Period
to 21 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 158 131
Rank change year-on-year +28 -27 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 237 217 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.31% 1.87% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.09% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 214 206 348
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 £78,125 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 9247 10392 15168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.08% 89.44% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8347 9474 13149
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 £93,750 £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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 122 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (44.73%) JavaScript
3 89 (37.55%) Finance
4 88 (37.13%) C#
5 77 (32.49%) .NET
6 75 (31.65%) SQL
7 74 (31.22%) MVC
8 62 (26.16%) CSS
9 61 (25.74%) HTML
10 58 (24.47%) TDD
11 54 (22.78%) SQL Server
12 51 (21.52%) AngularJS
13 47 (19.83%) Java
14 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
15 44 (18.57%) Front End Development
16 43 (18.14%) OO
17 42 (17.72%) ASP.NET
17 42 (17.72%) Scrum
17 42 (17.72%) Software Engineering
17 42 (17.72%) Degree
17 42 (17.72%) Test Automation
18 41 (17.30%) jQuery
19 37 (15.61%) MySQL
20 36 (15.19%) Git (software)
20 36 (15.19%) SDLC
21 34 (14.35%) Web Services
21 34 (14.35%) OOP
21 34 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
22 32 (13.50%) HTML5
23 31 (13.08%) Web Development

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 (10.13%) IIS
2 13 (5.49%) CMS
3 11 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.69%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.27%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.84%) Apache
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.84%) WordPress
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) Kentico
7 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.42%) Kondor
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.64%) Amazon S3
3 8 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 8 (3.38%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (3.38%) GitHub
3 8 (3.38%) Serverless
4 5 (2.11%) SaaS
5 4 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.69%) npm
5 4 (1.69%) Office 365
5 4 (1.69%) TestFlight
6 3 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.22%) Intranet
2 6 (2.53%) Internet
3 2 (0.84%) Broadband
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.61%) MySQL
3 22 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.44%) Relational Database
5 18 (7.59%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.49%) Big Data
7 11 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.80%) QlikView
8 9 (3.80%) SQLite
9 8 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (3.38%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.38%) Qlik Sense
9 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.28%) JUnit
3 21 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (7.17%) Visual Studio
5 15 (6.33%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.49%) Jasmine
6 13 (5.49%) Maven
6 13 (5.49%) Selenium
7 12 (5.06%) gulp
7 12 (5.06%) Subversion
8 11 (4.64%) JIRA
9 9 (3.80%) Mocha
9 9 (3.80%) Mockito
9 9 (3.80%) Sinon.JS
10 8 (3.38%) JSUnit
10 8 (3.38%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.95%) Grunt
12 6 (2.53%) PhantomJS
12 6 (2.53%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.53%) UI Automator
General
1 89 (37.55%) Finance
2 18 (7.59%) Banking
3 16 (6.75%) Front Office
4 12 (5.06%) Marketing
5 11 (4.64%) Advertising
6 9 (3.80%) Games
7 7 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.53%) Back Office
9 4 (1.69%) Law
10 3 (1.27%) Retail
11 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.84%) Legal
11 2 (0.84%) Publishing
11 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (77.64%) Developer
2 48 (20.25%) .NET Developer
3 46 (19.41%) Senior Developer
4 35 (14.77%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (10.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 24 (10.13%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.59%) SQL Developer
8 17 (7.17%) Lead Developer
9 13 (5.49%) Analyst
9 13 (5.49%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.06%) PHP Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.64%) Senior Web Developer
11 11 (4.64%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) SSIS Developer
12 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.80%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (32.49%) .NET
2 62 (26.16%) CSS
3 61 (25.74%) HTML
4 51 (21.52%) AngularJS
5 42 (17.72%) ASP.NET
6 41 (17.30%) jQuery
7 34 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (14.35%) Web Services
8 32 (13.50%) HTML5
9 30 (12.66%) React
9 30 (12.66%) XML
10 26 (10.97%) Node.js
11 24 (10.13%) RESTful
12 20 (8.44%) .NET Framework
12 20 (8.44%) WCF
13 19 (8.02%) XSL
14 18 (7.59%) CSS3
14 18 (7.59%) REST
14 18 (7.59%) WPF
15 17 (7.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.13%) Computer Science
1 24 (10.13%) Fintech
2 15 (6.33%) User Experience
3 14 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.49%) Data Structures
4 13 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (5.06%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.38%) BBC
7 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.38%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.38%) STB
8 6 (2.53%) e-Learning
8 6 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.53%) RIA
8 6 (2.53%) SCORM
9 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.69%) Digital TV
10 4 (1.69%) Spread Betting
11 3 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.24%) Linux
2 11 (4.64%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.38%) Windows
4 6 (2.53%) Unix
5 4 (1.69%) Android
5 4 (1.69%) CentOS
5 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (31.22%) MVC
3 58 (24.47%) TDD
4 44 (18.57%) Front End Development
5 43 (18.14%) OO
6 42 (17.72%) Scrum
6 42 (17.72%) Software Engineering
6 42 (17.72%) Test Automation
7 36 (15.19%) SDLC
8 34 (14.35%) OOP
9 31 (13.08%) Web Development
10 29 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (10.97%) BDD
13 25 (10.55%) Multithreading
14 22 (9.28%) DevOps
15 20 (8.44%) Mentoring
16 19 (8.02%) System Testing
17 17 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (7.17%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 106 (44.73%) JavaScript
2 88 (37.13%) C#
3 75 (31.65%) SQL
4 47 (19.83%) Java
5 21 (8.86%) Python
6 19 (8.02%) ES6
7 18 (7.59%) VB
8 17 (7.17%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.91%) PHP
10 10 (4.22%) Clojure
11 9 (3.80%) Ruby
12 8 (3.38%) Go
12 8 (3.38%) Scala
12 8 (3.38%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.95%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.53%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.53%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.11%) C++
16 4 (1.69%) Perl
16 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (17.72%) Degree
2 10 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.38%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.53%) ISEB
6 4 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.42%) MCP
7 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO 15022
2 3 (1.27%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 17 (7.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.95%) Terraform
3 4 (1.69%) Ansible
3 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.69%) Puppet
4 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.02%) Oracle
3 8 (3.38%) Arqiva
3 8 (3.38%) BT
3 8 (3.38%) HP
4 5 (2.11%) Sybase
5 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.84%) Google
6 2 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.84%) Redback
6 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.42%) Apple
7 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.42%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.42%) Misys
7 1 (0.42%) Murex
7 1 (0.42%) Reuters
7 1 (0.42%) Siebel
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.42%) TIBCO