Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 82 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 17 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.34% 2.85% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 3.30% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 55
Essex median annual salary £24,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.47% -20.83% +57.89%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £24,400 £72,500 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 1,050 1,335 1,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 82.94% 86.35% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 834 1,089 1,468
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.60% +3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,900 £24,700
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £67,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
Chelmsford +17 10 £24,000 -52.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £22,500 -
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (94.12%) Subversion
2 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 16 (94.12%) jQuery
2 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (82.35%) TDD
4 12 (70.59%) Java
5 10 (58.82%) Struts
5 10 (58.82%) Automotive
5 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
5 10 (58.82%) Spring
5 10 (58.82%) Java EE
5 10 (58.82%) JPA
6 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
6 9 (52.94%) Pair Programming
6 9 (52.94%) J2EE
6 9 (52.94%) JUnit
7 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 8 (47.06%) CSS
8 7 (41.18%) PHP
8 7 (41.18%) C#
8 7 (41.18%) OO
8 7 (41.18%) React
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (41.18%) BDD

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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (94.12%) Subversion
3 9 (52.94%) JUnit
4 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) Graduate
2 16 (94.12%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Graduate J2EE Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Graduate Java Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Graduate SQL Developer
4 9 (52.94%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Junior
4 9 (52.94%) Junior Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Junior J2EE Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Junior Java Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (52.94%) Junior SQL Developer
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Developer
5 7 (41.18%) Graduate Software Developer
5 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) jQuery
2 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
2 10 (58.82%) Java EE
2 10 (58.82%) JPA
2 10 (58.82%) Spring
2 10 (58.82%) Struts
3 9 (52.94%) J2EE
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) Java SE
5 7 (41.18%) React
5 7 (41.18%) Vue.js
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) Dropwizard
7 1 (5.88%) EJB
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) JavaBeans
7 1 (5.88%) JSP
7 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 1 (5.88%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (82.35%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Pair Programming
3 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) OOP
5 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) Java 8
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science Degree
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft