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

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 97 137
Rank change year-on-year +6 +40 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 998 918 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.38% 3.16% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 3.55% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 874 874 890
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,960 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.25% -4.08% +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 26,417 25,885 32,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.48% 89.21% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,820 21,324 27,047
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 September 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 September 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 +17 370 £47,500 +5.56% 46
Hampshire +27 268 £44,000 -2.22% 30
Surrey +11 216 £50,000 +11.11% 32
Berkshire +37 207 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Oxfordshire +25 99 £45,000 - 18
West Sussex -21 65 £45,000 +23.29% 3
Buckinghamshire -35 64 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East Sussex -12 39 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Kent -13 22 £40,000 - 17
Sussex - 10 £70,000 -
Isle of Wight - 7 £32,500 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 541 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (53.31%) C#
3 515 (51.60%) JavaScript
4 480 (48.10%) HTML
5 444 (44.49%) .NET
6 443 (44.39%) CSS
7 390 (39.08%) SQL
8 302 (30.26%) MVC
9 298 (29.86%) TDD
10 288 (28.86%) Software Engineering
11 285 (28.56%) Git (software)
12 279 (27.96%) AngularJS
13 269 (26.95%) Java
14 266 (26.65%) Scrum
15 255 (25.55%) SQL Server
16 243 (24.35%) ASP.NET
17 224 (22.44%) jQuery
18 218 (21.84%) Microsoft
19 208 (20.84%) Continuous Integration
20 202 (20.24%) Degree
21 178 (17.84%) Test Automation
22 174 (17.43%) HTML5
23 167 (16.73%) Web Services
24 161 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
25 160 (16.03%) C++
26 158 (15.83%) OO
27 153 (15.33%) Linux
28 145 (14.53%) Visual Studio
29 142 (14.23%) Windows
30 122 (12.22%) Problem-Solving

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 26 (2.61%) CMS
2 25 (2.51%) Apache
3 22 (2.20%) IIS
4 20 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (2.00%) JBoss
4 20 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (1.90%) Confluence
6 15 (1.50%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.30%) Drupal
7 13 (1.30%) NServiceBus
7 13 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.30%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 32 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle AGIS
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
5 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) Maximo
6 1 (0.10%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 102 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (3.81%) GitHub
4 29 (2.91%) SaaS
5 11 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.10%) npm
6 10 (1.00%) Cloudflare
7 9 (0.90%) Serverless
8 7 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.50%) PaaS
10 4 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.40%) Google Play
10 4 (0.40%) NuGet
10 4 (0.40%) Office 365
10 4 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.40%) Scribe Online
11 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.10%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.00%) Broadband
2 16 (1.60%) Intranet
3 14 (1.40%) HTTP
3 14 (1.40%) Wireless
4 10 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.60%) Internet
6 5 (0.50%) WPA
7 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.30%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.30%) Modbus
8 3 (0.30%) VoIP
9 2 (0.20%) 4G
10 1 (0.10%) CDMA
10 1 (0.10%) DHCP
10 1 (0.10%) DNS
10 1 (0.10%) FTP
10 1 (0.10%) GSM
10 1 (0.10%) SMS
10 1 (0.10%) SSL
10 1 (0.10%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.51%) MySQL
3 48 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 43 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.51%) Big Data
8 24 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (1.00%) Power BI
15 10 (1.00%) RavenDB
16 9 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
16 9 (0.90%) Event Store
17 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 285 (28.56%) Git (software)
2 145 (14.53%) Visual Studio
3 100 (10.02%) JIRA
4 78 (7.82%) Jenkins
5 55 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (5.11%) MSTest
6 51 (5.11%) NUnit
7 49 (4.91%) Moq
8 47 (4.71%) JUnit
8 47 (4.71%) Selenium
9 46 (4.61%) Ranorex
10 43 (4.31%) Subversion
11 37 (3.71%) Maven
12 29 (2.91%) Grunt
13 28 (2.81%) Gradle
14 25 (2.51%) TeamCity
15 23 (2.30%) gulp
16 22 (2.20%) webpack
17 19 (1.90%) Cucumber
18 18 (1.80%) Eclipse
General
1 121 (12.12%) Finance
2 35 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.71%) Marketing
4 23 (2.30%) Games
5 21 (2.10%) Retail
6 19 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 9 (0.90%) Automotive
