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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 42 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.25% 3.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 4.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £23,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 99 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.70% 79.84% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 159 75 89
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 23 April 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 (90.91%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 6 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) TestDirector
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) XHTML
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Lead Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Lead C# Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Lead .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
1 6 (54.55%) WCF
1 6 (54.55%) WPF
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
1 6 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware