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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 41 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 19 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.37% 3.78% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 4.50% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
453 533 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.32% 83.94% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 378 478 413
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Liverpool +11 13 £35,000 - 1
Wirral - 3 £31,500 -
Birkenhead -1 2 £40,000 +16.78%
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 24 (77.42%) CSS
1 24 (77.42%) TDD
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 23 (74.19%) MVC
3 21 (67.74%) OO
3 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
4 20 (64.52%) jQuery
5 18 (58.06%) Ajax
6 16 (51.61%) PHP
6 16 (51.61%) MySQL
6 16 (51.61%) Linux
6 16 (51.61%) Apache
6 16 (51.61%) E-Commerce
7 15 (48.39%) OO PHP
8 14 (45.16%) C#
8 14 (45.16%) .NET
8 14 (45.16%) Retail
9 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
10 9 (29.03%) EPoS
11 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
12 7 (22.58%) REST
12 7 (22.58%) CSS3
12 7 (22.58%) HTML5
12 7 (22.58%) SOAP
13 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
13 6 (19.35%) SQL
13 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
13 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
14 5 (16.13%) WCF
14 5 (16.13%) WPF

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 16 (51.61%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) NUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (9.68%) MSTest
3 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (45.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
2 8 (25.81%) PHP Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Team Leader
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) CSS
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
3 20 (64.52%) jQuery
4 18 (58.06%) Ajax
5 14 (45.16%) .NET
6 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
7 7 (22.58%) REST
7 7 (22.58%) CSS3
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
7 7 (22.58%) SOAP
8 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 5 (16.13%) WCF
9 5 (16.13%) WPF
9 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
10 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (6.45%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
12 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) EPoS
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) TDD
2 23 (74.19%) MVC
3 21 (67.74%) OO
4 16 (51.61%) E-Commerce
5 15 (48.39%) OO PHP
6 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
7 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.68%) OOP
11 2 (6.45%) SOA
12 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
12 1 (3.23%) System Testing
12 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 16 (51.61%) PHP
3 14 (45.16%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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