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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 91 85
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 7 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.70% 0.61% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.73% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 15
Median salary £53,750 £39,388 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.46% +9.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,125 £31,250 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £59,625 £45,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 909 1103 1201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.54% 84.01% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3299 3469 3616
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,946 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 5 £53,750 +36.46% 4
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (71.79%) C#
2 56 (71.79%) .NET
3 53 (67.95%) MVC
4 49 (62.82%) SQL Server
4 49 (62.82%) Software Engineering
5 48 (61.54%) TDD
6 45 (57.69%) Visual Studio
6 45 (57.69%) Java
7 44 (56.41%) ASP.NET
8 43 (55.13%) Spring
8 43 (55.13%) Test Automation
9 41 (52.56%) Hibernate
9 41 (52.56%) BDD
10 40 (51.28%) Web Services
11 39 (50.00%) REST
11 39 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (47.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 36 (46.15%) .NET Framework
15 34 (43.59%) IIS
15 34 (43.59%) SOAP
16 33 (42.31%) Subversion
16 33 (42.31%) RESTful
16 33 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
17 32 (41.03%) WebSphere
17 32 (41.03%) Maven
17 32 (41.03%) Eclipse
17 32 (41.03%) IBM
17 32 (41.03%) Tomcat

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 34 (43.59%) IIS
2 32 (41.03%) Tomcat
2 32 (41.03%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) CMS
3 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (62.82%) SQL Server
2 37 (47.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) Big Data
4 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Visual Studio
2 33 (42.31%) Subversion
3 32 (41.03%) Eclipse
3 32 (41.03%) Maven
4 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.97%) JUnit
5 7 (8.97%) SpecFlow
6 6 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 6 (7.69%) Mockito
7 4 (5.13%) Selenium
8 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.56%) MbUnit
9 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.56%) MSTest
9 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (52.56%) Developer
2 33 (42.31%) Software Engineer
3 21 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 17 (21.79%) .NET Software Engineer
5 15 (19.23%) Java Engineer
5 15 (19.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (17.95%) C# Software Engineer
7 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
7 13 (16.67%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Junior
11 3 (3.85%) Junior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (71.79%) .NET
2 44 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 43 (55.13%) Spring
4 41 (52.56%) Hibernate
5 40 (51.28%) Web Services
6 39 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 39 (50.00%) REST
7 38 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (46.15%) .NET Framework
9 34 (43.59%) SOAP
10 33 (42.31%) RESTful
11 32 (41.03%) EJB
12 31 (39.74%) Java SE
13 26 (33.33%) Middleware
14 21 (26.92%) HTML
15 19 (24.36%) CSS
16 13 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 11 (14.10%) CSS3
17 11 (14.10%) HTML5
17 11 (14.10%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.74%) User Experience
2 24 (30.77%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Android
1 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.95%) MVC
3 49 (62.82%) Software Engineering
4 48 (61.54%) TDD
5 43 (55.13%) Test Automation
6 41 (52.56%) BDD
7 33 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
8 31 (39.74%) Customer Insight
8 31 (39.74%) Performance Optimisation
9 25 (32.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 23 (29.49%) Scrum
11 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (10.26%) DevOps
12 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.69%) Functional Programming
13 6 (7.69%) Test Management
14 5 (6.41%) OO
15 4 (5.13%) SDLC
15 4 (5.13%) Web Development
16 3 (3.85%) Adaptive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (71.79%) C#
2 45 (57.69%) Java
3 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.69%) SQL
4 6 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.28%) C
5 1 (1.28%) Groovy
5 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (37.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) IBM
2 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Google
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.85%) Sybase
5 2 (2.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter
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