Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 +36
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 87 41 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.28% 4.36% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 4.89% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 33 70
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £33,625
90th Percentile £56,250 £46,500 £49,750
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -2.35% +0.59% +7.64%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 873 839 1,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 93.17% 89.16% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 781 700 1,090
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,800 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,275 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Leicester +18 79 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Market Harborough -3 1 £50,000 - 1
Wigston - 1 £52,500 - 2
Loughborough - 1 £28,000 -
Unit Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 60 (68.97%) HTML
2 59 (67.82%) .NET
2 59 (67.82%) CSS
3 58 (66.67%) C#
3 58 (66.67%) MVC
4 57 (65.52%) SQL Server
4 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (63.22%) jQuery
6 52 (59.77%) ASP.NET
6 52 (59.77%) Web Services
7 50 (57.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 49 (56.32%) Test Automation
9 48 (55.17%) .NET Framework
10 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (52.87%) Entity Framework
12 45 (51.72%) SQL
12 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
13 42 (48.28%) Sass
13 42 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (43.68%) Microservices
14 38 (43.68%) Automotive
14 38 (43.68%) T-SQL
14 38 (43.68%) Ajax
15 37 (42.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (42.53%) WCF
15 37 (42.53%) SOA
15 37 (42.53%) Mobile App
15 37 (42.53%) Mobile Application Development
15 37 (42.53%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (42.53%) ASP.NET Core

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 18 (20.69%) Confluence
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) Community Server
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (57.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (21.84%) GitHub
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 37 (42.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (19.54%) Power BI
4 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) GIS
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Subversion
2 19 (21.84%) JIRA
2 19 (21.84%) TeamCity
3 18 (20.69%) Bitbucket
3 18 (20.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (19.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (8.05%) CppUnit
6 7 (8.05%) Moq
7 6 (6.90%) JUnit
8 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.30%) Selenium
10 1 (1.15%) Ant
10 1 (1.15%) Maven
10 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (43.68%) Automotive
2 17 (19.54%) Retail
3 10 (11.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) Software Engineer
3 19 (21.84%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Lead Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Architect
7 7 (8.05%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Systems Architect
9 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 2 (2.30%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (68.97%) HTML
2 59 (67.82%) .NET
2 59 (67.82%) CSS
3 55 (63.22%) jQuery
4 52 (59.77%) ASP.NET
4 52 (59.77%) Web Services
5 48 (55.17%) .NET Framework
6 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 46 (52.87%) Entity Framework
8 42 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (48.28%) Sass
9 38 (43.68%) Ajax
10 37 (42.53%) ASP.NET Core
10 37 (42.53%) WCF
11 14 (16.09%) RESTful
12 10 (11.49%) HTML5
13 9 (10.34%) .NET Core
13 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
15 7 (8.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.53%) Mobile App
2 19 (21.84%) Device Driver
2 19 (21.84%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.60%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (66.67%) MVC
2 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (56.32%) Test Automation
4 38 (43.68%) Microservices
5 37 (42.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 37 (42.53%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (42.53%) SOA
6 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
7 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (16.09%) Line Management
11 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.20%) SOLID
13 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.05%) Scrum
13 7 (8.05%) Software Testing
14 6 (6.90%) Kanban
15 5 (5.75%) Cross-Browser Development
15 5 (5.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (66.67%) C#
2 45 (51.72%) SQL
3 38 (43.68%) T-SQL
4 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.84%) C
5 19 (21.84%) C++
6 6 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Google
3 2 (2.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.15%) IBM
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) Telerik
4 1 (1.15%) Zend