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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 119 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2523 2825 2916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.56% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.94% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2167 2339 2443
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
85991 96193 99396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.80% 87.24% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 78620 80201
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -1 2365 £50,000 +11.11% 283
London +1 933 £60,000 +9.09% 101
South East +8 467 £46,000 +2.22% 53
North West +22 200 £43,500 +8.75% 30
East of England +20 185 £50,000 +11.11% 30
South West -10 155 £41,000 +5.12% 18
Yorkshire -12 153 £40,000 - 21
West Midlands +3 143 £45,000 +7.14% 8
City of London +17 138 £59,250 +7.72% 25
Manchester +18 124 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Scotland -8 114 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East Midlands +25 109 £41,500 -2.35% 16
West Yorkshire -26 106 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Hampshire -1 101 £40,000 +1.91% 12
Leeds -6 85 £40,000 -11.11% 12
West Sussex +33 72 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Glasgow -7 72 £45,000 +11.11% 5
Berkshire -38 72 £50,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire +19 71 £45,000 - 11
Surrey +38 69 £46,250 -19.56% 16
Hertfordshire +26 64 £53,750 -6.52% 9
Warwickshire +21 59 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Somerset +26 52 £41,000 -8.88% 5
Warwick +6 51 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -5 46 £52,500 +7.69% 6
Bristol -28 46 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cambridge +2 45 £45,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +35 43 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Sussex +11 42 £45,000 +5.26% 6
Lancashire +33 36 £40,000 - 3

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2985 (56.87%) Agile Software Development
2 2324 (44.28%) JavaScript
3 2135 (40.67%) C#
4 2080 (39.63%) HTML
5 1996 (38.03%) SQL
6 1914 (36.46%) .NET
7 1828 (34.83%) CSS
8 1744 (33.23%) Java
9 1655 (31.53%) TDD
10 1513 (28.82%) MVC
11 1461 (27.83%) SQL Server
12 1351 (25.74%) Scrum
13 1307 (24.90%) OO
14 1174 (22.37%) ASP.NET
15 1133 (21.59%) Web Services
16 1104 (21.03%) Finance
17 1089 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
18 1080 (20.58%) jQuery
19 1075 (20.48%) Git (software)
20 1067 (20.33%) Degree
21 1051 (20.02%) HTML5
22 1036 (19.74%) Software Engineering
23 893 (17.01%) XML
24 876 (16.69%) AngularJS
25 741 (14.12%) Microsoft
26 731 (13.93%) CSS3
27 727 (13.85%) BDD
28 710 (13.53%) Oracle
29 704 (13.41%) .NET Framework
30 690 (13.15%) Computer Science

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
1 244 (4.65%) IIS
2 190 (3.62%) Tomcat
3 180 (3.43%) JBoss
4 151 (2.88%) CMS
5 143 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
6 124 (2.36%) Apache
7 114 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 106 (2.02%) Apache Spark
9 87 (1.66%) SharePoint
10 86 (1.64%) GlassFish
11 82 (1.56%) Confluence
12 78 (1.49%) WildFly
13 55 (1.05%) Jetty
14 54 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 54 (1.03%) Umbraco
15 48 (0.91%) Alfresco
16 41 (0.78%) WebLogic
17 38 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
18 34 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
19 32 (0.61%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 281 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 39 (0.74%) MS Office
4 15 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.23%) HipChat
6 5 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.057%) GIMP
8 2 (0.038%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.038%) SPSS
9 1 (0.019%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.019%) InVision
9 1 (0.019%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 37 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 34 (0.65%) Magento
2 34 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
3 32 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 17 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (0.27%) Markit EDM
8 14 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
9 13 (0.25%) Beauchamp
9 13 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
11 10 (0.19%) SAP BPC
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (0.17%) SAP MM
12 9 (0.17%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 7 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
14 7 (0.13%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 263 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (2.25%) GitHub
4 100 (1.91%) SaaS
5 48 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 45 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (0.80%) Google Analytics
8 30 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
10 25 (0.48%) PaaS
11 17 (0.32%) Google Play
12 15 (0.29%) AdWords
13 12 (0.23%) Heroku
14 11 (0.21%) iTunes
14 11 (0.21%) Oracle CX
15 10 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.15%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.15%) Route 53
16 8 (0.15%) TestFlight
17 7 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.04%) Internet
2 85 (1.62%) HTTP
3 34 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.34%) VPN
5 16 (0.30%) SSL
6 14 (0.27%) DNS
6 14 (0.27%) NFC
7 13 (0.25%) SSH
8 9 (0.17%) Intranet
9 7 (0.13%) CTI
9 7 (0.13%) IPsec
9 7 (0.13%) IPv4
9 7 (0.13%) IPv6
10 6 (0.11%) AMQP
10 6 (0.11%) Firewall
10 6 (0.11%) SMPP
10 6 (0.11%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.095%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.095%) iBeacon
11 5 (0.095%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1461 (27.83%) SQL Server
2 561 (10.69%) MySQL
3 370 (7.05%) NoSQL
4 368 (7.01%) Relational Database
5 352 (6.71%) MongoDB
6 292 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 214 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 180 (3.43%) Big Data
9 172 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 164 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
11 162 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 149 (2.84%) Hadoop
13 144 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 109 (2.08%) Oracle Database
14 109 (2.08%) RDBMS
15 97 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
16 80 (1.52%) Redis
17 78 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 65 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
19 64 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1075 (20.48%) Git (software)
2 626 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 568 (10.82%) Subversion
4 535 (10.19%) Visual Studio
5 521 (9.93%) JUnit
6 482 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 424 (8.08%) NUnit
8 419 (7.98%) Selenium
9 377 (7.18%) Maven
10 269 (5.12%) JIRA
11 248 (4.72%) Eclipse
12 208 (3.96%) Cucumber
13 192 (3.66%) TeamCity
14 181 (3.45%) Ant
15 174 (3.31%) WebDriver
16 166 (3.16%) Grunt
17 155 (2.95%) Hudson
17 155 (2.95%) Jasmine
18 154 (2.93%) MSTest
19 151 (2.88%) gulp
General
1 1104 (21.03%) Finance
2 255 (4.86%) Banking
3 248 (4.72%) Retail
4 174 (3.31%) Marketing
5 135 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 105 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 100 (1.91%) Advertising
8 82 (1.56%) Front Office
9 72 (1.37%) Publishing
10 70 (1.33%) Games
11 62 (1.18%) Law
12 59 (1.12%) Billing
13 51 (0.97%) Electronics
14 49 (0.93%) Legal
15 44 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 39 (0.74%) Back Office
17 35 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.46%) Investment Banking
19 20 (0.38%) Automotive
20 10 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3956 (75.37%) Developer
2 1034 (19.70%) .NET Developer
3 1011 (19.26%) Senior Developer
4 987 (18.80%) C# Developer
5 847 (16.14%) Java Developer
6 666 (12.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 441 (8.40%) Software Developer
8 431 (8.21%) JavaScript Developer
9 374 (7.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 346 (6.59%) Software Engineer
11 326 (6.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 314 (5.98%) PHP Developer
13 306 (5.83%) Lead Developer
14 266 (5.07%) Web Developer
15 260 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 259 (4.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 242 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
18 224 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
18 224 (4.27%) SQL Developer
19 217 (4.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2080 (39.63%) HTML
2 1914 (36.46%) .NET
3 1828 (34.83%) CSS
4 1174 (22.37%) ASP.NET
5 1133 (21.59%) Web Services
6 1080 (20.58%) jQuery
7 1051 (20.02%) HTML5
8 893 (17.01%) XML
9 876 (16.69%) AngularJS
10 731 (13.93%) CSS3
11 704 (13.41%) .NET Framework
12 682 (12.99%) RESTful
13 644 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 637 (12.14%) Spring
15 604 (11.51%) REST
16 595 (11.34%) JSON
17 569 (10.84%) WCF
18 452 (8.61%) Ajax
19 427 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
20 409 (7.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 690 (13.15%) Computer Science
2 461 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 356 (6.78%) User Experience
4 351 (6.69%) Mobile App
5 283 (5.39%) Mathematics
6 189 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 147 (2.80%) Client/Server
8 146 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
9 129 (2.46%) N-Tier
10 126 (2.40%) iPad
11 103 (1.96%) iPhone
12 92 (1.75%) Algorithms
13 91 (1.73%) Visualisation
14 90 (1.71%) Fintech
15 89 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 80 (1.52%) Derivative
17 78 (1.49%) Hedge funds
18 63 (1.20%) Management Information System
19 55 (1.05%) Social Media
20 54 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 583 (11.11%) Linux
2 569 (10.84%) Windows
3 474 (9.03%) Apple iOS
4 387 (7.37%) Android
5 293 (5.58%) Unix
6 55 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 54 (1.03%) Solaris
8 34 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 25 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 20 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 19 (0.36%) CentOS
12 19 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (0.32%) Windows Phone
14 14 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
15 13 (0.25%) VxWorks
16 8 (0.15%) Debian
17 6 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2985 (56.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1655 (31.53%) TDD
3 1513 (28.82%) MVC
4 1351 (25.74%) Scrum
5 1307 (24.90%) OO
6 1089 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
7 1036 (19.74%) Software Engineering
8 727 (13.85%) BDD
9 689 (13.13%) Web Development
10 588 (11.20%) SDLC
11 479 (9.13%) OOP
12 467 (8.90%) SOA
13 426 (8.12%) Automated Testing
14 424 (8.08%) Mentoring
15 375 (7.14%) Integration Testing
16 366 (6.97%) E-Commerce
17 338 (6.44%) Front End Development
18 318 (6.06%) iOS Development
19 287 (5.47%) Dependency Injection
20 268 (5.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2324 (44.28%) JavaScript
2 2135 (40.67%) C#
3 1996 (38.03%) SQL
4 1744 (33.23%) Java
5 600 (11.43%) Python
6 559 (10.65%) PHP
7 487 (9.28%) T-SQL
8 397 (7.56%) C++
9 304 (5.79%) PL/SQL
10 263 (5.01%) Objective-C
11 203 (3.87%) C
12 187 (3.56%) VB.NET
13 159 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 158 (3.01%) Apple Swift
15 144 (2.74%) Ruby
16 142 (2.71%) Bash Shell
17 136 (2.59%) VB
18 133 (2.53%) Scala
19 123 (2.34%) ES6
20 111 (2.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1067 (20.33%) Degree
2 118 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 89 (1.70%) ISTQB
4 88 (1.68%) ISEB
5 75 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 61 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (0.67%) PhD
8 22 (0.42%) Brainbench
9 19 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 16 (0.30%) MCP
10 16 (0.30%) MCSE
11 14 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.25%) MCSD
13 12 (0.23%) MCSA
14 11 (0.21%) DBS Check
14 11 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (0.17%) SAP Certification
16 7 (0.13%) CCNP
16 7 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 589 (11.22%) QA
2 38 (0.72%) SLA
3 35 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.32%) GAMP
5 12 (0.23%) DICOM
6 11 (0.21%) WAI
7 10 (0.19%) ISO15022
7 10 (0.19%) ISO20022
7 10 (0.19%) SDET
8 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.095%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.095%) MiFID
9 5 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.076%) COBIT
11 3 (0.057%) MISRA
11 3 (0.057%) MISRA C
11 3 (0.057%) TickIT
12 2 (0.038%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.038%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 149 (2.84%) Docker
2 51 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
3 43 (0.82%) VirtualBox
4 25 (0.48%) Varnish
5 23 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 15 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (0.27%) HDFS
7 14 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.11%) Firmware
11 2 (0.038%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.019%) ACF2
12 1 (0.019%) KVM
12 1 (0.019%) Xen
Systems Management
1 92 (1.75%) Puppet
2 47 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 45 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.57%) Ansible
5 14 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 11 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 11 (0.21%) Control-M
6 11 (0.21%) Packer
6 11 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.21%) Terraform
7 5 (0.095%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.076%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.057%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.057%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.057%) SCCM
10 2 (0.038%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.038%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.019%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.019%) yum
Vendors
1 741 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 710 (13.53%) Oracle
3 167 (3.18%) Google
4 128 (2.44%) Zend
5 115 (2.19%) Adobe
6 94 (1.79%) Apple
6 94 (1.79%) SAP
7 91 (1.73%) Twitter
8 87 (1.66%) Atlassian
9 66 (1.26%) Facebook
10 63 (1.20%) IBM
11 50 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
11 50 (0.95%) Sybase
12 44 (0.84%) HP
12 44 (0.84%) Informatica
13 38 (0.72%) Xamarin
14 37 (0.70%) TIBCO
15 36 (0.69%) Telerik
16 34 (0.65%) Hortonworks
17 32 (0.61%) Cloudera
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