Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 156 132
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 235 222 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.31% 1.90% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.12% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 212 210 354
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,875 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +8.91%

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 9170 10468 15412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.12% 89.47% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8280 9535 13350
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 121 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 85 (36.17%) C#
3 85 (36.17%) Finance
4 75 (31.91%) .NET
5 73 (31.06%) MVC
6 72 (30.64%) SQL
7 60 (25.53%) TDD
8 59 (25.11%) CSS
9 58 (24.68%) HTML
10 53 (22.55%) SQL Server
11 50 (21.28%) AngularJS
12 47 (20.00%) Java
13 46 (19.57%) Microsoft
14 44 (18.72%) Front End Development
15 43 (18.30%) OO
16 42 (17.87%) Test Automation
17 41 (17.45%) Scrum
17 41 (17.45%) Software Engineering
18 40 (17.02%) Degree
18 40 (17.02%) jQuery
19 39 (16.60%) ASP.NET
20 38 (16.17%) MySQL
21 36 (15.32%) SDLC
22 34 (14.47%) Git (software)
22 34 (14.47%) Web Services
22 34 (14.47%) OOP
23 33 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
24 31 (13.19%) XML
25 30 (12.77%) React

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 25 (10.64%) IIS
2 13 (5.53%) CMS
3 11 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.70%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.28%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.85%) Apache
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.85%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.85%) WordPress
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) Kentico
7 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.43%) Kondor
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.68%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (3.40%) Serverless
5 7 (2.98%) GitHub
6 6 (2.55%) SaaS
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.70%) TestFlight
8 3 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.28%) Office 365
9 2 (0.85%) npm
10 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.26%) Intranet
2 7 (2.98%) Internet
3 2 (0.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.17%) MySQL
3 22 (9.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.09%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.53%) Big Data
7 12 (5.11%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.83%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.83%) QlikView
10 8 (3.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (3.40%) Qlik Sense
10 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (3.40%) SQLite
11 7 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.94%) JUnit
3 20 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (6.81%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.96%) Jenkins
5 14 (5.96%) Selenium
6 12 (5.11%) Jasmine
6 12 (5.11%) Maven
7 11 (4.68%) JIRA
7 11 (4.68%) Subversion
8 10 (4.26%) gulp
9 9 (3.83%) Mocha
9 9 (3.83%) Sinon.JS
10 8 (3.40%) JSUnit
10 8 (3.40%) Mockito
10 8 (3.40%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.98%) PhantomJS
11 7 (2.98%) UI Automator
12 6 (2.55%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (36.17%) Finance
2 19 (8.09%) Banking
3 16 (6.81%) Front Office
4 12 (5.11%) Marketing
5 11 (4.68%) Advertising
6 9 (3.83%) Games
7 7 (2.98%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.55%) Back Office
9 4 (1.70%) Law
10 3 (1.28%) Retail
11 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.85%) Legal
11 2 (0.85%) Publishing
11 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.43%) Automotive
12 1 (0.43%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (77.45%) Developer
2 47 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 45 (19.15%) Senior Developer
4 33 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 24 (10.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 24 (10.21%) Java Developer
6 23 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (7.66%) SQL Developer
8 17 (7.23%) Lead Developer
9 13 (5.53%) Analyst
10 12 (5.11%) PHP Developer
10 12 (5.11%) Web Developer
11 11 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.68%) SSIS Developer
12 10 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.83%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (31.91%) .NET
2 59 (25.11%) CSS
3 58 (24.68%) HTML
4 50 (21.28%) AngularJS
5 40 (17.02%) jQuery
6 39 (16.60%) ASP.NET
7 34 (14.47%) Web Services
8 33 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (13.19%) XML
10 30 (12.77%) React
11 28 (11.91%) HTML5
12 25 (10.64%) Node.js
12 25 (10.64%) RESTful
13 20 (8.51%) .NET Framework
13 20 (8.51%) WCF
13 20 (8.51%) XSL
14 18 (7.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (7.23%) Entity Framework
15 17 (7.23%) WPF
16 16 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.21%) Fintech
2 23 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.96%) Data Structures
4 14 (5.96%) User Experience
5 13 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (5.11%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.40%) BBC
7 8 (3.40%) STB
8 7 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.98%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.98%) RIA
9 6 (2.55%) e-Learning
9 6 (2.55%) SCORM
10 5 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.70%) Digital TV
11 4 (1.70%) Spread Betting
12 3 (1.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.34%) Linux
2 11 (4.68%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.98%) Windows
4 6 (2.55%) Unix
5 4 (1.70%) Android
5 4 (1.70%) CentOS
5 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (31.06%) MVC
3 60 (25.53%) TDD
4 44 (18.72%) Front End Development
5 43 (18.30%) OO
6 42 (17.87%) Test Automation
7 41 (17.45%) Scrum
7 41 (17.45%) Software Engineering
8 36 (15.32%) SDLC
9 34 (14.47%) OOP
10 29 (12.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (11.91%) Web Development
12 27 (11.49%) BDD
12 27 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (10.21%) Multithreading
14 22 (9.36%) DevOps
15 19 (8.09%) Mentoring
16 18 (7.66%) System Testing
17 17 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (7.23%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 102 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 85 (36.17%) C#
3 72 (30.64%) SQL
4 47 (20.00%) Java
5 20 (8.51%) Python
6 18 (7.66%) VB
7 17 (7.23%) ES6
8 16 (6.81%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.96%) PHP
10 10 (4.26%) Clojure
11 8 (3.40%) Go
11 8 (3.40%) Ruby
11 8 (3.40%) Scala
11 8 (3.40%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.98%) Apple Swift
13 6 (2.55%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.13%) C++
14 5 (2.13%) Groovy
14 5 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (17.02%) Degree
2 10 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.40%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.55%) ISEB
6 4 (1.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.43%) MCP
7 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.38%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) ISO 15022
2 3 (1.28%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 16 (6.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.98%) Terraform
3 4 (1.70%) Ansible
3 4 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.70%) Puppet
4 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.09%) Oracle
3 8 (3.40%) Arqiva
3 8 (3.40%) BT
3 8 (3.40%) HP
4 5 (2.13%) Sybase
5 4 (1.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.85%) Google
6 2 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.85%) Redback
6 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.43%) Apple
7 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.43%) Misys
7 1 (0.43%) Murex
7 1 (0.43%) Reuters
7 1 (0.43%) Siebel
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.43%) TIBCO