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

Unit Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 109 116
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 0
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 88 65 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.38% 2.24% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 2.59% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 86 57 99
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -14.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,250 £30,950
90th Percentile £70,250 £58,500 £71,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 2,205 2,510 3,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.78% 86.49% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,816 1,828 3,150
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,925 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 62 (70.45%) .NET
2 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (63.64%) C#
4 48 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 35 (39.77%) Microsoft
6 32 (36.36%) Scrum
7 31 (35.23%) JavaScript
7 31 (35.23%) Degree
8 30 (34.09%) .NET Framework
8 30 (34.09%) MVC
9 28 (31.82%) HTML
10 26 (29.55%) SQL
10 26 (29.55%) CSS
10 26 (29.55%) WCF
11 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
12 21 (23.86%) OO
13 20 (22.73%) Finance
14 19 (21.59%) jQuery
15 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET
15 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
16 17 (19.32%) TDD
16 17 (19.32%) CRM
16 17 (19.32%) WPF
16 17 (19.32%) SDLC
17 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (18.18%) Web Services
17 16 (18.18%) Visual Studio
18 15 (17.05%) Test Automation
18 15 (17.05%) Node.js
19 14 (15.91%) BDD

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 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (7.95%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.55%) Force.com
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.95%) MySQL
5 6 (6.82%) Big Data
6 4 (4.55%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.41%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.23%) MSTest
4 7 (7.95%) NUnit
4 7 (7.95%) Selenium
5 4 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.27%) Maven
8 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.14%) JIRA
8 1 (1.14%) Pivotal Tracker
8 1 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Billing
2 7 (7.95%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (76.14%) Developer
2 37 (42.05%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.41%) Senior Developer
4 16 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 15 (17.05%) C# Developer
6 12 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Lead Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Team Leader
10 6 (6.82%) .NET Team Leader
10 6 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) DevOps Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Lead .NET Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Python Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (70.45%) .NET
2 30 (34.09%) .NET Framework
3 28 (31.82%) HTML
4 26 (29.55%) CSS
4 26 (29.55%) WCF
5 19 (21.59%) jQuery
6 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET
7 17 (19.32%) WPF
8 16 (18.18%) Web Services
9 15 (17.05%) Node.js
10 13 (14.77%) REST
11 12 (13.64%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 11 (12.50%) WinForms
13 10 (11.36%) SOAP
14 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (6.82%) Entity Framework
14 6 (6.82%) RESTful
14 6 (6.82%) Spring
15 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (5.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.68%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) Chromecast
7 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Linux
1 10 (11.36%) Unix
2 6 (6.82%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.36%) Scrum
3 30 (34.09%) MVC
4 21 (23.86%) OO
5 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
6 17 (19.32%) CRM
6 17 (19.32%) SDLC
6 17 (19.32%) TDD
7 15 (17.05%) Test Automation
8 14 (15.91%) BDD
9 11 (12.50%) MVVM
10 10 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (11.36%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.23%) High Availability
12 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.95%) System Testing
13 7 (7.95%) Test Scripting
13 7 (7.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (63.64%) C#
2 31 (35.23%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.55%) SQL
4 13 (14.77%) C++
4 13 (14.77%) Java
5 7 (7.95%) X++
6 6 (6.82%) C
6 6 (6.82%) Python
7 4 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.27%) ES6
9 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.14%) Erlang
9 1 (1.14%) Go
9 1 (1.14%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ISEB
2 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Firmware
2 4 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.14%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 35 (39.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) Capita
4 6 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.41%) Telerik
6 2 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Xamarin