Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 9 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 6.43% 19.10% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 20.21% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 2
Taunton median annual salary £41,500 £39,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.06% +39.82% -10.32%
10th Percentile £32,850 £33,750 £25,475
90th Percentile £43,250 £46,250 £32,025
Somerset median annual salary £40,750 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.61% +17.14% -1.41%

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 Taunton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 129 188 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 92.14% 94.47% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 103 150 106
Taunton median annual salary £41,377 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.78% +10.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,384 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering

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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (11.11%) jQuery
7 1 (11.11%) LINQ
7 1 (11.11%) RESTful
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) WinForms
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Process Management
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) XPath
5 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
3 1 (11.11%) Cadence
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle