Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 35 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +45
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 39 88 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.54% 6.78% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 7.35% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32 76 82
Somerset median annual salary £48,750 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.47% +1.22% -0.61%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £34,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £47,450
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +9.33%

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 778 1,197 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.57% 92.22% 92.81%
Number of salaries quoted 644 983 1,080
Somerset median annual salary £43,625 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,848 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £44,515 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.74% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 14 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Taunton +2 6 £42,029 +1.27% 3
Street - 5 - -
Yeovil - 4 £51,250 - 3
Frome - 1 £46,000 -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (58.97%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) .NET
4 16 (41.03%) SQL
4 16 (41.03%) MVC
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (35.90%) Java
5 14 (35.90%) CSS
6 13 (33.33%) HTML
7 12 (30.77%) Scrum
7 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 11 (28.21%) TDD
9 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
10 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 9 (23.08%) BDD
10 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (20.51%) Entity Framework
11 8 (20.51%) Web Development
11 8 (20.51%) Windows
11 8 (20.51%) SDLC
12 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (17.95%) Python
12 7 (17.95%) ETL
12 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (17.95%) C

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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Subversion
2 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.82%) Eclipse RCP
3 5 (12.82%) Mockito
3 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Ant
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Buildr
6 1 (2.56%) Gradle
6 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.56%) jMock
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Web Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.13%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) CSS
3 13 (33.33%) HTML
4 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.51%) Entity Framework
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (17.95%) WPF
8 6 (15.38%) jQuery
8 6 (15.38%) JSP
8 6 (15.38%) Spring
9 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (12.82%) Middleware
9 5 (12.82%) REST
10 4 (10.26%) RESTful
10 4 (10.26%) Web Services
11 3 (7.69%) SOAP
12 2 (5.13%) Ajax
12 2 (5.13%) JSON
12 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 12 (30.77%) Scrum
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 11 (28.21%) TDD
5 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
6 9 (23.08%) BDD
6 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.51%) SDLC
7 8 (20.51%) Web Development
8 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.95%) ETL
8 7 (17.95%) Pair Programming
8 7 (17.95%) System Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Analytics
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.38%) Microservices
10 5 (12.82%) Business Analytics
10 5 (12.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.95%) C
5 7 (17.95%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) C++
6 5 (12.82%) Groovy
6 5 (12.82%) Java 8
6 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) Erlang
8 1 (2.56%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.56%) ATG