Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 96 113
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 838 1,008 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.13% 3.26% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 3.63% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 762 944 839
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,825 £31,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 24,431 27,798 28,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.20% 89.93% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19,979 22,937 22,995
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -34 257 £50,000 +5.26% 65
Surrey +20 228 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Hampshire -19 190 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Berkshire -41 121 £50,000 - 31
West Sussex +8 79 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Buckinghamshire -10 79 £50,000 +7.53% 19
Oxfordshire +6 57 £40,000 -13.51% 15
East Sussex +26 52 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Kent +32 26 £40,000 - 9
Isle of Wight - 4 £32,500 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 536 (63.96%) C#
2 490 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
3 482 (57.52%) .NET
4 399 (47.61%) JavaScript
5 320 (38.19%) HTML
6 309 (36.87%) SQL
7 299 (35.68%) CSS
8 284 (33.89%) MVC
9 268 (31.98%) SQL Server
10 256 (30.55%) ASP.NET
11 250 (29.83%) Software Engineering
12 228 (27.21%) Scrum
13 227 (27.09%) Microsoft
14 220 (26.25%) AngularJS
15 218 (26.01%) TDD
16 182 (21.72%) Test Automation
17 178 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
18 175 (20.88%) Git (software)
19 173 (20.64%) Java
20 157 (18.74%) jQuery
21 154 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
22 149 (17.78%) Degree
23 146 (17.42%) Visual Studio
24 144 (17.18%) OO
25 143 (17.06%) .NET Framework
25 143 (17.06%) Microsoft Azure
26 134 (15.99%) HTML5
27 128 (15.27%) Finance
28 119 (14.20%) Web Services
29 117 (13.96%) QA

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 35 (4.18%) Confluence
2 27 (3.22%) IIS
3 21 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 18 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.67%) CMS
6 14 (1.67%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.43%) Apache
9 9 (1.07%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.84%) Documentum
11 6 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (0.72%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.72%) Kentico
12 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.48%) Commerce Server
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.48%) Fireworks
2 4 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) SAP CO
1 7 (0.84%) SAP FI
1 7 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 143 (17.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (4.06%) SaaS
4 26 (3.10%) GitHub
5 17 (2.03%) Google Play
6 10 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.19%) Serverless
7 7 (0.84%) PaaS
7 7 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.48%) Office 365
10 4 (0.48%) Scribe Online
11 3 (0.36%) IaaS
11 3 (0.36%) npm
12 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.12%) NuGet
13 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.27%) Internet
2 7 (0.84%) Intranet
3 6 (0.72%) Extranet
3 6 (0.72%) HTTP
4 5 (0.60%) Broadband
5 4 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.36%) Wireless
7 2 (0.24%) SSL
7 2 (0.24%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) DHCP
8 1 (0.12%) DNS
8 1 (0.12%) FTP
8 1 (0.12%) IPsec
8 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (31.98%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.61%) Big Data
3 43 (5.13%) MySQL
4 41 (4.89%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.10%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.15%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.91%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
10 12 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.43%) Redis
10 12 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
11 11 (1.31%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 175 (20.88%) Git (software)
2 146 (17.42%) Visual Studio
3 72 (8.59%) JIRA
4 69 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (6.09%) NUnit
6 49 (5.85%) JUnit
7 48 (5.73%) Jenkins
7 48 (5.73%) Moq
7 48 (5.73%) MSTest
8 41 (4.89%) Ranorex
9 40 (4.77%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 36 (4.30%) Maven
10 36 (4.30%) TeamCity
11 34 (4.06%) Gradle
12 32 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 30 (3.58%) Selenium
14 28 (3.34%) Bitbucket
15 27 (3.22%) Android Studio
15 27 (3.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (2.98%) Mockito
General
1 128 (15.27%) Finance
2 17 (2.03%) Retail
3 14 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 12 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.07%) Games
6 8 (0.95%) Automotive
7 7 (0.84%) Legal
8 5 (0.60%) Advertising
8 5 (0.60%) Law
8 5 (0.60%) Marketing
9 4 (0.48%) Back Office
9 4 (0.48%) Publishing
9 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.24%) Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 591 (70.53%) Developer
2 207 (24.70%) .NET Developer
3 196 (23.39%) Software Developer
4 179 (21.36%) C# Developer
5 129 (15.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 125 (14.92%) Software Engineer
7 105 (12.53%) C# Software Developer
8 83 (9.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 79 (9.43%) Senior Developer
10 65 (7.76%) Java Developer
11 49 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 48 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 47 (5.61%) Junior
13 47 (5.61%) Lead Developer
14 46 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 44 (5.25%) C# Software Engineer
15 44 (5.25%) QA Engineer
16 41 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
16 41 (4.89%) Test Engineer
17 39 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 482 (57.52%) .NET
2 320 (38.19%) HTML
3 299 (35.68%) CSS
4 256 (30.55%) ASP.NET
5 220 (26.25%) AngularJS
6 157 (18.74%) jQuery
7 154 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 143 (17.06%) .NET Framework
9 134 (15.99%) HTML5
10 119 (14.20%) Web Services
11 113 (13.48%) WCF
12 111 (13.25%) React
13 88 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 88 (10.50%) XML
14 85 (10.14%) SOAP
14 85 (10.14%) Spring
15 77 (9.19%) CSS3
15 77 (9.19%) Entity Framework
16 76 (9.07%) RESTful
17 70 (8.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.30%) Algorithms
3 36 (4.30%) User Experience
4 32 (3.82%) Reinsurance
5 26 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.74%) Fintech
7 20 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.27%) N-Tier
8 19 (2.27%) Over-the-Top Content
8 19 (2.27%) Video on Demand
9 14 (1.67%) EPoS
10 12 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (1.19%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.19%) W3C
12 8 (0.95%) EMV
13 7 (0.84%) CMDB
13 7 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.13%) Windows
2 107 (12.77%) Linux
3 100 (11.93%) Android
4 92 (10.98%) Apple iOS
5 37 (4.42%) Unix
6 17 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (33.89%) MVC
3 250 (29.83%) Software Engineering
4 228 (27.21%) Scrum
5 218 (26.01%) TDD
6 182 (21.72%) Test Automation
7 178 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
8 144 (17.18%) OO
9 95 (11.34%) SDLC
10 76 (9.07%) Front End Development
11 75 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (8.59%) Web Development
13 63 (7.52%) BDD
14 61 (7.28%) Computer Science
15 59 (7.04%) Kanban
16 56 (6.68%) User Stories
17 55 (6.56%) UML
18 52 (6.21%) Refactoring
18 52 (6.21%) System Testing
19 51 (6.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 536 (63.96%) C#
2 399 (47.61%) JavaScript
3 309 (36.87%) SQL
4 173 (20.64%) Java
5 109 (13.01%) C++
6 79 (9.43%) PHP
6 79 (9.43%) Python
7 68 (8.11%) TypeScript
8 43 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 35 (4.18%) C
10 25 (2.98%) Groovy
11 23 (2.74%) VB.NET
12 22 (2.63%) Java 8
12 22 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.91%) ES6
13 16 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.55%) Ruby
15 12 (1.43%) VB
16 10 (1.19%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 149 (17.78%) Degree
2 36 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.95%) ISEB
8 5 (0.60%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.48%) PhD
10 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ACCA
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CIMA
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (13.96%) QA
2 15 (1.79%) DICOM
3 5 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.60%) GDPR
3 5 (0.60%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.48%) WAI
5 3 (0.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (4.06%) Docker
2 14 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.43%) Firmware
4 10 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.48%) LXC
5 4 (0.48%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.24%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (5.25%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (3.70%) Ansible
3 16 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.79%) Terraform
5 7 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 227 (27.09%) Microsoft
2 64 (7.64%) Oracle
3 25 (2.98%) Google
4 22 (2.63%) SAP
5 21 (2.51%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.15%) Sitecore
6 18 (2.15%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.19%) VMware
8 9 (1.07%) Tableau
8 9 (1.07%) webMethods
9 7 (0.84%) Autodesk
9 7 (0.84%) OpenText
9 7 (0.84%) Software AG
9 7 (0.84%) Workday
10 6 (0.72%) Actuate
10 6 (0.72%) Adobe
10 6 (0.72%) TOWER Software
11 5 (0.60%) Cadence
11 5 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.60%) Salesforce.com