Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 120 120
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 +27
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 87 269 303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 2.65% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.84% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 71 296 284
Median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +12.50% -2.04%
10th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,625 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 4,586 9,485 10,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.90% 93.57% 93.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,995 8,398 9,055
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,350
90th Percentile £99,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 13 August 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 13 August 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 +9 2 £60,000 -4.00%
Unit Testing
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 59 (67.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
3 30 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 29 (33.33%) TDD
5 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
6 26 (29.89%) C#
6 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (28.74%) REST
7 25 (28.74%) .NET
8 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
9 21 (24.14%) Azure
9 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.99%) Java
10 20 (22.99%) Finance
10 20 (22.99%) MVC
11 19 (21.84%) SQL
11 19 (21.84%) E-Commerce
11 19 (21.84%) Node.js
11 19 (21.84%) Test Automation
12 18 (20.69%) React
13 17 (19.54%) TypeScript
13 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
14 16 (18.39%) .NET Core
15 15 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
15 15 (17.24%) Oracle
15 15 (17.24%) Web Services
15 15 (17.24%) HTML
16 14 (16.09%) AWS
17 13 (14.94%) Integration Testing
17 13 (14.94%) CSS

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 1 (1.15%) Apache
1 1 (1.15%) CMS
1 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Azure
2 14 (16.09%) AWS
3 10 (11.49%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (8.05%) Power Platform
5 6 (6.90%) GCP
6 5 (5.75%) SaaS
7 2 (2.30%) BrowserStack
7 2 (2.30%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (1.15%) GitHub
8 1 (1.15%) npm
8 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
1 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.64%) MySQL
4 8 (9.20%) Snowflake Schema
5 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.05%) DataStage
5 7 (8.05%) Power BI
5 7 (8.05%) Redis
6 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.60%) MariaDB
9 3 (3.45%) OLAP
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) Moq
2 10 (11.49%) MSTest
2 10 (11.49%) NUnit
3 9 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 8 (9.20%) webpack
5 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.60%) PHPUnit
6 4 (4.60%) Selenium
6 4 (4.60%) VersionOne
6 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.45%) Babel
7 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.45%) Protractor
7 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.30%) Appium
8 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.30%) Postman
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.30%) Back Office
5 2 (2.30%) Front Office
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) C# Developer
3 15 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Cloud Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (8.05%) Informatica Specialist
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Informatica Specialist
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
8 7 (8.05%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (6.90%) React Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) .NET
1 25 (28.74%) REST
2 19 (21.84%) Node.js
3 18 (20.69%) React
4 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
5 16 (18.39%) .NET Core
6 15 (17.24%) HTML
6 15 (17.24%) Web Services
7 13 (14.94%) CSS
8 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Core
11 9 (10.34%) Vue.js
12 8 (9.20%) .NET Framework
13 7 (8.05%) HTML5
13 7 (8.05%) Sass
14 6 (6.90%) CSS3
15 5 (5.75%) Jest
15 5 (5.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.49%) Algorithms
3 8 (9.20%) User Experience
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.15%) Clustering
8 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.15%) Derivative
8 1 (1.15%) Handset
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.15%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Unix
2 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) VMS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 29 (33.33%) TDD
4 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (22.99%) MVC
6 19 (21.84%) E-Commerce
6 19 (21.84%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.94%) Integration Testing
8 12 (13.79%) BDD
8 12 (13.79%) DevOps
9 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (9.20%) ETL
10 8 (9.20%) OO
10 8 (9.20%) Regression Testing
10 8 (9.20%) Scrum
11 7 (8.05%) Data Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) Data Governance
11 7 (8.05%) Refactoring
11 7 (8.05%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
2 26 (29.89%) C#
3 20 (22.99%) Java
4 19 (21.84%) SQL
5 17 (19.54%) TypeScript
6 12 (13.79%) Python
7 10 (11.49%) C++
8 8 (9.20%) ES6
9 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.90%) Java 8
11 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
12 4 (4.60%) PHP
13 3 (3.45%) Apple Swift
13 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.30%) C
14 2 (2.30%) Kotlin
14 2 (2.30%) Scala
15 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
15 1 (1.15%) VBA
15 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.45%) MiFID
3 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Control-M
2 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.15%) MIIS
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) Informatica
4 5 (5.75%) Google
5 4 (4.60%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (4.60%) Tableau
5 4 (4.60%) Teradata
6 1 (1.15%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Splunk
6 1 (1.15%) xMatters
6 1 (1.15%) YouTube