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 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 51 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 10 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.02% 5.19% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 5.94% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 16
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £31,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 556 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.21% 87.42% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 351 491 384
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 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
Liverpool +8 8 £34,750 -13.12% 1
Wirral - 2 £29,500 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (88.89%) CSS
2 23 (85.19%) TDD
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
3 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
4 21 (77.78%) jQuery
5 20 (74.07%) MVC
5 20 (74.07%) OO
6 19 (70.37%) E-Commerce
6 19 (70.37%) MySQL
6 19 (70.37%) PHP
6 19 (70.37%) Linux
6 19 (70.37%) Ajax
6 19 (70.37%) Apache
7 18 (66.67%) OO PHP
8 15 (55.56%) Retail
9 11 (40.74%) SOAP
9 11 (40.74%) REST
10 8 (29.63%) C#
10 8 (29.63%) .NET
10 8 (29.63%) EPoS
11 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
12 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
13 5 (18.52%) OOP
13 5 (18.52%) Magento
14 4 (14.81%) WPF
14 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
14 4 (14.81%) CSS3
14 4 (14.81%) HTML5

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (70.37%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) MSTest
2 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (55.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Team Leader
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) CSS
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
3 21 (77.78%) jQuery
4 19 (70.37%) Ajax
5 11 (40.74%) SOAP
5 11 (40.74%) REST
6 8 (29.63%) .NET
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) WPF
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
9 3 (11.11%) WCF
10 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
10 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
11 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) EPoS
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) TDD
2 20 (74.07%) OO
2 20 (74.07%) MVC
3 19 (70.37%) E-Commerce
4 18 (66.67%) OO PHP
5 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
6 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 5 (18.52%) OOP
8 4 (14.81%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.70%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 19 (70.37%) PHP
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
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