Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 81 63
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18 +48
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 61 34 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.25% 2.54% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 2.99% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 31 59
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £65,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% -14.12%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1241 1139 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.42% 85.13% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1021 1035
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.80%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Southampton

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Southampton

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Southampton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 52 (85.25%) C#
1 52 (85.25%) HTML
2 50 (81.97%) CSS
3 41 (67.21%) SQL
4 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
6 31 (50.82%) MVC
7 30 (49.18%) .NET
8 26 (42.62%) Web Development
8 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
9 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
10 21 (34.43%) Microsoft Excel
10 21 (34.43%) MS Access
10 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
10 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
10 21 (34.43%) Test Scripting
10 21 (34.43%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (32.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 20 (32.79%) Retail
11 20 (32.79%) Visual Studio
11 20 (32.79%) N-Tier
12 18 (29.51%) Scrum
13 16 (26.23%) TDD
14 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
15 12 (19.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (18.03%) OOP
16 11 (18.03%) OO
17 9 (14.75%) PHP 7
17 9 (14.75%) Behat

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.92%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) MS Access
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.92%) Selenium
4 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (32.79%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 25 (40.98%) .NET Developer
3 20 (32.79%) .NET Software Developer
3 20 (32.79%) Consultant
3 20 (32.79%) Implementation Consultant
3 20 (32.79%) Software Developer
4 19 (31.15%) C# Developer
4 19 (31.15%) Software Consultant
4 19 (31.15%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (29.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (29.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (24.59%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (21.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (16.39%) SQL Developer
9 7 (11.48%) Junior
9 7 (11.48%) Junior Developer
10 6 (9.84%) Junior .NET Developer
10 6 (9.84%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (85.25%) HTML
2 50 (81.97%) CSS
3 30 (49.18%) .NET
4 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
5 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (19.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (14.75%) Behat
7 9 (14.75%) HTML5
7 9 (14.75%) LAMP
7 9 (14.75%) XHTML
8 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.92%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (4.92%) React
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.28%) Sass
10 2 (3.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (32.79%) N-Tier
3 9 (14.75%) BBC
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) MVC
3 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
3 26 (42.62%) Web Development
4 21 (34.43%) Test Scripting
5 20 (32.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 18 (29.51%) Scrum
7 16 (26.23%) TDD
8 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
9 11 (18.03%) OO
9 11 (18.03%) OOP
10 9 (14.75%) OO PHP
10 9 (14.75%) SDLC
11 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
12 3 (4.92%) Customer-Centricity
12 3 (4.92%) Kanban
12 3 (4.92%) Manual Testing
12 3 (4.92%) Parallel Programming
12 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
13 1 (1.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (85.25%) C#
2 41 (67.21%) SQL
3 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) PHP
4 9 (14.75%) PHP 7
5 3 (4.92%) ES6
6 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Sony
2 9 (14.75%) Twitter
2 9 (14.75%) Zend
3 2 (3.28%) Sitecore