The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 24 53 74
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 25 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.74% 2.46% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.23% 3.00% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 7
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Unit Testing
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
271 367 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.90% 81.92% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 225 303 443
Average salary £43,835 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Leicester region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Leicester

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 32 (91.43%) C#
1 32 (91.43%) .NET
2 26 (74.29%) HTML
3 25 (71.43%) CSS
4 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (60.00%) HTML5
5 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
5 18 (51.43%) MVC
6 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (42.86%) Telerik
7 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 15 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 15 (42.86%) User Experience
8 14 (40.00%) Oracle
8 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (37.14%) Test Strategy
9 13 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (37.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 12 (34.29%) Compatibility Testing
10 12 (34.29%) Web Development
11 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
11 11 (31.43%) WPF
11 11 (31.43%) Silverlight
11 11 (31.43%) XAML
11 11 (31.43%) ADO.NET
11 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (31.43%) OWASP
11 11 (31.43%) Software Delivery

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
1 3 (8.57%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 13 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (25.71%) MSBuild
3 9 (25.71%) ReSharper
4 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 14 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 12 (34.29%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
6 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Architect
7 8 (22.86%) Software Architect
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (17.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (14.29%) C# Architect
10 4 (11.43%) .NET Architect
10 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (8.57%) .NET Development Manager
11 3 (8.57%) Development Manager
11 3 (8.57%) Software Development Manager
11 3 (8.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) .NET
2 26 (74.29%) HTML
3 25 (71.43%) CSS
4 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (60.00%) HTML5
5 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
6 11 (31.43%) ADO.NET
6 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (31.43%) Silverlight
6 11 (31.43%) WPF
7 10 (28.57%) WinForms
8 9 (25.71%) CSS3
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 3 (8.57%) COM
11 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) MVC
2 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 13 (37.14%) Test Strategy
4 12 (34.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Web Development
5 11 (31.43%) OWASP
5 11 (31.43%) Software Delivery
6 9 (25.71%) UML
6 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) XAML
3 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 15 (42.86%) Telerik
2 14 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Infor
3 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.57%) SAP