Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 105 104
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 366 455 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.61% 2.96% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.25% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 310 421 393
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £62,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,747 13,982 16,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.91% 90.88% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10,047 11,466 13,268
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the Midlands

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the Midlands

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
East Midlands +22 209 £42,500 - 42
West Midlands -46 157 £45,000 +12.50% 40
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 231 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (53.83%) C#
3 196 (53.55%) .NET
4 188 (51.37%) MVC
5 186 (50.82%) JavaScript
5 186 (50.82%) CSS
6 183 (50.00%) HTML
7 164 (44.81%) SQL
8 142 (38.80%) ASP.NET
9 141 (38.52%) SQL Server
10 132 (36.07%) Web Services
11 119 (32.51%) .NET Framework
11 119 (32.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 114 (31.15%) Git (software)
13 111 (30.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 107 (29.23%) Test Automation
15 99 (27.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 98 (26.78%) jQuery
17 97 (26.50%) HTML5
17 97 (26.50%) TDD
18 93 (25.41%) Entity Framework
19 91 (24.86%) SOA
20 87 (23.77%) Microsoft
21 86 (23.50%) Java
21 86 (23.50%) Scrum
22 83 (22.68%) AngularJS
23 80 (21.86%) Microservices
24 78 (21.31%) Mobile App
25 73 (19.95%) Ajax
26 72 (19.67%) Continuous Integration

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 34 (9.29%) JBoss
1 34 (9.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 33 (9.02%) Confluence
3 29 (7.92%) Tomcat
3 29 (7.92%) WebLogic
4 19 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (4.64%) IIS
7 13 (3.55%) CMS
8 8 (2.19%) NServiceBus
9 7 (1.91%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.37%) WildFly
11 4 (1.09%) Apache
12 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.55%) Drupal
13 2 (0.55%) WordPress
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.27%) Community Server
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 119 (32.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (4.10%) SaaS
5 14 (3.83%) GitHub
6 6 (1.64%) Fastly
6 6 (1.64%) Firebase
6 6 (1.64%) npm
6 6 (1.64%) Office 365
6 6 (1.64%) Serverless
6 6 (1.64%) Stackdriver
7 5 (1.37%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.82%) IaaS
8 3 (0.82%) PaaS
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.27%) G Suite
10 1 (0.27%) Slack
10 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.46%) SSL
2 5 (1.37%) Internet
3 4 (1.09%) HTTP
4 3 (0.82%) ATM
5 2 (0.55%) Broadband
5 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.55%) Intranet
5 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (7.10%) Power BI
3 26 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.83%) MongoDB
4 25 (6.83%) NoSQL
5 21 (5.74%) Redis
6 18 (4.92%) MySQL
7 15 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.73%) BigQuery
9 10 (2.73%) Bigtable
9 10 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (2.46%) Big Data
11 8 (2.19%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (2.19%) RavenDB
12 7 (1.91%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.91%) Event Store
12 7 (1.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 114 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 53 (14.48%) JIRA
3 43 (11.75%) JUnit
4 36 (9.84%) TeamCity
5 33 (9.02%) Visual Studio
6 32 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (8.47%) Maven
8 30 (8.20%) Bitbucket
9 29 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (7.38%) Jenkins
10 27 (7.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (5.74%) Selenium
12 20 (5.46%) NUnit
12 20 (5.46%) Subversion
13 19 (5.19%) Moq
14 15 (4.10%) SpecFlow
15 14 (3.83%) gulp
15 14 (3.83%) webpack
16 12 (3.28%) Cucumber
16 12 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (14.21%) Retail
2 40 (10.93%) Finance
3 38 (10.38%) Automotive
4 32 (8.74%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.55%) Legal
6 12 (3.28%) Banking
6 12 (3.28%) Law
7 11 (3.01%) Games
8 9 (2.46%) Marketing
9 5 (1.37%) Back Office
10 4 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (70.77%) Developer
2 85 (23.22%) .NET Developer
3 71 (19.40%) Senior Developer
4 47 (12.84%) C# Developer
5 45 (12.30%) Java Developer
6 41 (11.20%) Software Engineer
7 40 (10.93%) Lead Developer
8 37 (10.11%) Software Developer
9 35 (9.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 31 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (7.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 24 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (5.46%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (4.64%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (4.64%) Lead Java Developer
15 17 (4.64%) PHP Developer
16 14 (3.83%) C# Software Developer
16 14 (3.83%) Embedded Engineer
16 14 (3.83%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (53.55%) .NET
2 186 (50.82%) CSS
3 183 (50.00%) HTML
4 142 (38.80%) ASP.NET
5 132 (36.07%) Web Services
6 119 (32.51%) .NET Framework
7 111 (30.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 99 (27.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 98 (26.78%) jQuery
10 97 (26.50%) HTML5
11 93 (25.41%) Entity Framework
12 83 (22.68%) AngularJS
13 73 (19.95%) Ajax
14 71 (19.40%) WCF
15 67 (18.31%) RESTful
16 64 (17.49%) Sass
17 49 (13.39%) REST
18 45 (12.30%) React
19 44 (12.02%) CSS3
20 43 (11.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 78 (21.31%) Mobile App
2 25 (6.83%) User Experience
3 14 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.83%) Device Driver
3 14 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.01%) NHS
5 10 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.91%) Fintech
8 6 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.82%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.82%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.27%) Blog
12 1 (0.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.74%) Linux
2 24 (6.56%) Android
3 18 (4.92%) Windows
4 11 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.09%) Unix
6 3 (0.82%) CentOS
6 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (51.37%) MVC
3 107 (29.23%) Test Automation
4 97 (26.50%) TDD
5 91 (24.86%) SOA
6 86 (23.50%) Scrum
7 80 (21.86%) Microservices
8 72 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (19.13%) Software Engineering
10 49 (13.39%) Mobile Application Development
11 45 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
12 43 (11.75%) BDD
13 39 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (9.84%) Analytics
14 36 (9.84%) Integration Testing
14 36 (9.84%) SDLC
15 35 (9.56%) OO
16 34 (9.29%) Dependency Injection
17 31 (8.47%) Front End Development
17 31 (8.47%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (53.83%) C#
2 186 (50.82%) JavaScript
3 164 (44.81%) SQL
4 86 (23.50%) Java
5 56 (15.30%) T-SQL
6 35 (9.56%) PHP
7 31 (8.47%) PL/SQL
8 30 (8.20%) C++
9 27 (7.38%) Python
10 21 (5.74%) C
11 14 (3.83%) Go
12 13 (3.55%) PHP 5
12 13 (3.55%) VB.NET
13 12 (3.28%) Java 8
14 11 (3.01%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.73%) VB
16 7 (1.91%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.37%) Ruby
18 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
18 4 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (12.84%) Degree
2 15 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.55%) ISEB
4 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.55%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.27%) MCSD
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.38%) QA
2 9 (2.46%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.19%) PMO
4 4 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.55%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) GCP
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (13.93%) Docker
2 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 16 (4.37%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.73%) Marathon
3 7 (1.91%) Terraform
4 6 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.55%) Oozie
5 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.27%) Ansible
6 1 (0.27%) Mesos
6 1 (0.27%) rkt
6 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 51 (13.93%) Oracle
3 34 (9.29%) Google
4 10 (2.73%) LexisNexis
4 10 (2.73%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.64%) Capita
6 5 (1.37%) Twitter
7 4 (1.09%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.82%) Zend
9 2 (0.55%) IBM
9 2 (0.55%) Telerik
9 2 (0.55%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.27%) Apple
10 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.27%) BMC
10 1 (0.27%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.27%) Informatica
10 1 (0.27%) Perforce
10 1 (0.27%) Remedy