Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 46 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +59
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 64 76 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.54% 5.86% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 6.36% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 94
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% +1.22% +17.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £60,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,377
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.34% +10.34%

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 901 1,195 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 92.13% 92.14% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 652 1,007 1,011
Somerset median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +2 25 £53,750 +34.38% 6
Yeovil +1 8 £37,500 - 1
Weston-super-Mare - 7 - -
Street - 5 - -
Taunton -8 4 £42,265 +1.84% 1
Frome - 1 £46,000 -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 27 (42.19%) Mentoring
2 26 (40.63%) E-Commerce
3 24 (37.50%) C#
3 24 (37.50%) Android
4 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 22 (34.38%) Coaching
5 20 (31.25%) Apple iOS
5 20 (31.25%) Apple Swift
5 20 (31.25%) API Design
6 19 (29.69%) Chatbot
6 19 (29.69%) Conversational UI
6 19 (29.69%) User Experience
6 19 (29.69%) Open Source
6 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
7 17 (26.56%) HTML
7 17 (26.56%) Java
7 17 (26.56%) CSS
8 14 (21.88%) .NET
9 13 (20.31%) Linux
9 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
10 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (18.75%) C++
10 12 (18.75%) Scrum
10 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (18.75%) ETL
11 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
11 11 (17.19%) Analytics
12 10 (15.63%) Business Analytics
12 10 (15.63%) Eclipse RCP

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 10 (15.63%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) npm
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Big Data
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Eclipse
1 10 (15.63%) Eclipse RCP
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Gradle
3 5 (7.81%) Android Studio
3 5 (7.81%) Mockito
3 5 (7.81%) Subversion
4 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.56%) Ant
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.56%) jMock
6 1 (1.56%) JUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Maven
6 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Android Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Junior
5 5 (7.81%) Junior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.69%) Web Development Team Leader
7 3 (4.69%) Web Team Leader
8 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) ETL Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) CSS
1 17 (26.56%) HTML
2 14 (21.88%) .NET
3 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
4 10 (15.63%) JSP
4 10 (15.63%) Middleware
4 10 (15.63%) RESTful
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (12.50%) Web Services
6 6 (9.38%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.38%) Spring
7 5 (7.81%) Android SDK
7 5 (7.81%) jQuery
7 5 (7.81%) REST
8 4 (6.25%) Dagger
8 4 (6.25%) Gson
8 4 (6.25%) Retrofit
8 4 (6.25%) WCF
9 3 (4.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) iPad
3 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Animation
4 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Android
2 20 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 10 (15.63%) Windows
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Mentoring
2 26 (40.63%) E-Commerce
3 22 (34.38%) Coaching
4 20 (31.25%) API Design
5 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (29.69%) Conversational UI
5 19 (29.69%) Open Source
6 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
7 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
8 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (18.75%) ETL
8 12 (18.75%) Scrum
9 11 (17.19%) Analytics
10 10 (15.63%) Business Analytics
10 10 (15.63%) OO
10 10 (15.63%) OOD
10 10 (15.63%) UML
11 8 (12.50%) MVC
11 8 (12.50%) SDLC
11 8 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) Apple Swift
4 17 (26.56%) Java
5 12 (18.75%) C++
6 10 (15.63%) Python
7 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.38%) C
9 5 (7.81%) Groovy
9 5 (7.81%) Java 8
10 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.13%) ES6
12 1 (1.56%) Erlang
12 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.56%) PHP
12 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.56%) Zend