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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 63 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 3 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.62% 3.28% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 4.03% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
415 447 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.92% 81.57% 75.74%
Number of salaries quoted 355 399 289
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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
Chorley -1 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Preston -13 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (32.00%) OO
6 8 (32.00%) Release Management
6 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 8 (32.00%) Degree
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (28.00%) IIS
7 7 (28.00%) WPF
7 7 (28.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) System Testing
9 5 (20.00%) iSeries
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (20.00%) AS400
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) RPG
9 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) DTS
10 4 (16.00%) SQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (16.00%) DTS
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) jQuery
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (28.00%) WPF
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) CSS
9 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 1 (4.00%) WinForms
9 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) AS400
1 5 (20.00%) iSeries
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (32.00%) Release Management
2 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (24.00%) System Testing
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Use Case
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) RPG
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VB
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.00%) VB6
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle