Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 98 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 -30
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 87 106 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.36% 2.81% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.04% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 77 93 89
Bristol median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +4.46%

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 3,436 3,491 3,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.14% 92.53% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,802 2,878 2,638
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 53 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (59.77%) .NET
3 42 (48.28%) C#
3 42 (48.28%) Scrum
4 38 (43.68%) Java
5 36 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
7 31 (35.63%) SQL
8 30 (34.48%) HTML
8 30 (34.48%) XML
9 28 (32.18%) Degree
10 27 (31.03%) Software Engineering
10 27 (31.03%) OO
10 27 (31.03%) Python
11 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
12 25 (28.74%) Computer Science
12 25 (28.74%) MVC
13 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
14 23 (26.44%) CSS
14 23 (26.44%) Oracle
14 23 (26.44%) Relational Database
15 21 (24.14%) TDD
16 20 (22.99%) Mathematics
16 20 (22.99%) J2EE
16 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
16 20 (22.99%) SDLC
17 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
17 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
17 19 (21.84%) RDBMS
18 18 (20.69%) Physics

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 7 (8.05%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
2 2 (2.30%) Drupal
2 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.90%) npm
5 4 (4.60%) NuGet
6 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.44%) Relational Database
3 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
3 19 (21.84%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.60%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.24%) JIRA
3 7 (8.05%) Selenium
4 4 (4.60%) Moq
4 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.45%) JMeter
5 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.45%) webpack
5 3 (3.45%) XMLUnit
5 3 (3.45%) xUnit.net
6 2 (2.30%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.30%) Grunt
6 2 (2.30%) gulp
6 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.30%) Polyspace
6 2 (2.30%) VectorCAST
6 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.54%) Games
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Avionics
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Private Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (73.56%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) .NET Developer
3 22 (25.29%) Software Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Graduate
4 19 (21.84%) Graduate Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Graduate Software Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Software Engineer
5 18 (20.69%) Junior
5 18 (20.69%) Junior Developer
6 17 (19.54%) Junior Software Developer
7 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
8 13 (14.94%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (11.49%) C# Developer
10 9 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
12 7 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
14 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 4 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (59.77%) .NET
2 30 (34.48%) HTML
2 30 (34.48%) XML
3 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
4 23 (26.44%) CSS
5 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
5 20 (22.99%) J2EE
6 17 (19.54%) HTML5
7 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (18.39%) Node.js
8 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
9 12 (13.79%) Entity Framework
9 12 (13.79%) JSON
10 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (10.34%) React
12 8 (9.20%) Redux
13 7 (8.05%) Web Services
13 7 (8.05%) WPF
14 6 (6.90%) REST
14 6 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.05%) User Experience
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.30%) Fintech
6 2 (2.30%) Verilog
6 2 (2.30%) VHDL
7 1 (1.15%) ASIC
7 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Android
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) Scrum
3 27 (31.03%) OO
3 27 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 25 (28.74%) MVC
5 21 (24.14%) TDD
6 20 (22.99%) Mathematics
6 20 (22.99%) SDLC
7 18 (20.69%) Physics
8 17 (19.54%) BDD
9 13 (14.94%) DevOps
10 12 (13.79%) SOLID
11 10 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (11.49%) Web Development
12 9 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (10.34%) Performance Testing
13 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
14 5 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (5.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) C#
2 38 (43.68%) Java
3 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
4 31 (35.63%) SQL
5 27 (31.03%) Python
6 5 (5.75%) C++
6 5 (5.75%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.60%) C
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 3 (3.45%) Ada
8 3 (3.45%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.30%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.15%) ES6
10 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) R
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) IEC 61508
2 2 (2.30%) WCAG
3 1 (1.15%) ECSS
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.44%) Oracle
3 18 (20.69%) Google
4 9 (10.34%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.30%) Zend
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore