The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 79 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 7 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.08% 0.98% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.06% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 15
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 580 758 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.64% 93.23% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 429 614 736
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Bedfordshire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bedford +4 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Luton +4 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 15 (53.57%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 12 (42.86%) MVC
2 12 (42.86%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) RESTful
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (32.14%) SDLC
6 8 (28.57%) API Design
6 8 (28.57%) LESS
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (28.57%) Web Development
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (21.43%) JSON
8 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (14.29%) Drupal
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Fiddler
2 4 (14.29%) Grunt
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Bower
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.14%) Mockito
4 2 (7.14%) Moq
4 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
5 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 10 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Angular Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Junior
6 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Developer in Test
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Developer
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
1 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 11 (39.29%) RESTful
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (28.57%) LESS
6 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 6 (21.43%) HTML5
7 6 (21.43%) JSON
7 6 (21.43%) REST
7 6 (21.43%) XML
8 5 (17.86%) Middleware
8 5 (17.86%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (14.29%) Ajax
9 4 (14.29%) Sass
9 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MVC
1 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 9 (32.14%) SDLC
3 8 (28.57%) API Design
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Web Development
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Release Management
6 4 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) SOLID
7 3 (10.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (3.57%) hybris
2 1 (3.57%) Perforce