Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 124 123
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1 -31
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 315 283 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.06% 2.63% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.96% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 277 248 268
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £24,900 £31,250 £25,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9209 9564 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.54% 88.84% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7585 7966 8870
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the South West

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the South West

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the South West

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Bristol +3 119 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Somerset -18 79 £41,500 +1.22% 1
Devon +30 34 £42,250 +12.67%
Gloucestershire +29 33 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Dorset +11 27 £40,000 -34.16% 6
Wiltshire +12 22 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 190 (60.32%) JavaScript
2 177 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (46.03%) HTML
4 128 (40.63%) C#
5 117 (37.14%) MVC
6 115 (36.51%) .NET
7 111 (35.24%) SQL
8 110 (34.92%) Java
9 103 (32.70%) SQL Server
10 98 (31.11%) CSS
10 98 (31.11%) Scrum
11 90 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 89 (28.25%) TDD
13 88 (27.94%) Degree
14 71 (22.54%) Test Automation
15 68 (21.59%) Computer Science
16 66 (20.95%) AngularJS
17 65 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
18 64 (20.32%) ASP.NET
19 56 (17.78%) Microsoft
20 55 (17.46%) Finance
20 55 (17.46%) HTML5
21 51 (16.19%) Web Services
22 49 (15.56%) Relational Database
23 48 (15.24%) Python
24 47 (14.92%) OO
24 47 (14.92%) Web Development
25 46 (14.60%) Git (software)
26 45 (14.29%) Microservices
26 45 (14.29%) NUnit

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (6.35%) OpenStack
2 16 (5.08%) IIS
3 9 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.54%) CMS
4 8 (2.54%) nginx
5 7 (2.22%) JBoss
6 6 (1.90%) Apache
6 6 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.95%) SAS
9 2 (0.63%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.95%) SPSS
2 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.71%) npm
3 11 (3.49%) SaaS
4 4 (1.27%) GitHub
5 3 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.17%) Internet
2 7 (2.22%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.59%) HbbTV
4 4 (1.27%) DNS
4 4 (1.27%) HTTP
4 4 (1.27%) SMTP
4 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.63%) SMS
6 1 (0.32%) 3G
6 1 (0.32%) 4G
6 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (32.70%) SQL Server
2 49 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 37 (11.75%) NoSQL
4 33 (10.48%) RDBMS
5 26 (8.25%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.13%) MySQL
8 10 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.22%) Big Data
9 7 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.90%) BigQuery
11 5 (1.59%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.27%) DB2
12 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.95%) GIS
13 3 (0.95%) Impala
13 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (14.60%) Git (software)
2 45 (14.29%) NUnit
3 27 (8.57%) Selenium
4 25 (7.94%) Jenkins
5 21 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (6.35%) JIRA
7 19 (6.03%) Subversion
8 18 (5.71%) Maven
8 18 (5.71%) webpack
9 14 (4.44%) JUnit
9 14 (4.44%) Mockito
10 13 (4.13%) Moq
10 13 (4.13%) TeamCity
10 13 (4.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (3.81%) Visual Studio
12 11 (3.49%) Cucumber
13 9 (2.86%) Bitbucket
13 9 (2.86%) Eclipse
14 8 (2.54%) Gradle
14 8 (2.54%) NuGet
General
1 55 (17.46%) Finance
2 13 (4.13%) Banking
3 11 (3.49%) Law
3 11 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.17%) Electronics
5 8 (2.54%) Private Banking
6 7 (2.22%) Retail
7 6 (1.90%) Advertising
7 6 (1.90%) Publishing
8 5 (1.59%) Games
9 4 (1.27%) French Language
9 4 (1.27%) German Language
10 3 (0.95%) Marketing
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (65.71%) Developer
2 76 (24.13%) Software Engineer
3 54 (17.14%) .NET Developer
4 53 (16.83%) Software Developer
5 52 (16.51%) Java Developer
6 46 (14.60%) Senior Developer
7 44 (13.97%) C# Developer
8 36 (11.43%) Java Software Developer
9 31 (9.84%) Graduate
10 29 (9.21%) Java Engineer
10 29 (9.21%) Java Software Engineer
11 27 (8.57%) Graduate Developer
11 27 (8.57%) Graduate Java Developer
11 27 (8.57%) Graduate Software Developer
12 23 (7.30%) Graduate J2EE Developer
12 23 (7.30%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
12 23 (7.30%) J2EE Developer
12 23 (7.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 23 (7.30%) Senior Software Engineer
13 21 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (46.03%) HTML
2 115 (36.51%) .NET
3 98 (31.11%) CSS
4 66 (20.95%) AngularJS
5 64 (20.32%) ASP.NET
6 55 (17.46%) HTML5
7 51 (16.19%) Web Services
8 42 (13.33%) J2EE
8 42 (13.33%) React
9 41 (13.02%) WCF
9 41 (13.02%) XML
10 39 (12.38%) .NET Framework
11 38 (12.06%) RESTful
12 36 (11.43%) Spring
13 35 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (10.48%) jQuery
14 33 (10.48%) Node.js
15 31 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (9.84%) WPF
16 28 (8.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.59%) Computer Science
2 31 (9.84%) User Experience
3 28 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.59%) Chromecast
8 5 (1.59%) Fintech
9 4 (1.27%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.27%) NHS
9 4 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.95%) Blog
10 3 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.63%) Clustering
11 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.70%) Linux
2 28 (8.89%) Unix
3 19 (6.03%) Windows
4 9 (2.86%) Android
4 9 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.63%) AIX
6 2 (0.63%) HPUX
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
6 2 (0.63%) SUSE
7 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (37.14%) MVC
3 98 (31.11%) Scrum
4 90 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 89 (28.25%) TDD
6 71 (22.54%) Test Automation
7 65 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (14.92%) OO
8 47 (14.92%) Web Development
9 45 (14.29%) Microservices
10 40 (12.70%) Mathematics
11 36 (11.43%) BDD
12 27 (8.57%) SDLC
13 26 (8.25%) DevOps
13 26 (8.25%) SOLID
14 24 (7.62%) Open Source
15 19 (6.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (5.40%) User Stories
16 17 (5.40%) Web Design
17 16 (5.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 190 (60.32%) JavaScript
2 128 (40.63%) C#
3 111 (35.24%) SQL
4 110 (34.92%) Java
5 48 (15.24%) Python
6 42 (13.33%) C++
7 34 (10.79%) T-SQL
8 30 (9.52%) C
9 29 (9.21%) PHP
10 15 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.81%) TypeScript
12 10 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.17%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.54%) Apple Swift
13 8 (2.54%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.22%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.22%) XPath
14 7 (2.22%) XQuery
15 6 (1.90%) Groovy
15 6 (1.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 88 (27.94%) Degree
2 27 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.08%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.59%) ISEB
6 5 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.27%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.63%) PhD
9 1 (0.32%) HND
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.17%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) ECSS
3 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (8.25%) Docker
2 7 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.63%) KVM
3 2 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (2.54%) Puppet
2 5 (1.59%) HockeyApp
3 4 (1.27%) Ansible
3 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.02%) Oracle
3 11 (3.49%) Zend
4 7 (2.22%) VMware
5 5 (1.59%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.27%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.95%) Capita
7 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.95%) Tableau
8 2 (0.63%) Intel
8 2 (0.63%) PlateSpin
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.63%) Sencha
8 2 (0.63%) Sun
8 2 (0.63%) Veritas
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe
9 1 (0.32%) CA
9 1 (0.32%) Cadence
9 1 (0.32%) WSO2