Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 62 50
Rank change year-on-year -25 -12 +39
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 15 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.57% 3.39% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 3.80% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 41
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +7.32%
10th Percentile £33,750 £45,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,800 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% -7.89%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 860 841 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.96% 89.18% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 695 698 793
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%

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

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Watford over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) RESTful
5 6 (40.00%) Kanban
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) OOP
5 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
5 6 (40.00%) Docker
5 6 (40.00%) Coaching
5 6 (40.00%) Java 8
6 5 (33.33%) ETL Development
6 5 (33.33%) Power BI
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (33.33%) ETL
6 5 (33.33%) MS Access
6 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) MS Access
2 5 (33.33%) Power BI
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) gulp
4 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 5 (33.33%) ETL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Database Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
3 5 (33.33%) MDX
4 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) JSTL
6 1 (6.67%) LESS
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) React
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Coaching
1 6 (40.00%) Kanban
1 6 (40.00%) OOP
1 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Server Management
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Java 8
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) VBA
6 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) hybris