Period
to 17 November 2018

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

Unit Testing
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 29 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 +36
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 93 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.05% 6.70% 7.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.93% 7.35% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 68 39 68
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +26.15%
10th Percentile £32,125 £25,900 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,000 £48,650 £48,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%

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 623 517 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 94.11% 91.18% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 502 472 684
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,050 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +8.97%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 70 (75.27%) C#
2 67 (72.04%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (61.29%) Software Engineering
4 54 (58.06%) Microsoft
5 53 (56.99%) Degree
6 52 (55.91%) C
7 49 (52.69%) C++
8 46 (49.46%) Device Driver
9 45 (48.39%) Embedded Systems
10 41 (44.09%) Automotive
10 41 (44.09%) Test Automation
11 39 (41.94%) jQuery
11 39 (41.94%) MVC
11 39 (41.94%) .NET
12 35 (37.63%) HTML
12 35 (37.63%) CSS
12 35 (37.63%) Web Services
12 35 (37.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 34 (36.56%) SQL
13 34 (36.56%) SQL Server
13 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET
13 34 (36.56%) Manufacturing
14 32 (34.41%) TCP/IP
14 32 (34.41%) .NET Framework
15 31 (33.33%) Firmware
15 31 (33.33%) Modbus
15 31 (33.33%) CAN bus
15 31 (33.33%) Sass
15 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (33.33%) RS-485

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 9 (9.68%) Confluence
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 35 (37.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (26.88%) GitHub
3 3 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) TCP/IP
2 31 (33.33%) Modbus
2 31 (33.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.56%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.60%) Power BI
4 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 26 (27.96%) Subversion
2 23 (24.73%) Maven
2 23 (24.73%) Robot Framework
3 22 (23.66%) Visual Studio
4 12 (12.90%) CppUnit
5 10 (10.75%) TeamCity
6 9 (9.68%) Bitbucket
6 9 (9.68%) JIRA
6 9 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (8.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.38%) JUnit
9 3 (3.23%) Moq
9 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.15%) Selenium
11 1 (1.08%) Ant
11 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (44.09%) Automotive
2 34 (36.56%) Manufacturing
3 22 (23.66%) Marketing
4 17 (18.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (53.76%) Software Engineer
2 24 (25.81%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (24.73%) Developer
4 18 (19.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (15.05%) Lead Software Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Software Test Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Test Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Lead Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Software Developer
10 7 (7.53%) Architect
11 6 (6.45%) Systems Architect
12 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
13 3 (3.23%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
14 2 (2.15%) Applications Developer
14 2 (2.15%) J2EE Developer
14 2 (2.15%) Java Applications Developer
14 2 (2.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 2 (2.15%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.94%) .NET
1 39 (41.94%) jQuery
2 35 (37.63%) CSS
2 35 (37.63%) HTML
2 35 (37.63%) Web Services
3 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET
4 32 (34.41%) .NET Framework
5 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (33.33%) Sass
6 30 (32.26%) Ajax
6 30 (32.26%) Entity Framework
7 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET Core
8 27 (29.03%) WCF
9 23 (24.73%) Spring
10 13 (13.98%) COM
11 8 (8.60%) JSON
12 7 (7.53%) RESTful
13 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
14 4 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (49.46%) Device Driver
2 45 (48.39%) Embedded Systems
3 31 (33.33%) CAN bus
4 27 (29.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) FreeRTOS
2 23 (24.73%) Linux
3 22 (23.66%) Android
3 22 (23.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (72.04%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (61.29%) Software Engineering
3 41 (44.09%) Test Automation
4 39 (41.94%) MVC
5 29 (31.18%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (31.18%) Time Management
6 28 (30.11%) Microservices
6 28 (30.11%) Scrum
7 27 (29.03%) Mobile Application Development
7 27 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (29.03%) SOA
8 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
10 9 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.60%) Line Management
11 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (6.45%) Kanban
14 5 (5.38%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 70 (75.27%) C#
2 52 (55.91%) C
3 49 (52.69%) C++
4 34 (36.56%) SQL
5 27 (29.03%) Java
5 27 (29.03%) T-SQL
6 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (56.99%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 31 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 54 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.15%) Google
2 2 (2.15%) Twitter
3 1 (1.08%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.08%) IBM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.08%) Telerik