Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 167 152
Rank change year-on-year +44 -15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 145 56 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.31% 1.29% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.35% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 134 54 167
10th Percentile £50,500 £50,000 £50,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £64,063 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.68% +19.23% -
75th Percentile £92,188 £87,500 £80,625
90th Percentile £112,125 £97,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -

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 5,884 4,134 8,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.68% 95.28% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,180 3,645 7,475
10th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £37,731
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 2 £72,500 -
Unit Testing
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 85 (58.62%) SQL
2 79 (54.48%) C#
3 76 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (40.69%) SQL Server
5 51 (35.17%) Finance
6 49 (33.79%) .NET
7 48 (33.10%) JavaScript
8 44 (30.34%) Software Engineering
9 42 (28.97%) Azure
10 41 (28.28%) Docker
11 40 (27.59%) Microsoft
12 37 (25.52%) Analytics
13 34 (23.45%) HTML
13 34 (23.45%) Git (software)
14 33 (22.76%) CSS
15 32 (22.07%) React
16 30 (20.69%) AngularJS
17 29 (20.00%) DevOps
18 27 (18.62%) Vue.js
18 27 (18.62%) Scrum
18 27 (18.62%) REST
18 27 (18.62%) JIRA
19 26 (17.93%) QA
19 26 (17.93%) Test Automation
20 25 (17.24%) Entity Framework
20 25 (17.24%) jQuery
20 25 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (16.55%) .NET Framework
21 24 (16.55%) Web Services
21 24 (16.55%) Problem-Solving

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 12 (8.28%) Confluence
2 4 (2.76%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (28.97%) Azure
2 11 (7.59%) AWS
3 9 (6.21%) SaaS
4 7 (4.83%) GCP
4 7 (4.83%) GitHub
5 6 (4.14%) Serverless
6 5 (3.45%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (2.76%) Azure Service Bus
7 4 (2.76%) Nutanix
7 4 (2.76%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.07%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.38%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (1.38%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (1.38%) Azure Key Vault
9 2 (1.38%) PaaS
9 2 (1.38%) Pulumi
10 1 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) DHCP
1 4 (2.76%) DNS
1 4 (2.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.38%) VoIP
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (40.69%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (11.72%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (11.03%) Tableau
5 13 (8.97%) MySQL
6 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2017
7 11 (7.59%) NoSQL
8 9 (6.21%) RDBMS
8 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
8 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
12 5 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (3.45%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.76%) Power BI
14 3 (2.07%) Neo4j
14 3 (2.07%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 34 (23.45%) Git (software)
2 27 (18.62%) JIRA
3 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 17 (11.72%) Selenium
5 13 (8.97%) NUnit
6 11 (7.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.52%) JMeter
8 8 (5.52%) TeamCity
9 7 (4.83%) IntelliJ
9 7 (4.83%) JUnit
10 5 (3.45%) Subversion
10 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.45%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.76%) Cypress.io
11 4 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.76%) Postman
11 4 (2.76%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.07%) Storybook
General
1 51 (35.17%) Finance
2 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.28%) Social Skills
4 7 (4.83%) Publishing
5 5 (3.45%) Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (2.76%) Front Office
6 4 (2.76%) Games
6 4 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 102 (70.34%) Developer
2 20 (13.79%) C# Developer
2 20 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 17 (11.72%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (9.66%) Senior Developer
4 14 (9.66%) SQL Developer
5 9 (6.21%) Analytics Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Analyst
6 7 (4.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (4.83%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (4.83%) Tableau Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Python Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Python Software Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.14%) WPF Developer
8 5 (3.45%) Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (33.79%) .NET
2 34 (23.45%) HTML
3 33 (22.76%) CSS
4 32 (22.07%) React
5 30 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 27 (18.62%) REST
6 27 (18.62%) Vue.js
7 25 (17.24%) Entity Framework
7 25 (17.24%) jQuery
8 24 (16.55%) .NET Framework
8 24 (16.55%) Web Services
9 23 (15.86%) .NET Core
10 21 (14.48%) ASP.NET
10 21 (14.48%) WinForms
11 20 (13.79%) HTML5
11 20 (13.79%) WCF
12 16 (11.03%) Node.js
12 16 (11.03%) WPF
13 13 (8.97%) Kafka
13 13 (8.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) User Experience
2 12 (8.28%) Equities
3 11 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.90%) Reinsurance
5 7 (4.83%) Reference Data
6 6 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.76%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.76%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Linux
1 6 (4.14%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
3 4 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.34%) Software Engineering
3 37 (25.52%) Analytics
4 29 (20.00%) DevOps
5 27 (18.62%) Scrum
6 26 (17.93%) Test Automation
7 24 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (15.17%) Full Stack Development
9 20 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 20 (13.79%) Software Testing
9 20 (13.79%) TDD
10 19 (13.10%) CI/CD
10 19 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (13.10%) Requirements Gathering
11 18 (12.41%) Microservices
12 17 (11.72%) SDLC
12 17 (11.72%) Test Strategy
13 16 (11.03%) Data Science
14 14 (9.66%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (58.62%) SQL
2 79 (54.48%) C#
3 48 (33.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.17%) Java
5 21 (14.48%) Python
6 15 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 14 (9.66%) VBA
8 12 (8.28%) VB
9 9 (6.21%) R
10 8 (5.52%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.52%) Scala
11 7 (4.83%) TypeScript
12 5 (3.45%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.76%) Objective-C
14 3 (2.07%) XPath
15 2 (1.38%) C
15 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.69%) Bash
16 1 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.69%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.76%) MCSE
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.93%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (28.28%) Docker
2 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (15.86%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.52%) Ansible
3 7 (4.83%) Terraform
4 4 (2.76%) Puppet
4 4 (2.76%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.69%) Kubeflow
6 1 (0.69%) MIIS
Vendors
1 40 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.28%) Atlassian
3 7 (4.83%) Alteryx
4 4 (2.76%) Percona
4 4 (2.76%) Perforce
4 4 (2.76%) VMware
5 3 (2.07%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.07%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.07%) Google
5 3 (2.07%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.07%) MarketAxess
5 3 (2.07%) Tradeweb
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle
7 1 (0.69%) Databricks
7 1 (0.69%) Dataiku
7 1 (0.69%) DocuSign
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Informatica
7 1 (0.69%) Murex
7 1 (0.69%) Talend