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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 128 110 126
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2446 2712 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.32% 2.61% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.17% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2005 2206 2194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -17 2219 £45,000 - 332
London -36 818 £56,000 +6.66% 111
South East +13 477 £45,000 - 64
Yorkshire +36 262 £40,000 +14.28% 44
City of London -8 195 £59,250 +7.72% 38
South West -5 156 £38,500 +10.00% 14
North West -48 146 £37,500 - 46
East of England -49 137 £42,500 -5.55% 22
West Yorkshire +22 116 £40,000 +14.28% 33
Scotland -12 99 £37,500 - 14
East Midlands +18 97 £40,000 +11.11% 13
West Midlands -13 91 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Manchester -36 89 £35,000 -6.66% 37
Bristol +32 85 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Leeds +6 84 £40,000 +14.28% 30
Berkshire -21 83 £53,750 +2.38% 14
Hampshire +43 82 £38,250 -4.37% 9
Surrey -12 77 £47,500 -5.00% 10
South Yorkshire +17 73 £35,000 -2.77% 6
Oxfordshire +28 70 £45,000 +7.14% 8
North Yorkshire +13 62 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Sheffield +12 62 £35,000 -1.40% 5
Kent +5 58 £43,000 -0.28% 7
West Sussex +11 57 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Wales -5 52 £31,000 -18.79% 3
Cambridgeshire -23 52 £38,750 -4.98% 9
Edinburgh +14 50 £38,500 +2.66% 6
Cambridge -5 48 £40,000 - 7
Reading -5 46 £50,000 - 6
Hertfordshire -19 46 £42,500 -20.93% 7

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2698 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2124 (42.44%) C#
3 2035 (40.66%) SQL
4 2023 (40.42%) .NET
5 1981 (39.58%) JavaScript
6 1922 (38.40%) HTML
7 1663 (33.23%) CSS
8 1628 (32.53%) TDD
9 1547 (30.91%) SQL Server
10 1501 (29.99%) MVC
11 1436 (28.69%) Java
12 1289 (25.75%) ASP.NET
13 1241 (24.80%) OO
14 1188 (23.74%) jQuery
15 1154 (23.06%) Scrum
16 1105 (22.08%) Degree
17 1066 (21.30%) Finance
18 1052 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
19 1005 (20.08%) Web Services
20 945 (18.88%) Microsoft
21 925 (18.48%) Software Engineering
22 829 (16.56%) XML
23 767 (15.32%) HTML5
24 744 (14.87%) ASP.NET MVC
25 722 (14.43%) .NET Framework
26 703 (14.05%) Computer Science
27 697 (13.93%) Windows
28 679 (13.57%) Linux
29 672 (13.43%) Git (software)
30 669 (13.37%) Oracle

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (5.91%) Apache
2 248 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 197 (3.94%) JBoss
4 195 (3.90%) IIS
5 168 (3.36%) WebSphere
6 163 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 161 (3.22%) Node.js
8 146 (2.92%) CMS
9 110 (2.20%) WebLogic
10 95 (1.90%) Apache Solr
11 70 (1.40%) Umbraco
12 67 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
13 44 (0.88%) WordPress
14 42 (0.84%) Drupal
15 36 (0.72%) Confluence
16 32 (0.64%) nginx
17 31 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
18 30 (0.60%) NServiceBus
19 29 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
19 29 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 350 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 70 (1.40%) MS Office
3 49 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.24%) Mingle
7 11 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 11 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.20%) FreeHand
9 9 (0.18%) GIMP
10 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.100%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.100%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.040%) ArcView
13 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.020%) Simulink
13 1 (0.020%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 82 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 27 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (0.54%) Magento
5 15 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 15 (0.30%) Summit
6 13 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 11 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (0.20%) Finacle
8 10 (0.20%) Temenos T24
8 10 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
10 7 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
10 7 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.100%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.100%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 150 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (1.24%) SaaS
3 47 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (0.60%) PaaS
7 29 (0.58%) GitHub
8 22 (0.44%) Google App Engine
8 22 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (0.26%) Heroku
11 9 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.16%) IaaS
13 3 (0.060%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.040%) Joyent
15 1 (0.020%) Route 53
15 1 (0.020%) Trello
15 1 (0.020%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 210 (4.20%) HTTP
2 147 (2.94%) Internet
3 43 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.80%) Intranet
5 27 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 24 (0.48%) DNS
6 24 (0.48%) DHCP
7 17 (0.34%) LDAP
7 17 (0.34%) Broadband
7 17 (0.34%) Firewall
8 16 (0.32%) FTP
9 13 (0.26%) IPsec
10 10 (0.20%) SNMP
11 9 (0.18%) SMTP
12 8 (0.16%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.16%) Network Security
13 6 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.12%) IPv4
13 6 (0.12%) IPv6
13 6 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1547 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 491 (9.81%) MySQL
3 383 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 299 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 215 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 208 (4.16%) NoSQL
7 205 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 194 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
9 190 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 163 (3.26%) MongoDB
11 145 (2.90%) Big Data
11 145 (2.90%) RDBMS
12 104 (2.08%) Oracle Database
13 101 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 95 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
15 93 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
16 81 (1.62%) Hadoop
17 57 (1.14%) Redis
18 52 (1.04%) OLTP
18 52 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 672 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 618 (12.35%) Subversion
3 479 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 471 (9.41%) JUnit
5 459 (9.17%) NUnit
6 451 (9.01%) Visual Studio
7 284 (5.67%) Selenium
8 273 (5.45%) Eclipse
9 259 (5.17%) JIRA
10 255 (5.09%) Maven
11 244 (4.88%) Jenkins
12 208 (4.16%) Ant
13 182 (3.64%) TeamCity
14 152 (3.04%) Jasmine
15 120 (2.40%) Mockito
16 115 (2.30%) Moq
17 104 (2.08%) PHPUnit
18 88 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
19 86 (1.72%) Cucumber
20 84 (1.68%) TestNG
General
1 1066 (21.30%) Finance
2 281 (5.61%) Banking
3 202 (4.04%) Advertising
4 185 (3.70%) Marketing
5 181 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 176 (3.52%) Retail
7 134 (2.68%) Games
8 100 (2.00%) Front Office
9 87 (1.74%) Investment Banking
10 71 (1.42%) Back Office
11 52 (1.04%) Legal
12 40 (0.80%) Publishing
12 40 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 36 (0.72%) French Language
15 29 (0.58%) Aerospace
16 26 (0.52%) Electronics
17 21 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.42%) Billing
18 14 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 3743 (74.79%) Developer
2 860 (17.18%) Senior Developer
2 860 (17.18%) .NET Developer
3 697 (13.93%) Java Developer
4 638 (12.75%) C# Developer
5 457 (9.13%) Software Developer
6 434 (8.67%) Software Engineer
7 396 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 260 (5.19%) Web Developer
9 256 (5.11%) PHP Developer
10 229 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
11 205 (4.10%) Junior
12 204 (4.08%) Analyst
13 203 (4.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 196 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
15 177 (3.54%) Junior Developer
16 170 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
17 168 (3.36%) Programmer
18 148 (2.96%) Team Leader
19 146 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2023 (40.42%) .NET
2 1922 (38.40%) HTML
3 1663 (33.23%) CSS
4 1289 (25.75%) ASP.NET
5 1188 (23.74%) jQuery
6 1005 (20.08%) Web Services
7 829 (16.56%) XML
8 767 (15.32%) HTML5
9 744 (14.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 722 (14.43%) .NET Framework
11 557 (11.13%) WCF
12 549 (10.97%) Spring
13 473 (9.45%) J2EE
14 458 (9.15%) CSS3
15 457 (9.13%) Ajax
16 452 (9.03%) AngularJS
17 408 (8.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 375 (7.49%) SOAP
19 342 (6.83%) Hibernate
20 334 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 703 (14.05%) Computer Science
2 417 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 302 (6.03%) User Experience
4 215 (4.30%) Open Source
5 203 (4.06%) N-Tier
6 201 (4.02%) Mathematics
7 182 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 170 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
9 158 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
10 132 (2.64%) Client/Server
11 124 (2.48%) iPad
12 100 (2.00%) Visualisation
13 81 (1.62%) iPhone
14 79 (1.58%) Algorithms
