Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 72 106
Rank change year-on-year +7 +34 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 27 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.74% 2.72% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 3.05% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 21
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,350 £29,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,125 £53,750 £53,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 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 886 1,181 1,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 89.86% 89.33% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1,008 1,357
Kent median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £62,500 £63,600
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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
Folkestone -3 6 £38,750 -3.13%
Tunbridge Wells +6 5 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Maidstone -9 5 £37,500 -6.25%
West Malling +2 1 £55,000 +17.02%
Whitstable -9 1 £23,500 - 2
Canterbury - 1 £50,000 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 14 (51.85%) MVC
5 14 (51.85%) WinForms
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle
6 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
6 13 (48.15%) WPF
7 11 (40.74%) TDD
8 10 (37.04%) CSS
8 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 10 (37.04%) HTML
9 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (25.93%) CRM
11 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (22.22%) WCF
11 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (22.22%) SOLID
12 5 (18.52%) jQuery
12 5 (18.52%) System Testing
12 5 (18.52%) Web Development
12 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 5 (18.52%) Degree
12 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
12 5 (18.52%) Sass
12 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
12 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio

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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (14.81%) Fireworks
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) CDMA
2 1 (3.70%) GSM
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (11.11%) Moq
3 3 (11.11%) MSBuild
3 3 (11.11%) NUnit
3 3 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) WinForms Developer
3 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Azure Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Graduate
9 2 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
9 2 (7.41%) WPF Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Architect
10 1 (3.70%) Junior
10 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) WinForms
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) WPF
4 10 (37.04%) CSS
4 10 (37.04%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (22.22%) WCF
7 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
7 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) Sass
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) LESS
8 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) Caliburn.Micro
9 3 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) W3C
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) MVC
2 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.93%) CRM
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) SOLID
6 5 (18.52%) System Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Web Development
7 4 (14.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
7 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.81%) Release Management
7 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (11.11%) MVVM
8 3 (11.11%) Prototyping
8 3 (11.11%) Time Management
9 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) R
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe
4 3 (11.11%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat