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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 112 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2912 2794 2585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.49% 2.57% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.27% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2429 2404 2258
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -3.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
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 31 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 31 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 -11 2674 £45,000 +5.88% 307
London +1 1283 £52,500 +0.96% 139
South East +11 527 £45,000 - 47
City of London -47 271 £50,000 - 43
North West +1 180 £37,500 +10.29% 22
South West -9 177 £39,000 +20.00% 24
Surrey +34 149 £47,500 +5.55% 8
West Midlands +22 139 £38,000 +26.66% 13
East of England -64 138 £41,500 -2.35% 27
Yorkshire -19 137 £37,500 +5.63% 22
Scotland +11 134 £37,500 -11.76% 22
Manchester +17 117 £40,000 +11.11% 12
East Midlands +30 109 £38,000 +8.57% 10
West Yorkshire -20 100 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Bristol +21 95 £42,500 +25.00% 7
Berkshire 0 81 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Brighton +14 77 £45,000 - 4
East Sussex +13 77 £45,000 - 4
Leeds -7 75 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Glasgow -12 67 £36,000 -15.29% 8
Oxfordshire +9 62 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Hampshire -18 54 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Nottinghamshire +24 53 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Reading +19 51 £46,250 +15.62% 6
Reigate - 51 £50,000 - 3
Edinburgh +4 48 £38,500 -1.28% 11
Cambridgeshire -9 48 £60,000 +41.17% 14
Nottingham +19 46 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Kent +5 45 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leatherhead +16 42 £47,500 -13.63%

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 2773 (45.89%) .NET
2 2715 (44.93%) C#
3 2494 (41.27%) JavaScript
4 2397 (39.67%) HTML
5 2394 (39.62%) SQL
6 2031 (33.61%) CSS
7 2024 (33.49%) TDD
8 2002 (33.13%) SQL Server
9 1972 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
10 1819 (30.10%) Java
11 1810 (29.95%) MVC
12 1669 (27.62%) OO
13 1592 (26.34%) ASP.NET
14 1572 (26.01%) jQuery
15 1531 (25.34%) Scrum
16 1401 (23.18%) Web Services
17 1308 (21.64%) Degree
18 1254 (20.75%) Microsoft
19 1197 (19.81%) XML
19 1197 (19.81%) Software Engineering
20 1192 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
21 1096 (18.14%) Finance
22 1094 (18.10%) WCF
23 1007 (16.66%) .NET Framework
24 954 (15.79%) HTML5
25 855 (14.15%) Git (software)
26 818 (13.54%) Oracle
27 801 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
28 781 (12.92%) Subversion
29 753 (12.46%) Computer Science

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 320 (5.30%) IIS
2 306 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 279 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 268 (4.43%) Apache
5 222 (3.67%) Node.js
6 204 (3.38%) WebSphere
7 183 (3.03%) CMS
8 129 (2.13%) WebLogic
9 89 (1.47%) Apache Solr
10 82 (1.36%) Drupal
11 69 (1.14%) Confluence
12 62 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
13 58 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 49 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 48 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
15 48 (0.79%) nginx
16 45 (0.74%) Umbraco
17 43 (0.71%) WordPress
17 43 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
18 41 (0.68%) FileNet
Applications
1 539 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 83 (1.37%) MS Office
3 25 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.22%) PowerPivot
6 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.12%) MS Project
7 6 (0.099%) Mingle
7 6 (0.099%) ArcView
8 3 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.017%) Stata
9 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 70 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.94%) Magento
3 33 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 30 (0.50%) Markit EDM
5 26 (0.43%) Shopify
6 18 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 17 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
8 14 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.20%) INSURE/90
10 11 (0.18%) LatentZero
10 11 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.13%) SAP WM
13 7 (0.12%) MultiFonds
13 7 (0.12%) Tesseract
13 7 (0.12%) Minerva
13 7 (0.12%) Sentinel
13 7 (0.12%) Beauchamp
13 7 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
13 7 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 139 (2.30%) SaaS
2 132 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (1.01%) GitHub
5 51 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (0.78%) PaaS
7 28 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 27 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
9 15 (0.25%) Google App Engine
10 14 (0.23%) IaaS
11 12 (0.20%) Trello
12 11 (0.18%) Office 365
13 8 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.13%) Basecamp
14 6 (0.099%) Force.com
14 6 (0.099%) Joyent
15 5 (0.083%) Google Apps
15 5 (0.083%) Heroku
16 2 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 284 (4.70%) HTTP
2 212 (3.51%) Internet
3 77 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 38 (0.63%) Intranet
5 28 (0.46%) Broadband
6 26 (0.43%) DNS
7 21 (0.35%) SSH
8 19 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 14 (0.23%) Modbus
9 14 (0.23%) Firewall
10 12 (0.20%) DHCP
11 8 (0.13%) PuTTY
11 8 (0.13%) IPv4
12 7 (0.12%) VoIP
12 7 (0.12%) ATM
13 6 (0.099%) FTP
13 6 (0.099%) IPsec
14 5 (0.083%) SSL
15 4 (0.066%) LDAP
15 4 (0.066%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2002 (33.13%) SQL Server
2 612 (10.13%) MySQL
3 489 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 462 (7.65%) Relational Database
5 276 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 266 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 265 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 256 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 229 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 227 (3.76%) RDBMS
11 183 (3.03%) MongoDB
12 159 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
13 149 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
14 145 (2.40%) Oracle Database
15 134 (2.22%) Big Data
16 94 (1.56%) Hadoop
17 86 (1.42%) RavenDB
17 86 (1.42%) DB2
18 79 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
19 76 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 855 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 781 (12.92%) Subversion
3 693 (11.47%) Visual Studio
4 567 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 451 (7.46%) NUnit
6 441 (7.30%) Selenium
7 420 (6.95%) Maven
8 392 (6.49%) JUnit
9 391 (6.47%) Jenkins
10 351 (5.81%) Eclipse
11 280 (4.63%) JIRA
12 257 (4.25%) Ant
13 224 (3.71%) Jasmine
14 167 (2.76%) Cucumber
15 161 (2.66%) TeamCity
16 153 (2.53%) Hudson
17 125 (2.07%) ReSharper
18 113 (1.87%) SpecFlow
19 112 (1.85%) Moq
20 110 (1.82%) Grunt
General
1 1096 (18.14%) Finance
2 369 (6.11%) Banking
3 268 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 256 (4.24%) Games
5 227 (3.76%) Marketing
6 193 (3.19%) Retail
7 173 (2.86%) Advertising
8 121 (2.00%) Legal
9 110 (1.82%) Front Office
10 108 (1.79%) Publishing
11 80 (1.32%) Investment Banking
12 63 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 59 (0.98%) French Language
14 54 (0.89%) Back Office
15 48 (0.79%) Law
16 47 (0.78%) Billing
17 46 (0.76%) Electronics
18 37 (0.61%) Financial Institution
19 26 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 22 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4573 (75.67%) Developer
2 1161 (19.21%) .NET Developer
3 1159 (19.18%) Senior Developer
4 913 (15.11%) C# Developer
5 843 (13.95%) Java Developer
6 582 (9.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 547 (9.05%) Software Developer
8 538 (8.90%) Software Engineer
9 363 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
10 352 (5.82%) Analyst
11 337 (5.58%) Web Developer
12 295 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 270 (4.47%) PHP Developer
14 254 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
14 254 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 214 (3.54%) Senior C# Developer
16 208 (3.44%) Programmer
16 208 (3.44%) Front-End Developer
17 199 (3.29%) Lead Developer
18 196 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2773 (45.89%) .NET
2 2397 (39.67%) HTML
3 2031 (33.61%) CSS
4 1592 (26.34%) ASP.NET
5 1572 (26.01%) jQuery
6 1401 (23.18%) Web Services
7 1197 (19.81%) XML
8 1094 (18.10%) WCF
9 1007 (16.66%) .NET Framework
10 954 (15.79%) HTML5
11 801 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 709 (11.73%) Spring
13 707 (11.70%) Ajax
14 645 (10.67%) WPF
15 641 (10.61%) CSS3
16 564 (9.33%) J2EE
17 559 (9.25%) SOAP
18 531 (8.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 488 (8.08%) JSON
20 479 (7.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 753 (12.46%) Computer Science
2 367 (6.07%) N-Tier
3 312 (5.16%) Open Source
4 269 (4.45%) Mobile App
5 243 (4.02%) Mathematics
6 219 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 196 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
8 133 (2.20%) Client/Server
9 131 (2.17%) iPhone
10 130 (2.15%) iPad
11 116 (1.92%) Social Media
12 92 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 81 (1.34%) Derivative
14 76 (1.26%) Management Information System
15 73 (1.21%) Equities
16 72 (1.19%) Clustering
17 68 (1.13%) Physics
18 62 (1.03%) Hedge funds
19 53 (0.88%) Online Games
20 52 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 723 (11.96%) Windows
2 663 (10.97%) Linux
3 413 (6.83%) Android
4 391 (6.47%) Apple iOS
5 315 (5.21%) UNIX
6 119 (1.97%) Windows Phone
7 47 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
9 30 (0.50%) CentOS
9 30 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 25 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.40%) Fedora
12 20 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
13 19 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (0.18%) VxWorks
15 11 (0.18%) Solaris
15 11 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2024 (33.49%) TDD
2 1972 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 1810 (29.95%) MVC
4 1669 (27.62%) OO
5 1531 (25.34%) Scrum
6 1197 (19.81%) Software Engineering
7 1192 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
8 717 (11.86%) OOP
9 616 (10.19%) E-Commerce
10 593 (9.81%) BDD
11 576 (9.53%) Web Development
12 560 (9.27%) SOA
13 446 (7.38%) OOD
14 357 (5.91%) Multithreading
15 308 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
16 303 (5.01%) UML
16 303 (5.01%) System Testing
17 282 (4.67%) Kanban
18 270 (4.47%) iOS Development
19 263 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2715 (44.93%) C#
2 2494 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 2394 (39.62%) SQL
4 1819 (30.10%) Java
5 608 (10.06%) PHP
6 506 (8.37%) C++
7 504 (8.34%) T-SQL
8 310 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 309 (5.11%) C
10 225 (3.72%) Python
11 188 (3.11%) Ruby
12 184 (3.04%) Objective-C
13 174 (2.88%) VB
14 160 (2.65%) PL/SQL
15 132 (2.18%) PHP5
16 102 (1.69%) Scala
17 82 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 81 (1.34%) Shell Script
19 78 (1.29%) VBScript
20 74 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1308 (21.64%) Degree
2 195 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 111 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 77 (1.27%) ISEB
5 61 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 60 (0.99%) MCP
7 52 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 49 (0.81%) MCAD
9 46 (0.76%) MCSD
10 41 (0.68%) PhD
11 35 (0.58%) Sun Certification
12 23 (0.38%) MCITP
13 16 (0.26%) MCTS
14 14 (0.23%) MCSE
14 14 (0.23%) MBA
15 11 (0.18%) MCPD
16 10 (0.17%) MySQL Certification
16 10 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 9 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 565 (9.35%) QA
2 37 (0.61%) SLA
3 35 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.18%) TickIT
4 11 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 8 (0.13%) IEC 61508
5 8 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.099%) WCAG
7 5 (0.083%) DICOM
8 4 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.066%) WAI
9 3 (0.050%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.033%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.033%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.55%) HDFS
4 12 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.20%) Squid
5 10 (0.17%) Varnish
6 9 (0.15%) RACF
7 7 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.050%) Xen
9 3 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.033%) ACF2
10 2 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.017%) qmail
Systems Management
1 77 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 56 (0.93%) Puppet
3 46 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (0.48%) Vagrant
5 23 (0.38%) Capistrano
6 10 (0.17%) YUM
7 6 (0.099%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.099%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.083%) Nagios
9 4 (0.066%) Ansible
10 3 (0.050%) MOM
11 2 (0.033%) Sysprep
11 2 (0.033%) Opsview
11 2 (0.033%) Control-M
12 1 (0.017%) BMC Performance Manager
12 1 (0.017%) SCCM
12 1 (0.017%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.017%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.017%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.017%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1254 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 818 (13.54%) Oracle
3 300 (4.96%) JBoss
4 213 (3.52%) Google
5 161 (2.66%) IBM
6 119 (1.97%) SAP
7 103 (1.70%) Zend
8 82 (1.36%) Adobe
8 82 (1.36%) Twitter
9 73 (1.21%) Sybase
10 71 (1.17%) Sitecore
11 56 (0.93%) Facebook
12 55 (0.91%) VMware
13 54 (0.89%) Apple
14 53 (0.88%) Business Objects
15 50 (0.83%) hybris
16 48 (0.79%) HP
17 44 (0.73%) Sun
18 40 (0.66%) Cognos
19 35 (0.58%) Informatica
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
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Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum
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