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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 44 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 17 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.35% 3.16% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.78% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
416 423 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.05% 83.60% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 343 341 357
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 -5 5 £37,500 -5.66% 1
Preston - 2 £36,250 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (88.46%) HTML
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 22 (84.62%) MVC
2 22 (84.62%) jQuery
3 16 (61.54%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 13 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (50.00%) Degree
4 13 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 13 (50.00%) Spring
5 12 (46.15%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) .NET
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (34.62%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (34.62%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) Mobile Development
8 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
10 3 (11.54%) Line Management
11 2 (7.69%) TDD
11 2 (7.69%) XML
11 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
12 1 (3.85%) C
12 1 (3.85%) Oracle
12 1 (3.85%) Perl

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) HTML
2 22 (84.62%) jQuery
3 16 (61.54%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 13 (50.00%) Spring
5 10 (38.46%) .NET
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
8 1 (3.85%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) W3C
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) MVC
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (34.62%) Mobile Development
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.85%) EAI
6 1 (3.85%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) HOOD
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 22 (84.62%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Ada
6 1 (3.85%) RPG IV
6 1 (3.85%) Delphi
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) IBM
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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