Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 81 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 15 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.60% 1.60% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.75% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 9
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £48,000 £32,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £73,125 £60,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +22.22%

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 812 973 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.57% 91.79% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 716 800 758
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,650 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%

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 20 May 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%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) ETL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (46.67%) SOAP
4 7 (46.67%) REST
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) ETL Development
5 6 (40.00%) Power BI
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (40.00%) MDX
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (40.00%) Database Tuning
5 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) SAP
5 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (40.00%) VBA
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (40.00%) MS Access
5 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Drupal
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (13.33%) CoreMedia CMS
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Fredhopper
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (40.00%) MS Access
1 6 (40.00%) Power BI
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (13.33%) Endeca
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) jMock
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Architect
5 2 (13.33%) ETL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) REST
3 7 (46.67%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) MDX
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JAX-RS
6 3 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) Java EE
7 2 (13.33%) JDBC
7 2 (13.33%) JPA
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) React
7 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
7 2 (13.33%) Struts
7 2 (13.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) ETL
2 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 6 (40.00%) ETL Development
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (20.00%) Product Management
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) DNA
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Search
7 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (40.00%) VBA
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Java 8
6 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) Blue Martini
3 2 (13.33%) Demandware
3 2 (13.33%) Elastic Path
3 2 (13.33%) hybris