The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 5 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.69% 0.70% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.82% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 15
Median salary £53,750 £39,388 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.46% +9.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,125 £31,250 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £59,625 £45,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 653 970 1041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.44% 85.09% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2266 3133 3296
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in South Wales

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in South Wales.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in South Wales

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in South Wales

Unit Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 3 £50,000 +37.93% 2
Newport +9 1 £60,000 +45.45% 1
Torfaen - 1 - -
Unit Testing
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 58 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (72.86%) C#
2 51 (72.86%) .NET
3 48 (68.57%) MVC
4 45 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 44 (62.86%) Software Engineering
6 43 (61.43%) TDD
7 41 (58.57%) Visual Studio
8 40 (57.14%) ASP.NET
8 40 (57.14%) Java
9 39 (55.71%) Spring
9 39 (55.71%) Test Automation
10 37 (52.86%) Hibernate
10 37 (52.86%) BDD
11 36 (51.43%) Web Services
12 35 (50.00%) REST
12 35 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (47.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (45.71%) .NET Framework
16 30 (42.86%) SOAP
17 29 (41.43%) Subversion
17 29 (41.43%) RESTful
17 29 (41.43%) Continuous Deployment
18 28 (40.00%) Maven
18 28 (40.00%) WebSphere
18 28 (40.00%) IBM
18 28 (40.00%) IIS
18 28 (40.00%) Tomcat
18 28 (40.00%) Eclipse

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 28 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 28 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.29%) CMS
2 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (47.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (58.57%) Visual Studio
2 29 (41.43%) Subversion
3 28 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 28 (40.00%) Maven
4 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.00%) JUnit
5 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 6 (8.57%) Artifactory
6 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.57%) IntelliJ
6 6 (8.57%) Mockito
7 4 (5.71%) Selenium
8 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.86%) MbUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.86%) MSTest
9 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (55.71%) Developer
2 29 (41.43%) Software Engineer
3 20 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 15 (21.43%) .NET Software Engineer
5 13 (18.57%) Java Engineer
5 13 (18.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (18.57%) Senior Developer
6 12 (17.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Junior
10 3 (4.29%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.86%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (72.86%) .NET
2 40 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 39 (55.71%) Spring
4 37 (52.86%) Hibernate
5 36 (51.43%) Web Services
6 35 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (50.00%) REST
7 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (45.71%) .NET Framework
9 30 (42.86%) SOAP
10 29 (41.43%) RESTful
11 28 (40.00%) EJB
12 27 (38.57%) Java SE
13 22 (31.43%) Middleware
14 19 (27.14%) CSS
14 19 (27.14%) HTML
15 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
16 11 (15.71%) CSS3
16 11 (15.71%) HTML5
17 10 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) User Experience
2 20 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
1 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Unix
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (68.57%) MVC
3 44 (62.86%) Software Engineering
4 43 (61.43%) TDD
5 39 (55.71%) Test Automation
6 37 (52.86%) BDD
7 29 (41.43%) Continuous Deployment
8 27 (38.57%) Customer Insight
8 27 (38.57%) Performance Optimisation
9 21 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 21 (30.00%) Scrum
10 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.43%) DevOps
11 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.57%) Functional Programming
12 6 (8.57%) Test Management
13 4 (5.71%) OO
13 4 (5.71%) Web Development
14 3 (4.29%) Open Source
14 3 (4.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (72.86%) C#
2 40 (57.14%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.57%) TypeScript
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (35.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) IBM
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Google
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.29%) Sybase
5 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter
Newport, Gwent
Cardiff DT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Link Financial
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago