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 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
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 54 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 20 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.21% 3.30% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 4.08% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 24
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% -18.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £60,000
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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 637 810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.44% 80.74% 85.62%
Number of salaries quoted 506 605 624
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Southampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 22 (66.67%) HTML
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) CSS
3 20 (60.61%) TDD
4 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
5 18 (54.55%) OO
6 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (51.52%) MVC
6 17 (51.52%) Scrum
6 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
7 16 (48.48%) OOP
8 15 (45.45%) Linux
8 15 (45.45%) HTML5
9 14 (42.42%) Behat
9 14 (42.42%) Zend
9 14 (42.42%) XHTML
9 14 (42.42%) PHP
9 14 (42.42%) Sony
9 14 (42.42%) BBC
9 14 (42.42%) LAMP
9 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (42.42%) Subversion
9 14 (42.42%) OO PHP
9 14 (42.42%) PHP 7
10 13 (39.39%) C#
11 12 (36.36%) SDLC
12 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 8 (24.24%) Front End Development
14 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
14 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration

Unit Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) MS Access
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (42.42%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Grunt
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Mocha
4 1 (3.03%) Moq
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) TestRail
4 1 (3.03%) webpack
4 1 (3.03%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (21.21%) Lead Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) PHP Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum Master
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (9.09%) Software Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) HTML
2 21 (63.64%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) HTML5
4 14 (42.42%) Behat
4 14 (42.42%) LAMP
4 14 (42.42%) XHTML
5 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (12.12%) .NET
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.06%) jQuery
9 1 (3.03%) Ajax
9 1 (3.03%) CSS3
9 1 (3.03%) Haml
9 1 (3.03%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (3.03%) JSON
9 1 (3.03%) LESS
9 1 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) BBC
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Grid Computing
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Animation
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) TDD
2 18 (54.55%) OO
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) MVC
3 17 (51.52%) Scrum
4 16 (48.48%) OOP
5 14 (42.42%) OO PHP
6 12 (36.36%) SDLC
7 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (24.24%) Front End Development
9 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
10 6 (18.18%) Web Development
11 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (9.09%) Web Testing
13 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
13 2 (6.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) PHP
3 14 (42.42%) PHP 7
4 13 (39.39%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) C
6 4 (12.12%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) F#
7 2 (6.06%) PHP 5
7 2 (6.06%) Python
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Sony
1 14 (42.42%) Zend
2 7 (21.21%) Twitter
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
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