Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South East > Kent
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 88 62
Rank change year-on-year +36 -26 +7
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 65 56 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.61% 2.71% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 3.07% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 76
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,350 £31,475 £29,600
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
South East median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.67% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1193 1827 1766
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.61% 88.47% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1597 1557
Kent median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 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
Folkestone +6 21 £40,000 -11.11%
Maidstone +6 10 £35,000 -20.45% 3
Tunbridge Wells +4 7 £37,500 - 1
Canterbury -9 3 £35,000 -
West Malling - 3 £41,500 -
Whitstable +1 2 £23,500 -26.56%
Sittingbourne -2 2 £52,500 +90.91%
Sevenoaks - 2 £55,000 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 52 (80.00%) C#
1 52 (80.00%) SQL
2 44 (67.69%) .NET
3 43 (66.15%) MVC
4 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
5 38 (58.46%) ASP.NET
6 31 (47.69%) TDD
7 30 (46.15%) WPF
7 30 (46.15%) Oracle
8 28 (43.08%) VB.NET
8 28 (43.08%) WinForms
9 24 (36.92%) AngularJS
10 23 (35.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (33.85%) HTML
12 21 (32.31%) MSBuild
13 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
13 20 (30.77%) CSS
13 20 (30.77%) NUnit
14 13 (20.00%) Front End Development
14 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (16.92%) WCF
15 11 (16.92%) Java
16 10 (15.38%) Spring
16 10 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
16 10 (15.38%) System Testing
16 10 (15.38%) HTML5
16 10 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (13.85%) LINQ

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 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) CDMA
1 3 (4.62%) GSM
1 3 (4.62%) LTE
1 3 (4.62%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.54%) Redis
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (32.31%) MSBuild
3 20 (30.77%) NUnit
4 8 (12.31%) Jasmine
4 8 (12.31%) Mocha
5 7 (10.77%) webpack
6 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.69%) Maven
7 3 (4.62%) JIRA
7 3 (4.62%) NetBeans
7 3 (4.62%) ReSharper
7 3 (4.62%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Gradle
8 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.54%) JMeter
8 1 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Moq
8 1 (1.54%) QUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 8 (12.31%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Back Office
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (95.38%) Developer
2 42 (64.62%) .NET Developer
3 22 (33.85%) WPF Developer
4 20 (30.77%) WinForms Developer
5 18 (27.69%) C# Developer
6 16 (24.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (10.77%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (10.77%) HTML Developer
8 7 (10.77%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (9.23%) Angular Developer
9 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Junior
10 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) .NET
2 38 (58.46%) ASP.NET
3 30 (46.15%) WPF
4 28 (43.08%) WinForms
5 24 (36.92%) AngularJS
6 22 (33.85%) HTML
7 20 (30.77%) CSS
8 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (16.92%) WCF
10 10 (15.38%) HTML5
10 10 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (15.38%) Spring
11 9 (13.85%) LINQ
12 6 (9.23%) CSS3
12 6 (9.23%) JSON
12 6 (9.23%) React
13 5 (7.69%) Kafka
13 5 (7.69%) Lucene
13 5 (7.69%) RESTful
13 5 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) W3C
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) CentOS
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) MVC
2 31 (47.69%) TDD
3 22 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.38%) System Testing
6 10 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) Project Management
7 9 (13.85%) Web Development
8 7 (10.77%) CRM
9 6 (9.23%) Microservices
9 6 (9.23%) Web Application Development
10 5 (7.69%) BPMN
10 5 (7.69%) DNA
10 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 5 (7.69%) MVVM
11 4 (6.15%) OO
12 3 (4.62%) Kanban
12 3 (4.62%) Multithreading
12 3 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (80.00%) C#
1 52 (80.00%) SQL
2 28 (43.08%) VB.NET
3 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.92%) Java
5 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.31%) TypeScript
6 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.69%) Delphi
8 2 (3.08%) R
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.08%) Infragistics
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Thunderhead
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