Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 86 70
Rank change year-on-year +32 -16 -21
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 33 11 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.84% 1.09% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 1.32% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 35
Essex median annual salary £65,000 £22,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +188.89% -55.00% -
10th Percentile £36,125 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 742 834 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 86.28% 82.41% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 479 608 1,032
Essex median annual salary £44,735 £42,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.57% -1.05%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Essex

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Essex.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Essex

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Essex over the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 January 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 +2 19 - - 1
Chelmsford +13 5 £42,500 +77.08% 2
Harlow - 1 £75,000 -
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (96.97%) CSS
3 26 (78.79%) Relational Database
4 24 (72.73%) HTML
5 22 (66.67%) MVC
6 19 (57.58%) Web Development
6 19 (57.58%) .NET
6 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
6 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
6 19 (57.58%) webpack
6 19 (57.58%) npm
7 18 (54.55%) Decision-Making
7 18 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (54.55%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 18 (54.55%) TypeScript
7 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (54.55%) User Experience
7 18 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (54.55%) LESS
7 18 (54.55%) AngularJS
7 18 (54.55%) Express
7 18 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (54.55%) Node.js
7 18 (54.55%) VB.NET
7 18 (54.55%) Project Management
7 18 (54.55%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce
7 18 (54.55%) IIS

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 18 (54.55%) IIS
2 8 (24.24%) Apache
2 8 (24.24%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (57.58%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) Relational Database
2 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
3 18 (54.55%) MySQL
4 8 (24.24%) Geospatial Data
4 8 (24.24%) GIS
4 8 (24.24%) JasperReports
4 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) webpack
2 18 (54.55%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (24.24%) Ant
3 8 (24.24%) ClearQuest
3 8 (24.24%) CruiseControl
3 8 (24.24%) FishEye
3 8 (24.24%) Hudson
3 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 8 (24.24%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) JUnit
3 8 (24.24%) Maven
3 8 (24.24%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.03%) Cypress.io
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) Mocha
General
1 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Web Developer
2 18 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
2 18 (54.55%) C# Developer
2 18 (54.55%) C# Web Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Principal Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Principal Software Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Programmer
4 4 (12.12%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.03%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) CSS
2 24 (72.73%) HTML
3 19 (57.58%) .NET
4 18 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 18 (54.55%) Express
4 18 (54.55%) jQuery
4 18 (54.55%) LESS
4 18 (54.55%) Node.js
5 12 (36.36%) REST
5 12 (36.36%) Spring
5 12 (36.36%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) Ajax
6 8 (24.24%) AWT
6 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
6 8 (24.24%) JMS
6 8 (24.24%) Middleware
6 8 (24.24%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
1 18 (54.55%) User Experience
2 8 (24.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) MVC
2 19 (57.58%) Web Development
3 18 (54.55%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 18 (54.55%) Decision-Making
3 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 18 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (54.55%) Project Management
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) TDD
5 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 9 (27.27%) OO
7 8 (24.24%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (24.24%) DevOps
7 8 (24.24%) DevSecOps
7 8 (24.24%) Issue Tracking
7 8 (24.24%) Kanban
7 8 (24.24%) Open Source
7 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 8 (24.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) TypeScript
2 18 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (24.24%) Java 8
5 7 (21.21%) C
6 1 (3.03%) ES6
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) Adobe
3 8 (24.24%) Atlassian
3 8 (24.24%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Logi
4 1 (3.03%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau