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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 64 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 14 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.86% 2.04% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.70% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 10
Average salary £31,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,500 £40,000
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
621 408 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 82.47% 75.84% 74.35%
Number of salaries quoted 518 366 419
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 -2 10 £31,500 +6.77% 1
Bath -13 3 £35,500 +16.39% 3
Yeovil - 1 £35,000 -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) Oracle
5 12 (57.14%) .NET
5 12 (57.14%) C#
6 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 10 (47.62%) IIS
6 10 (47.62%) Windows
6 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
6 10 (47.62%) jQuery
7 9 (42.86%) XML
7 9 (42.86%) C++
8 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
8 8 (38.10%) CSS
8 8 (38.10%) HTML5
9 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 7 (33.33%) Refactoring
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) NUnit
9 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (33.33%) XSLT
9 7 (33.33%) MySQL
9 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) UML
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (47.62%) IIS
1 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) NUnit
1 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) Maven
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Ant
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (14.29%) Trac
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) PEAR
4 3 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Java Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 9 (42.86%) XML
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (33.33%) XSLT
7 6 (28.57%) Spring
8 5 (23.81%) JSF
8 5 (23.81%) SOAP
8 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (19.05%) YUI
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
9 4 (19.05%) FreeMarker
9 4 (19.05%) Spring Security
9 4 (19.05%) JNDI
9 4 (19.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) UML
2 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) CRUD
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) C++
5 6 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (14.29%) PHP5
7 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) JBoss
2 4 (19.05%) Sun
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
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