8 9 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.80%) Law
10 6 (0.60%) Publishing
11 4 (0.40%) Back Office
11 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.30%) Legal
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.10%) Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Front Office
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 683 (68.44%) Developer
2 228 (22.85%) .NET Developer
3 210 (21.04%) Software Developer
4 202 (20.24%) C# Developer
5 179 (17.94%) Software Engineer
6 156 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 139 (13.93%) Senior Developer
8 119 (11.92%) C# Software Developer
9 105 (10.52%) .NET Software Developer
10 92 (9.22%) Java Developer
11 85 (8.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 75 (7.52%) JavaScript Developer
13 67 (6.71%) Lead Developer
14 59 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
14 59 (5.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 57 (5.71%) HTML Developer
16 53 (5.31%) SQL Developer
17 50 (5.01%) Embedded Engineer
17 50 (5.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 47 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (48.10%) HTML
2 444 (44.49%) .NET
3 443 (44.39%) CSS
4 279 (27.96%) AngularJS
5 243 (24.35%) ASP.NET
6 224 (22.44%) jQuery
7 174 (17.43%) HTML5
8 167 (16.73%) Web Services
9 161 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 116 (11.62%) .NET Framework
10 116 (11.62%) XML
11 108 (10.82%) REST
12 102 (10.22%) React
13 100 (10.02%) RESTful
14 94 (9.42%) CSS3
15 93 (9.32%) WCF
16 91 (9.12%) Spring
17 86 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 74 (7.41%) Ajax
19 66 (6.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 61 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 49 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
5 41 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
7 33 (3.31%) Algorithms
8 32 (3.21%) User Experience
9 27 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (2.20%) Reinsurance
11 18 (1.80%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.60%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.40%) Over-the-Top Content
13 14 (1.40%) Video on Demand
14 12 (1.20%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.90%) Fintech
16 5 (0.50%) Digital Currency
16 5 (0.50%) EMV
17 4 (0.40%) Cloud Native
18 3 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 153 (15.33%) Linux
2 142 (14.23%) Windows
3 61 (6.11%) Android
4 58 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 44 (4.41%) Unix
6 20 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.70%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (30.26%) MVC
3 298 (29.86%) TDD
4 288 (28.86%) Software Engineering
5 266 (26.65%) Scrum
6 208 (20.84%) Continuous Integration
7 178 (17.84%) Test Automation
8 158 (15.83%) OO
9 122 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
10 113 (11.32%) SDLC
11 97 (9.72%) Front End Development
12 77 (7.72%) BDD
12 77 (7.72%) Mentoring
13 74 (7.41%) E-Commerce
14 59 (5.91%) Refactoring
14 59 (5.91%) User Stories
15 58 (5.81%) Web Development
16 55 (5.51%) DevOps
16 55 (5.51%) SOA
17 54 (5.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 532 (53.31%) C#
2 515 (51.60%) JavaScript
3 390 (39.08%) SQL
4 269 (26.95%) Java
5 160 (16.03%) C++
6 111 (11.12%) Python
7 85 (8.52%) T-SQL
8 66 (6.61%) PHP
9 58 (5.81%) TypeScript
10 39 (3.91%) C
11 36 (3.61%) VB.NET
12 31 (3.11%) Scala
13 28 (2.81%) Groovy
13 28 (2.81%) Ruby
14 20 (2.00%) Embedded C++
15 19 (1.90%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.90%) Java 8
15 19 (1.90%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.50%) Lua
16 15 (1.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 202 (20.24%) Degree
2 41 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.80%) ISEB
8 7 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (12.02%) QA
2 16 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.60%) WAI
4 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.30%) DICOM
5 3 (0.30%) HL7
5 3 (0.30%) JTAG
5 3 (0.30%) MISRA
5 3 (0.30%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.30%) PMO
6 2 (0.20%) GCP
7 1 (0.10%) GDPR
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (3.81%) Docker
2 22 (2.20%) Firmware
3 11 (1.10%) LXC
4 8 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.30%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (3.11%) Ansible
3 16 (1.60%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.20%) Puppet
5 4 (0.40%) Terraform
6 2 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 218 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.02%) Oracle
3 22 (2.20%) Capita
4 19 (1.90%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.10%) TOWER Software
6 10 (1.00%) Google
6 10 (1.00%) Tableau
6 10 (1.00%) Twitter
7 9 (0.90%) Zend
8 8 (0.80%) DevExpress
9 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.70%) SAP
9 7 (0.70%) VMware
10 5 (0.50%) Cadence
10 5 (0.50%) Unisys
11 4 (0.40%) BT
11 4 (0.40%) Citrix
11 4 (0.40%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.40%) Telerik