Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 92 125
Rank change year-on-year -7 +33 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 878 1,025 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.05% 3.35% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 3.74% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 775 977 904
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,825
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £58,750
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 26,021 27,389 31,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.26% 89.55% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21,441 22,602 26,214
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -16 292 £50,000 +11.11% 46
Surrey +7 224 £50,000 - 31
Hampshire -3 206 £45,000 - 22
Berkshire -13 151 £50,000 +5.26% 22
West Sussex -9 78 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Oxfordshire +8 71 £45,000 - 9
Buckinghamshire -22 70 £51,500 +14.44% 15
East Sussex -1 42 £42,500 - 6
Kent +7 27 £40,000 - 10
Isle of Wight - 7 £32,500 -
Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 518 (59.00%) C#
2 496 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 468 (53.30%) .NET
4 448 (51.03%) JavaScript
5 399 (45.44%) HTML
6 365 (41.57%) CSS
7 358 (40.77%) SQL
8 281 (32.00%) MVC
9 263 (29.95%) TDD
9 263 (29.95%) Software Engineering
10 254 (28.93%) Scrum
11 250 (28.47%) AngularJS
12 249 (28.36%) SQL Server
13 238 (27.11%) ASP.NET
14 229 (26.08%) Git (software)
15 223 (25.40%) Microsoft
16 216 (24.60%) Java
17 195 (22.21%) Test Automation
18 185 (21.07%) jQuery
19 175 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
20 162 (18.45%) Visual Studio
21 160 (18.22%) Degree
21 160 (18.22%) HTML5
22 156 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
23 154 (17.54%) OO
24 142 (16.17%) Finance
25 140 (15.95%) Linux
26 139 (15.83%) Web Services
27 132 (15.03%) QA
28 126 (14.35%) Windows

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 28 (3.19%) Confluence
2 25 (2.85%) IIS
3 21 (2.39%) CMS
4 20 (2.28%) Apache Spark
4 20 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (1.94%) Apache
6 15 (1.71%) Umbraco
7 14 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
11 8 (0.91%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.80%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.57%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.46%) Fireworks
2 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Maximo
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 113 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.85%) SaaS
4 23 (2.62%) GitHub
5 10 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (0.80%) Google Play
7 7 (0.80%) Serverless
8 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.57%) NuGet
9 5 (0.57%) PaaS
10 4 (0.46%) npm
10 4 (0.46%) Office 365
10 4 (0.46%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.46%) Scribe Online
11 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.23%) Slack
13 1 (0.11%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.11%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.25%) Intranet
2 10 (1.14%) HTTP
2 10 (1.14%) Internet
3 8 (0.91%) Broadband
4 6 (0.68%) Wireless
5 5 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.34%) Extranet
7 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.23%) Modbus
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) 4G
8 1 (0.11%) CDMA
8 1 (0.11%) DNS
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) GSM
8 1 (0.11%) IPsec
8 1 (0.11%) LTE
8 1 (0.11%) SMS
8 1 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.13%) MySQL
3 39 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 32 (3.64%) Big Data
5 31 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 31 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
12 12 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.91%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.91%) RavenDB
15 7 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 229 (26.08%) Git (software)
2 162 (18.45%) Visual Studio
3 92 (10.48%) JIRA
4 59 (6.72%) Moq
5 58 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (6.38%) MSTest
6 56 (6.38%) Ranorex
7 52 (5.92%) JUnit
8 51 (5.81%) Jenkins
8 51 (5.81%) NUnit
8 51 (5.81%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 41 (4.67%) Subversion
10 40 (4.56%) Maven
11 33 (3.76%) Gradle
11 33 (3.76%) Selenium
12 29 (3.30%) TeamCity
13 25 (2.85%) Cucumber
14 20 (2.28%) webpack
15 19 (2.16%) Mockito
16 18 (2.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 142 (16.17%) Finance
2 20 (2.28%) Retail
3 18 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 15 (1.71%) Games
5 14 (1.59%) Marketing
6 12 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.03%) Law
9 8 (0.91%) Automotive
9 8 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.46%) Back Office
10 4 (0.46%) Legal
11 3 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Front Office
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 613 (69.82%) Developer
2 209 (23.80%) Software Developer
3 196 (22.32%) .NET Developer
4 187 (21.30%) C# Developer
5 148 (16.86%) Software Engineer
6 146 (16.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 117 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
8 108 (12.30%) Senior Developer
9 94 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
10 76 (8.66%) Java Developer
11 69 (7.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 54 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
13 53 (6.04%) Lead Developer
14 52 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
15 51 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 51 (5.81%) QA Engineer
16 46 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 46 (5.24%) Test Engineer
17 45 (5.13%) SQL Developer
18 42 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (53.30%) .NET
2 399 (45.44%) HTML
3 365 (41.57%) CSS
4 250 (28.47%) AngularJS
5 238 (27.11%) ASP.NET
6 185 (21.07%) jQuery
7 160 (18.22%) HTML5
8 156 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 139 (15.83%) Web Services
10 123 (14.01%) .NET Framework
11 109 (12.41%) React
12 102 (11.62%) XML
13 100 (11.39%) CSS3
14 98 (11.16%) WCF
15 90 (10.25%) REST
16 87 (9.91%) Spring
17 80 (9.11%) RESTful
18 78 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web API
19 68 (7.74%) Entity Framework
20 61 (6.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.88%) Computer Science
2 51 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 46 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (4.44%) User Experience
6 34 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (3.64%) Algorithms
8 30 (3.42%) Reinsurance
9 27 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (2.96%) N-Tier
11 23 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
12 21 (2.39%) Over-the-Top Content
12 21 (2.39%) Video on Demand
13 15 (1.71%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.59%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.37%) Fintech
16 10 (1.14%) W3C
17 8 (0.91%) EMV
18 6 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
19 5 (0.57%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 140 (15.95%) Linux
2 126 (14.35%) Windows
3 80 (9.11%) Android
4 76 (8.66%) Apple iOS
5 40 (4.56%) Unix
6 20 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (32.00%) MVC
3 263 (29.95%) Software Engineering
3 263 (29.95%) TDD
4 254 (28.93%) Scrum
5 195 (22.21%) Test Automation
6 175 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
7 154 (17.54%) OO
8 101 (11.50%) SDLC
9 96 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (10.48%) Front End Development
11 72 (8.20%) BDD
12 63 (7.18%) Web Development
13 62 (7.06%) Mentoring
14 59 (6.72%) E-Commerce
15 57 (6.49%) Refactoring
16 56 (6.38%) User Stories
17 55 (6.26%) SOA
17 55 (6.26%) SOLID
18 54 (6.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 518 (59.00%) C#
2 448 (51.03%) JavaScript
3 358 (40.77%) SQL
4 216 (24.60%) Java
5 126 (14.35%) C++
6 76 (8.66%) Python
7 71 (8.09%) PHP
8 70 (7.97%) TypeScript
9 64 (7.29%) T-SQL
10 36 (4.10%) C
11 28 (3.19%) Groovy
12 27 (3.08%) VB.NET
13 20 (2.28%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.05%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.94%) Ruby
16 15 (1.71%) Java 8
16 15 (1.71%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.59%) Lua
18 13 (1.48%) ES6
18 13 (1.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 160 (18.22%) Degree
2 37 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.05%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.14%) ISEB
8 6 (0.68%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (15.03%) QA
2 8 (0.91%) DICOM
3 7 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.68%) WAI
5 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.34%) GDPR
6 3 (0.34%) PMO
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) JTAG
7 2 (0.23%) MISRA
8 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (3.87%) Docker
2 15 (1.71%) Firmware
3 14 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.25%) LXC
5 10 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.34%) vSphere
8 2 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (6.26%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (3.76%) Ansible
3 10 (1.14%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.03%) Puppet
5 4 (0.46%) Terraform
6 2 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 223 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.31%) Oracle
3 20 (2.28%) Xamarin
4 13 (1.48%) Google
5 11 (1.25%) Twitter
5 11 (1.25%) Zend
6 10 (1.14%) Tableau
6 10 (1.14%) VMware
7 9 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.91%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.80%) Unisys
10 6 (0.68%) Actuate
10 6 (0.68%) Adobe
10 6 (0.68%) Cadence
10 6 (0.68%) SAP
11 5 (0.57%) Telerik
11 5 (0.57%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.46%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.46%) Splunk