Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GoogleTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GoogleTest over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Test
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1225 1293
Rank change year-on-year +69 +68 +29
Permanent jobs citing GoogleTest 50 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.051% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 6
UK median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £40,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £113,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% +33.33% -33.33%

GoogleTest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36786 35368 38174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.33% 18.72% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29935 30548 32261
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

GoogleTest
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GoogleTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GoogleTest in the UK

GoogleTest
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GoogleTest.

Salary trend for GoogleTest in the UK

GoogleTest
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GoogleTest over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GoogleTest in the UK

GoogleTest
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GoogleTest within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +54 47 £80,000 -3.03%
London +46 35 £85,000 -20.93%
UK excluding London +34 15 £38,750 -3.13%
South East +49 8 £40,000 -
Wales +17 3 £40,000 +14.29%
North of England - 3 £25,000 -
North West - 2 £25,000 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing GoogleTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GoogleTest.

1 47 (94.00%) C++
2 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 34 (68.00%) Degree
3 28 (56.00%) Google
4 24 (48.00%) C#
5 21 (42.00%) C
5 21 (42.00%) Subversion
6 20 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 20 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 19 (38.00%) Visual Studio
7 19 (38.00%) Java
8 18 (36.00%) Banking
8 18 (36.00%) Derivative
8 18 (36.00%) Investment Banking
8 18 (36.00%) MSTest
8 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (36.00%) Algorithms
9 17 (34.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 16 (32.00%) Scala
10 16 (32.00%) React
10 16 (32.00%) Fintech
11 14 (28.00%) Fixed Income
11 14 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (16.00%) TDD
13 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
14 7 (14.00%) Linux
15 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
16 5 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading

GoogleTest
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Subversion
2 19 (38.00%) Visual Studio
3 18 (36.00%) MSTest
4 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.00%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (2.00%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.00%) NUnit
7 1 (2.00%) VersionOne
General
1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
2 18 (36.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 42 (84.00%) C++ Developer
3 15 (30.00%) C Developer
3 15 (30.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Audio Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (32.00%) React
3 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (8.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) Qt
4 4 (8.00%) STL
4 4 (8.00%) Yocto
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.00%) Flash
6 2 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (36.00%) Algorithms
2 18 (36.00%) Derivative
3 16 (32.00%) Fintech
4 14 (28.00%) Fixed Income
4 14 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) TDD
3 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.00%) Scrum
6 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (6.00%) MVC
7 3 (6.00%) OOP
7 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Coaching
8 2 (4.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.00%) MVVM
8 2 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 47 (94.00%) C++
2 24 (48.00%) C#
3 21 (42.00%) C
4 19 (38.00%) Java
5 16 (32.00%) Scala
6 5 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (8.00%) SQL
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (68.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Google