Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 62 96
Rank change year-on-year +16 +34 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 234 240 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.67% 4.53% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 4.93% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 150 211 161
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,821 4,870 5,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.56% 91.87% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,747 4,120 4,307
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 March 2019. 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
Leicestershire +1 105 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire +13 100 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Northamptonshire +15 22 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Derbyshire -5 3 - -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 201 (85.90%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (69.66%) C#
3 120 (51.28%) Degree
4 114 (48.72%) Java
5 107 (45.73%) Software Engineering
6 100 (42.74%) Scrum
7 99 (42.31%) Microsoft
8 94 (40.17%) SQL
9 88 (37.61%) JavaScript
9 88 (37.61%) Linux
10 85 (36.32%) C++
11 81 (34.62%) .NET
12 74 (31.62%) Git (software)
13 73 (31.20%) C
13 73 (31.20%) HTML
14 70 (29.91%) TCP/IP
14 70 (29.91%) Firmware
14 70 (29.91%) Modbus
14 70 (29.91%) CAN bus
14 70 (29.91%) RS-485
14 70 (29.91%) FreeRTOS
15 67 (28.63%) Test Automation
16 66 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
17 62 (26.50%) Time Management
17 62 (26.50%) HTML5
18 61 (26.07%) Embedded Systems
19 60 (25.64%) Web Services
20 58 (24.79%) Cybersecurity
21 57 (24.36%) Device Driver
22 56 (23.93%) Manufacturing

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (2.99%) NServiceBus
2 6 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.56%) Confluence
2 6 (2.56%) IIS
3 3 (1.28%) CMS
3 3 (1.28%) JBoss
3 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 66 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.84%) GitHub
4 11 (4.70%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (4.70%) Office 365
5 4 (1.71%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.71%) Serverless
6 3 (1.28%) SaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Force.com
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 70 (29.91%) Modbus
1 70 (29.91%) RS-485
1 70 (29.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.56%) Big Data
4 12 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (4.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (4.70%) InterSystems Cache
5 11 (4.70%) Redis
6 10 (4.27%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.56%) HBase
7 6 (2.56%) Impala
7 6 (2.56%) Power BI
8 5 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.14%) SQLite
9 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.71%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.28%) MySQL
10 3 (1.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 74 (31.62%) Git (software)
2 54 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 44 (18.80%) Robot Framework
3 44 (18.80%) Subversion
4 43 (18.38%) JIRA
5 40 (17.09%) Maven
6 25 (10.68%) Jenkins
7 22 (9.40%) Zephyr
8 21 (8.97%) Selenium
9 20 (8.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (8.12%) JMeter
10 19 (8.12%) SoapUI
11 17 (7.26%) WebDriver
12 13 (5.56%) CppUnit
12 13 (5.56%) webpack
13 10 (4.27%) Jasmine
14 9 (3.85%) gulp
15 8 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (2.99%) Bitbucket
16 7 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 56 (23.93%) Manufacturing
2 42 (17.95%) Marketing
3 29 (12.39%) Finance
4 16 (6.84%) Automotive
5 6 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 123 (52.56%) Developer
2 63 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 43 (18.38%) Lead Software Engineer
4 34 (14.53%) .NET Developer
5 31 (13.25%) Java Developer
6 29 (12.39%) C# Developer
7 22 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (9.40%) QA Engineer
8 21 (8.97%) Lead Developer
8 21 (8.97%) Software Developer
9 20 (8.55%) Java Engineer
10 19 (8.12%) Lead Java Developer
10 19 (8.12%) Senior Developer
10 19 (8.12%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (7.26%) Senior Java Engineer
11 17 (7.26%) Senior QA Engineer
12 16 (6.84%) Embedded Engineer
12 16 (6.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 14 (5.98%) Software Test Engineer
13 14 (5.98%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.62%) .NET
2 73 (31.20%) HTML
3 62 (26.50%) HTML5
4 60 (25.64%) Web Services
5 51 (21.79%) Node.js
6 41 (17.52%) Spring
7 37 (15.81%) CSS
8 36 (15.38%) OAuth
8 36 (15.38%) SAML
9 29 (12.39%) J2EE
10 28 (11.97%) ASP.NET
11 22 (9.40%) COM
11 22 (9.40%) REST
12 21 (8.97%) CSS3
12 21 (8.97%) jQuery
13 19 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (6.41%) SOAP
15 14 (5.98%) .NET Framework
15 14 (5.98%) Sass
15 14 (5.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (29.91%) CAN bus
2 61 (26.07%) Embedded Systems
3 57 (24.36%) Device Driver
4 50 (21.37%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (15.81%) Data Centre
6 36 (15.38%) Public Cloud
6 36 (15.38%) Virtual Team
7 11 (4.70%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.14%) User Experience
10 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 88 (37.61%) Linux
2 70 (29.91%) FreeRTOS
3 56 (23.93%) Windows
4 38 (16.24%) Android
4 38 (16.24%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (85.90%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (45.73%) Software Engineering
3 100 (42.74%) Scrum
4 67 (28.63%) Test Automation
5 62 (26.50%) Time Management
6 58 (24.79%) Cybersecurity
7 52 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 51 (21.79%) User Stories
9 47 (20.09%) Technical Leadership
10 41 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (17.09%) Microservices
12 36 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
13 32 (13.68%) Functional Testing
13 32 (13.68%) SDLC
14 31 (13.25%) TDD
15 30 (12.82%) MVC
16 27 (11.54%) OO
17 25 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
18 24 (10.26%) DevOps
19 23 (9.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 163 (69.66%) C#
2 114 (48.72%) Java
3 94 (40.17%) SQL
4 88 (37.61%) JavaScript
5 85 (36.32%) C++
6 73 (31.20%) C
7 14 (5.98%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.98%) Scala
8 13 (5.56%) Python
9 11 (4.70%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.70%) TypeScript
10 10 (4.27%) ES6
11 9 (3.85%) VB
12 7 (2.99%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.99%) VB6
12 7 (2.99%) VBScript
13 3 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.85%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.85%) IronPython
14 2 (0.85%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 120 (51.28%) Degree
2 37 (15.81%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.43%) MCP
4 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.39%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (29.91%) Firmware
2 47 (20.09%) Docker
3 36 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.99%) Control-M
3 6 (2.56%) Oozie
3 6 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 99 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.38%) ForgeRock
3 7 (2.99%) Google
4 4 (1.71%) Oracle
4 4 (1.71%) Sencha
5 3 (1.28%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe
7 1 (0.43%) Informatica
7 1 (0.43%) Netezza
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) Teradata
7 1 (0.43%) Xamarin