Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 98 123
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1,051 931 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.44% 3.11% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 3.54% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 939 876 989
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.29%

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 27,123 26,326 33,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.81% 87.99% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,462 21,783 28,308
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,400 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +31 410 £50,000 +11.11% 46
Hampshire +35 314 £42,500 -5.56% 31
Berkshire +37 216 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Surrey +2 185 £50,000 +5.26% 26
Oxfordshire +50 109 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Buckinghamshire -18 85 £48,000 +6.67% 4
West Sussex -46 58 £41,500 -1.78% 6
East Sussex -9 50 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Sussex - 19 £70,000 -
Kent -38 12 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Isle of Wight - 2 £32,500 - 1
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 557 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (49.86%) JavaScript
3 513 (48.81%) C#
4 486 (46.24%) HTML
5 440 (41.86%) CSS
6 424 (40.34%) .NET
7 402 (38.25%) SQL
8 317 (30.16%) MVC
9 303 (28.83%) TDD
10 297 (28.26%) Java
11 278 (26.45%) Git (software)
12 274 (26.07%) Scrum
13 271 (25.78%) Software Engineering
14 260 (24.74%) AngularJS
15 249 (23.69%) ASP.NET
16 247 (23.50%) SQL Server
17 228 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
18 218 (20.74%) jQuery
19 200 (19.03%) Degree
19 200 (19.03%) Test Automation
20 197 (18.74%) Web Services
21 191 (18.17%) Microsoft
22 162 (15.41%) SDLC
23 154 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
24 151 (14.37%) HTML5
25 147 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
26 143 (13.61%) C++
27 134 (12.75%) OO
27 134 (12.75%) Computer Science
28 133 (12.65%) Linux

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 37 (3.52%) Apache
2 35 (3.33%) JBoss
3 28 (2.66%) CMS
4 25 (2.38%) Drupal
4 25 (2.38%) IIS
5 20 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.71%) NServiceBus
7 13 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.14%) Confluence
8 12 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
10 7 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.57%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.48%) Jetty
12 5 (0.48%) SAS
12 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.38%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.29%) CICS
14 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle AGIS
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle iProcurement
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 6 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 104 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (5.61%) GitHub
4 54 (5.14%) SaaS
5 19 (1.81%) Cloudflare
6 18 (1.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 12 (1.14%) Force.com
8 11 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.05%) npm
9 10 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.95%) Serverless
10 6 (0.57%) PaaS
11 5 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.48%) IaaS
11 5 (0.48%) NuGet
12 4 (0.38%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.19%) Google Play
15 1 (0.095%) Mailgun
15 1 (0.095%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.38%) Broadband
2 17 (1.62%) Intranet
3 16 (1.52%) HTTP
4 15 (1.43%) Wireless
5 13 (1.24%) WPA
6 11 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.76%) Internet
7 8 (0.76%) SSL
8 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.29%) Modbus
8 3 (0.29%) VoIP
9 2 (0.19%) 4G
10 1 (0.095%) CDMA
10 1 (0.095%) DHCP
10 1 (0.095%) DNS
10 1 (0.095%) FTP
10 1 (0.095%) GSM
10 1 (0.095%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.095%) SMS
10 1 (0.095%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 87 (8.28%) NoSQL
3 76 (7.23%) MySQL
4 46 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 44 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 32 (3.04%) Big Data
7 26 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.52%) MS Access
10 16 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.43%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
13 13 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.24%) DB2
14 12 (1.14%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.14%) Power BI
15 11 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.95%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 278 (26.45%) Git (software)
2 111 (10.56%) Visual Studio
3 92 (8.75%) Jenkins
4 77 (7.33%) Selenium
5 72 (6.85%) JIRA
5 72 (6.85%) Subversion
6 55 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (3.81%) NUnit
8 39 (3.71%) JUnit
9 37 (3.52%) Maven
10 31 (2.95%) Grunt
11 29 (2.76%) Ant
12 27 (2.57%) TeamCity
13 26 (2.47%) MSTest
14 23 (2.19%) WebDriver
15 20 (1.90%) Cucumber
15 20 (1.90%) Moq
16 19 (1.81%) SoapUI
17 18 (1.71%) Ranorex
18 17 (1.62%) JMeter
General
1 107 (10.18%) Finance
2 41 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.43%) Marketing
4 32 (3.04%) Retail
5 30 (2.85%) Games
6 20 (1.90%) Banking
7 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.86%) General Ledger
10 7 (0.67%) Automotive
10 7 (0.67%) Publishing
11 6 (0.57%) Law
12 5 (0.48%) Advertising
13 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.29%) Legal
15 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.095%) Electronics
16 1 (0.095%) Front Office
16 1 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 683 (64.99%) Developer
2 212 (20.17%) .NET Developer
3 202 (19.22%) C# Developer
4 180 (17.13%) Software Developer
5 179 (17.03%) Software Engineer
6 146 (13.89%) Senior Developer
7 134 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 109 (10.37%) C# Software Developer
9 84 (7.99%) Java Developer
10 82 (7.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 81 (7.71%) Lead Developer
12 74 (7.04%) .NET Software Developer
13 63 (5.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 58 (5.52%) ASP.NET Developer
15 56 (5.33%) HTML Developer
16 55 (5.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 54 (5.14%) SQL Developer
18 50 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
19 47 (4.47%) Test Engineer
20 45 (4.28%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (46.24%) HTML
2 440 (41.86%) CSS
3 424 (40.34%) .NET
4 260 (24.74%) AngularJS
5 249 (23.69%) ASP.NET
6 218 (20.74%) jQuery
7 197 (18.74%) Web Services
8 154 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 151 (14.37%) HTML5
10 125 (11.89%) REST
11 122 (11.61%) RESTful
12 120 (11.42%) .NET Framework
12 120 (11.42%) XML
13 103 (9.80%) WCF
14 98 (9.32%) Ajax
15 88 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
16 84 (7.99%) React
17 83 (7.90%) Spring
18 78 (7.42%) JSON
19 69 (6.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.75%) Computer Science
2 86 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 51 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (4.57%) User Experience
7 28 (2.66%) Algorithms
8 26 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (1.90%) EMV
10 20 (1.90%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.62%) Contactless
12 15 (1.43%) Fintech
13 14 (1.33%) Mainframe
14 11 (1.05%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.76%) Cloud Native
16 7 (0.67%) N-Tier
17 5 (0.48%) Digital Currency
17 5 (0.48%) Virtual Team
18 4 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 133 (12.65%) Linux
2 124 (11.80%) Windows
3 45 (4.28%) Android
4 40 (3.81%) Unix
5 29 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.67%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.29%) zOS
10 1 (0.095%) CentOS
10 1 (0.095%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.095%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (30.16%) MVC
3 303 (28.83%) TDD
4 274 (26.07%) Scrum
5 271 (25.78%) Software Engineering
6 228 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
7 200 (19.03%) Test Automation
8 162 (15.41%) SDLC
9 147 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
10 134 (12.75%) OO
11 116 (11.04%) Mentoring
12 95 (9.04%) E-Commerce
13 83 (7.90%) Web Development
14 76 (7.23%) DevOps
15 67 (6.37%) Front End Development
16 66 (6.28%) Coaching
17 59 (5.61%) BDD
18 52 (4.95%) Integration Testing
18 52 (4.95%) Performance Testing
19 51 (4.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 524 (49.86%) JavaScript
2 513 (48.81%) C#
3 402 (38.25%) SQL
4 297 (28.26%) Java
5 143 (13.61%) C++
6 132 (12.56%) Python
7 97 (9.23%) T-SQL
8 70 (6.66%) PHP
9 45 (4.28%) VB.NET
10 42 (4.00%) TypeScript
11 33 (3.14%) C
11 33 (3.14%) Scala
12 21 (2.00%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.81%) Embedded C++
14 18 (1.71%) Apex Code
14 18 (1.71%) Groovy
14 18 (1.71%) Ruby
15 15 (1.43%) Java 8
15 15 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 200 (19.03%) Degree
2 55 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.57%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.48%) ISEB
7 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (10.94%) QA
2 21 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 14 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.24%) PSD2
5 3 (0.29%) HL7
5 3 (0.29%) JTAG
5 3 (0.29%) MISRA
5 3 (0.29%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.29%) PMO
6 2 (0.19%) GCP
6 2 (0.19%) GDPR
6 2 (0.19%) WAI
7 1 (0.095%) DICOM
System Software
1 29 (2.76%) Docker
2 22 (2.09%) Firmware
3 6 (0.57%) LXC
4 3 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (2.28%) Puppet
2 20 (1.90%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.71%) Ansible
3 18 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.29%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.19%) Terraform
6 1 (0.095%) Salt
Vendors
1 191 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 83 (7.90%) Oracle
3 34 (3.24%) Capita
4 18 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (1.62%) Apple
5 17 (1.62%) PayPal
6 16 (1.52%) Xamarin
7 13 (1.24%) Google
8 12 (1.14%) Pardot
9 11 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.05%) TOWER Software
10 10 (0.95%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.86%) Twitter
12 8 (0.76%) HP
12 8 (0.76%) Zend
13 7 (0.67%) BT
13 7 (0.67%) F5
13 7 (0.67%) Telerik
14 6 (0.57%) Fujitsu
14 6 (0.57%) Kofax