Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 161 114
Rank change year-on-year +55 -47 +30
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 317 196 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.96% 1.87% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.09% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 288 191 353
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +0.46%

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 9,767 9,383 12,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.07% 89.52% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8,691 8,543 10,958
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% +0.18% +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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 165 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (44.79%) Finance
3 141 (44.48%) C#
4 135 (42.59%) JavaScript
5 119 (37.54%) SQL
5 119 (37.54%) .NET
6 103 (32.49%) MVC
7 86 (27.13%) Git (software)
8 84 (26.50%) CSS
9 82 (25.87%) HTML
10 81 (25.55%) SQL Server
11 79 (24.92%) TDD
12 76 (23.97%) Java
13 75 (23.66%) jQuery
14 72 (22.71%) ASP.NET
15 69 (21.77%) MySQL
15 69 (21.77%) Degree
16 66 (20.82%) Test Automation
17 65 (20.50%) Web Development
18 63 (19.87%) AngularJS
19 60 (18.93%) Software Engineering
20 55 (17.35%) XML
21 54 (17.03%) OO
22 52 (16.40%) Microsoft
23 49 (15.46%) Multithreading
24 47 (14.83%) Computer Science
25 46 (14.51%) HTML5
26 45 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
27 43 (13.56%) Scrum
28 42 (13.25%) CMS

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 42 (13.25%) CMS
2 23 (7.26%) IIS
3 22 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (5.36%) WordPress
5 9 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.89%) Confluence
7 4 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.95%) Apache
9 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.63%) Kentico
10 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.32%) Beauchamp
2 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.32%) Kondor
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (6.94%) GitHub
4 14 (4.42%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.84%) Office 365
6 8 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 8 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (2.52%) npm
6 8 (2.52%) PaaS
6 8 (2.52%) Serverless
6 8 (2.52%) Slack
6 8 (2.52%) Trello
7 4 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.26%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.31%) Intranet
2 3 (0.95%) Broadband
3 2 (0.63%) HTTP
3 2 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 69 (21.77%) MySQL
3 24 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 23 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (4.10%) Big Data
6 13 (4.10%) Qlik Sense
6 13 (4.10%) QlikView
6 13 (4.10%) Redis
6 13 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.79%) Blockchain
8 11 (3.47%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.15%) SQLite
10 9 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (2.84%) Cosmos DB
10 9 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 86 (27.13%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.04%) JUnit
3 29 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (6.62%) Visual Studio
5 20 (6.31%) JIRA
5 20 (6.31%) Subversion
6 17 (5.36%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.73%) gulp
7 15 (4.73%) Mockito
7 15 (4.73%) NUnit
8 13 (4.10%) Maven
8 13 (4.10%) Moq
8 13 (4.10%) MSTest
8 13 (4.10%) TeamCity
9 12 (3.79%) Selenium
10 10 (3.15%) Grunt
10 10 (3.15%) webpack
11 9 (2.84%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (2.52%) Sinon.JS
General
1 142 (44.79%) Finance
2 32 (10.09%) Banking
3 19 (5.99%) Advertising
4 16 (5.05%) Front Office
5 15 (4.73%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.47%) Marketing
7 10 (3.15%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.89%) Back Office
10 5 (1.58%) Law
11 4 (1.26%) Automotive
11 4 (1.26%) Games
11 4 (1.26%) Legal
12 3 (0.95%) Publishing
13 2 (0.63%) Retail
14 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (84.54%) Developer
2 86 (27.13%) Senior Developer
3 63 (19.87%) C# Developer
4 62 (19.56%) .NET Developer
5 40 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (11.36%) Java Developer
7 27 (8.52%) Web Developer
8 23 (7.26%) PHP Developer
8 23 (7.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 21 (6.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 20 (6.31%) SQL Developer
11 16 (5.05%) Lead Developer
11 16 (5.05%) Software Developer
12 15 (4.73%) Android Developer
13 14 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (4.42%) Senior PHP Developer
14 13 (4.10%) Mobile Developer
14 13 (4.10%) QlikView Developer
15 12 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (3.79%) CakePHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (37.54%) .NET
2 84 (26.50%) CSS
3 82 (25.87%) HTML
4 75 (23.66%) jQuery
5 72 (22.71%) ASP.NET
6 63 (19.87%) AngularJS
7 55 (17.35%) XML
8 46 (14.51%) HTML5
9 45 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (13.25%) REST
10 42 (13.25%) Web Services
11 33 (10.41%) CSS3
12 32 (10.09%) RESTful
13 30 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (8.52%) Node.js
15 25 (7.89%) WCF
16 23 (7.26%) .NET Framework
16 23 (7.26%) LAMP
16 23 (7.26%) React
17 21 (6.62%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.83%) Computer Science
2 40 (12.62%) Fintech
3 24 (7.57%) Mobile App
4 22 (6.94%) User Experience
5 21 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (5.68%) Algorithms
7 17 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (4.42%) Hedge funds
9 12 (3.79%) Management Information System
10 11 (3.47%) Market Risk
10 11 (3.47%) Spread Betting
11 8 (2.52%) BBC
11 8 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (2.52%) STB
12 7 (2.21%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.89%) W3C
14 4 (1.26%) Digital TV
14 4 (1.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.89%) Linux
2 21 (6.62%) Windows
3 16 (5.05%) Android
4 6 (1.89%) Unix
5 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.26%) CentOS
6 4 (1.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (32.49%) MVC
3 79 (24.92%) TDD
4 66 (20.82%) Test Automation
5 65 (20.50%) Web Development
6 60 (18.93%) Software Engineering
7 54 (17.03%) OO
8 49 (15.46%) Multithreading
9 43 (13.56%) Scrum
10 40 (12.62%) Front End Development
11 39 (12.30%) Mentoring
11 39 (12.30%) SDLC
12 34 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (10.41%) Analytics
14 32 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (9.78%) DevOps
16 30 (9.46%) OOP
17 28 (8.83%) SOA
18 27 (8.52%) BDD
19 26 (8.20%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 141 (44.48%) C#
2 135 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 119 (37.54%) SQL
4 76 (23.97%) Java
5 32 (10.09%) Python
6 26 (8.20%) PHP
7 23 (7.26%) T-SQL
8 20 (6.31%) PHP 7
9 14 (4.42%) Ruby
9 14 (4.42%) Scala
10 13 (4.10%) VB
11 12 (3.79%) ES6
12 11 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.15%) C++
13 10 (3.15%) Clojure
14 9 (2.84%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.84%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.52%) Go
15 8 (2.52%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.26%) F#
Qualifications
1 69 (21.77%) Degree
2 21 (6.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.95%) PMP
7 2 (0.63%) ISEB
7 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.63%) MCP
7 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.31%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.95%) EMIR
2 3 (0.95%) MiFID
3 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (5.99%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.15%) Terraform
2 9 (2.84%) Ansible
2 9 (2.84%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.32%) Salt
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 52 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.73%) Oracle
3 8 (2.52%) Arqiva
3 8 (2.52%) BT
4 4 (1.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.95%) Redback
5 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.95%) Tableau
5 3 (0.95%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe
6 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.63%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.32%) Apple
7 1 (0.32%) Coverity
7 1 (0.32%) Google
7 1 (0.32%) HP
7 1 (0.32%) Misys
7 1 (0.32%) Reuters
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.32%) Sybase