Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 142 139
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1,835 1,640 2,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.61% 2.33% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.58% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,521 1,463 1,758
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 64,332 63,652 75,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.53% 90.51% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51,812 54,221 64,331
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in London

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in London

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in London

Unit Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the London region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Central London +45 419 £55,000 +10.00% 72
West London +14 92 £52,500 - 43
South London +34 82 £48,000 -12.73% 5
East London -7 30 £42,500 -39.29% 15
North London -5 5 £52,750 +50.71% 1
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 1,103 (60.11%) Agile Software Development
2 874 (47.63%) JavaScript
3 689 (37.55%) C#
4 627 (34.17%) .NET
5 614 (33.46%) TDD
6 599 (32.64%) SQL
7 598 (32.59%) HTML
8 592 (32.26%) Finance
9 567 (30.90%) Java
10 537 (29.26%) MVC
11 526 (28.66%) CSS
12 497 (27.08%) AngularJS
13 478 (26.05%) SQL Server
14 424 (23.11%) Scrum
14 424 (23.11%) Git (software)
15 391 (21.31%) Test Automation
16 381 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
17 368 (20.05%) ASP.NET
18 357 (19.46%) Web Services
19 346 (18.86%) Software Engineering
20 325 (17.71%) jQuery
21 308 (16.78%) HTML5
22 305 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
23 302 (16.46%) OO
24 296 (16.13%) REST
25 283 (15.42%) Degree
26 280 (15.26%) BDD
27 262 (14.28%) Jenkins
28 253 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
29 252 (13.73%) React

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 123 (6.70%) CMS
2 120 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
3 83 (4.52%) Tomcat
4 66 (3.60%) Apache Spark
5 54 (2.94%) IIS
6 39 (2.13%) Apache
7 31 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 28 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 26 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 25 (1.36%) Confluence
10 25 (1.36%) JBoss
10 25 (1.36%) WordPress
11 24 (1.31%) Apache Solr
12 14 (0.76%) CoreMedia CMS
12 14 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (0.76%) SharePoint
13 13 (0.71%) Jetty
14 10 (0.54%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.27%) EPiServer
Applications
1 35 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.11%) XMetaL
8 1 (0.054%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.27%) Magento
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.16%) Kondor
7 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.11%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.11%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.11%) Tradar
9 1 (0.054%) Beauchamp
9 1 (0.054%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.054%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.054%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 305 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (4.47%) GitHub
4 53 (2.89%) Amazon S3
5 41 (2.23%) Serverless
6 37 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (1.69%) npm
8 27 (1.47%) SaaS
9 25 (1.36%) PaaS
10 20 (1.09%) Heroku
11 16 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.82%) Slack
13 14 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.76%) Office 365
14 13 (0.71%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (0.65%) Trello
16 10 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.89%) HTTP
2 31 (1.69%) Internet
3 29 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.14%) Intranet
5 13 (0.71%) SMPP
6 12 (0.65%) FTP
7 5 (0.27%) Skype
8 4 (0.22%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.22%) Wireless
9 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.11%) 3GPP
10 2 (0.11%) Broadband
10 2 (0.11%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (0.11%) Firewall
10 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.11%) Multicast
10 2 (0.11%) SIGTRAN
10 2 (0.11%) SSL
10 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.054%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 207 (11.28%) NoSQL
3 200 (10.90%) MySQL
4 103 (5.61%) Big Data
4 103 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 99 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 93 (5.07%) Relational Database
7 86 (4.69%) Hadoop
8 75 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
9 74 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 70 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
11 57 (3.11%) Redis
12 50 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 40 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 38 (2.07%) Blockchain
15 37 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (1.96%) HBase
16 36 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (1.74%) RDBMS
17 32 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 424 (23.11%) Git (software)
2 262 (14.28%) Jenkins
3 206 (11.23%) JUnit
4 185 (10.08%) JIRA
5 155 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 152 (8.28%) TeamCity
7 143 (7.79%) Maven
8 136 (7.41%) Visual Studio
9 109 (5.94%) webpack
10 107 (5.83%) Selenium
11 97 (5.29%) gulp
12 91 (4.96%) Mockito
12 91 (4.96%) NUnit
13 83 (4.52%) Subversion
14 81 (4.41%) Jasmine
15 78 (4.25%) Cucumber
15 78 (4.25%) Grunt
16 50 (2.72%) Bitbucket
17 49 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 48 (2.62%) Mocha
General
1 592 (32.26%) Finance
2 219 (11.93%) Banking
3 129 (7.03%) Games
4 102 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 99 (5.40%) Retail
6 62 (3.38%) Retail Banking
7 60 (3.27%) Front Office
8 53 (2.89%) Publishing
9 48 (2.62%) Marketing
10 42 (2.29%) Financial Institution
11 41 (2.23%) Back Office
12 33 (1.80%) Telecoms
13 25 (1.36%) Law
14 24 (1.31%) Advertising
15 19 (1.04%) Legal
16 14 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.49%) Music Industry
18 8 (0.44%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.44%) Military
19 6 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,481 (80.71%) Developer
2 415 (22.62%) Senior Developer
3 318 (17.33%) .NET Developer
4 304 (16.57%) Java Developer
5 246 (13.41%) C# Developer
6 149 (8.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 129 (7.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 113 (6.16%) Software Developer
9 106 (5.78%) SQL Developer
10 102 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 101 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
12 91 (4.96%) Web Developer
13 90 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
14 81 (4.41%) Angular Developer
15 78 (4.25%) Software Engineer
16 76 (4.14%) Lead Developer
17 72 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
17 72 (3.92%) PHP Developer
17 72 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
18 69 (3.76%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (34.17%) .NET
2 598 (32.59%) HTML
3 526 (28.66%) CSS
4 497 (27.08%) AngularJS
5 368 (20.05%) ASP.NET
6 357 (19.46%) Web Services
7 325 (17.71%) jQuery
8 308 (16.78%) HTML5
9 296 (16.13%) REST
10 253 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 252 (13.73%) React
12 245 (13.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 231 (12.59%) Node.js
14 229 (12.48%) RESTful
15 226 (12.32%) Spring
16 222 (12.10%) CSS3
17 181 (9.86%) WCF
18 174 (9.48%) .NET Framework
19 151 (8.23%) Entity Framework
20 138 (7.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 228 (12.43%) Computer Science
2 155 (8.45%) User Experience
3 139 (7.57%) Fintech
4 127 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
5 107 (5.83%) Mobile App
6 100 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 95 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
8 60 (3.27%) Algorithms
9 43 (2.34%) Data Structures
9 43 (2.34%) Management Information System
10 37 (2.02%) Equities
10 37 (2.02%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.47%) Market Risk
13 22 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (1.04%) BBC
14 19 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.98%) iPad
15 18 (0.98%) iPhone
15 18 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 224 (12.21%) Linux
2 165 (8.99%) Windows
3 108 (5.89%) Unix
4 85 (4.63%) Android
5 75 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 18 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.38%) Nucleus RTOS
8 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.27%) CentOS
10 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.16%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 1 (0.054%) Fedora
12 1 (0.054%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,103 (60.11%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (33.46%) TDD
3 537 (29.26%) MVC
4 424 (23.11%) Scrum
5 391 (21.31%) Test Automation
6 381 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
7 346 (18.86%) Software Engineering
8 302 (16.46%) OO
9 280 (15.26%) BDD
10 247 (13.46%) Microservices
11 240 (13.08%) Front End Development
11 240 (13.08%) Web Development
12 216 (11.77%) OOP
13 190 (10.35%) SDLC
14 175 (9.54%) Analytics
15 165 (8.99%) DevOps
16 157 (8.56%) Mentoring
17 155 (8.45%) E-Commerce
18 152 (8.28%) Multithreading
19 132 (7.19%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 874 (47.63%) JavaScript
2 689 (37.55%) C#
3 599 (32.64%) SQL
4 567 (30.90%) Java
5 198 (10.79%) Python
6 142 (7.74%) Scala
7 137 (7.47%) T-SQL
8 105 (5.72%) ES6
9 96 (5.23%) PHP
10 81 (4.41%) C++
11 74 (4.03%) Bash Shell
12 63 (3.43%) Ruby
13 55 (3.00%) TypeScript
14 48 (2.62%) VB.NET
15 42 (2.29%) C
15 42 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 41 (2.23%) Shell Script
17 40 (2.18%) Perl
18 36 (1.96%) Objective-C
19 29 (1.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 283 (15.42%) Degree
2 93 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.58%) ISEB
4 28 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.33%) PhD
8 6 (0.33%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.27%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.27%) MCP
10 4 (0.22%) PMP
10 4 (0.22%) SANS
11 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
12 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (12.53%) QA
2 24 (1.31%) WCAG
3 14 (0.76%) MiFID
4 13 (0.71%) EMIR
5 6 (0.33%) PMO
6 5 (0.27%) MISRA
6 5 (0.27%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.22%) SLA
8 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.054%) GCP
9 1 (0.054%) WAI
System Software
1 107 (5.83%) Docker
2 10 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.49%) HDFS
4 7 (0.38%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.11%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) Xen
8 1 (0.054%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (3.43%) Puppet
2 61 (3.32%) Ansible
3 47 (2.56%) Terraform
4 37 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (1.53%) Kibana
6 26 (1.42%) Kubernetes
6 26 (1.42%) logstash
7 23 (1.25%) Packer
8 8 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.27%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) Ambari
11 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.11%) Rancher
11 2 (0.11%) Salt
12 1 (0.054%) HockeyApp
12 1 (0.054%) Mesos
12 1 (0.054%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 247 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 146 (7.96%) Oracle
3 59 (3.22%) Google
4 40 (2.18%) IBM
5 31 (1.69%) Tableau
6 26 (1.42%) Facebook
6 26 (1.42%) RedGate
7 21 (1.14%) Apple
8 20 (1.09%) Sybase
9 18 (0.98%) Adobe
10 17 (0.93%) TIBCO
11 16 (0.87%) hybris
11 16 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (0.87%) Xamarin
12 15 (0.82%) Zend
13 14 (0.76%) Cloudera
14 12 (0.65%) Hortonworks
15 11 (0.60%) Arqiva
15 11 (0.60%) BT
15 11 (0.60%) Calypso