Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 100 140
Rank change year-on-year -11 +40 -40
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 336 484 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.79% 3.24% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.56% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 246 404 337
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,825 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 11,066 13,591 15,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.91% 90.98% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8,216 10,977 12,074
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +12 224 £40,000 -11.11% 40
West Midlands -53 112 £47,500 +18.75% 42
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 263 (78.27%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (60.71%) C#
3 152 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 136 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 134 (39.88%) Degree
6 132 (39.29%) Software Engineering
7 128 (38.10%) SQL
7 128 (38.10%) .NET
8 126 (37.50%) HTML
9 119 (35.42%) Java
10 97 (28.87%) Scrum
10 97 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 95 (28.27%) CSS
12 94 (27.98%) Git (software)
13 93 (27.68%) Test Automation
14 91 (27.08%) Web Services
14 91 (27.08%) Linux
15 88 (26.19%) MVC
15 88 (26.19%) HTML5
16 81 (24.11%) C++
17 77 (22.92%) TDD
18 76 (22.62%) ASP.NET
19 73 (21.73%) C
20 70 (20.83%) Windows
21 68 (20.24%) SQL Server
22 64 (19.05%) Docker
23 63 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
24 62 (18.45%) Spring
25 61 (18.15%) Visual Studio
25 61 (18.15%) Node.js

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 8 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.08%) CMS
2 7 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.08%) IIS
3 5 (1.49%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.19%) Apache
4 4 (1.19%) Confluence
5 3 (0.89%) Anypoint
5 3 (0.89%) Mule
6 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 97 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (8.93%) GitHub
4 18 (5.36%) SaaS
5 12 (3.57%) Serverless
6 11 (3.27%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (2.98%) AWS CodePipeline
8 9 (2.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (2.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 9 (2.68%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.68%) AWS CloudTrail
8 9 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (2.68%) CloudFront
8 9 (2.68%) SoftLayer
9 7 (2.08%) Office 365
10 4 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.89%) IaaS
11 3 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (17.26%) TCP/IP
2 57 (16.96%) Modbus
2 57 (16.96%) RS-485
3 9 (2.68%) Internet
4 2 (0.60%) Broadband
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) SMS
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.36%) Redis
5 16 (4.76%) Big Data
5 16 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.17%) MySQL
7 13 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (3.27%) InterSystems Cache
9 9 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.38%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.38%) HBase
10 8 (2.38%) Impala
11 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.49%) DB2
11 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 94 (27.98%) Git (software)
2 61 (18.15%) Visual Studio
3 55 (16.37%) Subversion
4 44 (13.10%) JIRA
4 44 (13.10%) Maven
5 39 (11.61%) Robot Framework
6 34 (10.12%) Jenkins
7 32 (9.52%) Selenium
8 21 (6.25%) webpack
9 20 (5.95%) SoapUI
10 19 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (5.36%) gulp
12 17 (5.06%) CppUnit
12 17 (5.06%) Zephyr
13 16 (4.76%) Jasmine
13 16 (4.76%) JMeter
13 16 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (3.57%) Grunt
14 12 (3.57%) NUnit
14 12 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (17.26%) Manufacturing
2 56 (16.67%) Finance
3 37 (11.01%) Marketing
4 27 (8.04%) Automotive
4 27 (8.04%) Retail
5 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 192 (57.14%) Developer
2 70 (20.83%) Software Engineer
3 51 (15.18%) .NET Developer
4 41 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 37 (11.01%) Lead Software Engineer
5 37 (11.01%) Senior Developer
6 34 (10.12%) Java Developer
7 32 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 30 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.95%) Embedded Engineer
9 20 (5.95%) Senior Software Engineer
10 19 (5.65%) Lead Developer
10 19 (5.65%) Software Test Engineer
10 19 (5.65%) Test Engineer
11 17 (5.06%) QA Engineer
12 15 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (4.46%) Lead Java Developer
13 14 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 14 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (3.87%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (38.10%) .NET
2 126 (37.50%) HTML
3 95 (28.27%) CSS
4 91 (27.08%) Web Services
5 88 (26.19%) HTML5
6 76 (22.62%) ASP.NET
7 62 (18.45%) Spring
8 61 (18.15%) Node.js
9 49 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (14.29%) jQuery
11 46 (13.69%) .NET Framework
12 45 (13.39%) CSS3
13 41 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (11.90%) SAML
15 38 (11.31%) AngularJS
16 37 (11.01%) Entity Framework
17 35 (10.42%) Sass
17 35 (10.42%) WCF
18 33 (9.82%) REST
19 32 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.15%) Embedded Systems
2 60 (17.86%) Device Driver
3 57 (16.96%) CAN bus
4 42 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (9.23%) Data Centre
5 31 (9.23%) Public Cloud
5 31 (9.23%) Virtual Team
6 24 (7.14%) Mobile App
7 17 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (3.57%) User Experience
9 8 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.79%) NHS
11 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.89%) Fintech
13 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 91 (27.08%) Linux
2 70 (20.83%) Windows
3 57 (16.96%) FreeRTOS
4 34 (10.12%) Android
4 34 (10.12%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (78.27%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 97 (28.87%) Scrum
4 93 (27.68%) Test Automation
5 88 (26.19%) MVC
6 77 (22.92%) TDD
7 59 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (16.96%) Computer Science
9 56 (16.67%) Microservices
10 52 (15.48%) Time Management
11 51 (15.18%) Cybersecurity
12 45 (13.39%) OOP
13 39 (11.61%) SDLC
13 39 (11.61%) Technical Leadership
14 36 (10.71%) DevOps
15 33 (9.82%) User Stories
16 32 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (9.23%) Identity Access Management
17 31 (9.23%) OO
18 28 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 204 (60.71%) C#
2 152 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 128 (38.10%) SQL
4 119 (35.42%) Java
5 81 (24.11%) C++
6 73 (21.73%) C
7 45 (13.39%) T-SQL
8 35 (10.42%) Python
9 24 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 17 (5.06%) TypeScript
11 16 (4.76%) PHP
12 14 (4.17%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.68%) Scala
14 8 (2.38%) ES6
14 8 (2.38%) VB
15 7 (2.08%) VB6
15 7 (2.08%) VBScript
16 6 (1.79%) Perl
17 5 (1.49%) Groovy
17 5 (1.49%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 134 (39.88%) Degree
2 33 (9.82%) Master's Degree
3 10 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.30%) MCP
5 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.61%) QA
2 3 (0.89%) GDPR
2 3 (0.89%) PMO
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (19.05%) Docker
2 57 (16.96%) Firmware
3 37 (11.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.98%) Ansible
3 9 (2.68%) Mesos
3 9 (2.68%) rkt
3 9 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (2.68%) Terraform
4 8 (2.38%) Oozie
4 8 (2.38%) Puppet
5 7 (2.08%) Control-M
6 2 (0.60%) Marathon
Vendors
1 136 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.23%) ForgeRock
3 16 (4.76%) Oracle
4 14 (4.17%) IBM
5 11 (3.27%) Google
6 9 (2.68%) Remedy
7 4 (1.19%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.19%) Sencha
8 3 (0.89%) Zend
9 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.60%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.60%) Informatica
9 2 (0.60%) Netezza
9 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.60%) Teradata
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) Perforce
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.30%) SAP
10 1 (0.30%) Telerik