Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 117 110
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +35
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 344 330 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.66% 2.68% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.00% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 282 282 344
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,573 11,002 12,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.62% 89.43% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8,967 8,916 10,421
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the East of England

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the East of England

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the East of England

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Cambridgeshire +25 152 £50,000 - 25
Hertfordshire -14 108 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Essex -44 30 £48,750 +2.63% 9
Norfolk +26 27 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Suffolk +13 20 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Bedfordshire +3 7 £52,500 +10.53% 4
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 of England region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 208 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (41.57%) C#
3 130 (37.79%) JavaScript
4 129 (37.50%) SQL
5 123 (35.76%) .NET
6 106 (30.81%) HTML
7 103 (29.94%) AngularJS
8 95 (27.62%) MVC
9 93 (27.03%) CSS
10 91 (26.45%) Java
11 90 (26.16%) Microsoft
12 84 (24.42%) SQL Server
13 82 (23.84%) Software Engineering
14 80 (23.26%) OO
15 77 (22.38%) Scrum
16 73 (21.22%) jQuery
17 72 (20.93%) TDD
18 70 (20.35%) ASP.NET
18 70 (20.35%) Git (software)
19 69 (20.06%) Spring
20 64 (18.60%) Test Automation
21 62 (18.02%) Degree
22 61 (17.73%) Finance
23 60 (17.44%) SDLC
24 59 (17.15%) Web Services
25 57 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
26 56 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
27 51 (14.83%) Selenium
28 50 (14.53%) Computer Science
29 46 (13.37%) Mathematics

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 30 (8.72%) Tomcat
2 27 (7.85%) Apache
3 20 (5.81%) Drupal
4 16 (4.65%) JBoss
5 13 (3.78%) WildFly
6 6 (1.74%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.45%) WordPress
8 3 (0.87%) CMS
8 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.87%) IIS
9 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.58%) Confluence
9 2 (0.58%) CoreMedia CMS
9 2 (0.58%) nginx
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Fredhopper
1 2 (0.58%) Magento
1 2 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.16%) npm
4 3 (0.87%) Office 365
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.74%) DNS
1 6 (1.74%) Firewall
1 6 (1.74%) Skype
1 6 (1.74%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.16%) Broadband
3 3 (0.87%) SSL
4 2 (0.58%) Internet
4 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.29%) HTTP
5 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.29%) RS-232
5 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.76%) MySQL
3 30 (8.72%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 19 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (4.65%) MS Access
7 16 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (4.07%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (3.20%) Big Data
12 10 (2.91%) Power BI
12 10 (2.91%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (2.03%) MarkLogic
13 7 (2.03%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (1.74%) SAP BW
14 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 70 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 51 (14.83%) Selenium
3 41 (11.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (10.76%) Jenkins
5 30 (8.72%) NUnit
6 28 (8.14%) Cucumber
6 28 (8.14%) Subversion
7 24 (6.98%) Maven
8 23 (6.69%) Visual Studio
9 20 (5.81%) JUnit
10 15 (4.36%) JIRA
11 13 (3.78%) HttpUnit
12 7 (2.03%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.03%) Protractor
12 7 (2.03%) webpack
13 6 (1.74%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.74%) jMock
13 6 (1.74%) Moq
13 6 (1.74%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.74%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (17.73%) Finance
2 14 (4.07%) Automotive
2 14 (4.07%) Retail
3 10 (2.91%) Marketing
4 7 (2.03%) Advertising
5 6 (1.74%) Legal
5 6 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.45%) Banking
6 5 (1.45%) Publishing
7 4 (1.16%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 281 (81.69%) Developer
2 71 (20.64%) Senior Developer
2 71 (20.64%) Software Developer
3 68 (19.77%) C# Developer
4 61 (17.73%) .NET Developer
5 55 (15.99%) Java Developer
6 34 (9.88%) Software Engineer
7 29 (8.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 28 (8.14%) C# Software Developer
9 26 (7.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 25 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
12 20 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 18 (5.23%) Graduate
14 18 (5.23%) Graduate Developer
14 18 (5.23%) J2EE Developer
14 18 (5.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 17 (4.94%) Architect
16 16 (4.65%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (35.76%) .NET
2 106 (30.81%) HTML
3 103 (29.94%) AngularJS
4 93 (27.03%) CSS
5 73 (21.22%) jQuery
6 70 (20.35%) ASP.NET
7 69 (20.06%) Spring
8 59 (17.15%) Web Services
9 57 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (13.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 38 (11.05%) WCF
11 38 (11.05%) WPF
12 37 (10.76%) .NET Framework
12 37 (10.76%) REST
13 35 (10.17%) React
14 34 (9.88%) XML
15 31 (9.01%) RESTful
16 28 (8.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 28 (8.14%) WinForms
17 27 (7.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.14%) Algorithms
4 16 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (4.65%) User Experience
5 8 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.33%) Fintech
6 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.45%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.16%) Life Science
8 4 (1.16%) LIMS
9 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.58%) EPoS
10 2 (0.58%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.58%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.58%) W3C
10 2 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.59%) Windows
2 28 (8.14%) Linux
3 22 (6.40%) Unix
4 15 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.62%) Android
6 5 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (27.62%) MVC
3 82 (23.84%) Software Engineering
4 80 (23.26%) OO
5 77 (22.38%) Scrum
6 72 (20.93%) TDD
7 64 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 60 (17.44%) SDLC
9 56 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (13.37%) Mathematics
11 45 (13.08%) Web Development
12 39 (11.34%) Web Application Development
13 35 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (8.72%) Front End Development
15 29 (8.43%) ETL
16 28 (8.14%) Mentoring
17 27 (7.85%) Analytics
18 26 (7.56%) Financial Modelling
19 24 (6.98%) OOP
20 22 (6.40%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 143 (41.57%) C#
2 130 (37.79%) JavaScript
3 129 (37.50%) SQL
4 91 (26.45%) Java
5 44 (12.79%) Python
6 38 (11.05%) C++
7 25 (7.27%) PHP
8 24 (6.98%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.94%) PowerShell
10 16 (4.65%) C
10 16 (4.65%) VBA
11 12 (3.49%) ABAP
12 8 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.74%) Java 8
13 6 (1.74%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.87%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.87%) VBScript
14 3 (0.87%) XAML
15 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (18.02%) Degree
2 20 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.87%) MCP
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.14%) QA
2 8 (2.33%) ARP4754
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.74%) Docker
2 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.29%) Kibana
2 1 (0.29%) Mesos
2 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 90 (26.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.81%) SAP
3 14 (4.07%) Oracle
4 13 (3.78%) IBM
5 10 (2.91%) Cognos
6 6 (1.74%) Apple
6 6 (1.74%) Google
7 4 (1.16%) Capita
8 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.58%) Adobe
9 2 (0.58%) Blue Martini
9 2 (0.58%) Demandware
9 2 (0.58%) Elastic Path
9 2 (0.58%) hybris
9 2 (0.58%) Sybase
9 2 (0.58%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.58%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.29%) Facebook
10 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter