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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 125 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2702 2905 3138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.62% 2.59% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.01% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2289 2414 2528
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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
90489 96461 102042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.62% 85.98% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75205 77953 82278
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 -8 2476 £50,000 +8.69% 302
London -10 1014 £57,500 +4.54% 129
South East -1 519 £45,000 -3.74% 45
West Midlands +17 174 £47,750 +19.37% 16
North West -11 171 £45,000 +12.50% 31
East of England +4 170 £45,000 - 21
Yorkshire -39 169 £42,500 +6.25% 31
City of London +7 161 £55,000 +2.32% 18
South West +27 154 £39,500 -12.22% 16
Scotland +14 149 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Hampshire +37 122 £43,250 +15.33% 7
Manchester -4 117 £47,500 +18.75% 25
Surrey -2 107 £50,000 -4.76% 12
West Yorkshire -41 107 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Leeds -13 105 £44,000 +3.52% 15
East Midlands +25 97 £42,500 - 8
Cambridgeshire +31 82 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Glasgow +11 77 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cambridge +32 71 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Berkshire -22 70 £55,000 +4.76% 7
West Sussex -7 68 £40,500 -4.70% 3
Bristol +1 66 £45,000 - 5
Warwickshire +16 62 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Warwick +10 59 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Edinburgh +32 55 £45,000 +14.64% 2
South Yorkshire +11 49 £47,500 +35.71% 11
Nottinghamshire +11 41 £35,000 -17.64%
Nottingham +6 41 £35,000 -17.64%
Essex +3 41 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Kent -13 41 £40,000 +6.66% 2

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3152 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2430 (45.11%) JavaScript
3 2255 (41.86%) C#
4 2207 (40.97%) SQL
5 2170 (40.28%) HTML
6 1949 (36.18%) .NET
7 1912 (35.49%) CSS
8 1806 (33.53%) Java
9 1620 (30.07%) TDD
10 1617 (30.02%) SQL Server
11 1488 (27.62%) MVC
12 1391 (25.82%) OO
13 1289 (23.93%) Software Engineering
14 1253 (23.26%) Scrum
15 1230 (22.83%) Web Services
16 1219 (22.63%) ASP.NET
17 1217 (22.59%) Degree
18 1148 (21.31%) jQuery
19 1134 (21.05%) HTML5
20 1122 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
21 1037 (19.25%) Finance
22 1006 (18.67%) Git (software)
23 933 (17.32%) XML
24 881 (16.35%) AngularJS
25 798 (14.81%) Computer Science
26 796 (14.78%) .NET Framework
27 787 (14.61%) Microsoft
28 781 (14.50%) CSS3
29 760 (14.11%) Oracle
30 732 (13.59%) Spring

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 417 (7.74%) Node.js
2 259 (4.81%) JBoss
3 220 (4.08%) IIS
4 184 (3.42%) CMS
5 183 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 174 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 168 (3.12%) WebSphere
8 161 (2.99%) Apache
9 105 (1.95%) GlassFish
10 79 (1.47%) Alfresco
10 79 (1.47%) Apache Spark
10 79 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 74 (1.37%) WildFly
12 69 (1.28%) SharePoint
13 64 (1.19%) WebLogic
14 59 (1.10%) Umbraco
15 54 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 54 (1.00%) nginx
16 42 (0.78%) NServiceBus
17 40 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 308 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 42 (0.78%) MS Office
3 36 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.056%) GIMP
6 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.037%) HipChat
8 1 (0.019%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
2 39 (0.72%) Magento
3 38 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 34 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 28 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
6 25 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 22 (0.41%) Markit EDM
8 21 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
9 19 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 17 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
11 15 (0.28%) SAP MM
12 13 (0.24%) Beauchamp
13 11 (0.20%) SAP LE
14 10 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 9 (0.17%) Hi Portfolio
16 8 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
16 8 (0.15%) LatentZero
16 8 (0.15%) MultiFonds
16 8 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 238 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (2.69%) SaaS
4 108 (2.00%) GitHub
5 37 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 30 (0.56%) Heroku
8 29 (0.54%) PaaS
9 25 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 19 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
10 19 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.19%) CloudFront
13 9 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (0.17%) IaaS
14 7 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.13%) Office 365
15 6 (0.11%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.12%) Internet
2 106 (1.97%) HTTP
3 36 (0.67%) SSL
4 34 (0.63%) Intranet
5 29 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 25 (0.46%) Wireshark
7 21 (0.39%) AMQP
8 20 (0.37%) DNS
9 15 (0.28%) MQTT
10 12 (0.22%) Extranet
11 9 (0.17%) FTP
11 9 (0.17%) SMS
12 8 (0.15%) ATM
12 8 (0.15%) SSH
13 7 (0.13%) CTI
14 6 (0.11%) Firewall
14 6 (0.11%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.093%) iBeacon
15 5 (0.093%) NFC
15 5 (0.093%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1617 (30.02%) SQL Server
2 573 (10.64%) MySQL
3 469 (8.71%) Relational Database
4 426 (7.91%) NoSQL
5 394 (7.31%) MongoDB
6 308 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
7 223 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 190 (3.53%) Big Data
9 157 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 157 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 154 (2.86%) Redis
11 141 (2.62%) Hadoop
12 139 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 132 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
14 125 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 124 (2.30%) RDBMS
16 122 (2.26%) Oracle Database
17 80 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
18 66 (1.23%) DB2
18 66 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1006 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 632 (11.73%) Subversion
3 615 (11.42%) Visual Studio
4 556 (10.32%) JUnit
5 542 (10.06%) Jenkins
6 501 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 476 (8.84%) NUnit
8 385 (7.15%) Maven
9 361 (6.70%) Selenium
10 298 (5.53%) Eclipse
11 279 (5.18%) JIRA
12 208 (3.86%) TeamCity
13 194 (3.60%) Ant
14 184 (3.42%) Cucumber
15 182 (3.38%) Jasmine
16 149 (2.77%) MSTest
17 148 (2.75%) Hudson
18 145 (2.69%) Grunt
19 134 (2.49%) gulp
19 134 (2.49%) WebDriver
General
1 1037 (19.25%) Finance
2 279 (5.18%) Banking
3 245 (4.55%) Retail
4 165 (3.06%) Marketing
5 156 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 94 (1.74%) Advertising
6 94 (1.74%) Front Office
7 90 (1.67%) Games
8 86 (1.60%) Billing
9 80 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 68 (1.26%) Publishing
11 64 (1.19%) Law
12 59 (1.10%) Legal
13 48 (0.89%) Electronics
14 47 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.56%) Back Office
17 20 (0.37%) Local Government
18 18 (0.33%) Investment Banking
19 14 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3995 (74.16%) Developer
2 1128 (20.94%) .NET Developer
3 1108 (20.57%) C# Developer
4 983 (18.25%) Senior Developer
5 918 (17.04%) Java Developer
6 776 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 463 (8.59%) Software Developer
8 451 (8.37%) JavaScript Developer
9 438 (8.13%) Software Engineer
10 430 (7.98%) ASP.NET Developer
11 374 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 318 (5.90%) Lead Developer
13 302 (5.61%) PHP Developer
14 284 (5.27%) SQL Developer
15 283 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 283 (5.25%) C# Software Developer
16 258 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
17 241 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
18 239 (4.44%) Web Developer
19 231 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2170 (40.28%) HTML
2 1949 (36.18%) .NET
3 1912 (35.49%) CSS
4 1230 (22.83%) Web Services
5 1219 (22.63%) ASP.NET
6 1148 (21.31%) jQuery
7 1134 (21.05%) HTML5
8 933 (17.32%) XML
9 881 (16.35%) AngularJS
10 796 (14.78%) .NET Framework
11 781 (14.50%) CSS3
12 732 (13.59%) Spring
13 727 (13.50%) RESTful
14 658 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 604 (11.21%) JSON
16 559 (10.38%) Ajax
17 553 (10.27%) WCF
18 526 (9.76%) REST
19 502 (9.32%) Hibernate
20 476 (8.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 798 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 454 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 347 (6.44%) Mathematics
4 324 (6.01%) Mobile App
5 315 (5.85%) User Experience
6 186 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 180 (3.34%) N-Tier
8 149 (2.77%) Inversion of Control
9 144 (2.67%) Client/Server
10 118 (2.19%) Algorithms
11 94 (1.74%) Hedge funds
12 93 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 89 (1.65%) iPad
14 73 (1.36%) Derivative
15 72 (1.34%) Fintech
16 71 (1.32%) iPhone
16 71 (1.32%) Visualisation
17 67 (1.24%) Physics
18 66 (1.23%) Social Media
19 58 (1.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 580 (10.77%) Windows
2 573 (10.64%) Linux
3 393 (7.30%) Apple iOS
4 383 (7.11%) Android
5 311 (5.77%) Unix
6 38 (0.71%) Solaris
7 34 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 30 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 20 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 19 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (0.33%) CentOS
12 18 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
15 13 (0.24%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.13%) AIX
17 6 (0.11%) Debian
17 6 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3152 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1620 (30.07%) TDD
3 1488 (27.62%) MVC
4 1391 (25.82%) OO
5 1289 (23.93%) Software Engineering
6 1253 (23.26%) Scrum
7 1122 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 684 (12.70%) BDD
9 647 (12.01%) Web Development
10 618 (11.47%) SDLC
11 544 (10.10%) SOA
12 524 (9.73%) OOP
13 394 (7.31%) E-Commerce
14 373 (6.92%) Mentoring
15 363 (6.74%) Automated Testing
16 340 (6.31%) Dependency Injection
17 320 (5.94%) OOD
18 312 (5.79%) Integration Testing
19 299 (5.55%) Front End Development
20 286 (5.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2430 (45.11%) JavaScript
2 2255 (41.86%) C#
3 2207 (40.97%) SQL
4 1806 (33.53%) Java
5 581 (10.79%) Python
6 571 (10.60%) PHP
7 488 (9.06%) T-SQL
8 449 (8.33%) C++
9 285 (5.29%) PL/SQL
10 222 (4.12%) VB.NET
11 204 (3.79%) Objective-C
12 203 (3.77%) C
13 191 (3.55%) Ruby
14 135 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 133 (2.47%) VB
16 123 (2.28%) Scala
17 112 (2.08%) Perl
18 109 (2.02%) Bash Shell
19 100 (1.86%) Apple Swift
20 86 (1.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1217 (22.59%) Degree
2 125 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 84 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 74 (1.37%) ISEB
5 69 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 55 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (0.63%) Brainbench
8 29 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 28 (0.52%) PhD
10 12 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
12 10 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.19%) MCP
12 10 (0.19%) MCSE
13 9 (0.17%) MCSD
14 6 (0.11%) MCITP
14 6 (0.11%) MCSA
15 5 (0.093%) CCNP
15 5 (0.093%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.093%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 681 (12.64%) QA
2 65 (1.21%) SLA
3 23 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.33%) ISO15022
4 18 (0.33%) ISO20022
5 7 (0.13%) SDET
6 6 (0.11%) HL7
6 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.11%) WCAG
7 5 (0.093%) WAI
8 4 (0.074%) GAMP
9 3 (0.056%) MiFID
9 3 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.037%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.037%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.037%) MISRA
10 2 (0.037%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.037%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.019%) ISO26262
11 1 (0.019%) MISRA C
System Software
1 99 (1.84%) Docker
2 51 (0.95%) Varnish
3 35 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 31 (0.58%) VirtualBox
5 14 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.19%) HDFS
7 8 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.056%) Firmware
8 3 (0.056%) vSphere
9 1 (0.019%) KVM
9 1 (0.019%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.019%) Xen
Systems Management
1 108 (2.00%) Puppet
2 52 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 51 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.33%) Ansible
5 15 (0.28%) yum
6 11 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 11 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.13%) TeamSite
7 7 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 6 (0.11%) Control-M
8 6 (0.11%) SCCM
9 4 (0.074%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.056%) CA Service Virtualization
10 3 (0.056%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.037%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.037%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.019%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.019%) SELinux
12 1 (0.019%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 787 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 760 (14.11%) Oracle
3 164 (3.04%) Google
4 128 (2.38%) SAP
4 128 (2.38%) Zend
5 111 (2.06%) Adobe
6 95 (1.76%) Twitter
7 79 (1.47%) Apple
8 70 (1.30%) Sybase
9 68 (1.26%) Informatica
10 65 (1.21%) IBM
11 58 (1.08%) Facebook
12 49 (0.91%) Atlassian
12 49 (0.91%) TIBCO
13 47 (0.87%) Retek
14 46 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
15 44 (0.82%) TOWER Software
16 43 (0.80%) HP
17 35 (0.65%) Sun
18 34 (0.63%) Telerik
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32211 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ultra Electronics
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday