The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Hertfordshire > Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 43 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 8 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.48% 3.33% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 3.94% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 5
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.78%  
10th Percentile £53,375 £50,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,500 £53,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £58,250
% change year-on-year -14.28% -9.87%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 481 406 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.75% 84.58% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1585 1562
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Watford

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Watford.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Watford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 13 (61.90%) OOP
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 10 (47.62%) Android
3 10 (47.62%) OO
3 10 (47.62%) Android Development
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
5 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 7 (33.33%) Android Studio
6 7 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 6 (28.57%) Push Notifications
7 6 (28.57%) Software Architecture
7 6 (28.57%) iBeacon
7 6 (28.57%) User Experience
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (28.57%) REST
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) CRM
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) Objective-C
8 5 (23.81%) CMS
8 5 (23.81%) Content Management
8 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Android Studio
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (14.29%) jMock
4 3 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) Moq
5 1 (4.76%) Robolectric
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Android Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Android Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Android Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) Programmer
4 7 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (19.05%) Developer in Test
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) Spring
4 4 (19.05%) XHTML
5 3 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 3 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Android
2 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) OOP
1 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) Android Development
2 10 (47.62%) OO
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 6 (28.57%) Push Notifications
5 6 (28.57%) Software Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Content Management
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) CRM
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
6 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
6 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
7 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (19.05%) MVVM
8 3 (14.29%) High Availability
8 3 (14.29%) Product Management
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle