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

Unit Testing
England > London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 122 143
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1,690 1,960 1,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.38% 2.68% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.92% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,362 1,507 1,736
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.89%

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 64,983 67,141 75,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.40% 91.75% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 51,984 53,539 65,481
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +34 462 £60,000 +4.35% 88
West London -1 87 £50,000 -9.09% 36
East London +25 40 £52,500 -12.50% 19
South London +15 38 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North London +6 13 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 1,017 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 771 (45.62%) JavaScript
3 749 (44.32%) C#
4 662 (39.17%) SQL
5 635 (37.57%) .NET
6 595 (35.21%) HTML
7 574 (33.96%) CSS
8 573 (33.91%) TDD
9 522 (30.89%) Finance
9 522 (30.89%) AngularJS
10 460 (27.22%) MVC
11 458 (27.10%) SQL Server
12 453 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
13 412 (24.38%) Git (software)
14 394 (23.31%) Test Automation
15 390 (23.08%) Java
16 345 (20.41%) Software Engineering
17 328 (19.41%) Scrum
18 324 (19.17%) Degree
19 317 (18.76%) REST
20 309 (18.28%) ASP.NET
21 300 (17.75%) jQuery
22 276 (16.33%) Front End Development
23 269 (15.92%) HTML5
24 268 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
24 268 (15.86%) React
25 254 (15.03%) OO
26 253 (14.97%) Microsoft
26 253 (14.97%) Web Services
27 248 (14.67%) NoSQL

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 79 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (4.02%) CMS
3 54 (3.20%) IIS
4 48 (2.84%) Apache
5 42 (2.49%) Apache Spark
6 31 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.66%) Confluence
7 28 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.12%) Umbraco
9 18 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (1.01%) Jetty
11 16 (0.95%) Drupal
12 14 (0.83%) Mule
13 13 (0.77%) Apache Solr
13 13 (0.77%) nginx
13 13 (0.77%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.59%) EPiServer
14 10 (0.59%) Ethereum
14 10 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 24 (1.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.12%) Kondor
6 2 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.12%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 268 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 243 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (5.86%) npm
4 85 (5.03%) GitHub
5 55 (3.25%) Serverless
6 54 (3.20%) SaaS
7 47 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
8 37 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (1.60%) Heroku
10 27 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
11 26 (1.54%) PaaS
12 25 (1.48%) Slack
13 24 (1.42%) Trello
14 17 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
14 17 (1.01%) IaaS
15 15 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (0.77%) NuGet
17 12 (0.71%) iTunes
18 11 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.96%) HTTP
2 44 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.89%) Internet
4 17 (1.01%) SMPP
5 10 (0.59%) SSL
6 9 (0.53%) DNS
6 9 (0.53%) LTE
6 9 (0.53%) SMTP
6 9 (0.53%) SSH
7 8 (0.47%) SMS
8 5 (0.30%) Intranet
8 5 (0.30%) Network Security
9 4 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.24%) MQTT
10 3 (0.18%) AMQP
11 2 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
11 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.059%) Broadband
12 1 (0.059%) IPFS
12 1 (0.059%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 248 (14.67%) NoSQL
3 141 (8.34%) MySQL
4 104 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 102 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 91 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 71 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
9 69 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 68 (4.02%) Blockchain
11 65 (3.85%) Redis
12 62 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
14 50 (2.96%) Hadoop
15 49 (2.90%) Big Data
16 47 (2.78%) Couchbase
17 44 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
19 32 (1.89%) Power BI
20 25 (1.48%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 412 (24.38%) Git (software)
2 202 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 192 (11.36%) webpack
4 155 (9.17%) gulp
5 136 (8.05%) JIRA
5 136 (8.05%) NUnit
6 124 (7.34%) Visual Studio
7 110 (6.51%) JUnit
8 104 (6.15%) Grunt
9 96 (5.68%) Jasmine
10 95 (5.62%) Selenium
10 95 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 90 (5.33%) Maven
12 89 (5.27%) Subversion
13 73 (4.32%) TeamCity
14 72 (4.26%) Mocha
15 64 (3.79%) Karma Test Runner
16 52 (3.08%) Cucumber
17 50 (2.96%) Mockito
18 47 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 522 (30.89%) Finance
2 133 (7.87%) Banking
3 102 (6.04%) Retail
4 101 (5.98%) Front Office
5 96 (5.68%) Games
6 44 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 44 (2.60%) Marketing
7 35 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.48%) Advertising
8 25 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.48%) Publishing
9 20 (1.18%) Legal
10 18 (1.07%) Law
11 15 (0.89%) Back Office
12 13 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
14 6 (0.36%) Automotive
15 1 (0.059%) Billing
15 1 (0.059%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,262 (74.67%) Developer
2 305 (18.05%) .NET Developer
3 295 (17.46%) C# Developer
4 270 (15.98%) Senior Developer
5 156 (9.23%) Java Developer
6 153 (9.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 130 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 128 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 128 (7.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 118 (6.98%) Software Developer
10 99 (5.86%) Software Engineer
11 95 (5.62%) Angular Developer
11 95 (5.62%) React Developer
12 88 (5.21%) SQL Developer
13 81 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
14 80 (4.73%) Lead Developer
15 75 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
16 70 (4.14%) Architect
17 62 (3.67%) HTML Developer
18 51 (3.02%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (37.57%) .NET
2 595 (35.21%) HTML
3 574 (33.96%) CSS
4 522 (30.89%) AngularJS
5 317 (18.76%) REST
6 309 (18.28%) ASP.NET
7 300 (17.75%) jQuery
8 269 (15.92%) HTML5
9 268 (15.86%) React
10 253 (14.97%) Web Services
11 230 (13.61%) RESTful
12 222 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 205 (12.13%) Node.js
14 196 (11.60%) .NET Framework
15 194 (11.48%) CSS3
16 182 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 172 (10.18%) WCF
18 167 (9.88%) XML
19 139 (8.22%) Sass
20 138 (8.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 212 (12.54%) User Experience
2 186 (11.01%) Computer Science
3 180 (10.65%) Fintech
4 155 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
5 112 (6.63%) Mobile App
6 65 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 64 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
8 58 (3.43%) Equities
9 45 (2.66%) Algorithms
9 45 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (1.54%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.30%) Virtual Team
13 21 (1.24%) Derivative
14 20 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
15 19 (1.12%) Spread Betting
16 15 (0.89%) W3C
17 14 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 155 (9.17%) Linux
2 117 (6.92%) Windows
3 81 (4.79%) Android
4 63 (3.73%) Unix
5 60 (3.55%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.65%) Nucleus RTOS
8 6 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.30%) CentOS
9 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,017 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (33.91%) TDD
3 460 (27.22%) MVC
4 453 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
5 394 (23.31%) Test Automation
6 345 (20.41%) Software Engineering
7 328 (19.41%) Scrum
8 276 (16.33%) Front End Development
9 254 (15.03%) OO
10 248 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
11 208 (12.31%) DevOps
12 195 (11.54%) Microservices
13 180 (10.65%) SDLC
14 177 (10.47%) BDD
15 176 (10.41%) Web Development
16 144 (8.52%) Analytics
16 144 (8.52%) SOA
17 123 (7.28%) Mentoring
18 117 (6.92%) Multithreading
19 111 (6.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 771 (45.62%) JavaScript
2 749 (44.32%) C#
3 662 (39.17%) SQL
4 390 (23.08%) Java
5 209 (12.37%) Python
6 182 (10.77%) T-SQL
7 102 (6.04%) PHP
8 75 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 74 (4.38%) ES6
10 71 (4.20%) C++
11 64 (3.79%) Java 8
12 61 (3.61%) Bash Shell
13 59 (3.49%) VBA
14 54 (3.20%) Scala
15 53 (3.14%) Ruby
16 48 (2.84%) Kotlin
17 43 (2.54%) C
18 36 (2.13%) Apple Swift
19 35 (2.07%) Perl
20 34 (2.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 324 (19.17%) Degree
2 116 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.30%) AWS Certification
5 15 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.41%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.36%) ISEB
11 4 (0.24%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PMP
13 1 (0.059%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.059%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.82%) QA
2 20 (1.18%) WCAG
3 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.18%) PSD2
4 3 (0.18%) WAI
5 2 (0.12%) GCP
6 1 (0.059%) Basel III
6 1 (0.059%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (7.46%) Docker
2 21 (1.24%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.30%) Varnish
4 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.059%) HDFS
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 97 (5.74%) Ansible
2 55 (3.25%) Kubernetes
3 35 (2.07%) Terraform
4 25 (1.48%) Puppet
5 23 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (0.89%) HockeyApp
8 9 (0.53%) HAProxy
8 9 (0.53%) Icinga
9 5 (0.30%) Graphite
9 5 (0.30%) SCCM
9 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.24%) Kibana
11 3 (0.18%) Graylog
11 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 2 (0.12%) Grafana
12 2 (0.12%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.059%) Mesos
13 1 (0.059%) Salt
Vendors
1 253 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 76 (4.50%) Google
2 76 (4.50%) Oracle
3 58 (3.43%) Tableau
4 28 (1.66%) IBM
5 27 (1.60%) Atlassian
6 25 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 24 (1.42%) Xamarin
8 22 (1.30%) Apple
8 22 (1.30%) Cloudera
8 22 (1.30%) Hortonworks
8 22 (1.30%) Informatica
8 22 (1.30%) TIBCO
9 20 (1.18%) Apigee
9 20 (1.18%) Talend
10 18 (1.07%) MuleSoft
11 17 (1.01%) Adobe
11 17 (1.01%) Splunk
12 16 (0.95%) Sybase
13 14 (0.83%) Salesforce.com