The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 77 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 43 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.65% 2.45% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.06% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 52
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1394 1373 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.94% 79.97% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1020 1101
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 15 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Crewe - 8 £40,000 - 3
Chester +12 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Wilmslow - 3 £32,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £36,250 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 62 (68.13%) .NET
2 58 (63.74%) SQL
3 54 (59.34%) C#
4 52 (57.14%) HTML
5 51 (56.04%) JavaScript
6 48 (52.75%) .NET Framework
7 42 (46.15%) ASP.NET
8 41 (45.05%) MVC
9 40 (43.96%) Web Services
10 39 (42.86%) jQuery
11 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
12 36 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (37.36%) CSS
14 33 (36.26%) Windows
15 32 (35.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (30.77%) T-SQL
16 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
17 25 (27.47%) Scrum
18 24 (26.37%) OO
19 23 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
20 21 (23.08%) XML
20 21 (23.08%) Visual Studio
21 20 (21.98%) MySQL
22 19 (20.88%) Oracle
22 19 (20.88%) VB.NET
23 18 (19.78%) WinForms
23 18 (19.78%) Finance
23 18 (19.78%) Ajax
24 17 (18.68%) Mobile App

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (9.89%) Node.js
2 8 (8.79%) Exstream Dialogue
3 7 (7.69%) Papyrus
3 7 (7.69%) StreamWeaver
3 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.49%) IIS
5 4 (4.40%) Apache
5 4 (4.40%) Confluence
6 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Exstream
2 3 (3.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Wireless
2 4 (4.40%) ATM
3 2 (2.20%) GPRS
3 2 (2.20%) UMTS
4 1 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.98%) MySQL
3 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.69%) Big Data
6 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (4.40%) DB2
8 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.20%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.10%) QlikView
11 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.10%) OLTP
11 1 (1.10%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.29%) Subversion
4 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.79%) JUnit
6 6 (6.59%) NUnit
6 6 (6.59%) JIRA
7 5 (5.49%) Selenium
8 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.20%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.20%) PhpStorm
10 1 (1.10%) TestNG
10 1 (1.10%) Maven
10 1 (1.10%) StyleCop
10 1 (1.10%) FxCop
10 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.10%) Ant
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Financial Institution
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (86.81%) Developer
2 39 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.98%) C# Developer
4 18 (19.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Programmer
10 4 (4.40%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) VB Developer
10 4 (4.40%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Production Manager
10 4 (4.40%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (68.13%) .NET
2 52 (57.14%) HTML
3 48 (52.75%) .NET Framework
4 42 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 40 (43.96%) Web Services
6 39 (42.86%) jQuery
7 34 (37.36%) CSS
8 32 (35.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (23.08%) XML
10 18 (19.78%) WinForms
10 18 (19.78%) Ajax
11 15 (16.48%) HTML5
12 13 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 13 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (14.29%) RESTful
13 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (10.99%) SOAP
14 10 (10.99%) WCF
14 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.89%) User Experience
3 8 (8.79%) N-Tier
4 7 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.40%) Tandem
6 4 (4.40%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.20%) STB
9 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 13 (14.29%) Android
3 11 (12.09%) Windows Mobile
4 9 (9.89%) Linux
5 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.20%) Windows CE
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) MVC
2 36 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.47%) Scrum
4 24 (26.37%) OO
5 23 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (16.48%) OOP
6 15 (16.48%) TDD
7 13 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.99%) SOA
8 10 (10.99%) Automated Testing
9 9 (9.89%) Time Management
10 8 (8.79%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.69%) Mobile Development
12 6 (6.59%) UML
12 6 (6.59%) Line Management
12 6 (6.59%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) SQL
2 54 (59.34%) C#
3 51 (56.04%) JavaScript
4 28 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 19 (20.88%) VB.NET
6 16 (17.58%) Java
7 11 (12.09%) PHP
8 7 (7.69%) JCL
8 7 (7.69%) COBOL
9 6 (6.59%) C++
10 4 (4.40%) RPG
10 4 (4.40%) VB
10 4 (4.40%) VB6
10 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.20%) PHP5
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.88%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) HP
4 4 (4.40%) Perforce
5 3 (3.30%) BT
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 2 (2.20%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.10%) Vertica
7 1 (1.10%) Teradata
7 1 (1.10%) MKS
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe
Crewe, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Lymm
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
System C Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago