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

Unit Testing
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 109 97
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 177 137 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.33% 2.62% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.96% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 157 128 157
Median salary £42,250 £41,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.04% +5.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 4806 4628 5174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.39% 88.37% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3954 3878 4327
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 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
Bristol -10 58 £42,500 -2.85% 8
Somerset +7 46 £37,750 -7.92% 2
Devon +22 32 £39,500 -12.22% 2
Wiltshire +7 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Gloucestershire +3 15 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Dorset -1 6 £38,750 -1.89% 6
Cornwall -7 2 - -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 241 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (50.47%) JavaScript
3 193 (45.52%) HTML
4 174 (41.04%) .NET
5 172 (40.57%) Scrum
6 171 (40.33%) Java
7 170 (40.09%) SQL
8 167 (39.39%) C#
9 147 (34.67%) MVC
9 147 (34.67%) Test Automation
10 143 (33.73%) Software Engineering
11 133 (31.37%) CSS
12 128 (30.19%) SQL Server
13 114 (26.89%) ASP.NET
14 109 (25.71%) Git (software)
15 102 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
16 91 (21.46%) TDD
17 87 (20.52%) XML
18 86 (20.28%) .NET Framework
19 83 (19.58%) Microsoft
20 79 (18.63%) Finance
21 73 (17.22%) HTML5
22 69 (16.27%) Team Foundation Server
22 69 (16.27%) Windows
23 68 (16.04%) Spring
24 66 (15.57%) Web Services
25 65 (15.33%) WCF
26 64 (15.09%) Hibernate
27 63 (14.86%) Maven
28 62 (14.62%) C

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 60 (14.15%) IIS
2 33 (7.78%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 15 (3.54%) nginx
5 14 (3.30%) Apache
6 11 (2.59%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.18%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.94%) CMS
10 4 (0.94%) JBoss
11 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.47%) Confluence
12 2 (0.47%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.47%) WildFly
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.24%) SAS
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (2.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.12%) SaaS
4 5 (1.18%) Office 365
5 3 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.25%) Kerberos
2 10 (2.36%) Internet
3 9 (2.12%) HTTP
4 4 (0.94%) HbbTV
5 3 (0.71%) ICMP
6 2 (0.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.47%) SMTP
6 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) Modbus
7 1 (0.24%) Profibus
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.03%) Relational Database
3 38 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 34 (8.02%) MongoDB
5 24 (5.66%) MySQL
5 24 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 21 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.72%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.54%) Big Data
9 11 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.65%) Power BI
12 5 (1.18%) DB2
13 4 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
16 1 (0.24%) Impala
Development Applications
1 109 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 69 (16.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (14.86%) Maven
4 60 (14.15%) Jenkins
5 56 (13.21%) Subversion
6 43 (10.14%) NUnit
7 40 (9.43%) Visual Studio
8 39 (9.20%) Selenium
9 37 (8.73%) Mockito
10 34 (8.02%) JUnit
11 33 (7.78%) JIRA
12 32 (7.55%) Cucumber
13 20 (4.72%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (4.48%) SonarQube
15 18 (4.25%) Gradle
16 16 (3.77%) Eclipse
17 15 (3.54%) Ant
18 12 (2.83%) Jasmine
18 12 (2.83%) Moq
19 9 (2.12%) JMeter
General
1 79 (18.63%) Finance
2 11 (2.59%) Banking
2 11 (2.59%) Marketing
3 10 (2.36%) Retail
4 8 (1.89%) Games
4 8 (1.89%) Local Government
4 8 (1.89%) Private Banking
5 4 (0.94%) Law
5 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.94%) Publishing
6 3 (0.71%) Advertising
6 3 (0.71%) Back Office
6 3 (0.71%) Electronics
7 2 (0.47%) Legal
7 2 (0.47%) Military
7 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) German Language
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (63.92%) Developer
2 101 (23.82%) Software Engineer
3 90 (21.23%) Java Developer
4 84 (19.81%) .NET Developer
5 75 (17.69%) Senior Developer
6 44 (10.38%) Java Engineer
7 43 (10.14%) C# Developer
8 40 (9.43%) SQL Developer
9 37 (8.73%) Java Software Engineer
9 37 (8.73%) Lead Developer
10 35 (8.25%) Software Developer
11 34 (8.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 31 (7.31%) Senior Software Engineer
13 30 (7.08%) Java Software Developer
14 28 (6.60%) PHP Developer
15 26 (6.13%) Senior .NET Developer
15 26 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (5.90%) Lead .NET Developer
17 24 (5.66%) Lead Software Engineer
18 23 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (45.52%) HTML
2 174 (41.04%) .NET
3 133 (31.37%) CSS
4 114 (26.89%) ASP.NET
5 87 (20.52%) XML
6 86 (20.28%) .NET Framework
7 73 (17.22%) HTML5
8 68 (16.04%) Spring
9 66 (15.57%) Web Services
10 65 (15.33%) WCF
11 64 (15.09%) Hibernate
12 59 (13.92%) AngularJS
12 59 (13.92%) REST
13 56 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 52 (12.26%) Entity Framework
15 43 (10.14%) WPF
16 42 (9.91%) jQuery
17 34 (8.02%) RESTful
18 32 (7.55%) SOAP
19 30 (7.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (9.67%) User Experience
3 32 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 30 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.77%) NHS
6 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (2.36%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.12%) Internet of Things
8 8 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.42%) Fintech
11 4 (0.94%) Chromecast
11 4 (0.94%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.27%) Windows
2 53 (12.50%) Linux
3 42 (9.91%) Unix
4 40 (9.43%) Windows Server
5 29 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.18%) Android
6 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.94%) FreeBSD
7 4 (0.94%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.94%) Solaris
8 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.47%) AIX
9 2 (0.47%) HPUX
9 2 (0.47%) SUSE
10 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.24%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (40.57%) Scrum
3 147 (34.67%) MVC
3 147 (34.67%) Test Automation
4 143 (33.73%) Software Engineering
5 102 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
6 91 (21.46%) TDD
7 57 (13.44%) Line Management
8 46 (10.85%) BDD
9 36 (8.49%) Web Development
10 33 (7.78%) OO
10 33 (7.78%) SDLC
11 29 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
12 28 (6.60%) Integration Testing
12 28 (6.60%) ITIL
13 27 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (5.90%) Release Management
15 23 (5.42%) Refactoring
15 23 (5.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 214 (50.47%) JavaScript
2 171 (40.33%) Java
3 170 (40.09%) SQL
4 167 (39.39%) C#
5 62 (14.62%) C
6 54 (12.74%) C++
7 50 (11.79%) PHP
8 41 (9.67%) T-SQL
9 30 (7.08%) PowerShell
10 27 (6.37%) VB.NET
11 20 (4.72%) Python
12 19 (4.48%) Groovy
13 18 (4.25%) PL/SQL
13 18 (4.25%) XPath
13 18 (4.25%) XQuery
14 17 (4.01%) VB
15 16 (3.77%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.65%) VB6
17 6 (1.42%) Delphi
17 6 (1.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 42 (9.91%) Degree
4 15 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.59%) ISEB
5 11 (2.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.48%) QA
2 10 (2.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 10 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.94%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) MISRA
4 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.01%) Docker
3 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.47%) KVM
3 2 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 83 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.97%) Oracle
3 23 (5.42%) Zend
4 18 (4.25%) Adobe
5 17 (4.01%) Coverity
6 10 (2.36%) IBM
6 10 (2.36%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.71%) Google
8 3 (0.71%) Sencha
9 2 (0.47%) PlateSpin
9 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.47%) Sun
9 2 (0.47%) Veritas
9 2 (0.47%) VMware
10 1 (0.24%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.24%) RedGate
10 1 (0.24%) SAP
10 1 (0.24%) Sybase
10 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Digital Gurus
Salary: £33000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + benefits & 30 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + remote working UK ONLY
Posted: 14 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 7 days ago