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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 78 92 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 114 102 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.92% 2.44% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 3.11% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 90 89 55
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3143 3285 2941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.42% 78.53% 77.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2531 2832 2575
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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 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 22 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
Stockport +3 7 £40,000 +16.78%
Bolton +1 6 £27,750 -7.50% 1
Oldham +10 3 £39,000 -0.62%
Altrincham 0 1 £20,000 -40.29%
Wigan -10 1 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 154 (59.46%) C#
2 143 (55.21%) .NET
3 121 (46.72%) OO
4 99 (38.22%) SQL
5 97 (37.45%) Degree
6 92 (35.52%) SQL Server
6 92 (35.52%) MVC
7 85 (32.82%) HTML
7 85 (32.82%) WCF
8 84 (32.43%) TDD
9 83 (32.05%) ASP.NET
10 77 (29.73%) JavaScript
11 76 (29.34%) Scrum
12 69 (26.64%) CSS
13 68 (26.25%) OOP
14 67 (25.87%) jQuery
15 66 (25.48%) XML
16 61 (23.55%) Java
17 60 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
17 60 (23.17%) .NET Framework
18 59 (22.78%) Microsoft
19 58 (22.39%) LINQ
20 51 (19.69%) OOD
21 49 (18.92%) Web Services
22 48 (18.53%) WinForms
23 47 (18.15%) Software Engineering
24 45 (17.37%) VB.NET
24 45 (17.37%) Computer Science
25 42 (16.22%) Git (software)
26 41 (15.83%) Continuous Integration

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 29 (11.20%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.70%) IIS
4 5 (1.93%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.93%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.93%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.54%) Lync
6 3 (1.16%) Node.js
6 3 (1.16%) Confluence
6 3 (1.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.39%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) FileNet
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.39%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.47%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) Route 53
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) HTTP
2 2 (0.77%) VPN
2 2 (0.77%) PPTP
2 2 (0.77%) IPsec
2 2 (0.77%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (35.52%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (12.74%) Relational Database
5 23 (8.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (7.34%) RavenDB
7 12 (4.63%) MySQL
8 4 (1.54%) SQLite
9 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.77%) Big Data
10 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 40 (15.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (11.20%) Visual Studio
4 26 (10.04%) Eclipse
5 24 (9.27%) NUnit
5 24 (9.27%) Selenium
6 23 (8.88%) Subversion
6 23 (8.88%) Moq
7 22 (8.49%) NetBeans
7 22 (8.49%) Ant
8 19 (7.34%) ReSharper
8 19 (7.34%) Maven
9 11 (4.25%) Jenkins
10 10 (3.86%) SpecFlow
11 8 (3.09%) Hudson
11 8 (3.09%) JUnit
11 8 (3.09%) JMeter
12 7 (2.70%) Xcode
13 6 (2.32%) JIRA
14 4 (1.54%) Grunt
General
1 28 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.95%) Finance
3 7 (2.70%) Games
4 5 (1.93%) Back Office
5 3 (1.16%) Marketing
6 2 (0.77%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 224 (86.49%) Developer
2 82 (31.66%) Senior Developer
3 79 (30.50%) .NET Developer
4 74 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 52 (20.08%) Software Developer
6 49 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (14.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 34 (13.13%) Java Developer
9 26 (10.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 25 (9.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (9.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 24 (9.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (8.88%) C# Software Developer
13 21 (8.11%) iOS Developer
13 21 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (6.18%) PHP Developer
15 15 (5.79%) Software Engineer
15 15 (5.79%) Web Developer
16 14 (5.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 13 (5.02%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (55.21%) .NET
2 85 (32.82%) HTML
2 85 (32.82%) WCF
3 83 (32.05%) ASP.NET
4 69 (26.64%) CSS
5 67 (25.87%) jQuery
6 66 (25.48%) XML
7 60 (23.17%) .NET Framework
8 58 (22.39%) LINQ
9 49 (18.92%) Web Services
10 48 (18.53%) WinForms
11 40 (15.44%) REST
12 38 (14.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 36 (13.90%) WPF
14 35 (13.51%) ADO.NET
14 35 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (10.42%) Spring
16 25 (9.65%) SOAP
17 21 (8.11%) Backbone.js
18 20 (7.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.37%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.97%) N-Tier
3 28 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 25 (9.65%) Physics
5 24 (9.27%) Mathematics
6 14 (5.41%) iPad
6 14 (5.41%) iPhone
7 9 (3.47%) Open Source
7 9 (3.47%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.70%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.16%) Social Media
10 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.20%) Windows
2 26 (10.04%) Android
3 23 (8.88%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.09%) UNIX
5 6 (2.32%) Linux
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (46.72%) OO
2 92 (35.52%) MVC
3 84 (32.43%) TDD
4 76 (29.34%) Scrum
5 68 (26.25%) OOP
6 60 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (19.69%) OOD
8 47 (18.15%) Software Engineering
9 41 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (11.58%) Web Development
10 30 (11.58%) SOA
11 24 (9.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (8.11%) iOS Development
12 21 (8.11%) E-Commerce
13 20 (7.72%) Domain-Driven Design
14 19 (7.34%) Kanban
14 19 (7.34%) Software Testing
15 17 (6.56%) Project Management
15 17 (6.56%) Android Development
16 16 (6.18%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (59.46%) C#
2 99 (38.22%) SQL
3 77 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 61 (23.55%) Java
5 45 (17.37%) VB.NET
6 29 (11.20%) T-SQL
7 23 (8.88%) PHP
8 20 (7.72%) Objective-C
9 12 (4.63%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.54%) Ruby
10 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.54%) C
10 4 (1.54%) Delphi
11 3 (1.16%) C++
12 2 (0.77%) PHP5
12 2 (0.77%) Scala
13 1 (0.39%) Clojure
13 1 (0.39%) Haskell
13 1 (0.39%) Erlang
13 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (37.45%) Degree
2 11 (4.25%) ISTQB
2 11 (4.25%) ISEB
3 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.54%) MCP
4 4 (1.54%) CCNP
5 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.74%) Oracle
3 8 (3.09%) Google
4 3 (1.16%) Facebook
4 3 (1.16%) VMware
4 3 (1.16%) Apple
5 2 (0.77%) Perforce
5 2 (0.77%) HP
5 2 (0.77%) Zend
5 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.39%) Twitter
6 1 (0.39%) Epicor
6 1 (0.39%) SAP
6 1 (0.39%) IBM
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago