Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 87 154
Rank change year-on-year -38 +67 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 108 52 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.08% 2.63% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.91% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 90
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £35,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +15.79%
75th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £63,188
90th Percentile £63,750 " £67,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 4,730 1,789 6,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.08% 90.44% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,602 1,427 4,757
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,025 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £73,300
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.70%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -13 57 £52,500 -22.22% 5
Cambridgeshire -55 32 £52,500 -8.70% 15
Essex -12 9 £55,000 +57.14% 5
Bedfordshire -18 7 £62,500 -16.67% 2
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (49.07%) Software Engineering
3 52 (48.15%) C#
4 50 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (44.44%) TDD
6 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
7 38 (35.19%) DevOps
8 32 (29.63%) C++
8 32 (29.63%) Scrum
9 28 (25.93%) SQL
10 27 (25.00%) Docker
10 27 (25.00%) Visualisation
11 26 (24.07%) Social Skills
12 24 (22.22%) .NET
13 22 (20.37%) CSS
13 22 (20.37%) Git (software)
14 21 (19.44%) HTML
15 19 (17.59%) Kubernetes
15 19 (17.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (15.74%) Validation
16 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.74%) Synthetic Environment
16 17 (15.74%) Full Stack Development
16 17 (15.74%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (15.74%) Front End Development
16 17 (15.74%) Systems Engineering
17 16 (14.81%) C
17 16 (14.81%) Software Testing
17 16 (14.81%) NoSQL
17 16 (14.81%) React

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 14 (12.96%) Apache
2 13 (12.04%) Apache Solr
3 10 (9.26%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.56%) CMS
5 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.78%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.78%) Kentico
6 3 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.78%) WordPress
7 1 (0.93%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.93%) Liferay
7 1 (0.93%) Mule
7 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) AWS
1 15 (13.89%) Azure
2 10 (9.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (9.26%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (9.26%) Serverless
3 5 (4.63%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.78%) Firebase
4 3 (2.78%) GCP
4 3 (2.78%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (1.85%) npm
6 1 (0.93%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) Modbus
1 11 (10.19%) RS-422
1 11 (10.19%) RS-485
2 3 (2.78%) Broadband
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 13 (12.04%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.26%) Amazon Aurora
4 10 (9.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (9.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (9.26%) ClickHouse
4 10 (9.26%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.70%) Metadata
6 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.85%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.85%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.70%) Artifactory
4 4 (3.70%) GitLab
4 4 (3.70%) JIRA
4 4 (3.70%) NUnit
4 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.78%) Moq
5 3 (2.78%) Protractor
5 3 (2.78%) Selenium
6 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.85%) JUnit
6 2 (1.85%) MSTest
6 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.85%) xUnit.net
7 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 26 (24.07%) Social Skills
2 15 (13.89%) Electronics
2 15 (13.89%) Finance
3 13 (12.04%) Games
4 12 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 10 (9.26%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 4 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.78%) Banking
7 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.93%) Law
9 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (58.33%) Developer
2 32 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 18 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 16 (14.81%) SQL Developer
5 15 (13.89%) .NET Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Applications Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Software Test Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) C# Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.41%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.70%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
11 4 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) .NET
2 22 (20.37%) CSS
3 21 (19.44%) HTML
4 16 (14.81%) React
4 16 (14.81%) RESTful
5 14 (12.96%) JSON
5 14 (12.96%) Web Services
5 14 (12.96%) XML
6 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (10.19%) .NET Core
8 10 (9.26%) Shiny
9 9 (8.33%) HTML5
10 8 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET
11 7 (6.48%) REST
12 6 (5.56%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.63%) Laravel
14 4 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Social Media
2 5 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.63%) User Experience
3 3 (2.78%) FMCG
3 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.93%) Legacy Code
4 1 (0.93%) Life Science
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Linux
2 7 (6.48%) Android
3 4 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (49.07%) Software Engineering
3 50 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (44.44%) TDD
5 38 (35.19%) DevOps
6 32 (29.63%) Scrum
7 27 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 19 (17.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (15.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (15.74%) Front End Development
9 17 (15.74%) Full Stack Development
9 17 (15.74%) Synthetic Environment
9 17 (15.74%) Systems Engineering
9 17 (15.74%) Validation
10 16 (14.81%) Software Testing
11 15 (13.89%) Integration Testing
11 15 (13.89%) Web Development
12 14 (12.96%) Continuous Deployment
12 14 (12.96%) MVC
13 13 (12.04%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.15%) C#
2 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.63%) C++
4 28 (25.93%) SQL
5 16 (14.81%) C
6 15 (13.89%) Java
6 15 (13.89%) Python
7 10 (9.26%) R
8 8 (7.41%) PHP
9 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.78%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.78%) VBA
10 2 (1.85%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.85%) VB
10 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.85%) VB6
11 1 (0.93%) ES6
11 1 (0.93%) Java 11
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) Accessibility
System Software
1 27 (25.00%) Docker
2 10 (9.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) Kubernetes
2 14 (12.96%) Terraform
3 10 (9.26%) Mesos
4 4 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Instagram
2 7 (6.48%) Facebook
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) HP
3 4 (3.70%) IBM
4 3 (2.78%) Google
4 3 (2.78%) Optimizely
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle
4 3 (2.78%) Rackspace
4 3 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Sony