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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
North West / Lancashire
Rank 29 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 35 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.06% 3.13% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 3.67% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 6
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
439 300 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.51% 85.23% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 397 248 370
Median salary £37,500 £35,625 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 13 £40,000 - 1
Blackburn - 5 £40,000 -
Blackpool - 2 £37,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 57 (71.25%) SQL
2 47 (58.75%) jQuery
3 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (55.00%) MVC
4 43 (53.75%) HTML
5 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
6 38 (47.50%) CSS
6 38 (47.50%) SDLC
7 35 (43.75%) Web Development
8 31 (38.75%) C#
8 31 (38.75%) .NET
9 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
10 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 24 (30.00%) Java
11 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
11 24 (30.00%) Spring
12 21 (26.25%) iSeries
12 21 (26.25%) Waterfall
12 21 (26.25%) ERP
12 21 (26.25%) DB2
12 21 (26.25%) RPG
12 21 (26.25%) ITIL
12 21 (26.25%) Tomcat
12 21 (26.25%) IBM
13 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
14 16 (20.00%) Hadoop
14 16 (20.00%) Groovy
14 16 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
14 16 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (20.00%) Apache Camel

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (26.25%) Tomcat
2 15 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.25%) DB2
3 16 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (10.00%) DTS
6 4 (5.00%) MySQL
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.25%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) JUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Automotive
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (73.75%) Developer
2 28 (35.00%) .NET Developer
2 28 (35.00%) C# Developer
3 27 (33.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 20 (25.00%) Analyst
5 20 (25.00%) Applications Support
5 20 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 20 (25.00%) Support Analyst
6 19 (23.75%) Software Developer
7 16 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (16.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (2.50%) PHP Developer
12 2 (2.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (58.75%) jQuery
2 43 (53.75%) HTML
3 38 (47.50%) CSS
4 31 (38.75%) .NET
5 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
6 24 (30.00%) Spring
7 16 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 16 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
8 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (13.75%) Entity Framework
10 10 (12.50%) Web Services
11 9 (11.25%) XML
12 8 (10.00%) Ajax
12 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (8.75%) LINQ
13 7 (8.75%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (8.75%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (7.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) iSeries
2 13 (16.25%) AS400
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (55.00%) MVC
2 38 (47.50%) SDLC
3 35 (43.75%) Web Development
4 21 (26.25%) ERP
4 21 (26.25%) ITIL
4 21 (26.25%) Waterfall
5 8 (10.00%) Case Management
5 8 (10.00%) Change Management
5 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.75%) Mobile Development
6 7 (8.75%) Scrum
6 7 (8.75%) TDD
6 7 (8.75%) Time Management
7 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.75%) Open Source
9 3 (3.75%) Open Source Development
9 3 (3.75%) System Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (71.25%) SQL
2 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
3 31 (38.75%) C#
4 24 (30.00%) Java
5 21 (26.25%) RPG
6 16 (20.00%) Groovy
7 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.50%) PHP
9 2 (2.50%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) IBM
2 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Sun
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