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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 103 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 75 114 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.09% 2.84% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 3.40% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 67 88 81
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £45,000
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
3121 3349 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.98% 83.50% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2590 2707 2810
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,631 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Altrincham +10 4 £48,750 +143.75% 2
Wigan +3 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Stockport +5 3 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Bolton +3 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 122 (54.46%) C#
2 120 (53.57%) .NET
3 117 (52.23%) SQL
4 115 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (37.95%) SQL Server
6 82 (36.61%) TDD
7 80 (35.71%) OO
8 78 (34.82%) ASP.NET
9 72 (32.14%) JavaScript
10 69 (30.80%) Java
11 68 (30.36%) CSS
12 57 (25.45%) HTML
13 55 (24.55%) MVC
14 54 (24.11%) Degree
15 53 (23.66%) Software Engineering
16 47 (20.98%) Web Services
17 46 (20.54%) .NET Framework
18 45 (20.09%) XML
18 45 (20.09%) SDLC
19 42 (18.75%) Scrum
20 38 (16.96%) Mentoring
21 37 (16.52%) OOD
21 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
21 37 (16.52%) WCF
22 33 (14.73%) UML
23 32 (14.29%) J2EE
23 32 (14.29%) HTML5
24 31 (13.84%) AngularJS
25 29 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
25 29 (12.95%) C++

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (4.91%) Apache
2 8 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.68%) WordPress
5 3 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.34%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.34%) CMS
5 3 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.89%) IIS
6 2 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.34%) Tridion
3 2 (0.89%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) SaaS
2 5 (2.23%) GitHub
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (37.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.38%) MySQL
3 18 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.13%) DTS
5 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.68%) Big Data
6 6 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.23%) Data Mart
7 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 28 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (11.61%) Visual Studio
4 23 (10.27%) NUnit
5 19 (8.48%) JUnit
5 19 (8.48%) Selenium
6 17 (7.59%) Jenkins
7 16 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 16 (7.14%) MSTest
8 11 (4.91%) Hudson
9 7 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.13%) PHPUnit
10 6 (2.68%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.23%) Calabash
11 5 (2.23%) Robotium
11 5 (2.23%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.23%) Appium
11 5 (2.23%) Subversion
12 4 (1.79%) Maven
12 4 (1.79%) Moq
General
1 27 (12.05%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Games
2 11 (4.91%) Back Office
3 9 (4.02%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.34%) Advertising
6 2 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 166 (74.11%) Developer
2 60 (26.79%) .NET Developer
3 57 (25.45%) C# Developer
4 41 (18.30%) Senior Developer
4 41 (18.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (13.84%) Java Developer
6 25 (11.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (10.71%) Software Engineer
8 23 (10.27%) Software Developer
9 16 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (4.91%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (4.91%) Web Developer
12 10 (4.46%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (4.02%) PHP Developer
14 8 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
14 8 (3.57%) Consultant
14 8 (3.57%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (53.57%) .NET
2 78 (34.82%) ASP.NET
3 68 (30.36%) CSS
4 57 (25.45%) HTML
5 47 (20.98%) Web Services
6 46 (20.54%) .NET Framework
7 45 (20.09%) XML
8 37 (16.52%) WCF
9 32 (14.29%) J2EE
9 32 (14.29%) HTML5
10 31 (13.84%) AngularJS
11 29 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (12.05%) jQuery
13 20 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (8.93%) LINQ
14 19 (8.48%) WPF
14 19 (8.48%) JSON
14 19 (8.48%) Ajax
14 19 (8.48%) Entity Framework
14 19 (8.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 19 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.34%) Clustering
7 2 (0.89%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.89%) iPhone
7 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 2 (0.89%) iPad
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.38%) Linux
2 16 (7.14%) Windows
3 12 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.46%) Android
5 3 (1.34%) UNIX
6 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (36.61%) TDD
3 80 (35.71%) OO
4 55 (24.55%) MVC
5 53 (23.66%) Software Engineering
6 45 (20.09%) SDLC
7 42 (18.75%) Scrum
8 38 (16.96%) Mentoring
9 37 (16.52%) OOD
10 33 (14.73%) UML
11 24 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (9.82%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.48%) Multithreading
14 18 (8.04%) BDD
15 17 (7.59%) Web Development
16 14 (6.25%) OOP
17 12 (5.36%) PRINCE2
17 12 (5.36%) Pair Programming
17 12 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
18 11 (4.91%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (54.46%) C#
2 117 (52.23%) SQL
3 72 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 69 (30.80%) Java
5 29 (12.95%) C++
6 27 (12.05%) T-SQL
7 25 (11.16%) VB.NET
8 21 (9.38%) PHP
9 14 (6.25%) Ruby
10 9 (4.02%) VB
10 9 (4.02%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.68%) C
12 3 (1.34%) XPath
12 3 (1.34%) F#
13 2 (0.89%) Scala
13 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.89%) Python
13 2 (0.89%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 54 (24.11%) Degree
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.13%) MCSD
3 7 (3.13%) MCPD
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.45%) OCA
5 1 (0.45%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.04%) QA
2 14 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Puppet
1 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.80%) Oracle
3 9 (4.02%) IBM
4 6 (2.68%) Perforce
5 4 (1.79%) SAP
6 3 (1.34%) Adobe
6 3 (1.34%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.34%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.89%) Facebook
7 2 (0.89%) Telerik
7 2 (0.89%) Zend
8 1 (0.45%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.45%) Unisys
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