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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 66 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 5 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.00% 0.58% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.69% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Median salary £50,000 £36,250 £31,869
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +13.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,396
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £51,000
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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 454 576 652
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 90.80% 84.21% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 388 505 525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) C#
3 25 (69.44%) .NET
4 23 (63.89%) MVC
5 19 (52.78%) Scrum
6 18 (50.00%) TDD
6 18 (50.00%) HTML
6 18 (50.00%) CSS
7 16 (44.44%) Visual Studio
7 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
8 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
10 13 (36.11%) BDD
11 12 (33.33%) Spring
11 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (33.33%) Java
11 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
12 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (30.56%) Finance
12 11 (30.56%) CSS3
12 11 (30.56%) HTML5
13 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
13 10 (27.78%) Web Services
14 9 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 9 (25.00%) WCF

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 4 (11.11%) IIS
1 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (19.44%) JUnit
3 6 (16.67%) Mockito
4 5 (13.89%) Subversion
5 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.11%) Maven
6 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.33%) Selenium
7 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.56%) MbUnit
7 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.56%) MSTest
7 2 (5.56%) NUnit
7 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.78%) JIRA
8 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Junior
7 3 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) CSS
2 18 (50.00%) HTML
3 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 12 (33.33%) Spring
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (30.56%) CSS3
5 11 (30.56%) HTML5
6 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
6 10 (27.78%) Web Services
7 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (25.00%) WCF
8 8 (22.22%) REST
9 6 (16.67%) Java EE
10 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery
10 5 (13.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) MVC
3 19 (52.78%) Scrum
4 18 (50.00%) TDD
5 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 13 (36.11%) BDD
7 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (22.22%) DevOps
8 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.67%) Test Management
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (11.11%) Customer Insight
10 4 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (11.11%) Web Development
11 3 (8.33%) Open Source
11 3 (8.33%) SDLC
12 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
12 2 (5.56%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) TypeScript
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) IBM
2 4 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore