Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 85 88 88
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 649 369 807
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.58% 3.62% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.93% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 515 331 701
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%

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 16,868 9,389 21,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.99% 92.13% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,490 7,587 17,184
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £64,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +26 218 £55,000 +10.00% 24
Thames Valley -23 206 £58,750 +2.17% 30
Berkshire -9 117 £60,000 +4.35% 10
Surrey +8 111 £57,500 +9.52% 16
Buckinghamshire -8 71 £55,000 -18.52% 16
East Sussex -24 37 £70,000 +12.00% 4
Kent -30 26 £50,000 -39.39% 5
West Sussex -37 23 £62,500 +4.17% 8
Oxfordshire -36 19 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Home Counties - 8 £57,500 -
Sussex -2 1 £60,000 +14.29%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 404 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (52.85%) JavaScript
3 314 (48.38%) C#
4 283 (43.61%) .NET
5 266 (40.99%) CSS
6 259 (39.91%) HTML
7 231 (35.59%) Azure
8 213 (32.82%) Full Stack Development
9 206 (31.74%) Git (software)
10 187 (28.81%) React
10 187 (28.81%) OO
11 177 (27.27%) DevOps
12 176 (27.12%) TDD
13 173 (26.66%) Software Engineering
14 170 (26.19%) .NET Core
15 154 (23.73%) PHP
16 153 (23.57%) AngularJS
17 150 (23.11%) MVC
17 150 (23.11%) CI/CD
18 146 (22.50%) OOP
19 140 (21.57%) Docker
20 134 (20.65%) SQL Server
21 133 (20.49%) MySQL
22 132 (20.34%) SQL
23 130 (20.03%) Test Automation
24 127 (19.57%) Scrum
25 124 (19.11%) RESTful
26 119 (18.34%) jQuery
27 118 (18.18%) Web Services
28 116 (17.87%) Computer Science

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 24 (3.70%) WordPress
2 23 (3.54%) CMS
3 19 (2.93%) Apache
3 19 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.39%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.62%) IIS
6 4 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.46%) Confluence
7 3 (0.46%) GemFire
7 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.31%) Drupal
8 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Kentico
9 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (2.00%) Campfire
2 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 231 (35.59%) Azure
2 115 (17.72%) SaaS
3 92 (14.18%) AWS
4 31 (4.78%) GitHub
5 26 (4.01%) Power Platform
6 23 (3.54%) Serverless
7 21 (3.24%) npm
8 17 (2.62%) NuGet
9 16 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (2.47%) OpenShift
10 13 (2.00%) PaaS
11 12 (1.85%) GCP
12 11 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (1.54%) Azure Service Bus
13 10 (1.54%) Boomi
14 9 (1.39%) Azure Logic Apps
15 8 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (1.23%) Yarn
16 7 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.16%) HTTP
2 13 (2.00%) Broadband
3 12 (1.85%) SMTP
4 10 (1.54%) MQTT
5 9 (1.39%) PPP
6 7 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.92%) DNS
8 2 (0.31%) Wireless
9 1 (0.15%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 133 (20.49%) MySQL
3 62 (9.55%) NoSQL
4 41 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 26 (4.01%) Power BI
7 24 (3.70%) MariaDB
8 15 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.69%) Big Data
10 10 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (1.54%) HBase
11 9 (1.39%) OLAP
11 9 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.77%) Redis
14 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 206 (31.74%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.78%) Selenium
3 56 (8.63%) Jenkins
4 55 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 49 (7.55%) JIRA
6 44 (6.78%) SpecFlow
7 40 (6.16%) NUnit
8 31 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 31 (4.78%) PHPUnit
9 27 (4.16%) MSTest
10 26 (4.01%) JUnit
11 25 (3.85%) Moq
12 17 (2.62%) ESLint
12 17 (2.62%) Jasmine
13 15 (2.31%) TeamCity
14 14 (2.16%) Spock
15 13 (2.00%) Bitbucket
15 13 (2.00%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.39%) GoogleTest
16 9 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 89 (13.71%) Social Skills
2 80 (12.33%) Finance
3 25 (3.85%) Games
4 24 (3.70%) Law
5 17 (2.62%) Banking
5 17 (2.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 16 (2.47%) Marketing
7 14 (2.16%) Retail
8 13 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (1.85%) Publishing
10 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.62%) Local Government
13 3 (0.46%) Electronics
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.46%) French Language
13 3 (0.46%) German Language
13 3 (0.46%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 516 (79.51%) Developer
2 134 (20.65%) Software Developer
3 101 (15.56%) PHP Developer
4 96 (14.79%) Software Engineer
5 92 (14.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 87 (13.41%) .NET Developer
7 77 (11.86%) C# Developer
8 71 (10.94%) Senior Developer
9 62 (9.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 57 (8.78%) React Developer
11 51 (7.86%) C# .NET Developer
12 37 (5.70%) Developer in Test
13 35 (5.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 35 (5.39%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 34 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (4.93%) Java Developer
16 31 (4.78%) C# Software Developer
17 30 (4.62%) Lead Developer
18 28 (4.31%) Azure Developer
19 27 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (43.61%) .NET
2 266 (40.99%) CSS
3 259 (39.91%) HTML
4 187 (28.81%) React
5 170 (26.19%) .NET Core
6 153 (23.57%) AngularJS
7 124 (19.11%) RESTful
8 119 (18.34%) jQuery
9 118 (18.18%) Web Services
10 109 (16.80%) .NET Framework
10 109 (16.80%) REST
11 101 (15.56%) Node.js
12 97 (14.95%) Laravel
13 79 (12.17%) ASP.NET
14 66 (10.17%) JSON
15 61 (9.40%) Vue.js
16 55 (8.47%) Symfony
17 50 (7.70%) Jest
18 45 (6.93%) Entity Framework
18 45 (6.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.56%) User Experience
2 73 (11.25%) Self-Motivation
3 48 (7.40%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (4.47%) Algorithms
5 27 (4.16%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.54%) Legacy Code
7 20 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (2.16%) Legacy Systems
8 14 (2.16%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.69%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.39%) CAN bus
12 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.92%) Legacy Applications
14 5 (0.77%) EPoS
15 4 (0.62%) Market Risk
16 3 (0.46%) N-Tier
17 2 (0.31%) Equities
17 2 (0.31%) Management Information System
17 2 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 79 (12.17%) Linux
2 44 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 36 (5.55%) Android
4 30 (4.62%) Unix
5 12 (1.85%) Windows
6 10 (1.54%) Debian
7 9 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.77%) VMS
9 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.15%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (32.82%) Full Stack Development
3 187 (28.81%) OO
4 177 (27.27%) DevOps
5 176 (27.12%) TDD
6 173 (26.66%) Software Engineering
7 150 (23.11%) CI/CD
7 150 (23.11%) MVC
8 146 (22.50%) OOP
9 130 (20.03%) Test Automation
10 127 (19.57%) Scrum
11 116 (17.87%) Computer Science
12 111 (17.10%) Microservices
12 111 (17.10%) Web Development
13 107 (16.49%) Front End Development
14 104 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
15 78 (12.02%) BDD
16 71 (10.94%) Fintech
17 69 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
18 54 (8.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 343 (52.85%) JavaScript
2 314 (48.38%) C#
3 154 (23.73%) PHP
4 132 (20.34%) SQL
5 101 (15.56%) Java
6 67 (10.32%) TypeScript
7 66 (10.17%) Python
8 60 (9.24%) PHP 7
9 54 (8.32%) PowerShell
10 43 (6.63%) C++
11 42 (6.47%) Bash
12 27 (4.16%) C
13 26 (4.01%) Go
14 17 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.62%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.47%) Ruby
16 14 (2.16%) PHP 5
17 10 (1.54%) ES6
18 8 (1.23%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 87 (13.41%) Degree
2 44 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (4.01%) HND
4 10 (1.54%) OCP
4 10 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.39%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.77%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) MCAD
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (12.02%) QA
2 14 (2.16%) WCAG
3 13 (2.00%) GDPR
4 6 (0.92%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.46%) PMO
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 140 (21.57%) Docker
2 10 (1.54%) HDFS
3 2 (0.31%) LXC
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (13.10%) Kubernetes
2 50 (7.70%) Terraform
3 20 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.00%) Kibana
5 8 (1.23%) Ansible
6 3 (0.46%) Puppet
7 2 (0.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.15%) Marathon
8 1 (0.15%) OpenNebula
8 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 76 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.85%) WooCommerce
3 18 (2.77%) Google
4 15 (2.31%) Zend
5 14 (2.16%) Oracle
6 10 (1.54%) Dell
7 6 (0.92%) Intel
8 5 (0.77%) VMware
9 3 (0.46%) LexisNexis
9 3 (0.46%) Okta
9 3 (0.46%) SAP
10 2 (0.31%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.31%) Rollbar
10 2 (0.31%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.31%) Telerik
10 2 (0.31%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe
11 1 (0.15%) Apple
11 1 (0.15%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.15%) Progress