Unit Testing Jobs

Unit Testing
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Unit Testing skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Unit Testing over the 6 months leading up to 20 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
20 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 248 174 109
Rank change year-on-year -74 -65 +17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 1,053 1,671 5,920
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 2.02% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.11% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 655 1,109 1,937
10th Percentile £39,500 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £49,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.00% +9.25%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £95,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +0.88% +14.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Unit Testing falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,837 79,041 171,500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.25% 95.40% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52,708 51,042 86,362
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,503
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,012
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.14%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the UK

Unit Testing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the UK

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing over the 6 months to 20 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the UK

Unit Testing
Top 17 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 6 months to 20 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -68 911 £60,000 - 94
UK excluding London -76 736 £55,000 -4.35% 83
Work from Home -96 437 £57,500 -4.17% 52
London -61 259 £72,500 -6.45% 20
North of England +9 249 £54,500 -0.91% 19
North West +36 195 £55,000 +4.76% 10
South East -79 175 £55,000 -0.75% 18
Midlands -70 103 £52,500 -9.48% 11
Scotland -37 78 £57,500 - 6
South West -68 73 £62,500 +13.64% 20
East Midlands -68 54 £52,500 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire -32 48 £53,750 -6.52% 6
West Midlands -25 47 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East of England -20 39 £55,000 - 8
Wales +9 15 £45,000 -11.94% 3
North East -15 6 £45,000 +1.69% 3
Northern Ireland -32 4 - -

Unit Testing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (4.37%) CMS
2 45 (4.27%) FileNet
3 36 (3.42%) IIS
4 11 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.76%) Confluence
5 8 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.66%) Apache
7 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Exchange
8 4 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.38%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.38%) WordPress
9 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.19%) JBoss
10 2 (0.19%) nginx
10 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.095%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.095%) Drupal
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.095%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 18 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.66%) Simulink
4 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.38%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.19%) CANalyzer
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.19%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.095%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.095%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.095%) Trello
Business Applications
1 37 (3.51%) SDL Web 8
2 31 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.66%) BPCS
3 7 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.095%) Endur
5 1 (0.095%) Magento
5 1 (0.095%) NEC Housing
5 1 (0.095%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.095%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 363 (34.47%) Azure
2 278 (26.40%) AWS
3 149 (14.15%) Azure DevOps
4 102 (9.69%) GitHub
5 76 (7.22%) SaaS
5 76 (7.22%) Serverless
6 68 (6.46%) Power Platform
7 66 (6.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 59 (5.60%) Dynamics 365
9 56 (5.32%) Amazon S3
10 36 (3.42%) PowerApps
11 33 (3.13%) Power Automate
12 29 (2.75%) Azure Functions
13 28 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (1.99%) Azure Logic Apps
15 20 (1.90%) Microsoft 365
16 18 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 18 (1.71%) NuGet
17 17 (1.61%) Azure Service Bus
18 15 (1.42%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.14%) HTTP
2 7 (0.66%) Wireless
3 6 (0.57%) Bluetooth
3 6 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.47%) Modbus
5 4 (0.38%) MQTT
5 4 (0.38%) RS-485
5 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.28%) LoRaWAN
7 2 (0.19%) 4G
7 2 (0.19%) 5G
7 2 (0.19%) DNS
7 2 (0.19%) Firewall
7 2 (0.19%) Internet
7 2 (0.19%) Network Security
7 2 (0.19%) RS-232
7 2 (0.19%) RS-422
7 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.19%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.095%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 158 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 132 (12.54%) PostgreSQL
4 91 (8.64%) DynamoDB
5 66 (6.27%) Redis
6 63 (5.98%) Amazon Aurora
6 63 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
7 55 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 43 (4.08%) MongoDB
9 37 (3.51%) MySQL
10 32 (3.04%) Power BI
11 31 (2.94%) Relational Database
12 27 (2.56%) Oracle Database
13 25 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
17 16 (1.52%) Data Lake
18 15 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 219 (20.80%) Git
2 94 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 92 (8.74%) JUnit
3 92 (8.74%) Visual Studio
4 81 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 75 (7.12%) JIRA
6 73 (6.93%) NUnit
7 61 (5.79%) Moq
8 53 (5.03%) Mockito
9 46 (4.37%) Gatling
10 44 (4.18%) TeamCity
11 38 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (3.04%) GitLab
12 32 (3.04%) Karma Test Runner
13 27 (2.56%) MSTest
14 24 (2.28%) JMeter
15 20 (1.90%) Sourcetree
15 20 (1.90%) SpecFlow
16 19 (1.80%) Postman
17 18 (1.71%) git-flow
General
1 299 (28.40%) Social Skills
2 209 (19.85%) Finance
3 113 (10.73%) Marketing
4 76 (7.22%) Law
5 60 (5.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 60 (5.70%) Legal
6 57 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (5.32%) Electronics
8 33 (3.13%) Public Sector
9 32 (3.04%) Billing
10 25 (2.37%) Retail
11 24 (2.28%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.99%) Banking
13 20 (1.90%) Presentation Skills
14 16 (1.52%) Tech for Good
14 16 (1.52%) Telecoms
15 13 (1.23%) Front Office
16 12 (1.14%) Financial Institution
17 11 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
18 10 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 605 (57.45%) Developer
2 300 (28.49%) Senior
3 266 (25.26%) Software Engineer
4 193 (18.33%) Senior Developer
5 152 (14.43%) C# Developer
6 136 (12.92%) .NET Developer
7 120 (11.40%) Lead
8 112 (10.64%) Software Developer
9 94 (8.93%) Full Stack Developer
10 69 (6.55%) Senior Software Engineer
11 66 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 58 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
13 49 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
14 47 (4.46%) Lead Developer
15 38 (3.61%) Azure Developer
16 36 (3.42%) PHP Developer
17 34 (3.23%) Java Engineer
17 34 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
18 33 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
19 29 (2.75%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (40.36%) .NET
2 256 (24.31%) AngularJS
3 216 (20.51%) React
4 176 (16.71%) Web Services
5 171 (16.24%) REST
6 160 (15.19%) CSS
7 153 (14.53%) ASP.NET
8 148 (14.06%) HTML
9 143 (13.58%) .NET Framework
10 139 (13.20%) GraphQL
11 123 (11.68%) RESTful
12 121 (11.49%) .NET Core
13 106 (10.07%) Entity Framework
14 92 (8.74%) SOAP
14 92 (8.74%) XML
15 91 (8.64%) jQuery
16 80 (7.60%) Spring
17 76 (7.22%) Kafka
18 73 (6.93%) JSON
19 70 (6.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.84%) Product Ownership
2 71 (6.74%) Cloud Native
3 66 (6.27%) Distributed Systems
4 63 (5.98%) Blog
4 63 (5.98%) Media Streaming
5 51 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (3.51%) Legacy Code
7 29 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 29 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.42%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (1.33%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.23%) IoT
14 10 (0.95%) Legacy Applications
15 9 (0.85%) Public Cloud
16 8 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 50 (4.75%) Linux
2 48 (4.56%) Windows
3 21 (1.99%) Unix
4 17 (1.61%) Android
5 14 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.095%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (55.37%) Agile
2 400 (37.99%) DevOps
3 338 (32.10%) Software Engineering
4 235 (22.32%) Computer Science
5 231 (21.94%) TDD
6 228 (21.65%) CI/CD
7 223 (21.18%) Problem-Solving
8 216 (20.51%) Microservices
9 202 (19.18%) Full Stack Development
10 162 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 162 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 151 (14.34%) MVC
12 148 (14.06%) Design Patterns
13 143 (13.58%) Mentoring
14 139 (13.20%) Integration Testing
15 129 (12.25%) Scrum
16 113 (10.73%) Artificial Intelligence
17 111 (10.54%) OO
18 104 (9.88%) Clean Code
18 104 (9.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 494 (46.91%) C#
2 361 (34.28%) SQL
3 353 (33.52%) JavaScript
4 245 (23.27%) Java
5 141 (13.39%) TypeScript
6 93 (8.83%) Python
7 87 (8.26%) C++
8 84 (7.98%) T-SQL
9 71 (6.74%) Scala
10 66 (6.27%) PHP
11 55 (5.22%) C
12 54 (5.13%) VB.NET
13 39 (3.70%) PL/SQL
14 28 (2.66%) VB
14 28 (2.66%) VB6
15 18 (1.71%) XPath
16 17 (1.61%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.42%) MATLAB
18 11 (1.04%) Kotlin
19 9 (0.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 264 (25.07%) Degree
2 131 (12.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (5.79%) Security Cleared
4 41 (3.89%) SC Cleared
5 39 (3.70%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.19%) Azure Certification
12 1 (0.095%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (11.78%) QA
2 12 (1.14%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.76%) GDPR
4 7 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.57%) AUTOSAR
5 6 (0.57%) ISO 26262
5 6 (0.57%) MiFID
5 6 (0.57%) TickIT
6 5 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.28%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.28%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.28%) MISRA
7 3 (0.28%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.19%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.19%) WCAG
9 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (8.26%) Docker
2 16 (1.52%) Firmware
3 10 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.38%) Embedded Firmware
5 1 (0.095%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 116 (11.02%) Kubernetes
2 49 (4.65%) Terraform
3 21 (1.99%) Ansible
4 9 (0.85%) Grafana
5 5 (0.47%) Packer
6 3 (0.28%) Consul
6 3 (0.28%) Kibana
6 3 (0.28%) Podman
6 3 (0.28%) Puppet
7 2 (0.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.19%) Kustomize
8 1 (0.095%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.095%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 210 (19.94%) Microsoft
2 115 (10.92%) Oracle
3 25 (2.37%) SAP
4 21 (1.99%) Adobe
5 18 (1.71%) Cognizant
6 14 (1.33%) Google
7 13 (1.23%) IBM
8 9 (0.85%) Apple
9 8 (0.76%) Databricks
9 8 (0.76%) Splunk
10 7 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.57%) Dynatrace
11 6 (0.57%) Facebook
11 6 (0.57%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.38%) Cognos
12 4 (0.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.38%) Sybase
13 3 (0.28%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.28%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.28%) Sitecore