The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 24 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.20% 2.70% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 3.36% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £33,000 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unit Testing
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 119 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.25% 80.41% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 110 106 84
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Bolton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) ISEB
1 14 (93.33%) Automated Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Software Testing
1 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
1 14 (93.33%) QA
1 14 (93.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Load Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) TestDirector
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineer
1 14 (93.33%) Test Engineer
1 14 (93.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Automated Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Software Testing
1 14 (93.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Load Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) ISEB
1 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
Bolton, Lancashire
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Posted: 6 days ago