Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 95 121
Rank change year-on-year -15 +26 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 368 480 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.74% 3.18% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 3.50% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 296 447 359
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 12,233 13,728 16,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.96% 91.06% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9,480 11,264 12,929
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +6 218 £42,500 - 38
West Midlands -39 150 £47,500 +18.75% 31
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 248 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (51.36%) C#
3 185 (50.27%) HTML
4 184 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 178 (48.37%) CSS
6 168 (45.65%) .NET
7 159 (43.21%) MVC
8 145 (39.40%) SQL
9 127 (34.51%) ASP.NET
10 126 (34.24%) Web Services
11 122 (33.15%) SQL Server
12 120 (32.61%) HTML5
13 113 (30.71%) Git (software)
14 111 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
15 109 (29.62%) Test Automation
16 104 (28.26%) Microsoft
16 104 (28.26%) Software Engineering
17 100 (27.17%) Java
18 99 (26.90%) .NET Framework
19 97 (26.36%) TDD
20 91 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
21 89 (24.18%) jQuery
22 86 (23.37%) ASP.NET Web API
23 85 (23.10%) Scrum
24 81 (22.01%) Degree
25 73 (19.84%) Entity Framework
26 71 (19.29%) AngularJS
27 70 (19.02%) Microservices
28 67 (18.21%) CSS3
29 66 (17.93%) Sass

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 21 (5.71%) JBoss
1 21 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 21 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 21 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 18 (4.89%) Confluence
3 17 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (4.08%) IIS
5 14 (3.80%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.26%) CMS
7 8 (2.17%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.36%) Apache
9 3 (0.82%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) Drupal
11 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 111 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.07%) GitHub
4 20 (5.43%) SaaS
5 13 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.72%) Serverless
7 7 (1.90%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (1.63%) AWS CodePipeline
8 6 (1.63%) Fastly
8 6 (1.63%) Stackdriver
9 5 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.36%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.36%) Azure Functions
9 5 (1.36%) npm
9 5 (1.36%) Office 365
9 5 (1.36%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.26%) Modbus
2 12 (3.26%) RS-485
3 7 (1.90%) Internet
3 7 (1.90%) SSL
4 3 (0.82%) HTTP
5 2 (0.54%) Broadband
5 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) ATM
6 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.43%) Redis
5 18 (4.89%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.89%) MySQL
6 15 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.53%) Big Data
8 12 (3.26%) Power BI
9 9 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.17%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.17%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.17%) HBase
10 8 (2.17%) Impala
10 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.90%) BigQuery
11 7 (1.90%) Bigtable
11 7 (1.90%) Cosmos DB
11 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 113 (30.71%) Git (software)
2 44 (11.96%) JIRA
3 41 (11.14%) Subversion
4 39 (10.60%) Visual Studio
5 38 (10.33%) Jenkins
6 37 (10.05%) Maven
7 36 (9.78%) JUnit
8 28 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (7.34%) webpack
10 26 (7.07%) Selenium
11 25 (6.79%) gulp
12 23 (6.25%) TeamCity
13 20 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (4.35%) Cucumber
14 16 (4.35%) Grunt
15 15 (4.08%) Bitbucket
15 15 (4.08%) Jasmine
15 15 (4.08%) NUnit
16 13 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
17 12 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (16.30%) Finance
2 50 (13.59%) Retail
3 41 (11.14%) Automotive
4 32 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 17 (4.62%) Marketing
6 10 (2.72%) Legal
7 8 (2.17%) Banking
8 7 (1.90%) Games
8 7 (1.90%) Law
9 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 241 (65.49%) Developer
2 74 (20.11%) .NET Developer
3 60 (16.30%) Software Engineer
4 57 (15.49%) Senior Developer
5 46 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 40 (10.87%) C# Developer
7 34 (9.24%) Lead Developer
8 29 (7.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (7.61%) Software Developer
10 26 (7.07%) Senior .NET Developer
11 23 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 21 (5.71%) Embedded Engineer
14 19 (5.16%) PHP Developer
15 18 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
15 18 (4.89%) Lead Java Developer
16 16 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
17 14 (3.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 14 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (50.27%) HTML
2 178 (48.37%) CSS
3 168 (45.65%) .NET
4 127 (34.51%) ASP.NET
5 126 (34.24%) Web Services
6 120 (32.61%) HTML5
7 99 (26.90%) .NET Framework
8 91 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 89 (24.18%) jQuery
10 86 (23.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 73 (19.84%) Entity Framework
12 71 (19.29%) AngularJS
13 67 (18.21%) CSS3
14 66 (17.93%) Sass
15 61 (16.58%) WCF
16 58 (15.76%) Ajax
17 51 (13.86%) RESTful
18 45 (12.23%) REST
19 44 (11.96%) Node.js
20 43 (11.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 33 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 30 (8.15%) Device Driver
4 29 (7.88%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (5.71%) User Experience
6 20 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.26%) CAN bus
7 12 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.26%) NHS
8 10 (2.72%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.45%) Fintech
10 8 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (2.17%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (2.17%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.17%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.63%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.82%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.04%) Linux
2 30 (8.15%) Windows
3 21 (5.71%) Android
4 13 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.26%) FreeRTOS
6 8 (2.17%) Unix
7 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (43.21%) MVC
3 109 (29.62%) Test Automation
4 104 (28.26%) Software Engineering
5 97 (26.36%) TDD
6 85 (23.10%) Scrum
7 70 (19.02%) Microservices
8 64 (17.39%) SOA
9 62 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (11.14%) SDLC
11 38 (10.33%) BDD
12 37 (10.05%) Front End Development
13 36 (9.78%) Mobile Application Development
14 35 (9.51%) Integration Testing
14 35 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (9.24%) OO
16 31 (8.42%) SOLID
17 30 (8.15%) Dependency Injection
18 29 (7.88%) Mentoring
18 29 (7.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 189 (51.36%) C#
2 184 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 145 (39.40%) SQL
4 100 (27.17%) Java
5 50 (13.59%) T-SQL
6 42 (11.41%) C++
7 40 (10.87%) C
7 40 (10.87%) Python
8 35 (9.51%) PHP
9 21 (5.71%) PL/SQL
10 20 (5.43%) TypeScript
11 16 (4.35%) VB.NET
12 14 (3.80%) Go
12 14 (3.80%) Java 8
13 10 (2.72%) Scala
14 9 (2.45%) PHP 5
15 7 (1.90%) VB
16 4 (1.09%) ES6
16 4 (1.09%) Groovy
17 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (22.01%) Degree
2 18 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.72%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.63%) ISEB
5 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.15%) QA
2 6 (1.63%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.63%) PMO
3 4 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (13.32%) Docker
2 12 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.99%) Terraform
3 9 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (2.17%) Oozie
4 8 (2.17%) Puppet
5 6 (1.63%) Ansible
6 5 (1.36%) Mesos
6 5 (1.36%) rkt
7 2 (0.54%) Marathon
Vendors
1 104 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.87%) Oracle
3 34 (9.24%) Google
4 9 (2.45%) IBM
5 8 (2.17%) ForgeRock
6 7 (1.90%) LexisNexis
7 5 (1.36%) Remedy
7 5 (1.36%) Twitter
8 3 (0.82%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.82%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.82%) Zend
9 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.54%) Informatica
9 2 (0.54%) Netezza
9 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.54%) Teradata
10 1 (0.27%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.27%) Perforce
10 1 (0.27%) Telerik