The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 37 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 19 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.06% 3.07% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 4.05% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 8
Average salary £42,500 £30,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.49% -18.24%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
352 370 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.21% 75.82% 71.59%
Number of salaries quoted 292 315 426
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Unit Testing
North West

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 16 April 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 16 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
Preston +1 10 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Lancaster +10 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Chorley - 3 £42,500 -
Burnley - 2 £21,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,500 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (95.83%) .NET
2 45 (93.75%) C#
3 44 (91.67%) ASP.NET
4 41 (85.42%) SQL Server
5 39 (81.25%) MVC
5 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (66.67%) jQuery
7 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
8 29 (60.42%) HTML
8 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
8 29 (60.42%) SQL
9 27 (56.25%) T-SQL
9 27 (56.25%) CSS
9 27 (56.25%) Dependency Injection
9 27 (56.25%) Inversion of Control
9 27 (56.25%) .NET Framework
10 26 (54.17%) HTML5
11 25 (52.08%) SOA
12 24 (50.00%) WinForms
12 24 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 24 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
12 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 24 (50.00%) Mercurial
13 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (31.25%) Oracle
14 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
14 11 (22.92%) WPF
14 11 (22.92%) OO
14 11 (22.92%) Oracle Reports

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (85.42%) SQL Server
2 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) DTS
5 2 (4.17%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 27 (56.25%) Software Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Delphi Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (95.83%) .NET
2 44 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (66.67%) jQuery
5 29 (60.42%) HTML
6 27 (56.25%) CSS
6 27 (56.25%) .NET Framework
7 26 (54.17%) HTML5
8 24 (50.00%) WinForms
8 24 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 24 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
8 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (22.92%) WPF
10 8 (16.67%) Web Services
11 3 (6.25%) Ajax
12 2 (4.17%) XML
12 2 (4.17%) SOAP
13 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) W3C
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) MVC
2 27 (56.25%) Dependency Injection
3 25 (52.08%) SOA
4 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
5 11 (22.92%) OO
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) CRM
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) UML
7 2 (4.17%) B2C
7 2 (4.17%) Web Development
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.08%) TDD
8 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) C#
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 29 (60.42%) SQL
3 27 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Capita
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago