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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 96 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 27 56 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 3.31% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 4.08% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 70
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £44,000
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
1618 1371 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.34% 81.12% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1079 1616
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 £25,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -16 11 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Warrington -22 4 £25,000 -50.49%
Runcorn - 3 £35,000 - 1
Northwich -4 2 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Chester - 2 £41,250 -
Knutsford - 1 £38,500 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (72.88%) SQL
2 42 (71.19%) C#
2 42 (71.19%) .NET
3 36 (61.02%) HTML
3 36 (61.02%) JavaScript
4 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
5 32 (54.24%) MVC
6 28 (47.46%) CSS
6 28 (47.46%) .NET Framework
7 26 (44.07%) Web Services
7 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
9 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (33.90%) jQuery
11 19 (32.20%) T-SQL
11 19 (32.20%) Android
11 19 (32.20%) HTML5
11 19 (32.20%) Apple iOS
12 18 (30.51%) Windows
12 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
13 14 (23.73%) OO
13 14 (23.73%) SOA
13 14 (23.73%) Subversion
13 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
14 13 (22.03%) Oracle
15 12 (20.34%) C++
15 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
15 12 (20.34%) Linux
15 12 (20.34%) NUnit

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (20.34%) Node.js
2 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) CICS
4 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) FTP
1 5 (8.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
2 12 (20.34%) Big Data
2 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (10.17%) MySQL
5 5 (8.47%) DB2
6 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Subversion
1 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
2 12 (20.34%) NUnit
3 4 (6.78%) JUnit
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (6.78%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (76.27%) Developer
2 25 (42.37%) .NET Developer
3 17 (28.81%) Senior Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Integration Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Programmer
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
7 4 (6.78%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Mainframe Developer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (71.19%) .NET
2 36 (61.02%) HTML
3 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
4 28 (47.46%) CSS
4 28 (47.46%) .NET Framework
5 26 (44.07%) Web Services
6 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (33.90%) jQuery
8 19 (32.20%) HTML5
9 12 (20.34%) CSS3
9 12 (20.34%) WebSockets
9 12 (20.34%) WebRTC
10 11 (18.64%) XML
11 7 (11.86%) WinForms
11 7 (11.86%) Ajax
12 5 (8.47%) Middleware
12 5 (8.47%) XHTML
12 5 (8.47%) REST
13 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (6.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
1 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) GIS
3 2 (3.39%) STB
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Android
1 19 (32.20%) Apple iOS
2 18 (30.51%) Windows
3 12 (20.34%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) MVC
2 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
4 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (23.73%) OO
4 14 (23.73%) SOA
5 10 (16.95%) Waterfall
6 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.56%) Scrum
8 7 (11.86%) OOP
9 6 (10.17%) TDD
10 5 (8.47%) ITIL
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.47%) Android Development
10 5 (8.47%) iOS Development
11 4 (6.78%) MVVM
11 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (5.08%) Web Development
12 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) SQL
2 42 (71.19%) C#
3 36 (61.02%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) T-SQL
5 12 (20.34%) C++
6 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.47%) COBOL
8 4 (6.78%) Java
8 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
Northwich, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago