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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 125 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2583 2787 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.26% 2.61% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 3.21% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2134 2376 2407
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
93593 86753 92892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.19% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74739 71234 78546
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -23 2352 £45,000 +5.88% 301
London -18 1037 £52,500 +3.96% 120
South East -11 473 £42,500 -5.55% 40
City of London -26 242 £52,500 - 49
South West -13 212 £37,500 +15.38% 33
North West +19 198 £38,750 +10.71% 27
Manchester +26 141 £39,000 +11.42% 21
Yorkshire -55 137 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Scotland +10 127 £38,500 -3.75% 10
Berkshire +21 120 £51,000 +13.33% 9
East of England -66 110 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Surrey -1 109 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West Midlands -20 100 £37,500 +25.00% 14
Bristol +2 89 £37,500 +10.29% 11
West Yorkshire -52 84 £37,500 +7.14% 10
East Midlands +23 83 £39,000 +11.42% 13
Hampshire -4 77 £42,500 -0.58% 6
Reading +27 74 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Glasgow -10 63 £38,750 -3.12% 4
Wiltshire +3 54 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Nottinghamshire +33 50 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Edinburgh +20 49 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Leeds -47 48 £37,500 +7.14% 5
East Sussex -1 46 £45,000 - 4
Nottingham +30 43 £44,000 +21.37% 3
South Yorkshire +8 43 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Kent +2 42 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Brighton -4 42 £45,000 - 3
Wales -15 40 £42,500 +18.77% 10
Cambridgeshire -11 39 £48,000 +20.00% 10

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3274 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
2 2552 (44.65%) .NET
3 2476 (43.32%) C#
3 2476 (43.32%) JavaScript
4 2409 (42.14%) HTML
5 2205 (38.58%) SQL
6 2008 (35.13%) CSS
7 1925 (33.68%) SQL Server
8 1897 (33.19%) TDD
9 1726 (30.20%) Java
10 1682 (29.43%) MVC
11 1520 (26.59%) ASP.NET
12 1516 (26.52%) OO
13 1474 (25.79%) Scrum
14 1467 (25.66%) jQuery
15 1278 (22.36%) Web Services
16 1204 (21.06%) Degree
17 1160 (20.29%) Finance
18 1152 (20.15%) Software Engineering
19 1132 (19.80%) Microsoft
20 1120 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
21 1083 (18.95%) XML
22 934 (16.34%) HTML5
23 905 (15.83%) .NET Framework
24 887 (15.52%) Git (software)
25 873 (15.27%) WCF
26 778 (13.61%) Computer Science
27 762 (13.33%) Oracle
28 743 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
29 738 (12.91%) Subversion

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 295 (5.16%) IIS
2 294 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 259 (4.53%) Apache
4 256 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 226 (3.95%) Node.js
6 198 (3.46%) WebSphere
7 157 (2.75%) CMS
8 115 (2.01%) Apache Solr
9 111 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 72 (1.26%) Drupal
11 67 (1.17%) Confluence
12 64 (1.12%) Umbraco
13 50 (0.87%) WordPress
14 49 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
15 47 (0.82%) nginx
16 46 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
17 41 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
17 41 (0.72%) NServiceBus
18 36 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
19 35 (0.61%) Jetty
Applications
1 467 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 91 (1.59%) MS Office
3 30 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.23%) PowerPivot
6 12 (0.21%) Mingle
7 10 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.12%) ArcView
9 5 (0.087%) FreeHand
9 5 (0.087%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.035%) MS Project
11 1 (0.017%) Stata
Business Applications
1 70 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.80%) Magento
3 33 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 23 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 17 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
5 17 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.26%) Shopify
7 14 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.17%) Summit
8 10 (0.17%) LatentZero
9 8 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
10 7 (0.12%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.10%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 6 (0.10%) Advent Moxy
11 6 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.10%) Decalog
11 6 (0.10%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 142 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (2.17%) SaaS
3 90 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (1.03%) GitHub
5 50 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.65%) PaaS
7 23 (0.40%) Google App Engine
8 22 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.21%) Trello
11 9 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (0.16%) IaaS
12 6 (0.10%) Force.com
13 5 (0.087%) Joyent
13 5 (0.087%) Office 365
14 4 (0.070%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.052%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 293 (5.13%) HTTP
2 204 (3.57%) Internet
3 66 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 51 (0.89%) Intranet
5 29 (0.51%) DNS
6 28 (0.49%) Broadband
7 20 (0.35%) DHCP
8 18 (0.31%) SSH
9 17 (0.30%) Ethernet
10 16 (0.28%) FTP
11 13 (0.23%) IPsec
12 11 (0.19%) Firewall
13 9 (0.16%) ATM
14 8 (0.14%) PuTTY
14 8 (0.14%) VoIP
15 5 (0.087%) IPv4
15 5 (0.087%) SSL
15 5 (0.087%) Modbus
16 4 (0.070%) Wireless
16 4 (0.070%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1925 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 574 (10.04%) MySQL
3 472 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 442 (7.73%) Relational Database
5 276 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 265 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 260 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 247 (4.32%) NoSQL
9 214 (3.74%) RDBMS
10 193 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
11 177 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 162 (2.83%) MongoDB
13 140 (2.45%) Oracle Database
14 136 (2.38%) Big Data
15 135 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
16 97 (1.70%) RavenDB
17 91 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 87 (1.52%) Hadoop
19 75 (1.31%) DB2
20 73 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 887 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 738 (12.91%) Subversion
3 658 (11.51%) Visual Studio
4 532 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 445 (7.79%) NUnit
6 428 (7.49%) JUnit
7 400 (7.00%) Selenium
8 351 (6.14%) Maven
9 338 (5.91%) Jenkins
10 288 (5.04%) JIRA
11 279 (4.88%) Eclipse
12 231 (4.04%) Ant
13 219 (3.83%) Jasmine
14 196 (3.43%) TeamCity
15 147 (2.57%) Cucumber
16 132 (2.31%) ReSharper
17 126 (2.20%) Moq
18 125 (2.19%) Hudson
19 116 (2.03%) PHPUnit
20 110 (1.92%) Mockito
General
1 1160 (20.29%) Finance
2 333 (5.83%) Banking
3 249 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 235 (4.11%) Retail
5 229 (4.01%) Games
6 200 (3.50%) Advertising
7 188 (3.29%) Marketing
8 113 (1.98%) Legal
9 103 (1.80%) Front Office
10 75 (1.31%) Publishing
11 72 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 67 (1.17%) Investment Banking
13 53 (0.93%) French Language
14 51 (0.89%) Back Office
15 47 (0.82%) Electronics
16 44 (0.77%) Law
17 41 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 38 (0.66%) Billing
19 31 (0.54%) Aerospace
20 30 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4343 (75.98%) Developer
2 1090 (19.07%) .NET Developer
3 1070 (18.72%) Senior Developer
4 820 (14.35%) C# Developer
5 785 (13.73%) Java Developer
6 547 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 533 (9.32%) Software Developer
8 497 (8.69%) Software Engineer
9 337 (5.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 333 (5.83%) Web Developer
11 284 (4.97%) Analyst
12 260 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 253 (4.43%) PHP Developer
14 238 (4.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 198 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
16 191 (3.34%) Front-End Developer
17 185 (3.24%) Programmer
18 184 (3.22%) Junior
19 178 (3.11%) Senior C# Developer
20 174 (3.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2552 (44.65%) .NET
2 2409 (42.14%) HTML
3 2008 (35.13%) CSS
4 1520 (26.59%) ASP.NET
5 1467 (25.66%) jQuery
6 1278 (22.36%) Web Services
7 1083 (18.95%) XML
8 934 (16.34%) HTML5
9 905 (15.83%) .NET Framework
10 873 (15.27%) WCF
11 743 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 645 (11.28%) Spring
13 625 (10.93%) CSS3
14 600 (10.50%) Ajax
15 522 (9.13%) J2EE
16 519 (9.08%) SOAP
17 499 (8.73%) AngularJS
18 475 (8.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 471 (8.24%) WPF
20 470 (8.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 778 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 403 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 295 (5.16%) N-Tier
4 266 (4.65%) User Experience
5 251 (4.39%) Open Source
6 248 (4.34%) Mobile App
7 231 (4.04%) Mathematics
8 187 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
9 165 (2.89%) Inversion of Control
10 137 (2.40%) Client/Server
11 135 (2.36%) iPad
12 123 (2.15%) iPhone
13 113 (1.98%) Social Media
14 83 (1.45%) Management Information System
15 82 (1.43%) Visualisation
16 80 (1.40%) Derivative
17 78 (1.36%) Physics
18 61 (1.07%) Clustering
18 61 (1.07%) Equities
19 58 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 650 (11.37%) Windows
2 606 (10.60%) Linux
3 397 (6.95%) Android
4 386 (6.75%) Apple iOS
5 312 (5.46%) UNIX
6 111 (1.94%) Windows Phone
7 42 (0.73%) Windows Phone 7
8 36 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (0.56%) CentOS
10 26 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 25 (0.44%) Fedora
12 23 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
15 12 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 11 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.19%) Solaris
17 10 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3274 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1897 (33.19%) TDD
3 1682 (29.43%) MVC
4 1516 (26.52%) OO
5 1474 (25.79%) Scrum
6 1152 (20.15%) Software Engineering
7 1120 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
8 731 (12.79%) OOP
9 642 (11.23%) E-Commerce
10 584 (10.22%) BDD
11 542 (9.48%) SOA
12 535 (9.36%) Web Development
13 511 (8.94%) Mentoring
14 409 (7.16%) OOD
15 332 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
16 302 (5.28%) UML
17 290 (5.07%) Multithreading
18 275 (4.81%) Kanban
18 275 (4.81%) Automated Testing
19 271 (4.74%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2476 (43.32%) C#
1 2476 (43.32%) JavaScript
2 2205 (38.58%) SQL
3 1726 (30.20%) Java
4 561 (9.81%) PHP
5 524 (9.17%) C++
6 477 (8.34%) T-SQL
7 331 (5.79%) VB.NET
8 248 (4.34%) C
9 196 (3.43%) Python
10 175 (3.06%) VB
11 173 (3.03%) Objective-C
12 167 (2.92%) Ruby
13 144 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 122 (2.13%) PHP5
15 99 (1.73%) Scala
16 79 (1.38%) VBScript
17 77 (1.35%) PowerShell
18 75 (1.31%) Bash Shell
19 69 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1204 (21.06%) Degree
2 175 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 89 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 55 (0.96%) ISEB
6 41 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 41 (0.72%) MCP
6 41 (0.72%) MCSD
7 38 (0.66%) MCAD
8 36 (0.63%) Sun Certification
9 32 (0.56%) PhD
10 18 (0.31%) MCITP
11 16 (0.28%) MCSE
12 13 (0.23%) MCTS
13 11 (0.19%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.17%) MySQL Certification
15 8 (0.14%) MCDBA
15 8 (0.14%) MCPD
16 6 (0.10%) MBA
16 6 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (9.48%) QA
2 35 (0.61%) SLA
3 29 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.24%) IEC 61508
5 9 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.12%) TickIT
7 6 (0.10%) WCAG
8 5 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.070%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.035%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.035%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 57 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.49%) HDFS
4 14 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.17%) RACF
6 9 (0.16%) Xen
7 8 (0.14%) Varnish
8 6 (0.10%) Squid
9 5 (0.087%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.035%) ACF2
11 2 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.017%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.017%) vCloud
12 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 87 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 52 (0.91%) Puppet
3 45 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 21 (0.37%) Capistrano
6 10 (0.17%) Ansible
7 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 7 (0.12%) YUM
8 6 (0.10%) Cobbler
8 6 (0.10%) CA Endevor
9 4 (0.070%) Nagios
10 3 (0.052%) MOM
10 3 (0.052%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.035%) Opsview
11 2 (0.035%) Sysprep
11 2 (0.035%) Control-M
12 1 (0.017%) OMEGAMON
12 1 (0.017%) SCCM
12 1 (0.017%) BMC Performance Manager
12 1 (0.017%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1132 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 762 (13.33%) Oracle
3 244 (4.27%) JBoss
4 221 (3.87%) Google
5 159 (2.78%) IBM
6 133 (2.33%) SAP
7 100 (1.75%) Adobe
8 98 (1.71%) Zend
9 84 (1.47%) Sybase
10 71 (1.24%) Twitter
11 62 (1.08%) Facebook
12 61 (1.07%) Cognos
13 57 (1.00%) VMware
14 55 (0.96%) Sitecore
15 51 (0.89%) Business Objects
16 48 (0.84%) hybris
17 45 (0.79%) Apple
18 44 (0.77%) Informatica
18 44 (0.77%) Sun
19 43 (0.75%) HP
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Barton-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Smart TV Broadcasting Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 20%-25% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Findababysitter.com Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +10% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago