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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 116 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2616 2702 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.49% 2.56% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 3.11% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2161 2153 2027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
86854 87001 82391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.35% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70712 69242 68369
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015 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 5 March 2015. 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 0 2403 £45,000 - 378
London -12 888 £55,000 +4.76% 146
South East +26 506 £45,000 - 70
Yorkshire +41 295 £40,000 +14.28% 39
North West -20 196 £40,000 +3.89% 53
City of London -6 189 £55,000 - 45
West Yorkshire +50 172 £40,000 +14.28% 26
East of England -17 156 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Leeds +45 136 £40,000 +14.28% 15
South West -52 121 £40,000 +19.40% 19
Manchester -18 119 £40,000 +6.66% 36
West Midlands +13 102 £44,000 +1.14% 13
Scotland -19 102 £38,500 -3.75% 19
Surrey +14 99 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East Midlands +10 96 £42,000 +9.09% 13
Hampshire +31 87 £37,500 - 16
West Sussex +18 78 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire +1 76 £45,750 -8.50% 16
South Yorkshire +9 67 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Bristol -1 65 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Oxfordshire +45 64 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Sheffield +5 63 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Hertfordshire +10 60 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Kent +6 50 £42,392 -0.25% 7
Cheshire -4 49 £38,500 -3.75% 13
Reading +1 47 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Edinburgh -2 47 £38,500 +2.66% 8
Cambridgeshire -26 46 £40,000 -15.78% 2
North Yorkshire +1 44 £43,500 +16.00% 4
Cambridge -7 42 £40,000 - 2

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2788 (54.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2178 (42.60%) C#
3 2118 (41.42%) SQL
4 2048 (40.05%) .NET
5 1963 (38.39%) JavaScript
6 1836 (35.91%) HTML
7 1635 (31.98%) TDD
8 1628 (31.84%) CSS
9 1570 (30.71%) SQL Server
10 1548 (30.28%) MVC
11 1422 (27.81%) Java
12 1279 (25.01%) OO
13 1250 (24.45%) ASP.NET
14 1199 (23.45%) jQuery
15 1135 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
16 1123 (21.96%) Scrum
17 1098 (21.47%) Degree
18 1074 (21.01%) Finance
19 1043 (20.40%) Web Services
20 987 (19.30%) Microsoft
21 932 (18.23%) Software Engineering
22 799 (15.63%) XML
23 783 (15.31%) HTML5
24 774 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
25 741 (14.49%) .NET Framework
26 729 (14.26%) Windows
27 722 (14.12%) Git (software)
28 699 (13.67%) Linux
29 671 (13.12%) Oracle
30 648 (12.67%) Computer Science

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 296 (5.79%) Apache
2 252 (4.93%) Tomcat
3 209 (4.09%) JBoss
4 171 (3.34%) IIS
5 160 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 159 (3.11%) Node.js
7 148 (2.89%) WebSphere
8 145 (2.84%) CMS
9 115 (2.25%) WebLogic
10 75 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 67 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 62 (1.21%) Apache Solr
13 42 (0.82%) Confluence
14 39 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 38 (0.74%) Drupal
16 36 (0.70%) WordPress
17 35 (0.68%) nginx
17 35 (0.68%) NServiceBus
18 32 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
19 28 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 378 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.00%) MS Office
3 48 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.31%) Mingle
7 10 (0.20%) GIMP
8 8 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (0.14%) FreeHand
10 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.078%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.059%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.020%) MS Project
13 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.020%) Simulink
13 1 (0.020%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 71 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 33 (0.65%) Magento
4 31 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.29%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (0.22%) Finacle
7 11 (0.22%) Temenos T24
7 11 (0.22%) Summit
8 9 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
10 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.12%) Tridion
11 6 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 141 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (0.90%) SaaS
4 40 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (0.53%) PaaS
6 24 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
7 23 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 21 (0.41%) GitHub
9 18 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.23%) Heroku
10 12 (0.23%) Google App Engine
10 12 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.14%) IaaS
13 3 (0.059%) Joyent
14 1 (0.020%) Trello
14 1 (0.020%) Route 53
14 1 (0.020%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 173 (3.38%) HTTP
2 145 (2.84%) Internet
3 40 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.55%) DNS
4 28 (0.55%) DHCP
5 27 (0.53%) Intranet
6 25 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 19 (0.37%) Broadband
8 18 (0.35%) Firewall
9 16 (0.31%) LDAP
10 9 (0.18%) SNMP
10 9 (0.18%) SMTP
11 8 (0.16%) IPsec
11 8 (0.16%) Kerberos
11 8 (0.16%) FTP
12 7 (0.14%) Network Security
12 7 (0.14%) WAN
12 7 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.12%) SAN
14 5 (0.098%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1570 (30.71%) SQL Server
2 477 (9.33%) MySQL
3 392 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 293 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 221 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 204 (3.99%) MongoDB
7 193 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 184 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 179 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 170 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
11 145 (2.84%) Big Data
12 139 (2.72%) RDBMS
13 108 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 107 (2.09%) Oracle Database
15 106 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
16 89 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 87 (1.70%) Hadoop
18 55 (1.08%) Redis
19 44 (0.86%) RavenDB
20 42 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 722 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 634 (12.40%) Subversion
3 505 (9.88%) NUnit
4 479 (9.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 458 (8.96%) Visual Studio
6 446 (8.72%) JUnit
7 274 (5.36%) Jenkins
8 273 (5.34%) Eclipse
9 264 (5.16%) Selenium
10 258 (5.05%) JIRA
11 248 (4.85%) Maven
12 201 (3.93%) Ant
13 180 (3.52%) TeamCity
14 158 (3.09%) Jasmine
15 147 (2.88%) Moq
16 119 (2.33%) PHPUnit
17 103 (2.01%) Xcode
18 98 (1.92%) MSTest
19 89 (1.74%) ReSharper
20 87 (1.70%) TestNG
General
1 1074 (21.01%) Finance
2 281 (5.50%) Banking
3 210 (4.11%) Advertising
4 196 (3.83%) Marketing
5 181 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 169 (3.31%) Retail
7 122 (2.39%) Games
8 102 (1.99%) Front Office
9 90 (1.76%) Investment Banking
10 70 (1.37%) Back Office
11 47 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 40 (0.78%) Legal
13 38 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.74%) Publishing
14 33 (0.65%) French Language
15 30 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.57%) Billing
17 22 (0.43%) Electronics
18 21 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3807 (74.46%) Developer
2 885 (17.31%) .NET Developer
3 874 (17.09%) Senior Developer
4 678 (13.26%) Java Developer
5 637 (12.46%) C# Developer
6 463 (9.06%) Software Developer
7 412 (8.06%) Software Engineer
8 387 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 283 (5.53%) PHP Developer
10 266 (5.20%) Web Developer
11 240 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 235 (4.60%) Analyst
13 197 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 192 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
14 192 (3.76%) Programmer
15 173 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
16 172 (3.36%) Junior
17 167 (3.27%) Front-End Developer
18 160 (3.13%) Lead Developer
19 158 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2048 (40.05%) .NET
2 1836 (35.91%) HTML
3 1628 (31.84%) CSS
4 1250 (24.45%) ASP.NET
5 1199 (23.45%) jQuery
6 1043 (20.40%) Web Services
7 799 (15.63%) XML
8 783 (15.31%) HTML5
9 774 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 741 (14.49%) .NET Framework
11 560 (10.95%) WCF
12 520 (10.17%) Spring
13 493 (9.64%) Ajax
14 481 (9.41%) AngularJS
15 459 (8.98%) CSS3
16 448 (8.76%) J2EE
17 395 (7.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 359 (7.02%) SOAP
19 348 (6.81%) REST
20 333 (6.51%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 648 (12.67%) Computer Science
2 400 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 293 (5.73%) User Experience
4 239 (4.67%) Open Source
5 225 (4.40%) Mobile App
6 224 (4.38%) N-Tier
7 196 (3.83%) Mathematics
8 186 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
9 151 (2.95%) Inversion of Control
10 129 (2.52%) Client/Server
11 125 (2.44%) Visualisation
12 121 (2.37%) iPad
13 97 (1.90%) iPhone
14 83 (1.62%) Algorithms
15 53 (1.04%) Management Information System
16 51 (1.00%) Hedge funds
17 48 (0.94%) Equities
18 46 (0.90%) Social Media
18 46 (0.90%) Clustering
18 46 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 729 (14.26%) Windows
2 699 (13.67%) Linux
3 395 (7.73%) Android
4 363 (7.10%) UNIX
5 330 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.10%) Windows Phone
7 48 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
8 28 (0.55%) Solaris
9 27 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
10 23 (0.45%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.31%) CentOS
14 14 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.22%) Windows CE
17 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2788 (54.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1635 (31.98%) TDD
3 1548 (30.28%) MVC
4 1279 (25.01%) OO
5 1135 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
6 1123 (21.96%) Scrum
7 932 (18.23%) Software Engineering
8 499 (9.76%) OOP
9 444 (8.68%) BDD
10 424 (8.29%) Mentoring
11 372 (7.28%) OOD
12 370 (7.24%) E-Commerce
13 341 (6.67%) Web Development
14 329 (6.43%) SOA
15 314 (6.14%) Automated Testing
16 259 (5.07%) Integration Testing
17 239 (4.67%) iOS Development
18 234 (4.58%) UML
19 230 (4.50%) Multithreading
19 230 (4.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2178 (42.60%) C#
2 2118 (41.42%) SQL
3 1963 (38.39%) JavaScript
4 1422 (27.81%) Java
5 531 (10.39%) C++
6 501 (9.80%) PHP
7 406 (7.94%) T-SQL
8 317 (6.20%) Python
9 221 (4.32%) VB.NET
10 195 (3.81%) C
11 171 (3.34%) Objective-C
12 149 (2.91%) PL/SQL
13 129 (2.52%) Ruby
14 93 (1.82%) VB
15 91 (1.78%) Shell Script
16 90 (1.76%) PowerShell
17 84 (1.64%) Perl
18 78 (1.53%) Bash Shell
19 50 (0.98%) Scala
20 48 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1098 (21.47%) Degree
2 154 (3.01%) VCP4
3 108 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 87 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 48 (0.94%) ISEB
7 42 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 29 (0.57%) PhD
9 22 (0.43%) Sun Certification
10 17 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (0.29%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.29%) MCP
12 14 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 14 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.23%) MCSD
14 10 (0.20%) MCTS
15 9 (0.18%) Brainbench
15 9 (0.18%) MCSE
16 8 (0.16%) CCNA
16 8 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (9.39%) QA
2 38 (0.74%) SLA
3 35 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.18%) IEC 61508
5 9 (0.18%) TickIT
6 6 (0.12%) FATCA
7 5 (0.098%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.098%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.098%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.078%) DO-254
9 3 (0.059%) WAI
10 2 (0.039%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.020%) HL7
System Software
1 48 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 42 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.57%) VirtualBox
5 26 (0.51%) Varnish
6 7 (0.14%) HDFS
6 7 (0.14%) qmail
7 4 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.078%) Docker
8 3 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.059%) vSphere
8 3 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.059%) Firmware
9 2 (0.039%) RACF
9 2 (0.039%) Xen
9 2 (0.039%) vCloud
10 1 (0.020%) KVM
Systems Management
1 69 (1.35%) Puppet
2 68 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 44 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (0.72%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.20%) yum
6 9 (0.18%) Ansible
6 9 (0.18%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.16%) Nagios
8 7 (0.14%) Salt
8 7 (0.14%) Zenoss
8 7 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 7 (0.14%) SCCM
8 7 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (0.12%) Control-M
10 3 (0.059%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.059%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.020%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.020%) Oozie
11 1 (0.020%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 987 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 671 (13.12%) Oracle
3 144 (2.82%) Google
4 110 (2.15%) IBM
5 101 (1.98%) Zend
6 92 (1.80%) Adobe
7 83 (1.62%) Sybase
8 76 (1.49%) SAP
9 64 (1.25%) HP
10 62 (1.21%) Apple
11 56 (1.10%) TOWER Software
12 55 (1.08%) VMware
13 49 (0.96%) Sitecore
14 47 (0.92%) hybris
15 46 (0.90%) Telerik
16 44 (0.86%) Xamarin
17 32 (0.63%) Sun
18 30 (0.59%) Ab Initio
19 29 (0.57%) Yahoo!
20 28 (0.55%) Twitter
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car allowance & bonus
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Healthcare, Pension and Other
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Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 65000
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London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
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Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £49000 - £51000 per annum, Benefits 20 days holiday/Bupa Healthcare/ P
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Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Experis Ltd
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