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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 64 76
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 45 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.44% 3.71% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 4.12% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39 65 51
Median salary £45,269 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1671 1697 1763
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.47% 89.93% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1472 1477
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) Scrum
3 39 (43.33%) Java
4 38 (42.22%) TDD
5 37 (41.11%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (35.56%) Software Engineering
7 30 (33.33%) Finance
8 28 (31.11%) C#
8 28 (31.11%) BDD
9 27 (30.00%) Maven
10 26 (28.89%) .NET
10 26 (28.89%) Mockito
11 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
12 24 (26.67%) HTML
12 24 (26.67%) Adobe
12 24 (26.67%) JSR 170
12 24 (26.67%) OSGi
12 24 (26.67%) PowerMock
12 24 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 24 (26.67%) Jenkins
12 24 (26.67%) Coverity
12 24 (26.67%) SonarQube
13 22 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (24.44%) Performance Testing
13 22 (24.44%) REST
13 22 (24.44%) MVC
13 22 (24.44%) CSS
14 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
14 21 (23.33%) Test Management
15 20 (22.22%) SQL

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 24 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
2 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) Modbus
2 1 (1.11%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) RDBMS
2 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.11%) Power BI
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Maven
2 26 (28.89%) Mockito
3 24 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 24 (26.67%) SonarQube
4 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (15.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (10.00%) JUnit
6 9 (10.00%) Subversion
7 6 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.67%) Selenium
7 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.44%) JIRA
10 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.33%) NUnit
11 1 (1.11%) Android Studio
11 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.11%) Moq
11 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (68.89%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 8 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Auditor
9 4 (4.44%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Head of Test
10 3 (3.33%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.22%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) .NET
2 24 (26.67%) HTML
2 24 (26.67%) JSR 170
2 24 (26.67%) OSGi
2 24 (26.67%) PowerMock
3 22 (24.44%) CSS
3 22 (24.44%) REST
4 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
4 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (17.78%) AngularJS
5 16 (17.78%) Web Services
5 16 (17.78%) XML
6 13 (14.44%) .NET Framework
6 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (14.44%) HTML5
6 13 (14.44%) SOAP
7 12 (13.33%) Spring
8 11 (12.22%) Hibernate
9 10 (11.11%) WCF
10 7 (7.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) User Experience
2 7 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.11%) FMCG
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) Scrum
3 38 (42.22%) TDD
4 37 (41.11%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (35.56%) Software Engineering
6 28 (31.11%) BDD
7 22 (24.44%) MVC
7 22 (24.44%) Performance Testing
7 22 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (23.33%) Test Management
9 16 (17.78%) Regression Testing
10 13 (14.44%) SDLC
11 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 8 (8.89%) Microservices
12 8 (8.89%) Software Architecture
13 7 (7.78%) System Testing
14 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.67%) OO
15 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.33%) Java
2 28 (31.11%) C#
3 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.22%) SQL
5 13 (14.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.22%) VB
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) Python
9 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) MISRA
3 1 (1.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Adobe
1 24 (26.67%) Coverity
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.33%) IBM
4 2 (2.22%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.11%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.11%) Tableau
5 1 (1.11%) Zend
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