Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 90 94
Rank change year-on-year -48 +4 +27
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 235 400 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.22% 3.44% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.82% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 217 345 355
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 9,476 10,466 11,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.48% 89.92% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,084 8,539 9,856
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 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
Cambridgeshire +1 114 £52,500 +10.53% 32
Hertfordshire -34 82 £47,500 -9.52% 18
Essex -2 17 £24,000 -49.47% 1
Bedfordshire -4 11 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Norfolk 0 9 £50,000 +14.29% 7
Suffolk -29 2 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 of England region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 139 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (49.79%) C#
3 94 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 90 (38.30%) SQL
5 86 (36.60%) .NET
6 83 (35.32%) Software Engineering
7 78 (33.19%) MVC
8 71 (30.21%) HTML
9 69 (29.36%) CSS
10 68 (28.94%) Java
10 68 (28.94%) TDD
11 61 (25.96%) SQL Server
12 57 (24.26%) OO
12 57 (24.26%) jQuery
12 57 (24.26%) Git (software)
13 56 (23.83%) Scrum
14 55 (23.40%) ASP.NET
15 54 (22.98%) Test Automation
16 53 (22.55%) Microsoft
17 50 (21.28%) Web Services
18 48 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (19.57%) AngularJS
20 44 (18.72%) Spring
21 37 (15.74%) Degree
21 37 (15.74%) SDLC
22 36 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
22 36 (15.32%) MySQL
23 35 (14.89%) JUnit
23 35 (14.89%) WCF
23 35 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure

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 15 (6.38%) Anypoint
2 14 (5.96%) JBoss
3 12 (5.11%) Apache
4 9 (3.83%) WildFly
5 8 (3.40%) Mule
6 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.13%) Confluence
8 4 (1.70%) Drupal
8 4 (1.70%) IIS
9 3 (1.28%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
11 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (2.55%) GitHub
3 6 (2.55%) Serverless
4 3 (1.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.13%) DNS
1 5 (2.13%) Firewall
1 5 (2.13%) HTTP
2 4 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.28%) Internet
3 3 (1.28%) SMS
4 2 (0.85%) Broadband
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.32%) MySQL
3 13 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.68%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.83%) Power BI
5 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.40%) MS Access
7 7 (2.98%) Big Data
7 7 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.55%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.85%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 57 (24.26%) Git (software)
2 35 (14.89%) JUnit
3 34 (14.47%) Subversion
4 33 (14.04%) Visual Studio
5 27 (11.49%) NUnit
6 18 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (7.23%) Selenium
8 16 (6.81%) Maven
8 16 (6.81%) TeamCity
9 13 (5.53%) Jenkins
9 13 (5.53%) JMeter
9 13 (5.53%) SoapUI
10 10 (4.26%) JIRA
11 8 (3.40%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.40%) HttpUnit
11 8 (3.40%) ReSharper
12 6 (2.55%) NCrunch
13 5 (2.13%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.13%) Redmine
14 4 (1.70%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (9.36%) Finance
2 18 (7.66%) Retail
3 10 (4.26%) Automotive
4 6 (2.55%) Legal
5 3 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 185 (78.72%) Developer
2 63 (26.81%) C# Developer
3 51 (21.70%) Software Developer
4 37 (15.74%) .NET Developer
4 37 (15.74%) Software Engineer
5 31 (13.19%) Java Developer
6 26 (11.06%) C# Software Developer
7 23 (9.79%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (7.23%) Graduate
10 16 (6.81%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (6.81%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (6.81%) J2EE Developer
10 16 (6.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (6.38%) SQL Developer
12 11 (4.68%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (4.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (4.26%) C# WPF Developer
13 10 (4.26%) WinForms Developer
13 10 (4.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (36.60%) .NET
2 71 (30.21%) HTML
3 69 (29.36%) CSS
4 57 (24.26%) jQuery
5 55 (23.40%) ASP.NET
6 50 (21.28%) Web Services
7 46 (19.57%) AngularJS
8 44 (18.72%) Spring
9 36 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (14.89%) REST
10 35 (14.89%) WCF
11 33 (14.04%) WPF
12 30 (12.77%) SOAP
13 29 (12.34%) React
13 29 (12.34%) WinForms
14 25 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (9.36%) RESTful
16 21 (8.94%) .NET Framework
16 21 (8.94%) HTML5
17 20 (8.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.04%) Algorithms
1 33 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.06%) User Experience
3 21 (8.94%) Data Structures
4 10 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.70%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.28%) Fintech
8 3 (1.28%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.85%) W3C
10 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.43%) Robotics
10 1 (0.43%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.49%) Windows
2 9 (3.83%) Android
3 5 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.70%) Unix
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (35.32%) Software Engineering
3 78 (33.19%) MVC
4 68 (28.94%) TDD
5 57 (24.26%) OO
6 56 (23.83%) Scrum
7 54 (22.98%) Test Automation
8 48 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (15.74%) SDLC
10 33 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (11.91%) Mentoring
12 27 (11.49%) Mathematics
12 27 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (10.21%) BDD
14 23 (9.79%) Multithreading
15 22 (9.36%) E-Commerce
16 19 (8.09%) OOP
17 17 (7.23%) Front End Development
18 16 (6.81%) Kanban
18 16 (6.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (49.79%) C#
2 94 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 90 (38.30%) SQL
4 68 (28.94%) Java
5 25 (10.64%) C++
6 14 (5.96%) Python
6 14 (5.96%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.11%) Java 8
8 9 (3.83%) C
9 8 (3.40%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.40%) Ruby
9 8 (3.40%) VBA
10 7 (2.98%) PHP
10 7 (2.98%) Scala
10 7 (2.98%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.55%) ABAP
12 4 (1.70%) ES6
12 4 (1.70%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (15.74%) Degree
2 28 (11.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (3.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.70%) Ansible
2 3 (1.28%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.79%) Oracle
3 15 (6.38%) MuleSoft
4 11 (4.68%) SAP
5 6 (2.55%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.13%) Google
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe
7 2 (0.85%) hybris
7 2 (0.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) Perforce
8 1 (0.43%) Sun
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) WorldPay