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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 73 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 46 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.68% 2.58% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.23% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 55
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £57,500
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
1482 1453 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.41% 79.70% 80.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1075 1184
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +2 13 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Crewe - 7 £40,000 - 2
Wilmslow - 5 £32,500 -
Runcorn +1 2 £35,000 -15.66%
Chester - 2 £51,250 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £36,250 - 1
Macclesfield -9 1 £32,500 +14.03%
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (74.70%) .NET
2 58 (69.88%) SQL
3 55 (66.27%) C#
4 53 (63.86%) HTML
4 53 (63.86%) JavaScript
5 47 (56.63%) .NET Framework
6 41 (49.40%) ASP.NET
7 40 (48.19%) MVC
8 39 (46.99%) Web Services
9 34 (40.96%) CSS
9 34 (40.96%) jQuery
10 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
11 32 (38.55%) Windows
12 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
15 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
15 24 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (27.71%) OO
17 21 (25.30%) XML
18 20 (24.10%) VB.NET
18 20 (24.10%) MySQL
18 20 (24.10%) Oracle
18 20 (24.10%) Scrum
19 19 (22.89%) WinForms
19 19 (22.89%) HTML5
20 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (21.69%) Mobile App
20 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
21 16 (19.28%) Subversion

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (10.84%) Node.js
2 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) IIS
4 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) Confluence
5 3 (3.61%) Papyrus
5 3 (3.61%) StreamWeaver
5 3 (3.61%) Exstream Dialogue
6 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Exstream
1 3 (3.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Wireless
2 4 (4.82%) ATM
3 2 (2.41%) GPRS
3 2 (2.41%) UMTS
4 1 (1.20%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.10%) MySQL
3 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
5 8 (9.64%) Big Data
6 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.82%) DB2
7 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.41%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
1 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (19.28%) Subversion
3 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.64%) NUnit
4 8 (9.64%) JUnit
5 6 (7.23%) JIRA
6 3 (3.61%) Selenium
6 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.41%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.20%) Ant
8 1 (1.20%) TestNG
8 1 (1.20%) Maven
8 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Retail
2 6 (7.23%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 76 (91.57%) Developer
2 36 (43.37%) .NET Developer
3 17 (20.48%) C# Developer
4 15 (18.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Applications Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Production Manager
10 4 (4.82%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.82%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) VB Developer
10 4 (4.82%) VB6 Developer
10 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Junior Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (74.70%) .NET
2 53 (63.86%) HTML
3 47 (56.63%) .NET Framework
4 41 (49.40%) ASP.NET
5 39 (46.99%) Web Services
6 34 (40.96%) CSS
6 34 (40.96%) jQuery
7 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (25.30%) XML
9 19 (22.89%) WinForms
9 19 (22.89%) HTML5
10 16 (19.28%) Ajax
11 11 (13.25%) WPF
12 10 (12.05%) REST
12 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (10.84%) CSS3
13 9 (10.84%) SOAP
14 8 (9.64%) JSON
14 8 (9.64%) WebSockets
14 8 (9.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.64%) User Experience
3 7 (8.43%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.82%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.61%) Tandem
5 3 (3.61%) STB
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Android
2 16 (19.28%) Apple iOS
3 13 (15.66%) Windows Mobile
4 10 (12.05%) Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.41%) Windows CE
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) MVC
2 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (27.71%) OO
5 20 (24.10%) Scrum
6 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
6 15 (18.07%) Mobile Application Development
7 12 (14.46%) TDD
8 10 (12.05%) Automated Testing
8 10 (12.05%) SOA
9 9 (10.84%) OOP
10 8 (9.64%) Mobile Development
11 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.43%) Risk Management
11 7 (8.43%) Web Development
12 6 (7.23%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.02%) Web Application Development
13 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.02%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.88%) SQL
2 55 (66.27%) C#
3 53 (63.86%) JavaScript
4 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
5 20 (24.10%) VB.NET
6 16 (19.28%) Java
7 10 (12.05%) PHP
8 8 (9.64%) C++
9 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.82%) RPG
10 4 (4.82%) VB6
10 4 (4.82%) VB
11 3 (3.61%) COBOL
11 3 (3.61%) JCL
12 1 (1.20%) C
12 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.10%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Perforce
4 3 (3.61%) HP
4 3 (3.61%) BT
5 2 (2.41%) Apple
5 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.20%) Teradata
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) MKS
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