Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 101 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +33
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 833 858 1,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.30% 3.00% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.30% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 734 759 964
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,650 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22,760 26,025 27,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.28% 91.10% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,405 21,455 22,620
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +18 270 £50,000 - 44
Hampshire +16 212 £47,500 +5.56% 26
Surrey -21 134 £52,500 +5.00% 26
West Sussex +42 130 £50,000 - 15
Oxfordshire +53 122 £45,000 - 16
Berkshire -15 102 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Buckinghamshire -7 46 £50,000 -4.76% 9
East Sussex +11 44 £60,000 +37.14%
Kent +3 39 £51,500 +28.75%
Home Counties - 1 £45,000 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 494 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (58.58%) C#
3 448 (53.78%) .NET
4 355 (42.62%) JavaScript
5 306 (36.73%) Git (software)
6 298 (35.77%) Software Engineering
7 246 (29.53%) SQL
8 240 (28.81%) AngularJS
9 230 (27.61%) CSS
10 229 (27.49%) SQL Server
11 226 (27.13%) HTML
12 220 (26.41%) MVC
13 217 (26.05%) TDD
14 202 (24.25%) Windows
15 181 (21.73%) Scrum
16 177 (21.25%) Java
17 166 (19.93%) Microsoft
18 162 (19.45%) Azure
19 155 (18.61%) React
20 151 (18.13%) Degree
21 144 (17.29%) Python
22 141 (16.93%) Test Automation
23 140 (16.81%) C++
23 140 (16.81%) Problem-Solving
24 139 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
25 138 (16.57%) Web Development
26 133 (15.97%) .NET Framework
27 132 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
28 130 (15.61%) ASP.NET
29 127 (15.25%) WCF

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 33 (3.96%) Confluence
2 24 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (1.92%) CICS
3 16 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.68%) CMS
5 13 (1.56%) WordPress
6 12 (1.44%) IIS
7 7 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.60%) Apache
8 5 (0.60%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.48%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.48%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.36%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.36%) Drupal
11 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.12%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.48%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 162 (19.45%) Azure
2 94 (11.28%) AWS
3 30 (3.60%) GitHub
4 26 (3.12%) SaaS
5 24 (2.88%) Serverless
6 20 (2.40%) GCP
7 12 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.20%) BrowserStack
8 10 (1.20%) Datadog
9 9 (1.08%) Firebase
10 7 (0.84%) Azure Stack
10 7 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.84%) PaaS
10 7 (0.84%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.48%) NuGet
11 4 (0.48%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.24%) npm
13 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.12%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.32%) Bluetooth
2 6 (0.72%) DNS
2 6 (0.72%) Firewall
2 6 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.48%) HTTP
3 4 (0.48%) IPsec
4 3 (0.36%) FTP
4 3 (0.36%) RTP
5 2 (0.24%) Extranet
5 2 (0.24%) Internet
5 2 (0.24%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) NFC
5 2 (0.24%) RFID
6 1 (0.12%) LTE
6 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (27.49%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.36%) Relational Database
3 40 (4.80%) MySQL
4 32 (3.84%) Big Data
5 31 (3.72%) MongoDB
6 29 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 28 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.92%) DB2
10 14 (1.68%) Redis
11 13 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.84%) Power BI
15 6 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
15 6 (0.72%) GIS
15 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 306 (36.73%) Git (software)
2 105 (12.61%) Visual Studio
3 78 (9.36%) JIRA
4 70 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 62 (7.44%) Selenium
6 51 (6.12%) Subversion
7 44 (5.28%) WiX
8 43 (5.16%) Visual Studio Team System
9 40 (4.80%) Jenkins
10 38 (4.56%) Cucumber
11 32 (3.84%) TeamCity
12 31 (3.72%) NUnit
13 22 (2.64%) Bitbucket
13 22 (2.64%) JUnit
13 22 (2.64%) webpack
14 20 (2.40%) Moq
15 19 (2.28%) SpecFlow
16 18 (2.16%) Jasmine
16 18 (2.16%) Mocha
16 18 (2.16%) WebDriver
General
1 91 (10.92%) Finance
2 62 (7.44%) Retail
3 36 (4.32%) Marketing
4 17 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.56%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.08%) Banking
6 9 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.72%) Games
8 5 (0.60%) Billing
8 5 (0.60%) Electronics
9 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Police
Job Titles
1 543 (65.19%) Developer
2 216 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 171 (20.53%) Software Developer
4 151 (18.13%) C# Developer
5 133 (15.97%) .NET Developer
6 132 (15.85%) Senior Developer
7 70 (8.40%) C# Software Engineer
8 68 (8.16%) C# Software Developer
9 61 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 53 (6.36%) Java Developer
10 53 (6.36%) Senior Software Engineer
11 46 (5.52%) Senior Software Developer
12 45 (5.40%) Lead Developer
13 41 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
14 40 (4.80%) .NET Software Developer
15 39 (4.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 37 (4.44%) Junior
17 36 (4.32%) C++ Software Engineer
17 36 (4.32%) Team Leader
18 34 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (53.78%) .NET
2 240 (28.81%) AngularJS
3 230 (27.61%) CSS
4 226 (27.13%) HTML
5 155 (18.61%) React
6 133 (15.97%) .NET Framework
7 132 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 130 (15.61%) ASP.NET
9 127 (15.25%) WCF
10 114 (13.69%) jQuery
11 110 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 99 (11.88%) Node.js
13 98 (11.76%) REST
14 90 (10.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 84 (10.08%) .NET Core
16 79 (9.48%) XML
17 73 (8.76%) RESTful
18 68 (8.16%) Web Services
19 58 (6.96%) WPF
20 55 (6.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.44%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (9.24%) Algorithms
3 44 (5.28%) Video Conferencing
4 41 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (4.92%) User Experience
5 39 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.00%) Virtual Team
7 18 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.92%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (1.44%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.20%) Xbox
12 9 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.96%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.60%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
15 5 (0.60%) Video on Demand
15 5 (0.60%) VSAM
16 4 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 202 (24.25%) Windows
2 88 (10.56%) Linux
3 49 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 46 (5.52%) Android
5 40 (4.80%) Unix
6 16 (1.92%) MVS
7 11 (1.32%) AIX
8 10 (1.20%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.72%) ThreadX
11 4 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.36%) CentOS
12 3 (0.36%) Debian
13 2 (0.24%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (35.77%) Software Engineering
3 220 (26.41%) MVC
4 217 (26.05%) TDD
5 181 (21.73%) Scrum
6 141 (16.93%) Test Automation
7 140 (16.81%) Problem-Solving
8 139 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
9 138 (16.57%) Web Development
10 117 (14.05%) OO
11 98 (11.76%) DevOps
12 96 (11.52%) Computer Science
13 80 (9.60%) OOP
14 78 (9.36%) BDD
15 77 (9.24%) Mathematics
16 71 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 69 (8.28%) SOLID
18 66 (7.92%) Integration Testing
19 65 (7.80%) SDLC
20 62 (7.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 488 (58.58%) C#
2 355 (42.62%) JavaScript
3 246 (29.53%) SQL
4 177 (21.25%) Java
5 144 (17.29%) Python
6 140 (16.81%) C++
7 72 (8.64%) PHP
8 69 (8.28%) C
9 57 (6.84%) TypeScript
10 41 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 34 (4.08%) MATLAB
11 34 (4.08%) R
12 21 (2.52%) Java 8
13 16 (1.92%) COBOL
13 16 (1.92%) JCL
13 16 (1.92%) PHP 5
13 16 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.56%) Kotlin
15 12 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 151 (18.13%) Degree
2 77 (9.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.24%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.44%) QA
2 25 (3.00%) DICOM
3 14 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 90 (10.80%) Docker
2 11 (1.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 4 (0.48%) LXC
4 3 (0.36%) Firmware
4 3 (0.36%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (5.64%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.68%) Ansible
3 10 (1.20%) Kibana
3 10 (1.20%) Marathon
3 10 (1.20%) Mesos
3 10 (1.20%) Terraform
4 7 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.84%) Puppet
5 6 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 166 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (2.64%) Oracle
3 21 (2.52%) Zend
4 20 (2.40%) Perforce
5 18 (2.16%) SAP
6 17 (2.04%) Google
7 16 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.80%) Twitter
9 14 (1.68%) Xamarin
10 12 (1.44%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.44%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 12 (1.44%) IBM
11 11 (1.32%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.96%) Adobe
12 8 (0.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 6 (0.72%) Klocwork
13 6 (0.72%) QNX
14 5 (0.60%) Remedy
14 5 (0.60%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.48%) Cognos