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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 51 56
Rank change year-on-year +32 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 77 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.11% 3.55% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.74% 4.18% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 65 21 11
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 656 526 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 94.66% 84.84% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 478 463 410
Median salary £38,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.17% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +6 20 £36,750 -8.12% 5
Taunton -2 16 £40,000 +6.66%
Street - 3 £40,000 -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 93 (63.70%) Software Engineering
2 87 (59.59%) Scrum
3 84 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (57.53%) .NET
4 76 (52.05%) Automated Testing
5 72 (49.32%) C#
6 65 (44.52%) ASP.NET
7 63 (43.15%) Java
7 63 (43.15%) JavaScript
8 60 (41.10%) SQL
9 59 (40.41%) SQL Server
10 57 (39.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 56 (38.36%) HTML
12 52 (35.62%) Microsoft
13 51 (34.93%) Windows
14 47 (32.19%) SC Cleared
14 47 (32.19%) Security Cleared
15 43 (29.45%) Line Management
15 43 (29.45%) Windows Server
16 40 (27.40%) .NET Framework
17 39 (26.71%) C
18 37 (25.34%) IIS
18 37 (25.34%) MVC
18 37 (25.34%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (23.97%) Continuous Delivery
20 30 (20.55%) WCF
21 29 (19.86%) Greenfield Project
22 28 (19.18%) Oracle
22 28 (19.18%) C++
23 27 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003

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 37 (25.34%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.27%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.49%) MongoDB
2 27 (18.49%) NoSQL
3 23 (15.75%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.79%) Big Data
6 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (39.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (15.07%) Visual Studio
3 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (9.59%) Git (software)
5 13 (8.90%) NUnit
6 12 (8.22%) Moq
6 12 (8.22%) Selenium
7 11 (7.53%) JUnit
8 7 (4.79%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.11%) JIRA
10 5 (3.42%) Geb
10 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.42%) JMeter
10 5 (3.42%) Mockito
10 5 (3.42%) Spock
10 5 (3.42%) Travis CI
11 3 (2.05%) Subversion
12 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.37%) LoadUI
12 2 (1.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
1 1 (0.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (49.32%) Software Engineer
2 70 (47.95%) Developer
3 35 (23.97%) Java Engineer
4 30 (20.55%) .NET Developer
5 28 (19.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 28 (19.18%) Senior Software Engineer
6 24 (16.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 22 (15.07%) Lead Developer
8 18 (12.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (12.33%) Lead Software Engineer
9 17 (11.64%) Java Developer
9 17 (11.64%) Lead .NET Developer
9 17 (11.64%) Software Developer
10 12 (8.22%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (8.22%) Java Software Developer
10 12 (8.22%) Lead Software Developer
11 10 (6.85%) C# Developer
12 9 (6.16%) Senior Developer
13 8 (5.48%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (5.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (57.53%) .NET
2 65 (44.52%) ASP.NET
3 56 (38.36%) HTML
4 40 (27.40%) .NET Framework
5 30 (20.55%) WCF
6 25 (17.12%) Entity Framework
6 25 (17.12%) Web Services
7 22 (15.07%) WPF
8 21 (14.38%) WinForms
9 20 (13.70%) RESTful
10 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (11.64%) XML
12 15 (10.27%) XSLT
13 11 (7.53%) AngularJS
13 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (5.48%) CSS
14 8 (5.48%) Spring
15 7 (4.79%) Hibernate
15 7 (4.79%) NHibernate
16 6 (4.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.86%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Blog
4 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.93%) Windows
2 43 (29.45%) Windows Server
3 27 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.11%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (63.70%) Software Engineering
2 87 (59.59%) Scrum
3 84 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (52.05%) Automated Testing
5 43 (29.45%) Line Management
6 37 (25.34%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (25.34%) MVC
7 35 (23.97%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (15.75%) ETL
8 23 (15.75%) ITIL
8 23 (15.75%) Release Management
9 22 (15.07%) Service Delivery
10 20 (13.70%) Customer Requirements
10 20 (13.70%) Refactoring
10 20 (13.70%) UML
11 19 (13.01%) Test Automation
12 18 (12.33%) Software Delivery
12 18 (12.33%) TDD
13 16 (10.96%) SDLC
13 16 (10.96%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (49.32%) C#
2 63 (43.15%) Java
2 63 (43.15%) JavaScript
3 60 (41.10%) SQL
4 39 (26.71%) C
5 28 (19.18%) C++
6 24 (16.44%) PowerShell
7 22 (15.07%) T-SQL
8 15 (10.27%) XPath
8 15 (10.27%) XQuery
9 6 (4.11%) Python
10 5 (3.42%) Groovy
10 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.05%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (32.19%) SC Cleared
1 47 (32.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.37%) Degree
3 2 (1.37%) ISEB
3 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 52 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.18%) Oracle
3 4 (2.74%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.37%) Tableau
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