Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 106 141
Rank change year-on-year +40 +35 -27
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 94 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.71% 2.45% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 2.84% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 91 49 64
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% -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 2,180 2,181 3,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.06% 86.14% 90.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,854 1,669 2,777
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,750
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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 58 (61.70%) C#
2 57 (60.64%) .NET
3 47 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
4 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (42.55%) MVC
6 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
7 37 (39.36%) Degree
8 35 (37.23%) Software Engineering
8 35 (37.23%) HTML
9 34 (36.17%) .NET Framework
10 33 (35.11%) CSS
11 32 (34.04%) ASP.NET
11 32 (34.04%) WCF
12 31 (32.98%) OO
13 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
14 27 (28.72%) C++
14 27 (28.72%) Mentoring
15 25 (26.60%) Scrum
16 24 (25.53%) Node.js
17 23 (24.47%) SDLC
17 23 (24.47%) Web Services
17 23 (24.47%) MongoDB
17 23 (24.47%) jQuery
18 21 (22.34%) Capita
18 21 (22.34%) OOD
18 21 (22.34%) SQL
18 21 (22.34%) Firmware
19 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (21.28%) Vue (Vue.js)

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 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.32%) SaaS
3 3 (3.19%) npm
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.47%) MongoDB
3 12 (12.77%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.45%) MySQL
5 6 (6.38%) Big Data
6 5 (5.32%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.26%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (4.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
3 18 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.45%) MSTest
4 7 (7.45%) NUnit
5 3 (3.19%) Selenium
5 3 (3.19%) Subversion
5 3 (3.19%) webpack
6 2 (2.13%) Maven
7 1 (1.06%) Ant
7 1 (1.06%) Gradle
7 1 (1.06%) JUnit
7 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.06%) Mocha
7 1 (1.06%) PyUnit
7 1 (1.06%) TestNG
7 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (2.13%) Automotive
1 2 (2.13%) Finance
1 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (67.02%) Developer
2 38 (40.43%) .NET Developer
3 31 (32.98%) Software Engineer
4 21 (22.34%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.96%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Lead Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Software Developer
8 9 (9.57%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Lead .NET Developer
10 6 (6.38%) DevOps Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Python Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.32%) C++ Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (5.32%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (60.64%) .NET
2 35 (37.23%) HTML
3 34 (36.17%) .NET Framework
4 33 (35.11%) CSS
5 32 (34.04%) ASP.NET
5 32 (34.04%) WCF
6 24 (25.53%) Node.js
7 23 (24.47%) jQuery
7 23 (24.47%) Web Services
8 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (21.28%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 18 (19.15%) REST
10 14 (14.89%) WPF
11 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (8.51%) SOAP
12 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.38%) WinForms
14 5 (5.32%) HTML5
15 4 (4.26%) Entity Framework
15 4 (4.26%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.06%) Fintech
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Linux
1 9 (9.57%) Unix
2 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.55%) MVC
3 35 (37.23%) Software Engineering
4 31 (32.98%) OO
5 27 (28.72%) Mentoring
6 25 (26.60%) Scrum
7 23 (24.47%) SDLC
8 21 (22.34%) OOD
9 20 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (20.21%) CMMI
10 19 (20.21%) Process Improvement
10 19 (20.21%) Release Management
10 19 (20.21%) Requirements Analysis
10 19 (20.21%) UML
10 19 (20.21%) Validation
11 13 (13.83%) MVVM
11 13 (13.83%) TDD
12 11 (11.70%) BDD
13 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (10.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.70%) C#
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.72%) C++
4 21 (22.34%) SQL
5 7 (7.45%) Python
6 6 (6.38%) C
7 5 (5.32%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.26%) Java
9 2 (2.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 37 (39.36%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.21%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) GCP
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) Firmware
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.34%) Capita
3 13 (13.83%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Telerik
5 2 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) Xamarin