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

Unit Testing
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 55 80
Rank change year-on-year -38 +25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 12 70 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.02% 4.87% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 5.65% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 56 63
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £21,675 £26,875 £32,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £50,000 £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,005 1,238 1,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.53% 86.09% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1,045 1,649
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,750 £24,450
90th Percentile £60,375 £60,000 £62,500
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 July 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 July 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 -1 3 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Tunbridge Wells +1 2 £42,250 +12.67%
Canterbury +9 1 £50,000 +42.86%
West Malling 0 1 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Whitstable -1 1 £23,500 - 1
Maidstone -1 1 £22,000 -37.14% 3
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) WinForms
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) LINQ
5 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) MVVM
5 3 (25.00%) Moq
5 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (25.00%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) CDMA
1 1 (8.33%) GSM
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
1 1 (8.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Moq
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
1 3 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Java Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) WinForms
2 6 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) LINQ
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) MVVM
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) API Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Thunderhead
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat