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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 125 178
Rank change year-on-year +18 +53 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2,500 929 790
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.55% 2.70% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.85% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 836 655 592
10th Percentile £49,375 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,563 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -

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 67,931 32,593 36,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 96.59% 94.77% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33,607 24,553 29,791
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in London

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in London.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in London

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +93 254 £80,000 +14.29% 43
West London -33 60 £67,500 -3.57% 9
South London -71 6 £60,000 -7.69% 2
East London -56 4 £52,500 +75.00% 5
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 1,506 (60.24%) Agile
2 1,211 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 1,086 (43.44%) Git (software)
4 969 (38.76%) Software Engineering
5 948 (37.92%) React
6 828 (33.12%) TDD
7 818 (32.72%) CSS
8 813 (32.52%) HTML
9 805 (32.20%) CI/CD
10 792 (31.68%) Test Automation
11 786 (31.44%) SQL
12 765 (30.60%) AWS
13 747 (29.88%) Java
14 715 (28.60%) TypeScript
15 705 (28.20%) Docker
16 688 (27.52%) Finance
17 659 (26.36%) C#
18 657 (26.28%) Social Skills
19 642 (25.68%) .NET
20 640 (25.60%) Node.js
21 612 (24.48%) REST
22 579 (23.16%) Kubernetes
23 549 (21.96%) Microservices
24 542 (21.68%) Azure
25 499 (19.96%) Scrum
26 483 (19.32%) Web Services
27 482 (19.28%) Full Stack Development
28 478 (19.12%) Python
29 464 (18.56%) AngularJS
30 455 (18.20%) Continuous Integration

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
1 167 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
2 84 (3.36%) Confluence
3 79 (3.16%) CMS
4 51 (2.04%) IIS
5 50 (2.00%) Apache Spark
6 44 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.28%) Apache
8 30 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (0.92%) nginx
9 23 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.64%) WordPress
11 14 (0.56%) Gunicorn
12 13 (0.52%) ColdFusion
12 13 (0.52%) Commerce Server
12 13 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.48%) Jupyter
13 12 (0.48%) Tornado
14 10 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.36%) SAS
15 9 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (1.08%) Sketch
2 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.20%) Adobe XD
3 5 (0.20%) InVision
4 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.080%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.84%) Magento
3 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.16%) Shopify
5 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.080%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.080%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.040%) Exstream
7 1 (0.040%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.040%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.040%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.040%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.040%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.040%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 765 (30.60%) AWS
2 542 (21.68%) Azure
3 336 (13.44%) GitHub
4 211 (8.44%) Serverless
5 203 (8.12%) GCP
6 155 (6.20%) SaaS
7 129 (5.16%) npm
8 83 (3.32%) Amazon SQS
9 72 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
9 72 (2.88%) Yarn
10 69 (2.76%) Azure Service Bus
11 66 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
12 64 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 61 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
14 55 (2.20%) Amazon S3
15 50 (2.00%) GitHub Actions
16 49 (1.96%) Stripe
17 48 (1.92%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 47 (1.88%) Power Platform
19 45 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 170 (6.80%) HTTP
2 74 (2.96%) Broadband
3 44 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.12%) Internet
4 28 (1.12%) MQTT
5 26 (1.04%) VoIP
6 17 (0.68%) DNS
6 17 (0.68%) SSH
7 16 (0.64%) DHCP
7 16 (0.64%) FTP
8 14 (0.56%) IPsec
9 5 (0.20%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.080%) SNMP
11 2 (0.080%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.080%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.040%) AMQP
12 1 (0.040%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (14.76%) PostgreSQL
2 348 (13.92%) Relational Database
3 307 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 285 (11.40%) NoSQL
5 255 (10.20%) Redis
6 183 (7.32%) MySQL
7 148 (5.92%) Big Data
8 147 (5.88%) MongoDB
9 138 (5.52%) RDBMS
10 68 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 68 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 63 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
13 55 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 43 (1.72%) Power BI
17 36 (1.44%) Couchbase
18 25 (1.00%) BigQuery
19 20 (0.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1,086 (43.44%) Git (software)
2 393 (15.72%) Jenkins
3 267 (10.68%) JUnit
4 263 (10.52%) webpack
5 249 (9.96%) JIRA
6 200 (8.00%) NUnit
7 183 (7.32%) Mocha
8 179 (7.16%) Selenium
9 156 (6.24%) Cypress.io
10 142 (5.68%) GitLab
11 138 (5.52%) Bitbucket
12 137 (5.48%) CircleCI
13 128 (5.12%) Moq
14 125 (5.00%) Mockito
15 107 (4.28%) Octopus Deploy
16 100 (4.00%) MSTest
17 99 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
18 94 (3.76%) Postman
19 88 (3.52%) JMeter
20 84 (3.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 688 (27.52%) Finance
2 657 (26.28%) Social Skills
3 235 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (8.88%) Games
5 186 (7.44%) Banking
6 185 (7.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 172 (6.88%) Retail
8 90 (3.60%) Marketing
9 78 (3.12%) Advertising
10 73 (2.92%) Legal
11 69 (2.76%) Public Sector
12 59 (2.36%) Publishing
13 56 (2.24%) Back Office
14 40 (1.60%) Organisational Skills
15 37 (1.48%) Esports
15 37 (1.48%) Law
16 35 (1.40%) Manufacturing
17 30 (1.20%) Electronics
18 25 (1.00%) Automotive
18 25 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,483 (59.32%) Developer
2 545 (21.80%) Software Engineer
3 481 (19.24%) Senior Developer
4 260 (10.40%) Senior Software Engineer
5 233 (9.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 202 (8.08%) Java Developer
7 172 (6.88%) React Developer
8 165 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
9 164 (6.56%) Software Developer
10 162 (6.48%) C# Developer
11 132 (5.28%) .NET Developer
12 120 (4.80%) Lead Developer
13 97 (3.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 83 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
15 76 (3.04%) Backend Developer
16 62 (2.48%) Web Developer
17 60 (2.40%) iOS Developer
17 60 (2.40%) Senior Software Developer
18 58 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
19 57 (2.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 948 (37.92%) React
2 818 (32.72%) CSS
3 813 (32.52%) HTML
4 642 (25.68%) .NET
5 640 (25.60%) Node.js
6 612 (24.48%) REST
7 483 (19.32%) Web Services
8 464 (18.56%) AngularJS
9 376 (15.04%) Jest
10 329 (13.16%) HTML5
10 329 (13.16%) RESTful
11 276 (11.04%) .NET Core
12 270 (10.80%) ASP.NET
13 263 (10.52%) .NET Framework
14 259 (10.36%) GraphQL
15 258 (10.32%) Spring
16 233 (9.32%) Sass
17 226 (9.04%) CSS3
18 220 (8.80%) JSON
19 200 (8.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 454 (18.16%) User Experience
2 176 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 136 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
4 100 (4.00%) Social Media
5 88 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 83 (3.32%) Sports Betting
7 80 (3.20%) Social Network
8 79 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 69 (2.76%) Legacy Code
10 67 (2.68%) Algorithms
11 66 (2.64%) Blog
12 65 (2.60%) Over-the-Top Content
13 60 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
14 55 (2.20%) BBC
15 47 (1.88%) Data Structures
16 46 (1.84%) Video\Live Streaming
17 42 (1.68%) Cloud Native
18 41 (1.64%) Legacy Systems
19 40 (1.60%) Wiki
20 38 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 276 (11.04%) Android
2 267 (10.68%) Linux
3 241 (9.64%) Apple iOS
4 215 (8.60%) Windows
5 68 (2.72%) Unix
6 49 (1.96%) VMS
7 17 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.080%) Android TV
9 2 (0.080%) CentOS
9 2 (0.080%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.040%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,506 (60.24%) Agile
2 969 (38.76%) Software Engineering
3 828 (33.12%) TDD
4 805 (32.20%) CI/CD
5 792 (31.68%) Test Automation
6 549 (21.96%) Microservices
7 499 (19.96%) Scrum
8 482 (19.28%) Full Stack Development
9 455 (18.20%) Continuous Integration
10 428 (17.12%) DevOps
11 424 (16.96%) Mentoring
12 423 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
13 380 (15.20%) OO
14 371 (14.84%) Integration Testing
15 349 (13.96%) Front End Development
16 324 (12.96%) Computer Science
17 266 (10.64%) Analytics
18 262 (10.48%) UX Design
19 255 (10.20%) Open Source
20 244 (9.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,211 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 786 (31.44%) SQL
3 747 (29.88%) Java
4 715 (28.60%) TypeScript
5 659 (26.36%) C#
6 478 (19.12%) Python
7 178 (7.12%) Rust
8 162 (6.48%) ES6
9 161 (6.44%) Kotlin
10 127 (5.08%) PHP
11 108 (4.32%) C++
12 90 (3.60%) T-SQL
13 81 (3.24%) Apple Swift
14 78 (3.12%) Bash
15 71 (2.84%) Go
16 60 (2.40%) PowerShell
16 60 (2.40%) Scala
17 53 (2.12%) Shell Script
18 52 (2.08%) Ruby
19 48 (1.92%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 446 (17.84%) Degree
2 130 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 123 (4.92%) Master's Degree
4 25 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.32%) HND
8 5 (0.20%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.20%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.080%) CCNA
9 2 (0.080%) CCNP
9 2 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.080%) MCSE
9 2 (0.080%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.040%) CISA
10 1 (0.040%) CISM
10 1 (0.040%) CISSP
10 1 (0.040%) CRISC
10 1 (0.040%) ISEB
10 1 (0.040%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (17.20%) QA
2 64 (2.56%) Accessibility
3 61 (2.44%) SLA
4 14 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.40%) IEC 62304
5 10 (0.40%) ISO 13485
6 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.080%) PMO
9 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.040%) NCSC
9 1 (0.040%) NIST
9 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
System Software
1 705 (28.20%) Docker
2 22 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.20%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.040%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 579 (23.16%) Kubernetes
2 247 (9.88%) Terraform
3 123 (4.92%) Grafana
4 60 (2.40%) Prometheus
5 37 (1.48%) Ansible
6 34 (1.36%) Kibana
7 33 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (1.24%) logstash
9 30 (1.20%) Opsgenie
10 29 (1.16%) ZABBIX
11 28 (1.12%) HAProxy
11 28 (1.12%) MIIS
11 28 (1.12%) Pingdom
12 22 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
13 13 (0.52%) Puppet
13 13 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.40%) Bugsnag
15 5 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.20%) Rancher
16 3 (0.12%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 292 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 218 (8.72%) Google
3 82 (3.28%) Oracle
4 73 (2.92%) Apple
5 58 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (1.20%) New Relic
7 26 (1.04%) Civica
8 24 (0.96%) Xamarin
9 23 (0.92%) Databricks
9 23 (0.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 22 (0.88%) Sony
11 21 (0.84%) BT
12 20 (0.80%) IBM
12 20 (0.80%) Sun
13 18 (0.72%) Sitecore
14 17 (0.68%) MuleSoft
15 15 (0.60%) LexisNexis
15 15 (0.60%) Red Hat
16 14 (0.56%) DocuSign
16 14 (0.56%) F5