Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 68 84
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 214 195 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.56% 3.91% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 4.32% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 157 158 192
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,163 £26,825
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £53,175
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,875
% change year-on-year - +4.44% +5.22%

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 4,306 4,509 5,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.81% 90.34% 90.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,435 3,748 4,630
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 +15 92 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Nottinghamshire -15 64 £50,000 +11.73% 21
Northamptonshire +4 40 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Derbyshire +11 12 £41,500 -7.78% 2
Lincolnshire +9 6 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 143 (66.82%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (57.01%) HTML
3 110 (51.40%) CSS
4 106 (49.53%) C#
5 105 (49.07%) MVC
6 101 (47.20%) JavaScript
6 101 (47.20%) Web Services
7 96 (44.86%) SQL
8 92 (42.99%) .NET
9 76 (35.51%) Microsoft
10 75 (35.05%) Test Automation
11 74 (34.58%) Java
12 72 (33.64%) SQL Server
12 72 (33.64%) ASP.NET
13 70 (32.71%) Git (software)
13 70 (32.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 69 (32.24%) jQuery
15 68 (31.78%) HTML5
16 64 (29.91%) Software Engineering
17 61 (28.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 56 (26.17%) Ajax
18 56 (26.17%) .NET Framework
18 56 (26.17%) SOA
19 55 (25.70%) Degree
20 54 (25.23%) Entity Framework
21 53 (24.77%) ASP.NET Web API
22 48 (22.43%) Sass
23 45 (21.03%) TDD
24 44 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
24 44 (20.56%) Scrum

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 21 (9.81%) JBoss
1 21 (9.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 21 (9.81%) Tomcat
1 21 (9.81%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.61%) Confluence
3 8 (3.74%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.74%) IIS
4 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.34%) CMS
6 4 (1.87%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 70 (32.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.28%) GitHub
3 20 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.87%) Office 365
5 3 (1.40%) Firebase
6 2 (0.93%) npm
6 2 (0.93%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.47%) G Suite
7 1 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.07%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.14%) Modbus
2 11 (5.14%) RS-485
3 2 (0.93%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.01%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.14%) Power BI
5 8 (3.74%) Apache Hive
5 8 (3.74%) Big Data
5 8 (3.74%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.74%) HBase
5 8 (3.74%) Impala
6 7 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.87%) MySQL
9 4 (1.87%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.93%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 70 (32.71%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.82%) JUnit
2 36 (16.82%) Subversion
3 33 (15.42%) Maven
4 32 (14.95%) JIRA
5 24 (11.21%) webpack
6 23 (10.75%) Jenkins
7 21 (9.81%) gulp
7 21 (9.81%) Visual Studio
8 20 (9.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (7.94%) TeamCity
10 16 (7.48%) Selenium
10 16 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (7.01%) Cucumber
12 14 (6.54%) Bitbucket
13 12 (5.61%) Grunt
13 12 (5.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (5.14%) Jasmine
15 10 (4.67%) Travis CI
16 9 (4.21%) Yeoman
General
1 40 (18.69%) Automotive
2 34 (15.89%) Retail
3 27 (12.62%) Finance
4 22 (10.28%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.67%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (60.75%) Developer
2 46 (21.50%) Software Engineer
3 37 (17.29%) .NET Developer
4 34 (15.89%) Java Developer
5 33 (15.42%) Senior Developer
6 30 (14.02%) Lead Developer
7 21 (9.81%) Embedded Engineer
8 19 (8.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 17 (7.94%) Lead Java Developer
10 14 (6.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 13 (6.07%) Software Developer
12 12 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (5.14%) Software Test Engineer
13 11 (5.14%) Test Engineer
13 11 (5.14%) Tester
14 10 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 9 (4.21%) HTML CSS Developer
15 9 (4.21%) HTML Developer
16 8 (3.74%) Automation Tester
16 8 (3.74%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (57.01%) HTML
2 110 (51.40%) CSS
3 101 (47.20%) Web Services
4 92 (42.99%) .NET
5 72 (33.64%) ASP.NET
6 69 (32.24%) jQuery
7 68 (31.78%) HTML5
8 61 (28.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (26.17%) .NET Framework
9 56 (26.17%) Ajax
10 54 (25.23%) Entity Framework
11 53 (24.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 48 (22.43%) Sass
13 43 (20.09%) WCF
14 38 (17.76%) RESTful
15 34 (15.89%) Spring
16 32 (14.95%) ASP.NET Core
16 32 (14.95%) REST
16 32 (14.95%) SOAP
17 28 (13.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.22%) Mobile App
2 29 (13.55%) Device Driver
3 28 (13.08%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (8.88%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (8.41%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.61%) NHS
7 11 (5.14%) CAN bus
8 10 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.74%) Fintech
10 7 (3.27%) Data Centre
10 7 (3.27%) Public Cloud
10 7 (3.27%) Virtual Team
11 5 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.87%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
13 3 (1.40%) User Experience
14 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.89%) Linux
2 16 (7.48%) Windows
3 11 (5.14%) Android
3 11 (5.14%) FreeRTOS
4 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.74%) Unix
5 3 (1.40%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.93%) CentOS
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (66.82%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (49.07%) MVC
3 75 (35.05%) Test Automation
4 64 (29.91%) Software Engineering
5 56 (26.17%) SOA
6 45 (21.03%) TDD
7 44 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (20.56%) Scrum
8 42 (19.63%) Microservices
9 35 (16.36%) Mobile Application Development
9 35 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (12.15%) BDD
11 24 (11.21%) SDLC
12 22 (10.28%) Software Testing
13 20 (9.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 17 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (7.48%) Front End Development
16 15 (7.01%) Dependency Injection
16 15 (7.01%) SOLID
17 14 (6.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (49.53%) C#
2 101 (47.20%) JavaScript
3 96 (44.86%) SQL
4 74 (34.58%) Java
5 35 (16.36%) C++
6 34 (15.89%) T-SQL
7 33 (15.42%) C
8 21 (9.81%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.61%) TypeScript
10 11 (5.14%) Python
11 9 (4.21%) Scala
12 8 (3.74%) PHP
13 3 (1.40%) Groovy
13 3 (1.40%) Jython
13 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.93%) Ruby
15 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (25.70%) Degree
2 8 (3.74%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.28%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) PMO
3 3 (1.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (11.21%) Docker
2 11 (5.14%) Firmware
3 4 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.74%) Oozie
1 8 (3.74%) Puppet
2 7 (3.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 76 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.42%) Oracle
3 20 (9.35%) Google
4 7 (3.27%) ForgeRock
5 4 (1.87%) Twitter
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.93%) Zend
7 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) Informatica
7 1 (0.47%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.47%) Netezza
7 1 (0.47%) Perforce
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) Sencha
7 1 (0.47%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) Teradata