Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 51 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 15 26 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Essex 3.24% 3.51% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 4.02% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 15
Median annual salary £25,000 £65,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -61.54% +170.83% -46.67%
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 434 646 1,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 93.74% 87.30% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 337 439 916
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,900 £24,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £72,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Essex

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Essex.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Essex

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in Essex over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Essex

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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
Colchester +11 7 - -
Loughton - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £40,000 -
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) jQuery
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (73.33%) CSS
4 11 (73.33%) MySQL
5 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (53.33%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (46.67%) Decision-Making
7 7 (46.67%) npm
7 7 (46.67%) LESS
7 7 (46.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 7 (46.67%) Web Development
7 7 (46.67%) Express
7 7 (46.67%) Node.js
7 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (46.67%) User Experience
7 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (46.67%) TypeScript
7 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (46.67%) webpack
7 7 (46.67%) HTML
7 7 (46.67%) Oracle

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) npm
2 4 (26.67%) Azure
3 2 (13.33%) AWS
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) MySQL
3 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (46.67%) webpack
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) GitLab
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Web Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Web Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Web Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Graduate
4 4 (26.67%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobility Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) jQuery
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (73.33%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (46.67%) Express
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) LESS
5 7 (46.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Enzyme
6 1 (6.67%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
1 12 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 7 (46.67%) Decision-Making
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Data Encryption
7 1 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (6.67%) Lean Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
7 1 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) TypeScript
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle