Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 134 178
Rank change year-on-year +44 +44 -66
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 211 138 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.22% 2.16% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.48% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 192 117 138
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,375 £31,700 £26,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -

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 5,908 5,564 8,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.23% 87.25% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,723 4,368 6,455
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +48 83 £50,000 +8.11% 9
Wokingham +16 32 £45,000 -25.62% 5
Ascot +3 25 £50,000 -23.08%
Slough +23 24 £40,000 - 3
Maidenhead -57 10 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Bracknell - 10 £65,000 - 9
Newbury +2 7 £65,000 +65.61% 1
Windsor - 3 £50,000 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 120 (56.87%) JavaScript
2 117 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (52.61%) HTML
4 110 (52.13%) CSS
5 91 (43.13%) Software Engineering
6 90 (42.65%) C#
7 85 (40.28%) .NET
7 85 (40.28%) MVC
8 80 (37.91%) SQL
9 70 (33.18%) Windows
10 69 (32.70%) ASP.NET
11 62 (29.38%) SQL Server
12 60 (28.44%) Microsoft
13 55 (26.07%) OO
14 54 (25.59%) C++
15 53 (25.12%) Degree
16 51 (24.17%) jQuery
16 51 (24.17%) Mentoring
17 50 (23.70%) Git (software)
18 49 (23.22%) Linux
19 47 (22.27%) Web Services
20 44 (20.85%) ASP.NET MVC
21 40 (18.96%) Java
22 37 (17.54%) Visual Studio
22 37 (17.54%) SDLC
23 36 (17.06%) HTML5
24 35 (16.59%) NoSQL
25 34 (16.11%) Scrum
25 34 (16.11%) OOD
26 31 (14.69%) Multithreading

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 16 (7.58%) CMS
2 6 (2.84%) IIS
2 6 (2.84%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.37%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.37%) Confluence
4 4 (1.90%) Apache
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.79%) SaaS
2 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.37%) Serverless
5 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.95%) npm
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Mailgun
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.43%) Broadband
2 18 (8.53%) Intranet
3 16 (7.58%) Wireless
4 2 (0.95%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (29.38%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.59%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.43%) MongoDB
4 20 (9.48%) MySQL
5 15 (7.11%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.27%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.79%) Big Data
8 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.90%) Redis
11 4 (1.90%) SQLite
12 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (1.42%) Lumira
12 3 (1.42%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (23.70%) Git (software)
2 37 (17.54%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.58%) Subversion
3 16 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.21%) Maven
6 8 (3.79%) NUnit
7 5 (2.37%) JIRA
7 5 (2.37%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.90%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.90%) Gradle
8 4 (1.90%) JUnit
8 4 (1.90%) webpack
9 3 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.42%) Mocha
9 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.95%) Moq
10 2 (0.95%) PyUnit
10 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (9.95%) Marketing
2 20 (9.48%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.11%) Finance
4 8 (3.79%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.84%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.84%) Retail
6 5 (2.37%) Automotive
7 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (60.66%) Developer
2 76 (36.02%) Software Engineer
3 51 (24.17%) .NET Developer
4 36 (17.06%) Senior Developer
5 31 (14.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 31 (14.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 29 (13.74%) C# Developer
7 25 (11.85%) Lead Developer
8 22 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (9.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (9.95%) Java Engineer
10 20 (9.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 18 (8.53%) C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (8.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 18 (8.53%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (8.53%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (8.53%) Software Developer
12 17 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (52.61%) HTML
2 110 (52.13%) CSS
3 85 (40.28%) .NET
4 69 (32.70%) ASP.NET
5 51 (24.17%) jQuery
6 47 (22.27%) Web Services
7 44 (20.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (17.06%) HTML5
9 27 (12.80%) .NET Framework
10 25 (11.85%) Ajax
10 25 (11.85%) KnockoutJS
10 25 (11.85%) REST
11 23 (10.90%) WCF
12 22 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 21 (9.95%) AngularJS
13 21 (9.95%) Node.js
14 20 (9.48%) RESTful
14 20 (9.48%) Spring
14 20 (9.48%) STL
15 19 (9.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.00%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.11%) User Experience
5 14 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (4.74%) Fintech
8 9 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.37%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.37%) Digital Currency
9 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.42%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.47%) BBC
11 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (33.18%) Windows
2 49 (23.22%) Linux
3 13 (6.16%) Unix
4 7 (3.32%) Android
5 6 (2.84%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.84%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (43.13%) Software Engineering
3 85 (40.28%) MVC
4 55 (26.07%) OO
5 51 (24.17%) Mentoring
6 37 (17.54%) SDLC
7 34 (16.11%) OOD
7 34 (16.11%) Scrum
8 31 (14.69%) Multithreading
9 28 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (12.80%) Release Management
11 26 (12.32%) UML
12 25 (11.85%) TDD
13 24 (11.37%) Test Automation
14 21 (9.95%) Validation
15 20 (9.48%) CMMI
15 20 (9.48%) Process Improvement
15 20 (9.48%) Requirements Analysis
16 19 (9.00%) Deep Learning
16 19 (9.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (56.87%) JavaScript
2 90 (42.65%) C#
3 80 (37.91%) SQL
4 54 (25.59%) C++
5 40 (18.96%) Java
6 20 (9.48%) PHP
7 18 (8.53%) Embedded C++
8 17 (8.06%) Python
9 6 (2.84%) Kotlin
9 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.37%) Erlang
10 5 (2.37%) Go
10 5 (2.37%) Scala
10 5 (2.37%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.90%) XAML
12 2 (0.95%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.95%) Java 8
12 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.95%) Perl
12 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (25.12%) Degree
2 6 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.42%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.48%) ISO 9001
2 16 (7.58%) QA
3 6 (2.84%) WAI
4 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.95%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (10.90%) Firmware
2 3 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.32%) Ansible
2 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.00%) Oracle
3 18 (8.53%) Capita
4 4 (1.90%) Cadence
4 4 (1.90%) Google
5 3 (1.42%) SAP
5 3 (1.42%) Tableau
6 2 (0.95%) CA
6 2 (0.95%) Compuware
6 2 (0.95%) Informatica
6 2 (0.95%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.47%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat