Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 89 103
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 +38
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 878 1,031 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.35% 3.46% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 3.84% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 774 914 857
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% -2.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,725 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,700
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -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 23,814 26,879 26,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.79% 90.19% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19,100 22,194 21,624
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 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -27 258 £50,000 - 49
Hampshire -8 240 £47,500 +9.20% 28
Surrey +7 166 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Berkshire -44 128 £50,500 +1.00% 15
West Sussex +35 119 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Oxfordshire +15 81 £39,250 -12.78% 23
East Sussex +28 65 £70,000 +47.37% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 49 £50,000 - 11
Kent +28 33 £42,500 +6.92% 12
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 493 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (55.24%) C#
3 446 (50.80%) .NET
4 344 (39.18%) JavaScript
5 309 (35.19%) Software Engineering
6 263 (29.95%) Git (software)
7 252 (28.70%) SQL
8 247 (28.13%) TDD
9 246 (28.02%) SQL Server
10 224 (25.51%) MVC
10 224 (25.51%) Scrum
11 218 (24.83%) HTML
12 211 (24.03%) CSS
13 199 (22.67%) AngularJS
14 185 (21.07%) Microsoft
15 178 (20.27%) Java
16 173 (19.70%) C++
17 167 (19.02%) Degree
18 162 (18.45%) Windows
19 157 (17.88%) ASP.NET
20 156 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
21 152 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
22 146 (16.63%) Test Automation
23 131 (14.92%) .NET Framework
23 131 (14.92%) OO
24 127 (14.46%) Python
25 120 (13.67%) Finance
26 117 (13.33%) WCF
27 114 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
28 113 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC

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 31 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (2.96%) CICS
3 21 (2.39%) Confluence
4 19 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.82%) WordPress
6 11 (1.25%) IIS
7 10 (1.14%) CMS
8 9 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.57%) Apache
10 5 (0.57%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.46%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.46%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.34%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.34%) Drupal
13 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.11%) Kentico
14 1 (0.11%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.68%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.11%) Primavera
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.11%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 156 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (3.53%) Serverless
4 24 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (2.16%) GitHub
5 19 (2.16%) SaaS
6 18 (2.05%) Azure Stack
7 12 (1.37%) Firebase
8 9 (1.03%) Power Platform
9 8 (0.91%) Google Play
10 5 (0.57%) BrowserStack
10 5 (0.57%) Datadog
10 5 (0.57%) Office 365
11 4 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.46%) Boomi
11 4 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.46%) iPaaS
11 4 (0.46%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.34%) npm
12 3 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.59%) Bluetooth
2 9 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.80%) HTTP
4 6 (0.68%) RTP
5 5 (0.57%) Internet
6 4 (0.46%) IPsec
7 3 (0.34%) RS-232
7 3 (0.34%) RS-422
7 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.23%) Extranet
8 2 (0.23%) Firewall
8 2 (0.23%) Intranet
8 2 (0.23%) Network Security
8 2 (0.23%) NFC
8 2 (0.23%) RFID
9 1 (0.11%) DNS
9 1 (0.11%) LTE
9 1 (0.11%) NAS
9 1 (0.11%) SAN
9 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.29%) Relational Database
3 44 (5.01%) Big Data
4 41 (4.67%) MySQL
5 27 (3.08%) DB2
6 26 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 26 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.71%) Redis
12 11 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.25%) GIS
13 10 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.03%) Power BI
14 9 (1.03%) SAP HANA
15 8 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.80%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 263 (29.95%) Git (software)
2 103 (11.73%) Visual Studio
3 82 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 63 (7.18%) JIRA
5 44 (5.01%) TeamCity
6 43 (4.90%) Selenium
6 43 (4.90%) Subversion
7 38 (4.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 37 (4.21%) NUnit
9 35 (3.99%) Moq
10 34 (3.87%) JUnit
11 33 (3.76%) Cucumber
12 30 (3.42%) Jenkins
13 29 (3.30%) Mockito
14 28 (3.19%) MSTest
15 27 (3.08%) WiX
16 25 (2.85%) Maven
17 23 (2.62%) Visual Studio Coded UI
18 21 (2.39%) Ranorex
18 21 (2.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 120 (13.67%) Finance
2 48 (5.47%) Retail
3 38 (4.33%) Manufacturing
4 36 (4.10%) Marketing
