The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 109 102 123
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2916 2806 2535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 2.58% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 3.28% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2443 2428 2212
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -7 2684 £45,000 +5.88% 314
London -3 1294 £52,500 +3.96% 151
South East +10 525 £44,500 +3.48% 41
City of London -43 267 £50,000 - 47
South West +3 176 £39,000 +20.00% 18
North West +8 173 £37,500 +10.29% 21
Surrey +44 149 £47,500 +5.55% 6
East of England -69 143 £41,500 -2.35% 30
West Midlands +20 142 £37,500 +25.00% 17
Yorkshire -29 137 £35,000 -1.40% 24
Scotland +3 128 £38,500 -9.41% 20
Manchester +12 114 £39,000 +7.58% 11
East Midlands +33 104 £38,250 +9.28% 9
West Yorkshire -18 102 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Bristol +12 94 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Leeds -1 81 £35,000 -22.22% 8
East Sussex +20 76 £44,000 -2.22% 3
Brighton +19 76 £44,000 -2.22% 3
Berkshire -8 71 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Oxfordshire +15 69 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Glasgow -15 61 £37,000 -12.94% 10
Hampshire -15 50 £42,500 -1.16% 8
Nottinghamshire +22 49 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Edinburgh +9 49 £41,750 +9.86% 6
Reigate - 49 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -15 47 £60,000 +41.17% 12
Birmingham +15 45 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Reading +9 45 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Nottingham +18 44 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Leatherhead +13 43 £47,500 -13.63%

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2802 (46.04%) .NET
2 2750 (45.19%) C#
3 2496 (41.01%) JavaScript
4 2411 (39.62%) SQL
5 2408 (39.57%) HTML
6 2053 (33.73%) CSS
7 2047 (33.63%) TDD
8 2009 (33.01%) SQL Server
9 1982 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
10 1859 (30.55%) Java
11 1838 (30.20%) MVC
12 1702 (27.97%) OO
13 1611 (26.47%) ASP.NET
14 1606 (26.39%) jQuery
15 1548 (25.44%) Scrum
16 1418 (23.30%) Web Services
17 1317 (21.64%) Degree
18 1274 (20.93%) Microsoft
19 1200 (19.72%) XML
20 1198 (19.68%) Software Engineering
21 1194 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
22 1113 (18.29%) WCF
23 1088 (17.88%) Finance
24 1009 (16.58%) .NET Framework
25 961 (15.79%) HTML5
26 842 (13.84%) Git (software)
27 833 (13.69%) Oracle
28 811 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
29 800 (13.14%) Subversion
30 745 (12.24%) Spring

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 311 (5.11%) IIS
2 310 (5.09%) Tomcat
3 279 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 267 (4.39%) Apache
5 222 (3.65%) Node.js
6 201 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 193 (3.17%) CMS
8 134 (2.20%) WebLogic
9 85 (1.40%) Drupal
10 83 (1.36%) Apache Solr
11 69 (1.13%) Confluence
12 66 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
13 62 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 53 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
15 49 (0.81%) nginx
15 49 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 47 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
17 46 (0.76%) Umbraco
18 44 (0.72%) Alfresco
18 44 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 551 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 87 (1.43%) MS Office
3 26 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 7 (0.12%) MS Project
6 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.082%) ArcView
7 5 (0.082%) Mingle
8 3 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.033%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.016%) Stata
Business Applications
1 69 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.99%) Magento
3 34 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 31 (0.51%) Markit EDM
5 29 (0.48%) Shopify
6 22 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
8 14 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.20%) INSURE/90
9 12 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.20%) LatentZero
10 10 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 8 (0.13%) Advent Moxy
11 8 (0.13%) Tesseract
11 8 (0.13%) Minerva
11 8 (0.13%) Sentinel
11 8 (0.13%) SAP WM
11 8 (0.13%) HiInvest
Cloud Services
1 139 (2.28%) SaaS
2 128 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (0.99%) GitHub
5 52 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (0.74%) PaaS
7 30 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 20 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (0.21%) IaaS
11 12 (0.20%) Trello
11 12 (0.20%) Google App Engine
12 11 (0.18%) Office 365
13 8 (0.13%) Basecamp
13 8 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.12%) Joyent
15 6 (0.099%) Force.com
16 5 (0.082%) Heroku
16 5 (0.082%) Google Apps
17 2 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 283 (4.65%) HTTP
2 213 (3.50%) Internet
3 78 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 35 (0.58%) Intranet
5 30 (0.49%) Broadband
6 25 (0.41%) DNS
7 22 (0.36%) SSH
8 20 (0.33%) Ethernet
9 16 (0.26%) Firewall
10 15 (0.25%) Modbus
11 10 (0.16%) DHCP
12 9 (0.15%) IPv4
13 8 (0.13%) PuTTY
14 7 (0.12%) VoIP
15 6 (0.099%) ATM
16 5 (0.082%) LDAP
16 5 (0.082%) Wireless
17 4 (0.066%) IPsec
17 4 (0.066%) SNMP
17 4 (0.066%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2009 (33.01%) SQL Server
2 607 (9.97%) MySQL
3 496 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 472 (7.76%) Relational Database
5 275 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 264 (4.34%) NoSQL
7 249 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 242 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 239 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 234 (3.84%) RDBMS
11 183 (3.01%) MongoDB
12 153 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 148 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
14 147 (2.42%) Oracle Database
15 132 (2.17%) Big Data
16 93 (1.53%) Hadoop
17 85 (1.40%) DB2
18 81 (1.33%) RavenDB
19 77 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
20 68 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 842 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 800 (13.14%) Subversion
3 695 (11.42%) Visual Studio
4 561 (9.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 449 (7.38%) Selenium
6 446 (7.33%) NUnit
7 439 (7.21%) Maven
8 408 (6.70%) Jenkins
9 391 (6.42%) JUnit
10 368 (6.05%) Eclipse
11 277 (4.55%) JIRA
12 267 (4.39%) Ant
13 223 (3.66%) Jasmine
14 160 (2.63%) Cucumber
15 158 (2.60%) Hudson
16 157 (2.58%) TeamCity
17 119 (1.96%) ReSharper
18 115 (1.89%) SpecFlow
19 114 (1.87%) Grunt
20 110 (1.81%) Moq
General
1 1088 (17.88%) Finance
2 367 (6.03%) Banking
3 266 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 253 (4.16%) Games
5 230 (3.78%) Marketing
6 192 (3.15%) Retail
7 170 (2.79%) Advertising
8 122 (2.00%) Legal
9 113 (1.86%) Front Office
10 106 (1.74%) Publishing
11 85 (1.40%) Investment Banking
12 66 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 59 (0.97%) Back Office
14 58 (0.95%) French Language
15 48 (0.79%) Law
16 46 (0.76%) Billing
17 45 (0.74%) Electronics
18 35 (0.58%) Financial Institution
19 27 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
20 21 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4620 (75.91%) Developer
2 1171 (19.24%) Senior Developer
3 1167 (19.18%) .NET Developer
4 916 (15.05%) C# Developer
5 872 (14.33%) Java Developer
6 578 (9.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 552 (9.07%) Software Developer
8 544 (8.94%) Software Engineer
9 365 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 354 (5.82%) Analyst
11 341 (5.60%) Web Developer
12 313 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 269 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 267 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 265 (4.35%) PHP Developer
16 217 (3.57%) Programmer
17 215 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
18 214 (3.52%) Front-End Developer
19 203 (3.34%) JavaScript Developer
20 201 (3.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2802 (46.04%) .NET
2 2408 (39.57%) HTML
3 2053 (33.73%) CSS
4 1611 (26.47%) ASP.NET
5 1606 (26.39%) jQuery
6 1418 (23.30%) Web Services
7 1200 (19.72%) XML
8 1113 (18.29%) WCF
9 1009 (16.58%) .NET Framework
10 961 (15.79%) HTML5
11 811 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 745 (12.24%) Spring
13 724 (11.90%) Ajax
14 653 (10.73%) CSS3
15 652 (10.71%) WPF
16 581 (9.55%) J2EE
17 558 (9.17%) SOAP
18 537 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 490 (8.05%) JSON
20 471 (7.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 744 (12.22%) Computer Science
2 372 (6.11%) N-Tier
3 316 (5.19%) Open Source
4 270 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 241 (3.96%) Mathematics
6 229 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
7 205 (3.37%) Inversion of Control
8 130 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 125 (2.05%) iPhone
10 123 (2.02%) iPad
11 115 (1.89%) Social Media
12 90 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 79 (1.30%) Derivative
14 78 (1.28%) Equities
15 74 (1.22%) Clustering
15 74 (1.22%) Management Information System
16 68 (1.12%) Physics
17 59 (0.97%) Hedge funds
18 56 (0.92%) Digital Media
19 52 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 742 (12.19%) Windows
2 677 (11.12%) Linux
3 407 (6.69%) Android
4 384 (6.31%) Apple iOS
5 318 (5.23%) UNIX
6 116 (1.91%) Windows Phone
7 47 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (0.59%) Windows Phone 7
9 35 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 30 (0.49%) CentOS
11 26 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 26 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 24 (0.39%) Fedora
13 20 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
14 13 (0.21%) Solaris
15 11 (0.18%) VxWorks
15 11 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2047 (33.63%) TDD
2 1982 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1838 (30.20%) MVC
4 1702 (27.97%) OO
5 1548 (25.44%) Scrum
6 1198 (19.68%) Software Engineering
7 1194 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
8 731 (12.01%) OOP
9 614 (10.09%) E-Commerce
10 594 (9.76%) BDD
11 582 (9.56%) Web Development
12 580 (9.53%) SOA
13 448 (7.36%) OOD
14 369 (6.06%) Multithreading
15 310 (5.09%) UML
16 296 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
16 296 (4.86%) System Testing
17 279 (4.58%) Kanban
18 266 (4.37%) MVVM
19 260 (4.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2750 (45.19%) C#
2 2496 (41.01%) JavaScript
3 2411 (39.62%) SQL
4 1859 (30.55%) Java
5 603 (9.91%) PHP
6 510 (8.38%) T-SQL
7 496 (8.15%) C++
8 312 (5.13%) C
9 300 (4.93%) VB.NET
10 221 (3.63%) Python
11 191 (3.14%) Ruby
12 177 (2.91%) Objective-C
13 174 (2.86%) PL/SQL
14 171 (2.81%) VB
15 133 (2.19%) PHP5
16 101 (1.66%) Scala
17 88 (1.45%) Shell Script
18 83 (1.36%) Bash Shell
19 75 (1.23%) VBScript
20 72 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1317 (21.64%) Degree
2 192 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 79 (1.30%) ISEB
5 68 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 62 (1.02%) MCP
7 51 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 50 (0.82%) MCAD
9 46 (0.76%) MCSD
10 42 (0.69%) PhD
11 34 (0.56%) Sun Certification
12 18 (0.30%) MCITP
13 14 (0.23%) MCTS
13 14 (0.23%) MBA
14 13 (0.21%) MCSE
15 12 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 11 (0.18%) MCPD
17 9 (0.15%) BC Cleared
17 9 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 562 (9.23%) QA
2 36 (0.59%) SLA
3 34 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.18%) ISO 9000
4 11 (0.18%) TickIT
5 8 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.12%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.099%) DICOM
7 6 (0.099%) WCAG
8 4 (0.066%) WAI
8 4 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.049%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.033%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.033%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.016%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 50 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (0.56%) HDFS
3 13 (0.21%) Squid
4 12 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.20%) Varnish
5 9 (0.15%) RACF
6 6 (0.099%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.033%) qmail
8 2 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.033%) ACF2
9 1 (0.016%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.016%) Xen
9 1 (0.016%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 72 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 55 (0.90%) Puppet
3 44 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.46%) Vagrant
5 26 (0.43%) Capistrano
6 11 (0.18%) YUM
7 6 (0.099%) Nagios
8 5 (0.082%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.082%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.049%) MOM
10 2 (0.033%) Control-M
10 2 (0.033%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.033%) Ansible
10 2 (0.033%) Opsview
11 1 (0.016%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.016%) SCCM
11 1 (0.016%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.016%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1274 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 833 (13.69%) Oracle
3 322 (5.29%) JBoss
4 204 (3.35%) Google
5 152 (2.50%) IBM
6 120 (1.97%) SAP
7 101 (1.66%) Zend
8 86 (1.41%) Adobe
9 85 (1.40%) Twitter
10 75 (1.23%) Sitecore
11 71 (1.17%) Sybase
12 54 (0.89%) Facebook
13 53 (0.87%) VMware
14 51 (0.84%) Apple
15 50 (0.82%) Business Objects
16 48 (0.79%) hybris
17 46 (0.76%) HP
18 42 (0.69%) Sun
19 36 (0.59%) Cognos
20 33 (0.54%) Informatica
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