The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 79 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 115 94 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.87% 2.29% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 2.92% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 90 83 76
Average salary £39,500 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3250 3219 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.03% 78.47% 78.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 2757 2625
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Bolton +1 8 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Stockport +1 6 £41,000 +17.14%
Oldham +11 3 £39,000 -0.62%
Altrincham +4 1 £20,000 -40.29%
Wigan -10 1 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 151 (58.98%) C#
2 141 (55.08%) .NET
3 117 (45.70%) OO
4 97 (37.89%) Degree
5 96 (37.50%) SQL
6 92 (35.94%) MVC
7 89 (34.77%) SQL Server
8 87 (33.98%) HTML
9 83 (32.42%) WCF
10 82 (32.03%) TDD
11 78 (30.47%) ASP.NET
12 77 (30.08%) JavaScript
13 76 (29.69%) Scrum
14 69 (26.95%) CSS
15 66 (25.78%) OOP
15 66 (25.78%) jQuery
16 62 (24.22%) XML
17 60 (23.44%) Java
17 60 (23.44%) Microsoft
17 60 (23.44%) LINQ
17 60 (23.44%) .NET Framework
18 57 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
19 51 (19.92%) OOD
20 48 (18.75%) WinForms
20 48 (18.75%) Web Services
21 45 (17.58%) VB.NET
21 45 (17.58%) Computer Science
22 44 (17.19%) Git (software)
23 43 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
23 43 (16.80%) Software Engineering

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 30 (11.72%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (3.13%) IIS
4 6 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.95%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.56%) Lync
6 4 (1.56%) Apache
7 3 (1.17%) Node.js
7 3 (1.17%) Confluence
8 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) Jetty
9 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
9 1 (0.39%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.39%) nginx
9 1 (0.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) FileNet
9 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.52%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (0.78%) Route 53
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) HTTP
2 3 (1.17%) IPsec
3 2 (0.78%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.78%) PPTP
3 2 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) DHCP
4 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (34.77%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (12.11%) Relational Database
5 24 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (7.81%) RavenDB
7 12 (4.69%) MySQL
8 4 (1.56%) SQLite
9 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.78%) Big Data
10 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 44 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (11.72%) Visual Studio
4 25 (9.77%) NUnit
5 24 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 24 (9.38%) Moq
6 23 (8.98%) Subversion
7 22 (8.59%) Selenium
8 20 (7.81%) ReSharper
8 20 (7.81%) NetBeans
8 20 (7.81%) Ant
9 17 (6.64%) Maven
10 11 (4.30%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.91%) SpecFlow
12 8 (3.13%) Xcode
13 7 (2.73%) Hudson
13 7 (2.73%) JMeter
13 7 (2.73%) JUnit
14 6 (2.34%) JIRA
15 4 (1.56%) Grunt
General
1 28 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.81%) Finance
3 8 (3.13%) Games
4 5 (1.95%) Back Office
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.39%) Turkish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 219 (85.55%) Developer
2 79 (30.86%) Senior Developer
3 76 (29.69%) .NET Developer
4 72 (28.13%) C# Developer
5 50 (19.53%) Software Developer
6 47 (18.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (14.84%) .NET Software Developer
8 31 (12.11%) Java Developer
9 24 (9.38%) Senior C# Developer
9 24 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
10 23 (8.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 22 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (8.59%) iOS Developer
12 21 (8.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (7.81%) Senior .NET Developer
14 17 (6.64%) Software Engineer
15 15 (5.86%) Web Developer
15 15 (5.86%) PHP Developer
16 13 (5.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (55.08%) .NET
2 87 (33.98%) HTML
3 83 (32.42%) WCF
4 78 (30.47%) ASP.NET
5 69 (26.95%) CSS
6 66 (25.78%) jQuery
7 62 (24.22%) XML
8 60 (23.44%) LINQ
8 60 (23.44%) .NET Framework
9 48 (18.75%) WinForms
9 48 (18.75%) Web Services
10 40 (15.63%) REST
11 38 (14.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 37 (14.45%) WPF
13 36 (14.06%) ADO.NET
14 33 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (9.77%) Spring
16 23 (8.98%) SOAP
17 22 (8.59%) Backbone.js
18 21 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.58%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.33%) N-Tier
2 29 (11.33%) Mobile App
3 26 (10.16%) Physics
4 25 (9.77%) Mathematics
5 15 (5.86%) iPhone
5 15 (5.86%) iPad
6 8 (3.13%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.13%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.73%) Open Source
8 3 (1.17%) Social Media
9 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) Blog
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.72%) Windows
2 27 (10.55%) Android
3 24 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.13%) UNIX
5 7 (2.73%) Linux
6 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.70%) OO
2 92 (35.94%) MVC
3 82 (32.03%) TDD
4 76 (29.69%) Scrum
5 66 (25.78%) OOP
6 57 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (19.92%) OOD
8 43 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (16.80%) Software Engineering
9 30 (11.72%) SOA
10 29 (11.33%) Web Development
11 26 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (8.59%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.59%) iOS Development
13 21 (8.20%) Domain-Driven Design
13 21 (8.20%) Software Testing
14 19 (7.42%) Kanban
15 18 (7.03%) Automated Testing
15 18 (7.03%) Project Management
16 17 (6.64%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (58.98%) C#
2 96 (37.50%) SQL
3 77 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 60 (23.44%) Java
5 45 (17.58%) VB.NET
6 29 (11.33%) T-SQL
7 22 (8.59%) PHP
8 21 (8.20%) Objective-C
9 12 (4.69%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.56%) C
10 4 (1.56%) Delphi
10 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.56%) Ruby
11 3 (1.17%) C++
12 2 (0.78%) Scala
12 2 (0.78%) PHP5
13 1 (0.39%) Groovy
13 1 (0.39%) Haskell
13 1 (0.39%) Erlang
13 1 (0.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 97 (37.89%) Degree
2 12 (4.69%) ISTQB
2 12 (4.69%) ISEB
3 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.56%) MCP
4 4 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.56%) CCNP
4 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.42%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Squid
2 1 (0.39%) Xen
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.89%) Oracle
3 10 (3.91%) Google
4 3 (1.17%) VMware
4 3 (1.17%) Apple
4 3 (1.17%) Facebook
5 2 (0.78%) HP
5 2 (0.78%) Perforce
5 2 (0.78%) Zend
5 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.39%) IBM
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe
6 1 (0.39%) Epicor
6 1 (0.39%) SAP
6 1 (0.39%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ThoughtWorks
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago