Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 53 76
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 48 91 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.42% 4.29% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 4.89% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 72
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +41.03% -2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £80,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 1187 1862 2207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.48% 87.83% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1428 1602
Essex median annual salary £45,001 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,925 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford -2 13 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Colchester +19 11 £62,500 +38.89%
Brentwood -3 4 - -
Witham - 4 £55,000 -
Basildon +1 3 £45,000 -14.29%
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £32,500 -
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 29 (60.42%) MVC
2 27 (56.25%) CSS
2 27 (56.25%) HTML
2 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 23 (47.92%) Web Development
4 22 (45.83%) .NET
5 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 21 (43.75%) C#
5 21 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 21 (43.75%) jQuery
6 20 (41.67%) LESS
6 20 (41.67%) Java
7 18 (37.50%) VB.NET
7 18 (37.50%) SQL
7 18 (37.50%) IIS
7 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 18 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (35.42%) Java EE
8 17 (35.42%) MySQL
8 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
8 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (33.33%) User Experience
10 15 (31.25%) PHP
11 14 (29.17%) Oracle
11 14 (29.17%) Project Management
11 14 (29.17%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (29.17%) webpack
11 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
11 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (37.50%) IIS
2 8 (16.67%) JBoss
3 6 (12.50%) WildFly
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) MySQL
3 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (29.17%) webpack
3 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (6.25%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.17%) git-flow
6 2 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 12 (25.00%) Automotive
2 9 (18.75%) Advertising
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (89.58%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 17 (35.42%) Web Developer
4 16 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 15 (31.25%) .NET Developer
5 15 (31.25%) Senior Developer
6 14 (29.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 14 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (29.17%) C# Web Developer
7 11 (22.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Developer
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
9 3 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) CSS
1 27 (56.25%) HTML
2 22 (45.83%) .NET
3 21 (43.75%) jQuery
4 20 (41.67%) LESS
5 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 17 (35.42%) Java EE
7 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (29.17%) Express
7 14 (29.17%) Node.js
8 13 (27.08%) JPA
8 13 (27.08%) Spring
9 10 (20.83%) EJB
10 8 (16.67%) Spring MVC
10 8 (16.67%) Struts
11 7 (14.58%) Java SE
12 6 (12.50%) Sass
12 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) MVC
2 23 (47.92%) Web Development
3 21 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.17%) Project Management
6 12 (25.00%) SDLC
7 11 (22.92%) TDD
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.33%) DevOps
9 4 (8.33%) OO
9 4 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Workflow
11 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.17%) Front End Development
11 2 (4.17%) Time Management
12 1 (2.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 21 (43.75%) C#
3 20 (41.67%) Java
4 18 (37.50%) SQL
4 18 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 15 (31.25%) PHP
6 14 (29.17%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook