Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 107 97
Rank change year-on-year +36 -10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 133 99 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.80% 2.73% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 2.93% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 105 91 76
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +10.67%

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,313 3,378 3,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 94.58% 93.11% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,635 2,790 2,477
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,150 £67,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Bristol

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Bristol

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Bristol

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £40,000 -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 63 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.10%) Java
3 50 (37.59%) C#
4 42 (31.58%) OO
5 40 (30.08%) JavaScript
5 40 (30.08%) DevOps
6 37 (27.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 36 (27.07%) Scrum
8 35 (26.32%) .NET
9 34 (25.56%) SQL
10 33 (24.81%) Python
10 33 (24.81%) Mentoring
11 31 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (23.31%) HTML
11 31 (23.31%) Software Engineering
12 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 27 (20.30%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
15 25 (18.80%) Android
16 24 (18.05%) User Experience
16 24 (18.05%) Web Services
16 24 (18.05%) XML
17 22 (16.54%) Relational Database
17 22 (16.54%) Node.js
18 21 (15.79%) Apple iOS
18 21 (15.79%) REST
18 21 (15.79%) Open Source
18 21 (15.79%) Coaching
18 21 (15.79%) Apple Swift
18 21 (15.79%) API Design

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 8 (6.02%) IIS
2 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.77%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.26%) Route 53
5 2 (1.50%) npm
5 2 (1.50%) NuGet
5 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.54%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 13 (9.77%) RDBMS
5 12 (9.02%) MySQL
6 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.50%) Big Data
7 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
2 15 (11.28%) Cucumber
2 15 (11.28%) JIRA
3 14 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (9.77%) Selenium
5 12 (9.02%) Git (software)
6 10 (7.52%) SpecFlow
7 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (5.26%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.76%) Geb
9 5 (3.76%) JUnit
9 5 (3.76%) NUnit
9 5 (3.76%) Protractor
9 5 (3.76%) Spock
9 5 (3.76%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.26%) Gradle
10 3 (2.26%) Maven
11 2 (1.50%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.50%) VectorCAST
11 2 (1.50%) webpack
General
1 7 (5.26%) Marketing
2 6 (4.51%) Games
3 5 (3.76%) Finance
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 3 (2.26%) Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Avionics
6 2 (1.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (42.11%) Developer
2 25 (18.80%) Software Engineer
3 19 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 19 (14.29%) Junior
3 19 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 16 (12.03%) .NET Developer
4 16 (12.03%) Software Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Graduate
5 13 (9.77%) Graduate Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Graduate Software Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Junior Software Developer
6 11 (8.27%) PHP Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.32%) .NET
2 31 (23.31%) HTML
3 24 (18.05%) Web Services
3 24 (18.05%) XML
4 22 (16.54%) Node.js
5 21 (15.79%) REST
6 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET
6 16 (12.03%) CSS
7 15 (11.28%) .NET Framework
8 14 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (10.53%) J2EE
9 13 (9.77%) JSON
9 13 (9.77%) SOAP
10 12 (9.02%) WCF
11 10 (7.52%) HTML5
12 8 (6.02%) NHibernate
13 7 (5.26%) WPF
14 6 (4.51%) Redux
14 6 (4.51%) RESTful
14 6 (4.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.05%) User Experience
2 5 (3.76%) Fintech
2 5 (3.76%) Internet of Things
3 4 (3.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.50%) ASIC
4 2 (1.50%) Verilog
4 2 (1.50%) VHDL
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.80%) Android
2 21 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.52%) Linux
4 5 (3.76%) Windows
5 4 (3.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.58%) OO
3 40 (30.08%) DevOps
4 36 (27.07%) Scrum
5 33 (24.81%) Mentoring
6 31 (23.31%) Software Engineering
7 27 (20.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (15.79%) API Design
8 21 (15.79%) Coaching
8 21 (15.79%) Conversational UI
8 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 21 (15.79%) Open Source
9 20 (15.04%) TDD
10 19 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 18 (13.53%) Computer Science
11 18 (13.53%) MVC
12 17 (12.78%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (12.78%) Mathematics
12 17 (12.78%) SDLC
13 16 (12.03%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.10%) Java
2 50 (37.59%) C#
3 40 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 34 (25.56%) SQL
5 33 (24.81%) Python
6 21 (15.79%) Apple Swift
7 13 (9.77%) C++
7 13 (9.77%) PHP
8 10 (7.52%) TypeScript
9 9 (6.77%) Ruby
10 8 (6.02%) Scala
11 7 (5.26%) C
12 6 (4.51%) PHP 5
13 4 (3.01%) Ada
13 4 (3.01%) Assembly Language
14 3 (2.26%) Clojure
14 3 (2.26%) Groovy
14 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.50%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Degree
2 11 (8.27%) ISEB
2 11 (8.27%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.77%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 18 (13.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) Oracle
3 13 (9.77%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (1.50%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.50%) VMware
5 2 (1.50%) Zend