Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 53 20
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33 +59
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 78 51 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.56% 4.60% 11.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 5.02% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 132
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,025
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +31.49% +1.40%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £30,100
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £44,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.50% -

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 929 1,015 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.02% 91.52% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 646 869 918
Somerset median annual salary £42,015 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.04% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,197 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,450 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +15 29 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yeovil +8 19 £37,500 -37.50%
Weston-super-Mare - 15 £35,000 -
Taunton -9 2 £47,500 +26.67%
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 43 (55.13%) Android
2 40 (51.28%) Mentoring
3 39 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 38 (48.72%) Coaching
4 38 (48.72%) Apple Swift
5 37 (47.44%) User Experience
5 37 (47.44%) Open Source
6 36 (46.15%) E-Commerce
6 36 (46.15%) API Design
6 36 (46.15%) Chatbot
6 36 (46.15%) Conversational UI
7 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (34.62%) Software Engineering
9 26 (33.33%) C#
10 25 (32.05%) CSS
11 24 (30.77%) SQL
11 24 (30.77%) HTML
11 24 (30.77%) Linux
12 22 (28.21%) Windows
13 21 (26.92%) Python
13 21 (26.92%) OO
13 21 (26.92%) Java
13 21 (26.92%) C++
14 20 (25.64%) Analytics
15 19 (24.36%) Big Data
15 19 (24.36%) Business Analytics
15 19 (24.36%) Eclipse RCP
15 19 (24.36%) Machine Learning
15 19 (24.36%) JSP
15 19 (24.36%) Apache

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 19 (24.36%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (46.15%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) ICMP
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) Big Data
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Eclipse
1 19 (24.36%) Eclipse RCP
2 6 (7.69%) Android Studio
2 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) Gradle
3 4 (5.13%) GitLab
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.56%) NUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Selenium
5 2 (2.56%) Xcode
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.28%) MSTest
6 1 (1.28%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Junior
2 19 (24.36%) Junior Software Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (2.56%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) iOS Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Software Tester
7 2 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) CSS
2 24 (30.77%) HTML
3 19 (24.36%) JSP
3 19 (24.36%) Middleware
4 9 (11.54%) RESTful
5 7 (8.97%) .NET
5 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.97%) Web Services
6 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.69%) Android SDK
7 5 (6.41%) Dagger
7 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
7 5 (6.41%) Gson
7 5 (6.41%) Retrofit
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.56%) Angular 2
8 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (47.44%) User Experience
2 2 (2.56%) Device Driver
2 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) Animation
3 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.13%) Android
2 39 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 24 (30.77%) Linux
4 22 (28.21%) Windows
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.28%) Mentoring
2 38 (48.72%) Coaching
3 37 (47.44%) Open Source
4 36 (46.15%) API Design
4 36 (46.15%) Conversational UI
4 36 (46.15%) E-Commerce
5 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 21 (26.92%) OO
8 20 (25.64%) Analytics
9 19 (24.36%) Business Analytics
9 19 (24.36%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (24.36%) ETL
9 19 (24.36%) Machine Learning
9 19 (24.36%) OOD
9 19 (24.36%) UML
10 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.97%) Android Development
12 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) Apple Swift
2 26 (33.33%) C#
3 24 (30.77%) SQL
4 21 (26.92%) C++
4 21 (26.92%) Java
4 21 (26.92%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.56%) C
6 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.28%) ES6
7 1 (1.28%) Java 8
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
1 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.56%) vSphere
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) Apple
2 1 (1.28%) Facebook
2 1 (1.28%) Google
2 1 (1.28%) YouTube
2 1 (1.28%) Zend