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

Unit Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 13 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.29% 1.37% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.69% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 8
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +29.41%  
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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 473 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.71% 80.99% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 417 400 307
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Watford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Watford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 9 (56.25%) TDD
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
2 7 (43.75%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) Android
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Android Development
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) Load Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) CMS
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) Content Management
5 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) MVVM
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Android Studio
6 3 (18.75%) Push Notifications
6 3 (18.75%) iBeacon
6 3 (18.75%) User Experience

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 (31.25%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) iBeacon
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) Power BI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Android Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Robolectric
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Android Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Android Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Developer in Test
5 3 (18.75%) Android Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Programmer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) J2EE
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
7 1 (6.25%) lodash
7 1 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (6.25%) React
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Android Development
4 5 (31.25%) Content Management
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Load Testing
5 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
6 3 (18.75%) MVVM
6 3 (18.75%) Push Notifications
6 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) ES6
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
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