Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 110 101
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 +47
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1,011 895 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.25% 2.83% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.23% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 947 849 1,193
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,900 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 27,182 27,667 35,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.44% 87.48% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22,394 22,647 29,806
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,313
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +25 377 £47,500 - 39
Hampshire +20 269 £42,500 -10.53% 27
Surrey +6 238 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Berkshire +55 189 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Buckinghamshire +24 113 £46,500 -2.11% 10
Oxfordshire -28 75 £46,250 -6.09% 8
West Sussex -4 64 £45,000 +1.69% 5
East Sussex -25 37 £42,500 -10.53%
Kent +8 21 £40,000 -1.23% 14
Sussex - 6 £70,000 -
Home Counties +5 4 £43,500 -13.00%
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 615 (60.83%) C#
2 593 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
3 532 (52.62%) JavaScript
4 515 (50.94%) .NET
5 496 (49.06%) HTML
6 480 (47.48%) SQL
7 418 (41.35%) CSS
8 385 (38.08%) MVC
9 340 (33.63%) SQL Server
10 336 (33.23%) ASP.NET
11 280 (27.70%) TDD
12 257 (25.42%) Java
13 252 (24.93%) jQuery
14 246 (24.33%) Scrum
15 225 (22.26%) Microsoft
16 223 (22.06%) AngularJS
17 204 (20.18%) Test Automation
18 198 (19.58%) Git (software)
18 198 (19.58%) Software Engineering
19 179 (17.71%) Visual Studio
20 175 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
21 170 (16.82%) .NET Framework
22 166 (16.42%) RESTful
23 156 (15.43%) Degree
23 156 (15.43%) Web Services
24 154 (15.23%) HTML5
25 147 (14.54%) WCF
26 145 (14.34%) SDLC
27 134 (13.25%) OO
28 130 (12.86%) Oracle

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 61 (6.03%) CMS
2 37 (3.66%) IIS
3 21 (2.08%) JBoss
4 19 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.68%) Drupal
5 17 (1.68%) OpenStack
6 16 (1.58%) Apache
7 15 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 14 (1.38%) GlassFish
8 14 (1.38%) Liferay
9 12 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (1.09%) SAS
10 11 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
13 6 (0.59%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.49%) Confluence
14 5 (0.49%) nginx
14 5 (0.49%) uWSGI
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 50 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.099%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 101 (9.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (5.84%) SaaS
4 35 (3.46%) GitHub
5 14 (1.38%) Firebase
6 13 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.19%) npm
8 11 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.59%) Cloudflare
11 5 (0.49%) Force.com
12 4 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.30%) Google Play
14 2 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.099%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.099%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.86%) Internet
2 17 (1.68%) Intranet
3 14 (1.38%) Wireless
4 12 (1.19%) Broadband
5 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.30%) MQTT
7 2 (0.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.099%) DNS
8 1 (0.099%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.099%) HTTP
8 1 (0.099%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.099%) Modbus
8 1 (0.099%) NFC
8 1 (0.099%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.21%) NoSQL
3 61 (6.03%) MySQL
4 59 (5.84%) Oracle Database
4 59 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 38 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (3.36%) MS Access
7 30 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 28 (2.77%) SQL Server 2016
9 27 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.37%) Big Data
11 21 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (2.08%) SQLite
12 20 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 198 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 179 (17.71%) Visual Studio
3 125 (12.36%) Subversion
4 114 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 107 (10.58%) Selenium
6 62 (6.13%) NUnit
7 54 (5.34%) WebDriver
8 48 (4.75%) Jenkins
9 41 (4.06%) JIRA
10 35 (3.46%) JUnit
11 25 (2.47%) Eclipse
11 25 (2.47%) MSTest
11 25 (2.47%) TeamCity
12 24 (2.37%) SoapUI
13 22 (2.18%) HP UFT
14 18 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
15 16 (1.58%) PyCharm
15 16 (1.58%) SpecFlow
16 14 (1.38%) PostCSS
17 13 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 67 (6.63%) Finance
2 43 (4.25%) Retail
3 22 (2.18%) Manufacturing
4 20 (1.98%) Marketing
5 19 (1.88%) Publishing
6 13 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.09%) Advertising
7 11 (1.09%) Billing
8 7 (0.69%) Banking
8 7 (0.69%) Law
9 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.59%) Games
10 5 (0.49%) Automotive
11 3 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.099%) Legal
12 1 (0.099%) Military
Job Titles
1 762 (75.37%) Developer
2 310 (30.66%) .NET Developer
3 298 (29.48%) C# Developer
4 210 (20.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 209 (20.67%) Software Developer
6 177 (17.51%) Senior Developer
7 151 (14.94%) C# Software Developer
8 136 (13.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 125 (12.36%) Java Developer
10 122 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 113 (11.18%) .NET Software Developer
12 101 (9.99%) SQL Developer
13 98 (9.69%) JavaScript Developer
14 87 (8.61%) Software Engineer
15 83 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 79 (7.81%) HTML Developer
17 71 (7.02%) Lead Developer
18 64 (6.33%) Senior C# Developer
19 59 (5.84%) Senior .NET Developer
20 55 (5.44%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (50.94%) .NET
2 496 (49.06%) HTML
3 418 (41.35%) CSS
4 336 (33.23%) ASP.NET
5 252 (24.93%) jQuery
6 223 (22.06%) AngularJS
7 175 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 170 (16.82%) .NET Framework
9 166 (16.42%) RESTful
10 156 (15.43%) Web Services
11 154 (15.23%) HTML5
12 147 (14.54%) WCF
13 111 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 97 (9.59%) WPF
15 89 (8.80%) Spring
16 86 (8.51%) Ajax
17 70 (6.92%) REST
17 70 (6.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 70 (6.92%) XML
18 59 (5.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 61 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (5.34%) N-Tier
5 53 (5.24%) Mobile App
6 52 (5.14%) User Experience
7 37 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 20 (1.98%) RIA
9 19 (1.88%) BBC
9 19 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (0.99%) Fintech
11 9 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.69%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.49%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.49%) W3C
14 4 (0.40%) iPhone
14 4 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 120 (11.87%) Windows
2 98 (9.69%) Linux
3 40 (3.96%) Unix
4 36 (3.56%) Android
5 19 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.59%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.49%) Debian
8 5 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (38.08%) MVC
3 280 (27.70%) TDD
4 246 (24.33%) Scrum
5 204 (20.18%) Test Automation
6 198 (19.58%) Software Engineering
7 145 (14.34%) SDLC
8 134 (13.25%) OO
9 125 (12.36%) Web Development
10 123 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (6.33%) Manual Testing
12 61 (6.03%) OOP
13 55 (5.44%) Product Management
14 53 (5.24%) Test Scripting
15 51 (5.04%) Performance Testing
16 50 (4.95%) Mentoring
16 50 (4.95%) MVVM
17 49 (4.85%) Software Testing
18 44 (4.35%) Validation
19 41 (4.06%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 615 (60.83%) C#
2 532 (52.62%) JavaScript
3 480 (47.48%) SQL
4 257 (25.42%) Java
5 116 (11.47%) T-SQL
6 105 (10.39%) C++
7 81 (8.01%) PHP
8 78 (7.72%) Python
9 69 (6.82%) VB.NET
10 46 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 41 (4.06%) C
11 41 (4.06%) PL/SQL
12 37 (3.66%) TypeScript
13 26 (2.57%) PowerShell
14 25 (2.47%) Ruby
14 25 (2.47%) VB
15 19 (1.88%) PHP 7
16 18 (1.78%) Lua
16 18 (1.78%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 156 (15.43%) Degree
2 23 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.40%) ISEB
7 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.099%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.59%) QA
2 7 (0.69%) GAMP
3 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.099%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.099%) DICOM
4 1 (0.099%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.099%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.099%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.099%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.099%) JTAG
4 1 (0.099%) MISRA
4 1 (0.099%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (3.86%) Docker
2 16 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.30%) Firmware
5 2 (0.20%) HDFS
6 1 (0.099%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (1.29%) Packer
1 13 (1.29%) Terraform
2 11 (1.09%) Kibana
2 11 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.09%) Puppet
3 9 (0.89%) Ansible
3 9 (0.89%) Grafana
3 9 (0.89%) StatsD
4 4 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.30%) logstash
6 1 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.099%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.099%) Mesos
6 1 (0.099%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.099%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 225 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 130 (12.86%) Oracle
3 26 (2.57%) Sony
4 24 (2.37%) HP
4 24 (2.37%) Zend
5 22 (2.18%) Twitter
6 17 (1.68%) VMware
7 15 (1.48%) Capita
8 11 (1.09%) Talend
9 9 (0.89%) New Relic
9 9 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.89%) SAP
10 8 (0.79%) IBM
10 8 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.79%) TOWER Software
11 7 (0.69%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.59%) Google
13 4 (0.40%) Actuate
13 4 (0.40%) Apple
14 3 (0.30%) Informatica