Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 8 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 33.33% 21.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 25.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 0
Home Counties median annual salary £43,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.91% - -
South East median annual salary £45,000 £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 the Home Counties with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Home Counties
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 66.67% 82.46% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 35
Home Counties median annual salary £43,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% -7.69% +49.43%
10th Percentile £41,750 £42,500 £48,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £96,250 £116,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the Home Counties

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 20 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) WinForms
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
1 8 (100.00%) MVVM

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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 8 (100.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) WinForms
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) MVVM
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (100.00%) SQL