Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 144 139
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1,817 1,665 2,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.60% 2.41% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.64% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,491 1,471 1,798
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 64,246 62,949 76,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.79% 91.22% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,647 52,832 65,416
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,543 £33,780 £33,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +40 488 £56,500 +7.62% 65
West London +2 76 £50,000 -9.09% 37
South London +43 73 £47,500 -13.64% 2
East London +20 41 £50,000 -23.08% 26
North London +4 11 £60,000 +71.43%
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,104 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 843 (46.40%) JavaScript
3 720 (39.63%) C#
4 646 (35.55%) SQL
5 633 (34.84%) TDD
6 625 (34.40%) .NET
7 610 (33.57%) HTML
8 593 (32.64%) CSS
9 570 (31.37%) Finance
10 507 (27.90%) AngularJS
11 506 (27.85%) MVC
12 476 (26.20%) Java
13 475 (26.14%) Git (software)
14 466 (25.65%) Test Automation
15 458 (25.21%) Continuous Integration
16 446 (24.55%) SQL Server
17 399 (21.96%) Scrum
18 375 (20.64%) Software Engineering
19 374 (20.58%) ASP.NET
20 368 (20.25%) jQuery
21 348 (19.15%) Degree
22 322 (17.72%) REST
23 321 (17.67%) Amazon AWS
24 315 (17.34%) Web Services
25 305 (16.79%) Front End Development
26 293 (16.13%) HTML5
27 278 (15.30%) OO
28 273 (15.02%) React
29 270 (14.86%) RESTful
30 268 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 120 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
2 103 (5.67%) CMS
3 54 (2.97%) IIS
4 46 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 39 (2.15%) Apache
6 37 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 28 (1.54%) WordPress
8 27 (1.49%) Apache Solr
9 23 (1.27%) Confluence
9 23 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 21 (1.16%) Umbraco
11 19 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (0.94%) Jetty
13 14 (0.77%) Drupal
14 12 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.55%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.39%) Mule
17 6 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 37 (2.04%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 10 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.22%) Magento
5 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.11%) Kondor
6 2 (0.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.055%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.055%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.055%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.055%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 321 (17.67%) Amazon AWS
2 268 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (6.44%) GitHub
4 76 (4.18%) npm
5 57 (3.14%) SaaS
6 56 (3.08%) Serverless
7 43 (2.37%) PaaS
8 40 (2.20%) Amazon S3
9 36 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
10 34 (1.87%) Slack
11 30 (1.65%) Trello
12 27 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (1.49%) Heroku
13 26 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
15 20 (1.10%) IaaS
16 16 (0.88%) Office 365
17 15 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
18 11 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.69%) HTTP
2 44 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.09%) Internet
4 22 (1.21%) Intranet
5 17 (0.94%) SMPP
6 9 (0.50%) LTE
7 7 (0.39%) SSL
8 6 (0.33%) FTP
9 5 (0.28%) DNS
9 5 (0.28%) SMTP
9 5 (0.28%) SSH
10 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.17%) Skype
11 3 (0.17%) SMS
12 2 (0.11%) Firewall
12 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.11%) Network Security
13 1 (0.055%) AMQP
13 1 (0.055%) MQTT
13 1 (0.055%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 244 (13.43%) NoSQL
3 208 (11.45%) MySQL
4 104 (5.72%) Relational Database
5 96 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
6 88 (4.84%) Redis
7 87 (4.79%) MongoDB
8 85 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 81 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 79 (4.35%) Blockchain
11 64 (3.52%) Big Data
12 61 (3.36%) Hadoop
13 47 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 46 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 42 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
17 39 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
18 36 (1.98%) Couchbase
19 34 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 32 (1.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 475 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 243 (13.37%) Jenkins
3 186 (10.24%) webpack
4 169 (9.30%) JUnit
5 166 (9.14%) JIRA
6 156 (8.59%) gulp
7 125 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 121 (6.66%) TeamCity
9 120 (6.60%) Visual Studio
10 117 (6.44%) Grunt
10 117 (6.44%) NUnit
11 116 (6.38%) Selenium
12 110 (6.05%) Maven
13 93 (5.12%) Jasmine
14 79 (4.35%) Cucumber
15 72 (3.96%) Subversion
16 64 (3.52%) Mockito
17 51 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 45 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
19 44 (2.42%) Mocha
General
1 570 (31.37%) Finance
2 167 (9.19%) Banking
3 117 (6.44%) Games
4 113 (6.22%) Retail
5 78 (4.29%) Front Office
6 55 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.59%) Investment Banking
8 40 (2.20%) Marketing
9 38 (2.09%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.82%) Advertising
11 30 (1.65%) Publishing
12 23 (1.27%) Law
13 22 (1.21%) Back Office
13 22 (1.21%) Legal
14 13 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.39%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.28%) Electronics
18 3 (0.17%) Automotive
19 1 (0.055%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,424 (78.37%) Developer
2 336 (18.49%) .NET Developer
3 331 (18.22%) Senior Developer
4 274 (15.08%) C# Developer
5 200 (11.01%) Java Developer
6 171 (9.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 148 (8.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 137 (7.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 110 (6.05%) Software Developer
10 101 (5.56%) Angular Developer
11 97 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
12 96 (5.28%) React Developer
13 91 (5.01%) Lead Developer
13 91 (5.01%) SQL Developer
14 80 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
15 79 (4.35%) Software Engineer
16 73 (4.02%) Web Developer
17 71 (3.91%) Architect
18 68 (3.74%) Android Developer
19 67 (3.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (34.40%) .NET
2 610 (33.57%) HTML
3 593 (32.64%) CSS
4 507 (27.90%) AngularJS
5 374 (20.58%) ASP.NET
6 368 (20.25%) jQuery
7 322 (17.72%) REST
8 315 (17.34%) Web Services
9 293 (16.13%) HTML5
10 273 (15.02%) React
11 270 (14.86%) RESTful
12 253 (13.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 253 (13.92%) Node.js
13 230 (12.66%) CSS3
14 201 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 195 (10.73%) .NET Framework
16 191 (10.51%) XML
17 175 (9.63%) WCF
18 172 (9.47%) Spring
19 148 (8.15%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 221 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 185 (10.18%) Fintech
3 158 (8.70%) User Experience
4 127 (6.99%) Mobile App
5 122 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
6 93 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
7 80 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
8 71 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
9 53 (2.92%) Data Structures
10 51 (2.81%) Algorithms
11 47 (2.59%) Management Information System
12 37 (2.04%) Equities
13 33 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 30 (1.65%) Market Risk
15 28 (1.54%) Client/Server
16 24 (1.32%) Spread Betting
17 23 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
18 19 (1.05%) Blog
18 19 (1.05%) Derivative
18 19 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 182 (10.02%) Linux
2 138 (7.59%) Windows
3 102 (5.61%) Android
4 83 (4.57%) Unix
5 72 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.77%) Nucleus RTOS
6 14 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.55%) CentOS
7 10 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.11%) Solaris
11 1 (0.055%) Fedora
11 1 (0.055%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,104 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (34.84%) TDD
3 506 (27.85%) MVC
4 466 (25.65%) Test Automation
5 458 (25.21%) Continuous Integration
6 399 (21.96%) Scrum
7 375 (20.64%) Software Engineering
8 305 (16.79%) Front End Development
9 278 (15.30%) OO
10 252 (13.87%) Microservices
11 250 (13.76%) BDD
12 222 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
13 209 (11.50%) DevOps
13 209 (11.50%) Web Development
14 189 (10.40%) Analytics
14 189 (10.40%) SDLC
15 184 (10.13%) OOP
16 165 (9.08%) Mentoring
17 162 (8.92%) E-Commerce
18 137 (7.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 843 (46.40%) JavaScript
2 720 (39.63%) C#
3 646 (35.55%) SQL
4 476 (26.20%) Java
5 201 (11.06%) Python
6 154 (8.48%) T-SQL
7 112 (6.16%) PHP
8 99 (5.45%) Scala
9 87 (4.79%) Bash Shell
9 87 (4.79%) Java 8
10 86 (4.73%) ES6
11 70 (3.85%) Ruby
12 69 (3.80%) TypeScript
13 67 (3.69%) C++
14 52 (2.86%) C
15 49 (2.70%) Kotlin
16 46 (2.53%) PowerShell
17 35 (1.93%) VBA
18 34 (1.87%) Apple Swift
19 33 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 348 (19.15%) Degree
2 108 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 17 (0.94%) AWS Certification
5 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.61%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.55%) ISEB
7 10 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.39%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.28%) MCP
10 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.28%) PMP
11 3 (0.17%) SANS
12 1 (0.055%) CFA
12 1 (0.055%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (12.49%) QA
2 30 (1.65%) WCAG
3 9 (0.50%) EMIR
4 8 (0.44%) MiFID
5 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.17%) GCP
5 3 (0.17%) PSD2
6 1 (0.055%) Basel III
6 1 (0.055%) CRD IV
System Software
1 118 (6.49%) Docker
2 11 (0.61%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.28%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.28%) HDFS
4 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.11%) Firmware
5 2 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 89 (4.90%) Ansible
2 47 (2.59%) Puppet
3 45 (2.48%) Terraform
4 38 (2.09%) Kubernetes
5 31 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.99%) Kibana
7 17 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (0.77%) logstash
9 13 (0.72%) Packer
10 11 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.33%) HockeyApp
12 5 (0.28%) Graphite
12 5 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.28%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.28%) Icinga
12 5 (0.28%) SCCM
13 3 (0.17%) Salt
13 3 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 2 (0.11%) Mesos
15 1 (0.055%) Graylog
Vendors
1 244 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 102 (5.61%) Oracle
3 69 (3.80%) Google
4 44 (2.42%) Tableau
5 33 (1.82%) IBM
6 24 (1.32%) Apple
7 23 (1.27%) Adobe
8 22 (1.21%) Facebook
9 18 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (0.94%) Cloudera
10 17 (0.94%) MuleSoft
10 17 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 17 (0.94%) Xamarin
11 16 (0.88%) Apigee
11 16 (0.88%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.88%) Hortonworks
12 15 (0.83%) Capita
13 14 (0.77%) TIBCO
14 13 (0.72%) RedGate
15 12 (0.66%) Twitter