The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 54 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 22 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.85% 1.69% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.15% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 12
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,250 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Unit Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
650 419 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.20% 78.61% 74.72%
Number of salaries quoted 520 388 443
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Somerset

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +5 11 £31,500 -
Bath -13 6 £37,250 +22.13% 3
Yeovil - 1 £35,000 -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 28 (96.55%) HTML
2 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
3 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
4 20 (68.97%) .NET
4 20 (68.97%) C#
5 17 (58.62%) Oracle
6 14 (48.28%) SQL
6 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (48.28%) NUnit
6 14 (48.28%) jQuery
7 13 (44.83%) C++
8 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
8 12 (41.38%) Scrum
8 12 (41.38%) HTML5
9 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
9 11 (37.93%) CSS
9 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
9 11 (37.93%) ITIL
9 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
10 10 (34.48%) Windows
10 10 (34.48%) IIS
10 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
11 9 (31.03%) XML
11 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
12 8 (27.59%) MVC
12 8 (27.59%) XSLT
13 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
13 7 (24.14%) MySQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 10 (34.48%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (24.14%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) NUnit
2 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) Ant
4 5 (17.24%) JUnit
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) Selenium
5 4 (13.79%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.79%) Subversion
6 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
6 3 (10.34%) Trac
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (10.34%) PEAR
6 3 (10.34%) PHPUnit
6 3 (10.34%) Moq
7 1 (3.45%) JMeter
7 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
6 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) Java Programmer
6 4 (13.79%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (13.79%) Programmer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) HTML
2 20 (68.97%) .NET
3 14 (48.28%) jQuery
4 12 (41.38%) HTML5
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
6 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
7 9 (31.03%) XML
8 8 (27.59%) XSLT
9 6 (20.69%) Spring
10 5 (17.24%) SOAP
10 5 (17.24%) JSF
10 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
11 4 (13.79%) Apache Camel
11 4 (13.79%) Spring Batch
11 4 (13.79%) Spring Integration
11 4 (13.79%) REST
11 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
11 4 (13.79%) YUI
11 4 (13.79%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 12 (41.38%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (27.59%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) UML
6 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) Refactoring
7 5 (17.24%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) Line Management
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) OOP
9 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
9 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 13 (44.83%) C++
5 6 (20.69%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.34%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) PHP5
8 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 4 (13.79%) Sun
4 3 (10.34%) Telerik
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