Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 22 67
Rank change year-on-year -22 +45 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 50 144 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.01% 10.88% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 11.63% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 132 42
Somerset median annual salary £48,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.62% -3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £37,875 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £48,625 £43,950
South West median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% - -

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 902 1,238 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.38% 93.58% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 777 948 980
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +1.27% +9.72%
10th Percentile £27,062 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -10 23 £47,500 +23.38% 3
Taunton -3 10 £42,029 +5.07% 3
Yeovil - 10 £60,000 - 1
Frome - 2 £45,500 - 1
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (74.00%) MVC
3 30 (60.00%) C#
4 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (48.00%) Scrum
6 23 (46.00%) HTML
7 22 (44.00%) Entity Framework
8 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (40.00%) CSS
10 19 (38.00%) Web Services
11 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (36.00%) RESTful
12 16 (32.00%) TDD
13 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
13 15 (30.00%) Windows
13 15 (30.00%) .NET
14 14 (28.00%) Java
14 14 (28.00%) SOAP
14 14 (28.00%) SOA
15 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
16 12 (24.00%) jQuery
16 12 (24.00%) Web Development
16 12 (24.00%) BDD
16 12 (24.00%) SQL
17 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
18 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
18 10 (20.00%) Ajax
18 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (20.00%) XML

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 (8.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) Subversion
4 5 (10.00%) JSUnit
5 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.00%) Ant
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Buildr
7 2 (4.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) jMock
7 2 (4.00%) JUnit
7 2 (4.00%) Maven
7 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 14 (28.00%) C# Web Developer
3 14 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Applications Developer
5 7 (14.00%) C# Application Developer
5 7 (14.00%) C# Web Applications Developer
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Designer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) Entity Framework
3 20 (40.00%) CSS
4 19 (38.00%) Web Services
5 18 (36.00%) RESTful
6 15 (30.00%) .NET
7 14 (28.00%) SOAP
8 12 (24.00%) jQuery
9 10 (20.00%) Ajax
9 10 (20.00%) XML
10 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (18.00%) JSP
11 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (16.00%) WCF
12 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
14 5 (10.00%) ADO.NET
14 5 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
14 5 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (74.00%) MVC
3 24 (48.00%) Scrum
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
5 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (28.00%) SOA
7 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
8 12 (24.00%) BDD
8 12 (24.00%) Web Development
9 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (20.00%) XML Parsing
11 9 (18.00%) Pair Programming
12 8 (16.00%) API Development
12 8 (16.00%) ATDD
12 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
12 8 (16.00%) Mobile Development
13 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (14.00%) SDLC
14 5 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
14 5 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) C#
2 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.00%) C++
7 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) Python
9 1 (2.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) ATG
3 5 (10.00%) Syncsort
4 3 (6.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.00%) Capita