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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 112 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2863 3099 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.61% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.18% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2374 2495 2217
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
92302 97399 88489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.22% 82.03% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74595 78278 72574
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -1 2670 £46,500 +3.33% 370
London -10 1082 £55,000 - 159
South East +40 573 £46,500 +3.33% 55
Yorkshire +37 259 £40,000 +14.28% 25
City of London -8 232 £55,000 - 36
North West -1 222 £40,000 +6.66% 46
West Yorkshire +59 189 £40,000 +14.28% 18
East of England +15 185 £45,000 - 21
Manchester +15 149 £40,000 +6.66% 26
Leeds +50 137 £42,500 +21.42% 12
West Midlands -2 124 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Berkshire +42 113 £52,500 +10.52% 24
Surrey +38 112 £52,500 +16.66% 4
South West -71 109 £45,000 +20.00% 24
Scotland -10 101 £40,000 - 20
East Midlands +1 84 £42,500 +10.38% 15
Hampshire +30 82 £37,500 - 7
Oxfordshire +46 74 £42,500 - 3
West Sussex +14 74 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bristol -23 60 £45,000 - 13
Reading +29 55 £50,000 - 16
Glasgow -10 55 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Hertfordshire +10 53 £47,500 +0.52% 6
Kent +12 48 £37,500 -14.77% 8
South Yorkshire +7 47 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Essex +20 46 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -21 46 £45,000 - 7
East Sussex +1 45 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Cheshire 0 45 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Oxford +34 44 £40,000 -5.88% 1

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2982 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2275 (42.84%) C#
3 2194 (41.32%) SQL
4 2116 (39.85%) .NET
5 1959 (36.89%) JavaScript
6 1732 (32.62%) HTML
7 1721 (32.41%) TDD
8 1641 (30.90%) SQL Server
9 1561 (29.40%) MVC
10 1552 (29.23%) CSS
11 1461 (27.51%) Java
12 1394 (26.25%) OO
13 1215 (22.88%) ASP.NET
14 1185 (22.32%) jQuery
15 1172 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
16 1153 (21.71%) Finance
17 1136 (21.39%) Web Services
18 1115 (21.00%) Degree
19 1098 (20.68%) Scrum
20 1011 (19.04%) Software Engineering
21 1010 (19.02%) Microsoft
22 799 (15.05%) XML
23 789 (14.86%) Git (software)
24 778 (14.65%) HTML5
25 754 (14.20%) Windows
26 749 (14.11%) Linux
27 744 (14.01%) .NET Framework
28 739 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
29 711 (13.39%) Oracle
30 640 (12.05%) Subversion

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 315 (5.93%) Apache
2 255 (4.80%) Tomcat
3 180 (3.39%) JBoss
4 178 (3.35%) Node.js
5 177 (3.33%) IIS
6 166 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 140 (2.64%) WebSphere
8 111 (2.09%) CMS
9 100 (1.88%) WebLogic
10 77 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
11 60 (1.13%) Umbraco
12 59 (1.11%) Apache Solr
13 58 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
14 53 (1.00%) NServiceBus
15 50 (0.94%) nginx
16 41 (0.77%) Apache Pig
17 39 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
18 38 (0.72%) Confluence
18 38 (0.72%) Drupal
19 31 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 386 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 51 (0.96%) MS Office
3 38 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.21%) Mingle
7 10 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.15%) GIMP
9 7 (0.13%) GNU Octave
10 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.094%) FreeHand
11 5 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (0.056%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.038%) MS Project
14 1 (0.019%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.019%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 48 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (0.56%) Magento
4 15 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.21%) Finacle
5 11 (0.21%) Temenos T24
5 11 (0.21%) Tridion
6 10 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.15%) Summit
7 8 (0.15%) assyst
7 8 (0.15%) Exstream
8 7 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.11%) HiInvest
9 6 (0.11%) HiPerformance
Cloud Services
1 152 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (0.92%) SaaS
4 45 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
6 33 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 29 (0.55%) GitHub
8 23 (0.43%) PaaS
9 20 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.23%) Heroku
12 10 (0.19%) IaaS
13 9 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.15%) Google App Engine
14 8 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 3 (0.056%) Sage Pay
16 3 (0.056%) Joyent
17 1 (0.019%) Google Apps
17 1 (0.019%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 164 (3.09%) HTTP
2 138 (2.60%) Internet
3 49 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.58%) DNS
4 31 (0.58%) DHCP
5 26 (0.49%) Intranet
6 25 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 18 (0.34%) Broadband
8 16 (0.30%) LDAP
9 15 (0.28%) FTP
10 10 (0.19%) Firewall
10 10 (0.19%) IPsec
10 10 (0.19%) SSH
11 9 (0.17%) SMTP
11 9 (0.17%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.15%) SNMP
12 8 (0.15%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.13%) WAN
13 7 (0.13%) Wireless
13 7 (0.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1641 (30.90%) SQL Server
2 490 (9.23%) MySQL
3 351 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 335 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 254 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 239 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 195 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 181 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 176 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 164 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
11 148 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
12 145 (2.73%) Oracle Database
13 141 (2.66%) RDBMS
14 137 (2.58%) Big Data
15 115 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
16 102 (1.92%) Hadoop
17 78 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 68 (1.28%) Redis
19 66 (1.24%) DB2
20 58 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 789 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 640 (12.05%) Subversion
3 502 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 497 (9.36%) NUnit
5 485 (9.13%) Visual Studio
6 393 (7.40%) JUnit
7 348 (6.55%) Jenkins
8 298 (5.61%) Selenium
9 248 (4.67%) Maven
10 228 (4.29%) Eclipse
11 216 (4.07%) JIRA
12 198 (3.73%) Ant
13 163 (3.07%) TeamCity
14 156 (2.94%) Jasmine
15 147 (2.77%) Xcode
16 145 (2.73%) Moq
17 141 (2.66%) PHPUnit
18 124 (2.34%) MSTest
19 102 (1.92%) ReSharper
20 86 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1153 (21.71%) Finance
2 323 (6.08%) Banking
3 208 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 206 (3.88%) Retail
5 195 (3.67%) Marketing
6 162 (3.05%) Advertising
7 122 (2.30%) Front Office
8 112 (2.11%) Games
9 92 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 62 (1.17%) Back Office
11 61 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 56 (1.05%) Legal
13 46 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 40 (0.75%) Billing
15 36 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.62%) Electronics
17 30 (0.56%) Publishing
18 27 (0.51%) French Language
19 25 (0.47%) Law
20 14 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3880 (73.07%) Developer
2 883 (16.63%) .NET Developer
3 873 (16.44%) Senior Developer
4 658 (12.39%) C# Developer
5 642 (12.09%) Java Developer
6 463 (8.72%) Software Developer
7 429 (8.08%) Software Engineer
8 386 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 314 (5.91%) PHP Developer
10 264 (4.97%) Analyst
10 264 (4.97%) Web Developer
11 217 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
12 195 (3.67%) Programmer
13 182 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
14 180 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 178 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
16 170 (3.20%) Front-End Developer
17 149 (2.81%) JavaScript Developer
17 149 (2.81%) Consultant
18 146 (2.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2116 (39.85%) .NET
2 1732 (32.62%) HTML
3 1552 (29.23%) CSS
4 1215 (22.88%) ASP.NET
5 1185 (22.32%) jQuery
6 1136 (21.39%) Web Services
7 799 (15.05%) XML
8 778 (14.65%) HTML5
9 744 (14.01%) .NET Framework
10 739 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 599 (11.28%) WCF
12 504 (9.49%) AngularJS
13 501 (9.44%) Ajax
14 498 (9.38%) Spring
15 432 (8.14%) REST
16 430 (8.10%) CSS3
17 426 (8.02%) Entity Framework
18 414 (7.80%) J2EE
19 375 (7.06%) WPF
20 352 (6.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 604 (11.37%) Computer Science
2 425 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 252 (4.75%) Mobile App
3 252 (4.75%) N-Tier
4 251 (4.73%) Open Source
5 245 (4.61%) User Experience
6 182 (3.43%) Mathematics
7 159 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 134 (2.52%) Visualisation
9 125 (2.35%) Client/Server
10 122 (2.30%) iPad
11 121 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
12 106 (2.00%) iPhone
13 84 (1.58%) Algorithms
14 68 (1.28%) Management Information System
15 63 (1.19%) Hedge funds
15 63 (1.19%) Social Media
16 56 (1.05%) Equities
16 56 (1.05%) Derivative
16 56 (1.05%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 754 (14.20%) Windows
2 749 (14.11%) Linux
3 386 (7.27%) Android
4 359 (6.76%) UNIX
5 343 (6.46%) Apple iOS
6 58 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
7 50 (0.94%) Windows Phone
8 35 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 29 (0.55%) Solaris
9 29 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (0.41%) CentOS
12 19 (0.36%) zOS
13 17 (0.32%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
17 11 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2982 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1721 (32.41%) TDD
3 1561 (29.40%) MVC
4 1394 (26.25%) OO
5 1172 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
6 1098 (20.68%) Scrum
7 1011 (19.04%) Software Engineering
8 479 (9.02%) BDD
9 423 (7.97%) OOP
10 422 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 419 (7.89%) Automated Testing
12 391 (7.36%) OOD
13 380 (7.16%) E-Commerce
14 367 (6.91%) SOA
15 326 (6.14%) Web Development
16 293 (5.52%) Multithreading
17 278 (5.24%) Integration Testing
18 253 (4.76%) iOS Development
19 251 (4.73%) Waterfall
20 227 (4.27%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2275 (42.84%) C#
2 2194 (41.32%) SQL
3 1959 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 1461 (27.51%) Java
5 533 (10.04%) PHP
6 520 (9.79%) C++
7 433 (8.15%) T-SQL
8 376 (7.08%) Python
9 258 (4.86%) VB.NET
10 196 (3.69%) Objective-C
11 193 (3.63%) C
12 180 (3.39%) PL/SQL
13 141 (2.66%) Ruby
14 112 (2.11%) VB
15 110 (2.07%) Bash Shell
16 101 (1.90%) Shell Script
17 96 (1.81%) PowerShell
18 80 (1.51%) Perl
19 71 (1.34%) Scala
20 62 (1.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1115 (21.00%) Degree
2 113 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 91 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (1.17%) ISEB
5 61 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 47 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 42 (0.79%) PhD
8 25 (0.47%) MCSD
9 18 (0.34%) MCP
9 18 (0.34%) MCTS
10 15 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (0.28%) Sun Certification
11 13 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (0.21%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.19%) PMP
14 10 (0.19%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.17%) HND
15 9 (0.17%) Brainbench
16 8 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 535 (10.08%) QA
2 37 (0.70%) SLA
3 28 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.24%) TickIT
5 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.11%) FATCA
5 6 (0.11%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.075%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.075%) DO-254
8 3 (0.056%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.056%) WAI
9 1 (0.019%) WCAG
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.019%) HL7
9 1 (0.019%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (0.77%) VirtualBox
3 38 (0.72%) Varnish
4 36 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 33 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.40%) iptables
7 16 (0.30%) Docker
8 12 (0.23%) HDFS
9 11 (0.21%) RACF
10 7 (0.13%) qmail
10 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.094%) Firmware
12 3 (0.056%) vSphere
12 3 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.038%) Xen
14 1 (0.019%) KVM
14 1 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 113 (2.13%) Puppet
2 67 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (1.22%) Vagrant
4 61 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (0.40%) Ansible
6 16 (0.30%) Control-M
6 16 (0.30%) Nagios
7 12 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (0.17%) Capistrano
9 8 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 8 (0.15%) yum
9 8 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.13%) Zenoss
10 7 (0.13%) Oozie
10 7 (0.13%) SCCM
11 6 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.094%) Salt
13 2 (0.038%) Graylog
13 2 (0.038%) Graphite
13 2 (0.038%) logstash
Vendors
1 1010 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 711 (13.39%) Oracle
3 124 (2.34%) Zend
4 122 (2.30%) Google
5 114 (2.15%) IBM
6 87 (1.64%) Sybase
7 82 (1.54%) SAP
8 76 (1.43%) Adobe
8 76 (1.43%) Apple
9 71 (1.34%) VMware
10 69 (1.30%) HP
11 67 (1.26%) TOWER Software
12 57 (1.07%) Sitecore
13 42 (0.79%) Telerik
14 39 (0.73%) Facebook
15 38 (0.72%) Twitter
16 36 (0.68%) Yahoo!
17 35 (0.66%) hybris
18 34 (0.64%) Xamarin
19 28 (0.53%) Sony
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