% 2.73% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.34% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2107 2468 2302
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
92374 89648 91863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.25% 81.74% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76138 72001 78206
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 -27 2279 £45,000 - 250
London -43 876 £55,000 +4.76% 81
South East -10 451 £43,500 -3.33% 53
City of London +3 241 £57,500 +4.54% 36
Yorkshire +5 227 £37,000 +12.12% 22
South West +2 187 £37,750 +0.66% 24
North West -49 163 £37,500 - 18
East of England -38 157 £41,750 -2.33% 22
Manchester -26 118 £37,500 +7.14% 12
East Midlands +29 105 £40,000 +12.67% 10
West Yorkshire -4 103 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Bristol +11 96 £37,750 -16.11% 8
Berkshire -18 96 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Scotland -8 91 £37,500 - 17
West Midlands -18 89 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Surrey -26 85 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South Yorkshire +11 74 £35,000 - 6
Leeds -12 65 £40,000 +22.13% 6
Hampshire +18 62 £41,250 - 9
Kent +7 62 £42,500 - 4
Sheffield +6 60 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Edinburgh +20 59 £38,500 -3.75% 9
Cambridgeshire -29 58 £34,000 -15.00% 10
Wales -13 56 £32,250 -14.14% 3
Reading -7 54 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Oxfordshire +18 53 £40,000 - 15
Hertfordshire -35 46 £44,000 -20.00% 7
South Wales -17 45 £30,565 -16.65% 2
Nottinghamshire +18 44 £44,000 +18.12% 4
Cambridge -17 44 £35,000 -12.50% 6

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2809 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2161 (42.24%) C#
3 2123 (41.50%) .NET
4 2117 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 2063 (40.32%) SQL
6 2046 (39.99%) HTML
7 1730 (33.82%) CSS
8 1668 (32.60%) TDD
9 1635 (31.96%) SQL Server
10 1528 (29.87%) MVC
11 1494 (29.20%) Java
12 1342 (26.23%) ASP.NET
13 1312 (25.65%) OO
14 1252 (24.47%) jQuery
15 1221 (23.87%) Scrum
16 1140 (22.28%) Degree
17 1081 (21.13%) Finance
17 1081 (21.13%) Web Services
18 1032 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
19 1008 (19.70%) Microsoft
20 976 (19.08%) Software Engineering
21 932 (18.22%) XML
22 776 (15.17%) HTML5
23 763 (14.91%) Computer Science
24 755 (14.76%) Git (software)
25 752 (14.70%) .NET Framework
26 733 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
27 698 (13.64%) Windows
28 696 (13.60%) Oracle
29 675 (13.19%) Linux

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 283 (5.53%) Apache
2 266 (5.20%) Tomcat
3 211 (4.12%) IIS
4 205 (4.01%) JBoss
5 197 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 168 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 167 (3.26%) Node.js
8 135 (2.64%) CMS
9 108 (2.11%) Apache Solr
10 102 (1.99%) WebLogic
11 61 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 56 (1.09%) Umbraco
13 45 (0.88%) WordPress
14 42 (0.82%) Confluence
14 42 (0.82%) Drupal
15 37 (0.72%) Jetty
16 36 (0.70%) nginx
17 32 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
18 31 (0.61%) NServiceBus
19 29 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 386 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 76 (1.49%) MS Office
3 47 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.25%) Mingle
7 10 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 10 (0.20%) FreeHand
7 10 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.14%) ArcView
8 7 (0.14%) GIMP
9 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.020%) Simulink
10 1 (0.020%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 93 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 25 (0.49%) Magento
4 22 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.35%) Sophis RISQUE
6 17 (0.33%) Markit EDM
7 15 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.25%) SAP CRM
9 12 (0.23%) Summit
10 9 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 8 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
12 6 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (0.098%) Finacle
13 5 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.098%) Temenos T24
13 5 (0.098%) Maximo
13 5 (0.098%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 167 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (1.56%) SaaS
3 56 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.72%) PaaS
7 36 (0.70%) GitHub
8 27 (0.53%) Google App Engine
8 27 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (0.25%) Heroku
12 10 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.18%) IaaS
14 4 (0.078%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.059%) Route 53
16 2 (0.039%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.039%) Amazon Kinesis
17 1 (0.020%) Trello
17 1 (0.020%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 229 (4.48%) HTTP
2 150 (2.93%) Internet
3 49 (0.96%) Intranet
4 42 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 22 (0.43%) Firewall
7 21 (0.41%) DNS
8 19 (0.37%) DHCP
9 18 (0.35%) Broadband
10 17 (0.33%) LDAP
11 14 (0.27%) FTP
12 13 (0.25%) IPsec
13 10 (0.20%) SNMP
14 9 (0.18%) SMTP
15 8 (0.16%) Kerberos
16 7 (0.14%) ATM
16 7 (0.14%) IPv4
16 7 (0.14%) IPv6
16 7 (0.14%) SAN
16 7 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1635 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 529 (10.34%) MySQL
3 402 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 351 (6.86%) Relational Database
5 249 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 246 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 224 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 214 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
9 209 (4.09%) NoSQL
10 179 (3.50%) RDBMS
11 169 (3.30%) MongoDB
12 141 (2.76%) Big Data
13 115 (2.25%) Oracle Database
14 110 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 106 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
16 100 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
17 84 (1.64%) Hadoop
18 73 (1.43%) RavenDB
19 60 (1.17%) OLTP
20 55 (1.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 755 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 655 (12.80%) Subversion
3 521 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 510 (9.97%) Visual Studio
5 476 (9.30%) JUnit
6 443 (8.66%) NUnit
7 301 (5.88%) Selenium
8 282 (5.51%) Maven
9 275 (5.38%) JIRA
10 269 (5.26%) Eclipse
11 252 (4.93%) Jenkins
12 199 (3.89%) Ant
13 191 (3.73%) TeamCity
14 173 (3.38%) Jasmine
15 141 (2.76%) Mockito
16 120 (2.35%) Moq
17 103 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
18 100 (1.95%) PHPUnit
19 99 (1.94%) ReSharper
20 94 (1.84%) Cucumber
General
1 1081 (21.13%) Finance
2 282 (5.51%) Banking
3 203 (3.97%) Retail
3 203 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 195 (3.81%) Advertising
5 175 (3.42%) Marketing
6 158 (3.09%) Games
7 88 (1.72%) Front Office
8 80 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 73 (1.43%) Legal
10 72 (1.41%) Back Office
11 51 (1.00%) Publishing
12 50 (0.98%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.72%) French Language
15 32 (0.63%) Aerospace
16 28 (0.55%) Billing
17 26 (0.51%) Electronics
18 21 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 3844 (75.14%) Developer
2 905 (17.69%) .NET Developer
3 899 (17.57%) Senior Developer
4 712 (13.92%) Java Developer
5 666 (13.02%) C# Developer
6 479 (9.36%) Software Developer
7 458 (8.95%) Software Engineer
8 431 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 285 (5.57%) Web Developer
10 275 (5.38%) Senior .NET Developer
11 251 (4.91%) PHP Developer
12 218 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 205 (4.01%) Junior
14 203 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
15 201 (3.93%) Analyst
16 180 (3.52%) Junior Developer
17 165 (3.23%) Programmer
18 163 (3.19%) Team Leader
19 155 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
20 147 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2123 (41.50%) .NET
2 2046 (39.99%) HTML
3 1730 (33.82%) CSS
4 1342 (26.23%) ASP.NET
5 1252 (24.47%) jQuery
6 1081 (21.13%) Web Services
7 932 (18.22%) XML
8 776 (15.17%) HTML5
9 752 (14.70%) .NET Framework
10 733 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 588 (11.49%) WCF
12 580 (11.34%) Spring
13 471 (9.21%) J2EE
14 469 (9.17%) CSS3
15 458 (8.95%) AngularJS
16 442 (8.64%) Ajax
17 421 (8.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 395 (7.72%) SOAP
19 351 (6.86%) Hibernate
20 350 (6.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 763 (14.91%) Computer Science
2 453 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 278 (5.43%) User Experience
4 217 (4.24%) N-Tier
5 212 (4.14%) Mathematics
6 207 (4.05%) Open Source
7 178 (3.48%) Mobile App
8 168 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
9 154 (3.01%) Inversion of Control
10 149 (2.91%) Client/Server
11 137 (2.68%) iPad
12 93 (1.82%) Visualisation
13 89 (1.74%) Algorithms
14 80 (1.56%) iPhone
15 65 (1.27%) Management Information System
16 57 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 57 (1.11%) Physics
16 57 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
17 54 (1.06%) Hedge funds
18 51 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 698 (13.64%) Windows
2 675 (13.19%) Linux
3 372 (7.27%) UNIX
4 345 (6.74%) Android
5 309 (6.04%) Apple iOS
6 73 (1.43%) Windows Phone
7 40 (0.78%) Windows Phone 7
8 29 (0.57%) Solaris
9 21 (0.41%) CentOS
10 19 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 18 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 17 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.25%) Fedora
14 13 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.18%) Debian
16 9 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2809 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1668 (32.60%) TDD
3 1528 (29.87%) MVC
4 1312 (25.65%) OO
5 1221 (23.87%) Scrum
6 1032 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
7 976 (19.08%) Software Engineering
8 630 (12.31%) OOP
9 530 (10.36%) Mentoring
10 505 (9.87%) E-Commerce
11 493 (9.64%) BDD
12 429 (8.39%) SOA
13 398 (7.78%) Web Development
14 360 (7.04%) OOD
15 298 (5.82%) Automated Testing
16 290 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
17 284 (5.55%) UML
18 254 (4.96%) Integration Testing
19 221 (4.32%) iOS Development
20 214 (4.18%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2161 (42.24%) C#
2 2117 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 2063 (40.32%) SQL
4 1494 (29.20%) Java
5 510 (9.97%) PHP
6 496 (9.70%) C++
7 423 (8.27%) T-SQL
8 249 (4.87%) VB.NET
9 241 (4.71%) Python
10 189 (3.69%) C
11 156 (3.05%) PL/SQL
12 147 (2.87%) Objective-C
13 140 (2.74%) Ruby
14 112 (2.19%) VB
15 101 (1.97%) PHP5
16 92 (1.80%) Perl
17 91 (1.78%) PowerShell
18 70 (1.37%) Shell Script
19 68 (1.33%) Bash Shell
20 59 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1140 (22.28%) Degree
2 112 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 59 (1.15%) ISEB
6 51 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 38 (0.74%) Sun Certification
8 28 (0.55%) PhD
9 18 (0.35%) MCSD
10 16 (0.31%) MCITP
11 15 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
13 10 (0.20%) MCTS
13 10 (0.20%) MCAD
14 9 (0.18%) MCSE
14 9 (0.18%) Brainbench
14 9 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.16%) MCDBA
15 8 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 494 (9.66%) QA
2 34 (0.66%) SLA
3 33 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.33%) IEC 61508
5 9 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.12%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.078%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.078%) DO-254
7 4 (0.078%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.059%) WAI
8 3 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.039%) TickIT
10 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 55 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 14 (0.27%) Varnish
5 9 (0.18%) Xen
6 8 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.14%) qmail
8 5 (0.098%) Firmware
8 5 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.078%) RACF
10 3 (0.059%) vSphere
10 3 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.039%) vCloud
11 2 (0.039%) Squid
12 1 (0.020%) ACF2
12 1 (0.020%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.020%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 100 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 56 (1.09%) Puppet
3 48 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.45%) Vagrant
5 15 (0.29%) Ansible
6 14 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (0.20%) yum
8 7 (0.14%) Zenoss
8 7 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.14%) Nagios
9 6 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.12%) CA Endevor
10 5 (0.098%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.098%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.098%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.078%) SCCM
12 3 (0.059%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 3 (0.059%) Salt
13 2 (0.039%) Control-M
13 2 (0.039%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 1008 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 696 (13.60%) Oracle
3 205 (4.01%) Google
4 144 (2.81%) IBM
5 131 (2.56%) SAP
6 104 (2.03%) Adobe
7 89 (1.74%) Zend
8 87 (1.70%) Sybase
9 72 (1.41%) HP
10 66 (1.29%) VMware
11 63 (1.23%) hybris
12 54 (1.06%) Cognos
13 51 (1.00%) Sun
14 45 (0.88%) Xamarin
15 41 (0.80%) Facebook
15 41 (0.80%) Telerik
15 41 (0.80%) Informatica
16 40 (0.78%) Ab Initio
17 35 (0.68%) Apple
18 34 (0.66%) Sitecore
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