Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 113 127
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 292 353 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.41% 2.84% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.18% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 244 308 295
East of England median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £62,125 £66,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.89%

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 10,797 11,110 12,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.14% 89.41% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8,065 8,879 10,390
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,868 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +26 153 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Hertfordshire -38 81 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Norfolk +23 20 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Essex -15 17 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Bedfordshire +18 11 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Suffolk -13 10 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 177 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (45.89%) C#
3 110 (37.67%) SQL
4 107 (36.64%) JavaScript
5 99 (33.90%) .NET
6 92 (31.51%) HTML
7 88 (30.14%) Software Engineering
8 81 (27.74%) CSS
9 78 (26.71%) MVC
10 76 (26.03%) Java
11 72 (24.66%) AngularJS
12 67 (22.95%) jQuery
13 65 (22.26%) Microsoft
13 65 (22.26%) SQL Server
13 65 (22.26%) OO
14 61 (20.89%) Spring
14 61 (20.89%) Git (software)
14 61 (20.89%) Test Automation
15 55 (18.84%) Scrum
15 55 (18.84%) Degree
15 55 (18.84%) ASP.NET
16 52 (17.81%) Mathematics
16 52 (17.81%) TDD
17 49 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
18 48 (16.44%) Computer Science
18 48 (16.44%) SDLC
19 46 (15.75%) Web Services
20 45 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (15.07%) WPF
22 42 (14.38%) Windows

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 23 (7.88%) JBoss
2 19 (6.51%) Apache
2 19 (6.51%) Tomcat
2 19 (6.51%) WildFly
3 11 (3.77%) Drupal
4 6 (2.05%) Anypoint
5 5 (1.71%) Confluence
6 4 (1.37%) IIS
6 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.68%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.68%) Mule
8 2 (0.68%) nginx
8 2 (0.68%) WordPress
9 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.68%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.68%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.37%) npm
4 1 (0.34%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) Broadband
2 5 (1.71%) HTTP
3 4 (1.37%) DNS
3 4 (1.37%) Firewall
3 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.03%) SMS
4 3 (1.03%) SSL
5 2 (0.68%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) FTP
6 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (22.26%) SQL Server
2 42 (14.38%) MySQL
3 23 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 21 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.14%) Big Data
7 14 (4.79%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.42%) MS Access
9 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.08%) Power BI
11 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.71%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (1.03%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 61 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 42 (14.38%) Selenium
3 37 (12.67%) Subversion
4 33 (11.30%) JUnit
5 30 (10.27%) NUnit
6 29 (9.93%) Maven
6 29 (9.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (8.22%) Visual Studio
8 20 (6.85%) Jenkins
9 18 (6.16%) Cucumber
9 18 (6.16%) HttpUnit
10 17 (5.82%) JIRA
11 12 (4.11%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.40%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.71%) JMeter
13 5 (1.71%) Redmine
13 5 (1.71%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.37%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (12.33%) Finance
2 16 (5.48%) Retail
3 8 (2.74%) Automotive
4 5 (1.71%) Legal
5 4 (1.37%) Law
6 3 (1.03%) Games
6 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 238 (81.51%) Developer
2 71 (24.32%) Software Developer
3 69 (23.63%) C# Developer
4 50 (17.12%) .NET Developer
5 47 (16.10%) Senior Developer
6 44 (15.07%) Java Developer
7 34 (11.64%) Software Engineer
8 26 (8.90%) C# Software Developer
8 26 (8.90%) J2EE Developer
8 26 (8.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 26 (8.90%) Senior Software Developer
9 22 (7.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (7.53%) Graduate
9 22 (7.53%) Graduate Developer
10 21 (7.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 21 (7.19%) Applications Developer
10 21 (7.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 21 (7.19%) Web Applications Developer
11 20 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (6.51%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (33.90%) .NET
2 92 (31.51%) HTML
3 81 (27.74%) CSS
4 72 (24.66%) AngularJS
5 67 (22.95%) jQuery
6 61 (20.89%) Spring
7 55 (18.84%) ASP.NET
8 46 (15.75%) Web Services
9 44 (15.07%) WPF
10 41 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (13.36%) WCF
12 35 (11.99%) J2EE
13 34 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 31 (10.62%) .NET Framework
15 30 (10.27%) REST
15 30 (10.27%) WinForms
15 30 (10.27%) XML
16 29 (9.93%) React
17 26 (8.90%) RESTful
18 25 (8.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.44%) Computer Science
2 39 (13.36%) Algorithms
3 22 (7.53%) User Experience
4 21 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.51%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.37%) LIMS
8 4 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.37%) W3C
9 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.03%) Life Science
10 2 (0.68%) Fintech
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.68%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.34%) EPoS
11 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.38%) Windows
2 18 (6.16%) Linux
2 18 (6.16%) Unix
3 5 (1.71%) Android
4 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (30.14%) Software Engineering
3 78 (26.71%) MVC
4 65 (22.26%) OO
5 61 (20.89%) Test Automation
6 55 (18.84%) Scrum
7 52 (17.81%) Mathematics
7 52 (17.81%) TDD
8 49 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (16.44%) SDLC
10 45 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (10.62%) Mentoring
11 31 (10.62%) Web Application Development
12 27 (9.25%) Front End Development
13 26 (8.90%) Regression Testing
14 25 (8.56%) Financial Modelling
14 25 (8.56%) Multithreading
15 23 (7.88%) Analytics
16 20 (6.85%) Statistics
17 19 (6.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 134 (45.89%) C#
2 110 (37.67%) SQL
3 107 (36.64%) JavaScript
4 76 (26.03%) Java
5 34 (11.64%) C++
6 27 (9.25%) Python
7 22 (7.53%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.11%) C
8 12 (4.11%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.42%) VBA
10 8 (2.74%) ABAP
11 5 (1.71%) ES6
11 5 (1.71%) Java 8
12 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.03%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.03%) PHP
13 3 (1.03%) VBScript
14 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (18.84%) Degree
2 17 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) MCP
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.45%) QA
2 8 (2.74%) ARP4754
3 2 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Docker
2 3 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Kibana
1 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.56%) Oracle
3 15 (5.14%) SAP
4 8 (2.74%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.05%) Google
5 6 (2.05%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.37%) Capita
6 4 (1.37%) hybris
6 4 (1.37%) IBM
7 3 (1.03%) Sybase
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe
8 2 (0.68%) Blue Martini
8 2 (0.68%) Cognos
8 2 (0.68%) Demandware
8 2 (0.68%) Elastic Path
8 2 (0.68%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.34%) Perforce
9 1 (0.34%) Twitter