Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 101 108
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1,087 926 1,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.43% 3.06% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 3.48% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 983 863 1,139
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 28,185 26,617 34,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.95% 87.82% 88.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23,290 21,921 29,095
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +40 426 £50,000 +5.26% 44
Hampshire +30 358 £42,500 -5.56% 31
Berkshire +35 223 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Surrey -11 177 £50,000 - 33
Buckinghamshire +10 107 £46,500 -2.11% 12
Oxfordshire +23 96 £59,000 +18.00% 12
West Sussex -46 50 £42,000 -4.55% 2
East Sussex -1 43 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Sussex - 19 £70,000 -
Kent -29 15 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 612 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (50.97%) C#
3 539 (49.59%) JavaScript
4 516 (47.47%) HTML
5 454 (41.77%) CSS
6 453 (41.67%) .NET
7 449 (41.31%) SQL
8 335 (30.82%) MVC
9 308 (28.33%) Java
10 290 (26.68%) TDD
11 282 (25.94%) Scrum
12 281 (25.85%) ASP.NET
13 277 (25.48%) SQL Server
14 248 (22.82%) AngularJS
15 246 (22.63%) Software Engineering
16 227 (20.88%) Test Automation
17 226 (20.79%) Git (software)
18 224 (20.61%) jQuery
19 212 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
20 199 (18.31%) Microsoft
21 190 (17.48%) SDLC
22 187 (17.20%) Web Services
23 178 (16.38%) Degree
24 150 (13.80%) RESTful
25 149 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
25 149 (13.71%) HTML5
26 146 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
27 141 (12.97%) Visual Studio
28 137 (12.60%) OO
29 136 (12.51%) .NET Framework

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 44 (4.05%) CMS
2 41 (3.77%) JBoss
3 39 (3.59%) Apache
4 28 (2.58%) Drupal
5 24 (2.21%) IIS
6 17 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.47%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.92%) Confluence
9 10 (0.92%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
10 9 (0.83%) GlassFish
10 9 (0.83%) Liferay
10 9 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.74%) SAS
12 7 (0.64%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 46 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle AGIS
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 115 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (6.44%) SaaS
4 68 (6.26%) GitHub
5 19 (1.75%) Cloudflare
6 16 (1.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 13 (1.20%) Force.com
8 10 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.92%) Serverless
9 8 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.55%) PaaS
12 5 (0.46%) IaaS
12 5 (0.46%) npm
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.092%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.092%) Firebase
14 1 (0.092%) Google Play
14 1 (0.092%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.21%) Broadband
2 20 (1.84%) Internet
3 18 (1.66%) Wireless
4 17 (1.56%) Intranet
5 12 (1.10%) WPA
6 9 (0.83%) HTTP
6 9 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.74%) SSL
8 2 (0.18%) VoIP
9 1 (0.092%) 4G
9 1 (0.092%) DHCP
9 1 (0.092%) DNS
9 1 (0.092%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.092%) Firewall
9 1 (0.092%) FTP
9 1 (0.092%) IPsec
9 1 (0.092%) Modbus
9 1 (0.092%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (25.48%) SQL Server
2 105 (9.66%) NoSQL
3 85 (7.82%) MySQL
4 67 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 47 (4.32%) MongoDB
6 40 (3.68%) Oracle Database
7 39 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (3.50%) Big Data
9 36 (3.31%) MS Access
10 31 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (2.67%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.29%) Cosmos DB
15 13 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.20%) MariaDB
15 13 (1.20%) SQLite
16 12 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 226 (20.79%) Git (software)
2 141 (12.97%) Visual Studio
3 120 (11.04%) Selenium
4 112 (10.30%) Subversion
5 92 (8.46%) Jenkins
6 69 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (4.78%) JIRA
8 43 (3.96%) WebDriver
9 29 (2.67%) NUnit
10 28 (2.58%) TeamCity
11 26 (2.39%) JUnit
12 25 (2.30%) Maven
13 22 (2.02%) Ant
13 22 (2.02%) Eclipse
13 22 (2.02%) Grunt
14 18 (1.66%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.56%) Cucumber
16 16 (1.47%) JMeter
16 16 (1.47%) MSTest
17 15 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 87 (8.00%) Finance
2 54 (4.97%) Retail
3 28 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.39%) Banking
4 26 (2.39%) Marketing
5 25 (2.30%) Games
6 10 (0.92%) Advertising
7 9 (0.83%) Publishing
8 8 (0.74%) Billing
8 8 (0.74%) Law
8 8 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.28%) Automotive
11 3 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.092%) Military
13 1 (0.092%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 733 (67.43%) Developer
2 246 (22.63%) C# Developer
3 245 (22.54%) .NET Developer
4 199 (18.31%) Software Developer
5 173 (15.92%) Senior Developer
6 158 (14.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 143 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
7 143 (13.16%) Software Engineer
8 126 (11.59%) Java Developer
9 101 (9.29%) Lead Developer
10 98 (9.02%) .NET Software Developer
11 97 (8.92%) ASP.NET Developer
12 93 (8.56%) SQL Developer
13 91 (8.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 90 (8.28%) JavaScript Developer
15 86 (7.91%) HTML Developer
16 71 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 53 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
17 53 (4.88%) Test Engineer
18 52 (4.78%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (47.47%) HTML
2 454 (41.77%) CSS
3 453 (41.67%) .NET
4 281 (25.85%) ASP.NET
5 248 (22.82%) AngularJS
6 224 (20.61%) jQuery
7 187 (17.20%) Web Services
8 150 (13.80%) RESTful
9 149 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 149 (13.71%) HTML5
10 136 (12.51%) .NET Framework
11 117 (10.76%) WCF
12 116 (10.67%) REST
13 105 (9.66%) Ajax
14 101 (9.29%) Spring
15 93 (8.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 84 (7.73%) XML
17 73 (6.72%) SOAP
18 71 (6.53%) J2EE
19 63 (5.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.03%) Computer Science
2 92 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.34%) User Experience
4 56 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 48 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (3.13%) N-Tier
8 32 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (1.84%) EMV
9 20 (1.84%) Fintech
10 17 (1.56%) Contactless
11 16 (1.47%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (1.20%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.10%) BBC
13 12 (1.10%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.83%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
15 8 (0.74%) RIA
16 7 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 115 (10.58%) Windows
2 101 (9.29%) Linux
3 43 (3.96%) Unix
4 37 (3.40%) Android
5 23 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.28%) zOS
10 1 (0.092%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (30.82%) MVC
3 290 (26.68%) TDD
4 282 (25.94%) Scrum
5 246 (22.63%) Software Engineering
6 227 (20.88%) Test Automation
7 212 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
8 190 (17.48%) SDLC
9 146 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
10 137 (12.60%) OO
11 116 (10.67%) Web Development
12 101 (9.29%) Mentoring
13 73 (6.72%) Manual Testing
14 71 (6.53%) E-Commerce
15 70 (6.44%) DevOps
16 67 (6.16%) Performance Testing
17 61 (5.61%) Test Scripting
18 54 (4.97%) Coaching
19 50 (4.60%) Front End Development
20 49 (4.51%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 554 (50.97%) C#
2 539 (49.59%) JavaScript
3 449 (41.31%) SQL
4 308 (28.33%) Java
5 118 (10.86%) C++
6 116 (10.67%) Python
7 113 (10.40%) T-SQL
8 81 (7.45%) PHP
9 50 (4.60%) VB.NET
10 30 (2.76%) TypeScript
11 28 (2.58%) C
12 24 (2.21%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.02%) Scala
13 22 (2.02%) VB
14 21 (1.93%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.47%) Apex Code
15 16 (1.47%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.38%) Ruby
17 13 (1.20%) COBOL
17 13 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 178 (16.38%) Degree
2 48 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.64%) ISEB
6 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.092%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (10.30%) QA
2 16 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.20%) PSD2
4 11 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.092%) DICOM
6 1 (0.092%) GAMP
6 1 (0.092%) GCP
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.092%) JTAG
6 1 (0.092%) MISRA
System Software
1 31 (2.85%) Docker
2 19 (1.75%) Firmware
3 13 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.37%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.092%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.66%) Puppet
3 14 (1.29%) Ansible
4 12 (1.10%) HP ALM
5 6 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.46%) Terraform
7 4 (0.37%) Kibana
7 4 (0.37%) Packer
8 2 (0.18%) Grafana
8 2 (0.18%) StatsD
9 1 (0.092%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.092%) logstash
9 1 (0.092%) Mesos
9 1 (0.092%) Salt
9 1 (0.092%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.092%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.092%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.092%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 199 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 122 (11.22%) Oracle
3 32 (2.94%) Capita
4 19 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (1.75%) Sony
5 17 (1.56%) HP
5 17 (1.56%) PayPal
6 16 (1.47%) Apple
7 14 (1.29%) Twitter
7 14 (1.29%) VMware
8 13 (1.20%) Zend
9 12 (1.10%) Pardot
10 11 (1.01%) Google
11 9 (0.83%) TOWER Software
12 8 (0.74%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.74%) Talend
13 7 (0.64%) F5
14 6 (0.55%) BT
14 6 (0.55%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.55%) Xamarin