The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 50 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 16 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.97% 4.91% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 5.99% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 7
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 384 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.23% 82.05% 75.93%
Number of salaries quoted 378 298 330
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Lancashire region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Lancashire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Chorley 0 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Preston -10 1 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 19 (86.36%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 17 (77.27%) jQuery
3 12 (54.55%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 10 (45.45%) Degree
5 9 (40.91%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) Mobile Development
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (31.82%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (31.82%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 4 (18.18%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) IBM
9 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
9 3 (13.64%) Line Management
10 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.09%) TDD
10 2 (9.09%) Exstream

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) FileNet
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) jQuery
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 10 (45.45%) Spring
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
8 1 (4.55%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (31.82%) Mobile Development
4 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.55%) EAI
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) HOOD
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Ada
5 1 (4.55%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.55%) Delphi
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Software AG
2 2 (9.09%) Informatica
2 2 (9.09%) webMethods