The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 29 37 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.99% 0.56% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 0.57% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 108 174 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.60% 96.67% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 88 146 199
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford 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 Bedford

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Bedford

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the Bedford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Grunt
2 4 (80.00%) LESS
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Drupal
3 3 (60.00%) Bower
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) API Design
4 2 (40.00%) API Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
4 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (40.00%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Grunt
2 3 (60.00%) Bower
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) LESS
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) API Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft