Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 120 94
Rank change year-on-year +21 -26 +17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 57 73 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.42% 2.09% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.37% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 50 71 110
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £34,075 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £63,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -1.96%

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 2005 3084 3977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.07% 88.24% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 2259 3100
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.71% -3.54%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 45 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (71.93%) C#
3 35 (61.40%) .NET
4 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 26 (45.61%) Scrum
6 25 (43.86%) SQL
7 22 (38.60%) TDD
7 22 (38.60%) Degree
8 21 (36.84%) Test Automation
9 19 (33.33%) Java
9 19 (33.33%) Web Services
9 19 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (31.58%) CRM
10 18 (31.58%) Finance
10 18 (31.58%) SDLC
11 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
12 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
12 16 (28.07%) QA
13 15 (26.32%) Windows
13 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
13 15 (26.32%) HTML
14 14 (24.56%) SOAP
14 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
14 14 (24.56%) WCF
15 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
15 13 (22.81%) Selenium
15 13 (22.81%) MVC
15 13 (22.81%) ETL
15 13 (22.81%) OO
15 13 (22.81%) CSS

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 (7.02%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) SAP ERP
1 9 (15.79%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (12.28%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (7.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Force.com
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) SQLPlus
3 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Selenium
2 12 (21.05%) HP UFT
3 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
4 9 (15.79%) eggPlant
4 9 (15.79%) JUnit
4 9 (15.79%) LoadRunner
4 9 (15.79%) LoadUI
4 9 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (15.79%) TestNG
4 9 (15.79%) Toad
5 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.02%) NUnit
7 3 (5.26%) MSTest
8 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.51%) JIRA
9 1 (1.75%) Maven
9 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Publishing
3 7 (12.28%) Billing
4 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Senior Developer
4 13 (22.81%) Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) Test Analyst
5 12 (21.05%) C# Developer
6 9 (15.79%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (15.79%) SAP Test Analyst
7 7 (12.28%) C# WPF Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 7 (12.28%) WPF Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Salesforce Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Salesforce Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) .NET
2 19 (33.33%) Web Services
3 15 (26.32%) HTML
4 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
4 14 (24.56%) SOAP
4 14 (24.56%) WCF
5 13 (22.81%) CSS
6 11 (19.30%) jQuery
7 9 (15.79%) WPF
8 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.77%) REST
9 5 (8.77%) RESTful
10 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.02%) Node.js
10 4 (7.02%) Spring
10 4 (7.02%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 4 (7.02%) WinForms
11 3 (5.26%) Ajax
11 3 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.77%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Digital Currency
6 1 (1.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Scrum
3 22 (38.60%) TDD
4 21 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 19 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (31.58%) CRM
6 18 (31.58%) SDLC
7 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
8 13 (22.81%) BDD
8 13 (22.81%) ETL
8 13 (22.81%) MVC
8 13 (22.81%) OO
9 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
10 9 (15.79%) Case Management
10 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (15.79%) Functional Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Performance Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) C#
2 25 (43.86%) SQL
3 19 (33.33%) Java
4 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.28%) X++
6 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Erlang
7 1 (1.75%) Go
7 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Degree
2 12 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 9 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) SAP
3 9 (15.79%) HP
4 6 (10.53%) Oracle
4 6 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.51%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) Zend