Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 96 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 +62
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 399 357 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.33% 2.86% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 3.21% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 334 322 415
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £65,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 10,551 11,115 12,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.03% 88.93% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,562 9,143 10,461
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.96% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Hertfordshire +13 146 £52,500 +16.67% 17
Cambridgeshire +17 138 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Essex -24 47 £50,000 - 5
Suffolk +30 30 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Norfolk +22 25 £40,000 +29.03%
Bedfordshire +19 13 £47,500 - 3
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 220 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (39.35%) SQL
3 153 (38.35%) JavaScript
4 149 (37.34%) .NET
5 145 (36.34%) C#
6 140 (35.09%) MVC
7 131 (32.83%) HTML
7 131 (32.83%) Java
8 130 (32.58%) AngularJS
9 122 (30.58%) CSS
10 121 (30.33%) SQL Server
11 118 (29.57%) Web Services
11 118 (29.57%) Software Engineering
12 110 (27.57%) Microsoft
13 108 (27.07%) OO
14 99 (24.81%) TDD
15 97 (24.31%) jQuery
16 94 (23.56%) Finance
17 85 (21.30%) ASP.NET
18 84 (21.05%) Degree
19 83 (20.80%) Scrum
20 78 (19.55%) Git (software)
21 77 (19.30%) REST
22 75 (18.80%) Spring
23 74 (18.55%) Web Development
24 68 (17.04%) Team Foundation Server
25 66 (16.54%) Test Automation
25 66 (16.54%) ASP.NET Web API
25 66 (16.54%) SDLC
26 60 (15.04%) Computer Science

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 34 (8.52%) Apache
2 27 (6.77%) Tomcat
3 26 (6.52%) JBoss
4 23 (5.76%) Drupal
5 15 (3.76%) WildFly
6 14 (3.51%) IIS
7 7 (1.75%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.75%) CMS
10 3 (0.75%) WordPress
11 2 (0.50%) Confluence
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.25%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Exstream
2 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.01%) npm
4 4 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.50%) Office 365
5 2 (0.50%) Serverless
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.26%) DNS
1 17 (4.26%) Firewall
2 6 (1.50%) Skype
2 6 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.50%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.00%) Internet
4 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.50%) RS-232
4 2 (0.50%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.28%) MySQL
3 35 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 34 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (7.77%) Relational Database
7 28 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (6.02%) MS Access
9 24 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (5.01%) Power BI
10 20 (5.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (4.26%) SAP Data Services
12 12 (3.01%) SAP BW
12 12 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (2.76%) MarkLogic
14 8 (2.01%) Big Data
15 5 (1.25%) MongoDB
16 4 (1.00%) Sybase ASE
17 3 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 78 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 68 (17.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (11.28%) Jenkins
4 44 (11.03%) Subversion
5 42 (10.53%) Selenium
6 38 (9.52%) NUnit
7 27 (6.77%) Cucumber
8 23 (5.76%) JUnit
9 21 (5.26%) Visual Studio
10 20 (5.01%) Maven
11 17 (4.26%) JIRA
12 13 (3.26%) TeamCity
13 12 (3.01%) webpack
14 11 (2.76%) Moq
14 11 (2.76%) MSBuild
15 9 (2.26%) HttpUnit
16 8 (2.01%) Bitbucket
16 8 (2.01%) Jasmine
16 8 (2.01%) jMock
16 8 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
General
1 94 (23.56%) Finance
2 27 (6.77%) Marketing
3 18 (4.51%) Retail
4 17 (4.26%) Automotive
5 12 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (2.76%) Publishing
7 9 (2.26%) Advertising
8 6 (1.50%) Legal
9 5 (1.25%) Banking
10 4 (1.00%) Electronics
11 3 (0.75%) Games
12 2 (0.50%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.50%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 315 (78.95%) Developer
2 81 (20.30%) C# Developer
3 76 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 76 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 72 (18.05%) Java Developer
5 62 (15.54%) Software Developer
6 45 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (9.77%) Software Engineer
8 35 (8.77%) .NET Software Developer
8 35 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (5.76%) Agile Developer
12 23 (5.76%) Agile Java Developer
12 23 (5.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 23 (5.76%) Python Developer
13 22 (5.51%) Web Developer
14 21 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (4.51%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (37.34%) .NET
2 131 (32.83%) HTML
3 130 (32.58%) AngularJS
4 122 (30.58%) CSS
5 118 (29.57%) Web Services
6 97 (24.31%) jQuery
7 85 (21.30%) ASP.NET
8 77 (19.30%) REST
9 75 (18.80%) Spring
10 66 (16.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (12.53%) WCF
12 49 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (12.03%) JSON
13 48 (12.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 46 (11.53%) XML
15 43 (10.78%) HTML5
15 43 (10.78%) React
16 41 (10.28%) SOAP
17 37 (9.27%) Ajax
18 35 (8.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.77%) Algorithms
4 23 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (5.26%) User Experience
6 12 (3.01%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.01%) Fintech
8 7 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.50%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.25%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.25%) Semantic Web
11 3 (0.75%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.75%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.50%) Digital Currency
12 2 (0.50%) Social Media
12 2 (0.50%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.02%) Linux
2 22 (5.51%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.76%) Android
4 17 (4.26%) Windows
5 15 (3.76%) Unix
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.75%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (35.09%) MVC
3 118 (29.57%) Software Engineering
4 108 (27.07%) OO
5 99 (24.81%) TDD
6 83 (20.80%) Scrum
7 74 (18.55%) Web Development
8 66 (16.54%) SDLC
8 66 (16.54%) Test Automation
9 47 (11.78%) Mathematics
10 45 (11.28%) ETL
11 39 (9.77%) Collaborative Working
12 37 (9.27%) Data Modelling
13 35 (8.77%) Analytics
14 33 (8.27%) Web Application Development
15 30 (7.52%) BDD
15 30 (7.52%) OOD
16 29 (7.27%) Front End Development
17 28 (7.02%) Prototyping
17 28 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 157 (39.35%) SQL
2 153 (38.35%) JavaScript
3 145 (36.34%) C#
4 131 (32.83%) Java
5 41 (10.28%) Python
6 37 (9.27%) T-SQL
7 35 (8.77%) PHP
8 32 (8.02%) C++
9 30 (7.52%) PowerShell
10 24 (6.02%) VBA
11 19 (4.76%) ABAP
12 13 (3.26%) Bash Shell
13 12 (3.01%) TypeScript
13 12 (3.01%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.75%) XAML
15 5 (1.25%) C
15 5 (1.25%) SPARQL
15 5 (1.25%) XPath
15 5 (1.25%) XQuery
16 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (21.05%) Degree
2 34 (8.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.75%) MCP
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.77%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.25%) Puppet
2 4 (1.00%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Mesos
4 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 110 (27.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.27%) SAP
3 21 (5.26%) IBM
4 20 (5.01%) Cognos
5 13 (3.26%) Oracle
6 11 (2.76%) Terracotta
7 6 (1.50%) Adobe
7 6 (1.50%) Apple
8 5 (1.25%) Google
8 5 (1.25%) Talend
9 4 (1.00%) CA
9 4 (1.00%) OpenText
9 4 (1.00%) Sybase
9 4 (1.00%) Tableau
9 4 (1.00%) TOWER Software
9 4 (1.00%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.75%) Sony
10 3 (0.75%) VMware
11 1 (0.25%) Facebook
11 1 (0.25%) TIBCO