The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 119 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2639 2590 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.00% 2.63% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.96% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2149 2195 2332
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78925 87582 97637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63638 73140 79819
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the UK

Unit Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the UK

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the UK

Unit Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 2497 £47,500 -5.00% 324
London +27 1097 £60,000 - 113
South East +25 430 £44,000 -2.22% 79
North West +1 254 £42,500 -5.55% 32
East of England +18 177 £47,500 +5.55% 21
South West +24 175 £42,000 +2.43% 21
West Midlands +14 168 £40,000 -11.11% 21
Manchester -21 143 £45,000 -5.26% 18
City of London +9 124 £67,500 +12.50% 19
Scotland -18 93 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Yorkshire -66 90 £40,000 - 15
East Midlands +5 89 £44,750 +5.29% 15
Hampshire +7 85 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Surrey +27 73 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Buckinghamshire +25 70 £44,000 -2.22% 10
West Yorkshire -44 68 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Hertfordshire +21 64 £45,000 -14.28% 7
Berkshire +35 62 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Milton Keynes +21 61 £45,000 - 8
Cheshire +19 61 £40,750 -14.21% 9
Glasgow -8 61 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Cambridgeshire -19 61 £52,500 +16.66% 13
West Sussex 0 58 £34,000 -17.07% 3
Bristol -3 56 £43,750 - 9
Leeds -41 54 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Cambridge -13 53 £52,500 +21.38% 11
Birmingham +36 49 £47,500 +33.80% 4
Somerset +8 46 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Nottingham +16 42 £45,000 - 7
Nottinghamshire +12 42 £45,000 +7.14% 7

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing.

1 2971 (59.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2323 (46.66%) JavaScript
3 2119 (42.56%) C#
4 2031 (40.79%) .NET
5 1842 (37.00%) SQL
6 1835 (36.85%) HTML
7 1768 (35.51%) TDD
8 1655 (33.24%) Java
9 1640 (32.94%) MVC
10 1638 (32.90%) CSS
11 1482 (29.77%) SQL Server
12 1346 (27.03%) Scrum
13 1214 (24.38%) ASP.NET
14 1169 (23.48%) Software Engineering
15 1149 (23.08%) Test Automation
16 1120 (22.49%) AngularJS
17 1103 (22.15%) Web Services
18 1101 (22.11%) Finance
19 1080 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
20 1063 (21.35%) Git (software)
21 1004 (20.16%) OO
22 903 (18.14%) HTML5
23 892 (17.92%) jQuery
24 777 (15.61%) .NET Framework
25 763 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
26 732 (14.70%) Microsoft
27 723 (14.52%) REST
28 710 (14.26%) BDD
29 708 (14.22%) Degree
30 649 (13.03%) ASP.NET Web API

Unit Testing
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
1 249 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 228 (4.58%) IIS
3 192 (3.86%) CMS
4 143 (2.87%) JBoss
5 124 (2.49%) Apache
6 112 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 92 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 83 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 64 (1.29%) Umbraco
10 62 (1.25%) Confluence
11 45 (0.90%) Apache Spark
12 44 (0.88%) nginx
12 44 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 41 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 38 (0.76%) NServiceBus
15 26 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
16 24 (0.48%) EPiServer
16 24 (0.48%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
18 22 (0.44%) uWSGI
Applications
1 45 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.18%) HipChat
7 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.080%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.080%) InVision
9 2 (0.040%) GIMP
9 2 (0.040%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.040%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.040%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 25 (0.50%) Magento
2 20 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.10%) PlanetPress Connect
7 4 (0.080%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.080%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 3 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.060%) Shopify
8 3 (0.060%) Siebel CRM
9 2 (0.040%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.040%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.040%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.040%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 430 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 377 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
3 173 (3.47%) SaaS
4 100 (2.01%) GitHub
5 63 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 22 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 21 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 19 (0.38%) Office 365
11 18 (0.36%) Google Play
12 16 (0.32%) TestFlight
13 11 (0.22%) G Suite
13 11 (0.22%) PaaS
13 11 (0.22%) Slack
14 8 (0.16%) Force.com
15 7 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 147 (2.95%) HTTP
2 96 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 79 (1.59%) Internet
4 40 (0.80%) Intranet
5 24 (0.48%) FTP
6 23 (0.46%) Ethernet
7 19 (0.38%) RS-232
7 19 (0.38%) Wireless
8 18 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 14 (0.28%) DNS
10 10 (0.20%) Broadband
10 10 (0.20%) SMPP
11 8 (0.16%) SSL
12 7 (0.14%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.14%) iBeacon
13 5 (0.10%) Extranet
13 5 (0.10%) NFC
14 4 (0.080%) Firewall
14 4 (0.080%) HbbTV
15 3 (0.060%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1482 (29.77%) SQL Server
2 453 (9.10%) MySQL
3 433 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 427 (8.58%) NoSQL
5 291 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 239 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 189 (3.80%) Big Data
8 186 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
9 156 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 146 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 120 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 119 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 117 (2.35%) Redis
14 114 (2.29%) Hadoop
15 95 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 81 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
17 67 (1.35%) Oracle Database
18 54 (1.08%) DB2
19 53 (1.06%) Neo4j
19 53 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1063 (21.35%) Git (software)
2 583 (11.71%) Visual Studio
3 523 (10.50%) Jenkins
4 499 (10.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 478 (9.60%) Subversion
6 461 (9.26%) JUnit
7 443 (8.90%) Selenium
8 405 (8.13%) JIRA
9 396 (7.95%) Maven
10 372 (7.47%) NUnit
11 246 (4.94%) TeamCity
12 193 (3.88%) Jasmine
13 180 (3.62%) Mockito
14 170 (3.41%) Cucumber
15 167 (3.35%) Grunt
16 165 (3.31%) gulp
17 129 (2.59%) SpecFlow
18 122 (2.45%) Eclipse
19 119 (2.39%) SoapUI
20 118 (2.37%) Moq
General
1 1101 (22.11%) Finance
2 434 (8.72%) Banking
3 273 (5.48%) Retail
4 234 (4.70%) Investment Banking
5 176 (3.53%) Marketing
6 104 (2.09%) Publishing
7 101 (2.03%) Retail Banking
8 76 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 69 (1.39%) Advertising
10 68 (1.37%) Law
11 64 (1.29%) Games
12 56 (1.12%) Legal
13 54 (1.08%) Manufacturing
14 52 (1.04%) Electronics
15 45 (0.90%) Back Office
16 40 (0.80%) Front Office
17 31 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.52%) Financial Institution
19 25 (0.50%) Billing
20 22 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3701 (74.33%) Developer
2 1098 (22.05%) .NET Developer
3 863 (17.33%) Senior Developer
4 858 (17.23%) C# Developer
5 841 (16.89%) Java Developer
6 580 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 474 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 450 (9.04%) Software Engineer
9 373 (7.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 306 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
11 273 (5.48%) SQL Developer
12 259 (5.20%) Senior Java Developer
13 255 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 236 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
15 227 (4.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 226 (4.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 226 (4.54%) Lead Developer
17 218 (4.38%) HTML Developer
18 216 (4.34%) PHP Developer
19 198 (3.98%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2031 (40.79%) .NET
2 1835 (36.85%) HTML
3 1638 (32.90%) CSS
4 1214 (24.38%) ASP.NET
5 1120 (22.49%) AngularJS
6 1103 (22.15%) Web Services
7 903 (18.14%) HTML5
8 892 (17.92%) jQuery
9 777 (15.61%) .NET Framework
10 763 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 723 (14.52%) REST
12 649 (13.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 646 (12.97%) RESTful
14 637 (12.79%) Spring
15 513 (10.30%) XML
16 506 (10.16%) WCF
17 493 (9.90%) CSS3
18 487 (9.78%) Hibernate
19 472 (9.48%) Node.js
20 467 (9.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 469 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 434 (8.72%) User Experience
3 373 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
4 336 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
5 335 (6.73%) Mobile App
6 166 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 115 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 112 (2.25%) Fintech
9 105 (2.11%) Data Structures
10 88 (1.77%) Client/Server
11 73 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
12 59 (1.18%) iPad
13 52 (1.04%) N-Tier
14 48 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 46 (0.92%) Management Information System
16 45 (0.90%) AS400
16 45 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 45 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 43 (0.86%) iSeries
18 35 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 605 (12.15%) Linux
2 488 (9.80%) Windows
3 323 (6.49%) Apple iOS
4 317 (6.37%) Android
5 251 (5.04%) Unix
6 65 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 33 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.46%) Debian
10 21 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 18 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 18 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 13 (0.26%) FreeBSD
13 11 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.18%) Solaris
15 9 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.12%) CentOS
16 6 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2971 (59.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1768 (35.51%) TDD
3 1640 (32.94%) MVC
4 1346 (27.03%) Scrum
5 1169 (23.48%) Software Engineering
6 1149 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 1080 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1004 (20.16%) OO
9 710 (14.26%) BDD
10 592 (11.89%) Web Development
11 451 (9.06%) SDLC
12 428 (8.60%) OOP
13 365 (7.33%) E-Commerce
14 358 (7.19%) Multithreading
15 356 (7.15%) Front End Development
16 312 (6.27%) DevOps
17 309 (6.21%) Analytics
18 307 (6.17%) Mentoring
19 305 (6.13%) SOA
20 281 (5.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2323 (46.66%) JavaScript
2 2119 (42.56%) C#
3 1842 (37.00%) SQL
4 1655 (33.24%) Java
5 417 (8.38%) Python
6 408 (8.19%) PHP
7 406 (8.15%) C++
8 378 (7.59%) T-SQL
9 260 (5.22%) VB.NET
10 229 (4.60%) C
11 208 (4.18%) ES6
12 177 (3.55%) PL/SQL
13 170 (3.41%) TypeScript
14 157 (3.15%) Objective-C
15 137 (2.75%) Ruby
16 120 (2.41%) Scala
17 109 (2.19%) Apple Swift
18 99 (1.99%) Groovy
19 93 (1.87%) PowerShell
20 83 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 708 (14.22%) Degree
2 216 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 149 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 90 (1.81%) ISTQB
5 88 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 63 (1.27%) ISEB
7 32 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (0.42%) PhD
9 16 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
11 10 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.18%) HND
12 9 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 9 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.14%) HNC
14 7 (0.14%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.12%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 496 (9.96%) QA
2 39 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 39 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (0.62%) SLA
4 16 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.28%) ISO 20022
5 14 (0.28%) WCAG
6 11 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.18%) MiFID
9 7 (0.14%) ISO 15022
9 7 (0.14%) PMO
10 5 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.080%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.040%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.040%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.040%) MISRA
13 1 (0.020%) JTAG
13 1 (0.020%) MISRA C
System Software
1 198 (3.98%) Docker
2 36 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.22%) Firmware
6 9 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.12%) KVM
9 5 (0.10%) HDFS
10 4 (0.080%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.060%) GFS2
11 3 (0.060%) NFS
11 3 (0.060%) Varnish
11 3 (0.060%) Xen
12 2 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.040%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 77 (1.55%) Puppet
2 61 (1.23%) Ansible
3 47 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (0.84%) Terraform
5 36 (0.72%) Packer
6 34 (0.68%) Kibana
7 28 (0.56%) Kubernetes
7 28 (0.56%) logstash
8 21 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.28%) Control-M
10 9 (0.18%) StatsD
11 8 (0.16%) HockeyApp
12 6 (0.12%) Grafana
13 5 (0.10%) Nagios
14 4 (0.080%) SCCM
15 3 (0.060%) CloudForms
15 3 (0.060%) Ganglia
15 3 (0.060%) Graphite
15 3 (0.060%) Salt
16 2 (0.040%) Icinga
Vendors
1 732 (14.70%) Microsoft
2 474 (9.52%) Oracle
3 156 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 139 (2.79%) Zend
5 133 (2.67%) Google
6 118 (2.37%) IBM
7 77 (1.55%) Adobe
8 72 (1.45%) Sybase
9 61 (1.23%) SAP
10 49 (0.98%) Apple
11 40 (0.80%) Coverity
12 37 (0.74%) Jaspersoft
12 37 (0.74%) Perforce
12 37 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (0.70%) VMware
14 32 (0.64%) Facebook
15 30 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
15 30 (0.60%) Sitecore
16 29 (0.58%) HP
16 29 (0.58%) Tableau
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 4 hours ago
Flintshire
Recann
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000+BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary, Custom Built Technology Centre, Restaurant & More!
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum Healthcare, Pension, 33 days Hols
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Horley, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + To £55k plus excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary, Custom Built Technology Centre, Restaurant & More!
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Howdens
Salary: Attractive salary + comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago