Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 34 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 +30 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 106 69 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.13% 6.81% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% 7.52% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47 66 47
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,875 £31,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,875 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +14.29%

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 1,085 918 1,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 93.45% 90.62% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 738 816 1,007
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 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
Leicester -2 78 £40,000 -15.79%
Hinckley - 10 £35,000 -
Loughborough -2 6 - - 1
Coalville - 2 £33,750 -
Unit Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 96 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (83.96%) C#
3 75 (70.75%) Software Engineering
4 70 (66.04%) C++
4 70 (66.04%) Scrum
5 66 (62.26%) Degree
6 61 (57.55%) C
7 60 (56.60%) TCP/IP
7 60 (56.60%) Firmware
7 60 (56.60%) Modbus
7 60 (56.60%) CAN bus
7 60 (56.60%) RS-485
7 60 (56.60%) FreeRTOS
8 56 (52.83%) Time Management
9 52 (49.06%) Embedded Systems
10 51 (48.11%) Manufacturing
11 46 (43.40%) Device Driver
11 46 (43.40%) Cybersecurity
12 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
12 44 (41.51%) Visual Studio
13 41 (38.68%) Technical Leadership
14 37 (34.91%) Java
15 36 (33.96%) Robot Framework
16 35 (33.02%) .NET
17 34 (32.08%) Marketing
18 32 (30.19%) Linux
19 31 (29.25%) SQL
20 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
20 30 (28.30%) Spring
21 28 (26.42%) 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 7 (6.60%) Confluence
2 4 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (1.89%) JBoss
3 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.26%) GitHub
3 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.66%) Office 365
5 5 (4.72%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (4.72%) Serverless
6 4 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (56.60%) Modbus
1 60 (56.60%) RS-485
1 60 (56.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (9.43%) InterSystems Cache
2 10 (9.43%) Redis
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.66%) SQLite
4 5 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (41.51%) Visual Studio
2 36 (33.96%) Robot Framework
3 28 (26.42%) Maven
4 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
5 19 (17.92%) JIRA
6 17 (16.04%) Subversion
7 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
8 11 (10.38%) CppUnit
9 6 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.66%) TeamCity
9 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 51 (48.11%) Manufacturing
2 34 (32.08%) Marketing
3 9 (8.49%) Automotive
4 4 (3.77%) Finance
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 40 (37.74%) Developer
3 38 (35.85%) Lead Software Engineer
4 18 (16.98%) Software Developer
5 16 (15.09%) .NET Developer
5 16 (15.09%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (15.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (14.15%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) C# Developer
8 11 (10.38%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (10.38%) Test Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.02%) .NET
2 30 (28.30%) Spring
3 25 (23.58%) REST
4 22 (20.75%) .NET Framework
5 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
5 21 (19.81%) CSS
5 21 (19.81%) HTML
6 16 (15.09%) .NET Core
6 16 (15.09%) COM
7 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (13.21%) Web Services
8 12 (11.32%) SOAP
8 12 (11.32%) WinForms
9 11 (10.38%) jQuery
10 10 (9.43%) Entity Framework
10 10 (9.43%) LINQ
10 10 (9.43%) WCF
11 9 (8.49%) Node.js
12 7 (6.60%) Redux
12 7 (6.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (56.60%) CAN bus
2 52 (49.06%) Embedded Systems
3 46 (43.40%) Device Driver
4 7 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.72%) User Experience
6 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 60 (56.60%) FreeRTOS
2 32 (30.19%) Linux
3 28 (26.42%) Android
3 28 (26.42%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (70.75%) Software Engineering
3 70 (66.04%) Scrum
4 56 (52.83%) Time Management
5 46 (43.40%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (38.68%) Technical Leadership
7 26 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (21.70%) DevOps
9 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
10 19 (17.92%) User Stories
11 17 (16.04%) MVC
12 12 (11.32%) Project Management
12 12 (11.32%) Refactoring
12 12 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (10.38%) Software Testing
14 10 (9.43%) CRM
14 10 (9.43%) OO
14 10 (9.43%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 89 (83.96%) C#
2 70 (66.04%) C++
3 61 (57.55%) C
4 37 (34.91%) Java
5 31 (29.25%) SQL
6 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
7 16 (15.09%) T-SQL
8 9 (8.49%) Scala
9 8 (7.55%) VB
10 7 (6.60%) ES6
11 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
11 6 (5.66%) VB6
12 4 (3.77%) Python
13 2 (1.89%) IronPython
13 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (62.26%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) QA
System Software
1 60 (56.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle