The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 128 75 104
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +29
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 62 134 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.58% 3.25% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 3.87% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 105 67
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,200 £40,000
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3411 3464 3090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.84% 84.08% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2849 2793 2669
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,420
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
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 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 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
Wigan +1 3 £32,500 -
Altrincham 0 3 £47,500 +137.50%
Stockport -4 2 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 103 (53.37%) .NET
2 101 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (51.81%) C#
4 99 (51.30%) SQL
5 75 (38.86%) SQL Server
6 71 (36.79%) OO
7 69 (35.75%) TDD
8 64 (33.16%) JavaScript
8 64 (33.16%) ASP.NET
9 62 (32.12%) CSS
10 58 (30.05%) Java
11 53 (27.46%) HTML
12 51 (26.42%) Software Engineering
13 42 (21.76%) OOD
14 41 (21.24%) MVC
15 40 (20.73%) Web Services
16 39 (20.21%) .NET Framework
17 38 (19.69%) XML
17 38 (19.69%) Mentoring
18 37 (19.17%) WCF
19 36 (18.65%) Scrum
20 35 (18.13%) Degree
20 35 (18.13%) SDLC
21 33 (17.10%) J2EE
22 32 (16.58%) Microsoft
23 29 (15.03%) UML
23 29 (15.03%) C++
23 29 (15.03%) HTML5
24 28 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
24 28 (14.51%) AngularJS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (4.66%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.15%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.63%) WordPress
3 7 (3.63%) Apache
4 3 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.55%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.04%) Node.js
5 2 (1.04%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.55%) Tridion
3 2 (1.04%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.11%) SaaS
2 5 (2.59%) GitHub
3 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (38.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.44%) MySQL
3 17 (8.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.63%) Big Data
5 6 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.59%) DTS
6 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.59%) Data Mart
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 24 (12.44%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (10.36%) JUnit
5 18 (9.33%) NUnit
6 15 (7.77%) Selenium
7 14 (7.25%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.70%) MSTest
9 10 (5.18%) TeamCity
10 8 (4.15%) PHPUnit
11 7 (3.63%) Hudson
11 7 (3.63%) SpecFlow
12 6 (3.11%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.59%) Robotium
13 5 (2.59%) Calabash
13 5 (2.59%) Appium
13 5 (2.59%) Cucumber
14 4 (2.07%) Subversion
14 4 (2.07%) Maven
14 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (10.88%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Games
3 9 (4.66%) Retail
3 9 (4.66%) Back Office
4 4 (2.07%) Banking
5 3 (1.55%) Advertising
6 2 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (73.06%) Developer
2 54 (27.98%) .NET Developer
3 49 (25.39%) C# Developer
4 43 (22.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (16.58%) Senior Developer
6 31 (16.06%) Java Developer
7 25 (12.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (12.44%) Software Engineer
9 14 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (6.22%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (5.18%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (4.15%) Consultant
13 8 (4.15%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.15%) Senior Web Developer
14 7 (3.63%) Analyst
14 7 (3.63%) Test Analyst
15 6 (3.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (53.37%) .NET
2 64 (33.16%) ASP.NET
3 62 (32.12%) CSS
4 53 (27.46%) HTML
5 40 (20.73%) Web Services
6 39 (20.21%) .NET Framework
7 38 (19.69%) XML
8 37 (19.17%) WCF
9 33 (17.10%) J2EE
10 29 (15.03%) HTML5
11 28 (14.51%) AngularJS
12 26 (13.47%) jQuery
13 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (10.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (10.36%) WPF
15 16 (8.29%) Ajax
15 16 (8.29%) REST
16 15 (7.77%) RESTful
16 15 (7.77%) Spring
16 15 (7.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.36%) N-Tier
2 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.04%) iPad
7 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.84%) Linux
2 14 (7.25%) Windows
3 9 (4.66%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.63%) Android
5 2 (1.04%) UNIX
5 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.79%) OO
3 69 (35.75%) TDD
4 51 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 42 (21.76%) OOD
6 41 (21.24%) MVC
7 38 (19.69%) Mentoring
8 36 (18.65%) Scrum
9 35 (18.13%) SDLC
10 29 (15.03%) UML
11 28 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (12.44%) Multithreading
13 22 (11.40%) E-Commerce
14 20 (10.36%) BDD
15 14 (7.25%) Concurrent Programming
16 12 (6.22%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2
16 12 (6.22%) Pair Programming
17 11 (5.70%) Web Design
17 11 (5.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (51.81%) C#
2 99 (51.30%) SQL
3 64 (33.16%) JavaScript
4 58 (30.05%) Java
5 29 (15.03%) C++
6 20 (10.36%) T-SQL
7 18 (9.33%) PHP
7 18 (9.33%) VB.NET
8 14 (7.25%) Ruby
9 9 (4.66%) VB
10 6 (3.11%) C
10 6 (3.11%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.55%) XPath
11 3 (1.55%) Scala
12 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.04%) F#
12 2 (1.04%) Python
12 2 (1.04%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (18.13%) Degree
2 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.63%) MCPD
3 7 (3.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.77%) QA
2 9 (4.66%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Puppet
1 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.70%) IBM
3 10 (5.18%) Oracle
4 7 (3.63%) Perforce
5 5 (2.59%) SAP
6 3 (1.55%) Adobe
6 3 (1.55%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.55%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.04%) Facebook
7 2 (1.04%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.04%) HP
7 2 (1.04%) Telerik
7 2 (1.04%) Zend
8 1 (0.52%) Unisys
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Candour Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits Package available
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 50 - 55k
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Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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IBM
Posted: 12 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
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