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

Unit Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 96 83
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 -33
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 99 93 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.72% 2.87% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.14% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 91 78 115
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% 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 3,330 2,961 3,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.51% 91.47% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,743 2,445 2,847
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,691 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 58 (58.59%) Java
2 51 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 51 (51.52%) Degree
3 48 (48.48%) Computer Science
4 43 (43.43%) Software Engineering
5 38 (38.38%) .NET
5 38 (38.38%) J2EE
6 36 (36.36%) HTML
7 33 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 32 (32.32%) Finance
9 30 (30.30%) SQL
9 30 (30.30%) CSS
10 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (25.25%) Oracle
11 25 (25.25%) Microsoft
11 25 (25.25%) Mathematics
12 24 (24.24%) C#
13 23 (23.23%) Python
13 23 (23.23%) Oracle Database
14 22 (22.22%) OO
14 22 (22.22%) Microservices
15 21 (21.21%) C++
15 21 (21.21%) RDBMS
15 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
16 19 (19.19%) AngularJS
16 19 (19.19%) NoSQL
17 18 (18.18%) MVC
18 17 (17.17%) OOA/OOD
18 17 (17.17%) HTML5

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 6 (6.06%) Apache Spark
1 6 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.04%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) JBoss
3 3 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.01%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (6.06%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (4.04%) SaaS
5 2 (2.02%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.23%) Oracle Database
3 21 (21.21%) RDBMS
3 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 19 (19.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.06%) Amazon Athena
5 6 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (6.06%) BigQuery
5 6 (6.06%) MySQL
6 3 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.03%) Pentaho
6 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.02%) Big Data
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) JIRA
2 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) MSTest
3 4 (4.04%) Selenium
3 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.03%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (3.03%) GCC
4 3 (3.03%) Gerrit
4 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.03%) LoadUI
4 3 (3.03%) Maven
4 3 (3.03%) NuGet
4 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.03%) Subversion
4 3 (3.03%) Zephyr
5 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.02%) webpack
General
1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Electronics
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) French Language
3 3 (3.03%) German Language
4 2 (2.02%) Advertising
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Games
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (55.56%) Developer
2 37 (37.37%) Software Engineer
3 28 (28.28%) Java Engineer
3 28 (28.28%) Java Software Engineer
4 24 (24.24%) Graduate
4 24 (24.24%) Java Developer
5 23 (23.23%) Software Developer
6 22 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
7 21 (21.21%) Graduate Developer
7 21 (21.21%) Graduate J2EE Developer
7 21 (21.21%) Graduate Java Developer
7 21 (21.21%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
7 21 (21.21%) Graduate Software Developer
7 21 (21.21%) J2EE Developer
7 21 (21.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 20 (20.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (19.19%) Senior Java Engineer
9 19 (19.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 13 (13.13%) .NET Developer
11 12 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.38%) .NET
1 38 (38.38%) J2EE
2 36 (36.36%) HTML
3 30 (30.30%) CSS
4 19 (19.19%) AngularJS
5 17 (17.17%) HTML5
6 16 (16.16%) Spring
7 13 (13.13%) Spring Boot
7 13 (13.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (13.13%) XML
8 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
10 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.07%) JSON
10 7 (7.07%) React
11 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (6.06%) Node.js
11 6 (6.06%) Qt
11 6 (6.06%) Redux
12 5 (5.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (48.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.10%) User Experience
3 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Windows
3 5 (5.05%) Android
4 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) Software Engineering
2 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.25%) Mathematics
4 22 (22.22%) Microservices
4 22 (22.22%) OO
5 18 (18.18%) MVC
6 17 (17.17%) OOA/OOD
7 13 (13.13%) TDD
8 12 (12.12%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (11.11%) BDD
9 11 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 11 (11.11%) SOLID
10 10 (10.10%) Scrum
11 9 (9.09%) Coaching
11 9 (9.09%) ETL
11 9 (9.09%) Open Source
12 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.07%) Machine Learning
14 6 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (6.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (58.59%) Java
2 51 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.30%) SQL
4 24 (24.24%) C#
5 23 (23.23%) Python
6 21 (21.21%) C++
7 13 (13.13%) C
8 6 (6.06%) Scala
9 4 (4.04%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.03%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.03%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.02%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.02%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.01%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.01%) PHP
12 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (51.52%) Degree
2 27 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) PhD
7 1 (1.01%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) ECSS
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) Microsoft
1 25 (25.25%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.03%) Tableau
4 2 (2.02%) Capita
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Remedy
5 1 (1.01%) Zend