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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 93 71 88
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 115 120 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.72% 3.19% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.99% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 110 107 111
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3461 3006 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 79.86% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 2567 3100
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Altrincham +1 11 £42,500 - 3
Bolton +7 8 £33,000 -2.22%
Wigan -3 7 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Salford - 3 £34,000 -
Stockport -17 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Sale - 1 £35,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 147 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (50.00%) .NET
3 126 (49.22%) C#
4 123 (48.05%) SQL
5 121 (47.27%) HTML
6 98 (38.28%) SQL Server
7 96 (37.50%) MVC
7 96 (37.50%) CSS
8 93 (36.33%) OO
9 91 (35.55%) Microsoft
10 87 (33.98%) ASP.NET
11 77 (30.08%) JavaScript
12 74 (28.91%) Scrum
13 67 (26.17%) Java
14 56 (21.88%) Degree
15 55 (21.48%) OOP
16 52 (20.31%) jQuery
17 48 (18.75%) TDD
18 45 (17.58%) SOAP
19 44 (17.19%) XML
20 42 (16.41%) LINQ
20 42 (16.41%) Domain-Driven Design
21 41 (16.02%) .NET Framework
21 41 (16.02%) Finance
22 40 (15.63%) QA
22 40 (15.63%) T-SQL
22 40 (15.63%) Windows
23 37 (14.45%) NUnit
24 36 (14.06%) Backbone.js
24 36 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.91%) CMS
2 10 (3.91%) IIS
3 9 (3.52%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.73%) Node.js
5 6 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.95%) Apache
6 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.95%) Jetty
6 5 (1.95%) nginx
7 4 (1.56%) WordPress
7 4 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.17%) Confluence
8 3 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.17%) CICS
9 1 (0.39%) FileNet
9 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.39%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 13 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Magento
2 5 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.95%) Google App Engine
2 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.78%) Route 53
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.42%) HTTP
2 7 (2.73%) IPsec
3 5 (1.95%) DNS
3 5 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.95%) DHCP
3 5 (1.95%) FTP
4 2 (0.78%) VPN
4 2 (0.78%) PPTP
4 2 (0.78%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.08%) MySQL
5 13 (5.08%) RavenDB
6 12 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.73%) DTS
10 6 (2.34%) MS Access
11 3 (1.17%) DB2
12 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.78%) Big Data
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 37 (14.45%) NUnit
2 36 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (10.16%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.81%) Moq
5 15 (5.86%) JUnit
5 15 (5.86%) Visual Studio
6 14 (5.47%) Subversion
7 13 (5.08%) ReSharper
8 12 (4.69%) Eclipse
8 12 (4.69%) MSTest
9 9 (3.52%) NetBeans
10 8 (3.13%) JIRA
11 7 (2.73%) TestDirector
12 6 (2.34%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.95%) Grunt
13 5 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.95%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.95%) Xcode
14 4 (1.56%) Maven
14 4 (1.56%) MSBuild
General
1 41 (16.02%) Finance
2 23 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.47%) Advertising
4 6 (2.34%) Games
4 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.95%) German Language
5 5 (1.95%) Italian Language
5 5 (1.95%) Turkish Language
6 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 200 (78.13%) Developer
2 73 (28.52%) C# Developer
3 64 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 49 (19.14%) Senior Developer
5 47 (18.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (16.41%) Java Developer
7 34 (13.28%) Software Developer
8 29 (11.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (8.59%) Software Engineer
10 21 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (7.81%) DBA
12 18 (7.03%) .NET Software Developer
13 16 (6.25%) Team Leader
13 16 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (5.86%) Senior Software Developer
15 14 (5.47%) Senior .NET Developer
15 14 (5.47%) Software Test Engineer
15 14 (5.47%) Test Engineer
16 13 (5.08%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (50.00%) .NET
2 121 (47.27%) HTML
3 96 (37.50%) CSS
4 87 (33.98%) ASP.NET
5 52 (20.31%) jQuery
6 45 (17.58%) SOAP
7 44 (17.19%) XML
8 42 (16.41%) LINQ
9 41 (16.02%) .NET Framework
10 36 (14.06%) Web Services
10 36 (14.06%) Backbone.js
11 34 (13.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 34 (13.28%) J2EE
12 33 (12.89%) WCF
13 29 (11.33%) WPF
14 28 (10.94%) WinForms
14 28 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (10.55%) HTML5
16 24 (9.38%) Ajax
17 18 (7.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.42%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.25%) Physics
5 14 (5.47%) N-Tier
5 14 (5.47%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.73%) Replication
7 7 (2.73%) Clustering
8 6 (2.34%) iPad
8 6 (2.34%) iPhone
9 5 (1.95%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.95%) Blog
9 5 (1.95%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.78%) FMCG
10 2 (0.78%) Open Source
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) User Experience
11 1 (0.39%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.63%) Windows
2 12 (4.69%) UNIX
3 9 (3.52%) Linux
4 8 (3.13%) Android
4 8 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.17%) Solaris
6 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (37.50%) MVC
3 93 (36.33%) OO
4 74 (28.91%) Scrum
5 55 (21.48%) OOP
6 48 (18.75%) TDD
7 42 (16.41%) Domain-Driven Design
8 35 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (12.11%) Software Engineering
10 30 (11.72%) OOD
11 28 (10.94%) SOA
11 28 (10.94%) Software Testing
12 25 (9.77%) Coaching
13 23 (8.98%) UML
14 22 (8.59%) E-Commerce
14 22 (8.59%) Change Management
14 22 (8.59%) Web Development
15 21 (8.20%) Automated Testing
15 21 (8.20%) Project Management
16 20 (7.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 126 (49.22%) C#
2 123 (48.05%) SQL
3 77 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 67 (26.17%) Java
5 40 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 34 (13.28%) VB.NET
7 18 (7.03%) PHP
8 10 (3.91%) C++
9 8 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.56%) C
11 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.17%) COBOL
13 2 (0.78%) Scala
14 1 (0.39%) Clojure
14 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 56 (21.88%) Degree
2 19 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.86%) ISEB
4 14 (5.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.63%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.95%) Xen
1 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.78%) Squid
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.73%) Puppet
2 5 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.95%) Ansible
3 2 (0.78%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 91 (35.55%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.72%) Oracle
3 12 (4.69%) VMware
3 12 (4.69%) Google
4 9 (3.52%) Zend
5 5 (1.95%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.56%) Informatica
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.78%) Perforce
7 2 (0.78%) SAP
7 2 (0.78%) Siebel
7 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.39%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) i-GRasp
8 1 (0.39%) Northgate
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe
8 1 (0.39%) HP
8 1 (0.39%) IBM
Altrincham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Just now
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Real Staffing
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + good package
Posted: 22 days ago