The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 30 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.58% 2.99% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 4.59% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 109 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 77.12% 65.27% 72.78%
Number of salaries quoted 99 101 110
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
Manchester

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 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (90.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Load Testing
3 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) WCF

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
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