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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / South West
Rank 60 106 144
Rank change year-on-year +46 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 254 168 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.99% 2.87% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 3.24% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 206 143 105
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4584 5190 5215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.11% 88.76% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4232 4344
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 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
Somerset +32 97 £38,025 +1.39% 8
Bristol -15 58 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Gloucestershire +36 47 £45,135 +28.95% 1
Wiltshire +24 28 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Devon +3 18 £33,838 -9.76% 4
Dorset +10 3 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cornwall - 1 £21,500 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 232 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (44.31%) Java
3 178 (44.06%) .NET
4 171 (42.33%) Scrum
5 167 (41.34%) C#
6 160 (39.60%) JavaScript
7 157 (38.86%) SQL
8 152 (37.62%) Software Engineering
9 141 (34.90%) HTML
10 127 (31.44%) SQL Server
11 120 (29.70%) ASP.NET
12 116 (28.71%) MVC
13 97 (24.01%) Continuous Integration
13 97 (24.01%) Git (software)
14 92 (22.77%) TDD
15 90 (22.28%) XML
16 84 (20.79%) Automated Testing
17 81 (20.05%) CSS
18 80 (19.80%) Spring
19 77 (19.06%) Team Foundation Server
20 76 (18.81%) Microsoft
21 73 (18.07%) .NET Framework
22 70 (17.33%) Windows
22 70 (17.33%) Maven
23 68 (16.83%) Finance
24 67 (16.58%) Jenkins
25 64 (15.84%) Security Cleared
26 63 (15.59%) Hibernate
26 63 (15.59%) Oracle
27 56 (13.86%) IIS

Unit Testing
Top Related 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 56 (13.86%) IIS
2 27 (6.68%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 17 (4.21%) Apache
5 10 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.73%) nginx
7 4 (0.99%) CMS
8 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.50%) JBoss
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.25%) Confluence
10 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) Office 365
3 3 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.22%) Kerberos
2 10 (2.48%) SSL
3 9 (2.23%) Internet
4 8 (1.98%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) Modbus
5 1 (0.25%) Profibus
5 1 (0.25%) SMTP
5 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (31.44%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.38%) Relational Database
3 37 (9.16%) NoSQL
4 36 (8.91%) MongoDB
5 23 (5.69%) Hadoop
5 23 (5.69%) MySQL
6 20 (4.95%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.71%) Big Data
8 14 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.74%) Power BI
15 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.50%) Impala
16 2 (0.50%) JasperReports
17 1 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 97 (24.01%) Git (software)
2 77 (19.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (17.33%) Maven
4 67 (16.58%) Jenkins
5 56 (13.86%) Subversion
6 48 (11.88%) Visual Studio
7 47 (11.63%) JUnit
8 45 (11.14%) Mockito
9 36 (8.91%) Selenium
10 31 (7.67%) Cucumber
11 27 (6.68%) NUnit
12 24 (5.94%) SonarQube
13 20 (4.95%) Eclipse
13 20 (4.95%) JIRA
13 20 (4.95%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (3.96%) Ant
15 14 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (3.22%) Gradle
17 12 (2.97%) Moq
18 11 (2.72%) JMeter
General
1 68 (16.83%) Finance
2 13 (3.22%) Marketing
3 8 (1.98%) Local Government
4 7 (1.73%) Retail
5 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.74%) Banking
6 3 (0.74%) Electronics
6 3 (0.74%) Military
7 2 (0.50%) Back Office
7 2 (0.50%) Games
7 2 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 256 (63.37%) Developer
2 104 (25.74%) Software Engineer
3 87 (21.53%) .NET Developer
4 84 (20.79%) Senior Developer
5 76 (18.81%) Java Developer
6 56 (13.86%) C# Developer
7 54 (13.37%) Java Engineer
8 46 (11.39%) Java Software Engineer
9 41 (10.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (10.15%) Senior Software Engineer
10 40 (9.90%) SQL Developer
11 39 (9.65%) Lead Developer
12 32 (7.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 31 (7.67%) Senior Java Developer
14 25 (6.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 25 (6.19%) Software Developer
15 24 (5.94%) .NET Software Engineer
16 23 (5.69%) PHP Developer
17 17 (4.21%) Senior Java Engineer
17 17 (4.21%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (44.06%) .NET
2 141 (34.90%) HTML
3 120 (29.70%) ASP.NET
4 90 (22.28%) XML
5 81 (20.05%) CSS
6 80 (19.80%) Spring
7 73 (18.07%) .NET Framework
8 63 (15.59%) Hibernate
9 55 (13.61%) REST
10 54 (13.37%) AngularJS
11 52 (12.87%) Web Services
12 49 (12.13%) WCF
13 48 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (11.88%) HTML5
14 42 (10.40%) jQuery
15 41 (10.15%) Entity Framework
16 36 (8.91%) SOAP
17 32 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
18 28 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 28 (6.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.20%) User Experience
3 15 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.23%) Internet of Things
7 8 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.73%) NHS
9 5 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.50%) iPad
12 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) AS400
13 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.33%) Windows
2 41 (10.15%) Windows Server
3 35 (8.66%) Linux
4 28 (6.93%) Unix
5 23 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.99%) FreeBSD
6 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.74%) Solaris
8 2 (0.50%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (42.33%) Scrum
3 152 (37.62%) Software Engineering
4 116 (28.71%) MVC
5 97 (24.01%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (22.77%) TDD
7 84 (20.79%) Automated Testing
8 51 (12.62%) OO
9 44 (10.89%) Line Management
10 43 (10.64%) SDLC
11 38 (9.41%) BDD
11 38 (9.41%) Performance Testing
12 34 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 30 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (7.43%) Web Development
14 29 (7.18%) ETL
15 27 (6.68%) Release Management
16 25 (6.19%) Regression Testing
17 24 (5.94%) Mentoring
17 24 (5.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (44.31%) Java
2 167 (41.34%) C#
3 160 (39.60%) JavaScript
4 157 (38.86%) SQL
5 49 (12.13%) C
6 48 (11.88%) T-SQL
7 46 (11.39%) C++
8 37 (9.16%) PHP
9 34 (8.42%) PowerShell
10 26 (6.44%) VB.NET
11 18 (4.46%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.71%) PL/SQL
13 13 (3.22%) Python
13 13 (3.22%) VB
13 13 (3.22%) XPath
13 13 (3.22%) XQuery
14 12 (2.97%) Groovy
15 8 (1.98%) VB6
16 7 (1.73%) Go
17 5 (1.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 52 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 38 (9.41%) Degree
4 12 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.24%) ISEB
5 5 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.70%) QA
2 11 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) MISRA
5 1 (0.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 16 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.48%) Docker
3 9 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.50%) Firmware
5 1 (0.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 76 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.59%) Oracle
3 26 (6.44%) Adobe
4 24 (5.94%) Coverity
5 19 (4.70%) Zend
6 10 (2.48%) IBM
7 9 (2.23%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.74%) Google
8 3 (0.74%) Tableau
9 2 (0.50%) SAP
10 1 (0.25%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.25%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.25%) Sencha
10 1 (0.25%) Sybase
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health insurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Melksham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Software Solved
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago