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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 102 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 24 57 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 3.26% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 4.01% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 65
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £43,750
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
1609 1423 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.04% 81.27% 82.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1139 1467
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,275
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -10 8 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Warrington -18 5 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Northwich -3 2 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Runcorn - 2 £35,000 - 1
Chester - 2 £41,250 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 38 (69.09%) .NET
2 38 (69.09%) C#
3 30 (54.55%) HTML
4 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
5 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (47.27%) MVC
7 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET
8 23 (41.82%) Web Services
9 21 (38.18%) CSS
10 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
10 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
11 18 (32.73%) HTML5
12 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
13 16 (29.09%) T-SQL
14 14 (25.45%) Oracle
14 14 (25.45%) OO
14 14 (25.45%) SOA
14 14 (25.45%) Apple iOS
14 14 (25.45%) Android
14 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (23.64%) jQuery
15 13 (23.64%) Windows
15 13 (23.64%) Degree
16 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
17 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
18 10 (18.18%) XML
18 10 (18.18%) TDD
18 10 (18.18%) Subversion
18 10 (18.18%) Integration Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 8 (14.55%) Node.js
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
2 5 (9.09%) CICS
3 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) FTP
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.55%) Big Data
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) DB2
5 5 (9.09%) MySQL
6 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (18.18%) Subversion
2 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.55%) NUnit
4 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.91%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (7.27%) ClearCase
6 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.27%) JUnit
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Integration Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Programmer
7 4 (7.27%) Junior
7 4 (7.27%) Graduate
7 4 (7.27%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) COBOL Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) .NET
2 30 (54.55%) HTML
3 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 23 (41.82%) Web Services
5 21 (38.18%) CSS
6 18 (32.73%) HTML5
7 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
8 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (23.64%) jQuery
10 10 (18.18%) XML
11 8 (14.55%) CSS3
11 8 (14.55%) WebSockets
11 8 (14.55%) WebRTC
12 5 (9.09%) XHTML
12 5 (9.09%) Middleware
13 4 (7.27%) XSLT
13 4 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (7.27%) GWT
13 4 (7.27%) Ajax
14 3 (5.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Client/Server
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) GIS
3 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) STB
4 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Android
1 14 (25.45%) Apple iOS
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) MVC
3 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.45%) OO
4 14 (25.45%) SOA
5 10 (18.18%) TDD
5 10 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.55%) OOP
8 7 (12.73%) Web Development
9 6 (10.91%) OOD
9 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.09%) ITIL
11 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
11 4 (7.27%) Refactoring
11 4 (7.27%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 38 (69.09%) C#
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.09%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.36%) C++
5 9 (16.36%) Java
6 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.09%) COBOL
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.82%) C
10 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
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Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
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Chester
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Chester
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