Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 89 83
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 27 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.08% 1.49% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 1.65% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 29
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,100 £28,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,500 £48,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 802 1,154 1,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 91.55% 90.30% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 676 988 1,206
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,125 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,250
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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -5 10 £40,000 - 3
Tunbridge Wells +22 5 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Folkestone +3 3 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Chatham - 1 £70,000 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (96.30%) .NET
3 19 (70.37%) MVC
4 18 (66.67%) HTML
4 18 (66.67%) CSS
5 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
6 14 (51.85%) TDD
7 12 (44.44%) AngularJS
8 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
9 10 (37.04%) SQL
9 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (33.33%) Web Development
10 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
11 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
12 7 (25.93%) RESTful
12 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
12 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
12 7 (25.93%) React
12 7 (25.93%) Finance
12 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
13 6 (22.22%) JSON
13 6 (22.22%) WPF
13 6 (22.22%) WinForms
13 6 (22.22%) Oracle
13 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 6 (22.22%) API Design
13 6 (22.22%) Swagger

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
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
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 6 (22.22%) npm
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) git-flow
2 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Team Leader
5 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (18.52%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Azure Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
2 18 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
5 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (25.93%) React
6 7 (25.93%) RESTful
7 6 (22.22%) JSON
7 6 (22.22%) JSON Schema
7 6 (22.22%) Node.js
7 6 (22.22%) Swagger
7 6 (22.22%) WinForms
7 6 (22.22%) WPF
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (18.52%) CSS3
8 5 (18.52%) LESS
8 5 (18.52%) Sass
8 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) W3C
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) MVC
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) Web Development
6 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) API Design
8 6 (22.22%) Coaching
8 6 (22.22%) SOLID
8 6 (22.22%) Storage Management
9 5 (18.52%) CRM
9 5 (18.52%) Line Management
9 5 (18.52%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (14.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
10 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) ES6
4 6 (22.22%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) R
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Thunderhead