Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 103 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 107 118 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.86% 3.06% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 3.29% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 89 105 86
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £30,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.13%

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 3,510 3,586 2,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.93% 93.12% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,817 2,965 2,541
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 16 November 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 63 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.86%) Scrum
3 42 (39.25%) Java
3 42 (39.25%) .NET
4 38 (35.51%) C#
5 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
6 35 (32.71%) XML
7 34 (31.78%) OO
8 33 (30.84%) SQL
8 33 (30.84%) HTML
8 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
9 31 (28.97%) Python
9 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
10 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
11 27 (25.23%) Degree
11 27 (25.23%) TDD
12 25 (23.36%) Relational Database
13 24 (22.43%) CSS
14 23 (21.50%) SDLC
15 22 (20.56%) Oracle
15 22 (20.56%) DevOps
15 22 (20.56%) Computer Science
16 21 (19.63%) Mentoring
17 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
18 19 (17.76%) JIRA
18 19 (17.76%) Mathematics
18 19 (17.76%) Physics
18 19 (17.76%) J2EE
19 18 (16.82%) RDBMS

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 5 (4.67%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) Apache
2 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (12.15%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.61%) npm
5 4 (3.74%) NuGet
6 2 (1.87%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) HTTP
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (23.36%) Relational Database
3 18 (16.82%) Oracle Database
3 18 (16.82%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.48%) MySQL
5 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.87%) Big Data
6 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
1 19 (17.76%) JIRA
2 13 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.28%) Selenium
4 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.74%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.74%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.74%) Moq
7 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.80%) JMeter
7 3 (2.80%) JUnit
7 3 (2.80%) NUnit
7 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.80%) Spock
7 3 (2.80%) Subversion
7 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.80%) XMLUnit
7 3 (2.80%) xUnit.net
General
1 15 (14.02%) Games
2 7 (6.54%) Marketing
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 3 (2.80%) Finance
5 2 (1.87%) Avionics
5 2 (1.87%) Back Office
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (53.27%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) Software Engineer
3 21 (19.63%) Junior
3 21 (19.63%) Junior Developer
3 21 (19.63%) Software Developer
4 18 (16.82%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Graduate
4 18 (16.82%) Graduate Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Graduate Software Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Junior Software Developer
5 16 (14.95%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.54%) PHP Developer
8 6 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (39.25%) .NET
2 35 (32.71%) XML
3 33 (30.84%) HTML
4 24 (22.43%) CSS
5 19 (17.76%) J2EE
6 18 (16.82%) Node.js
7 17 (15.89%) Web Services
8 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET
9 14 (13.08%) JSON
10 12 (11.21%) HTML5
11 11 (10.28%) .NET Framework
11 11 (10.28%) REST
12 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (7.48%) Entity Framework
13 8 (7.48%) React
14 7 (6.54%) AngularJS
15 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (5.61%) Redux
15 6 (5.61%) RESTful
15 6 (5.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.15%) User Experience
3 5 (4.67%) Fintech
3 5 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) ASIC
6 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.87%) Verilog
6 2 (1.87%) VHDL
7 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Android
2 10 (9.35%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.86%) Scrum
3 34 (31.78%) OO
4 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
5 27 (25.23%) TDD
6 23 (21.50%) SDLC
7 22 (20.56%) DevOps
8 21 (19.63%) Mentoring
9 19 (17.76%) Mathematics
9 19 (17.76%) Physics
10 17 (15.89%) BDD
10 17 (15.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (14.95%) MVC
12 13 (12.15%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (12.15%) Performance Testing
12 13 (12.15%) SOLID
13 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
13 11 (10.28%) Test Automation
13 11 (10.28%) Web Development
14 10 (9.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.25%) Java
2 38 (35.51%) C#
3 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.84%) SQL
4 31 (28.97%) Python
5 11 (10.28%) C++
6 10 (9.35%) Apple Swift
7 8 (7.48%) PHP
8 5 (4.67%) C
9 4 (3.74%) Ada
9 4 (3.74%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.80%) Scala
10 3 (2.80%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.87%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.87%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.93%) ES6
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) IEC 61508
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ECSS
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.56%) Oracle
3 16 (14.95%) Google
4 13 (12.15%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.87%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) Zend
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore