The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 39 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 19 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.80% 4.31% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 4.99% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 16
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £62,500 £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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
432 561 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.40% 86.31% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 312 493 311
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Liverpool +9 14 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Prescot -2 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 22 (68.75%) MVC
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) PHP
5 18 (56.25%) OO
6 17 (53.13%) jQuery
6 17 (53.13%) HTML
6 17 (53.13%) MySQL
6 17 (53.13%) CSS
7 16 (50.00%) QA
8 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
9 14 (43.75%) Ajax
9 14 (43.75%) TDD
9 14 (43.75%) OO PHP
10 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
10 13 (40.63%) .NET
11 12 (37.50%) Linux
11 12 (37.50%) SQL
11 12 (37.50%) Magento
12 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
12 11 (34.38%) C#
12 11 (34.38%) SOAP
12 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
12 11 (34.38%) OOD
12 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (34.38%) REST
13 10 (31.25%) Apache
14 9 (28.13%) PHPUnit
14 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
14 9 (28.13%) AngularJS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (31.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) MySQL
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) PHPUnit
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) Moq
3 5 (15.63%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Electronics
3 4 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) PHP Developer
3 7 (21.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Principle Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 3 (9.38%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
1 17 (53.13%) CSS
1 17 (53.13%) jQuery
2 14 (43.75%) Ajax
3 13 (40.63%) .NET
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (34.38%) SOAP
4 11 (34.38%) REST
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.75%) Symfony
7 5 (15.63%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (15.63%) CakePHP
7 5 (15.63%) Laravel
7 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (15.63%) Ninject
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.63%) VXML
8 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
1 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
1 5 (15.63%) IVR
1 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) EPoS
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) MVC
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) OO
4 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
5 14 (43.75%) TDD
5 14 (43.75%) OO PHP
6 11 (34.38%) OOD
6 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.63%) OOP
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (15.63%) Web Design
8 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 5 (15.63%) Refactoring
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) PHP
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) C#
5 6 (18.75%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.63%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday