Period
to 21 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 28 89
Rank change year-on-year -20 +61 -18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 72 117 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.86% 9.43% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 10.38% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63 99 16
Somerset median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £41,875
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

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 1,108 1,127 1,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.15% 90.81% 89.10%
Number of salaries quoted 950 944 929
Somerset median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,975 £26,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

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 January 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 January 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 50 £42,250 +3.05% 9
Taunton -9 6 £41,500 +5.06% 2
Portishead - 3 - -
Clevedon - 2 £40,000 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 39 (54.17%) HTML
4 36 (50.00%) Scrum
5 30 (41.67%) React
6 29 (40.28%) C#
7 28 (38.89%) AngularJS
8 27 (37.50%) Web Services
9 26 (36.11%) MVC
10 25 (34.72%) TDD
10 25 (34.72%) Node.js
10 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
11 24 (33.33%) RESTful
11 24 (33.33%) Java
12 23 (31.94%) Microservices
13 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (30.56%) CSS
14 20 (27.78%) Linux
14 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
14 20 (27.78%) Docker
14 20 (27.78%) DevOps
15 19 (26.39%) .NET
16 18 (25.00%) SQL
17 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
17 17 (23.61%) Degree
17 17 (23.61%) WCF
18 16 (22.22%) Web Development
19 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
19 15 (20.83%) OO
19 15 (20.83%) Relational Database

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 15 (20.83%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) npm
3 5 (6.94%) SaaS
4 3 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
1 4 (5.56%) Internet
1 4 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 13 (18.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.33%) Bower
3 6 (8.33%) Grunt
3 6 (8.33%) Subversion
3 6 (8.33%) webpack
4 5 (6.94%) JUnit
4 5 (6.94%) Moq
5 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.56%) GitLab
5 4 (5.56%) Selenium
6 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.17%) Mockito
7 2 (2.78%) NUnit
7 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.39%) JIRA
8 1 (1.39%) Maven
8 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.94%) Law
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 54 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Junior
4 11 (15.28%) Junior Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Web Developer
5 10 (13.89%) .NET Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 8 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Lead .NET Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Lead Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) HTML
2 30 (41.67%) React
3 28 (38.89%) AngularJS
4 27 (37.50%) Web Services
5 25 (34.72%) Node.js
6 24 (33.33%) RESTful
7 22 (30.56%) CSS
8 19 (26.39%) .NET
9 17 (23.61%) WCF
10 14 (19.44%) JSON
11 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
11 13 (18.06%) Entity Framework
11 13 (18.06%) jQuery
12 12 (16.67%) CSS3
13 11 (15.28%) Sass
14 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
14 10 (13.89%) HTML5
15 9 (12.50%) WPF
16 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (11.11%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (9.72%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
2 14 (19.44%) Unix
3 4 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) Scrum
3 26 (36.11%) MVC
4 25 (34.72%) TDD
4 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
5 23 (31.94%) Microservices
6 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (27.78%) DevOps
8 16 (22.22%) Web Development
9 15 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (20.83%) Front End Development
9 15 (20.83%) OO
9 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 14 (19.44%) Software Delivery
11 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
12 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
12 10 (13.89%) Open Source
13 9 (12.50%) SOA
14 8 (11.11%) Analytics
14 8 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 29 (40.28%) C#
3 24 (33.33%) Java
4 18 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 5 (6.94%) Python
7 4 (5.56%) C++
7 4 (5.56%) XPath
7 4 (5.56%) XQuery
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) ES6
9 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Ansible
2 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Zend
3 1 (1.39%) Syncsort
3 1 (1.39%) Xamarin