Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 143 96
Rank change year-on-year -11 -47 +78
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 157 214 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 2.08% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.24% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 138 194 319
Median annual salary £66,250 £68,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.93% +18.70% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £51,625 £37,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £89,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +18.18% +4.76%

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 8,256 9,567 10,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.69% 92.80% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7,150 8,481 8,858
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 £70,000 -
Unit Testing
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 95 (60.51%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.86%) JavaScript
3 57 (36.31%) C#
4 52 (33.12%) TDD
5 51 (32.48%) Test Automation
6 50 (31.85%) SQL
7 49 (31.21%) .NET
8 48 (30.57%) MVC
9 47 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (29.30%) Finance
11 44 (28.03%) CSS
12 40 (25.48%) Java
12 40 (25.48%) Azure
13 37 (23.57%) Git (software)
14 36 (22.93%) React
15 35 (22.29%) HTML
16 32 (20.38%) Software Engineering
17 29 (18.47%) AWS
17 29 (18.47%) TypeScript
18 27 (17.20%) .NET Core
18 27 (17.20%) SQL Server
19 25 (15.92%) Scrum
19 25 (15.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 24 (15.29%) DevOps
20 24 (15.29%) AngularJS
20 24 (15.29%) OO
21 23 (14.65%) User Experience
22 22 (14.01%) REST
22 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
23 21 (13.38%) Microservices

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 8 (5.10%) CMS
2 5 (3.18%) IIS
3 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.91%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.27%) WordPress
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.48%) Azure
2 29 (18.47%) AWS
3 17 (10.83%) SaaS
4 14 (8.92%) GCP
5 10 (6.37%) GitHub
5 10 (6.37%) PaaS
6 8 (5.10%) IaaS
7 7 (4.46%) npm
8 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.91%) Serverless
10 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.64%) Apigee
11 1 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.64%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) Azure SQL Database
2 13 (8.28%) MySQL
2 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.01%) DataStage
3 11 (7.01%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.01%) Snowflake Schema
4 10 (6.37%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.91%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.27%) Big Data
8 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (23.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.83%) webpack
3 13 (8.28%) Jasmine
4 12 (7.64%) PHPUnit
4 12 (7.64%) TeamCity
5 11 (7.01%) NUnit
6 10 (6.37%) JUnit
6 10 (6.37%) Selenium
6 10 (6.37%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.73%) gulp
7 9 (5.73%) Mocha
8 8 (5.10%) Grunt
8 8 (5.10%) JIRA
8 8 (5.10%) Protractor
9 7 (4.46%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (3.82%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.82%) MSTest
11 5 (3.18%) Moq
12 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
General
1 46 (29.30%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Marketing
3 7 (4.46%) Banking
3 7 (4.46%) Retail
4 6 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.18%) Law
6 4 (2.55%) Publishing
6 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.91%) Back Office
7 3 (1.91%) Front Office
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (64.97%) Developer
2 21 (13.38%) C# Developer
3 19 (12.10%) .NET Developer
4 15 (9.55%) PHP Developer
5 14 (8.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.28%) Architect
7 12 (7.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (7.64%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Informatica Specialist
8 11 (7.01%) iOS Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 11 (7.01%) Senior Informatica Specialist
8 11 (7.01%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 11 (7.01%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
8 11 (7.01%) Technical Specialist
9 10 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Technical Architect
11 8 (5.10%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (31.21%) .NET
2 44 (28.03%) CSS
3 36 (22.93%) React
4 35 (22.29%) HTML
5 27 (17.20%) .NET Core
6 25 (15.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (15.29%) AngularJS
8 22 (14.01%) REST
9 19 (12.10%) .NET Framework
9 19 (12.10%) HTML5
10 17 (10.83%) Node.js
11 16 (10.19%) ASP.NET
11 16 (10.19%) jQuery
12 15 (9.55%) Laravel
13 14 (8.92%) CSS3
14 13 (8.28%) Vue.js
15 12 (7.64%) Sass
15 12 (7.64%) Symfony
16 10 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (6.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) User Experience
2 13 (8.28%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.73%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.10%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.10%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.82%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.55%) Handset
8 2 (1.27%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.64%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.64%) Blog
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.74%) Apple iOS
2 18 (11.46%) Android
3 15 (9.55%) Unix
4 4 (2.55%) Linux
4 4 (2.55%) Windows
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.51%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.12%) TDD
3 51 (32.48%) Test Automation
4 48 (30.57%) MVC
5 47 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (20.38%) Software Engineering
7 25 (15.92%) Scrum
8 24 (15.29%) DevOps
8 24 (15.29%) OO
9 21 (13.38%) Mentoring
9 21 (13.38%) Microservices
10 19 (12.10%) Front End Development
11 17 (10.83%) BDD
12 16 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
13 15 (9.55%) Fintech
13 15 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (8.92%) Analytics
14 14 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (8.28%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.86%) JavaScript
2 57 (36.31%) C#
3 50 (31.85%) SQL
4 40 (25.48%) Java
5 29 (18.47%) TypeScript
6 19 (12.10%) Python
7 18 (11.46%) PHP
8 17 (10.83%) Apple Swift
9 14 (8.92%) ES6
10 13 (8.28%) C++
11 11 (7.01%) Objective-C
11 11 (7.01%) Shell Script
12 9 (5.73%) T-SQL
13 8 (5.10%) Kotlin
13 8 (5.10%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.82%) C
14 6 (3.82%) Java 8
15 4 (2.55%) ES7
15 4 (2.55%) Scala
16 3 (1.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (7.64%) Terraform
2 10 (6.37%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.27%) Control-M
4 1 (0.64%) Ansible
4 1 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.64%) MIIS
Vendors
1 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.92%) Google
2 14 (8.92%) Oracle
3 11 (7.01%) Informatica
4 5 (3.18%) YouTube
5 4 (2.55%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe
6 2 (1.27%) Optimizely
6 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.27%) Teradata
6 2 (1.27%) Zend
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.64%) Charles River
7 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.64%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.64%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.64%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) Splunk
7 1 (0.64%) Tableau