Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 106 139
Rank change year-on-year -21 +33 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 259 332 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.56% 2.99% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.19% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 237 305 207
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £83,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% -

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 9,434 10,400 9,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.38% 93.60% 92.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8,344 9,209 8,466
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £35,125
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
London Bridge -2 1 £57,500 +30.68%
Unit Testing
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 142 (54.83%) JavaScript
2 126 (48.65%) C#
3 113 (43.63%) SQL Server
4 112 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (42.08%) .NET
6 107 (41.31%) SQL
7 92 (35.52%) AngularJS
8 90 (34.75%) HTML
8 90 (34.75%) Microsoft
9 87 (33.59%) CSS
10 81 (31.27%) jQuery
11 80 (30.89%) TDD
12 77 (29.73%) ASP.NET
13 71 (27.41%) Finance
14 63 (24.32%) Python
15 57 (22.01%) MVC
16 55 (21.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 55 (21.24%) Front End Development
17 54 (20.85%) Amazon AWS
18 53 (20.46%) ASP.NET Web API
19 50 (19.31%) Software Engineering
20 48 (18.53%) Git (software)
21 46 (17.76%) User Experience
22 44 (16.99%) MySQL
23 43 (16.60%) Java
23 43 (16.60%) Windows
23 43 (16.60%) REST
24 42 (16.22%) Microservices
24 42 (16.22%) OO
25 41 (15.83%) Umbraco

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 41 (15.83%) Umbraco
2 37 (14.29%) IIS
3 10 (3.86%) Confluence
4 6 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.93%) CMS
6 3 (1.16%) SAS
6 3 (1.16%) Zope
7 2 (0.77%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (20.85%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (4.25%) Serverless
5 8 (3.09%) GitHub
6 5 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.93%) Azure Functions
6 5 (1.93%) npm
7 4 (1.54%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.54%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.77%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.77%) SaaS
8 2 (0.77%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.39%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.39%) Boomi
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.39%) PaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.93%) HTTP
2 2 (0.77%) DNS
2 2 (0.77%) Internet
2 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (43.63%) SQL Server
2 44 (16.99%) MySQL
3 29 (11.20%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 15 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.02%) Amazon Aurora
6 13 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.47%) Redis
8 7 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.32%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.54%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.54%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.54%) Power BI
11 3 (1.16%) DataStage
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.16%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 48 (18.53%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.65%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (6.56%) webpack
5 14 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 14 (5.41%) JIRA
5 14 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 11 (4.25%) Jasmine
7 10 (3.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (3.86%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (3.47%) NUnit
9 8 (3.09%) Maven
10 7 (2.70%) gulp
10 7 (2.70%) PyCharm
10 7 (2.70%) Visual Studio Code
11 6 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.32%) Mocha
11 6 (2.32%) Selenium
12 5 (1.93%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.54%) Grunt
General
1 71 (27.41%) Finance
2 37 (14.29%) Banking
3 10 (3.86%) Retail
4 6 (2.32%) Games
5 5 (1.93%) Advertising
5 5 (1.93%) Law
5 5 (1.93%) Publishing
6 3 (1.16%) Automotive
6 3 (1.16%) Front Office
6 3 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 202 (77.99%) Developer
2 55 (21.24%) Senior Developer
3 50 (19.31%) C# Developer
4 32 (12.36%) .NET Developer
5 22 (8.49%) PHP Developer
6 20 (7.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 19 (7.34%) Java Developer
7 19 (7.34%) Software Developer
8 16 (6.18%) Python Engineer
8 16 (6.18%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.79%) Electronics Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Fidessa Developer
11 12 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.63%) Lead Developer
12 11 (4.25%) Analyst
12 11 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.25%) Python Developer
12 11 (4.25%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (3.86%) SQL Developer
14 9 (3.47%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (42.08%) .NET
2 92 (35.52%) AngularJS
3 90 (34.75%) HTML
4 87 (33.59%) CSS
5 81 (31.27%) jQuery
6 77 (29.73%) ASP.NET
7 53 (20.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (16.60%) REST
9 38 (14.67%) .NET Core
10 37 (14.29%) React
11 36 (13.90%) ASP.NET Core
12 32 (12.36%) RESTful
13 27 (10.42%) Node.js
14 25 (9.65%) Web Services
15 23 (8.88%) HTML5
16 22 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (7.72%) .NET Framework
17 20 (7.72%) JSON
18 18 (6.95%) Django
19 17 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.76%) User Experience
2 33 (12.74%) Robotics
3 27 (10.42%) Algorithms
4 26 (10.04%) Data Structures
4 26 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (9.27%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (7.72%) Equities
7 17 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (6.18%) Spread Betting
9 13 (5.02%) Reinsurance
10 6 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.54%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.16%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.16%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.16%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.77%) BBC
13 2 (0.77%) Blog
13 2 (0.77%) Derivative
13 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.60%) Windows
2 36 (13.90%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.79%) Linux
4 6 (2.32%) Android
4 6 (2.32%) Unix
5 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.39%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Debian
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (30.89%) TDD
3 57 (22.01%) MVC
4 55 (21.24%) Front End Development
5 50 (19.31%) Software Engineering
6 42 (16.22%) Microservices
6 42 (16.22%) OO
7 40 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (15.44%) DevOps
8 39 (15.06%) SDLC
9 37 (14.29%) Analytics
10 36 (13.90%) Equity Research
10 36 (13.90%) Server Management
11 35 (13.51%) Data Analytics
12 33 (12.74%) Fintech
13 30 (11.58%) Test Automation
14 28 (10.81%) Computer Science
15 27 (10.42%) Mentoring
16 26 (10.04%) Low Latency
17 22 (8.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 142 (54.83%) JavaScript
2 126 (48.65%) C#
3 107 (41.31%) SQL
4 63 (24.32%) Python
5 43 (16.60%) Java
6 31 (11.97%) PHP
7 25 (9.65%) T-SQL
8 15 (5.79%) ES6
9 13 (5.02%) TypeScript
10 10 (3.86%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.47%) Kotlin
12 7 (2.70%) Scala
13 6 (2.32%) Go
13 6 (2.32%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.54%) Java 8
15 3 (1.16%) C++
15 3 (1.16%) Ruby
16 2 (0.77%) AWK
16 2 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (15.06%) Degree
2 25 (9.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.90%) WAI
2 15 (5.79%) QA
3 4 (1.54%) EMIR
3 4 (1.54%) MiFID
4 3 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.16%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.39%) HL7
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (13.51%) Docker
2 3 (1.16%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.39%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (6.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.54%) Terraform
3 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) Packer
3 2 (0.77%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Kibana
4 1 (0.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 90 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.79%) Oracle
3 13 (5.02%) Fidessa
4 10 (3.86%) Zend
5 7 (2.70%) Google
6 5 (1.93%) Splunk
6 5 (1.93%) Tableau
7 4 (1.54%) Cognos
8 3 (1.16%) IBM
8 3 (1.16%) Informatica
8 3 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.16%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.16%) SAP
9 2 (0.77%) MapR
9 2 (0.77%) Teradata
10 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.39%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.39%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.39%) Spotify