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

Unit Testing
Essex / Brentwood
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 20 29
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 12 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 26.67% 6.31% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.27% 7.45% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 7
Median salary £58,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% +26.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 Brentwood with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Brentwood
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 44 94 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 97.78% 84.68% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 74
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brentwood 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 Brentwood

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Brentwood

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Brentwood over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Brentwood

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

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 25 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (96.00%) QA
2 24 (96.00%) Wealth Management
2 24 (96.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (96.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 24 (96.00%) SDLC
2 24 (96.00%) Ajax
2 24 (96.00%) OOD
2 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (96.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (96.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (96.00%) Workflow
3 15 (60.00%) Finance
3 15 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (96.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Developer
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 14 (56.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 24 (96.00%) Ajax
2 24 (96.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 24 (96.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) OOD
1 24 (96.00%) SDLC
1 24 (96.00%) Wealth Management
1 24 (96.00%) Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (96.00%) QA