Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 95 97
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 295 826 936
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.65% 3.26% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 3.60% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 310 742 858
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 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 7,375 22,924 26,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.35% 90.47% 90.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,022 18,399 21,810
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +58 133 £57,500 +15.00% 20
Oxfordshire +28 58 £55,000 +22.22% 5
West Sussex -2 54 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hampshire -6 54 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Berkshire +42 44 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Buckinghamshire +73 31 £57,500 +12.20% 6
Surrey +23 27 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East Sussex +18 25 £62,500 - 2
Sussex - 2 £52,500 - 1
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 182 (61.69%) JavaScript
2 162 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (48.47%) C#
4 132 (44.75%) Software Engineering
5 123 (41.69%) .NET
6 106 (35.93%) SQL
7 100 (33.90%) HTML
8 99 (33.56%) Git (software)
9 95 (32.20%) React
10 92 (31.19%) AngularJS
11 84 (28.47%) CSS
12 80 (27.12%) Test Automation
13 76 (25.76%) REST
14 72 (24.41%) Node.js
15 71 (24.07%) Front End Development
16 70 (23.73%) Windows
17 69 (23.39%) Azure
18 65 (22.03%) DevOps
18 65 (22.03%) .NET Core
19 62 (21.02%) SQL Server
20 58 (19.66%) TypeScript
21 57 (19.32%) Docker
22 53 (17.97%) Python
23 51 (17.29%) Degree
24 50 (16.95%) C++
25 48 (16.27%) TDD
25 48 (16.27%) Microservices
26 46 (15.59%) Greenfield Project
26 46 (15.59%) Scrum
27 43 (14.58%) Continuous Integration

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 15 (5.08%) CMS
2 12 (4.07%) Confluence
3 11 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.73%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.37%) EPiServer
4 7 (2.37%) Headless CMS
4 7 (2.37%) Kentico
4 7 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.36%) WordPress
6 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.68%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.03%) Figma
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
1 5 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.69%) Unica
2 2 (0.68%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (23.39%) Azure
2 19 (6.44%) AWS
3 17 (5.76%) SaaS
4 8 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.02%) Google Play
6 3 (1.02%) Serverless
6 3 (1.02%) Yarn
7 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.68%) npm
7 2 (0.68%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.34%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.34%) GCP
8 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.05%) Internet
2 8 (2.71%) Network Security
3 7 (2.37%) Bluetooth
3 7 (2.37%) RTP
4 6 (2.03%) H.323
4 6 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.69%) FTP
6 2 (0.68%) HTTP
7 1 (0.34%) Skype
7 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 23 (7.80%) MySQL
4 11 (3.73%) Big Data
5 10 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.68%) Event Store
9 2 (0.68%) Power BI
9 2 (0.68%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.68%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.68%) Tableau
10 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Redis
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 99 (33.56%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.51%) JUnit
3 25 (8.47%) Selenium
4 22 (7.46%) JIRA
5 20 (6.78%) NUnit
6 19 (6.44%) Eclipse
7 17 (5.76%) Moq
8 15 (5.08%) Mockito
8 15 (5.08%) MSTest
9 14 (4.75%) Jasmine
9 14 (4.75%) Karma Test Runner
9 14 (4.75%) WebDriver
10 13 (4.41%) Protractor
10 13 (4.41%) Visual Studio
11 11 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (3.73%) TestNG
12 10 (3.39%) webpack
13 9 (3.05%) SpecFlow
14 8 (2.71%) Jenkins
15 7 (2.37%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (3.05%) Finance
2 7 (2.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.69%) Marketing
3 5 (1.69%) Retail
4 2 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (64.75%) Developer
2 64 (21.69%) Software Engineer
3 49 (16.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 41 (13.90%) C# Developer
5 39 (13.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 29 (9.83%) .NET Developer
7 28 (9.49%) Senior Developer
8 25 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (8.47%) C# Software Engineer
9 22 (7.46%) React Developer
10 18 (6.10%) Software Developer
11 17 (5.76%) C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
12 15 (5.08%) Lead Developer
12 15 (5.08%) Senior React Developer
13 14 (4.75%) .NET Software Engineer
14 13 (4.41%) Angular Developer
14 13 (4.41%) Java Developer
15 12 (4.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 12 (4.07%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (41.69%) .NET
2 100 (33.90%) HTML
3 95 (32.20%) React
4 92 (31.19%) AngularJS
5 84 (28.47%) CSS
6 76 (25.76%) REST
7 72 (24.41%) Node.js
8 65 (22.03%) .NET Core
9 41 (13.90%) HTML5
10 37 (12.54%) Redux
11 34 (11.53%) ASP.NET
12 27 (9.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (9.15%) CSS3
13 26 (8.81%) .NET Framework
14 25 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (8.47%) RESTful
14 25 (8.47%) Web Services
15 21 (7.12%) jQuery
16 20 (6.78%) React Native
17 19 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.59%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (12.20%) User Experience
3 17 (5.76%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.03%) Acoustics
6 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.03%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) EPoS
9 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.73%) Windows
2 22 (7.46%) Linux
3 11 (3.73%) Android
4 7 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.03%) Unix
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (44.75%) Software Engineering
3 80 (27.12%) Test Automation
4 71 (24.07%) Front End Development
5 65 (22.03%) DevOps
6 48 (16.27%) Microservices
6 48 (16.27%) TDD
7 46 (15.59%) Scrum
8 43 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (12.54%) MVC
10 33 (11.19%) Computer Science
11 31 (10.51%) OOP
12 19 (6.44%) Mathematics
13 18 (6.10%) Web Development
14 17 (5.76%) OO
15 15 (5.08%) CRM
15 15 (5.08%) Mobile First
16 14 (4.75%) Computer Vision
16 14 (4.75%) Image Processing
16 14 (4.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 182 (61.69%) JavaScript
2 143 (48.47%) C#
3 106 (35.93%) SQL
4 58 (19.66%) TypeScript
5 53 (17.97%) Python
6 50 (16.95%) C++
7 38 (12.88%) Java
8 28 (9.49%) C
9 18 (6.10%) PHP
10 16 (5.42%) ES6
11 14 (4.75%) Embedded C
11 14 (4.75%) Embedded C++
11 14 (4.75%) MATLAB
11 14 (4.75%) R
12 13 (4.41%) Java 8
13 10 (3.39%) Kotlin
14 9 (3.05%) VB.NET
15 7 (2.37%) PHP 7
16 6 (2.03%) ES8
17 3 (1.02%) Go
Qualifications
1 51 (17.29%) Degree
2 22 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.02%) HND
6 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (19.32%) Docker
2 7 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (11.19%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.69%) Ansible
3 3 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) MIIS
5 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.44%) VMware
3 9 (3.05%) Oracle
4 7 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.03%) Adobe
5 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.03%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.69%) Google
6 5 (1.69%) IBM
6 5 (1.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (0.68%) Pega
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) HP
8 1 (0.34%) Instagram
8 1 (0.34%) Perforce
8 1 (0.34%) QNX
8 1 (0.34%) Remedy
8 1 (0.34%) Twitter