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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 127 119
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2517 2705 2863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 2.61% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 2.94% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2152 2295 2374
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 77984 91876 96681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.31% 88.80% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64177 76399 78045
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 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +20 2347 £47,500 -5.00% 314
London -1 843 £60,000 +4.34% 108
South East +25 456 £45,000 - 41
North West +15 250 £40,000 -11.11% 26
South West +42 230 £40,000 +1.26% 21
East of England +21 188 £47,500 +5.55% 27
West Midlands -8 141 £40,000 -15.78% 43
Manchester -11 138 £42,500 -8.60% 13
Yorkshire -5 128 £40,000 -5.88% 18
City of London -27 96 £62,500 +13.63% 27
Hampshire -9 94 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Surrey +35 93 £50,000 - 4
East Midlands +3 91 £42,500 +1.19% 26
West Yorkshire 0 85 £42,500 - 10
Leeds 0 82 £42,500 -3.40% 8
Somerset +30 79 £37,500 - 6
West Sussex +21 79 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Berkshire +33 78 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Scotland -29 72 £44,500 -1.11% 11
Hertfordshire +47 70 £45,000 - 7
Wales +56 63 £45,269 +36.46% 2
Cheshire +36 58 £40,000 +5.96% 9
South Wales +50 57 £45,269 +36.46% 2
Essex +15 51 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 50 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Cambridgeshire -24 49 £52,500 +23.52% 17
Cambridge -22 48 £52,500 +23.52% 10
Glasgow -5 46 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Bristol -24 46 £45,269 +0.59% 10
Crawley +21 43 £44,000 -26.66% 1

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2834 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 2140 (45.46%) JavaScript
3 2046 (43.47%) C#
4 1934 (41.09%) .NET
5 1779 (37.79%) HTML
6 1756 (37.31%) TDD
7 1736 (36.88%) SQL
8 1533 (32.57%) CSS
9 1503 (31.93%) MVC
10 1477 (31.38%) Java
11 1320 (28.04%) SQL Server
12 1270 (26.98%) Scrum
13 1130 (24.01%) ASP.NET
14 1073 (22.80%) AngularJS
15 1050 (22.31%) Software Engineering
16 1031 (21.90%) Git (software)
17 1002 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
18 1001 (21.27%) Web Services
19 969 (20.59%) OO
20 927 (19.69%) Finance
21 905 (19.23%) HTML5
22 836 (17.76%) jQuery
23 757 (16.08%) .NET Framework
24 713 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
25 711 (15.11%) Microsoft
26 697 (14.81%) REST
27 677 (14.38%) Degree
28 630 (13.38%) ASP.NET Web API
29 609 (12.94%) BDD
30 545 (11.58%) Visual Studio

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 (5.29%) IIS
2 172 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 132 (2.80%) CMS
4 120 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 93 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 92 (1.95%) JBoss
7 83 (1.76%) Apache
8 72 (1.53%) Confluence
9 70 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 58 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 52 (1.10%) NServiceBus
12 49 (1.04%) SharePoint
13 43 (0.91%) Apache Spark
14 41 (0.87%) Umbraco
15 36 (0.76%) nginx
16 29 (0.62%) Drupal
17 25 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
18 21 (0.45%) OpenStack
19 16 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
19 16 (0.34%) uWSGI
Applications
1 57 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 49 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.19%) GIMP
6 9 (0.19%) HipChat
6 9 (0.19%) Simulink
7 4 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.064%) InVision
9 2 (0.042%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (0.76%) Magento
2 22 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.11%) PlanetPress Connect
6 4 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.064%) Shopify
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.042%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.021%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.021%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 432 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 318 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (2.95%) SaaS
4 98 (2.08%) GitHub
5 42 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (0.53%) Office 365
8 22 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 21 (0.45%) PaaS
10 19 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 19 (0.40%) Trello
11 18 (0.38%) OpenShift
12 17 (0.36%) Google Play
13 12 (0.25%) Slack
14 11 (0.23%) AdWords
14 11 (0.23%) G Suite
14 11 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
15 8 (0.17%) TestFlight
16 7 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
17 5 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (2.78%) HTTP
2 77 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 56 (1.19%) Internet
4 26 (0.55%) Intranet
5 24 (0.51%) FTP
6 18 (0.38%) SSL
7 16 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 15 (0.32%) Kerberos
9 14 (0.30%) DNS
10 12 (0.25%) RS-232
11 10 (0.21%) Profibus
12 9 (0.19%) Wireless
13 7 (0.15%) SMPP
13 7 (0.15%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.13%) AMQP
14 6 (0.13%) iBeacon
15 5 (0.11%) Broadband
16 4 (0.085%) Extranet
16 4 (0.085%) LDAP
17 3 (0.064%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1320 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 466 (9.90%) MySQL
3 391 (8.31%) NoSQL
4 379 (8.05%) Relational Database
5 249 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 206 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 182 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 143 (3.04%) Big Data
8 143 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 138 (2.93%) Redis
10 123 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 120 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 107 (2.27%) RDBMS
13 96 (2.04%) Hadoop
14 88 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 78 (1.66%) Oracle Database
16 63 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
17 62 (1.32%) DB2
18 55 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
19 51 (1.08%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1031 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 545 (11.58%) Visual Studio
3 505 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 473 (10.05%) Jenkins
5 451 (9.58%) Subversion
6 408 (8.67%) Selenium
7 388 (8.24%) JIRA
8 362 (7.69%) JUnit
9 321 (6.82%) NUnit
10 303 (6.44%) Maven
11 243 (5.16%) TeamCity
12 186 (3.95%) Mockito
13 183 (3.89%) Grunt
14 180 (3.82%) gulp
15 174 (3.70%) Cucumber
16 159 (3.38%) Jasmine
17 151 (3.21%) Eclipse
18 138 (2.93%) SpecFlow
19 136 (2.89%) Moq
20 112 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 927 (19.69%) Finance
2 309 (6.56%) Banking
3 185 (3.93%) Retail
4 135 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 129 (2.74%) Marketing
6 102 (2.17%) Publishing
7 88 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 77 (1.64%) Games
9 70 (1.49%) Advertising
10 50 (1.06%) Front Office
11 47 (1.00%) Electronics
12 40 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.81%) Automotive
14 36 (0.76%) Law
15 30 (0.64%) Legal
16 26 (0.55%) Back Office
17 24 (0.51%) Billing
18 19 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.25%) Financial Institution
20 10 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3502 (74.40%) Developer
2 995 (21.14%) .NET Developer
3 834 (17.72%) C# Developer
4 783 (16.63%) Senior Developer
5 683 (14.51%) Java Developer
6 546 (11.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 442 (9.39%) Software Developer
8 403 (8.56%) Software Engineer
9 367 (7.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 279 (5.93%) PHP Developer
11 271 (5.76%) SQL Developer
12 239 (5.08%) HTML Developer
13 236 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 232 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
15 230 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
16 221 (4.70%) Lead Developer
17 211 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 199 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
19 188 (3.99%) .NET Software Developer
20 180 (3.82%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1934 (41.09%) .NET
2 1779 (37.79%) HTML
3 1533 (32.57%) CSS
4 1130 (24.01%) ASP.NET
5 1073 (22.80%) AngularJS
6 1001 (21.27%) Web Services
7 905 (19.23%) HTML5
8 836 (17.76%) jQuery
9 757 (16.08%) .NET Framework
10 713 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 697 (14.81%) REST
12 630 (13.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 538 (11.43%) RESTful
14 523 (11.11%) XML
15 522 (11.09%) Spring
16 470 (9.99%) WCF
17 436 (9.26%) CSS3
17 436 (9.26%) Entity Framework
18 398 (8.46%) Node.js
19 397 (8.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 435 (9.24%) Computer Science
2 387 (8.22%) User Experience
3 339 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 330 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
5 326 (6.93%) Mobile App
6 160 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 107 (2.27%) Fintech
8 85 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 66 (1.40%) Algorithms
10 63 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 55 (1.17%) iPad
12 47 (1.00%) N-Tier
13 44 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 39 (0.83%) Blog
14 39 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 36 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 35 (0.74%) Mainframe
17 34 (0.72%) Virtual Team
18 33 (0.70%) iSeries
18 33 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 461 (9.79%) Linux
2 438 (9.31%) Windows
3 288 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 260 (5.52%) Android
5 156 (3.31%) Unix
6 83 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 27 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.38%) Solaris
10 16 (0.34%) Debian
10 16 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 9 (0.19%) VxWorks
15 8 (0.17%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.085%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2834 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1756 (37.31%) TDD
3 1503 (31.93%) MVC
4 1270 (26.98%) Scrum
5 1050 (22.31%) Software Engineering
6 1002 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
7 969 (20.59%) OO
8 609 (12.94%) BDD
9 487 (10.35%) Web Development
10 480 (10.20%) OOP
11 473 (10.05%) SDLC
12 408 (8.67%) Automated Testing
13 376 (7.99%) SOA
14 350 (7.44%) E-Commerce
15 313 (6.65%) Multithreading
16 308 (6.54%) DevOps
17 301 (6.39%) Mentoring
18 288 (6.12%) Front End Development
19 258 (5.48%) Test Automation
20 257 (5.46%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2140 (45.46%) JavaScript
2 2046 (43.47%) C#
3 1736 (36.88%) SQL
4 1477 (31.38%) Java
5 519 (11.03%) PHP
6 402 (8.54%) Python
7 377 (8.01%) T-SQL
8 366 (7.78%) C++
9 239 (5.08%) VB.NET
10 178 (3.78%) C
11 167 (3.55%) TypeScript
12 164 (3.48%) ES6
13 146 (3.10%) Objective-C
14 134 (2.85%) Ruby
15 109 (2.32%) PowerShell
16 105 (2.23%) Apple Swift
16 105 (2.23%) PL/SQL
17 101 (2.15%) Scala
18 77 (1.64%) Go
19 73 (1.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 677 (14.38%) Degree
2 131 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 90 (1.91%) ISTQB
4 83 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 60 (1.27%) ISEB
6 37 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (0.53%) MySQL Certification
8 20 (0.42%) PhD
9 14 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.23%) HNC
11 10 (0.21%) HND
12 9 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.11%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.085%) MCAD
17 3 (0.064%) DV Cleared
17 3 (0.064%) Postgraduate
17 3 (0.064%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (9.45%) QA
2 39 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 39 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (0.74%) SDET
4 25 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.34%) SLA
7 8 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.17%) IEC 61508
8 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.13%) WCAG
10 5 (0.11%) PMO
11 3 (0.064%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.064%) WAI
12 2 (0.042%) MiFID
12 2 (0.042%) MISRA
13 1 (0.021%) IFRS
13 1 (0.021%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.021%) JTAG
13 1 (0.021%) MISRA C
System Software
1 150 (3.19%) Docker
2 37 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.72%) Varnish
4 24 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 18 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.23%) Firmware
8 8 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.11%) HDFS
11 4 (0.085%) KVM
12 3 (0.064%) Xen
13 2 (0.042%) GFS2
13 2 (0.042%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.042%) NFS
14 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.021%) iptables
14 1 (0.021%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (0.98%) Puppet
2 39 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.68%) Ansible
4 22 (0.47%) Kibana
4 22 (0.47%) Terraform
5 21 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.40%) Packer
7 18 (0.38%) logstash
8 17 (0.36%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.25%) Control-M
10 4 (0.085%) HockeyApp
10 4 (0.085%) Marathon
10 4 (0.085%) Mesos
10 4 (0.085%) SCCM
10 4 (0.085%) StatsD
11 3 (0.064%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.064%) Graphite
12 2 (0.042%) cPanel
12 2 (0.042%) Nagios
12 2 (0.042%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 711 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 390 (8.29%) Oracle
3 164 (3.48%) Xamarin
4 158 (3.36%) Zend
5 121 (2.57%) Google
5 121 (2.57%) IBM
6 95 (2.02%) Adobe
7 64 (1.36%) Coverity
8 61 (1.30%) Apple
9 50 (1.06%) SAP
10 39 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 36 (0.76%) HP
12 35 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 35 (0.74%) VMware
13 32 (0.68%) Twitter
14 31 (0.66%) Facebook
15 29 (0.62%) Sitecore
16 28 (0.59%) Sybase
17 24 (0.51%) Jaspersoft
18 19 (0.40%) Telerik
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits amazing benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
ITalent Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Free parking + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus, onsite gym, onsite restaurant
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
ITalent Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 20% Non-Contributory Pension + Ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 20% Non-Contributory Pension + Ben
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-60K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday