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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 48 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 18 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.99% 2.34% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.99% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 27
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £42,500 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
486 501 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.60% 78.04% 74.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 437 445
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 +7 13 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Wirral - 2 £33,250 -
Birkenhead - 2 £40,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (69.70%) TDD
2 22 (66.67%) MVC
2 22 (66.67%) CSS
3 21 (63.64%) OO
3 21 (63.64%) HTML
4 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
5 18 (54.55%) Ajax
5 18 (54.55%) jQuery
6 16 (48.48%) .NET
6 16 (48.48%) MySQL
6 16 (48.48%) C#
7 15 (45.45%) PHP
7 15 (45.45%) Apache
8 14 (42.42%) OO PHP
9 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
9 13 (39.39%) Linux
9 13 (39.39%) Retail
10 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
11 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
11 10 (30.30%) EPoS
12 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
13 8 (24.24%) Refactoring
14 7 (21.21%) NUnit
14 7 (21.21%) SQL
14 7 (21.21%) WCF
14 7 (21.21%) WPF
15 6 (18.18%) HTML5
15 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (15.15%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (45.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) NUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (9.09%) MSTest
3 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (39.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) CSS
2 21 (63.64%) HTML
3 18 (54.55%) Ajax
3 18 (54.55%) jQuery
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.21%) WCF
7 7 (21.21%) WPF
8 6 (18.18%) HTML5
9 5 (15.15%) Web Services
9 5 (15.15%) CSS3
10 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
11 3 (9.09%) XML
11 3 (9.09%) SOAP
11 3 (9.09%) REST
11 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
12 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) EPoS
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) TDD
2 22 (66.67%) MVC
3 21 (63.64%) OO
4 14 (42.42%) OO PHP
5 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
6 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 8 (24.24%) Refactoring
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
10 3 (9.09%) SOA
11 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
12 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
12 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (3.03%) Web Development
12 1 (3.03%) Operations Management
12 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (3.03%) Project Management
12 1 (3.03%) UML
12 1 (3.03%) OOP
12 1 (3.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) PHP
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB6
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Zend
1 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Telerik
2 1 (3.03%) WSO2
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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