The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 5 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.15% 15.69% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 17.02% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 0
Median salary £39,750 £41,377 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.93% -  
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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 92 94 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 94.85% 92.16% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 287 382 92
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,039 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,250 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Taunton

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Taunton

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Taunton over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 21 (91.30%) Test Automation
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (78.26%) Java
4 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
5 15 (65.22%) Scrum
5 15 (65.22%) Hadoop
6 14 (60.87%) C#
6 14 (60.87%) .NET
7 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
8 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
10 9 (39.13%) System Testing
10 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
10 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
11 8 (34.78%) Windows
12 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (30.43%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (26.09%) Big Data
13 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
14 5 (21.74%) Web Services
14 5 (21.74%) SQL
14 5 (21.74%) HTML
15 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
16 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
16 3 (13.04%) WPF

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Hadoop
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Java Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.04%) WPF
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) WinForms
6 2 (8.70%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) XSLT
7 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Test Automation
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
4 15 (65.22%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (39.13%) System Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Process Management
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (4.35%) ETL
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) XPath
5 2 (8.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin