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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 133 115 137
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2423 2781 2686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.48% 2.58% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.95% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 2289 2199
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
86091 94233 99323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.58% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72000 77563 79306
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -17 2277 £48,500 +7.77% 288
London -7 883 £60,000 +9.09% 120
South East -8 458 £47,500 +5.55% 43
North West +47 220 £42,960 +7.40% 31
East of England +8 201 £52,500 +16.66% 23
South West -10 157 £41,000 +5.12% 20
Yorkshire -26 139 £40,000 - 29
Manchester +55 135 £45,000 - 15
City of London -4 118 £57,500 +4.54% 32
East Midlands +24 110 £40,750 +1.87% 10
Hampshire -2 99 £40,000 +3.89% 13
West Yorkshire -34 94 £40,000 - 21
West Midlands -54 92 £40,000 - 9
Scotland -20 91 £46,000 +15.00% 10
Surrey +57 82 £44,500 -6.31% 5
Berkshire -34 81 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Leeds -6 80 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Cambridgeshire -1 73 £46,500 +12.72% 6
Hertfordshire +10 67 £55,000 -3.50% 7
Somerset +38 66 £41,000 -8.88% 9
Bristol -16 52 £44,000 +3.52% 4
West Sussex +20 50 £41,750 +1.82% 2
Oxfordshire -1 49 £52,000 +4.00% 5
Cambridge +1 48 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Glasgow -20 48 £52,500 +17.97% 5
Buckinghamshire +20 44 £48,500 +7.77% 6
Reading -10 44 £50,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire +15 39 £34,055 -9.18% 4
Essex +10 39 £62,500 +73.61% 3
Woking +14 33 £38,500 -21.02% 3

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2823 (56.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2219 (44.38%) JavaScript
3 2070 (41.40%) C#
4 1941 (38.82%) HTML
5 1866 (37.32%) SQL
6 1850 (37.00%) .NET
7 1716 (34.32%) CSS
8 1594 (31.88%) Java
9 1587 (31.74%) TDD
10 1471 (29.42%) MVC
11 1357 (27.14%) SQL Server
12 1326 (26.52%) Scrum
13 1155 (23.10%) OO
14 1100 (22.00%) ASP.NET
15 1082 (21.64%) Web Services
16 1053 (21.06%) Finance
17 1025 (20.50%) Git (software)
18 1014 (20.28%) Continuous Integration
19 1011 (20.22%) jQuery
20 954 (19.08%) Software Engineering
21 939 (18.78%) HTML5
22 922 (18.44%) Degree
23 894 (17.88%) AngularJS
24 786 (15.72%) XML
25 713 (14.26%) Microsoft
26 701 (14.02%) BDD
27 660 (13.20%) Oracle
28 634 (12.68%) Computer Science
29 633 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
30 631 (12.62%) CSS3

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
1 237 (4.74%) IIS
2 180 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 150 (3.00%) CMS
4 146 (2.92%) JBoss
5 129 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
6 117 (2.34%) Apache
7 94 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 88 (1.76%) Apache Spark
9 80 (1.60%) Confluence
9 80 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 53 (1.06%) GlassFish
11 52 (1.04%) WildFly
12 51 (1.02%) Jetty
13 50 (1.00%) Umbraco
14 42 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 41 (0.82%) Alfresco
16 40 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 40 (0.80%) NServiceBus
17 31 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
18 29 (0.58%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 253 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 43 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 40 (0.80%) MS Office
4 14 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.24%) HipChat
6 4 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.040%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.040%) GIMP
7 2 (0.040%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.040%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.040%) SPSS
8 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.020%) InVision
8 1 (0.020%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 38 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 31 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.62%) Magento
3 26 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
7 14 (0.28%) SAP BPC
7 14 (0.28%) SAP SD
8 13 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
9 12 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.24%) SAP MM
10 11 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
10 11 (0.22%) Beauchamp
11 10 (0.20%) SAP PP
11 10 (0.20%) SAP QM
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
13 7 (0.14%) FastStats
13 7 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 263 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (1.76%) GitHub
4 79 (1.58%) SaaS
5 52 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 48 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (0.70%) Google Analytics
8 29 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
10 17 (0.34%) Google Play
10 17 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
11 15 (0.30%) AdWords
12 13 (0.26%) Oracle CX
12 13 (0.26%) PaaS
13 12 (0.24%) Office 365
14 10 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 10 (0.20%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.20%) Slack
14 10 (0.20%) TestFlight
15 9 (0.18%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 101 (2.02%) Internet
2 93 (1.86%) HTTP
3 44 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.36%) VPN
5 16 (0.32%) DNS
6 15 (0.30%) Intranet
7 14 (0.28%) SSL
8 13 (0.26%) SSH
9 10 (0.20%) Firewall
9 10 (0.20%) NFC
9 10 (0.20%) SMPP
10 7 (0.14%) IPsec
10 7 (0.14%) IPv4
10 7 (0.14%) IPv6
10 7 (0.14%) LDAP
11 6 (0.12%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.10%) CTI
12 5 (0.10%) RFID
12 5 (0.10%) VLAN
12 5 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1357 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 523 (10.46%) MySQL
3 349 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 340 (6.80%) NoSQL
5 321 (6.42%) Relational Database
6 266 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
7 203 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 174 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 173 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 172 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
11 163 (3.26%) Big Data
12 135 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 133 (2.66%) Hadoop
14 103 (2.06%) RDBMS
15 99 (1.98%) Oracle Database
16 83 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
16 83 (1.66%) Redis
17 79 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 57 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
19 54 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1025 (20.50%) Git (software)
2 555 (11.10%) Jenkins
3 494 (9.88%) Visual Studio
4 491 (9.82%) Subversion
5 451 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 418 (8.36%) JUnit
7 413 (8.26%) Selenium
8 390 (7.80%) NUnit
9 355 (7.10%) Maven
10 259 (5.18%) JIRA
11 203 (4.06%) Eclipse
12 192 (3.84%) TeamCity
13 182 (3.64%) Cucumber
14 173 (3.46%) WebDriver
15 157 (3.14%) MSTest
16 156 (3.12%) Ant
17 154 (3.08%) Grunt
18 148 (2.96%) Jasmine
19 132 (2.64%) gulp
19 132 (2.64%) Mockito
General
1 1053 (21.06%) Finance
2 254 (5.08%) Banking
3 225 (4.50%) Retail
4 173 (3.46%) Marketing
5 118 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 109 (2.18%) Advertising
7 106 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 91 (1.82%) Publishing
9 81 (1.62%) Games
10 80 (1.60%) Front Office
11 52 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 51 (1.02%) Law
13 48 (0.96%) Legal
14 41 (0.82%) Electronics
15 40 (0.80%) Back Office
16 39 (0.78%) Investment Banking
17 37 (0.74%) Billing
18 34 (0.68%) Automotive
19 28 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
20 16 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3763 (75.26%) Developer
2 972 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 944 (18.88%) C# Developer
4 942 (18.84%) Senior Developer
5 761 (15.22%) Java Developer
6 652 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 433 (8.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 386 (7.72%) Software Developer
9 340 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 339 (6.78%) Software Engineer
11 306 (6.12%) PHP Developer
12 303 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 303 (6.06%) Lead Developer
13 266 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 249 (4.98%) Web Developer
15 246 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 244 (4.88%) SQL Developer
17 231 (4.62%) Analyst
18 222 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
19 211 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1941 (38.82%) HTML
2 1850 (37.00%) .NET
3 1716 (34.32%) CSS
4 1100 (22.00%) ASP.NET
5 1082 (21.64%) Web Services
6 1011 (20.22%) jQuery
7 939 (18.78%) HTML5
8 894 (17.88%) AngularJS
9 786 (15.72%) XML
10 633 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 631 (12.62%) CSS3
12 621 (12.42%) .NET Framework
13 610 (12.20%) RESTful
14 604 (12.08%) REST
15 573 (11.46%) WCF
16 555 (11.10%) Spring
17 526 (10.52%) JSON
18 413 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
19 387 (7.74%) Ajax
20 385 (7.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 634 (12.68%) Computer Science
2 433 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 363 (7.26%) User Experience
4 339 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 218 (4.36%) Mathematics
6 206 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
7 135 (2.70%) Client/Server
8 132 (2.64%) Inversion of Control
9 120 (2.40%) iPad
10 110 (2.20%) Fintech
11 97 (1.94%) N-Tier
12 96 (1.92%) iPhone
13 89 (1.78%) Visualisation
14 87 (1.74%) Algorithms
15 80 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 78 (1.56%) Derivative
17 68 (1.36%) Management Information System
18 60 (1.20%) Hedge funds
19 47 (0.94%) Artificial Intelligence
20 46 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 514 (10.28%) Linux
2 490 (9.80%) Windows
3 440 (8.80%) Apple iOS
4 345 (6.90%) Android
5 279 (5.58%) Unix
6 60 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 51 (1.02%) Solaris
8 31 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.42%) CentOS
11 21 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 12 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.22%) VxWorks
17 8 (0.16%) Debian
18 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 5 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2823 (56.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1587 (31.74%) TDD
3 1471 (29.42%) MVC
4 1326 (26.52%) Scrum
5 1155 (23.10%) OO
6 1014 (20.28%) Continuous Integration
7 954 (19.08%) Software Engineering
8 701 (14.02%) BDD
9 628 (12.56%) Web Development
10 550 (11.00%) SDLC
11 448 (8.96%) OOP
12 420 (8.40%) Automated Testing
13 418 (8.36%) Mentoring
14 392 (7.84%) SOA
15 348 (6.96%) Integration Testing
16 316 (6.32%) E-Commerce
16 316 (6.32%) Front End Development
17 311 (6.22%) iOS Development
18 257 (5.14%) Dependency Injection
19 255 (5.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2219 (44.38%) JavaScript
2 2070 (41.40%) C#
3 1866 (37.32%) SQL
4 1594 (31.88%) Java
5 575 (11.50%) Python
6 526 (10.52%) PHP
7 490 (9.80%) T-SQL
8 359 (7.18%) C++
9 298 (5.96%) PL/SQL
10 254 (5.08%) Objective-C
11 189 (3.78%) C
12 176 (3.52%) VB.NET
13 152 (3.04%) Apple Swift
14 136 (2.72%) Shell Script
15 131 (2.62%) VB
16 128 (2.56%) Scala
17 127 (2.54%) Ruby
18 125 (2.50%) Bash Shell
19 114 (2.28%) ES6
20 107 (2.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 922 (18.44%) Degree
2 116 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 83 (1.66%) ISTQB
4 77 (1.54%) ISEB
5 76 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 71 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (0.58%) PhD
8 17 (0.34%) MCSD
8 17 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.30%) MCP
9 15 (0.30%) Sun Certification
10 14 (0.28%) Brainbench
10 14 (0.28%) MCSE
11 13 (0.26%) DBS Check
12 12 (0.24%) CCNP
12 12 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.20%) MCSA
15 9 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 538 (10.76%) QA
2 38 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 26 (0.52%) SLA
4 16 (0.32%) GAMP
5 15 (0.30%) DICOM
6 13 (0.26%) SDET
7 11 (0.22%) WAI
8 7 (0.14%) HL7
8 7 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.12%) ISO15022
9 6 (0.12%) ISO20022
10 5 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.10%) MiFID
10 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.080%) COBIT
11 4 (0.080%) MISRA
11 4 (0.080%) MISRA C
12 3 (0.060%) TickIT
System Software
1 158 (3.16%) Docker
2 48 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
3 40 (0.80%) VirtualBox
4 28 (0.56%) Varnish
5 19 (0.38%) Active Directory
6 18 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (0.18%) HDFS
8 9 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.10%) Firmware
10 4 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.040%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.020%) ACF2
12 1 (0.020%) KVM
12 1 (0.020%) RACF
12 1 (0.020%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (1.54%) Puppet
2 55 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 51 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (0.78%) Ansible
5 13 (0.26%) Packer
5 13 (0.26%) Terraform
6 12 (0.24%) Control-M
7 11 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 5 (0.10%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.080%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.060%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.060%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.060%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.060%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.060%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.060%) SCCM
11 2 (0.040%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.040%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.040%) zSecure
Vendors
1 713 (14.26%) Microsoft
2 660 (13.20%) Oracle
3 166 (3.32%) Google
4 105 (2.10%) Zend
5 93 (1.86%) Adobe
6 89 (1.78%) Apple
6 89 (1.78%) SAP
7 79 (1.58%) Atlassian
8 64 (1.28%) Twitter
9 57 (1.14%) IBM
10 55 (1.10%) Facebook
11 46 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
12 43 (0.86%) Sybase
13 42 (0.84%) HP
14 38 (0.76%) Xamarin
15 35 (0.70%) Informatica
16 31 (0.62%) EPiServer
17 30 (0.60%) Perforce
18 29 (0.58%) Cloudera
18 29 (0.58%) Hortonworks
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow Area
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Westbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago