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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 127 119 136
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2347 2734 2607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 2.51% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.87% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2066 2294 2176
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 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%

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
82940 95208 97348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.52% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69058 78708 77913
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 £77,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -6 2215 £48,500 +7.77% 262
London -1 859 £60,000 +9.09% 98
South East +2 455 £47,500 +5.55% 51
North West +66 236 £42,500 +6.25% 18
East of England +19 217 £52,500 +16.66% 15
South West -15 137 £41,000 +5.12% 23
Yorkshire -31 124 £40,000 - 18
City of London +7 116 £55,000 +0.91% 29
Manchester +52 114 £45,000 - 12
Surrey +56 109 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands +4 101 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Hampshire -1 94 £41,500 +18.57% 10
West Yorkshire -29 92 £40,000 - 14
Leeds +8 85 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Midlands -66 83 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Hertfordshire +15 75 £55,000 -3.50% 3
Berkshire -13 72 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Scotland -20 69 £45,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire -4 66 £46,500 +16.25% 8
Buckinghamshire +3 56 £48,500 +7.77% 5
Bristol -10 52 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Oxfordshire +15 51 £50,000 +16.95% 9
Somerset +30 48 £41,000 +8.60% 7
Essex +24 47 £65,000 +80.55%
Cambridge -1 46 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Lancashire +30 42 £40,000 - 2
Liverpool +9 40 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Merseyside +2 40 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Cheshire +37 39 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Reading +8 38 £50,000 - 2

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2732 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2154 (43.91%) JavaScript
3 2085 (42.51%) C#
4 1898 (38.70%) HTML
5 1875 (38.23%) .NET
6 1811 (36.92%) SQL
7 1665 (33.94%) CSS
8 1606 (32.74%) TDD
9 1510 (30.78%) Java
10 1459 (29.75%) MVC
11 1313 (26.77%) SQL Server
12 1285 (26.20%) Scrum
13 1083 (22.08%) ASP.NET
14 1072 (21.86%) OO
15 1060 (21.61%) Web Services
16 1003 (20.45%) Git (software)
17 995 (20.29%) jQuery
18 990 (20.18%) Finance
19 967 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
20 925 (18.86%) AngularJS
21 861 (17.55%) HTML5
22 844 (17.21%) Software Engineering
23 810 (16.51%) Degree
24 736 (15.01%) XML
25 731 (14.90%) Microsoft
26 664 (13.54%) BDD
27 626 (12.76%) REST
28 611 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC
28 611 (12.46%) .NET Framework
29 597 (12.17%) Oracle

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
1 227 (4.63%) IIS
2 174 (3.55%) Tomcat
3 143 (2.92%) CMS
4 133 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
5 125 (2.55%) JBoss
6 124 (2.53%) Apache
7 84 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 82 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 80 (1.63%) Apache Spark
10 78 (1.59%) Confluence
11 58 (1.18%) WebLogic
12 48 (0.98%) Umbraco
13 45 (0.92%) NServiceBus
14 40 (0.82%) GlassFish
14 40 (0.82%) Jetty
14 40 (0.82%) WildFly
15 32 (0.65%) Alfresco
16 31 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
17 27 (0.55%) Apache Pig
18 25 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 241 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 41 (0.84%) MS Office
4 21 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.24%) HipChat
6 2 (0.041%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.041%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.041%) SPSS
7 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.020%) GIMP
7 1 (0.020%) InVision
7 1 (0.020%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.020%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 28 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.47%) Magento
3 20 (0.41%) SAP BPC
4 18 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 15 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 14 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
8 13 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
8 13 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.27%) SAP PP
8 13 (0.27%) SAP QM
9 10 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (0.18%) Beauchamp
11 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (0.14%) FastStats
12 7 (0.14%) FastStats PeopleStage
13 6 (0.12%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 275 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (1.92%) GitHub
4 75 (1.53%) SaaS
5 47 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 34 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 30 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
9 15 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (0.31%) Google Play
9 15 (0.31%) Slack
10 14 (0.29%) Office 365
11 13 (0.27%) AdWords
11 13 (0.27%) Oracle CX
12 12 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
13 10 (0.20%) OpenShift
13 10 (0.20%) PaaS
13 10 (0.20%) TestFlight
14 9 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.18%) Internet
2 106 (2.16%) HTTP
3 52 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 25 (0.51%) Intranet
5 18 (0.37%) LDAP
6 17 (0.35%) VPN
7 16 (0.33%) DNS
8 14 (0.29%) Firewall
9 13 (0.27%) SSH
10 12 (0.24%) FTP
11 10 (0.20%) SMPP
12 9 (0.18%) NFC
13 8 (0.16%) RFID
13 8 (0.16%) SSL
13 8 (0.16%) VLAN
14 7 (0.14%) IPsec
14 7 (0.14%) IPv4
14 7 (0.14%) IPv6
15 5 (0.10%) Extranet
15 5 (0.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1313 (26.77%) SQL Server
2 523 (10.66%) MySQL
3 341 (6.95%) MongoDB
4 312 (6.36%) NoSQL
5 304 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 249 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
7 210 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 179 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 173 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 163 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
11 148 (3.02%) Big Data
12 129 (2.63%) Hadoop
13 126 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 98 (2.00%) Redis
15 96 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
16 94 (1.92%) RDBMS
17 85 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 81 (1.65%) Oracle Database
19 50 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
20 49 (1.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1003 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 534 (10.89%) Jenkins
3 474 (9.66%) Subversion
4 472 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 445 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 421 (8.58%) Selenium
7 389 (7.93%) JUnit
8 363 (7.40%) NUnit
9 343 (6.99%) Maven
10 267 (5.44%) JIRA
11 203 (4.14%) TeamCity
12 192 (3.91%) Cucumber
13 168 (3.43%) WebDriver
14 167 (3.40%) Grunt
15 159 (3.24%) Eclipse
16 156 (3.18%) MSTest
17 153 (3.12%) gulp
18 149 (3.04%) Jasmine
19 128 (2.61%) Ant
20 126 (2.57%) Mockito
General
1 990 (20.18%) Finance
2 242 (4.93%) Banking
3 208 (4.24%) Retail
4 175 (3.57%) Marketing
5 111 (2.26%) Advertising
6 105 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 101 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 99 (2.02%) Games
9 96 (1.96%) Publishing
10 64 (1.30%) Front Office
11 48 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 48 (0.98%) Legal
12 46 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 41 (0.84%) Automotive
14 40 (0.82%) Back Office
15 38 (0.77%) Law
16 31 (0.63%) Electronics
17 29 (0.59%) Billing
18 17 (0.35%) Aerospace
19 16 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3759 (76.64%) Developer
2 1013 (20.65%) .NET Developer
3 969 (19.76%) C# Developer
4 900 (18.35%) Senior Developer
5 718 (14.64%) Java Developer
6 667 (13.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 419 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 384 (7.83%) Software Developer
9 320 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 309 (6.30%) PHP Developer
11 308 (6.28%) Software Engineer
12 287 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 284 (5.79%) Lead Developer
14 269 (5.48%) SQL Developer
15 268 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 237 (4.83%) Analyst
16 237 (4.83%) Web Developer
17 231 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 220 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
19 214 (4.36%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1898 (38.70%) HTML
2 1875 (38.23%) .NET
3 1665 (33.94%) CSS
4 1083 (22.08%) ASP.NET
5 1060 (21.61%) Web Services
6 995 (20.29%) jQuery
7 925 (18.86%) AngularJS
8 861 (17.55%) HTML5
9 736 (15.01%) XML
10 626 (12.76%) REST
11 611 (12.46%) .NET Framework
11 611 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 563 (11.48%) RESTful
13 560 (11.42%) WCF
14 544 (11.09%) CSS3
15 515 (10.50%) Spring
16 471 (9.60%) JSON
17 422 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 387 (7.89%) SOAP
19 384 (7.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 577 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 413 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 366 (7.46%) User Experience
4 313 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 209 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 178 (3.63%) Mathematics
7 120 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 120 (2.45%) Fintech
8 118 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
9 105 (2.14%) iPad
10 89 (1.81%) iPhone
11 88 (1.79%) Visualisation
12 80 (1.63%) Algorithms
12 80 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 70 (1.43%) N-Tier
14 65 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 64 (1.30%) Derivative
16 43 (0.88%) Hedge funds
17 42 (0.86%) Blog
18 41 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 486 (9.91%) Linux
2 451 (9.19%) Windows
3 432 (8.81%) Apple iOS
4 321 (6.54%) Android
5 275 (5.61%) Unix
6 60 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 38 (0.77%) Solaris
8 27 (0.55%) CentOS
9 25 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 25 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 24 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.18%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.16%) Debian
17 4 (0.082%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.082%) VxWorks
17 4 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2732 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1606 (32.74%) TDD
3 1459 (29.75%) MVC
4 1285 (26.20%) Scrum
5 1072 (21.86%) OO
6 967 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
7 844 (17.21%) Software Engineering
8 664 (13.54%) BDD
9 589 (12.01%) Web Development
10 526 (10.72%) SDLC
11 445 (9.07%) OOP
12 397 (8.09%) Automated Testing
13 395 (8.05%) Mentoring
14 355 (7.24%) SOA
15 311 (6.34%) Front End Development
16 304 (6.20%) iOS Development
17 302 (6.16%) Integration Testing
18 286 (5.83%) E-Commerce
19 270 (5.50%) Kanban
20 250 (5.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2154 (43.91%) JavaScript
2 2085 (42.51%) C#
3 1811 (36.92%) SQL
4 1510 (30.78%) Java
5 540 (11.01%) Python
6 524 (10.68%) PHP
7 506 (10.32%) T-SQL
8 351 (7.16%) C++
9 268 (5.46%) PL/SQL
10 246 (5.02%) Objective-C
11 184 (3.75%) VB.NET
12 171 (3.49%) C
13 160 (3.26%) Apple Swift
14 137 (2.79%) Scala
15 136 (2.77%) VB
16 135 (2.75%) Ruby
17 121 (2.47%) Shell Script
18 114 (2.32%) Bash Shell
19 111 (2.26%) Perl
20 105 (2.14%) ES6
Qualifications
1 810 (16.51%) Degree
2 134 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 99 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 74 (1.51%) ISTQB
4 74 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (1.35%) ISEB
6 23 (0.47%) PhD
7 19 (0.39%) CCNP
7 19 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 15 (0.31%) MCSE
9 14 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (0.29%) MCP
9 14 (0.29%) MCSD
10 13 (0.27%) DBS Check
10 13 (0.27%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.16%) Brainbench
12 8 (0.16%) SAP Certification
12 8 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 515 (10.50%) QA
2 36 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.43%) SLA
4 18 (0.37%) SDET
5 16 (0.33%) DICOM
6 13 (0.27%) GAMP
7 11 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.20%) WAI
9 8 (0.16%) HL7
9 8 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.082%) COBIT
12 4 (0.082%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.082%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.082%) MISRA
12 4 (0.082%) MISRA C
13 3 (0.061%) ISO15022
13 3 (0.061%) ISO20022
14 2 (0.041%) Basel III
System Software
1 173 (3.53%) Docker
2 37 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 33 (0.67%) Varnish
4 29 (0.59%) VirtualBox
5 20 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 18 (0.37%) Active Directory
7 15 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (0.18%) HDFS
8 9 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.12%) Firmware
10 2 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.041%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.020%) ACF2
11 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.020%) LXC
11 1 (0.020%) NFS
11 1 (0.020%) RACF
11 1 (0.020%) Squid
11 1 (0.020%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (1.39%) Puppet
2 57 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 44 (0.90%) Ansible
5 15 (0.31%) Packer
5 15 (0.31%) Terraform
6 11 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 10 (0.20%) Control-M
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 7 (0.14%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.082%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.082%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.061%) Apache Shiro
11 3 (0.061%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.061%) Icinga
11 3 (0.061%) SELinux
12 2 (0.041%) SCCM
12 2 (0.041%) zSecure
Vendors
1 731 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 597 (12.17%) Oracle
3 176 (3.59%) Google
4 94 (1.92%) Zend
5 86 (1.75%) SAP
6 82 (1.67%) Apple
7 75 (1.53%) IBM
8 74 (1.51%) Adobe
9 73 (1.49%) Atlassian
10 61 (1.24%) Facebook
11 53 (1.08%) Twitter
12 44 (0.90%) Xamarin
13 41 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 36 (0.73%) HP
14 36 (0.73%) Sybase
15 32 (0.65%) EPiServer
16 31 (0.63%) Perforce
17 28 (0.57%) Redback
18 27 (0.55%) RedGate
19 25 (0.51%) Cognos
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55K + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + FLEXITIME, PERKBOX, PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday