Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 82 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 12.79% 4.56% 7.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.60% 4.99% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 67
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £48,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +33.33%

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 Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 603 521 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 94.07% 91.40% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 452 465 697
Leicester median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% -9.64% +3.75%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Leicester

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Leicester

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Leicester over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 71 (86.59%) C#
2 70 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (84.15%) Software Engineering
3 69 (84.15%) C
4 68 (82.93%) Degree
5 66 (80.49%) C++
6 60 (73.17%) Embedded Systems
7 59 (71.95%) Device Driver
8 58 (70.73%) TCP/IP
9 57 (69.51%) Firmware
9 57 (69.51%) Modbus
9 57 (69.51%) CAN bus
9 57 (69.51%) RS-485
9 57 (69.51%) FreeRTOS
10 52 (63.41%) Time Management
11 51 (62.20%) Cybersecurity
12 50 (60.98%) Manufacturing
13 42 (51.22%) Microsoft
14 41 (50.00%) Scrum
15 39 (47.56%) Technical Leadership
15 39 (47.56%) Robot Framework
16 37 (45.12%) Visual Studio
17 35 (42.68%) Java
17 35 (42.68%) Spring
17 35 (42.68%) Maven
17 35 (42.68%) Marketing
18 34 (41.46%) Linux
18 34 (41.46%) Apple iOS
18 34 (41.46%) Android
19 26 (31.71%) Test Automation

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (2.44%) Confluence
1 2 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.83%) GitHub
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (70.73%) TCP/IP
2 57 (69.51%) Modbus
2 57 (69.51%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) SQLite
4 1 (1.22%) GIS
4 1 (1.22%) Power BI
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (47.56%) Robot Framework
2 37 (45.12%) Visual Studio
3 35 (42.68%) Maven
4 23 (28.05%) Subversion
5 17 (20.73%) CppUnit
6 4 (4.88%) JIRA
7 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.22%) Ant
8 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.22%) JUnit
8 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.22%) Selenium
8 1 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (60.98%) Manufacturing
2 35 (42.68%) Marketing
3 23 (28.05%) Automotive
4 8 (9.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (65.85%) Software Engineer
2 32 (39.02%) Lead Software Engineer
3 19 (23.17%) Embedded Engineer
4 18 (21.95%) Software Test Engineer
4 18 (21.95%) Test Engineer
5 16 (19.51%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (17.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.66%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (2.44%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.44%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Architect
11 2 (2.44%) Lead Developer
12 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.22%) C# .NET Developer
12 1 (1.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) Spring
2 19 (23.17%) COM
3 15 (18.29%) .NET
4 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.85%) jQuery
5 11 (13.41%) Ajax
5 11 (13.41%) WCF
6 10 (12.20%) .NET Framework
6 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (12.20%) Web Services
7 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (10.98%) CSS
7 9 (10.98%) Entity Framework
7 9 (10.98%) HTML
8 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Core
8 8 (9.76%) Sass
9 5 (6.10%) WPF
10 4 (4.88%) JSON
11 3 (3.66%) LINQ
11 3 (3.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (73.17%) Embedded Systems
2 59 (71.95%) Device Driver
3 57 (69.51%) CAN bus
4 8 (9.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (69.51%) FreeRTOS
2 34 (41.46%) Android
2 34 (41.46%) Apple iOS
2 34 (41.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (84.15%) Software Engineering
3 52 (63.41%) Time Management
4 51 (62.20%) Cybersecurity
5 41 (50.00%) Scrum
6 39 (47.56%) Technical Leadership
7 26 (31.71%) Test Automation
8 20 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
10 14 (17.07%) MVC
11 8 (9.76%) Microservices
11 8 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (9.76%) SOA
12 4 (4.88%) OO
13 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
14 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
14 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
14 2 (2.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 71 (86.59%) C#
2 69 (84.15%) C
3 66 (80.49%) C++
4 35 (42.68%) Java
5 14 (17.07%) SQL
6 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 68 (82.93%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 57 (69.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
2 1 (1.22%) SAP
2 1 (1.22%) Telerik