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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 58 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 9 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.81% 2.67% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.31% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 11
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
414 453 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.30% 80.75% 74.41%
Number of salaries quoted 343 408 317
Average salary £38,230 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.22% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 18 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Lancaster -8 3 £35,000 -
Chorley -4 2 £41,000 +36.66%
Accrington - 1 £33,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) C#
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (43.33%) OO
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (33.33%) jQuery
6 10 (33.33%) WPF
6 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 8 (26.67%) Release Management
7 8 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (23.33%) HTML5
9 6 (20.00%) System Testing
9 6 (20.00%) PHP
9 6 (20.00%) IIS
9 6 (20.00%) Ajax
10 5 (16.67%) CSS
10 5 (16.67%) RPG
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) MySQL
10 5 (16.67%) XML

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) osCommerce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (10.00%) DTS
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (36.67%) C# Developer
3 11 (36.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.33%) Programmer
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (33.33%) jQuery
4 10 (33.33%) WPF
5 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) HTML5
7 6 (20.00%) Ajax
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.00%) SOAP
9 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (10.00%) CSS3
10 2 (6.67%) WinForms
11 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) AS400
1 5 (16.67%) iSeries
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) OO
2 11 (36.67%) MVC
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (26.67%) Release Management
4 8 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) System Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) Validation
8 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) UML
8 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.67%) OO PHP
10 1 (3.33%) Change Management
10 1 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (16.67%) RPG
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VB6
5 3 (10.00%) VB
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft