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

Unit Testing
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 88 83
Rank change year-on-year +59 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 65 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.50% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 1.28% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 64 12 14
Median salary £45,000 £32,837 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.04% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £25,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,067 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 737 1014 1016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.01% 81.84% 84.18%
Number of salaries quoted 636 860 885
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 March 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 March 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 +26 32 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Newport +21 21 £41,500 -17.00%
Torfaen +22 4 £45,269 +20.71%
Caerphilly - 4 £45,269 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
Unit Testing
Wales

Unit Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 79 (79.00%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (71.00%) .NET
3 67 (67.00%) C#
3 67 (67.00%) MVC
4 60 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 55 (55.00%) SQL Server
6 54 (54.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (53.00%) TDD
8 47 (47.00%) Java
9 44 (44.00%) Spring
9 44 (44.00%) Software Engineering
10 43 (43.00%) Visual Studio
10 43 (43.00%) Hibernate
11 42 (42.00%) Web Services
12 41 (41.00%) Scrum
12 41 (41.00%) .NET Framework
13 38 (38.00%) BDD
14 36 (36.00%) REST
14 36 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (33.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (33.00%) Eclipse
15 33 (33.00%) HTML
16 32 (32.00%) SOAP
16 32 (32.00%) Tomcat
16 32 (32.00%) IBM
16 32 (32.00%) WebSphere
17 31 (31.00%) CSS
18 30 (30.00%) Subversion
18 30 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
18 30 (30.00%) RESTful

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 32 (32.00%) Tomcat
1 32 (32.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (29.00%) IIS
3 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.00%) CMS
4 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) GitHub
3 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (33.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.00%) Big Data
6 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 43 (43.00%) Visual Studio
2 33 (33.00%) Eclipse
3 30 (30.00%) Subversion
4 29 (29.00%) Maven
5 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.00%) Artifactory
6 7 (7.00%) JUnit
6 7 (7.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.00%) IntelliJ
7 6 (6.00%) Mockito
8 5 (5.00%) JMeter
9 4 (4.00%) Selenium
9 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.00%) MbUnit
11 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.00%) MSTest
11 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Banking
3 12 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (59.00%) Developer
2 31 (31.00%) .NET Developer
3 29 (29.00%) Software Engineer
4 18 (18.00%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 15 (15.00%) Analyst
6 13 (13.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 13 (13.00%) Java Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Java Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Programmer
7 12 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 12 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (12.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 12 (12.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
7 12 (12.00%) Senior Programmer
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (71.00%) .NET
2 60 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 54 (54.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (44.00%) Spring
5 43 (43.00%) Hibernate
6 42 (42.00%) Web Services
7 41 (41.00%) .NET Framework
8 36 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (36.00%) REST
9 33 (33.00%) HTML
10 32 (32.00%) SOAP
11 31 (31.00%) CSS
12 30 (30.00%) RESTful
13 28 (28.00%) EJB
13 28 (28.00%) Java SE
14 22 (22.00%) Middleware
15 19 (19.00%) WCF
16 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
16 12 (12.00%) Java EE
16 12 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) User Experience
2 20 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 17 (17.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.00%) iSeries
5 4 (4.00%) NHS
5 4 (4.00%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Android
2 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.00%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (67.00%) MVC
3 53 (53.00%) TDD
4 44 (44.00%) Software Engineering
5 41 (41.00%) Scrum
6 38 (38.00%) BDD
7 30 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 27 (27.00%) Customer Insight
8 27 (27.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (12.00%) Feasibility Study
11 9 (9.00%) SDLC
12 8 (8.00%) DevOps
12 8 (8.00%) OO
13 7 (7.00%) Functional Programming
13 7 (7.00%) Web Development
14 6 (6.00%) Automation Testing
14 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.00%) OOP
14 6 (6.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.00%) C#
2 47 (47.00%) Java
3 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.00%) SQL
5 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.00%) RPG
7 4 (4.00%) RPG IV
7 4 (4.00%) RPG/400
8 2 (2.00%) Python
9 1 (1.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) C++
9 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.00%) Scala
9 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) HND
2 1 (1.00%) ISEB
2 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.00%) OCP
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (32.00%) IBM
2 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.00%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.00%) Google
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) RedGate
6 3 (3.00%) Sybase
7 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago