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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 106 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2828 2929 2815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.50% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.02% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2447 2429
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 £30,652 £29,500
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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +6 2600 £45,000 - 354
London -19 1078 £55,000 +4.76% 144
South East -10 467 £45,000 +1.12% 64
Yorkshire +53 232 £40,000 +14.28% 35
City of London -1 201 £55,000 +10.00% 38
South West -2 195 £39,000 - 33
East of England +32 191 £45,000 +8.43% 18
North West +13 176 £40,000 +6.66% 32
West Yorkshire +44 170 £42,500 +21.42% 24
West Midlands -3 149 £41,500 +9.21% 17
Scotland +15 140 £40,000 +3.89% 17
Leeds +40 125 £45,000 +28.57% 16
Berkshire +46 120 £50,000 +16.27% 15
Hampshire +50 107 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Bristol -3 104 £42,500 - 11
East Midlands -9 93 £42,500 +10.38% 9
Manchester -15 86 £42,500 +8.97% 19
Glasgow +16 78 £41,750 +8.44% 9
Hertfordshire +36 66 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Reading +20 64 £48,750 +8.33% 10
Cambridgeshire +25 63 £45,000 -25.00% 8
Cheshire +35 58 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Surrey -67 52 £57,500 +21.05% 10
South Yorkshire +29 51 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Sheffield +23 51 £40,000 +18.51% 4
Cambridge +43 50 £45,000 -6.25% 7
East Sussex -4 45 £42,750 -3.93% 3
Edinburgh +2 43 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Essex +6 41 £38,000 -10.58% 1
Warwickshire +4 41 £50,000 +31.57% 5

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3366 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 2298 (40.26%) C#
3 2261 (39.61%) SQL
4 2171 (38.03%) .NET
5 2106 (36.90%) JavaScript
6 1949 (34.15%) TDD
7 1831 (32.08%) HTML
8 1685 (29.52%) SQL Server
9 1680 (29.43%) Java
10 1630 (28.56%) CSS
11 1582 (27.72%) OO
12 1547 (27.10%) MVC
13 1282 (22.46%) Scrum
14 1252 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
15 1242 (21.76%) Finance
16 1240 (21.72%) Web Services
17 1187 (20.80%) jQuery
18 1132 (19.83%) ASP.NET
19 1091 (19.11%) Degree
20 1055 (18.48%) Git (software)
21 1048 (18.36%) Software Engineering
22 1027 (17.99%) Microsoft
23 843 (14.77%) HTML5
24 807 (14.14%) XML
25 794 (13.91%) Windows
26 743 (13.02%) Oracle
27 729 (12.77%) Linux
28 713 (12.49%) .NET Framework
29 689 (12.07%) SDLC
30 649 (11.37%) Computer Science

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 279 (4.89%) Apache
2 266 (4.66%) Tomcat
3 206 (3.61%) JBoss
4 205 (3.59%) Node.js
5 170 (2.98%) IIS
6 144 (2.52%) SharePoint
7 134 (2.35%) CMS
8 132 (2.31%) WebSphere
9 82 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 81 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
11 67 (1.17%) Umbraco
12 60 (1.05%) Apache Solr
13 59 (1.03%) NServiceBus
13 59 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 54 (0.95%) nginx
15 49 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
16 45 (0.79%) Apache Pig
17 40 (0.70%) Confluence
18 34 (0.60%) WordPress
19 26 (0.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 419 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 59 (1.03%) MS Office
3 23 (0.40%) InfoPath
4 18 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.12%) Mingle
6 5 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.070%) MS Project
8 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.018%) GIMP
8 1 (0.018%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.018%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 49 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 48 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.49%) Magento
5 23 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 22 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
7 16 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 15 (0.26%) Beauchamp
9 14 (0.25%) Exstream
10 12 (0.21%) MultiFonds
10 12 (0.21%) PORTIA
10 12 (0.21%) LatentZero
10 12 (0.21%) Tesseract
10 12 (0.21%) Minerva
10 12 (0.21%) Sentinel
10 12 (0.21%) HiInvest
10 12 (0.21%) HiPerformance
10 12 (0.21%) HiPortfolio
10 12 (0.21%) Decalog
10 12 (0.21%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 208 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (1.47%) SaaS
4 65 (1.14%) GitHub
5 51 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 37 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
9 19 (0.33%) PaaS
10 16 (0.28%) Heroku
10 16 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.21%) IaaS
13 5 (0.088%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.070%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.053%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.053%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.053%) Sage Pay
15 3 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.035%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 154 (2.70%) Internet
2 133 (2.33%) HTTP
3 42 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.54%) Broadband
5 24 (0.42%) SMTP
6 23 (0.40%) DNS
7 22 (0.39%) DHCP
8 19 (0.33%) SMS
8 19 (0.33%) Firewall
9 18 (0.32%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.30%) Unified Communications
11 16 (0.28%) SMPP
12 15 (0.26%) Wireless
12 15 (0.26%) Network Security
13 12 (0.21%) Intranet
13 12 (0.21%) FTP
14 11 (0.19%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.19%) SSH
15 10 (0.18%) VPN
16 9 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1685 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 561 (9.83%) MySQL
3 403 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 325 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 313 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 237 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 231 (4.05%) MongoDB
8 203 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 196 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
10 195 (3.42%) Oracle Database
11 172 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
12 169 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 135 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 121 (2.12%) Big Data
15 108 (1.89%) Hadoop
16 106 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
17 96 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
18 81 (1.42%) Redis
19 71 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
20 66 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1055 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 628 (11.00%) Subversion
3 561 (9.83%) Visual Studio
4 557 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 489 (8.57%) NUnit
6 442 (7.74%) Jenkins
7 367 (6.43%) Selenium
8 363 (6.36%) JUnit
9 300 (5.26%) Maven
10 212 (3.71%) JIRA
11 209 (3.66%) Eclipse
12 184 (3.22%) PHPUnit
13 180 (3.15%) Ant
14 176 (3.08%) Jasmine
15 167 (2.93%) TeamCity
16 162 (2.84%) Xcode
17 149 (2.61%) Moq
18 126 (2.21%) MSTest
19 106 (1.86%) WebDriver
20 94 (1.65%) ReSharper
General
1 1242 (21.76%) Finance
2 321 (5.62%) Banking
3 263 (4.61%) Retail
4 244 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 196 (3.43%) Marketing
6 144 (2.52%) Games
7 116 (2.03%) Front Office
8 108 (1.89%) Advertising
9 88 (1.54%) Publishing
10 79 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 74 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 59 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 57 (1.00%) Law
14 51 (0.89%) Legal
15 50 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 50 (0.88%) Back Office
16 44 (0.77%) Electronics
16 44 (0.77%) Billing
17 30 (0.53%) Automotive
18 17 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4166 (72.99%) Developer
2 937 (16.42%) Senior Developer
3 883 (15.47%) .NET Developer
4 702 (12.30%) Java Developer
5 661 (11.58%) C# Developer
6 427 (7.48%) Software Engineer
7 426 (7.46%) Software Developer
8 398 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 384 (6.73%) PHP Developer
10 306 (5.36%) Web Developer
11 260 (4.56%) Analyst
12 207 (3.63%) Front-End Developer
13 205 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
14 199 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
15 186 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
16 185 (3.24%) Lead Developer
16 185 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 171 (3.00%) Programmer
18 168 (2.94%) Consultant
19 163 (2.86%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2171 (38.03%) .NET
2 1831 (32.08%) HTML
3 1630 (28.56%) CSS
4 1240 (21.72%) Web Services
5 1187 (20.80%) jQuery
6 1132 (19.83%) ASP.NET
7 843 (14.77%) HTML5
8 807 (14.14%) XML
9 713 (12.49%) .NET Framework
10 644 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 610 (10.69%) Spring
12 577 (10.11%) WCF
13 576 (10.09%) AngularJS
14 511 (8.95%) REST
15 486 (8.51%) CSS3
16 436 (7.64%) WPF
17 434 (7.60%) RESTful
18 433 (7.59%) Ajax
19 414 (7.25%) Hibernate
20 405 (7.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 649 (11.37%) Computer Science
2 412 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 296 (5.19%) N-Tier
4 259 (4.54%) User Experience
5 249 (4.36%) Mobile App
6 181 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 156 (2.73%) iPhone
8 136 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 118 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 117 (2.05%) iPad
11 114 (2.00%) Visualisation
11 114 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
12 94 (1.65%) Algorithms
13 85 (1.49%) Hedge funds
14 79 (1.38%) Smartphone
15 76 (1.33%) Social Media
16 75 (1.31%) Derivative
17 72 (1.26%) Equities
18 62 (1.09%) Management Information System
19 50 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 794 (13.91%) Windows
2 729 (12.77%) Linux
3 410 (7.18%) Apple iOS
4 363 (6.36%) Android
5 330 (5.78%) UNIX
6 69 (1.21%) Windows Phone
7 45 (0.79%) Windows 8
7 45 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
8 44 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 25 (0.44%) Solaris
11 24 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
13 19 (0.33%) zOS
14 18 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (0.32%) CentOS
15 14 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
16 13 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3366 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1949 (34.15%) TDD
3 1582 (27.72%) OO
4 1547 (27.10%) MVC
5 1282 (22.46%) Scrum
6 1252 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
7 1048 (18.36%) Software Engineering
8 689 (12.07%) SDLC
9 550 (9.64%) BDD
10 484 (8.48%) Automated Testing
11 471 (8.25%) OOP
12 436 (7.64%) OOD
13 429 (7.52%) E-Commerce
14 406 (7.11%) Mentoring
15 373 (6.53%) SOA
16 369 (6.46%) Multithreading
17 338 (5.92%) Web Development
18 330 (5.78%) iOS Development
19 307 (5.38%) Integration Testing
20 258 (4.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2298 (40.26%) C#
2 2261 (39.61%) SQL
3 2106 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 1680 (29.43%) Java
5 630 (11.04%) PHP
6 528 (9.25%) T-SQL
7 490 (8.58%) C++
8 451 (7.90%) Python
9 268 (4.70%) VB.NET
10 228 (3.99%) Objective-C
11 224 (3.92%) PL/SQL
12 210 (3.68%) C
13 124 (2.17%) Ruby
14 109 (1.91%) Bash Shell
15 108 (1.89%) VB
16 100 (1.75%) Scala
17 84 (1.47%) Shell Script
18 82 (1.44%) PowerShell
19 70 (1.23%) VBA
20 63 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1091 (19.11%) Degree
2 122 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 49 (0.86%) PhD
5 46 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 40 (0.70%) ISEB
7 39 (0.68%) MCSD
8 37 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 21 (0.37%) MCTS
10 19 (0.33%) MCPD
10 19 (0.33%) Brainbench
11 17 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.26%) Sun Certification
12 15 (0.26%) MCP
13 14 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.21%) MCITP
14 12 (0.21%) PMP
14 12 (0.21%) HND
15 11 (0.19%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 600 (10.51%) QA
2 39 (0.68%) SLA
3 19 (0.33%) TickIT
4 12 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.11%) FATCA
6 4 (0.070%) HL7
7 3 (0.053%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.053%) GAMP
8 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.018%) WCAG
8 1 (0.018%) WAI
8 1 (0.018%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.018%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 78 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (0.79%) VirtualBox
3 38 (0.67%) Varnish
4 34 (0.60%) Docker
5 21 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.21%) HDFS
8 10 (0.18%) iptables
8 10 (0.18%) RACF
9 9 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.14%) Firmware
11 4 (0.070%) Xen
11 4 (0.070%) KVM
12 1 (0.018%) LXC
Systems Management
1 117 (2.05%) Puppet
2 83 (1.45%) Vagrant
3 73 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 70 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (0.72%) Ansible
6 40 (0.70%) Nagios
7 26 (0.46%) Control-M
8 17 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 12 (0.21%) Capistrano
10 10 (0.18%) Salt
10 10 (0.18%) zSecure
11 7 (0.12%) Oozie
11 7 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 3 (0.053%) Nmap
13 2 (0.035%) Graylog
13 2 (0.035%) Graphite
13 2 (0.035%) Iperf
13 2 (0.035%) logstash
13 2 (0.035%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1027 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 743 (13.02%) Oracle
3 168 (2.94%) Zend
4 146 (2.56%) Google
5 108 (1.89%) IBM
6 107 (1.87%) Apple
7 99 (1.73%) SAP
8 88 (1.54%) VMware
9 73 (1.28%) Sybase
10 71 (1.24%) HP
11 58 (1.02%) TOWER Software
12 53 (0.93%) Sitecore
13 51 (0.89%) Facebook
14 48 (0.84%) Twitter
14 48 (0.84%) Yahoo!
14 48 (0.84%) Adobe
15 42 (0.74%) Telerik
16 35 (0.61%) Xamarin
16 35 (0.61%) Splunk
17 31 (0.54%) Red Gate
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 27 days + Options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier Ltd
Salary: Attractive + bonus, benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
IT Recruitment Company
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary to 65k
Posted: 10 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus,extensive bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum to £85K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum plus share options
Posted: 11 hours ago