Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for TestNG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TestNG over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

TestNG
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 867 919
Rank change year-on-year +4 +52 +23
Permanent jobs citing TestNG 316 325 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.96% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 247 272 343
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +2.27%

TestNG 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 36,056 33,710 35,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.73% 19.94% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29,279 28,280 30,893
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

TestNG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for TestNG in the UK

TestNG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for TestNG in the UK

TestNG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TestNG over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for TestNG in the UK

TestNG
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestNG within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 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
England -43 274 £52,500 -4.55% 36
UK excluding London +44 188 £52,500 +31.25% 25
London -66 119 £55,000 -15.38% 15
South West +21 74 £57,500 +43.75% 3
North of England +9 45 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Scotland -21 25 £45,500 +30.00% 4
North West +2 21 £48,750 +21.88% 2
South East -41 20 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West Midlands +16 18 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Midlands -4 18 £60,000 +71.43% 5
North East - 16 £65,000 -
Yorkshire -1 9 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Wales - 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands -15 1 £65,000 +85.71% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing TestNG 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 with a requirement for TestNG.

1 287 (90.82%) JUnit
2 286 (90.51%) Java
3 253 (80.06%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (71.20%) Selenium
5 220 (69.62%) Test Automation
6 195 (61.71%) SQL
7 192 (60.76%) JavaScript
8 165 (52.22%) HTML
9 157 (49.68%) CSS
10 153 (48.42%) Continuous Integration
11 149 (47.15%) C#
12 133 (42.09%) SDLC
13 129 (40.82%) Scrum
14 125 (39.56%) .NET
15 119 (37.66%) Protractor
16 115 (36.39%) Jasmine
17 104 (32.91%) Degree
18 100 (31.65%) Oracle
19 90 (28.48%) Jenkins
20 85 (26.90%) Git (software)
20 85 (26.90%) Spring
21 83 (26.27%) Maven
22 77 (24.37%) Context-Driven Testing
23 75 (23.73%) Software Engineering
24 74 (23.42%) REST
25 72 (22.78%) Open Source
26 71 (22.47%) Web Services
27 70 (22.15%) JIRA
28 64 (20.25%) Hibernate
28 64 (20.25%) Cucumber

TestNG
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:

Application Platforms
1 43 (13.61%) Apache
1 43 (13.61%) Tomcat
2 30 (9.49%) Jetty
3 27 (8.54%) Confluence
4 16 (5.06%) WordPress
5 9 (2.85%) JBoss
6 8 (2.53%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.27%) CMS
9 3 (0.95%) nginx
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.95%) Traffic Server
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.63%) WildFly
11 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.65%) SaaS
3 18 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.48%) GitHub
5 10 (3.16%) BrowserStack
6 5 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.27%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Serverless
9 1 (0.32%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.65%) SMPP
1 21 (6.65%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.58%) SSH
3 4 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.66%) MongoDB
2 37 (11.71%) MySQL
3 31 (9.81%) Hadoop
4 30 (9.49%) NoSQL
5 27 (8.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (8.23%) Redis
7 23 (7.28%) HBase
8 19 (6.01%) SQL Server
9 13 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.53%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.27%) Big Data
11 4 (1.27%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.27%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.95%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.95%) DB2
13 2 (0.63%) Bigtable
13 2 (0.63%) Flink
13 2 (0.63%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 287 (90.82%) JUnit
2 225 (71.20%) Selenium
3 119 (37.66%) Protractor
4 115 (36.39%) Jasmine
5 90 (28.48%) Jenkins
6 85 (26.90%) Git (software)
7 83 (26.27%) Maven
8 70 (22.15%) JIRA
9 64 (20.25%) Cucumber
10 42 (13.29%) WebDriver
11 33 (10.44%) Subversion
12 26 (8.23%) Gradle
13 23 (7.28%) Bitbucket
14 21 (6.65%) Hamcrest
14 21 (6.65%) jMock
15 19 (6.01%) Ant
16 17 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (5.38%) SoapUI
17 15 (4.75%) FitNesse
18 14 (4.43%) Mockito
General
1 58 (18.35%) Finance
2 17 (5.38%) Banking
3 13 (4.11%) Marketing
4 11 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.85%) Electronics
5 9 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.27%) Legal
8 3 (0.95%) Retail
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 107 (33.86%) Developer
2 97 (30.70%) Java Developer
3 80 (25.32%) Test Engineer
4 59 (18.67%) Tester
5 38 (12.03%) Automation Tester
6 30 (9.49%) Senior Test Engineer
6 30 (9.49%) Test Automation Engineer
7 29 (9.18%) Developer in Test
8 26 (8.23%) Java Engineer
9 23 (7.28%) Java Developer in Test
10 22 (6.96%) Java Automation Tester
11 21 (6.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 21 (6.65%) Selenium Tester
11 21 (6.65%) SQL Developer
12 20 (6.33%) C# Developer
12 20 (6.33%) QA Engineer
12 20 (6.33%) Software Engineer
13 19 (6.01%) .NET Developer
13 19 (6.01%) Analyst
13 19 (6.01%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (52.22%) HTML
2 157 (49.68%) CSS
3 125 (39.56%) .NET
4 85 (26.90%) Spring
5 74 (23.42%) REST
6 71 (22.47%) Web Services
7 64 (20.25%) Hibernate
8 42 (13.29%) SOAP
9 36 (11.39%) Java EE
10 26 (8.23%) JAX-RS
11 22 (6.96%) XML
12 21 (6.65%) Apache Wicket
12 21 (6.65%) Guice
12 21 (6.65%) LAMP
13 20 (6.33%) J2EE
13 20 (6.33%) jQuery
14 17 (5.38%) RESTful
15 16 (5.06%) JSP
16 15 (4.75%) Ajax
17 13 (4.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (13.61%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (10.13%) Linux Command Line
4 28 (8.86%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.11%) Fintech
6 10 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.53%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.53%) Social Media
9 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.58%) Equities
10 5 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.58%) Spread Betting
11 4 (1.27%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.27%) User Experience
12 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.82%) Linux
2 24 (7.59%) Unix
3 16 (5.06%) Android
3 16 (5.06%) Windows
4 13 (4.11%) Ubuntu
5 12 (3.80%) openSUSE
6 7 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (80.06%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (69.62%) Test Automation
3 153 (48.42%) Continuous Integration
4 133 (42.09%) SDLC
5 129 (40.82%) Scrum
6 77 (24.37%) Context-Driven Testing
7 75 (23.73%) Software Engineering
8 72 (22.78%) Open Source
9 58 (18.35%) Unit Testing
10 53 (16.77%) TDD
11 50 (15.82%) BDD
12 34 (10.76%) SDET
13 32 (10.13%) Analytical Thinking
14 28 (8.86%) Test Strategy
15 27 (8.54%) E-Commerce
15 27 (8.54%) Waterfall
16 26 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (8.23%) SOA
17 25 (7.91%) Microservices
17 25 (7.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 286 (90.51%) Java
2 195 (61.71%) SQL
3 192 (60.76%) JavaScript
4 149 (47.15%) C#
5 44 (13.92%) Python
6 28 (8.86%) PHP
7 24 (7.59%) Ruby
8 23 (7.28%) Perl
9 21 (6.65%) Bash Shell
10 16 (5.06%) Java 8
11 7 (2.22%) C++
11 7 (2.22%) XPath
12 5 (1.58%) Scala
13 4 (1.27%) Groovy
13 4 (1.27%) VBScript
14 3 (0.95%) C
15 2 (0.63%) VB
16 1 (0.32%) Clojure
16 1 (0.32%) Java 9
16 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (32.91%) Degree
2 12 (3.80%) HND
3 10 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.85%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.90%) ISEB
6 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.27%) Postgraduate
6 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.63%) PhD
7 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.32%) OCP
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (19.30%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (11.71%) Docker
2 5 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.95%) KVM
3 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (5.70%) Puppet
2 15 (4.75%) Salt
3 6 (1.90%) Ansible
3 6 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.95%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.95%) Mesos
5 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 100 (31.65%) Oracle
2 13 (4.11%) Atlassian
3 10 (3.16%) Capita
4 9 (2.85%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.85%) SAP
5 6 (1.90%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (1.90%) HP
6 5 (1.58%) Google
7 4 (1.27%) Micro Focus
8 3 (0.95%) IBM
8 3 (0.95%) Splunk
8 3 (0.95%) VMware
9 2 (0.63%) Apple
9 2 (0.63%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.63%) Tableau
9 2 (0.63%) Vertica
10 1 (0.32%) Facebook
10 1 (0.32%) Sybase