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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 126 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2644 2771 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.29% 2.58% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 3.21% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2178 2361 2339
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
94022 86283 92102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 80.36% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74935 70632 78012
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,542
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -23 2417 £45,000 +5.88% 311
London -10 1124 £52,500 - 154
South East -7 487 £42,500 -5.55% 32
City of London -22 249 £50,000 -4.76% 50
North West +14 202 £37,500 +7.14% 31
South West -14 196 £37,500 +15.38% 33
Manchester +37 133 £39,000 +11.42% 20
Scotland +11 130 £38,500 -9.41% 24
Surrey +23 126 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Yorkshire -56 118 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Berkshire +11 107 £50,500 +12.22% 7
East of England -93 106 £45,000 +5.88% 15
West Midlands -3 105 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Bristol +9 93 £40,000 +17.64% 13
East Midlands +18 79 £39,250 +12.14% 9
Hampshire -6 72 £42,500 -1.16% 6
West Yorkshire -32 72 £37,500 +4.16% 12
Reading +23 70 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Glasgow -9 68 £37,250 -12.35% 13
Brighton +9 59 £42,500 -5.55%
East Sussex +6 59 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Nottinghamshire +37 49 £42,500 +28.78% 4
Edinburgh +19 49 £38,500 +2.66% 8
Wiltshire -3 48 £37,500 +19.04% 5
Leeds -41 45 £36,250 -2.02% 7
Oxfordshire -12 44 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cambridgeshire -18 43 £48,000 +20.00% 5
Nottingham +26 41 £44,000 +31.34% 4
Reigate - 40 £47,500 -
Kent -9 38 £45,000 -5.26%

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2627 (44.86%) .NET
2 2569 (43.87%) C#
3 2475 (42.26%) JavaScript
4 2392 (40.85%) HTML
5 2287 (39.05%) SQL
6 1991 (34.00%) CSS
7 1956 (33.40%) TDD
8 1943 (33.18%) SQL Server
9 1920 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
10 1768 (30.19%) Java
11 1727 (29.49%) MVC
12 1570 (26.81%) OO
13 1529 (26.11%) ASP.NET
14 1496 (25.55%) Scrum
15 1473 (25.15%) jQuery
16 1344 (22.95%) Web Services
17 1268 (21.65%) Degree
18 1185 (20.24%) Software Engineering
19 1184 (20.22%) Microsoft
20 1155 (19.72%) XML
21 1148 (19.60%) Finance
22 1116 (19.06%) Continuous Integration
23 968 (16.53%) WCF
24 931 (15.90%) .NET Framework
24 931 (15.90%) HTML5
25 872 (14.89%) Git (software)
26 796 (13.59%) Oracle
27 770 (13.15%) Computer Science
28 754 (12.88%) Subversion
29 751 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 317 (5.41%) IIS
2 310 (5.29%) Tomcat
3 271 (4.63%) Apache
4 270 (4.61%) SharePoint
5 231 (3.94%) Node.js
6 212 (3.62%) WebSphere
7 167 (2.85%) CMS
8 115 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 108 (1.84%) Apache Solr
10 76 (1.30%) Drupal
11 71 (1.21%) Confluence
12 63 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
13 54 (0.92%) Umbraco
14 50 (0.85%) nginx
15 47 (0.80%) WordPress
15 47 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
15 47 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 44 (0.75%) FileNet
17 41 (0.70%) NServiceBus
18 40 (0.68%) Jetty
Applications
1 492 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 99 (1.69%) MS Office
3 28 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 10 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.14%) Mingle
9 7 (0.12%) ArcView
10 5 (0.085%) MS Project
11 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.051%) FreeHand
11 3 (0.051%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.017%) Stata
Business Applications
1 72 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.89%) Magento
3 30 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 23 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 21 (0.36%) Shopify
6 17 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.27%) Sophis RISQUE
8 12 (0.20%) INSURE/90
9 9 (0.15%) LatentZero
9 9 (0.15%) Summit
10 8 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.12%) SAP WM
11 7 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 7 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.10%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.085%) HiInvest
13 5 (0.085%) HiPerformance
Cloud Services
1 144 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (2.22%) SaaS
3 97 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (1.09%) GitHub
5 58 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (0.73%) PaaS
7 42 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 22 (0.38%) Google App Engine
10 16 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (0.22%) IaaS
12 12 (0.20%) Trello
13 9 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.14%) Office 365
15 7 (0.12%) Basecamp
16 6 (0.10%) Force.com
17 5 (0.085%) Joyent
18 4 (0.068%) OpenShift
19 3 (0.051%) Rackspace Cloud
19 3 (0.051%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 305 (5.21%) HTTP
2 206 (3.52%) Internet
3 74 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 49 (0.84%) Intranet
5 29 (0.50%) DNS
6 27 (0.46%) Broadband
7 18 (0.31%) DHCP
7 18 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 18 (0.31%) SSH
8 15 (0.26%) FTP
9 13 (0.22%) IPsec
10 11 (0.19%) Firewall
11 10 (0.17%) Modbus
12 9 (0.15%) ATM
13 8 (0.14%) VoIP
13 8 (0.14%) PuTTY
14 6 (0.10%) SSL
14 6 (0.10%) IPv4
15 5 (0.085%) VPN
16 4 (0.068%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1943 (33.18%) SQL Server
2 602 (10.28%) MySQL
3 468 (7.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 442 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 282 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 261 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 256 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 254 (4.34%) NoSQL
9 224 (3.83%) RDBMS
10 192 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 181 (3.09%) MongoDB
12 180 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
13 149 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
14 145 (2.48%) Oracle Database
15 138 (2.36%) Big Data
16 94 (1.61%) Hadoop
17 93 (1.59%) DB2
18 91 (1.55%) RavenDB
19 84 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 77 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 872 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 754 (12.88%) Subversion
3 669 (11.42%) Visual Studio
4 546 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 458 (7.82%) NUnit
6 415 (7.09%) Selenium
6 415 (7.09%) JUnit
7 375 (6.40%) Maven
8 354 (6.05%) Jenkins
9 307 (5.24%) Eclipse
10 289 (4.94%) JIRA
11 241 (4.12%) Ant
12 222 (3.79%) Jasmine
13 184 (3.14%) TeamCity
14 156 (2.66%) Cucumber
15 136 (2.32%) Hudson
16 135 (2.31%) ReSharper
17 114 (1.95%) Moq
18 112 (1.91%) PHPUnit
19 105 (1.79%) Mockito
General
1 1148 (19.60%) Finance
2 362 (6.18%) Banking
3 267 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 248 (4.23%) Games
5 227 (3.88%) Retail
6 196 (3.35%) Marketing
7 189 (3.23%) Advertising
8 117 (2.00%) Legal
9 106 (1.81%) Front Office
10 85 (1.45%) Publishing
11 78 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 76 (1.30%) Investment Banking
13 55 (0.94%) French Language
14 47 (0.80%) Billing
14 47 (0.80%) Back Office
14 47 (0.80%) Electronics
15 44 (0.75%) Law
16 39 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4416 (75.41%) Developer
2 1100 (18.78%) .NET Developer
3 1085 (18.53%) Senior Developer
4 853 (14.57%) C# Developer
5 792 (13.52%) Java Developer
6 555 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 547 (9.34%) Software Developer
8 515 (8.79%) Software Engineer
9 332 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 331 (5.65%) Web Developer
11 325 (5.55%) Analyst
12 262 (4.47%) ASP.NET Developer
13 259 (4.42%) PHP Developer
14 235 (4.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 212 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
16 203 (3.47%) Front-End Developer
17 200 (3.42%) Programmer
18 187 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
19 173 (2.95%) Lead Developer
19 173 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2627 (44.86%) .NET
2 2392 (40.85%) HTML
3 1991 (34.00%) CSS
4 1529 (26.11%) ASP.NET
5 1473 (25.15%) jQuery
6 1344 (22.95%) Web Services
7 1155 (19.72%) XML
8 968 (16.53%) WCF
9 931 (15.90%) .NET Framework
9 931 (15.90%) HTML5
10 751 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 661 (11.29%) Spring
12 631 (10.78%) Ajax
13 619 (10.57%) CSS3
14 555 (9.48%) WPF
15 549 (9.38%) J2EE
16 547 (9.34%) SOAP
17 490 (8.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 487 (8.32%) REST
19 482 (8.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 770 (13.15%) Computer Science
2 330 (5.64%) N-Tier
3 271 (4.63%) Open Source
4 255 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 247 (4.22%) Mathematics
6 188 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 172 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
8 136 (2.32%) Client/Server
9 134 (2.29%) iPad
10 126 (2.15%) iPhone
11 115 (1.96%) Social Media
12 91 (1.55%) Visualisation
13 84 (1.43%) Management Information System
14 81 (1.38%) Derivative
15 74 (1.26%) Physics
16 66 (1.13%) Equities
17 64 (1.09%) Clustering
18 59 (1.01%) Hedge funds
19 57 (0.97%) Replication
20 51 (0.87%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 693 (11.83%) Windows
2 628 (10.72%) Linux
3 400 (6.83%) Android
4 392 (6.69%) Apple iOS
5 320 (5.46%) UNIX
6 117 (2.00%) Windows Phone
7 43 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (0.72%) Windows Phone 7
9 32 (0.55%) CentOS
10 25 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 25 (0.43%) Fedora
10 25 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
12 18 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
15 10 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.17%) Solaris
15 10 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1956 (33.40%) TDD
2 1920 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1727 (29.49%) MVC
4 1570 (26.81%) OO
5 1496 (25.55%) Scrum
6 1185 (20.24%) Software Engineering
7 1116 (19.06%) Continuous Integration
8 727 (12.41%) OOP
9 647 (11.05%) E-Commerce
10 579 (9.89%) BDD
11 549 (9.38%) SOA
12 544 (9.29%) Web Development
13 506 (8.64%) Mentoring
14 420 (7.17%) OOD
15 326 (5.57%) Multithreading
16 315 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
17 313 (5.34%) UML
18 278 (4.75%) System Testing
19 276 (4.71%) Kanban
20 272 (4.64%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2569 (43.87%) C#
2 2475 (42.26%) JavaScript
3 2287 (39.05%) SQL
4 1768 (30.19%) Java
5 574 (9.80%) PHP
6 524 (8.95%) C++
7 503 (8.59%) T-SQL
8 317 (5.41%) VB.NET
9 272 (4.64%) C
10 209 (3.57%) Python
11 180 (3.07%) VB
12 178 (3.04%) Objective-C
12 178 (3.04%) Ruby
13 151 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 129 (2.20%) PHP5
15 102 (1.74%) Scala
16 84 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 80 (1.37%) VBScript
18 74 (1.26%) Perl
19 73 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1268 (21.65%) Degree
2 184 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 68 (1.16%) ISEB
5 60 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 48 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 48 (0.82%) MCP
7 46 (0.79%) MCSD
8 45 (0.77%) MCAD
9 38 (0.65%) PhD
10 33 (0.56%) Sun Certification
11 23 (0.39%) MCITP
12 15 (0.26%) MCSE
13 13 (0.22%) MCTS
14 10 (0.17%) MySQL Certification
15 9 (0.15%) MBA
16 8 (0.14%) MCDBA
16 8 (0.14%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.14%) MCPD
17 7 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 558 (9.53%) QA
2 32 (0.55%) ISO 9001
2 32 (0.55%) SLA
3 12 (0.20%) IEC 61508
4 11 (0.19%) TickIT
4 11 (0.19%) ISO 9000
5 9 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.10%) WCAG
7 4 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.051%) WAI
8 3 (0.051%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
10 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.53%) HDFS
4 13 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.15%) Varnish
5 9 (0.15%) RACF
6 8 (0.14%) Squid
6 8 (0.14%) Xen
6 8 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.034%) ACF2
9 2 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.017%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 86 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 52 (0.89%) Puppet
3 43 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 21 (0.36%) Capistrano
6 9 (0.15%) Ansible
7 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 6 (0.10%) CA Endevor
8 6 (0.10%) YUM
8 6 (0.10%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.068%) Nagios
10 3 (0.051%) MOM
11 2 (0.034%) Control-M
11 2 (0.034%) Sysprep
11 2 (0.034%) Opsview
12 1 (0.017%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.017%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.017%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.017%) BMC Performance Manager
12 1 (0.017%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1184 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 796 (13.59%) Oracle
3 268 (4.58%) JBoss
4 222 (3.79%) Google
5 172 (2.94%) IBM
6 137 (2.34%) SAP
7 102 (1.74%) Zend
8 94 (1.61%) Adobe
9 80 (1.37%) Sybase
10 74 (1.26%) Twitter
11 64 (1.09%) Facebook
12 60 (1.02%) Sitecore
13 58 (0.99%) VMware
14 56 (0.96%) Cognos
15 53 (0.91%) hybris
16 52 (0.89%) Business Objects
17 49 (0.84%) Apple
18 48 (0.82%) HP
19 42 (0.72%) Informatica
19 42 (0.72%) Sun
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