Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 60 87
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 224 243 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.09% 4.61% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 5.07% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 150 198 186
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% +0.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 4,072 4,790 5,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.55% 90.94% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,057 3,969 4,628
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +4 94 £38,750 +3.33% 15
Nottinghamshire -4 85 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Northamptonshire +13 36 £38,250 -10.00% 8
Derbyshire +3 9 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 174 (77.68%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (58.93%) C#
3 108 (48.21%) Microsoft
4 105 (46.88%) HTML
5 104 (46.43%) Java
6 97 (43.30%) SQL
7 94 (41.96%) Web Services
7 94 (41.96%) Degree
8 92 (41.07%) JavaScript
9 86 (38.39%) Software Engineering
10 81 (36.16%) .NET
11 79 (35.27%) CSS
11 79 (35.27%) Git (software)
11 79 (35.27%) Test Automation
12 71 (31.70%) MVC
12 71 (31.70%) Scrum
13 69 (30.80%) HTML5
14 68 (30.36%) Linux
15 65 (29.02%) C++
16 63 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
17 58 (25.89%) C
18 54 (24.11%) SQL Server
19 52 (23.21%) Device Driver
20 51 (22.77%) Embedded Systems
21 49 (21.88%) Microservices
21 49 (21.88%) Manufacturing
21 49 (21.88%) Subversion
21 49 (21.88%) jQuery
22 47 (20.98%) Maven
22 47 (20.98%) ASP.NET

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 14 (6.25%) JBoss
1 14 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 14 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 14 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.13%) Confluence
4 6 (2.68%) CMS
4 6 (2.68%) IIS
5 3 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.89%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (10.71%) GitHub
4 8 (3.57%) Office 365
5 3 (1.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 41 (18.30%) Modbus
2 41 (18.30%) RS-485
3 2 (0.89%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.46%) Big Data
6 8 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 8 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.57%) HBase
6 8 (3.57%) Impala
6 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
7 7 (3.13%) Redis
8 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.68%) Power BI
9 5 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.23%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (35.27%) Git (software)
2 49 (21.88%) Subversion
3 47 (20.98%) Maven
4 45 (20.09%) Visual Studio
5 36 (16.07%) JIRA
6 29 (12.95%) Robot Framework
7 24 (10.71%) JUnit
8 23 (10.27%) Jenkins
9 21 (9.38%) Selenium
9 21 (9.38%) webpack
10 19 (8.48%) gulp
11 15 (6.70%) CppUnit
12 14 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (6.25%) Zephyr
13 13 (5.80%) JMeter
13 13 (5.80%) SoapUI
13 13 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (5.36%) Cucumber
14 12 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (4.91%) Jasmine
General
1 49 (21.88%) Manufacturing
2 35 (15.63%) Automotive
3 31 (13.84%) Finance
4 28 (12.50%) Marketing
5 26 (11.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 115 (51.34%) Developer
2 56 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 37 (16.52%) Java Developer
4 31 (13.84%) .NET Developer
5 26 (11.61%) Lead Developer
5 26 (11.61%) Lead Software Engineer
6 23 (10.27%) Senior Developer
7 20 (8.93%) Embedded Engineer
8 19 (8.48%) Lead Java Developer
9 16 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
9 16 (7.14%) Test Engineer
10 15 (6.70%) C# Developer
11 14 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 14 (6.25%) QA Engineer
12 13 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (4.46%) Tester
15 9 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (4.02%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (46.88%) HTML
2 94 (41.96%) Web Services
3 81 (36.16%) .NET
4 79 (35.27%) CSS
5 69 (30.80%) HTML5
6 49 (21.88%) jQuery
7 47 (20.98%) ASP.NET
8 45 (20.09%) Spring
9 43 (19.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (17.41%) .NET Framework
10 39 (17.41%) Ajax
11 37 (16.52%) Entity Framework
12 35 (15.63%) Node.js
13 34 (15.18%) Sass
13 34 (15.18%) WCF
14 28 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (12.05%) REST
16 26 (11.61%) SOAP
17 25 (11.16%) CSS3
17 25 (11.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.21%) Device Driver
2 51 (22.77%) Embedded Systems
3 41 (18.30%) CAN bus
4 38 (16.96%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (12.05%) Mobile App
6 25 (11.16%) Data Centre
6 25 (11.16%) Public Cloud
6 25 (11.16%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.13%) NHS
9 5 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.23%) Fintech
10 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.36%) Linux
2 41 (18.30%) FreeRTOS
3 39 (17.41%) Windows
4 28 (12.50%) Android
4 28 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.57%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (77.68%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (38.39%) Software Engineering
3 79 (35.27%) Test Automation
4 71 (31.70%) MVC
4 71 (31.70%) Scrum
5 49 (21.88%) Microservices
6 39 (17.41%) Cybersecurity
6 39 (17.41%) Time Management
7 38 (16.96%) Computer Science
8 37 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (16.52%) TDD
9 36 (16.07%) SOA
10 33 (14.73%) SDLC
11 28 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
12 26 (11.61%) Software Testing
13 25 (11.16%) Identity Access Management
13 25 (11.16%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (10.71%) BDD
14 24 (10.71%) User Stories
15 22 (9.82%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (58.93%) C#
2 104 (46.43%) Java
3 97 (43.30%) SQL
4 92 (41.07%) JavaScript
5 65 (29.02%) C++
6 58 (25.89%) C
7 30 (13.39%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 13 (5.80%) TypeScript
10 11 (4.91%) Python
11 8 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.57%) Scala
12 6 (2.68%) VB
12 6 (2.68%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.68%) VB6
13 4 (1.79%) Groovy
14 3 (1.34%) Jython
15 2 (0.89%) ES6
15 2 (0.89%) PHP
15 2 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (41.96%) Degree
2 27 (12.05%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) GDPR
2 3 (1.34%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (18.30%) Firmware
2 36 (16.07%) Docker
3 22 (9.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (11.16%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.57%) Oozie
2 8 (3.57%) Puppet
3 2 (0.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 108 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.16%) ForgeRock
3 23 (10.27%) Oracle
4 10 (4.46%) Google
5 2 (0.89%) Informatica
5 2 (0.89%) Netezza
5 2 (0.89%) Sencha
5 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.89%) Teradata
5 2 (0.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.45%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.45%) Perforce
6 1 (0.45%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) Telerik