The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 15 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 10 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.90% 5.26% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.35% 5.97% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £46,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 134 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.43% 88.16% 72.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 75 83
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Belfast

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 15 (78.95%) HTML
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (52.63%) HTML5
4 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 10 (52.63%) MVC
5 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) Open Source
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 8 (42.11%) BDD
7 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
7 7 (36.84%) C#
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
8 6 (31.58%) SDLC
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (26.32%) Subversion

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Node.js
2 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) NUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) JUnit
4 3 (15.79%) Ant
4 3 (15.79%) Maven
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 3 (15.79%) Metasploit
4 3 (15.79%) TestNG
4 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) Capybara
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Ivy
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Development Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 4 (21.05%) Spring
6 4 (21.05%) J2EE
6 4 (21.05%) JDBC
6 4 (21.05%) JSP
6 4 (21.05%) Servlets
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) JSON
8 1 (5.26%) WCF
8 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) Open Source
5 8 (42.11%) BDD
6 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
7 6 (31.58%) SDLC
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (26.32%) Project Management
8 5 (26.32%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) System Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
9 4 (21.05%) OOP
10 3 (15.79%) Validation
10 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Xen
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Rapid7
3 1 (5.26%) IBM