Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 139 154
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 266 223 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.39% 2.24% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.45% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 237 204 219
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.71% +6.36%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.96% +4.55% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,212 9,116 10,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.83% 91.62% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9,126 8,230 9,834
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +1.32%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the City of London

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the City of London

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the City of London

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Moorgate - 2 £67,500 -
London Bridge - 1 £44,000 -
Unit Testing
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 147 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (50.75%) C#
3 125 (46.99%) SQL
4 119 (44.74%) .NET
5 108 (40.60%) JavaScript
6 106 (39.85%) Finance
7 98 (36.84%) MVC
8 85 (31.95%) HTML
9 83 (31.20%) CSS
10 79 (29.70%) SQL Server
10 79 (29.70%) TDD
11 61 (22.93%) Microsoft
12 59 (22.18%) User Experience
13 54 (20.30%) jQuery
14 51 (19.17%) Git (software)
15 48 (18.05%) AngularJS
16 44 (16.54%) Java
16 44 (16.54%) ASP.NET
16 44 (16.54%) HTML5
17 43 (16.17%) OO
17 43 (16.17%) Scrum
17 43 (16.17%) Software Engineering
17 43 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
18 41 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (15.41%) SDLC
19 40 (15.04%) Front End Development
19 40 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (15.04%) React
20 38 (14.29%) PHP
21 37 (13.91%) REST

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 24 (9.02%) CMS
2 16 (6.02%) Umbraco
3 14 (5.26%) IIS
4 6 (2.26%) Ethereum
4 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.88%) Confluence
6 4 (1.50%) Drupal
6 4 (1.50%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.75%) Apache
7 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.38%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Kondor
2 1 (0.38%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (3.76%) Serverless
4 6 (2.26%) GitHub
5 5 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.88%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.13%) Office 365
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.75%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.75%) npm
7 2 (0.75%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.38%) NuGet
8 1 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) AMQP
2 2 (0.75%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.75%) SMS
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.38%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (10.15%) NoSQL
5 21 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (6.39%) Power BI
8 16 (6.02%) MySQL
9 12 (4.51%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.01%) Blockchain
10 8 (3.01%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.88%) DB2
11 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.50%) OLTP
13 3 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.13%) Big Data
13 3 (1.13%) Redis
13 3 (1.13%) Siebel EIM
13 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (19.17%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.65%) Subversion
3 27 (10.15%) Visual Studio
4 23 (8.65%) NUnit
5 21 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.51%) Jasmine
7 11 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.76%) gulp
9 9 (3.38%) JIRA
9 9 (3.38%) webpack
10 8 (3.01%) JUnit
10 8 (3.01%) Moq
10 8 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (3.01%) Selenium
10 8 (3.01%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.63%) Grunt
11 7 (2.63%) Mocha
12 6 (2.26%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.50%) JSUnit
13 4 (1.50%) QUnit
General
1 106 (39.85%) Finance
2 21 (7.89%) Banking
3 14 (5.26%) Back Office
4 8 (3.01%) Games
4 8 (3.01%) Publishing
5 7 (2.63%) Front Office
6 5 (1.88%) Advertising
6 5 (1.88%) Marketing
7 4 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Law
8 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 217 (81.58%) Developer
2 52 (19.55%) Senior Developer
3 47 (17.67%) .NET Developer
4 36 (13.53%) Software Developer
5 35 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 32 (12.03%) Java Developer
7 28 (10.53%) PHP Developer
8 23 (8.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 22 (8.27%) Full Stack Developer
10 21 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (7.89%) SQL Developer
11 17 (6.39%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (5.64%) Microsoft Developer
12 15 (5.64%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (4.89%) Senior Software Engineer
14 12 (4.51%) SQL BI Developer
15 11 (4.14%) Delphi Developer
15 11 (4.14%) Lead Developer
16 10 (3.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (44.74%) .NET
2 85 (31.95%) HTML
3 83 (31.20%) CSS
4 54 (20.30%) jQuery
5 48 (18.05%) AngularJS
6 44 (16.54%) ASP.NET
6 44 (16.54%) HTML5
7 40 (15.04%) React
8 37 (13.91%) REST
9 32 (12.03%) .NET Framework
9 32 (12.03%) RESTful
10 31 (11.65%) CSS3
11 30 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (10.90%) Laravel
13 28 (10.53%) Entity Framework
14 25 (9.40%) Node.js
15 23 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (8.65%) Web Services
16 21 (7.89%) Spring
17 17 (6.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (22.18%) User Experience
2 40 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (12.03%) Computer Science
4 31 (11.65%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (7.52%) Data Structures
6 17 (6.39%) Fintech
6 17 (6.39%) Mobile App
7 13 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (4.51%) Virtual Team
9 9 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.88%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.50%) Blog
12 4 (1.50%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.50%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.13%) Derivative
13 3 (1.13%) Equities
14 2 (0.75%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.26%) Linux
2 12 (4.51%) Windows
3 7 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.75%) Android
5 2 (0.75%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (36.84%) MVC
3 79 (29.70%) TDD
4 43 (16.17%) OO
4 43 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (16.17%) Scrum
4 43 (16.17%) Software Engineering
5 41 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (15.41%) SDLC
6 40 (15.04%) Front End Development
7 33 (12.41%) Web Development
8 32 (12.03%) Microservices
9 30 (11.28%) DevOps
9 30 (11.28%) SOA
10 26 (9.77%) Test Automation
11 25 (9.40%) Refactoring
12 24 (9.02%) BDD
12 24 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.52%) Analytics
13 20 (7.52%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 135 (50.75%) C#
2 125 (46.99%) SQL
3 108 (40.60%) JavaScript
4 44 (16.54%) Java
5 38 (14.29%) PHP
6 26 (9.77%) Python
7 25 (9.40%) T-SQL
8 15 (5.64%) Java 8
9 11 (4.14%) Delphi
9 11 (4.14%) ES6
10 7 (2.63%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.26%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.88%) ES7
12 5 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.88%) Scala
13 4 (1.50%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.50%) Go
14 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.13%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (12.78%) Degree
2 21 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.88%) DV Cleared
3 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) WAI
3 3 (1.13%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) GAAP
4 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (6.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Ansible
2 3 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.13%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.77%) Oracle
3 4 (1.50%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.13%) Bloomberg
4 3 (1.13%) Google
4 3 (1.13%) HP
4 3 (1.13%) Siebel
5 2 (0.75%) Apple
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco
5 2 (0.75%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 2 (0.75%) Dell
5 2 (0.75%) Lotus
5 2 (0.75%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.75%) NetApp
5 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.75%) Zend
6 1 (0.38%) Monetate
6 1 (0.38%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.38%) Tealium