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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 78 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 38 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.11% 3.31% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 4.11% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 64
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1518 1291 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.29% 80.74% 84.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 984 1530
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Macclesfield -14 16 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Warrington -22 6 £22,500 -50.27% 1
Runcorn - 5 £35,000 - 1
Northwich -1 2 £41,250 -19.11%
Chester - 2 £41,250 -
Knutsford - 2 £38,500 -
Wilmslow -7 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 48 (71.64%) C#
1 48 (71.64%) .NET
2 47 (70.15%) SQL
3 42 (62.69%) JavaScript
3 42 (62.69%) ASP.NET
4 40 (59.70%) HTML
4 40 (59.70%) MVC
5 36 (53.73%) .NET Framework
6 34 (50.75%) CSS
7 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
7 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (44.78%) Web Services
8 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (40.30%) T-SQL
10 26 (38.81%) jQuery
11 23 (34.33%) Windows
11 23 (34.33%) Android
11 23 (34.33%) Apple iOS
12 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
13 17 (25.37%) Subversion
13 17 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (25.37%) OO
13 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
13 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (25.37%) HTML5
14 16 (23.88%) XML
15 15 (22.39%) Scrum
16 14 (20.90%) NUnit
16 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (20.90%) Node.js
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.46%) CICS
4 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.99%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) FTP
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (20.90%) NoSQL
2 14 (20.90%) Big Data
3 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (11.94%) MySQL
6 7 (10.45%) DB2
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Subversion
1 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
1 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (20.90%) NUnit
3 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.97%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
6 2 (2.99%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Billing
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (79.10%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) .NET Developer
3 19 (28.36%) Senior Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Integration Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Programmer
7 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Junior
9 3 (4.48%) Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.48%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (4.48%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.99%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (71.64%) .NET
2 42 (62.69%) ASP.NET
3 40 (59.70%) HTML
4 36 (53.73%) .NET Framework
5 34 (50.75%) CSS
6 30 (44.78%) Web Services
6 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (38.81%) jQuery
8 17 (25.37%) HTML5
9 16 (23.88%) XML
10 14 (20.90%) CSS3
10 14 (20.90%) WebSockets
10 14 (20.90%) WebRTC
11 13 (19.40%) WinForms
12 12 (17.91%) Ajax
13 8 (11.94%) JSON
14 5 (7.46%) WPF
14 5 (7.46%) Middleware
14 5 (7.46%) XHTML
14 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.48%) STB
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Kindle
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Windows
1 23 (34.33%) Android
1 23 (34.33%) Apple iOS
2 14 (20.90%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) MVC
2 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
4 17 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (25.37%) OO
5 15 (22.39%) Scrum
6 11 (16.42%) SOA
6 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.94%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) OOP
9 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Android Development
9 6 (8.96%) iOS Development
10 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.46%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (7.46%) ITIL
11 4 (5.97%) MVVM
12 3 (4.48%) Web Development
12 3 (4.48%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) C#
2 47 (70.15%) SQL
3 42 (62.69%) JavaScript
4 27 (40.30%) T-SQL
5 14 (20.90%) C++
6 12 (17.91%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.46%) COBOL
7 5 (7.46%) Java
8 2 (2.99%) RPG
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) BT
2 2 (2.99%) Perforce
3 1 (1.49%) MKS
3 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago