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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
UK
Rank 109 121 119
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 2296 2724 2709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.74% 2.66% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.00% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2323 2253
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 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 74564 90782 91624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.03% 88.50% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 61277 75155 74101
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
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 23 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 23 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 +13 2133 £47,500 -5.00% 293
London -8 758 £60,000 +9.09% 93
South East +1 442 £47,500 +5.55% 48
South West +45 253 £40,000 +3.89% 27
North West +5 185 £40,000 -6.97% 32
East of England 0 150 £47,500 -9.52% 32
Yorkshire +19 133 £40,000 - 22
Manchester -16 107 £40,000 -11.11% 20
West Midlands -34 99 £42,500 -15.00% 18
Berkshire +45 97 £50,000 - 9
Somerset +35 96 £38,049 +1.46% 7
Surrey +19 92 £52,500 +5.00% 9
City of London -19 91 £60,000 +4.34% 18
Hampshire -20 86 £42,500 - 8
East Midlands -6 85 £40,000 +14.28% 13
West Yorkshire +27 81 £40,000 -5.88% 10
West Sussex +12 73 £44,000 +10.00% 8
Leeds +14 72 £40,000 -9.09% 8
Wales +52 69 £45,000 +35.65% 3
South Wales +56 63 £45,000 +35.65% 2
Hertfordshire +17 60 £45,000 -21.73% 12
Bristol -13 58 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Scotland -26 58 £45,000 - 8
Gloucestershire +42 47 £45,135 +28.95%
Buckinghamshire +5 42 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Reading +44 41 £54,000 +8.00% 5
Glasgow +10 41 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Essex +5 41 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Crawley +24 38 £44,000 -26.66% 4
Cheshire +36 37 £43,500 +11.53% 5

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 2743 (60.01%) Agile Software Development
2 2036 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 1998 (43.71%) C#
4 1902 (41.61%) .NET
5 1707 (37.34%) HTML
6 1697 (37.13%) TDD
7 1666 (36.45%) SQL
8 1448 (31.68%) MVC
9 1433 (31.35%) CSS
10 1421 (31.09%) Java
11 1278 (27.96%) SQL Server
12 1215 (26.58%) Scrum
13 1097 (24.00%) ASP.NET
14 1025 (22.42%) AngularJS
15 996 (21.79%) Software Engineering
16 942 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
17 939 (20.54%) Web Services
18 937 (20.50%) OO
19 934 (20.43%) Git (software)
20 901 (19.71%) Finance
21 852 (18.64%) HTML5
22 796 (17.41%) jQuery
23 742 (16.23%) .NET Framework
24 724 (15.84%) Microsoft
25 718 (15.71%) REST
26 668 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
27 645 (14.11%) Degree
28 611 (13.37%) ASP.NET Web API
29 536 (11.73%) BDD
30 529 (11.57%) 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
1 258 (5.64%) IIS
2 165 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 130 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
4 108 (2.36%) CMS
5 103 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 84 (1.84%) Apache
7 75 (1.64%) JBoss
8 67 (1.47%) Confluence
9 65 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 59 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 56 (1.23%) NServiceBus
12 52 (1.14%) SharePoint
13 45 (0.98%) Apache Spark
14 36 (0.79%) Drupal
15 32 (0.70%) Umbraco
16 30 (0.66%) 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
1 339 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.51%) Photoshop
3 35 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (0.53%) MS Office
5 12 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.20%) GIMP
6 9 (0.20%) Simulink
7 5 (0.11%) HipChat
8 4 (0.088%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.066%) InVision
9 3 (0.066%) 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 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.066%) SAP BPC
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 VC
Cloud Services
1 416 (9.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 272 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (2.69%) SaaS
4 90 (1.97%) GitHub
5 40 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.53%) 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 18 (0.39%) Google Play
11 17 (0.37%) Slack
12 15 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.33%) OpenShift
13 12 (0.26%) G Suite
13 12 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.24%) AdWords
15 8 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.13%) IaaS
16 6 (0.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 130 (2.84%) HTTP
2 72 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 54 (1.18%) Internet
4 23 (0.50%) Intranet
5 19 (0.42%) FTP
5 19 (0.42%) 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
9 9 (0.20%) LDAP
10 8 (0.18%) RS-232
11 7 (0.15%) SMPP
12 6 (0.13%) Extranet
12 6 (0.13%) Wireless
13 5 (0.11%) Firewall
14 4 (0.088%) Broadband
14 4 (0.088%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1278 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 459 (10.04%) MySQL
3 371 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 367 (8.03%) NoSQL
5 245 (5.36%) MongoDB
6 192 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 177 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 143 (3.13%) Redis
9 141 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 130 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 127 (2.78%) Big Data
12 123 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 105 (2.30%) RDBMS
14 101 (2.21%) Hadoop
15 81 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 78 (1.71%) Oracle Database
17 71 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
17 71 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
18 67 (1.47%) DB2
19 48 (1.05%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 934 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 529 (11.57%) Visual Studio
3 500 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 434 (9.49%) Jenkins
5 423 (9.25%) Subversion
6 391 (8.55%) JIRA
7 381 (8.34%) Selenium
8 335 (7.33%) JUnit
9 297 (6.50%) Maven
10 263 (5.75%) NUnit
11 233 (5.10%) TeamCity
12 179 (3.92%) Mockito
13 174 (3.81%) Grunt
14 171 (3.74%) Cucumber
15 165 (3.61%) gulp
16 145 (3.17%) Jasmine
17 144 (3.15%) Eclipse
18 128 (2.80%) SpecFlow
19 123 (2.69%) Moq
20 106 (2.32%) SoapUI
General
1 901 (19.71%) Finance
2 299 (6.54%) Banking
3 190 (4.16%) Retail
4 126 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 122 (2.67%) Marketing
6 101 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 100 (2.19%) Publishing
8 89 (1.95%) Games
9 73 (1.60%) Advertising
10 53 (1.16%) Front Office
11 46 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 44 (0.96%) Electronics
13 41 (0.90%) Automotive
14 30 (0.66%) Legal
15 24 (0.53%) Back Office
16 20 (0.44%) Law
17 19 (0.42%) Billing
18 15 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.28%) Online Betting
20 12 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 3433 (75.10%) Developer
2 984 (21.53%) .NET Developer
3 852 (18.64%) C# Developer
4 747 (16.34%) Senior Developer
5 642 (14.05%) Java Developer
6 565 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 443 (9.69%) Software Developer
8 386 (8.44%) Software Engineer
9 384 (8.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 289 (6.32%) SQL Developer
11 279 (6.10%) PHP Developer
12 231 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 224 (4.90%) HTML Developer
14 217 (4.75%) Senior Java Developer
15 208 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
16 203 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
17 199 (4.35%) Lead Developer
18 196 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
19 193 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 191 (4.18%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1902 (41.61%) .NET
2 1707 (37.34%) HTML
3 1433 (31.35%) CSS
4 1097 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 1025 (22.42%) AngularJS
6 939 (20.54%) Web Services
7 852 (18.64%) HTML5
8 796 (17.41%) jQuery
9 742 (16.23%) .NET Framework
10 718 (15.71%) REST
11 668 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 611 (13.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 520 (11.38%) XML
14 517 (11.31%) RESTful
15 506 (11.07%) Spring
16 471 (10.30%) WCF
17 432 (9.45%) Entity Framework
18 394 (8.62%) CSS3
19 379 (8.29%) SOAP
20 378 (8.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 429 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 365 (7.99%) User Experience
3 315 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
4 312 (6.83%) Mobile App
5 161 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 92 (2.01%) Fintech
7 80 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 75 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 65 (1.42%) Blog
10 59 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 49 (1.07%) iPad
12 45 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 40 (0.88%) Animation
13 40 (0.88%) Hedge funds
14 35 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 35 (0.77%) Mainframe
15 31 (0.68%) iSeries
16 30 (0.66%) Data Structures
17 28 (0.61%) AS400
18 25 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 429 (9.39%) Linux
1 429 (9.39%) Windows
2 266 (5.82%) Apple iOS
3 213 (4.66%) Android
4 143 (3.13%) Unix
5 90 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (0.48%) Solaris
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 (0.088%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.066%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.044%) CentOS
17 2 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2743 (60.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1697 (37.13%) TDD
3 1448 (31.68%) MVC
4 1215 (26.58%) Scrum
5 996 (21.79%) Software Engineering
6 942 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
7 937 (20.50%) OO
8 536 (11.73%) BDD
9 503 (11.00%) OOP
10 485 (10.61%) SDLC
11 446 (9.76%) Web Development
12 396 (8.66%) SOA
13 368 (8.05%) Automated Testing
14 312 (6.83%) E-Commerce
15 298 (6.52%) Multithreading
16 294 (6.43%) DevOps
17 288 (6.30%) Mentoring
18 274 (5.99%) Front End Development
19 260 (5.69%) SOLID
20 225 (4.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2036 (44.54%) JavaScript
2 1998 (43.71%) C#
3 1666 (36.45%) SQL
4 1421 (31.09%) Java
5 516 (11.29%) PHP
6 406 (8.88%) Python
7 392 (8.58%) T-SQL
8 368 (8.05%) C++
9 231 (5.05%) VB.NET
10 157 (3.43%) C
11 151 (3.30%) TypeScript
12 150 (3.28%) Objective-C
13 148 (3.24%) ES6
14 117 (2.56%) PowerShell
15 114 (2.49%) Ruby
16 111 (2.43%) Apple Swift
17 100 (2.19%) PL/SQL
18 96 (2.10%) Go
19 93 (2.03%) Scala
20 73 (1.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 645 (14.11%) Degree
2 131 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 91 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 67 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 49 (1.07%) 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 12 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.24%) HNC
11 11 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 10 (0.22%) HND
13 6 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.11%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.066%) Postgraduate
16 2 (0.044%) MCAD
16 2 (0.044%) MCSD
16 2 (0.044%) PMP
16 2 (0.044%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (9.49%) QA
2 39 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 36 (0.79%) SDET
5 22 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.26%) SLA
8 10 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.18%) IEC 61508
10 5 (0.11%) PMO
10 5 (0.11%) WCAG
11 4 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.066%) WAI
13 1 (0.022%) GCP
13 1 (0.022%) IFRS
13 1 (0.022%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.022%) MISRA
13 1 (0.022%) MISRA C
System Software
1 152 (3.33%) Docker
2 41 (0.90%) Varnish
3 40 (0.88%) 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 (0.088%) KVM
10 4 (0.088%) 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 41 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 41 (0.90%) Puppet
2 27 (0.59%) Ansible
3 19 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.31%) Kibana
4 14 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 14 (0.31%) Terraform
5 11 (0.24%) Packer
6 10 (0.22%) logstash
7 8 (0.18%) Control-M
8 5 (0.11%) Marathon
8 5 (0.11%) Mesos
9 4 (0.088%) SCCM
9 4 (0.088%) StatsD
9 4 (0.088%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.088%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.066%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.066%) Graphite
11 2 (0.044%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.044%) Icinga
Vendors
1 724 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 385 (8.42%) Oracle
3 147 (3.22%) Zend
4 136 (2.98%) Xamarin
5 135 (2.95%) IBM
6 123 (2.69%) Google
7 95 (2.08%) Adobe
8 65 (1.42%) Coverity
9 59 (1.29%) Apple
10 47 (1.03%) SAP
11 43 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 35 (0.77%) Twitter
13 33 (0.72%) HP
14 31 (0.68%) VMware
15 25 (0.55%) Sitecore
16 24 (0.53%) Facebook
17 23 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (0.50%) Sybase
18 21 (0.46%) Cognizant
19 19 (0.42%) Sony
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South East
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus to 10%
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £60k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000 - £49999 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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London
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