Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 102 106
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 21 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.04% 2.18% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.45% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 54 51
Wales median annual salary £20,000 £33,173 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.71% -11.54% -2.60%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% +0.56%

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 1823 2322 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.02% 88.93% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1984 1981
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,700 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -13 9 £40,000 +20.58%
West Wales - 1 £37,500 - 1
North Wales - 1 £25,000 - 3
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) OO
3 13 (61.90%) OOP
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 12 (57.14%) SDLC
5 11 (52.38%) Finance
6 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (47.62%) C++
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle
6 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) Web Development
6 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
6 10 (47.62%) Physics
6 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
6 10 (47.62%) Degree
6 10 (47.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Subversion
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
9 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
9 3 (14.29%) TDD

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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Heroku
2 1 (4.76%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) MSTest
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) TestNG
4 1 (4.76%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Graduate
2 10 (47.62%) Graduate Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Graduate Software Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Access Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) CSS
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) React
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) PhoneGap
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) Sass
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) LESS
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) OO
2 13 (61.90%) OOP
3 12 (57.14%) SDLC
3 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
4 10 (47.62%) Physics
4 10 (47.62%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
8 2 (9.52%) OOD
8 2 (9.52%) Release Management
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) SOLID
8 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) PHP 5
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter