Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 94 89
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 361 890 1,027
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.20% 3.39% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.72% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 342 824 949
Median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% +7.34%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,309 23,954 27,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.29% 91.21% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,319 19,271 22,363
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the South East

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in the South East.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the South East

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the South East

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the South East region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +47 161 £42,500 -15.00% 15
Oxfordshire +38 93 £38,500 - 6
Hampshire -9 82 £46,250 -2.63% 6
West Sussex -4 57 £50,000 - 5
Surrey -1 51 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Berkshire +20 39 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +48 29 £42,500 -15.00% 7
East Sussex -3 11 £55,000 -21.43% 2
Kent +24 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Sussex - 1 £52,500 - 1
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 219 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (57.89%) C#
3 185 (51.25%) .NET
4 166 (45.98%) JavaScript
5 152 (42.11%) SQL
6 138 (38.23%) Software Engineering
7 130 (36.01%) Git (software)
8 113 (31.30%) HTML
9 111 (30.75%) Windows
10 100 (27.70%) Degree
11 92 (25.48%) Test Automation
12 86 (23.82%) AngularJS
13 81 (22.44%) CSS
14 78 (21.61%) SQL Server
15 77 (21.33%) Azure
16 76 (21.05%) React
17 75 (20.78%) Computer Science
18 73 (20.22%) Scrum
19 70 (19.39%) Python
20 67 (18.56%) DevOps
21 65 (18.01%) TDD
22 64 (17.73%) Docker
23 62 (17.17%) .NET Core
24 58 (16.07%) Greenfield Project
24 58 (16.07%) C++
24 58 (16.07%) ASP.NET
25 53 (14.68%) Computer Science Degree
26 50 (13.85%) Microsoft
26 50 (13.85%) HTML5
27 49 (13.57%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (4.99%) Confluence
2 12 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.49%) Umbraco
4 7 (1.94%) CMS
5 6 (1.66%) EPiServer
5 6 (1.66%) Headless CMS
5 6 (1.66%) Kentico
5 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Fuse
5 6 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.39%) IIS
7 4 (1.11%) Apache
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.55%) CICS
8 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.55%) WordPress
9 1 (0.28%) Documentum
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.55%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Magento
2 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.28%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 77 (21.33%) Azure
2 23 (6.37%) SaaS
3 16 (4.43%) AWS
4 6 (1.66%) npm
5 5 (1.39%) NuGet
6 4 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.83%) Google Play
7 3 (0.83%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.55%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.55%) GCP
8 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.55%) Serverless
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.28%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.28%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.94%) Bluetooth
1 7 (1.94%) FTP
1 7 (1.94%) Internet
2 5 (1.39%) SMTP
2 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.83%) H.323
3 3 (0.83%) HTTP
3 3 (0.83%) Network Security
4 2 (0.55%) ATM
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) Skype
5 1 (0.28%) SSH
5 1 (0.28%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.42%) Big Data
3 24 (6.65%) NoSQL
4 22 (6.09%) MySQL
5 21 (5.82%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.16%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.05%) DB2
8 11 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (1.66%) Data Lake
9 6 (1.66%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (1.66%) QlikView
10 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.11%) Redis
12 3 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 130 (36.01%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.53%) Selenium
3 26 (7.20%) JIRA
3 26 (7.20%) Moq
3 26 (7.20%) WebDriver
4 23 (6.37%) NUnit
5 21 (5.82%) SpecFlow
6 18 (4.99%) JUnit
7 17 (4.71%) MSTest
8 15 (4.16%) Jenkins
9 12 (3.32%) Subversion
9 12 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.32%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.05%) TestNG
11 10 (2.77%) gulp
11 10 (2.77%) JMeter
12 8 (2.22%) Locust
12 8 (2.22%) Maven
12 8 (2.22%) WebSurge
13 7 (1.94%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (3.88%) Finance
2 13 (3.60%) Retail
3 9 (2.49%) Military
4 5 (1.39%) Law
4 5 (1.39%) Legal
5 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.83%) Retail Finance
7 2 (0.55%) Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Electronics
7 2 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 216 (59.83%) Developer
2 85 (23.55%) Software Engineer
3 70 (19.39%) C# Developer
4 58 (16.07%) Software Developer
5 53 (14.68%) .NET Developer
6 44 (12.19%) C# Software Engineer
7 37 (10.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (9.42%) JavaScript Developer
9 32 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 25 (6.93%) C# Software Developer
11 21 (5.82%) Applications Engineer
11 21 (5.82%) Development Engineer
11 21 (5.82%) Software Development Engineer
11 21 (5.82%) Windows Engineer
12 18 (4.99%) Angular Developer
12 18 (4.99%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (4.99%) React Developer
13 16 (4.43%) Analyst
14 15 (4.16%) Graduate
14 15 (4.16%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (51.25%) .NET
2 113 (31.30%) HTML
3 86 (23.82%) AngularJS
4 81 (22.44%) CSS
5 76 (21.05%) React
6 62 (17.17%) .NET Core
7 58 (16.07%) ASP.NET
8 50 (13.85%) HTML5
9 49 (13.57%) .NET Framework
10 48 (13.30%) Node.js
11 44 (12.19%) RESTful
12 43 (11.91%) REST
13 32 (8.86%) Web Services
14 30 (8.31%) XML
15 26 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (6.65%) jQuery
17 22 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (5.82%) CSS3
18 21 (5.82%) SOAP
19 20 (5.54%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.07%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (9.70%) Algorithms
3 22 (6.09%) User Experience
4 15 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.49%) CMDB
6 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (1.39%) GPGPU
7 5 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.11%) Wiki
9 3 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.55%) Clustering
10 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.28%) EPoS
11 1 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 111 (30.75%) Windows
2 45 (12.47%) Linux
3 18 (4.99%) Unix
4 7 (1.94%) Android
5 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.11%) Solaris
7 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (38.23%) Software Engineering
3 92 (25.48%) Test Automation
4 75 (20.78%) Computer Science
5 73 (20.22%) Scrum
6 67 (18.56%) DevOps
7 65 (18.01%) TDD
8 48 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (12.74%) Mathematics
10 43 (11.91%) Front End Development
11 39 (10.80%) MVC
11 39 (10.80%) OOD
12 37 (10.25%) Computer Vision
13 34 (9.42%) Web Development
14 33 (9.14%) Microservices
15 32 (8.86%) Image Processing
16 29 (8.03%) OO
17 25 (6.93%) OOP
18 24 (6.65%) SDLC
19 23 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 209 (57.89%) C#
2 166 (45.98%) JavaScript
3 152 (42.11%) SQL
4 70 (19.39%) Python
5 58 (16.07%) C++
6 45 (12.47%) Java
7 35 (9.70%) TypeScript
8 32 (8.86%) MATLAB
8 32 (8.86%) R
9 29 (8.03%) C
10 20 (5.54%) PHP
11 19 (5.26%) T-SQL
12 12 (3.32%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 11 (3.05%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.94%) Java 8
14 7 (1.94%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.66%) COBOL
15 6 (1.66%) XAML
16 5 (1.39%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 100 (27.70%) Degree
2 53 (14.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.39%) ISEB
5 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.91%) QA
2 8 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.39%) DICOM
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (17.73%) Docker
2 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.83%) KVM
2 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (12.74%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.39%) Terraform
3 4 (1.11%) Ansible
4 2 (0.55%) MIIS
4 2 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.28%) Consul
5 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) Packer
5 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.08%) Oracle
3 15 (4.16%) VMware
4 14 (3.88%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.66%) Google
5 6 (1.66%) Informatica
5 6 (1.66%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.66%) Sun
6 5 (1.39%) HP
6 5 (1.39%) Progress
6 5 (1.39%) Remedy
7 4 (1.11%) Telstra
8 3 (0.83%) Adobe
8 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.83%) SAP
9 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.55%) Pega
10 1 (0.28%) Facebook
10 1 (0.28%) Tableau
10 1 (0.28%) Twitter