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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 112 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2811 2992 2592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.56% 2.61% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.17% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2336 2392 2194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
91159 94353 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.17% 82.31% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73885 75668 72432
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 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 31 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 +2 2616 £45,000 - 356
London -3 1038 £55,000 +4.76% 142
South East +44 563 £45,000 - 80
Yorkshire +30 294 £40,000 +14.28% 24
City of London +2 226 £55,000 - 40
North West -16 212 £40,000 +6.66% 51
West Yorkshire +59 195 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East of England -12 162 £45,000 - 13
Leeds +42 148 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Manchester -8 135 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Surrey +25 113 £54,000 +20.00% 11
West Midlands +12 110 £40,500 -5.81% 18
Scotland -18 106 £40,000 - 15
South West -62 105 £42,500 +21.42% 15
Berkshire +23 94 £50,000 - 19
Hampshire +39 92 £37,500 -6.25% 13
East Midlands -7 91 £42,500 +10.38% 8
Oxfordshire +53 78 £43,750 -2.77% 12
West Sussex +13 77 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +24 56 £45,000 - 3
South Yorkshire +5 56 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Bristol -12 56 £45,000 - 6
Sheffield +5 51 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Reading +2 51 £50,000 - 8
Glasgow -23 48 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Cambridgeshire -17 46 £45,000 - 2
Oxford +38 45 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Cheshire -2 45 £36,250 -3.33% 15
East Sussex -3 44 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Cambridge +3 43 £45,000 +20.00% 2

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 2911 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2221 (42.56%) C#
3 2166 (41.51%) SQL
4 2066 (39.59%) .NET
5 1966 (37.68%) JavaScript
6 1786 (34.23%) HTML
7 1685 (32.29%) TDD
8 1588 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 1587 (30.41%) CSS
10 1551 (29.72%) MVC
11 1454 (27.87%) Java
12 1353 (25.93%) OO
13 1218 (23.34%) ASP.NET
14 1187 (22.75%) jQuery
15 1142 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
16 1121 (21.48%) Degree
17 1115 (21.37%) Scrum
18 1109 (21.25%) Finance
19 1089 (20.87%) Web Services
20 996 (19.09%) Microsoft
21 981 (18.80%) Software Engineering
22 803 (15.39%) XML
23 794 (15.22%) HTML5
24 760 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
25 751 (14.39%) Git (software)
26 735 (14.09%) Windows
27 729 (13.97%) Linux
27 729 (13.97%) .NET Framework
28 688 (13.19%) Oracle
29 656 (12.57%) Subversion

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 311 (5.96%) Apache
2 255 (4.89%) Tomcat
3 197 (3.78%) JBoss
4 168 (3.22%) Node.js
5 165 (3.16%) IIS
6 161 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 142 (2.72%) WebSphere
8 125 (2.40%) CMS
9 105 (2.01%) WebLogic
10 78 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
11 64 (1.23%) Umbraco
12 59 (1.13%) Apache Solr
13 45 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 44 (0.84%) nginx
15 43 (0.82%) NServiceBus
16 41 (0.79%) Confluence
17 36 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
17 36 (0.69%) Drupal
18 35 (0.67%) Apache Pig
19 29 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 363 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.03%) MS Office
3 46 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.25%) Mingle
7 9 (0.17%) GIMP
8 7 (0.13%) GNU Octave
9 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.096%) FreeHand
10 5 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.038%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.038%) MS Project
12 1 (0.019%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.019%) Simulink
12 1 (0.019%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 61 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 32 (0.61%) Magento
5 25 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 15 (0.29%) Markit EDM
7 14 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.21%) Temenos T24
8 11 (0.21%) Finacle
9 10 (0.19%) Summit
10 9 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 9 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.15%) Tridion
11 8 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
12 7 (0.13%) assyst
13 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (0.11%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 139 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (0.98%) SaaS
4 42 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
6 31 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 27 (0.52%) PaaS
8 26 (0.50%) GitHub
9 17 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.21%) IaaS
10 11 (0.21%) Heroku
11 10 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.057%) Joyent
15 1 (0.019%) Route 53
15 1 (0.019%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.019%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.019%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.24%) HTTP
2 141 (2.70%) Internet
3 43 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 30 (0.57%) DNS
4 30 (0.57%) DHCP
5 25 (0.48%) Ethernet
6 24 (0.46%) Intranet
7 19 (0.36%) Broadband
8 16 (0.31%) LDAP
9 15 (0.29%) Firewall
10 14 (0.27%) FTP
11 10 (0.19%) IPsec
12 9 (0.17%) SNMP
13 8 (0.15%) Kerberos
13 8 (0.15%) SMTP
14 7 (0.13%) WAN
14 7 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.13%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.11%) AMQP
15 6 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1588 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 468 (8.97%) MySQL
3 365 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 313 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 234 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 231 (4.43%) MongoDB
7 203 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 178 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 171 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
9 171 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 145 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 138 (2.64%) Big Data
12 133 (2.55%) Oracle Database
13 127 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
14 109 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 101 (1.94%) Hadoop
16 87 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 64 (1.23%) Redis
18 52 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
19 49 (0.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 751 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 656 (12.57%) Subversion
3 501 (9.60%) NUnit
4 493 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 463 (8.87%) Visual Studio
6 421 (8.07%) JUnit
7 304 (5.83%) Jenkins
8 284 (5.44%) Selenium
9 255 (4.89%) Maven
10 254 (4.87%) Eclipse
11 245 (4.70%) JIRA
12 207 (3.97%) Ant
13 172 (3.30%) TeamCity
14 160 (3.07%) Jasmine
15 137 (2.63%) Moq
16 128 (2.45%) Xcode
17 122 (2.34%) PHPUnit
18 110 (2.11%) MSTest
19 96 (1.84%) ReSharper
20 89 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1109 (21.25%) Finance
2 303 (5.81%) Banking
3 203 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 197 (3.78%) Marketing
5 194 (3.72%) Advertising
6 181 (3.47%) Retail
7 119 (2.28%) Games
8 111 (2.13%) Front Office
9 96 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 65 (1.25%) Back Office
11 53 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 46 (0.88%) Legal
13 45 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 39 (0.75%) Billing
15 35 (0.67%) Publishing
16 28 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.54%) Electronics
17 27 (0.52%) French Language
18 19 (0.36%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3838 (73.55%) Developer
2 868 (16.63%) .NET Developer
3 866 (16.60%) Senior Developer
4 667 (12.78%) Java Developer
5 651 (12.48%) C# Developer
6 465 (8.91%) Software Developer
7 422 (8.09%) Software Engineer
8 374 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 279 (5.35%) PHP Developer
10 256 (4.91%) Analyst
11 255 (4.89%) Web Developer
12 229 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
13 205 (3.93%) Programmer
14 185 (3.55%) Front-End Developer
15 179 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 176 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
17 175 (3.35%) ASP.NET Developer
18 155 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
19 147 (2.82%) Junior
20 146 (2.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2066 (39.59%) .NET
2 1786 (34.23%) HTML
3 1587 (30.41%) CSS
4 1218 (23.34%) ASP.NET
5 1187 (22.75%) jQuery
6 1089 (20.87%) Web Services
7 803 (15.39%) XML
8 794 (15.22%) HTML5
9 760 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 729 (13.97%) .NET Framework
11 572 (10.96%) WCF
12 502 (9.62%) Spring
13 496 (9.51%) AngularJS
14 493 (9.45%) Ajax
15 450 (8.62%) CSS3
16 446 (8.55%) J2EE
17 403 (7.72%) Entity Framework
18 370 (7.09%) REST
19 353 (6.77%) SOAP
20 352 (6.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 632 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 421 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 270 (5.17%) User Experience
4 252 (4.83%) Open Source
5 241 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 239 (4.58%) N-Tier
7 193 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 169 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 134 (2.57%) Inversion of Control
10 133 (2.55%) Visualisation
11 132 (2.53%) Client/Server
12 126 (2.41%) iPad
13 100 (1.92%) iPhone
14 87 (1.67%) Algorithms
15 60 (1.15%) Management Information System
16 57 (1.09%) Hedge funds
17 56 (1.07%) Equities
18 51 (0.98%) Animation
19 50 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 49 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 735 (14.09%) Windows
2 729 (13.97%) Linux
3 392 (7.51%) Android
4 366 (7.01%) UNIX
5 340 (6.52%) Apple iOS
6 53 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
7 52 (1.00%) Windows Phone
8 31 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 28 (0.54%) Solaris
10 25 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
12 20 (0.38%) CentOS
13 17 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.27%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.17%) zOS
19 7 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2911 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1685 (32.29%) TDD
3 1551 (29.72%) MVC
4 1353 (25.93%) OO
5 1142 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
6 1115 (21.37%) Scrum
7 981 (18.80%) Software Engineering
8 463 (8.87%) OOP
9 452 (8.66%) BDD
10 416 (7.97%) Mentoring
11 380 (7.28%) E-Commerce
12 365 (7.00%) OOD
13 364 (6.98%) Automated Testing
14 353 (6.77%) SOA
15 339 (6.50%) Web Development
16 286 (5.48%) Integration Testing
17 263 (5.04%) Multithreading
18 242 (4.64%) Waterfall
19 240 (4.60%) iOS Development
20 232 (4.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2221 (42.56%) C#
2 2166 (41.51%) SQL
3 1966 (37.68%) JavaScript
4 1454 (27.87%) Java
5 523 (10.02%) C++
6 504 (9.66%) PHP
7 428 (8.20%) T-SQL
8 356 (6.82%) Python
9 231 (4.43%) VB.NET
10 187 (3.58%) C
11 184 (3.53%) Objective-C
12 175 (3.35%) PL/SQL
13 135 (2.59%) Ruby
14 105 (2.01%) VB
15 99 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 95 (1.82%) Bash Shell
17 91 (1.74%) PowerShell
18 84 (1.61%) Perl
19 61 (1.17%) Scala
20 55 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1121 (21.48%) Degree
2 106 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 85 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (1.17%) ISEB
5 60 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 48 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 33 (0.63%) PhD
8 20 (0.38%) MCSD
9 19 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 16 (0.31%) MCP
10 16 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (0.23%) MCTS
14 11 (0.21%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.21%) Brainbench
15 9 (0.17%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.17%) HND
16 8 (0.15%) MCSE
16 8 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 536 (10.27%) QA
2 36 (0.69%) SLA
3 34 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.19%) TickIT
5 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.13%) IEC 61508
6 7 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.11%) FATCA
8 5 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.077%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.077%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.077%) DO-254
10 3 (0.057%) WAI
11 1 (0.019%) WCAG
11 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.019%) HL7
System Software
1 46 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 38 (0.73%) VirtualBox
4 33 (0.63%) Varnish
5 29 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.40%) iptables
7 9 (0.17%) Docker
7 9 (0.17%) HDFS
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.13%) qmail
9 4 (0.077%) Firmware
9 4 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.057%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.057%) RACF
10 3 (0.057%) vSphere
11 1 (0.019%) Xen
11 1 (0.019%) KVM
Systems Management
1 86 (1.65%) Puppet
2 74 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 53 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (0.90%) Vagrant
5 12 (0.23%) Control-M
5 12 (0.23%) Nagios
5 12 (0.23%) Ansible
6 9 (0.17%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 8 (0.15%) yum
8 7 (0.13%) SCCM
8 7 (0.13%) Salt
8 7 (0.13%) Zenoss
9 6 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.096%) Oozie
11 3 (0.057%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.019%) SCOM
12 1 (0.019%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.019%) Munin
Vendors
1 996 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 688 (13.19%) Oracle
3 130 (2.49%) Google
4 107 (2.05%) Zend
5 103 (1.97%) IBM
6 86 (1.65%) SAP
7 85 (1.63%) Sybase
8 81 (1.55%) Adobe
9 71 (1.36%) HP
10 70 (1.34%) TOWER Software
11 68 (1.30%) Apple
12 60 (1.15%) VMware
13 48 (0.92%) Sitecore
14 45 (0.86%) hybris
15 43 (0.82%) Telerik
16 37 (0.71%) Xamarin
17 36 (0.69%) Facebook
18 34 (0.65%) Yahoo!
19 32 (0.61%) Twitter
20 29 (0.56%) Sun
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Skillsearch Limited
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Skillsearch Limited
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £28,000 - £36,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , £Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: Unspecified From £27,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago