Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South East
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 88 95
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 403 749 859
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.50% 3.37% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.72% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 416 695 842
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 10,533 20,115 24,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.44% 90.40% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8,298 16,414 20,154
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,675 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +26 163 £55,000 +15.79% 26
Berkshire +73 106 £52,500 -4.55% 20
Hampshire +3 85 £50,000 +11.11% 18
West Sussex -13 80 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Surrey +8 52 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Buckinghamshire +35 29 £57,500 +16.16% 4
Oxfordshire -23 28 £50,000 +29.87% 2
East Sussex +29 17 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Kent -6 5 £80,000 +55.34% 5
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 273 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 203 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (48.64%) C#
4 188 (46.65%) HTML
5 178 (44.17%) CSS
6 166 (41.19%) Git (software)
7 164 (40.69%) .NET
8 146 (36.23%) SQL
9 132 (32.75%) React
10 108 (26.80%) TypeScript
10 108 (26.80%) AngularJS
10 108 (26.80%) SQL Server
11 105 (26.05%) .NET Core
12 103 (25.56%) Software Engineering
13 97 (24.07%) MVC
14 90 (22.33%) Azure
15 89 (22.08%) Node.js
15 89 (22.08%) Front End Development
16 88 (21.84%) RESTful
17 81 (20.10%) Test Automation
18 76 (18.86%) TDD
19 72 (17.87%) REST
20 68 (16.87%) Microservices
20 68 (16.87%) MySQL
21 66 (16.38%) Scrum
22 63 (15.63%) DevOps
23 62 (15.38%) HTML5
24 60 (14.89%) Java
25 58 (14.39%) PHP
25 58 (14.39%) CMS

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 58 (14.39%) CMS
2 37 (9.18%) EPiServer
3 20 (4.96%) WordPress
4 9 (2.23%) IIS
5 6 (1.49%) Confluence
6 5 (1.24%) nginx
6 5 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.99%) Apache
7 4 (0.99%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.74%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.50%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.50%) Kentico
9 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (2.48%) Figma
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 90 (22.33%) Azure
2 57 (14.14%) AWS
3 35 (8.68%) SaaS
4 15 (3.72%) GCP
5 9 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.23%) GitHub
6 8 (1.99%) Firebase
6 8 (1.99%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.49%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.24%) Serverless
9 4 (0.99%) Yarn
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.25%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.73%) Network Security
2 9 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.99%) H.323
4 7 (1.74%) RTP
4 7 (1.74%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.74%) Internet
6 2 (0.50%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) AMQP
7 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 68 (16.87%) MySQL
3 38 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.68%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.99%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (1.49%) Power BI
8 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.99%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.50%) Event Store
11 2 (0.50%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 166 (41.19%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.44%) JIRA
3 29 (7.20%) JUnit
4 23 (5.71%) Subversion
5 21 (5.21%) Eclipse
6 18 (4.47%) Mockito
6 18 (4.47%) Visual Studio
6 18 (4.47%) webpack
7 17 (4.22%) Jasmine
7 17 (4.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (4.22%) Protractor
7 17 (4.22%) Selenium
8 16 (3.97%) Bitbucket
9 13 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (2.73%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.48%) git-flow
12 10 (2.48%) gulp
12 10 (2.48%) Jenkins
13 9 (2.23%) Grunt
General
1 16 (3.97%) Finance
2 12 (2.98%) Public Sector
3 8 (1.99%) Games
3 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.24%) Retail
5 3 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.25%) Law
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 332 (82.38%) Developer
2 72 (17.87%) .NET Developer
3 68 (16.87%) C# Developer
4 67 (16.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 60 (14.89%) Senior Developer
6 53 (13.15%) Software Developer
7 51 (12.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (12.41%) PHP Developer
8 50 (12.41%) React Developer
9 37 (9.18%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (8.19%) Software Engineer
11 32 (7.94%) Lead Developer
12 29 (7.20%) Full Stack Developer
13 24 (5.96%) Angular Developer
14 23 (5.71%) Python Developer
15 16 (3.97%) C# Software Developer
15 16 (3.97%) Senior PHP Developer
16 15 (3.72%) .NET Software Developer
17 14 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 14 (3.47%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (46.65%) HTML
2 178 (44.17%) CSS
3 164 (40.69%) .NET
4 132 (32.75%) React
5 108 (26.80%) AngularJS
6 105 (26.05%) .NET Core
7 89 (22.08%) Node.js
8 88 (21.84%) RESTful
9 72 (17.87%) REST
10 62 (15.38%) HTML5
11 55 (13.65%) jQuery
11 55 (13.65%) Vue.js
12 54 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 50 (12.41%) Laravel
14 49 (12.16%) .NET Framework
14 49 (12.16%) Symfony
15 44 (10.92%) CSS3
16 43 (10.67%) Web Services
17 41 (10.17%) React Native
18 40 (9.93%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.40%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (9.68%) User Experience
3 15 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.23%) Acoustics
6 8 (1.99%) Over-the-Top Content
6 8 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.99%) PKI
9 4 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.50%) EPoS
10 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.41%) Windows
2 29 (7.20%) Linux
3 16 (3.97%) Android
4 14 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) Debian
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (25.56%) Software Engineering
3 97 (24.07%) MVC
4 89 (22.08%) Front End Development
5 81 (20.10%) Test Automation
6 76 (18.86%) TDD
7 68 (16.87%) Microservices
8 66 (16.38%) Scrum
9 63 (15.63%) DevOps
10 48 (11.91%) OOP
11 47 (11.66%) OO
12 46 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (11.41%) Mentoring
12 46 (11.41%) SOLID
13 38 (9.43%) Web Development
14 33 (8.19%) Computer Science
15 32 (7.94%) Project Management
16 27 (6.70%) Mobile Development
16 27 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (5.46%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 273 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 196 (48.64%) C#
3 146 (36.23%) SQL
4 108 (26.80%) TypeScript
5 60 (14.89%) Java
6 58 (14.39%) PHP
7 51 (12.66%) C++
8 46 (11.41%) Python
9 31 (7.69%) ES6
10 23 (5.71%) C
11 22 (5.46%) PHP 7
12 16 (3.97%) Java 8
13 12 (2.98%) Embedded C
13 12 (2.98%) Embedded C++
13 12 (2.98%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.73%) T-SQL
15 10 (2.48%) Apple Swift
15 10 (2.48%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.99%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (13.15%) Degree
2 18 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.99%) HND
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (12.66%) Docker
2 9 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.99%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (7.94%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.24%) Ansible
2 5 (1.24%) Terraform
3 4 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) Kibana
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.46%) VMware
3 19 (4.71%) Oracle
4 11 (2.73%) WooCommerce
5 9 (2.23%) Google
6 6 (1.49%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.74%) Meridio
7 3 (0.74%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.50%) Progress
8 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Foundry
9 1 (0.25%) IBM
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica
9 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.25%) Palantir
9 1 (0.25%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.25%) SAP