Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Unit Testing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 99 111
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +57
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 142 130 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.27% 2.91% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 3.32% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 122 138 136
Hertfordshire median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% -7.89% +29.55%
10th Percentile £32,600 £31,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £64,900 £68,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 3677 3918 4717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.65% 87.85% 87.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3103 3237 3833
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Watford -23 31 £55,000 - 2
Letchworth +1 21 £35,000 +4.48% 2
St Albans +13 11 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Hatfield +6 9 £50,000 +17.65%
Broxbourne +7 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Hemel Hempstead -14 5 £60,000 +2.13%
Rickmansworth +4 4 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Stevenage -1 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Unit Testing
East of England

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

1 88 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (46.48%) .NET
3 65 (45.77%) Web Services
4 63 (44.37%) MVC
4 63 (44.37%) AngularJS
5 59 (41.55%) SQL
6 57 (40.14%) SQL Server
7 51 (35.92%) Scrum
8 49 (34.51%) TDD
9 47 (33.10%) JavaScript
10 46 (32.39%) C#
10 46 (32.39%) Microsoft
11 41 (28.87%) HTML
12 40 (28.17%) Java
12 40 (28.17%) Spring
13 36 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
14 35 (24.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (24.65%) Finance
15 33 (23.24%) OO
16 32 (22.54%) CSS
17 31 (21.83%) ASP.NET
18 30 (21.13%) SAP
18 30 (21.13%) T-SQL
18 30 (21.13%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (20.42%) REST
20 28 (19.72%) Ionic Framework
21 27 (19.01%) XML
21 27 (19.01%) ETL
22 25 (17.61%) SOAP
22 25 (17.61%) Prototyping

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 20 (14.08%) Apache
1 20 (14.08%) Drupal
1 20 (14.08%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) DNS
1 14 (9.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (40.14%) SQL Server
2 35 (24.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (15.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (14.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (11.27%) MS Access
5 16 (11.27%) Power BI
5 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (9.86%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (6.34%) SAP BW
8 8 (5.63%) MySQL
9 6 (4.23%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.82%) MarkLogic
11 4 (2.82%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 30 (21.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (16.20%) Jenkins
3 21 (14.79%) Git (software)
4 20 (14.08%) Cucumber
4 20 (14.08%) Selenium
5 12 (8.45%) Maven
6 10 (7.04%) Bitbucket
6 10 (7.04%) Jasmine
6 10 (7.04%) jMock
7 8 (5.63%) JIRA
7 8 (5.63%) NUnit
7 8 (5.63%) Protractor
7 8 (5.63%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.23%) Moq
8 6 (4.23%) MSTest
9 5 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.52%) FxCop
9 5 (3.52%) ReSharper
9 5 (3.52%) StyleCop
10 4 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (24.65%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Marketing
3 9 (6.34%) Retail
4 8 (5.63%) Electronics
5 4 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.70%) French Language
6 1 (0.70%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (74.65%) Developer
2 31 (21.83%) .NET Developer
3 27 (19.01%) Java Developer
4 25 (17.61%) C# Developer
5 18 (12.68%) ABAP Consultant
5 18 (12.68%) Consultant
5 18 (12.68%) SAP Consultant
6 17 (11.97%) Agile Developer
6 17 (11.97%) Agile Java Developer
7 16 (11.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (10.56%) Senior Developer
9 14 (9.86%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (7.04%) Senior Agile Developer
12 10 (7.04%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 8 (5.63%) Digital Developer
15 7 (4.93%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (46.48%) .NET
2 65 (45.77%) Web Services
3 63 (44.37%) AngularJS
4 41 (28.87%) HTML
5 40 (28.17%) Spring
6 36 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 32 (22.54%) CSS
8 31 (21.83%) ASP.NET
9 29 (20.42%) REST
10 28 (19.72%) Ionic Framework
11 27 (19.01%) XML
12 25 (17.61%) SOAP
13 19 (13.38%) EDI
13 19 (13.38%) IDoc
14 18 (12.68%) RESTful
15 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (11.97%) jQuery
15 17 (11.97%) JSON
16 16 (11.27%) MDX
17 14 (9.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) User Experience
3 6 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.41%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (44.37%) MVC
3 51 (35.92%) Scrum
4 49 (34.51%) TDD
5 33 (23.24%) OO
6 27 (19.01%) ETL
7 25 (17.61%) Prototyping
8 24 (16.90%) BDD
9 20 (14.08%) SOA
10 19 (13.38%) Performance Analysis
10 19 (13.38%) Risk Analysis
10 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
11 16 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (11.27%) Database Tuning
11 16 (11.27%) ETL Development
11 16 (11.27%) Inmon Methodology
11 16 (11.27%) Kimball Methodology
11 16 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (11.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.55%) SQL
2 47 (33.10%) JavaScript
3 46 (32.39%) C#
4 40 (28.17%) Java
5 30 (21.13%) T-SQL
6 23 (16.20%) PowerShell
7 19 (13.38%) ABAP
8 16 (11.27%) VBA
9 13 (9.15%) PHP
10 8 (5.63%) Python
10 8 (5.63%) TypeScript
10 8 (5.63%) XAML
11 5 (3.52%) VBScript
12 4 (2.82%) SPARQL
12 4 (2.82%) XPath
12 4 (2.82%) XQuery
13 2 (1.41%) C++
13 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.13%) SAP
3 16 (11.27%) Cognos
3 16 (11.27%) IBM
4 8 (5.63%) Adobe
4 8 (5.63%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.23%) Sybase
6 5 (3.52%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.82%) Talend
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle
9 1 (0.70%) TIBCO