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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 35 89 85
Rank change year-on-year +54 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 70 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.33% 1.08% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 1.33% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 69 14 17
Median salary £45,000 £33,173 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.65% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £26,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 954 1130 1113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.33% 81.06% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 777 946 948
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +57 64 £45,000 +35.65% 2
West Wales - 6 £45,269 - 1
Unit Testing
UK

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 86 (80.37%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (72.90%) .NET
3 74 (69.16%) C#
4 73 (68.22%) MVC
5 65 (60.75%) ASP.NET
6 60 (56.07%) SQL Server
7 59 (55.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (54.21%) TDD
9 51 (47.66%) Java
10 48 (44.86%) Visual Studio
11 47 (43.93%) Software Engineering
12 46 (42.99%) Spring
12 46 (42.99%) Web Services
13 45 (42.06%) Hibernate
13 45 (42.06%) .NET Framework
14 44 (41.12%) Scrum
15 41 (38.32%) BDD
16 40 (37.38%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (36.45%) REST
18 36 (33.64%) SQL Server 2012
18 36 (33.64%) SOAP
18 36 (33.64%) Eclipse
19 35 (32.71%) Tomcat
19 35 (32.71%) IBM
19 35 (32.71%) WebSphere
20 34 (31.78%) RESTful
20 34 (31.78%) HTML
20 34 (31.78%) Subversion
21 33 (30.84%) Continuous Deployment
22 32 (29.91%) CSS

Unit Testing
Top Related 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 35 (32.71%) Tomcat
1 35 (32.71%) WebSphere
2 32 (29.91%) IIS
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.80%) CMS
4 3 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
3 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (56.07%) SQL Server
2 36 (33.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.35%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.80%) Big Data
5 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 48 (44.86%) Visual Studio
2 36 (33.64%) Eclipse
3 34 (31.78%) Subversion
4 32 (29.91%) Maven
5 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.61%) Artifactory
6 6 (5.61%) JUnit
6 6 (5.61%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.67%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.67%) IntelliJ
7 5 (4.67%) JMeter
7 5 (4.67%) Mockito
7 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.74%) Selenium
8 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.80%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.87%) MSTest
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Banking
3 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Developer
2 33 (30.84%) .NET Developer
2 33 (30.84%) Software Engineer
3 18 (16.82%) Senior Developer
4 17 (15.89%) .NET Software Engineer
5 16 (14.95%) Analyst
6 15 (14.02%) Java Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (13.08%) C# Software Engineer
8 13 (12.15%) Analyst Programmer
8 13 (12.15%) Programmer
9 12 (11.21%) Java Developer
9 12 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (11.21%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 12 (11.21%) Senior Programme Analyst
9 12 (11.21%) Senior Programmer
10 8 (7.48%) Software Developer
11 7 (6.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (3.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (72.90%) .NET
2 65 (60.75%) ASP.NET
3 59 (55.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (42.99%) Spring
4 46 (42.99%) Web Services
5 45 (42.06%) .NET Framework
5 45 (42.06%) Hibernate
6 40 (37.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 39 (36.45%) REST
8 36 (33.64%) SOAP
9 34 (31.78%) HTML
9 34 (31.78%) RESTful
10 32 (29.91%) CSS
11 31 (28.97%) EJB
11 31 (28.97%) Java SE
12 26 (24.30%) Middleware
13 21 (19.63%) WCF
14 14 (13.08%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (12.15%) AngularJS
16 11 (10.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.04%) User Experience
2 24 (22.43%) Mainframe
3 17 (15.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.74%) iSeries
5 4 (3.74%) NHS
5 4 (3.74%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Android
2 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (80.37%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (68.22%) MVC
3 58 (54.21%) TDD
4 47 (43.93%) Software Engineering
5 44 (41.12%) Scrum
6 41 (38.32%) BDD
7 33 (30.84%) Continuous Deployment
8 30 (28.04%) Customer Insight
8 30 (28.04%) Performance Optimisation
9 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.21%) Feasibility Study
11 11 (10.28%) SDLC
12 9 (8.41%) OO
13 8 (7.48%) DevOps
13 8 (7.48%) Web Development
14 6 (5.61%) Automation Testing
14 6 (5.61%) Functional Programming
14 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
14 6 (5.61%) OOP
14 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 74 (69.16%) C#
2 51 (47.66%) Java
3 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.95%) SQL
5 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.67%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.74%) RPG
7 4 (3.74%) RPG IV
7 4 (3.74%) RPG/400
8 2 (1.87%) C++
8 2 (1.87%) Python
8 2 (1.87%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) ISEB
2 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) HND
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) OCP
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 28 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (32.71%) IBM
2 24 (22.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.02%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.67%) Google
5 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 4 (3.74%) RedGate
6 3 (2.80%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.80%) Sybase
7 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
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