Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 132 162
Rank change year-on-year +36 +30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 197 161 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.92% 2.10% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.40% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 189 147 177
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £66,500 £60,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,860 6,695 9,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.79% 87.44% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,672 5,098 7,844
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Berkshire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +40 86 £52,500 +22.09% 8
Ascot -2 52 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Wokingham +16 25 £61,000 +28.42%
Slough +12 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Newbury -42 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bracknell -6 5 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Hungerford -2 4 £35,000 +16.67%
Maidenhead -5 2 £60,000 +79.10% 3
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 129 (65.48%) JavaScript
2 125 (63.45%) HTML
3 122 (61.93%) CSS
4 121 (61.42%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (56.85%) MVC
5 112 (56.85%) .NET
6 108 (54.82%) C#
7 84 (42.64%) SQL Server
8 68 (34.52%) Microsoft
9 67 (34.01%) Git (software)
10 64 (32.49%) ASP.NET
11 62 (31.47%) NoSQL
11 62 (31.47%) jQuery
12 55 (27.92%) Degree
13 49 (24.87%) SQL
14 45 (22.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (22.34%) RESTful
15 44 (22.34%) MySQL
16 42 (21.32%) Team Foundation Server
17 41 (20.81%) Oracle
18 39 (19.80%) Visual Studio
18 39 (19.80%) Subversion
19 38 (19.29%) CMS
19 38 (19.29%) PHP
20 37 (18.78%) Scrum
21 36 (18.27%) Laravel
21 36 (18.27%) Symfony
21 36 (18.27%) CodeIgniter
22 34 (17.26%) .NET Framework
22 34 (17.26%) HTML5

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (19.29%) CMS
2 6 (3.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.02%) Confluence
4 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.02%) nginx
4 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.02%) uWSGI
Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.55%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.03%) Force.com
5 3 (1.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) Google Play
6 1 (0.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.63%) Internet
2 13 (6.60%) Broadband
2 13 (6.60%) Intranet
2 13 (6.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (42.64%) SQL Server
2 62 (31.47%) NoSQL
3 44 (22.34%) MySQL
4 16 (8.12%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.05%) Big Data
8 5 (2.54%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.54%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.54%) SQLite
9 3 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.51%) Power BI
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (34.01%) Git (software)
2 42 (21.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (19.80%) Subversion
3 39 (19.80%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.58%) MSTest
5 8 (4.06%) JIRA
6 7 (3.55%) NUnit
6 7 (3.55%) Selenium
7 5 (2.54%) Artifactory
7 5 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.03%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.52%) Maven
10 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.02%) GitLab
10 2 (1.02%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.02%) JUnit
10 2 (1.02%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.51%) git-flow
11 1 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 24 (12.18%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.55%) Billing
3 7 (3.55%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.54%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 173 (87.82%) Developer
2 73 (37.06%) Senior Developer
3 68 (34.52%) .NET Developer
4 51 (25.89%) C# Developer
5 36 (18.27%) PHP Developer
6 32 (16.24%) Software Developer
7 29 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (14.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (13.20%) Senior C# Developer
9 26 (13.20%) Senior Software Developer
10 25 (12.69%) Lead Developer
11 24 (12.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (11.68%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (11.17%) Senior .NET Developer
13 22 (11.17%) Senior PHP Developer
14 21 (10.66%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (9.64%) HTML Developer
15 19 (9.64%) Senior C# Software Developer
16 16 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 16 (8.12%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (63.45%) HTML
2 122 (61.93%) CSS
3 112 (56.85%) .NET
4 64 (32.49%) ASP.NET
5 62 (31.47%) jQuery
6 45 (22.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (22.34%) RESTful
8 36 (18.27%) CodeIgniter
8 36 (18.27%) Laravel
8 36 (18.27%) Symfony
9 34 (17.26%) .NET Framework
9 34 (17.26%) HTML5
10 33 (16.75%) Web Services
11 26 (13.20%) WCF
12 21 (10.66%) Ajax
13 18 (9.14%) WPF
14 17 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (8.12%) .NET Core
16 14 (7.11%) Node.js
16 14 (7.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.23%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.63%) RIA
3 13 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.55%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.55%) User Experience
6 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.54%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.03%) Fintech
8 3 (1.52%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.02%) Life Science
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.51%) Chromecast
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.17%) Linux
2 20 (10.15%) Windows
3 18 (9.14%) Unix
4 7 (3.55%) Android
4 7 (3.55%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.02%) Debian
6 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (61.42%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (56.85%) MVC
3 37 (18.78%) Scrum
4 25 (12.69%) Software Engineering
5 24 (12.18%) OO
6 23 (11.68%) Mentoring
6 23 (11.68%) TDD
7 20 (10.15%) Test Automation
8 18 (9.14%) Multithreading
9 17 (8.63%) CRM
9 17 (8.63%) Validation
9 17 (8.63%) Waterfall
10 15 (7.61%) SDLC
11 14 (7.11%) MVVM
12 13 (6.60%) BDD
13 12 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.09%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (6.09%) Product Management
13 12 (6.09%) V-Model
14 11 (5.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (65.48%) JavaScript
2 108 (54.82%) C#
3 49 (24.87%) SQL
4 38 (19.29%) PHP
5 27 (13.71%) C++
6 25 (12.69%) TypeScript
7 23 (11.68%) Java
8 22 (11.17%) Python
9 11 (5.58%) C
10 7 (3.55%) Kotlin
10 7 (3.55%) X++
11 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.02%) ES6
14 1 (0.51%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.51%) Erlang
14 1 (0.51%) Go
14 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (27.92%) Degree
2 4 (2.03%) ISEB
2 4 (2.03%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.20%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.03%) GAMP
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.55%) Firmware
2 6 (3.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) Ansible
2 4 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.52%) Puppet
4 2 (1.02%) Kibana
5 1 (0.51%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 68 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.81%) Oracle
3 11 (5.58%) Capita
4 6 (3.05%) Google
4 6 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.52%) Telerik
6 2 (1.02%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe
7 1 (0.51%) hybris
7 1 (0.51%) Xamarin