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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 59 67
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 46 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.47% 4.34% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 5.13% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 22
Median salary £46,250 £60,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.91% +37.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £38,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £100,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 846 917 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.14% 84.67% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 647 684 868
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +14 13 £47,500 -20.83%
Chelmsford -14 4 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Witham -4 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Colchester -1 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Harlow - 1 £50,000 -
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 63 (71.59%) SQL Server
2 61 (69.32%) .NET
2 61 (69.32%) C#
3 58 (65.91%) ASP.NET
4 52 (59.09%) HTML
5 48 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 48 (54.55%) Ajax
6 45 (51.14%) CSS
7 43 (48.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (48.86%) SDLC
8 42 (47.73%) Visual Studio
8 42 (47.73%) Workflow
9 41 (46.59%) Wealth Management
9 41 (46.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (45.45%) QA
11 38 (43.18%) .NET Framework
12 36 (40.91%) Finance
13 35 (39.77%) VB.NET
14 29 (32.95%) OOD
15 27 (30.68%) Java
16 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (25.00%) TDD
18 21 (23.86%) MVC
19 20 (22.73%) Web Services
20 18 (20.45%) OO
21 15 (17.05%) SQL
21 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
22 14 (15.91%) Degree
23 13 (14.77%) HTML5

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 13 (14.77%) JBoss
2 8 (9.09%) Apache
3 6 (6.82%) Moodle
3 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.68%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (71.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (48.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.23%) RDBMS
6 8 (9.09%) JasperReports
7 6 (6.82%) FileMaker
7 6 (6.82%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (6.82%) GIS
7 6 (6.82%) MySQL
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (47.73%) Visual Studio
2 41 (46.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 11 (12.50%) JUnit
5 8 (9.09%) Ant
5 8 (9.09%) Maven
6 6 (6.82%) ClearQuest
6 6 (6.82%) CruiseControl
6 6 (6.82%) FishEye
6 6 (6.82%) Hudson
6 6 (6.82%) JIRA
6 6 (6.82%) Moq
6 6 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (6.82%) Selenium
6 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
6 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.14%) MSTest
7 1 (1.14%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 36 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Automotive
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (78.41%) Developer
2 33 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 30 (34.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 22 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 14 (15.91%) .NET Software Developer
5 14 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 13 (14.77%) SQL Developer
7 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Java Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior Java Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Technical Leader
9 8 (9.09%) Applications Developer
10 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
11 6 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Programmer
11 6 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (69.32%) .NET
2 58 (65.91%) ASP.NET
3 52 (59.09%) HTML
4 48 (54.55%) Ajax
5 45 (51.14%) CSS
6 38 (43.18%) .NET Framework
7 20 (22.73%) Web Services
8 13 (14.77%) HTML5
8 13 (14.77%) Spring
9 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (10.23%) JSON
13 8 (9.09%) Apache Flex
13 8 (9.09%) AWT
13 8 (9.09%) GWT
13 8 (9.09%) Java SE
13 8 (9.09%) JMS
13 8 (9.09%) Middleware
13 8 (9.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.82%) Fintech
2 6 (6.82%) Learning Management System
2 6 (6.82%) VLE
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) SDLC
2 42 (47.73%) Workflow
3 41 (46.59%) Wealth Management
4 29 (32.95%) OOD
5 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (25.00%) TDD
7 21 (23.86%) MVC
8 18 (20.45%) OO
9 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.50%) OOP
11 9 (10.23%) SOLID
12 7 (7.95%) Scrum
12 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.82%) DSDM
13 6 (6.82%) Kanban
13 6 (6.82%) Refactoring
13 6 (6.82%) UML
13 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (69.32%) C#
2 48 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 35 (39.77%) VB.NET
4 27 (30.68%) Java
5 15 (17.05%) SQL
6 9 (10.23%) PHP
7 6 (6.82%) C
7 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) Adobe
2 8 (9.09%) Google
3 6 (6.82%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.82%) Blackboard
3 6 (6.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle
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