Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 87 80
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +34
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 27 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.41% 1.70% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.98% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 29
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £60,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.16% +55.77% +30.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £33,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £88,750 £47,550
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 965 910 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 86.16% 85.85% 86.58%
Number of salaries quoted 843 801 970
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,375
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Dorset

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Dorset

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Dorset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Dorset

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bournemouth -2 10 £35,000 -42.39% 2
Poole - 10 £40,000 - 3
Wimborne - 2 £37,500 -
Wareham - 1 £42,500 -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) MVC
4 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
5 11 (40.74%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
6 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 10 (37.04%) Selenium
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
7 8 (29.63%) HTML5
7 8 (29.63%) CSS
7 8 (29.63%) Python
8 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
9 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) C++
10 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (18.52%) Ranorex
10 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.81%) MSTest
11 4 (14.81%) Sass
11 4 (14.81%) Web Development
11 4 (14.81%) Sitecore
11 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) OO

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) 3G
2 1 (3.70%) 4G
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) Ranorex
3 4 (14.81%) MSTest
3 4 (14.81%) NUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Bower
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) NuGet
5 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior LAMP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (14.81%) Sass
6 3 (11.11%) LAMP
6 3 (11.11%) SOAP
6 3 (11.11%) Symfony
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) REST
8 1 (3.70%) AutoMapper
8 1 (3.70%) LINQ
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) DevOps
9 2 (7.41%) Image Processing
9 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.41%) Line Management
9 2 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
9 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (7.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
6 3 (11.11%) C
6 3 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.70%) CA
2 1 (3.70%) Capita
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle