Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 124 120
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 +31
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1028 946 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.34% 2.70% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.08% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 977 904 1078
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £61,250
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 26921 30674 37032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.45% 87.40% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22140 25444 30626
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +35 375 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Surrey +22 265 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Hampshire +17 221 £44,000 +0.57% 18
Berkshire +61 183 £47,500 - 9
Buckinghamshire +25 115 £45,000 -5.26% 6
West Sussex +4 90 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Oxfordshire -12 77 £45,000 -13.46% 9
East Sussex -30 39 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Kent +22 35 £40,000 -0.62% 3
Home Counties +5 8 £43,500 -20.91%
Unit Testing
England

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

1 632 (61.48%) C#
2 623 (60.60%) Agile Software Development
3 554 (53.89%) JavaScript
4 540 (52.53%) .NET
5 475 (46.21%) SQL
6 463 (45.04%) HTML
7 410 (39.88%) MVC
8 394 (38.33%) CSS
9 383 (37.26%) ASP.NET
10 364 (35.41%) SQL Server
11 287 (27.92%) TDD
12 264 (25.68%) Java
13 263 (25.58%) jQuery
14 249 (24.22%) Scrum
15 238 (23.15%) AngularJS
16 215 (20.91%) Software Engineering
17 204 (19.84%) Microsoft
18 199 (19.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 197 (19.16%) Git (software)
20 194 (18.87%) Test Automation
21 191 (18.58%) .NET Framework
22 178 (17.32%) Visual Studio
23 175 (17.02%) Degree
24 165 (16.05%) RESTful
25 149 (14.49%) HTML5
26 144 (14.01%) Web Services
26 144 (14.01%) Windows
27 134 (13.04%) OO
28 132 (12.84%) WCF
29 129 (12.55%) Web Development

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 53 (5.16%) CMS
2 50 (4.86%) IIS
3 36 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.14%) Apache
5 21 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.46%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.17%) JBoss
7 12 (1.17%) nginx
7 12 (1.17%) uWSGI
8 11 (1.07%) GlassFish
8 11 (1.07%) Liferay
8 11 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.78%) SAS
11 7 (0.68%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.68%) Drupal
12 5 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.88%) SAP ERP
2 9 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 107 (10.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (6.81%) SaaS
3 69 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (2.04%) Firebase
5 21 (2.04%) npm
6 20 (1.95%) GitHub
7 16 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 16 (1.56%) Google Play
8 10 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.39%) Force.com
11 4 (0.39%) PaaS
11 4 (0.39%) Sauce Labs
12 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.097%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.097%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.21%) Internet
2 25 (2.43%) Intranet
3 16 (1.56%) Wireless
4 14 (1.36%) Broadband
5 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.39%) HTTP
7 3 (0.29%) MQTT
8 2 (0.19%) VoIP
9 1 (0.097%) CDMA
9 1 (0.097%) DNS
9 1 (0.097%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.097%) GSM
9 1 (0.097%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.097%) LTE
9 1 (0.097%) Modbus
9 1 (0.097%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (35.41%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 67 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 63 (6.13%) MySQL
5 48 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (4.47%) Oracle Database
7 44 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (3.11%) Big Data
8 32 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (2.82%) MongoDB
10 26 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 24 (2.33%) SQLite
12 21 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.95%) MS Access
14 19 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (1.26%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 197 (19.16%) Git (software)
2 178 (17.32%) Visual Studio
3 116 (11.28%) Subversion
4 114 (11.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 94 (9.14%) Selenium
6 87 (8.46%) NUnit
7 62 (6.03%) Jenkins
8 59 (5.74%) JUnit
9 56 (5.45%) JIRA
10 55 (5.35%) WebDriver
11 39 (3.79%) HP UFT
12 37 (3.60%) SoapUI
13 29 (2.82%) MSTest
14 28 (2.72%) SpecFlow
14 28 (2.72%) TeamCity
15 22 (2.14%) JMeter
15 22 (2.14%) Maven
16 21 (2.04%) PostCSS
17 20 (1.95%) JSUnit
18 19 (1.85%) Bower
General
1 90 (8.75%) Finance
2 41 (3.99%) Publishing
3 35 (3.40%) Retail
4 27 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.14%) Marketing
6 16 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.07%) Billing
8 8 (0.78%) Law
9 6 (0.58%) Electronics
10 5 (0.49%) Advertising
10 5 (0.49%) Automotive
10 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.29%) Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.097%) Games
13 1 (0.097%) Legal
13 1 (0.097%) Military
13 1 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 791 (76.95%) Developer
2 353 (34.34%) .NET Developer
3 300 (29.18%) C# Developer
4 225 (21.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 190 (18.48%) Software Developer
6 168 (16.34%) Senior Developer
7 164 (15.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 130 (12.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 120 (11.67%) C# Software Developer
10 118 (11.48%) Java Developer
11 102 (9.92%) .NET Software Developer
11 102 (9.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 88 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 88 (8.56%) Software Engineer
12 88 (8.56%) SQL Developer
13 67 (6.52%) HTML Developer
14 64 (6.23%) Senior .NET Developer
15 58 (5.64%) Senior C# Developer
16 54 (5.25%) Web Developer
17 51 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (52.53%) .NET
2 463 (45.04%) HTML
3 394 (38.33%) CSS
4 383 (37.26%) ASP.NET
5 263 (25.58%) jQuery
6 238 (23.15%) AngularJS
7 199 (19.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 191 (18.58%) .NET Framework
9 165 (16.05%) RESTful
10 149 (14.49%) HTML5
11 144 (14.01%) Web Services
12 132 (12.84%) WCF
13 128 (12.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 101 (9.82%) Ajax
14 101 (9.82%) WPF
15 95 (9.24%) XML
16 91 (8.85%) Entity Framework
17 90 (8.75%) Spring
18 81 (7.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 61 (5.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 55 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 54 (5.25%) Mobile App
5 53 (5.16%) N-Tier
5 53 (5.16%) User Experience
6 46 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.72%) Client/Server
8 23 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (1.46%) RIA
10 12 (1.17%) BBC
11 9 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.88%) Contactless
12 8 (0.78%) W3C
13 7 (0.68%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.49%) Fintech
14 5 (0.49%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.49%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
15 4 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 144 (14.01%) Windows
2 108 (10.51%) Linux
3 59 (5.74%) Android
4 41 (3.99%) Unix
5 19 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.17%) Debian
7 12 (1.17%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.097%) CentOS
10 1 (0.097%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (60.60%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (39.88%) MVC
3 287 (27.92%) TDD
4 249 (24.22%) Scrum
5 215 (20.91%) Software Engineering
6 194 (18.87%) Test Automation
7 134 (13.04%) OO
8 129 (12.55%) Web Development
9 117 (11.38%) SDLC
10 97 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (7.20%) OOP
12 58 (5.64%) Manual Testing
13 56 (5.45%) Test Scripting
14 51 (4.96%) MVVM
14 51 (4.96%) Waterfall
15 50 (4.86%) Mentoring
16 46 (4.47%) Android Development
16 46 (4.47%) CRM
16 46 (4.47%) Software Testing
17 45 (4.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 632 (61.48%) C#
2 554 (53.89%) JavaScript
3 475 (46.21%) SQL
4 264 (25.68%) Java
5 110 (10.70%) C++
6 108 (10.51%) T-SQL
7 103 (10.02%) VB.NET
8 86 (8.37%) Python
9 68 (6.61%) Bash Shell
10 55 (5.35%) C
10 55 (5.35%) PHP
11 40 (3.89%) PowerShell
11 40 (3.89%) TypeScript
12 35 (3.40%) PL/SQL
13 32 (3.11%) Ruby
14 23 (2.24%) VB
15 22 (2.14%) Lua
16 21 (2.04%) ECMAScript
17 17 (1.65%) Scala
18 16 (1.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 175 (17.02%) Degree
2 32 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.95%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.07%) ISEB
5 11 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.097%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.097%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (10.51%) QA
2 6 (0.58%) GAMP
3 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.097%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.097%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.097%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.097%) JTAG
4 1 (0.097%) MISRA
4 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (5.74%) Docker
2 9 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) Firmware
3 2 (0.19%) HDFS
4 1 (0.097%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.097%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (2.53%) Packer
1 26 (2.53%) Terraform
2 21 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.75%) Puppet
4 16 (1.56%) Grafana
4 16 (1.56%) Kibana
4 16 (1.56%) StatsD
5 15 (1.46%) Ansible
6 6 (0.58%) logstash
7 1 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.097%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.097%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 204 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 102 (9.92%) Oracle
3 29 (2.82%) HP
4 25 (2.43%) Google
5 18 (1.75%) Zend
6 16 (1.56%) New Relic
7 15 (1.46%) Twitter
8 14 (1.36%) Xamarin
9 13 (1.26%) Sony
10 11 (1.07%) SAP
11 10 (0.97%) IBM
12 9 (0.88%) VMware
13 8 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.78%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.78%) TOWER Software
14 7 (0.68%) Talend
15 3 (0.29%) Atlassian
15 3 (0.29%) MuleSoft
15 3 (0.29%) Telerik
15 3 (0.29%) WSO2