Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 31 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 +36
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 95 64 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 10.05% 6.61% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.67% 7.26% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 79
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £54,625 £56,250 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +10.00%

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 890 882 1,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 94.18% 91.12% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 659 769 1,145
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,400
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +10 84 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Hinckley - 8 £37,500 -
Wigston - 1 £52,500 -
Unit Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 79 (83.16%) C#
2 78 (82.11%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (69.47%) C++
4 61 (64.21%) C
4 61 (64.21%) Software Engineering
5 60 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 58 (61.05%) Degree
7 55 (57.89%) Device Driver
8 54 (56.84%) Embedded Systems
9 46 (48.42%) TCP/IP
10 45 (47.37%) Firmware
10 45 (47.37%) Scrum
10 45 (47.37%) Modbus
10 45 (47.37%) CAN bus
10 45 (47.37%) RS-485
10 45 (47.37%) FreeRTOS
11 44 (46.32%) Manufacturing
12 43 (45.26%) Time Management
12 43 (45.26%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (38.95%) Test Automation
14 35 (36.84%) MVC
15 34 (35.79%) .NET
15 34 (35.79%) jQuery
16 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
16 33 (34.74%) Java
17 32 (33.68%) SQL
17 32 (33.68%) Linux
17 32 (33.68%) Automotive
18 31 (32.63%) Spring
18 31 (32.63%) Maven

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 6 (6.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (25.26%) GitHub
3 7 (7.37%) Office 365
4 3 (3.16%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (48.42%) TCP/IP
2 45 (47.37%) Modbus
2 45 (47.37%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.42%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (8.42%) InterSystems Cache
3 8 (8.42%) Redis
4 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.26%) Power BI
6 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) GIS
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (32.63%) Maven
1 31 (32.63%) Robot Framework
2 30 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 25 (26.32%) Subversion
4 16 (16.84%) CppUnit
5 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.37%) JIRA
7 6 (6.32%) Bitbucket
7 6 (6.32%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.16%) JUnit
10 1 (1.05%) Ant
10 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.05%) Selenium
10 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (46.32%) Manufacturing
2 32 (33.68%) Automotive
3 31 (32.63%) Marketing
4 15 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 24 (25.26%) Lead Software Engineer
3 23 (24.21%) Developer
4 19 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 17 (17.89%) Software Test Engineer
5 17 (17.89%) Test Engineer
6 14 (14.74%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (13.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) .NET Developer
8 9 (9.47%) C# Developer
9 8 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Architect
10 6 (6.32%) Lead Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Systems Architect
12 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.16%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
13 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (2.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 1 (1.05%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.79%) .NET
1 34 (35.79%) jQuery
2 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
3 31 (32.63%) CSS
3 31 (32.63%) HTML
3 31 (32.63%) Spring
4 30 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (30.53%) Web Services
6 27 (28.42%) .NET Framework
7 26 (27.37%) Entity Framework
8 22 (23.16%) Ajax
9 20 (21.05%) Sass
10 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
10 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (20.00%) WCF
11 17 (17.89%) COM
12 8 (8.42%) .NET Core
12 8 (8.42%) REST
12 8 (8.42%) SOAP
13 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Graph
Miscellaneous
1 55 (57.89%) Device Driver
2 54 (56.84%) Embedded Systems
3 45 (47.37%) CAN bus
4 19 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) FreeRTOS
2 32 (33.68%) Linux
3 30 (31.58%) Android
3 30 (31.58%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.11%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (64.21%) Software Engineering
3 45 (47.37%) Scrum
4 43 (45.26%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (45.26%) Time Management
5 37 (38.95%) Test Automation
6 35 (36.84%) MVC
7 31 (32.63%) Technical Leadership
8 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (20.00%) Microservices
9 19 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 19 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (20.00%) SOA
10 17 (17.89%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.42%) Acceptance Criteria
11 8 (8.42%) CRM
11 8 (8.42%) DevOps
11 8 (8.42%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 79 (83.16%) C#
2 66 (69.47%) C++
3 61 (64.21%) C
4 33 (34.74%) Java
5 32 (33.68%) SQL
6 28 (29.47%) T-SQL
7 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.37%) VB
8 7 (7.37%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 58 (61.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 45 (47.37%) Firmware
Vendors
1 60 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.05%) DevExpress
2 1 (1.05%) SAP
2 1 (1.05%) Telerik