The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 64 60
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 32 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.70% 1.45% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 1.71% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 8
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,173 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 499 584 556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.95% 84.76% 85.80%
Number of salaries quoted 441 476 479
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,700 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Cardiff

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Cardiff over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 54 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (68.75%) .NET
3 41 (64.06%) C#
3 41 (64.06%) MVC
4 37 (57.81%) Scrum
5 35 (54.69%) ASP.NET
6 33 (51.56%) HTML
7 31 (48.44%) CSS
8 29 (45.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (42.19%) TDD
10 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
11 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
12 19 (29.69%) WCF
13 18 (28.13%) Java
14 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
14 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
14 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
14 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
15 16 (25.00%) Degree
15 16 (25.00%) Spring
15 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 16 (25.00%) Finance
16 15 (23.44%) Hibernate
16 15 (23.44%) Web Services
16 15 (23.44%) Xamarin
17 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
18 13 (20.31%) SQL
18 13 (20.31%) Banking
19 12 (18.75%) Telecoms

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 8 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) GitHub
3 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.06%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.69%) Big Data
6 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.06%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.38%) JUnit
3 6 (9.38%) Mockito
4 5 (7.81%) JMeter
4 5 (7.81%) Subversion
5 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.25%) Maven
5 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.69%) Selenium
7 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) MbUnit
7 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.13%) MSTest
7 2 (3.13%) NUnit
7 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.94%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (76.56%) Developer
2 29 (45.31%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Senior Developer
4 14 (21.88%) Analyst
5 13 (20.31%) Analyst Programmer
5 13 (20.31%) Programmer
6 12 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (18.75%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 12 (18.75%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 12 (18.75%) Senior Programmer
7 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 4 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 4 (6.25%) Java Programmer
10 4 (6.25%) RPG Developer
10 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (68.75%) .NET
2 35 (54.69%) ASP.NET
3 33 (51.56%) HTML
4 31 (48.44%) CSS
5 29 (45.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (29.69%) WCF
7 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
8 16 (25.00%) Spring
9 15 (23.44%) Hibernate
9 15 (23.44%) Web Services
10 12 (18.75%) AngularJS
11 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (17.19%) CSS3
11 11 (17.19%) HTML5
11 11 (17.19%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (15.63%) Java EE
13 9 (14.06%) REST
13 9 (14.06%) XML
14 7 (10.94%) Ajax
14 7 (10.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) iSeries
3 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.25%) NHS
3 4 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (64.06%) MVC
3 37 (57.81%) Scrum
4 27 (42.19%) TDD
5 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (18.75%) BDD
7 12 (18.75%) Feasibility Study
8 8 (12.50%) DevOps
8 8 (12.50%) SDLC
9 7 (10.94%) Web Development
10 6 (9.38%) Automation Testing
10 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.38%) OO
10 6 (9.38%) OOP
10 6 (9.38%) Test Management
11 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.25%) Informatics
12 4 (6.25%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.13%) Java
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.81%) TypeScript
7 4 (6.25%) RPG
7 4 (6.25%) RPG IV
7 4 (6.25%) RPG/400
8 2 (3.13%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) C
9 1 (1.56%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) HND
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) Xamarin
3 8 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (6.25%) RedGate
5 2 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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