Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 116 125
Rank change year-on-year +49 +9 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 82 47 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.51% 1.93% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 2.24% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 74 34 77
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,400 £65,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,053 2,100 3,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 87.81% 86.24% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,740 1,672 2,603
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,225 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Reading

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Reading

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Reading over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 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 Reading region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 43 (52.44%) .NET
2 42 (51.22%) Software Engineering
3 41 (50.00%) C#
4 40 (48.78%) SQL Server
4 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (45.12%) Mentoring
6 36 (43.90%) Degree
6 36 (43.90%) JavaScript
7 35 (42.68%) OO
8 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET
8 34 (41.46%) HTML
9 32 (39.02%) CSS
9 32 (39.02%) MVC
9 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
10 30 (36.59%) SDLC
11 27 (32.93%) C++
12 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (28.05%) jQuery
13 23 (28.05%) Firmware
13 23 (28.05%) OOD
14 22 (26.83%) WCF
14 22 (26.83%) .NET Framework
15 21 (25.61%) Requirements Analysis
15 21 (25.61%) Release Management
15 21 (25.61%) ISO 9001
15 21 (25.61%) Validation
15 21 (25.61%) CMMI
15 21 (25.61%) Web Services
15 21 (25.61%) UML
15 21 (25.61%) Analytical Skills

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.44%) npm
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.17%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.66%) Big Data
5 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.44%) Lumira
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.44%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (17.07%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.10%) Maven
3 5 (6.10%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.44%) Mocha
4 2 (2.44%) PyUnit
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.44%) webpack
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
5 1 (1.22%) Gradle
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Protractor
5 1 (1.22%) TestNG
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.10%) Automotive
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Developer
2 35 (42.68%) Software Engineer
3 26 (31.71%) .NET Developer
4 21 (25.61%) Senior Developer
5 15 (18.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (14.63%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (13.41%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (6.10%) .NET Development Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Development Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Lead .NET Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (52.44%) .NET
2 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET
2 34 (41.46%) HTML
3 32 (39.02%) CSS
4 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (28.05%) jQuery
6 22 (26.83%) .NET Framework
6 22 (26.83%) WCF
7 21 (25.61%) Web Services
8 17 (20.73%) Node.js
8 17 (20.73%) REST
8 17 (20.73%) Vue.js
9 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.54%) HTML5
11 7 (8.54%) WPF
12 6 (7.32%) SOAP
13 5 (6.10%) Kafka
13 5 (6.10%) Spring
14 4 (4.88%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.10%) Digital Currency
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.22%) Fintech
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
1 5 (6.10%) Unix
2 2 (2.44%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) Software Engineering
2 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.12%) Mentoring
4 35 (42.68%) OO
5 32 (39.02%) MVC
6 30 (36.59%) SDLC
7 23 (28.05%) OOD
8 21 (25.61%) CMMI
8 21 (25.61%) Process Improvement
8 21 (25.61%) Release Management
8 21 (25.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (25.61%) UML
8 21 (25.61%) Validation
9 20 (24.39%) Scrum
10 19 (23.17%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (14.63%) TDD
12 10 (12.20%) High Availability
12 10 (12.20%) MVVM
13 9 (10.98%) Multithreading
14 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) C#
2 36 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.93%) C++
4 19 (23.17%) SQL
5 10 (12.20%) Java
6 5 (6.10%) Erlang
6 5 (6.10%) Go
7 3 (3.66%) Python
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) R
9 1 (1.22%) Scala
9 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (43.90%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.66%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) GCP
2 2 (2.44%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Firmware
2 3 (3.66%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) Capita
3 13 (15.85%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) Google
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (1.22%) RapidMiner