5 12 (1.37%) Electronics
6 11 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.68%) Automotive
8 5 (0.57%) Advertising
8 5 (0.57%) Billing
9 4 (0.46%) Banking
9 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Front Office
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 587 (66.86%) Developer
2 183 (20.84%) Software Engineer
3 161 (18.34%) Software Developer
4 155 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 149 (16.97%) C# Developer
6 109 (12.41%) Senior Developer
7 75 (8.54%) C# Software Developer
8 63 (7.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 57 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
10 49 (5.58%) .NET Software Developer
11 46 (5.24%) Java Developer
12 45 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
13 44 (5.01%) Junior
14 43 (4.90%) Java Engineer
14 43 (4.90%) Java Software Engineer
15 42 (4.78%) Team Leader
16 41 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
17 40 (4.56%) Lead Developer
18 38 (4.33%) C++ Software Engineer
19 36 (4.10%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (50.80%) .NET
2 218 (24.83%) HTML
3 211 (24.03%) CSS
4 199 (22.67%) AngularJS
5 157 (17.88%) ASP.NET
6 131 (14.92%) .NET Framework
7 117 (13.33%) WCF
8 113 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 105 (11.96%) jQuery
10 102 (11.62%) React
11 101 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 82 (9.34%) RESTful
13 80 (9.11%) Node.js
14 79 (9.00%) .NET Core
15 68 (7.74%) REST
16 67 (7.63%) Web Services
17 64 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 57 (6.49%) WPF
19 56 (6.38%) HTML5
20 49 (5.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (5.58%) Algorithms
2 49 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.35%) User Experience
4 40 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (3.87%) Embedded Systems
6 26 (2.96%) Mainframe
7 23 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
8 19 (2.16%) Virtual Team
9 18 (2.05%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.25%) VSAM
12 9 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.91%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.80%) Life Science
14 7 (0.80%) Over-the-Top Content
14 7 (0.80%) Video on Demand
15 6 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 162 (18.45%) Windows
2 112 (12.76%) Linux
3 78 (8.88%) Android
4 75 (8.54%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.53%) Unix
6 26 (2.96%) MVS
7 15 (1.71%) AIX
8 14 (1.59%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.03%) ThreadX
10 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (35.19%) Software Engineering
3 247 (28.13%) TDD
4 224 (25.51%) MVC
4 224 (25.51%) Scrum
5 152 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (16.63%) Test Automation
7 131 (14.92%) OO
8 114 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
9 99 (11.28%) SDLC
10 98 (11.16%) Web Development
11 90 (10.25%) DevOps
12 84 (9.57%) OOP
13 77 (8.77%) BDD
14 75 (8.54%) Computer Science
15 74 (8.43%) Integration Testing
16 67 (7.63%) Mathematics
17 66 (7.52%) Mentoring
18 65 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
19 55 (6.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 485 (55.24%) C#
2 344 (39.18%) JavaScript
3 252 (28.70%) SQL
4 178 (20.27%) Java
5 173 (19.70%) C++
6 127 (14.46%) Python
7 93 (10.59%) C
8 88 (10.02%) PHP
9 42 (4.78%) PowerShell
10 34 (3.87%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.96%) COBOL
11 26 (2.96%) JCL
12 25 (2.85%) Java 8
13 22 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 21 (2.39%) T-SQL
15 19 (2.16%) PHP 5
16 18 (2.05%) Assembly Language
17 17 (1.94%) ES6
18 15 (1.71%) R
18 15 (1.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 167 (19.02%) Degree
2 56 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.39%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.68%) PhD
7 2 (0.23%) ISEB
7 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.11%) HND
8 1 (0.11%) MCSD
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.97%) QA
2 24 (2.73%) DICOM
3 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.57%) GDPR
4 5 (0.57%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.23%) PMO
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (8.54%) Docker
2 7 (0.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (0.34%) Firmware
3 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.23%) LXC
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (4.78%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (1.71%) Ansible
4 13 (1.48%) Terraform
5 9 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.57%) Kibana
7 5 (0.57%) Marathon
7 5 (0.57%) Mesos
7 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.57%) Puppet
8 4 (0.46%) SCOM
9 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.11%) MIIS
Vendors
1 185 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.19%) Google
2 28 (3.19%) SAP
3 22 (2.51%) Oracle
3 22 (2.51%) Zend
4 16 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 15 (1.71%) Atlassian
5 15 (1.71%) Twitter
6 12 (1.37%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 11 (1.25%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.03%) Klocwork
8 9 (1.03%) QNX
8 9 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.91%) Perforce
10 6 (0.68%) IBM
10 6 (0.68%) Remedy
11 5 (0.57%) Fujitsu
11 5 (0.57%) Kofax
11 5 (0.57%) Micro Focus
11 5 (0.57%) Salesforce.com