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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 49 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 10 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.97% 1.96% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.33% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 23
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
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
415 557 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.69% 84.14% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 297 468 402
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 2 July 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 +15 8 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Southport - 2 - - 2
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (61.11%) MVC
4 18 (50.00%) QA
5 17 (47.22%) PHP
6 15 (41.67%) MySQL
7 14 (38.89%) OO
7 14 (38.89%) .NET
8 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
8 13 (36.11%) SQL
8 13 (36.11%) HTML
8 13 (36.11%) Java
8 13 (36.11%) CSS
8 13 (36.11%) jQuery
9 12 (33.33%) Ajax
9 12 (33.33%) OO PHP
9 12 (33.33%) C#
9 12 (33.33%) TDD
10 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
10 11 (30.56%) OOD
10 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
10 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
10 11 (30.56%) PHPUnit
11 10 (27.78%) Magento
11 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
11 10 (27.78%) Linux
12 9 (25.00%) SOAP
12 9 (25.00%) Scrum
12 9 (25.00%) REST

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Magento
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.56%) FTP
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) MySQL
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) PHPUnit
2 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Moq
3 5 (13.89%) NUnit
4 4 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (5.56%) Ant
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Log4j
General
1 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 9 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Principle Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) CSS
2 13 (36.11%) jQuery
3 12 (33.33%) Ajax
4 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
4 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (25.00%) REST
5 9 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (16.67%) VXML
6 6 (16.67%) Symfony
7 5 (13.89%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (13.89%) CakePHP
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.89%) Laravel
7 5 (13.89%) Backbone.js
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (13.89%) Ninject
8 4 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) IVR
3 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
3 5 (13.89%) Fat Client
3 5 (13.89%) Client/Server
3 5 (13.89%) Thin Client
4 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) EPoS
7 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) MVC
3 14 (38.89%) OO
4 12 (33.33%) TDD
4 12 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
5 11 (30.56%) OOD
5 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Web Development
8 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
8 5 (13.89%) Web Design
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) OOP
8 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (11.11%) BDD
9 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 3 (8.33%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (47.22%) PHP
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) Java
4 12 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.89%) Zend
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
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Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
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Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
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