Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +49 -9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 69 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.61% 1.70% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 1.84% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 54 31 56
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +14.55% -9.80%
10th Percentile £27,650 £20,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £49,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,690 1,798 2,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.39% 92.87% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,372 1,485 1,870
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 January 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 19 January 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 +34 56 £42,500 - 15
North Wales +13 7 £65,000 +71.05% 6
West Wales +8 6 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 50 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.93%) HTML
4 27 (39.13%) Java
5 26 (37.68%) Scrum
6 24 (34.78%) TDD
6 24 (34.78%) Test Automation
7 22 (31.88%) Selenium
7 22 (31.88%) CSS
8 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
9 19 (27.54%) C#
10 18 (26.09%) Web Services
11 16 (23.19%) Docker
12 14 (20.29%) Microservices
12 14 (20.29%) SOLID
12 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
12 14 (20.29%) Python
12 14 (20.29%) .NET
12 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.29%) Degree
13 13 (18.84%) MVC
14 12 (17.39%) QA
14 12 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (15.94%) DevOps
15 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
15 11 (15.94%) OOD
15 11 (15.94%) Analytical Mindset
15 11 (15.94%) Self-Motivation
16 10 (14.49%) 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 6 (8.70%) nginx
2 4 (5.80%) Appian
2 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.45%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (7.25%) SAP SCM
3 3 (4.35%) SAP APO
4 2 (2.90%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) GitHub
3 3 (4.35%) npm
4 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.90%) Office 365
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.45%) NuGet
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Slack
5 1 (1.45%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.59%) Redis
4 5 (7.25%) SAP HANA
5 3 (4.35%) DTS
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.90%) HPCC
6 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Selenium
2 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.49%) JMeter
4 9 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 7 (10.14%) TeamCity
6 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
7 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.25%) Liquibase
7 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.80%) SpecFlow
8 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.35%) git-flow
9 3 (4.35%) JIRA
9 3 (4.35%) NUnit
10 2 (2.90%) MbUnit
10 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.90%) MSTest
10 2 (2.90%) Pylint
10 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (2.90%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.80%) Advertising
4 4 (5.80%) Billing
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Retail Finance
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Java Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Python Developer
4 8 (11.59%) QA Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (7.25%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Programmer
6 5 (7.25%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 22 (31.88%) CSS
3 18 (26.09%) Web Services
4 14 (20.29%) .NET
5 10 (14.49%) Spring
6 9 (13.04%) jQuery
6 9 (13.04%) REST
7 8 (11.59%) HTML5
7 8 (11.59%) J2EE
7 8 (11.59%) Spring Boot
8 7 (10.14%) JSP
8 7 (10.14%) XML
9 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.70%) CSS3
9 6 (8.70%) Django
9 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.70%) SOAP
10 5 (7.25%) Node.js
10 5 (7.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Mindset
2 11 (15.94%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (11.59%) Fintech
4 7 (10.14%) User Experience
5 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.80%) e-Learning
6 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.45%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.45%) IPTV
8 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) TDD
3 24 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 14 (20.29%) Microservices
4 14 (20.29%) SOLID
5 13 (18.84%) MVC
6 11 (15.94%) DevOps
6 11 (15.94%) OOD
7 10 (14.49%) BDD
8 9 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.59%) QA Automation
9 8 (11.59%) SDET
10 7 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
10 7 (10.14%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 27 (39.13%) Java
3 19 (27.54%) C#
4 14 (20.29%) Python
5 8 (11.59%) Go
5 8 (11.59%) PHP
6 7 (10.14%) SQL
7 4 (5.80%) C++
7 4 (5.80%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (5.80%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) ES6
8 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.90%) C
9 2 (2.90%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.45%) Delphi
10 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Docker
2 6 (8.70%) Varnish
3 1 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Pegasus
1 7 (10.14%) SAP
2 5 (7.25%) Guidewire
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Kofax
4 2 (2.90%) Google
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) RedGate