15 59 (1.18%) Management Information System
16 54 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
17 53 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 51 (1.02%) Derivative
19 49 (0.98%) Hedge funds
20 48 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 697 (13.93%) Windows
2 679 (13.57%) Linux
3 372 (7.43%) UNIX
4 361 (7.21%) Android
5 307 (6.13%) Apple iOS
6 66 (1.32%) Windows Phone
7 34 (0.68%) Windows Phone 7
8 31 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
9 29 (0.58%) Solaris
10 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.26%) CentOS
13 13 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.16%) Windows CE
14 8 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.16%) AIX
15 7 (0.14%) Fedora
16 5 (0.100%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2698 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1628 (32.53%) TDD
3 1501 (29.99%) MVC
4 1241 (24.80%) OO
5 1154 (23.06%) Scrum
6 1052 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
7 925 (18.48%) Software Engineering
8 567 (11.33%) OOP
9 475 (9.49%) Mentoring
10 447 (8.93%) BDD
11 442 (8.83%) E-Commerce
12 374 (7.47%) SOA
13 362 (7.23%) OOD
14 347 (6.93%) Web Development
15 302 (6.03%) Automated Testing
16 259 (5.17%) UML
17 244 (4.88%) Integration Testing
18 243 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
19 225 (4.50%) iOS Development
20 212 (4.24%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2124 (42.44%) C#
2 2035 (40.66%) SQL
3 1981 (39.58%) JavaScript
4 1436 (28.69%) Java
5 495 (9.89%) C++
6 484 (9.67%) PHP
7 403 (8.05%) T-SQL
8 266 (5.31%) Python
9 209 (4.18%) VB.NET
10 177 (3.54%) C
11 156 (3.12%) Objective-C
12 140 (2.80%) Ruby
13 139 (2.78%) PL/SQL
14 101 (2.02%) Perl
15 94 (1.88%) VB
16 84 (1.68%) PowerShell
17 79 (1.58%) Shell Script
18 75 (1.50%) Bash Shell
19 71 (1.42%) PHP5
20 52 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1105 (22.08%) Degree
2 107 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 88 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 53 (1.06%) ISEB
6 48 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 33 (0.66%) Sun Certification
8 24 (0.48%) PhD
9 20 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.20%) MCSD
12 10 (0.20%) MCITP
13 9 (0.18%) Brainbench
13 9 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.18%) MCP
14 7 (0.14%) CCNA
14 7 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.14%) MCTS
14 7 (0.14%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 465 (9.29%) QA
2 34 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.60%) SLA
4 14 (0.28%) IEC 61508
5 10 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.100%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.100%) TickIT
8 4 (0.080%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.080%) DO-254
9 3 (0.060%) WAI
9 3 (0.060%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 47 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.40%) Varnish
4 17 (0.34%) VirtualBox
5 15 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.18%) Xen
7 7 (0.14%) qmail
8 6 (0.12%) Firmware
9 4 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.060%) vSphere
11 2 (0.040%) RACF
11 2 (0.040%) vCloud
12 1 (0.020%) HDFS
12 1 (0.020%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 84 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (1.30%) Puppet
3 49 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 16 (0.32%) Ansible
6 10 (0.20%) yum
6 10 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.14%) Salt
7 7 (0.14%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.14%) Nagios
8 6 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.12%) CA Endevor
8 6 (0.12%) SCCM
9 5 (0.100%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.060%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.060%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.040%) BMC Performance Manager
12 1 (0.020%) Sysprep
12 1 (0.020%) SCOM
Vendors
1 945 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 669 (13.37%) Oracle
3 170 (3.40%) Google
4 120 (2.40%) IBM
5 103 (2.06%) Adobe
6 100 (2.00%) SAP
7 93 (1.86%) Zend
8 89 (1.78%) Sybase
9 67 (1.34%) HP
10 60 (1.20%) VMware
11 56 (1.12%) hybris
12 47 (0.94%) Xamarin
13 45 (0.90%) Apple
14 44 (0.88%) Sun
15 41 (0.82%) TOWER Software
16 39 (0.78%) Ab Initio
17 38 (0.76%) Sitecore
18 37 (0.74%) Telerik
18 37 (0.74%) Cognos
19 34 (0.68%) Informatica
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Execllent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Week
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37575 - £40850 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago