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

Unit Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 69 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 6 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.06% 2.16% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.64% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 27
Median salary £38,750 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £36,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £48,750 £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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 504 605 647
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.73% 81.54% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 464 574 519
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 £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 19 (73.08%) HTML
1 19 (73.08%) CSS
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) C#
4 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (50.00%) OO
5 12 (46.15%) OOP
6 11 (42.31%) MVC
6 11 (42.31%) TDD
6 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
7 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
7 10 (38.46%) HTML5
7 10 (38.46%) Linux
8 9 (34.62%) PHP
8 9 (34.62%) XHTML
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 9 (34.62%) Subversion
8 9 (34.62%) Sony
8 9 (34.62%) BBC
8 9 (34.62%) LAMP
8 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (34.62%) Behat
8 9 (34.62%) OO PHP
8 9 (34.62%) Zend
8 9 (34.62%) Web Development
8 9 (34.62%) PHP 7
9 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (30.77%) MS Access

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (30.77%) MS Access
3 7 (26.92%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Grunt
4 1 (3.85%) gulp
4 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Mocha
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) TestRail
4 1 (3.85%) webpack
4 1 (3.85%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Software Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Support Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Software Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.85%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) CSS
1 19 (73.08%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) HTML5
3 9 (34.62%) Behat
3 9 (34.62%) LAMP
3 9 (34.62%) XHTML
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) React
7 1 (3.85%) Chai
7 1 (3.85%) GreenSock GSAP
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
7 1 (3.85%) Pug
7 1 (3.85%) Twig
7 1 (3.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) BBC
2 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Animation
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) OO
2 12 (46.15%) OOP
3 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 11 (42.31%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 9 (34.62%) OO PHP
5 9 (34.62%) Web Development
6 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Kanban
11 2 (7.69%) OOD
11 2 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
11 2 (7.69%) SDLC
12 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) PHP
4 9 (34.62%) PHP 7
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) ES6
6 1 (3.85%) F#
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
1 9 (34.62%) Sony
1 9 (34.62%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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