Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 120 99
Rank change year-on-year +61 -21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 82 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.99% 1.13% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 1.22% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 65 20 50
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £22,500 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +111.11% -32.17% -11.54%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,125 £51,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,824 1,889 2,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.80% 92.83% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 1,630 2,030
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,225 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £56,600 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Wales

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Wales

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Wales over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Wales

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Wales region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +44 62 £50,000 +21.21% 13
West Wales +26 12 £33,750 -10.00%
North Wales +10 8 £65,000 +160.00% 4
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) Java
3 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 33 (40.24%) C#
5 32 (39.02%) Web Services
6 29 (35.37%) TDD
6 29 (35.37%) Git (software)
7 27 (32.93%) QA
7 27 (32.93%) Docker
8 26 (31.71%) HTML
9 23 (28.05%) Microservices
9 23 (28.05%) Selenium
10 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
11 21 (25.61%) Spring
11 21 (25.61%) Test Automation
12 20 (24.39%) DevOps
13 19 (23.17%) MongoDB
13 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
13 19 (23.17%) Scrum
13 19 (23.17%) .NET
14 18 (21.95%) MVC
14 18 (21.95%) REST
14 18 (21.95%) Spring Boot
15 16 (19.51%) Degree
15 16 (19.51%) Fintech
16 15 (18.29%) Node.js
16 15 (18.29%) Mobile App
17 14 (17.07%) SoapUI
17 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (17.07%) JMeter

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 13 (15.85%) nginx
2 12 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (9.76%) Confluence
4 4 (4.88%) JBoss
5 3 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.44%) Appian
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.22%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (6.10%) SAP SCM
3 3 (3.66%) SAP APO
4 2 (2.44%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.88%) GitHub
3 4 (4.88%) npm
4 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.66%) Slack
4 3 (3.66%) Trello
5 2 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.17%) MongoDB
2 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.76%) Redis
4 5 (6.10%) SAP HANA
5 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.66%) DTS
6 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.44%) Big Data
7 2 (2.44%) HPCC
8 1 (1.22%) GIS
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (35.37%) Git (software)
2 23 (28.05%) Selenium
3 14 (17.07%) JMeter
3 14 (17.07%) SoapUI
4 12 (14.63%) TeamCity
5 10 (12.20%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.76%) JIRA
7 7 (8.54%) Liquibase
7 7 (8.54%) Maven
7 7 (8.54%) Subversion
8 6 (7.32%) Ant
8 6 (7.32%) JUnit
9 5 (6.10%) Gradle
9 5 (6.10%) TestNG
10 3 (3.66%) CircleCI
10 3 (3.66%) Gerrit
10 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.44%) Pylint
11 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Billing
3 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Games
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Automotive
7 1 (1.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (56.10%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) Java Engineer
2 13 (15.85%) Software Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Python Developer
3 12 (14.63%) QA Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (8.54%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Programmer
6 7 (8.54%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Programmer
7 6 (7.32%) Consultant
7 6 (7.32%) QA Leader
7 6 (7.32%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (7.32%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) Web Services
2 26 (31.71%) HTML
3 21 (25.61%) Spring
4 19 (23.17%) .NET
5 18 (21.95%) REST
5 18 (21.95%) Spring Boot
6 15 (18.29%) Node.js
7 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
7 14 (17.07%) SOAP
8 13 (15.85%) CSS
8 13 (15.85%) XML
9 10 (12.20%) HTML5
9 10 (12.20%) J2EE
9 10 (12.20%) JSP
9 10 (12.20%) Swagger
10 9 (10.98%) Hibernate
11 8 (9.76%) jQuery
12 7 (8.54%) React
12 7 (8.54%) Struts
12 7 (8.54%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Fintech
2 15 (18.29%) Mobile App
3 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.63%) e-Learning
3 12 (14.63%) User Experience
4 9 (10.98%) Analytical Mindset
4 9 (10.98%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.66%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.22%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.22%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Android
3 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) TDD
3 23 (28.05%) Microservices
4 21 (25.61%) Test Automation
5 20 (24.39%) DevOps
6 19 (23.17%) Scrum
7 18 (21.95%) MVC
8 13 (15.85%) BDD
9 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (14.63%) QA Automation
9 12 (14.63%) SDET
9 12 (14.63%) Server Management
10 11 (13.41%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (12.20%) OOD
11 10 (12.20%) SOLID
12 9 (10.98%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.76%) Integration Testing
14 7 (8.54%) Data Migration
14 7 (8.54%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) Java
2 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 33 (40.24%) C#
4 14 (17.07%) Python
5 13 (15.85%) Go
5 13 (15.85%) SQL
6 12 (14.63%) CoffeeScript
6 12 (14.63%) Ruby
7 5 (6.10%) ES6
8 3 (3.66%) Delphi
8 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.44%) C
9 2 (2.44%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) Java 8
10 1 (1.22%) PHP
10 1 (1.22%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.93%) QA
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Docker
2 13 (15.85%) Varnish
3 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle
2 7 (8.54%) Guidewire
2 7 (8.54%) Pegasus
2 7 (8.54%) SAP
3 5 (6.10%) Google
4 3 (3.66%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Kofax
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft