Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 69 112
Rank change year-on-year -7 +43 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 45 73 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.43% 3.60% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 4.01% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 21
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.95% +95.00% -29.60%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £50,125 £67,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 1,665 1,821 1,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.85% 89.84% 93.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,398 1,478 1,576
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,509 £25,000 £24,125
90th Percentile £64,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 -14 38 £40,000 -23.08% 3
West Wales +6 4 £40,000 +18.52% 1
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
3 20 (44.44%) Java
4 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
6 13 (28.89%) Web Services
6 13 (28.89%) SOAP
6 13 (28.89%) REST
7 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
8 11 (24.44%) HTML
8 11 (24.44%) Project Management
8 11 (24.44%) Spring
9 10 (22.22%) Subversion
9 10 (22.22%) Docker
10 9 (20.00%) Degree
10 9 (20.00%) Python
11 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
11 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
11 8 (17.78%) Node.js
12 7 (15.56%) React
12 7 (15.56%) SDLC
12 7 (15.56%) Spring Boot
12 7 (15.56%) XML
13 6 (13.33%) Scrum
13 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
13 6 (13.33%) Maven

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 4 (8.89%) Appian
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Azure
1 4 (8.89%) npm
2 1 (2.22%) AWS
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.22%) LTE
4 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) Redis
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) QlikView
5 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) Subversion
3 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.33%) Maven
4 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (8.89%) Fiddler
5 4 (8.89%) Liquibase
5 4 (8.89%) Selenium
5 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.67%) git-flow
7 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.22%) CocoaPods
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Advertising
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Billing
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Xamarin Developer
6 3 (6.67%) BPM Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Business Process Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) REST
1 13 (28.89%) SOAP
1 13 (28.89%) Web Services
2 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 11 (24.44%) HTML
3 11 (24.44%) Spring
4 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
4 8 (17.78%) Node.js
5 7 (15.56%) React
5 7 (15.56%) Spring Boot
5 7 (15.56%) XML
6 5 (11.11%) .NET
6 5 (11.11%) JSON
6 5 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (8.89%) CSS
7 4 (8.89%) EJB
7 4 (8.89%) J2EE
7 4 (8.89%) Java SE
7 4 (8.89%) JMS
7 4 (8.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Arduino
4 2 (4.44%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Android
1 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Project Management
2 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
3 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
3 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.56%) SDLC
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) MVC
6 5 (11.11%) Open Source
7 4 (8.89%) Black-Box Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Test Planning
7 4 (8.89%) Time Management
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) C++
5 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 4 (8.89%) C
6 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.22%) Delphi
7 1 (2.22%) Go
7 1 (2.22%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Guidewire
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
2 4 (8.89%) Kofax
2 4 (8.89%) UiPath
2 4 (8.89%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau