Period
to 19 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 83 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 536 499 946
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.54% 3.42% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.74% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 460 444 851
10th Percentile £40,750 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,438 £37,500 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +7.53%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,813 £59,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 14,020 13,355 24,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.68% 91.40% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,964 10,875 19,587
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 19 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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 +16 231 £52,500 +23.53% 39
Hampshire +10 157 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Berkshire +44 144 £57,500 +4.55% 16
Surrey -10 73 £52,500 - 8
Oxfordshire -25 55 £47,500 +26.67% 9
West Sussex -23 49 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -5 32 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Kent -21 17 £55,000 +6.80% 5
East Sussex -10 9 £65,000 +36.84%
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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.

1 372 (69.40%) JavaScript
2 323 (60.26%) CSS
3 302 (56.34%) HTML
4 277 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (43.10%) C#
6 218 (40.67%) .NET
7 206 (38.43%) Git (software)
8 201 (37.50%) React
9 166 (30.97%) SQL
10 163 (30.41%) AngularJS
11 152 (28.36%) MVC
12 147 (27.43%) RESTful
13 142 (26.49%) Azure
14 139 (25.93%) TypeScript
15 135 (25.19%) Node.js
16 134 (25.00%) DevOps
16 134 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 132 (24.63%) .NET Core
18 113 (21.08%) Front End Development
19 106 (19.78%) Greenfield Project
20 105 (19.59%) TDD
20 105 (19.59%) Software Engineering
21 104 (19.40%) Scrum
22 103 (19.22%) Microservices
23 102 (19.03%) PHP
24 101 (18.84%) Web Development
25 100 (18.66%) MySQL
26 91 (16.98%) jQuery
27 90 (16.79%) Test Automation
28 87 (16.23%) Laravel

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 81 (15.11%) CMS
2 46 (8.58%) EPiServer
3 30 (5.60%) IIS
4 25 (4.66%) WordPress
5 22 (4.10%) Apache
6 17 (3.17%) Apache Spark
7 15 (2.80%) GemFire
8 12 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (2.05%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.68%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (1.12%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.75%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.75%) nginx
13 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.56%) Confluence
14 3 (0.56%) Headless CMS
14 3 (0.56%) Kentico
14 3 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (2.80%) Campfire
2 3 (0.56%) Figma
3 1 (0.19%) InDesign
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 142 (26.49%) Azure
2 56 (10.45%) SaaS
3 49 (9.14%) AWS
4 19 (3.54%) npm
5 18 (3.36%) GitHub
6 11 (2.05%) GCP
7 9 (1.68%) NuGet
8 7 (1.31%) Azure Service Bus
9 6 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.93%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.75%) Azure Service Fabric
11 4 (0.75%) Azure Storage
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.56%) Serverless
13 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.37%) Firebase
13 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.37%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.80%) Broadband
2 11 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.31%) SMTP
4 5 (0.93%) H.323
4 5 (0.93%) Network Security
4 5 (0.93%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.56%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.19%) DHCP
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.19%) IPsec
6 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.19%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (18.66%) MySQL
3 75 (13.99%) NoSQL
4 39 (7.28%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.92%) MariaDB
6 19 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (3.17%) Big Data
8 15 (2.80%) HBase
8 15 (2.80%) Redis
9 5 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.93%) Power BI
10 4 (0.75%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 206 (38.43%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.33%) JIRA
3 34 (6.34%) Subversion
4 31 (5.78%) Jenkins
5 25 (4.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 25 (4.66%) webpack
6 23 (4.29%) Protractor
7 22 (4.10%) JUnit
8 19 (3.54%) Cucumber
9 18 (3.36%) Grunt
9 18 (3.36%) gulp
9 18 (3.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (3.17%) Bitbucket
10 17 (3.17%) Mockito
11 16 (2.99%) Cypress.io
12 15 (2.80%) Eclipse
12 15 (2.80%) ESLint
12 15 (2.80%) Gradle
12 15 (2.80%) IntelliJ
12 15 (2.80%) Storybook
General
1 60 (11.19%) Finance
2 41 (7.65%) Social Skills
3 20 (3.73%) Law
4 16 (2.99%) Advertising
4 16 (2.99%) Retail
5 15 (2.80%) Banking
6 11 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.87%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.68%) Games
9 8 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.56%) Automotive
10 3 (0.56%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (0.56%) Marketing
11 2 (0.37%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) iGaming
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 455 (84.89%) Developer
2 108 (20.15%) .NET Developer
3 104 (19.40%) Software Developer
4 95 (17.72%) Senior Developer
5 86 (16.04%) PHP Developer
6 85 (15.86%) C# Developer
7 80 (14.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 68 (12.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 62 (11.57%) React Developer
10 40 (7.46%) Lead Developer
11 33 (6.16%) .NET Software Developer
11 33 (6.16%) Senior Software Developer
12 32 (5.97%) Software Engineer
13 27 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
13 27 (5.04%) Lead Software Developer
14 25 (4.66%) Senior PHP Developer
15 24 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
16 23 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
17 20 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
18 16 (2.99%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (60.26%) CSS
2 302 (56.34%) HTML
3 218 (40.67%) .NET
4 201 (37.50%) React
5 163 (30.41%) AngularJS
6 147 (27.43%) RESTful
7 135 (25.19%) Node.js
8 132 (24.63%) .NET Core
9 91 (16.98%) jQuery
10 87 (16.23%) Laravel
11 82 (15.30%) Symfony
12 72 (13.43%) HTML5
13 70 (13.06%) Web Services
14 68 (12.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 67 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 66 (12.31%) Redux
17 63 (11.75%) REST
17 63 (11.75%) Vue.js
18 62 (11.57%) CSS3
19 52 (9.70%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 106 (19.78%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (12.13%) User Experience
3 35 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.87%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.49%) EPoS
7 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.56%) Acoustics
8 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.56%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.37%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.37%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.37%) Wiki
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.19%) Windows
2 58 (10.82%) Linux
3 41 (7.65%) Android
4 39 (7.28%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.73%) Unix
5 20 (3.73%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.68%) VMS
7 4 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (28.36%) MVC
3 134 (25.00%) DevOps
4 113 (21.08%) Front End Development
5 105 (19.59%) Software Engineering
5 105 (19.59%) TDD
6 104 (19.40%) Scrum
7 103 (19.22%) Microservices
8 101 (18.84%) Web Development
9 90 (16.79%) Test Automation
10 83 (15.49%) OO
11 78 (14.55%) Mentoring
12 76 (14.18%) OOP
13 74 (13.81%) Computer Science
14 65 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (11.57%) Mobile Development
16 57 (10.63%) SOLID
17 45 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
18 43 (8.02%) Project Management
19 41 (7.65%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 372 (69.40%) JavaScript
2 231 (43.10%) C#
3 166 (30.97%) SQL
4 139 (25.93%) TypeScript
5 102 (19.03%) PHP
6 69 (12.87%) Java
7 43 (8.02%) Python
8 41 (7.65%) C++
9 33 (6.16%) ES6
10 32 (5.97%) PHP 7
11 20 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.80%) Apple Swift
12 15 (2.80%) Groovy
12 15 (2.80%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.80%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.43%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.24%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.24%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.87%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.31%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (15.67%) Degree
2 39 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.17%) Master's Degree
6 15 (2.80%) OCP
6 15 (2.80%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.90%) QA
2 16 (2.99%) WCAG
3 15 (2.80%) GDPR
4 4 (0.75%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (12.13%) Docker
2 15 (2.80%) HDFS
3 5 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.93%) KVM
3 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 49 (9.14%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.73%) Ansible
3 15 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.12%) Kibana
4 6 (1.12%) Terraform
5 3 (0.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.37%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.19%) Grafana
7 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 41 (7.65%) VMware
2 38 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.48%) Oracle
4 15 (2.80%) Okta
5 7 (1.31%) Meridio
5 7 (1.31%) Micro Focus
5 7 (1.31%) WooCommerce
6 6 (1.12%) Zend
7 5 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.75%) Adobe
8 4 (0.75%) Informatica
9 3 (0.56%) Google
9 3 (0.56%) Progress
9 3 (0.56%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.19%) Cadence
10 1 (0.19%) F5
10 1 (0.19%) Foundry
10 1 (0.19%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.19%) Palantir