Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 90 98
Rank change year-on-year -35 +8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 82 136 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.03% 3.23% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.67% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 73 123 135
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% - -8.70%
10th Percentile £32,100 £32,750 £30,400
90th Percentile £61,200 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,628 3,707 3,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.78% 88.16% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,820 3,143 3,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Hertfordshire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Watford -2 20 £47,500 -13.64%
Hemel Hempstead +20 19 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Letchworth +5 9 £34,000 -2.86% 1
St Albans -6 7 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Rickmansworth -1 6 £60,000 +14.29%
Stevenage +10 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Welwyn - 2 £63,000 -
Hatfield -6 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £55,000 - 4
Radlett - 1 £42,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £37,500 -
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.24%) .NET
3 31 (37.80%) C#
4 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 27 (32.93%) AngularJS
6 26 (31.71%) HTML
7 25 (30.49%) Web Services
7 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
7 25 (30.49%) TDD
8 24 (29.27%) SQL
9 23 (28.05%) Java
10 22 (26.83%) Scrum
11 21 (25.61%) MVC
12 19 (23.17%) OO
12 19 (23.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (21.95%) SDLC
13 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
14 17 (20.73%) Retail
14 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (19.51%) CSS
15 16 (19.51%) Oracle
15 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
16 15 (18.29%) Creative Thinking
16 15 (18.29%) Oracle Retail
16 15 (18.29%) System Testing
17 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (17.07%) ETL
18 13 (15.85%) Spring
18 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
18 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (7.32%) Apache
1 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.88%) Drupal
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
1 6 (7.32%) Serverless
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) DNS
1 5 (6.10%) Firewall
2 4 (4.88%) HTTP
2 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) MySQL
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.76%) MS Access
4 8 (9.76%) Power BI
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (6.10%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.44%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.44%) SAP HANA
9 2 (2.44%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (1.22%) Redis
10 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
1 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.20%) NUnit
3 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.76%) Selenium
4 7 (8.54%) Subversion
5 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.10%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.10%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.66%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.66%) Moq
7 3 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.66%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.44%) gulp
8 2 (2.44%) JIRA
8 2 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (20.73%) Retail
2 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 6 (7.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.22%) French Language
4 1 (1.22%) German Language
4 1 (1.22%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (75.61%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Software Developer
3 15 (18.29%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Development Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) ETL Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Test Development Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) ABAP Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) .NET
2 27 (32.93%) AngularJS
3 26 (31.71%) HTML
4 25 (30.49%) Web Services
5 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
6 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (19.51%) CSS
8 13 (15.85%) Spring
9 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.20%) jQuery
11 8 (9.76%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.76%) MDX
11 8 (9.76%) REST
11 8 (9.76%) SOAP
11 8 (9.76%) WCF
12 7 (8.54%) Node.js
12 7 (8.54%) React
12 7 (8.54%) Sass
13 6 (7.32%) EDI
13 6 (7.32%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) User Experience
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.44%) W3C
6 1 (1.22%) EPoS
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.22%) Robotics
6 1 (1.22%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Unix
2 3 (3.66%) Android
2 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) TDD
3 22 (26.83%) Scrum
4 21 (25.61%) MVC
5 19 (23.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (23.17%) OO
6 18 (21.95%) SDLC
7 15 (18.29%) Creative Thinking
7 15 (18.29%) System Testing
8 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.07%) ETL
9 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.41%) Prototyping
11 10 (12.20%) Kanban
11 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (10.98%) BDD
12 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
13 8 (9.76%) Web Application Development
13 8 (9.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) C#
2 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 24 (29.27%) SQL
4 23 (28.05%) Java
5 10 (12.20%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.76%) VBA
7 7 (8.54%) C++
7 7 (8.54%) Python
8 6 (7.32%) ABAP
8 6 (7.32%) C
8 6 (7.32%) Scala
9 5 (6.10%) Java 8
10 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) Oracle
3 11 (13.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Adobe
4 2 (2.44%) hybris
4 2 (2.44%) Sybase
5 1 (1.22%) Cognos
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) Xamarin