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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
UK
Rank 108 122 117
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2319 2736 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.76% 2.65% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 2.99% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2004 2333 2282
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +17 2154 £47,500 -5.00% 293
London -6 765 £60,000 +9.09% 91
South East +3 447 £47,500 +5.55% 51
South West +44 244 £40,000 +3.22% 29
North West 0 189 £40,000 -5.88% 33
East of England -3 157 £47,500 -9.52% 29
Yorkshire +13 139 £40,000 - 20
Manchester -13 109 £42,500 -5.55% 20
West Midlands -22 100 £42,500 -13.26% 21
Berkshire +52 96 £48,750 -2.50% 9
Surrey +15 93 £52,500 +5.00% 11
City of London -24 92 £60,000 +4.34% 17
Somerset +35 90 £38,049 +1.46% 8
Hampshire -11 88 £42,500 - 8
East Midlands -1 86 £40,000 +14.28% 12
West Yorkshire +29 84 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Sussex +16 75 £44,000 +10.00% 9
Leeds +15 75 £42,500 -3.40% 8
Wales +53 70 £45,000 +35.65% 3
South Wales +57 64 £45,000 +35.65% 2
Hertfordshire +19 63 £45,000 -21.73% 9
Scotland -13 59 £45,000 - 9
Bristol -14 56 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Gloucestershire +44 46 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Essex +10 43 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 43 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Glasgow +7 42 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Reading +44 40 £54,000 +8.00% 5
Crawley +19 38 £44,000 -26.66% 5
Cheshire +30 37 £43,500 +8.75% 6

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2752 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2041 (44.50%) JavaScript
3 1998 (43.56%) C#
4 1902 (41.47%) .NET
5 1710 (37.28%) HTML
6 1703 (37.13%) TDD
7 1676 (36.54%) SQL
8 1446 (31.52%) MVC
9 1436 (31.31%) CSS
10 1432 (31.22%) Java
11 1285 (28.01%) SQL Server
12 1227 (26.75%) Scrum
13 1101 (24.00%) ASP.NET
14 1032 (22.50%) AngularJS
15 999 (21.78%) Software Engineering
16 953 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
17 944 (20.58%) OO
18 941 (20.51%) Web Services
19 939 (20.47%) Git (software)
20 908 (19.80%) Finance
21 854 (18.62%) HTML5
22 799 (17.42%) jQuery
23 743 (16.20%) .NET Framework
24 727 (15.85%) Microsoft
25 715 (15.59%) REST
26 672 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
27 649 (14.15%) Degree
28 615 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
29 536 (11.69%) BDD
30 532 (11.60%) Visual Studio

Unit Testing
Top Related 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
1 257 (5.60%) IIS
2 167 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 127 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
4 107 (2.33%) CMS
5 104 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 84 (1.83%) Apache
7 77 (1.68%) JBoss
8 67 (1.46%) Confluence
9 64 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 59 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 56 (1.22%) NServiceBus
12 51 (1.11%) SharePoint
13 43 (0.94%) Apache Spark
14 35 (0.76%) Drupal
15 33 (0.72%) Umbraco
16 31 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
17 28 (0.61%) nginx
18 18 (0.39%) OpenStack
19 16 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
19 16 (0.35%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 342 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 35 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (0.55%) MS Office
5 12 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.20%) GIMP
6 9 (0.20%) Simulink
7 6 (0.13%) HipChat
8 4 (0.087%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.065%) InVision
9 3 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (0.68%) Magento
2 21 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.11%) PlanetPress Connect
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.044%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.044%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 417 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 272 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (2.68%) SaaS
4 93 (2.03%) GitHub
5 38 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.52%) Office 365
7 23 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (0.50%) Trello
8 21 (0.46%) PaaS
9 20 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 19 (0.41%) Google Play
11 17 (0.37%) Slack
12 15 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.33%) OpenShift
13 12 (0.26%) G Suite
14 11 (0.24%) AdWords
14 11 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 8 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.13%) IaaS
16 6 (0.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 132 (2.88%) HTTP
2 73 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 53 (1.16%) Internet
4 23 (0.50%) Intranet
5 19 (0.41%) FTP
5 19 (0.41%) SSL
6 15 (0.33%) DNS
7 13 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.22%) Profibus
8 10 (0.22%) Wireshark
9 9 (0.20%) AMQP
9 9 (0.20%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.17%) LDAP
10 8 (0.17%) RS-232
11 7 (0.15%) SMPP
12 6 (0.13%) Extranet
12 6 (0.13%) Wireless
13 5 (0.11%) Firewall
13 5 (0.11%) iBeacon
14 4 (0.087%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1285 (28.01%) SQL Server
2 459 (10.01%) MySQL
3 370 (8.07%) Relational Database
4 369 (8.04%) NoSQL
5 243 (5.30%) MongoDB
6 192 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 178 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
8 148 (3.23%) Redis
9 140 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 129 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 125 (2.73%) Big Data
12 123 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 106 (2.31%) RDBMS
14 97 (2.11%) Hadoop
15 81 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 80 (1.74%) Oracle Database
17 72 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
18 71 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
19 68 (1.48%) DB2
20 51 (1.11%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 939 (20.47%) Git (software)
2 532 (11.60%) Visual Studio
3 503 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 435 (9.48%) Jenkins
5 427 (9.31%) Subversion
6 390 (8.50%) JIRA
7 383 (8.35%) Selenium
8 336 (7.33%) JUnit
9 298 (6.50%) Maven
10 263 (5.73%) NUnit
11 229 (4.99%) TeamCity
12 180 (3.92%) Mockito
13 173 (3.77%) Grunt
14 170 (3.71%) Cucumber
15 164 (3.58%) gulp
16 146 (3.18%) Jasmine
17 143 (3.12%) Eclipse
18 127 (2.77%) SpecFlow
19 121 (2.64%) Moq
20 105 (2.29%) Mocha
General
1 908 (19.80%) Finance
2 298 (6.50%) Banking
3 188 (4.10%) Retail
4 127 (2.77%) Investment Banking
5 122 (2.66%) Marketing
6 101 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 99 (2.16%) Publishing
8 91 (1.98%) Games
9 72 (1.57%) Advertising
10 53 (1.16%) Front Office
11 46 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 44 (0.96%) Electronics
13 41 (0.89%) Automotive
14 29 (0.63%) Legal
15 24 (0.52%) Back Office
16 20 (0.44%) Law
17 19 (0.41%) Billing
18 15 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.28%) Online Betting
20 12 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 3439 (74.97%) Developer
2 984 (21.45%) .NET Developer
3 850 (18.53%) C# Developer
4 752 (16.39%) Senior Developer
5 651 (14.19%) Java Developer
6 567 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 444 (9.68%) Software Developer
8 386 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 386 (8.42%) Software Engineer
9 291 (6.34%) SQL Developer
10 279 (6.08%) PHP Developer
11 232 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 227 (4.95%) HTML Developer
13 220 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
14 208 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
15 204 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
16 197 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
16 197 (4.29%) Lead Developer
17 194 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 192 (4.19%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1902 (41.47%) .NET
2 1710 (37.28%) HTML
3 1436 (31.31%) CSS
4 1101 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 1032 (22.50%) AngularJS
6 941 (20.51%) Web Services
7 854 (18.62%) HTML5
8 799 (17.42%) jQuery
9 743 (16.20%) .NET Framework
10 715 (15.59%) REST
11 672 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 615 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 519 (11.31%) RESTful
13 519 (11.31%) XML
14 511 (11.14%) Spring
15 471 (10.27%) WCF
16 437 (9.53%) Entity Framework
17 395 (8.61%) CSS3
18 380 (8.28%) Hibernate
19 375 (8.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 428 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 364 (7.94%) User Experience
3 320 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 311 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 160 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 91 (1.98%) Fintech
7 80 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 74 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 65 (1.42%) Blog
10 59 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 50 (1.09%) iPad
12 45 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 40 (0.87%) Hedge funds
14 39 (0.85%) Animation
15 35 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 35 (0.76%) Mainframe
16 32 (0.70%) iSeries
17 29 (0.63%) AS400
17 29 (0.63%) Data Structures
18 25 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 432 (9.42%) Windows
2 430 (9.37%) Linux
3 262 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 214 (4.67%) Android
5 145 (3.16%) Unix
6 89 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.48%) Solaris
7 22 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.28%) Debian
10 11 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.20%) VxWorks
13 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 4 (0.087%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.065%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.044%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2752 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1703 (37.13%) TDD
3 1446 (31.52%) MVC
4 1227 (26.75%) Scrum
5 999 (21.78%) Software Engineering
6 953 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
7 944 (20.58%) OO
8 536 (11.69%) BDD
9 508 (11.07%) OOP
10 492 (10.73%) SDLC
11 446 (9.72%) Web Development
12 394 (8.59%) SOA
13 372 (8.11%) Automated Testing
14 317 (6.91%) E-Commerce
15 300 (6.54%) Multithreading
16 292 (6.37%) DevOps
17 289 (6.30%) Mentoring
18 275 (6.00%) Front End Development
19 258 (5.62%) SOLID
20 225 (4.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2041 (44.50%) JavaScript
2 1998 (43.56%) C#
3 1676 (36.54%) SQL
4 1432 (31.22%) Java
5 513 (11.18%) PHP
6 403 (8.79%) Python
7 392 (8.55%) T-SQL
8 370 (8.07%) C++
9 231 (5.04%) VB.NET
10 160 (3.49%) C
11 150 (3.27%) TypeScript
12 149 (3.25%) ES6
13 146 (3.18%) Objective-C
14 117 (2.55%) PowerShell
15 112 (2.44%) Ruby
16 108 (2.35%) Apple Swift
17 102 (2.22%) PL/SQL
18 95 (2.07%) Scala
19 92 (2.01%) Go
20 76 (1.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 649 (14.15%) Degree
2 130 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 90 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 72 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 50 (1.09%) ISEB
6 34 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (0.55%) MySQL Certification
8 23 (0.50%) PhD
9 16 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.24%) HNC
10 11 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 10 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (0.22%) HND
12 6 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.11%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.065%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.044%) CITP
15 2 (0.044%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.044%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 438 (9.55%) QA
2 39 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 37 (0.81%) SDET
5 22 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.28%) SLA
8 10 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.17%) IEC 61508
10 5 (0.11%) PMO
10 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.11%) WCAG
11 3 (0.065%) WAI
12 1 (0.022%) GCP
12 1 (0.022%) IFRS
12 1 (0.022%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.022%) MISRA
12 1 (0.022%) MISRA C
System Software
1 149 (3.25%) Docker
2 41 (0.89%) Varnish
3 39 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (0.26%) Firmware
8 9 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.087%) KVM
10 4 (0.087%) Xen
11 2 (0.044%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.044%) GFS2
11 2 (0.044%) HDFS
11 2 (0.044%) NFS
11 2 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.022%) iptables
12 1 (0.022%) LXC
Systems Management
1 42 (0.92%) Puppet
2 41 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.57%) Ansible
4 19 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.31%) Kibana
5 14 (0.31%) Terraform
6 13 (0.28%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.24%) Packer
8 10 (0.22%) logstash
9 8 (0.17%) Control-M
10 5 (0.11%) Marathon
10 5 (0.11%) Mesos
11 4 (0.087%) SCCM
11 4 (0.087%) StatsD
11 4 (0.087%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.087%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (0.065%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.065%) Graphite
13 2 (0.044%) HockeyApp
13 2 (0.044%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 727 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 387 (8.44%) Oracle
3 150 (3.27%) Zend
4 135 (2.94%) Xamarin
5 134 (2.92%) IBM
6 122 (2.66%) Google
7 95 (2.07%) Adobe
8 65 (1.42%) Coverity
9 57 (1.24%) Apple
10 46 (1.00%) SAP
11 43 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 35 (0.76%) Twitter
13 32 (0.70%) HP
14 31 (0.68%) VMware
15 26 (0.57%) Sitecore
16 24 (0.52%) Facebook
16 24 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (0.50%) Sybase
18 21 (0.46%) Cognizant
19 19 (0.41%) Sony
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum plus 12.5 annual bonus + private medical
Posted: 2 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus, 32 Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £52000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago