Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 47 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27 +35
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 123 68 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.10% 5.19% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.83% 5.92% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 108 63 23
Somerset median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,507 £33,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,450 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,031 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.08% +0.08% +6.67%

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 1251 1148 980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 92.53% 87.57% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1015 855
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.68% +1.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 46 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Taunton -6 21 £38,049 -4.88%
Street - 4 £40,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £42,500 -
Glastonbury - 1 £44,000 -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 87 (70.73%) Test Automation
2 74 (60.16%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (59.35%) Software Engineering
3 73 (59.35%) .NET
4 69 (56.10%) Scrum
5 64 (52.03%) JavaScript
6 63 (51.22%) C#
7 52 (42.28%) HTML
8 51 (41.46%) ASP.NET
9 50 (40.65%) SQL
10 46 (37.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
12 44 (35.77%) WCF
12 44 (35.77%) Line Management
13 42 (34.15%) Windows
13 42 (34.15%) MVC
13 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
14 41 (33.33%) Java
15 37 (30.08%) .NET Framework
16 36 (29.27%) C
17 35 (28.46%) WPF
17 35 (28.46%) Security Cleared
18 34 (27.64%) SC Cleared
18 34 (27.64%) Windows Server
19 30 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (22.76%) IIS
20 28 (22.76%) Web Services
21 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
21 27 (21.95%) Greenfield Project
22 26 (21.14%) Entity Framework

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 28 (22.76%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) Kerberos
2 5 (4.07%) HTTP
3 3 (2.44%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.51%) MongoDB
2 24 (19.51%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.88%) Big Data
5 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Redis
6 1 (0.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 46 (37.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (14.63%) NUnit
3 15 (12.20%) Moq
3 15 (12.20%) Selenium
4 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (10.57%) Visual Studio
6 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
7 9 (7.32%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.07%) JUnit
8 5 (4.07%) LoadUI
8 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.07%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.07%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.25%) GCC
9 4 (3.25%) Geb
9 4 (3.25%) JIRA
9 4 (3.25%) JMeter
9 4 (3.25%) Spock
9 4 (3.25%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (54.47%) Developer
2 57 (46.34%) Software Engineer
3 32 (26.02%) .NET Developer
4 26 (21.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 26 (21.14%) Lead Developer
5 25 (20.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 23 (18.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 20 (16.26%) Java Engineer
8 16 (13.01%) .NET Software Engineer
8 16 (13.01%) Java Developer
9 15 (12.20%) Lead Software Engineer
10 14 (11.38%) Java Software Engineer
11 13 (10.57%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (10.57%) Java Software Developer
11 13 (10.57%) Lead Software Developer
11 13 (10.57%) Software Developer
12 9 (7.32%) C# Developer
13 7 (5.69%) Junior
13 7 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (59.35%) .NET
2 52 (42.28%) HTML
3 51 (41.46%) ASP.NET
4 44 (35.77%) WCF
5 37 (30.08%) .NET Framework
6 35 (28.46%) WPF
7 28 (22.76%) Web Services
8 26 (21.14%) Entity Framework
9 24 (19.51%) WinForms
10 21 (17.07%) RESTful
11 18 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (13.82%) XML
12 17 (13.82%) XSLT
13 14 (11.38%) NHibernate
14 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (10.57%) CSS
15 7 (5.69%) AngularJS
16 6 (4.88%) REST
17 5 (4.07%) Gherkin
18 4 (3.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.95%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) User Experience
4 2 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (34.15%) Windows
2 34 (27.64%) Windows Server
3 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.32%) Linux
5 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) OpenWrt
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (70.73%) Test Automation
2 74 (60.16%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (59.35%) Software Engineering
4 69 (56.10%) Scrum
5 44 (35.77%) Line Management
6 42 (34.15%) MVC
7 30 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (18.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (18.70%) TDD
9 22 (17.89%) ITIL
10 21 (17.07%) Customer Requirements
10 21 (17.07%) ETL
10 21 (17.07%) Service Delivery
11 20 (16.26%) Refactoring
11 20 (16.26%) UML
12 18 (14.63%) DevOps
13 17 (13.82%) Process Management
13 17 (13.82%) Workflow
14 16 (13.01%) Release Management
15 15 (12.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.03%) JavaScript
2 63 (51.22%) C#
3 50 (40.65%) SQL
4 41 (33.33%) Java
5 36 (29.27%) C
6 22 (17.89%) C++
7 21 (17.07%) T-SQL
8 17 (13.82%) PowerShell
8 17 (13.82%) XPath
8 17 (13.82%) XQuery
9 6 (4.88%) Python
10 4 (3.25%) Groovy
10 4 (3.25%) VB
10 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.63%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.81%) Erlang
12 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (28.46%) Security Cleared
2 34 (27.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (5.69%) ISEB
3 7 (5.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) Oracle
3 1 (0.81%) Cadence
3 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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