The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 78 71 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 49 57 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.66% 3.05% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.84% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 52 27
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1486 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.24% 79.55% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1123 1188
Average salary £37,950 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Unit Testing
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 26 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Macclesfield +18 12 £28,500 - 2
Runcorn - 3 £41,500 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (77.36%) C#
2 80 (75.47%) SQL
3 68 (64.15%) .NET
4 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
5 58 (54.72%) WinForms
5 58 (54.72%) Software Engineering
6 57 (53.77%) TDD
6 57 (53.77%) OO
7 49 (46.23%) SQL Server
7 49 (46.23%) .NET Framework
8 45 (42.45%) WPF
9 36 (33.96%) C
10 34 (32.08%) OOD
11 33 (31.13%) OOP
11 33 (31.13%) jQuery
11 33 (31.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (30.19%) T-SQL
13 31 (29.25%) ASP.NET
14 29 (27.36%) NHS
14 29 (27.36%) SystemC
15 28 (26.42%) XML
16 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
17 25 (23.58%) MVC
18 24 (22.64%) N-Tier
19 23 (21.70%) Scrum
19 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (18.87%) JavaScript
22 19 (17.92%) WCF
23 18 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (6.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) HTTP
2 2 (1.89%) GPRS
2 2 (1.89%) UMTS
3 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.23%) SQL Server
2 33 (31.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (15.09%) MySQL
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.77%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (15.09%) Subversion
3 15 (14.15%) Visual Studio
4 11 (10.38%) PHPUnit
4 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.55%) JUnit
6 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 5 (4.72%) Marketing
2 4 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (61.32%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) Team Leader
3 21 (19.81%) .NET Developer
3 21 (19.81%) Software Developer
4 20 (18.87%) Software Engineer
4 20 (18.87%) Software Team Leader
5 12 (11.32%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.38%) .NET Team Leader
7 9 (8.49%) PHP Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Development Team Leader
8 8 (7.55%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.55%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (5.66%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Technical Leader
12 4 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (64.15%) .NET
2 58 (54.72%) WinForms
3 49 (46.23%) .NET Framework
4 45 (42.45%) WPF
5 33 (31.13%) jQuery
6 31 (29.25%) ASP.NET
7 28 (26.42%) XML
8 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (17.92%) WCF
10 15 (14.15%) JSON
10 15 (14.15%) HTML
11 12 (11.32%) Apache Flex
11 12 (11.32%) Web Services
11 12 (11.32%) CSS
12 11 (10.38%) SOAP
12 11 (10.38%) Zend Framework
13 10 (9.43%) Ajax
14 7 (6.60%) JSP
14 7 (6.60%) Java EE
15 6 (5.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.36%) NHS
1 29 (27.36%) SystemC
2 24 (22.64%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.77%) Informatics
3 4 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) STB
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Android
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Phone
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.89%) Windows CE
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.72%) Software Engineering
2 57 (53.77%) TDD
2 57 (53.77%) OO
3 34 (32.08%) OOD
4 33 (31.13%) OOP
5 25 (23.58%) MVC
6 23 (21.70%) Scrum
7 22 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.09%) MVVM
9 15 (14.15%) Product Management
10 11 (10.38%) B2B
10 11 (10.38%) UML
10 11 (10.38%) OO PHP
10 11 (10.38%) Matrix Management
11 10 (9.43%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.55%) Refactoring
13 7 (6.60%) Pair Programming
14 6 (5.66%) Low Latency
15 5 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (4.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 82 (77.36%) C#
2 80 (75.47%) SQL
3 36 (33.96%) C
4 32 (30.19%) T-SQL
5 20 (18.87%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.21%) VB.NET
7 12 (11.32%) PHP
8 11 (10.38%) Shell Script
8 11 (10.38%) Java
8 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.66%) PHP5
10 3 (2.83%) XPath
11 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.26%) MCP
2 13 (12.26%) MCTS
2 13 (12.26%) MCPD
3 5 (4.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) HL7
Vendors
1 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.26%) McKesson
3 11 (10.38%) Zend
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle
5 4 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.77%) Sencha
6 3 (2.83%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.83%) Google
7 2 (1.89%) Apple
8 1 (0.94%) Telerik
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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