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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 115 132 116
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2772 2486 2683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.73% 2.38% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.79% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2359 2039 2171
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +21 2596 £47,500 +5.55% 382
London +32 1006 £55,000 - 148
South East +45 653 £45,000 - 67
East of England +55 234 £52,500 +31.25% 16
City of London +38 188 £57,500 - 36
West Midlands +44 168 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Yorkshire -47 150 £40,000 - 21
South West -14 148 £39,000 -2.50% 36
Hampshire +52 143 £40,000 +6.66% 16
North West -12 133 £45,000 +20.00% 58
Surrey +39 126 £52,500 - 8
East Midlands -9 92 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Berkshire +9 91 £47,500 -2.56% 13
Oxfordshire +12 90 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Buckinghamshire +36 87 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Hertfordshire +29 85 £57,000 +34.11% 6
Scotland -13 83 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +25 82 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Milton Keynes +40 80 £45,000 +28.57% 6
West Yorkshire -34 80 £40,000 - 12
Manchester +7 79 £45,000 +24.13% 34
Bristol -9 72 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Leeds -25 71 £40,000 - 9
Oxford +6 70 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Cambridge +20 69 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Warwickshire +33 64 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Warwick +28 61 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Reigate +10 56 £57,500 - 1
West Sussex -7 54 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 50 £35,000 -17.64% 4

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3121 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2432 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 2334 (43.12%) C#
4 2241 (41.40%) HTML
5 2187 (40.40%) SQL
6 2050 (37.87%) .NET
7 1978 (36.54%) CSS
8 1681 (31.05%) Java
9 1637 (30.24%) SQL Server
10 1604 (29.63%) TDD
11 1560 (28.82%) MVC
12 1353 (25.00%) OO
13 1286 (23.76%) Software Engineering
14 1275 (23.55%) ASP.NET
15 1220 (22.54%) Web Services
16 1202 (22.21%) Degree
17 1155 (21.34%) jQuery
18 1148 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
19 1117 (20.64%) Scrum
20 1084 (20.03%) HTML5
21 987 (18.23%) Finance
22 950 (17.55%) Git (software)
23 891 (16.46%) AngularJS
24 834 (15.41%) XML
25 801 (14.80%) Microsoft
26 779 (14.39%) Computer Science
27 751 (13.87%) .NET Framework
28 728 (13.45%) CSS3
29 673 (12.43%) QA
30 669 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 406 (7.50%) Node.js
2 267 (4.93%) CMS
3 236 (4.36%) JBoss
4 228 (4.21%) IIS
5 218 (4.03%) Apache
6 169 (3.12%) WebSphere
7 164 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
8 162 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 108 (2.00%) Umbraco
10 103 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
11 94 (1.74%) SharePoint
12 70 (1.29%) WebLogic
13 69 (1.27%) Alfresco
14 60 (1.11%) GlassFish
15 52 (0.96%) nginx
16 45 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
17 43 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
18 42 (0.78%) NServiceBus
19 36 (0.67%) Drupal
20 35 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 337 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.15%) MS Office
3 43 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.17%) Simulink
6 8 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.092%) MS Project
9 3 (0.055%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.055%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.018%) GIMP
11 1 (0.018%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 72 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.54%) Magento
2 29 (0.54%) Markit EDM
3 25 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 25 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 24 (0.44%) SAP MM
5 22 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
6 19 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
7 14 (0.26%) thinkFolio
8 13 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
8 13 (0.24%) Beauchamp
8 13 (0.24%) Hi Portfolio
8 13 (0.24%) HiInvest
8 13 (0.24%) HiPerformance
8 13 (0.24%) LatentZero
8 13 (0.24%) Minerva
8 13 (0.24%) MultiFonds
8 13 (0.24%) PORTIA
8 13 (0.24%) Sentinel
8 13 (0.24%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 230 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (2.81%) SaaS
4 98 (1.81%) GitHub
5 54 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 36 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.57%) Heroku
9 25 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
10 24 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 23 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (0.28%) IaaS
12 15 (0.28%) PaaS
13 14 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (0.26%) CloudFront
14 13 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.15%) Force.com
17 6 (0.11%) AdSense
Communications & Networking
1 172 (3.18%) HTTP
2 142 (2.62%) Internet
3 51 (0.94%) Intranet
4 34 (0.63%) DNS
4 34 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 29 (0.54%) SSL
6 25 (0.46%) Wireshark
7 19 (0.35%) Extranet
8 18 (0.33%) AMQP
9 16 (0.30%) MQTT
10 15 (0.28%) SSH
11 14 (0.26%) SMTP
12 11 (0.20%) SMS
13 9 (0.17%) ATM
14 8 (0.15%) FTP
14 8 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.15%) PuTTY
14 8 (0.15%) Telnet
15 6 (0.11%) Wireless
16 4 (0.074%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1637 (30.24%) SQL Server
2 542 (10.01%) MySQL
3 474 (8.76%) Relational Database
4 343 (6.34%) NoSQL
5 333 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 264 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 250 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 182 (3.36%) Big Data
9 173 (3.20%) Redis
10 143 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 140 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 139 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 129 (2.38%) RDBMS
14 121 (2.24%) Hadoop
15 111 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
16 108 (2.00%) Oracle Database
17 90 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
18 70 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
19 59 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 53 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 950 (17.55%) Git (software)
2 615 (11.36%) Subversion
3 571 (10.55%) Visual Studio
4 538 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 492 (9.09%) NUnit
6 455 (8.41%) Jenkins
7 432 (7.98%) JUnit
8 382 (7.06%) Selenium
9 341 (6.30%) Maven
10 302 (5.58%) JIRA
11 250 (4.62%) Eclipse
12 194 (3.58%) Jasmine
13 181 (3.34%) MSTest
14 177 (3.27%) TeamCity
15 152 (2.81%) Grunt
16 151 (2.79%) WebDriver
17 144 (2.66%) Cucumber
18 141 (2.60%) Ant
19 138 (2.55%) PHPUnit
20 134 (2.48%) gulp
General
1 987 (18.23%) Finance
2 298 (5.51%) Banking
3 201 (3.71%) Retail
4 184 (3.40%) Marketing
5 175 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 135 (2.49%) Games
7 90 (1.66%) Front Office
8 88 (1.63%) Publishing
9 86 (1.59%) Advertising
10 85 (1.57%) Billing
11 75 (1.39%) Law
12 64 (1.18%) Legal
13 60 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 47 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.54%) Automotive
16 28 (0.52%) Back Office
16 28 (0.52%) Investment Banking
17 22 (0.41%) Electronics
18 14 (0.26%) Local Government
19 12 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3991 (73.73%) Developer
2 1193 (22.04%) .NET Developer
3 1129 (20.86%) C# Developer
4 810 (14.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 803 (14.83%) Java Developer
6 789 (14.58%) Senior Developer
7 505 (9.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 495 (9.14%) Software Engineer
9 456 (8.42%) Software Developer
10 432 (7.98%) ASP.NET Developer
11 371 (6.85%) SQL Developer
12 354 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 312 (5.76%) Lead Developer
14 306 (5.65%) PHP Developer
15 305 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 287 (5.30%) C# Software Developer
17 284 (5.25%) HTML Developer
18 272 (5.02%) Web Developer
19 269 (4.97%) Analyst
20 246 (4.54%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2241 (41.40%) HTML
2 2050 (37.87%) .NET
3 1978 (36.54%) CSS
4 1275 (23.55%) ASP.NET
5 1220 (22.54%) Web Services
6 1155 (21.34%) jQuery
7 1084 (20.03%) HTML5
8 891 (16.46%) AngularJS
9 834 (15.41%) XML
10 751 (13.87%) .NET Framework
11 728 (13.45%) CSS3
12 669 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 643 (11.88%) Spring
14 622 (11.49%) RESTful
15 560 (10.35%) Ajax
16 538 (9.94%) JSON
17 526 (9.72%) WCF
18 454 (8.39%) Hibernate
19 439 (8.11%) REST
20 426 (7.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 779 (14.39%) Computer Science
2 449 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 335 (6.19%) User Experience
4 304 (5.62%) Mobile App
5 267 (4.93%) Mathematics
6 183 (3.38%) N-Tier
7 171 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 145 (2.68%) Client/Server
9 131 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
10 126 (2.33%) Algorithms
11 77 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 67 (1.24%) iPhone
13 66 (1.22%) Social Media
14 63 (1.16%) Digital Media
15 62 (1.15%) iPad
16 61 (1.13%) Visualisation
17 59 (1.09%) Hedge funds
18 57 (1.05%) Management Information System
19 53 (0.98%) Derivative
20 52 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 656 (12.12%) Windows
2 516 (9.53%) Linux
3 335 (6.19%) Android
4 333 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 312 (5.76%) Unix
6 41 (0.76%) Windows 8
7 31 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 25 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 22 (0.41%) CentOS
10 22 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 22 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 16 (0.30%) Solaris
12 13 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.15%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3121 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1604 (29.63%) TDD
3 1560 (28.82%) MVC
4 1353 (25.00%) OO
5 1286 (23.76%) Software Engineering
6 1148 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 1117 (20.64%) Scrum
8 596 (11.01%) BDD
9 557 (10.29%) SDLC
10 545 (10.07%) OOP
11 486 (8.98%) SOA
12 385 (7.11%) Web Development
13 347 (6.41%) E-Commerce
14 340 (6.28%) Mentoring
15 330 (6.10%) Front End Development
16 321 (5.93%) Automated Testing
17 316 (5.84%) OOD
18 311 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
19 303 (5.60%) Integration Testing
20 292 (5.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2432 (44.93%) JavaScript
2 2334 (43.12%) C#
3 2187 (40.40%) SQL
4 1681 (31.05%) Java
5 554 (10.23%) PHP
6 493 (9.11%) Python
7 451 (8.33%) C++
8 443 (8.18%) T-SQL
9 257 (4.75%) VB.NET
10 218 (4.03%) PL/SQL
11 181 (3.34%) C
11 181 (3.34%) Objective-C
12 177 (3.27%) Ruby
13 111 (2.05%) Perl
14 101 (1.87%) Scala
14 101 (1.87%) VB
15 90 (1.66%) Shell Script
16 85 (1.57%) XPath
17 84 (1.55%) Bash Shell
18 72 (1.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1202 (22.21%) Degree
2 134 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 79 (1.46%) ISTQB
3 79 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 76 (1.40%) ISEB
5 56 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (0.70%) Sun Certification
7 32 (0.59%) PhD
8 26 (0.48%) Brainbench
9 19 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
11 15 (0.28%) MCSD
12 13 (0.24%) CCNP
12 13 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.18%) MCP
15 8 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.092%) HND
16 5 (0.092%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (12.43%) QA
2 57 (1.05%) SLA
3 13 (0.24%) ISO20022
4 12 (0.22%) ISO15022
5 11 (0.20%) WCAG
6 10 (0.18%) SDET
7 8 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.13%) HL7
8 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.092%) WAI
11 3 (0.055%) GAMP
11 3 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.037%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.037%) JTAG
12 2 (0.037%) MISRA
12 2 (0.037%) TickIT
System Software
1 66 (1.22%) Docker
2 62 (1.15%) Varnish
3 45 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 26 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.46%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.18%) HDFS
7 6 (0.11%) vSphere
8 4 (0.074%) NFS
9 2 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.037%) Xen
10 1 (0.018%) Firmware
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.018%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 120 (2.22%) Puppet
2 93 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 82 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (0.85%) Ansible
5 22 (0.41%) yum
6 14 (0.26%) Nagios
7 10 (0.18%) SCCM
8 9 (0.17%) TeamSite
9 8 (0.15%) Salt
9 8 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 5 (0.092%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (0.092%) Dollar Universe
12 4 (0.074%) HP Fortify
12 4 (0.074%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 3 (0.055%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.037%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.037%) Kibana
14 2 (0.037%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 801 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 666 (12.30%) Oracle
3 195 (3.60%) Google
4 153 (2.83%) SAP
5 114 (2.11%) Zend
6 90 (1.66%) HP
7 86 (1.59%) Adobe
8 70 (1.29%) Apple
9 67 (1.24%) IBM
10 64 (1.18%) Sybase
11 60 (1.11%) Sitecore
12 59 (1.09%) Twitter
13 53 (0.98%) Informatica
14 48 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
15 43 (0.79%) VMware
16 41 (0.76%) Sun
17 39 (0.72%) TOWER Software
18 37 (0.68%) Xamarin
19 36 (0.67%) Facebook
20 34 (0.63%) TIBCO
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 38k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35,000 to £45,000 + benefits and fr
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 75k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: Yesterday