Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 35 41
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 +40
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 35 93 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.08% 7.05% 6.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 7.52% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 79 73
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.54% -3.53%
10th Percentile £37,563 £26,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £48,100 £46,900
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,063
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.16% +0.16%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 781 1,236 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.13% 93.71% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 664 948 1,068
Somerset median annual salary £42,028 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,125 £61,625 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Somerset

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Somerset

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Somerset

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Bath +5 14 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Yeovil - 9 £57,500 - 3
Taunton +2 6 £42,029 +5.07% 4
Frome - 2 £45,500 -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) MVC
3 20 (57.14%) C#
4 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) CSS
5 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (42.86%) HTML
7 14 (40.00%) TDD
8 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
9 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
10 11 (31.43%) .NET
10 11 (31.43%) Scrum
10 11 (31.43%) BDD
10 11 (31.43%) Entity Framework
11 10 (28.57%) RESTful
11 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 10 (28.57%) Java
11 10 (28.57%) Web Services
11 10 (28.57%) SOAP
12 9 (25.71%) XML
12 9 (25.71%) Windows
12 9 (25.71%) Ajax
12 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
12 9 (25.71%) XML Parsing
13 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
13 8 (22.86%) Web Development
13 8 (22.86%) Pair Programming
13 8 (22.86%) JSP
13 8 (22.86%) SQL

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (11.43%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (5.71%) GIS
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Subversion
2 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Buildr
5 2 (5.71%) Gradle
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) jMock
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Software Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Web Developer
4 8 (22.86%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Applications Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Application Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Web Application Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Development Manager
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Web Manager
8 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) CSS
2 15 (42.86%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) Entity Framework
4 10 (28.57%) RESTful
4 10 (28.57%) SOAP
4 10 (28.57%) Web Services
5 9 (25.71%) Ajax
5 9 (25.71%) XML
6 8 (22.86%) JSP
7 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.14%) jQuery
7 6 (17.14%) WPF
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.71%) JSON
11 2 (5.71%) Struts
11 2 (5.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) MVC
3 14 (40.00%) TDD
4 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
5 11 (31.43%) BDD
5 11 (31.43%) Scrum
6 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
7 9 (25.71%) XML Parsing
8 8 (22.86%) Pair Programming
8 8 (22.86%) SOA
8 8 (22.86%) Web Development
9 7 (20.00%) API Development
9 7 (20.00%) ATDD
9 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development
10 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.43%) System Testing
12 3 (8.57%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) ATG
3 4 (11.43%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.71%) Capita