Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 93 75
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 21 31 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.65% 1.93% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.13% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 73
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £31,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,122 1,457 1,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 88.42% 90.55% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1,216 1,703
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Kent

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Kent

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Kent over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Kent

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Maidstone +37 12 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Folkestone -5 4 £37,500 +23.97% 3
Tunbridge Wells -6 2 £37,500 -9.09%
West Malling - 1 £52,500 - 1
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) .NET
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 12 (57.14%) AngularJS
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (52.38%) TDD
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 8 (38.10%) MVC
8 8 (38.10%) HTML5
8 8 (38.10%) WCF
9 7 (33.33%) WPF
9 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) SOLID
10 6 (28.57%) OO
10 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (28.57%) SaaS
10 6 (28.57%) jQuery
10 6 (28.57%) Marketing
11 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (23.81%) TypeScript
11 5 (23.81%) webpack
11 5 (23.81%) WinForms
11 5 (23.81%) Oracle
12 4 (19.05%) PMI
12 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
12 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) webpack
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) JSUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Moq
3 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
3 2 (9.52%) NUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Applications Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Product Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (9.52%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) CSS
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 12 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) HTML5
5 8 (38.10%) WCF
6 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (33.33%) WPF
7 6 (28.57%) jQuery
8 5 (23.81%) WinForms
9 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Angular 2
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
9 4 (19.05%) LINQ
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (14.29%) RESTful
11 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (9.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PMI
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) SOLID
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (9.52%) MVVM
7 2 (9.52%) OOD
7 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Product Management
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) TypeScript
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) Thunderhead